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ProudToBeBlueInRhody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-09-10 10:16 PM
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91. When people hype a comedy, it doesn't usually live up
"Hangover" was funny, but not as much as people made it out to be.
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  -What do you think is the most overrated film? OmahaBlueDog  Aug-08-10 01:19 PM   #0 
  - I disagree with a couple on EW's list  GoCubsGo   Aug-08-10 01:38 PM   #1 
  - I get (but don't necessarily agree with) all of those except one...  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-08-10 02:24 PM   #6 
  - That list reads like it's written by a halfwit 20-year old who doesn't know shit about history.  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-08-10 01:54 PM   #2 
  - Yup.  redwitch   Aug-08-10 02:08 PM   #5 
  - That was pretty much my takeaway  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-08-10 02:26 PM   #7 
  - that's sad because those old b and w films have the coolest quality...  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:36 PM   #83 
  - I agree 100%  JTG of the PRB   Aug-08-10 02:35 PM   #10 
  - I wasn't going to bother looking at the list until I saw you mention that Lawrence was on it  petronius   Aug-08-10 09:23 PM   #17 
  - I had the pleasure of seeing it in 70 mm on a huge screen in L.A. once  Frank Cannon   Aug-09-10 07:14 AM   #43 
  - Lawrence of Arabia is my favorite film  Seneca   Aug-08-10 10:58 PM   #30 
  - They included Lawrence?  CBGLuthier   Aug-09-10 06:54 AM   #41 
  - I agree...The comments were made by a bunch of ignoramuses.  deutsey   Aug-09-10 07:32 AM   #44 
  - Annie Hall?  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:37 PM   #84 
  - Yes, and Citizen Kane had absolutely no influence  NewJeffCT   Aug-09-10 12:53 PM   #60 
  - Oh no, someone doesn't agree with you, you better insult them  Taitertots   Aug-09-10 02:40 PM   #62 
  - You need to get off your high horse. I don't insult them because they disagree with me,  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-09-10 03:46 PM   #69 
     - You are insulting people becasuse they disagree with your opinions  Taitertots   Aug-09-10 05:05 PM   #70 
        - And this is where you are wrong.  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-09-10 06:08 PM   #77 
  - Younger Generation....Sheesh  RobinA   Aug-09-10 03:18 PM   #68 
  - what, they don't like Mockingbird? I am re-reading the book for book group  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:41 PM   #85 
  - yeah, they would probably put Citizen Kane on there, too!  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:35 PM   #82 
  - I must be a freak. Nine of those movies are up there in my  Curmudgeoness   Aug-08-10 01:59 PM   #3 
  - Almost anything starring Bette Davis.  Moondog   Aug-08-10 02:05 PM   #4 
  - Yeah, but "All About Eve" is a helluva film  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-08-10 02:49 PM   #11 
  - Kill Bill  frogmarch   Aug-08-10 02:30 PM   #8 
  - I've not seen every Tarintono film,  TheManInTheMac   Aug-08-10 03:11 PM   #13 
  - Babel  handmade34   Aug-08-10 02:33 PM   #9 
  - Although I agree with most of the selections,  sarge43   Aug-08-10 03:08 PM   #12 
  - These people are idiots  unpossibles   Aug-08-10 03:17 PM   #14 
  - I don't think anyone really cares for the "Trilogy"  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-08-10 10:51 PM   #29 
     - Totally agree with you about the Matrix trilogy.  Kat45   Aug-09-10 12:56 AM   #37 
        - Agreed  NewJeffCT   Aug-09-10 12:51 PM   #59 
  - I agree with Elaine on this one: The English Patient. Also, Titanic and Avatar.  Faygo Kid   Aug-08-10 03:22 PM   #15 
  - Some on the list aren't really "Classics"  Jeff In Milwaukee   Aug-08-10 09:05 PM   #16 
  - Never watched it again, but  CBGLuthier   Aug-09-10 06:57 AM   #42 
  - Me...  ThomasQED   Aug-09-10 10:00 PM   #89 
  - Lost.  madinmaryland   Aug-08-10 09:40 PM   #18 
  - Thanks. That should perk this thread right up  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-08-10 09:41 PM   #19 
  - You're welcome, LeBron.  madinmaryland   Aug-08-10 10:25 PM   #24 
  - I just threw my friend a LOST-themed bridal shower  XemaSab   Aug-08-10 11:40 PM   #32 
  - I really don't like Kubrick films  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-08-10 09:44 PM   #20 
  - This list is terrible  WildEyedLiberal   Aug-08-10 09:52 PM   #21 
  - Agree completely...  MicaelS   Aug-08-10 09:57 PM   #23 
  - The intelligence of those polled is what is overrated.  edbermac   Aug-08-10 09:57 PM   #22 
  - Casablanca  sakabatou   Aug-08-10 10:28 PM   #25 
  - You said that only because you knew it would personally enrage me  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 12:17 AM   #33 
  - Here's my list  Bucky   Aug-08-10 10:36 PM   #26 
