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Old 02-13-2008, 05:39 PM   #1
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Awful Movies

What movies did you just hate or walked out on ? Mine was " Lost in Translation ". What a waste of time and money !
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Old 02-13-2008, 05:41 PM   #2
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For you retirement types, you might try 'About Schmidt'. Awful.

Another terrible one I saw lately was about the based on real life story of Chris Gardner (some stockbroker) called 'Pursuit of Happyness'. Slowest. Movie. Ever.
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Enter the Fat Dragon

edit: It was dubbed English with Cantonese and Japanese subtitles... horrible acting.
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Cruising - just too violent.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruising_(film)
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Most of them. I havent actually gone to the movies since 1999, and I think we average watching about 5 a year at home. Way. Too. Much. Junk.
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:32 PM   #6
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The first Lord of the Rings movie and the first Harry Potter movie....not into fantasy....I found them extremely boring.
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The English Patient. Yuck.
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Super Bad . Im probably in the minority.
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Gone With The Wind
Dr. Zhivago
Lawerence of Arabia

One of these days I'll make it thru the whole movie.

I want dumb fast insipid entertainment - like Roger Rabbit - not great drama.

heh heh heh - I never finished War and Peace either.
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I lost a boyfriend by walking out on A Clockwork Orange back in 1971, when it was new. I just HATED it because of the senseless violence. Who needs more of that in their lives? I tried to watch it years later, and hated it then, too.
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My wife and I both fell asleep on The Simpson's Movie. I expected to like it, but I found it boring. I haven't watched the show in 10+ years, so that may have had something to do with it.

Worst movie I've ever seen was the Bruce Willis film 'Hudson Hawk'.
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Senseless violence. Sucks.
I hated that new one, No Country for Old Men. It bothered me for weeks.
My friend that asked me to go with her thinks I'm an ignorant and uncultured pollyanna that only likes happy endings. Okay, I can accept that. But since when did watching people die become entertainment? Really!
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You, Me, and Dupree

Or most everything with either Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, or Jack Black...
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"The Avengers"......don't know what the creaters were smoking/sniffing when they wrote it......but they should have shared whatever it was with the audience! When the movie started, the theater was about 3/4 full.....by the end there were about 6 people left. The only reason we were there until the end was just to see if it could get any worse.....it did!
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I hope you all didn't retire from being movie critics. Oh well, some of these awful movies are classics to me that I could watch over and over again. And "No Country for Old Men" might become another classic. Art does not necessarily have to imitate life -- though there is a lot of senseless violence in life -- but art is designed to impact our lives and our senses.
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Or most everything with either Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, or Jack Black...
You mean you did not like "The Wedding Crashers " .
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The English Patient. Yuck.

Even if it was boring you get to look at Ralph Fiennes . He just oozes sex !
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I hope you all didn't retire from being movie critics. Oh well, some of these awful movies are classics to me that I could watch over and over again. And "No Country for Old Men" might become another classic. Art does not necessarily have to imitate life -- though there is a lot of senseless violence in life -- but art is designed to impact our lives and our senses.
And that is a lot nicer than calling me an ignorant pollyanna! Even if it might be the same thing. I avoid violence, senseless and otherwise, in my life and hope to avoid in my art. But you and the critics disagree with me on this movie and probably many more. Like Nords, I don't see many movies. In fact, that No Country was the first I'd seen in a theatre since sometime in 2006. And at home I've probably borrowed less than 10 in the last year from the library. So mercifully, no one has or will ever pay me to be a movie critic!
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No Country For Old Men....What the heck is all the academy award fuss about How is this "art" - because someone put someone's perspective on film? Boring!!!! Shame on me for wanting a movie to have a story line (and a relatively consistent one!)
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