I discovered a thing on Youtube the other day: 5 second movies. There are tons of them. It’s a simple idea: you take a well-known film and reduce it down to 5 seconds, ideally capturing its entire essence in one or several quick clippings. There are lots of mediocre examples, but at least two that are inspired. Here’s Titanic:

Somehow, the opening credits being longer than the movie makes it funnier. My favourite is The Return of the King:

But The Matrix is pretty decent too.

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