Tag Archives: semiotics

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!

Whilst I have never actually read the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and therefore probably do not understand the profound wisdom of this particular song but I do know first-hand that the tune of So Long and Thanks for All … Continue reading

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Making The Cut’s

Many times I watch a movie, and completely ignore the effort that goes into making each individual shot. After this video recutting project my appreciation for the art of making movies, and movie trailers, has increased tenfold. This project was terribly frustrating at times, however it was also … Continue reading

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“I’m just here to have a good time. A little White Chicks, a little white wine”

I recut the comedy, White Chicks into a thriller/horror movie about two brothers who murder innocent people, steal their identities, and live pretending to be their victims. Although I wanted to incorporate the original title into my trailer, I felt … 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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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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Ted Talks

John Maeda is an extraordinary person, he is a graphic designer, computer scientist, author, graduate and a professor of MIT, and is the current President of the Rhode Island School of Design. In his talks, he explains his struggles to … Continue reading

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