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Buster Keaton: The Art of the Gag

Love Wes Anderson? Idolize Jackie Chan? You'll dig this jam-packed analysis of the great silent comic Buster Keaton's visual style by video essayist Tony Zhou. It may be the fastest nine minutes you spend watching a video all year.


The Slow Mo Guys: CD Shattering at 170,000fps

Ever wonder why you can't accelerate the read and write speeds of CD-Rs to ridiculous proportions just by spinning the things faster and faster? Eventually, they warp and explode! And it turns out that the patterns of shattering plastic, seen … more »

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Labatt: Pass It Forward

Director Vincent Lin of Valiant Pictures captured footage for this spot at the 2015 IPC Ice Sled Hockey World Championships in Buffalo, NY. It's part of Labatt's new initiative through creative agency Resource Ammirati New York to sponsor adult sled … more »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, Sweded

Scope out this ultra-low-budget remake of the full trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens imaginatively created by Fresno-based filmmakers Dumb Drum. (If you haven't seen the original a dozen times already, a side-by-side comparison video is here.)

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Fabio Wibmer: Limitless Trail

Sure, YouTube is choked with POV videos captured by daredevils riding mountain bikes. But this short clip has just enough of a narrative hook to keep the pedals moving — not to mention a jittery, profanity-spiked running commentary by biker Fabio Wibmer. 


Balboa Ends the Cold War

If ESPN's 30 for 30 series covered the events depicted in the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky IV, it might look a little bit like this.

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Kaleidoscope: See Things Differently

BMX rider Kriss Kyle performs tricks in an environment in flux. "Ho-hum," you might say, "another BMX video." But you'd be underestimating the degree to which inventive set design can make a familiar idea look fresh again. Bonus: watch it in … more »


Missy Elliott: WTF

A jittery camera and hair-trigger zooms complement the stutter-step rhythms and low-bass rumble of the first new release from music-video icon Missy Elliott in nine years. It's directed by Elliott herself and longtime collaborator Dave Meyers. 


How Facebook Is Stealing Billions of Views

YouTube video channel Kurzgesagt looks at how Facebook's video sharing platform is rigged against the creators who generate the videos in the first place: "Facebook is not a partner creators look forward to dealing with."


Spectre Sets World Record for Biggest Movie Explosion

Watch the Spectre crew on location in Morocco setting a new Guinness world record for the largest explosion ever staged for a film stunt. The shot demanded 2,224 gallons of fuel and 73 pounds of explosives. The record is officially held by Chris … more »