The Bark Side | Volkswagen

Last year Volkwagen stormed the Superbowl ad break with their superb Star Wars parody The Force, which then proceeded to become the most watched video of 2011. This year, Volkswagen are looking to build upon that success and deliver something even more astounding, and to that end, they’ve launched a teaser trailer upon the unsuspecting …

DollarShaveClub.com

This just may be the best online video advert ever. Like, really ever. This debut video from online start-up DollarShaveClub.com is a work of sheer genius and skill. Not only is it incredibly funny, and painfully true but it’s a perfect example of how to make an impact online. The video is finely balanced between well-deserved commercial …

iPad 3 Concept

In the build-up to the release of the iPhone 5 that never came, YouTube channel Aatma Studios created a highly stylised, fictional iPhone 5 concept video that went viral, and probably broke the hearts of many viewers in the wake of the 4S news. Now, with news and/or rumours of the iPad 3 rife, Aatma have scored yet again …

War Horse | Review

War Horse is the latest family fare from Spielberg, the big-screen adaptation of the children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo. In essence, War Horse is the perfect vehicle for Spielberg, whose stories often deal with separation or the pursuit of a goal, the journey between, and of course the eventual reconciliation. Films such as Saving Private Ryan, Indiana Jones & …

J. Edgar | Review

From the trailer J. Edgar looks like an insightful journey through a tumultuous period in American history, with a narrative that winds its way through a patchwork of significant cultural events. Unfortunately, the film in its entirety, does not deliver. Instead Clint Eastwood’s latest movie is a plodding, confused biopic of the man who is responsible …

The Artist | Review

The end of 2011 has been kind to cinephiles. First, we were entertained by the magical and heart-warming tribute to Georges Méliès and cinematic history in Martin Scorsese’s wondrous 3D adventure, Hugo. For many, Scorsese reignited the love of the silent era and consequently, a wistful desire for the magic and storytelling techniques afforded by the rigorous constraints …