10 Bad Physics In Movies. The 10 bad physics in movies is perfect for the moviegoer who likes to watch the impossible come to life on the silver screen.
Flashing bullets, flying objects, laser beams, sound, breaking glass and explosions do not have to adhere to physical laws when in the hands of Hollywood creators. Keep reading to learn what great feats were actually bad movie physics: RIAA and Homeland Security Caught Downloading Torrents. If there's one organization known for its crusade against online piracy, it's the RIAA.
Nevertheless, even in the RIAA's headquarters several people use BitTorrent to download pirated music, movies, TV-shows and software. And they are in good company. The Department of Homeland Security - known for seizing pirate domain names - also harbors hundreds of BitTorrent pirates. Last week we wrote about a new website that exposes what people behind an IP-address have downloaded using BitTorrent. The Russian-based founders of the site gathered this data from public BitTorrent trackers, much like anti-piracy outfits do when they track down copyright infringers. The RIAA Pirated $9 Million Worth of TV Shows. The 25 Best Put Downs Ever. 22 Movie Sequel Do's and Don'ts. 6 Awesomely Bad CGI Sequences in Bigger Budget Movies. In theory, CGI should never break your suspension of disbelief (unless you’re watching a Syfy Original or Birdemic, in which case it was never there in the first place).
In practice, budgets get tight, time gets short, and even mega-blockbusters like Lords of the Rings or Harry Potter will have a couple of crappy looking scenes. But sometimes movies that don’t even really need much CGI will toss it in for a short sequence, whether it’s just to show off, save money, or even to mask Bill the microphone guy’s fuck up. Inevitably, though, at least one of those scenes ends up looking like the production company outsourced the job to someone’s Nintendo 64. When big budget movies have bargain basement special effects, everyone wins.
And by “everyone,” I mean “no one,” and by “wins,” I mean “is paying attention to the movie anymore because they’re too busy laughing.” The Mummy Returns In the film’s climax, Brendan Fraser’s dashing explorer guy faces off with the evil mummy Imhotep. Blade II Spawn. 20 Obnoxiously Clunky Examples of DVD Packaging. No one who frequents this site will argue against the awesomeness of exhaustive, expansive DVD/Blu-ray releases of our favorite films and series, like the recent over-the-top Tron: Legacy identity disc set.
We can't get enough of that shit, and many of us are such completist fanatics, we'll happily slap down hard-earned gas money for the same movie three, four, even five times just to get all of the latest bells, whistles and "uncovered" bonus features that were conveniently still "lost" the last time a movie was re-released. But in addition to being fanatics, many of us are also organizational freaks. We want all of our DVD cases to line up perfectly so that we may display them proudly and impress people with our ability to spend a load of money and arrange small boxes neatly on shelves. Spoiler Alert: Stories Are Not Spoiled by ‘Spoilers’ Spoiler Alert: Stories Are Not Spoiled by 'Spoilers' August 10, 2011 Inga Kiderra Many of us go to extraordinary lengths to avoid learning the endings of stories we have yet to read or see – plugging our ears, for example, and loudly repeating “la-la-la-la,” when discussion threatens to reveal the outcome.
Of book and movie critics, we demand they not give away any plot twists or, at least, oblige with a clearly labeled “spoiler alert.” We get angry with friends who slip up and spill a fictional secret. But we’re wrong and wasting our time, suggests a new experimental study from the University of California, San Diego. Even ironic-twist and mystery stories – which you’d be forgiven for assuming absolutely depend on suspense or surprise for success – aren’t spoiled by spoilers, according to a study by Nicholas Christenfeld and Jonathan Leavitt of UC San Diego’s psychology department, to be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science.
Why? We are in a golden age of awful television. This article a good, simple deconstruction of a lot of these types of shows.
The basic similarities between all of them have been well identified: gritty, slow, serialised, dark and full of mysteries. I disagree, however, with your basic thesis: that these shows are awful and don't deserve to be on TV. To me we are seeing the usual chaotic blending of styles, themes and ideas that always follows in the wake of a truly genre-defying new TV paradigm such as Battlestar Galactica, and to a lesser extent, Lost. We are seeing such a wonderful medley of new concepts and ideas. The fact that most of them fail is a sign that the creative juices are flowing and sci fi is alive and well on TV.