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December 18th, 2007 at 11:06 pm

Meet the Spartans Poster

in: Comedy

Meet the Spartans Poster

I’m a little confused, perhaps you people can help me out here. Wasn’t this movie called Epic Movie? Didn’t it get released last year? Didn’t it suck, hard? Have we learned nothing from that?

Even moving beyond the similarities with Epic Movie and the obvious excess of building a movie around a spoof of a film that is not even one year old, isn’t the image shockingly unfunny? You’d think they would manage to get a least a couple of laughs with all those references, but the jokes are so utterly bad. Is calling the pit in 300 where the guy falls “Pit of Death” really the best they could do? Oh how I miss the original Airplane.

All that said, I think this is a great poster. It tells you exactly what the movie is and exactly why you shouldn’t see it. And right there, it saved you from wasting a solid two hours. What more can you ask for?

(Via IMPAwards)

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    [...] Gus says, the best thing about the poster is that it’s completely clear about telling the audience why [...]

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    [...] pretty bad, but at least the production values seem a little better in this than they were in the Meet the Spartans poster. It’s less of an eyesore is what I’m trying to [...]

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    [...] and center the effect is much diminished. Not to mention that the poster ends up looking a lot like one of those posters for the annual every-movie-under-the-sun [...]

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    I know it’s a spoof movie, but couldn’t they have tried to make everyone look a LITTLE more Grecian?

    Tamsin on February 3rd, 2010
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    .) Aw, this was a really nice post. In idea I would like to put in writing like this additionally – taking time and actual effort to make a very good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate alot and by no means seem to get something done.

    kayrak taşı on July 3rd, 2011


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