Escherian Stairwell Deconstruction

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Algorox : How do you not have 10 million subscribers? Your videos are beyond incredible.

Mindy Auron : The fact people thought this was even remotely real scares me

AutisticYui : As a student of RIT, first thing I did was go find the stairs. I'm genuinely surprised there isn't attention being brought to it there. For such a viral sensation, I would have thought maybe a poster at the least. Instead, it's simply a neglected staircase aged by many students using it daily.

Daniel Willsher : I just randomly clicked on this video and it was one of the best things I have ever seen; funny, well written, well edited and all with a clear purpose so very different from that portrayed by the character. I was truly amazed by your ability to juxtapose comedy and genuine criticism while remaining true to an overarching story and character. In addition, you strayed from the common youtube theme of criticism with a lack of constructiveness or advice and allowed me to learn from someone's mistakes while also being sympathetic, and more importantly empathetic to there goals. Thank you, hope the channel keeps working out for you random stranger.

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Rochester Institute of Technology : And all these years we just thought it was real.

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Andres Quevedo : There’s so much effort put into this video it stresses me

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Gabriel : 3:47 when that tune drops. I swear it makes me feel like a little kid watching his favorite Saturday morning cartoon when it pops up.

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Joseph Blaise : God, hearing your catchphrase makes me feel like a kid again! "LOVE WITH YOUR HEART, USE YOUR HEAD FOR EVERYTHING ELSE!!"

BoW Skittlez : Even today I’m blown away by the sheer qualities of the videos you make. Most people would just try to explain vfx on a napkin sketch

JedDraws : still amazes me how much time and effort you can put into a 15 minute video!

fivezeroniner : I understand what he doesn't experience anymore. It's the feeling of awe and amazement. As a kid, you don't know how it's done and you really believe there is magic and it exist. Now that we grew up and learn stuff, everytime you see a CG, you will try to deconstruct how it's done at the back of your mind. You will be critical about physics and lighting, blending and composition. Always searching for what's wrong in the shot. As a kid, we don't do that. ;)

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Guillaume M : It's exactly the same effect at work as for the "fake moon landings shot by Stanley Kubrick", which was the background of a fiction novel. Even though it was clearly a novel, the myth began to spread out of control and here we are. Dunning-Kruger effect plays a good part in this.

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where is danny black : 13:35 that was so well said!!!

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oMuStIiA : The creator's speech about the movies didn't really make a lot of sense to me, All I heard was: "When I watched this famous good movie that's well known for being good I felt a sense of awe, but when I watched this not as good movie that's well known for being not as good in a completely different era of my life, when the genre's of these movies I'm comparing are completely different, I didn't feel the same way. :((("

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htomerif : I think you've already lost. Remember when you were explaining complex composite shots with rotoscoping and rigging and well crafted set pieces mixed with cg? Now you're explaining to absolute idiots how stairs aren't magic. Man, all the time when I take video with a digital camera I constantly get big flashing white squares as artifacts. And by "constantly" I mean "never". All these people who think the video is real have personal experience of no kind of artifact like that ever happening.

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Dureth : Lol Babylon 5 cgi ftw. I mean this has always been a physical impossibility. It was original concept was in Relativity (M. C. Escher)

Jeremy Basset : Dear Captain disillusion, I think its time for you to evolve. You do something on youtube that deserves WAY more views subscribers but I think the "Hey kids!" kind of preschool-classroom, preschool-acting type gimmick plateaued a long time ago. I feel if you grow from that character and finally evolve your channel could really become huge. Your audience is 90% mature yet you've kept this format for so long It just doesn't make sense. If you evolve the character and vibe of CaptainDisillusion to become more... Mature, then I'm sure you could triple your views. The main concept of the channel isn't really appealing to a younger audience, but at the same time the childish format isn't very appealing to a mature audience! your channel has so much potential! I think its just time to shake it up a bit. (and loose the chrome)

ascended dude : It is a masterpiece of found footage filmaking

Daniel Renard : People are disappointed to learn that the stairs were fake, after traveling to go see them? •́⩊•̀ I'm disappointed in those people, not learning the basic laws of physics and reality beforehand.

Michael554466 : Loving that babylon 5 refrence!

Mr Toker Smoker High All : You Blow My Mind My Friend! & I'm high almost all the time,lol😁 so I take my hat off to you for correcting all the Fake shit, that I just could not figure out without your videos. So thanks CD #SoUnderrated ✌

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DecimusYna : I thought this video is gonna be boring. Well, I'm totally wrong at that.

JesusSuperLight Chris : Well modern computerised films are useless compared to old fashioned analogue and real things. You can watch an old film that you aint seen before and still get blown away but modern films are like a computer game with everyone and running around at a thousand miles an hour.

You Sunk My Fishy : Already looking forward to the 2058 movie lineup!

Carl Peters : I would watch any video directed and /or produced by Mr. Disillusion. Even if it was longer than say, 20 minutes. Just sayin’.

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