I love this song. LOVE it.
I also love it when people make machinima out of songs I like so how could I NOT like this video. It’s a bit depressing but then again, the song can be a bit depressing depending on how you interpret it.
I like how the director framed the opening shots and really made a complete story in just a couple of minutes. I won’t ruin the ending for you but it is pretty depressing. Still good, but depressing.
Machinima. Know what it is?
If you’re anything like me, I bet you’ve seen plenty of examples of machinima but you just didn’t know that it was called anything other than a “video game movie”.
Machinima is a portmanteau [blending of two words] of machine cinema and basically means using a video game to make a movie. So, if you want to sound smart and stuff when you’re talking about videos like Strangerhood or a Sims 2 YouTube video then call it a Sims machinima instead of a Sims movie.
Here’s a really good example of what I’m talking about: