The Pestle


Ep 275: “Stranger Than Fiction”

May 14, 2024

We narrate Will Ferrell’s “Stranger Than Fiction” and discuss:

  • Cinematography, infinite zoom, story through shadows;
  • Story & Writing, rule of repeats, naming conventions, ticking clock;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

Kind words don’t cost much. Yet they accomplish much. – Blaise Pascal

Notes & References:
“Office Zombies” short film – Wes’ first writing/directing effort from 2014 (YouTube)
Cucoloris (wiki)

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This Week’s Recommendations:

“Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro (Amazon)
“Step Brothers” trailer (YouTube)

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