"8-bit cinema"

Watch Stranger Things, the 8-bit version

Directed by David Dutton, music by Henry Dutton. (8-Bit Cinema)

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8-Bit Cinema: great films reimagined as classic video games

We've featured David Dutton's 8-Bit Cinema many times over the past 8 years, but this astounding showreel demonstrates that his canon is wider, deeper and cooler that you might realize. Read the rest

Fury Road as a vintage run-and-gun side-scroller

8-Bit Cinema's vision of Mad Max: Fury Road as a vintage Sunset Riders-style side-scroller looks like possibly the greatest game ever. It's a good thing that this wasn't a) real b) 25 years ago, or I'd have taken ten years to get out of high-school instead of seven.

Mad Max: Fury Road - 8 Bit Cinema

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Spirited Away is still so lovely as an old Nintendo game

This 8-bit tribute to the greatest Studio Ghibli movie transforms the magic of Miyazaki into pixels.

8-bit “Scarface”

The epic 1983 crime drama “Scarface” retold as an 8-bit videogame by CineFix, as part of their 8-Bit Cinema series. Read the rest

8-bit The Shining

I'm a bit burned out on 8-bit everything but I do love The Shining and this is a fun 3 minutes. CineFix: "The Shining - 8 Bit Cinema" Read the rest

BBtv: Fear and Loathing in Hyrule (Hunter S. Thompson vs. Zelda)

What happens when a young elven hero goes on a hellacious drug binge and high tails it out into the desert? Today's installment of Boing Boing tv's 8-Bit Cinema provides a possible answer, melding the three worlds of Rad Racer, Legend of Zelda, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. RIP, Dr. Thompson.

In part two of today's episode, "Sometimes I Feel Like This:", an animated short by Eric Henry.

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