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Short Film of the Day: Porcelain Unicorn

Short Film of the Day: Porcelain Unicorn
Why Watch? Because sentimentality never dies. This short got some attention when it won a contest created by the Phillips Corporation which had a few restraining parameters in place. The films could only have six lines of dialogue, and they had to be: What is that?It’s a unicorn.Never seen one up close before.Beautiful.Get away, Get away! It’s pretty limiting, but this short is a phenomenal example of where limitations can create something truly inspired. What does it cost? Check out Porcelain Unicorn for yourself: Trust us. Related:  things that make me happy 2.0

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Check out Our Lighter Side Check out Our Lighter Side! Jokes and other Stuff! A FREE News Letter Our Lighter Side Forever's Not So Long 15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Alma

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Seeing in the Dark Credit: cliff1066tm. Patient TN was, by his own account, completely blind. Two consecutive strokes had destroyed the visual cortex of his brain, and consequently, his ability to see. It is not uncommon for stroke patients to suffer brain damage, but the case of TN — referenced by his initials, the general practice in such studies — was peculiar. Known as selective bilateral occipital damage, TN’s unusual injury made him the subject of much interest while recovering at a hospital in Geneva. To further test the extent of TN’s abilities, researchers from Tilburg University in the Netherlands devised a simple yet decisive experiment: an obstacle course. TN’s rare condition is known as blindsight. The researchers explained that TN’s success indicates that “humans can sustain sophisticated visuo-spacial skills in the absence of perceptual awareness.”

The 20 Best Foreign Language Films of the Decade As part of our epic, two week long Decade in Review, master of the Foreign Objects Rob Hunter lays down his picks of the best foreign language films of the decade. I can reel off the best foreign films of the year without pause and feel fairly confident that I haven’t missed anything notable, but best of the decade? Adding to the difficulty is the fact that of the thousands of films released each year in other countries very few of them actually ever reach our shores in any official capacity. Then there’s the issue of release dates… do I use the year the film was first released or the year it finally reached the US? There’s way too much gray area here, so we’re going to simplify things a bit. This is my list of the best foreign language films of the past ten years, and I highlight that ownership because I don’t expect it to look too similar to lists put out by most other critics. 3-Iron(Kim Ki-duk, South Korea 2004) Amelie(Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France 2001) Damn I love this movie.

Top 30 Comedy Movies From 2000-2009 I’ve done it with horror movies so I figured it was as good a time as any to rattle off my top 30 favorite comedy movies from the last 10 years. Before you continue on to the list just remember that this list is based on my opinion so if you don’t agree, good for you. I already know a lot of people will think I’m crazy for leaving movies like Zoolander off the list, but honestly that movie was just unfunny and dumb. So with that being said let’s get to numbers 30-26 with 25-1 coming after the jump. 30. 29. 28. 27. 26. 25. 24. 23. 22. 21. 20. 19. 18. 17. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. (alphabetical order) Beerfest (2006) (imdb) Clerks II (2006) (imdb) Elf (2003) (imdb) Knocked Up (2007) (imdb) Strange Wilderness (2008) (imdb) And there you have it, my Top 30 Comedy Movies from the past 10 years. Now Check out our favorites from each year: Top 10 Comedy Movies in 2000Top 10 Comedy Movies in 2001Top 10 Comedy Movies in 2002

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