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The Nostalgia Critic Thread Lives Again!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by frogboy4, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    After seeing this, I'm tempted to do my own edit of splitscreen live-action NC on the phone with this animated version of Stanley:
     
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  2. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    NC now talks about the recent trend of the omitting of the elaborate opening credits sequence of films, something that was once common beginning sometime in the 1960s when ticket sales were slumping over the advent of TV and needed a draw to put butts in seats. Nowadays this is rare to come across much like TV theme songs, likely because audiences are getting too impatient for it.

    Like he said, this sort of thing still exists, but is usually placed at the end right before the credits roll, probably to prevent audiences from leaving too early this time.

    https://vid.me/a8Xj6
     
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  3. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Actually, it's not because the audiences are getting too impatient for the show, but because networks are afraid that audiences will change the channel if they see an elaborate main title sequence.
     
  4. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Evidently, the next NC is KANGAROO JACK, and . . . once again, I wish this was a movie he would have reviewed back when the show was good; even though I actually do like the movie, it was clearly one of the biggest examples of false advertising I can remember: a movie about a cool, talking, rapping kangaroo that a couple of bumbling idiots get mixed up with? Sounds like a ton o' family fun to me. Then you get the movie . . . almost everything with the kangaroo in the trailers were from one scene.
     
  5. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    It was originally supposed to be a sub-standard action comedy for adults, but was bowdlerized into what it became now in an attempt to salvage it, which unfortunately worked.
     
  6. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I know that. Apparently, test audiences were only interested in the kangaroo, so the studio threw in some of those cut-away scenes with the kangaroo (going through the pockets of the jacket and such), then tried to market it as a kids movie about a talking kangaroo.
     
  7. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    YAY!!! Another new episode with no sketches or additional Scrappy castmembers, and a review of a nostalgic movie that almost every 90s kid loved:

    Holy crap, not only is Doug still shaving his head for some reason, but apparently he's also starting to shave his goatee! :eek:
     
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  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I've realized there's another movie I wish NC would review: THE BRADY BUNCH MOVIE. So much about that movie raises more questions than it needs to, like how is it the Brady's were somehow frozen in the 70s while the rest of the world advances two decades? I mean at least with the Rocky and Bullwinkle movie, their cartoon world was frozen in 1964 due to their show getting canceled, so that at least offers an explanation on how they're brought into the modern world of 2000 that they're unfamiliar with . . . but is it this one family, in a real world setting, somehow never aged or progressed over the span of two decades while the rest of the world around them has? Is the Brady household somehow able to defy the time space continuum that prevents the family from ever aging?

    And how about among all of the various different cameos throughout the movie, Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince is one of the neighbors. :p
     
  9. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    It's Disneycember again! This time around Doug's reviewing DCOMs! Oh my gosh, the man is gonna snap:
     
  10. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I hope he reviews Smart House.
     
  11. wiley207

    wiley207 Well-Known Member

    Doug Walker has reviewed "A Muppet Family Christmas!"

    Pretty fun stuff. He even gave the Swedish Chef fake subtitles, just like in my YouTube Poop I did of the special five years ago in memory of Jerry Nelson.
     
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  12. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I was so hoping this would be another episode without sketches, but no such luck.
     
  13. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    You really need to make more YTPs. They are hilarious.
     
  14. wiley207

    wiley207 Well-Known Member

    Oh, but I do! I just haven't had much time to do as many lately as we are preparing to move to a new house, just in time for Christmas.
     
  15. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Are you still going to be living in Massachusetts?
     
  16. wiley207

    wiley207 Well-Known Member

    Oh yes; I'll still be living in my same hometown. It won't affect my Internet activity at all.
     
  17. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I thought you were moving to a different part of your state.
     
  18. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    And now here's Home Alone 2.



    As much as I like this movie, I admit that it's a blatant retread on a bigger budget, but it's one of those retreads that kinda owes up to it. A lot like The Hangover 2 in a way.

    And as for Kevin calling the Pigeon Lady "sick"? Well, pigeons are rats with wings, and she was likely to be covered in disease-carrying, statue-corroding pigeon poop. So I don't blame him for freaking out there.
     
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  19. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Way too many sketches, way too many castmembers. Not interested.
     
  20. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Then why comment on it? We've already established that most of the episodes have a lot of sketches. Most of the time I just skip past them because they rarely effect the actual review parts. But there are occasions where the sketches are funny, but usually only when they act as a framing device and actually have a story. For instance, the Rocky and Bullwinkle Movie review was pretty enjoyable if for no other reason then Walter Banasiak's funny portrayal of the priest, but also because the silly character parts weren't sketches but were actually part of a running plot that was just a part of the review, if that makes any sense. The priest and The Critic interacted throughout the entire episode, so it was more like one of the collaboration episodes, except the priest was more of an interviewer than he was a reviewer.
     


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