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  • Viscount IslandsViscount Islands [INSERT SoKo HERE] Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I think it was 90-something% or something insane.

    I want to do with you
    What spring does with the cherry trees.
  • Viscount IslandsViscount Islands [INSERT SoKo HERE] Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    The worst part is when you go "Haha, that's bullshit. There was so much original stuff like...um, that...no that was a book...um there...oh my god...he's right!"

    I want to do with you
    What spring does with the cherry trees.
  • MrMonroeMrMonroe Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Why someone with his obvious analytical capability would devote his or her life to deconstructing the individual flaws of the Star Wars prequels in a format that basically forces you to watch the entire movie over again is totally beyond me.

    He must eat a lot of pizza rolls to take such large dumps on individual pieces of film making.

  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I never realized how much time was spent sitting on couches in the star wars prequels

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  • miscellaneousinsanitymiscellaneousinsanity In every age, in every place, the deeds of men remain the same.Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    These are excellent. I picture this guy as like, a crotchety old Baby Cakes.

  • runaway_pancakerunaway_pancake Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    I never realized how much time was spent sitting on couches in the star wars prequels
    The twenty minutes he spent on the framing was really the best part of this review. It says a lot that whenever he shows a three second cut from the original films, you can instantly spot what moment from what scene it is, because it uses memorable editing and camerawork.

    Then he shows a shot from the prequels of two dudes talking, and it's hard to remember what scene that was, what it was about, or even which movie it's from.

  • JoeUserJoeUser Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I've been waiting for this one.

    I have to say, I'm a fan.

  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    I have no idea how this guy can write such insightful critiques and then make jokes about rape, fucking cats, eating cats, kidnapping kids, and killing prostitutes.

    I don't share these videos - even though I appreciate the critical aspect of them - because they're so tasteless.

  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    MrMonroe wrote: »
    Why someone with his obvious analytical capability would devote his or her life to deconstructing the individual flaws of the Star Wars prequels in a format that basically forces you to watch the entire movie over again is totally beyond me.

    He must eat a lot of pizza rolls to take such large dumps on individual pieces of film making.

    It's honestly basically pretty basic analytical skills. Spend six months in a liberal arts degree and you, too, can be Harry S Plinkett.

  • redheadredhead Registered User
    edited December 2010
    MrMonroe wrote: »
    Why someone with his obvious analytical capability would devote his or her life to deconstructing the individual flaws of the Star Wars prequels in a format that basically forces you to watch the entire movie over again is totally beyond me.

    that's exactly what i love about it! there are lots of other really smart people doing good criticism of, you know, serious film, serious literature, all that. but where else can i go when i want to spend two hours of my life listening to a guy shit, with meticulous, fair-minded precision, all over the star wars prequels?

  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Watched this review earlier today.

    Pretty fucking good. I loved the part where he fucked his cat. Needs me a gif of that to post on Facebook.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    Macro9 wrote: »
    Watched this review earlier today.

    Pretty fucking good. I loved the part where he fucked his cat. Needs me a gif of that to post on Facebook.

    Jesus christ, really?

  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Pretty sure you done been baited, orik

  • JavenJaven Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I have no idea how this guy can write such insightful critiques and then make jokes about rape, fucking cats, eating cats, kidnapping kids, and killing prostitutes.

    I don't share these videos - even though I appreciate the critical aspect of them - because they're so tasteless.

    Unfortunately the critical aspect seems to have been phased out somewhat for shock humor and lame theatrics

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  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Macro9 wrote: »
    Watched this review earlier today.

    Pretty fucking good. I loved the part where he fucked his cat. Needs me a gif of that to post on Facebook.

    Jesus christ, really?

    Nope.

    That shit be disturbing.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    Langly wrote: »
    Pretty sure you done been baited, orik

    I can't tell anymore.

  • HyperAquaBlastHyperAquaBlast Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Mr. Orikaeshigitae you seem pretty........ u mad?!

    Going to get me a pizza and roll it up and then watch the fuck out of all of them right now.

    As I fuck my dog along with the tied up hookers in my basement.

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  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    alt post

    Hell yeah, man.

    Fuckers like OG A LO turned preacher man would love that shit. Wouldn't pray for my damned soul at all.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    I am pretty mad about it. Mythbusters shows that it's possible to be critically-minded and be entertaining at the same time, but both this stuff and most game journalism seems to feel the need to appeal to juvenile bullshit that nobody really wants to see just so that nobody can accuse them of being highbrow. It affects how people view critical thinking as a whole and specifically about science fiction or games, so that if anyone else wants to think deeply about a piece of media they're dismissed because it's tied up with the concept of hooker murder.

  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    You can be critical of something, with interspersed humour, and not be vulgar about it.

    Hasn't hurt his reviews, though. I still manage to enjoy them.

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  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    That's pretty much my only problem with the videos. They don't, like, upset my delicate sensibilities or anything, I don't really care what fictional hooker he's killing in between review notes. But it does mean that I can't show them to a wide range of people, that I can't use them as examples or critique etc. I understand why he feels the need to have stuff like that in there, but I don't see why it has to, specifically, be so juvenille. It just means less people will access it.

