Posts Tagged ‘gifs’

Halloween Horror: Nicely Done GIF From a Hammer Film

Friday, October 28th, 2016

I’ve never seen it, but this is evidently from The Witches:

Creepy Online GIFs and Their Origins: Ballface

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Here’s a GIF that’s a wee bit unnerving:

It’s vaguely reminiscent of the creepy moon in Georges Méliès’s The Astronomer’s Dream.

Turns out it’s from a “tracking & compositing experiment” video:

I know that I always use subjects that are super-creepy for my tracking and compositing experiments…

Creepy Online GIFs and Their Origins: The Thing In the Bed

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Another post for the Halloween season.

I’ve always thought this was one of your creepier online GIFs:

And actually, it’s from a very short horror film called “Bedfellows,” available online:

The guy’s evidently done a whole series of them.

Sweet dreams…

Maybe You Shouldn’t Read This Post If You’re Depressed

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Ever now and then you come across something interesting, but you wonder “What the hell do I say about this?”

I was looking for some scary gifs when I came across this. There are a few in the, but it seems to be mostly depressing black and white gifs for suicidal teenage girls.

Like this:

Or this:

Interestingly enough, more than half seem to be of stunningly beautiful actresses from popular culture. And, naturally, there’s a lot of Nine Inch Nails references.

And this is pretty striking:

Anyway, if you find yourself making or posting these gifs, maybe you should read this.

Consider this more an act of reportage than commentary…