By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated November 02, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

In his latest faux memoir, the big-screen goofball lugs his shtick up Mount Everest, joined by a team of very thinly veiled real-world celebs.

Art Imitates Life?
Among Chris Elliot’s supposed climbing companions is an overweight, radical documentarian from Flint, Mich., named Michael — last name undisclosed.

Bottom Line
Though Elliot’s gags grow repetitive in Into Hot Air, this proudly idiotic parody is just what the self-important wilderness adventure genre deserves. B-