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Alex Honnold Breaks Down Iconic Rock Climbing Sce OMG Look At His Hands

Professional rock climber and free-solo ascent legend Alex Honnold breaks down rock climbing clips from both real life and film, including ‘Mission Impossible II,’ ‘Point Break,’ ‘Star Trek V,’ ‘Failure to Launch,’ ‘Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Vertical Limit’ and ‘Cliffhanger’ I love his enthusiasm, and his knowledge and insight is not only extraordinary—but understandable and accessible to general audiences. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/alex-honnold-breaks-down-iconic-rock-climbing-scenes/

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This Dog Reacting to That Scene from the Lion King is Giving Me All the Feels

Amazing to see this pit bull terrier puppy instinctively (seemingly?) know something of importance is happening on-screen. As the owner describes on YouTube: “So Hannah and I were watching the Lion King while Luna played wildly with her toys. But right as Mufasa falls to his death, she stops and turns to the TV to watch. To see her crying at the TV was the sweetest thing I think I’ve ever seen. She even lays down right after Simba lays with his dad….We don’t deserve dogs. 💚 4 months old…

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I Could Watch Bear Grylls Review Survival Movies All Day

Bear Grylls reviews how realistic survival movies are, including The Revenant, Cast Away, Point Break, Titanic, Bird Box, and more. Bear talks about his experience sleeping inside the carcass of a camel, dealing with a malfunctioning parachute, and almost freezing to death. via Vanity Fair on Youtube Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/bear-grylls-reviews-survival-movies/

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Amazing VFX Reel Shows Who Framed Roger Rabbit Was Ahead of Its Time

A fascinating behind the scenes look at “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” before and after the animation composite. Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film stars Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer, Stubby Kaye, and Joanna Cassidy. In 2016, the film was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/who-framed-roger-rabbit-before-after-behind-the-scenes/

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Heres King Kong Atop the Empire State Building Made Entirely of Chocolate

A new chocolate sculpture by Amaury Guichon and Christophe Morel shows a giant King Kong atop the Empire State Building. Everything is made of chocolate so you know this is sweet! 😛 Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/chocolate-king-kong-on-empire-state-building-by-amaury-guichon-and-christophe-morel/

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A Behind the Scenes Look at the Incredible VFX of Aquaman

In the two clips above we get to go behind the scenes to some before/after sequences from the AQUAMAN movie showing how VFX ILM, MPC, Scanline, Iloura etc. created the visual effects for the film. Producer Kimberly Nelson LoCascio wrangled two VFX supervisors and multiple VFX houses to help deliver more than 2,300 visual effects shots for director James Wan’s take on the DC Comics superhero. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/behind-the-scenes-look-at-vfx-of-aquaman/

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Peter Jacksons Restored and Colorized WW1 Film is Unlike Anything Ive Seen

Produced and Directed by Peter Jackson, the acclaimed documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old, is an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film footage captured at the time, now presented as the world has never seen. By utilizing state-of-the-art restoration, colorization and 3D technologies, and pulling from 600 hours of BBC archival interviews, Jackson puts forth an intensely gripping, immersive and authentic experience through the eyes and voices of the British soldiers who lived it. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/peter-jackson-ww1-colored-and-restored/

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This Gripping Short About Innocence Lost Has Won Over 40 Festival Awards

Written and directed by Jeremy Comte, FAUVE is an incredible short film about innocence lost. The film has played at over 80 film festivals around the globe and won over 40 awards. It is now available online after debuting on Vimeo’s Stafff Pick Premiere. Vimeo’s Director of Curation, Sam Morrill, has a fantastic write-up on the film that you can read here. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/fauve-short-film-by-jeremy-comte/

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The Behind-the-Scenes Choreography of this One-Shot Take is Incredible

A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at how the sequence of “Shaina’s (Riki Lindholme) transformation”, after being inspired by watching “Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time,†was filmed, side-by-side with how the scene played on-screen in episode 3 of Kidding starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer. The choreography and teamwork of all those involved is remarkable and seeing the final result as a split-screen made me re-watch this video a few times. Truly gives you an appreciation for the art of filmmaking. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/behind-the-scenes-of-one-shot-take-jim-carrey/

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A Video Made from Dance Scenes from Nearly 300 Movies

May cause sudden urge to dance and overwhelming rush of nostalgia. Songs are: 1. Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go 2. Joywave – Tongues 3. Nena – 99 Red Balloons 4. Nena – 99 Luftballons 298 films were used to be exact. For a complete list of every scene/film in the video visit Dancing in Movies on Tumblr. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/video-made-from-dance-scenes-from-nearly-300-movies/

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These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

For the last three years, Don McHoull has been faithfully uploading gifs from silent era films to Twitter under the handle @SilentMovieGIfs. Not surprisingly, the account heavily features the work of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Fritz Lang. McHoull also routinely adds context and supplemental information to the clips, fostering greater appreciation for the filmmaking and talent of the period’s most famous actors. The Sifter hopes the 10 gifs below will pique your curiosity and encourage you to check out more amazing silent film moments at @SilentMovieGifs on…

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75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance Routines Ever Was Filmed, Unrehearsed on the First Take

Fred Astaire said it was ‘the greatest dancing he had ever seen on film’. In a dance performance for the ages, the Nicholas Brothers, Fayard (1914–2006) and Harold (1921–2000), dazzled audiences with their acrobatic routine to Cab Calloway’s hit song, Jumpin’ Jive. Not only that, but the routine was unrehearsed and what you see was the first take! [source] The performance was from the 1943 musical film, Stormy Weather. In 2001, Stormy Weather was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally,…

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