Monthly Archives: April 2011

Movie Copycats # 10: Ten Things I Hate about Teen Comedies

Victims: Overly hormonal teenagers. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both movies are based on William Shakespeare’s play Taming of the Shrew.  Despite Ten Things I Hate About You being the more direct adaptation of the Shakespearean tale they are both about turning an … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 9: Overnight Debauchery

Victims: College bound teens. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both of these movies are about a guy who gets drunk and sends proof of fake infidelity/actual infidelity to his girlfriend who is going to a different college than he is.  He teams up … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 8: Oh God! … The dog wet on the picnic basket.

Victims: Angsty teens or people who never stopped living in the 80’s. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both of these films deal with the exact same issue.  A teenage love triangle.  In each movie two close friends are put at odds when one of … Continue reading

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Movie Remakes # 2: Arthur 2.0

Victims: People who truly value Classic Comedic films from the 1980’s. Perpetrators:   Similarities: Both are about the same character.  Arthur, a wealthy over-privileged playboy with too much time and money on his hands and no sense of responsibility.  He ends … Continue reading

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Movie Remakes # 1: Hollywood Screws F. Scott Fitzgerald . . . in 3-D!!!

I bet you’re asking yourselves what literary masterpiece did F. Scott Fitzgerald write that could possibly be suitable for the 3-D movie craze. —————————————————————————————— THE GREAT GATSBY!! Did you just throw up in your mouth a little?  I know I … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 7: I’ll be your huckleberry

Victims: Anyone interested in factual accounts of the Wild West. Perpetrators: Tombstone (1993) – Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Wyatt Earp (1994) – Warner Bros. Pictures Similarities: Both of the films detail the life of Wyatt Earp, one of the most famous … Continue reading

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