10.07.14 by Jeff

Official Film Trailer: “The Zero Theorem” Directed by Terry Gilliam

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The official trailer for Terry Gilliam’s latest film “The Zero Theorem” is out and it looks like it might actually be good?! There is a question mark on the end there because, well, “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” was so terrible I kinda completely lost faith. Christoph Waltz does feel like the perfect fit for a Terry Gilliam film though. I really hope the quote in the trailer about this being his greatest work since Brazil is true. Watch the official trailer below.

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20.05.14 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared”

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Becky & Joe are the creators of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared”, a brilliant video series that mixes live action, stop motion, 2d animation, puppetry, learning, and a touch of pure evil. You can see the first two episodes here and here. They’ve just announced plans to make several more episodes and would love to do it independently so they can keep the creative spirit of the show alive.

Watch the video below!

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05.05.14 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: “1050.6(c) against Showtime” Film by Scott Carthy

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Director Scott Carthy beautifully documents the divisive subculture of subway car performers in this 7-min short documentary. From what I can gather 1050.6(c) is the section of the New York Transit code that states panhandling and performing on trains is prohibited.

Scott is hoping to raise funds through Kickstarter to shoot a longer, more in depth, film about these dancers. Watch the 7-min short film below!

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29.04.14 by Jeff

Official Trailer: “Boyhood” Film by Richard Linklater

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I haven’t been this excited for a film in a really long time. Richard Linklater’s film “Boyhood” was filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast. It looks incredible. The film stars Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, and Patricia Arquette among others. Watch the trailer for the film below.

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24.03.14 by Jeff

Train Surfing in South Africa

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“Staff Riding” is an exhilarating mini-doc by Marco Casino, on the dangerous sport of train surfing in South Africa. Not sure how Adidas feels about all the product placement. Watch the film below!

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12.03.14 by Jeff

“Font Men” The Work of Jonathan Hoefler & Tobias Frere-Jones

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Here’s a terrific mini-doc on the work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, the two designers behind what was the most respected type design studio in the world.

Watch “Font Men” below!

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26.02.14 by Jeff

“Night Giant” Film by Aaron Beckum

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Enjoyed this short film by Aaron Beckum (he made those videos with Travis Millard). My friend Joyce was one of the producers and Miranda July executive produced! Watch “Night Giant” below!

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