Just one little tweak
April 6, 2011 12:06 PM   Subscribe

As if magicked into existence by wonderful twitter hashtag #hollywoodpostitnotes: It's When Harry Met Sally 2, now starring Helen Mirren.
posted by Potomac Avenue (20 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
Can I love Helen Mirren more? No. No, I can't.
posted by spec80 at 12:22 PM on April 6, 2011 [2 favorites]

Oh wait, I was not expecting that. I should finish watching things before I comment...

Still love me some Mirren, though.
posted by spec80 at 12:24 PM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]

Was that David Steinberg around the 3:15 mark?
posted by TWinbrook8 at 12:28 PM on April 6, 2011

That is the best thing I have ever seen.
posted by found missing at 12:36 PM on April 6, 2011 [3 favorites]

Did anyone else read that as #hollywoodprositutes? Anyone?
posted by tommasz at 12:43 PM on April 6, 2011 [3 favorites]

"Ha," thought I, "this is a tired joke about how weak and imagination-free Hollywood is these days."

OH NO THEY DIDN'T. It's that and a whole lot more! Genius.

Also, does Mr. Tyson have some kind of standing contract with Funny Or Die at this point? And has he lost some weight?
posted by norm at 12:47 PM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]

That was surprisingly good.
posted by mosk at 12:49 PM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]

So I was wondering why this was such a big deal that Billy Crystal seemed to go on The Daily Show to promote it. (I mean, when do people do promotional tours for Funny or Die videos- even if their kids are the ones who made it? Was I really that behind the times?)

And then I saw it and realized it was the best thing that Billy Crystal has done since... well, reviewing his IMDB credits now I'd say When Harry Met Sally, though others might disagree... so it would make sense that he'd want to promote the f out of it.
posted by MCMikeNamara at 12:49 PM on April 6, 2011

If this is made into an actual movie, I'll forgive Billy Crystal for My Giant.

Yup, yup, yup, yup, yup.
posted by Redfield at 1:06 PM on April 6, 2011

He is so ready to fuck with Mr. Zero now.
posted by ShutterBun at 1:13 PM on April 6, 2011 [1 favorite]

I'm still waiting for City Slickers 3. With Alan Rickman.
posted by katillathehun at 1:28 PM on April 6, 2011 [3 favorites]

I wasn't big on his movies but boy could he host an Oscars program. If he came back just to do it one more time, I'd forgive for his entire filmography.
posted by cazoo at 1:53 PM on April 6, 2011

I'm glad people like the Billy C video but you should check out that twitter joke too if you can. Patton Oswalt has the best ones:

"Gay Wheelchair Guy In Auschwitz Adopts Autistic Black Football Player. !!!O!S!!C!A!!!R!!!!!!!" #HollywoodPostItNote

"Give @LenaDunham notes on her PUNISHER re-boot script. Pay pool cleaner." #HollywoodPostItNote

"Winnie the Edgar Allen Pooh???? Refill Klonopin!!!" #HollywoodPostItNote

@pattonoswalt - Hitler and Jesse Owens solve a murder at the 1938 Olympics #HollywoodPostItNote

"Houdini, Edison, Teddy Roosevelt & "Typhoid" Mary Mallon = 1904 Steampunk Fantastic Four?" #iwouldactuallywritethis #oswaltpostitnote

posted by Potomac Avenue at 2:05 PM on April 6, 2011

The funny part, really, is that we were considering Helen Mirren Forever as a potential band name WEEKS before I saw this!
posted by bitter-girl.com at 5:30 PM on April 6, 2011

What does it say that it took me a good long time to figure out if the ad for the Tim Allen movie before the clip was a spoof or not?
posted by The Whelk at 5:47 PM on April 6, 2011

That is some fine use of Mike Tyson, right there. Just enough to put an exclamation point on the whole bit.
posted by dry white toast at 7:47 PM on April 6, 2011

Patton Oswalt is reason enough to get on Twitter. His stuff there is always awesome.
posted by jbickers at 6:59 AM on April 7, 2011

Helen Mirren is such a classy lady.
posted by pleasebekind at 8:03 AM on April 7, 2011

I'm just glad that stupid wagon-wheel table didn't make a reappearance.
posted by Greg_Ace at 12:48 PM on April 7, 2011

posted by The Whelk at 7:19 PM on April 10, 2011

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