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Ferris Bueller Requiem for a Dream

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 17, 2008

Re-cut trailer for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off using music from Requiem for a Dream. (via shaun inman)

We Work Remotely

The long-term success of films isn’t always

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 23, 2007

The long-term success of films isn’t always determined by how they did at the box office. Traffic made $124 million at the box office in 2000 while Requiem for a Dream made only $3.6 million ($9.50 of which was mine), but Requiem gets rented 33 percent more from Netflix than Traffic. ‘It’s almost impossible to go onto someone’s MySpace page now and not find a reference to [the Coen brothers’] “The Big Lebowski” or [Terry Gilliam’s] “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”’ - two movies that caused barely a ripple in the theaters.”

Trailer for The Fountain, Darren Aronofsky’s (Pi,

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 14, 2006

Trailer for The Fountain, Darren Aronofsky’s (Pi, Requiem for a Dream) new film. Official site, interview with Aronofsky on the film, which was originally supposed to star Brad Pitt.

Movie trailer mash-up: Toy Story 2 + Requiem for a Dream.

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 01, 2006

Movie trailer mash-up: Toy Story 2 + Requiem for a Dream.