  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    wait

    how do reviews of shitty science fiction movies made by one group relate at all to the field of video game journalism?

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    wait

    how do reviews of shitty science fiction movies made by one group relate at all to the field of video game journalism?

    They share many of the same problems. I only brought it up because I've been concerned about it lately and this is a particularly good example.

  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I always skip over the parts that aren't part of the review. I'm sure that the reviews would be just as popular if they weren't in there

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  • redheadredhead Registered User
    edited December 2010
    I am pretty mad about it. Mythbusters shows that it's possible to be critically-minded and be entertaining at the same time, but both this stuff and most game journalism seems to feel the need to appeal to juvenile bullshit that nobody really wants to see just so that nobody can accuse them of being highbrow. It affects how people view critical thinking as a whole and specifically about science fiction or games, so that if anyone else wants to think deeply about a piece of media they're dismissed because it's tied up with the concept of hooker murder.

    good point! the juvenile bullshit here still isn't enough to taint my view of these videos overall (i just try to ignore the embarrassing stuff so i still think they're fantastic), but i think you're probably right that it isn't good for critical thinking as a whole. alas

  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    You could say the same of the comics industry, too.

  • JavenJaven Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Langly wrote: »
    That's pretty much my only problem with the videos. They don't, like, upset my delicate sensibilities or anything, I don't really care what fictional hooker he's killing in between review notes. But it does mean that I can't show them to a wide range of people, that I can't use them as examples or critique etc. I understand why he feels the need to have stuff like that in there, but I don't see why it has to, specifically, be so juvenille. It just means less people will access it.

    The first review had kind of one-off jokes and lot of critical thinking and insight, but for some reason the slider seemed to go the other way for the second and third.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2010
    Not to mention that not everyone has the luxury of just skipping over that shit. He does a rape joke in this latest one, and that means that I can't show it to rape victims I know because it'll trigger flashbacks.

  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I could be remembering incorrectly, but I think the star trek ones had less as well

  • JavenJaven Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    redhead wrote: »
    I am pretty mad about it. Mythbusters shows that it's possible to be critically-minded and be entertaining at the same time, but both this stuff and most game journalism seems to feel the need to appeal to juvenile bullshit that nobody really wants to see just so that nobody can accuse them of being highbrow. It affects how people view critical thinking as a whole and specifically about science fiction or games, so that if anyone else wants to think deeply about a piece of media they're dismissed because it's tied up with the concept of hooker murder.

    good point! the juvenile bullshit here still isn't enough to taint my view of these videos overall (i just try to ignore the embarrassing stuff so i still think they're fantastic), but i think you're probably right that it isn't good for critical thinking as a whole. alas

    Considering that he rails so heavily about superfluous shit that doesn't have to be in movies and serves no purpose or consequence, the prevailing mentality of "Yeah I don't really care for it but I just skip over those parts" is pretty funny.

    Maybe the commentary goes deeper than we thought.

    Probably not though.

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  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Like, I get so mad at cheesecake in comics merch and in comics themselves, I feel like that simpsons jpeg of yelling at clouds, though.

  • StaleghotiStaleghoti Registered User
    edited December 2010
    new one is awesome

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    Dear satan I wish for this or maybe some of this....oh and I'm a medium or a large.
  • EdcrabEdcrab Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    I wonder how realistic it would be to review the reviews when it comes to the concepts of narrative flow and tone

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  • MrMonroeMrMonroe Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    redhead wrote: »
    MrMonroe wrote: »
    Why someone with his obvious analytical capability would devote his or her life to deconstructing the individual flaws of the Star Wars prequels in a format that basically forces you to watch the entire movie over again is totally beyond me.

    that's exactly what i love about it! there are lots of other really smart people doing good criticism of, you know, serious film, serious literature, all that. but where else can i go when i want to spend two hours of my life listening to a guy shit, with meticulous, fair-minded precision, all over the star wars prequels?

    I guess he is the go-to guy for drivel about drivel

    maybe there's a reason no one else is doing it?

  • edited December 2010
    He's said that the reason he has those cutaway jokes is to break up what would otherwise be an hour of a guy bitching about Star Wars.

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  • HyperAquaBlastHyperAquaBlast Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Not to mention that not everyone has the luxury of just skipping over that shit. He does a rape joke in this latest one, and that means that I can't show it to rape victims I know because it'll trigger flashbacks.

    Wow.....

    That is quite the trump card you just threw down.

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  • JoeUserJoeUser Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    Langly wrote: »
    Like, I get so mad at cheesecake in comics merch and in comics themselves, I feel like that simpsons jpeg of yelling at clouds, though.

    Whatever do you mean?

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    PSN: JoeUser80 Steam
  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited December 2010
    His shot reverse-shot complaint doesn't really hold up since it's used by lots of critically-acclaimed films and television shows

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