Friday, October 14, 2005

Fark Photoshop Brilliance.

I do love me some quality photoshop threads over at Fark, but sometimes they go above and beyond. Today is one of those days.

The theme is: Redesign a movie poster so that it more accurately portrays the actual film...

Update: I have changed my favorite. It used to be this one, but I'm going with the above shown. The reason for this is because the movie Independence Day has so many freaking holes in it that it officially belongs on the "too unbelievable, even for Hollywood" list. The movie inspired the following essay from the QQQ Files-

"Things I did not know until I saw ID4"
(courtesy of Perry O'Grady)

A few excerpts-

*Alien spacecraft the size of Australia can be taken out with one
well-placed sidewinder missile

*Most PowerBooks are configured with interfaces powerful enough to override
the communications systems of the most sophisticated futuristic

*Despite the fact that they wear biomechanical body armor that can only
be removed with a scalpel and the fact that they possess hyper-developed
brains that allow them to destroy their enemies simply by thinking about
it, alien fighter pilots have a glass jaw and can be knocked unconscious
for hours with one punch

*The correct military honor for a hero who saves the world by
sacrificing his own life by flying directly into the alien death ray is
to clap and cheer wildly in front of the hero's family immediately after
he perishes.

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