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First Place in Murder: Beauty Queens Gone Bad

 Drop Dead Gorgeous is a mocumentary about a teenage beauty pageant in small town America. It follows Amber Atkins (Kirsten Dunst) as she competes to be Mount Rose’s American Teen Princess. Amber faces trouble from Becky Leeman (Denise Richards) as … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Hero

Overview: For this project I have decided to re-cut The Simpson’s Movie (Silverman 2007). The movie’s original genre is animation comedy and adventure. Although I will continue to use the adventure portion of the movie, I have made it focus … Continue reading

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A re-cut trailer is a parody trailer for a movie created by editing footage from that movie or from its original trailers, and thus are a form of mash up. You take music or the background audio from one movie, and play that with a cut part … Continue reading

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It’s How You Show It

The movie industry is one of the biggest sources for entertainment in modern society.  There are horror films, comedy films, action films, and drama films, and they all pretty much entice the audience for the exact same purpose-to make a … Continue reading

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Selling a Movie in the Editing Room

The purpose of a movie trailer is simple – to sell people on spending money to see that particular movie. Various factors such as plot, actors, and release date play a major role in whether consumers will see a movie … Continue reading

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It’s True…Less is More

After viewing several trailers, I found many similarities amongst the short clips. The overall pacing of the trailers appeared to be very fast paced, constantly throwing new shots and images into the viewers face. However, this seemed to be more … Continue reading

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“That movie looks HILARIOUS!”

Time and time again, I buy into movie trailers. Clips of excitement and hilarity, of drama and intrigue, tempt me into a viewing. Time and time again, I am disappointed by second-rate movies with just enough high-caliber scenes to create … Continue reading

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