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February 11, 2010 10:54 AM   Subscribe

Watch the Oscar-nominated animated film Logorama in its (glorious 16 minute, corporate-logo assaulting, nsfw maniacal Ronald McDonald flaming queen Mr. Clean) entirety on Facebook.
posted by WolfDaddy (22 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
Double?
posted by Navelgazer at 10:56 AM on February 11, 2010


Amazing animation. Lousy story and dialogue. I'm really torn about the Oscar nom nom nom.
posted by blue_beetle at 10:58 AM on February 11, 2010


Couldn't find the whole film linked in the Oscar-nom thread. Just the trailer.
posted by WolfDaddy at 10:59 AM on February 11, 2010


Couldn't find the whole film linked in the Oscar-nom thread. Just the trailer.

Right. It's in the "facebook" link.

Thanks for the post!
posted by jckll at 11:04 AM on February 11, 2010


The Double? thread is still open, so this may fit there better.

As for this short: is it ironic or just silly that a corporate logo assaulting short is hosted on Facebook, which has its own Big Nasty Corporation issues?
posted by filthy light thief at 11:12 AM on February 11, 2010


First of all, you don't have to have a Facebook account to watch the video.

Second of all, Facebook is becoming more like the old AOL every day.

Third, I actually laughed out loud when the credits started to roll and there was a © after the film's title.
posted by hippybear at 11:15 AM on February 11, 2010


Oh man, they've got the Shepard Fairey "ANDRE THE GIANT HAS GOT A POSSE".
posted by dunkadunc at 11:15 AM on February 11, 2010


Nice touch, how Ronald becomes a Public Enemy at a certain point in the film.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 11:22 AM on February 11, 2010


They sell Slurm at KFC (a nice touch)...but I guess all you have to do is look at the short to know these guys watch Futurama.
posted by SixteenTons at 11:26 AM on February 11, 2010 [1 favorite]


^ And by that I should clarify: Andre the Giant has become a brand. They might as well have used Che Guevara.

I think they could have done with a bit less outright crassness.
posted by dunkadunc at 11:49 AM on February 11, 2010


Loved it.
posted by bonobothegreat at 12:13 PM on February 11, 2010


Is there something weird with my Facebook privacy settings, or has it been pulled already?
posted by Johnny Assay at 1:22 PM on February 11, 2010


I couldn't get the Facebook video to work, said it's no longer available.
posted by jefeweiss at 1:23 PM on February 11, 2010


Here for now.
posted by jefeweiss at 1:25 PM on February 11, 2010


It pulled my profile comment linking to it, too.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 1:44 PM on February 11, 2010


I just watched it on jefeweiss's link. Friggin' awesome. I wish I had seen it in full resolution.
posted by delmoi at 3:59 PM on February 11, 2010


It pulled my profile comment linking to it, too.

Best to erase all evidence that it ever existed?

I think that's just creepy.
posted by hippybear at 4:14 PM on February 11, 2010


that's pretty outstanding. I expected it to be full of jokes, but it's pretty much a straight delivery of standard movie cliches, and the only reason you can't take it seriously is because of all the product placement, which... you know, makes the point pretty god damn well, if you ask me.
posted by shmegegge at 6:14 PM on February 11, 2010


But it is full of jokes. Pay close attention during the destruction of LA and how the various corporate logos and slogans disintegrate.
posted by WolfDaddy at 6:30 PM on February 11, 2010 [1 favorite]


No way!
posted by fairmettle at 8:42 PM on February 11, 2010


This film is great example of Culture Jamming. I sure hope it wins an Oscar, that would be a real coup.
posted by stbalbach at 9:33 PM on February 11, 2010


BTW if this type of stuff interests you in an academic way, I recommend the book Critical Pedagogies of Consumption (2010), in particular chapter 18 "Using Cultural Production to Undermine Consumption". The book is freely available online if you know how to look for free books online.
posted by stbalbach at 9:36 PM on February 11, 2010


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