28.12.13 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: Kung Fury

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David Sandberg’s over the top 1980’s action cop movie “Kung Fury” went up on Kickstarter a couple days ago and has already raised over $280,000. The film is about a cop who goes back in time to kill the most dangerous kung fu master, Adolf Hitler (naturally).

David and his friends live in Sweden and have shot most of their film, set in 1980’s Miami, in their tiny studio. They’ve gone to comical lengths to stretch their minuscule budget, for example they could only afford one police uniform so they had to shoot every extra separately.

Watch the amazing trailer below, the time travel sequence is what sold me on this movie.


 

kickstarter.com/projects/kungfury/kung-fury













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Colin

    just… awesome

  • sealiagh

    Looks like they’ve exceeded their goal! Good for them….I want more fun in 2014.

  • jaycie

    wow this looks really good. love me some 80’s inspired sequences.

  • inteliboy

    very blood dragon esque.

  • Eon Rodrigo

    the character reminds me of Kavinsky! 😀 I’m excited for this.

  • ced1106

    You need to give away a piece of the original green screen as a pledge level! (: Great job!

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      haha great idea





26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Zoe Hawk

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A selection of paintings by artist Zoe Hawk (previously featured here) who grew up in St. Louis and spent the last few years split between the US and Doha, Qatar. Great interview with her here. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Spider-like Kinetic Sculpture Mimics Human Movement

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Random International’s “Study for Fifteen Points” is a 15-legged kinetic artwork. Tipped with white LED lights, the piece’s movements are an experiment with the minimal amount of information necessary for an animated form to be recognizable as human. More images below and video below!

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26.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Louïs Rault Watanabe

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My friend actor/model/photographer Louïs Rault Watanabe just had his first solo show “Lamba Human” open at SO Gallery in Tokyo. Have a look at some of photos below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Artist JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear

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Photo by @davidg16er

 
You may remember JR from his silent protest with Darren Aronofsky last year (click here for previous post). This time around the French artist has covered the Louvre’s massive glass pyramid with a black and white rendering of the building behind, creating the effect that the landmark has disappeared. The installation will be messing with selfie-seeking tourists from now until June 27th. More images below!

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