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You also have to understand many of the good reviews are simply because George Clooney is apart of it. For whatever reason the critics bow down and suck his balls no matter what he does.


Leathernecks was blasted. Hard.






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Watch Michael Clayton. If you aren't on your knees sucking him there's something wrong





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Wait but I thought awards and arbitrary critic ratings were the end all be all of film standard qualifications?


Only when it comes to comic book movies






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Only when it comes to comic book movies


Apparently.






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can people just fricking stop talking about how a trailer didn't get them excited and just go watch the fricking movie when its out and find out for themselves if its any good or not?


Trailers for movies are just like ads for other products. If the company doesn't do enough to get me interested in the product, then why the hell should I waste my time going out and giving them the benefit of the doubt?

I saw the first two or three trailers (which were the same thing over and over again), and it didn't do anything to deter me from seeing the movie. I tune out advertising for a movie after I make up my mind that I am seeing it. Hell most movies I decide whether or not I'm seeing it before I even see a trailer. I don't need to see anything from Avengers 2, Batman vs. Superman, SWep7, Godzilla, etc. to know that I will be there opening night for them.






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You realize that there is more to films than marketing, right?





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143 reviews now. Still at 98%.





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Just like a good trailer can make a bad movie seem awesome, a bad trailer can have the opposite effect. The trailers make me go to sleep but I bet the movie is decent. I'll go see it in 3D





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No shite Sherlock, but if you want asses in the seats, you have to give people a reason to put their arse there. In a shite economy with movie tickets hitting $10 a pop for just a basic matinee in big cities, people aren't going to see a movie unless they feel that their time and money will be well spent.

Alfonso Cuaron doesn't get that benefit in the general public like a Spielberg or Nolan or hell even Michael Bay and JJ Abrams do.

Clooney is well liked and respected in Hollywood circles and in the Northeast, but the sun belt and Heartland could give a shite about him.

Sandra Bullock has never been an A-list talent or draw. Her audience pull and pool is very limited.






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I have never seen a score this high among the top critics before.

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Average Rating: 9.4/10
Critic Reviews: 39
Fresh: 39 | Rotten: 0


Unreal.







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Reality is starting to set in for you that it's actually a truly great movie, so you're now resorting to attacking the marketing before the film is even released. The word of mouth will be highly positive of this and I honestly expect it to do better the next weekend than this one. It will make its budget back for sure. I love how you're being such a tool in rooting against it.





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Also...quite a few reviews are saying Sandra Bullock deserves an Oscar nomination for her performance. She'll probably get nominated but I highly doubt she has a prayer of winning.







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I love how you're being such a tool in rooting against it.


What does that make all the people attacking others who don't want to see it in these threads?






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What does that make all the people attacking others who don't want to see it in these threads?



I'm not attacking anyone, but with those reviews that are coming out, I don't know how anyone wouldn't want to see it, regardless of the trailer. They are probably the most positive reviews I've read from a film since Shawshank.






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Reality is starting to set in for you that it's actually a truly great movie, so you're now resorting to attacking the marketing before the film is even released. The word of mouth will be highly positive of this and I honestly expect it to do better the next weekend than this one. It will make its budget back for sure. I love how you're being such a tool in rooting against it.



Jesus you are so smug and delusional that it's comical. Please go on and tell me more about my feelings for a movie that I haven't seen yet. Please go on. I want to hear the laughable shite you have to say. In fact, go back and pull up the shite I've said and point out the exact sentence where I have bashed the movie - not Bullock or Clooney - but the movie as a whole.

You and your ilk have been dickriding this movie so much that anyone who doesn't full on dick ride is against the movie in your feeble circlejerk groupthink minds.

Its budget is estimated to be around $80m according to IMDB. The studio gets approximately 60% of the box office cut from every movie's release. This movie is not grossing $150 million in the US alone. Not by a long shot. If you meant worldwide, then way to go out on a big limb there chief.

As for your claim that it will make more in its second weekend than its first.



