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December 29, 2011 1:21 PM   Subscribe

Modern Family, the Horror Movie remix. Finally, the dark truth about Alex Dunphy is revealed. [via]
posted by quin (15 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
I love all manner of Modern Family tomfoolery but this was about 2 minutes too long for my rubbishy attention span. :/
posted by elizardbits at 1:33 PM on December 29, 2011 [4 favorites]


Yeah, this was a clever idea that ran longer than it should have. Make it like 2:30 and it's golden.
posted by HostBryan at 1:33 PM on December 29, 2011 [1 favorite]


The re-cut The Shining is way better.
posted by New England Cultist at 2:02 PM on December 29, 2011


Don't know the show but I like the movie. It's like Dexter, the Early Years.
posted by scalefree at 2:03 PM on December 29, 2011


Alex Dunphy is my favorite character on the show.

But it needs to be edited for length. Take out the horror/drama sound bed and Ariel Winter could use it as her reel for every scene she's been in during the whole series.

It suffers from the same problem that some SNL skits have, take a good premise and run it into the ground.
posted by birdherder at 2:03 PM on December 29, 2011


take a good premise and run it into the ground

That, in a nutshell, is modern comedy. Phooey.
posted by djeo at 2:07 PM on December 29, 2011


Yeah, I can just imagine the process though: first, scan through all the episodes and find any content that could be misread as creepy or perfectly misconstrued, do a rough arrangement, go back and find even more things that aren't exactly scenes with her but work well, realize now that there were other scenes that didn't seem good at first, but would now work well with the new stuff...crap...now you have way too much good stuff...you can't get rid of this...this is all gold....(No, this is the moment where you need an editor or an outside pair of eyes)...

However, even if it was long, that was really good. There was a clear beat in the middle where it should have ended, but c'mon, that was good.
posted by This_Will_Be_Good at 2:22 PM on December 29, 2011 [3 favorites]


Makes me almost wish I had seen the show.

OTOH, yay, psychogeeks! Long live the bad brains!
posted by Samizdata at 3:03 PM on December 29, 2011


That was fun, but I agree that it was too long. I didn't get to the end, because the premise didn't hold me enough.

I'm a bigger fan of Requiem for a Day Off, but I think there's a broader premise, so more to work with.
posted by OmieWise at 3:06 PM on December 29, 2011


Oh, so close.
posted by chavenet at 3:52 PM on December 29, 2011


Any scene with Sofia Vergara screeching and doing brownface are horrible enough for me, thanks.
posted by docgonzo at 4:12 PM on December 29, 2011


I'm a big fan of Community as a Basic Instinct-esque thriller. I've watched it a thousand times and the last bit still makes me jump.
posted by Copronymus at 4:44 PM on December 29, 2011


Any scene with Sofia Vergara screeching and doing brownface are horrible enough for me, thanks.

Brownface? What?
posted by kafziel at 6:36 PM on December 29, 2011


How is this done? Is there some video editing software or something?
posted by Smedleyman at 10:11 PM on December 29, 2011


Something Blue is my favorite. Perfect length.
posted by owtytrof at 2:27 PM on December 30, 2011


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