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Chris Gould wrote: Squeek81 wrote: Superman returns, it was like watching a bad impression of the original with less action. Hopefully the next one will try to be original.

There was no more action in the 'original' than in Superman Returns.


If all i wanted to do was watch somebody lift heavy objects i would have watched Worlds strongest man competition on ESPN.
Squeek81 wrote: Superman returns, it was like watching a bad impression of the original with less action. Hopefully the next one will try to be original.

There was no more action in the 'original' than in Superman Returns.
jurassic park 3
godzilla '98
the illusionist
gibsonfan wrote: tarantino's PULP FICTION, the worst movie of all times.

I wouldn't call it the worst, but it's definitely overrated.
tarantino's PULP FICTION, the worst movie of all times.
Superman returns, it was like watching a bad impression of the original with less action. Hopefully the next one will try to be original.
Cheddar J. Cheese wrote: A disaster movie? I think it's more like "Alien" and "2001" with a bit of "Solaris" mixed in, no?

Definitely. But there's always going to be people saying "Jump start the sun? UGH.. it's "The Core" all over again".
Mal
Spoiler tags have been added to posts #15 and #16.
The main problem for me was:
Spoiler The fact that the main character turns in some kind of "Rambo" and manages (without any training!) to kill almost every military man (who were traied to kill) in the complex.
A disaster movie? I think it's more like "Alien" and "2001" with a bit of "Solaris" mixed in, no?
Cheddar J. Cheese wrote: Ah ok, understood. Happy

I kinda agree with you in regards to "28 Days Later...", but it didn't ruin it majorly for me. I'd have liked a less happy ending (the alternate one where Jim snuffs it, bringing it all full circle would've worked much better, but without showing what happened to Selena and Hannah).


For me, I HATED the whole 'military base' part of the film. However, given that they had to arrive there, i kinda liked the ending they used.

Oh.. and did anyone else see the previews for SUNSHINE? Even tho the last thing most people want is another disaster movie, visually it looks f**king amazing.
Ah ok, understood. Happy

I kinda agree with you in regards to "28 Days Later...", but it didn't ruin it majorly for me. I'd have liked a less happy ending (the alternate one where Jim snuffs it, bringing it all full circle would've worked much better, but without showing what happened to Selena and Hannah).
As far as I am concerned, there was nothing bad for the ending, it didn´t ruined it for me, but I was just pointing out the fact you wrote that "How can the 3 final minutes ruin the other two hours for someone".
As I said, to each his own, but I was pointing out that a great movie could have a bad ending and ruin the entire movie for some people.
Here´s an example, I hated the final 20-15 of 28 days later... It ruined all of the movie for me.
But what was bad about it exactly?
Quote: So the last 3 minutes (out of 150) make the movie bad? I'm sorry, I just don't understand. There's nothing left to collapse. Does it really make the 2 hours and 20 minutes that had already passed a disappointment/bad?

To each his own I guess, personally I loved the film but I think that Jerry Bruckheimer was right on the money when he said on an interview that audiences can forgive you for a bad beggining but they won't forgive you for a bad ending.
Disciple wrote: The Departed was a big letdown IMO. I mean it's one of the best and most intense thrillers ever, but the ending sucks!!! I haven't seen Infernal Affairs, and i guess they carried over the ending from that film to this, but ahh.... Can't stand that ending.

Spoiler:
Spoiler When the main character is shot in the head walking out of the elevator at the end, the movie totally collapses. And this was the best film of 2006 according to the Academy? Laugh


So the last 3 minutes (out of 150) make the movie bad? I'm sorry, I just don't understand. There's nothing left to collapse. Does it really make the 2 hours and 20 minutes that had already passed a disappointment/bad?

Oh my, people won't let the Best Picture win go will they? I'm sorry, it was the best of 2006. "Little Miss Sunshine" was very, very good, and might've won had it come out when they made it and if it wasn't as successful. "Babel" is overrated. "The Queen" didn't have all that much of a chance. Haven't seen "Letters", so I can't really say why, but still, it didn't win. But really now... I guess if "Infernal Affairs" had won back in '03 it would've deserved it eh? (Well I suppose anything would be more deserving than "Chicago"...Wink) And yeah, I read that you haven't seen it, this is more of a comment to all the other naysayers.
The Departed was a big letdown IMO. I mean it's one of the best and most intense thrillers ever, but the ending sucks!!! I haven't seen Infernal Affairs, and i guess they carried over the ending from that film to this, but ahh.... Can't stand that ending.

Spoiler:
Spoiler When the main character is shot in the head walking out of the elevator at the end, the movie totally collapses. And this was the best film of 2006 according to the Academy? Laugh

Another film i had really high expectations for that was a huge letdown was The Prestige. Here's why:

Spoiler The trailer kind of made it look like one of them was a real magician, and that wasn't the case if i didn't miss something. Kind of like The Illusionist.
Jersey Jedi wrote: Boondock Saints. Honestly people...... why?

