From the stately and elegant Batmobile Cadillac seen in the 1943 movie serials to the latest militaristic models, this is the on-screen history of Batman's Batmobile. Of course the true high point was the 1955 Lincoln Futura tricked out by George Barris for the 1960s TV series.
This trailer for Lightyear, the forthcoming Disney/Pixar film due out next summer, is apparently not a movie about toys but rather the backstory of the real Buzz Lightyear upon which the imaginary (and then real) toy is based. "The sci-fi action-adventure presents the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear—the hero who inspired the toy—introducing the… READ THE REST
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
ether it's with your voice or a silent but effective side-eye, humans are master communicators. And just like English, Spanish, or French, American Sign Language is another one of the many ways we can communicate with both loved ones, complete strangers, and even little kids. Even if you don't know anyone who uses ASL to… READ THE REST
Diving is a sport in and of itself, but what about underwater photography and videography? Aside from taking in the ocean depths and generally just trying to stay alive, you have to maneuver between a plethora of underwater camera equipment, which includes the camera itself, lenses, strobes, and many more. That's hard enough when you're… READ THE REST
Our world is dominated by mobile devices, some of which can even outperform laptops. When it comes to tablets, in particular, no one can seem to get their eyes off Apple's iPad. Whether the Mini or the Pro, iPads have long been some of the bestselling tablets to date. But as with all Apple products,… READ THE REST