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Pride & Prejudice…and Zombies?
Posted: 10 February 2009 02:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Somebody who can;t write anything for themself shoehorning zombies (oh wow a pop cuture thing! Why not stick ninjas and pirates in too?) into Austen. He even admits most of it IS Austen.

Well, that is sort of the point of parody.  wink

No, parody would be if he rewrote the story. Taking the story and leaving most of it as is and sticking a couple of paragraphs in here and there is akin to wiping his bum with the pages. But it’s not parody.

Example: Spike Milligan’s Frankenstein. A bloody hilarious parody. It’s the perfect example of parody. The Frankenstein story is rewritten in Milligan’s piss-yourself-laughing style. With the exception of the general plot of Frankenstein, it’s entirely Milligan’s work (I believe he did Black Beauty and Robin Hood too but I’ve never actually seen a copy).

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Posted: 10 February 2009 03:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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On a slight tangent, Austenbook.
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Posted: 10 February 2009 03:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Madmouse - 10 February 2009 08:25 PM

On a slight tangent, Austenbook.
LOL

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Fantastic

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Posted: 23 February 2009 09:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Read about this in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly over the weekend.  It was, of course, mentioned right along with Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, so I had to share it here.

Elton John to Produce Pride & Predators

You may recall just a few days back we did a story about how the soon to published novel, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, was already being looked at as a possible film adaptation. Well, either someone out there moved very quickly on ripping the project off, or there

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Posted: 24 February 2009 03:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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I noticed quite a few years ago that movies seem to come out in pairs in HollyWood.
(ie. Armegeddon/Deep Impact, Anaconda/Python, etc)

Normally you have one that is well made, and another that looks like it was thrown together on a shoestring budget and second rate actors. (At best) shut eye

Hollywood seems to be lacking any real creativity anymore. For the past decade or more all it seems they have been making is remakes of much better films of the 70’s and 80’s.  downer

On the upside, i haven’t had to pay money at the theater in a LONG time now! LOL

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Posted: 26 April 2009 10:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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We’ll just plug this new turn right into this thread…

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

The author currently enjoying a surprise hit with the new literary genre of monster remix, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies writer Seth Grahame-Smith, has landed a rumoured $575,000 (

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Posted: 26 April 2009 11:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Did the script writer for this movie previously have an account on Fanfiction.net?

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Posted: 27 April 2009 03:16 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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I think there was also a movie about Frankenstein being a hard-boiled noir detective in the works, too..

As for movies in pairs, you have to remember there’s also the third one: The total-ripoff with a name and box artwork that’s only legally different from the copied film, produced for a case of cheap beer, and direct to video.

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Posted: 15 December 2009 02:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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Natalie Portman to Produce and Star

Natalie Portman is starring and producing the upcoming movie

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Posted: 15 December 2009 07:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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Ha! I hadn’t realised Seth Grahame-Smith had also written “How To Survive a Horror Movie”!
I adore that book. It cracks me up.
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Posted: 15 December 2009 08:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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The one I’m hoping for, that I’ve heard mutterings about, is Max Brooks’ World War Z. For those who haven’t read it, it’s an account of the great war against the undead, with eyewitness accounts by survivors of it..

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