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MPC Godzilla VFX Breakdown

MPC just released this breakdown reel showing its monstrous work as the lead VFX studio on Godzilla. The Academy hasn't yet announced its VFX shortlist, but it's hard to imagine this king of contemporary monster movies won't make the cut. … more »

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Beyoncé “7/11″

Beyoncé is the top-earning woman in music, earning $115 million in 2014, according to Forbes. She can afford whatever she wants. Even so, her new video is a completely low-budget affair — just Beyoncé and a few friends dancing around the … more »

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Red: A Kubrick Supercut

Short and sweet (with a couple of NSFW moments), this montage created by Rishi Kaneria takes in Stanley Kubrick's striking usage of the color red in shots from seven different films.

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Mike Nichols wins the Best Director Oscar for The Graduate

Turn back time and watch Leslie Caron hand the Oscar to Mike Nichols for his second film as director, The Graduate.

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Biolapse: Carnivora Gardinum

Turns out carnivorous plants are even freakier looking when you shoot them in time-lapse. Filmmaker Chris Field made this video over the course of 107 days straight shooting with Fujifilm X-E1 and X-M1 mirrorless digital cameras. Click through to the Vimeo … more »

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Tony Hawk Rides the World’s First Real Hoverboard

California start-up Hendo Hover claims its Magnetic Field Architecture will eventually be used to lift buildings off the ground in case of earthquake or flood. To earn some publicity, it built a hoverboard as a proof of concept; Tony Hawk (who … more »

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Philip Selway “Around Again”

For Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's latest solo release, Madrid-based directing collective NYSU has its camera spinning in a circle to capture a spooky, theatrical performance that spawns ghosts of itself as the camera pans.

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Waiting: New York at Night in 3,454 Paintings

Artist Zachary Johnson made thousands of oil paintings of New York City at night to illustrate a song from The Sea The Sea's debut album Love We Are We Love.

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Math and Movies: Animation at Pixar

If you do any 3D modeling, you know how subdivision surfaces work. But do you understand the mathematics behind the magic? Allow Pixar's Tony DeRose to explain.

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The Hidden History of the Zoom Lens

Nick Hall, a researcher at Royal Holloway, University of London, turned his doctoral thesis on the history of the zoom lens in American film and television into a short video for the Society for the History of Technology's three-minute dissertation contest.