Watch: Sleepy Skunk's 'Movies That Come to the Rescue' Mashup
by Alex Billington
May 2, 2012
"Shut up, crime!" Similar to those fantastic year-end cinematic recaps, our friends at an upstart film website named The Sleepy Skunk have put together an awesome mashup video called: Movies That Come to the Rescue. This nearly five-minute YouTube mashup features footage from every last superhero, super-anything, comic book-everything from Blade to every Batman to Watchmen to Spidey to TMNT to Kick-Ass to Ultraman to The Shadow and The Incredibles. With Marvel's The Avengers finally released to everyone in the world this week, it's a perfect salute to the excitement and emotion of all superheroes big and small.
The guys over at Sleepy Skunk have been whipping up mashups for a little while, but this is one of their best yet. Its gone viral as well, showing up on a lot of blogs, including even Gizmodo and indieWire. The music he used was Perfect Situation by Weezer. You can also find a full rundown of every piece of footage, with time breakdowns, on their YouTube page. Some of my all-time favorite superhero movies include Spider-Man 2, X-Men 2, The Dark Knight and The Incredibles. It also reminds me of the potential of so many movies, like Silver Surfer, how great a character he is but totally mishandled. They can only get better! Your favorites?