Archive for April, 2007

Hotties Of The Cold War

Monday, April 30th, 2007

This is, I assume, a commercial for something–an art gallery? a frame shop?–from Soviet Estonia circa 1989. Looks like big hair was popular worldwide at the time:

The Bourne Ultimatum Trailer

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

I do like these films. Here’s the trailer for the third installment of the Bourne series:

A Work In Progress By Wes Ball

Friday, April 27th, 2007

This short film is a student project by that combines live action with computer generated animation. It’s a cute story about a lonely girl:

Computer Generated Drawing

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

This is very cool. is a "portable spray-paint output device for laptop computers," according to the creators web site. This video is a demonstration of it in action:

28 Weeks Later Trailer

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

This is a trailer for , the sequel to one of the best movies ever, . This is the description from IFILM:

Six months have passed since the rage virus has annihilated the British Isles. The U.S. Army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin. As the first wave of refugees return, a family is reunited–but one of them unwittingly carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time–showing no outward symptoms–it is more dangerous than ever.

The movie is directed by and is slated for a May 11 release:

28 Days Later Trailer

This is the trailer from the original film:

Boris Yeltsin Dies

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Russia’s first president, , at 76 years of age. Ah, the good old days: Our economy worked, we didn’t invade countries who posed us no threat, and Russia was a fledgling Democracy rather than slipping back into a police state. Here’s Yeltsin cracking a joke at a press conference with President :

Russian Reporting On Yeltsin’s Death

Here are some clips showing how the Russian media is reporting Yeltsin’s death, including archival footage of a very young Yeltsin: