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Re: 'Rediculous' Customer & Critic Reviews

#3901 Post by Jonathan S » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:55 am

For me, it's the ending that counts the most. A really lame or predictable finale to an otherwise strong film can ruin it for me - and unfortunately such endings are rather common in my preferred "studio era". (For years, I watched my own re-doctored version of Ambersons!) On the other hand, an unexpected pay-off at the end of an otherwise mediocre movie makes me want to revisit and reassess it soon. (I don't mean sudden twist endings that make nonsense of the rest of the movie; they're just as annoying as the predictable ones!)

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#3902 Post by Michael Kerpan » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:41 pm

If a movie has been really very good throughout and has a lame ending, I can be forgiving. If it has an infuriating ending, probably not. ;-)

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#3903 Post by Lemmy Caution » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:17 pm

For me, a good ending can really help boost a film. But a weak ending is usually forgivable if I like the film.

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#3904 Post by Mr Sausage » Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:30 am

I adored Goodnight, Mommy as I was watching it; it was so gripping and atmospheric--and upsetting, too, in its third act. And then the final twist came along and spoiled the whole thing with its lazy, predictable, cliched trope. Now I can't think back on the film without frustration. It's the only example I can think of, but looks like it is possible for a bad ending to get me to reject a movie I'd loved up til that point.

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#3905 Post by Michael Kerpan » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:46 am

Mr. S -- Perhaps, one could try re-watching -- but then quit right before the bad part starts? Try to create a virtual recut version. ;-)

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#3906 Post by domino harvey » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:15 pm

There was like one gory kill in this movie, and even though there are dozens of gay sex scenes the only nudity in the whole movie is 2 pairs of boobs. If you have a hard on for gay movies you'll probably like this, but if you're looking for any kind of horror or exploitation those parts are severely lacking.

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#3907 Post by The Pachyderminator » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:55 pm

Were the "dozens" of gay sex scenes all done while fully clothed?

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#3908 Post by tarpilot » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:00 am

Huh. Not enough severed penises. Someone get this man Street Trash!

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#3909 Post by swo17 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:01 am

Is this for Brokeback Mountain?

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#3910 Post by lzx » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:55 am

Perhaps the reviewer did not consider male nudity (if there was any) worth mentioning?

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#3911 Post by furbicide » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:11 am

Gotta be Knife + Heart again, right? (That film is a veritable treasure trove for silly reviews!)

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#3912 Post by domino harvey » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:18 pm

When I read some of the impressions about this movie with regards to the life of a black family in L.A. (no crime, overly dramatic gang shootings in an attempt to sell the movie), I was intrigued. But after watching the movie, I wasn't expecting it to be so much in the opposite direction and be this tame. A lot of the movie felt like an episode of Full House. I had a hard time believing that this was a more "realistic" portrayal of a life of a black family. For example, there is no profanity whatsoever in the movie. Not that I wanted every other word to be the F, S, or N-word, but it's kind of hard to believe that profanity wasn't used whatsoever within a black family, even though it's a Christian one.

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#3913 Post by swo17 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:23 pm

Is that seriously someone's reaction to To Sleep with Anger?

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#3914 Post by domino harvey » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:24 pm

Yes, from the Blu-Ray.com forum

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#3915 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:35 pm

To be fair, I can't think of any Christians I know who don't drop f-bombs constantly either.

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#3916 Post by domino harvey » Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:51 am

I’m sensing a theme with their clientele, here’s a different user on a different film
A big thumbs down on Do the Right Thing...one of the most abhorrent films ever made for actually justifying and advocating for destruction and violence in the name of racial "harmony" ... so long as Blacks are the ones doing it, of course, 'cuz that's what Blacks are supposed to do. Right, Lee? Somehow in Lee's mind, this is how Blacks are supposed to react when frustrated. This alone gives them license to destroy the very businesses and lives from which they all mutually benefit. Yeah...that's really "do(ing) the right thing."

Had this film been written and directed by anyone of any other race, it would have been deservedly condemned as virulently racist and insulting. Instead...because it's Lee...it's praised and applauded.

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#3917 Post by Big Ben » Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:07 am

The reviewer appears to have (Conveniently) forgotten that someone has died.

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#3918 Post by domino harvey » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:11 am


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#3919 Post by Minkin » Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:19 am

I didn't know Eliyzabeth Yanne Strong-Anderson had gone into the film review business.

But if anyone wants anymore warnings about WICA CATHOLIC INTEGRATING MAMON*, here you go.


*(had to look this up, it means oral sex?)

Of course Hillbilly Blitzkrieg is now at the top of my watchlist

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#3920 Post by aox » Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:55 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:51 am
I’m sensing a theme with their clientele, here’s a different user on a different film
A big thumbs down on Do the Right Thing...one of the most abhorrent films ever made for actually justifying and advocating for destruction and violence in the name of racial "harmony" ... so long as Blacks are the ones doing it, of course, 'cuz that's what Blacks are supposed to do. Right, Lee? Somehow in Lee's mind, this is how Blacks are supposed to react when frustrated. This alone gives them license to destroy the very businesses and lives from which they all mutually benefit. Yeah...that's really "do(ing) the right thing."

Had this film been written and directed by anyone of any other race, it would have been deservedly condemned as virulently racist and insulting. Instead...because it's Lee...it's praised and applauded.
I can't believe that is what the reviewer took away from DtRT. Nuance and history doesn't seem to be their thing.

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#3921 Post by bottled spider » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:54 pm

Minkin wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:19 am
But if anyone wants anymore warnings about WICA CATHOLIC INTEGRATING MAMON*, here you go.
There's a wealth of practical information on that blogspot, e.g. Best Way to Burn A Catholic Bible

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#3922 Post by domino harvey » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:59 pm

You really have to question whether filming that video during the Grand Prix was the best choice

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#3923 Post by Big Ben » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:29 pm

The poster appears to believe that the Catholic Church is the Whore of Babylon mentioned in the Book of Revelations and it's somehow connected to...everything. This "review" of Buffy the Vampire Slayer sure is something.

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#3924 Post by movielocke » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:53 pm

this review popped up on my letterboxd feed this morning, and now I actually WANT to listen to the commentary.
I’m a sucker for audio commentaries but, surprisingly, this one was kind of meh. Honestly, the whole INFINITY WAR Blu-Ray’s special features is pretty meh. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but only watch the commentary if you’re a die hard fan. They don’t reveal many interesting nuggets of behind-the-scenes info, just talk a lot about how they dealt with character motivations when making the movie.
What a downside bummer, talking about characters!

And actually, the bluray has a director's roundtable of various marvel directors that is actually pretty decent, the other extras are typical studio gee whiz stuff, but that one is quite interesting and fun as they talk about their respective involvements as the series evolves.

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#3925 Post by tenia » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:18 pm

To be fair though, most of the MCU extras features are fluff pieces that don't explain much and/or are very short. In this regard, I regret the Phase One movies, that were regularly coming with half hour bonus about the technical stuff. And we're very far from the 85 minutes making of Iron Man 2.
movielocke wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:53 pm
And actually, the bluray has a director's roundtable of various marvel directors that is actually pretty decent, the other extras are typical studio gee whiz stuff, but that one is quite interesting and fun as they talk about their respective involvements as the series evolves.
Where is this one ? All I can see on blu-ray.com's details are multiple short featurettes, none of them ressembling what you describe.

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