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Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 31
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Iroquois
actually, this time i was agreeing with you. but...

actually, this time i was agreeing with you. but sure, whatever, leave me alone.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 22 hours ago
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 22 hours ago
Replies: 176
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Posted By Iroquois
leaving aside the external context of the latter...

leaving aside the external context of the latter films being part of a long-existing franchise, you piece it together from what's provided. a key example in fury road is the old women having to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 23 hours ago
Replies: 31
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Iroquois
who said anything about extrapolating. i don't...

who said anything about extrapolating. i don't think we are in disagreement on this being a matter of certain contexts being deemed more tolerable (if not necessarily acceptable) than others.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 31
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Kevin Smith's Dogma

guessing it's to do with how it addresses christianity specifically, something that basterds or scarface don't do at all. if the passion of the christ is any indication, it's that there are people...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?

starting to think i should've just started a "best prequels" thread instead of bumping an old one with an inherently contentious title. oh, well.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 56
Movie Things Most People Like But You Don't
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Movie Things Most People Like But You Don't

saw the thread title and decided it makes more sense to pick "things" as opposed to individual films or creators because there are enough threads talking about who or what is "overrated" already.
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Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 3 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Posted By Iroquois
a, it's a prequel. b, it's part of a film series...

a, it's a prequel. b, it's part of a film series where the apocalypse happens in the 1980s so wi-fi or various forms of renewable energy never existed in this world. c, thunderdome showing exactly...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 3 weeks ago
Replies: 17
Pixar's Inside Out 2
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Pixar's Inside Out 2

nah, toy story 2 is still the empire strikes back of pixar movies. at least that gives the impression of mixing up its central conflict while inside out 2 is very much content to repeat the plot of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
gandalf26 originally wrote that the problem with...

gandalf26 originally wrote that the problem with revenge of the sith is that knowing what does or doesn't happen to characters in the earlier films prevents it from being a good film. you disagreed...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
then what is your argument if not that watching...

then what is your argument if not that watching the prequels first is as acceptable an approach to the entire star wars franchise as watching the originals first?



the rodent did on page one..
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 4 weeks ago
Replies: 11
Actors you wish hadn't retired when they did
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Actors you wish hadn't retired when they did

no answers. i'm fine with it if the alternative is that they keep turning out lesser work because they'd rather quit.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
how often do you think people who've never seen...

how often do you think people who've never seen star wars actually start with the phantom menace, though. would they even outnumber the people who start with the original. if cultural osmosis is such...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?

the thing about prequels is that they are made with the understanding that you are already familiar with the franchises in which they exist and are able to properly contextualise what they are doing,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 176
Poll: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Can a Prequel EVER be a Good Film?

was thinking of starting a "best prequels" thread after seeing furiosa but decided to check if one existed first. how has a movie forum been online for almost a quarter of a century and not once has...
Replies: 17
‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in decades
Posted By Iroquois
Re: ‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in deca

there have only been five mad max films in the span of forty-five years. i'd hardly point to it as the poster child for franchise saturation, not when star wars put out that many films in the gap...
Replies: 17
‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in decades
Posted By Iroquois
would argue we need those more than another...

would argue we need those more than another musician biopic, arguably one of the worst sub-genres of film.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 05-26-24
Replies: 17
The Fall Guy
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Fall Guy

better than leitch's last few movies, but still sucks.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 05-24-24
Replies: 176
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

new favourite movie of 2024. rodent can kick rocks.
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 05-16-24
Replies: 307
Users you miss
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Users you miss

i knew that was a bbusername thing
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-15-24
Replies: 70
What's the single worst film you've ever seen?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: What's the single worst film you've ever seen?

junior is terrible, but i'm not even sure it's in the bottom 5 schwarzenegger movies. are you really going to take collateral damage over it.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 05-15-24
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 05-15-24
Replies: 307
Users you miss
Posted By Iroquois
is this a bbusername thing or what

is this a bbusername thing or what
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 04-28-24
Replies: 8
The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare (2024)
Posted By Iroquois
i am shocked by this revelation

i am shocked by this revelation
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-28-24
Replies: 153
The 2023 MoFo Film Awards
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The 2023 MoFo Film Awards

forgot to send in a ballot. can't argue with most of the winners, i guess. thanks for running it, cr.