The latest in the TUBE TUBE series, this one centres around a night out and how expensive it can be in London. Given the choice, I’d still choose to spend £100 here then go to Bruges.
The second timelapse film from Mattia Bicchi this week, this one is simply titled London Timelapse. It features footage from November 2012 to February 2013 and includes locations such as City Hall, Covent Garden, Liverpool Street Station, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Westminster and Canary Wharf.
The shots of the Millennium Bridge and Battersea Power Station are particularly good with latter likely no longer possible in a few years time. Overall a really enjoyable timelapse, but I don’t think quite as good as his previous films: London Architecture Timelapse and Is Christmas Time. That said this is still miles ahead of most other timelapse film makers.
Richard from the England Your England short film series focuses Richard Roberts who both tunes pianos and sleeps rough with no fixed address. The film looks at our consumerist society and what we really need to be happy. I won’t say any more other than watch it.
The end of the latest TUBE TUBE series. What will the final outcome be? Watch to find out. To watch all the other TUBE TUBE videos visit this page.
The penultimate episode of the TUBE TUBE series is titled ‘The Civil Servant.’ Who knows what the outcome will be in the growing Back2Work scandal?
Besides the Tube, I probably feature more timlapse videos of London than anything else. ‘Timelapse London’ was shot by Ben Grubb and features most of your standard timelpase locations: Waterloo station, Houses of Parliament (with a great shot of the clock on Big Ben rotating), Canary Wharf, Battersea Power Station and St. Paul’s among others.
Overall, the quality of cinematography is better than average. My only criticism is that the video doesn’t really hold any cohesive narrative. It jumps from the West London to East and then back again. Still this is only a minor niggle and the short film deserves more attention than it’s received.
Part 5 of the ongoing Back2Work series of TUBE TUBE.
Speakers’ Corner – the short film above – was shot by James D Lyndon in March, 2012 for Worn & Torn Films. It is shot beautifully, with James stating that:
The film aims to capture the atmosphere of Speakers’ Corner in a kind of montage of sight and sound. Even the music comes from a street busker who I saw as I was just about to leave.
I think the film does a good job enticing you to visit the Hyde Park institution. However, don’t be surprised if your actual experience is bit less relaxing than what the video shows. From my experience Speakers’ Corner is packed with people each Sunday. Still definitely worth a visit.
For more about Speakers’ Corner visit: http://www.speakerscornertrust.org/