Film

“I Am Big Bird” Shows Us The Man Behind The Bird

Follow TheCruu!by The documentary “I Am Big Bird” has been acquired by Tribeca Film. The film is about the man behind the iconic Big Bird Sesame Streetcharacter, Caroll Spinney.  Spinney is now 80 years old, and spent more than 40 years as the man behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Directed and …

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Web

Webseries “Sugarboy” … More Fun Than Whatever You’re Doing Right Now.

Follow TheCruu!by Have you ever been pulled into an amazing story, told by an excited, imaginative little kid? It can be pretty cute and entertaining. The web-series, Sugarboy, shows one super-hype kid’s rambling, stories … told from his bedroom. Creative, quick-moving jokes … really well-executed. Dan Opsal writes and directs …

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Television

Conan’s TV Crew Grows When Beautiful Women are Guests

Follow TheCruu!by Among Late night hosts, Conan is among the most likely to do a zany bit, that features members of his TV crew. We, at TheCruu.com, love him for that. This week Conan exposed a creepy little pattern on his show at TBS. Whenever Conan has a beautiful female …

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HIPSTORY – Historical Leaders, As Hipsters

Follow TheCruu!by Artitst Amit Shimoni recently created a series of illustrations called HIPSTORY He describes the series of images in this way: “The iconic leaders of our times seen as modern-day hipsters. I often find myself thinking about the differences between these world’s greatest leaders, their beliefs and motivations, and …

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Director, Ridley Scott Can’t Fund Big Budget ‘Exodus’ With ‘Mohammad so-and-so’” As Lead

Follow TheCruu!by Curabitur posuere, est a blandit pretium, augue nulla luctus nunc, sed varius turpis enim vel dui. Aenean nibh mauris, sodales sit amet risus The new Ridley Scott movie, Exodus, has been under media scrutiny even before its private screenings.   Mostly online criticism, stemming from his decision to cast …

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PerformanceTelevision

HBO Releases “Banksy Does New York”

Follow TheCruu!by If you don’t know by now, Banksy is an internationally renowned graffiti artist with a reputation for beautiful, political & satirical works of art. His dark humor, and simple trademark stencil/graffiti technique is recognizable and loved by those of us lucky enough to catch one of his works. In …

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TheCruu – Rewind Weekly (12/1-12/7)

Follow TheCruu!by WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK? OUR TOP SEVEN SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS FROM VISUAL MEDIA CREATIVES & CREWS 1) Creative Director, Coral Anderson, contemplated life’s choices … A photo posted by C. (@mstr_andrsn) on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:35am PST 2) Writer, Velvet Russell, has chosen love … above all. I'm …

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Wonder Woman to be Directed by Michelle MacLaren

Follow TheCruu!by A new “Wonder Woman” film is set for release in 2017, and Warner Bros. has officially announced that it will be directed by Michelle MacLaren MacLaren has loads of chops and proven bad-assery under her belt, after getting her start on “The X-Files” and slowly building a steady career behind …

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Freddie Wong & Jimmy Kimmel Fight Into New Dimensions

Follow TheCruu!by If you don’t already know who Freddie Wong is … you should. The filmmaker and VFX artist and his friends became Youtube sensations with their clever film shorts, that shined with Hollywood quality effects and animation. Their fan base grew incredibly fast as they gained a reputation for …

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Web

NIGHTSHIFT’s Beautifully Eerie Music Video

Follow TheCruu!by When TheCruu first found this video, we weren’t really sure what we were watching. The abstract creative imagery of slow moving, jelli-fied, elongated bodies … seemed more like an awesome piece of video art than a music video. The Korean Production team “NIGHTSHIFT” is behind the video, including …

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