Film | “Loving Vincent” Tells Van Gogh’s Life Story Using Hand-Painted Animation

March 2, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Film | “Loving Vincent” Tells Van Gogh’s Life Story Using Hand-Painted Animation

The brainchild of Polish painter & director Dorota Kobiela and Oscar-winning producer Hugh Welshman, Loving Vincent is a breakthrough animated film based on the artist’s personal letters that uses the painstaking technique of “stop-motion painting” to illustrate the life & times of Vincent Van Gogh. To create the film, over 100 painters were recruited and trained in the legendary Dutch artist’s style to create over 56,000 original oil paintings, which, Read More

Film | Every Simpsons Movie Reference in One Epic Mashup Reel

February 15, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Film | Every Simpsons Movie Reference in One Epic Mashup Reel

Classic movie tributes have always been an integral part of The Simpsons over its 27 season run, with writers regularly paying homage to the legends of film with literal references to the work of directors like Stanley Kubrick, Hitchcock, Coppola, and Spielberg. Now, film buff Jesus Sahuquillo has assembled every Read More

Controversial Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot Release New Protest Song

February 7, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Controversial Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot Release New Protest Song

Russian all-girl punk band Pussy Riot‘s new protest video may be one of its most outspoken songs yet. Last week, the feminist punk group whose members were sent to prison by Vladimir Putin for a controversial performance that enraged the Russian president released a video for its new song, Chaika, named after Russia’s general prosecutor, Yuri Chaika. The video, which depicts prisoners in Read More

Lego Brings The Force Awakens Characters to Life in Trailer For New Star Wars Game

February 4, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Lego Brings The Force Awakens Characters to Life in Trailer For New Star Wars Game

Continuing its blockbuster partnership with the Star Wars franchise, Lego has just released a trailer for its new Force Awakens Star Wars video game that brings the characters to life in Lego World and adds a very welcome dose of slapstick humor to several of the film’s most dramatic scenes. We can only hope a full Lego Force Awakens remake is on the way…

Artist Daniel Arsham Directs New Short Film Video For Usher’s “Chains”

February 4, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Artist Daniel Arsham Directs New Short Film Video For Usher’s “Chains”

Continuing his foray into film, multimedia artist Daniel Arsham, in conjunction with partners, cinematographer/director Ben Louis Nicholas and producer Courtney Andrialis under their Film The Future production banner, has directed the provocative new video for Usher’s track Chains. Inspired by the current racial tensions and inner city police violence against Read More

Design | VFX Shots From The Force Awakens Artfully Deconstructed

January 25, 2016  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off on Design | VFX Shots From The Force Awakens Artfully Deconstructed

WATCH JR’s NEW SHORT FILM “ELLIS” STARRING ROBERT DE NIRO

November 19, 2015  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off on WATCH JR’s NEW SHORT FILM “ELLIS” STARRING ROBERT DE NIRO

“From wars to refugee crisis, from terror attacks to global warming, we are living in a time of radical change. Will we stand united against violence? Will we welcome people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds into the countries we now Read More

FILM | STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE NEW TRAILER

April 16, 2015  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE NEW TRAILER

We’ve all been reeling since the first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (aka: Episode VII) appeared last November and today, JJ Abrams gives us a better look at what’s in store this Christmas. Sure, we get a better look at the series’ young new heroes Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Daisy Ridley as Rey, and John Boyega as Finn (really, these are the names?) but who cares? It’s all about Read More

POP LIFE | DABS MYLA DESIGN THE 2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS

April 15, 2015  |  Film  |  Comments Off on POP LIFE | DABS MYLA DESIGN THE 2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS

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Few things on earth are as utterly dated & irrelevant as the MTV Movie Awards, but here to freshen up this year’s presentation were LA-based Australian street art duo Dabs Myla who created an immersive onstage environment populated by their trademark cast of vintage animation inspired characters. Having gone wild with a Read More

FILM | “WHAT IF WES ANDERSON DIRECTED X-MEN”

March 11, 2015  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | “WHAT IF WES ANDERSON DIRECTED X-MEN”

Aspiring director Patrick Thrillems‘ self-produced new short lays the groundwork for what must be the next evolution in the currently un-watch-able X-Men movie franchise. For the love of god, please Hollywood, make this happen…