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Wednesday, 28 April 2021

'Cinema Toast' subverts classic movie tropes in a wildly refreshing way

'Cinema Toast' subverts classic movie tropes in a wildly refreshing way

Imagine this: You're rewatching a film from decades ago. Think 1951's Cause for Alarm! or 1968's Night of the Living Dead. Suddenly, you realize that the characters' words don't quite match their lip movements. More importantly, the voiceovers don't match the voices of the actors onscreen. Is it possible that Nick Offerman traveled back to 1939 to star in Made for Each Other? How are these movies all out of order? Why are the stories completely different from how you remember them?

Don't worry. You're not going crazy. You're just watching Cinema Toast.

Cinema Toast, created by Jeff Baena (The Little Hours) and produced by the Duplass Brothers (Room 104), is a wacky and experimental ride through footage now in the public domain. Each episode presents a new cut of old films and television episodes which have been re-dubbed and re-scored with entirely new scripts and soundtracks. The result? Something wonderful and slightly insane, with large amounts of emotional complexity at its heart. Read more...

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