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Old 10-08-04, 10:31 PM
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Worst movie = U-571
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Old 10-08-04, 10:35 PM
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Worst Movie: The Island of Dr. Moreau (Val Kilmer/Marlon Brando)

Worst DVD: I don't think I can think of a really bad DVD, just horrible movies.
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Old 10-09-04, 04:47 AM
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Worst movie: Lars Von Triers 'The Idiots' - Just thinking about it makes my blood boil!!

Worst dvd: All the Hitchcock Laserlights
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Old 10-09-04, 05:18 AM
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Worst movie I remember seeing at the theatre;
Ace Ventura Pet Detective 2 (if it hadn't ment leaving my 7 year old nephew in the theatre along I'd have bailed).

Worst Movie I've seen on DVD;
Snakeskin, New Zealand movie in serious danger of dissapearing up it's own arse.

Worst Movie/Transfer I own on DVD;
Meet the Feebles (Dead Alive release), just had to have it to complete my Peter Jackson collection.
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Old 10-09-04, 07:31 AM
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Originally posted by Mondo Kane
Did you check out the commentary? Jodorowsky damn near explained what everything meant! Right down to the bowling balls=testicles!
I don't remember the commentary. I had the original dvd that went out of print for a while. Is the new reissued one identical? Boy was I glad to sell that puppy when the price climbed up pretty high!

I think the problem for me was not that I didn't understand the symbolism -- it was that I didn't care to. It was too pretentious. But this was a few years ago so i'm willing to give it a shot again.

I just wish someone'd release his other flicks - Santa Sangre, holy mountain, etc.
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Old 10-09-04, 08:26 AM
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Worst Movie: feardotcom. I wouldn't get that DVD if I was paid to accept it.

Worst DVD: Island of the Dead. Only because I've never seen feardotcom on DVD.
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Old 10-09-04, 09:48 AM
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Worst Movie: Batman and Robin (the only film I've ever felt compelled to walk out of after the first five minutes)

Worst Hong Kong Movie: Girls in the Hood (Worst. Movie. Ever. In any language.)

Worst DVD: Anything not closed-captioned. =(
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Old 10-09-04, 10:54 AM
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"The Worm Eaters" is the worst film I've ever seen. I saw it at a drive-in in its original release and couldn't believe how terrible it was. Years later the VHS was in a bin at best buy for $1, so I bought it, just to see if it was as bad as I remembered. It was. To quote Enid from the "Ghost World" Movie: "It's so bad, it's gone all the way past good and back to bad again."
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Old 10-09-04, 11:33 AM
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Old 10-09-04, 11:43 AM
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I just remembered another one I couldn't stand watching all the way through -- Dogville.
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Old 10-09-04, 12:11 PM
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This thread reminds me of the Man Show segments about movies that men do not want to see...
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Old 10-09-04, 12:47 PM
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Worst DVD: anything that's Pan&Scan
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Old 10-09-04, 05:37 PM
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I wasted $5 on a 2-disc set of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin films. The General and The Kid are two of my favorite films, yet I decided to dispose of the discs immediately.

The video bitrate was only 2MBS avg. and the video transfers were STOLEN from the good/excellent masters made for laserdisc by Image Entertainment and Republic.

As for movies... I really hated Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and A Beautiful Mind. The DVD's were extremely well done, but I can't help but feel that A Beautiful Mind got the typical "mental problem movie = Oscars" treatment. Hell, the DVD extras seem to be all about the awards it won rather than how the film was made. At least films like The Fellowship of the Ring and Moulin Rouge! were great films meant to be released for reasons other than to get those gold statues.

I'm happy that I have some of the Image DVD's of the Chaplin films, though. They were transferred in 1992, yet still hold up well. We have DVD's with new transfers that are woefully poor in quality today.

Too bad a lot of people didn't like THX 1138. The new Director's Cut was my first exposure to the film and I loved it! I'd even say that THX 1138 is more of a prequel to the original Star Wars than the prequel trilogy. You really can see the seeds of the concepts that would go into Star Wars in the film.

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Old 10-09-04, 06:02 PM
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Two votes for eXistenZ on the first page??? That's one of my favs!! Seriously, though, that's what makes these threads fun.

One of the most disappointing movies for me that I've seen in recent memory would have to be A.I., which I'm sure someone else is probably posting in the favorite movie thread as I speak. I thought the third act was jaw droppingly bad. Maybe another trip to the editing room would have helped.
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Worst Movie: My Boss's Daughter

Worst DVD: Almost everything from Paramount.
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Old 10-10-04, 09:30 AM
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Kaazam! (shaq film)
Steel (shaq film)
In the Bedroom (about 1 hr. too long - basically a tv movie )
House of the Dead (are you serious, this movie was a turd)
Drowning Mona ( yeah another turd )
Jason X ( sleeping bag part made movie )
Batman & Robin (dood, Arnold is Mr. Freeze...jesus help up!)
I cant think of the movie but the film directed by one of the members of Twisted Sister. About the guy who would sow up his victims.

Worst DVD

Meet the Feebles (transfer was terrible) and anything Pan/Scan
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Old 10-10-04, 09:52 AM
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Worst Movies: 2 Fast 2 Furious (why on Earth I saw this after listening to my friends is beyond me), MiB1 and 2, Spiderman 1 and 2

Worst DVD: Kanal, Ashes and Diamonds, the R1 Apu Trilogy discs, Warner's R1 Chaplin Collections (Milestone had an excuse for PAL-NTSC transfering with the Phantom of the Opera...where's Warner's excuse for mangling Chaplin in his home country?)
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