The Best Thing I’ve Seen Today: Re-Cut Trailers

by rferron

Today’s post is just a little bit fun.

I absolutely LOVE the catalog of re-cut movie trailers out there on the Internet. Firstly, the sheer concept of manipulating movie clips to make ‘the Shining’ appear to be a romantic comedy, or ‘Free Willy’ appear to be a horror movie, or ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ appear to be an epic drama is endlessly amusing to me. Secondly, I think it’s such a brilliant testament to the power of movie editing (a critical part of the filmmaking process that often goes overlooked!)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (as an epic drama):


The Shining (as a romantic comedy):