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ElkiElki get busyModerator, ClubPA mod
edited October 2008 in Debate and/or Discourse
We will keep talking about the Dark Knight in here.


I'm making the OP to make one thing clear so nobody bitches later. Yes, you're still supposed to spoiler everything. Why? Because I said so.

SPOILER your spoilers.


Aaand resume.

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    GodfatherGodfather Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I'm gonna take my friend to see this Sunday, because believe it or not, he still hasn't seen it.

    Might as well go all the way and see it in IMAX.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    One thing I kept thinking about throughout the movie -- Batsuit needs nipples.

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    DarkWarriorDarkWarrior __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    Hacksaw wrote:
    I'd prefer if you stole the Joker's costume and shipped it to Ha HA HA HA hA Ha HA HA hAAAAA hA!
    I concur.

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    wunderbarwunderbar What Have I Done? Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I saw it 2 days ago. I will be seeing it again on Sunday.

    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    The Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger may just be the best villain character ever created on film.

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    RaggaholicRaggaholic Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Saw the movie last night. I'm not sure if being from the Chicagoland area made the movie more realistic to me or less. On the one hand, I was all "Hey, Harris! I bank there," but on the other hand I was all "Lower 5th? That's Lower WACKER... and where are all the homeless people?" or "Hey, that's the Brachs candy factory. They made those red things with the gum inside that were pure win in edible form. They're blowing it up now. Cry."

    On the movie...
    I like that they killed off Rachel Dawes, as fewer people knowing Bruce Wayne = Batman is better. I think the thing with the accountant was pointless, and they could have found a better way to set up someone for kill vs hospitals thing. I think it would have been better if the "civilians" decided to blow up the criminals, only to blow up themselves. I think the Joker was done great, but I really liked the way they handled Two-Face. I wish the Joker would have done a couple more "origin" stories and said "Why so serious" with all of them. I'm glad they didn't do a background on him. I hated the Bat voice.

    Wow, that was all pretty wild and random. I guess that's what happens when you're not suppose to be on the net at work, and you still have stuff to do before you get off.

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    RaggaholicRaggaholic Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    wunderbar wrote: »
    The Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger may just be the best villain character ever created on film.
    Actually, I'd have to say that's Hannibal Lecter, but this is up there.

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    BurtletoyBurtletoy Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    My question is should the movie have been called Batman: The Dark Night, or should they have just named it The Joker?

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    JragghenJragghen Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Man, the IMAX here isn't showing it for like...a whole nother month.

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    DarkWarriorDarkWarrior __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    Raggaholic wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    The Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger may just be the best villain character ever created on film.
    Actually, I'd have to say that's Hannibal Lecter, but this is up there.

    Pffffffffffffffffffft.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.

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    Ethan SmithEthan Smith Origin name: Beart4to Arlington, VARegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Raggaholic wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    The Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger may just be the best villain character ever created on film.
    Actually, I'd have to say that's Hannibal Lecter, but this is up there.

    hahahahahaaaHAHAHAhahahahAHAHAHahahahaHHAHAHAHAHAHAH

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    DarkWarriorDarkWarrior __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    Anyone know what the song playing at the end during the
    Harvey hold up is called? Starts about the time he starts flipping the coin.

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    Nova_CNova_C I have the need The need for speedRegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Godfather wrote: »
    I'm gonna take my friend to see this Sunday, because believe it or not, he still hasn't seen it.

    Might as well go all the way and see it in IMAX.

    It's been out one week, one week of packed theaters and you're surprised people haven't seen it? Man, I want to see it, but no movie will ever make me stand in line. I wait until there aren't so many people going before I see it. It'll be the same movie in a couple weeks as it is now, only fewer assholes sitting beside you.

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    BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

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    DarkCrawlerDarkCrawler Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Just watched the movie.

    Those with Caps Lock Allergy beware. I can't contain my excitement.
    OH MY FUCKING GOD THIS MOVIE WAS FUCKING AWESOME

    JESUS CHRIST WHERE TO BEGIN

    JOKER WAS AWESOME, WHY DID YOU DIE HEATH WHY

    FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END I WAS NEVER BORED JESUS YOU JUST COULD NOT EXPECT WHAT THE JOKER WOULD DO, HE WAS COMPLETELY FUCKING UNPREDICTABLE

    TOTALLY RANKING TO THE BEST MOVIES I HAVE EVER WATCHED

    THE ACTION SCENES

    FUCKING MICHAEL CAINE WAS PERFECT I LOVED ALFRED

    AARON ECKHART JESUS CHRIST MAN IT'S LIKE THEY BRED YOU IN A SECRET FACTORY TO PLAY TWO-FACE WHAT THE FUCK MAN

    BATMAN!

