Star Trek Into Darkness and the 4th wall

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  1. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    That's pretty well done. The "How It Should Have Ended" ones have had a couple of clever bits, but generally come off sort of heavy-handed and obvious by comparison.

    I can't remember if Top Secret! is in here, but Ferris Bueller and Airplane! make appearances in this collection:

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O08gt8ub1qs[/yt]
     
  2. BigJake

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    That compilation is excellently done.
     
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    The Top Secret! scene I was remembering is the guy and girl are in a clinch, and the line is "It's like we're in some bad movie." Then they slowly take a nervous look at the camera.
     
  5. Ovation

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    Completely agree. I've seen a bunch of the "how it should have ended" videos, many of which I found amusing. This one--not even a chuckle. But the Conan one is amusing (not riotously funny, but amusing).
     
  6. Yanks

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    Ah, come on... you thought that was funny...
     
  7. BigJake

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    It's maybe a little close to the bone for some tastes, I think.
     
  8. Opus

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    Their Trek 2009 clip was better.

    I like the Conan clip. ThAT was funny! lol
     
  9. Ovation

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    True. The 2009 clip made me laugh. The new one, not so much.
     
  10. King Daniel Beyond

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    :lol:love it! Kinda reminded me of Voyager...
     
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    Yes, it did. Gods, but Lucy Gutteridge was incredibly beautiful.

    Another example:

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbEoZLGt-4g[/yt]
     
  12. teacake

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    I cannot watch this in my stupid country.
     
  13. M'Sharak

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    See if this works.
     
  14. teacake

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    OH thanks M'Sharak!! I have now watched it, it worked!

    uhh.. what was the point of it?
     
  15. UFO

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    Do you mean from an existentialist point of view?
     
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    Sure, I'll take that.
     
  17. M'Sharak

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    I just thought it was a Tex Avery-style exercise in seeing how far something could be extended and still keep the audience engaged. Also (unlike the "How it should have ended" clips) to do it without calling attention to the gag in advance.
     
  18. UFO

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    Personally I felt they over-did the "ones" a tad, but still funny.

    Unfortunate that Kirk and Spock didn't see that baby Gorn coming. :lol:


    Well I think, given the situation, Khan's behaviour is disorientating and confusing and ultimately absurd, thus generating almost nervous laughter at the meaninglessness of existence, ... or something. ;)
     

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