a Martin Scorsese, Bankin/Rass Production.
Does my nose amuse you, is it funny like a clown, does it make you laugh?
posted by caddis
on Dec 10, 2006 -
No, no, no, great nose.
OK, I'm the Capo now.
A fascinating series
of Japanese toilet training videos for the very young (duh). Of note, the anthropomorphizing of the toilet, the weird bits of Engrish thrown in, and the remarkably frank approach to the whole messy business.
posted by jonson
on Jul 11, 2006 -
Excellent music video
for an interesting cover version of Radiohead's Just (originally off of The Bends
) by British musician Mark Ronson. Song is done in a more 1960's Stax-Volt
Records style, using gratuitous horn samples; video is shot on the streets of an English city (I believe London, but am not sure) and features animated graffiti coming to life & dancing to the song, as well as a cameo by the tiled creations of Invader
. First link goes to a page about the song, with video download links in wmv & qt at the bottom. Still no answer as to what that guy was saying in the original version of the video, sadly.
posted by jonson
on Mar 9, 2006 -
(embedded Quicktime video.) Short animated film featuring little robots who make their own language using Rube Goldberg contraptions.
posted by jann
on Feb 17, 2006 -
Sometimes movies don't finish the way we'd like
. Short, off-beat, animated re-imaginings of selected movie endings, in torrent and .wmv format. The archives
are yet young, but might be worth keeping an eye on for future chuckles.
posted by Gator
on Jan 25, 2006 -
The Life of Larry
is a 1995 short film of both animation and live-action by Seth MacFarlane that became the basis for Family Guy
. (more inside)
posted by XQUZYPHYR
on Dec 6, 2005 -
Bizarre music video
featuring a cgi animated Nazi army composed of anthropomorphized piglets. The video is for a song called Shvayne by a 19 year old Russian singer named Natasha Ionova
, who performs under the name Glukoza
. Video is embedded flash animation.
posted by jonson
on Sep 8, 2005 -
Not My Type
- An office and its occupants, made entirely of typographic characters, create a theatre of emotion. View the separate animations (Flash) 1
. Also, visit an article
on the work's concept development and storyboarding process. And there's more
posted by sjvilla79
on Aug 16, 2005 -
Long ago in ancient greece lived the Bush who began it all: HERCUBUSH! Half God, half mortal, half Texan, HERCUBUSH roamed the seven seas with one mission: To Destroy EVIL!
"They're like Hitler, only more so!
We'll rub their oil on our torso!"
posted by Dome-O-Rama
on Jun 4, 2003 -
Skeletor and Gang:
What is it about the combination of stop-motion animation, He-Man action figures, and sped-up heavy metal that makes me laugh until I hurt? "Skeletor, Mantenna and Grizzlor are having a party! Oh no! Moss-Man attacks! Defend us Squeeze!"
posted by emptybowl
on Apr 5, 2002 -
is a spiffy flash-animated music video thingamabob, if you're into that kinda thing. Very clickable.
posted by apollonia6
on Mar 10, 2002 -
(of "Little Nemo in Slumberland" fame) and George Herriman
(of "Krazy Kat" and "Archie & Mehitabel") weren't just innovative, influential cartoonists; they were also pioneering animators. The Library of Congress' Origins of American Animation
project has downloadable short films by McKay (including his celebrated Gertie the Dinosaur
) and Herriman as well as others from the early, early days of animated film.
posted by snarkout
on Jul 26, 2001 -