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maestrowork
01-16-2008, 02:58 AM
LOL. HAHAHA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=friS4OOcdgQ



BLADES OF GLORY? Are you f***** kidding me?

Shadow_Ferret
01-16-2008, 03:23 AM
The Beta/VHS wars are over?

nevada
01-16-2008, 03:43 AM
I'm crying I'm laughing so hard. Brilliant.

ChunkyC
01-17-2008, 07:29 PM
That's incredible! When is it out on DVD? :D

maestrowork
01-17-2008, 09:41 PM
That's incredible! When is it out on DVD? :D

HD or Blu-Ray?

LOL.

NikeeGoddess
01-18-2008, 04:22 AM
bumpity bump!

btw -
how do people make these vids? i'm clueless with no techno-geek abilities.
where is the youtube how to page?

Mjollnir13
01-18-2008, 09:45 PM
OMG...this is soooo funny, brilliant!

MattW
01-20-2008, 04:23 AM
"This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Constantin Film"

DamaNegra
01-25-2008, 08:08 AM
:( wah! I didn't get to see it!

DaddyCat
01-25-2008, 06:17 PM
:( wah! I didn't get to see it!

It was a scene from an excellent German film "Der Untergang" ("Downfall"), about the last days of Hitler in the bunker. The subtitles were replaced to make it look like Hitler was ranting to his generals about Warner Brothers and New Line Cinema siding with Blu-Ray instead of HD-DVD. It was indeed hilarious, but I can understand that the movie studio was annoyed.

maestrowork
01-25-2008, 06:32 PM
They shouldn't be. It got me interested in the film. I just watched Downfall. It was indeed a good film. If I were the studio I would leave it up -- free publicity and promotion, man!

DaddyCat
01-25-2008, 07:06 PM
They shouldn't be. It got me interested in the film. I just watched Downfall. It was indeed a good film. If I were the studio I would leave it up -- free publicity and promotion, man!

I'm not a lawyer so I don't know if copyright works the same way, but a trademark holder has the obligation to block any unauthorized use of their trademark or lose the right to block anyone's use of it. I have no doubt the folks at Constantin got a big kick out of the video personally, but had to shut it down out of legal obligation to protect their intellectual property. Too bad, though.

maestrowork
01-25-2008, 07:10 PM
Or work out a deal with YouTube and the poster to keep that on there. That's what I would have done if I were Constantin.

ChunkyC
01-25-2008, 08:13 PM
Yeah, I would think publicity for their film would be a good thing. I guess they felt it constitutes a derivative work, but like Ray says, why not work out a deal? Hopefully they are and they just blocked it while negotiating.

Wishful thinking maybe, as they may feel it's just not worth the time and effort.

Shadow_Ferret
01-25-2008, 08:21 PM
Maybe the studio was backing HD-DVD and got pissed about being made fools of.

DaddyCat
01-25-2008, 08:48 PM
Come to think of it, I'm not betting on an intersection of "Germans" and "sense of humor"! :D

ChunkyC
01-26-2008, 01:50 AM
Maybe the studio was backing HD-DVD and got pissed about being made fools of.
:roll:

(you're probably bang on)