We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Too broke or lazy to get to the theater this year for every talked about film? This under-eight minute mash-up takes you through almost all of the movies released in 2011, minus a few omissions listed under the YouTube clip, set to all of the films' signature tracks. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll have heart pangs for Ryan Gosling. And for those looking to test their movie knowledge, here's a full list of the clips in order. [Buzzfeed]
Reminiscent of the Funny or Die Drive parody, Funny or Die has done it again with this clever Girl With a Tramp Stamp Tattoo clip. A play off the trailer for the forthcoming film, the parody features the lovable Emma Roberts as a hot-mess. [Funny or Die]
We get a sneak peak of the Nikki Minaj Willow Smith Fireball video, which debuts on the BET show 106 & Park. The video looks flashy, and fly, and over the top. And on the fashion front: Smith no longer has whippable hair, it seems. [Jezebel]
For TV snobs everywhere, a super fan has mashed up the opening themes of Parks and Recreation and Twin Peaks for, you guessed it, Peaks and Recreation. With just an intro we're left to imagine how twisted the actual series would be. Come on Internet, keep this meme going. [Best Week Ever]
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