Movie parodies and spoofs have been around since Mel Brook perfected the formula in the 70's. From Blazing Saddles to Young Frankenstein to Airplane and on and on. But over the last 10-15 years, the genre has slide into the abyss. Which begs the question: Are movie parodies dead? 

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Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (34:10 – 56:54) From The Outside In Topic: Are movie parodies dead?  | Listener topic comments
  • (0:00 – 34:09) Movie and TV News: A Titanic issue is finally resolved, movies are getting remade as TV series, Stephen King’s thoughts on writers adapting their work, trailers for Green Room and Alice In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass, and much more
  • (56:55 – 1:27:59) What’s This Movie? | Reviews of The Challenger, The Finest Hours, and Room | Upcoming Attractions: The Choice, Hail Caesar, Pride, Prejudice and Zombies | VOD and Blu-Ray Releases
  • (1:28:00 – 1:49:15) Emails | Closing | Outtakes
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