Film pastiche misses mark, hits vein
Whilst on a Friday afternoon diversion sent to me by a friend who knows I have the attention span of a….ooo, look a shiny piece of paper…
My gaze drifted towards this banner advert for Times Online’s Good University Guide – and there’s an expression that you don’t hear often:
Remind you of anything? Ah yes…
Seriously? Are you kidding me?
Aside from the lame pastiche, have I missed the ‘obvious’ humour in this? Yes, I suppose there is the unintentional comedy in advising potential students on their future academic institution and a film about anti-establishment heroin addicts. Maybe they’re trying to say something subversive and politically poignant about the weight of student debt and the difficulty in kicking hard drugs?
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