Entries Tagged as 'animation'

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Watch Cyanide & Happiness Short ‘The Leak’

The last thing you want in your spaceship is actual space, but that’s what happens in this short from Kris Wilson, Rob DenBleyker, and Dave McElfatrick of Cyanide & Happiness after an astronaut makes a dumb mistake. Disaster soon strikes and after one astronaut is sucked out the rest have to try and stop space [...]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Futurama and the Science of Comedy

Kristian Williams (aka kaptainkristian) is something of a specialist when it comes to analysing pop culture, be it the X-Men’s suits, Calvin & Hobbes’ appeal or what makes Pixar so relatable. For his latest video essay he looks at how the complex and involved subjects of science and mathematics were cleverly interwoven with humor in [...]

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Watch Bugs Bunny Rap Tupac’s ‘Hail Mary’

YouTuber isthishowyougoviral (aka Adam Schleichkorn) has been mashing up classic 90s hip-hop with kids TV shows for sometime, featuring Barney rapping Biggie Smalls or Doug Funnie covering Ice Cube. For his latest vid we get Bugs Bunny in various Looney Toons cartoons laying down the lyrics to Tupac’s track “Hail Mary.”

Monday, July 11th, 2016

TRANSformers—Megatron Discovers He’s Really a Woman

In this amusing animation from Flashgitz, Megatron the leader of the Decepticons finds out that actually he’s a woman, or whatever female Decepticons are called. It’s a far cry from the innocence of the TV cartoon show you’ll remember from the 80s as a kid, but as a hilarious and entirely unsuitable spoof it’s very [...]

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Rabbits Multiply to Become Billions in Cyriak’s Latest Weird Animation

British animator Cyriak’s latest video features bunny rabbits—lots and lots and LOTS of bunny rabbits. We all know rabbits are known for their ability to multiple quickly but you’ve never seen anything like this before, as they mutate seemingly infinitely until everything is just rabbits.

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The Visuals in this Real-Time-Rendered Sci-Fi Short film Are Jaw-Dropping

This short demo film was created using the Unity game engine and rendered in real-time. While the narrative is relatively simple the graphics are stunning, it looks just as good as if it came from a Hollywood studio but was completed at a fraction of the cost. It’s implications for making this kind of virtual [...]

Friday, June 24th, 2016

‘Gorillaz – Deconstructing Genre’ Looks at how the Band Revolutionized Pop Music

They’re a band that, theoretically, don’t actually exist instead they consist of cartoon characters—but behind the fictional lineup of Gorillaz is Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett and a lot of musicians who have collaborated on the project. In this video Kaptain Kristian takes a look at the group and the influence they’ve had.

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Watch the Trailer for Hideo Kojima New Project ‘Death Stranding’

You’ll probably have no idea what’s going on in this video but it doesn’t matter you’ll still be hyped to the max. Because it’s the new project, called Death Stranding, for the PS4 from legendary game designer Hideo Kojima, former president of Konami Digital Entertainment, creator of some highly praised video games, including the Metal [...]

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Watch the Hilarious ‘South Park: Fractured But Whole’ Trailer

The uncensored ‘South Park: The Fractured But Whole’ trailer is out for the upcoming role-playing video game and sequel to Ubisoft’s ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth.’ It comes from South Park’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone so it’s full of their offensive humor that makes the show so awesome. The game sees the [...]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

‘Sleepy Steve’—Stop Motion Animation about a Guy and His Robotic Morning Routine

In this stop motion animated short by Meghann Artes a fuzzy bachelor is helped through his wake up routine by an army of robots. These mechanical assistants aide Steve in getting ready for the day, poking and prodding him, brushing his teeth, getting his shoes, even buckling his belt.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

The Empire Strikes Back Gets a James Bond Style Title Sequence

The opening title sequences to James Bond movies are iconic and the Star Wars movies are iconic, so Kurt Rauffer decided to combine the two and create a brand new title sequence for Star Wars – Episode V “The Empire Strikes Back” but animated in the style and tone of a Bond movie.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

A Claymation Cat Meets Video Game ‘DOOM’ In This Gruesome Animation

A claymation cat tools up and heads off to fight demon hellspawn in this claymation from Lee Hardcastle. Called ‘Claycat’s DOOM’ the video is made in anticipation of the upcoming DOOM reboot and there’s plenty for fans of the series to enjoy here. It’s basically the video game remade in play dough. But with a [...]