The Death of Cinema

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  1. Gahars
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    You may not recognize the names Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, but you're probably aware of their mass marketed fecal releases: Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, Disaster Movie, and Vampires Suck.

    Well, it appears that they are continuing with their long line of crimes against humanity: 2013 will see the release of The Starving Games. From IMDB's brief synopsis...
    The movie will star hilarious and memorable characters like "Kantmiss Evershot", "Dos Equis Girl", "Redfoo", and "Jason Statham".

    ...

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    If you pay money to see this movie, you are a bad person.
     
  2. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    Death is over selling it a bit. It is more like a case of diaherra, once the system is purged of it everything after seems fine and dandy
     
  3. Vulpes Abnocto

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    I miss Mel Brooks' comedies and parodies.

    This newer generation just doesn't get it.
     
  4. Guild McCommunist

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    This is a bitch of a stretch to tie together.

    I'd understand ore if they did that "young adult" books-to-film stuff (Twilight, Hunger Games, Harry Potter) but how does The Hunger Games, Sherlock Holmes, and the Avengers fit together?
     
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    A comic book and probably the original line in pulp fiction/cranked out novels?


    Anyway I wandered in here hoping to see a sendup of the cobwebs advert I saw when I saw Skyfall the other day- it was almost as amusing as the "you wouldn't" campaign- as it finished there were whispers along the lines of "who the hell watches cams?" and it was a good sign.

    Now I am trying to think of the last good parody I saw.... if I am not allowed to count something like the recent piranha films then it would probably be Lesbian Vampire Killers and that was 2009. That said as long as stuff like Lockout keeps being made I can probably live with that.

    Edit- finally got around to seeing your highness- I can approve of that.
     
  6. Gahars
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    I was going to title the thread "The Cancerous Tumor Threatening to Engulf the Art of Cinema Whole", but it was a bit long in the tooth.
     
  7. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    is a mouthful yes
     
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  9. Engert

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    It's all about FB and Twitter nowadays. That's where its at.

    *took a crap*
    Send.
     
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    When I was in middle school, these movies were about the funniest and best films, only when I was in middle school.
     
  11. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    This is part two of the master plan. Part one was strapping magnets to the bodies of Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Cubrick and Orson Welles. Step three is harvesting the rotary motion of said bodies during movie screenings. I.e., them turning in their graves, to generate electricity. Each Friedberg/Seltzer movie can power a city the size of New York for a year. The power generated that way can be put to good use. The DVD release of "Meet the Spartans", for example, has been powering the Large Hadron Collider since 2008.
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

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    To be fair until you're about a junior in high school you're basically classifiable as having mental retardation.

    We've all been there. I saw Epic Movie in theaters.
     
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    It's evidently both a Korean monster film and a tween-focused, romantic variant of Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

    Sadly, there is no crossover of the two. THAT might be interesting.
     
  16. Guild McCommunist

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    Personally though I really want to see all the Twilight movies.

    Clear a weekend from your winter break, we've got plans to make.
     
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    Good, that'll give me just enough time to mentally prepare myself.
     
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