Sound is one of the most edited aspects of a film. Not in terms of being modified, but in terms of reflecting what’s on screen. Filmmakers often isolate one or two sounds, or even add one that’s not coming from the scene itself in order to better tell a story.
Did you know that The Great Wave‘s focus is arguably not the wave but Mt. Fuji, since it’s part of a series of paintings about the mountain? Or that there’s a boat at the bottom of the painting? Seriously, we missed that one big time. More on The Art Assignment’s video.
Send a 20,000 inch meat lover’s where the cheese is gooey… and a female driver dat’ll feed it to me. Mac Lethal likes pizza. After all, he’s the guy who bought his whole audience a stack of them. Here, he calls his favorite pizza place, and orders the only way he knows how.
Blade Runner is one of the most visually influential films of all time, but there’s also much to be said about the film’s sound design, which seamlessly blends Vangelis’ score with atmospheric audio. Nerdwriter1 points out just how integral sound is to this 1982 masterpiece.
Builder knexpert06 shows off an incredible creation made using K’Nex construction toys. The 141 foot-long roller coaster has dual tracks so two coasters can race side by side. It took nearly 500 hours to build, but a full lap of the coaster takes just under a minute.
Ideally, you’ll strap on a VR headset for this, but if you don’t have one, you can still appreciate the ethereal fractal journey that Julius Horsthuis has laid before you, accompanied by excerpts from one of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins‘ most profound lectures.
In the wake of musician Chris Cornell’s tragic suicide, this 2015 acoustic cover has been making the rounds. You’ll be hard-pressed to hold back tears as Cornell lends his soulful voice to a track written by another great musician we lost far too soon. Rest in peace.
Old Spice Krakengärd scent presents the ultimate in collaborative gaming – in which you and seven of your most distant friends cooperate to control a single robotic tentacle to perform a simple task. The game can be played and observed on Twitch from 5/19 to 5/21/17.
If you ask us, there are already way too many fidget spinners. But if were going to play with one, it would have to be PressTube’s awesome custom build – an oversize brass triple spinner made by melting and molding bullet casings, then quenching them with liquid nitrogen.
While the original Alien was the scariest of the franchise, Aliens was the most thrilling, thanks in large part to director James Cameron. Like a good celebrity roast, Screen Junkies is here to tear down what is still one of our favorite sequels of all time. Game over man. Game over.