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The Offending Party Dislikes: “Skyline”

Every so often I hope to throw a post together where I grant something – a TV show, a movie, a book, an American Idol contestant, a Hollywood producer, whatever – The Offending Party’s (soon-to-be-feared) Seal of Denial. Today:

This is how I imagine this film got made (abridged):

“It’ll be like Transformers without robots or Megan Fox crossed with Independence Day without Will Smith.”

“Budget?”

“I don’t know… maybe, $20 – $25 million?”

“Done.”

*****

“We blew our whole budget on special effects. Now what?”

“Hire the black guy from Scrubs and a bunch of pretty, talent-less white people and fire the screenwriter – we’ll just have the cast ad lib various movie clich├ęs between scenes of bright bluish light and alien spaceships.”

And… scene.

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