New films are constantly building on the tropes and ideas of the films that came before them, and great films can be creative fuel for decades and decades of movies. Although these may not be direct homages to what’s come before, the scenes are nonetheless delightfully alike.
The warm weather means music festival season, where all of your favorite bands play for throngs of revelers who love them as much as you do. The only downside, of course, are the ticket prices, crowds, and general hassle of going. Here’s how to bring that experience home to the comfort of your couch.
High Maintenance started out in 2012 as a humane, intimate web series about a Brooklyn weed dealer, created by husband and wife team Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair as a weekend hobby. It’s still a humane, intimate series about a Brooklyn weed dealer, but now it’s the most recent addition to HBO’s lineup.
This is a big get for Vimeo: Spike Lee made his latest movie, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, available to stream on the video-sharing site today, a month before its theatrical release.
I am not a huge fan of time travel science fiction. These cinematic escapades can quickly devolve into a mess of questions. Who was where? When? And How? But this sci-fi short film, ReCURSION, seems to share and also bask in my frustration.
Today, Vimeo is launching 4K video support—sort of. Pro subscribers will now be able to offer 4K downloads of their videos. (They have to be 4K videos to begin with, duh.) 4K streaming is "in the works," according to Vimeo, but there are no concrete plans to launch a streaming option at this time.
Fire up your vaporizers, bring out your bongs, unwrap your edibles, and take a deep inhale of the dankest entertainment goodness to ever grace your screen. High Maintenance is back today, with three new installments delivered directly to your door. Er, computer.
Every night is a good night to spend with the intergalactic gang stranded on the Satellite of Love. They're out there in the not-too-distant future, enduring the worst, cheesiest films made on the planet Earth, and yet: They. Just. Keep. Riffing. Their high spirits have spared the world we know from Dr. Forrester's…
Take a fun and fancy free tour of your subconscious in this delightful animated short. Because, really, who among us hasn't dreamt of 1000 Robocops dancing in order to awaken a Kracken while Emilio Estevez calls for the Flying V?
Vimeo is officially launching a new default HTML 5 player that's 50 percent faster than the the flash module that came before. In fact, you may have already been using it for months as the service has been slowly rolling it out to users. Sneaky, sneaky! Pretty much the only way you'll use the oldness is on Facebook…
Does this video remind you of being drunk, dizzy, or in some woozy dream-state? Whatever feeling it conjers, you've definitely never seen animated photos like this before.
Vimeo is a wonderland of amazing short films—a YouTube for filmmakers, but without all the racist gremlin commenters. And for the first time ever, it's developed its very own iPhone app.
Early next year, Vimeo will introduce a new feature to its PRO account holders. In short, those users will be able to charge for their videos on a per view (or per whatever) basis. It's a move that could either attract a whole different class of known independent filmmakers or amass a sizable mountain of videos that…
The Moulton Bicycle Company was established 50 years ago by the engineer who designed the suspension system for the first Mini. This video takes a peek at the inner-workings of the company at its headquarters in Bradford-Upon-Avon, UK—and shows off the kind of English eccentricity that is impossible to resist.
At 1000fps, fire and dance are elevated to an artform unlike any other. In this video, the flames look almost like silk, or water, shimmering glossy in the control of the trained dancers. Beautiful. [Reddit]
Windows Phone just got an official Vimeo app. Like its Android and iOS counterparts, the app gives you streamlined access to all of Vimeo's content. More importantly, it brings mobile uploads to Windows Phone so you can get that instant viral video up faster than ever.