Rear Window Time lapse Video will blow your mind!!

To anyone who have seen Rear Window you’ll know that Jimmy Stewart has an unlimited view of the tenements behind him but of course we, as the viewer didn’t get to see the whole picture. Not any more. Moving out of the limitations of the camera lens from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, pure genius Jeff Desom has put together an incredible Time lapse composition of all the available shops showing Jimmy Stewart’s full view throughout the film. Absolutely mesmerising and one of the best things I’ve seen this year online.

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John Carter from Mars: Proper Trailer

We here at Beyond the Bunker have decided to champion John Carter (alongside other sites such as Ain’t it cool). Somethings going awry here. According to AIC the mysterious story of John Carter of Mars wasn’t offered properly to potential audiences. Effectively a cross genre historical sci-fi epic it’s set a little before the time it was written (namely the late 1800s) on the mystical and mysterious planet of Barsoom (Mars). It’s also a forerunner of all of modern science fiction – bow down you puny mortals – so if it looks like old ideas that’s because this is where it came from. This fan trailer apparently nails it.

John Carter is a western hero employed by the Yankees in the American Civil War when we meet him (yeah -see) as has been revealed by the late arrival of a panic driven 10 minute preview (not seen here) released by Disney when everything appeared to be going south. One thing leads to another and he finds himself on Mars trapped in a conflict between two warring species.

Created by Edgar Rice-Burroughs, John Carter of Mars was serialised as Under the Moons of Mars in the pulp magazine The All-Story from February to July 1912. Disney have released the film to mark it’s centenary. He, and pretty much all of the associated characters also appeared in Alan Moore’s The Extraordinary League of Gentlemen: Volume Two. Disney was trying to bring back a literary classic – and one that inspired Star Wars and it’s like decades before there was anything close to it.

So you mother-loving philistines – get out there and watch it. While the spineless mainstream critics are scavenging around what they see as a blood spattered carcass feedback on a lot of forums are that it’s pretty good. So why not save director Andrew Stanton’s career and go and take a look?

It’s important you understand that I haven’t yet – too broke – but given the chance I’d support what is quite frankly a laudable attempt to bring back an obscure – but never the less important – literary classic of science fiction.

WOOP! WOOP! WOOPWOOP!! Three Stooges remake causes fond memories of the original.

The remake machine has now belched out a Three Stooges movie. Fears of grave digging and creative CGI aside they’ve identified three actors reminiscent of the original trio. It’s not smart stuff by any stretch of the imagination but then, how intelligent was the original really? It’s vaguely in the spirit of the original films. Look forward to the Laurel and Hardy movie featuring Paul Rudd and Nathan Lane.

Quick admission – love the Iphone gag and the unfortunate looking babies.

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