I was compelled to watch it after watching Overnight.  I can't say I was that impressed but I can understand why the Weinsteins went for it, seeing as it was probably written at the height of Tarantinomania
Jersey Jedi wrote: Boondock Saints. Honestly people...... why?Funny you say that. Troy Duffy is aquiring the rights to make Boondock Saints 2. I can't wait, I love that movie.
oilgun wrote: Quote: PLEASE PUT SPOILER TAGS!
Hmm, I revealed the first shot of the film, how is that a spoiler?



I know the story is about a little girl, when you say "Also I thought it was a bad idea to start off the film with a shot of the dead little girl, it kinda took away from the suspense knowing that she was going to die", I kinda figure it's a spoiler...
Boondock Saints. Honestly people...... why?
Quote: PLEASE PUT SPOILER TAGS!
Hmm, I revealed the first shot of the film, how is that a spoiler?

oilgun wrote: I was disappointed with Pan's Labyrinth.  The head fascist was so ridiculously evil that I couldn't take him seriously.  

Spoiler Also I thought it was a bad idea to start off the film with a shot of the dead little girl, it kinda took away from the suspense knowing that she was going to die.






PLEASE PUT SPOILER TAGS!
I was disappointed with Pan's Labyrinth.  The head fascist was so ridiculously evil that I couldn't take him seriously.

Spoiler Also I thought it was a bad idea to start off the film with a shot of the dead little girl, it kinda took away from the suspense knowing that she was going to die.
Pirates 2. It was okay, but it is no where near the quality of the first.
Chris Gould wrote: Jonathan Bennett wrote: Batman Begins was great because it actually took the time to tell the story, rather than wasting the story with weird special effects and wacky characters. For me, The Departed was disappointing, I thought it was great when I first saw it, and while I still like it alot, I just thought it was too cool. Jack Nicholson's character was the main reason I didn't love it, he was too weird and didn't really fit well with the film's tone, he just didn't seem very menacing.

Read back through what you wrote and tell me again why or what you didn't like.

I thought it was too long, didn't like the soundtrack(Rolling Stones and Dropkick Murphys, how cliche), thought it was too cool for it's own good at times, and I didn't like Jack Nicholson's character, I think DeNiro would've done a much better job. It's still a good movie, it's just an incredibly flawed one.
One movie that was a huge disapointment was "Maverick".  I thought it would of been much funnier.  
What movie disapointed:

Godzilla (1998)
Superman Returns (2006)

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Jonathan Bennett wrote: Batman Begins was great because it actually took the time to tell the story, rather than wasting the story with weird special effects and wacky characters. For me, The Departed was disappointing, I thought it was great when I first saw it, and while I still like it alot, I just thought it was too cool. Jack Nicholson's character was the main reason I didn't love it, he was too weird and didn't really fit well with the film's tone, he just didn't seem very menacing.

Read back through what you wrote and tell me again why or what you didn't like.
For me it was Erin Brockovich.  I know it's very right on, but for me it was just two hours of Julia Roberts moaning.
Both Batman Begins and Superman Returns were disappointing to me. Hyped up movies that didn't live up to the hype. That's just for me, though.
Cheddar J. Cheese wrote: stanton heck wrote: Well I am talking about BATMAN the 1989 movie.  I just thought it was okay.

I can definitely see where you're coming from. I mean, I love the movie, and I love it's sequel even more. And "Batman Begins" was brilliant. But yeah, I know what you mean. Plus you've admitted to not liking Batman in general, is it because of this or were you already like that going in (God, I make it sound like a trial don't I)? Either way, just curious.

Agreed that Batman Begins was absolutely brilliant, for me it's tied as the best comic-book adaptation with Spidy 2. Can't wait for 'The Dark Knight', it's going to be so awesome!

Movie that disappoint me emmm...I'd say 'The Godfather Part III'. I'm not saying that it's bad or anything, however it doesn't live up to the first two movies, which were masterpieces, the third installment was fairly disappointed!
I had no opinion on Batman at the time.  I never read a comic book and never saw the tv show. I went in thinking I would love every minute of it wheb in fact I got bored and couldn't waite til i was over
stanton heck wrote: Well I am talking about BATMAN the 1989 movie.  I just thought it was okay.

I can definitely see where you're coming from. I mean, I love the movie, and I love it's sequel even more. And "Batman Begins" was brilliant. But yeah, I know what you mean. Plus you've admitted to not liking Batman in general, is it because of this or were you already like that going in (God, I make it sound like a trial don't I)? Either way, just curious.
Well I am talking about BATMAN the 1989 movie.  I just thought it was okay.
Batman Begins was great because it actually took the time to tell the story, rather than wasting the story with weird special effects and wacky characters. For me, The Departed was disappointing, I thought it was great when I first saw it, and while I still like it alot, I just thought it was too cool. Jack Nicholson's character was the main reason I didn't love it, he was too weird and didn't really fit well with the film's tone, he just didn't seem very menacing.
if u mean "Batman Begins" i have to agree..i felt the same way.
What movie disapointed you?
What movie did you not like, that was hyped not only by the Movie Studio but your friends as well.  For Example the hype around "Batman".  The studio was hyping this and my friends loved it.  When I saw it I was wondering whats the big deal?