Archive for November, 2006

Aardman Studios’ Bristol Wildscreen Festival Promotional Animated Short

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

I found this awhile ago at and stored it away and didn’t get around to posting it and then, you know, out of sight, out of mind, so, well, here it is. This is an animated short promotional piece for the 25th anniversary of the done by , most famous for the TV series and movies.

The Wildscreen Festival is an annual film festival whose "aim is to encourage and applaud excellence in the production of moving images about the natural world, and so increase the global viewing
public’s awareness and understanding of nature and the need to conserve it." The festival is "held in association with , the British arm of the respected international wildlife charity." Without further ado, the awesome animation:

John Woo’s BMW Film – Hostage

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

This is director ‘s entry in the 2001 , entitled . It stars British actor before he starred in such films as and . The film runs 9:29.

Whassssuuuuuup In The War On Terror

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

This is a parody of the Budweiser Whassup commercials featuring the villians in the War on Terror. It’s from , a French satrirical puppet show.

Here’s the original Budweiser commercial for comparison. From icemons at YouTube:

Area 51 Alien Autopsy

Monday, November 27th, 2006

Sweet! I remember seeing this Area 51 alien autopsy video briefly while channel surfing some years ago. From the handheld point of view, to the rotary dial phone, to the slimy procedures, it all looks very convincing:

South Park World Of Warcraft Parody

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

This hilarious classic episode lampoons the video game (from g4444b at ):

Birmingham Complaints Choir

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

What a brilliant idea!
invites people to complain as much as they want and to sing their
complaints out loud together with fellow complainers. The Birmingham chapter was the first, followed by one in Helsinki and Hamburg.

What are they complaining about? Welll, for one, "why is the beer so expensive in town?" I feel their pain. From atomipommi via :