I noticed that it was that time of the century and made a mashup up the film's legendary intro, complete with Vangelis's soundtrack, with real contemporary footage of LA. The main difference is, of course, what's on fire. LA, November 2019: smoking hot, yes, flying cars, no.
Denis Villeneuve's Dune opens in a couple of weeks in wide release, but the reviews are already up and it's 90% fresh on the tomatometer: looks like he nailed it. People who have read the novel will surely find David Klion's review in The New Republic most interesting, as it covers the important bases that… READ THE REST
The hypothesis behind The Walk of Life project is that "Walk of Life" by Dire Straits is the perfect song to end any movie. Above and below are several examples supporting this hypothesis. (via Kottke) thumbnail: cropped cover art of Dire Straits' "Brothers in Arms" READ THE REST
Dallas Buyers Club [Amazon] was an excellent Oscar-winning movie about Ron Woodroof, a Texas cowboy type who contracted HIV and was abandoned by his friends and family, but found new meaning helping other sufferers procure their treatments of choice in the grim early days of the AIDS crisis. The movie made some doubtful choices for… READ THE REST
From enhancing productivity to making working more enjoyable, there are lots of reasons to upgrade your monitor situation. Whether portability is your main concern or you simply need more digital space to complete tasks, these 13 external monitors can definitely fill the bill. Check out these 13 external monitors, all boasting freshly-slashed price tags. Mobile… READ THE REST
We're currently at the forefront of a gaming console revolution. Video games are becoming more advanced, more interactive, more lifelike, and more community-based than ever before. Additionally, the consoles themselves are becoming so much more than just for games. They're designed to be your all-in-one home entertainment unit. Leading the charge into the new generation… READ THE REST
Whether you love to sketch figures now and then or can't do much more than "paint by numbers," there's no denying the therapeutic effect drawing and creating art has on your mind and soul. But if you're looking to take your drawing skills up a few pegs, whether it's for fun or to strengthen your… READ THE REST