How films are edited can have a dramatic influence on the end result. That’s a big part of why I avoid “studio edit” films at all costs. Give me the director’s original intent, thank-you-very-much.
In that vein, check out what a little clever video editing and musical selection can give you in this “revisioning” of a classic piece of cinema. I give you the trailer for The Shining:
A few similar trailers after the jump. Including a hilarious fake movie trailer for what would have been Charlton Heston’s greatest movie.
Mary Poppins as a horror film:
The Shawshank Redemption as a romance:
Office Space as a slasher film (love this one):
The fictional film 10 Things I Hate About Commandments: