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Old 09-25-08, 06:21 PM
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Bedtime Stories (Shankman, 2008) — with Adam Sandler


Trailer | IMDB | December 25, 2008

BEDTIME STORIES is an adventure comedy starring ADAM SANDLER as Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. When he tries to help his family by telling one outlandish tale after another, it’s the kids’ unexpected contributions that turn all of their lives upside down.

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This year's Night at the Museum, for audiences that don't want to see a good movie but still want to go to the movie theatre.
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I was hoping no one would make a thread for this one.
Old 09-26-08, 10:55 AM
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looks like this will be a big movie, familys will enjoy it.
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It looks cute to me
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I think that I saw this movie on Cinemax, late at night years ago. At least it had the same title. I don't remember Sandler being it, but there were some hot chicks.
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Originally Posted by DJLinus View Post
I think that I saw this movie on Cinemax, late at night years ago. At least it had the same title. I don't remember Sandler being it, but there were some hot chicks.

Yeah, I think "that" version still pops up on Skinemax from time to time.

About "Bedtime Stories" (2008)....what's up with the hair Sandler!?
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I will see it cause Guy Pearce comes out.

Other than that I despise Sandler.
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I will see it cause Guy Pearce comes out.
What?

The trailer looks okay, but the dopey Disney moments (namely the bug-eyed hamster) were really, really stupid.

I'm glad we imported R-rated sex comedian Russell Brand from the UK to put him in Disney films.
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Just saw this poster this past weekend when I was at the theater. Looks good!

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This will be Sandlers biggest film yet
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I hope not. This looks Night at the Museum bad.
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Originally Posted by Zen Peckinpah View Post
I hope not. This looks Night at the Museum bad.
And that movie made a lot of dough. I don't plan on seeing this, but Sandler + family movie + Disney name + Christmas release = pretty likely it'll make a lot of $$$
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Originally Posted by DJLinus View Post
And that movie made a lot of dough. I don't plan on seeing this, but Sandler + family movie + Disney name + Christmas release = pretty likely it'll make a lot of $$$
exactly, this could be the worst POS ever and it will still gross $200+ mil.
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I think it actually looks cute. WHY they paired the trailer with this before Max Payne was beyond me, but I think it looks entertaining.
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This will be Sandlers biggest film yet
Wow really? Biggest film yet?! That would be awesome. I really like the diverse roles that Sandler takes on. I am so curious about this movie, but I have 100% faith in Sandler so I know it will be entertaining and funny.
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Originally Posted by Ravenous View Post
I will see it cause Guy Pearce comes out.
Of the closet? In a Disney film? Whatever happened to that guy, anyway? At one point he looked to be on the fast track to stardom.
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Looks horrible....
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua, this, and HSM3 form some sort of Satanic trilogy of Disney live-action fare.
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Hahah -- I think this movie will be good, just based on the fact that Adam Sandler is in it. I am curious to see more trailers for it though.
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I love seeing the rest of the cast out in the public now! I have seen a few interviews with Courtney Cox and here is Keri Russell in an interview. She is so cute and funny. I think she is going to work perfectly with Sandler!
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Don't get your hopes too high. Some mixed reviews came in today:

Rolling Stone:

A return to the cloying sweetness of Big Daddy territory for Adam Sandler. He's a hotel maintenance guy who tells stories to his niece and nephew that sort of come true. The shortage of wit and the excess of goo can be summed up in Sandler's line to these children of divorce: "I'm like the stink on your feet — I'll always be there."
Rating: 1 Stars
Screen Daily:

Los Angeles: Mish-mash fantasy-comedy sees Adam Sandler aim his humour at the family market with mixed results, says John Hazelton
Variety:

While the comedy -- about a hotel handyman whose outlandish tales spring to life -- clearly skews to a younger demo, there's enough sophomoric humor here to reassure the Sandler faithful.
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JPRaup -- Thanks for sharing! Hmm, interesting. Ya, seems like the movie is getting mixed reviews. I read this one review from The Hollywood Reporter highlighting Sandler's performance as "agreeably successful in his first kid-friendly movie… the overall feeling engendered by "Bedtime Stories" is exactly that -- a story long on imagination and short on logic that brings on smiles and dreams of sugar plums dancing in the head.


I guess I will see it for myself and decide!
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Re: Bedtime Stories (Shankman, 2008) — with Adam Sandler

Not bad. About what you'd expect. Cutesey and warm, with a couple of good sequences. And Keri Russell is looking very good.

Kind of surprised to see Guy Pearce in such a nothing role. I know the man has to eat, but I thought his career was on a different path. And god do I still hate Russell Brand.

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