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Weekly Box Office & Film Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jvcarroll, May 20, 2012.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I'm . . . surprised.
     
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  2. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Wow. That's about all I have to say about that.... just, wow.
     
  3. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

  4. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    I guess this counts for the film discussion part of the thread. The short list for the Razzie nominations has come out (the final nominations will be announced January 23rd).

    ...Oh look, Ghostbusters is NOT shortlisted for Worst Actors, Worst Director, Worst Reboot, OR Worst Movie. So much for all the dire predictions that it would "sweep the Razzies." :halo:

    WORST PICTURE
    Assassin’s Creed
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Collateral Beauty
    The Darkness
    Dirty Grandpa
    The Divergent Series: Allegiant
    Fifty Shades of Black
    Gods of Egypt
    Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    Independence Day: Resurgence
    London Has Fallen
    Mother’s Day
    Suicide Squad
    Zoolander 2

    WORST DIRECTOR
    Dinesh D’Souza – Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    Roland Emmerich – Independence Day: Resurgence
    Justin Kurzel – Assassin’s Creed
    Dan Mazer – Dirty Grandpa
    Greg McLean – The Darkness
    Babak Najafi – London Has Fallen
    Tyler Perry – Boo! A Madea Halloween
    Alex Proyas – Gods of Egypt
    Zack Snyder – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Ben Stiller – Zoolander 2
    Michael Tiddes – Fifty Shades of Black

    WORST ACTRESS
    Jennifer Aniston – Mother’s Day / Office Christmas Party
    Marion Cotillard – Allied / Assassin’s Creed
    Megan Fox – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
    Radha Mitchell – The Darkness
    Tyler Perry (as Madea) – Boo! A Madea Halloween
    Margot Robbie – The Legend of Tarzan / Suicide Squad
    Julia Roberts – Mother’s Day
    Becky Turner (as Hillary Clinton) – Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    Naomi Watts – The Divergent Series: Allegiant / Shut In
    Shailene Woodley – The Divergent Series: Allegiant

    WORST ACTOR
    Ben Affleck – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Kevin Bacon – The Darkness
    Gerard Butler – Gods of Egypt / London Has Fallen
    Henry Cavill – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Dinesh D’Souza (as himself) – Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    Robert De Niro – Dirty Grandpa
    Zac Efron – Dirty Grandpa / Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
    Liam Hemsworth – Independence Day: Resurgence
    Brad Pitt – Allied
    Will Smith – Collateral Beauty / Suicide Squad
    Ben Stiller – Zoolander 2
    Marlon Wayans – Fifty Shades of Black

    WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    Cassi Davis – Boo! A Madea Halloween
    Julianne Hough – Dirty Grandpa
    Kate Hudson – Mother’s Day
    Keira Knightley – Collateral Beauty
    Helen Mirren – Collateral Beauty
    Aubrey Plaza – Dirty Grandpa
    Jane Seymour – Fifty Shades of Black
    Octavia Spencer – The Divergent Series: Allegiant
    Sela Ward – Independence Day: Resurgence
    Kristen Wiig – Masterminds / Zoolander 2
    Kate Winslet – Collateral Beauty

    WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    Nicolas Cage – Snowden
    Benedict Cumberbatch – Zoolander 2
    Johnny Depp – Alice Through the Looking Glass
    Jesse Eisenberg – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Will Ferrell – Zoolander 2
    Jeff Goldblum – Independence Day: Resurgence
    Jeremy Irons – Assassin’s Creed / Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Jared Leto – Suicide Squad
    T.J. Miller – Office Christmas Party
    Geoffrey Rush – Gods of Egypt
    Brenton Thwaites – Gods of Egypt
    Owen Wilson – Masterminds / Zoolander 2

    WORST SCREENPLAY
    Assassin’s Creed
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Dirty Grandpa
    The Divergent Series: Allegiant
    Fifty Shades of Black
    Ghostbusters
    Gods of Egypt
    Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    Independence Day: Resurgence
    Mother’s Day
    Suicide Squad
    Zoolander 2

