Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

David Zucker

Features

Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


Reviews

Thursday, September 29 2011

'Scary Movie 2' and 'Scary Movie 3': Terrible Potential, Squandered

Compared to Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 2 is positively clever, highbrow comedy, full of subtle turns of phrase and razor sharp wit.


Sunday, March 1 2009

Naked Gun: I Love the 80's Edition

Some 21 years down the line, The Naked Gun, surprisingly, is still pretty damn funny.


Thursday, January 15 2009

An American Carol

This is what right-wingers accuse Hollywood liberals of making: a vanity project intended to please a small, select group.


Thursday, August 31 2006

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

This isn't a movie so much as a series of set pieces with a theme of parody in mind, only to quickly devolve into toilet humor of the most literal kind and asinine, gross-out histrionics.


Thursday, April 20 2006

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

The problem is that none of this is surprising. We've seen these jokes on late night television, heard them on the radio or even thought of them ourselves.


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