“So it was all a big sendup.
Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan’s slapstick sendup of the agonies and rivalries of motherhood.
The segment’s forbidding tone and execution seemed to hark back, none too fondly, to an “S.N.L.” sketch from last season, a sendup of “Fatal Attraction” that again featured Ms.
Though, of course, the diamonds were paste—it was all a joke, a pantomime sendup.
The group’s name was intended as a sendup of boundless male entitlement, and the EP resonated—instantly and thoroughly—with exhausted young women.
The producers of the “The Masked Singer” would surely love to have their show received as backdoor surrealist, a commercial sendup of the pomposity of pop performance art.
In fact, Ponchielli's ''Dance of the Hours,'' in the 1940 ''Fantasia,'' is a sublime sendup of choreographic art, crowned by a dashing pas de deux for alligator and hippopotamus.
Nichols began his sendup of Tennessee Williams—a high-pitched, hard-drinking Southern playwright called Alabama Glass—with the playwright explaining his newest work to the audience.
Her sendup of Sheryl Sandbergian tactics draws in part on her first days at Google, where she spent four years as a user-experience designer, working on spreadsheet and document software.
The bit was a sendup, but there had been a real battle about the title over at the Children’s Television Workshop, where everyone had been required to come up with a list of twenty names.
But if an anonymous poster were to put up this passage online, how would you take it: as lavish praise for a great leader’s statesmanship, or deadpan sendup of his grandiosity and cheap tricks?
He devoted his weekly column in Haaretz to telling “the Palestinian story,” and he is the creator of “Arab Labor,” a popular sitcom that is a sendup of problems experienced by Israel’s Arab citizens.
What begins as a macabre sendup of the unreconstructed South culminates in a more unsettling and possibly supernatural wave of vengeance, as the killings assume the dimensions of an Old Testament plague:
It uses seven languages, including Sanskrit, and ends with several pages of notes, written in a sendup of academic citation: “The fable of the meaning of the Thunder is found in the Brihadaranyaka—Upanishad, 5, 1.
In 2015, Leon and Lim orchestrated a sendup of fashion-world self-seriousness: dancers masquerading as models mock-tripped and tumbled down the runway, falling flat on their faces—a stunt choreographed by Justin Peck.
At one point, to no discernible narrative purpose, they team up to terrify a young man who has come to take Marcus's daughter on a date, and their parody of thuggish bravado seems like a sly sendup of the movie itself.
Here is the profoundly inventive element of “Ziwe”: the sendup of the Black grifter, the personality who exploits a desire for reconciliation, and ingeniously twists the fetish of Black female moral authority, for her own gain.
A cocktail of eighties glitz and gothic claustrophobia, the story reads like a sendup of Henry James’s “The Aspern Papers,” except that the narrator isn’t conniving to extract the lady’s secrets but attempting, half-heartedly, to escape.
The book is an inspired sendup of, among other things, Big Tobacco’s insistence that its self-defense is about protecting individuals’ freedom of choice (“the bedrock principles that our Founding Fathers laid down, many of whom, you’ll recall, were themselves tobacco farmers”).
The film, which is often pricelessly funny but never a sendup, is about Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), a two-fisted professor of archeology with a knack for landing in tight situations in some of the earth's more exotic corners, and his sometimes girlfriend Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen), the daughter of a world-famous archeologist and who, when we first meet her, is running a lowdown bar in remotest Nepal.
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The film which is often pricelessly funny but never a sendup is about Indiana Jones Harrison Ford a two-fisted professor of archeology with a knack for landing in tight situations in some of the earth's more exotic corners and his sometimes girlfriend Marion Ravenwood Karen Allen the daughter of a world-famous archeologist and who when we first meet her is running a lowdown bar in remotest Nepal