Thursday, December 15, 2005

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

This is just about the funniest damn thing I've seen in awhile, as well as the most clever. It's the winning entry in a contest open to film editors' assistants held by the New York chapter of the Association of Independent Creative Editors. The objective was to take a real film, in this case Stanley Kubrick's classic The Shining, and make a new trailer for it but in a completely different genre. The result of Mr. Ryang's endeavor is simply brilliant:

You can read more about this story here and here. And yes, I realize that this story has been floating around for awhile, but then . . . so have I.

1 comment:

Derek said...


Your comments were removed because I mistook it for spam. Go ahead and repost the trailers if you'd like. Sorry.