Baby Spider-Man dances with his adult self, wins contest for cutest Spidey in awesome Evian ad

April 2, 2014 | No comments

Evian teamed up with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to make this video that features Spider-Man finding a cute little version of himself staring back in a mirror. The toddler crime-fighter is all too willing to bust a few moves with his adult counterpart…

(via VVV)

Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart are the best tourists New York City has ever seen [12 pictures]

April 2, 2014 | 3 comments

Upon the end of their Broadway run in No Man’s Land and Waiting For Godot, Sir Ian McKellan and Sir Patrick Stewart released a series of photos showing them palling around New York City’s most famous tourist spots together.

If the rest of us can be half this cool at their age, we’ll be doing very, very well…

Ian and Patrick 01

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Conan visits Texas, takes test from Dirk Nowitzki to become an honorary Texan

April 2, 2014 | No comments

Conan’s show is in Dallas for a few days, and yesterday, after having been in the Lone Star State only briefly, he felt prepared to take the newly invented Texas Citizenship Test.

Dallas Maverick and true Texan Dirk Nowitzki was there to administer said test…

Best in-flight surprise ever — Cast of “The Lion King” performs “Circle of Life”

April 1, 2014 | 2 comments

After launching their season in Brisbane, the cast of Disney’s Australian musical The Lion King boarded a plane back to Sydney. Excited after a full day, the cast broke into an impromptu performance of “The Circle of Life,” to the surprise and delight of everyone on the Virgin Australia flight…

26 of the saddest movie scenes ever accompanied by the unhappy version of Pharrell’s “Happy”

April 1, 2014 | 1 comment

Woodkid’s sad remix of Pharrell’s hit song “Happy” is good enough on its own, but combined with 26 of the saddest scenes in movie history, it becomes especially — even comically — sad…

(A couple of the movie scenes used are PG-13 since sad scenes sometimes involve death…)

Related… Happying sad songs and sadding happy ones with creative key changes

Hugh Jackman sings “Who Am I” from “Les Mis” adapted for Wolverine

March 31, 2014 | No comments

Visiting a talk show to promote his new movie, Hugh Jackman agreed to reprise his role as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. Except this time the inner struggle expressed in the song “Who Am I” is between the actor and his character, Wolverine…

Phenomenal one-man, pipe organ version of the Star Wars theme music

March 30, 2014 | No comments

Jelani Eddington is an outstanding organist who played this incredible rendition of the Main Title from the Star Wars Symphonic Suite on a pipe organ about a year ago. If you love Star Wars but haven’t gotten into the pipe organ, let this be your introduction…

(via Like Cool)

Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel break into a fabulous duet from Les Miserables

March 29, 2014 | 1 comment

The entire cast of the hit CBS series How I Met Your Mother appeared on Inside the Actor’s Studio recently, just ahead of the show’s series finale on Monday. An audience member asked if Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel — both fans of Les Miserables — would sing “Confrontation.” Fortunately, they were more than happy to oblige…