Tag: Cinema

Past Imperfect – #363

Dick: “Now, now, my pet. There’s no reason to be so blue.” Ruby: “But you don’t understand. I really wanted to get that part. I practiced and practiced for at least fifteen minutes!” Dick: “Well, sometimes things just don’t work out. Perhaps it wasn’t meant to be. But […]

Past Imperfect – #273

In this unsubtle bit of staging, the lighting director helps the slower members of the audience understand who they should support in this situation. The Bad Guy is the evil man in the shadows (most prominent feature: gleaming teeth) who is clearly intent on causing dismay for people […]

Past Imperfect – #362

Theresa: “Okay, I finally finished up on this homemade valentine that you insisted I make for your husband and… are you even listening to me?” Marlene: “Of course I’m listening to you, darling, I’m just not looking at you.” Theresa: “You don’t think that’s rude? I spent all […]

Past Imperfect – #301

Alice: “Sister Girl, what the hell are you doing?” Marceline: “I’m singing a song about the joys of being a woman in America.” Alice: “Then why do you sound like the milk truck just ran over the cat?” Marceline: “Well, I’m trying to be uplifting, but let’s face […]

Past Imperfect – #339

Man on the Left: “I do believe someone is trying to get your attention.” Woman on the Right: “And I do believe I’m trying to ignore her.” Hair in the Middle: “Darling, you can’t ignore me. I run this place, and it’s my responsibility to make sure that […]

Past Imperfect – #258

Jimmy: “Do you mind if I take off my shirt?” Grace: “Why, whatever’s gotten into you that you feel the need to randomly bare flesh?” Jimmy: “Did you see the liquor bottles behind me?” Grace: “Of course I did. I come from a rich family. We always inspect […]

Past Imperfect – #223

Meanwhile, at their latest convention, Tea Party members performed a one-act play concerning their thoughts on the Rights of Women. It should come as no surprise that this plank in their platform is as rusty and outdated as Henry the VIII’s codpiece. Still, this live-action shot does provide […]

Past Imperfect – #163

Director: “It’s really not necessary for you to lift your arms like that in this scene.” Lupe: “You don’t understand. I can’t help it. They’ve put so much mascara on me that every time I blink my eyes the shock waves bouncing back from the floor are creating […]