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Hey Hollywood! Cool it with the (un)funny dancing!

Old 09-10-08, 05:21 AM
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Literally nothing about Napoleon Dynamite was funny. However, I thought it was hilarious to see Tom Cruise dancing in Tropic Thunder, because, A) It's Tom Cruise, and B) It worked for the ridiculous over the top nature of that character. Besides, wouldn't rap and hip hop, where most of the subject matter is get rich or die trying, appeal to that particular character, who is willing to sacrifice everyone else for his own ends?
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet View Post
Literally nothing about Napoleon Dynamite was funny.
So are the literally thousands upon thousands of people who find it funny simply wrong and you, yourself, are right?


Come on, didn't you at least get a slight chuckle when Unckle Rico boasted that he could actually throw the ball over the mountains?
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It might have started with that damn gopher in Caddyshack.
Old 11-11-08, 06:11 PM
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What about Marcello Mastroianni bustin' a move?
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Originally Posted by Giles View Post
that was the first thing that popped to mind - that wasn't unfunny, that was just a 'what the @#$%?'
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It's been over a year, and people are still talking about Spider-Man 3.
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Think of this way: when something evidently sucks that hard -- like a gravitational sinkhole, black hole, Spider-Man 3, etc. -- there's still going to be lingering afterimages of captive photons trapped in the event horizon.

So if someone says Spider-Man 3 sucks, that comment will reverberate for years. I still got a translucent image of Jeff Schwartz ripping apart "Hudson Hawk" in my living room from 17 years ago. What I'd give to get rid of that!
Myself and a friend were going to see Zombie's Halloween, and we got there early, so we sat in on Spiderman 3 for a few. That "dark" dance scene you guys are referring to, whatever the fuck that scene was supposed to be, was in that few minutes.

I've never seen Spiderman 3 because of that scene. I probably never will.
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Oh yeah...

Sweet fancy Moses.

Old 11-11-08, 06:23 PM
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That reminds me of Ricky Gervais' gyrations on The Office: "I sort of fuse Flashdance with M.C. Hammer shit."

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I'll take that overused dancing over the chick flick dancing any day.
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I enjoy it in movies for the most part.

I didn't think the dancing in Napolean Dynamite was funny per se. I thought he was actually pretty damn good.

What strikes me as ridiculous is choreographed out of nowhere dances such as something like She's All That. I can understand if it's the Electric Slide, but where did that all come from?

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