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what is your favourite film of all time?
mine are a life less ordinary, a clockwork orange, prometheus
is the best single they ever released, that song in f'ing great.
Not sure about the movie though
(although the ash song is by far the best thing in it).
It's like this weird failure of a hot young director (Boyle) fresh off an award winning film doing his first Hollywodd movie with two rising stars (McGregor and Diaz) and he makes this bizzare fairy tale/road movie about true love with angels in. And it's all a bit wft.
I;m suprised it's not more of a cult film tbh.
The matrix films, the lord of the rings films and would say the happening but it is so shit it is enjoyable.
can't actually remember films that i've hated. must have wiped them from my memory. only seen about 9 films in my life though. dunno why i'm acting like you asked.
usually I stop watching a film after 5 minutes if I don't like it though. Unless I'm at the cinema but I enjoy watching anything at the cinema anyway
though it took me like 30 minutes to figure out that Michael Cera wasn't in the movie like I thought he was.
Meet the Parents is the only movie that comes to mind that I dislike. I've seen technically worse films, but I really can't stand comedies where people act like assholes to the protagonist, who just sits there stuttering.
Every time I try to visualise a film with either one in it, I end up picturing the other in its lead role. So I see Jesse Eisenberg as Scott Pilgrim and Michael Cera as Mark Zuckerberg.
if you pretend the scene at the end when he gets with her is a fantasy/dream sequence.
one thing I liked about the film is how it captures that sort of 'closed' microcosm of life that characterises that sort of temporary job (like how I find it weird when I think back to the environments I was in and the people I talked to during some similar outdoorsy stewarding / front-of-house sort of jobs I had during last summer)
that it's a kind of summery melancholy feeling; which is something I think is what I saw in the film on a tonal sort of level
yeah the story all sucks but i like the working in a theme park in the summer and being sadconfused stuff
stop being so try-hard. That goes for most people in this thread.
Always my stock answer for this. I didn't leave the cinema (as I have done with other films) because this was pre-Cineworld unlimited card.
massive shame really
oh fuck aye
remember watching it at the cinema and then standing outside afterwards, my three mates were wanking each other off whilst congratulating themselves on having made the choice to see it, I couldn't take it and just walked away.
but I know what you mean; especially when I did a postmodernism module at university -- and talking about something like dream logic in Mulholland Dr., you could guarantee someone would go on about Inception because apparently that's the only film there is with a thematic link to dreams / fragmentation.
And people talking about the ending as if it's the most thought-provoking, avant-garde moment in the history of cinema instead of just a basic enigma to close the film on.
I liked inception.
people seem to hate it because dickheads go on about it as if it's anything more than a good james bond style action film.
yeah, dream telepathy has been done in cinema before ffs, as has mutual tripping. WANK, OFF NOLAN LOVERS
I cant take christian bale's batman seriously, not with that stupid voice he puts on. I also found the joker to be really grating too, plus those movies really are not as good as everyone makes out.
Seriously no one needs to see de niro as a tranny.
Which is nice.
I got this mixed up with zombieland.
zombieland is a good.
I'm not saying it's the worst or anything. But I really hate it and what it represents.
tell me what's wrong with it.
tries really hard to be twee
Amelie and Nolans batman aren't allowed. Neithers inception.
the least enjoyable movie experience I've ever had. It was physically painful. Usually I can just switch off mentally if I hate something, but I couldn't for some reason.
but i dont know whether it was tiredness or cos i hated it
i cant remember any other really bad films, actually suckerpunch was shit
and fallen asleep every time.
that they managed to make a film where Ron Perlman is a demon that punches things with his massive fists so arse-clenchingly boring.
Tom & Jerry
I know he's everyone's favourite, but I don't like Joseph Gordon-Thingy. Especially in Brick though. Fucking Brick.
So many people hate it. No idea why, it's a clever re-imagination of a classic genre with an excellent score.
It's a brillant film. It's not going to be for everyone but I can't understand why so many people actively hate it. The idea of a high school noir? The language and the slang used?
