All Blog Posts Tagged 'film' (58)

Collages of Famous People Portrayed by Different Actors

Portrayals of famous people have always been a staple of film and TV. In this fascinating series called Famous People in Fiction, Reddit user VictorVan assembles collages that show how famous historical and fictional figures have been portrayed on the big screen. In each image, the top half shows a photograph or artistic rendering of the famous person, while pictures and…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Oscar Nominees Playfully Recreated as LEGO Movie Posters

Following the success of The LEGO Movie and in anticipation of the 86th Academy Awards, illustrator and graphic designer Old Red Jalopy has created nine posters for Yahoo! Movies of the Oscars Best Picture nominees, as though they were all LEGO movies. Each recreation features the stars of the last year's most esteemed motion pictures as smiling, blocky…

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Added by Pinar on February 14, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Retired Senior Citizens Playfully Recreate Movie Scenes

James Bond: Wilhelm Buiting, 89

Retired senior citizens at a nursing home in Germany have creatively banded together and taken on the role of their lives as they recreate twelve famous movie scenes for a calendar. Classic films like Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Seven Year Itch are revitalized by the young-at-heart seniors…

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Added by Pinar on January 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Awesome Parents Recreate Movie Scenes with Their Baby

Star Wars



Every week for the last three months, parents Lilly and Leon Mackie have been recreating movie scenes with their now 10-month-old son Orson in an ongoing project that is cleverly dubbed Cardboard Box Office. From a creative homemade rendition of Jaws to their latest take on Home Alone,…

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Added by Pinar on December 23, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes Look at the Horror Classic "The Shining"



Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a classic psychological horror film that left a huge impact on pop culture and continues to be recognized to this day. The cinematic masterpiece, whose influence on future media is undeniable, includes cult favorites from the creepy twin girls to memorable phrases like "All work and…

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Added by Pinar on December 3, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

Cars And Films is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jesús Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the characters as the key players in a film, this series manages to encapsulate…

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Added by Pinar on July 3, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Spectacular Film Inspired Paintings by Alice X. Zhang

The Dark Knight

New York-based artist Alice X. Zhang creates spectacular portraits of pop culture characters in their artistically dazzling worlds. As of late, she has been especially inspired by cinema, recreating scenes with her brilliant aesthetic and color palette. Each image is digitally painted in Photoshop, taking her up to 4 hours per…

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Added by Pinar on June 8, 2013 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes Photos of Actors Laughing Between Takes

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Despite being engaged in some intense scenes, a behind the scenes look at movie and TV actors between takes reveals a lighter side filled with smiles and laughter. Redditor Join_You_In_The_Sun has compiled a number of photo outtakes that show…

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Added by Pinar on June 7, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Mesmerizing GIFs of Living Movie Stills

Prometheus

Tech Noir is a blog that features a growing gallery of captivating animated gifs created exclusively from movies. There are countless memorable scenes throughout film history but sometimes all it takes to move an audience is one visually stunning moment. Tech Noir captures those moments in an endless loop of isolated…

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Added by Pinar on June 6, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Behind the Scenes Photos of Popular Films by Jeff Bridges



Famed actor Jeff Bridges is a multitalented man who has expanded his creative skill set from acting on film to capturing images from behind the lens. In fact, he's managed to overlap his passion for film and photography by snapping shots on set, during his downtime. The legendary film star reveals the busy back end of film making without the glitz and the glamour.

Nearly 30 years…

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Added by Pinar on May 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

More Biopic Actors and Their Real-Life Counterparts

Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn)

After sharing several juxtaposed portraits of biopic actors and their real-life counterparts through Imgur, Redditor…

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Added by Pinar on May 15, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Biopic Actors and Their Real-Life Counterparts

Daniel Day Lewis (Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln)

Countless film actors have starred in a number of biopics, depicting a range of historical and cultural figures, but how accurate is their physical likeness? By juxtaposing images of fully costumed actors with photos of the actual people they are modeled after, the viewer…

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Added by Pinar on May 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Classic Films Represented in Only 9 Frames

The Shining

9 Film Frames is a single topic blog on Tumblr that presents the entirety of a movie in nine panels. The frames include anything from key plot points to popular scenes that have gone on to leave their mark in film history. The blog is an ongoing project that includes a wide variety of films from Orson Welles'…

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Added by Pinar on May 13, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Clever Posters of Classic Horror Films

Edward Scissorhands - 1990, Snow Dance

If horror movies are your thing, than do we have a cool new poster series for you. Just in time for Halloween, Creative Spark, a UK branding agency, has just released a collection of clever posters that feature classic horror films. All proceeds from the sale…

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Added by alice on October 18, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Awesome Behind the Scenes Photos of Classic Film Hits

Jaws

Movies have captivated the attention of audiences since the medium was first discovered, developed, and shared with the masses in the late 19th century. From the early rise of silent black and white pictures to digitally enhanced and technically perfected films we're accustomed to today, there's an attraction to being whisked away into…

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Added by Pinar on July 24, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

The Ultimate Map for the Movie Buff



Remember the ultimate map for the music lover? It cleverly turned song titles into actual road, parks, houses and hotels.

The company behind it, Dorothy, is back with another fun map and this time it's for movie buffs! The Film Map is loosely based on those vintage Los Angeles streep maps. It…

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Added by alice on July 18, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Google's Adorable Valentine's Day Animated Doodle



To celebrate Valentine's Day, Google has created a new animated short set to a song performed by Tony Bennett entitled “Cold, Cold Heart.” It features a lovesick boy trying to woo a girl with everything from roses and a box of chocolates to a dinosaur sweater. You've just got to love the end, when Google shows a collage of cute pairs that includes a princess and a frog, an astronaut…

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Added by alice on February 13, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Good Virus: Documentary on How Kindness is Contagious

When was the last time someone did something nice for you? Do you remember it? Did you try to "pass it on"? Producer and director David Gaz recently reached out to us to tell us about a new documentary he's working on called Good Virus. It's a film about, well, being nice.

"Good Virus profiles bleeding-edge scientists and authors from UC Berkeley, Harvard and everywhere…

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Added by alice on February 8, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Beautifully Shot Short Film About the Art of Letterpress



Filmmaker Danny Cooke has just released a beautifully shot documentary about the art of letterpress. Called Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film, it gives us an inside look at one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, at Plymouth University.

When we asked Cooke why he created it, he told us this. "I sat outside the letterpress workshop on…

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Added by alice on January 28, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sequential Waves of Photos Simulate Flipbook

São Paulo-based artist Lucas Simões has found an interesting way of depicting cinema in photography. There is a sense of motion in Simões' distorted line of images from his Quasi-cinema series. Using several shots of a subject on location, only differentiated by slight movements, the artist weaves the sequential waves of photos together, securely fastening it…

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Added by Pinar on December 22, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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