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Over hyped Movies

Post by annahariet » 23 Apr 2018, 06:28

Let me start by saying I did not like La La Land. First, I will never understand why they decided to cast non-singers to lead in a musical. I read that the director specifically chose non-singers to represent the realities of life and people and whatnot. If he wanted to make a realistic movie, what was the point of making a musical in the first place? I liked the piano parts. But none of the songs were catchy, and the singing was weak. With these two combined, the songs were bland and unremarkable. In terms of acting, both of the leads were great, but the pacing of the story was too slow for my liking that I ended up not liking the movie altogether.

Additionally, I think The Greatest Showman was just okay. The plot was so-so, and the entire story was skimmed over. My main issue with it is how the characters were never really fleshed out, and we never really see any character development except for Barnum's, and even that was questionable. Another issue is the number of historical inaccuracies in the movie, but that's an entirely different discussion. But unlike in La La Land, the musical numbers in The Greatest Showman are spectacular enough for me to forgive (or at least ignore) most issues I have with the movie.

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Post by Nazapeace » 05 May 2018, 12:03

Lol I know guys who think black Panther was over hyped

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Post by TaaraLynn » 09 May 2018, 14:30

I didn't mind La La Land, but I can surely understans your point and can agree. Watching it once was enough for me. Haven't seen the Greatest Showman. It would probably years down the road when it randomly comes on television and I have it on in the background.

Frozen for me was over hyped. Gosh, was I excited when I bought it on DVD to watch and literally had a blank face the whole time. I don't particularly care for the songs. It didn't give me a magical feeling as the Disney animated classics did. However, Tangled, Moana, Coco.. I love. At first I thought it was a generational thing, but it's not.

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Post by NRoach » 10 May 2018, 06:40

I loathed Moonlight. I spent the entire film expecting the first act to end, right up until the credits rolled. I admire the balls it took to make the movie; I just wish they'd, you know, hired a writer for it.

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Post by KRay93 » 10 May 2018, 10:58

I feel that many of the films that are usually awarded at the Academy Awards or at several international festivals receive an exaggerated treatment from critics.

If I had to think of one in particular, it always comes to my mind 2001: A Space Odyssey. I do believe that the visual aspect of the film (special effects, style and Kubrick's work as the director) is extraordinary. Outside of that, the pace is too slow, and there are many things in the plot that are difficult to grasp merely taking into account what the movie shows and tells.

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Post by nikkyteewhy » 10 May 2018, 15:47

I think Annihilation was over hyped. I found myself routing for the alien to come and end it all. I was even sleepy at a point. I didn't like the movie at all

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