Category: FILM/TV

Jan 22, 2015

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

The Library of Congress has a fascinating series of vintage movie theatre “etiquette” posters from 1912. At the time, films were silent as movies with sound didn’t become prevalent until the late 1920s. Sadly, a September 2013 report by the United States Library of Congress announced that a total of 70% of American silent…

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

In an ongoing series, artist Thomas Kurniawan imagines which celebrities might play some of your favorite Disney characters in real-life versions of the animated classics. Kurniawan takes the concept one step further, using actual images of the celebrities and photoshopping them into realistic looking movie posters. On his blog Kurniawan also provides the source…

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Jan 8, 2015

Guy Makes Tron Car Using Reflective Vinyl Tape

Guy Makes Tron Car Using Reflective Vinyl Tape

Reddit user Swagpac_Shakur turned his 2014 Scion FR-S (also known as a Toyota 86 or Subaru BRZ) into a Tron-inspired vehicle using reflective vinyl tape on the car’s lines. The 20-year-old driver says a lot of people in his area of Queensland, Australia have the same car so he wanted to differentiate his from…

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Dec 28, 2014

Scenes from The Wire: Then and Now

Scenes from The Wire: Then and Now

In honor of HBO’s re-release of The Wire—completely remastered in 16×9 full-frame HD—Baltimore Sun crime reporter Justin Fenton has been taking requests from people on Twitter and taking photos of present-day locations from the critically acclaimed television show. In honor of this #TheWireMarathon, tell me a filming location you'd like to see present…

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Dec 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: Merry Christmas from The Rock

Picture of the Day: Merry Christmas from The Rock

Photograph by @therock on Instagram Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson tweeted and Instagrammed the photo above earlier this week, wishing everyone a happy holidays. The popular action star first tweeted the original photo this past July and the image quickly went viral. Happy Holidays everyone! via Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson on Instagram …

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Dec 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Photograph via Australian War Memorial In this awesome vintage photo from 1943, a ringtail possum examines an Australian Department of Information movie camera somewhere in north Australia. The curious critter even assumes the operators’ stance! What a candid and perfectly timed capture. That’s what I call an awesome possum! (Louis C.K. reference anyone?) …

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Dec 8, 2014

Artist Designs Glow in the Dark Harry Potter Books with Pop-Up Illustrations

Artist Designs Glow in the Dark Harry Potter Books with Pop-Up Illustrations

Art student Kincső Nagy designed an amazing glow in the dark version of the Harry Potter books, complete with interactive illustrations throughout. The Hungarian designer created simple covers for each book in the series, and the laser-cut illustrations come to life once the lights go out. Inside, readers will find illustrations that pop-up, fold…

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