    THE QUOTES, THE RELATIONSHIP WITH JOKER AND BATMAN TOTALLY PERFECT

    NO ACTOR WAS HORRIBLE ON THEIR PART NOBODY AND MOST OF THEM WERE TOTALLY PERFECT

    I REALLY NEED TO WATCH THIS MOVIE AGAIN

    YOU ARE A GOD, CHRISTOPHER NOLAN SERIOUSLY IF I WAS A WOMAN I WOULD MARRY YOU

    Whew. Man. Oh my.

    Only minus? The Batvoice. It grew on me as the movie progressed but it still sounded humorous, like somebody was doing a Batman parody.

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    JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

    Yes, they hate that people had fun.

    I just think that some people are mildly allergic to hyperbole. And I don't blame them. Saying that a movie you've seen all of once, two days ago or whatever, is zomg the best thing ever is certainly...a bold statement. If people are still saying that in a year or two, I won't bat an eye, because their opinion will feel more considered.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

    I really enjoyed the movie. I fucking loved it. I think it's great. To proclaim that it's the best movie he's ever seen in his life just sounds like he hasn't seen a lot of great cinema. Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?

    I'm not ready to call it one of the masterpieces of cinema yet, but it was a damn good film. I'm trying to temper my enthusiasm for the movie by just giving it some time. Let all of the hype die down. Let it smash the records, win some awards, come out on DVD. Then we can talk about it being the best movie ever made.

    Just give it some time. People who see a movie and shout out "best movie ever" just come across as fanboys.

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    JustinSane07JustinSane07 Really, stupid? Brockton__BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    I feel as though the OP references me directly.

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    SamSam Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    For 3 I'd want to see James Gandolfini as The Penguin, played as an ingenious undisputed crime boss, and the first to be able to run an organization that can outsmart batman at least part of the time. This would put him in a position where he can start to run things in Gotham through various fronts, intent on returning it to a pre Scarecrow swamp of crime. Two Face decides that Penguin and his organization should feel the pain of chaos, so he starts going after Penguin's men and livelihood with the intent of reaching him in person and putting him to the coin toss. Batman will be stretched to his limit to find a way to take down Penguin from the top, and Two Face will run into him at some point and gain an additional motivation- to unmask Batman.

    I mean it'd be cool to have a 3 way pursuit/conflict instead of 2 villains again.

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    AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero The new film by Quentin Koopantino Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Jragghen wrote: »
    Man, the IMAX here isn't showing it for like...a whole nother month.

    They must hate money.

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    BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me. What is the best film I have seen in my life? I'm 25, for reference.

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    RaggaholicRaggaholic Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Sam wrote: »
    For 3 I'd want to see James Gandolfini as The Penguin, played as an ingenious undisputed crime boss, and the first to be able to run an organization that can outsmart batman at least part of the time. This would put him in a position where he can start to run things in Gotham through various fronts, intent on returning it to a pre Scarecrow swamp of crime. Two Face decides that Penguin and his organization should feel the pain of chaos, so he starts going after Penguin's men and livelihood with the intent of reaching him in person and putting him to the coin toss. Batman will be stretched to his limit to find a way to take down Penguin from the top, and Two Face will run into him at some point and gain an additional motivation- to unmask Batman.

    I mean it'd be cool to have a 3 way pursuit/conflict instead of 2 villains again.
    No.

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    wunderbarwunderbar What Have I Done? Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.

    Yea, I'm 21, so pretty young still, but I do like watching movies, and it is probably the greatest ever. I consider the Lord of the Rings trilogy to the be the greatest movie series I have ever seen. Truly epic(although the books are *still* better). But with this second batman movie, I can truly see them building the Batman series into something truly great. They have a vision for where they want to take batman, it will probably take at least 2 more movies to get it all the way to where they want, but you can see that the plan is there, and it really is going to be epic. The movie was gritty, an awesome stand alone movie. It was the only movie that I have ever seen that I literally had to stop trying to guess at to what would happen 15 minutes later.
    I have never heard a movie theater so silent as it was when Rachel died. Never.

    The Dark Knight, just as much as Batman Begins, sets up what will probably be one of the, if not the, greatest movie series in all time.

    Hannilbal was an amazing villian, but I think Heath Ledger's acting performance is superior. The writing of the Joker character is also better I think. The Joker character (ah hell I'm gonna spoil this to be safe)
    the Joker character is a villain with no morals, at all. Most villains at least have some sembalance of morals. The Joker does things seeminly at random, but he always knows exactly what he's doing. Every action he takes hurts someone, and then is part of a greater plan to hurt someone else even more. He doesnt' care about money, he doesn't care about power. All he cares about is hurting people. He is a character of pure evil.

