This week’s top five videos feature a basketball on a journey through movie history as well as a catchy pop song written completely by an iPhone. Take a break from whatever you’re doing and watch the five best videos of the week.
This short film from French studio Hotu features a basketball that takes 87 bounces through movie history. Watch as an epic air ball finds its way into The Big Lebowski, Goodfellas and more.
The U.S. Town With No Cell Phones or Wi-Fi.
If you really want to get away from it all, head to Pocahontas County in West Virginia. Home to the extremely sensitive Green Bank Telescope, the rural area has absolutely no cell phone service or Wi-Fi.
IOS Autocomplete Song.
Apparently the new iPhone also functions as a songwriter. Jonathan Mann uses iOS 8’s predictive text feature to write the lyrics for a very catchy pop song.
The Silence of the Lambs – Who Wins the Scene?
In his latest video essay, Tony Zhou explains how camera angles and editing techniques tell you everything you need to know about the relationship between Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter.
Liberace on Peacocking.
“The male peacock is beginning to show its true plumage.” Liberace’s thoughts on male fashion get animated in the latest installment of PBS’s reliably great digital series Blank on Blank.