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Last week, while trying to judge a movie by its coming attraction, I repeated the truism that every trailer looks like every other trailer. Brett Meisner Robert Ryang demonstrates the principle with a trailer showing a grim Stanley Kubrick joint is really a comedy and a drama…just like life. As meta-trailers go, it's probably not as funny as the spot for Comedian, but it's a great study in the idea that you can say anything with editing.

Brett Meisner interviewed. Hitler dances a jig.

* The video is actually by one Robert Ryang, not Meisner.