Entries Tagged as 'sci-fi'

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Keloid – Sci-fi Short

Robots are undeniably cool, but if the singularity hits they’re going to start getting all “robots of the world unite” on our asses and before you know it we’ll have a robot uprising on our hands. This stunning-looking VFX-heavy short film from effects company Big Lazy Robot shows just one such uprising. It comes across [...]

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Watch in Amazement These 30 Star Wars Impressions in Under 6 Minutes

These are undoubtedly the impressions you’ve been looking for, as Mark and Todd from Barely Political team up with Ross from The Impression Guys to journey onwards for a mega Star Wars impression-a-thon that takes in all your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Robot Chicken – Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Night Crew

Captain Picard, as epic and seemingly superhuman as he is, still has to have some snooze time. Which means, who takes over the bridge when Picard and his crew head off to bed? Who’s on night shift for the Enterprise?

Friday, July 4th, 2014

From The Future With Love—Fantastic Sci-Fi Short Film

Taking the Paul Verhoeven sci-fi route and lacing it with plenty of satire, K-Michel Parandi’s short From the Future with Love shows us a future dystopia where the police force will only give you protection if you pay for it. Paired with great FX and great production design it’s certainly visually impressive.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Alien Frustration

In space, no one can hear you scream….with frustration! This must be really hard for poor Ripley, Ash is on his last legs and you need to get some information from him before he becomes a jibbering, frothy mess. But it looks like he’s running a DOS operating system and has decided to go to [...]

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Star Wars Re-edited Into A Guardians of the Galaxy-Style Trailer

Soon. Soon you’ll be able to watch Guardians of the Galaxy when it hits cinemas in August—and if you saw the new trailer that was out recently then you’ll be super-excited to see this cult-looking addition to the Marvel cinematic canon.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Star Wars: Battle of Hoth – Homemade Shot for Shot

Featuring an acapella John Williams score, this homemade Battle of Hoth is more fun than all of the prequel Star Wars movies put together—sure that was a cheap shot but why not? It replicates the epic battle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance, with all the vehicles like the AT-AT and the snowspeeders [...]

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Luke’s Change: an Inside Job

Conspiracies, conspiracies everywhere (even in a galaxy far, far away). If the destruction of the Death Star at the end of A New Hope has always sat a bit fishy in your mind, something about it not quite right, then let this video stir the pot and stoke the flames of conspiracy so that you [...]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

MTV Cribs Star Wars Edition Takes You Inside a Stormtrooper’s Home

After a long, hard day aboard the Death Star doing the bidding of Vader and the Sith Lords, the Stormtroopers like nothing more than some chill time by their pool, blasting out some tunes and sipping some cocktails. At least, they do in this spoof edition of MTV Cribs which purports to take us inside [...]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Homemade Remake of The Matrix Bullet Scene

You don’t need a flashy Hollywood budget to make movies, you just need a mouth and a wardrobe you can raid. Then dress yourself up and make all the pew-pew-pew gun sounds and punching sounds with your mouth. And don’t forget some string, string’s always handy to have……and an old Slinky. And don’t think just [...]

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

JohnnyExpress: Animated Short That’s Worthy of Pixar

Kyungmin Woo’s hilarious short animation JohnnyExpress centers around a delivery man, the universe’s “greatest deliveryman”, who attempts to deliver something to a very small customer living on a tiny planet—the planet being so small means he can’t quite find the recipient, and as he searches in vain for them, plenty of cartoon chaos unfolds as [...]

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

ROSA

This has all you want from an epic sci-fi short. It’s set in a post-apocalyptic world where all natural life has disappeared and it has a cyborg (gynoid?) Rosa who has to save planet earth and fight for her survival. Hollywood has now come calling, so watch it before it gets ruined.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New Google Glass Ad Aims Straight For Your Heartstrings

What with the backlash against Google Glass, the glassholes and the whole invasion of privacy thing, Google have decided to remind us all why having a semi-permanent camera attached to your eye is a marvellous idea. And what better way to do that than to tug at your heartstrings and show that, rather than just [...]

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

The Matrix: Retold by Mom

A guy sits down with his mom who hadn’t seen, or even heard of, the Wachowski’s classic 90s sci-fi film The Matrix to watch it together so that right after she could tell him what it was all about and he could animate that for our amusement. And after watching the video you’ll see that [...]