This is great.
In the vein of the clever sci-fi/classic mashup Pride and Prejudice and Zombies comes this faux film trailer, Gone With the Wind With Vampires.
Yeah, Rhett Butler’s a vampire – and he still doesn’t give a damn.
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Friday, Jan. 22, 2010
Today in Techland: Lev struck Twitter gold with a pretty-darn-geeky Tweet meme, Steve liked didn’t really mind saw Legion, and both Peter and Lev got schooled by an 11 year-old while playing Halo 3.
Here’s what else going on in nerd news around the Web:
For Anyone Who Ever Attended Middle School. The trailer …
Talk about burying the lede. In a blog post about the Sundance Film Festival, YouTube slipped in that they’re going to offer rentals of five Sundance faves as a first step into the movie rental business. YouTube’s been long-rumored to be interested in this space, but its a crowded one: iTunes has offered video rentals since 2008, Amazon …
Star Wars in France: I’d like to imagine this is what happened when George Lucas got stoned with Sonny and Cher, plus green screen access.
To me, there is nothing more pitifully adorable than bad homages caught on film, and this latest disaster to go semi-viral would certainly be up there on my list of them. The Star Wars franchise …
Okay, so 70 minutes might be long for a movie review, but I promise you, this is worth it.
A seven-part series recently posted on YouTube by comedy writer and filmmaker Mike from Milwaukee, Wisconsin just rips apart Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by pointing out the countless plot holes in the first Star Wars prequel.
We’ve got a guest star for this week’s Techland Show: Me. Mr. culture/tv/movies. The guy who can’t really play video games – though I did have a glorious few years as a devoted player of Counter Strike. I was the sniper on Dust, who waited patiently to pick you off one by one. You mocked me for slowing down the gameplay.
Two years ago, did you know the name Neill Blomkamp? No? Well, take a minute right now to write down the name Federico Alvarez, because he may well be the new creative force to storm Hollywood.
He was paid a million bucks by a movie studio just a few days ago for bringing a new media focus to an old-school format: The short film. …
Sam Tsui talks with TIME’s Dan Fletcher about the video that made him a YouTube sensation