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Old 03-06-12, 08:51 AM
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks: 7/10
Clerks 2: 5/10
Old 03-06-12, 09:16 AM
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks: 6/10
Clerks 2: 4/10
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Clerks - 7/10
Clerks 2 - 2/10

Clerks was awesome...the story behind it, the comedy, all pretty great. Clerks 2 was a fucking unfunny mess.
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Originally Posted by SkinJob
Clerks: 7/10
Clerks 2: 5/10


Clerks 2 suffers the same fate as every other sequel ever made. They amp up everything everyone loved about the first without really having that magic behind it. Randal was an asshole and people ate it up, now he's a bigger asshole! Dante was a whiny douchebag, so now he's an even bigger whiny douchebag!
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks 8/10
Clerks 2 7/10

You guys are being too hard on Clerks 2 there was some funning shit there.
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Both - 7/10

Having wasted away many years of my own working fast food (and having a relative who will die on his feet doing the same), both hit pretty hard.
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks: 8/10
Clerks II: 7/10
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin
Clerks 2 suffers the same fate as every other sequel ever made. They amp up everything everyone loved about the first without really having that magic behind it. Randal was an asshole and people ate it up, now he's a bigger asshole! Dante was a whiny douchebag, so now he's an even bigger whiny douchebag!
Clerks 2 didn't just "amp" everything up. It felt like a completely different movie made by a completely different director than Clerks. And not just because it was in color, I watched it once in black and white(yeah im sad). The 'Raindrops Keep Falling On my Head' montage. Dante waving at the little girl in the restaurant. The ABC dance number. Jay and Silent Bob as deux machina at the end so it can all end on a happy note. It just all rings completely false, like Smith was making a parody of the kind of movies the original was a sort of antithesis to. Clerks had a cheap but enjoyable indie vibe to it and still does. Clerks 2, though it did make me laugh at times, feels like an episode of Scrubs.
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks: 7/10
Clerks II: 2/10
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All they did in those movies was talk. Hours and hours and people talking. Hell, even Silent Bob talked.

Clerks: 7.5 outta 10
Clerks 2: 7 outta 10
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

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Hell, even Silent Bob talked.
Spoiler alert!

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I prefer "Clerks II". To me it successfully combines elements of every one of his previous films except for maybe "Dogma". It's his peak as a writer, I also feel that he was more in his element after "Dogma" and "JaSBSB" in which he was a little over his head as a director.

I've had "Red State" on my Netflix Instant Queue for months and only got around to watching it over the weekend which in and of itself would have been unbelievable to the Smith-obsessed me of 10 years ago. I don't own any of his movies on Blu (though I plan on it as soon as "Mallrats" is announced) but if I had to pick his best movie today I'd have to go with "Clerks II".
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Originally Posted by Guru Askew
I prefer "Clerks II". To me it successfully combines elements of every one of his previous films except for maybe "Dogma". It's his peak as a writer, I also feel that he was more in his element after "Dogma" and "JaSBSB" in which he was a little over his head as a director.

I agree it was actually cool the characters again and grow (even if it was very little).

Clerks II 7.5/10
Clerks 6/10
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks - 7/10
Clerks 2 - 3/10
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks: A
Clerks 2: B+

Had Smith shown any restraint in his childish, gross out humor, the sequel would have been on par with the original. It's high points far outshine Clerks' but it's lows are embarrassing.
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Clerks: 8/10
Clerks 2: 6/10
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Originally Posted by SkinJob
Clerks: 7/10
Clerks 2: 5/10
Same here.
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Re: Rate: Clerks and Clerks II

Clerks- A-

Clerks 2- C
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Clerks: 9/10
Clerks 2: 1/10

Clerks 2 makes me ashamed that I love his earlier films.
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Clerks defined a generation; Clerks II had its moments but fell far short of any of the original's impact.

Clerks 8/10
Clerks II 2.5/10
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Clerks 9/10
Clerks II 8/10
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Clerks 9/10
Clerks II 5/10
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Clerks 9/10
Clerks 2 6/10

The second one is where he started his backslide for me.
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Clerks 9/10
Clerks 2 7.5/10

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