Years ago, the magic of selective editing enraptured the internet when some genius edited Stanley Kubrickā€™s The Shining into a comedy. This kind of cinephilic manipulation subsequently flooded the web, but nobody is doing it quite as well as YouTube channel Editing Is Everything, which routinely edits a single, malleable film to fit seven different genres.

The latest is Pixarā€™s beloved WALL-E, which is here wedged into the realms of horror, romance, drama, and post-apocalyptic fiction, among others. Gimmick aside, the clip serves as a hilarious introduction to the templates applied to each individual genre, as well as the ways in which music, sound, and dialogue do much of the heavy lifting.

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Here, rumbling drones can make love interest EVE resonate as a mechanical abomination, while a piano cover of Trainā€™s ā€œDrops of Jupiterā€ transforms the filmā€™s bombed-out wasteland into a bright, cuddly stage for intimacy. And though WALL-E technically is a sci-fi film, setting a thundering symphony against the filmā€™s most bravura, awe-inspiring shots serves to swap out Pixarā€™s emotional quirk for Star Warsā€™ operatic grandeur.

Stick around to the end if youā€™d also like to shiver at just how well the film works as a backdrop to an Apple keynote. The future is coming very, very quickly.

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