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Old 07-13-10, 06:21 PM
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What is your movie soft spot?

Mine would be satanic bikers. I just can't resist a movie that is about or at least contains satanic bikers.

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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Revenge flicks, 80s horror, kaiju.
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Alien sci-fi films; no matter how bad they are, I'll still try to find some redeeming quality.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Noir, heist, jidaigeki, western, wuxia, chanbara, yakuza.

That covers it mostly. I want to see most anything of those types.

I can cut a film a lot of slack if it tries in one of those genres and stays true to 'the code' of them.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Those sports themed, family-friendly, feel-good movies where the team with a bunch of unheralded players come together at the end to win the big game.
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Anything Pixar...my family knows these are the films I must/want to see more than any other movie. When the BR comes out, it is a must buy and goes under the Christmas Tree as my present. But, I must admit, CARS 2 is just OK on my expectation level for a Pixar Movie.

StarTrek..."almost" anything SciFi.

Date Night Movies with my wife, she loves it so I love it.
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Zombies... and scenarios that require common enemies to come together and fight a bigger enemy. Ala' Jaws vs. Bigger Jaws.

And cute, funny Asian women doing awesome Kung Fu.
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Anything that features my favorite weapon:




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70s Giallo flicks. Beautiful women, cool music, European architecture. Love everything about them.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Heist, HK martial arts movies, Noir, and lately I've been liking Westerns quite a bit.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

80s teen comedies.
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Women in prison films
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Originally Posted by EdTheRipper
80s teen comedies.
Same
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movies that take place overnight - or in a short time period (1-3 days)
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

HK action films
80s US Action films
Superhero films
Westerns
Film Noir
Sergio Leone
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Films featuring classical musicians or composers.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

I have a bunch, but typing it out just sounds like I'm ratting off my preferred sub-genres (noir, dystopian sci-fi, medieval fantasy, etc.). Two definite soft spots, however, are "historical" wuxia stories and post-apocalyptic cinematography.
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I have a soft spot for sci-fi, even if some of it isn't well made.

I'm also willing to give any horror movie a shot out of curiosity, and horror is able to hold my interest, even if I'm watching a train wreck of a movie.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Many post-apocalyptic films.

Many films set on tropical beaches. (One reason I actually enjoy Fool's Gold).
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Anything in the Askewniverse
Bad sci-fi
Anything by Paul Verhoeven
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Anything Van Damme, Seagal, Dolph, and Kilmer. DTV has a customer for life in me.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Movies where dorks get the girl.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Post-apocalyptic stuff, definitely.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Several smaller sub-genres like time travel, but, unfortunately for me, horror.

I love the emotion of being scared, so can enjoy most horror films. If it's under $5 and horror, I'll likely buy it. Very few have I hated to the point of vowing to never watch again, just the low-grade crude ones I've had the misfortune of accidentally viewing.
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Re: What is your movie soft spot?

Originally Posted by troystiffler
Movies where dorks get the girl.
sooo...spider-man?

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