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What would certain well-known films be like if just ONE letter was 
removed from the title?  

What new stories would be created?

It’s a mental exercise anyone can play.

What titles can you come up with?

I played the game with a friend and we came up with these:

TAR WARS

A sleepy village is ripped apart by the competition between two roadbuilding families who build blanket forts and attack each other with industrial neon tubing.

 

ODZILLA

Can a vegan pacifist crocheting dinosaur be accepted by other members of the monster reptilian family? (No)

 

WUTHERING EIGHTS

In a world gripped by global warming, the Oxbridge rowing team find themselves stranded on the moors in Orkshire.

 

APOCALYPSE OW

Teen flick as a drama queen stubs her toe on the bed. (short film)

 

A*S*H

War breaks out between rival arsonists in Korea.

 

FINDING EMO

By the makers of “Apocalypse Ow”, one teenager’s quest to become angst-ridden. A trite of passage.

 

HIPLASH

Octogenarian tries to play percussion after a hip replacement operation.

 

RAINSPOTTING 2

Violence breaks out at London Fashion Week when garments are mysteriously dampened and industrial espionage is blamed.

 

5 SHADES OF GREY

Due to a break in the time space continuum, clothing washed at one Laundromat comes out dirtier than when it went in.

 

NOW WHITE

The sequel to 5 shades of grey, in which a pretty engineer fixes the washing machines, before revealing she is a princess in disguise who has been living with 12 sailors at the wharfs.

 

WALL

A robot brick goes into space

 

POLLO 13

Intergalactic sensation as NASA have to redraw their plan of the universe when thirteen Italian-speaking chickens invade Earth from a previously unknown planet. (Loosely based on reality)

 

IRONMA

A woman compulsively irons her children’s clothing. Hugely controversial. Is it a brief one-take shot endlessly looped or shot in real time over an hour?

 

SPIERMAN

The tragic tale of an indecisive talent scout for MI5. The tale can now be tol

 

LIFE OF I

Self obsessed letter names phones, computers and even cinema systems after himself before changing his name to Y.

 

SKYFAL

A misspelling skiffle group hit the big time and bounce off

 

THE UPPETS

A snobbish family of puppets fight for supremacy in the theatre world.

 

HARRY POTTE

A toddler fails at growing out of nappies and fights his imaginary fiends.

 

TOY TORY

The world is invaded by cuddly furry versions of former conservative MPs.

 

GHOSTBUSERS

A searing documentary on public transport discrimination against ghouls.

 

STAR REK

In a parallel universe, an astronaut driving school goes wrong until optometry is invented. Available to view in 3D without special glasses, to get the full effect.

 

THE PINK PANTER

Incompetent French detective vainly tries to track down a jewel thief whose only clue is to leave a pair of large cerise bloomers at the scene of the crime.

 

 PEARL ARBOR

After a jewellery heist, the bungling crooks hide the stolen goods in an entry to the Chelsea Garden Show

 

HAPPY FEE

A musical about lawyers In penguin suits

 

SUERMAN

A lawyer persistently brings to court his former wife, Ex Luther, demanding maintenance payments for their joint antique sanitaryware collection.

 

BA MAN

Half sheep, half man, he fights crime.

 

The Sequel game might possibly be instead of removing a letter, changing one letter so wrong it’s right… anyone for:

“Pilates of the Caribbean”.

 

 

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