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Cxfatesniper8ck

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Cxfatesniper8ck's Favorite Movies

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Memento 2001: A Space Odyssey GoodFellas Jurassic Park The Shawshank Redemption The Dark Knight Terminator 2: Judgment Day The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Back to the Future

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ear on 4/23/2018 Reply  · 

Great top 100

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 5/2/2018 Reply  · 

Thanks for the friend request. Fantastic top 20! Your top 5 is all in my top 30!

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Wade92

Wade92 on 5/10/2018 Reply  · 

Thanks for the friend request! Looks like you have a really great taste in movies. Feel free to comment on my page anytime if you wanna talk movies or any other interests

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Cxfatesniper8ck

Cxfatesniper8ck on 5/11/2018 Reply  · 

Appreciate it man thanks

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PiccoloKing

PiccoloKing on Jul 18 Reply  · 

Hi Sniper. I had a question for you: What's the most overrated sci-fi film in your opinion? You're free to classify Star Wars as sci-fi if you want.

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Cxfatesniper8ck

Cxfatesniper8ck on Jul 18 Reply  · 

I doubt about as Star Wars the original, Return of the Jedi, and the matrix which both aren't my type of enjoyment films, Star Wars A New Hope and Jedi which are my most flawed films of all time the most way I enjoy is as Empire Strikes Back which it is the only Star Wars film that I imagine to be interested because it introduces a better storyline and makes much sense to be as well as the hero meets the villian which made as good possible as it be into a classic form in history, and as matrix is also my most overrated film just because it really don't be as a much special form any somehow as I agreed about it is much as highly overrated it is typically I find much annoying as the action isn't much as possibly good and now a days is more beyond as cartoonish as the way, and as the original Star Wars A New Hope which was never impact me as well it was emotionless forgettable film it's just not as fun for any conclusion for me, even as Jedi as it's the most overrated in my experience it's just none pleasant good at all besides even the new characters are which are that dull farcical, I even just find as Star Wars to be flaws and not aged well, imagine as Lord of the Rings is one of the best fantasy stories in my century it gives a much bigger and epic it certainly doesn't have a holiday special as in my opinion it isn't overrated as aren't just like the other ones I dislike as I intend about Peter Jackson didn't make a lot of unnecessary changes to the Lord of the Rings films like George Lucas did and even as I intend that Lord of the Rings is much decent better than Star Wars in my experience.

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PiccoloKing

PiccoloKing on Jul 18 Reply  · 

Thanks for your response. In my estimation, the most overrated sci-fi would be District 9. After hearing so much praise about its realistic style, which was considered on par with the feel of documentaries at the time, and its freshness and originality, what I finally got was a nice little Tarantino-esque homage to better sci-fi films of the past, but I found nothing special about District 9 itself. There is some good stuff but, in the end, it never quite comes together as a whole, and you can always tell which film must've acted as inspiration for this and that scene. I suppose every sci-fi movie borrows from its predecessors to some extent, but District 9 never transcends its influences to stand strong as a work of art with its own distinct personality, style or thematic priorities.

Even though I hate "2001: A Space Odyssey", I would never consider it overrated, as its influence on the sci-fi genre is undeniable and ineradicable to boot. I understand that after a certain point the greatness of a film becomes a subjective choice, depending on whether it worked for you or didn't; but I nevertheless always try to make a distinction--to whatever degree possible--between a film that didn't work for me on a personal level, and one that may be overrated in general. 2001, I'd gladly admit, just didn't work for me, but that doesn't make it overrated. It's far too important to cinema to be that.

Like you, I considered The Matrix overrated some time back. However, I was not ready then to grasp the depth of its themes, for it's one thing to understand your reality is manipulated by the elite, and a different thing altogether to know this fact, feel it in your soul and bear its negative effects while going through life every day. If this movie clicks for you, it can really change your whole outlook on existence, society, living, being—everything. Not saying you haven't understood The Matrix, just asking you to maybe give it another shot one day. I'll do the same with 2001.

Further, there are other movies from recent memory like Gravity and The Martian that I consider monumentally overrated, but they aren't quite sci-fi in the strictest sense of the term. They're more like survival movies in a scientific background/setting. Anyway, I hated these too.

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