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Web: Quick Link – Tune For Two

This is exactly what these Quick Links are good for, something brilliant that nevertheless doesn’t leave me with much to say about it:

I have no idea how this came about because it’s so random, but I’m very, very glad that somebody thought of it.

Film: More action movie musicals

The person who made the wonderful Schwarzenegger musicals I linked to back in July has another one up. This time it’s for Terminator 2 and explores how the T-800 feels about his new role. There are some spoilers in it for those people who haven’t quite gotten around to watching one of the best action movies of all time in the almost two decades since it released:

There’s also an older one for Rambo: First Blood Part 2 that I didn’t link before because it didn’t fit the Schwarzenegger theme but is definitely worth a watch:

Film: Schwarzenegger Musicals

July 26, 2010 2 comments

The relative simplicity of sharing video through YouTube, combined with the ease of embedding them, means there are all kinds of strange and fantastic things being created on the site. A lot of the time it’s difficult to comprehend how such ideas came about, and that’s true of the following two videos, musical versions of two Arnold Schwarzenegger films:

Total Recall:

Conan the Barbarian:

I’ve no idea what lead to their creation but I’m very happy that they exist.

Film: Avatar 2 Trailer

March 26, 2010 1 comment

I know the first Avatar film came in for a lot of criticism for its unoriginal story (with comparisons to Ferngully, Dances with Wolves and Pocahontas), especially considering how impressive the setting and the effects were, but this trailer for the sequel really does seem like it’s borrowing heavily from a lot of different sources:

Maybe it’s just me but a lot of it seems ever-so-slightly familiar.

Web – The Psychology of a Bleep

January 18, 2010 Leave a comment

In internet terms this is a little old (almost a year!), but I’ve only just seen it. Before I post it I’ll embed the original version, Sesame Street’s Count singing about how he loves to count:

Now check out this version, where every ‘count’ has been replaced with the beep typically used to mask swearing:

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