Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Video Essay Explains Why ‘Alien’ is a Classic of the Horror Movie Genre

You probably don’t need a video essay to know that Ridley Scott’s original ‘Alien’ movie was a masterpiece of horror, just watching it will inform you of that. But this video by The Film Theorists is fascinating nonetheless. It’s part of his Frame by Frame series where he looks at the craft of moviemaking. And [...]

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Why Rappers Love Grey Poupon

So it turns out that rappers really really like fancy Dijon mustard brand Grey Poupon, it’s their favorite condiment. How did it get this way? Well Vox video producer Estelle Caswell delves into how it came to be. It seems it was first mentioned in 1992 on the single “East Coast” and quickly spread through [...]

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

How to Skitch in NYC

If you have no idea what skitching is, then this film will show you. It features pro BMX rider and filmmaker Austin Augie who shows you the somewhat risky art of how to skitch, which is basically hitching a ride by holding onto a moving vehicle while riding a skateboard or bicycle. In New York [...]

Friday, May 19th, 2017

FPS Video Game Weapons Are Turned into an Awesome Remix

Eclectic Method, who is a master of making music from the most unlikely of samples, teamed up with Gamerdisco for his latest remix. To create this they used only weapon sounds from first-person shooter video games. These included sound FX from The Last Word hand gun from Destiny, the guns from GoldenEye 007, the Needler [...]

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Man At Arms Forge a Cutlass From Pirates Of The Caribbean

Tony Swatton is a master swordsmith and the creator of web series Man At Arms — in it he and his fellow blacksmiths and craftsmen create all manner of badass fictional weapons from video games to film, from Zelda to Lord of the Rings. In this episode they create three stunning looking cutlass swords taking [...]

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Fingerboarding in a Fancy Restaurant

You’ll never look at a tabletop in the same way again after seeing this video of a guy with a miniature skateboard doing tricks and jumps on a rotating table. This would be the perfect thing to do when as a kid you’re really bored sat at the dinner table at a restaurant, because not [...]

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pink Floyd Exhibition ‘Their Mortal Remains’ Opens in London

As a band Pink Floyd have created many an iconic album, from Wish You Were Here to The Dark Side of The Moon. But as well as their iconic studio albums they’re also renowned for their legendary live performances, featuring all many of props and crazy stage designs. All this and more is contained in [...]

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

‘The Pixar Theory’ States That all Their Movies are Connected and Part of the Same Universe

You may or may not have heard of The Pixar Theory, which was first proposed by Jon Negroni. This video further explores the idea, which is basically that all the films are connected and take place in a shared universe. Not only that but all the action that takes place in the films happens chronologically [...]

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Rick and Morty Spoof Alien Covenant in New Teaser

Rick may be a high functioning alcoholic which might not be good for his liver, but as this new teaser from Adult Swim reveals, it does have some benefits. For the video the Rick and Morty team have collaborated with Fox to create a promotional video for the Alien: Covenant movie. And it’s a [...]

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Korean Pop Star PSY is Back With New Viral Music Video for ‘New Face’

This year will be the fifth anniversary of ‘Gangnam Style’ PSY’s smash hit song that gathered over a billion views on YouTube. And just recently PSY released his eighth studio album, 4×2=8, along with two viral-primed music videos for the dual singles ‘New Face’ and ‘I Luv It.’ This is the video for the former [...]

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Here’s How Humanity Could Spread Across the Galaxy

Elon Musk talked recently about his Interplanetary Transport System that he hopes will take humans to Mars within the next ten years. He wants to then use it as a base to explore the galaxy. But manned spaced flight is not the only way. Way before Elon Musk scientists proposed the idea of the von [...]

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Guy Dives into 1000 Mousetraps on a Trampoline

Mousetraps are a classic of visual comedy, but as cliched as they no doubt are, you’ve never seen them in a situation like this before. One half of the Slow Mo Guys, in the name of entertainment, bravely jumps onto a trampoline consisting of 1,000 mousetraps. They filmed the whole thing in 4K at 1000fps [...]