Buster Keaton, Harrold Lloyd, and Charlie Chaplain — three of the greatest comedians in the history of film. Before film had recorded dialog, these three mastered the art of comedy without saying a word. These three were a huge influence on Jackie Chan, and their styles can be found in his acting and referenced in his films. Bradley Dixon makes a convincing case that Jackie Chan should be included as among the best silent comedians, despite working in the era of the talkies.
No one likes mechanical perfection. J Dilla knew intuitively there was something uncanny about the perfect beat — and created some of the best hip-hop grooves of all time with his fingers and the Akai MPC. Vox looks at how Dilla used a machine to bring a little humanity back to music by killing the quantization.
Christmas came early this year. After almost three decades, Gremlins has returned. Although it's not an official third film, this fan-made short is the next best thing. The Ryan Patrick-directed story follows a shady salesman who claims to have found a medication to keep your mogwais cute and fuzzy but like any good movie anecdote, there are always a few exceptions.
It may be the Land of the Rising Sun, but it's what happens when the sun goes down that really piques our interest. From modded out Lambos to their insane Dekotora trucks, Tokyo's glowing car culture is unlike any other. In this documentary, drift racer Mad Max heads to Japan after dark to meet the minds behind these rides.
In a tiny shop in England, Glen English builds exquisitely detailed replicas — don't call them models — of racing motorcycles in 1/4 scale. Glen handcrafts every part, starting with handmade masters of each piece. Adam Savage visited Glen to get a look at the process behind these amazing, museum-quality replicas.
Dulé Hill and James Roday are reprising their roles in the TV series Psych with Psych: The Movie, premiering December 7, 2018. To celebrate, Babish makes one of the best stoner dishes from the show: quatro quesos dos fritos. Since a good thing is never good enough, Babish puts his own spin on the dish, making an improvement to the original.