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'Big' movies that have disappointed me

by Taylor S
'Big' movies that have disappointed me by Taylor S
THX 1138 (1971) Some people told me THX1138 was a really cool & original SCI-Fi movie; I actually found it very typical in its attempt to be original. The storyline was completely incoherent and there was something (I’m not quite sure what) that grossed me out in this movie. It might be the sterotypical Big Brother-like representation of the future or the stupid bald and aversive characters… (1.5/5) The Shawshank Redemption (1994) was a great disappointment for me. I was expecting it to be a masterpiece based on comments from friends & family, but instead, I saw one of the most syrupy, melodramatic and stereotyped… Read more

THX 1138 (1971) Some people told me THX1138 was a really cool & original SCI-Fi movie; I actually found it very typical in its attempt to be original. The storyline was completely incoherent and there was something (I’m not quite sure what) that grossed me out in this movie. It might be the sterotypical Big Brother-like representation of the future or the stupid bald and aversive characters… (1.5/5)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) was a great disappointment for me. I was expecting it to be a masterpiece based on comments from friends & family, but instead, I saw one of the most syrupy, melodramatic and stereotyped poor-innocent-falsely-accused-victim films ever made! It’s still watchable, but it leaves me quite frigid (and slightly disgusted too). (2.5/5)

Goodfellas(1990), what a boring (not to say nauseating) movie! (I know I’m going to anger all of the Scorsese fans, hahaha!; I do like Taxi Driver, though). So much hype about this one, but about what exactly? This film is filled with cliches that we’ve seen millions of times before; the characters (except for DeNiro’s) are all rather dull; and the plot itself is quite weak and simplistic. (2/5)

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