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The Videogames Tab
Posted By Yoda
I was considering this, since stuff's getting...

I was considering this, since stuff's getting better and cheap. What do you recommend?
Forum: Movie Reviews 11 hours ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Certainly; I wasn't implying otherwise. By "bad"...

Certainly; I wasn't implying otherwise. By "bad" there I did, in fact, mean just that you don't like it.


Sure, but the question is meant to establish whether you inherently dislike the premise,...
Replies: 113
The State of Netflix
Posted By Yoda
Re: The State of Netflix

The breathless headlines about this are little better than clickbait. They don't have financial troubles, or a dwindling subscriber base. They're still adding subscribers and their business model is...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 day ago
Replies: 569
MoFo Fantasy Football 2021 - The Season
Posted By Yoda
Re: MoFo Fantasy Football 2021 - The Season

Wow, Bengals win!

Fun team. And Joe Burrow, sacked NINE times?! Love it when a QB gets no protection and guts out a win anyway. Lots of 'em just can't function under pressure, even some of the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
I'm arguing that the problem is not really...

I'm arguing that the problem is not really suspension of disbelief. I can't come up with a series of principles, from these answers, that would neatly encompass fantasy and sci-fi films but exclude a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
What, to you could, could be hypothetically done...

What, to you could, could be hypothetically done to make him more "real in the context of the film's world"?

So far you've said that he's ​"hideous," "obnoxious," and "annoying," but those don't...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
I think the word "real" is probably obscuring...

I think the word "real" is probably obscuring whatever the underlying logic is here. It's not attempting to look photorealistic, but it's trying to look "real" even more than most fantasy, since it's...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
I'm not really sure how to address that last bit...

I'm not really sure how to address that last bit (which is obviously key, since a rat controlling a dude through his hair is way crazier than elves existing). I guess I can see why that might be true...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Disappointment is the result of two distinct...

Disappointment is the result of two distinct things: reality, and our expectations. We control one of those things.


Right, but all of this applies in both directions: you express your disdain...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown

The stuff about hating fantasy actually ties in perfectly to the cross-current discussion I'm having about what our tastes would look like without other people (and our preconceptions about them)...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown

Not about ROTK but just about the LOTR trilogy in general:

One of the most significant anecdotes, for me, is how often I hear people say that they never watch fantasy, but for some reason they...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Meant to reply to this days ago, and replying...

Meant to reply to this days ago, and replying "fully" would derail the countdown, which is no good, so I'll cut it in half and focus on the key points and if anyone wants to go more in depth, I'll...
Replies: 139
Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Re: Wordle

Yup, number of puzzles so far.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 21
R.I.P. singer Meat Loaf
Posted By Yoda
Re: R.I.P. singer Meatloaf

Alright, calling it there: no more talk about the deceased's political beliefs, please.
Replies: 139
Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Haven't missed one yet, but a pretty meh score...

Haven't missed one yet, but a pretty meh score this time.

I do like that it looks like I'm giving the puzzle the finger, though:

Wordle 216 5/6

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Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Forgetting about Mall Cop is a travesty. A crime....

Forgetting about Mall Cop is a travesty. A crime. A crime that must be prosecuted.

In food court.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Nice. Gonna use this as an excuse to pimp my...

Nice. Gonna use this as an excuse to pimp my first ever essay on this site: Christopher Nolan's Useful Lies (https://www.movieforums.com/essays/christopher-nolans-useful-lies.html) (discussion thread...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
Replies: 4
Happy Anniversary, Mingusings!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Anniversary! :)

Happy Anniversary! :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
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Happy Anniversary, John McClane!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Anniversary! :)

Happy Anniversary! :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
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Happy Birthday, WorldFilmGeek!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday. :)

Happy Birthday. :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
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Happy Birthday, MovieMeditation!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday. :)

Happy Birthday. :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
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Happy Birthday, The Rodent!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday! :)

Happy Birthday! :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 3 days ago
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Happy Anniversary, Sleezy!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Anniversary! And the site can...

Happy Anniversary!


And the site can drink. :eek:
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 3 days ago
Replies: 22
Horror movie fan.
Posted By Yoda
Re: Horror movie fan.

Welcome to Movie Forums. :)
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
Replies: 3,981
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown

It'd be very interesting to see what everyone liked--movies, music, books, whatever--in a world where nobody got to see what everyone else liked first.

It would definitely be different.