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Longest Yard remake

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Yeagermeister, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Why does Hollywood feel the need to remake every old movie and screw it up? The original was not a comedy even though it had some funny parts in it.
  2. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    Because if there is money to be made someone will try to make it, regardless of what it does to the memory of the original.
  3. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Everything Adam Sandler touches go to hell anymore. I used to idolize the guy.

    I'll read the reviews first on this movie. If they say it sucks, no way I'm watching it. I'm really expecting this thing to be a bomb.
  4. Rude

    Rude New Member

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    I noticed that about him too. His first movies (happy gilmore, waterboy, forgot the name but the one were he is back in school) were great, now all of his movie suck big time.
  5. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Billy Madison - great movie.

    50 First Dates was decent though I'm sick of seeing Rob Schneider playing a stupid character in every movie.

    If anyone has his first couple of comedy albums, those are masterpieces too with guys like Farley, Nealon, Spade, etc. before they all became stars. 'Toolbooth Willy" was the first time I've laughed so hard that I cried.
  6. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    The Wedding Singer was good... but Punch Drunk Love SUCKED... as did Mr. Deeds...

    This is a risky remake... the original is a classic...
  7. GTaylor

    GTaylor Gif Dude

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    "They're All Gonna Laugh at you" and "What the H*** Happened to Me?" were excellent albums. "Stan and Judy's Kid" was allright, my wife liked it more than me (Champion and Uncle Donnie were great!), we both hated his new album.
  8. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    The only - and I mean ONLY - thing funny about the last album was the very first skit. I was laughing at that for a while.
  9. TruBlueCowboy

    TruBlueCowboy New Member

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    I guess it's a comedy of sorts but Adam Sandler doesn't seem to be acting like a comedian in this one. It's a comedy but Sandler actually has a serious role. LOL

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