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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    One of the other Max Landis things I saw was him talking to the camera for an interminable video about how bad The Death Of Superman was, and I can remember really vividly him saying something like "they didn't just kill superman..." and then taking a long, portentous pause to allow the audience to consider the brilliance of his wordcraft and the hotness of his take before finishing "...they killed death" and then just smugly waiting for your mind to stop blowing.

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  • GustavGustav Registered User regular
    Gus, it is just very annoying when you act coy about something you have no intention of elucidating on.

    He made a parody character to dunk on Cary Fukunaga in s2. Jeremy Saulnier reportedly left under creative differences.

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  • Rorshach KringleRorshach Kringle that crustache life Registered User regular
    i remember being ernestly recommended it

    hey vern, do ya like shocker??

    i would absolutely read any fanfic that ernest p. worrell recommended to me

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  • GustavGustav Registered User regular
    Still mad that I had to see more than one Max Landis movie when I was a film reviewer.

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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    One of the only real points of affection I have for Red Letter Media is that they let him come onto the show and explain why his last movie being bad wasn't his fault, clearly hoping that he would be buddy buddy with them and then get a good review. They proceeded, when he next released a movie, to utterly fucking annihilate it.

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator mod
    Wrestling isn’t Wrestling is the best thing Max Landis ever did.

    Anna Akana, who was in that video, is one of the people who has accused him of being a serial sexual abuser.

    And it's also...not incredibly great that he cast attractive women to play all the male wrestlers, and also cast attractive women to play all the women wrestlers, and...cast a tall dude to play Chyna. Also I don't think that video is as insightful as it thinks it is.

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  • GustavGustav Registered User regular
    American Ultra didn't get dragged enough frankly. And Victor Frankenstein basically had Jessica Brown Findlay playing a character that only existed to assure you that the leads were not gay.

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  • ShortyShorty JUDGE BROSEF Registered User regular
    I've never heard of Shocker: Legit before now and I assumed it was a comic

    when I discovered that it is actually fanfic, I started cackling

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  • 3clipse3clipse I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    I didn't know about Shocker: Legit before and now I can never not know about it again, you took that from me you irresponsible monsters.

    I mean, I'd take Nick Offerman's spikey cat dick willingly
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  • TransporterTransporter Registered User regular
    edited February 12
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    Wrestling isn’t Wrestling is the best thing Max Landis ever did.

    Anna Akana, who was in that video, is one of the people who has accused him of being a serial sexual abuser.

    And it's also...not incredibly great that he cast attractive women to play all the male wrestlers, and also cast attractive women to play all the women wrestlers, and...cast a tall dude to play Chyna. Also I don't think that video is as insightful as it thinks it is.

    I didn’t say it was GOOD.

    I said it was the best thing he ever did.

    (And yeah I’m at work and didn’t get the chance to post you can’t even LIKE THAT because that’s the genesis of the sexual abuser shit.)

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread Registered User regular
    I remember liking Landis' Superman: American Alien comic

    At the time I only knew he was a smug asshole, nothing about the sexual assaults

  • FawstFawst The road to awe.Registered User regular
    Tube wrote: »
    Hilarious Foreign Name jokes are bad.

    Well dammit, now I feel bad. Wasn't trying to even make a joke; I just have remembered his name that way since S1. But point taken.

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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    no problem, just looked like something it wasn't I suppose! sorry for jumping to conclusions

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  • wanderingwandering Registered User regular
    Reading about the Twilight Zone deaths makes me think about the times when filmmakers do flagrantly dangerous stuff but then no one gets hurt. The response from everyone (including me) in those cases is usually "lol that's totally awesome, talk about ballsy, A+" Like, for Throne of Blood, Kurosawa had archers shoot a boatload of actual arrows at Toshiro Mifune. Imagine if one missed and hit him in the head.

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  • FawstFawst The road to awe.Registered User regular
    Tube wrote: »
    no problem, just looked like something it wasn't I suppose! sorry for jumping to conclusions

    Nah, it's a perfectly valid response even if it wasn't malicious/deliberate. One of those "dude, be better" moments, so I'm glad you said something.

