Check Your Surroundings for Safety, The First Feature Film Ever Recorded Exclusively on a Prius Backup Camera
The Prius backup camera is the only camera that is able to run a person over. Other cameras do not run them over, because they are not cars.
The video stars Heder as the film’s director Mateo St. Portugal and Kelly as screenwriter Randall Hamms as they explain the process of trying to shoot a film with a car.
An Inside Look at Industrial Light & Magic’s Incredible Visual Effects Work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens
FXGuide has created a 50-minute documentary that follows host John Montgomery as he heads to Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco and gives us an inside look at the incredible visual effects work that they put into Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Hear from ILM’s senior visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett, visual effects supervisor Patrick Tubach, animation supervisor Paul Kavanagh, environments supervisor Susumu Yukihiro, compositing supervisor Jay Cooper and asset build supervisor Dave Fogler as they run through key scenes from the film.
Last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live made gentle fun of both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the CBS reality series Undercover Boss when guest host Adam Driver reprised his role as Kylo Ren, a CEO who disguises himself as a bespectacled blonde radar technician named Matt in order to find out about what his Starkiller Base employees thought of him. Unfortunately, Matt inability to to temper the Dark Lord’s anger caused him to inadvertently divulge his identity long before the “big reveal”
Yeah, you’re Kylo Ren. We know. I knew it when you threw me through the soda machine.
Achilles has shared an amazing visual effects breakdown of how Star Wars: The Force Awakens was brought to life for everyone to enjoy. The side-by-side breakdown shows just how much work J.J. Abramsand the Industrial Light & Magic VFX and animation studio put into merging the real and visual effects.
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Ni una sola palabra de amor, de El Niño Rodríguez (Argentina, 2011) Duración: 8 min 16 seg La cinta de un contestador telefónico extraviado nos trae la increíble historia de Enrique y María Teresa: una mujer que espera recibir el llamado de un hombre que no responde nunca. Un mensaje tras otro quedará grabado buscando que le digan, tal vez, una sola palabra de amor.
The Photoshop savvy folks at EliteFixtures, a website dedicated to indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, has used their digital manipulation skills to mashup a popular collection of movie posters with lamps. You can view more of these mashups on their website.
We’ve been backstage to interview members of the supporting cast. It turns out our lamp friends behind the scenes seem to work the longest hours and take the least breaks of anyone on the set.
The lamps did get to do some stand-ins and shot alternate versions of movie posters, but despite their hard work, were never featured—we’ve changed that.
The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 & 3/4, A Live-Action and Animated Short Film by Steve Baker
“The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 & 3/4” is a combination live-action and animated short by Steve Baker about the video dating tape of Desmondo Ray. Steve says, “I met a very interesting fellow recently. His name is Desmondo Ray, and this is his video dating tape.”
The 1934 8-minute silent film “The Hearts of Age” was co-directed by Orson Welles and his friend William Vance when Welles was 19 years old. The film, which consists of a series of surreal, disjointed shots, is notable both as Welles’ first directing effort and his first screen acting role.
To celebrate YouTube Geek Week, Marvel has released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming superhero film sequel Thor: The Dark World. The trailer shows Thor help from his evil brother Loki and an all out war coming to planet Earth. Thor: The Dark World is scheduled to battle its way into theaters on Friday, November 8, 2013. Previously, we wrote about Marvel’s first trailer and poster for the film.
Here is the official synopsis from Marvel:
Marvels ‘Thor: The Dark World’ continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvels “Thor” and “Marvels The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
A German team of prop builders and Star Wars fans at Project X1 created a fantastic half-scale replica of Darth Vader’sTIE Advanced x1 starfighter. The replica will be unveiled at the Star Wars Celebration Europe on July 26, 2013 in Messe Essen, Germany. You can view more photos on the Project X1 website.
William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is a book by Portland-based creative director and author Ian Doescher that reimagines the story of Star Wars in the distinct style of William Shakespeare. It was published by Quirk Books and features twenty fantastic illustrations by artist Nicolas Delort. Hardcover and e-book editions of the book are available to purchase online at Amazon (e-book) and Barnes & Noble.
Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.
Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter—and complete with twenty gorgeous Elizabethan illustrations–William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Zounds! This is the book you’re looking for.
Saving Mr. Banks is an upcoming film by Walt Disney Pictures that follows the dramatic story of how the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins came to be made. It stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins children’s book series. It will be released in theaters on December 13, 2013 in select cities and in wide release on December 20, 2013 (trailer).
Janelle Tipton of Disney Post described the film in September 2012 when it first started filming:
The 1964 movie musical Mary Poppins may be practically perfect in every way, but the road to making it was anything but. It took Walt Disney 20 years to get the film rights to P.L. Travers’ popular novel, and the demanding author insisted on script and character control.
Some 50 years later, we’re ready to tell the story behind the story of that iconic film.
John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras.
Sony Pictures released a new 3-minute teaser trailer for the upcoming Neill Blomkamp directed science fiction film, Elysium. The trailer shows a sarcastic and heroic Max Da Costa (Matt Damon) in a race against time for his life.Elysium is scheduled to arrive in theaters on August 9, 2013. Previously we wrote about the film’s first official trailer.
Here is a synopsis of the film from Sony Pictures:
In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the planet’s crime and poverty, and they critically need the state-of-the-art medical care available on Elysium – but some in Elysium will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve their citizens’ luxurious lifestyle. The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max (Matt Damon), an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium. With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission – one that pits him against Elysium’s Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) and her hard-line forces – but if he succeeds, he could save not only his own life, but millions of people on Earth as well.
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire. Directed by Noam Murro. In theaters March 2014.
“Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel Xerxes, and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster “300,” this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
“300: Rise of an Empire” pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.”
Over The Line is a group art show at Ltd. Art Gallery in Seattle featuring a collection of original artwork “paying tribute
to the many incredible films of the legendary Coen brothers.” The show opened on Friday, June 7, 2013 and will run through Sunday, July 14, 2013. You can still RSVP for the event online via Facebook.
images via Ltd. Art Gallery and credited artists