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Clash of the Titans in Fifteen Minutes
Before we start: I seem to be nominated for a thing! (And so are copperbadge and otterdance!) My name is misspelled, and Neil Gaiman will probably crush us all, but I've never been nominated for a thing before, so that's pretty awesome. Voting ends on--4/15, I think?



So. PREVIOUSLY ON MOVIES IN FIFTEEN MINUTES, FOR REASONS THAT WILL LATER BE APPARENT: TroyKing Arthur! 300! A couple of Twilight things! So... here's a palate cleanser before Eclipse, I guess.

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auroraceleste From: auroraceleste Date: April 12th, 2010 12:35 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm a little sad that you didn't go into the Io connundrum :( It kept us entertained for the entire movie :P

Io introduces herself

*whispers to SO*: Wow, I must misremember my Greek history more than I thought. I thought Io was a cow.

*SO, loudly*: SHE WAS!

It goes on that not only was she a cow, she was turned into a cow by Hera for being seduced by Zeus, and her father's name was coopted to be Angry King Not-Dad's name when they mention it. So the end of the movie is incredibly interesting:

*Zeus*: So, here, I give you back your cow-half-sister. Don't worry, I already hit that, you're in for a treat.
slippery_fish From: slippery_fish Date: April 12th, 2010 12:35 am (UTC) (Link)
*snickersnorts* Awesome!
lucylooo From: lucylooo Date: April 12th, 2010 12:47 am (UTC) (Link)
I am ded of laff. I still cannot believe they put Liam Neeson in sparkle armour. I wonder if they paid Stef a royalty for that bullshit?
dontcrosscross From: dontcrosscross Date: April 12th, 2010 12:53 am (UTC) (Link)
oh man is that a Rome reference? :D
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cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: April 12th, 2010 02:16 am (UTC) (Link)
Stealth Twilight joke! Because seriously, I really was sitting there like, she watched him WASH UP ON THE BEACH as a baby, and followed him around all his life, apparently, and now she's all into that? UM NO.

I really was not sure how many people would get a Jethro Tull reference, but what the hell, go for the gusto. There really IS a funny bit involving a flute in the movie, I'm not making that up.
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mudpuppy83 From: mudpuppy83 Date: April 12th, 2010 01:05 am (UTC) (Link)
Wow. I am even more pleased that I did not see this now, because the filmmakers' handle on the Greek myths just gets worse and worse the more I hear about it. And it's not like the original film was that faithful to begin with.

I'm especially puzzled by how they handled Pegasus. If they were so keen on having a winged horsey seem bad-ass and Pegasus wouldn't even become relevant until after Perseus slew Medusa--why didn't they just keep Pegasus's origin from the original myths, where he sprung from Medusa's blood?

Excellent job. I don't even think I can name a favorite bit because it was all hilarious.
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: April 12th, 2010 02:19 am (UTC) (Link)
I was on the phone with a friend of mine who loves Greek mythology, and I rattled off the whole plot to her, and her head nearly exploded, it was kind of beautiful. If you are really into mythology, this will pain you. I don't remember it all as well as I used to, but even I was sitting there like, "Io, WTF?"
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dacaktty From: dacaktty Date: April 12th, 2010 01:15 am (UTC) (Link)
oh my god I can't breathe
green78 From: green78 Date: April 12th, 2010 01:16 am (UTC) (Link)
PERSEUS: No, but you put me in front of that kraken, I can fish the shit out of it.

ROFL!!! LOVE this parody! I actually really liked the movie too, but as always, your parodies trump all. :D
aircrash From: aircrash Date: April 12th, 2010 01:38 am (UTC) (Link)
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aircrash From: aircrash Date: April 12th, 2010 01:40 am (UTC) (Link)
to clarify - i raged so hard at seeing this trainwreck in the theater, but i lol'd so hard at your rendition. a++
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toki_wartooth From: toki_wartooth Date: April 12th, 2010 02:44 am (UTC) (Link)
XDDD, nice icon!!
miintikwa From: miintikwa Date: April 12th, 2010 02:00 am (UTC) (Link)
SOME MECHANICAL OWL: WHIRRRRRRRR click click?

DRACO: NO! *BOOT*


I died. Right there. MUST see this movie, now. I wasn't going to, but if this scene is actually there, then so am I!
nfgs From: nfgs Date: April 12th, 2010 02:02 am (UTC) (Link)
It's like 15 seconds, if that, but I died laughing. As did like half my theatre.
nfgs From: nfgs Date: April 12th, 2010 02:01 am (UTC) (Link)


I couldn't resist.
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: April 12th, 2010 02:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Yay! I still don't have decent photo editing programs on my new computer yet, so I can't currently make icons.
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sleepchaser From: sleepchaser Date: April 12th, 2010 02:03 am (UTC) (Link)
Great parody! Congrats on the nom; I voted for you.
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: April 12th, 2010 02:26 am (UTC) (Link)
Aw, thanks.
venusad From: venusad Date: April 12th, 2010 02:19 am (UTC) (Link)
Well...that made me feel WAY better about wasting the money to go see that movie...because...god...GOD. I didn't think they could really manage to make it much worse than the original, but MY GOD they destroyed Athena's part and added THE COW LADY?!

And since when did Popo rape Medusa? I don't recall it being forced--Athena was not the type of Goddess to punish a rape victim. Also! Perseus...now the lamest Greek ever. Humility? Not a positive trait in a hero of Greek Mythology. He's supposed to strut around and demand his riches and build Mycenae!

...who's gonna build Mycenae now? Crap.

Meanwhile, Hades got a bad rap AND stole Poseidon's Kraken. Lame.
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: April 12th, 2010 02:24 am (UTC) (Link)
You know, I genuinely don't get why the god of the underworld would have a sea monster. That just doesn't even make sense.
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