Anna Karenina - laughable
Melancholia - that planet is overdue - die the fuck already...
Anna Karenina was brilliant, how was that laughable?
Not five but one anyway. Django Unchained -- absolutely disgusting.
Rachel Getting Married! What a bunch of ludicrous clap-trap. I still get mad thinking that I spent money on that abortion of a film.
r2, among other things the leads had zero chemistry therefore Anna's decisions made no sense. Jude Law was excellent, however,
Silver Linings Playbook. Awful.
Sliver Linings Playbook - was torture
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - Snooze. Could not watch past an hour
Alice in Wonderland, the Tim Burton movie - had absolutely zero charm, unlike the book and Helena was screaming too much
Snow White and the Huntsman
Tree of Life
The Place Beyond the Pines
Oz the Great and Powerful
The WORST movie I have seen in years was this Philip Seymour Hoffman vanity project called "Jack Goes Boating". It is a "hard to believe" level of ridiculous, egg headed, gibberish. You won't believe your eyes!
Cloud fucking Atlas was a big waste of 3 hours.
I'm r1 - I think Melancholia was brilliant - but I just couldn't take it. The last 20 minutes were torture.
Anna Karenina - what a piece of crap
Life of Pi - smarmy, boring, and at times, incomprehensible.
Snow White and the Hunstman. I can't believe it's getting a sequel.
Chernobyl Diaries, Megan Is Missing, Donner Pass, Jack and Jill, Teeth
Oblivion-Anyone who likes it must be a scientologist
The Hobbit-Looked like it was filmed with a preowned camcorder
The Place Beyond the Pines-A film about fathers and sons that would have been better is the fathers had screwed the sons instead of screwing them over
Oz the Great and Powerful-Words can't describe
The Host-Two good looking guys fighting over the most boring girl in the universe. So basically Twilight without the werewolves and vampires.
I'm the poster from above who HATED Rachel Getting Married. Here are a few more...
Lars von Triers' "The Idiots." I have a high tolerance for movies but I had to turn it off as it got close to the end. It was really awful.
Recently tried to watch "Carlos" the miniseries and I was bored. They just jumped from incident to incident without building his character -- though maybe that happened in parts II and III, which I couldn't be bothered to watch. BORING.
Georgia (Jennifer Jason Leigh) was a mess.
Another movie I loathed was Vanilla Sky. Tripe.
The one where M plays a fat woman married to Tommy Lee Jones
The one where M plays a fat woman who runs the UK
The one where M plays a fat woman who is married to Alec Baldwin
The one where M plays a fat woman who cooks with Amy Adams
The one where M plays a thin woman who sings with Pierce Brosnan
Rachel Getting Married was so horrible....that dishwater loading scene went on forever....and it was directed by Jonathan Demme! I love Silence and Something Wild.
Crash - A heavy handed hit me over the head with a frying pan serious look at racism in America made by Hollywood douchebags. Loathsome shit served up by a pack of self-congratulating assholes gunning for Oscar nominations.
What Dreams May Come - Maudlin treacle.
Practical Magic - Barely remember why I hated it at the time. But I hated it. Maybe because I saw it with a date I hated at the time (who loved it).
Uncle Buck - puritanical sex negative filth. Hated this mean spirited so called comedy.
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid - a loooooong time ago. I drove down to Center City Philly to see it, but still remember how much I hated it, if not why I hated it.
I LOVE the movie "Georgia". I'm sorry you didn't, I thought JJL was incredible. And Mare Winningham to boot!
The only reason I like Anne is because of "Rachel Getting Married".Finally unlikeable. The music is so interesting, and plays well in the scenes. Really, DL? I'm surprised. It's a sleeper.
R16, interesting that you dislike "Georgia" so much. I think it's a pretty brilliant character study and also notable for having two really interesting roles for "older" women.
A movie that I hated so much that six-seven months later I still wince sometimes when I think of it: "Prometheus." OH. How I hate that film.
I loathed these five films from the marrow in my bones and with the heat of a billion suns:
Beasts of the Southern Wild
HOW can you not like Les Miserables? Ridiculous!
r23: I liked three of your five!
The Princess Diaries.
[quote]interesting that you dislike "Georgia" so much. I think it's a pretty brilliant character study and also notable for having two really interesting roles for "older" women.
