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Keenan Ivory Wayans's latest celluloid parody pairs chills with trills of laughter, and the result is snarky fun as he puts his sharpened skewer to the jugular of popular teen culture. With the help of like-minded co-writers and brothers Shawn and Marlon, Wayans eviscerates all things teen — horror films, high school sex comedies, action flicks and...read more

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Keenan Ivory Wayans's latest celluloid parody pairs chills with trills of laughter, and the result is snarky fun as he puts his sharpened skewer to the jugular of popular teen culture. With the help of like-minded co-writers and brothers Shawn and Marlon, Wayans

eviscerates all things teen — horror films, high school sex comedies, action flicks and sudsy TV dramas — with a deft comedic hook. The surprisingly cohesive story is pieced together out of classic moments from such pubescent gems as the SCREAM and I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER

franchises, as well as THE SIXTH SENSE, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT and TV's Dawson's Creek. Following the murder of classmate Drew Decker (Carmen Electra), high school heroine Cindy Campbell (film newcomer Anna Faris) and her doomed clique — Buffy (Shannon Elizabeth), Brenda (Regina

Hall), Bobby (Jon Abrahams), Greg (Lochlyn Munro), Ray (Shawn Wayans) and Shorty (Marlon Wayans) — discover there's a killer among them. The entire student body at B.A. Corpse High may not live past homeroom if the murderer isn't apprehended. Ruthless investigative TV reporter Gail Hailstorm

(Cheri Oteri) hounds the teens and just won't go away until she gets a scoop. And then there's slow-witted Doofy (Dave Sheridan), who may or may not be as addled as everyone thinks. Sound familiar? It should... and it will. Throw in some raunchy jokes, gross-out antics and outrageous sight gags

involving male and female genitalia, and you've got an entertaining 90-minute spoofathon.

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Keenan Ivory Wayans's latest celluloid parody pairs chills with trills of laughter, and the result is snarky fun as he puts his sharpened skewer to the jugular of popular teen culture. With the help of like-minded co-writers and brothers Shawn and Marlon,… (more)

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