Tag Archives: Recut Trailers

Shakespeare would be proud

          I’d like to start this blog post by saying I genuinely enjoyed creating a movie trailer. I choose to recut Shakespeare in Love (John Madden—not the sports tycoon, as it turns out—1998). I don’t remember … Continue reading

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No Smiling Here…

My idea was to use The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for my recut trailer. The original movie is a a drama/mystery/crime movie, characterized by dark lighting and color schemes, serious faces, and some dramatic moments. The movie revolves around Rooney Mara’s character, … 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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My Mother’s Graduate

Overview For this project, I chose to recut Mike Nichols’ 1960’s classic The Graduate.  The movie is a drama about a boy who just graduated from college, unsure of what he wants to do in life.  He is seduced by one … 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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The Beast

Overview My video trailer recut project involved turning the popular children’s movie The Sandlot from a comedy into a horror film. All the aspects of a horror film were in the movie, but the director and editors decided to give it more … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 2– Breaking All the Rules

Why is that everyone hates commercials, yet loves movie trailers? Aren’t movie trailers essentially a two minute long commercial advertising a different movie? The answer lies in the elements of a condensed plot summary, music, special effects, and face pacing. … Continue reading

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