    The line that finally does it for me at the end of the movie, to really realize where this series is going.
    Batman is the hero that Gotham deserves, but right now is not the hero it needs.

    That line made me shudder just a little bit. At that point I realized just how good this series is, and will be.

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    AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero The new film by Quentin Koopantino Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me. What is the best film I have seen in my life? I'm 25, for reference.

    The answer is yes.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.

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    wunderbarwunderbar What Have I Done? Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?

    Haven't seen Ragin Bull. It's better than Casablanca, havne't seen seven samurai, better than godfather(but not by much). Better than starwars, haven't seen lawrence of arabia.

    The star wars comparison is a bit un fair I think. I view starwars as a six movie series that is now complete. I will not compare it fully to star wars until the batman series is complete.

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    DarkWarriorDarkWarrior __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

    I really enjoyed the movie. I fucking loved it. I think it's great. To proclaim that it's the best movie he's ever seen in his life just sounds like he hasn't seen a lot of great cinema. Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?

    I'm not ready to call it one of the masterpieces of cinema yet, but it was a damn good film. I'm trying to temper my enthusiasm for the movie by just giving it some time. Let all of the hype die down. Let it smash the records, win some awards, come out on DVD. Then we can talk about it being the best movie ever made.

    Just give it some time. People who see a movie and shout out "best movie ever" just come across as fanboys.

    See, the thing is that this is probably one of the most hyped moves ever, like over a half of years worth of promotion before release, everyone saying the actors deserve oscars, praise, praise and more praise and your expectations are high and when you can stll leave the cinema astonished and actually, genuinely happy that you've experienced this masterfully crafted story and these brilliantly realised characters, its a fucking amazing movie to actually meet the expectations you have in your head.

    GTA can't do that. it always fails. This, this was off the scale.

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    Feels Good ManFeels Good Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.

    It's as good as a couple of those. I'll let you figure that out for yourself.

    A few are def way better though.

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    AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero The new film by Quentin Koopantino Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.

    Oh Reginald

    I disagree!

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    BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.
    But what are the criteria? I'm really interested in ordering the set of movies that I have seen. It would be amusing if it turns out that the best film I've ever seen is Short Circuit or something.

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    Feels Good ManFeels Good Man Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Out of the top 10, I think 6 of the movies are better than it.

    Of course, Juno is also in the top 250, so it would be stupid to actually take that list completely seriously anyway.

    I liked Juno, by the way.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

    I really enjoyed the movie. I fucking loved it. I think it's great. To proclaim that it's the best movie he's ever seen in his life just sounds like he hasn't seen a lot of great cinema. Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?

    I'm not ready to call it one of the masterpieces of cinema yet, but it was a damn good film. I'm trying to temper my enthusiasm for the movie by just giving it some time. Let all of the hype die down. Let it smash the records, win some awards, come out on DVD. Then we can talk about it being the best movie ever made.

    Just give it some time. People who see a movie and shout out "best movie ever" just come across as fanboys.

    See, the thing is that this is probably one of the most hyped moves ever, like over a half of years worth of promotion before release, everyone saying the actors deserve oscars, praise, praise and more praise and your expectations are high and when you can stll leave the cinema astonished and actually, genuinely happy that you've experienced this masterfully crafted story and these brilliantly realised characters, its a fucking amazing movie to actually meet the expectations you have in your head.

    GTA can't do that. it always fails. This, this was off the scale.

    Exactly, we're still in the midst of the hype. It's probably not even halfway through it's earning cycle. Someone said it earlier, to talk "seriously" about whether or not it's one of the greatest films ever made, you can't do it a week after it came out without sounding like a fanboy. Give it some time, guys.

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    Wonder_HippieWonder_Hippie __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.

    Oh Reginald

    I disagree!

    IMDB's top 250 is a terrible metric for ranking movies.

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    GodfatherGodfather Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Nova_C wrote: »
    Godfather wrote: »
    I'm gonna take my friend to see this Sunday, because believe it or not, he still hasn't seen it.

    Might as well go all the way and see it in IMAX.

    It's been out one week, one week of packed theaters and you're surprised people haven't seen it? Man, I want to see it, but no movie will ever make me stand in line. I wait until there aren't so many people going before I see it. It'll be the same movie in a couple weeks as it is now, only fewer assholes sitting beside you.

    Seeing as how my parents, both my siblings and friends have all seen it twice with no problem at all getting in to see it the second time, yeah, I am a bit surprised.

    People in Texas aren't as crazy about The Dark Night compared to other states.

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    BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?
    I don't know; you tell me.

