Friday, January 30, 2015

Posters: Jupiter Ascending Fan Art

Jupiter Ascending Fan Posters

From the Wachoskis, the creators of the Matrix trilogy, comes the space opera Jupiter Ascending.  The film, which will hit theaters February 6th.  Jupiter Ascending is the first original film from Andy and Lana Wachowski in a twelve years, and to celebrate, Wired assembled this gallery of alternate posters created by Art Machine and Little Giant Studios.

Humor: Comments

Humor: It's Dangerous to Go Alone

I totally think this version of the game would have ended much well for Link, as well as the pottery Hyrule.  Maybe, had Link come to terms with his anger, he wouldn't have run around smashing all of those pots.

Comic Round-Up: January 30, 2015

Gotham by Tyler Champion

Interview: Cullen Bunn, Brian Churilla and Mike Norton discuss their collaboration on The Sixth Gun: Days of the Dead.

Interview: Duane Swiercznyski Puts On the Black Hood

Interview: Gene Luen Yang goes into depth with him in an interesting discussion of Yang’s Christianity, the decisions he made when creating Boxers and Saints, and how being a judge in the National Book Awards changed his approach to his work.

Interview: Lauren Beukes on Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman

Interview: Matt Haley talks about the nuts and bolts of his job, which includes work for DC Comics, Dark Horse and Marvel; he’s currently illustrating Wonder Woman ’77.

Link Round-Up: January 30, 2015

Interview: Sense of Wonder talks with three of the artists that have illustrated Brandon Sanderson's works: Jon Foster, Ben McSweeney, Michael Whelan

Aziz Ansari, Paulo Coelho, Julia Alvarez Now on Chipotle Cups and Bags

Essential Guide to Living Lovecraft: The Real World Locations Behind the Horror

Exceptional British Scifi Artwork from the 1950s

A few days ago, Graffiti artist INSA made a massive animated painting in Rio de Janeiro. Over four days he painted an area of 154,774 square feet (14,379 square meters) with the help of 20 assistants. The painting states were captured by a satellite to create this GIF, the biggest ever.

“I am No Man” Doesn’t Cut It: The Story of Eowyn

io9 contemplates The Difference Between A Great Twist And A Mediocre Twist: "A meh twist pulls the rug out from under the audience. But a good twist pulls the rug out from under the characters."

Lego’s Fabled SHIELD Helicarrier is Real, and it’s Spectacular.  Take a closer look in this official LEGO preview video on YouTube.

"The Pomegranate Architect" is an unpublished essay by my favorite author, Ray Bradbury.  It turns out that he had more than a passing interest in architecture.

Why Every Movie Looks Sort of Orange and Blue

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Lecture: Style vs Function in The Hobbit

Remember when you saw one of The Hobbit films (which should’ve been only recently) and you thought “there’s something about this that doesn’t really work, but I don’t know what it is”? Well,  Dublin Business School film student Sean Hickey put together this engaging video essay comparing the The Lord of the Rings trilogy with the more recent The Hobbit trilogy.  His  argument in a nutshell is that, between style and substance, substance will always wins.

Video Round-Up: January 29, 2015

"Never stop exploring."
Welcome to The Geek Art Gallery's daily Video Round-Up, in which we collect the geekiest videos from around the web each day for your enjoyment. Why slog through page after page of kitten and baby videos to find what you're looking for on video aggregators when you can cut straight to the chase here? Comedy sketches, countdowns, movie parodies, nerdy music, science in action, and supercuts - we've got it all!

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