Tag Archives: film

Mathematician Cracks the Code of Hollywood Blockbusters

Cornell University’s James Cutting has a theory about Hollywood blockbusters. To be a really engaging potential classic, a movie needs to follow the 1/ffluctuation, a mathematical theory that attempts to solve the mystery of attention spans. In his research, Cutting measured the shot length of the 150 highest-grossing movies between 1935 and 2005. He then graphed the varying shot lengths ...

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When Movies Mate

Worth1000, the king of the Photoshop contests, loves to mess around with the cinema. And the site’s users just eat it up. Their Mate a Movie contest challenges photo crafters to join two or more movies together and create a poster for said movie. The results, as you can see for yourself, are often hilarious. If you’re not feeling Incontinent ...

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If Modern Movies Were Packaged Like Retro Video Games: Part Deux

If you loved the first set of modern movie posters gone retro that we posted a few weeks ago, you’ll love this new set, featuring pretty recent flicks and shows packaged la retro Atari-style gaming cartridges. This time around we’ve got Lost, The Dark Knight and Wall-E. Three of my personal favorites.

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What Would Megan Fox Look Like As Catwoman?

The answer is simple. Really, really hot. I like a little sex appeal mixed in with my feline superheros and Megan Fox, who starred in both Transformers movies, is the sexiest damn woman in Hollywood at the moment. This mock-up wallpaper fulfills our fantasies by placing the foxy Fox in the iconic Catwoman mask. The rumor of her taking the ...

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35mm Camera Inside 35mm Film Canister: That’s So Meta, Dude

You know something is meta when it’s hard to determine where the meta-ness begins or ends. I mean, which came first? The camera or the film? The sperm chicken or the egg? What would really be trippy is if this 35mm camera was actually inside of a scale sized 35mm film canister. Luckily for our ever-congealing soft and mushy brains, ...

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Polaroid Mirror

While Polaroid film is a dying medium, you can keep the memories going with this mirror that’s shaped like a Polaroid picture. No shaking required; just hold it up and admire how handsome you look, just like this guy. Better yet, take it with you on a date, drop it on the floor to look up your date’s skirt and ...

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Farewell VHS, We Hardly Knew Ye

It seems like only yesterday I was paying $20 dollars for every hot movie that hit store shelves in VHS format. Today, I can go into a store and buy three tapes for just a dollar. Whoever said that a dollar can’t buy you anything was full of shit. Ever since the creation of DVD, VHS has been on a ...

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Win Sandisk SD Cards On YouTube

If you love gadgets, there’s no doubt that you love memory cards just as much. After all, your digital camera, laptop, MP3 player and hundreds of other gizmos use them. Now what if I said you could win some free SD cards just by shooting a video for YouTube? Thus is the point of SanDisk’s Point and Shoot Film Festival. ...

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