The Little Apple – New York as Toytown in The Sandpit

We first showed a tilt shift movie with the video Little Big Berlin and this film, which makes shots of New York seem like a toy town is also a must-see. Surely it’s only a matter of time before this technique is brought to wider public attention in a music video, advertisement or film – it’s an innovative, charming and quirky way to show a city at work.

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Masterful teaser trailer for The Social Network

I know, a film about the origins of Facebook sounds like nothing more than a TV movie of the week, but when it’s directed by David Fincher and scripted by The West Wing’s Aaron Sorkin you have to take notice.
Like all the best teasers, this one manages to completely grip you without actually showing you anything. Nice, if obvious, movie logo at the end too.

Hollywood loves this newspaper

We all know that every phone number in US movies and TV shows contains the digits 555, but did you also know that everyone reads the exact same newspaper?

Desperate Housewives 2007


Married With Children 1997


No Country For Old Men 2007


Lucky Louie 2006


Scrubs 2008


Dallas 1991

Movies in 6 frames

Little White Lies magazine just held a competition for readers to draw their favourite movies in six comic book frames. There are some humorous results, but I particularly liked the few below. You can view more at the Creative Review Blog site here and subscribe to Little White Lies here.


“Seven” by Mat Bond (runner up)


“2001” by Rich Johnston


“The Wicker Man” by Hurk

Innapropriate children’s books – The Book!

Pixar story artist, Josh Cooley, has been creating his collection of Innapropriate Golden Books (a beloved US kiddie book range – think Ladybird) for the last two years. What has he done with this collection? Made a book of course. Check out some samples…





Couple announce pregnancy via the medium of mashup

I know, I should have posted this yesterday (May the fourth etc).

Star Wars opening credits (if they had been created by Saul Bass)