Ste24 December 2009 at 5:03pmPosts: 2647 (0 today)Status: offline
So is it snowing?
Are you comfortable?
A glass of wine maybe?
A turkey or some sea fruits?
Gifts under the tree and fire in the chimney?
Let's add the UNPERFECT movies for Christmas!
No , no star wars (ok you can put the "prelogy" ones as they are crap) no gentle things.
Let's begin with :
1) - Battle Field Earth (because it's SO bad even the scientologist try to hide from it)
2) - Flash Gordon (Because that shows even Queen did bad choices) "ALL WEAPON! What do you mean Flash Gordon approching? Flash, Flash I love you but we have only 14 hours to save the earth!!!" Lovely.
3) - Ordinary People (because that's a perfect movie to bring down your mood on Christmas)
4) - Home alone (that's more than a simple horror movie.)
5) - The Green Mile (what did they try? Make the stones cry??? they sure as heck triumphed!)
6) - Dunjeons and Dragons (because it will at least help you sleep if you're alone!)
7) - Vercingetorix (Because every movie with Christophe Lambert is a celebration. )
- Double Impact (C'mon, a Van Damme movie is already punishment enough, but there, you have 2 Van Damme!!!)
9) - 2012. Yes, oh that's good! A movie where most people die and the planet is completely messed!
A movie that plays with the fear and superstions of people, Bring it on, Roland!
10) - Titanic!
Simply because that movie is so , so BAD, You know FROM THE BEGINNING the boat is gonna sink because of a damned iceberg and there is room for stupid Di Caprio on that piece of wood at the end, but no, he must swallow half of the sea so the public can be sad! That's good James, next time try a movie in 3 dimensions!
Ok I'm back. You see?
evoulini24 December 2009 at 5:14pmPosts: 1750 (0 today)Status: offline
Oh my god,you don't know how much you made me laugh!:-]
Well,I can't think of many right now,so I'll post them when I have a good list
(btw,nice to meet you,I'm Eva )
Ste24 December 2009 at 5:18pmPosts: 2647 (0 today)Status: offline
Nice to meet you too, Eva! Thanks for the greetings! :-]
MAK in the USA24 December 2009 at 6:33pmPosts: 3644 (0 today)Status: offline
Ste is definitely back! :-]
I'll need to think about this for a minute Ste! :-]
Ste, for Titanic, that's ust because you don't see it in the right way.
for exemple the scene when the boat definitively capsizes was something hard to see for both my children who were definitively found of it.
aware of the fact that it could possibly impressed them I used to show it to them reversed, one of our better laughers !
no, a real non chrismas film would be the Gremlins, because they do attack Santa !!! :-] :-]
nechesh24 December 2009 at 11:33pmPosts: 1111 (0 today)Status: offline
How about The Wicker Man (the original only), not because it is a bad film (i am really quite fond of it), but because they burn the Christian in the end (oops, spoiler alert :-] )
seriously only 6 right now
prize of the most failed adaptation
- blue velvet /lynch
still wondering years after what god damned it was about !!!!
- dead ringer /Cronemberg
the only prize given should have been "tripes and guts" one
- red dragon/ Brett Ratner
another "tripes and guts" prize
war of the worlds/Spielberg
nobody's perfect !
and the most irritating of all the French moovie:
the women next door/ Truffaut
I wish I have taken that one rather than the entrance of the ciné
redblue woman25 December 2009 at 12:55amPosts: 10 (0 today)Status: offline
I only remember the good ones
Possible to give a list of but-films "why they could be so bad ???"
. Don t know if I am really clear at this time. :-]
nechesh25 December 2009 at 1:01amPosts: 1111 (0 today)Status: offline
Wow LR, really?
I think that if after all this time you are still wondering what Blue Velvet was about then it has successfully accomplished it's mission. :-]
Oh and i loved Dead Ringer.
I will agree that both are great anti-Christmas viewing though.
Cimber25 December 2009 at 12:49pmPosts: 2571 (0 today)Status: offline
I already forgot about the last time I watched a good movie on TV. The last time I went to cinema was in the year 2001 - it was a remake of "Planet of Apes" - I went there, because a couple of friends wanted to see the movie - cinema ade. . .
"Dune" and "Battlefield Earth" are 2 movies I never understood - I tried to like "Dune" as I was a Police-fan, but. . .
