People do absolutely amazing things with video games. As for Grand Theft Auto V itself, I thought it felt like an essay in aging and complacency. But often when creators won't push boundaries, fans will, so long as you give them the tools.
Someone has shot and edited the entire intro of True Detective in Grand Theft Auto V—reproduced it using in-game footage and then put it together using After Effects. Here is the fan-made version:
Compare to the real one here. Really amazing. Just a week or so ago we found an absolutely amazing wildlife documentary people made in GTA V, and now this.