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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:03 pm

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But that does sound brilliant. Very brilliant.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Valanthe on Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:46 am

Nothing like that ever happens in my area. Then again, I think parts of my town still think the Civil War is going on. *sigh*
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby S'presso on Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:05 pm

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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Ubi Dubium on Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:06 pm

Valanthe wrote:Nothing like that ever happens in my area. Then again, I think parts of my town still think the Civil War is going on. *sigh*

Ah, yes. The Late Unpleasentness. My Mother (from an OLD southern family in Richmond) tells me that until she left home, she had no idea that "damnyankees" was actually two words.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Valanthe on Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:13 pm

I can believe that. I have a few D.Y.s as friends, so no doubt I'd be considered a traitor. Plus the fact that I joined a union. I joke about it, but only to people who know me well enough to know that I am joking. Then again, the old prejudices tend to run along both sides of the Mason-Dixon.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby CoolName on Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:11 pm

Napoleon Dynamite. Bad story. Bad acting. Low budget. Not even "funny 'cause it's bad" but just painful to watch.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Ubi Dubium on Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:22 pm

Well, not a movie, not exactly. I just gritted my teeth and watched almost the entire Star Wars Holiday Special. I understand why Lucas wants to destroy all the copies! It was painfully embarassing to watch. (I admit, I had to skip over the part where Bea Arthur was singing to Harvey Korman in the Cantina.) It centered around Chewbacca's family, especially his son, Lumpy. Lumpy? How is it possible that Lucas got even worse at thinking up names? Mark Hamill had just had facial surgery and was wearing so much makeup that he looked like a cartoon. They made Princess Leia sing. People tell me that the only redeeming feature was the cartoon that included the first appearance of Boba Fett, but the animation was so bad I had to skip that part too.

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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Valanthe on Fri Dec 26, 2008 1:25 am

And now you know why the Holiday Special has such a wonderful reputation. I've only seen the animated sequence, and that's all I needed to see.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby FaithfulPirate42 on Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:14 am

I have to go with 28 Days Later. I couldn't make it all the way through. I know there are a lot of people out there who loved this movie, but I simply cannot understand this. I thought it was absolute crap. The time I wasted on that movie would have been better spent being waterboarded.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:54 am

FaithfulPirate42 wrote:I have to go with 28 Days Later. I couldn't make it all the way through. I know there are a lot of people out there who loved this movie, but I simply cannot understand this. I thought it was absolute crap. The time I wasted on that movie would have been better spent being waterboarded.

I'd have to agree there. The camera angles are awful, as is the picture quality. (But that may have just been the DVD version, I'm not sure)

It's just not a very good movie. In fact, the sequel is better. (Marginally)
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:50 am

Apparently 28 Days Later's appeal lies in Cillian Murphy. I am reliably informed that the ladies find him decorative.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:07 pm

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106521/

First off, Roger Corman produced it, and pretty much anything with his name on it is guaranteed to be a flaming turd. Horrible, horrible special effects, acting that makes Paris Hilton look downright Shakespearean, and an ending that makes no sense. It's not just a bad ending because it was a cheap, deus ex machina way to wrap things up, but the last shot is a pathetic attempt to be "deep" and "meaningful." You don't shovel shlocky B movie dino-explotation drivel at us for an hour and a half, then get all art film on us at the end, like you've written a horrible research paper for school but thinking that sticking a poem about the subject at the end will get you an A+.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:38 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Apparently 28 Days Later's appeal lies in Cillian Murphy. I am reliably informed that the ladies find him decorative.

Yeah, decorative. Purely decorative, no acting talent, really.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby Valanthe on Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:23 pm

I had the misfortune to see 28 Days Later in the theater (I was dragged). I found myself wondering when it would be over. If time drags on and on during a film, that's always a bad sign. I didn't much care for the sequel, either.
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Re: Worst movie ever made...

Postby black bart on Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:26 am

PKMKII wrote:Carnosaur
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106521/

First off, Roger Corman produced it, and pretty much anything with his name on it is guaranteed to be a flaming turd. Horrible, horrible special effects, acting that makes Paris Hilton look downright Shakespearean, and an ending that makes no sense. It's not just a bad ending because it was a cheap, deus ex machina way to wrap things up, but the last shot is a pathetic attempt to be "deep" and "meaningful." You don't shovel shlocky B movie dino-explotation drivel at us for an hour and a half, then get all art film on us at the end, like you've written a horrible research paper for school but thinking that sticking a poem about the subject at the end will get you an A+.


Give poor Roger Corman a break...he made some classic horror movies based on Edgar Allen Poe stories in the 1970s.

This does not sound like it was one of his best though.
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