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Old 03-15-10, 12:34 AM
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I have never finished these movies because I turned them off from boredom
Bitch Slap
The Living Dead at The Manchester Morgue
District 9
Slumdog Millionaire
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The last film I remember not finishing was Jennifer's Body. I made it to 40+ minutes before I hit eject and returned it the very same day I rented it. What a brutally dull piece of crap that was. How do you screw up a movie where some cultists mistakenly use a major whore as the required virgin sacrifice in a demon summoning ritual? That should have been all kinds of awesome instead of a companion piece to season 8 of 24.

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Except for the two films I've walked out of in the theater (Chris Rock's Down to Earth and The Last Boy Scout), I think I've finished every film I've ever started. It's sort of an OCD thing. I have to finish what I start, and mainly walked out of those two because of who I was with, although Down to Earth would have killed me.

Some DVDs take me multiple days though, I have a very short attention span.

I think there is one current DVD that has been sitting next to my TV for a month or two, waiting for me to finish it, Last Year at Marienbad.
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Apocalypse Now. Fell asleep the three times I tried watching it. My main problem is it's always the redux, and I always start it at like 2am
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For some reason I kept trying to watch Quantum of Solace just before bed for about a week straight. I think the farthest I got was about a half hour before I fell asleep.
The reason for me not finishing it falls more on the fact that I kept trying to watch it at 2 or 3 in the morning and less about the quality of the movie.
I wanna finish it some time but I'm sick of watching the first few minutes.
I watch movies over an over all the time but for some reason it always seems harder to re-watch a movie I haven't finished than it is just to re-watch a whole movie.
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I think there is one current DVD that has been sitting next to my TV for a month or two, waiting for me to finish it, Last Year at Marienbad.
FWIW, I found that film utterly confusing. I think the runtime is pretty short though at around 94 minutes.

Now that I think about it, I've never been able to finish the Tim Burton Batman film. I remember going to the theater to watch it and falling asleep halfway through the thing.

A few years ago I taped it when TCM showed it. I tried to watch but ended up falling asleep again. The funny part is I think it's at the same point where I just end up losing interest--around the middle of the film where the Batmobile makes an appearance.

Anyway, when you guys go to finish a film, do you just start back from where you stopped watching, or do you watch from the start of the film?
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FWIW, I found that film utterly confusing.
That's intentional.
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Sorry, but for me it's High Fidelity. About halfway through I called the guy who lent it to me and asked him when it was going to get good. He said I was out of my mind. Turned it off and haven't gone back to it.
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Anyway, when you guys go to finish a film, do you just start back from where you stopped watching, or do you watch from the start of the film?
Unless it's only been a day or so, my OCD compels me to start from the beginning. I'm a absolute beginning to absolute end person in most areas.

With book or comic book series, if I get distracted and put a series down for awhile, I have to start at the beginning again.

For the Hobbit/LOTR trilogy, I've read the Hobbit about ten times, Fellowship thrice or so, Towers maybe twice, and RotK only once. I just have too many hobbies and too short an attention span.
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Just recently, I couldn't seem to get through Adam's Rib.
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Showgirls. Nobody in the room cared enough to get up and turn the laserdisc over. That was about 15 years ago.
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