  - You think the Godfather is overrated - Who's being naive, Kay?  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 12:20 AM   #35 
  - Oh, no you di'iint!!! Network and Harold and Maude are 2 of my all-time faves!  pink-o   Aug-09-10 09:22 AM   #51 
  - really over-rated?  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:44 PM   #86 
  - Two I hate and one with a terrible ending  tedder10   Aug-08-10 10:37 PM   #27 
  - !  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-09-10 03:05 PM   #66 
  - For the umpteenth time when this question is asked, Gladiator....  Robeson   Aug-08-10 10:43 PM   #28 
  - It's a pretty good movie  NewJeffCT   Aug-09-10 12:47 PM   #58 
  - I was going to say 2001 A Space Odyssey even before I read the body of the post.  trackfan   Aug-08-10 11:15 PM   #31 
  - Agreed on 2001.  wickerwoman   Aug-09-10 06:09 AM   #39 
  - Inception  XemaSab   Aug-09-10 12:19 AM   #34 
  - I haven't seen it, but I like your thinking  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 12:30 AM   #36 
  - Forrest Gump - absolute fucking tripe  Skittles   Aug-09-10 05:34 AM   #38 
  - I don't know about "overrated", but it's fair to say that time is not being kind to Forrest Gump  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 11:19 PM   #93 
  - Avatar. Period. No film more over-hyped than Avatar.  CBGLuthier   Aug-09-10 06:51 AM   #40 
  - Gone with the Wind  Deep13   Aug-09-10 07:49 AM   #45 
  - Citizen Kane +1  realisticphish   Aug-09-10 12:37 PM   #54 
  - Here's what most people don't GET about Titanic  TZ   Aug-09-10 08:07 AM   #46 
  - Its biggest fans are the ones who overlook the technical aspects the MOST  Seneca   Aug-09-10 09:05 AM   #49 
  - Or in other words  Seneca   Aug-09-10 09:07 AM   #50 
  - It wasn't just teen girls who loved the movie  NewJeffCT   Aug-09-10 12:37 PM   #55 
  - Totally agree.  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-09-10 03:09 PM   #67 
  - I will concede the point that it is technically stunning, and deserved FX and sound Oscars  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 05:11 PM   #72 
  - If all that was wanted was a technically wonderful movie, then leave out the characters  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-09-10 06:14 PM   #78 
  - Every film on the list which I've seen is a great movie, with one exception:  Dr Morbius   Aug-09-10 08:22 AM   #47 
  - The Hangover for sure. It was funny, but it wouldn't even make my top 20 comedies.  uncommon   Aug-09-10 08:33 AM   #48 
  - When people hype a comedy, it doesn't usually live up  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-09-10 10:16 PM   #91 
  - I have to go along with you on this one  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 11:22 PM   #94 
  - This simply proves EW is the most over-rated magazine of all time...  joeybee12   Aug-09-10 09:45 AM   #52 
  - 1. Godfather Trilogy  Taitertots   Aug-09-10 12:09 PM   #53 
  - another "trilogy" problem  realisticphish   Aug-09-10 12:37 PM   #56 
  - "It's a Wonderful Life"  Throd   Aug-09-10 12:42 PM   #57 
  - Looks like the type of list the Lounge would have compiled.  jobycom   Aug-09-10 12:56 PM   #61 
  - If they were not films that people loved than they couldn't be overrated  Taitertots   Aug-09-10 02:50 PM   #63 
     - And  jobycom   Aug-09-10 02:55 PM   #64 
     - Doesn't "overrated" really represent the disconnect between critics and the public at-large?  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 05:15 PM   #73 
        - I don't see that being the context here, just look at the list in the OP  Taitertots   Aug-09-10 05:26 PM   #74 
           - I have to respectfully disagree  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 08:38 PM   #80 
  - Last Tango in Paris  Wolf Frankula   Aug-09-10 02:55 PM   #65 
  - How could I have possibly forgotten that?  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 05:07 PM   #71 
  - They listed "To Kill a Mockingbird" as overrated?  Rob H.   Aug-09-10 05:41 PM   #75 
  - Batman: The Dark Knight  moksha   Aug-09-10 05:53 PM   #76 
  - Dances with Woofs  triguy46   Aug-09-10 08:26 PM   #79 
  - what? 2001? SInging in the Rain? Huh?  tigereye   Aug-09-10 09:33 PM   #81 
  - Million Dollar Baby, It's a Wonderful Life, Chicago  ThomasQED   Aug-09-10 09:56 PM   #87 
  - The funny thing about "It's a Wonderful Life"  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 11:15 PM   #92 
  - Lawrence of Arabia overated?  Mendocino   Aug-09-10 09:58 PM   #88 
  - Does Titanic rate as a "classic?"  LWolf   Aug-09-10 10:11 PM   #90 
  - I'd have to say "yes" in as much as Titanic won Best Picture  OmahaBlueDog   Aug-09-10 11:25 PM   #95 
     - The 2 Wayne films might be good.  LWolf   Aug-10-10 12:17 PM   #96 
  - Matrix. Hands Down.  LanternWaste   Aug-10-10 12:22 PM   #97 
 

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