Hmm…another design contender?

Posted by · 7:14 am · October 1st, 2008

Two craft category posts in a row, but I just watched this “City of Ember” featurette and suddenly wondered if Martin Laing and former nominee Celia Bobak have a shot at a nomination from the art directors’ branch. There’s plenty of talk from producer Tom Hanks and star Bill Murray about the massive sets constructed.  […]

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Hardest…video game…ever.

Posted by · 12:48 pm · September 17th, 2008

Not Oscar related at all (unless you drag Anton Furst into it), but I’ve been playing this again lately since I hooked up my old NES.  And Jesus — it’s damn near impossible.  Then I find a YouTube clip of some dude making it look easy.  Ass:

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