Archive for May, 2013

Physical Traces : Rotoscoping Workshop

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Ricardo Miranda Zuniga
As part of Upgrade! San Francisco, I will be doing an artist talk this Thursday, May 30th from 7-9pm at ATA, 992 Valencia St, http://www.atasite.org/
And a two-day rotoscoping workshop Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 11AM – 4PM and Sunday, June 2, 11AM – 4PM. To sign up go to:
http://physicaltraces.eventbrite.com/

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May 27th, 2013 at 7:10 pm

Star Trek into Darkness SUCKS!

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I just watched Star Trek Into Darkness and I’m sooo angry. It was boring and everything antithetical to the Trekkie code and I’ve never been a Trekkie, but I do respect them for their pseudoscience. J.J. Abrams is boring, has no imagination and should have never been hired to do this. It was nothing more than a chatty action flick. It lacked any sense of mystery. It’s like NASA reduced to out of atmosphere trips for the very rich.

Worst of all it’s a Khan redo. And even worse Ricardo Montalban isn’t around to do a decent Khan, instead we get the very pale and boring Benedict Cumberbatch, whom I don’t understand why he’s hired to be a scary villain when he lacks any consequence. He’s boring and like Abrams, has no depth. It’s shallow bullshit and for most Hollywood flick, it’s expected, but this is Star Trek and it’s sad, upsetting.

The 80’s movies are so much more interesting. The 60’s was farther ahead of time, this current movie extracts all the innovative qualities of the TV series and the following movies. Whatever you do, don’t waste your money on this movie. It lacks imagination.

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May 17th, 2013 at 9:38 pm