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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 1,957
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Iroquois
I admit it's been a while since I've seen it, but...

I admit it's been a while since I've seen it, but I thought it was clear from the outset that it's about a guy trying to escape from fascists.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
If it was really that much of a generalisation, I...

If it was really that much of a generalisation, I would've just said all men, which is why I continued the sentence to talk about specific examples like Birds of Prey, where it at least seemed to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
I think it's mainly to do with cleaning up your...

I think it's mainly to do with cleaning up your own backyard before worrying about anyone else's, like how people can volunteer in third-world countries and get criticised for not caring about the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d5/ff/3c/d5ff3c445fa50e985aa2a3063a4ef3c4.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
It's always Aliens and Terminator 2. ...

It's always Aliens and Terminator 2.



This makes sense in superhero movies when the whole point is that the character has superpowers that make her literally stronger than other characters....
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 6 days ago
Replies: 83
Rambo: Last Blood
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Rambo: Last Blood

Calling it a guilty pleasure implies that you know it's bad and therefore shouldn't be surprised that someone actually dislikes it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?

Eh, that's not uncommon when it comes to more artistic/prestigious films either. I remember people acting like that about Moonlight because they saw it as performative wokeness on the Academy's part...
Forum: Games and Tabs 6 days ago
Replies: 15,207
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
13 Movies centered around a jewel robbery: ...

13 Movies centered around a jewel robbery:

1. The Hot Rock
2. Thief
3. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
4. The Pink Panther

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwA_ar7_qUw
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 133
Do people only give bad movies the SJW label?
Posted By Iroquois
The problem with invoking "identity politics" as...

The problem with invoking "identity politics" as a reactionary buzzword is that it disregards the legitimacy of the concept when it comes to analysing art, to say nothing of how it doesn't start and...
Forum: Games and Tabs 6 days ago
Replies: 15,207
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
13 Movies centered around a jewel robbery: ...

13 Movies centered around a jewel robbery:

1. The Hot Rock
2. Thief

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJIn7batAtc
Replies: 80
Great big budget movies never flop in theaters
Posted By Iroquois
Yeah, well, a hard-R $7m indie horror-comedy...

Yeah, well, a hard-R $7m indie horror-comedy about a Wall Street executive who brutally murders people in his spare time doesn't exactly have broad appeal either, but I'm sure if I suggested that...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 59
Breaking Bad vs Game of Thrones
Posted By Iroquois
I mean, there was that one guy who kept going on...

I mean, there was that one guy who kept going on about how GoT was better because of all the boobs, but he's banned now so I guess he doesn't count anymore.
Replies: 80
Great big budget movies never flop in theaters
Posted By Iroquois
Yeah, by aronisred's logic Ford v Ferrari should...

Yeah, by aronisred's logic Ford v Ferrari should not have cost $97m to make a movie about racing in Le Mans when the Steve McQueen vehicle Le Mans is a movie about racing in Le Mans that only cost...
Replies: 80
Great big budget movies never flop in theaters
Posted By Iroquois
Film is an art form - just because it's largely...

Film is an art form - just because it's largely used to create light entertainment doesn't mean that that's all it can be and that the only way for a piece to achieve greatness is by conforming to a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 31
New York Movies
Posted By Iroquois
Re: New York Movies

take a wild guess
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 56,074
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Haven't seen Love and Death, but aside from that...

Haven't seen Love and Death, but aside from that I don't care for any of those. As of writing, I've seen roughly a dozen of his films and the only one of those I like that also has him in it is...
Replies: 80
Great big budget movies never flop in theaters
Posted By Iroquois
Let me see if I'm reading this right - the...

Let me see if I'm reading this right - the problem is that the greatness of a movie is primarily determined by its ability to appeal to vastly different demographics with vastly different tastes in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 56,074
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

I'm not a fan of Allen in general, much less in this movie.
Replies: 80
Great big budget movies never flop in theaters
Posted By Iroquois
In fairness, $20m of that was for Will Smith...

In fairness, $20m of that was for Will Smith alone - going with your suggested $40m budget, I'm not sure how much of a prestige movie you can really make on the remaining $20m (especially if we're...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 59
Breaking Bad vs Game of Thrones
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Breaking Bad vs Game of Thrones

Because they're two of the most popular/acclaimed TV series in recent memory, it would seem.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 56,074
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Fair's got nothing to do with it. I went in...

Fair's got nothing to do with it. I went in knowing it was going to be a silly parody but that didn't guarantee I was actually going to find it funny - I just found it obnoxious more than anything...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 17
What are your top 3 comic book movies?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: What are your top 3 comic book movies?

1. Akira
2. Ghost in the Shell
3. Ghost World
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 26
Are there any action movies where the villains win?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Are there any action movies where the villains win?

It's as if the reason OP specified action movies was because of how rare the villains winning is when compared to thrillers or horrors.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 26
Are there any action movies where the villains win?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Are there any action movies where the villains win?

It would probably help to determine what separates an action movie from a thriller because it seems like most of these answers end up being thrillers and, as has been noted, it's much more likely for...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 488
The MoFo Top 100 Westerns: Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Westerns: Countdown

Wait, Man of the West misses the countdown by one rank? It's like Near Dark not making the horror list all over again. At least The Naked Spur is a solid substitute.