Scary Movie helped launch the careers of Regina Hall and Anna Faris. It also had four additional sequels. This wasn’t the first horror parody movie, but it reignited the parody genre, leading to many bad parody attempts like Epic Movie, Vampires Suck, Dance Flick, and Disaster Movie. The parody genre isn’t for everyone, but Scary Movie developed a strong cult following because of its hyper awareness, fearlessness with goofy gags, and some genuinely funny takes and commentary on the horror genre.
For those who burned through Netflix’s Tiger King within the first few days of self-isolation, Jeff Lowe has some good news. The current G.W. Zoo owner (and worst person on a show filled with terrible people; don’t at me) has revealed that a new bonus episode is coming to the streaming service next week.
Although I hope that there are those of you out there who get some use out of these features, I will admit that I have been paying extra close attention to Netflix’s new releases every week now that I am stuck inside all the time. It feels like any show or movie could be the next viral hit now that we’ve all quarantined ourselves, and I have a feeling that the Groundhog Day-esque romantic comedy Love Wedding Repeat will find an audience this week.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — The Cheras district in Kuala Lumpur is now a red zone or a Covid-19 hotspot, where more than 41 cases have been recorded, the latest data released today by the Health Ministry showed.
In 2011, as CEO of Hulu, Jason Kilar published a post to the streamer’s company blog outlining his vision for the future of TV. “A number of you that are reading this might be thinking that we’d have to be crazy to think that our small team can actually reinvent television and compete effectively against a landscape of distribution giants like cable companies, satellite companies, and huge online companies. We are crazy,” Kilar wrote.
Source: Roy Morgan Single Source New Zealand, October 2018 – December 2018, n= 1,610. October 2019 – December 2019, n= 1,668. Base: New Zealanders aged 14+