Movies you liked, eventually.

khantroll

Explorer
A lot of the ones that spring to mind are comedies. I have a dry sense of humor most days, so zany or dumb comedies don't typically work for me.

You Don't Mess With The Zohan: I thought this movie was just dumb and full of stereotypes when I first saw it. But upon repeated viewings, it has grown on me a lot. I even find myself quoting it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: My sister was a huge fan of this when we growing up, and I hated it. Even as a teenager I thought it was dumb. I watched it later in life, and I have found it charming and quirky.

And the big one...

Meet the Spartans: I actually walked out of this one in the theater. I thought I lost brain cells for having watched it. A year or so later I watched it, and I couldn't stop laughing. It's still beyond dumb, but I laugh at it. Could just be that I lost enough brain cells for it to be funny...
 
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Ulfgeir

Explorer
I think the closest I can come is Blade Runner. First time I saw it, I didn't like the voice-over (I was too young to appreciate it. and the video-system had some problems as well when I saw it the first time at a gaming convention). I then realized that a voice-over is one of the hallmarks of a noir-film, which this is.

So I will comfortably say that the only proper version of the film is the one WITH the voice-over, and WITHOUT the unicorn dream sequence. And yes, that means Deckard should NOT be a replicant.
 
So I will comfortably say that the only proper version of the film is the one WITH the voice-over, and WITHOUT the unicorn dream sequence. And yes, that means Deckard should NOT be a replicant.
I've never seen the original US theatrical cut. I'm assuming there's a Super Special Edition out there now that has it now, but for awhile it was more or less impossible to find. I went looking for it some time in the 00's, and found that I could only get DVDs of the directors cut version. There literally was no way to get a copy of the original except by hunting down an old VHS tape, and it that case there was no widescreen version available.
 

trappedslider

Explorer
I've never seen the original US theatrical cut. I'm assuming there's a Super Special Edition out there now that has it now, but for awhile it was more or less impossible to find. I went looking for it some time in the 00's, and found that I could only get DVDs of the directors cut version. There literally was no way to get a copy of the original except by hunting down an old VHS tape, and it that case there was no widescreen version available.
You got some money because here's the CE that has ALL the versions Robot Check
 

Aeson

Adventurer
Star Trek Beyond grew on me the second watching. The first time I felt rather disappointed. The second time slightly less disappointed.
 

GreyLord

Adventurer
It is still the BEST film SCORE ever! IMO.

Too bad there has never been as good a Conan film/show to come close to this one.
It's good, one of the best, but I'd put another as better.

Star Wars or the Empire Strikes back seems to be the greater score to me (I'd say Empire is the one that is actually the best score, but most people would simply call all of it simply Star Wars music or the Star Wars Score).
 

Raunalyn

Adventurer
It's good, one of the best, but I'd put another as better.

Star Wars or the Empire Strikes back seems to be the greater score to me (I'd say Empire is the one that is actually the best score, but most people would simply call all of it simply Star Wars music or the Star Wars Score).
I have to say "Duel of the Fates" that was introduced in The Phantom Menace was one of the best fight-scene scores I've ever heard.
 

Ralif Redhammer

Adventurer
My brother and I routinely watched all sorts of horror movies with our dad when we were kids. Invariably punctuated by him saying "I thought I heard something in the hallway, go check it out." Which would then be followed by him making some scary noises to freak us out and send us running.

I'll also point out that there was a time before PG-13. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom had someone's heart being ripped out, shown on screen, and it was plain old PG.

VHS, age things were more of a recommendation;).
 
You got some money because here's the CE that has ALL the versions Robot Check
There it is! Still surprisingly hard to find.

I'll also point out that there was a time before PG-13. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom had someone's heart being ripped out, shown on screen, and it was plain old PG.
Not relevant in this case. PG-13 was released in 1984. Aliens is 1986. It was R for a reason. Well, a lot of reasons. Reasons that kidnap you, cocoon you alive, and burst out of your chest.
 

GreyLord

Adventurer
There it is! Still surprisingly hard to find.



Not relevant in this case. PG-13 was released in 1984. Aliens is 1986. It was R for a reason. Well, a lot of reasons. Reasons that kidnap you, cocoon you alive, and burst out of your chest.
An interesting thing with ratings...for example in today's ratings, Blade Runner, I think is considered only 15 in some places or PG15 rather than anything that was close to R.

It's interesting how some movies are rated differently in different nations. One movie may be only PG-12 in one nation while another it is rated R in the US. On the otherhand, in the same nations a movie may be rated PG18 and only be PG13 in the US.

Alien and Aliens Aliens on the other hand...that was PG18 or basically the US's R.

I found JAWS far more harrowing to watch though than Alien or Aliens. Violence elevates the rating, but there are some movies that I think could give kids or adults just as much of a nightmare if they watched them even though if one looks at the rating they may seem approved for kids.
 

Imaculata

Adventurer
I didn't appreciate the horror movie "A Tale of Two Sisters" at first, but that is because I just didn't get it. When I rewatched it with friends, and paid more attention, I finally got it and I now really appreciate the film for the masterpiece it is. I guess I was expecting the Ring, when I got the Shining. The movie simply was a lot more clever than I was ready for.
 

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