We have a lot to thank the Dutch for. Van Gogh, Gouda, George Baker, and apparently, Facebook. Or even, Mark Zuckerberg’s very life. Here’s their explanation.
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One episode in a 5-part passion project, Casey Ford Alexander made a touching fan video for Adele’s first number one in the United Kingdom, Someone Like You. The video to this piano ballad tells the story of a 7-year relationship history by carefully blending in Facebook status updates and relationship statuses, instead of any dialog.
We bet some of you are still not aware of the massive amount of CGI used in David Fincher’s The Social Network. The Winkelvoss twins (or Winkelvii) that had a whole special effects department running. Armie Hammer played both Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, with model/actor Josh Pence as a body double, thanks to split-screen effects and digital face replacement.
The Social Network has been out for a while now and hardly anyone’s talking about the Facebook movie anymore since a guy called Harry Potter showed his magical wand again and broke all box office records. But we came across a whole bunch of funny spoofs and mashups based on the original trailer that we can’t resist to share with you.
Remember Google’s 2010 Super Bowl ad Parisian Love? French CG artist Maxime Luère now directed a Facebook version of the boy meets girl online narrative. A Life On Facebook tells the story of a young man called Alex Droner, through a series of status updates, photo uploads, messages and even a bunch of pokes.
For the love of Pete, why are we on Facebook? Why are we reading everything that our “friends” are oversharing? And isn’t it weird that we have to confirm a “family request” after “friending” our parents? These are all existential questions that Joep van Osch and Casper Eskes have asked themselves in their sophomore year while making a short film about the social network phenomenon.
Under the Young Zuck pseudonym, New York-based rapper JKila has written and recorded the Social Network rap song “CEO” based on the storyline of the recent David Fincher movie. In the video, Mark Zuckerberg is manipulated to rap to a hip hop remix of the soundtrack used in the Facebook movie trailer.