From superhero blockbusters to Oscar contenders to indie dramas, the YouTube channel Sleepy Skunk looks back on all that 2016 films had to offer in this mega-mashup.
For 43 years, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has played every Saturday night at Portland's Clinton Street Theater. The pandemic forced the theater to shut the doors, but the movie still played, for 54 weeks, to an almost entirely empty house. Running the projector, and occasionally accompanied by a friend, was Nathan Williams, the host… READ THE REST
Foley artist Richard Hinton is a master at making the goopy, slurpy, shimmery, grumbly, and slithery sounds you hear in nature documentaries. His work can be heard in series like "Planet Earth II," "Our Planet," and Disney's "Bears." From Insider: While a spider is normally too small for a human to hear, the TV series… READ THE REST
In celebration of Passover beginning Saturday night, I suggest watching The Ten Commandments, Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic silent film version of the biblical Exodus story, with a fantastically expansive and psychedelic new score by Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Steven Drozd (Flaming Lips), and Scott Amendola. The project was produced by my dear pal and… READ THE REST
It's among the most popular digital file formats in the world. In fact, its creator Adobe figures there are now over 2.5 trillion PDF documents floating around out there. And at times, it's probably felt like you've had to deal with every single one of them. Make no mistake. PDFs are so common because they're… READ THE REST
Maybe you're moving into a new place and you're ready to start making more than microwave burritos and frozen pizzas for dinner. Or perhaps you know someone striking out on their own and starting up their own first kitchen. In either case, that budding chef needs a quality blade. Or more accurately, they need a… READ THE REST
For many, playing video games for hours on end is among the most exhilarating ways to spend an evening. Or a day. Or a weekend. But while hour after hour of roaming the Old West, engaging in space dogfights, or swinging through your virtual city like Spider-Man are incredibly fun, it's only happening in your… READ THE REST