The Hurry up the Cakes App of the Moment is a feature on a particular iOS app that Mikey (or anyone in Team Hurry up the Cakes) happens to like, be fond of, or amused with, at the moment.
The past few weeks, my brothers and I have been running around looking like idiots in public places. We have been filming each other, all making short action scenes in which we get shot at, squashed by a giant wrecking ball, or we blow up to little pieces because of a missile attack.
It’s safe to say that our fraternal bonds are stronger than ever. And it’s all thanks to a little iPhone app called Action Movie FX (iTunes link)–a video camera app that integrates a lightweight editing suite to include such classic action movie staple effects as a bomb detonation, air strike, cars and helicopters dropping, and, my current favorite, a first-person perspective of a series of gunshots.
Speaking of which, here I am being brutally murdered in the parking lot of Palms Country Club:
Here’s another sample from the app, in which Alabang Town Center’s New Year’s Fireworks tragically malfunctioned:
The app comes with three free effects (car drop, missile launch, and demolition ball), and additional effects bundles can be purchased at $0.99.