Nearly everyone has heard the famous story about Stella Liebeck who accidentally spilled hot McDonald’s coffee on her lap from the drive-thru, and successfully sued the world’s most famous fast food chain.
But just like today, the media twisted and contorted the true story.
Most people were ill-informed by the news and assumed only Stella was at fault. She was quickly painted as the greedy villain who deserved to be burned by the coffee.
Now, the The New York Times revisits the famous story to disclose all of the actual facts in this newly trending documentary.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/10/22/new-york-times-revisits-the-famous-lady-burned-by-mcdonalds-coffee-story/
World renown movie directer Steven Spielberg has many repeating themes and camera tricks that recur over and over in his work. One of the most notable is the “Spielberg Face.” The camera slowly zooms into the character’s face who looks slightly away from the camera in shock, awe, or another deep emotion. Fandorific explains in this short film what he calls the “Spielberg Face” and it’s impact on cinema in general. The video is featured on Devour.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/12/14/the-spielberg-face/
Caine’s Arcade is a short film directed by Nirvan Mullick, about a 9-year-old boy named Caine Monroy who built an elaborate cardboard arcade in his dad’s used auto parts store in East LA. Caine is about to have the best day of his life thanks to a surprise flashmob organized on Facebook…
Caine’s Arcade from Nirvan Mullick on Vimeo.
Chris R Wilson Film opens this short film with, “Many of the great authors wrote while intoxicated.”
With that being said, he and his crew wrote the script for their new short film, titled Star Drunk, after enjoying a slew of alcoholic beverages.
To top off the film, the actors were asked to indulge in hard drinks as well before shooting the sci-fi parody. Already, the new video is featured on CNet, LaughingSquid, DailyDot, and UpRoxx.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/08/28/star-drunk-a-film-written-drunk-acted-drunk/
As the famous phrase goes, desperate times calls for desperate measures. Have you ever been on the toilet, home alone, and you turn to discover there’s no toilet paper? Worse yet, there’s no one else in the house at all!
SMP Films imagined just that in their latest comedy sketch Desperate Measures.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/08/12/desperate-measures-comedy-sketch/
The life of a superhero may seem glamorous, but that’s the fault of the media. Most of the time, superheros must live their lives like the rest of us. And that can get pretty depressing.
That’s the premise behind this new Superhero Depression short film by Andrew M Films.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/07/23/superhero-depression/
Thailand is famous online for their unorthodox commercials. Instead of fast paced, 30 second adverts, Thai companies often create longer short films that tug on the heartstrings of viewers.
This short film sponsored by WacoalThailand and posted online by SocialCam is one of those commercials.
The emotional short, titled My Beautiful Woman in English, tells the true story of a young single mother and the strong bond she has with her daughter.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/02/08/thai-short-film-my-beautiful-woman-about-mother-and-daughter-will-leave-you-misty-eyed/
Glas is a 1959 OscarÂ®-winning short film on glass-blowing and glass-making automation, directed by Bert Haanstra. The film contrasts the production of hand made crystal from the Royal Leerdam Glass Factory with automated bottle making machines in the Netherlands.
The wordless film says a lot without saying a word.
Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/glass-short-film-by-bert-haanstra/
Cubes are literally the essence of video game graphics. The first games were literally just tiny pixel squares bouncing around, such as Pong and Asteroid.
But we’ve come a long way since those days.
The Hamster Alliance tells the complete story of video game graphics in this short, Cube: A Video About Video Game Graphics.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/02/10/a-video-about-video-game-graphics/
Viddsee posted this Singaporean short film, titled Gift, that tells the touching story of a resentful son who later learns the truth about his father. Growing up, he felt his father was uninspiring, a poor embarrassment. But only after his father passed did he discover how great of a man he was.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/03/12/touching-father-son-short-film-will-leave-you-teary-eyed/