Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week.
New Horror Trailer — SNL Highlight
Sneakily presented as a promo for an upcoming scary movie, the dead-on parody, titled “The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders,” plays on the horror that some feel at having to watch a Wes Anderson film; the too-twee murder weapons include a photo of Edith Piaf and a ship in a bottle.
Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy)
This shoestring-budgeted video stars a puppet from Bowie’s office for a track from the singer’s “The Next Day” album, with an eerie layer added by LCD Soundsystem’s frontman. The well-received album has been re-released with a DVD and bonus tunes.
Paint on a Speaker at 2500fps
Known as the Slo Mo guys, Gav and Dan, who also make videos for Rooster Teeth, follow up their wildly popular “Paint Exploding” segment with “Paint on a Speaker.” The HD videos using high-speed cameras bring out the unusual beauty of everyday objects.