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Old 01-01-19, 10:32 AM
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Any movie can be disappointing, regardless of hype. I wasn't trying to argue otherwise. I'm just disagreeing that overall expectations were huge, as it was doubtful it was ever going to be a giant blockbuster.
I can agree there. It wasnít going to be a blockbuster. I think it should have had more of a chance at being a bigger success than the other sequels with a name like Shane Black attached. Thatís how I feel at least. Heís the kind of director who a Predator film seemed like a perfect match for. Iím not entirely convinced it was all his fault though and peg some blame on Fox.
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Old 01-01-19, 10:33 AM
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IIRC, old man Ash had trouble believing that 56 year old Tom Cruise could do all those action sequences and stunts.


That wasn't exactly it. I called it Tom Cruise Death Wish Porn. I get the feeling he keeps pushing himself to do these outlandish stunts to see how close he can reach to get himself killed. All well and good if that's what gets his juices flowing, but I get no thrill or entertainment value out of it. If he wants to kill himself, let him do it on his own time. Jackie Chan used to do smaller-scale versions of this to entertain us and make a thrilling, exciting scene as part of the narrative. He got hurt a lot but he wasn't trying to kill himself.

Of course, if I tried those stunts...
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Come on, really? You didn’t enjoy any of those? The Marvel movies especially feel like films you should know what to expect going in. I think Black Panther is overrated but not one of the worst or a bad movie. Fallout is one of the best action movies in a long time in my opinion.
Yeah, I get disappointment is completely personal to each person so it’s impossible to argue against other people’s choices yet here I am...

I didn’t love Black Panther as much as other people but it was exactly what I expected it to be. Expectations for Marvel films should be set to a standard at this point. As far as Infinity War, it may not be the best Marvel film but it certainly packed A LOT of movie in that 2.5 hours! It’s one of the most full movies I’ve ever seen, it uses every minute, but I’m not sure how someone can walk out disappointed unless they were expecting a blowjob from Scarlett Johansson while watching it.

Maybe the Mission:Impossible movies aren’t your cup of tea but M:I: Fallout played very similar to the previous two movies. I’m not sure expectations could have been different. I’d also rank Fallout as one of the BEST movies of the year so I’m doubly confused.

Of course, I look at the member posting, realize his list isn’t Pokťmon movies, and it all makes sense...
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Old 01-01-19, 10:55 AM
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I may be in the minority but I didn't care for Blade Runner:2049. Loved the original but thought this sequel was too long and boring. Very disappointed this was directed by Denis Villeneuve and I loved his work such as Sicario and Prisoners. Only good part about the film was Ana De Armas, she a babe.
Blade Runner came out Fall 2017.
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Old 01-01-19, 11:02 AM
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I will add Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom. I wanted the dinosaurs to eat everyone.
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Yeah, I get disappointment is completely personal to each person so it’s impossible to argue against other people’s choices yet here I am...

I didn’t love Black Panther as much as other people but it was exactly what I expected it to be. Expectations for Marvel films should be set to a standard at this point. As far as Infinity War, it may not be the best Marvel film but it certainly packed A LOT of movie in that 2.5 hours! It’s one of the most full movies I’ve ever seen, it uses every minute, but I’m not sure how someone can walk out disappointed unless they were expecting a blowjob from Scarlett Johansson while watching it.

Maybe the Mission:Impossible movies aren’t your cup of tea but M:I: Fallout played very similar to the previous two movies. I’m not sure expectations could have been different. I’d also rank Fallout as one of the BEST movies of the year so I’m doubly confused.

Of course, I look at the member posting, realize his list isn’t Pokťmon movies, and it all makes sense...


1. Happytime Murders - I literally could not stay awake while watching.
2. The Nun - This movie was nothing but cheap jump scares.
3. The Possession Of Hannah Grace - I hope this wasn’t Shay Mitchell’s only chance.
4. The Predator - Well I think that’s final: No more Predator movies.
5. Halloween - It wasn’t terrible but, I expected it to be better. I was surprised at all the praise it received.
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Old 01-01-19, 11:19 AM
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I almost put Halloween on my list too. Is it good? Sure. Competently made? Yes. As good or better than some (keyword) of the sequels? Definitely. Best of the sequels? Debatable. My argument with the film all along was that it needed to blow me away to make up for the fact that itís telling the audience none of the other films matter. I know some will say that thereís already a few timelines, which while true doesnít make this one better. Itís just the newest one. Clearly the end of the film is setting up more films, which are likely to fall into the same trappings as earlier sequels. Had this film definitively ended the story I might feel differently about it. As is itís just another sequel and I enjoy some of the other sequels more. Itís got a lot of stupid shit in it and a lot of very convenient things that happen to make things come together for the story the film is telling. Itís not as brilliant or good as some like to believe in my opinion.
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Old 01-01-19, 11:27 AM
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My bottom 10:

