At this point in time the Mission: Impossible series is less a sequence of movies that slowly ramp up in scale and scope and more a cry for help from actor Tom Cruise as he literally throws himself headfirst into a seemingly never-ending series of life threatening situations to prove how big his dick is. Curiously, despite each film getting a bigger and bigger budget, the series’ most dangerous stunt happened in the first film and necessitated the hiring of a guy tasked with doing nothing but watch a tank full of fake fish.
That Time Marvel Taught a Guy Playing a Fish Man How To Swim
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a film that centres primarily around the conflict between techno-futurist Africa and water Aztecs. A decision that resulted in like half the cast needing to learn how to swim, which inexplicably just so happened to include the guy cast to play a character who dropkick a blue whale into low orbit.
That Time a Band Burned a Million Pounds for no Reason
A common complaint about modern art is that it’s lazy, pretentious and usually results in something any random person on the street could have made by tossing a half eaten Big Mac at a canvas with enough force. A popular rebuttal to which is “you just don’t understand” which is true for at least one bit of performance art titled K Foundation Burn a Million Quid which, as the name suggests, saw a group who called themselves the K Foundation setting fire to a million British pounds for absolutely no reason other than, fuck it, they could.
Every Early PlayStation Game Came With a Free Hidden CD
The Sony PlayStation, hereafter referred to as the PS1 because it sounds cool, was Sony’s first foray into the world of video games. Built using, at the time, bleeding edge consumer technology, the PS1 is still considered one of the best CD players money can buy. A feature that the company was so keen to sell consumers on that every PS1 game sold came with a free CD. Even if you couldn’t see it.
That Time a Robot Rage-Quit Chess Forever
In the last few decades the relative strength of chess-playing computers and software has increased to the point even seasoned grandmasters actively refuse to play against them with a key turning point in this relationship between man and machine being the match and subsequent rematch between Garry Kasparov and a supercomputer called Deep Blue. Especially since Deep Blue did the most human thing imaginable after winning, refusing to rematch just to be a dick.