It's like twenty years old....weren't they considered "younger" when it was made?
you are all just jealous of my Oscar
"Snow White and the Huntsman" -- dreadfully dull
But the worst? "Prometheus" -- so incredibly stupid, mind-bogglingly bad scrip.
"Armageddon" is a second runner-up, for horrible script, incredibly stupid, bad acting, cheesy crap, and just plain ridiculousness.
[quote]"Armageddon" is a second runner-up, for horrible script, incredibly stupid, bad acting, cheesy crap, and just plain ridiculousness
wasn't that like 1999 or so?
R16 is really a fucking moron.
I'd say Silver Linings Playbook x 5.
"Brokeback Mountain" is so overrated. Kitsch for gay men, and silly, self-absorbed melodrama. Strictly for queens who wallow in self-pity. Btw, you realize if they lived those guys would be Log Cabin Repugs.
Last night, I thought that someone had suddenly turned on my cable and I had Lifetime for Women showing an awful made for TV thing... and then I remembered I had put on "The Impossible" with Naomi Watts and fallen asleep after half an hour. Impossible to watch, indeed.
And "Perks of Being a Wallflower" annoyed the shit out of me too, especially the notion that a hipster alternative kid wouldn;t know Bowie, "Heroes" no less. Talk about the definition of "twee".
Yes, R30, it was a long time ago. I only mentioned it because it was my "worst movie I've ever paid to see in a theater" until I saw the abortion that was "Prometheus".
You're an idiot, r32.
[quote]Georgia (Jennifer Jason Leigh) was a mess.
Yeah but that airport scene was hilarious!
I watched that Total Recall remake the other day on HBO or TMC or whatever and loathed the fuck out of it. Only reason I kept it on was because I was sick as a dog and couldn't bother locating the remote. Then that Beastly movie came on and I was expecting to hate it, but it was passable.
THE INCREDIBLE TWO-HEADED TRANSPLANT - Bruce Dern was wasted in it!
SKYFALL - such a great start but then the ridiculous and leaden mess of the great Bardem, and unnecessarily killing M in a bungled scene.
Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND - UGH! Such a fake accent on Alice and the bitch couldn't sing.
ZERO DARK THIRTY - It's actually true that women cannot pull it all together and make a film that is aesthetically complete, even with some great moments. And I just wanted to slap the unbelievable Chastain character.
DAWSON'S FIFTY LOAD WEEKEND - That one phony double load shouldn't have counted, and the cinematography lacked vim.
[quote]HOW can you not like Les Miserables? Ridiculous![/quote]
I love the stage musical and have several cast recordings on my iPod, but the movie was shit! Terrible singing, terrible direction, terrible photography -- just all-around terrible! It probably wouldn't have been such a terrible experience if they'd had adequate singers, but the talk-singing shit was torturous! I was very disappointed since as a longtime fan I'd been looking forward to it all year.
Anyone who hated Melancholia probably couldn't be my friend. Fine if it didn't move you, or you thought it was just okay, or even a bit overwrought. But to hate it? Nope.
It was close to perfect for me.
Les Miserables -so dull, dull, dull - overblown and underdone at the same time
Moonrise Kingdom -wretched
The Company You Keep -miscast and a HUGE disappointment
r39, you have terrible taste and I'm proud to not be your friend.
Yeah Melancholia was awful I had to turn it off or risk destroying my TV.
Les Miz was fucking awful.
Hated Sweeney Todd terrible adaptation Burton fucked it up.
Prometheus hard to believe that was a Ridley project.
Just about every comedy that has come out including Hangover. Exception Bridesmaids.
Would love to hear from those who hated Beasts Of The Southern Wild and why they hated it. Just doesn't seem like one of those types of films that would get a strong negative reaction like hate.
I don't like lots of movies but I haaated "Borat." I wanted to punch the screen.
Snow White and Dark Shadows were really boring. Those are the last 2 movies I've seen.
Becky: How does it feel, coach?
Sue: I’ve gotta be honest, Becky. I’ve looked forward to this very moment for a long time and now that it’s finally here, I’m left with a strange…empty feeling.
Becky: That’s what I felt when I saw ‘Prometheus’.
Even if you hated everything about Brokeback Mountain, you have to give it points for set design. Jack's parent's house, Ennis' trailer; how could one forget that? Sure stayed with me.
r42, re Beasts of the Southern Piece of Shit: it was the combo of horrible acting, shaky-handheld camera and pretentious story -- the epitome of a bad indie movie. That it was so acclaimed completely astonishes me -- I thought its badness was rather apparent.
