Watches, Stories, and Gear: Deconstructing a Credor Sonnerie, a Peak Behind the Curtains of Rotten Tomatoes, and More

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“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a roundup of some of our favorite watch content on Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.

This installment of “Watches, Stories, and Gear” is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop.


The Naked Watchmaker
Deconstruction Credor Spring Drive Sonnerie

Though the Credor Spring Drive Sonnerie was unveiled back at Baselworld in 2006, it remains to this day one of the most interesting watches to come from Credor. The watch is, as the name indicates, driven by a Spring Drive caliber, and a manual one at that. But it’s not just any Spring Drive — this one is an hour repeater. This is haute horlogerie at its best, and done in a way that only a brand like Credor would do it. The Naked Watchmaker, one of our favorite horological websites, deconstructed an early prototype of this movement — all 616 components of it. If you’re into seeing what makes this thing tick (and chime), you’ll want to check it out.

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Gothamist
GOLDMAN v SILVERMAN

It may have been snubbed by the Academy Awards, but there’s no denying that Uncut Gems is having a bit of a cultural moment. If you’re a fan of the film, and wish you had just another 6 minutes of material from Adam Sandler and the Safdie brothers, well, you’re in luck. As Gothamist reports, Sandler and the Safdies collaborated on a short film during the filming of Uncut Gems, and it’s now available for anyone to view. Goldman v Silverman is a very different kind of film, featuring Sandler and Benny Safdie as rival Times Square street performers, but it’s somehow easy to imagine these characters living in the same world as Howard Ratner, Sandler’s stressed out Gems jeweler.

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WIRED
Behind the Scenes at Rotten Tomatoes

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Movie fans, over the years, have gotten used to seeing Rotten Tomatoes scores when buying tickets online, or scrolling through any number of services looking for content to rent or stream. This piece in Wired takes a close look behind the scenes of the ubiquitous review aggregator, and the big reveal is that the process that goes into a final score on the Tomatometer is surprisingly human. It’s also a goldmine for useful lingo that you can incorporate into your own film related discussions – just try not to use “Gentleman’s Fresh” after reading this article.

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On
Cloudrock Waterproof Mid Hiking Boots

Hiking boots developed by Swiss engineers? Okay, we’re interested. Made by On, the Cloudrock Waterproof Mid Hiking Boot features a breathable, yet waterproof membrane that keeps the elements out. These are built for comfort and support — there’s a patented cushioning system that can take these boots through the urban jungle and out on the trail with ease. And the speed hook lacing system also makes these a breeze to take on and off.

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The James Brand
The Elko

We’re all big fans of The James Brand here, and if you’re even a little knife-curious, then you should absolutely consider The Elko. Don’t let its compact size fool you. It features a Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade, and on the its tip you’ll find a pry bar that doubles as a key ring, bottle opener, and screwdriver. The Elko is available in numerous color variations, so there’s an option out there for everyone.

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