Tag Archives: video of the day

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Game of Thrones: Hardhome VFX Breakdown

This season's Game of Thrones episode "Hardhome" was the episode of the year — and, arguably, the best single episode in the entire run of the show. If you wondered how HBO managed to generate all that chaos on a TV-sized … more »

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Kendrick Lamar: Alright

Kendrick Lamar's latest music video, directed by Colin Tilley for production company London Alley Entertainment and shot in black and white by Rob Witt and Corey Jennings, is like a magic-realist West Coast response, post-Ferguson, to Jay-Z's classic "99 Problems." … more »

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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.

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Rocket Wars

Every year on Holy Saturday, two sets of Greek Orthodox parishioners on the island of Chios wait for the sun to go down, then fire off immense volleys of rockets at each other's churches. Creative collective Variable set out to … more »

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Leica 100

This (briefly NSFW) ad from Brazilian agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, recreating iconic photographic images to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Leica cameras, won the Grand Prix at the 2015 Cannes Lions last week. It was directed by Jones+Tino and the DP was … more »

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Nikon Coolpix P900 83x Optical Zoom: Video Test on Moon

Forget about megapixels—the new arms race for consumer cameras is in megazooms. Watch the new $600 Nikon Coolpix P900 bring the moon down to earth with an 83x optical zoom. Sure, image quality is limited, especially with no raw shooting … more »

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Art of the Storm

Landscape photographer Nicolaus Wegner caught this stationary supercell over the Black Hills of South Dakota earlier this month with a Canon 5D Mark II shooting in time-lapse mode at one-second intervals. The music is "Storm" by Ryan Taubert.

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Electron Microscope Slow-Motion Video of Vinyl LP

The footage of a phonograph needle riding in a vinyl LP groove is just the hook for this video, which details Ben Krasnow's process for using an electron microscope to create stop-motion animations showing various forms of media in extreme … more »

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Timelapse of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Some jobs really age you. Watch it happen to Jon Stewart over his 16-year tenure at The Daily Show in this two-minute video.

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James Horner: Titanic Suite

Remember the life and work of composer James Horner through this symphonic performance of perhaps his best-known piece from the annual gala concert Hollywood in Vienna. Watch all the way to the end to see the composer's reaction as the lights … more »