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walkenChristopher Walken got kind of a raw deal. How, you ask? Well, the legendary character actor is clearly a song and dance man at heart, yet he has the body and larynx of the wackiest supervillain ever. And a gift for comedy. That’s probably the reason it’s so fun to watch him dance, but the truth is, no one knows. All we do know is that Walken’s dancing, like the Aurora Borealis or a double rainbow, is a true wonder of nature, better experienced than analyzed. So, click through to watch one of humanity’s significant achievements, as well as the best reason yet for YouTube to exist. More »

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ETERNAOne of the great boons of the digital age of filmmaking has been that everyone with a copy of non-linear editing software can download and tweak their favorite movies to their heart’s content, whether to amuse themselves, for educational purposes, or to create mind-bendingly awesome mashups. Belarusian video editor Vadzim Khudabets, 24, has really raised the bar with his 6-minute trailer for the most epic movie of all time — a compilation of trailers from other epic movies. Click below to watch this amazing viral phenomenon! More »

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We are reaching the end of 2012, and it’s been another interesting year of movies. There are still quite a few I haven’t seen myself that I would like to before the year is over, but if you’ve been wondering what you might have missed so far this year, there is a terrific mashup that has been making the rounds that takes clips from the trailers of films from 2012 edited together in a way that actually provides some extended meaning. Check out the video below: More »

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It’s no secret that many directors have “signature shots,” or shots that they tend to use (or even overuse) in their films. Vimeo user kogonada has edited together three brilliant mashups of some of the signature shots of Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, and Wes Anderson. As a community of filmmakers, I think we can all agree there is something to be learned from how the greats make use of these shots. Hit the jump for the first video, which shows Kubrick’s use of the One-Point Perspective: More »

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An oldie but goodie, the Eclectic Method’s Tarantino Mixtape recently won a Vimeo Community Choice award. I’ve seen EM “perform” live, and their extreme mashups of pop culture artifacts, projected onto several screens at once, can cross the wires in your brain. Whether this is a good or bad thing is up for debate, but Tarantino’s own oeuvre owes heavily to the art of the mashup, and thus Eclectic Method’s remix seems a fitting tribute: More »