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Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 06-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I definitely would compare it to the prequels in...

I definitely would compare it to the prequels in the sense that they are both unfairly maligned. I didnít care too much for episodes 1 and 2, but they have their positive qualities theyíre not...
Forum: Films 06-13-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I donít really care for the slasher genre nor for...

I donít really care for the slasher genre nor for violent horror films in general. But the original Halloween is a superb film, so I must admit that this film does intrigue me a bit since it is a...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 06-12-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 40,347
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Itís been 10 years, and I still think this movie...

Itís been 10 years, and I still think this movie is underrated as hell. I had hoped that as the years passed its reputation would have improved just a tiny bit. And I must say that after seeing...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 04-21-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 41,715
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I defend Crystal Skull because I enjoyed it, just...

I defend Crystal Skull because I enjoyed it, just like I'm sure you would if you believed a particular film to be underrated. And I never said that all of those who criticize Crystal Skull weren't...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 04-21-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 41,715
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I have examined the films, and I have discussed...

I have examined the films, and I have discussed why I believe they are great in other threads a long time ago. The title of this thread, however is "Why are people so hard on Indy IV?" And I did my...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 04-21-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 41,715
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Let me give you one specific example. I recall in...

Let me give you one specific example. I recall in 2008 seeing one particularly angry YouTube reviewer. This guy shoved the camera in his face and went on a long profanity ridden rant about how...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 04-21-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 41,715
Posted By avidfilmbuff
All I'm saying is that I think the film had a...

All I'm saying is that I think the film had a specific goal, to pay homage to 1950's b films and that most people didn't care or notice. I recall watching many YouTube rants against the film, and...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 04-21-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 41,715
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Honestly, the hatred that this film receives...

Honestly, the hatred that this film receives upsets me terribly, along with the hatred directed toward George Lucas.

I mean, here you have a film series that is fueled by the nostalgia of both...
Forum: Open Discussion 03-22-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,617
Posted By avidfilmbuff
As a film lover and overall misanthrope, there...

As a film lover and overall misanthrope, there are many things in the world that anger me. It upsets me, for example, when people refuse to give a film a chance because of it's genre, when people...
Forum: Indiana Jones 5 03-15-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 59,087
Posted By avidfilmbuff
It's been a while since I posted here. After...

It's been a while since I posted here. After being throughly disappointed with the way that Disney handled The Force Awakens, it's good to see that at least they had the decency to bring back both...
Forum: Films 09-06-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,679
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Ikiru, directed by Akira Kurosawa. Hell, just...

Ikiru, directed by Akira Kurosawa. Hell, just watching the trailer will make you cry.

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Forum: Films 07-18-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By avidfilmbuff
A fantastic film about brutality and machismo,...

A fantastic film about brutality and machismo, and the suffering it can bring. I recall an interview by Scorsese where he said that in bringing Jake Lamotta to the big screen, he brought a lot of...
Forum: Open Discussion 07-02-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Oh my! This is horrible, this is obscene! How...

Oh my! This is horrible, this is obscene! How could you all be so.......... No I'm just kidding around.

Although the truth is, I don't really care too much for Mortal Kombat. It is interesting to...
Forum: Open Discussion 06-16-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,742
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I've just finished reading The Murder of Roger...

I've just finished reading The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Wow, I mean seriously, wow. I won't reveal anything, but Christie certainly took some risks with this story, and it was all worth it.

If you...
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 06-06-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I'd like to try to explain my behavior, you see I...

I'd like to try to explain my behavior, you see I was actually thinking quite a bit about the past conversations I had about abortions with other people when I came across your thread. Immediately I...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 06-06-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Mac was just one of Spalko's hired goons. I'm...

Mac was just one of Spalko's hired goons. I'm pretty sure she would have gotten rid of him the moment she got what she wanted.
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 06-06-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By avidfilmbuff
And what thread would that be? Okay, okay fine,...

And what thread would that be?

Okay, okay fine, I guess you're right, maybe I should have just kept my mouth shut about the whole abortion thing. I've just had some terrible experiences with...
Forum: Forum Games 06-05-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 40,763
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Tommy Wiseau being rude. <object...

Tommy Wiseau being rude.

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Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 06-04-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Who said anything about films? I'm talking about...

Who said anything about films? I'm talking about conversations with people on the subject of abortion. I have witnessed quite a few conversations on the subject, and I have participated in some of...
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 06-04-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Oh dear God, abortion. I don't believe that there...

Oh dear God, abortion. I don't believe that there has ever been a more divisive subject in the entire world. Whenever I hear the word from somebody, I run away as fast as I can.

Be careful...
Forum: Open Discussion 06-03-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 84,290
Posted By avidfilmbuff
Well, it seems that Betty White is the last...

Well, it seems that Betty White is the last surviving Golden Girl.

http://www.imdb.com/news/ni2706265/


Rest in peace Ms. McClanahan
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 06-03-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,987
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I completely understand that, and of course film...

I completely understand that, and of course film lovers and critics should explain their reasonings for loving or despising a film. But the thing is with this particular film, and with the Star Wars,...
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 06-03-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,987
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I really wish people would end this pointless...

I really wish people would end this pointless argument. If you enjoy the film, that's okay, if you despise it, that's fine as well. Personally, I love the film, but I hate how both sides keep trying...
Forum: Open Discussion 05-30-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 84,290
Posted By avidfilmbuff
I'll always remember him as the crazed...

I'll always remember him as the crazed photographer in Apocalypse Now.

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Forum: Indiana Jones Trilogy 05-29-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By avidfilmbuff
This is something I've noticed as well. In fact,...

This is something I've noticed as well. In fact, I was shocked that this was one of the complaints of Crystal Skull, when the same thing happened in Raiders. I remember Spoony one saying in one of...
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