We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:
Looper was fun, right? Like it filled that nice spot between Bond movies and big action thrillers and did its dirty work in being a cinema appetizer for the main courses. But really, that ending? Were you really happy? Here's the video you should show your friends about how everything should have really gone down (sorry we're not sorry about spoilers, if you cared this much you should have seen the movie already):
Also, a lot of work went into this beaded, stop-motion Super Mario video. So let's do the right thing and procrastinate a little bit and enjoy it:
A few weeks ago Melbourne gave you the "Dumb Ways to Die" video, which was adorably macabre and the big reason we'll never play on the train tracks. Riffing off of that Cinesaurus, an animation studio based in Seattle, made a really awesome science-themed, less dark version of that. (Warning: it's equally ear-wormy.)
And finally, do not adjust your computer screen: this video is supposed to be ridiculously trippy.
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