Tag Archives: retro

Friday, September 30th, 2011

8-bit tv shows

This is a promo for Fox in Italy and features tv shows in the form of an old school 8-bit video game. This looks like a game I want to play.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

the wanna be oddie

This is a thesis film done by Ben Lam. In it, it pays homage to vintage Merrie Melody cartoons with a modern spin.

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

super 7 stormtrooper super shotgun

This is a faux-retro Japanese commercial that Super 7 Store created for a product that they sell. It is so retrotastic! [VIA]

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

if "the avengers" was made in the 50s

What if “The Avengers” was made in the 50s? Perhaps it would be a little something like this.

Monday, August 9th, 2010

anachronisme – aka star wars in the 20s

If “Star Wars” was made in the 20s, before people spoke on film, it might look like this. This is so cool. [VIA]

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

how to spoon

This is a spoof of a 1950 educational film that teaches guys how to spoon their ladies. It is narrated by Michael C. Hall and is hilarious.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

101 yeahs

This video is a homage to the early days of “The Electric Company.” When I saw the title, I thought it was referring to this.

Friday, March 26th, 2010

tron vs saul bass

Vimeo user Hexagonall really likes Saul Bass’ style so he decided to honor him by recreating the “Tron” opening as if Bass would have done it. As a bonus, his Saul Bass homage to “Lost” is below. First video {VIA, … Continue reading

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

a ladies guide to party planning

Last night on Saturday Night Live, January Jones of “Mad Men” fame was hosting and they ran this faux-educational retro film on party planning.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

circle board in the city

This is a video shot in old-timey style that has Anthony Pappalardo skating around the city in a circle board – which is lots of skateboards attached into a circle. [VIA]