Saturday, June 12, 2010

Video Remix Madness!!!

And here is a little somethin' ta go along with my last post... These are just BAD-ASS-crazy-cool video remixes from Eclectic Method.

Eclectic Method scratches video using DVD turntables, and media libraries...

The Tarantino Mixtape:
Based on the work of director Quentin Tarantino

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(WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all ages and contain course language, and/or extreme violence)

 
Robots:
'nough said...

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A John Hughes Production:
Based on the work of director John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, etc, etc,...).

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Bonus feature:
Eclectric Method takes on Stephen Colbert:
Colbert vs. Lessig (Aired: Jan 8th 2009):
Stephen Colbert & Lawrence Lessig Remix talking about Remix from The Colbert Report, January 8 2009

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Apparently the group Eclectic Method  -- whose first production was called Bootleg Video Mix --- has crafted a career out of re-purposing other people's content in creative ways.  Eclectic Method has put on hundreds of live shows and dropped feature-length releases like We're Not VJs and Lock Up Your Videos, eventually earning the infamous shout-out on The Colbert Report. (LOL)




To see/hear more check out one of their sites:
MP3: eclecticmethod.net/audio/

eclecticmethod.net
twitter.com/eclecticmethod
soundcloud.com/eclecticmethod
bit.ly/emfacebook
myspace.com/eclecticmethod
youtube.com/eclecticmethod

And to find out more information on Eclectic Method check out this article from Wired:

Friday, June 11, 2010

Some Cinematic & Editing Fun

Here are a couple of fun videos that I happened across, which appeal to the movie lover in me ;)

From Editor Leandro Copperfield, and dedicated to: Movie lovers from Brazil.  In which the Editor has taken footage from some of the world's greatest Director's films and mashed them together in a Director vs Director duel and tribute.

Tarantino vs. Coen Brothers:
For this tribute and video duel of directors editor Leandro Copperfield watched almost every movie from filmmakers Quentin Tarantino & Joel and Ethan Coen, and selected more than 500 scenes to edit together.

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(WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all ages and contain course language, and/or extreme violence)

Kubrick vs. Scorsese:
25 days, 34 films, 1 tribute.   
Video duel of directors, a tribute to Stanley Kubrick & Martin Scorsese.

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(WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all ages and contain course language, and/or extreme violence)

For the second one (above) here is a list of films used ...

Director Stanley Kubrick:
Day of the Fight (1951)
Fear and Desire (1953)
Killer's Kiss (1955)
The Killing (1956)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Spartacus (1960)
Lolita (1962)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
The Shining (1980)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

 
Director Martin Scorsese:
Mean Streets (1973)
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
Taxi Driver (1976)
New York, New York (1977)
Raging Bull (1980)
The King of Comedy (1982)
After Hours (1985)
The Color of Money (1986)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Goodfellas (1990)
Cape Fear (1991)
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Casino (1995)
Kundun (1997)
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Gangs of New York (2002)
The Aviator (2004)
The Departed (2006)
Shutter Island (2010)


 

Editor's note:  "These videos were purely non-profit and not Aimed at breaking any copyright laws."

Thursday, June 3, 2010

14 Life Lessons from He-Man

At the end of every episode of the 80s animated TV series He-Man, a character from the show would come on and offer kids a tip for life. Here are 14 such tips.

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