The original Creed was one of my favorite movies of the last few years. This one looks outstanding as well. Can't wait.
I LOVED the first trailer for this project, but this one totally blew my tiny little mind!
The animation style of Spider Man Into The Spider-Verse reminds me a bit of Disney's "Paperman" on SPEED. Paperman was an early test by Disney to try and make full CG animation with an almost hand-drawn look. This has some of that feel, slotting somewhere between Hand-drawn, stop-motion, and a modern CG Animated feature. It's utterly gorgeous. Check it out.
A Raunchy, R-Rated, ultra-violent Muppet comedy? Sold.
Keep in mind this trailer is VERY NSFW. DO NOT let the kids watch this one. For serious.
This is the best possible news I've heard about this show. Finally gives me some hope that Star Trek could actually come back in a real way. The JJ-Abrams movies were fun for what they were, but they weren't Star Trek. Trek has always been more of a Humanist-leaning Character Ensemble Drama. Something that takes humanity's faults and holds them up in a mirror to us, so that we can learn from them. Bryan Fuller and Nicholas Meyer seem to understand this intrinsically, which gives me hope.
Also, look at that photo of Meyer above? He's the most vulcan looking human being I've seen since Leonard Nimoy!
YouTube has finally made a statement following the campaign from YouTube movie reviewer Doug Walker decrying YouTube's unfair takedown and punishment policies.
For those of you behind in this story the original video that Doug posted is embedded here. Basically his argument is that most of his videos are fair-use and have been subject to DMCA requests fraudulently. He had received strikes on his channel which had caused him to lose his monetization status, which allows him to make ad-money from his videos. Unfortunately, it seems there was no human team in place to review these requests and everything was run by an algorithm. Also there is currently no penalty for filing a false DMCA takedown. Giving studio executives and trolls alike the ability to send a takedown notice on anything, just because they felt they could.
Today Google responded on their Youtube blog:
The fact that there was NO human team reviewing these requests up until now borders on criminal. Youtube is both a multi billion dollar business and the livelihood of many of the internet's biggest content creators. The fact that their videos could be pulled down , and their channels shuttered indiscriminately with no human intervention is beyond negligent.
Setting up a human team to review these requests a step in the right direction, but it's a damning example of just how little Google understands its own creation and just how important it has become for many people.