2002, 10:40 minutes, colour, English
Honourable Mention: Images Festival 2002 Homebrew Award
Jury Prize: Media City 2003 Best Canadian Film/Video/Installation
"In his latest work METRONOME, Daniel Cockburn merges the aesthetics of his Toronto predecessors Mike Hoolboom and Steve Reinke in order to weave a compelling tale of domestic routinization that is equal parts hilarious and heartening."
- James Missen, Available Light Screening Collective, Ottawa
A multimeter cinemajunkie journeys to the depths of his cranium (and beyond!) in search of the greatest lowest common denominator of them all.
Using rapid-fire voiceover and the polyrhythms of Hollywood to provide a guided tour of preset looped imaginings, Metronome sets out to prove that it’s easier than you might think to keep the same beat all day. Enlightenment through aggravation. Predetermined stream-of-consciousness at 144 bpm. Pass-the-god-damn-butter.
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