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Movies that blow

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Matt, Mar 18, 2006.

  1. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    The Last Samurai was stupid because it was unrealistic. There's no way to train a swordfighter to be that good in a year. Also, Tom's character always looked like he was waiting for a cellphone call.

    The only good thing about that movie was Watanabe--and the on-screen possible conception of the world's first halfie[​IMG]

    koji
     
  2. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone else think that The Last Samurai could easily have been titled "Dances With Samurai" or "Dances With Wolves II?"

    These two movies seemed remarkably similar to me.


    Is there a japanese equivalent of "tataunka?"

    koji
     
  3. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    My laundry list of horrible films I actually endured watching in the theater without getting up and leaving (I suppose I am a masochist at heart):

    Batman and Robin
    The Weatherman
    Judge Dredd
    SW: Ep. 1 and 2 (I abstained from actually paying money to watch 3)
    Alexander
    ...and the winner (loser) is: Battlefield Earth

    koji
     
  4. imageWIS

    imageWIS Well-Known Member

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    My laundry list of horrible films I actually endured watching in the theater without getting up and leaving (I suppose I am a masochist at heart):

    ...and the winner (loser) is: Battlefield Earth

    koji


    Xenu will get you for that!

    Jon.
     
  5. Arethusa

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    The Last Samurai was stupid because it was unrealistic. There's no way to train a swordfighter to be that good in a year. Also, Tom's character always looked like he was waiting for a cellphone call.
    Do you actually have any experience with swords?
     
  6. j

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    Anchorman. Dodgeball. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.
     
  7. imageWIS

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    Anchorman. Dodgeball. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.

    You really didn't like Dodgeball? It was so ridiculously stupid I found it pretty funny, plus the Karate Kid reference was nicely done.

    Jon.
     
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    j Well-Known Member

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    You really didn't like Dodgeball? It was so ridiculously stupid I found it pretty funny, plus the Karate Kid reference was nicely done.

    Jon.

    No.

    Add 1-Hour Photo to my list.
     
  9. imageWIS

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    No.

    Add 1-Hour Photo to my list.


    Yeah, too odd, too weird for Robin Williams, cinematography was interesting from a technical point of view.

    Jon.
     
  10. DocHolliday

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    You really didn't like Dodgeball? It was so ridiculously stupid I found it pretty funny, plus the Karate Kid reference was nicely done.

    I really liked Dodgeball. Vince Vaughn is one of the few actors I can enjoy in almost anything. And Steven Root is vastly underappreciated.

    Rip Taylor had the funniest scene in the movie, though.
     
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    ...and the winner (loser) is: Battlefield Earth

    koji


    oh my god, i forgot about actually paying to see that movie. damn you john travolta!
     
  12. Matt

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    just watched get rich or die tryin.

    sucked.

    8 mile was basically the same except uhh better
     
  13. Tyto

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    Crash deserved Best Picture Oscar. Get over it, guys.

    No way. No *WAY*. In my case, at least, it's not sour grapes for Brokeback, which I thought was pretty good, but not necessarily Best Picture either: I hated Crash purely on its own demerits, and I'm not sure that people needed Crash to think again about racism. So many recent social issues (particularly Supreme Court cases involving college admissions) have provided far more substance to consider.
     
  14. Mike

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    ...and the winner (loser) is: Battlefield Earth

    Funny story- my sister, when she was younger, was the queen of sneaking in to movies. She'd get one ticket and spend the whole day going into other movies, sometimes at the beginning, others half way through. Probably saw every movie that could've been in the theater that summer. She and her friends got caught trying to sneak into Battlefield Earth and the guy who caught them didn't kick 'em out or anything. He just said, "This is the worst movie ever, don't even waste your time."
     
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    Just thought of another one - Godfather III (yech).
     
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    another one: the transporter. it's good for the first 10 or 15 minutes, then it settles into a piece of crap. don't waste your time.
     
  17. Arethusa

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    another one: the transporter. it's good for the first 10 or 15 minutes, then it settles into a piece of crap. don't waste your time.
    What are you talking about? That was the best feel good comedy of 2003.
     
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    Constant Gardner was every bit as predictable and formulaic as...I dunno, something predictable and formulaic. The beauty of le Carre's books is in the inner thoughts and motivations of the characters, not the plotlines. He doesn't translate well onto film.

    Tom
     
  19. Matt

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    Bridget Jones Edge of Reason was just on HBO.

    Terrible. Really bad. One of the worst sequel-for-sequels-sake that I think Ive ever sat through.
     
  20. Matt

    Matt Well-Known Member

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    ...and then saw the last half of Mr 3000. That blew too.
     

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