Film & DVD

A Short History of the GIF

A Short History of the GIF

A Short History of the Gif: Moving the Still, is an excellent little film celebrating the history of the animated GIF

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Get Your Puppet and Horror Fix with ‘Chompers 3D’

Get Your Puppet and Horror Fix with ‘Chompers 3D’

Chompers 3D is the lovely story of a “shape-changing predator that disguises itself as something round waiting for a victim to slide an appendage inside its mouth.” Not since the movie Teeth have we come across a more sordid sounding premise, but with the addition of puppets and 3D, we think it will be much(…)

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‘Frosty the Snowman’ Comes Back to Life

‘Frosty the Snowman’ Comes Back to Life

A bad magician entertains a class Christmas party, but his lame tricks can’t keep the kids out of the Christmas Eve snow. They build a giant snowman, and little Karen makes the head because “The head is the most difficult part.” They start to sing the now-classic song in praise of Frosty the Snowman before(…)

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Star Wars + West Side Story = West Side Saber

Star Wars + West Side Story = West Side Saber

We search the internet for whatever we find interesting and think that you would find interesting too. While the rest of the world posts tired “Call Me Maybe” covers, or the latest, crappy, “Gangnam Style” parody, we would like videos of old altered musicals to start making the rounds. A West Side Story with light(…)

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A Toxic Amount of Free Troma Films

A Toxic Amount of Free Troma Films

While Youtube offers pay-per-view movies now, their offerings can be a bit “meh” and rather pricey. We won’t knock anyone offering an alternative to subscription services like Netflix and Blockbuster, but we can offer an excellent substitute. Troma Entertainment, makers of such hits as Farts of Darkness and Yeti: A Love Story, offers those films(…)

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