    It's not.

    Oh Reginald

    I disagree!

    ______ is a terrible metric for ranking movies.

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    wunderbarwunderbar What Have I Done? Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    wunderbar wrote: »
    It was the best movie I have ever seen in my life.

    You must be very young then.
    People keep making little quips like that without offering up better movies. I guess they'd have to get over the difficulty of objectively ranking movies, and then they wouldn't get to make fun of folks for really enjoying a movie.

    I really enjoyed the movie. I fucking loved it. I think it's great. To proclaim that it's the best movie he's ever seen in his life just sounds like he hasn't seen a lot of great cinema. Is The Dark Knight as good as Raging Bull, or Casablanca? What about Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Star Wars or Lawrence of Arabia?

    I'm not ready to call it one of the masterpieces of cinema yet, but it was a damn good film. I'm trying to temper my enthusiasm for the movie by just giving it some time. Let all of the hype die down. Let it smash the records, win some awards, come out on DVD. Then we can talk about it being the best movie ever made.

    Just give it some time. People who see a movie and shout out "best movie ever" just come across as fanboys.

    See, the thing is that this is probably one of the most hyped moves ever, like over a half of years worth of promotion before release, everyone saying the actors deserve oscars, praise, praise and more praise and your expectations are high and when you can stll leave the cinema astonished and actually, genuinely happy that you've experienced this masterfully crafted story and these brilliantly realised characters, its a fucking amazing movie to actually meet the expectations you have in your head.

    GTA can't do that. it always fails. This, this was off the scale.

    This. I went to it with my father. He didn't really want to see it right away, because he felt that the movie was too over-hyped. He's been bombarded, and doesn't even like Heath Ledger, and he had actually been turned off to the movie based on how much it had been hpyed. But I made him come with me anyway and he said after the movie that every bit of hype was deserved, and the hype machine didn't even do the movie justice.

    Let's recap. My father walked into the theater not wanting to see it because he thought it was way too over-hyped, came out saying that it wasn't hyped enough.

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    JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    edited July 2008
    Bama wrote: »
    But what are the criteria? I'm really interested in ordering the set of movies that I have seen. It would be amusing if it turns out that the best film I've ever seen is Short Circuit or something.

    Yes yes yes subjective opinion blah blah. Everyone gets it. The point is that it's hard to take sweeping statements like "best movie ever" seriously when they're being posted practically five seconds after seeing the film. It makes it seem like the commenter has either a) not taken the time to really process the experience in cold blood, separate from the hype and what their friends thought and so forth, b) that they haven't seen very many movies, or c) that they suffer from the nerd tendency of seeing everything sans nuance, in terms of "most awesome" and "worst ____ ever".

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    GodfatherGodfather Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Yeah my dad was the same way about that.

    Nothing is better than hearing your dad tell you that he was wrong and that the movie deserved every bit of praise.

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    BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Challenging the hyperbole is one thing, but stuff like "You must not be very old" or "You must not have seen many movies" only implies that they're picking the wrong "best movie evar."

    Also, it's hard to take sweeping statements like "best movie ever" seriously when they're being posted practically fifty years after seeing the film. It makes it seem like the commenter has either blah blah rose tinted glasses you get the point.

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    RocketSauceRocketSauce Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    jacobkosh wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    But what are the criteria? I'm really interested in ordering the set of movies that I have seen. It would be amusing if it turns out that the best film I've ever seen is Short Circuit or something.

    Yes yes yes subjective opinion blah blah. Everyone gets it. The point is that it's hard to take sweeping statements like "best movie ever" seriously when they're being posted practically five seconds after seeing the film. It makes it seem like the commenter has either a) not taken the time to really process the experience in cold blood, separate from the hype and what their friends thought and so forth, b) that they haven't seen very many movies, or c) that they suffer from the nerd tendency of seeing everything sans nuance, in terms of "most awesome" and "worst ____ ever".

    I work with kids and back when Spiderman 3 came out, I'd ask them what they thought of it. Every single kid loved it. They even said it was their favorite movie. I'd ask why, and every single one of them said "Venom". Was it Topher Grace's portrayal of Eddie Brock? Probably not. They just thought Venom was cool. Kids are extremely fickle, and that's my point. It seems like people are just riding the high of the movie right now, and aren't thinking like they normally would. Most kids donn't have a lot of other movies to draw upon when comparing Spiderman 3, and in reality, most of them were probably shit.

    What also surprised me, was how willing they were to throw all of their old cherished movies to the dogs for this new shiny movie after only seeing it once.

    That's what some of these comments feel like when I hear "best movie ever". I think, man, what other movies did this person like before that they've been cast aside so easily in one night?

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