Dora the Explorer channels Indiana Jones in her live-action parody…

When Nick Jr. star Diego seeks out his young cousin, the famed explorer Dora, he finds her in much the same way Indiana Jones found Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark, only sucking down a juice box instead of shots. It's an auspicious beginning for their parody archaeological adventure, Dora the Explorer and… » 3/23/13 3:00pm 3/23/13 3:00pm

"The Trouble with Tribbles" retold to the tune of Taylor Swift's "I…

Josh Millard wrote and performed this musical retelling of the classic Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles," with a little help from Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble." Let "I Knew You Were Tribbles" serve as a warning to anyone who brings furry little breeders home without getting their full backstory. » 3/10/13 3:00pm 3/10/13 3:00pm

SNL manages to come up with even more Hobbit movies

Last night, our favorite Hunger Games victor Jennifer Lawrence graced Saturday Night Live with her squirrel-hunting, tribute-slaying presence. And the SNL team decided it would be the perfect opportunity to take aim at a couple of genre films, including, of course, The Hunger Games. But the heavy production values… » 1/20/13 7:30am 1/20/13 7:30am

How would the William Gibson of 1984 have described the Internet of…

William Gibson coined the term "cyberspace" and he's still predicting the myriad possibilities of our technological tomorrows, but how might Gibson have described our modern Internet at the time he was writing Neuromancer? Over at Something Awful, Zack Parsons' short parody of Gibson's writing style imagines how our… » 1/06/13 8:30am 1/06/13 8:30am

Martin Freeman is Tim Baggins when The Office goes to Middle Earth

This bizarre mashup video from EagerBeaverFilms, which pastes the faces and voices of characters from the British version of The Office over the bodies of characters from The Hobbit, gives us a double dose of Martin Freeman. But while David Brent the Grey may think he's the star, it's the perfect casting of Gollum… » 1/05/13 2:00pm 1/05/13 2:00pm

Legolas has a blond elf moment at the LEGO parody Battle of Helm's Deep

While we're waiting for Peter Jackson's big-budget return to Middle Earth, stop-motion filmmakers Brotherhood Workshop are giving us a Tolkien adaptation that may lack big stars but more than makes up for it in plastic minifigs. In this installment, Orcs lay siege to Helm's Deep, where Legolas has a little bit of… » 12/08/12 8:00am 12/08/12 8:00am

Dwarves invade Bilbo Baggins' house—and start rapping

This parody video by The Hillywood Show opens with Bilbo Baggins opening his door to Gandalf and a group of rowdy Dwarves. But instead of showing off their plate-throwing skills and singing haunting music, the Dwarves start pounding drinks to LMFAO's party rock anthem "Shots." It's a weird combination, but… » 12/02/12 9:30am 12/02/12 9:30am