Thor 2: The Dark World won’t come out until February 25th but the gag reel has already made it to Vimeo. Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth excel at making dramatic adventure films but they’re also pretty damn good at goofing off. We can thank Marvel for this excellent compilation gag reel from the set of Thor 2. Marvel confirmed last month that Thor 3 will begin pre-production this year.
Here it is! All the most lovable creatures together on one screen: Benedict Cumberbatch and the Muppets from Sesame Street. It’s been coming for a while and you’ve all been very patient, so treat yourselves to this little video of Benedict, Murray and the Count.
35 Years of Special Effects at the Oscars Gizmodo shared a Sploid video created by Nelson Carvajal that brings together the last 35 years of special effects at the Oscars. From Star Wars: A New Hope to Life of Pi, there’s a clip from everything, and it’s a beautiful reminder what we as creators can do when given the resources. Watch the video, see how many you recognize, and start your bets on who will take home the special effects grand prize this year.
VlogBrothers Hank and John Green (author of The Fault in our Stars) have truly tapped into something with their “NerdFighter” movement. In case you haven’t heard of it, these amazing guys are creating a sense of solidarity amongst “nerds” everywhere and from that fellowships, nerdfighters discover a new found confidence. Personally? This writer considers the movement one of the greatest anti-bullying campaigns ever. Where bullies feed off of making kids feel ashamed of their passions and interests, and alone in that shame — the Green…
Gru shakes things up on Ellen and dominates the crowd Gru certainly does have a charismatic personality about him that makes him a quirky super-villain. Check out those evil moves he pulls! He knows how to make a crowd put their hands in the air and scream. Steve Carell pulled out all the stops on Ellen as he showed up in full character as Gru from his hit movies, Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. *Gif sets from muver54.tumblr and moviesblog.mtv.com.