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This Father Does Everything He Can to Protect His Daughter During a Zombie Apocalypse

Need a zombie movie that’s different from the rest? Check out this short film!

You’ve all probably seen the wildly popular Korean movie, Train to Busan, that chronicles the struggles of a father protecting his daughter from danger during a zombie apocalypse in moving train. If that’s the kind of theme that floats your boat, then you’ll definitely love this short film by Australian duo Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke called Cargo. It was created on a budget of $3,800, and took a total of two days to make.

With no dialog and maximum cinematic impact, Cargo tells the story of a man and his baby daughter as they’re caught in a world filled with bloodthirsty zombies. Unlike in Train to Busan where the main character’s kid is already old enough to follow instructions and keep herself away from harm, the child in this short film is just a baby who could cry at any minute and alert the zombies.

The film is heartbreaking, thrilling, and sometimes hard to watch. There’s just the right balance of of anticipation and fear, though it’s nowhere near the typical zombie chase movie. It is, however, a movie about racing against time. You’ll see why immediately.

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Cargo, released in 2013, was a finalist in the Tropfest short film festival, and since then it has become viral since it was uploaded on YouTube. Thanks to its online traction, movie producers have picked up the rights to make a motion feature inspired by the film, directed by same directors behind the short film.

And with a compelling story such as this, it’s set to star British actor Martin Freeman, who is known for his role as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit trilogy and Dr. John Watson in the Sherlock series.

Martin Freeman stars as the father in the Cargo movie.

With the rising popularity of zombie movies once again, let’s hope the movie lives up to the online hype set up by the short film!

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Artist Creates Satirical Illustrations to Answer What’s Wrong in Today’s Society

These illustrations are downright brutal and honest.

For the common people, art is all about pleasing one’s eyes. But to those who have pledged their selves to it, art is all about the transfer of ideas and thoughts. For decades, Australian cartoonist Gerhard Haderer has been creating satirical illustrations that highlight reasons why today’s society is far from being perfect.

In fact, Haderer had faced the court thanks to one of his books titled, “The Life of Jesus.” It basically triggered violent reactions in Europe, particularly from the Catholic Church. The story surfaced sometime in 2005 when he was convicted in Greece for badmouthing the country’s religious community. He eventually received a six-month suspended sentence in absentia. A couple of months later, the initial verdict was corrected via an appeal resulting to Haderer’s acquittal.

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Japanese Artist Gives Life Into Rocks By Painting Adorable and Realistic Animals

They seemingly beg to be cuddled. Aww.

Akie Nakata is unlike any other artists in the world. She uses stones and turns them into paintings that feature adorable animals. Interestingly, her works are something that you can hold in the palm of your hand. She is definitely a unique one.

Born in Japan, Akie carefully chooses the natural shapes of each stone she comes across. For her, the best stones are the ones that can perfectly capture their own destined characters. Her love for collecting stones started when she was still a child.

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French Designer Sews Dresses With Out Of This World Designs

From book spines to illustrations, her designs are stealing the catwalk!

Remember the famous line, “dress to impress?” Well, this is very true in our everyday lives. We always make sure that we wear the nicest of dress or clothes. And although the reason could vary, the common denominator is that we want to “impress” someone. Apparently, a French designer is taking this idea to a whole new level.

Sylvie Facon sews dresses just like an ordinary designer does. But unlike any other, she settles with stuff that would steal any catwalk. And by stuff, we mean using book spines. Yes, that is right – she uses book spines to create dresses that you do not usually see on a regular basis. From spines of old texts to steampunk-inspired garment details, Sylvie is definitely not your ordinary designer.

Scroll down below to see her beautiful works. We assure you: Her dresses will blow you away.

For starters, here is a dress made from book spines.

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