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  • DouglasDangerDouglasDanger PennsylvaniaRegistered User regular
    edited February 12
    wandering wrote: »
    Reading about the Twilight Zone deaths makes me think about the times when filmmakers do flagrantly dangerous stuff but then no one gets hurt. The response from everyone (including me) in those cases is usually "lol that's totally awesome, talk about ballsy, A+" Like, for Throne of Blood, Kurosawa had archers shoot a boatload of actual arrows at Toshiro Mifune. Imagine if one missed and hit him in the head.

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    That's dumb and bad

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  • Sweeney TomSweeney Tom Registered User regular
    Tickets purchased, officially going to be spending the night of my birthday tomorrow seeing Happy Death Day 2U with friends <3

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular


    How much philology do you think will be in this movie.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    I dunno

    How many folks named Phil fought in WW1

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    Come over here so I can smack you.

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  • FencingsaxFencingsax It is difficult to get a man to understand, when his salary depends upon his not understanding GNU Terry PratchettRegistered User regular


    How much philology do you think will be in this movie.

    not enough

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  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular
    edited February 12
    Max Landis wrote that Mr Niceguy right? the sam rockwell gross pointe blank rip off? I remember watching that on a sick day with my kid and thinking "this movie thinks its cooler than it is."

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  • Rorshach KringleRorshach Kringle that crustache life Registered User regular
    he sure did

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  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular
    Honestly a lot of his movies sound like the kind of thing I come up for with regards to stories. If only my dad was a major hollywood director.

    Or I could have ripped off Copy cat and be a New York Times #1 author. Damn my lack of connections/money preventing me from having no consequences for my bad actions!

    I would like some money because these are artisanal nuggets of wisdom philistine.

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    edited February 12
    wandering wrote: »
    Reading about the Twilight Zone deaths makes me think about the times when filmmakers do flagrantly dangerous stuff but then no one gets hurt. The response from everyone (including me) in those cases is usually "lol that's totally awesome, talk about ballsy, A+" Like, for Throne of Blood, Kurosawa had archers shoot a boatload of actual arrows at Toshiro Mifune. Imagine if one missed and hit him in the head.

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    The Stunt man/actor really dies in The Sword and the Sorcerer
    Tube Edit: Maybe not, eh?
    They questionability left it in

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  • ChincymcchillaChincymcchilla Registered User regular
    and... and so you decided to show us, huh?

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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    Preacher wrote: »
    Max Landis wrote that Mr Niceguy right? the sam rockwell gross pointe blank rip off? I remember watching that on a sick day with my kid and thinking "this movie thinks its cooler than it is."

    Add that to the list of things that I hated without knowing they were by Landis. I think I got 15 minutes into this.

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    and... and so you decided to show us, huh?

    I show it because the editor left it in. Even though it was against the rules they set up for safety and filming that stuff. No one got in trouble for it

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  • GustavGustav Registered User regular
    That the running conversations of death and accidents on set and Max Landis started independently of each other is one of life's little mysteries.

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  • BucketmanBucketman Call me SkraggRegistered User regular
    Tube wrote: »
    One of the other Max Landis things I saw was him talking to the camera for an interminable video about how bad The Death Of Superman was, and I can remember really vividly him saying something like "they didn't just kill superman..." and then taking a long, portentous pause to allow the audience to consider the brilliance of his wordcraft and the hotness of his take before finishing "...they killed death" and then just smugly waiting for your mind to stop blowing.

    I personally liked that one and Wrestling Isn't Wrestling. I think they are the best things he has done or will ever do

  • ChincymcchillaChincymcchilla Registered User regular
    Brainleech wrote: »
    and... and so you decided to show us, huh?

    I show it because the editor left it in. Even though it was against the rules they set up for safety and filming that stuff. No one got in trouble for it

    okay but

    youre kinda missing the point

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  • TubeTube Administrator, ClubPA admin
    Please use the report button if you have an issue with another user

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  • GvzbgulGvzbgul Ask me about my scrotalist agenda Registered User regular
    Gustav wrote: »
    That the running conversations of death and accidents on set and Max Landis started independently of each other is one of life's little mysteries.
    Didn't the former start because of someone referring to Maz Landis's dad?

  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
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  • GvzbgulGvzbgul Ask me about my scrotalist agenda Registered User regular
    Idgi

  • Rorshach KringleRorshach Kringle that crustache life Registered User regular
    what the fuck's a joke

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    what the fuck's a joke

    your dick

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    that's a gotem

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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    you can't just gottem your own posts pip, you just can't

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    well I did so get over it bucko

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