Trailer mashups work best when the two films being blended are tonally at polar opposites, but thematically linked in an unexpected way.
Case in point, a fan made trailer today which blends Frank Capra's 1946 family classic "It's A Wonderful Life" with the memorable first trailer for Martin Scorsese's upcoming "The Wolf of Wall Street".
It's a curious mix - Capra's melancholic tale of altruism and the consequences of our actions on others vs. Scorsese's energetic preview celebrating unbridled greed at its most self-centered, excessive and care free. But somehow, it works:
- Garth Franklin
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