I liked Brokeback Mountain so little, I could not sit through it a second time, even though Jake was in it (I'm not a Jake troll, but I'm more inclined to see movies he's in just because he's in them than any other actor, except maybe Hugh Dancy).
I'm on the fence about Les Mis. I just saw it. I don't go to theatres anymore. I didn't like the speak-singing, either, but I didn't hate Anne the way you all prepared me to do. There wasn't very much to like about it except for Hugh Jackman and Eddie Redmayne. It was just so diminished compared to the play.
And all that CGI: uch. I used to prefer movies to plays because they seemed more realistic. Now movies have even more fake sets and drawn-in scenery. I don't know how many of them I'm going to see from here on out.
I can imagine the things R3 hated about Django. I only watched it because I must see everything Kerry is in. I was surprised how much I liked it, gruesome as it was.
Saw Argo. I neither loved it nor hated it, but I don't get the "best picture" love. Scoot McNairy is the only thing that kept me from turning it off halfway through.
I'm about to watch Lincoln.
Oh, and Argo was the first Ben Affleck starrer in which I've wished he'd take his pants off.
The bad films I have seen recently are:21 Jump Street, Friends with Kids, Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows (made the first one seem like a masterpiece), Love and other Drugs (torture)and The Dark Knight Rises (Michael Caine crying was the lowpoint of his career and he has had some lows).
We Bought a Zoo
FUCK YOU R37 for your women comment. Zero Dark Thirty could care less about
Another vote for Les Miserables. Completely intolerable.
The Worst Five of 2013
1. Identity Thief
2. Identity Thief
3. Identity Thief
4. Identity Thief
5. Identity Thief
So horrible it seemed like sitting through 5 movies in a row. Not funny (actually irritatingly unfunny). Melissa McCarthy needs to just fucking retire. Awful. She's the new Rosie O. in terms of awfulness!
I seem to be able to avoid watching movies I hate.
Unless I just drop in on a theater and get tickets to whatever is playing right then. The last time that happened to disappointing results was with "Horrible Bosses" quite some time ago.
Identity Thief (Unbelievably awful)
Upside Down (Kirsten Dunst MESS)
Disconnect (the "Crash" of 2013)
The King's Speech
One of the movies in the LOTR trilogy. Can't remember which one I saw. Fucking tedious and overrated piece of crap.
Julie and Julia. I liked the Dame Meryl storyline but the Amy Adams arc was beyond annoying. I wanted her to choke on her boeuf bourguignon.
Something's Gotta Give. I should never have watched this in the first place as I've always loathed Diane Keaton and her fake, calculated persona.
Same as R54, though "Prometheus" caught me by surprise. The ads looked great, the Director has done some very good stuff, and I like the general genre... but the movie was just horrible.
Okay, it's not that recent but whatever that piece of shit was with Angelina Jolie, directed by Clint Eastwood. So bad that I'm glad I can't remember the name and I refuse to look it up.
Haaaaaaaated it more than I've hated any film in a long time.
Snow White and the Hunt that Twilight Bitch Down and Kill Her. Now. Please. Not even worth watching it on cable.
Anna Karenina - a great novel ruined by Keira fucking Knightley and the director's vanity.
Those bachelor party movies with Bradley Cooper, I've only seen the first one but it was godawful.
Last but not least - the aptly named Les Miserables. Even the satisfaction of AnnE Hathaway's early death wasn't enough to redeem it.
There sure are a lot of unhappy gay men in America.
Hetero Lincoln whitewash
"Oblivion" wasn't bad. It wasn't good, but it wasn't worth hate. It was actually quite beautiful to look at, and it's only real problem was that it was utterly predictable (being an unoriginal mishmash of a half-dozen other sci-fi movies and tropes). I was 2 or 3 steps ahead of it the entire way, but it never really got *boring*. It was just kind of "meh". Worth a cable viewing if you're really into the genre, but I wouldn't pay for it (I saw a matinee, and that was still a bit too much). You see the 'twist' coming a mile away.
"Prometheus" is pretty, but so insultingly bad it's totally worth hating. I wish I could un-see it.
