Entries Tagged as 'animation'

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Rick and Morty Keep Summer Safe, Nearly Destroy Humanity in the Process

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.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Mad Feet is an Awesome Mashup of George Miller’s Mad Max and Happy Feet

It’s hard to get your head around the fact that the same director who gave us the insane post-apocalyptic vision of Mad Max: Fury Road also gave us Happy Feet (and Babe: Pig in the City!), but he did. And now someone has recut Mad Max with Happy Feet to deliver the brilliant Mad Feet.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

The Employment—A Poignant Short Film About Work Culture

This seven-minute animated short, handpainted with watercolors, is titled El Empleo (“The Employment”) and captures contemporary notions of productivity through the life of one man on his way to work. Directed by Santiago “Bou” Grasso a Santiago, Argentina, film director the piece turns the human form into lamp posts and tables and chairs.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Guy Photoshops Himself Singing into Stock Photos

Stock photos have really come into their own in the age of photo and video editing software, as it means the straight-laced poses of the models can be used very creatively. And that’s what’s happening in this video by MysteryGuitarMan who has placed himself singing in stock photos, making for very amusing results.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One Toys Stop Motion Film Shows Chirrut Îmwe Vs. Stormtroopers

If you’ve seen Rogue One then you’ll know how badass Chirrut Îmwe is, the blind warrior monk who was born on the moon Jedha. And even though he can’t see he still kicks Galactic butt while chanting his mantra “I am one with the Force, the Force is with me” as he strides into battle. [...]

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time

When it comes to video games, there is one game in particular that is renowned for being one of the worst video games ever made—and the biggest flop of all time. That game is ‘E.T, The Extraterrestrial’ for Atari 2600 and the game’s designer, Howard Scott Warshaw, far from being ashamed that the game has [...]

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Finding Dory Recut as a Thriller is Chilling

Pixar movies are on the whole pretty heartwarming and rousing, but with a few tweaks on the editing, their latest animation Finding Dory, about forgetful fish Dory looking for her parents becomes something far more sinister. Add in some creepy music over the top and a family film is recut into a thriller trailer.

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Watch ‘X-STORY’ a Silent Animated Short that Will Blow You Away

The animated short X-Story by Vitaliy Shushko has no dialogue and you don’t even get to know the name of the protagonist, all we know is that he’s following the X. But you don’t need to know any more to enjoy this anime short which took two years to make. Because it’s a visual treat [...]

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Watch Lego Stranger Things While You Wait for Season Two

The huge buzz that surrounded Stranger Things has faded now that summer has turned to autumn, but fans of the show are just hibernating until they can get their hands on season two. Until then you can remember the first season with this Lego recreation, which sees various scenes remade with the stop motion toy [...]

Monday, November 7th, 2016

This Animation of Unsatisfying Situations is Guaranteed to Frustrate

Parallel Studio, a Paris-based motion design team have created this very amusing but very unsatisfying animated short film that shows various annoying, frustrating, and disappointing situations that happen in everyday life. From the vending machine that doesn’t quite vend to a basketball that bounces around, but doesn’t fall down, the hoop.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

‘Borrow Time’—A Dark Animated Tale from Two Pixar Animators

While Pixar movies are aimed at adults as well as kids, they’re nowhere near as dark as this animation by Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj. The short film reveals a very bleak tale of personal tragedy set in the landscape of the Wild West, a tale that has plenty of loss and mourning [...]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Family Guy Mocks Trump’s Derogatory Comments About Women

Those lewd comments Donald Trump made about women on the Access Hollywood bus get a Family Guy spin as the animation mocks Trump’s derogatory remarks. The clip is taken from a recent episode which replayed the actual audio of the incident, but with the addition of Peter Griffin replying to Trump’s comments.