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Annie Onishi, general surgery resident at Columbia University, breaks down the medical accuracy of  operating room scenes from a variety of television shows and movies.


Celluloid spectra, wherein:

Each line represents the average colour of a frame of the movie, creating a sequential timeline of its colour palette.

These, and many more, available here as framed prints, canvases and whatnot.

Related: ROYGBIV


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Actor and more-than-daycent impressionist Ross Marquand performs various movie stars reading lines from movies they weren’t actually in.

Previously: Nano Impressions


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A rather elegant and thought-provoking, NSFW paean to the messy but purposeful violence in the work of writer/director Shane Black (Lethal Weapon, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys) by The Nerdwriter.


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A breakdown by Vanity Fair of the take-home pay earned by the hypothetical cast and crew (excluding non-human costs, and based on average union rates) of a hypothetical 200 million dollar Hollywood movie. To wit:

Moviemaking is an art, of course—but it’s also a business, and a lucrative one at that. How lucrative? Well, that depends on your place in the pecking order. Let’s just say that if you’re helping to make a $200 million movie, it’s better to be a producer than a dolly grip operator—although as you’ll learn in this video breakdown of who’s earning what, based on average union rates, even the gaffer makes out pretty well.