2.45 – WAYNE’S WORLD 2 (1993) and Pastiche

Here’s the sequel to the Spheeris/Myers/Michaels smash hit. Discussion ranges from movie references to franchise-level production decisions, via ‘good v. bad’ spoofs (yes, it’s another of Rob’s Theories…)

This Week’s Media
HOUSE OF CARDS, Season 5 (2017): Beau Willimon, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright
THE THREE CABALLEROS (1944): Norman Ferguson, Homer Brightmen, Clarence Nash
Recommendations
A VIEW TO A KILL (1985): John Glen, Roger Moore, Tanya Roberts
WHIP IT (2009): Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden
TRUE LIES (1994): James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis
LOCK, STOCK… [TV] (2000): Ralph Brown, Daniel Caltagirone, Scott Maslen
Footnotes
There isn’t much in the way of footnotes this week, so here are a few references to some of the TV/films we mention: BATMAN [TV] http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059968; any John Hughes film (mainly http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088847 and http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042); TERMINATOR 2 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103064; THE GRADUATE http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061722; and AIRPLANE! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080339. Finally, a short piece on the story behind the film’s writing (though it’s surprisingly pro- the movie!): http://www.slashfilm.com/waynes-world-2-rewritten.