I watched this movie hoping that it would contain even a small percentage of laughs, even though Epic Movie cured me of that hope. Somewhere along the line parody & satire films went from cleverly thought out jokes & slapstick to fart jokes that aren't even funny to a first grader. Calling this film a parody or even a comedy would be doing the better films in the genre a disservice.
The plot, you say? What of the plot? There is one, but one that is stretched so thin you could use it as glass in a window. The focus of the movie mainly surrounds the "writers" (who obviously aren't chosen for their merit) throwing in one pop culture reference after another. I can even imagine how the brainstorming session went:
Writer 1: "Hey, the Chipmunks did really well in the box office. Let's include them. Oh, and let's throw in Juno, Enchanted, & Batman."
Writer 2: "Those aren't disaster movies. So what type of jokes are we going to write for these... 'disaster' movies?"
Writer 1: "We're going to make Giselle a man! And we'll turn the Chipmunks rabid! Everyone else will just walk around being themselves!"
Writer 2: "Gay jokes? Fart jokes? Trying to pass off cameos as jokes? Come on guys, this blows and we know it."
Producer: "Throw out Writer 2! He's making far too much sense!"
The only reason I could possibly imagine anyone watching & enjoying this movie is because they're either a pre-adolsescent boy who likes watching boobs (which there are a lot of) and hasn't yet discovered that there are better films out there. Or someone who has an IQ under 100 or has had recent head trauma. In any case this is a film to avoid at all costs. I love parody movies & I'm willing to put up with some blue humor in films, but this goes beyond what is bad & lame in movies. The "_____ Movie" efforts of Friedberg & Seltzer have officially killed the parody/satire movie genre & are now what any hopefull young filmmaker should look to as a "what not to do" guide to comedy.