TGB Episode 151: The Art of The Spoof (Guest: AICN's Alan Cerny)
by Tim Buel
April 12, 2013
On this week's episode of The Golden Briefcase, Tim and Jeremy are joined by guest Alan Cerny aka "Nordling" from Ain't It Cool News to go over their latest picks of the week, the newest in DVD & Blu-ray releases, new trailers for James DeMonaco's The Purge, Ron Howard's Rush and Neill Blomkamp's Elysium and much more. The main topic of the night was a discussion on the comedy sub-genre of spoofs, with yet another Scary Movie sequel in theaters this week. The guys talk over the various methods of spoofing and whether or not we are willing to put up with the garbage to find the few gems within the genre. Listen in!
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Alan Cerny: @NordlingAICN
Picks of the Week:
Grill the Guest: 4:23
Pick of the Week: 10:23
New Releases: 26:21
Trailer Watch: The Purge: 34:04
Trailer Watch: Rush: 38:01
Trailer Watch: Elysium: 41:42
Topic of the Night: 47:00
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DAVIDPD on Apr 12, 2013
YES! Pacific Rim is my #1 movie to see this year too. Good call. I was a little underwhelmed by the Elysium trailer too...it just seemed like a bigger version of all the things he went for in District 9. I personally was a bit let down by District 9 as well.
Chris Groves on Apr 12, 2013
Good discussion, some interesting points as always. Question: Would you consider last year's Ted a spoof (of Hollywood cinema)? Also, a suggestion for a grill-the-guest question: If you could only watch one filmmaker's films for the rest of your life who would you pick? By the way I wanted to ask you to include the snacks question, but you already did, so that was cool 🙂
DavideCoppola on Apr 12, 2013
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