The last movie I hated that much was Matrix:Revolutions... a movie so bad it made me hate Matrix:Reloaded retroactively.
[R39] Melancholia may not be in my top 10 of all time, but it was the most compelling film I've seen in 2 years.
The worst movie I have seen recently is "Savages"
an Oliver Stone directed, terribly miscast movie with Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch and another hot guy I have never heard of. They are new school drug dealers/growers(a brilliant botanist and an ex-Navy SEAL) who both are lovers of Lively, a bored dilettante, who live as a threesome in a hole in the wall beach bungalow in Palos Verdes. Is there such a thing???
I could not make it past 40 minutes, so I have no idea how the plot was resolved, but I doubt I missed much. There is ONE hilarious bit of trivial fact surrounding the film. Uma Thurman was cast as Lively's mother, shot the entire film, and then was completely erased in the cut! Oh my! That must have pleased Uma to no end.
That would be the last 5 movies I saw.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Color Purple
The Man Who Fell TO Earth
Had to stop at 3 as I don't recall any before that. I saw them when they came out. I guess i don't go to movies, nor do I rent them or view them on television
[quote]Julie and Julia. I liked the Dame Meryl storyline but the Amy Adams arc was beyond annoying. I wanted her to choke on her boeuf bourguignon.
I liked the film and the Amy Adams part was fine, but everyone seems to hate it so much. A little kitsch and her BF was goody gum drops, but it didn't bother me too much.
Hated let's talk about Kevin, but I walked out, so I can't say too much about why. I'm a big walker outer and avoid most contemporary films.
That film about the old people who all go to India bugged me. I can barely remember it, actually.
& yes, the King's Speech was a bore.
(This is a negative thread).
[quote] Angelina Jolie, directed by Clint Eastwood.
What were you expecting, for Christ's sake?
Olympus has Fallen;reminded me of Big Time Wrestling. Let's see, who is our enemy now that the audience can hate and scream,"USA,USA"? With wrestling it was people like the Iron Sheik. In this film it's guess who? The North Koreans. Mindless crap which was merely a remake of Die Hard.
I suffered through "Gangster Squad" last night. Unfuckingbearable. It would have been a whole lot cheaper if Warners had just re-issued "L.A. Confidential" to cinemas.
Prometheus. Never again.
I could not stop at 5:
This is 40
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
This Means War
"Silver Linings Playbook". If the leads were Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman, would we have given a shit what happened to them? Left halfway through.
Steel Magnolias (TV)
Fright Night (Remake)
Speaking of Melancholia, I really kind of miss Kirsten Dunst as an actress. I thinks she's quite good.
Oh I know SWF, Savages was really terrible.
Has anyone seen this weird ass movie called "Hick" with Blake unliveley and Chole Gertz moertz gretz whatever?
It has Eddie Redmayne as a drifter-con and he picks up chloe, rapes her and holds her hostage in a cabin. Alec Baldwin is the manager/owner of the cabin (RANDOM)
I never liked Jessica Chastain until I saw the movie "Jolene"
My Idiot Brother. Yes he was. Such an idiot that no one could possibly care how he screwed up his life because he was an idiot.
Dan In Real Life. If the family had been slaughtered, THEN the movie would have been interesting.
Amour: walked out
Gangster Squad: ridiculous
Something with Ryan Reynolds & Melissa McCarthy: confusing and pretentious; just terrible
Morning Glory: Rachel MacAdams can't do comedy
Young Adult: Patrick Wilson was wasted
1. The Big Wedding
2. Identity Thief
3. Killing Them Softly
4. The Paper Boy
5. The one with Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen. I can't remember the title and I don't have the inclination to look it up.
6. Hyde Park on the Hudson
Believe it or not, I actually have decent taste in movies. All of the ones above were selected by friends to go see. I would have avoided them all based on the trailers.
I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who walked out of "Amour." The acting in the movie was phenomenal, but the movie was so bleak, tedious and hopeless that I almost had to go home and take an antidepressant.
I was sitting with my best buddy in the theater and my mind was just numb. I knew he had wanted to see the movie badly, so I was just going to politely suffer through it (you know, the kind of things we do for our friends).
About half-way through (I would assume), Mike leaned over, laughed, and said, "My God, this thing is horrible. Do you like it?" I laughed, shook my head "no" and we bolted. We ended up going next door to watch "A Good Day to Die Hard", which was easily the worst "Die Hard" movie, but after "Amour", "A Good Day to Die Hard" seemed like "The Maltese Falcon" by comparison.
