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Old 05-04-24, 11:14 AM
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Originally Posted by Throwing Copper
Man this thing is getting awful reviews. Lol

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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Wait this is a real movie?! I thought it was some AI generated fake movie poster made by some redditor
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

It has some funny bits. I laughed a few times (especially with the Raisin Bran joke). But it wasnít very good. And awful silly. Also the cameos got really distracting and kind of annoying, except for those two late ones in that sales meeting, which were awesome.
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Old 05-05-24, 10:50 AM
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Also, you this thing that they sometimes did on both Seinfeld and Curb where they'd take a real news event like the OJ trial and then spoof it by doing their own heightened allegory version in their world? They do that here and it really feels like a stretch, and I think it takes away from the comedic story they were trying to tell. It will undoubtedly also piss off some people. Politics aside, I didn't think it was a funny subplot.
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Old 05-05-24, 06:02 PM
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

I liked this because I am old enough to appreciate the references and allusions, and I am okay with something just being silly.

But I can also see where this was much less than the sum of its parts. This thing was like a parade of great comedians and comic actors. Based on the talent on the screen, I should have been convulsing on the floor pissing myself from laughing.
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It was good enough for one watch. Melissa McCarthy was good as always. She's the main reason why I even bothered to watch it!
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

This is such an odd mess.

I don't know what to make of the visual style they chose. The glossiness and bright light and colours reminds me of commercials, but often it is so extreme it drifts into an uncanny valley where I felt like I was watching something AI generated. It doesn't look appealing, but garish.

I was astonished at how badly all the jokes landed. The movie just has gags and lines that theoretically are funny, but the movie just presents them. There is no sense of delivery, or timing, or personal flourishes, or anything else that separates a funny moment from a synopsis of it on wikipedia.

Like I said, it's such an odd mess I was never bored. But this is such a waste of everyone's time.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

It was the movie version of its subject - enjoyable for what it was, but didn't leave an everlasting impression.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Originally Posted by Count Dooku
I liked this because I am old enough to appreciate the references and allusions, and I am okay with something just being silly.

But I can also see where this was much less than the sum of its parts. This thing was like a parade of great comedians and comic actors. Based on the talent on the screen, I should have been convulsing on the floor pissing myself from laughing.
That's pretty much how I felt. Going into a movie with low expectations is sometimes good. There were enough 60s and pop culture references that I laughed a lot. By any objective standard it's a terrible movie but Jerry Seinfeld had a lot of residual good will with me so I enjoyed it.
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Old 05-13-24, 06:31 AM
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

This was awful... the kids in the dumpster bit was cringe-worthy.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Jerry Seinfeld was met by a wave of boos and walkouts ahead of his commencement speech at Duke yesterday -- but surprisingly, not as a response to this movie.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Originally Posted by Decker
Jerry Seinfeld was met by a wave of boos and walkouts ahead of his commencement speech at Duke yesterday -- but surprisingly, not as a response to this movie.



In this day and age I am surprised anyone would agree to one of those. Or anywhere really.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Hugh Grant the only bright spot.

Maybe if Larry David wrote this it would have been better.

Melissa McCarthy still don't get why people think she is funny and she gets all these big roles.
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Old 05-15-24, 04:49 AM
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Originally Posted by Decker
Jerry Seinfeld was met by a wave of boos and walkouts ahead of his commencement speech at Duke yesterday -- but surprisingly, not as a response to this movie.

Why was he booed? Iím behind on my list of people that arenít supposed to be liked anymore.
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Re: Unfrosted (2024, D: Jerry Seinfeld) - S: Seinfeld, McCarthy, Gaffigan, Grant, Schumer

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes
Why was he booed? Iím behind on my list of people that arenít supposed to be liked anymore.
I would say his support for Israel mainly...also could be because he said that comedy today is too PC (which I agree with him on)
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It was Palestine/Israel stuff, the people offended by his "People are afraid of offending anyone" are mostly online.

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