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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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Can You Escape the Rabbit Hole?

Trailers. You know them. You love them. You watch the crap out of them. If they’re good, that is. They give you an idea of how a movie, or even a television show, will be and how you should probably … Continue reading

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Running The Count

The Hangover (Todd Phillips 2009) is a movie that reinvigorated the over-the-top, shock comedy. So for this project, I thought I’d take one of the most outrageous characters from this movie, Alan Garner (Zach Galifianakis) and recut things to make … 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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The Buildup

Movie trailers are all about the buildup. The sole purpose of a trailer is to give the target audience motivation to go see a certain movie, and different techniques are commonly used depending on the intended genre of the movie. There are … Continue reading

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How Cliché

In 2011, Hans Zimmer created an amazing soundtrack for the movie Inception. 
It complemented the tone of the movie so well, because it demanded emotion from the audience, and forced everyone to feel the stress of the the situations projected … 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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