How They’d Make the Trailer for “2002: A Space Odyssey” Today
July 27, 2012
Imagine 2001: A Space Odyssey redone as a bombastic 3-D Hollywood hell-raiser, directed by Michael Bay.
A new parody trailer, put together by mashup maestro ChugsTheMonkey for Film School Rejects, does just that, envisioning what Stanley Kubrick‘s 1968 masterpiece would have looked like as an action movie, with a pumping, beat-heavy soundtrack and ultra-fast cuts for the short-attention-span generation.
“As brilliant as Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi contemplation on everything is, it would be a nightmare to advertise today,” says the Film School Rejects blog. “Far from high concept, it doesn’t fit neatly into the quadrants that movie marketing teams salivate over winning. So how would they do it?”
Here’s there answer:
Original trailer at the link.
Found in a tweet by The Science Comedian.
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