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I was a huge fan of Shelly Duvall in The Shining, so I wanted to see her in other roles, this movie having come out in the same year. I also saw an article saying that the town that was built for the film is still there. The movie itself is a slog to sit through. Turning a 1940s cartoon into a 2 hour live action film where you have to be invested in the plot and dialogue is asking a lot. Most of the characters are borderline retarded and the musical numbers they occassionally bust into are painful to sit through. Robin Williams is decently convincing as Popeye but I couldnt figure out the blonde hair. The only thing the movie has going for it is the set design which is incredible and reminded me a lot of Waterworld. There are a handful of funny moments but overall I couldnt wait for it to end. C-
8 months 4 weeks ago
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I really didnt expect this to be a deep film, thought it was gonna be something like The Cube, but it really struck a cord about human nature, the distribution of wealth and power, and what humans will do when backed into a corner. It was ambiguous enough to be left for interpretation but not too ambiguous to the point where you don't even understand what transpired. It was a very interesting concept, one that I hadn't seen utilized in films, the idea behind testing the limits of human compassion as a means of survival. Points given for being the perfect run time of an hour and a half, definitely not a film for the faint of heart. A+
10 months ago
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very cheesey
1 year ago
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This was quite honestly one of the funniest movies I have seen in my life. The trailer and the social media marketing were genius and I knew I had to see this. 23 years after helping the Russian mafia with a train robbery, Bert Kreischer and his father, played by Mark Hamill, are kidnapped and forced to return a family heirloom. Hilarity ensues. If you are a fan of black comedy, this is about as dark as it gets. Kreischer has an everyman quality to him that I think has been absent from films for a lot of years and Hamill proves himself to be a versatile actor, someone who can play the comedic role. Mind you, there is an actual plot here to keep you wanting to see how it ends, and there are some genuinely great family moments. Not to mention some over-the-top action scenes that make you forget you're watching a comedy. This was a roller coaster ride from start to finish and multiple people applauded when it was over. FIVE OUT OF FIVE STARS
1 year 1 month ago
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It should be illegal to put the name of a holiday in a movie title and then not have that movie take place on said holiday. Anyone who violates said law should be forced to sit through Mother's Day as punishment. I thought I was pretty well-informed with holiday-themed horror, but truthfully I didn't know there was one about Mom Day. The film is about three college girls who get abducted by a couple of hillbillies and their mom. That's really all you need to know as the plot doesn't get too deep from there. Every cliche in the book is here. Most of the characters are pretty forgettable. The three main girls are likeable enough and I'll give the writers props for actually giving them some backstory to make viewers actually care about what happens to them. If you're into seeing women get raped and people getting decapitated for no reason, then this movie is probably for you.
1 year 2 months ago
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I didnt expect much going in but there were quite a few laughs. One of the better "mindless teen sex comedies" that were a dime a dozen in the 2000s
1 year 10 months ago
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Interesting concept at first but it wears thin pretty quickly and then the movie just goes on forever and turns into a rehashed action movie that we've seen a million times
1 year 10 months ago
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"Why did Jake Gyllenhal want to kill everybody?" was the first question I had after I saw this. It's hard to buy the actor as a cold-blooded criminal but he did a great job nonetheless. I didn't expect any great character development, memorable lines, or deep social commentary, just action, and so it delivered the goods. I guess I've seen enough things blowing up that it doesn't do much for me anymore, and the characters weren't the most memorable, but younger audiences will probably enjoy it.
2 years ago
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Well-made documentary that held my attention however it would have been nice to hear the perspective of the customers who preferred the "old A&F". Brand exclusion is what makes a company successful. When you try to appeal to everyone, you appeal to no one.
2 years 2 months ago
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Not bad
2 years 5 months ago
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Incoherent plot and bad acting but great special effects and dated misogyny make it entertaining enough
2 years 5 months ago
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Coming-of-age film about the struggles of a shellshocked Nam vet and his family living in small town Mississippi. The son's spats with the neighborhood bullies parallels his father's experience in the war. Hits all the right notes, and has aged very well. Don't miss it.
2 years 6 months ago
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Ride at your own risk
3 years 4 months ago
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Hit too close to home for me. hard film to watch. at least it portrays homosexuality as being acceptable
3 years 6 months ago
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A boy discovers the true meaning of friendship through the power of Coca-Cola.
3 years 8 months ago
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Don't f*** with the Chuck.
3 years 8 months ago
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Succinct, doesn't meander from its central theme and gives the information in a clear and concise way with the only criticism I can find being that occassionally the narration distracts from the text on the e-mails/newspapers shown on screen as most people find it difficult to read and listen to two seperate things at once.
3 years 9 months ago
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The best Jim Carrey film Francis Ford Coppola ever directed. Wish he's do more musicals like this.
3 years 9 months ago
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Lea Thompson's hotness balances this grotesque Howard the Duck. long pointless and annoying
3 years 9 months ago
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So bad it's good. Movie kinda drags on but it does get better toward the end.
3 years 9 months ago
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Goes on about 20 minutes longer than it needs to. Storyline went nowhere. Would've worked better as a dramatised biopic or a documentary as opposed to a fictionalisation of Pavaratti, showcasing his opera singing ability.
3 years 9 months ago
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Going nowhere slow.
3 years 9 months ago
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good practical effects and set designs, but really dated and unfunny for the most part
3 years 9 months ago
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Somewhat stretched out but it was entertaining and the practical effects were excellent.
3 years 10 months ago
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Breakout role for Davidson, very impressed by him, as well as Burr. Realistic dialogue that was clear and easy to follow. Some very funny moments, human moments. I was worried the film was going to delve into preachiness or have some kind of deeper message but it ultimately stayed its course of being a "slice of life" film about the struggles of life that we can all relate to.
3 years 10 months ago

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