Like many who marvelled at the technology in the Back To The Future trilogy, we were especially interested in the hover boards and self-lacing shoes that Marty sported in those movies. Over the years, the promise of this kind of technology has inspired a number of fakes, and even a promise from Nike. Today, new hoverboards were announced by HUVr. Real, or some sort of viral marketing stunt? Hit the jump to find out more. [Read more...]
In cinema, there is dedicated fan filmmaking, and there is what Chris Strompolos and Eric Zala have done. As 10 and 11 year olds in 1982, they decided to make a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It took the pair 7 years to finish most of the film, only to find it lost, and eventually resurrected. Now, nearly 25 years later, they’re turning to Kickstarter to get their remake finished. Hit the jump for more on this. [Read more...]
It was around this time last year that marketing for the third season of The Walking Dead really started to pick up. We wrote that the show had pretty much taken over Comic-Con 2012, what with their The Walking Dead Escape obstacle course, and a panel that premiered the first trailer for the third season. We expect similar announcements at the convention later this week as the shape of season four comes more into focus. To tide you over until then, the folks at CableTV.com have put together a comprehensive, interactive, infographic called “Zombiefied,” that showcases a day in the life of a typical on-set walker extra on the show. Hit the jump to learn more about this behind the scenes treat.