Mock the Movie: Oh, You're Serious Edition

Those magic, magic words: Frank Langella as Skeletor.

I have no idea why the makers of Masters of the Universe failed to look at their script and their budget and camp their movie the hell up, but they didn’t. They played it straight. Oh, well. Their loss is our…pain, I guess. Join us this Wednesday to cringe along with us.

This one is available on YouTube.

“This sounds awful!” I hear you cry. Yes. Yes, it does. “This must be mocked mercilessly”, you say. Well, then you’re in the right company. The instructions for playing along:

  1. Start following @MockTM on Twitter.
  2. Start watching the movie on the appropriate Wednesday at 9 p.m. Eastern time.
  3. Once you’ve got the movie going, tweet your snarky comments to @MockTM. Directing our tweets to @MockTM will keep our followers from being overwhelmed with our snark!
  4. Set up a search for @MockTM on Twitter for the duration so you can follow along with everyone else sharing your pain.

If you have suggestions for other movies that can and should be mocked, send them to @MockTM. Preference will be given to movies that are free or stream on the major media delivery services. Watch the feed, and we’ll set up the calendar for more terrible, mockable movies.

If you’ve missed a mocking, you can catch transcripts and even subtitle files for later watching on the Mock the Movie archive.

Mock the Movie: Oh, You're Serious Edition

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