Fallen Stars

meteor

You came back again
A moth to the flame
And I can’t take the way
You shimmer and dance
Like it was yesterday
I’m telling you it’s better this way
Because there is no chance
No You’ll be fine
They lied saying
The stars will align
Flung by Fate
Predestinated meteors
Irradiating the nameless faces
Stalking our progress
Howling derision and praises
And light years above the throng
We track divergent courses
Fallen stars
Quicksilvering
Into splintering oblivion.
-ijs

*author’s note: written while listening to David Ramirez’s “Rock and a Hard Place”

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David Ramirez’s “Rock and a Hard Place”

Check out the music video for David Ramirez‘s song “Rock and a hard Place” directed by Ryan Booth and featuring a muted, crushing performance by Keir O’Donnell.

Booth’s intimate, hand-held shooting style lends itself perfectly to the quiet tempo of the song and puts us right in the middle of the pain that O’Donnell makes us feel.

U.F.Oh Yeah – short film

If you want flying saucers, hilarious dialogue, and a wonderful fat suit all rolled into one big ball of Vimeo Staff picked goodness, look no further.

Ryan Connolly has hit it out of the park.

 

Then check out the BTS from the making of “U.F.Oh Yeah”

Finally, if you want to geek out on all the technical sorcery, check out Film Riot’s YouTube channel here.

Ryan Booth – 2015 Reel

Ryan Booth is one of those guys that when you see his work, you get this feeling like you’re seeing things through a camera lens in a way no one else can quite duplicate. It’s profoundly beautiful, subtle, touching; it reaches out, grabs you by the chin, and whispers “look here.”

Check out his new reel.