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Vid Title: Martin Scorsese
Length: 2:44
Song: The Lonely Island feat. Michael Bolton - Jack Sparrow
Source: Goodfellas, etc.
Warnings: Violence, blood, sacrilege, a bizarre sense of humor.

Summary: He doesn't always do what you expect.

Password: meanstreets



Download link -- MP4, H.264, 29.8MB (right/ctrl-click, "Save file as...")

Notes: Premiered at Vividcon Challenge 2012.

This had an amazing reaction at the show. I was so, so happy that people got what I was trying to do here (or, failing that, found it amusing). I could not have done it without the usual suspects of [personal profile] echan, [livejournal.com profile] diannelamerc, and [livejournal.com profile] lizbetann (and brand-new usual suspect [personal profile] anoel).

You can blame this whole vid on my co-workers, who would incessantly play this song until it wormed its way into my head and I thought, you know... you could use this. You could use it to say something about maybe, like, a director or something... And this happened.
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Date: 2012-08-15 06:11 pm (UTC)
giandujakiss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] giandujakiss
Yay, so glad you finally posted this! I told you in person but I loved this so much at the con!

Date: 2012-08-15 07:14 pm (UTC)
kass: Veronica and Wallace stare at a screen (veronica and wallace)
From: [personal profile] kass
This vid is SO AWESOME.

Date: 2012-08-15 09:49 pm (UTC)
leanwellback: jack sparrow's compass (pic#382729)
From: [personal profile] leanwellback
This is sheer genius oh my god. I never thought I'd see someone make a vid to this song but you did it and it's amazing and hilarious, I can't even.

Date: 2012-08-15 11:19 pm (UTC)
theleaveswant: animated icon: things kittens cannot do  (kittens can't)
From: [personal profile] theleaveswant
I giggled until I ran out of air. Thank you for that. It's a brilliant vid.

Date: 2012-08-16 03:15 am (UTC)
mresundance: (WATCH ALL THE VIDS! \O/)
From: [personal profile] mresundance
OMG.

O. M. G.

I CAN'T. BELIEVE. YOU. FUCKING. DID. THAT.

EXCUSE ME. WHILE. I. FLAIL.

*FLAIL*

I can't even describe . . . what you have done and how brilliantly you have done it. JUST. OMG.

I was watching the vid and I thought it was all SRS BSNS and then CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW kept interrupting the SRS GANGSTA BSNS and that was funny. And then it just went completely down the crapper in a totally awesome way, because LO, it turned into WILLIAM DEFOE AND JESUS/FORREST GUMP and TAXI DRIVER and WTF IS THIS EVEN OMG.

I just about died laughing. Great fusion and a great way to sort of (gently) take the piss out of Scorcese. Sometimes he needs it . . .

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Date: 2012-08-17 12:37 am (UTC)
thebratqueen: We're grownups now (grownups now)
From: [personal profile] thebratqueen
That was effing AWESOME and GENIUS. I bow down in honor, sir.

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Date: 2012-08-17 12:48 am (UTC)
settiai: (Amy/Rory -- maleficium_tg)
From: [personal profile] settiai
So. Much. Love.

♥♥♥

Date: 2012-08-17 05:06 am (UTC)
cesperanza: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cesperanza
This vid was totally fucking fantastic; a highlight of the challenge show and of the whole con for me! I seriously LMAO and will be showing this to others!!

Date: 2012-08-21 10:30 pm (UTC)
voleuse: Vala, Stargate SG-1 (stargate sg-1 | vala mal doran)
From: [personal profile] voleuse
I know very little about any of the movies you've used, and yet I loved this vid. Thanks!

Date: 2012-09-10 03:51 am (UTC)
aquaeri: My nose is being washed by my cat (Default)
From: [personal profile] aquaeri
Linked via I'm not sure how.

This is hilarious. I may be the only person who liked Age of Innocence, because the costumes OMG. And I'm a bit squeamish, so it can be a lot of work to appreciate something like Goodfellas.

But yeah, it must sometimes be frustrating to get boxed in by your previous work and have everyone react negatively to something before they've even seen it because it's obviously not your usual thing.

