(fe) la vie 2.22

 
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So I watched this edit a few days ago. I had ZERO idea of what to expect going in. But I remembered hearing that it had gotten some high praise from people on here.

At first I was thinking to myself, "damn, is this whole edit gonna be with this bear?!" but I kept watching. Very cool to see all the films that were used in this assembly and how blueyoda connected them all.

blueyoda's choices made sense to me and this edit was an extremely enjoyable 22 minutes. I'm going to have to check out part 1.

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Having not seen the original, I had no idea what to expect when watching the second in BlueYoda's (Fe) La Vie series. And now, after the experience, I wouldn't have had it any other way.

BlueYoda has created a bold Fanedit, exploring themes and thought strands rather than a traditional narrative. Normally such an endeavor would result in a complete indecipherable mess, but everything seems surprisingly tight and interconnected.

In my general interpretation, a tender prologue provides a glimpse into the innocent root of an idea that once existed, which appears to be trying to break through in more adult forms of media and expression throughout the remainder of the runtime. Not knowing the editor, perhaps this is not what was intended but rather what I needed to read out of it. Either way, it was a surprising experience of highs, lows, and discoveries. It made me think and feel in very untraditional but core ways.

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Like the original (fe) le vie, this edit defies conventional description, but I will say that I actually enjoyed this one far more than the original.

The elements were bolder and the journey was more engrossing than the original. For me, the biggest difference is that I felt there was more of a thread, I could grasp a flow of events, and that such disparate elements could be reconstituted into such a manner is truly impressive.

Like the original project the video is as good as the edit requires of it and I won't rate it, but this time I do give the narrative a rating because it affected me that much more deeply this time.

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(Updated: March 08, 2013)
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blueyoda done went all Hollywood on our asses.

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Groovy. There’s no plot, per se, but there is a flow. In the spirit of an impressionist painting, this piece floats sound and images down the river of your mind.

I’m glad BlueYoda didn’t spoil the fun by listing the sources. It’s better to discover them as they happen. There are pleasantly surprising juxtapositions, some of which remind me of MTV when it used to play music videos.

This is the kind of collage your movie and music collection would create if the files began to talk amongst themselves and hook up. . . behind your back while you were sleeping.

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