Entries Tagged as 'animation'

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Rick and Morty and How To Troll Big Studios

Rick and Morty is undoubtedly one of the best shows on TV right not, but it also turns out that it’s of of the biggest trolls too. Because the idea of a crazy scientist going on time-travelling adventures with a young sidekick was initially thought of as a blatant rip-off of Back to the [...]

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Guy was Paid $500 to Never Tell This Hilarious Story

A story that someone has paid a bribe to never be told is, paradoxically, a story that needs to be told. And that’s what comedian Sean Patton does in this Viceland video about a woman he met after a show, whose house he went back to. Soon things begin to get weird when she starts [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Finally! A Chef Recreates Rick and Morty’s Szechuan Dipping Sauce

After the surprise release of the premiere episode of Rick and Morty season 3 was sprung on the world by Adult Swim on April Fools Day, the next unexpected turn of events was the resurgence of McDonald’s long-gone Mulan Szechuan dipping sauce. In the episode Rick says it’s his inspiration for what he does, and [...]

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Watch Strange Beasts, a Dark Short Film About Virtual Reality Pets

Magali Barbe is a director and VFX animator who’s previously applied her skills to big budget Hollywood movies, and now she’s just released a short story that peers into our virtual reality future. It looks at the concept of VR pets and creatures but has a kind of of Black Mirror type vibe .

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Check Out Wacky CGI Animated Short ‘Black Holes’

This animated short by Noodles Studio is a proof of concept for a proposed animated adult series. The series will center around an astronaut named Dave who is headed to Mars. As a mark of the kind of wackiness you can expect from the series, his buddy on this journey is a sentient melon who [...]

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The Many Movies The Simpsons Has Paid Tribute To

The Simpsons is know for its quick-fire, blink-and-you’ll-miss it gags and one industry they love paying tribute to with these is the movies. In this awesome supercut put together by Vimeo user cgmzz, 27 (there are many more) of the films the series has referenced are pointed out, along with the scenes they’re parodying.

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Tom & Jerry Do Drum & Bass in this Eclectic Method Video

Think of the greats of Drum & Bass and you think of names like Goldie, Roni Size, Grooverider, Tom and Jerry…Well, of course that last one being a cartoon cat and mouse isn’t something you would think of in terms of DnB music. But that’s exactly what remix artist Eclectic Method has done in this [...]

Monday, March 20th, 2017

This Film Theory Posits the Cars in the Cars Movie Aren’t Actually Cars

The trailers for Pixar’s Cars 3 have been pretty traumatic considering it’s a kids movie, seeming to suggest the death of Lightning McQueen, who’s been the main character for the films so far. And if you thought that idea was harrowing enough then you’ll be even more upset by the idea put forward in this [...]

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Castlevania is Becoming an Animated Netflix Original Series

Castlevania, the popular video game that features the Belmont family clan of vampire hunters who battle Dracula, is becoming an animated series. For fans this is good news, or it should be because the people involved have some good pedigree. It includes comic book writer Warren Ellis, producer Adi Shankar who directed Judge Dredd, and [...]

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

A Warrior’s Dream: Donnie Yen Vs. Bruce Lee

The title of this isn’t just the sort of scenario that every warrior would wet their pants at the thought of seeing, but it’s the name of a 3D animated short film imagined in photorealistic style where Donnie Yen (Ip Man)fights an imaginary opponent, who just so happens to be the greatest martial artist whoever [...]

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Philosopher Alain de Botton Reflects on the Wisdom of Pessimism

People often tell pessimists to lighten up or look on the bright side, but here British philosopher Alain de Botton details why being a pessimist isn’t always bad. Teaming up with director Claudio Salas and around 30 different animators they’ve made a 2-minute visual essay for de Botton’s School of Life project.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Will Arnett Prank Calls a Toy Store as Lego Batman

Will Arnett’s Lego Batman was so good he got his own movie and when the actor when on a BBC Radio show to promote the film recently, he was asked by the hosts to do some prank calling. The catch was not only did he have to do the prank call, to a British toy [...]