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I'd nominate Wayne's World. Any others?
i hope they burn
too try hard
And pretty much all of the Coen's output.
This is the correct indie response, isn't it?
I wouldn't have nominated that one but perhaps you're right.
Alternatively, something like Magnolia, right?
but i reckon they attract quite extreme reactions either way (I'm sure I've heard people on here saying how much they dislike these films)
I've never seen Magnolia.
I like Amelie but am nonetheless maybe the only person on Earth to prefer a Very Long Engagement.
so make that two people.
shite pish crap film
*with a smug little smile on their stupid fucking face.
You're all insane.
Wayne's World is ok...
there i said it
Ghostbusters? Surely that's universally liked by everyone ever?
but it's catnip for try-hard indie bellends.
the break up emotions it portrays and the high concept it uses to explore them are a perfect fit, great performances, inventive visuals 10/10
the reationship is pretty fraught, and the ending could be just as easily seen as them being doomed to repeat the cycle as them decided theyre worth taking the risk and trying to overcome. Blue valentine kind of reminds me of it, yeah it has sweet moments but overall the tone is fairly bleak
Oh, look, Lucien was right in the first place.
It's 2 hours long, which for action films of that period, is unusual, and it feels, tonally like two different films, joined at the prison escape sequence.
The last twenty minutes is just utterly rubbish, it's as if they really ran out of ideas, or maybe the director got sacked or had bad food poisoning and the studion gave the film to a 13 year old to finish off.
No one can dislike that film.
Maybe Airforce One.
<some babbling pish about that bit with the tram exploding>
I do not like The Rock.
I don't understand it, I don't really know what it is.
It has ALL the things I should like, fucking all of them. I've watched it a handful of times with different people, and each time i just sit there and fume silently until it ends.
It feels like it's mocking me.
Glad he ate her
Ass Ventura: Crack Detective
You're all perverts you see....
a successful blockbuster hit, probably family-friendly, released some time between 1984 and 1992. correct?
It was a fucking chore to sit through. I'd already seen the best bits on Youtube. It just made me angry.
Like you, i've just seen the 'best' bits on youtube, that was enough.
when they're relating how goodbad it is.
If it's /that/ bad, why watch it?
DOES NOT COMPUTE
is when there's three silhouettes in the bottom right hand corner. BUT from the youtube clips I've seen some of it is genuinely funny, so much so that I can almost believe the bloke who made the film when he claims it was intentional.
Maybe that's just the geeks though. The correct answer is, of course, This Is Spinal Tap.
(certainly not all Wes Anderson, though)
And this is just from a few hours ago
It was possible to identify with the characters in Submarine.
while im not agreeing its not possible to identify with andersons characters that's only one aspect of a film others are very similar, the style, the design, the slightly stilted awkward scenes were very anderson. Oliver and Max have alot of similarities to me, and the stuff shot in schools also had the same feel to them
That said, I was about sixteen or seventeen when I saw it so maybe I'd appreciate it more now. At the time I found it a bit 'meh' though. The only Anderson film I really rate is the Royal Tennebaums.
It's his best work.
the others I've seen are drenched in whimsy and make me irritable.
I find his face makes me irritable. He just does Blue Steel. All the fucking time. Blue Steel wasn't even his character's trademark in Zoolander. FUCK OFF HANSEL YOU CUNT!
I want to punch his stupid fucking pouty perma-surprised face.
are you happy now?
I'm going to have to download and delete Hall Pass a number of times to make up for this.
Give the Man a hand
*I love My Neighbour Totoro by the way.
That meow. That horrifying, horrifying meow...
(I don't actually like it that much, ironically, but then I'm not a "social board regular".)
but I imagine I'll hate it just to spite DanielKelly.
Yes, of course it is.
but love, love, love this film.
Nap Dynamite, A Room with a view, Fight club, the matrix
I think that you would all like 'Wings of Desire' if you all want a recomendation
otherwise anything with JohnnyDepp in it, or by studio ghibli
if you don't like the apartment i don't like you
or the lost world: jurassic park
Honestly I have never wanted to scratch my eyes out more when watching a film, but it got defended to the hilt on here.
far better is the lost world: jurassic park
The distillation of every pseudo-creative twee indie try hard's core desires put to film.
and you can have a mod confirm i don't have another account
anyway, pulp fiction is an awesome film. methinks you guys are too stereotypically indie-hipster sometimes. if it was a french picture which had made about £3.21 at the box office you'd all be lapping it up. pathetic really. but kind of cute :)
that i am a pre-existing user pretending to be someone else. which is balls.
and is consistent throughout. i love the way it's stuffed full of little tricks and messages hidden in the scenes. brilliant cast, great story. what else do you need?
i think i'm right about the hipster thing. i'm not knocking you guys, you all seem cool, but it's like you fall over one another to take the most critical view possible of established classics (be they books, films, tv or music).
in fact i think some of the points you make about PF are necessary ones, and i'd argue its reputation has been hurt by its general over-exposure, "over-quoting" (something i'm guilty of), and it's been subject to some terribly boring over-analysis. besides which, it sags horribly when butch gets back to his girlfriend at the motel and doesn't pick up again until after he realises the watch is missing.
but for all that, watching it with fresh eyes is something i'd highly recommend. it serves a similar function to 'nevermind' in terms of being a gateway film which introduces newbies to tonnes of great work.
literal pulp fiction, too. developed my lifelong love of raymond chandler and elmore leonard as a direct result of PF :)
There isn't a foolproof system on the web for this sort of tracking.
But you probably know that.
because you're all depressing bastards.
walk the line is far better
tho it's a tough watch for the final third
I've never met or heard of a human being who dislikes Bill Murray.
not the Wes Anderson films or Lost in Translation though, as they divide opinions. but, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, maybe there's even someone who can convince me his existential pet project Razor's Edge is a forgotten classic.
but he brings the goods when he has to
i think out of apatow and rogen it's rogen who deserves the most hate, because he's clearly capable of good work but chooses to fuck it off too often.
ta for the tip
YOU'RE SO MONEY AND YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW IT.
plenty of pro-bomb nutjobs on the boards.
One of the group had never seen Terminator 2.
not somebody you know having never seen Terminator 2. I just about understand that bit.
Essentially it was just them showing the film with a build up at the start by a couple of guys doing a very decent impersonation of Wayne and Garth and the instructions on how to treat it as a drinking game.
It's also still funny.
You may ban me now
seriously though, have you actually watched it?
that'll do for now