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Old 13-12-2012, 07:42
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I'm in no way a film buff but when I do watch a film it's usually a comedy/feel-good film. Because of this, and because I' don't watch many films in general, there are certain film and series of films that I've never seen, although when I tell people they look at me like I've just thrown a turd in their face.

Here's some of my list:

Any James bond Film
Any 'Godfather' film
The Bourne _____ (insert word here)
The Avengers (Everyone was rattling on about this earlier this year)
Titanic
The Matrix
Lord of the Rings or any similar
Star Wars (Except the Phantom Menace)

I'm sure there are loads more. So, what films have you not seen, and have no intention of seeing, despite the fact apparently it makes you odd?
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Old 13-12-2012, 07:48
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LOL - I would have to agree with you about people's reactions to the films you have listed - my response to them is:

Any James bond Film - crap
Any 'Godfather' film - crap
The Bourne _____ (insert word here) - crap
The Avengers (Everyone was rattling on about this earlier this year)
Titanic - ultra crap
The Matrix - mindnumbingly crap
Lord of the Rings or any similar - can't be bothered watching it
Star Wars (Except the Phantom Menace) - crap

One I was once showed a face of incredulity over was Transformers - I'm a 54 year old woman, why the hell would I watch Transformers

I think some people fall for hype more than others do

Then again, if people tell me they haven't watched Paranormal Activity, I become one of them
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Old 13-12-2012, 07:51
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In fact, I'm going to add another seriously over-hyped film: Silence of the Lambs - nearly fell asleep during that one and wish I hadn't bothered and only went to see it because my mom didn't want to go on her own
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Old 13-12-2012, 07:53
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Dont watch films. They bore me
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Old 13-12-2012, 07:57
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I don't have a great track record of staying awake during movies, even if I go to the cinema to see them

I've never seen ET or Elf which seem to be standard requirements for being a human being.
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Old 13-12-2012, 07:59
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Never watch films. I would rather read a non fiction book.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:00
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Dont watch films. They bore me
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:01
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I've not seen any of the Lord of the Rings films. Or the Harry Potters. Both times - film and book - I lasted about 10 minutes before I wanted to slit my wrists. And despair at the the people I see around me

I'll see them eventually though. I'm a big fan of consuming crap as well as high culture.




I never saw ET till about 15 years after it was released.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:03
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They do me but then again i do not enjoy fiction. I prefer documentaries
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:03
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Never watch films. I would rather read a non fiction book.
I have a feeling that you have a penchant for real crime books.

Probably wrong.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:04
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I have a feeling that you have a penchant for real crime books.

Probably wrong.
You are bang on. I Aldo enjoy trading and researching Local history.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:05
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Harry Potter, forgot about that. Not interested in the slightest.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:07
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You are bang on. I Aldo enjoy trading and researching Local history.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:09
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Dont watch films. They bore me
What a refreshing opinion. I often feel the same. I wish there were the opposite of extrended versions - what would they be called? Truncated versions, synopsis version? - where you could just watch the bare bones of a film for those with a short attention span. Surely any story can be told within an hour ...
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:10
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Harry Potter, forgot about that. Not interested in the slightest.
Yep, that's another one I've never seen. One person, when trying to convince me how good it is and what I've been missing, said that they even wear earphones so they can listen to a CD telling the story whilst they're at work! and he's 35 <shaking head>
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:10
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Never watched any of the Bourne films. And the Exorcist...saw about 20-30 minutes and was bored shitless and turned it off.

Star Wars I've only watched by osmosis. You can't help taking bits in if the kids are watching though I wouldn't say I've actually watched any of them...same for the Matrix films.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:12
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Films do seem to be getting longer, too, much longer than my bladder can hold out. No film needs to be 3 hours long, it's ridiculous.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:14
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What a refreshing opinion. I often feel the same. I wish there were the opposite of extrended versions - what would they be called? Truncated versions, synopsis version? - where you could just watch the bare bones of a film for those with a short attention span. Surely any story can be told within an hour ...
I tend to watch the first 10 - 20 minutes, fall asleep and then the next day, read all about it on IMDB- that's a bit like a truncated version


Also not seen Potter, Star Wars, LOTR, Godfather. They just don't interest me at all. Apart from R2D2 and C3PO- I could watch them all day.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:15
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Films do seem to be getting longer, too, much longer than my bladder can hold out. No film needs to be 3 hours long, it's ridiculous.
The cornetto and ice cream half time sellers are sadly a thing of the past.

Been told to watch Coriolanus but it sounds like painting set for your bum.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:18
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Harry potter and twilight.
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Old 13-12-2012, 08:19
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Any James Bond Films.
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Old 13-12-2012, 09:04
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I've seen the first 3 or 4 Harry Potters, they are waaaay over rated. I've always found myself bored trying to watch them.

My Inlaws keep trying to tell me how brilliant Avatar is and that I should watch it but the trailer looked dull to me and so not my thing.
Also haven't seen any of the Bourne movies, Starwars, Matrix, Godfather, Rocky....
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Old 13-12-2012, 09:05
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None of the James Bond films.
None of The Godfathers.
No Rockys

I think I've done a pretty good job of seeing films you've meant to of seen now. I hadn't seen lots of things but in the past 12 months I've got myself up to speed and I'm down with the kids as well as the oldies
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Old 13-12-2012, 09:09
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Lord of the Rings
Harry Potter
Batman (over the last decade or so)

I have no interest in seeing them either.

EDIT: Reading some of the above, I need to add a few more

The Avengers
Star Wars
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