×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Devour: YouTube’s Bad Lip Reading, New Tom Sizemore Book, ‘Tomb Raider’ Game, More

Recommended Books, Music, Videos, Movies and Video Games

WATCH:
Peter & Gwen — A Bad Lip Reading of The Amazing Spider-Man
(Youtube.com/BadLipReading)
Still operating anonymously despite some recent high-profile partnerships (Veep , the Spirit awards), the music producer behind Bad Lip Reading was inspired by his lip-reading mistakes when communicating with his deaf mother. Goofing on dialogue from Beyonce and Joe Biden to pics including Twilight, Bad Lip Reading’s biggest hit was channelling the absurdist observations of NFL players, which racked up some 35 million views:
http://youtu.be/D7jtpy0lfBU
Bert Stern: Original Mad Man
(First Run Features, opens April 5)
“Women are everything; man is just a muscle,” muses the title subject of this docu, tracing the femme-obsessed Stern’s career from Madison Avenue to fashion photographer to documentarian (Jazz on a Summer’s Day) to shutterbug to the stars:
http://youtu.be/7jNUtjDxMIQ
(From the pages of the April 2 issue of Variety.)
Roosterteeth
(Youtube.com/Roosterteeth)
The creators of pioneering Machinima series Red vs. Blue run a YouTube channel and website beloved by the young male gamer demo that also features game previews, cartoons like Lucid Bear Dreams and community forums, with 1.4 million registered users:
http://youtu.be/-ed-tIZcphQ
READ:

LISTEN:

Oblivion‘ Soundtrack – M83
For its first film score, the dreamy French group collaborated with Tron’s Joseph Trapanese. The title tune features vocals from Norway’s Susanne Sundfor.

“Shaking the Habitual”
The Knife
The enigmatic Swedish brother-sister duo’s first full-length outing in years has spawned a striking 10-minute musicvideo (click here for vid on YouTube, parts NSFW) from feminist porn helmer Marit Ostberg.

History of the Eagles
By turns country-rock’s greatest songwriters or corporate-rock cyborgs, the Eagles are back with a six-disc CD set from their Asylum career as well as a DVD set featuring a twopart docu and live disc recorded during 1977’s Hotel California tour.

PLAY:

Tomb Raider
(Square Enix)
Now that MGM has the game’s film rights, the recently released reboot of the franchise, which sends a younger Lara Croft on her first adventure, will also serve as the basis of the movie GK Films is producing with gamemakers Crystal Dynamics.

“Flea Symphony”
(The Odd Gentlemen)
Bored with “Angry Birds?” “Flea Symphony” should keep the kids, and the musically inclined, even busier with this beautifully animated puzzle game from the indie gamemakers responsible for “The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom.” Available on Apple’s App Store.

Skitch
(Evernote.com/skitch)
Location managers are among the bizzers who find this part of the useful Evernote app collection to be a crucial tool for indicating
filming information with shareable, mobile sketches and notations, helping speed up communication on shoots.

More Biz

  • Harvey Weinstein, with his attorney Benjamin

    N.Y. Attorneys Doubt That Weinstein Case Will Be Dismissed

    The case against Harvey Weinstein is headed for a moment of truth on Thursday, as the disgraced producer’s attorney is set to urge a Manhattan judge to dismiss five charges of rape and sexual assault. Related Alicia Vikander's ‘Tomb Raider’ Gets New Trailer Joseph Biden: 'This Division, This Hatred, This Ugliness ... Has to End' [...]

  • Spotify Says It Was Unaware of

    Spotify Says It Was Unaware of Personal User Data Shared by Facebook

    UPDATED: Spotify was one of many technology companies to which Facebook granted vast access to users’ personal data — far more than it had previously disclosed, according to a New York Times report published Tuesday night. Facebook “effectively exempted those business partners from its usual privacy rules,” the report says, citing internal records and interviews. [...]

  • The Best Gifts For Book Worms:

    Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Gifts For Bookworms

    If you’ve got a bookworm or writer on your gifting list, you’ll want to find them something as creative and inspiring as they are. Pro tip: don’t get them a book. With any voracious reader and writer, it’s hard to guess what they’ve already read, and you don’t want to be a victim of re-gifting. To [...]

  • David Rhodes CBS News

    CBS News Faces New Challenges in Weeks Ahead

    At CBS News, President David Rhodes has a series of important decisions to make that could affect the trajectories of some of TV’s best-known news programs. Related Alicia Vikander's ‘Tomb Raider’ Gets New Trailer Joseph Biden: 'This Division, This Hatred, This Ugliness ... Has to End' As its parent company seeks to move forward from [...]

  • Listen: Sarah Bernhardt and the Birth

    Listen: How Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse Helped Create Modern Celebrity Culture

    They were pioneers in the business of superstardom more than a century ago. Behind the scenes, legendary actors Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse were also entrepreneurs who ran their own companies and controlled every aspect of their careers. Related Alicia Vikander's ‘Tomb Raider’ Gets New Trailer Joseph Biden: 'This Division, This Hatred, This Ugliness ... [...]

  • Charter Communications logo

    Charter Reaches $174 Million Settlement on Internet-Throttling Fraud Suit

    Charter Communications agreed to a settlement valued at $174.2 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging the U.S.’s second-biggest cable operator defrauded broadband customers by failing to deliver promised internet speeds. Related Alicia Vikander's ‘Tomb Raider’ Gets New Trailer Joseph Biden: 'This Division, This Hatred, This Ugliness ... Has to End' According to the terms of the [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content