Friday, September 19, 2008

Backstroke Of The West

A few years ago, I, along with many delighted blog readers, stumbled upon the most hilarious post ever:

Jeremy, the owner of the blog, bought a pirated copy of Revenge of the Sith in Hong Kong and found out that the pirates have added hilarious English subtitles to the film.

Now the Engrish site has made a YouTube clip of some of the scenes, which I have embedded below, but really, go to Jeremy's blog and you'll piss your pants laughing.

1 comment:

%20 said...

Thee Dialog Continue.

In 2005, the backstroke of the west subtitler began a cross cultural conversation.

In 2009 a response has been formulated.

%20 介绍 '後面偷掴懶與媒介' 媒体分析/视频的未来视频媒体搜索概念的考古证明/截止的上/重新编译系统,适用于所有星球大战围绕影片的作为进入仰泳的背景下采取行动释放分布式媒体。
%20 introduces 'Thee Backslacpkipng With Media' a media analysis/video archeological proof of concept of a future video media search/cut-up/recompile system as applied to all the Star Wars media distributed around the release of the movie which acted as the backdrop to the backstroke.

To fully appreciate the subtitle subterfuge, you'll have to download the full DVD, but to gain an understanding of this presentation, preview any chapter here: (Play options are on the right)

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