Note to members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.: Just when you thought your burden of plowing through every performance, whether wonderful or lousy, submitted for your Oscar or Golden Globe consideration, was heavy enough, there’s one more perf you should consider: Yankel the butcher doing the Edmund O’Brien part in “D.O.A.”
Yes, CD-ROM fans, “Movioke” has finally arrived from the obviously sadistic folks at Bandai Digital Entertainment (they also make lots of videogames). And if your notion of creativity has been to take a stab at acting out all the parts in “Hercules Unchained,” then, truly, your ship has come in. Dennis Miller is on hand to help you over the rough patches, of which there are thankfully few.
Moreover, with “Movioke” (for which you need a PC with a CD-ROM drive and a microphone), you can save your deathless line readings of, say, “Glen Or Glenda?” and e-mail them off to whatever hapless victim you want to inflict them on like, say, Oscar voters. (Just kidding.)