Monthly Archives: March 2011

Movie Copycats # 6: Mr Hand and Mr Book have some ‘Splaining to do, yes?

Victims: Fans of dark Sci-Fi Fantasy films. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both are about a non-human race attempting to use human beings as a means for their own survival.  Both have themes of a “chosen one” who gains special powers which enable … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 5: A Joyus Celebration of Boob Tubery!

The Victims: Reality TV Fans. The Perpetrators: Plot: As a part of the biggest endeavors in TV history a child is adopted by a television network and raised within a massive reality television set.  His life is filmed 24/7 without … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats #4: There she blows!!!

The Victims: Anyone interested in entirely fact-based geological films . . . they just don’t exist anymore. The Perpetrators: Dante’s Peak February 1997 Volcano April 1997 Similarities: Both are about cities/towns where mysterious geological events have been responsible for peoples … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats #3: A Tale of Two Capotes

The Victims: Any fans of Classic Literature . . . if they even exist anymore. The Perpetrators:   Similarities: These are literally the same film.  They both detail what happened to Truman Capote while researching his landmark novel “In Cold … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats #2: Morgan Freeman will you marry me!?

VICTIMS: Anyone paranoid that a hurling rock from space will crash into the Earth and wipe us out at any moment. *gulp* PERPETRATORS: Plot Similarities Aside from the impending doom of a comet/asteroid I find it very curious that both … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker # 1: Remakes, Reworks, and Retardation of Classic Films

I haven’t wanted to touch on the topic of remakes just yet because I am currently working on my Copycat Theory.  And delving into that subject could possibly make my mind explode.  My Uncle on the other hand has a … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 1: WTF Natalie Portman!!!!

That’s right everyone I’m going there. In this series of Rants I am going to explore the reasons behind why Hollywood insists on releasing films that are almost completely identical to each other no less than a year or two … Continue reading

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