Even the host has a hard time getting to award shows on time. During last night's Emmy's, Jimmy Kimmel had to hitch a ride to the Microsoft Theater. Some familiar faces came to his aid, including the Dunphy's, Madam President, and James Corden — who took the opportunity to turn his lift into a mini episode of Carpool Karaoke. But in the end, the Mother of Dragons was the real hero.
In early filmmaking, stop-motion was the way everything was shot. Until Godzilla came along. With just six months to film instead of the needed 7 years, Ishirō Honda had to find a new way to film his monster movie. So he swapped the traditional method for suitmation — actors wearing latex suits and wrecking havoc on miniature sets — thus changing the industry forever.
It's getting close to Christmas, and you'll definitely want one of these under the tree — a really big tree. A Turkish company has created what people who grew up in the 8-s have always wanted: a real-life Transformer. Using a remote-controlled BMW as a base, the biggest toy in the world goes from a completely innocuous-looking car to a robot ready to save the plaet in about one minute.
In this 2008 interview with The Atlantic, director David Lynch sat down to talk about ideas. Where do they come from? How does one capture them, and then keep the creativity flowing to sustain a work? Lynch provides some great advice on the creative process, and breaks the traditional idea of great art requiring great suffering.
Over 9,000 feet above the ground, Hayley Ashburn balances precariously on a 170-foot long rope across the Vajolet Towers in Italy. It is winter; no one has ever walked this line in winter before. Sitting down for an interview with director Stian Smestad before the attempt, Stian asked Hayley about fear. She responded with the classic Litany Against Fear from Frank Herbert's "Dune": "Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I remain."
The Simpsons appear to be the average American family. But with jobs ranging from mall Santa to CEO of the nuclear power plant, Homer's income has been all over the spectrum. In this in-depth analysis, we see exactly where TV's favorite family falls and how they really compare to other upper lower middle class types.