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A very short film about time travel
February 26, 2014 4:11 PM   Subscribe

Timeholes is a 2 minute film that introduces a concept (time travel is happening!), the problem with it (a lot of assholes are using it!), and executes a perfectly short story around those two things.
posted by mediocre (15 comments total) 32 users marked this as a favorite

 
If you didn't think Time Travel was a dreadful idea before watching this, you will surely feel its a terrible idea after watching it. Fun little film.
posted by Joey Michaels at 4:20 PM on February 26


This film, I would like to see more of it. In whose face might I jam this fist full of bank-notes?
posted by The Legit Republic of Blanketsburg at 4:23 PM on February 26 [5 favorites]


So... The Future is the next drag bar. Smashing.

What can't bachelorettes ruin?
posted by psoas at 4:23 PM on February 26


You can see why it caught on: it's a way of evading prohibition. Why travel to Colorado for legal marijuana when you could just pop over to 2019? For that matter, how about 2035 for legal e-stim and cheap lucid sedative hypnotics? Just be sure to skip the Purified Revival of the mid-2020s.
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 4:41 PM on February 26 [1 favorite]


"Bloody time-holes..."

I've met a few people in my life I could call "time-holes"; except in the sense of "black holes", where there's no time travel involved but the individuals were more time-sucks. It's just as hard to escape that sort of gravity well as it is the astronomical type.
posted by Greg_Ace at 4:43 PM on February 26 [3 favorites]


The story would only really be complete if we could see how, inevitably, the protagonist will one day probably be the timehole popping in on someone else's drive home.
posted by localroger at 4:48 PM on February 26


...the protagonist will one day probably be the timehole popping in...
This.
I was very much expecting the person dropping it at the end to be HER.
But then again, once people start interacting with their own timelines we have to talk about causality, and isn't that just the halon to our proverbial joy fire?
posted by The Legit Republic of Blanketsburg at 6:05 PM on February 26


In the entire history of humanity, the only thing that has never been in short supply at any time, in any place, is arseholes.

Now it's obvious why we can't have good things.
posted by Jakey at 6:06 PM on February 26


The story would only really be complete if we could see how, inevitably, the protagonist will one day probably be the timehole popping in on someone else's drive home.

I was thinking it was going to be the naked guy popping back from the future to apologize for his first appearance. Which would, really, have been a neater plot.
posted by yoink at 6:12 PM on February 26 [1 favorite]


I liked that, very funny, wish it had been longer!

P.S. Nice ass.
posted by MoxieProxy at 7:21 PM on February 26


This film, I would like to see more of it. In whose face might I jam this fist full of bank-notes?

You might like Misfits.
posted by knapah at 7:25 PM on February 26


God, we used to do this ALL THE DAMN TIME.

Seriously, though? Don't ever start.

...ly, though? Don't ever start.

.....though? Don't ever start.

...........ever starrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrttt.
posted by Lipstick Thespian at 7:46 PM on February 26


What does she say at 0:43 that sounds like "stack do was it?"
posted by ook at 9:03 AM on February 27


ook: "stag do, was it?"
posted by divabat at 9:11 AM on February 27


Aaaaaaah thank you
posted by ook at 10:36 AM on February 27


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