Is the obvious explanation always true? Does that make sense? Otherwise, the mobile phone conversation can swerve too close to baseless so far conspiracy theories that seem more fiction than fact. I have draw no conclusions, just a feeling.
Also, sword fights tend to be quick, bloody and gory, which doesn't fit much with the tone of most works where it's included, particularly those involving the Swashbuckler. In addition, the high-pitched "ting-ting-ting" sound of swords clashing against each other has become far too commonplace in movie sword fights, despite not being even close to realistic.
Yet audiences have become so used to the idea that Flynning is what a sword fight actually looks and sounds like that not including it would be viewed as odd.
One peculiar instance is the addition of Lens Flare to computer-generated scenes. Lens Flare is a flaw resulting from the physical properties of the camera lens, and to a lesser extent, the human eye but it is so ingrained in the public consciousness that its absence makes a scene look "fake"; adding it adds to the audience's Willing Suspension of Disbelief by implying that the scene was actually shot by a camera perhaps via the Literary Agent Hypothesis.
The new Battlestar Galactica deliberately took this concept to the logical extreme: Firefly makes similar use of faux camera effects for many space scenes; in one episode, the camera is even struck and knocked spinning by debris from an explosion.
Joss Whedon points out in his commentary that brand new, state-of-the-art lenses had too little lens flare for him, so they switched them out for cheaper ones that would have wider lens flares.
Traditional animated programming — anime in particular — often includes drawn-in lens flares as well. Exaggerated lens flare is fairly pervasive in s anime. It's not limited to anime - there have been at least a few manga where the artist has drawn a lens flare when a character is, say, looking into the sun.
Not only that, lens flare occasionally crops up in 1st person computer games, especially after the introduction of affordable 3D accelerator chips in the '90s, when games began featuring exaggerated, colorful lens flare because it could be rendered it without a noticeable drop in performance.
Many video games make digitized water droplets fall onto the camera screen. Sometimes this has justification — video game protagonists love Cool Shades — most of the time it doesn't.
In many 3D animated movies, film grain is added into the film. The audience is so used to seeing the artifacts of film grain that when it isn't there the image seems "unnatural" to the viewers. Ironically film grain is something that the industry has been trying to reduce for years to get better image quality.
He was highly amused that they wanted to duplicate effects that technicians and equipment makers have been trying since the advent of film to eliminate. Similarly, the author of an earlys book on musical electronics amps and recording equipment, not synthesisers rather disgustedly remarked that engineers had worked for decades to eliminate distortion from amplifiers There's been a jarring trend for makers of 3D Movies to add in lens flare and then apply 3D effects to it.
This makes the lens flare come out of the screen towards you. Morse code is always received as through a WWII-era radio: Use of defibrillators those machines that deliver a short pulse of electric current via two paddles when someone has one of a number of heart condition emergencies always causes the recipient to flex up from the bed, which never happens in real life.
When using the defibrillator, the defibs always charge with an audible, high pitch sound, the defib paddles are always rubbed against one-another when charging, and when discharged, the defibs must make a loud SHUNK.
In reality, the users will say, "Clear the patient," and then check to see if all persons are no longer touching the patient. A single dramatic "Clear! Also, a conductive gel is used on the electrodes; rubbing them together helps smear this out evenly, though in many filmed cases it's pretty clear that no gel was applied and the actor is just rubbing the electrodes together because "that's what you do.
Manual defibrillators with handheld electrodes are very rare nowadays. Modern systems almost always come with a pair of stick-on electrode pads just like an AED on which the adhesive also acts as a conductive material.
These pads are applied to the patient and left in place, with the defibrillator itself being an integrated feature of a modern portable EKG monitor that also tracks the heart's electrical activity when not delivering a shock. In addition to this, a defibrillator is unable to revive a "flatlining" asystolic patient, contrary to their depiction in medical dramas.
The heart's electrical system controls the muscles of the heart. A defibrillator is designed to "reset" the heart's own electrical system when it's erratic and causing the muscles to contract wildly fibrillation, as in defibrillator.
If the muscles of the heart are no longer responding to the electrical system for example, Pulseless Electrical Activityor if the electrical system is down asystolethere's nothing to be gained by shocking the patient.
Not to mention now that AEDs have become fairly common in large public venues, the device, while completely silent for charging and discharge, has a speaker built in that recites instructions to the user and tells them if the patient's heart rhythm is shockable.
Some will include a high-pitched warning tone to alert you that it is charging, and another synthetic sound effect when the shock is delivered. The pleated kilt as we know it today was invented in the 18th century; prior to that there was the greatkilt, which was essentially a big blanket which may or may not have been tartan wrapped round the waist and pinned at the shoulder.
This probably dates from the 16th century. It was illegal for Highlanders to wear a kilt between and - it was seen as a rebel military uniform. Modern "Highland dress" was invented in the lowlands in the 19th century. The upshot of all this is that Scotsmen in kilts in nearly every historical period tend to be wrong, unless it's The Present Day and they're at a wedding.
It does appear that Highlander got this fairly right, at least in the series flashbacks. Duncan and co are wearing the correct greatkilt. Medieval clothes are usually depicted as dull drab, grey or brown colours. The truth is that natural fibers sans linen, which is notoriously difficult to dye can be easily dyed and the whole spectrum of vegetable and mushroom dyes were available in Dark Age Europe.Well impressed The Harlington, Fleet, 17th Oct 18 Thank you for performing a fantastic show.
I was well impressed; if I hadn't been in the room I could have thought it was the actual Floyd playing. The Coconut Effect describes any sound effect, special effect, or design feature that is unrealistic, but still has to be included because viewers have been so conditioned to expect it that its absence would be even more jarring..
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