Sunday, March 30, 2014

WATCH! - Behind the Magic Collection: The Visual Effects of "Pacific Rim"


  Awesome PACIFIC RIM: VFX breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic, showcasing... giant mech warriors waging war... against giant epic monster invaders.  For over 2 years the team at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, Singapore and Vancouver, in collaboration with Rodeo FX, Miranda Studio, Legacy Effects, and others, worked tirelessly to bring Guillermo del Toro's science fiction epic "Pacific Rim" to life... check it out ~ Enjoy!



( Love the design note about starting with silhouettes first... )






BONUS Feature
  Now here is the movie trailer ~ Enjoy!

  ... Crazy, Awesome, Fun.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

TED TALK: How Your BRAIN Benefits From VIDEO GAMES

  Cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier shares some surprising news about how video games can help us learn, focus, and fascinatingly multitask... Enjoy!

Stephen Fry on American vs British Comedy


  Some interesting insights from Stephen Fry on cultural differences in humor and comedy... Enjoy!


I supposes, somewhere in-between American and British humor you'd find Canadian humor :)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

WATCH: Animation of Calvin and Hobbes dancing - it will make you grin


  Animator Adam Brown's tribute to Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes' dance, made for fun... Enjoy!

LOL: And now, Mr. Freeze Singing 'Let It Go' From Disney's Frozen


  Don't fight it... You knew this was inevitable...
... Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s Mr. Freeze... singing... 'Let It Go' from Disney's Frozen...  Enjoy!



BONUS Feature

  Absolutely one of the best parts of Frozen, here is the original, voiced by Broadway legend Idina Menzel, and featuring some gorgeous animation...  Enjoy!