What do bouba, kiki, a spikey shape, and a blob have to do with our perception of characters in film? While they might seem like nonsensical words and shapes completely unrelated to movies, geometry has an important place in how we separate the good from the bad guys. The hard, sharp angles of Darth Vader's helmet and the soft, round curves of Baloo the Bear make them immediately identifiable as heroes and villains. Now You See It looks at how shapes influence the personality of characters in film.
Nothing says "capitalize on an election year" like a song titled "I Love the USA". Rivers Cumo airs his frustrations with American politics and society with the new single from "The White Album", featuring a very patriotic Patton Oswald and the best fanny pack in the history of fanny packs.
This video is a reminder of how awesome the 80s were and also how old you are. in this edit from Joe Primmer, he pays homage to the great movies of the ultimate decade by splicing together scenes from films like Back to the Future, Dazed and Confused, Teen Wolf, and The Breakfast Club. To top it all of, he also added the nostalgic haze of an old VHS tape.
Georgia rapper Gucci Mane needs new shoes. Fortunately, fashion and culture staple Complex magazine is there to help. Gucci heads to Stadium Goods in New York, for talk about footwear, fashion, and finding the perfect pair of kicks.