Directed by Simon Eustace, the short is superbly shot and shows an impressive command of the grammar of comedy.The film is part of the Irish Film Board’s Virtual Cinema Scheme.Written and directed by Simon Eustace, The Perils of Internet Dating is a nicely put together comedy on the dangers of using your computer to try to get some. There’s the cross-dresser who keeps on showing up in the place of attractive women, there’s the bloke in the chicken suit, there’s the pretty blonde who’s almost on a leash. Our two heroes look like they’ll never find anyone. It seemed to be like the perfect thing for you and me It’s so ironic you’re what I had pictured you to be.– Jennifer Lopez As I sit at my computer, I think about how many people meet their future husbands’ and wives’ from this box in front of me.I feel this aspect addresses the known-ness of a thing and the limitations of merely seeing something, and is my response to a world which is increasingly about virtual experience.This week: The Perils of Internet Dating This week’s film is The Perils of Internet Dating, a funny, offbeat short with a smart twist at the end.
The woman, aged 40, had met the man on the internet dating site called “Plenty Of Fish.com”.
I do not think anyone should be ashamed of finding someone from the computer because it is becoming accepted by plenty of people.
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There are sites you can go to now that will match you up with someone who has the same interests and lives within a certain proximity to you.
I went around asking others what they thought of Internet dating and I got many different responses.