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it sucks realizing movies you used to think were awesome are actually lame

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posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:46 PM
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i watched rocky 3 again the other day for the first time in 20 years maybe.

this movie was my # when i was a kid. came out when i was 4 so when i was coming up it was on cable all the time.

going back and looking at it though. man was it bad

of course the boxing in boxing movies has never been legit and while it is critical i usually give that a pass.

the training sequence really got me.

rocky and apollo are training in some #ty hardcore type gym and adrianne is just sitting there on a stool in a big ass knit sweater. just holding a towel.
hahahhahahhaha

or when apollo and rocky are running on the beach and rocky finally beats apollo.
they jump into the surf together and hop around and hug and #

hahahahah




having said that it is still rocky. im sure i will watch it again at some point.

can you all think of any specific movies




posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:50 PM
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Independence Day

I remember that as awesomeness personified
re-watched it a year or two ago; meh
the sequel was pretty much just a remake



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:51 PM
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Interesting you brought this up, because I was just thinking how many movies I thought were awesome just irritate the heck out of me now. I've donated almost 90% of my DVD collection to a charitable donations centers.

Hollywood, netflix and similar try to pump those same types of movies out, and I avoid them like the plague, because most are an insult to our intelligence, and humanity.
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posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:52 PM
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originally posted by: ElGoobero
Independence Day

I remember that as awesomeness personified
re-watched it a year or two ago; meh
the sequel was pretty much just a remake


agreed

hey lets fly their spacecraft into their larger spacecraft then use our windows machine to upload a virus.

hahahahahha



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:54 PM
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a reply to: Realtruth

yeah man a LOT of movies i used to love are just not holding up well.

a lot still do

lethal weapon and die hard.

the comedies from back then. john hughes stuff.

same with the 90's

go back and watch some random # from 1995.

most of it is not good.
the gems are still there

pulp fiction is awesome
glen gerry is awesome

most of the other # is just hard to watch



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 12:58 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

Why stop at Rocky 3 ?

Any film with Sylvester Stallone is rubbish.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:09 PM
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I feel your pain. For years. I based my perception of the world through 'Cannonball Run II'.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:15 PM
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Terminator 2.
Loved it when I was a kid.

I tried rewatching it a few years ago and man, that has got to be the cheesiest movie ever.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:16 PM
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The tset of time is the true test for a movie.

Like you say Die Hard is still awesome lol.

Back to the Future is still great.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:37 PM
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originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: TinySickTears

Why stop at Rocky 3 ?

Any film with Sylvester Stallone is rubbish.



First blood is awesome



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:38 PM
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Ugh...

Flight of the navigator



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 01:39 PM
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originally posted by: notsure1
The tset of time is the true test for a movie.

Like you say Die Hard is still awesome lol.

Back to the Future is still great.


Marty McFly is somehow still cool.

I cant think of very many movies where there is supposed to be a cool teenager that holds up opver gernerations. They end up looking dorky or super cheesy.

But not Marty. He would be awesome in any generation!



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:00 PM
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Goonies was my favorite movie growing up. I still like it, but the acting was a little cheesy.
I took it to school in fourth grade for a pizza party- old mr. miller. It had some mild language, and I could see that it worried my teacher, but he let us finish it anyway.
I recently watched with my kids, and noticed all of the inappropriate content.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:10 PM
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Its funny cause I still love John Carpenters 'The Thing' well when the remake came out watched both with my daughters and they just laughed at it the 80's one. I thought it held up pretty good, but guess the special effects were now considered cheesy.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:10 PM
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a reply to: apydomis

goonies is one that holds up for me

movies that were cheese but kind of supposed to be cheese still work.

movies like rocky there were not supposed to be cheese dont work



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:14 PM
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Shawshank still hold up . I still havnt found a movie That is even close IMO



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:18 PM
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A movie I thought was awesome as a kid. "night of the Comet"

Saw it a few years ago an man it is horrible.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:21 PM
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originally posted by: notsure1
Shawshank still hold up . I still havnt found a movie That is even close IMO


for sure that holds up

the true good movies will hold up



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 02:45 PM
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a reply to: Grambler

first blood and rocky are classics. brillant movies.



posted on Dec, 28 2018 @ 03:01 PM
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I still love the old horror movies. The worse they are, the better they are. I used to imagine myself chasing the monster with a torch and a pitchfork. The old Hammer films are great, too.

It's the more modern ones that don't hold up. Some of them were made because they had just one new special effect and no effort was put into the storyline or acting at all. I think most directing has gotten too technical today and lacks the style that the older films had.



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