Date: 2013-08-21 04:06 pm (UTC)
jb_slasher: ray hueston; bored to death (two worlds collide)
From: [personal profile] jb_slasher
This is awesome! :D

Date: 2014-02-14 02:49 pm (UTC)
endeni: (Default)
From: [personal profile] endeni
OMG this was so awesome! Can't stop re-watching! The "not better" circa 01:52 cracks me up so hard...

Date: 2012-08-15 06:38 pm (UTC)
luminosity: (ATS-Jazz hands)
From: [personal profile] luminosity
BRAVO. just..

Date: 2012-08-16 12:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
Eeee! Thank you!

Date: 2012-08-15 06:41 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sisabet.livejournal.com
Vid of the con for me - just. Yes.

Okay, so you had me at the "jack sparrow" and "Kiera knightly" inserts and then the Goodfella's reactions, all of that was just expertly done and timed and I appreciated the craftmanship in that.

But then Jesus was Forrest Gump and I just lose it. I start to gain it back and then suddenly this whole towns a pussy just waiting to get fucked and I'm gone again and then and then I think it is safe and nope. Shutter island. Just. Wow.

Date: 2012-08-16 12:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
I am so glad you liked it! I had a lot of fun messing around with the source and the song!

Date: 2012-08-15 06:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] vagabondage.livejournal.com
This is me, bowing down before your vid. :D

Date: 2012-08-16 12:05 am (UTC)

Date: 2012-08-15 08:51 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hollywoodgrrl.livejournal.com
THIS MIGHT BE MY FAVORITE VID OF THE CON, IDK! IDK!!! SO GOOD!

Date: 2012-08-16 12:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
ALL CAPS MUST BE MET IN KIND! I HEART THAT YOU HEART IT!

Date: 2012-08-15 11:08 pm (UTC)
ext_2366: (Default)
From: [identity profile] sdwolfpup.livejournal.com
Holy crap this was amazing. BRAVO.

Date: 2012-08-16 12:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
THAN... thank you. Sorry, still had caps on from previous comment.

Date: 2012-08-15 11:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] counteragent.livejournal.com
SO FUCKING FUNNY. Incredibly well done, and it just builds and builds.

Date: 2012-08-16 12:07 am (UTC)

Date: 2012-08-15 11:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] drlense.livejournal.com
Pardon my language, but this is FUCKING OUTSTANDING. A++ Awesome.

Date: 2012-08-16 12:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
No need to language-pardon. We're all friends here for fuck's sake!

Date: 2012-08-16 01:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] killabeez.livejournal.com
This was purely genius. Such a delight. I feel like we got to see you jump up a whole 'nother level this year, and it's awesome to see!

Date: 2012-08-16 02:56 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
Thank you! That means so much coming from you! *hugs*

Date: 2012-08-17 02:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] boom-queen.livejournal.com
That was so delightful! I love the sense of humor and the combination of sources.

Date: 2012-08-17 02:48 am (UTC)

Date: 2012-08-18 03:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] destina.livejournal.com
Totally brilliant. Tho I am glad I subjected various con-going people to the original Lonely Island vid as soon as I saw this on the program, in the hopes that you would make it pay off. And you did. Context is everything, and this made me laugh til I cried. *g*
Edited Date: 2012-08-18 03:35 am (UTC)

Date: 2012-08-18 10:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
Oooh, thanks for that! Between that and the Hugo vid in Premieres, I'm really glad that there was proper groundwork laid down!

Date: 2012-08-18 05:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] serrico.livejournal.com
HEEEEE, THIS VID. Clever, clever. And also HILARIOUS. :D

Date: 2012-08-18 10:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
Thank you! Yay!

Date: 2012-08-19 12:52 am (UTC)
epeeblade: (Default)
From: [personal profile] epeeblade
That was really awesome.

Date: 2012-08-19 09:27 pm (UTC)

Date: 2012-08-25 08:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] blithers.livejournal.com
Ha! That was perfect and hilarious, once I realized where it was going. Awesome job.

Date: 2012-08-26 02:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jetpack-monkey.livejournal.com
I'm glad you liked it!
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