Never, ever make the mistake of thinking that the US has a lock on shitty, terrible ‘parody’ comedy films. There’s an argument to be made that we’re not even close to the worst offender when it comes to making quick-buck films like Date Movie and Epic Movie.

As proof, here’s the trailer for Spanish Movie, a film produced in Spain that pokes fun at a broad swath of globally-recognizable Spanish-language films. The references are diverse, ranging from The Orphanage and Pan’s Labyrinth to The Sea Inside and No Country For Old Men. (Not exactly a Spanish film, but Javier Bardem is close enough, I guess.) Some of the films used as material are a bit out of date, but the comedy on display in the trailer is hardly fresh. Read More »