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Rain Of Madness: A Promotional Mockumentary For Tropic Thunder And A Joke The Kids Won’t Get

There’s a new montage of film clips promoting the movie Tropic Thunder out today: a “trailer” for a movie-within-a-movie-within-a-movie called Rain Of Madness, the documentary about the making of “the most expensive war movie of all time.” It’s a little confusing even if you aren’t fourteen and you know Tropic Thunder is a parody of Apocalypse Now, the contentious making of which was revealed in a 1991 documentary called Hearts Of Darkness. But it’s funny that they made this based on movie references most of their audience will presumably not get:

Wonder how long it will take for someone to update the Apocalypse Now wikipedia page.