Thanks for the review!
I like the transitions. I really do. And to the 'lack of movement' - I was going for a 'ghost story around the campfire', and wanted to avoid too much motion.
I invited the Haruhi girls band over to sit in and they asked to be in the video! Go figure.
Arucard playing the fiddle - that was Charlie Daniels, from the Geico commercial "Does Charlie Daniels play a mean fiddle?".