It pains me to have hated it because the lead actors in "Amour" were fantastic and I felt almost guilty hating the movie.
MOVIES I HAVE HATED IN 2013, THUS FAR:
2. Identity Thief
3. Pain & Gain
4. The Call
5. Olympus Has Fallen
MOVIES I HAVE LOVED IN 2013, THUS FAR:
1. Mud (awesome film!) *****
2. Side Effects ****
3. Warm Bodies ****
4. Quartet (predictable, but a delight) ****
5. The Sapphires ****
The Artist; Magic Mike; Melancholia; War Horse; Friends With Kids
Some of you need to just take your lives. You sound like miserable people.
I don't know if I could be friends with anyone who haaated "The Color Purple".
I hated "Sucker Punch," "Iron Man 2" and quite a few independent gay-themed movies.
I can't remember the last five. I can only remember the last one: "Moonrise Kingdom." I was not familiar with Wes Anderson movies; if I had been I never would have gone to see the thing. I'd only seen photos of Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Bruce Willis and Ed Norton, all looking amusingly plain and pathetic (Norton looked particularly funny in a Scout uniform). I heard it got good reviews. But it was one of the worst movies I've ever seen: a "fairy tale" where two mentally disturbed 12 year olds run away together and later get "married."
The movie was unfunny and tedious, filled with lifeless characters speaking in monotone voices. EVERYBODY seemed depressed and listless. The child protagonists are unappealing and dislikeable; the rest of the cast are totally wasted in their roles. There's also a gross scene where the two 12 year olds indulge in sex play and the boy gets a chubby! I don't think I've ever wanted to walk out of a movie before but it happened with this one. I didn't walk out, I stayed til the end and when I got home I felt physically ill. Yes, it was THAT bad.
...it's hard to find hate. A fervid hate may be better than abject indifference
Last five movies I expected to like, but I remember thinking, "I wish this was over already" during:
Tree of Life
The Iron Lady
To The Wonder
Are you a lesbian, perchance, r83?
I can Trance to my list. It's the lastest from Danny Boyle and while it's gorgeously photographed (and you get to see James McAvoy's lovely ass), it's an utterly un-thrilling thriller that gets sillier and sillier as it goes along, except it's not funny. Unbelievably awful.
r87, do only lesbians hate Wes Anderson films? I'm a gay man and I'd rather slit my wrists than sit through a Wes Anderson film.
I thought Moonrise Kingdom was cute, like all his movies.
"Uncle Buck - puritanical sex negative filth. Hated this mean spirited so called comedy"
"Sex negative filth?" How could it be "sex negative" and "filth" at the same time? You're not making any sense.
I saw that movie and it was typical John Hughes fare, and John Hughes movies are far from "sex-negative." I guess you found it "sex negative" that Buck tried to prevent his teenage niece from being taken advantage of by a slimy kid named Bug ("what's his last name? SPRAY?"). If that's what you consider sex-negative, then you have some serious mental problems indeed.
"I thought Moonrise Kingdom was cute, like all his movies"
Wes Anderson's movies tend to feature the killing of an animal, a dog usually. The people in his movies seem deeply mentally disturbed. That's what you call "cute?"
I didn't enjoy Trance either. I had such high hopes for it too but what a disappointment.
[quote]I don't know if I could be friends with anyone who haaated "The Color Purple".
I can see why someone would hate "The Color Purple". The book was mediocre and overrated. The movie version was putrid enough to make the novel look sort of interesting in comparison.
And you're not anyone I would ever want to be friends with, R94. Ugh. So completely wrong.
R95 the book and the movie sucked
I'd say most people would disagree with you, R96. I've read the book and seen the movie. They're both pretty amazing.
Unless you're completely emotionally dead, maybe. Anyway... haaating these is a red-flag to me. Guess I should post that on another thread :-)
I finally saw "Magic Mike" on TV a few nights ago. That was one of the worst movies I have seen in my 47 years. Awful. Worse than "Flashdance" or "Staying Alive" 30 years ago, even. I can't believe it made so much money at the box office.
Tim, hated Magic Mike
R97 has lousy taste. I agree with R94 and R96. The book and the movie are both terrible. The film is typical Spielberg garbage mad even worse by the fact that the source material is tedious, banal drivel to begin with.
