New York City is invaded by 8-bit creatures.

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8-bit Invasion
20 December 2012 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

Now this is how a combination of CGI and live-action footage should be.

"Pixels" is a pretty clever and well done short, which made a great tribute to several 8-bit Games, putting some elements of those video-games in a Disaster-movie context.

The result is highly enjoyable to watch, being able to achieve in less than 3 minutes a genuinely spectacular and original disaster movie, being much better than stuff like "Independence Day" and "2012" in every single aspect.

Apparently a feature length film inspired in this short is going to be made in the year 2015. I just hope that it keep the same level of quality than this. (Judging by the reviews I've read so far, it seems that the movie in question is not very good. Well, at least the short will remain being good despite inspiring such a weak movie)

8/10


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