To recap: Michel Gondry’s film Be Kind Rewind is about a group of video store employees who replace the tapes on their shelves with home-made versions of the same films. As a promotional stunt, Gondry invited amateur filmmakers to contribute their own DIY versions of classic films. And some of the entries have been brilliant.
But while I once thought the coolest thing to come out Michael Gondry’s Be Kind, Rewind was the cardboard Star Wars video we linked a while back, I’m mistaken. This stop-motion animated Tron remake is simply perfect. It takes the cake. It is the perfect balance between genius and abject incompetence, while sacrificing none of the original film’s goofy allure. Disney? Hire these guys! Or at least slap this on a DVD as an extra.Read More