Lost in the Movies (formerly The Dancing Image): #WatchlistScreenCaps, 5/7 - 5/8 (viral video edition)

Thursday, May 9, 2013

#WatchlistScreenCaps, 5/7 - 5/8 (viral video edition)


Here are the last ten viral videos I watched (in honor of expanding this viewing diary to include YouTube clips; see here for terms of inclusion), with a screen-captured image and quick sentence on the subject. Follow this feature on Twitter here, read about the kickoff here, and view the previous #WatchlistScreenCaps roundup here. Links below are to my review of the film in question.


Barack Obama Sings Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen (2012), uploaded baracksdubs
viewed May 7, 2013
Imagine different eras: FDR cut to Andrews Sisters, Nixon to Joplin, etc...

Charlie bit my finger - again! (2007), uploaded HDCYT
viewed May 7, 2013
Cain & Abel meet the Rugrats

Evolution of Dance (2006), uploaded judsonlaipply
viewed May 7, 2013
Not so sure about the "evolution" part...

David After Dentist (2009), uploaded booba1234
viewed May 7, 2013
He must have visited the same dentist as Lennon & Harrison

Here It Goes Again (2006), dir. Trish Sei & OK Go
viewed May 7, 2013
Shades of Groucho & Harpo


Never Gonna Give You Up (1987), dir. Simon West
viewed May 8, 2013
Spoiler alert: this screen-cap is of Rick Astley

Leave Britney Alone (2007), uploaded itschriscrocker
viewed May 8, 2013
Probably more famous than the Spears performance that inspired it

University of Florida student Tasered at Kerry forum (2007), shot by Kyle Mitchell
viewed May 8, 2013
Initially "serious news", then "funny meme"; see: Marx, tragedy, farce, etc

Charlie Schmidt's Keyboard Cat! - THE ORIGINAL! (2007), uploaded chuckieart
viewed May 8, 2013
There really doesn't seem to be much to say about this one. It is what it is.

A Frog Sitting on a Bench Like a Human (2012), uploaded RoltonB
viewed May 8, 2013
My personal favorite YT clip of all time. An amphibian Buster Keaton.

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