Most Overrated Movie of 2007

Most Overrated Movie of 2007

No Country For Old Men
1
3%
There Will Be Blood
3
8%
Zodiac
4
10%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
2
5%
Once
8
20%
Juno
8
20%
Atonement
7
18%
Into the Wild
4
10%
Ratatouille
3
8%
Away From Her
0
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Total votes: 40

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Postby Penelope » Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:23 pm

Akash wrote:And oh yeah rolotomasi, you're kinda nuts.

We all are, Aakash. Everybody is a little crazy. But rolo is also pretty brave to admit such a dark secret and to have apparently overcome it.
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Postby Akash » Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:13 pm

We just like teasing Eric because he's so self deprecating and so easily embarrassed.

And oh yeah rolotomasi, you're kinda nuts.




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Postby Eric » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:54 pm

Oh gosh.

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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:45 pm

Akash wrote:
rolotomasi99 wrote:of all the people on this board, eric, i wish the most i could meet you.

Um, excuse me, there's a line.

hey, if i am willing to cut myself, what do you think i would do to anyone that keeps me from my eric. :D
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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:44 pm

flipp525 wrote:Oh, and to keep this post on topic, I voted for Once, but I'd like to cast an honorary vote for Rat Shit, too.

well, that would be the first thing we would talk about. why do people not like RATATOUILLE? it was so beautiful and sweet without being too smaltzy. i admit the human characters were annoying, except for peter o'toole's character ego -- who was brilliant. that moment where he first tastes the titular dish and flashes back to his mom makes me cry every time (yes, i cry easily). i think that scene is one of the best moments on film this year. what other cartoon from the u.s. is capable of such a incredibly moving moment without being shmaltzy? again, i admit the character linguini was really stupid, but ego and the rodent characters certainly made up for it.
i enjoyed once, but it was at student-film quality. it should not be in the same company as NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN or THERE WILL BE BLOOD, and certainly not be on the list above films like THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES or I'M NOT THERE.
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Postby Akash » Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:17 pm

rolotomasi99 wrote:of all the people on this board, eric, i wish the most i could meet you.

Um, excuse me, there's a line.

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Postby FilmFan720 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:04 pm

I still haven't seen Atonement, Diving Bell and the Butterfly or Once yet, but I would vote Ratatouille, only because it is the weakest film here. I like them all, but have a feeling Once could take the honor when I finally catch up with it.
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Postby flipp525 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 6:23 pm

rolotomasi99 wrote:i do not think i have ever mentioned i live in dupont. i walk to and from the metro every day for work, so we probably have passed each other in the street. if you ever see a tall skinny guy with brown hair, it could be me. what should i be on the lookout for? twink, bear, yuppie?

rolo, I am a bit of a gym rat, so take from that what you will. 6'2", dirty blonde hair. I dress rather conservatively for work as one of the Beltway bandits (and I don't take the Metro in the mornings, so I wouldn't have seen you there). I can be caught in anything from a tight tank top and shades to a pair of Diesels and a baseball cap. I fashioned my old boy scouts uniform into a wifebeater and have been known to really fag it out and wear it out to the new dance club downtown (I love the whole irony of it). On nicer days and weekends, I like to take a book over to the Circle and people-watch or have a coffee with friends.

We should get together for a drink sometime at one of the local watering holes. JR's, perhaps? After all these years, I'd love to meet someone from the board. PM me if you'd like.

Oh, and to keep this post on topic, I voted for Once, but I'd like to cast an honorary vote for Rat Shit, too.




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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:13 pm

OscarGuy wrote:With flipp, it's probably skimpy and built...cause he's a gym bunny. :)

man, please tell me you work out for the health benefits and not because you want to look like the boys in the abercrombie and fitch ads. :)
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Postby OscarGuy » Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:36 pm

With flipp, it's probably skimpy and built...cause he's a gym bunny. :)
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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:05 pm

flipp525 wrote:
rolotomasi99 wrote:thankfully i graduated from college this year, and just avoid being around gay men...which is kinda difficult since i live in dupont circle (the gayest neighborhood in a very gay city).

Wait, what? You live in Dupont Circle? So do I. How have we never had a conversation about this?

i do not think i have ever mentioned i live in dupont. i walk to and from the metro every day for work, so we probably have passed each other in the street. if you ever see a tall skinny guy with brown hair, it could be me. what should i be on the lookout for? twink, bear, yuppie?




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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:04 pm

flipp525 wrote:JTT? I would've thought Tobey Maguire was more your type. Or, better yet, Michael Cera.

i love michael cera!!!! so dorky hot!
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Postby flipp525 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:22 pm

JTT? I would've thought Tobey Maguire was more your type. Or, better yet, Michael Cera.
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Postby Sabin » Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:20 pm

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Postby rolotomasi99 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:01 pm

Sabin wrote:A quote.

True story: growing up, I had a picture of JTT in my bathroom and I used to beat off while crying and cutting myself in there. All. The. Time. Honest to God.

are you making fun of me. :p

i think oscarguy is going to get mad at us for pulling this thread soooooo off topic. i did this before when i asked what tadge was.
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