With the new Halloween movie hitting theaters, the guys at Screen Junkies decided to go back to the movie that started it all, John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic, and give it the kind of loving, yet snarky tribute it deserves.
“Equipped with a sonic screwdriver and a psychic paper – two devices with the power to speed up the plot.” Screen Junkies takes on the long-running BBC sci-fi series with two Honest Trailers. The first one pokes fun at the modern day version, while the second roasts the classic.
“It’s every dad’s paradise, where a father of three children can finally get some peace and quiet…” John Krasinski’s intense horror was a great movie – if nothing else for it’s ability to make audiences be completely silent. Screen Junkies couldn’t resist roasting it anyhow.
From The Dark Knight to Dunkirk, director Christopher Nolan has proven himself as one of today’s greatest fillmakers. Screen Junkies simultaneously honors and roasts Nolan, from his convoluted, non-linear plots, to the repetitive themes throughout his work.
“It all started with Miyamoto seeing ‘King Kong’ and saying, ‘Hey, let’s just do that!'” While we already know the real reason his name is “Donkey,” we still enjoyed Smosh Games‘ parody of Nintendo’s big lug of an ape, and his rise to fame from his early 8-bit arcade days.
Screen Junkies pokes fun at the nine films nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards this year, from Gary Oldman’s fat suit in The Darkest Hour to the fishy shades of grey in The Shape of Water, to that guy from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
While only a handful of us will likely subscribe to CBS All Access to watch every episode of Star Trek: Discovery, there are still plenty of places we can rewatch The Next Generation. Screen Junkies is here to remind why we loved the NCC-1701-D and its motley crew.
(Spoilers) Screen Junkies reminds us that not every superhero needs to be bombastic, consequence-free, CGI eye-candy, and instead a solid story, compelling characters, and a little gravitas properly applied can produce a great film, superheroes or not. And Deadpool agrees.
While the original Alien was the scariest of the franchise, Aliens was the most thrilling, thanks in large part to director James Cameron. Like a good celebrity roast, Screen Junkies is here to tear down what is still one of our favorite sequels of all time. Game over man. Game over.
Screen Junkies smacks down Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher’s film about the world’s largest social network, which apparently was started by some of the most antisocial people on the planet. Er wait, is this entire movie Fake News? Time to rework the algorithm.
Whether you loved it, hated it, or just thought it was “meh” like we did, the guys at Screen Junkies are here to shoot all kinds of holes in the latest X-Men film, and reminding us that sometimes the best thing you can do with a beloved franchise is give it some time off.
Matt Damon gets himself into all kinds of situations where he needs to be rescued. ScreenJunkies dishes out their typical snarkiness towards Ridley Scott’s surprisingly lighthearted sci-fi rescue flick, in which the least realistic part of the movie was NASA’s funding.
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