Mock the Movie: Hostile Takeover Edition


All right, now that we’re fully rested from shark week, it’s time we prove that we’re all masochists. That’s right. This Wednesday, August 28, we’re watching Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike. Taste the paranoia.

This is available on Netflix.

What? You don’t think we’d pay extra to mock this movie, do you? After this, though, we’ll be mocking a couple of movies that no one has to pay for, just to piss off John Galt.

Then, two week later, on September 11, we’re going old school with House of Evil. Boris Karloff, a strange castle, haunted toys? Nom, nom, nom. There’s no trailer available for this one, but how can we go wrong?

This is available on YouTube.

Two weeks later, on September 25, we’re watching Lord of the Flies Meets Hunger Games in Space. I mean Sol, but you know someone pitched this that way.

This is available on Hulu.

“These all sound awful!” I hear you cry. Yes. Yes, they do. “These must be mocked mercilessly”, you say. Well, then you’re in the right company. The instructions for playing along:

  1. Start following @MockTM on Twitter.
  2. Start watching the movie on the appropriate Wednesday at 9 p.m. EDT.
  3. Once you’ve got the movie going, tweet your snarky comments to @MockTM.  Directing our tweets to @MockTM will keep our followers from being overwhelmed with our snark!
  4. Set up a search for @MockTM on Twitter for the duration so you can follow along with everyone else sharing your pain.

If you have suggestions for other movies that can and should be mocked, send them to @MockTM. Preference will be given to movies that are free or stream on the major media delivery services. Watch the feed, and we’ll set up the calendar for more terrible, mockable movies.

If you’ve missed a mocking, you can catch transcripts and even subtitle files for later watching on the Mock the Movie archive.

Comments

  1. says

    If you do, you may not watch this one. On the other hand, it will be slightly harder to mock the complete cast change between Part I and Part II if you don’t see it yourself.

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