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Bad Old Movies

  1. Feb 2, 2008 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    I just watched an old cult classic: Dirty Mary and Crazy Larry. STUPID!!!

    It is funny how different a movie seems when viewed 23 year later! It didn't seem that bad when it came out...and back then Mary was hot! :rolleyes:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_Mary,_Crazy_Larry



    Another one that comes to mind is "A Boy and His Dog". I think this was Don Johnson's first major role and it was BORING! Couldn't finish it.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Boy_and_His_Dog
     
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  3. Feb 2, 2008 #2
    I had to watch Shane in one of my classics. One of those feel-good westerns. It was just painful.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2008 #3
    Why do people start stupid threads like these that remember things that are bad/negative/etc? makes on sense to me
     
  5. Feb 2, 2008 #4

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    It's not stupid, it brings up a very valid subject. Bad movies. Bad tv shows. Reality is that not everything is good and criticism is necessary not to mention healthy. Pretending that everything is good is not good.
     
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    Im not saying that you should pretend that what is bad is good. Its just dumb IMO to remember these things, especially since it doesn't improve anything, they're over and done with. Try remembering things like Valdez or Chernobyl, then people can discuss improvements.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2008 #6

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    Citing bad movies can make improvements. :smile: Remebering past mistakes is what helps us to avoid making them again.

    Not everything has to save the world, sometimes it's just an interesting discussion. If I wasn't so tired, I'd add to the list.
     
  8. Feb 2, 2008 #7
    But the fact that they are "Old" movies means that likely those involved in making them are dead or retired. BTW, hows your arm?
     
  9. Feb 2, 2008 #8
    It is definitely not stupid. It is a good example of how people change and how times change. Gees, I remember when the Beverly Hillbillies was a hit prime time television show.


    Some things do stand the test of time, The original Star Trek TV series (circa 1966) still has a big following.
     
  10. Feb 2, 2008 #9

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    Here is a good site of bad movies with ratings, quotes and sound/video clips.
    http://www.badmovies.org/

    I liked "A Boy and His Dog" but I have not seen it in quite a long time.
    I will have to watch it again and see if my tastes has changed.
     
  11. Feb 2, 2008 #10

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    Nostalgifying together brings us closer as a community?
     
  12. Feb 2, 2008 #11
    I guess, but you could "nostalgify" on the good times.
     
  13. Feb 2, 2008 #12
    Now you're just arguing. Let's just close this thread.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2008 #13
    Look whos talking! And it was a legit question.
     
  15. Feb 3, 2008 #14

    Math Is Hard

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    And some things are so bad they're good! (Ed Wood movies, for example).

    Ivan, I think I saw Dirty Mary and Crazy Larry at the drive-in. That was back in my feetie pajama days.
     
  16. Feb 3, 2008 #15
    Feetie pjs rock! But they're not at all fast to get out of in case of a fire (i.e. bathroom needs)
     
  17. Feb 3, 2008 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    This has to be one of the greatest bad movies of all time:

    Incubus, with William Shatner - in Esperanto

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incubus_(1965_film)

    I'm not quite sure, but I think a goat rapes a woman at the end.
     
  18. Feb 3, 2008 #17

    Ivan Seeking

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