That star Stephen Seagull and John Claude Van Damn and have very little script work, a token women for them to save for no reason, idiotic cartoonish villains etc. Never any depth in them. These sorta films irk me far more than a potentially good film that's gone wrong for one reason or another. I also hate dragony fantasy flicks, any of the Marvel comic book films since Alfred Molina, and any of the Twilight films.
that the only people who like those segal/van damme films are empty macho types who think they need to enjoy them in order to be viewed as a proper man. they're not even good in a sort of "this is dumb and shit and fun but mostly fun" con air way.
Tried to watch it twice. Had to turn that shit off twice.
Honourable mention for Sideways.
What a collossal bag of wank that was. Jesus wept
The worst 1 minute of cinema ever shot.
Because of this film I will hate paul giamatti and dismiss anything he ever does for as long as he lives
and yet neglected to mention the absolutely beautiful soundtrack
especially given how it contributes to that wonderful summery melancholy uncertain-future-but-anything-is-still-possible sort of tone so, so much
The Usual Suspects
just unforgivably stupid. at the final twist I wanted to throw the TV out of the window
this thread is making me want to watch it
yeah, I watched it. wasn't great but not really worst film ever material.
for anything more than an hour or so after having seen it. Not sure I have a 'least favourite' film though, seems like an odd thing to have.
Needed a strong editor or influence on him to make it. I swear the stuff with the family absolutely floored me when I first watched it. The stuff with the dinosaurs not so much.
(with the exception of the bit where one dinosaur forlornly stands on another dinosaur for no apparent reason) and there was definitely something in the father/son relationship stuff, particularly the child's POV angle. It was the walking through open doors that aren't even doors on the beach of timelessness stuff that really angried up my blood. I felt like the audience were being openly mocked at that point.
Although even that could have and should have been effective but for the daft voice over and like you say the pointless doors.
i doubt it needed to be shorter, it needs all the other stuff in it which presumably makes it make a lick of sense.
similar thing with enter the void. they cut out a 10-15 minute section that the film just doesn't make any sense without. if you're sitting for ~3 hours anyway what does 10 more minutes matter?
and the acoustics were so bad that I couldn't make out anything being said. I gather it wasn't dialogue or exposition heavy, but it is completely unfathomable when all you've got is the visuals.
there's a scene at the beginning where the (french?) guy explains the whole film, but they're walking along a busy street and he's mumbling and it's near impossible to make out what he's saying
is Brad Pitt plays SeanPenns dad
(this one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven_%282002_film%29)
Pretentious in the true sense of the word - absolutely no one involved has any clue what they're doing and just grasps at surface-level art-house tropes to try and claim some vestige of depth or insight.
more than the actual films themselves
where one is contained within the other
which is why communal movie nights are a good idea
e.g. I'd like the music of, say, the Smiths, Radiohead or Marillion a lot more if it wasn't for the followings they attract.
I don't listen to them but I'm imagining their fanbase consisting of fellas in their 60s with beer bellies, pony tails and tye dye yes shirts and it's making me want to start
i.e. they believe that music can be rated objectively based upon its complexity and technical skill, and will bore on at you for ages about this whether you invite it or not.
I watched them with my brother, and they were just so unintentionally comical. The bit at the end when Gollum jumps on Elijah Wood was comedy genius. It's weird because They're exactly the sort of thing I'd love.
I hated TDKR but that's probably because I hyped it too much, and got up early to see it.
but my god you people have terrible taste
Pretty happy with that...
Not seen either of them but I'm fairly sure they're both my least favourite films ever
sounds like some tosh to me
the Papyrus subtitles.
The Lords Of Salem
The Hunger Games
In A World...
All of the above because I had high expectations of them having through either having read numerous positive reviews of them or being told by friends / randomers that I'd enjoy them due to liking films of a similar ilk, but instead I absolutely hated them, there are of course lots of other films I hated just as much as these but I didn't have such high hopes for them so the disappointment was so much less.
How did I fail to remember that. I've said this on here before, but I even hate myself for having watched it