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Pop Culture Junk Drawer

Discussion in 'Pop Culture Board' started by Crown Royal, Apr 30, 2019.

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    I used to think this, it did take some interesting chances. I watched it again a few years back and the pacing made it unwatchable for me.
     
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    I think the fact that its just so weird and upbeat is why I like it. I cant tell if it has zero self-awareness or full self-awareness. I mean, why not cast a Colombian-American and a Brit to play two Italian brothers?
     
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    It certainly tried to hit the adult market in ways that made it more than just a kids movie based on a game. I think the sonic movie looks kinda good too. That pikachu movie looks dumb as fuck.
     
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    Ya'll sleeping on my man Wreck it Ralph.
     
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    Leguizamo is half Italian. And Italians do three things well: plumbing, protecting people and perfume commercials (aka porn).
     
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    I'm gonna second this. I know it's not going to win any awards, but it wasn't nearly as bad as people made it out to be.

    I got some genuine laughs out of it.
     
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    Preach.
     
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    In all seriousness, Jonathan Frakes is one of the few celebrities Ive encountered, and hes probably one of the nicest people Ive ever met.
     
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    I was always surprised that his career never matured past STTNG. Along with Stewart he seemed to have real class to his acting.
     
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    He does a lot more behind the camera now.
     
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    Yeah, he directed “First Contact”, I thought it was the best Star Trek movie until the reboot.
     
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    The TNG movies in terms of diminishing quality are:

    First Contact >> Generations >> Insurrection >> Nemesis
     
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    Red letter media has a great point by point take down of all the TNG films.
     
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    Isn't it like every second one was good?
     
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    Generations and First Contact were decent, Insurrection was a meh episode stretched to movie length, Nemesis was just bad. They should have done a cross over to DS9 movie or two.
     
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    I remember Nemesis because Tom Hardy was the Picard clone, but I cant remember a single solitary thing that happened in Insurrection, but I do remember I saw it in theaters with my dad.
     
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    Honestly I never gave a fuck about the Romulans and Nemesis was all about it. I guess they were bigger villains in the original series and the original movies, which Ive never managed to get through.

    Edit: You knew they had dink writers when the best name they could come up with for a Data prototype was B-4. Get it beee-fore? As in Be-fore Data and Lore?!
     
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    Star Trek II and IV are badass. IV is also very good. I, III, and V are horseshit. However Christopher Lloyd makes a fun Klingon villain.