3 items from 2016
Surrounding your workspace with more clutter than a mid-noughties Myspace page is one way to assert individualism inside a bland corporate identity. It tells the world, ‘I’m not a number, I’m a free man! A free man overly fond of Pikachu!’ It can also be an act of mild rebellion, akin to leaving out the short and skinny bit of your school tie instead of the long, fat bit of your school tie that the man wants to see.
And then there’s sentimental desk décor, the talismans from loved ones from which you draw daily strength, reminding you why you shackled yourself to the capitalist cart horse in the first place. These are the photos, drawings and poorly made pottery items that prove you exist outside of work, »
In the latest video by the folks over at Screen Junkies, Edgar Wright’s critically acclaimed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World gets the Honest Trailer treatment. Screen Junkies pokes fun at a couple aspects of the film, including the offbeat and occasionally hipster-like characters, as well as the pure ridiculousness of the visual style and story.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World underperformed at the box office when it was released in 2010, only taking in a little over $47 million on a $60 million budget, but many of those who saw it fell in love with the graphic novel adaptation. In the years since, the film has become a cult classic with a decent amount of people finally discovering it.
Michael Cera starred as Scott Pilgrim and was joined by a now star-studded cast comprised of such actors as Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Aubrey Plaza, »
- Justin Cook
People watch the Super Bowl for different reasons. Some actually watch the game. And some watch just to be social. But everyone watches for the ads. And whether they were previews of things to come or commercial tie-ins, there were plenty of commercials to thrill and inspire us this year. I’ve posted my six faves below and want to know your own. Leave your picks in the comments!
One-way Ticket To Metropolis, Please
One of the more creative tie-ins featured two ads, one with Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor from the upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice shilling for Turkish Airlines. Hey, I’d book a seat to Gotham City if the Turks could get me there!
Welcome Back To The Jungle
Disney previewed the live-action remake of its animated classic The Jungle Book and it looks thrilling. Though it Is a »
- Harker Jones
3 items from 2016
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