"The Hangover" is the one film I can single out as one of the most HATEFUL films I have ever had to endure. Even for a "comedy", it's spectacularly unfunny.
I have to imagine people who hated Magic Mike so much didn't get it. It's a freakin' comedy. I laughed most of the way through it. But then I saw it in a theater with an energized crowd.
Anyway, I've seen a lot of people that seemed to think it was supposed to be a serious drama. No wonder they hate it.
I've also seen a LOT worse movies than Magic Mike, which is a fun, campy little trifle and nothing more. Not even worth "haaaating".
R99 is full of shit. There's a reason the book and the movie are widely recognized as excellent.
[quote]mad even worse
Oh dear. Your irrational anger got the best of you it seems.
OZ the Grate and Pitiful. Banal.
Both PSH and JP managed a heady combination of obnoxious, physically repulsive and boring.
I hated every second of it (well, until the three quarters of the way through, when I finally gave up). In fact, I cannot think of another film I've hated as much, ever.
[quote]Okay, it's not that recent but whatever that piece of shit was with Angelina Jolie, directed by Clint Eastwood. So bad that I'm glad I can't remember the name and I refuse to look it up.
R59, the movie is "Changeling", and I hated that too. In fact, I also didn't get to the end of it, and I do sit through to the end of 99% of the movies I start watching. I still didn’t hate it as much as I hated "The Master", though.
Hated the first Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man 2. They're a few years old but unfortunately relevant due to sequels... Aaand I honestly just realized that both are RDJ franchises after writing the first two sentences. I don't hate the guy, he just makes really shitty films these days.
The Hobbit was awful. Bad action, bad comedy, but the worst were the touching scenes, such utter tripe.
I didn't enjoy The Cabin in the Wood much, wish I just watched that one at home.
I notice this isn't easy to answer, I do like most films I choose to see. Really enjoyed Prometheus btw.
I've only got two movies that I saw in theaters that were so mind numbingly awful they nearly made my head explode.
"Highlander II: The Quickening"
I'm still not over either of them.
"Unless you're completely emotionally dead, maybe. Anyway... haaating these is a red-flag to me."
No doubt you also swooned over "Precious" and "The Help."
Anyway, I'm one of those people who didn't like "The Color Purple" and I don't give a fuck if you don't want to be friends with me. I thought the book was overrated; I thought the movie was terrible. That scene where Celie and her sister are clinging to each other like limpets, a weepin' and a wailin' not to be separated while evil Mister physically pulls them apart is meant to yank the heartstrings but I found it hilariously campy. It was just too much, Stephen Spielberg's overblown idea of pathos. It seemed more like slapstick, what with Celie hanging onto Nettie's dress while she's dragged, clump, clump, clump, down the steps. And aren't teenage girls a little old to be playing patty-cake? That made them seem kind of retarded. And by the way, NONE of that was in the book.
#102, I expected a raucous, Boy's Club sort of atmosphere. It was just dull, like the producers were uncomfortable with the subject matter.
The only "comedy" was unintentional: the dance scenes are snickeringly bad. Unfortunately, not "Showgirls" fun/bad.
None of the characters were delineated well. The addition of a gay character would have been welcomed.
Best scene: in the first five minutes Channing Tatum gets up out of bed and saunters to the bathroom and you get a long, luxurious shot of his whole naked behind. Then it descends quickly into a wan soap opera.
[quote]That scene where Celie and her sister are clinging to each other like limpets, a weepin' and a wailin' not to be separated while evil Mister physically pulls them apart is meant to yank the heartstrings but I found it hilariously campy.
You're just an awful person.
I thought "The Hobbit" was an okay popcorn movie. It's a masterpiece compared to "The Fellowship of the Ring," which I gave up on after the first interminable hour. The teenaged hobbits were insufferable and Elijah Wood reminded me horribly of Michael Jackson. The fight scene between Ian McKellen and Christopher Lee was flat-out embarrassing. It should have been staged with walkers and portable oxygen units.
I saw Magic Mike as a comedy-drama, with the emphasis on the drama and I thought it was just fine.
"You're just an awful person."
No, I'm not. I just thought the movie TCP was a ridiculously bad version of a so-so book.
