If all you saw of the new Jem and the Holograms movie was the above image, you’d wonder how this is supposed to be based on the totally outrageous and glitterific cartoon and toy line from the 1980s. But that’s just Jem’s alter ego, Jerrica Benton (Aubrey Peeples), a shy, normal girl who secretly moonlights as the leader of a popular… Continue reading New 'Jem and the Holograms' Trailer and Photos Mix Up the Modern and the Retro
Barcelona-based architect and film nerd Federico Babina created a series of artworks that depict the interiors of famous films with a fun retro style. “The idea is to represent a film set as if it were a doll’s house where we can start to play with the imagination together with the movie’s characters,” Babina told website Co.Design.
The layouts are presented as pseudo blueprints, revealing the iconic… Continue reading Retro Art and Your Favorite Movie Sets Collide in a New Poster Series
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Just what we all need: More reuns of Three’s Company!
Garth Ancier, the founding programmer of Fox and The WB, is pitching pay-TV operators about carrying four channels that will only air shows from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
Variety reports that Ancier’s newly formed Zeus Media Partners hopes to launch retro channels in the second quarter of 2014… Continue reading Cable nets featuring more retro TV in works
You’ve seen the clip from the upcoming Futurama finale where the gang spoofs Voltron and other classic anime cartoons, right? But have you seen the segment from later in the same episode that mocks 1920s ‘toons like “Steamboat Willie”? Of course you haven’t, because it hasn’t been released yet. But EW has a sneak peak below. Futurama’s “Reincarnation” episode (which… Continue reading ‘Futurama’ goes Roaring ’20s retro in finale — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO