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Penta, Mariya: Rejected

Women too awesome, awful or offbeat for the movies [more inside]
posted by shino-boy on Jun 19, 2014 - 24 comments

This is a pain of unreasonable proportion.

Visdüm Tooten, a short film by Don Hertzfeldt. [more inside]
posted by ooga_booga on Dec 17, 2010 - 12 comments

The trouble with CG is that nothing is left up to chance

Since the mid 1990s, Don Hertzfeldt has been making animated shorts by hand. To date, his 8 primary films have an apprioximate runtime of 75 minutes, and in total have won 117 awards, all shot on 16 or 35 milimeter film. (There is another 8 minutes or so that was part of the Animation Show (previously).) His recent films have been shot on the same camera rig that recorded It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966), as he noted in a 2007 interview (part of a Scene Unseen Podcast (direct link to the MP3)). Hertzfeltd is currently two thirds of the way through his most ambitious project to date, a trilogy of films which have been called "the closest thing on film yet to Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey." (Video links inside) [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 15, 2009 - 31 comments

A Galaxy of Would-Be Toys

Bantha slippers. Han Solo in Carbonite Mini-Fridge. And the Death Star Grill. ("Use the awesome power of the galaxy's most fearsome battlestation to send burning fear into rebel scum burgers and franks!") Just a few rejected designs for Star Wars merchandise. [Via].
posted by gottabefunky on Mar 12, 2008 - 36 comments

Choose your choose your choose your own adventure

Rejected choose-your-own-adventure books are pretty hilarious.
posted by yonation on Mar 1, 2006 - 46 comments

Manhattan Kindergarten

Manhattan Kindergarten "A child stricken with cancer? The collapse of her husband's business? The death of a beloved parent? Menopause? No, the darkest year of Mrs. G.'s life came the year her son was rejected from kindergarten."
posted by todd on Jun 19, 2001 - 19 comments

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