Cabin in the Woods
American Bully - mean spirited, racist and totally cheats the ending (newscaster recap to try to make it look like a cautionary tale).
Great ass scene of one of the pups fucking his slut at the abandoned house.
[quote]No, I'm not. I just thought the movie TCP was a ridiculously bad version of a so-so book.
Me too. I don't know how many Steven Spielberg movies I got dragged to before I finally realized how much he sucks.
He always goes for the trite and treacly.
The Dark Knight
Gangs of New York
I somehow ended up seeing "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." That was a mistake.
So some people base friendships on what movies they or their friend do or don't like?
r113 really needs to let it go. Enough.
No, R119. But someone so emotionally cold that they are unmoved or contemptuous of a wonderful movie like The Color Purple, or that laughs or derides the situation those girls were in... and who doesn't "get" the patty-cake at the end at all... is not someone I could ever be friends with. Whether due to racism, sociopathy, or just being an asshole/dick, such a person is not one I would care to associate with.
Guilt Trip (it was not funny at all, Seth Rogan has an annoying vocal fry/chortle that he does at the end of almost every line).
Bachelorette (I hated every single character)
Sinister (I like horror, and it was definitely well-made, but it was so dark and disturbing that I had to stop watching it halfway through)
I agree with almost all of the posters, movies have been shit for almost 20 years.
I think the ratio of good movies to bad is about the same as it's always been, but I just have a lower tolerance for bad and mediocre films.
No I don't think so, back in the 60s, 70s & 80s almost all the movies nominated for Oscars were at least watchable and fairly interesting. Now they all suck.
"But someone so emotionally cold that they are unmoved or contemptuous of a wonderful movie like The Color Purple, or that laughs or derides the situation those girls were in... and who doesn't "get" the patty-cake at the end at all... is not someone I could ever be friends with. Whether due to racism, sociopathy, or just being an asshole/dick, such a person is not one I would care to associate with."
Honey-pie, if you are serious then you are one of the most psychotic, lunatic fangurls ever to rear your ugly head on Datalounge and that is REALLY saying something. You think not liking a movie that you are in love with (you're in love with a movie; how pathetic is that?) constitutes "racism, sociopathy or just being an asshhole/dick?" My stars, you are one sad, sick, fucked up loser.
I most definitely would never, ever, care to associate with the likes of YOU. I'm pretty sure just about everybody who comes in contact with you feels the same way.
[quote]you are one sad, sick, fucked up loser.
I think you're projecting.
In fact, you are [italic]clearly[/italic] projecting. You're a pretty awful person, just as I predicted.
"Oh my God. I'm back. I'm home. All the time, it was... We finally really did it ... You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
We are switching to the new platform for The DataLounge this weekend. All of our mobile users have been using it for over a week and all first time users have been using it for about a month - which adds up to well over one million users. So we're ready to end this phase of the testing and move everybody to the new site. (more)
And yes, we've changed the look and some of how it operates.
Yes, we know you just *hate* it in well in advance.
Yes, we know we suck.
Yes, we are the biggest suckers that ever sucked.
But it was time for a change and with the huge shift to mobile it was long overdue. We've taken this opportunity not only to update the look but also make major changes under the hood (or "bonnet" if you're either British or pretentious or both). And we have to prepare for 2016 - a presidential election year where we can normally expect to see a 60% jump in traffic (yes, we've seen 5 presidential elections so far…Christ we're old).
The site has a bunch - nay, plethora - of new features which will make the site more usable: better search, the ability to ignore posters and threads, see link previews, to pick up a thread where you left off, spam and malware filtering and more.
If you want you can go explore and see for yourself, Click here.
And while running the tests we've noticed two interesting reactions to the new system - people are spending more time on the site and more people that come stay around longer and look at more stuff. Both good things. Yay!
Possibly we've not slain all the dragons and there will be issues that come up during the switchover. There's a help button in the lower right hand corner of the page which you can use to send us bug reports.
Please include as much information about the hardware (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone etc), operating system (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS etc) and browser (Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer etc) that you are using as possible to help us replicate and fix the problem.
Please note that complaints about colors, fonts, icons and the like are not "bugs" - they are design choices that we've made and we expect one or two cases of world-class bitching. But they won't actually cause headaches, scurvy, heart attacks, Restless Leg Syndrome, Morgellon's Disease or the vapors (but have your smelling salts at hand just in case).
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