Monday, October 24, 2011
There's a good man in there, somewhere.
Welp, last Moon-day, we covered werewolf transformations (hyuck hyuck), and Kris mentioned Jekyll & Hyde. The above link is an excellent example of another kind of transformation (see if you can spot all the edits).
DRINK IT, ALREADY!
Hey, there's a mirror. Where's the camera?
It would appear that doing a decent transformation sequence is one of those "wisdom of the ancients" type things, lost through time, like building pyramids, fixing a typewriter, or how to make decent french toast. I've seen similar transformations done in real life and they were more convincing.
Oh! Oh! I know! And I am telling. SPOILER ALERT: He becomes Jerry Lewis.
You know what this reminds me of? How to Get Ahead in Advertising, which is an interesting Jekyll and Hyde story in its own way. Turns out, Hyde is better at the job.
Everything is a remix. Or a remake. Amazing.
Even that is a remake.
Wanna see the version from 1920 with John Barrymore? No? Here it is. Here is the 1990 version with Michael Caine.