Film | The Beautiful Psychedelia of Thomas Blanchard’s “Memories of Paintings”

April 2, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Film | The Beautiful Psychedelia of Thomas Blanchard’s “Memories of Paintings”

Set to the sounds of  sound designer Bronix, French artist Thomas Blanchard‘s beautiful new short film Memories of Paintings takes us back to the dreamy days of psychedelia through his beautiful filming of  visual compositions have Read More

Music | Kate Moss Stars in Minimalist New Massive Attack “Ritual Spirit” Music Video

March 18, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Music | Kate Moss Stars in Minimalist New Massive Attack “Ritual Spirit” Music Video

January saw the release of UK Trip Hop pioneers Massive Attack’s taut new Ritual Spirit EP, their first release since their 2011 collaborations with Burial. The new video for the brilliant title track directed by band producer & co-write 3D, Dusan Reljin and Hilde Pettersen Reljin, features fashion & street culture icon Kate Moss dancing trance-like in an exquisitely minimalist setting that is the perfect accompaniment to the track’s noir Read More

Film | Sacha Baron Cohen’s Apple Presentation Parody is Only Watchable Aspect of Brothers Grimsby

March 16, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Film | Sacha Baron Cohen’s Apple Presentation Parody is Only Watchable Aspect of Brothers Grimsby

Once-great parodist Sacha Baron Cohen whose prior triumphs include characters Ali G, Bruno, and the magnificent Borat has lobbed another unwatchable flaming turd at the screen with his newest flick The Brothers Grimsby, but at least his sendup of Jony Ive’s over-serious Apple keynote presentations as part of the “film”s marketing campaign is worth watching.

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