All posts by TheFCC

Up reimagined as a horror movie works surprisingly well

The story of Up works well because it’s heartwarming to see an odd couple go on an adventure together in a flying house and run into squirrel addicted dogs. This alternate horror story version of Up also works because it’s easy to imagine Carl Fredericksen as an evil monster who takes Russell as his prisoner.

Continue reading Up reimagined as a horror movie works surprisingly well

The ‘Blurred Lines’ Legal Battle Explained: What Comes Next

A jury might have ruled in favor of Marvin Gaye‘s family in the highly publicized “Blurred Lines” lawsuit, but the legal battle continues. As he promised, Richard Busch, the attorney representing the Gaye family, filed a post-trial motion to stop the sales of the Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williamsand T.I. song so they could negotiate future revenue shares. He also filed a motion asking for a judge to make T.I. and labels associated with Universal Music Group liable along with the other “Blurred Lines” writers after the jury removed them from its ruling.

Continue reading The ‘Blurred Lines’ Legal Battle Explained: What Comes Next

How that crazy city of Knowhere in Guardians of the Galaxy was made

One of the reasons I enjoyed Guardians of the Galaxy so much was because I got to explore a world in which I had no expectations. Take that crazy city Knowhere, which is inside a giant Celestial head, I didn’t even know it existed, let alone know what it “should” look like. Here’s the VFX reel showing how the city was built.

Continue reading How that crazy city of Knowhere in Guardians of the Galaxy was made

LeBron James Makes Knocking Down Shot From 40 Feet Out Look Too Easy

From a physical standpoint, LeBron James is already a freak NBA player. There are very few people out there who can move as quickly, muscle through defenders as easily, and fly as gracefully as James can, at 6’8″ and 250 pounds. Now, let’s add another layer to that discussion and talk about his skills. During today’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, ‘Bron ‘Bron decided to practically flick the ball towards the basket after a whistle was blown by the referee and it was nothing but net.

Continue reading LeBron James Makes Knocking Down Shot From 40 Feet Out Look Too Easy

Instant Skyscrapers Are About to Change the Way We Live in Cities

The pop-up city is an idea that dug its way into our collective brain a century ago as the first steel buildings rose—a dream that’s as common in cartoons as it is in urban planning. And for the first time in history, it’s technically possible.

Continue reading Instant Skyscrapers Are About to Change the Way We Live in Cities