MAK in the USA25 December 2009 at 1:47pmPosts: 3644 (0 today)Status: offline
Memé26 December 2009 at 8:57pmPosts: 2378 (0 today)Status: offline
I was missing your threads so much!Thank you, little brother, for returning
mmm, what about Apocalypse Now for christmas eve?
or maybe Syd & Nancy?
dalihendrix26 December 2009 at 10:12pmPosts: 1167 (0 today)Status: offline
trailer park boys.
Zenrider27 December 2009 at 12:14amPosts: 3547 (0 today)Status: offline
Yeah, haven't understood the horror films at Christmas thing. The only horror movie that is Christmas appropriate is A Christmas Carol in most, though perhaps not all it's versions. I did rather like Scrooged.
Nechesh, Don't know if I can put blue velvet in my list, I didn't see that moovie (but I look at it!) :-]
The father of my children told me, speaking of it,
- oh the film in which all along the main character is saying "fuck"!
- don't remember that, answered I, I can only remember being positively traumatised by a never ending shot (yaeh, I quite perfectly remember the impact of it! ) of grass at the ground level.
- ah the first pic ! the cut hear being gently swallowen by isects !
- hearg !!!! was there an hear there ?
then i'm not sure i've been perfectly aware of the following of the moovie ! :-] :-]
but I keep it on my list, reason :
anyone entitled to have an access to picture creation, should be aware that not anything can be shown.
Mr Spielberg is for his own part aware of the fact, and this seems to be paradoxal the spring of all his problems :-]
then 6 and
- Dungeon and dragon,
I would have placed it on first place (by the way did you draw half a christmas tree on purpose Ste, or was it unvoluntary at the begining of your post).
- Le père Noel est une ordure /father christmas is a dirty rubish
sorry, no translation avaliable.
prescription on christmas eve, but to be watched evry others days :-]
Allez hop! à Créteil!!!!
2 remaining to be found.
- fantastic four
would share the prize of the best failed adaptation with Dune.
Duddy28 December 2009 at 12:03amPosts: 5641 (0 today)Status: offline
Recently saw the 'Abyss' which I thought was abysmal, very sad and soggy indeed!
nechesh28 December 2009 at 2:15amPosts: 1111 (0 today)Status: offline
Duddy, i just need to ask, did you see the director's cut of the Abyss. This is VERY important because the original release was butchered by the studio to the point where the entire reason for the aliens being there was cut out. When i first saw this movie in the theater i was left scratching my head at the end. The acting seemed good, nice special effects, and then at the end it made no sense at all. The director's cut restores al the sense and IMO is it then becomes one of my top ten sci-fi films.
both are not the same film, and Cameron suffered a real destroying of his initial project due to theatre lenght format. Saw the director's cut two years ago and was pleased to discover that the whole film had a real integrity and was so good.
It was surprising to see that film in its first recast, cause Cameron is and remain a great story teller.
Ste28 December 2009 at 1:13pmPosts: 2647 (0 today)Status: offline
Abyss. . . one of the only Cameron's movies I like.
With Terminator (and some parts of T2. . . Only some parts. . .)
I like the FF movie. It has the spirit of the early comics, it's not heavy as all those X-men stuff, or Spiderman with fucking tobby maguire (I don't even put capital letters to this guy's name because he's so NO PETER PARKER, blast it !) And Aunt May, PLEASE!!!
So back to the FF, I like the Thing, Ben Grimm is funny as the "real" one, the Human Torch is a the match head he has to be, but have a kind side too, and Mr Fantastic is as invisible as he is in the comics, even more than his wife.
Now the problem is. . . WHY Suzanne Storm is played by Jessica Alba? The Invisible Girl/Woman is blonde with blue eyes so, of course the guys at Hollywood had to take a brunette with dark eyes. I love brunettes, don't get me wrong, I love the Spanish (etc) kind but isn't it stupid as a choice? Blue contact lenses, die your hair blonde. . .
Now finally. . . Show me Galactus, the world devourer, the real one!
If it goes like that I'm gonna make a comic book thread and every one will tell me to get out of the PG forum and find a way to some Marvel, DC or other place on the net.
Duddy28 December 2009 at 1:45pmPosts: 5641 (0 today)Status: offline
Nechesh you may be right - the alien thing seemed completely separate from the rest of the film, didn't make sense at all. Hubby and I just looked at each other and said 'Eh?' :-]