All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘animation’

Shark on a TRAIN! New York Subway Shark had Nude IPhone Pics

A body dead on a New York subway. A mystery abounds. Move over “Law and Order,” because this “dead meat” goes great with mushrooms. A dead shark found on a New York City subway left many city riders asking questions. One rider said she was simply shocked. “It smelled extremely fishy,” Isvett Verde said. “I mean, I thought I’d seen …

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Frozen Is The Next Big Disney Animated Feature

Frozen doesn’t exactly sound like a compelling film title, but its first trailer already has me sold. Disney unveiled today the first trailer for its newest animated comedy – Frozen. Here’s the official synopsis from Disney: Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen …

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This Chocolate Carousel Is All Kinds Of Magical

Chocolate in and of itself is pretty magical. Now, what happens when you carve out multiple chocolate sculptures and put them into a zoetrope? Well, just watch: Still confused? For a better explanation, here’s Pixar showing off its own Toy Story zoetrope. It’s just as, if not more, magical. [h/t: wrestler1977 via Reddit]

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In Case You Forgot: The Full McBain Film Is Buried In “Simpsons” Episodes

This isn’t new news, but it is awesome. In case you forgot, the entire Mcbain movie is hidden in little clips over several episodes of “The Simpsons”. The writers of the show love putting in Easter eggs wherever they can, so it wasn’t really a surprise to find out they’d actually written and animated the whole story for their version …

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The Matrix, as Told by Some Dude’s Mom Who Closed Her Eyes Through Half the Movie

Man, I love The Matrix. Remember when Leo and his girlfriend go to the computer whatever to rescue Moshimo? Ah man, that part was classic. “My mom hadn’t seen (or heard of) the Wachowski’s classic sci-fi film The Matrix. We watched the entire movie together and right after she told me what it was all about,” says creator pixelspersecond. [via …

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Wife Gets Drunk, Tells Corny Joke About Two Tortillas; Man Animates Said Joke. Hilarity Ensues.

A rope walks into a bar, and he sits down and orders a drink. Bartender walks over, annoyed, and says “hey, we don’t serve your kind in here.” The rope, confused, leaves the bar. The next day he comes back, sits down, and orders a drunk. Once again the bartender tells him to get out, and that his kind isn’t …

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AP Twitter Hack Gets The NMA Treatment

Though Tuesday’s hack of the AP’s Twitter account that sent U.S. markets into a freefall is no laughing matter, our favorite Taiwanese animators over at NMA do their best to make it entertaining. According to NMA’s take on the event, the fake attack on the White House signaled by the bogus tweet has something to do with flatulence. The video …

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Check Out This Awesome Disney Animation Layered Over Live-Action Scenes

Ever wonder how Disney used to get character movements so lifelike before today’s computer technology existed? Well, this is how: they filmed actual scenes from animated movies with real actors so they could mimic the poses and actions on paper. Check out these awesome photos, which layer the animation and live-action scenes. Hat-tip to Buzzfeed. (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) …

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Finding Nemo Sequel Officially Announced

Finding Nemo is generally regarded as one of Pixar‘s finest animated films. With that in mind, the question naturally arises: why Cars got a sequel before Nemo? That question is now irrelevant, as Pixar has officially announced the sequel to Finding Nemo, titled Finding Dory. The movie will focus on Dory, the clumsy Pacific regal blue tang sidekick in Finding …

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Activision Brings The Uncanny Valley To Games

Activision may be perceived as a money-making machine that just throws out the same game every year, but the company is heavily invested in the future of gaming technology. Take for instance this new real-time face rendering tech the company unveiled at GDC. Well, that’s certainly unnerving. Here I thought Heavy Rain was pretty realistic, but this is in an …

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Bill Gates’ Condom Contest Gets the NMA Treatment

As previously reported, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is looking for new innovations in the new round of their “Grand Challenges Explorations” initiative. One of these contests is for a $100,000 grant to develop a better condom, you know, to increase usage around to world to help protect against unwanted pregnancies and diseases. The condom hasn’t really received an …

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Biggie Smalls Ghost to Appear on Animated TV Series

It’s been 16 years since Notorious B.I.G., born as Christopher Wallace, was gunned down in L.A., but it now appears that his spirit will live on. In cartoon form, at least. A company called Ossian Media this week announced a new animated series starring Nororious B.I.G.’s children, C.J. and T’yanna. The cartoon will be named House of Wallace, and will …

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