Oh So Trivial: The Grand Budapest Hotel – The Fantastic Budapest Hotel?

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Waking Life: A visual and mental kaleidoscope of surrealism

Waking Life

Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation | Drama
Country: US
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Wiley Wiggins, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

Richard Linklater (Slackers, Dazed and Confused, A Scanner Darkly) teams up with Producer Tommy Pallotta and Art Director Bob Sabiston to ambitiously create a feature length film implementing the 21st century’s version of rotoscoping (overlaying live action footage with animation). Waking Life is an exercise in both visual and mental stimulation, daring viewers to accept the surreal realities of dreams and what they may teach us about traversing our waking lives. Continue reading