Gaming

Surprise! Disney drops first trailer for live action film The Lion King

Enlarge / D’awwww… newly anointed baby Simba is presented to his people for the first time. Disney The fine folks at Disney just gave us a last-minute holiday surprise by releasing the first trailer for its hotly anticipated live-action remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King. The Mouse House sneakily didn’t give any hint […]

Photography

This vintage-inspired instant camera only requires film and creativity

Previous Next Carbon Carbon Carbon The Escura Instant 60s strips photography down to the absolute essentials for a vintage-inspired camera that doesn’t need batteries. And if you don’t mind a little modern battery power, the camera can be paired with an external, off-camera flash with a matching vintage atheistic. The Escura works without electronics, thanks […]

Photography

The Leica M10-D is a reincarnated classic ‘film’ camera with digital guts

Previous Next Leica’s latest camera would be tough to pick out among a line of classic film cameras, despite the camera’s digital sensor inside. On Wednesday, October 24, Leica debuted the Leica M10-D, a full-frame digital rangefinder camera with a screen-free body channeling classic film. As part of Leica’s digital rangefinder series, the Leica M10-D […]

Photography

This battery-free ‘printer’ turns your smartphone pics into film

Previous Next Before digital, some cameras could run battery-free entirely on mechanics. Now there’s a mobile “printer” that uses the same idea to turn smartphone snapshots into real instant film. The Holga Printer is a completely mechanical mobile printer that is designed to work with the Holga app to mix the perks of smartphone photography […]

Photography

Leica continues instant film trend with the classically styled Sofort camera

Leica Classic camera designer Leica got even more classic with the Sofort, the company’s first instant film camera. After launching the instant camera in the fall of 2016, Leica hasn’t forgotten about the little film camera — on Friday, September 21, Leica launched a new black version of the Sofort. The camera, named after the […]

Gaming

Authors’ viral Twitter thread is now a horror film starring Alyson Hannigan

Enlarge / Chuck (Alyson Hannigan) offers timely advice to summer camp counselor Sam (Fran Kranz) who finds himself dealing with a crazed killer. Curmudgeon Inc Last July, Twitter denizens relished a hilarious improvisational thread between fantasy authors Chuck Wendig and Sam Sykes, in which the latter was a summer camp counselor in the midst of […]

Photography

This underwater camera drone can auto-follow and film while you dive

[embedded content] Chalk it up to a misspent youth watching movies like The Abyss if you want, but we’re total suckers for underwater robots. However, the majority of machines we see in this space are either aimed at industry or used exclusively as research and development projects within university research labs. Thankfully, Chinese startup Youcan […]

Photography

Lomography Simple Use Film Camera Color Negative 400

Despite the rise of digital photography, disposable cameras never went away, even if their function has largely been replaced by smartphones. But if you want the true analog vibe for your snapshots, and don’t want to deal with buying a secondhand 35mm camera or fiddling with controls, take a look at the Lomography Simple Use […]

Gaming

Report: Lucasfilm puts Obi-Wan film “on hold” after underwhelming Solo debut

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Lucasfilm The film news and reviews site Collider posted an exclusive report on Wednesday concerning the fate of future Star Wars films—and in particular, a long-rumored, not-yet-announced film focused on the classic character Obi-Wan Kenobi. Citing “sources with knowledge of the situation,” Collider confirmed that all pre-production for Lucasfilm’s unnamed Obi-Wan […]

Photography

Photo FOMO: Peak Design says failure is unacceptable; color film aged like wine

Mitchell Wojcik / Lomography Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photo FOMO is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like the new zoom on the Sony RX100 VI, the return […]

Photography

Kodak shows off the first test photos shot on its new Ektachrome film

Five years after ditching its Ektachrome 100 film, Kodak is making final preparations for its relaunch. The iconic photographic company has been working on the production of Ektachrome for more than a year, and has just shown off some of the first images shot with it. “Our development team is still working hard on the […]

Gaming

Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios now belongs to Nordisk Film

Just Cause and Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios has new ownership. Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film has acquired Avalanche for a total of 117 million euros ($ 136 million). This is part of Nordisk Film’s strategy to invest more in game developers in the Nordic region — and bringing in the Stockholm-based Avalanche is a […]

Computer

VR horror series ‘Campfire Creepers’ showcased at Tribeca Film Festival

[embedded content] A veteran horror director is using virtual reality (VR) for a new immersive experience inspired by ‘90s cult anthologies like Tales from the Crypt and Creepshow. The first episode of Campfire Creepers recently made its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, and two episodes are now available to watch with the […]