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Rex Sorgatz

Trying really fucking hard to not be part of the problem.

dec 11
2006

Overrated Movies

My over-rated movies lists would look very similar to Premiere's 20 Most Overrated Movies list. Chicago, Clerks, Jules and Jim, Nashville, Easy Rider... all check, right up until 2001: A Space Odyssey.

5 comments

Any list of overrated movies that does not include Titanic, which won 11 Oscars, is incomplete and null and void.

Good to see Mystic River on there, though.

posted by adm at 12:38 PM on December 11, 2006

I really like "Jules and Jim" and I think "Nashville" is one of the best films ever made. I hate "Forrest Gump" and "A Beautiful Mind," though. Can't even be friends with Gump lovers.

posted by Paige at 7:53 PM on December 11, 2006

remember when American Beauty was edgy?

posted by bietz at 8:48 PM on December 11, 2006

The fact that Harold and Maude isn't mentioned tells me that this is being done by a younger crowd. They go after the so called "cult" classics, but they somehow forget to talk about that film.
Bah, I say. Bah!

posted by Ironic at 1:54 PM on December 12, 2006

11?! holy crap that's an even better point than the one about 2001ASO.

posted by tw at 11:16 PM on December 12, 2006




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