Home
Dave

Blog
Archives
By Subject

Recent:

All I Remember of Earth
Moth
Lichens
On Copper Wings
Paper Nautilus
Curves
Another Moth Wing
Monkey Child
Antenna
Fly Eye
Leonor Fini
Dandelion
Moth Wing
Thing
MDF
MXBX AS220 II
BSD Hunt
Pipilotti Rist
Dandelion
Hexaflexagon

Decline of Western Lightbulbs

As much as I love Penelope Spheeris's punk documentary The Decline of Western Civilization, there's one tiny little thing she did in it that annoys me immensely. In the fan interviews:

That lightbulb isn't doing anything. Look at the shadow on his face, and the shadows on the wall. The hanging light is doing absolutely nothing. I'm all for having your lights on screen, but if you're going to do that, do it for real.