A 24-Hour Movie Made Of 24 Hours' Worth Of Movie Clocks

Yep, there have been enough movies to do something like this. In 2010, Multimedia artist Christian Marclay created "The Clock," a 24-hour long film installation cut together from clips of time passing in movies. This clip, via Boing Boing, was shot HLF Films at an exhibit of the piece. They make this suggestion:

In order to respect the concept of Christian Marclay's work, spectators are kindly requested to play this video at 0.04 pm, local time. If time is passed, please wait for tomorrow or another day same time. Thank you.


That may seem over the top, but bear in mind that this is a very small piece of a massive work, and that the work itself plays in line with local time. It's coming to the SF MOMA on April 6, and I am totally going to go check it out. Though probably not for 24 straight hours.

Everyone doing well? Having a good week? It's already almost Friday. Time flies when you're having fun. Feel free to talk clocks, movies, time, or whatever else, here or over in the Talk Amongst Yourselves forum.

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I've been posting the results for Something Awful forums' Cinebytes Movie Awards 2012. I really like their nominations and winners because they have an appreciation of a more diverse range of films than something like the Oscars. Some of the presenters are really slow in announcing the winners, though. The winners so far:

-Best Actor - Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

-Best Supporting Actor - Samuel L Jackson, Django Unchained

-Best Supporting Actress - Amy Adams, The Master

-Best Animation - ParaNorman

-Best Voice/Mocap Performance - Alan Tudyk, Wreck-It Ralph; Kelly MacDonald, Brave; Andy Serkis, The Hobbit (tie).

-Best Editing - Alexander Berner, Cloud Atlas

-Best Makeup/Costumes - Prometheus; Django Unchained (tie)

-Best Original Score - Paul Leonard-Morgan, Dredd

-Best Visual Effects - Prometheus

-Best Adapted Screenplay - Tracy Letts, Killer Joe

-Best Original Screenplay - Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

-Best Action Choreography - The Raid: Redemption

-Best Noises (Or Lack Thereof) - Berberian Sound Studio

-Best Art Design - Prometheus

-Best Trailer - Prometheus

-Best Movie Rated Under 60% on Rotten Tomatoes - V/H/S

-Socially Progressive Filmmaking - ParaNorman

-Best Food/Meal Scene - "K-Fried-C", Killer Joe