I'm serious, this movie is awesome! It's the 2007 remake of the Broadway musical, which in turn is based on a 1960s movie. So it's obviousley based on 1960s Baltimore.
Nikki Blonsky started her whole career in this movie, and she came with a bang, might I say! ;D Amazing singer!
And another song from the movie that featured John Travolta as the main characters MOTHER Edna Turnblad, and with a fake girls voice, high heels and a 30 pound fatsuit, he sang and danced amazingly! ;D Welcome to the 60's
Don't just ignore my post because I'm annoying (sometimes), like you guys usually do.
Da Robot, that was mighty awesome. I cracked up at the Yoshi's Story interval, the Kirby & Yoshi skit and the secret bonus video with Ike in ;D The rest of it was funny too, but they were the highlights!
This was an episode of Steven Spielberg's anthology series "Amazing Stories" that was on for a few years in the 80's. This is the only episode that was animated, but it's usually everyone's favorite.
Of note, it was written and directed by Brad Bird, who currently works at Pixar. He also wrote and directed both The Incredibles and Ratatouille, as well as wrote the screenplay for and directed the very underrated Iron Giant for Warner Bros. According to the IMDb, The Family Dog was his first job as a director, but it's every bit as brilliant as his feature films.
@ Nester, I know I'm seen that Family Dog show before, didn't it get turned into an actual show?
It was spun off into its own series a few years later, some of which is also on YouTube. IMHO, it's nowhere near as funny as the original episode. It's interesting, tho, that one of the series' executive producers was Tim Burton.
I think it's also notable that when the Family Dog episode of Amazing Stories first aired, it was before The Simpsons was its own series. At the time, I thought it was weird to see a cartoon on in prime time. The Family Dog series didn't come around until after The Simpsons had started, so it was really riding on the coattails, I think.
nocturnal YL: According to Nintendo's IR calendar, they're going to release their financial information up to December 2020 on 1 Feb. Switch sales (68.30 mil at Sep 2020) may very well surpass that of the 3DS (75.94 mil), but how will it compare to the GBA (81.51 mil)?
Jan 31, 2021 12:10:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: It's closer to the GBA sales than I thought. Switch hardware sales up to December 2020 is 79.87 mil, while I expected about 78 mil.
Feb 1, 2021 8:07:53 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Also, while they stopped counting 3DS and Wii U hardware sales, software went up from 385.12 mil to 385.85 mil and 103.27 mil to 103.31 mil. Switch software sales went from 456.49 mil to 532.34 mil, surpassing that of NES and Game Boy.
Feb 1, 2021 8:09:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: So now that I have a capture device, I've been looking at my games and tried to figure out the resolution and frame rate they run at. Trials Rising is 540p30, Project DIVA Mega Mix has the UI at 720p60 and the simpler, single-singer PVs run at 540p60…?
Feb 6, 2021 11:42:34 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: All the Atelier games I've seen so far (Arland 1-4) run at 1080p30, which is a bit surprising as I expected a lower resolution for Lulua. Void Terrarium and Puyo Puyo Tetris 1 and 2 all run at 1080p60. PPT1 also ran at 1080p60 on Wii U, so no surprise.
Feb 6, 2021 11:45:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: ↑ In Atelier Lulua, the system UI and even some parts with 3D models (like the synthesis screen) run at full 1080p at 60 fps. That's a huge leap from the previous two games in the series. World map runs at 30 fps though, despite not being intensive.
Feb 8, 2021 11:13:44 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Rune Factory 4 Special runs at 720p60. Fire Emblem Three Houses is a weird case; it looks like 900p30 to me, but because of the way the edge of the models are drawn, the graphics end up looking very ugly.
Feb 8, 2021 11:15:06 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I've been doing the same thing I do every time I consider getting Smash Ultimate: playing Smash for Wii U. It turns out there are still plenty of people playing it online. Makes me curious about Splatoon 1.
Feb 20, 2021 10:08:42 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The online also worked better than I remember. Maybe because there are fewer people...?
Feb 20, 2021 10:10:09 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: My skill curve in Smash Bros seems to be the opposite of other games: the more I play, the worse I get.
Feb 23, 2021 17:28:27 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: TIL I had not yet unlocked all the stages in Smash for Wii U. Just unlocked the last one today, six years after getting the game.
Feb 24, 2021 18:35:31 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: If you want a new perspective on your own Mario Maker levels, just wait more than three years before playing them again.
Mar 6, 2021 9:44:32 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: This kind of reminds me of modern 3D printing, where the software needs to formulate the steps for replicating the object rather than just going in a simple 2D matrix manner as in inkjet printing. Nice video.
Apr 3, 2021 9:13:25 GMT -5
Evie the Mother Hen ❤✿: From the looks of it we could create a Pokémon Family ROM hack, FE Family, etc.; but if the number of stiching points was changed from the original design you'd need to fix that with more hacking.
Apr 6, 2021 14:22:17 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm working on something for the forum. Hopefully I'll have it finished this week.
Apr 10, 2021 11:30:13 GMT -5