The Simplest Scene in 'Hot Fuzz' was One of the Hardest to Film

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Fact Fiend - With Karl Smallwood : For everyone wondering about the mug, it was a gift from a friend who figured it'd be funny. He's currently laughing his ass off at all the responses. So thanks for that. - Karl.

Fraser McFadyen : That doesn't make it the hardest to film, it makes it the most expensive to use.

Road Stuff Dashcam : " I heart kids"? Odd choice of phrase on your mug...

PeanutButterZombie00 : I honestly thought there was going to be someone in the reflection in Keanu Reeves's eyes who needed to be contacted and paid, too. Shh, nobody mention it.

Elmo Jedburgh : Hot Fuzz Is An Underrated Masterpiece

Ben Miller : In American copyright law, you don’t have to ask to accurately reference a real company that exists. A Ford truck can be a Ford truck without asking Ford for permission. And an Apple laptop can be an Apple laptop. The reason they cover it up is because companies pay for product placement. If you show the logo, but Apple didn’t agree to pay you to do so, then you’re a sucker who just gave away free advertising.

Phil Rodgers : I love Hot Fuzz, but I think that Nick Frost's reaction to the Cornetto wrapper at the end of The World's End is priceless.

2thinkcritically : Thing is, the name on that Shaun of the Dead DVD is "Zombies Party" and Pegg's face is covered. A clever way to directly reference the film without breaking the fourth wall.

Lance Lange : There was a threat to sue Capcom on Romero's behalf over "Dead Rising 1". He didn't know about it. When someone asked him what he thought about the game. He didn't even know about it. He asked what it was about. They told him it was like "Dawn of the Dead" his response was something like "That's wonderful, good for them". Sometimes law suits have nothing to do with the name attached to them. Just thought someone might find that interesting. Great video as always Karl!

Dalton Growley : how is it that timothy dalton was terrible in everything he starred in but fucking amazing in everything he cameo'd in?

Ryan Ng : Clickbaity title. It wasn't the hardest to film. It was the most costly and most hassle. There wasn't a crazy amount of effort put into actually filming that scene

Kazuhira Miller : I actually hated this movie at first. Then I watch the Youtube video I don't remember what it was. And I gave it a rewatch and it was fucking amazing. Now i love hot fuzz.

George Laws : Hot Fuzz is an awesome movie but after watching it I was violently sick

burningphoenix36 : Did anyone else see simon Pegg do the Cruise run? Did they have to pay Tom for that too?

phony : How about Ready Player One then, lol

zombryn : Misleading title :(

Bret Sheeley : The request for permission from everyone (including the stunt men) makes sense to me. Unless the original contracts all of the actors/stunt-performers signed for the earlier film included forfeiting control of the use of their likenesses to other movies they originally weren't signing up to appear in (or more importantly be paid for appearing in), they should have permission to okay/deny it.

Kate Cutting : Filmmakers don't have to clear the rights for product usage (Apple etc) - the reason things get blocked off is that you can't really ask for someone to pay for product placement if you're giving Apple advertisement for free. Using other films or creative works is different, because the film studios and record labels have pushed copyright law in that direction.

Cary Rew Thompson : So they had to ring Will Smith and martin Lawerence? For the scene from bad boys 2?

Felipe Acuña Viera : I just watched Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead just to finish this video!

Jasper Janssen : Soooo... it wasn’t that it was expensive to *film*, per se. It just cost a lot in total to put it in the movie.

Anthony Williams : The thing that annoyed me most with hot fuzz is that he has an SLR and never uses it, I mean it's probably because it wasn't in the budget to get that many blank firing rifles so they just had a de-act one but still, he could have smoked the shopkeeper lady through her front wall with that beauty if he wanted to

jbarthol : If you haven't covered the Crispin Glover controversy from Back to the Future II, you would understand why studios need to do this. Ever since that incident the Screen Actors Guild puts a clause in keeping an Actor's likeness tightly regulated.

heart shaped box : My mom works for the company that did the goose for hot fuzz

Lee Watson : What you mean is that it was the hardest to get permission to include in the final edit due to clearances. The scene itself was still really easy to film.

The Plague : great video mate

Joaquín Fernández : It was not difficult to make. It was LOGGISTICALLY COMPLICATED. waht a waste of two minutes.

Coda Mission : 1:50 Calling it now: copyright

Blank Slate : As I type this the video has 666k views

Glowstek : There is no reason for this video to be 8 minutes long

Carter Ward : 1.This wasn’t complex to film in anyway whatsoever 2. the copyright issues with the mentioned films are standard with almost every film. 3. Also logos such as apple aren’t always removed in fear of the company taking legal action, most of the time a brand will actually be contacted to be interested in sponsoring the film. If they decline then their brands are normally removed. (Next time please give your video a decent title)

HauntedM : but it's a parody, doesn't it fall under fair use?

noobmaster117 : Patrick Swayze passed away.

Jernej : Holy shit this was a great video! About the legal thing, don't you guys have to get a permissions from everyone that was in Hot fuzz clips +the guys from Point break and Bad boys + people from Shaun of the dead clip?

Mr. 13 : “i ❤ kids”

vZvFAMINEvZv Ggf : There’s 2 scenes from bad boys in it and 1 from point break

Thomas G : Explanation starts at 1:55

EplepreKAHN! : I hate the phrase "we can fix it in post." shoot it right the first time.

SuperManOfMinecraft : So it wasn't hard to film, it was hard to get the rights for everything. Did they ban dictionaries in the UK as well when they banned memes?

Archer : I always liked that they played timesplitters 2 lol. I don’t think a lot of people have played that game. Talking about Shaun of the dead by the way.

Svenz0r : Thanks to a bungle by the original distributor, Night of the Living Dead is actually public domain so even if Romero had issue with the Barbara line it wouldn't matter (tho they likely would have been respectful of his wishes if it came to that).

Grimmly Rex : Does anyone remember the ridiculous highway scene with boats in bad boys 2?

Shay Nichol : Why is the camera/video mirrored!? This upsets me

3RAN7ON : I thought you would mention the origins of why you need someone's permission to show their likeness. It all started with Crispin Glover in the Back to the Future series. He sued the producers because they used an actor that looked like Marty McFly's dad and said it was him but didn't give his permission to use his likeness so he sued and won

K Dub : Technically, it wasn't hard to film, it was just a pain in the ass getting doing the paperwork and getting permissions.

Sean Wright : Isn't this covered under fair use since it's parody?

CareBare Hair : Fulci's is a reference to Lucio Fulci - an Italian director known for the Gates of Hell trilogy, as well as many other video "Nasties". Most of his stuff is well worth a watch. You've probably heard of Dario Argento and Mario Bava but try Sergio Corbucci - they changed the face of European films.

Nathan Chandler : Enlo Karl

Lamb Sauce Gamer : Damn u know so much about this great film

John Ivan Oplimo : They did it for the Greater Good.