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Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 5 hours ago
Replies: 108
Custom Lists: Beta Testing
Posted By Yoda
Re: Custom Lists: Beta Testing

Okay, I've added the link to this public on the Lists (https://www.movieforums.com/lists) page. This week I'm going to start having these lists show up on your profiles, then posts. For now it'll...
Replies: 1,936
Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

Things are reopening here. My county moves to the "green phase" on Friday. Salons and some sports leagues are opening with that. We seem to have it better than most for a few reasons, but we'll see...
Forum: Movie Questions 9 hours ago
Replies: 6
Unanswered:  What actor does this guy look like?
Posted By Yoda
Re: What actor does this guy look like?

He looks halfway been Bill Murray and Luke Perry, to me, though sunglasses do a lot of work in both regards, perhaps.
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 9 hours ago
Replies: 2
Happy Birthday, John-Connor!
Posted By Yoda
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 184
Ozark
Posted By Yoda
Re: Ozark

Yeah, when they can make it work they can score a real shocker of a moment. Cool when it happens. More viable in some shows than others, to be sure.

They could do it for Ozark fairly easily, I...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 184
Ozark
Posted By Yoda
Re: Ozark

Plot armor doesn't protect a character from dying as the series ends, just before that point. Many shows could not effectively continue if you removed the main character, and if the audience knows...
Replies: 52
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By Yoda
Re: Rioting in the U.S.

Yeah, however righteous the cause, protesting on a certain scale (and of certain things) is pretty much always used by people of bad faith as an excuse to destroy and loot. And destroy and loot not...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 8
Aronisred reviews
Posted By Yoda
Re: Aronisred reviews

If you flagged it, it'll go into the approval queue and usually approved in a day or two (almost always quicker).

Don't worry, it doesn't go away. If it doesn't get approved for days on end, then...
Replies: 52
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By Yoda
Re: Rioting in the U.S.

Preemptively:

This is about a current/important event, so that's fine. It's subject to being closed if and when it gets too heated, starts going around in circles, or becomes an excuse to bring up...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 day ago
Replies: 10
Hello, Newbie Here
Posted By Yoda
Re: Hello, Newbie Here

Welcome to Movie Forums. :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
So...is this discussion over, right on cue? Is it...

So...is this discussion over, right on cue? Is it like I said earlier?


If this is the plan, lemme know so I can just link back to the same old posts every time we go through this with some new...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 day ago
Replies: 5
Happy Birthday, Skepsis93!
Posted By Yoda
Re: Happy Birthday, Skepsis93!

Happy Birthday! :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 5
What do you think of Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)?
Posted By Yoda
Itís supposed to be janky. Thatís kinda the fun,...

Itís supposed to be janky. Thatís kinda the fun, and the challenge of it. Watching them contort to fit the inconsistencies is part of the comedy. Itíd be a miracle if they could actually work around...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 2 days ago
Replies: 83
Rambo: Last Blood
Posted By Yoda
Re: Rambo: Last Blood

That's a common trope, where the hero falls on hard times and goes into exile, only to be dragged back into the fray. It's so common it's basically a lazy cliche at this point.

"They said you were...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
Replies: 10
Happy Birthday, cricket!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday. :)

Happy Birthday. :)
Forum: Movie Questions 3 days ago
Replies: 1
Unanswered:  Asian movie about a boy genius
Posted By Yoda
Moved to Movie Questions...

Moved to Movie Questions (http://www.movieforums.com/community/movie-questions.html). In the future, please take a moment to place new threads in the correct forum.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
Right, but if someone depicts a stereotype about...

Right, but if someone depicts a stereotype about some other group (women, let's say), would you consider it a valid defense to say "enough" women exhibited that trait for it to be okay? I'm guessing...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
Sure, and I've explicitly defended people from...

Sure, and I've explicitly defended people from the "why don't you go protest in some place with Sharia law" deflection. But there's still something there that needs to be addressed (if only because...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
I mean, good of you to admit that you're fine...

I mean, good of you to admit that you're fine with generalizations about massive groups of disparate people, I guess, but I feel like you should see why this is bad without it being pointed out. It's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?

Right, and the question as actually posed to you is about why progressive activists disproportionately target the least objectionable places and cultures as opposed to the most, which is not...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 4 days ago
Replies: 108
Custom Lists: Beta Testing
Posted By Yoda
Re: Custom Lists: Beta Testing

Comes up fine here. Uses the same system as the favorites whenever you added it there.

Can you PM me the specifics? Exact page, exact text entered, what happens. Screenshot if possible.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 132
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Yoda
The problem is not that you used the wrong word,...

The problem is not that you used the wrong word, it's that you're trying to ask specific questions about non-specific terms. I'm positive I've pointed this out before, so I'm going to try to explain...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 5 days ago
Replies: 108
Custom Lists: Beta Testing
Posted By Yoda
Re: Custom Lists: Beta Testing

It's from www.themoviedb.org.

For unusual foreign films, best bet is to try an alternate title (like in the original language if searching in English, or vice-versa).
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 5 days ago
Replies: 108
Custom Lists: Beta Testing
Posted By Yoda
Re: Custom Lists: Beta Testing

Okay, ratings up. I'll add a setting to toggle them off or on.