Entries Tagged as 'funny'

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Adam McKay and Smart Dumb Comedy

In 2016 Adam McKay won an Oscar for The Big Short, his film about the financial crash of 2008 that was based on the book by Michael Lewis. But before this McKay had made a particular brand of smart comedy, that’s also pretty dumb too. Films like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: [...]

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Here’s What Basically Every Facebook Video Ever is Like

Taking no prisoners YouTuber Materialisimo takes a look at the most popular and common type of videos on Facebook, and savages them with this very funny parody. If you’ve ever spent any time on the social network and its news feed, you’ll find plenty to agree with here, from those dumb recipes to those news [...]

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 [...]

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Amusing Sketch Tells Guys Night Out Told in Style of Newscast

You might think that night out with the guys drinking beers and having total banter was legendary enough, but it’s probably never going to make the news. However comedy sketch duo Alex Cooper and Tom Blackwood (aka Mid-Brow) have imagined what it might be like if a night out was told in the style of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Laugh Your Cares Away with the Pick of April’s Fails of the Month

Nothing brings greater cheer than enjoying others misfortune, as can be seen in full effect here. Revel in schadenfreude as everything from skiing to a mud mask goes wrong and you feel your spirits lifted as the fails come thick and fast. Sure it may not do your karma any good, so be careful when [...]

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 [...]

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Hilarious Supercut Delivers the Very Best of Bad Acting

When it comes to watching movies, nothing beats a well acted, thrilling or emotional narrative—well, almost nothing because equally enjoyable to watch is really bad acting. It has to be really bad, mind. It can’t just be mediocre, that isn’t quite as fun. It has to be so, so terrible that it has that car [...]