It’s time for Captain America, Iron Man, and the rest of the Avengers to get back in action with Captain America: Civil War, and this time they’re fighting among themselves. Of course, the Avengers alone couldn’t carry more than a scenery-destroying barroom brawl, so they’ve brought some friends along for the fight. Let’s dive into the brawl for this review. Last one in’s a rotten egg.
This is the future, according to the movies. In an effort similar to the infographic, YouTube user Eclectic Method stitches together scenes from your favourite sci-fi films to create a supercut of what our future might look like, from shining examples of human ingenuity to the dire effects of global warming, precognitive cops to rogue androids, to hoverboards and futuristic high-tops.
It’s a utopian dream, a dystopian nightmare, and everything in between. Have a look at The Future below.
Game of Thrones has been showered with much praise and attention. Fans have remixed the opening theme tune, re-created the characters out of LEGO, and even compiled a video of only just the naughty bits.
The house sigils have been of particular interest as well, from the minimalist to the seriously cute. They are the inspiration for a new set of posters, this time if popular characters from comics books, TV, and film were part of the noble houses of Westeros.
Have a look at the sigils of House Wayne, House Skywalker, and House House after the jump.
Watch as popular superhero characters from TV, film, and video games drop in from dizzying heights to make their grand entrance.
[via The Huffington Post]
Nostalgia never goes out of style and the love for all things 8-bit seems unbounded. For April Fool’s this year, Google showed off Google Maps for NES, an 8-bit layer that turned the world into a Nintendo-themed landscape. That love for 8-bit, NES, and the movies is certainly evident in the works of spritely graphic designer Eric Palmer.
Palmer illustrates the characters and themes from popular modern flicks using a minimal colour palette and classic Mega Man game sprites. Have a look at his retro 8-bit posters for Star Wars, 300, V for Vendetta, Kill Bill, and more after the jump.
Pixar Animation Studios has made a metric ton of cash. Its films have grossed USD 7 billion worldwide! In his series of posters, designer Wonchan Lee pays tribute to Pixar, not for its money-making abilities but for all the wonderful cute and heart-warming tales that they have created in the last 26 years. Have a look at Lee’s minimalist Pixar movie posters after the jump.
Scottish illustrator Matt Cowan explains the origin of some of your favourite characters be they from TV, film, or comic books. Cowan illustrates them in a minimalist way and uses simple arithmetic operations, such as subtracting an eye to create a series of blind super heroes, or adding a cricket bat and a shadowy pharmaceutical company to his Zombie Maths series.
Cowan’s pop culture math equations add up to awesome. See them after the jump.
CollegeHumour parodies a popular maker of ready-to-assemble furniture in their series of DIY manuals. In addition to the to Ikea beds, tables, and shelves, College Humour creates instructions for putting together some rather interesting products that we truly wish were real. Hit the jump to see the Ikea manuals for the DJILORIANN, LITSABBUR, TJARDIIS, and DINDASUR.
Ryan Woodward, the director and animator of this piece, has magically captured the essence of style versus emotion. He portrays his characters in a surreal sense which draws the viewer deeper into the film.
Thought of You was born out of Ryan’s desires to connect several of his passions into one art piece. Figurative works, 2D animation, EFX animation, and contemporary dance. The theme revolves around an intimate relationship and it portrays this exceptionally.
“Rather than creating a narrative animated piece that communicates a well defined story, this piece allows for each individual who views it to to experience something unique and personal that touches their own sensibilities.”
You can also check out the “making of” from Ryan’s site listed below.