VOTD: Requiem For A Day Off


Requiem For A Day Off by Shakes McFadden

The Pitch: Shakes McFadden has created a new Ferris Bueller’s Day Off trailer using the music from Requiem for a Dream, proving once again that any movie can be 100 times more epic when you add Clint Mansell’s lux aeterna to the soundtrack. Note: the full orchestral remix is also used.

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How Green was My ValleyHave you ever seen the movie How Green Was My Valley? Me neither.

Have you even heard of the movie? Didn’t think so.

Yet John Ford’s film somehow won 5 Oscars including Best Picture. But what’s more shocking: It beat out such classic films as Citizen Kane and The Maltese Falcon for the top honor. (Note: I’m not saying that Ford’s film is a bad movie. I’m just saying that in terms of reviews, user ratings, and all time-top 10 lists, it’s not to the level of Kane and Falcon)
How can that be? As it turns out there are a lot of movies that should have won Best Picture but somehow didn’t. Some of them weren’t even nominated!

Let’s take a look at the list.

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