"Most of those movies are meant to be funny, which would make turning them into comedies pretty difficult and very stupid. It would be like doing parodies of Lonely Island songs: retarded, pointless and mind-numbingly painful to watch."
— How to Make Jokeless Comedy: Studying the 'Epic Movie' Guys, Cracked.Com
The reader is torn
Between laughter and gaping
Spoofs shouldn't be worse
Than the things that they're aping
"It really shows how stunningly lazy the so-called writing is on this movie when they're stealing a joke from the very movie they're supposedly satirising! Shameless! Simply shameless!"
"Look guys, there's a difference between parody and plagiarism! THEY'RE NOT THE SAME THING!"