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In my defense, I only suffered through The Music Man because it was a Hall of Fame nomination. Least favorite movie I've seen so far.
I've actually not seen either that or Shipoopi so aside from my silly lil remark I can't actually comment. I'm generally ok with musicals as long as they manage to engage me and the songs are ok tbh.
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Superhero films. Virtually all of them either do nothing for me or don't give me any desire to rewatch them. RoboCop is the only one I've watched that matters a great deal to me.
This is me also. The only ones I enjoy are the comedic ones, i.e. Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy and the like.



I avoid modern horror. Im a big horror fan but a gore galore CGI fest makes me ZZZZZZ, so I now stay away. Many great horror films are gore free with an absorbing atmosphere. This seems vacant nowadays.
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I've actually not seen either that or Shipoopi so aside from my silly lil remark I can't actually comment. I'm generally ok with musicals as long as they manage to engage me and the songs are ok tbh.
Shipoopi is a song from The Music Man and its horrible.



Shipoopi is a song from The Music Man and its horrible.
Ah gotcha, my bad I assumed Shipoopi was prolly a Bollywood fillum
(before anyone pipes up, I quite like a number of Bollywood fillums .... it just sounded like it might be a Bollywood musical type name)



Westerns - I'm another who has never liked westerns. I'm not sure why since I have a couple individual westerns that I love (High Noon, The Cowboys).

It may be because Hollywood glorified something that in reality was extremely boring. Unless you were on a vengeance quest against rustlers that stole your herd, murdered your family, kidnapped your daughter or burnt your ranch, life on the frontier was one of endless drudgery and monotony.

Horror - depending which type - I kind of love old monster movies, giant monsters, and psychological horror, but never got into the whole slasher craze.



Despite liking the western genre, I find myself having to force myself to watch most of them since a lot of them are super typical.



Superhero movies - as a child of the Silver & Bronze Ages of comics and a rabid comic book fan, I sort of felt it was my duty to view all superhero movies (I've since gotten over that compulsion). But when they were few and far between, it was easy to do & I felt compelled to do it.

In many (but not all) cases, I ended up seeing my childhood heroes & villains dismantled by Hollywood which led to much disappointment & anger - something else I've let go of now that I realize if I want to view my characters & stories as they once were, I need to seek out reprints as opposed to seeking out the theater.



This is a great idea for a thread so here are my choices :

Superhero - Unlike Captain Steel said, I never read comics but like him, I do not like what companies are doing with them. I enjoy some of them like Iron Man, Captain America, and the Spider-Man Trilogy(the Raimi one, not that forgettable one with Tom Holland). As far as these movies go, I got sick of and still am of everything that comes out being a superhero movie. Martin Scorsese probably throws huge tantrums about this in his bedroom.

Spy - I was not a fan of the Daniel Craig-era Bond movies since I was rather bored with them. I like Casino Royale and Skyfall while NTTD and QoS went all over my head. I saw one Mission Impossible movie(Ghost Protocol) and found that one was weaker than any of the Bonds. I reacted more positively to The Bourne Identity movie though. I still want to see an episode of the Mission Impossible TV show from the 60s and also a few Connery Bond movies to see if I like the ones from the past.

Fantasy - Split into the lines with this one... If it is something like The Labyrinth or The Never Ending Story, I am all into it. But if it is something like Lord of The Rings or Game of Thrones. Nah. I could not get into either of those. With FotR, I watched for an hour before getting bored, watched the end of the second one, and watched an hour of RotK. I only saw Game of Thrones when it was running in the background and from what I saw, I am not too interested in it either. I usually do not like anything too serious and prefer things that are sillier.

War - These usually go over my head. Platoon, Saving Private Ryan, and Patton are three examples. I do not even know what even happened in any of those. I disliked Black Hawk Down. I liked Full Metal Jacket but for the R .Lee Ermy scenes and not the war scenes.



Superhero films. i just don't care. I have seen some that I liked but I never really cared to see the sequel or the series.
I saw the first Superman movie with a friend and I found it rather lackluster. She wanted to stay for the Raiders of the Lost Ark. I had to be convinced because the first movie felt so lame. I am so glad I did. Raiders was such fun.



As for musical genres(music not musical movies) here are some:

Metal: Too heavy for me. I find Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple to be fine groups, but they lean more toward hard rock than metal. It is groups like Dream Theater that I can not stand most groups where everybody is a virtuoso because they usually play really well but rarely come up with good musical ideas I like. Not that I do not completely dislike such musicians, because I usually get hyped over jazz fusion groups.

Rap Music: I respect this music, but I would never listen to it when I am sitting by myself in a room. Maybe for a party or a drive then yes I would listen to it.



Period romances.

There's nothing romantic about menstruation.
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As for musical genres(music not musical movies) here are some:

Metal: Too heavy for me. I find Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple to be fine groups, but they lean more toward hard rock than metal. It is groups like Dream Theater that I can not stand most groups where everybody is a virtuoso because they usually play really well but rarely come up with good musical ideas I like. Not that I do not completely dislike such musicians, because I usually get hyped over jazz fusion groups.
Ever heard Agalloch, then?



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Modern horror films...yeah that's right, I'm completely 180 in my movie taste from most MoFos
Despite being a huge Horror fan, I'm right there with you.
With a few exceptions, maybe one or two per year, I consider them... well, I just don't consider them.
Drives my friends crazy as they want me to watch the great new Horror movie and I just won't but I want them to watch The Black Cat or Messiah Of Evil.



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2. Action-adventure. Just very hard to be effectively drawn-in to caring about an action sequence as opposed to a genuine plot or character development. This is largely because of CGI, I'm sure, and in particular the thing they love to do where they clearly just have an actor move around and animate the perils (boulders, debris from crumbling structures) around them to be constantly just missing them. It's aggressively boring.
Man, you are singin' my song.



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Musicals, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror. All of them really strain my ability to suspend disbelief. Also, I really dislike the style of singing I've encountered in most of the musicals I've seen. Plus I often hate the songs themselves (looking at you "Shipoopi").
Haha! I learned to like "Shipoopi" (since The Music Man is not only my favorite musical outside of Rocky Horror, but one of my favorite movies, period), but I feel ya.



Haha! I learned to like "Shipoopi" (since The Music Man is not only my favorite musical outside of Rocky Horror, but one of my favorite movies, period), but I feel ya.
I have not yet found a movie that I hate more than The Music Man and "Shipoopi" was probably the worst part of it.