Category Archives: Other Media

Trailer voice-overs

To help you ignore the new color scheme… If you liked the trailer for Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedian: You may get a kick out of Five Guys In A Limo:

Inland Empire

I just came back from the last showing of David Lynch’s latest movie, Inland Empire, at the Gartenbaukino, a wonderful cinema built in the 60s here in Vienna. What can I say? The movie lasts 3 hours. My ass hurts. The most frightening moment was furtively looking at my watch and seeing I had another […]

Teaser trailer for Pixar’s next movie, WALL-E

Here is the teaser trailer for Pixar’s next movie, WALL-E. As Mr. Kottke said, that’s some lunch. Someone do the math on how much revenue was generated there. I find this a very cool trailer for two reasons: I love the multiple styles and the fluid transitions between them. It kinda represents the next stage […]

Pixar worked with Thomas Keller on Ratatouille

How awesome. This New York Times article describes the research Pixar did for their upcoming movie Ratatouille, including how they worked with Thomas Keller, one of America’s finest chefs. (Via Kottke.)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Like Jason Kottke, the first paragraph of Dana Stevens’ review of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (which contains a lot of spoilers) does an excellent job of explaining the film’s appeal to me: With Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, the summer blockbuster begins to approach the level of pure abstraction. Adrift […]

Spider-Man 3 may be the most expensive movie ever made

This article in Radar Online discusses the budget of Spider-Man 3. The exact budget is not known, but ‘industry insiders’ claim the production alone cost over $350 million, which with marketing and promotion means the whole movie cost half a billion dollars. Sony, ‘still reeling from a flurry of bad press on its PlayStation 3 […]

Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

I am sure I have blogged about this before, but I don’t care. I heart net artist Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries. Check out Samsung Means To Come, Urgent Request, or my favorite The Struggle Continues. (Make sure you have about 5 minutes without interruption, your sound is on, and, depending on your workplace, you are […]

Ghost In The Shell 2

Sorry for posting another lazy cross-link, but I just wrote something about Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence on my other blog, and bits of it are vaguely relevant to games. So there.

Will Eisner, 1917-2005

I justed posted this on my other blog. I think it’s worth mentioning here as well.

Familiar sounds

There’s an article in the Telegraph (found via GreenCine Daily) about the current state of the anime industry in Japan. Despite Miyazaki‘s successes, things are not looking well.