Let us go to a galaxy far far away known as the seventies and look at Hardware wars. Using house hold objects as props, Hardware Wars, was an absurd but hilarious parody of the original Star Wars film.
With a total production budget of only $8,000, it won over 15 first-place film festival awards and is considered to be the most profitable short film of all time. May the force be with you independent film makers.
We all need more neighbours like this. Symphony of Science’s John “Melodysheep” Boswell teamed up with PBS Digital Studios to produce “Garden Of Your Mind,” a remixing of the famed PBS television host and cultural icon Fred Rogers.
The video, which can be found on PBS Digital Studios’ YouTube channel , has received more than 600,000 views within a day of being released.
Many have been immortalized in history using mediums including canvas, clay and oil but to those in the know the only way to go in the post modern word is to preserve the plasticity of our botoxed lives is by using the medium itself. Introducing portraits in plastic via Lego, Seen at Paul smith stores in the United States and available online by Sean Kenney.
In the movie Tron, Jeff Bridges filled out his computer outfit a little bit too much. The bulge of his crotch was too big, and he was forced to wear a dance belt to conceal it. A similar thing happened years later with Brandon Routh in the new Superman movie; in that case, his crotch was made smaller with computers.
Though the film itself was an initial failure, the arcade video games based on the movie were a great success. They actually out-grossed the film! The cult success to the movie led to Tron Legacy, which was released a couple of decades later!