John Wick has become a cult hit among movie lovers, it stars Keanu Reeves as a hitman who comes out of retirement to kick bad guy ass because his beloved dog gets killed. The sequel’s due out this year, and if you haven’t seen the original and needed some encouragement to do so, then look no further than this brilliant supercut showing some great gun work from Keanu.
It’s been six years since the Gorillaz released a track—SIX YEARS!—but now after such a long hiatus they’re back with the apocalyptic “Hallelujah Money” video, a bitter critique of politics and how money makes the world go around and influences all spheres of society. With haunting vocals it takes a grim view of so-called democracy.
There are many inventive parkour videos out there, but this one literally puts a new perspective on free running, by shooting it directly from above like a bird’s eye view. Or, more accurately, a drone’s eye view as that’s how this video was shot which features daredevil Ilko “Ill” Iliev.
Evil Ice Cream Pictures has done the world a great comedic service by turning right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones into someone who you don’t actually mind watching. And that’s been made possible by giving the totally batshit crazy InfoWars host a derpy makeover by taking away his nose. It’s hilarious and should be the default way Jones looks on the show.
For one last time before he officially becomes POTUS Alec Baldwin and SNL do a skit featuring Baldwin’s Donald Trump, this time lampooning his recent press conference. And, of course, it also make many references to the leaked intelligence dossier that, among other allegations, featured a story about Trump getting prostitutes to urinate on each other when he stayed in a Moscow hotel when he was over there for the Miss Universe competition in 2013.
Australians love having a BBQ and this new ad from Australian Lamb uses that as a jumping off point to showcase that, along with nodding to the many immigrants and nations who have gone on to make up their populace. It starts with a couple of modern day indigenous Aussies picking a spot to have a BBQ. “It will be packed before you know it.” one of them says.
New York comedian Scott Rogowsky is back on the crowded New York City subway with a new batch of book covers for fake books with hilarious titles. But this time they have a unifying theme, and that theme is political. And by political that means they’re all targeting president-elect Donald Trump.
Back in 1975 Roger Corman released his now cult classic movie Death Race 2000. The satirical movie was set in the year 2000 where America was under a totalitarian regime on the brink of collapse. In this dystopia the most popular sport was the Transcontinental Road Race, where teams earn points for the fastest time and for plowing down the most pedestrians in the process. Corman has now reimagined the film and is being released on 17 January 2017.
By now you’re no doubt back to the usual routine, the festive break a distant memory. Today is known as Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year, but pretty much every Monday is. With that in mind it’s best to struggle onwards and just get through the morning. To help you do that, the links below should entertain you for a little while, hopefully until lunch.
‘Modern Educayshun’ is a short film from Australian filmmaker Neel Kolhatkar, and it takes a look at how social media is causing us all to perhaps not be any more reactionary, but allows us to post reactionary thoughts before we’ve had a time to consider the situation.
Comedy duo Chris Smith and Jack De Sena (aka Chris & Jack) deliver a very funny sketch that parodies the slick heists found in movies like Ocean Eleven. It features a group of criminals who get together a squad to devise a plan to infiltrate a heavily guarded mansion, with each person bringing their own unique set of skills to the table as they plan it all using a scale model.
If you’ve never seen Rick and Morty before then this clip from episode six of season two should sell it too you. It involves Rick telling his spacecraft to keep Summer, his grandchild, safe from harm—but when Summer refuses to talk to a paediatrician things quickly escalate out of control.