Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-11-2002, 09:00 PM
cainxinth is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 2,509

Movies that sync up with other music


The classic example is The Wizard of Oz with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Some people debate it, but they obviously aren’t watching with the proper… um, enhancement. Another one that’s really trippy is 2001: A Space Odyssey with another Floyd album, Meddle. Start the movie with 23:27 remaining and play track 6, Echoes, it’s awesome. Recently I heard the Japanese anime Akira syncs up with DJ Shadow’s Entroducing. I haven’t had the chance to try it yet, has anyone else? What have your experiences been syncing up movies to other music?
  #2  
Old 09-11-2002, 10:57 PM
ultrafilter is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: In another castle
Posts: 18,988
I read today that Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas syncs up with Radiohead's Kid A. I expect there's as much validity to that theory as any other.
  #3  
Old 09-12-2002, 01:29 AM
Miller's Avatar
Miller is offline
Sith Mod
Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Bear Flag Republic
Posts: 44,879
Julie Taymor's Titus with the soundtrack to The Wedding Singer.
  #4  
Old 09-12-2002, 01:55 AM
Badtz Maru is offline
BANNED
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 5,665
'Schindler's List' with the 'Office Space' soundtrack.
  #5  
Old 09-12-2002, 04:03 AM
zen101 is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Cilicon Forest
Posts: 1,092
Trigun: The 60,000,000 Duodollar Man with "Franks Wild Years" by Tom Waits.
__________________
zen101
D.F.A.
  #6  
Old 09-12-2002, 10:05 AM
cainxinth is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 2,509
Very funny guys.

Thanks ultrafilter, I'm gonna try that one out.
  #7  
Old 09-12-2002, 10:05 AM
gex gex is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 2,267
Nick Cave's The Boatman's Call with Spice World.

Ok. I lie.
  #8  
Old 09-13-2002, 01:48 AM
zen101 is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Cilicon Forest
Posts: 1,092
I'm not kidding. Trigun, the first DVD of the 8 DVD set synchs up with Frank's Wild years. It's not intentional, but it's damn funny, because the way those anime mouthes' are really open and seem to be yelling goes perfectly with Wait's style on the CD.

It does help to do a lot of acid first, but it's still funny even w/o the acid. But I think the LSD thing is a given for these scenarios.
__________________
zen101
D.F.A.
  #9  
Old 09-13-2002, 03:04 AM
Miller's Avatar
Miller is offline
Sith Mod
Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Bear Flag Republic
Posts: 44,879
Hey, I'm not kidding, either. I can't give you a time stamp from synching them up, or guarantee that it's noticible without extensive chemical assitence, but it's there. The big rape scene matches up particularly well with The Smith's "How Soon is Now," to the extent it looks like the characters are mouthing the lyrics.

Admittedly, I was going to come back and post that The Brave Little Toaster synchs up with Nick Cave's Murder Ballads, but that would've been a joke. I'm serious about Titus, though. Besides, gex gex beat me to the Nick Cave reference.
  #10  
Old 09-13-2002, 03:36 AM
ZipperJJ's Avatar
ZipperJJ is offline
Just Lovely and Delicious
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Northeast Ohio
Posts: 25,714
This isn't a movie and a album thing...but I always thought the song "Paranoid Android" matched up perfectly with "Moby Dick" (except you'd have to read it real fast...)

I even wrote a paper on it my freshman year. I could never find anyone else (online at least) that shared my sentiments. But there were some haunting similarities.
  #11  
Old 09-14-2002, 03:43 AM
cainxinth is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 2,509
Sorry zen101 and Miller, knee jerk reaction. I'm always on the look out for my next snark.

By chance The Nightmare Before Christmas was on HBO tonight so I threw in Kid A, and it was pretty damn good. Matched up in several places. My guests liked it as well.
  #12  
Old 09-14-2002, 04:04 AM
Jervoise is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: 8998 miles from home
Posts: 2,380

Re: Movies that sync up with other music


Quote:
Originally posted by cainxinth
The classic example is The Wizard of Oz with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Some people debate it, but they obviously aren’t watching with the proper… um, enhancement.
Nah..
  #13  
Old 09-14-2002, 05:38 AM
Ranchoth is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: The Brink
Posts: 11,416
I've tried Kid A-Nightmare before Christmas myself, and they synch up pretty well. Even if it wasn't done intentionally, which it probably wasn't, it still makes a nice alternate soundtrack.
  #14  
Old 09-14-2002, 05:25 PM
cainxinth is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 2,509
I doubt any of them are intentional, but that doesn't make them any less fun to watch. BTW, when Kid A ended the next disc in my player was Kruder and Dorfmeister: The K & D Sessions, it went very nicely with the remainder of the movie.
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@straightdope.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Copyright © 2019 STM Reader, LLC.

 
Copyright © 2017