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Programatic representation of the underwhelming movie, Inception.
“Running the program would unravel the entire sequence in the movie. Reading the code would explain the movie Programmatically.”
I definitely agree. Rare is the conversation in which you can’t use the phrase “Cats and dogs, living together”.
Three movie frames, looped.
If your life was a classic movie, where would you currently be? Currently, I’m just before Walter Peck makes his first visit to the Ghostbusters.
Words can’t describe how much I’m looking forward to this.
Nice streamy visualisations showing movie box office sales over time.
See all five Oscar Best Picture nominees in one day for $30. Tempting, but I think my head would explode with all that worthiness in one sitting!
A considerably funnier version of the 3D animation gag in the Simpsons trailer: the South Park movie teaser from *1998*.
Some great insights pulled out of the Netflix dataset. The list of movies “you either loved loved loved or hated hated hated” is particularly good.
Can’t wait for this to come out!
The new Scorsese film is getting massively positive reviews — Criticker reckons I’d give it 97/100. Gonna have to break my Leonardo DiCaprio embargo and go see it, I think.
SoaP has had reshoots to make it more R-rated, and to add the line “I want these motherfucking snakes off the motherfucking plane!”. I genuinely cannot wait for this movie!
Interesting take on collaborative filtering — Finds you movie reviewers whose opinions match yours. Initial signs point to it being wicked fricking awesome.
Everything you dreamed it would be. SPOILER WARNING: There’s an aircraft, and it appears to be infested with some form of cold-blooded legless reptiles.
Starz’s online video download service: $9.99 for all-you-can-eat movies. Windows & US only, naturally.
Nifty tool to find yourself pairs of movies with close finish & start times. This will make our Boxing Day cinema trip much easier to plan.
The new teaser for Pixar’s next flick, Cars, hints that it may not suck as royally as the original trailer suggested. Thank goodness — I was worried for a moment!
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by
Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.
I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.