Documentary: Thunderbirds 1965 – The Successful Project To Create 3 New Thunderbirds Episodes

Thunderbirds 1965

Thunderbirds 1965 is a 35 minute documentary about a successful project from three years ago to create three new episodes of the Thunderbirds using the same Supermarionation puppetry technology, and focusing on every detail to make sure the episodes would be exactly period correct and indistinguishable from the original episodes. The team behind Thunderbirds 1965…

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Full Film: The DeLorean Pennebaker-Hegedus Documentary

DeLorean Film

This is the DeLorean documentary by Pennebaker Hegedus Films, it’s a full-length film about the DeLorean Motor Corporation, the DMC-12, John DeLorean, and the trials and tribulations that the company confronted before the launch of their iconic car. Filmmakers Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker are icons of the direct cinema approach to filmmaking, they typically…

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Watch The 1984 Widowmaker Hill Climb

Widowmaker Hill Climb

Editor’s Note: This film was transcoded from VHS so it’s not perfect, there are also a couple of black screen sections where I assume the original ad breaks were – I suggest fast forwarding through them. The original Widowmaker Hill Climb took place on a hillside in Draper, Utah. It became a world famous event…

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Short Film: Watchmaker Breaks Down Swiss vs Japanese Made Watches

Watchmaker Breaks Down Swiss vs Japanese Made Watches

This short film by the team at Wired gives a remarkably detailed look at the disassembly process of two automatic mechanical watches, one by a Japanese manufacturer and one by a Swiss manufacturer. The film is hosted by appropriately named professional watchmaker Ryan Jewell, he does an excellent job of explaining how the watches work,…

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