15.06.08 by Jeff

The Bloody Olive.

As I was going through my old Youtube favourites, I found this short film from 1996 by Vincent Bal called The Bloody Olive. This has to be up there for greatest short films of all time. A genius concept, perfectly executed, and great acting to boot. Give it a chance, if you watch this and you hate it you are even more stupid than you look.

PS – The only movie with more twists than this is the John Travolta classic, Basic. I dare you to go rent that film. The ending is “incredible”.

PPS – If anyone actually goes and rents Basic and can prove it somehow (with a photo of themselves watching it perhaps) I will give them a t-shirt.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.thetalesfromtheunderground.blogspot.com Stéphanie Dh.

    I found this by mistake on the blog, but what a perfect mistake! The film is really great. For the record, the scenario is coming from of a small comics called ‘Imbroglio’ written by Lewis Trondheim and published by L’ASSOCIATION in France…





10.02.16 by Staff

Artist Turns Paper Cups into Multi-Layered Comics with Moving Pieces!

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23-year-old artist Shinrashinge turns disposable paper cups into imaginative, interactive, three-dimensional comics! You really have to see the videos below to understand the creativity here. So cool!

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10.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Daniel Coves

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There’s a sense of unease in these beautifully detailed paintings by Berlin, Germany-based artist Daniel Coves. More images below.

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10.02.16 by Staff

Abstract Rugs by Swedish Artist Jonathan Josefsson

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New collection of hand-crafted rugs by Swedish artist Jonathan Josefsson (click here to see previous post). Check out more of Josefsson’s abstract creations below! Or this month at Gallery Magnus Winström in Sweden.

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10.02.16 by Staff

Hand-Coloured Japanese Postcards From Pre-War Japan

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Now available through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections, these hand-coloured photographs give a unique glimpse of Tokyo and Yokohama from 1907 to 1922. More images below.

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10.02.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sergio Membrillas

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A selection of wonderfully simple posters by Valencia-based illustrator Sergio Membrillas. More images below.

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