In the spirit of the Halloween season, Tom Thum has turned his bizarre talents towards a holiday classic: Walt Disney's spooky animated short "The Skeleton Dance," premiering exclusively here on Yahoo Movies. Give it a look (and a listen): [video at Yahoo]
For some unsuspecting patrons of a New York City coffee shop, a scary confrontation straight out of a Stephen King novel (and its two movie adaptations) happened right before their eyes. Watch the video of the prank inspired by the upcoming new version of “Carrie”
The video was the creation of Thinkmodo, the New York-based viral video marketing company. [read more at Movie talk on Yahoo]
Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,000 (Can) goal by October 9, 2013 to produce an animated film.
An inspiring tale about friendship, sacrifice and conquering the impossible.
“LE GOUFFRE”, WHAT'S THAT?
“Quite simply, it’s the most ambitious project we’ve ever done (it’s also a french word meaning abyss, or large gap).
It’s an 8-min long animated short film, it features a new painterly
style we came up with, and it tells the amazing journey of two travelers
that must build a bridge to cross over an impossible gap blocking their
for $25,000 for the first third of fundraising rounds by Friday, October 25, 2013.
“I’m the creator behind a feature length documentary film about restoring a 1972 Honda CB 350,
and yes; I am also the girl who is doing the restoration (with help),
and yes, riding the restored vintage bike from Atlanta to Alaska and
back. It’s an 11,000 mile round trip.”
This new video featuring Fiona Apple covering “Pure Imagination” (written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971), at around 1:37, may be the most
poignant moment you’ve ever witnessed in fast food marketing.
R2-D2 flying by in Paramount Pictures’ ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’.
In case you blinked, Abrams bridges the galaxies between the two great “Star” franchises by sending everyone’s favorite droid flying across the
screen in both of the director's “Star Trek” flicks (and his other
films as well.)
Pacific Rim [PG-13] 2013 Warner Bros. Driected by Guillermo del Toro
Grade: B- Up-Graded from C.
par: Characters- Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam), Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi), Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba). +1: Kaiju (monster) and Jeager (robot) design and animation. par: Improbable science: mind-linked robot controls; using a tanker ship as a club. +1: Flashback sequence of young Mako (Mana Ashida) par: Invading aliens’ over-confidence.
The Lone Ranger [PG-13] 2013 Disney Directed by Gore Verbinski
Grade C Down-graded from B
par: Cast- Armie Hammer (as the Lone Ranger/ John Reid), Johnny Depp (Tonto). -1: Flashback story structure. -1: Pace. par: Eccentric characters- Red (Helena Bonham Carter), Silver (horse). -1: Physics of fighting on top of a moving train.
Ortiz is the artist behind the colorful and inventive Star Trek: The Original Series Art Prints, which have inspired posters, books, shot glasses, tee-shirts, coasters, wine bottle labels and more. It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that this year’s Comic-Con should have been the Juan Ortiz 2013 World Tour.
For Comic-Con, he created the Klingon House postcards that StarTrek.com gave away to fans throughout weekend, and he beamed to San Diego for autograph signings on Sunday at the Titan (The Art of Juan Ortiz), Mighty Fine (posters) and Entertainment Earth/Bif Bang Pow! (coasters) booths.
epic [PG] 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Directed by Chris Wedge
Grade: C+ Up-graded from C
par: Theme, environmentalism. +1: Comedic supporting cast, Aziz Ansari (voice of Mub), Chris O’Dowd (Grub). -1: Science, improbable device to speak in real time with people moving too fast to see. +1: Battle scenes. par: Score (Danny Elfman).
Monopoly is one of the classic American games.
It’s played amongst close friends, loved ones, and trusted business partners.
It’s also one of the few times in life where it’s perfectly
acceptable to want to systematically annihilate and crush the
aforementioned friends, loved ones and partners.
reported by David Gianatasio on ADWeek - May 10, 2013
If the crowds seem larger than usual at a certain McDonald's in Warsaw,
Poland, chalk it up to the menu. We're talking about a billboard-sized
menu, hand-drawn in multicolored chalk twice daily by graffiti artist
Stefan Szwed-Stronzynski as part of a campaign cooked up by the local
office of DDB, art studio Good Looking and Krewcy Krawcy Productions.
Cartoonist Meredith McClaren is looking to publish her page-a-week web comic, Hinges, Book 1, Clockwork City into an actual hold-it-in-your-hands book. You can help her achieve her goal with a pledge at KickStarter. Act by May 22, 2013.
Famed celebrity photogragher Annie Leibovitz adds to her series of portrayals of celebrities in the roles of iconic Disney characters. The series began with the Disney Parks’ “Year of a Million Dreams” celebration in 2007.
In January of year, six-time Grammy winning artist Taylor Swift appears as tower emprisoned princess, Rapunzel from the animated film, Tangled.
After years of being unable to capitalize on the classic Batman
TV show, it looks like Warner Bros. and DC are wasting absolutely no
time on making up for that. Since merchandising rights were sorted out,
they've announced a new line of action figures, a digital comic series,
and now, we're getting full-on Batman '66 costumes for Halloween.
Batman includes a jumpsuit to which those boots are attached, and a utility belt whose functionality remains unknown.
Robin includes the tights.
Batgirl does not include the red wig or purple boots.
The Riddler, in addition to his jumpsuit and purple corset, actually does include his signature question mark cane.
by Cezary Jan Strusiewicz, January 12, 2011, Cracked.com
The Wicked Witch of the West wasn’t set out to kill Dorothy. She wanted her sister’s slippers, which were being worn by her sister’s killer.
The security chief in Short Circuit was in the right by trying to recapture a malfunctioning piece of machinery with a laser canon which gained sentience but had no understanding of the value of life or death.
And in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, it’s the principal’s job to see to it that kids go to school and not take unapproved days off.
Artist Juan Ortiz has created 80 movie-style posters, one for each and every episode (including the first pilot) of Star Trek: The Original Series.
The images feature retro-style art that recalls 1960’s-era posters, pulp
novel covers, comic books and advertisements, and will be introduced at
a rate of four a month, on the first of each month, over the next 20
months – and not in chronological order.
Read more about them in an interview with Oritz at StarTrek.com [series 1] : http://www.startrek.com/article/first-look-new-retro-art-prints [series 2] : http://www.startrek.com/article/first-look-septembers-tos-retro-art-posters [series 3] : http://www.startrek.com/article/first-look-octobers-tos-retro-art-prints [series 4] : http://www.startrek.com/article/november-tos-retro-art-prints-available-today [series 5] : http://www.startrek.com/article/december-tos-retro-art-prints-now-available [series 6] : http://www.startrek.com/article/january-tos-art-prints-available-now