Tuesday, August 4, 2015

'SNL' spoofs 'New Year's Eve' film

A cast of thousands engages in a mock sequel

‘SNL’ spoofs ‘New Year’s Eve’ film






You may well have seen New Year’s Eve over the weekend. It topped the box office. Even if you didn’t, you no doubt have caught the trailers, featuring a galaxy of stars in a pastiche of stories about celebrating Auld Lang Syne in Times Square.

You know -- the same formula from Valentine’s Day. And a target too ripe for Saturday Night Live to overlook.

Here is the show’s pretend trailer for the sequel.


Mostly on target, very funny at times (Penny Marshall, Casey Anthony) and only rarely completely off the mark (Kirsten Dunst) They even used some of the same product placement (Nivea cream) as the film. Now that‘s ambitious..


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