    WORST PREQUEL, REMAKE, RIPOFF OR SEQUEL
    Alice Through the Looking Glass
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Blair Witch
    The Divergent Series: Allegiant
    Fifty Shades of Black (rip-off of Fifty Shades of Grey)
    Independence Day: Resurgence
    The Legend of Tarzan
    London Has Fallen
    My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
    Ride Along 2
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
    Zoolander 2

    https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2017...or-the-37th-golden-raspberry-awards-revealed/
     
  5. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Those predictions were pretty dumb anyway. If people think the new Ghostbusters is one of the worst movies ever, they clearly haven't seen a lot of movies.
     
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  6. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    Well, it's petty, but I have to say I'm delighting in their agony right now. "What a disgrace, the Razzies are dead to me!" (Actual quote) Ha ha HA ha ha, love it. :laugh:
     
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  7. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I still can't believe how much people overreacted to this movie. And the fact that it became one of the biggest political discussions on the internet last year just shows how petty people really are.
     
  8. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    It honestly didn't feel real. It felt like people literally lost their minds or had some post hypnotic wammy put on them, you WILL hate this movie with every fiber of your being, forsaking all logic and common decency, lol. Either way, I will always think twice before trusting a geek or fan again.
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2017
  9. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Hey, on the bright side, for the most part it seems the Muppet fans aren't too awful. That is, unless they have political discussions, lol.
     
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  10. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    So now we're getting a movie about . . . the founding of McDonald's? Why does that sound like such a ridiculous premise for a movie? I'm sure it isn't, but I mean . . . it just seems so random and pulled-out-of-a-barrel.
     
  11. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    Oscar contender Hidden Figures stayed at the top this weekend, while fellow contender La La Land has rocketed up to 2nd place from last week's 5th, and Sing followed closely behind. Meanwhile, Monster Trucks can be considered a rightful flop, winding up in 7th place with about $10 million to its name.

    http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/?yr=2017&wknd=02&p=.htm
     
  12. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Great to see La La Land finally getting more exposure due to the award season. I'm glad to see Hidden Figures getting so much attention as well, it's actually doing a little better than I originally expected.
     
  13. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    So PETA is all butthurt over this A DOG'S PURPOSE movie, big shock. But after seeing more trailers for the movie today . . . isn't this basically just HOMEWARD BOUND but with one dog instead two dogs and a cat?
     
  14. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Seeing a different trailer for this movie makes it even more confusing, because this trailer seems to suggest that someone a man keeps getting reincarnated as a different dog? I think? I don't know, I'm just really confused.

    But once again, I think Hollywood is being a little too insensitive right now: first, they come out with that PATRIOT'S DAY just a few years after the Boston Bombing actually happened, and when America's going through a rough stretch . . . now here comes a movie about the Great Wall of China when Trump is talking about building a wall between us and Mexico? Come on, they're doing this crap intentionally.
     
  15. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    What is everyone's thoughts on The Emoji Movie coming out this summer?
     
  16. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Haven't seen it, but the gist is that a dog gets re-encarnated as other dogs until he finds his original master, I guess.
     
  17. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Like I said in my previous post, that's what I gathers (for the most part) from a different, more recent trailer I saw.
     
  18. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

  19. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    So M. Night Shyamalan's Split is at the top for the 2nd weekend in a row (and is getting positive reviews, amazingly enough), while A Dog's Purpose sits in a comfy 2nd place. Despite all the controversies over alleged animal abuse, it came out fairly unscathed.

    And then there's Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. With a 4th place opening and the lowest of all 6 films (!) in the series, it better the heck be final. :rolleyes:

    http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/?yr=2017&wknd=04&p=.htm
     
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  20. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    So I'm seeing trailers for this JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2. When was there ever a Chapter 1? Who is John Wick anyway?
     


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