The Big Bus

In the 70’s disaster films were big box office. By 1980 the genre was ripe for parody which led to the Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker hit Airplane! However, four years earlier there was another film that was not a success but which skewered the disaster genre with a comedic style similar to that which the ZAZ team would... Continue Reading →

American Raspberry

Sketch comedy was a big deal in the 70’s.  Shows like “Saturday Night Live” and “SCTV” made sketch shows a staple of late night TV.  Naturally, several sketch comedy movies followed.  “Ketucky Fried Movie” is a notable example, but today’s film is an obscure sketch film that parodies TV programs and a lot of commercials.... Continue Reading →

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