Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Friday, May 27th, 2016

This Drone Star Wars Dogfight is Basically Your Childhood Imaginary Toy Battles

This video from Corridor Digital is pretty much your childhood Star Wars toy playing made real, well as real as CGI-enhanced drone footage can be. The video features a TIE Fighter vs X-Wing dogfight all shot with drones and suped up with some desktop VFX.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Calvin & Hobbes – Art Before Commerce Looks at the Comic Strip that Elevated the Medium

The Calvin and Hobbes comic strip may have been stopped many years ago but the legacy of Bill Watterson’s legendary characters lives on. In his video essay kaptainkristian discusses the impact of the series and explains why it’s endured. In doing so he reflects on how we think about art and captialism in his video [...]

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

YouTube Star Joe Hanson Trolls the Adult Entertainers from AVN Expo

Joe Hanson from YouTube series “Joe Goes” heads to the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo held in Vegas and does what he does best. He interviews the adult entertainers there in a lighthearted mocking way while also getting into the swing of things by reading porn scripts with them.

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Rapping, Deconstructed Looks at the Greatest Rhymers of all Time

In this video from website Vox some of the finest rappers in the history of the genre are shown why they’re so damn good. It comes down to their ability to match beat with lyrics, adding layers of complexity, wordplay, and puns in ways that when you just listen to the track in an everyday [...]

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

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.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Introducing UniVRsity: The Virtual Reality College Experience

There’s no doubt that college can be a great time in a person’s life, but it can also be expensive and you have to move somewhere else and things don’t always work out exactly as planned when you get there. You know, you think you’re going to be partying every night but you end up [...]

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, [...]

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Why Every Movie Trailer Is The Same

Everything is becoming homogenised, at least that’s what it sometimes seems like. At least when it comes to movie trailers. Hollywood blockbuster movie trailers anyway. Cracked.com explain how so in this video which looks at 11 tricks Hollywood trailers use to make the trailers seem so epic and to engage our attention.