As you may remember a while ago, Thing of the Day introduced you to Recuts. Well, now here are premakes where some very creative people have made trailers for classic films had they been made much earlier. Want to know what Raiders of the Lost Ark would have been like in the Fifties? A film noire Ghostbusters? Star Wars made just after the Second World War? Well here we are:
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If you’re wondering why everything is pink or red, the flower shops are doing a roaring trade and the restaurants are packed out with people looking dreamily at each other (or not) then it’s because today is Valentine’s Day. However, there are some people who won’t be doing anything today and it’s important to spare a thought for them, like this man:
(Originally broadcast on the Peter Serafinowicz show on the BBC)
Canadian actor, Leslie Nielsen, sadly passed away a couple of weeks ago. After starting out acting in serious roles, he made his name in spoof comedy films such as Airplane, the Naked Gun Trilogy and Spy Hard. Here is a Wikipedia entry with links to various websites:
Recently a film-maker from Belfast noticed something interesting in Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 film The Circus. If you watch the following film carefully, you may find a person talking on what appears to be a mobile phone:
Is it a mobile phone or an early hearing device, as some people have suggested? Let us know what you think.
If you love movies, you’ll love Flixster. It’s full of the latest movie news and triva and packed full of reviews. You can rate movies, see what other people thought of a film and read what the critics are saying. Watch out for the never-ending movie quiz though – it really is never-ending!!
It is May 4th and today is Star Wars Day. Take a look at this if you don’t believe us:
And May the Fourth be With You!