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#1 of 29 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted April 18 2002 - 10:55 AM

Are there any movies that you no longer care for? As you get older, wiser, and a little more educated, movies that you once enjoyed may not have the same appeal that they once did. I really got into slasher flicks and other low-budget horror films when I was a teenager - I even subscribed to Fangoria magazine! But now, I no longer care for them. Sure, I still admire Romero's zombie movies and a handful of others, but I have little interest in seeing your basic splatter flick. Same goes for raunchy comedies. How about you?

#2 of 29 OFFLINE   Paul Richardson

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Posted April 18 2002 - 10:58 AM

I thought Heathers was the bees knees when I was in high school. Now, as an adult I can see how horribly misguided and pandering the film really was. I feel similarly about The Breakfast Club (although to a lesser degree).

#3 of 29 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted April 18 2002 - 11:04 AM

Yep, I agree with you on Heathers. Same goes for Pump Up the Volume.

#4 of 29 OFFLINE   MartinTeller

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Posted April 18 2002 - 11:11 AM

Definitely Breakfast Club, and even more so Ferris Bueller's Day Off. That smug little brat needs to get smacked around a little. And yeah, Heathers has lost much of its charm, too, but I can still watch it.

#5 of 29 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted April 18 2002 - 12:54 PM

Return of the Jedi. I pray that Lucasfilm will release the trilogy separately so I can enjoy Empire and Star Wars ONLY.

#6 of 29 OFFLINE   Scott Weinberg

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Posted April 18 2002 - 01:52 PM

I can see how Heathers could lose some of its lustre, although it's still a damn good flick.



Childhood faves like Willow, The Goonies and Krull are not as sweet as I remember, although I'll still defend 'em to the ends of the earth. Posted Image

#7 of 29 OFFLINE   Jeffrey_Jones

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Posted April 18 2002 - 02:09 PM

Conan the Barbarian tops the list for me right now. I re-rented the DVD recently and I was so excited to see it again. Very disappointed. Great cinematography and some decent action but the plot was so weak and the dialog was just awful. - Jeff

#8 of 29 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted April 18 2002 - 03:43 PM

The only one I can think of is Earthquake. It was cool when I saw it in the theaters as a kid, but now it's just a horribly acted movie.
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#9 of 29 OFFLINE   Alex Spindler

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Posted April 18 2002 - 03:48 PM

Ditto for Heathers, Conan the Barbarian, and Krull. I still love the Goonies, which is reassuring. The same with Big Trouble in Little China. I have fears about The Breakfast Club.

#10 of 29 OFFLINE   Dome Vongvises

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Posted April 18 2002 - 03:49 PM

Willow - I loved this movie as a kid, and I recently saw it on DVD and thought "huh?".

#11 of 29 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted April 18 2002 - 04:16 PM

Horror movies.

I still love all the classic horror movies, the Universal Classics, the Hammer Horrors and always will, but I've lost interest in todays modern horror flick, I don't care a jot about the Screams and the Blair Witches and so on, the Elm Streets have dated badly and so 80's now, IMO there are very few horror movies in the last 20 or so years that stick out as shining examples of the genre, Kubrick's The Shining is one.Posted Image



ps. I enjoyed Blade 1 & 2 but as blood thirsty comic book action movies.

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#12 of 29 OFFLINE   Andrew_Sch

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Posted April 18 2002 - 04:50 PM

I thought The Mummy Returns was pretty good when I saw it in theaters. Now, Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
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#13 of 29 OFFLINE   Travis Olson

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Posted April 18 2002 - 05:07 PM

Krull. I bet I saw that flick at least 200 times between the ages of 5-7. The DVD was released last year and was excited to get it, I hadn't seen it in at least 10 years. Sat down to watch it and it just wasn't the same, it seemed kind of boring. Although I still enjoy it, it just isn't as good as it was when I was younger.

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Posted April 19 2002 - 05:59 AM

Once released, I bought The Neverending Story. I watched it that night (a rarity), and put it away, sadly to never be seen again Posted Image



I still love The Goonies and Dragonslayer, though Posted Image



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#15 of 29 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted April 19 2002 - 06:43 AM

Airplane! wasn't nearly as funny, I quickly traded the DVD. Ditto on Heavy Metal.
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#16 of 29 OFFLINE   Dome Vongvises

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Posted April 19 2002 - 09:48 AM

Add me to the list that doesn't really enjoy Krull anymore. Lo and behold, Liam Neeson was in this movie. It's amazing what you discover down the road.



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#17 of 29 OFFLINE   Rob Tomlin

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Posted April 19 2002 - 11:10 AM

The Wizard of Oz Probably saw it too many times as a kid!
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#18 of 29 OFFLINE   Richard Kim

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Posted April 19 2002 - 12:36 PM

Forrest Gump. I liked it when it first came out, but now I hate it.

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Posted April 19 2002 - 12:39 PM

Corvette Summer, what was I on?

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#20 of 29 OFFLINE   Artur Meinild

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Posted April 19 2002 - 01:19 PM

I'll second Willow. It's still ok, but not as good as I remember it to be.
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