Fears that DVDs could spell the end of the movie theater may have proved premature. For the first time since 2002, US citizens spent more money at the box office last year than on DVDs. According to Adams Media Research, the total spent on tickets at US movie theaters was $9.87 billion in 2009, up [...]
Pocahontas, Dances With Wolves, The Last Samurai, FernGully… the story’s been done a million times, but who cares? It’s a good one, and in this case, it’s all about the eye candy, right? [Via Reddit]
While navigating the galaxy with a longtime companion, the captain of a small cargo ship encounters some unexpected space turbulence and must get himself and his friend to safety.
Did you know that the Futurama theme song was inspired by a piece of music from the 60′s named Psyché Rock, a creation of French composer Pierre Henry? Check it out:
The holiday season is nearly over, which means that the piles of baked goods might finally be starting to dwindle (just in time for New Years’ resolution diets). Which means it’s also time to eat that gingerbread house! It was fun to look at for a while, though; here’s a few more that caught my [...]
We all know that in today’s movies, “Green Screen” technology, also known as “ChromaKey”, is being used to create virtual environments that look just like the real thing. The extent to which ChromaKey is being used in a production remains largely unknown to most folks, but the following video will show you just how much [...]
Missing your Battlestar Galactica fix? If you haven’t seen this video, maybe it’ll help. The song itself is by the great Luke Ski of Dr. Demento fame, and the lyrics are pretty brilliant. The subject matter lends itself surprisingly well to this song. “It’s the genoooocide of all humaaaanity…” Also, bonus points for Dr. Horrible [...]
By this time you’ve likely read plenty of Avatar reviews out there or, more likely, you’ve been to see the movie yourself. My own feelings about the cinematic quality of the film are mixed, but that’s not the point of this piece. Because watching Avatar didn’t actually make me excited about watching Avatar, if that [...]
From the creator of Expialidocious, that awesome Mary Poppins electronica remix piece we posted a while ago, here’s “Upular”, a song which was produced in a similar way using chords, bass notes and vocal samples from the Disney Pixar film ‘Up’. Enjoy!
Ladies and Gentlegeeks, behold: The guys behind the Mac or PC rap are back with “I’m on a Mac”, a new song that ought to make Apple fanboys and girls pat themselves on the back, and users of other platforms cringe from the absurdity of it all. Warning: Song contains strong language. Thanks Tina!
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I saw Sherlock Holmes this weekend and what the New York Times calls “intermittently diverting” I would reclassify as “wildly entertaining,” but then, I realized that perhaps I just have a fondness for literary-characters-turned-action-heroes. No, it’s not for the Holmes purist; we all know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes [...]
Created by the same artist who produced the King Leonidas vs. Chuck Norris clip we featured earlier this week, the following video shows how a fight between Lara Croft and Indiana Jones would probably end up. Enjoy!