Ya really gotta love Zap2it...

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  1. Linda Thompson

    Linda Thompson Supporting Actor

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    Zap2it.com is probably my favorite site for online TV listings, even though some of their program synopses range from being just plain totally WRONG, to being absolutely (and, I would assume, unintentionally) hilarious in their attempt at achieving both brevity and straightforwardness.

    Case in point -- their synopsis of the movie TREMORS:

    "Four big worms with multiple tongues dig high-speed around people in the middle of nowhere."

    Short, to the point (well, sorta...it still manages to mangle the fact that the worms DEVOUR people rather than digging around them), and it totally cracks me up every time I see it listed...

    I guess it helps that I absolutely LOVE the entire TREMORS franchise...all 4 movies plus the short-lived Sci-Fi channel series.

    And I'm not ashamed to admit it. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChristopherG

    ChristopherG Screenwriter

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    Linda,

    My kids and I are huge fans of the Tremors franchise as well. I usually only admit this through the anonymity of an online forum though.....[​IMG]

    Chris
     
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    Jaws - "Shark scares and eats swimmers"
    Independence Day - "Aliens blow up earth's landmarks so they can consume earth's resources"
    Terminator - "Killer robot comes from the future to kill single mother"

    It's easy if you try. [​IMG]
     
  4. Bryan X

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    Star Wars - "young boy lusts after sister and blows up father's office."
     
  5. NickSo

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    Hahaha [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Garrett Lundy Producer

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    Oh man, the local BlockBuster never has anything I want to rent [​IMG]
     
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    Or how about this description of "The Wizard of Oz":

    "A girl meets three strangers in search of missing vital organs."
     
  9. ChristopherDAC

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    Somebody here has a better one in his sig -- along the lines of "Arriving in a strange country, a girl kills the first woman she meets, and sets off in the company of three strangers to kill again."
     
  10. Anthony Moore

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    Just added Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter to my blockbuster.com queue. Gotta see that one!
     
  11. Matt Stone

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    Hahaha. That puts the movie in a totally different light. [​IMG]
     
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    Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter sounds like a hit, LOL!
     
  13. NickSo

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    hehe, yah i was laughing my ass off when i saw it on TV and took that picture.
     
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