The Local Show will be four years old this fall, and we’re having more fun than ever. This spring, filmmaker Karl Sutton caught up with three artists featured at the show to talk about where they’ve come from, how they approach the creative process, and what role community plays in their work. This “Part One: Origins.” Come back next week for part two. Read More ›
By now, many of you may know that the Internet blew up last weekend over Childish Gambino’s music video for his new song, “This Is America.” As of the time I’m typing this, five days after release, the video has racked up over 63 million views and probably about as many think pieces.
How do you portray a villain like Thanos?
When your heroes have faced and defeated the god of mischief, the dark elves, a heartless celestial, an other-dimensional dark lord, and the goddess of death, how do you present your ultimate villain as a threat and not as a standard-model Big Bad Guy of the Week?
I wasn’t sure if Avengers: Infinity War could pull it off, but it did. Before we discuss why, though, you should know that there are MAJOR SPOILERS ahead.
Seriously, do not continue reading if you haven’t seen the movie.
Last year, the seemingly inexhaustible lead singer of Switchfoot, Jon Foreman, released the second four-EP project of his career, called The Wonderlands. The four EPs, Darkness, Dawn, Shadows, and Sunlight, track the hours of the day and explore a variety of themes. As if such a project were not already ambitious enough, Foreman decided to celebrate the project by playing 25 shows within 24 hours in his hometown of San Diego. This musical experience took place between October 24th and 25th of 2017, and a film crew was there to capture the action. For those of us fans not able to be there for such a momentous occasion, we can now experience it through the film 25 in 24, an hour long documentary just released.
When I started seeing my feed fill up with posts about loving The Greatest Showman, I started counting down the days until I could finally go see it. It had the makings of a movie I would adore. Musical theatre is my thing. Read More ›
We know we’re two weeks into 2018, but it takes some time to consider the mark a year leaves behind. We’ve finally gathered all our thoughts together, though, and here’s a look at the books, movies, TV, music, and some other stuff we in the Rabbit Room enjoyed the most in the past year. What were your favorites? Read More ›
A few months ago, I decided to build a presentation for speaking engagements. I had several booked for the coming year, so I spent a good month, off and on, putting together a Keynote presentation about my childhood as a kid who Read More ›
When Andrew Peterson and Chris Wall began talking about turning the Wingfeather books into an animated series, I remember thinking, Wow, that’s a great idea—but let’s be serious guys…
Two years later, here we are premiering the animated short film (both pilot and proof-of-concept) and it’s everything I hoped it would be and more. Read More ›
If you’re looking for the ultimate stocking-stuffer, we have just what you’re after. The Wingfeather Saga DVD contains the full 15-minute animated short film “A Crow for the Carriage” along with special features like storyboards for two deleted scenes. The DVDs begin shipping this Friday (12/15) but are available for pre-order now exclusively in the Rabbit Room Store. Read More ›
This animated short has been a long time in the making. Most people wouldn’t believe the amount of work that goes into something like this, and what Andrew and Chris Wall and the team have created here is something really amazing. Every frame is a living painting. Read More ›
I am not a van Gogh scholar in the academic sense. But following my middle school art teacher’s advice to pick an artist to study for the rest of my life, I chose Vincent van Gogh. Read More ›
“My mind is like a bad neighborhood. I try not to go there alone.” – Anne Lamott
This analogy packs a punch because it portrays the habits of thought and feeling that comprise our imaginations as spatial, social, and economic in nature. Read More ›