This Unruly: a repository of video cut-ups

The re-cut video remix subcategory describes films, where the meaning that was originally intended in the clip has been flipped through selective re-editing. This approach is a commonly used for trailer re-cuts, where editors intentionally reverse the expectations of a particular film, often by manipulating genre expectations (as a type of 'genre-play') e.g. transforming a family movie into a horror, an action film into a musical or a period drama into a thriller. For some editors this provides a powerful tool for critiquing aspects of the film form as a constructed means for communicating meaning.

Creator: ABC News (Australia) (2018). Bozo & Mayhem's #BrexITshambles.

Creator: Anonymous [SnarlyTrain]. (2018). YTP - Dildo Baggins.

Creator: Anonymous [Funny Or Die]. (2018). Ocean's Spice.

Creator: Anonymous [Funny Or Die]. (2018). We Bought A Jurassic Park.

Creator: Anonymous [Vitiman X]. (2018). How it Feels to Chew 5 Vibrating Fish.

This is an example of détournement publicitaire (advertising hijack) - where the cut-up producer has repurposed an existing television commercial to communicate an alternative message to that originally intended.
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