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post #1961 of 5657 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 10:53 AM
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Kinda new to this thread but; anyone hyped up for Superman - The Man Of Steel? Haven't been this excited for a movie since The Dark Night Rises.

I'm a superhero movies mega-fan, yes.
It will certainly be better than Superman Returns, no doubt. The trailer looks awesome.
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post #1962 of 5657 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 10:57 AM
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Gonna watch this movie now:



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Avengers: The Most Overrated Movie of the Year?

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The year that was brought a number of hype-filled hits. Some of that hoopla was deserved. Plenty of it wasn’t.

So which movies received the most undue recognition? According to an informal survey around the L.A. Times newsroom, there are several viable candidates for the dubious honor of most overrated movie. Did “The Avengers” and its superhero pyrotechnics draw the most unearned praise? “Prometheus" and its cult following? Questing of a more animated sort with "Brave?"

The laughers are represented too. Did 'Ted’s” raunchy slacker comedy merit all its air kisses? "Project X's” low-budget approach to the lowbrow? And the art house isn’t immune to the overrated tag, with the studiously chilly “The Master” garnering its share of hype--and naysayers.

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Finally, there's the epic ambition of “Cloud Atlas." The film finished high in our most underappreciated poll--does it have an equal or even greater number of haters?

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I don't know if the Avengers was overrated, but I never really cared for it all that much. I know it's been overhyped for a very long time since they set that project up a long time in advance. It's a good movie, but to me it's not THAT much better than every other Marvel movie that comes down the pike. I would only call it overrated with the crop of people saying that it's the greatest super hero movie ever made..

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Gonna watch this movie now:



It's been awhile.
Oh fuck yes. Piper + Carpenter + conspiracy + ALIENS

It can't get much better than that.

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post #1967 of 5657 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 02:45 PM
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Yeah that movie owns.

On the subject of The Avengers being the most overrated movie of the year, definitely not. Most people would say TDKR but I've talked to and seen more people that disliked it than liked it. I'd go with something like Cabin In The Woods personally.
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I guess if you were doing a countdown of the most overrated movies of 2012, Avengers would be #2. I didn't hear a single negative review or comment on The Avengers. It was definitely great and deserves it's praise, but since nothing else got so much (over proportioned) praise, it takes #2 by default.

#1 is the Hobbit. It was borderline bad.
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I don't know if I can bring myself to watch a three hour hobbit that's not even conclusive. Does it jerk itself off as much as Return of the King or is paced more like The Fellowship?

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I thought it was paced really well, didn't have any of the purposefully dragged out stuff that the end of ROTK had (I love that movie though, btw). Considering it's length it felt really fast paced and never dragged or became slow. I enjoyed it a lot, might be a similar case as TDKR though in that I was marking out quite a bit and could ignore some of it's obvious flaws. There was one scene or sequence that I really disliked somewhere in the middle but I could get past that.
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