Movies I Think Are Dumb (that everyone else loves....)

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Tery

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One of the most overrated Films ever (Just my 2 Cents)
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I'm with you, Frank. We went to see it in IMAX and, while the visuals were lovely, I found the plot derivative and cliched. I'd love to visit the area at Walt Disney World, though. The ride is quite nice from video I've seen. Better than the movie. ;)

 

Wayoftheredpanda

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The Matrix. I liked it for the action scenes, thought it was utterly stupid for...whatever "philosophy" is was attempting. Fell asleep in the cinema during both sequels and woke up when people were kicking my feet on their way out.
FInally someone agrees, I forgot it existed until my biology teacher referenced it and then said nobody probably got the reference because it was “too old of a movie for us to know” lol it’s not even 20 years old yet and everyone on the planet has seen it. It’s just so stupid with terrible cgi, all it does is try to be “deep” and fails miserably at it.
 
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One of the most overrated Films ever (Just my 2 Cents)
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I'm with you there. Avatar I saw because it was released during the year that 3D became available in our local cinemas. I watched the 3D version, enjoyed the graphics, left the cinema and never thought about this film again. I can't believe James Cameron is developing sequels to this. 3D isn't really a "thing" anymore, and people realise now that put apart from the special effects, this is a really just a cliche-fest.
 

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I like almost any thing...can't help it. However The wailing puts me to sleep. I heard it a really good horror movie. But after 30 minutes I fall a sleep even if I just woke up I feel so bad...So I had to speed to the end.
 

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Re: The Matrix, I remember the CGI being state-of-the-art for the time (which shows how badly some modern CGI-fests are going to fare), and 'bullet-time' was an innovation, not to mention expensive. Now they're even using it in adverts.
As for any philosophy or whatever, I read a thing a few weeks ago positing that it was basically an allegory for the Wachowski's transsexuality and the struggle to be themselves/for acceptance (apparently the oestrogen pills were red back then and blue was something else). Which I suppose makes as much sense as anything else. All I know is it gave the world Carrie-Ann Moss running around in PVC and that'll do for me. :D
 

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"They Live", as much as I like Carpenter films, this is one of his "classics" that doesn't deserve to be remembered, it's bo-oooring. The one good thing out of it is the bubblegum line.
Couldn't disagree more. Without turning this into a Hot Topic discussion, if you put on the glasses you will see who's truly running the country today.

This movie is more relevant now than when it was first released. Besides, the fight scene is epic. It was recreated move for move in the Timmy vs. Jimmy fight on South Park!
 

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Dirty Dancing. Go ahead and give it up to the guy who has a bad reputation for sleeping around because deep down he's really just looking to fall in love. Believe that and I have a bridge into Brooklyn to sell you.
 
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Dirty Dancing. Go ahead and give it up to the guy who has a bad reputation for sleeping around because deep down he's really just looking to fall in love. Believe that and I have a bridge into Brooklyn to sell you.
That movie is squaresville, man!

Lenny Brisco should have beat that guy up!
 
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...nope, you're not alone....it was just dum with a capital "duh".....
Just re-watched that the other day. Still stands up. Especially if you went to HS in the 80s (as I did). It captures the cliched cliques and social attitudes perfectly. The reason Anthony Michael Hall's character is in detention foreshadows some later real world tragic events eerily.
 
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Wayoftheredpanda

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Besides, the fight scene is epic.
You mean the one between the main character and the guy he’s trying to have put on the glasses? That was the worst part, it went on for a painfully long amount of time.

I’m also not one for movies that try to be super “woke”.
 
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