73. The First Purge *Ĺ, D-
74. Feral (V) *Ĺ, D-

75. Deep Blue Sea 2 (V) *ľ, F

76. Gotti *, F
77. The 15:17 to Paris *, F
78. Escape Plan 2: Hades (V) *, F
79. Future World (V) *, F

80. The Con Is On (V) Ĺ*, F
81. Cook Off! (V) Ĺ*, F

82. Slender Man ZERO, F
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Old 01-01-19, 11:48 AM
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Worst theatrical releases I saw in 2018:

BLACK PANTHER
AVENGERS INFINITY WAR
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE FALLOUT
Come on...

We all know the only movie that couldíve possibly disappointed you this year was Crazy Rich Asians.
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Halloween


Horror movies need to have boobs and gore if they aren't going to actually be scary.
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Jurassic World.

just absolute garbage.
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I am surprised by the hate for Happytime Murders. Sure, it wasn't great or anything, but how could you have high expectations going into seeing it? I thought it was moderately funny.

The only one that comes to mind is Jurrasic World. Hugely disappointing after how good the 1st one was.
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Old 01-01-19, 01:52 PM
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Even Jurassic World wasnít that great if you ask me. Better than the sequel by a bit, but theyíre both pretty stupid.
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Jurassic World.

just absolute garbage.
Bingo.

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Old 01-01-19, 02:14 PM
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Fucking Franklin. One of the most annoying movie characters in recent memory.
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Old 01-01-19, 02:18 PM
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I saw several of the films listed here.....

The Meg
Halloween
Pacific Rim
Tomb Raider
Teen Titans Go! (which I really liked)

All were perfectly fine ways to kill a couple hours.....Just Jurassic World made me mad that I saw it.
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Old 01-02-19, 03:46 PM
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- The House with a Clock in Its Walls. This movie was so, so boring. I thought it would never end.

- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: what everyone else has said.

- The Strangers: Prey at Night: I love the original. The sequel was not at all worth the wait.

- Tag: I expected this to be gut-bustingly funny. I barely laughed at all.

- Solo: A Star Wars Story: Love it or hate it, at least TLJ wasn't boring.

- Ready Player One: Subtract the pop culture and you're left empty-handed.

- Birdbox: Loved the book. The movie let me down.

Finally, Hereditary. Stupid me fell for the hype that this was "the scariest movie since The Exorcist." Nope, not even close. But it's still completely worth watching just for Toni Collette's amazing acting.
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Come on...

We all know the only movie that couldíve possibly disappointed you this year was Crazy Rich Asians.


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Hit Man Dos: Dia Del Soldier
Revenge
Hereditary
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^Revenge was garbage, and I also found A Quiet Place very disappointing and annoying. I did like Hereditary, though. So many so-so horror films get too much critical adulation these days.
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Expected a lot more and maybe changing directors doomed the movie
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Old 01-02-19, 06:29 PM
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Did you go into Teen Titans Go having never seen the cartoon? Because they act the same way there.

I liked most of the movies I watched but then I love superhero movies and even when moviepass was working I never really went to a movie just to see one. Probably the most disappointing was the new Grinch, but that was more for the kids and it's not like I was expecting much.
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Did you go into Teen Titans Go having never seen the cartoon? Because they act the same way there.

Yup, never saw the cartoon. If they act that way, I'd probably hate the cartoon too. I guess that Teen Titans cartoon is meant for really young kids and is more or less a slapstick version of the characters.
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- Ready Player One: Subtract the pop culture and you're left empty-handed.
I almost blind bought the Ready Player One Blu-ray thinking that even if I wasn’t blown away by the movie, the Blu-ray would still be worthwhile to own because I could freeze frame all the pop culture references throughout. I finally ended up just renting it and I’m glad I did since I realized all the pop culture references sprinkled throughout the movie had absolutely no bearing on anything that happened in the movie, they were just there to be there. After I watched the movie I had no interest in bothering to freeze frame through the movie cause I just didn’t care anymore.

Tl;dr: Even WITH the pop culture references, you’re left empty-handed.
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Incredibles 2. Easy. The original was a masterful work on so many levels, as art, as pop culture entertainment, as a visual masterpiece, as sublime storytelling, and as a top-notch superhero adventure.

Incredibles 2 was perfectly enjoyable, forgettable product. Fun to watch but left zero impact whatsoever. A decent cheeseburger compared to the most exquisite steakhouse dinner.
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