Monday, July 4, 2011

F This Movie! - Independence Day

We will not go quietly into that good night. We will not vanish without a fight. We're going to live on. We're going to survive. Today, Patrick and JB celebrate our Independence Day.



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Also discussed this episode: TrollHunter (2011) 

5 comments:

  1. Lord was I disappointed in that movie. such a promising trailer. In fact, you should name the circumstance of a trailer that promises one thing only to have the movie give you something completely different The Independence Day Paradigm.

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  2. We would, but we're pretty much fans of the movie (except Mike) so it wouldn't make sense. And, actually, I felt like the movie delivered just what the trailer promised (because the White House blew up). That's the thing about trailers, though -- they create such different expectations in all of us, because we all fill in the blanks of what we're not show differently. You filled in the ID4 trailer with a movie you like much better. I filled it in with Vivica Fox stripping. Success!!

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  3. For the "Shock and Awe" thing, TV Tropes calls that the "Funny Aneurysm moment" from a line from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FunnyAneurysmMoment

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  4. Wow. Good looking out, Randi -- that site offers a LOT of different terms for what JB was trying to describe. Thanks for posting.

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  5. I'm so glad that JB likes Troll Hunter. I first saw it at the Traverse City Film Festival in 2011. It definitely helped to go in with no idea of what to expect, but I came out beaming. I've since shown it to a lot of friends, and it tends to get mixed reviews, but I'll always love it.

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