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Sweded Star Wars Force Awakens trailer

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.)


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.



"First you pay, then you eat." Watch as agency Zulu Alpha Kilo attempts to transfer the all-too-popular concept of "spec" work into other industries. Zak Mroueh was the director and creative director, Mike Headford edited, and Albert Huh was the DP.

Pixar’s SadLab: The Science of Making You Cry

You may have seen behind-the-scenes footage of Pixar's vaunted story development process. But have you ever seen footage shot inside the SadLab? Above Average knows what's going on in there.


Burning Man: The Musical

Silicon Valley meets Rent in Burning Man: The Musical, a crowdfunded project that poses the very 21st century question: "What would Steve Jobs do?"


Darth Punk: The Funk Awakens

Today's Internet oddity is this electronic dance music video featuring a Daft Punk knock-off duo dressed as Darth Vader and Boba Fett. It's the creation Infectious Designer, a filmmaking team of "five painfully cool geeks": Brian Curtin, Matt Hall, Mat Powell, … more »


Pixels: The Short Film

Here's an oldie but a goodie: Patrick Jean's short film "Pixels," shot on location in NYC, inspired the Adam Sandler movie of the same title opening today. (Jean has an executive producer credit on the feature.)


Catzooka: Cat Launcher!

Byron Gatt, aka Super Epic Cats, makes awesome videos starring his cats, Leonard and Avery. Happy Friday!


One-Minute Time Machine

A "one-minute time machine" seems like great way for an awkward guy to make sure he makes a good first impression. But as this comic sci-fi short (NSFW language) demonstrates, trying to cheat your way to happiness can have dire existential … more »


Only in Monroe: July 2015

Monroe Public Access Cable Television [site offline at press time] saw its viewership skyrocket this month, when — in a David Letterman-level stunt — Stephen Colbert hosted the latest edition of public-access show Only in Monroe. His special guest? Local rapper Eminem.