Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

First Contact With Aliens Who Really Don’t Want To Talk To Us

You never know that when and if humanity finally does make first contact with an intelligent alien race the reason it might have taken so long is that they just don’t want to talk to us. This video imagines just such a scenario, but it also imagines if the aliens were snarky a-holes too.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Full Contact Sword Fighting Isn’t for the Faint-Hearted

So it seems full contact sword fighting is a thing, a thing that involves attacking fellow practitioners with steel swords and axes, which looks as dangerous as it does epic. The good news is that at least they wear full body armour and helmets to lessen those blows raining down on them, no doubt there’s [...]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Short Film ‘Hyper-Reality’ Explores Our Super Saturated Holographic Future

If you ever wondered what the future of technology might look like filmmaker and designer Keiichi Matsuda has done a good job of imagining it—albeit one that is a little exaggerated. So much so that it’s become a nightmare of virtual screens and adverts that pop up everywhere, relentlessly prodding you with chatbots and games.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

If Meat Eaters Acted Like Vegans

Ultra Spiritual Life, the spoof new age guru YouTube page with JP Sears, takes on the subject of meat eating, specifically lampooning how vegans condescend meat-eaters by turning the tables on them. Coming across like this it seems ridiculous to talk like this about your diet, no matter what you prefer to eat.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Drive 2: The Uber Years Hilariously Spoofs the 2011 Movie

Comedian Joey Thompson who fittingly looks a lot like Ryan Gosling stars in this parody trailer for a spoof sequel to the 2011 movie Drive. It sees Gosling’s character no longer working as a getaway man instead he’s gone legal and is driving a car for Uber and striving to get a high rating.

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Something’s Not Right With These Japanese High School Girls

At first glance you’ll be forgiven for thinking that all you see here is some school girls sitting in a classroom looking bored like most school kids look in a classroom. But then about halfway through this commercial for Japenese cosmetics brand Shiseido things take a turn for the weird.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

‘Bros on Instagram’ is all About Getting that Perfect Shot

We all know someone on Instagram who goes all out to get that perfect shot no matter what, just like the bro in this video. Sitting drinking a coffee with his girlfriend, he decides he wants a pic of the mediocre beverage. But this is more than just a simple click of the phone camera, [...]

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Dillon Francis is a DJ For Hire in the Hilarious Video for ‘Need You’

In this hilarious music video directed by Jack Wagner EDM musician Dillon Francis plays his alter ego, a DJ for hire who gets a gig playing a suburban garden party for some middle class moms and dads. Wearing a visor and mirrored sunglasses Dillon shakes up things quite a bit, turning the staid affair into [...]

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Actor Creates Movie Trailer Using Strangers he Meets on the Street

Actor JD Walsh, who you might know from Two and a Half Men, heads out onto the streets of Los Angeles and asks random strangers if they want to film a scene with him. If they say yes he films some dialogue between them and he then uses that scene to edit into a trailer [...]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

The Big Lebowski: The Dude Awakens Mashes Up Star Wars and the Coens

If you ever wondered what the Coen Brothers stoner classic The Big Lebowski would be like with the sweeping songs of John Williams, then this mashup trailer that combines that and Star Wars: The Force Awakens will show you. It makes for a much more dramatic tone to the criminal yet comical proceedings of Lebowski [...]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Coldplay Become Giants in their ‘Up&Up’ Music Video

The members of Coldplay become giants as tall as mountains, playing their instruments with clouds floating about their heads in their new music video directed by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia. The video comes off as a kind of fantasy adventure peppered with surrealism as eagles swim underwater and giant butterflies hang off oil rigs.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

What is it with Those Russians Dangling From Buildings Videos?

YouTube channel Internet Comment Etiquette explores the internet video subgenre that focuses on Russians dangling from buildings. No doubt you’ve come across one at some point or another, but what gives? What is that they find so appealing about precariously gripping onto the edge of really tall buildings and filming themselves?