Posts Tagged ‘parody’

MacGruber: The ’80s Live! (Sort Of)

A SNL action hero bumbles onto the big screen.
KRISTIAN LIN
What a strange trip it’s been for MacGruber. At first, a movie made from the recurring series of Saturday Night Live sketches seemed like an astoundingly bad idea. On the small screen, the two-dollar set and the repetitive na...


Mad Muppets

Kristian Lin
Almost as big as the First Lady’s appearance on Sesame Street is the evergreen kids’ TV show parody of Mad Men. Sesame Street‘s sendup is as good as any other I’ve seen: My favorite parts are the take on...



Arthur’s Songs

Big Ticket
The local theater troupes have staged innumerable revivals of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot, but this week we finally get a look at Monty Python’s Spamalot, the stage version of the 1974 classic film Monty Python and t...