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The 2011 Portfolio

The 2011 Portfolio Video. Alexhatinhand“‘s The 2011 Portfolio video showcases Drive, Warrior, Shame and other movies from 2011 in a tribute video featuring clips and music from them. Most of these films I have not even seen yet (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and some I will never see (Footloose).

The video is broken up into six chapters (there are two chapter 2s), each one has its own music track.

From Hatinhand about The 2011 Portfolio:

The 2011 slate of releases, from The Adjustment Bureau to Zookeeper.

This is where a cathartic and overarching statement would succinctly sum up the year’s displays of creativity, passion, ingenuity, and bravado, but the only thing that comes to mind is: weird shit. Lots of weird shit.

War horses and evil clowns. Hobos with shotguns and super-powered Nazi hunters. Cancer comedies and a silent warrior in a scorpion jacket. Iconoclasts, conspirators, madmen, and crusaders. And a badass David Tennant. What’s not to like? Something for everyone.

– 166 films
– 6 songs
– over a month of uploading and editing
– 40 Untitled Sequences in Avid

1. A snippet of “Hedwig’s Theme” by John Williams
2. “Immigrant Song” by Karen O and Trent Reznor
3. “Down Boy” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
4. “The Masterplan” by Oasis
5. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Ingrid Michaelson
6. “Grounds for Divorce” by Elbow

There are a few omissions in this year-end anthology. Missing films include:
– Abduction, because fuck that movie.
– Jack & Jill, because fuck that movie.
– Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked, Mars Needs Moms, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Bucky Larson, Atlas Shrugged: Part I, and I Don’t Know How She Does It, for similar reasons.
– Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, and The Human Centipede 2, because I edited this in a public place and people would’ve looked at me funny.
– No Strings Attached, because the video had this weird green line at the bottom and I didn’t care for it.
– Win Win, The Sitter, and The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, because I found nothing visually striking in their trailers.
– Arthur Christmas, Jumping the Broom, Something Borrowed, and Gnomeo and Juliet, because I was struck by an incredible apathy towards all of them.

Watch The 2011 Portfolio video below and leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section.

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The full listing of chapters, films, and the accompanying music tracks:

The 2011 Portfolio, Movie Music List

Source: Firstshowing


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Rollo Tomasi

A Political Science and MBA grad who started FilmBook during an eCommerce B-School course in 2008. Cinema and TV addict. Former writer at Empire Movies, Blogcritics, and Alternative Film Guide. In addition to writing for FilmBook, he also edits the copy published on the website, manages its writing staff, manages the back-end operations, site finances, its social network accounts, and works with publicists, actors, and companies on press coverage and promotions. He has also created and Trending

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