Remember when spoof movies were organized by talented writers/directors including Mel Brooks, The Zuker Brothers & Jim Abrahams? I’d like to share my thoughts on one of my favorite spoof movies by the latter three that made them a household name is none other than “Airplane!” Airplane! was released in 1980. (same year The Blues […]Read More Airplane!
During his early career, Ben Stiller worked on Steven Spielberg’s war drama “Empire Of The Sun” playing a soldier. He thought of an idea about actors filming a war movie, but unaware they’re caught in the middle of an actual war. Two Decades Later, Ben expanded his idea with the help of fellow actor/writer Justin […]Read More Tropic Thunder
Enchanted was released in 2007. (same year There Will Be Blood came out) It earned positive reviews from critics & movie goers alike. In addition to good reactions, it also made enough revenue at the box office. Enchanted went on to earn an Oscar nomination for “Best Original Song.” (That’s How You Know) Since 2010, […]Read More Enchanted
After “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” came out in 1999, Mike Myers worked on a script as a follow up to the previous installment of the Austin Powers series. This time, Austin must save his father from Goldmember & prevent Dr. Evil from achieving his goal yet again. The threequel is titled, “Austin […]Read More Flashback Review: Austin Powers In Goldmember
After “Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery” earned positive reception and made money at the box office, Mike Myers penned a script for a sequel set after the first film titled “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.” The sequel is about Austin who must travel back in time to reclaim his “mojo,” which is […]Read More Flashback Review: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Fresh from his film career since Wayne’s World & his tenure on SNL, Mike Myers came up with an idea based on his childhood watching James Bond, Peter Sellers & comedy troupe Monty Python with his dad. When his stint from SNL was over, he went on hiatus to brainstorm the concept of creating a […]Read More Flashback Review: Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery
After the critical and financial success surrounding Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds, producer Simon Kinberg and other producers at Fox, immediately begin development on a sequel to the first entry based on the title character. Besides co-producing the first film, he got promoted as a co-writer to write the screenplay for the sequel gaining more creative control […]Read More Deadpool 2
Inspired by Bugs Bunny, Dark House Comics’ The Mask, Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry films & DC Comics supervillain Slade Wilson/Deathstroke, comic book writer/artist Rob Liefield, created a character named Wade Wilson, A.K.A. “Deadpool.” The character made his first appearance in 1991 in an issue called “The New Mutants” number 98. His debut is about him […]Read More Deadpool