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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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MurderMind

Megamind is a family-friendly animated comedy where a villain learns to be hero. The movie concludes with Megamind, the villain, saving the city he has terrorized his entire life from sure destruction. I decided to recut the film into a … Continue reading

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Best Friends… Forever?

Overview One of my favorite Disney film’s as a child was The Fox and the Hound. The movie had a sweet (somewhat mediocre) plot line and cute baby animals. What more could an 8 year old girl want? Todd and … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Bridesmaid

Overview For this project I decided to use Bridesmaids as the base for my recut trailer. Seeing that this is one of my all time favorite movies and have probably watched it close to 20 times, I thought it would … Continue reading

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Darker than Fiction

Overview Stranger than Fiction (Marc Forster, 2006) is a romantic “dramady” discussing the moral obligation of one person to a stranger and the drastic impact that each decision can have on each other. There are many scenes portraying insanity, death, and … Continue reading

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Cut Loose

Introduction & specific links to the course readings The second law of thermodynamics states that entropy increases with time. We live in a world where change is inevitable. The system in which we live is constantly changing, evolving, recreating itself. … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Meaning

Overview For my movie trailer, I chose to take the lovable henchman Kronk from “The Emperor’s New Groove” and turn him into a scary murderer. Taking a cute Disney movie and turning it into a horrifying slasher film was not … Continue reading

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Scary Friday

Overview: The remade trailer I created turns the movie Freaky Friday, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan, from a family movie into a suspense/horror film. I renamed the film Scary Friday. I focused on how Curtis, who plays the … Continue reading

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A Nightmare on 5th Avenue

For my video re-cut trailer, I transformed The Devil Wears Prada (David Frankel 2006) from a comedy-drama into a horror film. I changed up the story line to make it seem like Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep) was a vindictive boss … 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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