STAR WHORES the farce afterbirth

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:30 am

it is amazing to me that people will claim this is a good movie .
I compare it too going along with the Nazi takeover and saluting Hitler.
do whatever to get by . :burn:

this movie was made for kids
kids will enjoy it . and they will be screaming for over priced toys .
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Post by Matthew Ellard » Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:51 am

psychiatry is a scam wrote:above is oldelf for STA WAR the forc awake .
The oldest elf in Star Wars?
psychiatry is a scam wrote:it is amazing to me that people will claim this is a good movie
Those people can write coherent sentences. You might enjoy the movie too, when you reach that level.
psychiatry is a scam wrote:I compare it too going along with the Nazi takeover and saluting Hitler.
Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker? Obviously you watched the entire movie? Right?

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:55 am

went 1 st day at 7pm - it was crowded .
went Saturday at 10pm to see if the 3d version was any better
closer to zero d
oh and place was not even half filled , so truth is already out

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Post by Monster » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:59 am

psychiatry is a scam wrote:above is oldelf for STA WAR the forc awake .
it is amazing to me that people will claim this is a good movie .
I compare it too going along with the Nazi takeover and saluting Hitler.
do whatever to get by . :burn:

this movie was made for kids
kids will enjoy it . and they will be screaming for over priced toys .

Um . . . I don't get it.
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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:12 pm

metacritic has a lot of negative / disappointed reviews for this movie .

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Post by Poodle » Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:48 pm

Monster wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:above is oldelf for STA WAR the forc awake .
it is amazing to me that people will claim this is a good movie .
I compare it too going along with the Nazi takeover and saluting Hitler.
do whatever to get by . :burn:

this movie was made for kids
kids will enjoy it . and they will be screaming for over priced toys .

Um . . . I don't get it.


And nor do I. Pias, you've made great strides since you joined this forum. You've accepted criticism, you've joined in conversations, you've appreciated other ways of looking at things. Don't {!#%@} it all up by getting meaningful about a film. IT'S JUST A FILM.

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Post by Lausten » Sun Dec 27, 2015 1:48 am

Just a film sure, but not for many. In no other universe would this movie get more than an average rating. At least the storm troopers were a bit better at hitting their targets. But really, the whole universe is looking for an orange ball that goes bloop, and you walk into a bar with it?

I think it should be used as a management training tool. If you as manager (or evil son of Han Solo) go in to micro manage your little special project (captured woman who happens to have the force) and find out it actually is more difficult than you thought, don't leave one not too bright guy on the project while you go talk to the big guy upstairs.

Way too many homages to the original in my opinion. I really hoped they would take it in a new direction. I get tired of so many people being slaughtered, then 100 rebels all jump for joy and celebrate like they won a football game.

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Post by Gord » Sun Dec 27, 2015 3:06 pm

Hey! Spoilers, please!
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Post by Lausten » Sun Dec 27, 2015 4:39 pm

If I said that Rambo saves the prisoners/woman/the world, would that be a spoiler?
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Post by OutOfBreath » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:45 pm

Decent enough movie in my view. My expectations were low though, so easily exceeded. An observation in passing that the heroes were a black man and a woman. Whaddaya know. Hollywood female characters which arent just love interests is rare in such movies. Also storm troopers showing some human traits and not just faceless extras gunned down.

It never got boring, nor did a hapless plot get too much in the way of the action sequences. 4/6 for the genre. :)

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Post by Gord » Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:35 am

Lausten wrote:If I said that Rambo saves the prisoners/woman/the world, would that be a spoiler?

No, it would be a spoiler is you said
Spoiler:
Rambo saves the prisoners/woman/the world.



...either that, or I don't know what a spoiler actually is, which in hindsight is becoming a fairly obvious possibility.... :|
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Post by Martin Brock » Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:01 am

It's too similar to the first movie for my tastes, and I'm less fond of warnography than when I was 15, but if you like the genre, you'll like it. The FX are entertaining, and the story has a few surprises but too few. It's definitely one of the better sequels, and I wasn't disappointed at the time, but the more I think about the movie, the less it excites me.
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Post by Lausten » Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:17 am

You know all this in the first half hour:

I like the lesson of the Star Wars series. It tells you that you may be a young idealist now, telling your father his politics are all wrong, grabbing a blaster from some hotshot, but eventually you’ll just marry that hotshot and get an office job, while your husband keeps hanging around the same old crowd and gets his spaceship stolen. And you’ll send your kid to the best school, but he’ll end up doing everything you are against anyway.
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Post by Monster » Mon Dec 28, 2015 2:16 pm

psychiatry is a scam wrote:metacritic has a lot of negative / disappointed reviews for this movie .

Did you write those reviews?
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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:58 pm

Monster wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:metacritic has a lot of negative / disappointed reviews for this movie .

Did you write those reviews?


two tedious , but maybe :burn:

LA Times - Michael Hiltzik - admit it : stir wors : the farce awakins' STINKS -- AND HERE'S WHY

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Post by TJrandom » Tue Dec 29, 2015 10:27 pm

Lausten wrote:.... And you’ll send your kid to the best school, but he’ll end up doing everything you are against anyway.


Life lesson... tell your kids to become bums... never educated, not a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, a businessman - but rather a live-on-the-street sort of bum. They will then surprise you and become leaders in society, admired for their education, accomplishments and wit - professionals at whatever they do. Just make sure that you do provide them with the resources and support to excel at whatever it is they choose. :cry:

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Post by digress » Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:30 pm

People in my theater clapped at the end...

