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Photoshop Wiz Poses Celebs Hanging With Their Younger Selves

We first featured the photoshop wizardry of Ard Gelinck back in February, and the Dutch creative continues to delight the Internet with his ongoing series of celebrities hanging out with their younger selves. The nostalgia factor is sky high in these photoshopped composites and seeing the photos will instantly take people on a trip down memory lane. For more, be sure to follow Ard on Instagram where he shares his latest creations @ardgelinck! 1. Jennifer Aniston Photoshop by Ard Gelinck 2. Will Smith Photoshop by Ard Gelinck 3. Dwayne ‘The…

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Why Buster Keaton is One of the Greatest Stunt Performers of All Time

Joseph Francis Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), known professionally as Buster Keaton, was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer. He has not one but two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was presented with an Academy Honorary Award in 1959. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential comedians and stunt performers of all time and the compilations of stunts below demonstrate what a truly brave and talented performer he was. Enjoy! Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/07/buster-keaton-stunt-compilations/

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The Director of Shazam on the Problem Solving of Filmmaking and YouTube Video Essays

*Spoiler warning if you haven’t seen Shazam* Filmmaker David F. Sandberg, who most recently directed Shazam!, discusses the ‘problem solving of filmmaking’ while taking a few subtle jabs at the video essay genre on YouTube that often critique films for continuity flaws as well as explore the deeper meanings behind a film’s storylines. The critically acclaimed director actually rose to prominence through his no-budget horror short films under the pseudonym ponysmasher, whom he still frequently posts as on YouTube. This video offers some interesting insight into the filmmaking process viewers…

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Game of Thrones is Just Live-Action Shrek (11 Comparisons)

Good citizens of the Internet have noticed striking similarities between Game of Thrones and Shrek, and after this gallery of comparisons I am convinced: Game of Thrones is just live-action Shrek. People will say GRRM started writing his series before Shrek was released but that’s just some silly fact that gets in the way of a good meme. Therefore, the Internet remains undefeated. [Sources: GOT as Shrek on Twitter, GOT Memes on Facebook] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/05/game-of-thrones-is-live-action-shrek/

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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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