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It's fun to look back at the 80s nowadays and see just how weird fashion, hair and pop culture was about 30 years ago, and in no place is it on better display than the movies and television shows that debuted during that decade. It's easy to spot a movie that was made in the 80s thanks to mullets, neon and a poor grasp of future technology in almost every film. Now the sketch comedy series "Key & Peele" has set their sights on the actions movies of the 80s for a perfect parody called Strike Force Eagle 3: The Reckoning, which parodies all sorts of terrible movies from the likes of Chuck Norris and other action stars. Watch below!
Not too long ago, we pointed out a helpful infographic that laid out the next six years of comic book movies, which will see 40 films scheduled to arrive in theaters before the end of 2020 (and now we know all about what Marvel has in store for Phase Three in addition to the plans Warner Bros. has for DC Comics titles). Now Dorkly (via SlashFilm) has decided to take things even further by crafting a timeline that shows all of the comic book films on the way from 2020 through 2025. There's some pretty promising projects on the way like Rocket Raccoon and Groot Meet The Flintstones and a sequel to Meteor Man too. Look!
It's been just over a week since the teaser trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked online early, prompting Marvel to smartly officially release the trailer ahead of schedule, and then unveil a fun teaser scene with all of the superheroes trying to pick up Thor's hammer Mjolnir. The buzz has been insane for next summer's sequel to the unprecedented superhero assembly of 2012, and with Marvel just announcing all of their plans for Phase Three, fans are losing their minds. But there's still fun to be had at Marvel's expense, as some have taken The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer and made some fun parodies. Watch now!
For fans of Star Wars, there are few comedies that bring as much joy as Mel Brooks' classic spoof Spaceballs. From Rick Moranis' great turn as the villain Dark Helmet to the late Joan Rivers as a scratchy voiced, lady C-3PO named Dot Matrix, there's just so much to love about this movie. And while Brooks is a master of comedy (he even planned a joke that will last forever with his Hollywood Walk of Fame handprint this year), YouTube user The Unusual Suspect has decided to give Spaceballs a dramatic makeover by giving the film a trailer in the style of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, and it's pretty cool.
Though it seems like this might be arriving a little late since Fury hit theaters last weekend, maybe Columbia Pictures is hoping that an appearance by Brad Pitt on the Funny or Die web series "Between Two Ferns" with comedian Zach Galifianakis will help the movie win another box office weekend. After sitting down with the President Barack Obama last time, Galifianakis (who is looking very svelte) is back to interviewing "dumb actors." Pitt and Galifianakis talk about many things like showers, handsomeness and why the superstar actor likes killing Nazis on the big screen even though he looks like Hitler's dream. It's another hilarious chat and there's even another big name comedian guest who stops in briefly too. Watch!
If you're one of those people who is getting a little tired of all the dystopian young adult sci-fi films hitting the big screen, "Saturday Night Live" has just the thing for you. Taking aim at The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner, Divergent, The Giver and more, the late night sketch series delivered this perfect trailer parody for a fake film called The Group Hopper. Throwing around a bunch of weird terms that have to be explained, especially to the recently arrived hero waiting to be sorted into some kind of group, comedian Pete Davidson finds himself in a world he doesn't understand, but is all to familiar to us. Watch below!
Right now, audiences can see James Wan's horror spin-off prequel Annabelle, which focuses on the story of the creepy doll glimpsed in The Conjuring. The film offers some decent scares, but it's mostly a formulaic story of demon possession and supernatural events that we've seen before. So MTV decided to freshen things up by taking some footage to Toy Story and mashing it up with the teaser trailer for Annabelle. The result is a very creepy and scary Woody that will never have you look at the cowboy the same way again. It seems like a little more could be done to add to this mash-up, but it's still fun nonetheless. Watch it below!
"Sometimes the most contagious disease is love." Following last week's trailer for all the wackiness that Marvel has in store for audiences, "Saturday Night Live" has taken aim at sequelizing this past summer's tear-jerking sequel The Fault in Our Stars. Taking a cue from the headline-making arrival of ebola in the United States, the sequel shows that romance has a little more trouble this time overcoming another incurable disease. Sarah Silverman (who hosted last weekend's episode) is adorable in the Shailene Woodley role, and this is just a fun, timely parody. It might get less funny if we all get ebola though. Watch!
This past weekend, The Skeleton Twins hit limited theaters, the indie comedy sensation starring "Saturday Night Live" veterans Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. The film is a big specialty box office hit, and this was one of my favorite films from the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. If this movie is playing anywhere near you, go see it immediately. In the meantime, check out what happened with a local new reporter mistook The Skeleton Twins for a different movie that Wiig starred in. Thankfully, Hader and Wiig were good sports about the mistake (as was the reporter) and the rest of us win due to laughter. Watch!
"This summer Marvel took a super obscure comic book and turned it into the biggest movie of the year. Which means one thing: Marvel can't fail!" Beloved breakout star Chris Pratt (who plays Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy) hosted last night's episode of "Saturday Night Live" on NBC, and brought a little Marvel flavor to the late night comedy show. One of the skits/commercials that made the cut was a faux set of trailers titled just "Marvel Trailer", spoofing the Guardians rag-tag group of heroes with all kinds of different rag-tag teams. It's fun, but not as good as many of the YouTube spoofs we've seen already. Enjoy.
If you saw the end credits that followed 22 Jump Street this past summer, then you were treated to a slew of hilarious artwork for more sequels in the buddy cop comedy series starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. We'll get to see if any of those ideas become reality now that 23 Jump Street is in the works with writer Rodney Rothman returning to write the third film in the franchise. We hope it's the last one, otherwise the meta humor may run its course, but just in case this series goes forever, it's good to know that Phil Lord & Chris Miller have ideas about all the crazy places this franchise can go in the future. Look now!
This summer's final Comic-Con panel for The Hobbit trilogy from Peter Jackson featured a special treat in that it was hosted by J.R.R. Tolkien fanatic and late night faux political pundit Stephen Colbert. It featured a passionate speech praising and appreciating what Jackson had done with Lord of the Rings and has attempted to continue with the preceding story of The Hobbit that will conclude this winter with The Battle of the Five Armies. But what was Colbert doing the rest of the time at Comic-Con when he wasn't hosting the Middle-Earth film panel? He revealed his hilarious antics from San Diego last night. Watch!
The iconic and long-running children's television program "Sesame Street" clearly has their finger on the pulse of pop culture, and they've helped kids learn helpful things by spoofing films like The Hunger Games and Lord of the Rings. Now they're back with yet another topical parody of Star Wars, using the classic trilogy to teach kids about self-control with none other than Cookie Monster. This Crumby Pictures production is called Star S'Mores, and it takes place in a cookies and milky way galaxy far, far away. And that's just the beginning of the puns and pure goofiness "Sesame Street" brings to the sci-fi saga. Watch!
For some reason, there was a rumor that a Batmobile had been stolen from the set of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Bleeding Cool picked up the story from CBS News of all places, but it turned out to be completely false. How do we know? Well, aside from the official confirmations that not even one of the several Batmobiles on set had been stolen, director Zack Snyder decided to continue his Star Wars photo gags (previously seen with a Jedi Superman and Batman on Tatooine) by having another recognizable character from a galaxy far, far away apprehended by police for trying to steal Batman's ride.