VRayPattern - Review
Paul Roberts has posted a comprehensive review of the VRayPattern plugin for 3ds Max..
Plot Device - Making Of
Go behind the scenes of the Plot Device short film and see how it was put together under a very limited budget and timescale.
Texturing and Rendering an Elf Head in Blender
Blender Cookie has a great video tutorial on texturing and rendering an elf head by using Blender and GIMP.