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SHALLOW HAL vs SCHOOL OF ROCK

Old 06-20-05, 05:52 PM
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SHALLOW HAL vs SCHOOL OF ROCK

If you were trying to turn a friend onto actor JACK BLACK, and you only had Shallow Hal and School of Rock to present to "clue-less friend," which film would you wholeheartedly recommend to turn your friend in to a Jack Black fan?

*Personally, I enjoyed Shallow Hal and didn't care too much for School of Rock. I don't particularly care for films where the kids take over the majority of the scenes.
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High Fidelity

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Other: High Fidelity
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School of Rock all the way. From what little I've seen of the other movie, I'm not really in a hurry to rent it. Whereas School of Rock is something I can pop in when I want some quick laughs.
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I think School of Rock is a fun, accessible and funny film. A movie that yes, stars kids, but doesn't suffer because of it. Jack Black is great in a solid Linklater movie.

Shallow Hal...is ok, mildly funny, Gwenyth looks good in a thong...but School is the better movie by far. Orange County is a decently funny movie too though with some good Jack Black in it. High Fidelity is also a great choice.
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School of Rock for the 2 choices listed.
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High Fidelity. School of Rock is the better of the two choices given.
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I think neither. Most people who are clueless deserve to remain that way.
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Another for High Fidelity. then again, Black isn't for everyone. I personally dont like him at all in his films.
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High Fidelity and listen to his music.
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Another for High Fidelity. then again, Black isn't for everyone. I personally dont like him at all in his films.
I agree with Jack about Jack. I'm praying King Kong will change my mind.
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Disagree. I thought the movie was poor.
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Tenacious D anyone ?
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The Jackal.






I voted for School of Rock!
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School of Rock... no question.
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High Fidelity, Orange County and Shallow Hal.
I personally did not like School of Rock.
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Disagree. I thought the movie was poor.
I should've put a smiley next to that one
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School of Rock all the way.
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The Cable Guy.

I don't like Jack Black much, though.
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Airborne - It's all been suckville from there.
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As has been said before, If I were trying to turn someone onto Jack Black, I'd get them High Fidelity or School Of Rock. WIth School Of Rock being the preferred first film they watch.
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Tenecious D - they're filming the movie as we post, but in the meantime, check out the 6 T/D shorts on the dvd they put out.
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I picked School of Rock. Didn't think much of Shallow Hal. I actually thought he was really funny in Saving Silverman too.
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Tenacious D shorts on the "Masterworks" DVD, absolutely.

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