Posts Tagged ‘spoof’
Connor4Real (Andy Samberg) is ready for action in "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping," a Universal comedy directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone.

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

"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.
From right, Hansel (Owen Wilson), Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Melanie Valentina (Penelope Cruz) team up to stop the murders of famous people in "Zoolander 2," a 2016 Paramount Pictures release.

Zoolander 2

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.”


Here’s a video of ‘When Harry Met Sally …,’ ‘Sesame Street’ style

“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 […]
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Class of 1994: “Fear of a Black Hat”

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.


Class of 1993: “Last Action Hero”

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.
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At the Mountains of Movie Madness: Week Nine

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!

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South Park: Season 15

After 15 years, those lovable, foul-mouthed Colorado boys are as funny as ever and prove that no one is safe from their wrath in the 15th season.
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A movie that sorta does what it's setting out to, but coulda, woulda, shoulda been better.


Heroes of the Zeroes: Team America: World Police

"Team America: World Police" — a rowdy resurrection of puerile, peerless genre satire — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Fright Night (1985)

Ooh, you're so cool, Brewster!

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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)

Who will win the battle between man and, fruit?
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Is "MacGruber" the best big-screen adaptation of a "Saturday Night Live" skit that spoofs a 1980s adventure series?

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Hot Fuzz

"Hot Fuzz" — a cop-action parody as astute at the dry and droll as the rock 'n' roll — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films from 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Austin Powers in Goldmember

The unintended-trilogy parody continues Nick Rogers' look at 2000-2009's 365 best films.