The movie parody game has gone through a lot of changes in the last few decades. With A Haunted House about to hit theaters, followed by Scary Movie 5 in April and The Starving Games sometime later this year, things can get confusing. It seems like a good time to look at the big movers and shakers of the parody genre and where they stand, quality-wise.
The Wayans Brothers
Peter Jackson took three years and three three-hour films to tell the tale of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” series, and now the New Zealand director has returned to capture the trilogy’s prequel of sorts, “The Hobbit.”
A much simpler story — that is being broken into three films — Bilbo Baggins’ (Martin Freeman) “unexpected journey” to help the dwarves of Middle-earth recapture their Lonely Mountain homeland (and the… Continue reading Family Film Guide: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'