Spoiler:
It was the original Star Wars movie, again. Start on sand planet > attack on village > relay important message > find falcon and fly off sand planet > person with message has hidden force talents > etc etc (death star err planet thing). It was pretty unoriginal.

And the villain sith reminded me of JP from grandmas boy. His opening scene was really "whoa" and then he takes off his helmet and is like, vwoop vwoop *robot voice*

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhpYPvtBSsQ
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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:59 am

did you ?

people clapped when the old stars appeared ; no clue why , guess you have to be a normal to understand that stuff

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:14 am

Poodle wrote:
Monster wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:above is oldelf for STA WAR the forc awake .
it is amazing to me that people will claim this is a good movie .
I compare it too going along with the Nazi takeover and saluting Hitler.
do whatever to get by . :burn:

this movie was made for kids
kids will enjoy it . and they will be screaming for over priced toys .

Um . . . I don't get it.


And nor do I. Pias, you've made great strides since you joined this forum. You've accepted criticism, you've joined in conversations, you've appreciated other ways of looking at things. Don't {!#%@} it all up by getting meaningful about a film. IT'S JUST A FILM.


original post I said - people - , should have been specific and said movie critics and famous people . the idea I wanted to present is that smart people look at what the people in power want , and they know it is in their best interest to not say anything negative.
it is an example of how power corrupts

another example is in the movie - the big short - , where the woman from standard and poors is lying about aaa bonds.

also I notice it is still not possible to rate this movie on some sites - i.e. moviefone .
also noticed it does not have any major Oscar nominations

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psychiatry is a scam wrote:the idea I wanted to present is that smart people look at what the people in power want , and they know it is in their best interest to not say anything negative.

I disagree. Smart people know it is in their best interests to oppose bad government. They know it is better to do something to change a problem than to do nothing.
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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:32 pm

Gord wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:the idea I wanted to present is that smart people look at what the people in power want , and they know it is in their best interest to not say anything negative.

I disagree. Smart people know it is in their best interests to oppose bad government. They know it is better to do something to change a problem than to do nothing.


have to admit , since anything is possible there might be smart people who oppose corruption .
first one I thought of was the Arab spring ; guessing it was started by some smart people against bad government .
maybe there should be a separate topic . I can list all the examples of smart people / groups who lie .
might even think of an example where smart people tell the truth and don't get crushed .

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Post by Cadmusteeth » Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:53 pm

I agree that just because someone is smart, doesn't neccecarilly mean they're good people. It mostly comes down to how they use their skills and knowlege for what they deem important.

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Post by Matthew Ellard » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:35 am

Cadmusteeth wrote:I agree that just because someone is smart, doesn't neccecarilly mean they're good people. It mostly comes down to how they use their skills and knowlege for what they deem important.


The weird thing is when you meet someone, who is really intelligent, and they don't know. You occasionally see this in some of the street gangs, when the person never got exposed to education and training.

I totally agree with you main point. Highly intelligent people can be lovely warm people or complete dickheads. There is no rule.

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One of the hallmarks of serial killers, especially the most sadistic ones, is a lack of empathy for their victims. Intelligence doesn't impart empathy.
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Yup… I once worked with a Tokyo U. (the premiere U. in Japan) graduate who, as the Head of HR for a large (600 or so employee) US corporation subsidiary here in Japan – was a serial sexual harassment perp. He insisted on interviewing all new-graduate administrative staff candidates – in hotel rooms, ostensibly because they might need to select accommodation for overseas visitors. He was fired after one complained and a few more who were not hired were contacted and gave the same story. Smarts is necessary, but smarts alone is insufficient.

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Post by Jeff_36 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:48 pm

I for one personally enjoyed it a great deal

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:36 pm

Gord wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:the idea I wanted to present is that smart people look at what the people in power want , and they know it is in their best interest to not say anything negative.

I disagree. Smart people know it is in their best interests to oppose bad government. They know it is better to do something to change a problem than to do nothing.



just noticed the first sentence of my rant is missing .

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:56 am

Jeff_36 wrote:I for one personally enjoyed it a great deal


2 much of a kids movie - not violent enuff .
batman vs superman is better because it is more violent .

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psychiatry is a scam wrote:
Jeff_36 wrote:I for one personally enjoyed it a great deal


2 much of a kids movie - not violent enuff .
batman vs superman is better because it is more violent .


I have not seen BvS yet. I have heard that it sucks and that Nolans movies were better.

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Post by psychiatry is a scam » Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:37 am

looking at metacritic score of 81 and zero 0 negative thinking I was wrong .
then I noticed user reviews - 809 positive BUT 307 mixed and 592 negative .
so I am right - critics , famous people know being honest - is not worth it .
ask jesus how that worked out for him

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Post by Jeffk 1970 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:57 am

My children liked it, I thought it was pretty good. I have higher hopes for the sequels. In some ways it just felt a little incomplete.
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psychiatry is a scam wrote:
Gord wrote:
psychiatry is a scam wrote:the idea I wanted to present is that smart people look at what the people in power want , and they know it is in their best interest to not say anything negative.
I disagree. Smart people know it is in their best interests to oppose bad government. They know it is better to do something to change a problem than to do nothing.
just noticed the first sentence of my rant is missing .
Seemed irrelevant to my point.
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