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The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

Yes, that's director Peter Jackson making a cameo near the end of this Hobbit-themed Air New Zealand flight safety video — we assume he didn't direct! Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood also makes an appearance.

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Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel's movie mavens are striking a pretty grim tone with this first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The sequel is once again written and directed by Joss Whedon, with Ben Davis, BSC, (Guardians of the Galaxy) stepping in as … more »

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All That Jazz: Fosse Time

Watch fim critic Matt Zoller Seitz dig into the editorial technique of director/choreographer Bob Fosse and Oscar-winning film editor Alan Heim, ACE, on All That Jazz, tracing some of the stylistic choices back to the French New Wave.

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Lights Out

Swedish director and animator David F. Sandberg won the Best Short award at the 2014 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival with this scary little flick starring Lotta Losten. After you've watched it, check out his spoilerific breakdown of the final shot.

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I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!

VFX artist Dave Fothergill (Nova, Stephen Hawking's Universe) rendered this short but hilarious demo with Arnold to show off the "servo force" simulation in the free Miarmy crowd-simulation toolkit for Maya, which allows "struggling" animations in place of simple rag-doll physics.

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The Hobbit in 72 Seconds: 33,000ish Seconds Shorter Than Peter Jackon’s Version

Animator Kevin Ulrich brings the spoilers, as he wraps up his own film version of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, animated with Lego figures, in a minute and a half.

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Through the Ground Glass

Producer Nick Bolton and cinematographer Taylor Hawkins co-directed this short about photographer Joseph Allen Freeman and the continuing romance and creative challenge of large-format photography. (NSFW if a little profanity isn't safe where you work.) It was shot with the Canon EOS C100 and … more »

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Out of Print

Julia Marchese, a longtime employee at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, made this feature-length documentary about the repertory theater — which features interviews with regular patrons plus appearances by such filmmaker fans including Joe Carnahan, Joe Dante, Stuart … more »

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Peugeot: The Legend Returns

With a wink and a smirk, Peugeot remakes its own original over-the-top spot introducing the 205 GTI with an even more ludicrous update for the 21st century. More details are available at Peugeot's Tumblr. 

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The Empire Strikes Back Uncut

Dip into this full-length remake of Episode V a bit at a time, or gorge on the whole thing—it's made up of more than 480 individual segments created by a multitude of fans with prodigious talent, creativity and/or enthusiasm.