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Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 hours ago
Replies: 22
Why are comedies of the 80s much funnier?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Why are comedies of the 80s much funnier?

I thought Sandler was just a case of diminishing returns where he does increasingly lazy variations on his best work, which was already fairly juvenile in the first place. You could say the same...
Forum: Games and Tabs 5 hours ago
Replies: 14,973
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
13 Movies where a Character Owns a Restaurant ...

13 Movies where a Character Owns a Restaurant

1. Creed
2. No Reservations
3. Do the Right Thing
4. Ratatouille
5. Burnt
6. Chef
7. Chungking Express
8. Mystic Pizza
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
Replies: 387
The MoFo Westerns List
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Westerns List

I'd say that's true of any comedy that is primarily focused on parodying a specific genre since it has to invoke all the same tropes and signifiers in order to make its jokes work. Spaceballs is a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 18 hours ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 22
Why are comedies of the 80s much funnier?
Posted By Iroquois
I remember him being a very good argument for why...

I remember him being a very good argument for why '80s comedies aren't inherently funnier than modern ones.

Anyway, gonna agree with Yoda that it's easier to remember the relatively few films that...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 55,156
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
I saw it when it hit DVD and thought that it was...

I saw it when it hit DVD and thought that it was OK - at the very least not the utterly atrocious dumpster fire that the initial reactions had led me to expect. Can't deny it's a hot mess, but I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 55,156
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

Donnie Darko - 2

Think I might actually prefer Southland Tales.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 20
Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation
Posted By Iroquois
It's important to note that the "original" T-800...

It's important to note that the "original" T-800 and Kyle Reese time-travel from the year 2029 while the events of Salvation take place in 2018. I think this also explains away some of the marked...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 20
Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation

Great minds think alike, fools seldom differ.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 20
Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation

Kyle even explains it in the first film - the idea is that humans have to hide during the day because they'd be easier to detect in broad daylight than under cover of night. That's the reason why...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 22
Misunderstood Movies
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Misunderstood Movies

Fight Club
Taxi Driver
The Wolf of Wall Street
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

The Dirt - 0.5

not sure which film deserves more of the blame for this, Bohemian Rhapsody or The Wolf of Wall Street
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 3
The Last of Us series casting
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Last of Us series casting

My only issue with casting Jackman is that Logan already played like a loose Last of Us adaptation so he might end up feeling too familiar in the role.
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 14,973
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread

Duly noted. Should've known the most instantly obvious answer would've been put down first.
Forum: Movie Questions 4 days ago
Replies: 9
Answered: The dog in Apocalypse Now
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The dog in Apocalypse Now

Since Chef is the one who first discovers it (and then fights with Lance over who gets to keep it), it's safe to assume the dog exists.

Also worth noting that

the dog disappears at the same...
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 14,973
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread

13 Films Where The Original Score Was Composed By A Popular Musician

1. Dead Man (Neil Young)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkG7P8i64x8
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 14,973
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Iroquois
13 Movies With Horribly Miscast Actors ...

13 Movies With Horribly Miscast Actors

(Movies where the actor/actress is just totally wrong for the part)


1. John Wayne as Genghis Khan in The Conqueror (1956)
2. Telley Savalas Otieno as...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 3
The Last of Us series casting
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Last of Us series casting

He wouldn't be my first pick. The first name that came into my head was Karl Urban.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 days ago
Replies: 1
Set My Heart to Five (film adaptation)
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Set My Heart to Five (film adaptation)

Sounds like it's pitched halfway between A.I. and Ready Player One, which is definitely enough to give me pause, but screw it, I'll turn out for anything Wright does.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 55,156
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

3 From Hell - 1.5

do you think Rob's ever actually going to make a zombie movie or would that be too on-the-nose
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 53
Chuck Norris
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Chuck Norris

I mean, stuff like that certainly doesn't help, especially since the whole point of the joke is to frame Norris as some impossibly badass exemplar of rugged masculinity so it's not surprising to see...
Forum: Movie Questions 5 days ago
Replies: 5
Answered: Why wasn't Plissken surprised when Hershe mentioned the Plutoxin hoax?
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Why wasn't Plissken surprised when Hershe mentioned the Plutoxin h

Say what you will about the quality of other aspects of the film, but that's the right answer to this particular question.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 53
Chuck Norris
Posted By Iroquois
Re: Chuck Norris

Even so, I figured that was the point at which I realised that Chuck Norris jokes were quite simply played-out (they had been around for at least a couple of years by then anyway) and they had seemed...