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This obsessively faceted little gem made me smile so wide, I thought an alien lifeform was going to burst forth from my face! This shot-by-shot homage to the Prometheus trailer is done with 100% paper (and flashlights). It was directed, edited and paper-construction by Travis Betz (aka “The Receptionist” on YouTube). I guess people are so besides themselves with anticipation for this film, they’re making cargo cult-like folk art out of whatever little glimpses they can catch of this thing.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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  2. Dave G. on said:

    Great job! I watched this with more anticipation than the actual trailer.

  3. Peace Love Arduino

  4. interesting and beautiful

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