The painful what-if that haunts Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson. Opportunity can be a mixed bag and, unfortunately, so can representation.
:: Watch a Baby Hippo Step Out for the First Time, Only to Be Inundated with Paparazzi
:: Vessels--4 AM is a short film with no dialogue and wonderful visuals of an alien world. Exciting, but soothing, too.
:: Marvin Digs, a Ralph Bakshi short from 1967.
:: The Muppet Mindset has an interview with The Muppets showrunner Kristen Newman about the changes to the show and the possibility of a second season. (No word on it yet, and word seems to be that ABC considers it a failure, but I'm still holding out hope.)
:: Molly Regan at Hobo Trashcan echoes my feelings in two columns: In a world full of Kardashians, don’t be a slut-shaming faux feminist, and Poppin’ Molly’s Handy Guide to Not Being a Body Shaming Piece of Crap.
:: An oral history of the making of one of my favorite movies, Galaxy Quest.
:: Why Donald Trump Doesn't Tell It Like It Is
:: A fantastic new trailer for Kubo and the Two Strings, a movie I desperately want to see.
:: Green Room looks compelling as hell.
:: I've never heard of The Shallows before today, but I will definitely be giving this a look. I hope it's pulpy and involving as hell.
:: And, of course, the Captain America: Civil War trailer, because damn.
:: Every Movie Ending Is Improved By That One Stupid Dire Straits Song (Damn, it really works. It's science.)
And lastly, A Shit History of Dune is a short video explaining the plot of Dune, and accurately mirrors the experience of trying to explain it to someone who's never read it.