The wide wonderful world of film lends itself splendidly to the 'spoof' or parody as most genres have conventions and unwritten rules that are very easy to twist and undermine. It's all about messing with audience expectation - and nobody is safe - from TV cops ('Police Squad') to zombies ('Shaun of the Dead'); disaster flicks ('Airplane') to westerns ('Blazing Saddles'); Alfred Hitchcock ('High Anxiety') to Arnold Schwarzenegger ('Last Action Hero'). Sit back and have a laugh, at someone else's expense.
Highly original madness from the Monty Python gang, 'Life of Brian' follows the woes of poor Brian born the same night as Jesus, repeatedly mistaken b... Read more
The once brilliant Mel Brooks provides further proof that his comedic well ran dry some time ago with this inane skewering of the legend of Sherwood F... Read more
A hilariously goofy spoof of James Bond and other 60's spy movies. Mike Myers plays both the English superspy Powers and his nemesis the nefarious but... Read more
A funny spoof of 'Airport'-type disaster movies with non-stop hilarity that holds up to the end. Starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, R... Read more
The lads that brought us zombie spoof 'Shaun of the Dead' turn their attentions to the British bobby in this cameo-packed mickey-take of the cops-and-... Read more
John Cleese is the descendant of Sherlock Holmes while Arthur Lowe plays the 'bionic' grandson of Doctor Watson in this hilarious send up where nothin... Read more
Years later, the stars of the classic TV sci-fi series "Galaxy Quest" are still making appearances at sci-fi conventions. During one, they are whisked... Read more