Video Briefly: Doggie Hiccups, Beauty Retouching, Fifty Shades Of Shite

Video Briefly: Doggie Hiccups, Beauty Retouching, Fifty Shades Of Shite
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Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Honest Trailers eviscerates Fifty Shades of Grey, HMAS Sydney wreckage footage, Magic Mike XXL trailer.

  • This time-lapse video condenses six hours of retouching into 90 seconds. Don’t believe everything you see!
  • The rapid sinking of the HMAS Sydney back in 1941 by Germany’s HSK Kormoran has been a controversial topic for many years. Recently, new evidence has come to light courtesy of high resolution images and video captured by Curtin University. See them here.
  • GoFar is a new Australian invention that could save you up to 20 per cent off your fuel bill. Not only does it help you drive more efficiently to conserve petrol, it can track data such as fuel use and sync it to your phone. Gizmodo has a review and video.
  • The Witcher 3 is shaping up to be the best RPG of the year. In this video, CD Projekt RED talk about the creation of the game’s fearsome monsters.
  • Kotaku has assembled a list of movies and TV shows on Netflix that every gamer needs to watch. Sort out your week’s binge list here.
  • Here’s everything wrong with “chick flick”Pitch Perfect in 15 minutes.
  • Honest Trailers has leveled its cross hairs on the risible 50 Shades Of Grey. Click here to watch the carnage unfold.
  • This short film by Tim Divall examines the pains of living in a crowded city in such a hilarious exaggerated fashion that anyone who has step foot inside the “concrete jungle” would recognise that it’s basically all true.
  • Fancy some metal cover versions of classic Nintendo game music? Of course you do.
  • The inventively named Magic Mike XXL has a new trailer out — watch it here.
  • Okay, fair warning: this short video of the ribbon worm attacking a human hand is one of the most distressing things you are likely to see today. It shouldn’t exist.
  • Jason Voorhees — the masked killer from Friday The 13th — is now available as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X. Click here to see some of his ridiculous finishing moves.
  • In other gaming news, some talented filmmakers recently recreated Grand Theft Auto’s retro top-down view in real life. Check it out.
  • Bucky has the hiccups. That is all.