Entries Tagged as 'sci-fi'

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

How Will SpaceX Get Us To Mars? This Video Explains

Getting people to Mars is something you may have read briefly about online but you probably don’t know the nitty-gritty of how it’s going to work. Elon Musk’s Space X is one company that wants to get humans to the red planet and they want to do it in a cost effective way, bringing down [...]

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Here’s Everything Wrong With Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Whatever you might think about the trailers for the new Star Trek movie, let’s not forget what the original Star Trek movie was like—very dull indeed. And it gets picked apart in this video by CinemaSins which counts the ways in which it was a very boring movie, even for ardent fans.

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.

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

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 3rd, 2016

Auralnauts Create Some Hilarious, but Totally Fake, Kylo Ren Outtakes

With a little bit of redubbing YouTubers Auralnauts have created some very funny “outtakes” from Kylo Ren’s character in The Force Awakens. And thanks to Ren’s distorted voice they can do a convincingly hilarious job of it, managing to work in Game of Thrones references, and even a Rihanna joke.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Short Film Time Trap Shows Why Time Travel is a Great Tool for Stealing

Australian director Michael Shanks’ film follows a strange cyborg astronaut as he crashes on a post-apocalyptic Earth and has to repair his ship to get off the planet and on his way. But he has an unusual way of doing that, a time-travel device that creates a kind of “time bubble” so he can travel [...]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Robot Lives Matter, Help End The Abuse

As this shocking video reveals, robot abuse is happening and it seems to only be getting worse. And it’s being perpetrated by the very people who should be looking out for these autonomous machines, their creators. They may justify their actions by saying they’re “testing” the robots, but is that really an excuse?

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Awesome Fan-made Star Wars Short Featuring a Force-Sensitive Teen

Kara is a seven-minute short by filmmaker Joe Sill that centers on a Force-sensitve woman named Kara and her father. They’re traveling on a desert planet, of course, towards a Rebel base when they spot a Star Destroyer. Before long, there are TIE fighters and X-wings soon follow, along with some Stormtroopers—who Kara soon dispatches [...]