Posts Tagged ‘spoof’
“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.
This sketch-comedy film's creators couldn't presage how we (and our messages) self-destruct in 10 seconds or 140 characters. Still, this raucous amalgam works.
"Popstar" tips more sacred cows than it slaughters, but it's also not a satire of the way we live now. It's a wise, wicked satire of the way we leisure now.
You never want to deliver a eugoogooly, but funereal solemnity is the only tone to take for a sequel as woefully, and disappointingly, DOA as “Zoolander 2.”
“When Harry Met Sally … ” came out in 1989. Ever since then, one particular scene has been engraved in everyone’s brain, the scene where Sally fakes it in a diner. That scene has now officially become a “Sesame Street” spoof. “When Harry Met Sally … ” is now “When Cookie Met Sally.” Cookie and Sally are just as […]
This mockumentary spoof lampoons gangster-rap luminaries but more furiously lambastes those who embraced the genre to pursue a bank account, not a battle cry.
Driven less by mammoth ego and more by wild, unchecked id, "Last Action Hero" works as a riotous comedy and a rigorous case study of why we go to the movies.
The rule of thumb this week is if it doesn't involve dancing, it's not a good movie. I know, I thought "Thankskilling" would be a winner, too!