This is Khraniteli, a 1991 television adaptation of Lord Of The Rings broadcast on the Leningrad Television network in Russia 30 years ago. It’s really something, and I think it’s pretty obvious Peter Jackson never bothered watching this version while researching his own adaptation, or otherwise he never would have
This is a short mesmerizing Instagram video from photographer Garðar Ólafs (previously) of a descent into the active Fagradalsfjall volcano near Reykjavik, Iceland. Garðar says he “melted his drone for this shot,” which, going forward, will forever be known as pulling a Gollum. View this post on Instagram A post
This is a follow up to Youtuber BurtBots’ October 2020 classic ‘Uruk-Hai With Normal Voices – Meat’s Back on the Menu’, this time with ‘Orcs With Normal Voices – The Age Of Men Is Over’. As with the previous video, I can’t help but feel these aren’t normal human voices,
Because the internet is a tilt-a-whirl that never stops spinning no matter how much people puke, this is a surprisingly well made video of Gollum deepfaked to perform Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’, as made famous by Sinéad O’Connor’s 1990 cover. The music video even follows O’Connor’s. Gollum’s new lyrics,
This is a short video created by Youtuber Burtbot of a group of Uruk-hai (the strongest of the Orcs) speaking, but in regular human voices. And by regular human voices i mean nerdy human voices. They might as well have also CG’d some thick black glasses on them all with
This is a series of renderings of pop culture homes reimagined as Polly Pocket playsets by the folks at The Toy Zone. The homes include the Byers residence from Stranger Things, Monica’s apartment from Friends, The Simpsons’ home, Bilbo’s Hobbit Hole, the Tenenbaum residence from The Royal Tenenbaums, and The
Because the end can’t come soon enough, this is a video of Gollum deepfaked to perform Scatman John’s ‘The Scatman’. It’s pretty terrifying just how good it is. Thankfully *mixing Kool-Aid, tastes with pinky it will all be over soon. “Add more of the skull and crossbones powder.” More pirate
These are several shots of the ‘Ring Of Fire’ resin rings produced by Etsy shop Apollo’s Rings. The $60 finger candy is made with two different types of glow powder that, after being exposed to a UV light source like the sun, make them appear to glow like molten lava.