Thursday, June 27, 2013

Talks at Google: Pixar on Monsters University

Here at the Googleplex we get a lot of guest lecturers come and speak. Unsurprisingly many of them are from great geek culture icons. Here's a great conversation with some of the Pixar staff on Monsters University the new animated feature film.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Superman tells Warcraft anecdote on Leno

I'll take Batman over Superman any day of the week, but when geek hunk Henry Cavill - Superman in the new Man of Steel movie - tells a story about playing WoW on Leno he wins my heart over just a little more.

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Lego movie may be more than just a product integration fantasy

If you're like me when you hear the words "Lego Movie" you're thinking "Battleship". Flashy Hollywood weirdness designed to destroy your fond childhood memories.

Think again.

The movie seems to tie into the humour and story telling success of the Lego video games and with a killer cast including Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett and Will Ferrell it looks like this is the next animated film to look forward to after Despicable Me 2.

 

Monday, June 17, 2013

Chief of Australian Army delivers amazing Anti Harassment speech

A fantastic public message; not only because diversity and a culture against harassment is important but presses on the idea that strength and power need not rely on putting down others. Sets a wonderful example for military service culture.