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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby Lain Of The Wired » Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:56 pm

Well if Smash Mouth is any indication, I might be a born-again Belieber
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby goji89 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:58 pm

Lain Of The Wired wrote:Well if Smash Mouth is any indication, I might be a born-again Belieber

Well you did see her face.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby UltramanGoji » Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:15 pm

eabaker wrote:I mean, Ygor may well be Lugosi's best performance ever, but that alone does not make a movie as charming, heartbreaking, stylish and unique as The Bride of Frankenstein.


I don't think that was his sole reason (just watched the video, he mentions more, check it out y yourself).

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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby eabaker » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:06 pm

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eabaker wrote:I mean, Ygor may well be Lugosi's best performance ever, but that alone does not make a movie as charming, heartbreaking, stylish and unique as The Bride of Frankenstein.


I don't think that was his sole reason.


I would hope not. :)

Heck, just among the performances, Lionel Atwill is absolutely iconic as Inspector Krogh, and Basil Rathbone's scenery chewing is pretty delightful.

There's also some pretty magnificent production design.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby UltramanGoji » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:13 pm

eabaker wrote:
I would hope not. :)

Heck, just among the performances, Lionel Atwill is absolutely iconic as Inspector Krogh, and Basil Rathbone's scenery chewing is pretty delightful.

There's also some pretty magnificent production design.



All three of those reasons were definitely mentioned in his review. He cites the bigger budget in particular as helping the film look more grand.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby eabaker » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:20 pm

UltramanGoji wrote:
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I would hope not. :)

Heck, just among the performances, Lionel Atwill is absolutely iconic as Inspector Krogh, and Basil Rathbone's scenery chewing is pretty delightful.

There's also some pretty magnificent production design.



All three of those reasons were definitely mentioned in his review. He cites the bigger budget in particular as helping the film look more grand.


Huh. I don't really see "grand" as a pro or a con, I suppose; it's kind of a neutral trait. I don't think the earlier films would have benefitted in any way from looking more grand.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby KaijuCanuck » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:43 am

In what apparently appears to be unpopular... I like Smashmouth!
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby UltramanGoji » Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:54 am

eabaker wrote:Huh. I don't really see "grand" as a pro or a con, I suppose; it's kind of a neutral trait. I don't think the earlier films would have benefitted in any way from looking more grand.


I'm not really doing the best job of explaining his thought process, it'd be best to just watch his review.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby eabaker » Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:14 am

UltramanGoji wrote:
eabaker wrote:Huh. I don't really see "grand" as a pro or a con, I suppose; it's kind of a neutral trait. I don't think the earlier films would have benefitted in any way from looking more grand.


I'm not really doing the best job of explaining his thought process, it'd be best to just watch his review.


I honestly probably won't. I'm old enough that I really find it much easier to digest and enjoy film crit (or lit crit, or cultural crit, or whatever crit) in essay form than in videos.

I wonder if that counts as an unpopular opinion.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby KaijuCanuck » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:29 pm

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is better than the original. And then every COD after sucked.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby BooLugosi » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:29 am

The internet would be a better place if people were nicer and had more empathy. This isn't really targeted towards any group on the internet in particular. Too many people are just rude on the internet in general no matter what fanbase, ideology, etc. they are.

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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:49 am

BooLugosi wrote:The internet would be a better place if people were nicer and had more empathy. This isn't really targeted towards any group on the internet in particular. Too many people are just rude on the internet in general no matter what fanbase, ideology, etc. they are.

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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby Lain Of The Wired » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:54 am

I have to be rude on here, it's a part of the "Lain" character I play
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby goji89 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:57 pm

Lain Of The Wired wrote:I have to be rude on here, it's a part of the "Lain" character I play


So you're the Alex Jones of TK?

Gotcha.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby Lain Of The Wired » Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:45 pm

goji89 wrote:
Lain Of The Wired wrote:I have to be rude on here, it's a part of the "Lain" character I play


So you're the Alex Jones of TK?

Gotcha.

Itd all make since if someone were to check out the anime I derived my username from :lol:
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby KaijuCanuck » Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:34 pm

I just started Iron Fist and so far I think it's pretty good.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby eabaker » Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:30 pm

KaijuCanuck wrote:I just started Iron Fist and so far I think it's pretty good.


Wow! Not only did I not care much for Iron Fist, but I found the early episodes particularly bad.

To each his own, but I think that may be one of the most unpopular opinions I've ever seen in this thread. :)
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby KaijuCanuck » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:37 am

eabaker wrote:
KaijuCanuck wrote:I just started Iron Fist and so far I think it's pretty good.


Wow! Not only did I not care much for Iron Fist, but I found the early episodes particularly bad.

To each his own, but I think that may be one of the most unpopular opinions I've ever seen in this thread. :)


Hahah I thought so, people seem to HATE it. But from what I've seen just from the first two episodes it's rather fresh. Danny Rand is a type of superhero protagonist I don't feel I've seen before. Yes, they're kind of doing the Arrow thing (and I never really liked Arrow) but instead of this super serious guy with PTSD he's really nice. Almost too nice - he's like one of those international students who just seems a bit too eager, because they've spent their lives all over the world and never really settled down anywhere, is always needing to please new people.

And evil Faramir is great in a cheesy way. I just want to see a whole show of him raising his eyebrows and saying "this boy can fight the Hand!"
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby eabaker » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:49 am

KaijuCanuck wrote:And evil Faramir is great in a cheesy way. I just want to see a whole show of him raising his eyebrows and saying "this boy can fight the Hand!"


Yeah, he and his son both get to chew on a lot of scenery, and end up being my favorite parts of the show.

I just find the whole thing really unfocused and sloppy compared to the other Marvel Netflix shows.
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Re: Unpopular Opinion Thread

Postby KaijuCanuck » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:52 am

eabaker wrote:
KaijuCanuck wrote:And evil Faramir is great in a cheesy way. I just want to see a whole show of him raising his eyebrows and saying "this boy can fight the Hand!"


Yeah, he and his son both get to chew on a lot of scenery, and end up being my favorite parts of the show.

I just find the whole thing really unfocused and sloppy compared to the other Marvel Netflix shows.


I've heard that, and maybe I'll think the same thing eventually. My one friend told me it completely falls apart around episode 5. We'll see, for now I'm hooked enough to keep going.
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