The only way it does that is if its first weekend take is so laughably low that it can't help but go up. Box office tracking for this movie has it at about $38-$40 million for its first weekend and the studio has said it expects nothing less than $40 million for its first three days. They better prepare to be disappointed. I'm going to see it tomorrow with tempered expectations. I have a feeling that all of you nuthuggers will still proclaim it to be the greatest thing ever just to save face even though you know the hyperbolic praise its getting is laughable.






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Jesus you are so smug and delusional that it's comical. Please go on and tell me more about my feelings for a movie that I haven't seen yet. Please go on. I want to hear the laughable shite you have to say. In fact, go back and pull up the shite I've said and point out the exact sentence where I have bashed the movie - not Bullock or Clooney - but the movie as a whole.

You and your ilk have been dickriding this movie so much that anyone who doesn't full on dick ride is against the movie in your feeble circlejerk groupthink minds.

Its budget is estimated to be around $80m according to IMDB. The studio gets approximately 60% of the box office cut from every movie's release. This movie is not grossing $150 million in the US alone. Not by a long shot. If you meant worldwide, then way to go out on a big limb there chief.

As for your claim that it will make more in its second weekend than its first.



The only way it does that is if its first weekend take is so laughably low that it can't help but go up. Box office tracking for this movie has it at about $38-$40 million for its first weekend and the studio has said it expects nothing less than $40 million for its first three days. They better prepare to be disappointed. I'm going to see it tomorrow with tempered expectations. I have a feeling that all of you nuthuggers will still proclaim it to be the greatest thing ever just to save face even though you know the hyperbolic praise its getting is laughable.


Well sadly the lines have been drawn. No one can like or dislike this movie.

If you like it then you're just
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nuthuggers will still proclaim it to be the greatest thing ever just to save face even though you know the hyperbolic praise its getting is laughable.


And if you don't like it, then you're probably just doing it to be different.



It's a sad day when you realize normal debate on a film dies.

Thanks guys.



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There will probably be three camps in regards to this movie:

Love it.
Like it.
Hate it.

I'll probably fall in the like it category. However those in the Love it category will view anyone who doesn't love it as being in the hate it category. Kind of like how if you don't think Children of Men is 9.9 out of 10 or better than you are lumped in with those who hate it and you don't know shite about movies and such. You know how movie snobs are. Hell you are a Captain America fan, so you know how a good movie can be ripped to shreds by the film snobs.






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Jeremy Jahns loved it





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Freauxzen
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There will probably be three camps in regards to this movie:

Love it.
Like it.
Hate it.


I generally like your posts around here, but...

Duh. Every film has some variation of Liking it, Loving it, or hating it.

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I'll probably fall in the like it category.


Try to ignore all this shite and watch the film with 0 expectations. Let the first frame, the first noise, the first scene tell you what the director wants you to experience for the next 100 minutes.

Try that. Just once, and when it's over, then make your decision about which category you fall in.

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However those in the Love it category will view anyone who doesn't love it as being in the hate it category.


None of us have seen it, so none of us can have a valid opinion of it.

Go see the denizen thread, that's why people post around here, so let's keep it going.

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Kind of like how if you don't think Children of Men is 9.9 out of 10 or better than you are lumped in with those who hate it and you don't know shite about movies and such.


Not true of all films, but some films yes this can happen. I would say that you can "not like" a film, that's perfectly acceptable. But CoM is a superbly crafted film, that's usually what gets confused in the debate.

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You know how movie snobs are. Hell you are a Captain America fan, so you know how a good movie can be ripped to shreds by the film snobs.


But I'm also accused, quite regularly, of being a snob and/or armchair critic who thinks their opinion is better. It goes both ways, find your place, find what you see is good or bad in a movie and debate from there.

Just don't go into the film with any preconceived opinion or expectation where you'll land. You can enjoy film much more that way.







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Also...quite a few reviews are saying Sandra Bullock deserves an Oscar nomination for her performance. She'll probably get nominated but I highly doubt she has a prayer of winning.


My god man. Just stop.

How many best actress performances have you seen yet? How many? Oh wait that's right we have no idea who will be nominated. Let's cool it on the Oscar talk. There's plenty enough time for that.






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