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The Unpopular Film, TV, Music, Art, Books, Comics, Games, & Technology Opinion Thread (for all you contrarians!) — Page 11

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CourtlyHades296 said:

Spuffure said:

Slapstick isn’t funny. It’s entertaining though.

Romance is stupid and unnecessary in movies unless it is crucial to the plot. (Is this unpopular?)

I don’t like most musical films. They’re just too cheerful and romanticises a historic era sometimes, and probably most appeal to middle aged mums. However, there are some musicals I do genuinely do enjoy.

Fan-service is god-awful bollocks and ruins the aesthetic of a film other than to please horny teenagers. That ruins a lot of anime. Please, young-adult oriented anime where the female characters aren’t sexualised and look like a bug-eyed Disney character please?

I’m bloody tired of Every. Single. Fantasy. Story… taking place in a world modelled after medieval Europe. Like, how about a world modelled after imperial Asia, or… ancient Mesopotamia. Or, god forbid, pre-contact America?! Just stop trying to be like Tolkien.

What the flying fuck are the good plot advancing reasons for sex scenes other than to please the bloody audience?!

Terminator 1 had a sex scene to explain how John Connor was conceived to keep the time loop stable.

Okay, THAT’S an exception.

Another opinion, a lot of the ‘first old stuff’ are drastically inferior to the layer products. The first half of A New Hope is boring, Please Please Me is mediocre (though Twist and Shout is great) and Honey Ryder is a shit character. She’s a fucking coward, she does jackshit in the entire fucking plot! And God please keep some fucking clothes on her. WHY THE FLYING FUCK ARE PEOPLE PRAISING HER?! I mean, she’s not the worst (Mary Goodnight can go fuck herself) but she PALES in comparison to the later girls. Tracy was fantastic and at least Pussy Galore ahem was fully freaking clothed.

Fucking objectification, people! It’s been a problem since the bloody 30s!

I have a lot of cringe posts from years ago so if you see one, be a kind fellow and keep scrolling.

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Not to mention, I don’t like Axl Rose’s voice. I think it is grating.

I have a lot of cringe posts from years ago so if you see one, be a kind fellow and keep scrolling.

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Spuffure said:

Not to mention, I don’t like Axl Rose’s voice. I think it is grating.

I’ll remind you this thread is for unpopular opinions.

“The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.” - DV

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Spuffure said:

Slapstick isn’t funny. It’s entertaining though.

Romance is stupid and unnecessary in movies unless it is crucial to the plot. (Is this unpopular?)

I don’t like most musical films. They’re just too cheerful and romanticises a historic era sometimes, and probably most appeal to middle aged mums. However, there are some musicals I do genuinely do enjoy.

Fan-service is god-awful bollocks and ruins the aesthetic of a film other than to please horny teenagers. That ruins a lot of anime. Please, young-adult oriented anime where the female characters aren’t sexualised and look like a bug-eyed Disney character please?

I’m bloody tired of Every. Single. Fantasy. Story… taking place in a world modelled after medieval Europe. Like, how about a world modelled after imperial Asia, or… ancient Mesopotamia. Or, god forbid, pre-contact America?! Just stop trying to be like Tolkien.

What the flying fuck are the good plot advancing reasons for sex scenes other than to please the bloody audience?!

https://medium.com/@orbitbooks/epic-fantasy-lets-get-with-the-non-medieval-times-641233512fbb

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Anakin Starkiller said:

I feel like if they’re gonna have sex scenes they should at least commit and make it full-on porn. The way I see it, that way they would serve as the perfect culmination of a compelling relationship.

I have this idea of having a shared fictional universe in which I hire actual pornographic actresses who would feature in the mainline continuity as supporting characters and later have a porn distributor following on their sexual adventures. It would render a porn parody unnecessary.

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There are two movie directors whose flicks are seemingly loved by everyone but which I personally find to be just OK.

Guillermo del Toro: I’ve seen most of his movies and so far I’ve only been mildly entertained, in fact the only one I have truly enjoyed is the one he has publicly disowned: Mimic.

Denis Villeneuve: His movies are no doubt very well made, but I feel like something is missing. In terms of set design and colour timing his movies look so sterile and lifeless.

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Irvin Kershner is overrated for his work on ESB and is not the reason that movie is so good.

“The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.” - DV

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The Thirteenth Doctor is actually great, even if her episodes aren’t. I don’t get why people think she needs a dark undercurrent. Can’t the Doctor just be happy?