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xmagic_dustx -> The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:28:46 PM)

What's the most overhyped film you've ever seen?

You know, either one that is celebrated as a classic that you just don't agree with or maybe a blockbuster thats success baffles you.

I think this deserves a mention:

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Tech_Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:29:38 PM)

Those Lord of The Rings movies from a few years back.




Manchurian candidate -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:30:47 PM)


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ORIGINAL: Tech_Noir

Those Lord of The Rings movies from a few years back.


Never heard of them.




Tech_Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:33:28 PM)

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ORIGINAL: Manchurian candidate

Never heard of them.


Had that guy from The Goonies in it.




AYBGerrardo -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:36:47 PM)

I whole-heartedly agree about Forrest Gump. It imitates a great film, but its far from it.
My four least favourite words ever:
"I love Forrest Gump!!" [:@]




hawkeye10 -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 12:58:06 PM)

Last Action Hero, Juno and Spiderman 3.




MrSteveBob -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:01:06 PM)

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jamesbondguy -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:09:13 PM)

The Sound of Music. Pass me a gun.

Oh, and Ben Hur. The remake I mean, I haven't seen the silent version.




Manchurian candidate -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:10:45 PM)

Dunston Checks In.




sanchia -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:23:21 PM)

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ORIGINAL: MrSteveBob

[image]http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/MG/193672~Star-Wars-Episode-I-The-Phantom-Menace-Posters.jpg[/image]


Very true.




pettsy -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:31:31 PM)

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ORIGINAL: hawkeye10

Juno


I didn't mind Juno but I did find it a bit hard to see why it was getting so much attention.  It was alright but nothing more.  Good soundtrack though, and anyone who can get Shadowcat, J Jonah Jameson and Elektra into the same film deserves a round of applause.

I will nominate Heat.




samthemanc -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:45:51 PM)


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ORIGINAL: jamesbondguy

The Sound of Music. Pass me a gun.



See i'd go and see that film

Spiderman 2 and 3




kumar -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 1:47:06 PM)

I had a dream that Iron Man was crap. [:o]




Baby Bear -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 2:17:45 PM)

Overhyping a film to me doesn't necessarily mean it's a duff film, just that it's enough already with the promos, interviews, The Fix/ Sky movies pieces, print ads, Mickey D's Happy Meals and blurb a full year in advance..........

Leave some surprises for the paying public!





valo03 -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 2:34:02 PM)


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ORIGINAL: AYBGerrardo

I whole-heartedly agree about Forrest Gump. It imitates a great film, but its far from it.
My four least favourite words ever:
"I love Forrest Gump!!" [:@]



I love forrest gump!
It imitates a great film maybe cos it is a great film!




will1000 -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 2:38:31 PM)

[image]http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/dvd/focus/atonement/atonement_poster.jpg[/image]




Olaf -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:08:50 PM)

[image]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/16/Little_miss_sunshine_poster.jpg[/image]

Smug, unfunny, overhyped tosh. Can someone tell me why this is supposed to be good?




Tech_Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:35:50 PM)

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ORIGINAL: Olaf

[image]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/16/Little_miss_sunshine_poster.jpg[/image]

Smug, unfunny, overhyped tosh. Can someone tell me why this is supposed to be good?



Quirky and independent = masterpiece [&:]




svgbdgr -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:42:41 PM)

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ORIGINAL: will1000

[image]http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/dvd/focus/atonement/atonement_poster.jpg[/image]


Couldn't agree more. I thought I'd seen a different film to the majority of the critics and Empire forumites. They saw a modern classic, with wonderful performances, and a heart breaking conclusion. I saw an overlong BBC costume drama, in which Keira Knightley played a posh bird (ooh, big stretch) and an ending that left me completely cold. And another thing, any film that has a cheeky chappy cliched cockney sidekick does not deserve 5 stars!




middleburn -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:48:25 PM)

Titanic, Moulin Rouge, Transformers, Jerry Maguire




Maria Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:52:48 PM)

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ORIGINAL: Tech_Noir

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ORIGINAL: Manchurian candidate

Never heard of them.


Had that guy from The Goonies in it.


Josh Brolin?




Larry of Arabia -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 3:58:42 PM)

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mustbebunnies -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:04:10 PM)

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ORIGINAL: Tech_Noir

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ORIGINAL: Olaf

[image]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/16/Little_miss_sunshine_poster.jpg[/image]

Smug, unfunny, overhyped tosh. Can someone tell me why this is supposed to be good?



Quirky and independent = masterpiece [&:]


**slight spoiler**

ahh see, I dont see how this film can fail to bring a smile to the face. Maybe I was lucky cos I saw it before the hype machine kicked into overdrive, but I really enjoy it. Some great performances, and I think it stays just on the right side of sentimentality. Plus me and my mates love copying Olives final dance when we're out for a boogie..tis most attravctive,...[:D]  the only thing I felt was a little over the top was keeping the grandads body in the car thing, but it didnt distract from my enjoyment.




Bloke from Oz -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:06:57 PM)

Titanic, The Departed, Taxi Driver, Unforgiven, Superman Returns, Once Upon a Time in the West, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, 10,000 B.C., Godzilla, Pearl Harbor and (particularly) Transformers, to name the biggest offenders.

They are either overblown, boring or plain crap.




Larry of Arabia -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:10:02 PM)

You're putting Unforgiven and Once Upon A Time In The West in the same bracket as 10,000 B.C. and AvP: Requiem?




middleburn -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:16:25 PM)


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I will nominate Heat.

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! Its a masterpiece, featuring the two finest actors the world has ever seen pulling off their only recent success. No overhype there




Tech_Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:23:17 PM)

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ORIGINAL: Maria Noir

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ORIGINAL: Tech_Noir

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ORIGINAL: Manchurian candidate

Never heard of them.


Had that guy from The Goonies in it.


Josh Brolin?



Nah, that other bloke, the guy from California Man.




Fletcher -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:36:45 PM)

[image]http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0002KVUKM.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg[/image]

How anybody thought that this would be the start of a new mega franchise is beyond me.




pettsy -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:58:10 PM)

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ORIGINAL: middleburn


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I will nominate Heat.


! Its a masterpiece, featuring the two finest actors the world has ever seen pulling off their only recent success. No overhype there


You're entitled to your opinion, as am I.  Personally I found the whole film tedious in the extreme.  It looks gorgeous and has a decent ending, but as for the preceding 2 hours, I've had more excitement and thrills in a dentist's waiting room.  Its clearly a Michael Mann thing as I didn't like Miami Vice either.




Tech_Noir -> RE: The most overhyped film you've ever seen? (19/4/2008 4:58:37 PM)

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Taxi Driver

(I know I'll be alone on this one)




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