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Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by DallasFanSince86, May 23, 2008.

  1. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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    We all probably have seen movies that were panned by movie critics but we throughly enjoyed watching. What about a movie that was critically praised but you did not like?

    The reason I ask is because back at my birthday, my aunt and I went to the movies (we have done this every year for the last 10 or 12 years) and when we went to choose a movie, there really wasn't anything that jumped out at us to go see playing but we decided to pick a movie that had a good review to go see. That movie was Stranger Than Fiction. We found that movie to be boring and a waste of time.

    I wanted to find out if there were any movies you have seen that was critically praised by movie critics but you thought was awful or just plain boring.
  2. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Being There
  3. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like. Zone Supporter

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    The Thin Red Line
  4. FloridaRob

    FloridaRob Well-Known Member

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    The Crying Game:eek:
  5. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    I also thought Stranger Than Fiction was horrible.

    Another one: American Beauty
  6. DemonBlood

    DemonBlood Member

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    Everyone of the Star Wars films...And Blade Runner. I have no idea why I didn't like Blade Runner. I have watched it multiple times but just fall asleep every time I see it.


    Star Ship Troopers> Star Wars :)

    The Fifth Element> Blade Runner :laugh1:

    [IMG]
  7. bbgun

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    "Shakespeare in Love" was another headscratcher. Then again, I'm dead inside.
  8. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like. Zone Supporter

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    That movie beat "Saving Private Ryan" that year for best picture didn't it?

    Friggin' travesty.
  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    by the widest margin ever.... Crash.

    to me, that movie sucked and was full of cliches.
  10. bbgun

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    Well, it had a nice soundtrack.
  11. DemonBlood

    DemonBlood Member

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    I knew from watching the previews that I wasn't going to like it at all so I passed on it. So it was as bad as I thought it was going to be?

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