1967 film student George Lucas has writer's block trying to finish his "Space Wheat" script, until a beautiful fellow student with a familiar hairstyle teaches him that the best stories are in plain sight.
An update of the 1977 comedy, Dick and Jane are living the good life. That is until Dick (Jim Carrey) loses his job shortly after getting a promotion that convinced his wife Jane (Téa Leoni) to quit her job. The money is gone, and the house ends up in foreclosure. Dick decides to turn to a hilarious life of crime to pay the bills with his lovely wife by his side. Then together they decide it's ... See full summary »
"Film Club" is a dead-on spoof of the popular movie "Fight Club," transposed from the world of underground fighting to the world of independent filmmaking.
The filmmakers take Fight Club's trailer (and some other scenes from the movie) and imitate them dead-on, right down to the cinematography. They poke some fun at Fight Club's own conventions (there are so many rules in Film Club that no one can seem to get them down), yet at the same time use lines from that film to set up industry gags (the Marla character tells Tyler, as in Fight Club, that he'll have to keep her up all night - he whips out a copy of Titanic).
A terrifically funny short film, all told.
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