Movie-Based Movie Blogs

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if film blogs took their titles, grading scales, and perhaps taglines from favorite films. Now this is just a musing of mine. It’s not my usual post, but I couldn’t get it out of my mind, and I thought it might be fun to share with you all. Below, I have listed some fictional film blogs based on films themselves as well as possible grading scales and taglines that may be associated.

(Note that you may need some level of familiarity with the source films to get the “joke” behind the taglines and the grading scales.)

Please hit “read more” to look at my musing.

Blog
Twelve Angry Critics
Tagline
We yell at each other until they say “critics adjourned”.
Based on
Twelve Angry Men
Grading Scale (Best to Worst)
Unanimous
1 Angry Critic
2 Angry Critics
3 Angry Critics
4 Angry Critics
5 Angry Critics
6 Angry Critics
7 Angry Critics
8 Angry Critics
9 Angry Critics
10 Angry Critics
11 Angry Critics
Riot

Blog
A Long Time Ago, in a Hollywood Far, Far Away…
Tagline
We tell you how powerful the Force is in these movies.
Based on
Star Wars
Grading Scale (Best to Worst)
The Force is strong in this film
May not be the droids you are looking for
A great disturbance in the Force
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.

Blog
We ♥ Mel Brooks
Tagline
Where spoofing meets reviewing.
Based on
A few Mel Brooks films (films noted beside each grade below)
Grading Scale (Best to Worst)
Flaunt it, flaunt it! (The Producers)
Abby Normal (Young Frankenstein)
Hope for the best. Expect the worst. Life’s a play. We’re unrehearsed. (The 12 Chairs)
Evil will always triumph because good is dumb. (Spaceballs)
I picked the wrong play, the wrong director, the wrong cast. Where did I go right? (The Producers)

Blog
Quoth the Batman, Nevermore
Tagline
Bruce Wayne: billionaire, crime fighter, Jehovah’s Witness, film critic.
Based on
The live action Batman movies (films noted beside each grade below)
Grading Scale (Best to Worst)
And as you can see, I’m a lot happier now. (Batman)
You thought we could be decent men in an indecent time. (The Dark Knight)
I won’t kill you, but I don’t have to save you. (Batman Begins)
Do you wanna know how I got these scars? [From watching this movie!] (The Dark Knight)
Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes…chaos. (The Dark Knight)

Blog
ClichéReview.com
Tagline
Is it so bad it’s good or so bad it’s still bad?
Based on
Just about every B-movie in existence
Grading Scale (Best to Worst)
It’s alive!
I have a bad feeling about this.
What the hell is going on here?
It’s gonna blow!

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Please let me know if this was a failed idea. If so, I understand. If you absolutely loved it, or enjoyed it very well, or at least thought it was a neat idea, I shall consider this a pilot for an upcoming feature for my blog. Thank you, followers, readers, and friends.

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14 thoughts on “Movie-Based Movie Blogs

  1. This is really awesome. Especially loved the ones from “ClichéReview.com” and the ones from Batman and Star Wars. Although, don’t you think the ones from 12 Angry Men if they were inverted? Unanimous being the best, then 1 through 11 Angry Critics and the worst would be riot.

        • Oh no, I meant misreading any article in general for the 18th time. I tend to misinterpret for whatever reason. Glad to see Bruce Wayne is, in fact, a Jehovah’s Witness. Surprised he doesn’t go door to door preaching his faith and claiming he knows everybody in Gotham. That’s what they Jehovah’s Witnesses seem to be doing in my neighborhood, so that’s all I really know about them. :/

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