Entries Tagged as 'movie'

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

‘What I Likes’ | Pogo

It’s Saturday morning, so time for a little rewind in time a bit to the summer of last year when Pogo worked his remix magic on Mary Poppins, a childhood classic that you’ll no doubt have very fond memories of — the only way you wouldn’t is if somebody wiped memories from your mind. And [...]

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Does Ms McGarricle Exist?

If you’ve ever fantasized about having a relationship with your really hot teacher, even though it’s completely illegal, then chances are it remained just that throughout your school years. But maybe, just maybe, it could turn out like it does in this Adam Sandler movie ‘That’s My Boy’, where a young Sandler gets to make [...]

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

If Disney Cartoons Were Historically Accurate

Disney cartoons are not known for their historical accuracy, the horrors of history just don’t fit so well when you’re trying to make a joyful narrative that lends itself to young minds—without terrifying them. But Cracked have decided to add some truth to those Disney fairytales, which means the princess gets to sing and dance [...]

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Tarantino’s Camera Angel: How to Slate Film the RIGHT Way

Known as Tarantino’s Camera Angel this is Geraldine Brezca, who’s worked with the director over several films, and these are her Inglorious Basterds film clapper outtakes where she brings a certain individuality and charm to closing shut the clapperboard for different scenes. Her own unique style sees her doing seemingly random scene calls before clapping [...]

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The Flaming Side of the Rainbow—Pink Floyd, Wizard of Oz and Flaming Lips Synced Together

We’re all familar with the old myth of Pink Floyd’s album The Dark Side of the Moon syncing with The Wizard of Oz if you play both of them at the same time, one appearing to correspond with the other. Well, now The Flaming Lips have released a companion piece to Floyd’s classic album, Flaming [...]

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Star Wars Featurette: The Birth of the Lightsaber

If you’ve seen series like Kirby Ferguson’s Everything is a Remix or, god forbid, you read a book or something crazy like that you’ll probably be aware that George Lucas soaked up and spat out a whole bunch of different influences for the original Star Wars trilogy. In this 15 minute short he, along with [...]

Monday, March 31st, 2014

RIP Oculus 2012-2014

Swiftly following the news that Facebook bought Oculus VR came the forsaken cries of “YOU MUTHAFUNKING SELL OUTS!!!!!!” from all the Oculus Rift fanboys, who see Zuckerberg’s acquisition as a kick in the balls from a company who they thought were going to kickstart a new virtual reality era in gaming that would blow minds [...]

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Everything Wrong With Goonies In 8 Minutes Or Less

If you’re a fan of the Goonies (which basically means anyone who has eyes) then just reading the title to this may fill you with uncontrollable rage. But this doesn’t mean it’s a bad movie, just that pretty much like any work of fiction it’s filled with some ridiculous sins—like the prison break in the [...]

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Honest Action – Die Hard 2-5

No one can doubt that John McClane is tough, taking down terrorists is practically his day job, but even though he fights his way through explosions and bad guys in every Die Hard movie he still manages to come away with little more than a dirty vest. He should be grateful the laws of science [...]

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Wes Anderson // Centered

If you were ever in doubt as to how meticulous and pedantic the director of The Royal Tenenbaums is, then look no further than this video from Kogonada—who specializes in making videos about directors’ tropes and signatures—in which Anderson’s obsession with symmetry is laid clear.

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

A Simple Trick Turns 2D Images into Amazing 3D GIFs

By adding two enchanted lines made ​​of unicorn dust, it creates internet magic on your screen and these images appear as if they’re 3D! Well, not quite. But it is a very simple technique: just by adding two vertical white lines to a 2D image, your brain is tricked into thinking it’s a 3D scene. [...]

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Exorcist Recut as a 1980s Sitcom

Gone is the iconic Tubular Bells track, replaced with canned laughter, lamewad opening credit music, and adverts for popular fast food chains— in what is a funny and shrewd reworking of the original film’s audience-frightening, pant-soiling tale of devil possession. Gone is the terror and with some neat editing we get The Exorcist, a [...]

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Jeff Goldblum’s Weird Laugh From Jurassic Park Becomes a Song

Whatever you were about to do, it can wait, because you really need to listen to this song made entirely from chaos math man Dr. Ian Malcolm’s weird laugh in Jurassic Park—it’s the kind of video that justifies you spending your entire life glued to the unnatural glow of a computer screen rather than getting [...]

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The Onion Film Standard: Oscars Edition

You’re probably not aware because it’s a very low key affair, but a little ceremony known as the Academy Awards was held over the weekend—it’s kind of insignificant but Hollywood likes to make a big deal of it and Hollywood rules the earth so you should maybe feign interest just in case. And there’s no [...]

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Academy Awards PSA with Celebrity Impressions by Piotr Michael

Piotr Michael is an impressionist and voice actor whose spot on impersonations of celebrities like Charlie Sheen, Maggie Smith, Jeff Bridges, Liam Neeson, Steve Buscemi, Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, and John Malkovich will have you making with the lolz as you watch this parody PSA about the Oscars. It’s the best celebrity impression reel featuring [...]

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Everything Wrong With Taken In 9 Minutes Or Less

These guys are brave doing this video, because if Liam Neeson finds out he’ll lose shiz and start giving it the old “I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you!”—so kudos to them for doing it, and if you’re any kind of movie geek then you’ll like nothing more [...]

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Pogo – Willy Wonka Remix

Everyone’s favorite Gene Wilder film about a little boy and a chocolate factory and everyone’s favorite movie remix artist team up to wow your brain with another masterfully crafted song, this time created from both visual and aural elements of 1971’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory—it’s a process which takes Pogo 3 weeks [...]

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Last Man Standing

Tonight is movie night! In fact, right now is movie night, so put down that spreadsheet, cancel those back-to-back meetings and spend some time in the company of Bruce Willis in Walter Hill’s Prohibition era set remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo—a drifter rolls into town and is caught up between two warring parties—the Irish and [...]