Sure, Tom Cruise may have wrapped filming on his latest Mission Impossible film, but that doesn’t mean he joined TikTok. Visual effects extraordinaire Chris Ume from Belgium teamed up with Miles Fisher, a Cruise impersonator, to create the most convincing deepfake videos that most have ever seen. However, these clips weren’t created to fool people, but rather inform them of the technical possibilities of artificial intelligence.
Many Star Wars fans may not remember the many action figures released in the 1970s by Kenner, but for those who do, this Millennium Falcon toy may bring back some memories. Despite the original Star Wars film being released in May 1977, Kenner was not prepared for the unprecedented response to the film and the high demand for toys, mainly due to George Lucas’s hesitation to provide character / vehicle designs for fear his creations would be copied by rivals.
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Film buffs are most likely very familiar with Alien, a science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott that follows the crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo. It is there where they encounter the eponymous Alien, an extremely dangerous extraterrestrial set loose on the spaceship. Luis Nostromo from Barcelona loves the films so much that he has transformed his apartment into a spaceship-like museum themed after the franchise.
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Night at the Museum was first released in 2006, and this fantasy-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy garnered a large fanbase. It was based on the 1993 children’s book of the same name and stars Ben Stiller as Larry Daley, a divorced father who applies for a job as a night watchman at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History. This is where he discovers that the exhibits, animated by a magical Egyptian artifact, come to life at night. Now, it’s been turned into a 2,900-piece LEGO Ideas set.