Multilayer booms


in Films and movies, Oxford

Of late, I have been watching Yes, Prime Minister between bouts of revision. In one sense, it is quite disorienting. As someone who has lived beside a clock tower for more than a year, having a series of booms now and then is not at all unexpected. The series, however, uses similar sounding booms as a frequent sonic backdrop. As such, one gets the awkward sense that time is racing forward: hardly an effective way to control stress in the lead-up to exams.

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claire May 18, 2007 at 3:12 pm

i suspect the bell you are hearing in the show is meant to be Big Ben..

Milan May 18, 2007 at 4:36 pm

Indeed. It is still confusing.

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