Jason Sudeikis, Ed Harris, and Elizabeth Olsen on a cross-country journey to Kansas is a road trip we want to tag along for. The trio hit the road to go to the last remaining Kodachrome processor to develop Harris' final four rolls of film. Due to his poor health, he enlists his assistant and his estranged son to tag along. The film is slated for release April 20, 2018, on Netflix.
Sudan, the last male white rhino, died in March, leaving only two females alive — the last of the entire species. Before Sudan died, scientists collected DNA from him in order to try and save the rhinos. The Last Male Standing tells of Sudan and his last days and the team of caretakers that were with him to the end.
A couple weeks ago, Spike Jonze released an ad for Apple's HomePod. The four-minute spot featured FKA twigs dancing around to a song by Anderson .Paak as her apartment stretched to her movements. Although it appeared to be a CGI masterpiece, to our surprise and delight the short film actually had very little VFX. This behind-the-scenes look reveals that most of the video was made from a clever set composed of moving parts, compression hydraulics, and analog movements.
A lot of the talk about commercial space companies focuses on getting there — the reusable rockets and vehicles that will take people and cargo into orbit. But getting there is only half of the discussion. A whole private industry based on satellite imaging and communications has sprung up in the last decade — making space one of the last financial frontiers.