Movies are the great escape. They give you something to think about in your spare time instead of whatever dull non-fiction is passing for your life at the moment. So it's no surprise people want to incorporate movies into their work. Try to be understanding if the IT guy's computer advice is to "always bet on black," or the Starbucks lady hands you a coffee and says, "This is my boomstick." Not everyone can work parody into their chosen professions.
They're making fun of Soul Plane now? Is nothing sacred?
This trailer doesn't even show the delightful new character, Jaws' loveably retarded Rastafarian cousin.
And now you know why the "no larger than a womp rat" security measure became standard procedure.
Why did the makers of Birdman choose to parody a moderately successful movie from 1985? Because they don't care if you don't get it. And that's why this is one of our favorite movie parodies.
Most people don't know this, but the entire Aqua Teen movie is, in fact, a parody of Stand By Me. Well, with elements that parody Eddie Macon's Run, obviously.