The Campus Theater showed Spaceballs earlier tonight. It is a parody of the original Star Wars Parody. People tend to have polar opinions on parodies, but I am a big fan of them, especially movie parodies. Parodies are merely a form of satire. They imitate “works of art” by deliberately exaggerating them mainly for the purpose of comedy. But is this fair use? or is it a Copyright Infringement?
What we Did Well
- Keeping posts interesting and entertaining to read
- Comments brought up new points and ideas to form a discussion, there was a good mix of jokes/continuing the trend of satire while also having thought provoking points and ideas
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