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{"content":{"id":1152,"title":"Iron Man 2 (2010)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/3c2.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe a-story is about Tony's alcoholism and depression and father issues, and the b-story is about some guy who is angry. The a-story's big action sequence (the best of the film) is against his best friend. Then Tony cures all his psychological problems and flies off because he remembers there's still a b-story to wrap up. The b-story action sequence is very long, and poorly filmed, and darkly lit, and with a lot of bad CGI. It is boring and takes forever and, because it is the b-story, you know it's not very important. It deflates what was otherwise a decent movie.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nAlso notable is that Terrence Howard is replaced by Don Cheadle. Imagine being in a huge superhero franchise only to find out that not only have you been replaced by a Golden Girl, but not even one of the more well-known Golden Girls.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-26T04:09:18.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-12T21:40:32.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e"}

Iron Man 2 (2010)

The a-story is about Tony's alcoholism and depression and father issues, and the b-story is about some guy who is angry. The a-story's big action sequence (the best of the film) is against his best friend. Then Tony cures all his psychological problems and flies off because he remembers there's still a b-story to wrap up. The b-story action sequence is very long, and poorly filmed, and darkly lit, and with a lot of bad CGI. It is boring and takes forever and, because it is the b-story, you know it's not very important. It deflates what was otherwise a decent movie.

Also notable is that Terrence Howard is replaced by Don Cheadle. Imagine being in a huge superhero franchise only to find out that not only have you been replaced by a Golden Girl, but not even one of the more well-known Golden Girls.

{"content":{"id":1051,"title":"Third Rock From The Sun - Season One","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/384.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nThey're all good, even the odd reoccurring characters, but Jane Curtain is an understated comedic genius. Skip the first few episodes and it starts to get really funny. Skip the last episode, as well. It is the start of a painfully bad story arc.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-01-15T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-12-02T18:03:40.000Z","updated_at":"2019-12-29T19:53:06.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e"}

Third Rock From The Sun - Season One


They're all good, even the odd reoccurring characters, but Jane Curtain is an understated comedic genius. Skip the first few episodes and it starts to get really funny. Skip the last episode, as well. It is the start of a painfully bad story arc.

{"content":{"id":1048,"title":"Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein (2019)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nSilly comedy short staring the Stranger Things guy and Kate Berlant. Nothing special but a few good laughs.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-12-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-11-28T00:59:56.000Z","updated_at":"2019-12-27T00:21:21.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=scary\"\u003escary\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e"}

Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein (2019)

Silly comedy short staring the Stranger Things guy and Kate Berlant. Nothing special but a few good laughs.

{"content":{"id":1024,"title":"The New Cambridge Medieval History III - Ed. Timothy Reuter","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMore consistent than the previous two. And I really liked how the thematic chapters were put before the narrative chapters.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThis is one of the most interesting periods of papal history, and I was curious to see what the experts had to say. In fact, the papacy is mostly ignored and only danced around when it is mentioned.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nEngland is in the section on post-Carolingian Europe. I'm sure they were trying to make some cheeky point, but they either forgot to mention it or else it was so insignificant that it slipped my mind.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nAlthough well-covered in previous books, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland seem to almost completely vanish from existence.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-12-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-11-06T02:30:53.000Z","updated_at":"2019-12-05T00:08:48.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=middle_ages\"\u003emiddle_ages\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tenth_century\"\u003etenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eleventh_century\"\u003eeleventh_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cambridge_histories\"\u003ecambridge_histories\u003c/a\u003e"}

The New Cambridge Medieval History III - Ed. Timothy Reuter

  • More consistent than the previous two. And I really liked how the thematic chapters were put before the narrative chapters.
  • This is one of the most interesting periods of papal history, and I was curious to see what the experts had to say. In fact, the papacy is mostly ignored and only danced around when it is mentioned.
  • England is in the section on post-Carolingian Europe. I'm sure they were trying to make some cheeky point, but they either forgot to mention it or else it was so insignificant that it slipped my mind.
  • Although well-covered in previous books, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland seem to almost completely vanish from existence.
{"content":{"id":1021,"title":"Avengers: Endgame (2019)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/36d.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIt was entertaining enough, but not very substantial. Once the new car smell wears off, this will be the one Avengers movie people skip, even if it is the highest grossing. Like Avatar among James Cameron films.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThey wanted an emotionally resonant movie with very serious scenes, and time travel. Those two don't match. Time travel never really makes sense in a plot, which is fine for a fun Star Trek one-off, but a disaster when you try to do something serious. Time travel is also a lazy and boring way to write yourself out of a corner.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe characters have long conversations about how they can't create alternate realities or change the past and they also kill 2014 Thanos, so how did the snap happen? Iron Man's dying wish must have been extremely complicated and specific.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nCaptain America's shield gets destroyed because they needed a scene with emotional resonance and it is fine a few minutes later because they needed emotional resonance. I can't believe the same people that made Infinity Wars made this. This is the 'Dark Knight Rises' of Marvel films.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-11-03T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-11-02T18:48:42.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-12T21:45:57.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=action\"\u003eaction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=overrated\"\u003eoverrated\u003c/a\u003e"}

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

  • It was entertaining enough, but not very substantial. Once the new car smell wears off, this will be the one Avengers movie people skip, even if it is the highest grossing. Like Avatar among James Cameron films.
  • They wanted an emotionally resonant movie with very serious scenes, and time travel. Those two don't match. Time travel never really makes sense in a plot, which is fine for a fun Star Trek one-off, but a disaster when you try to do something serious. Time travel is also a lazy and boring way to write yourself out of a corner.
  • The characters have long conversations about how they can't create alternate realities or change the past and they also kill 2014 Thanos, so how did the snap happen? Iron Man's dying wish must have been extremely complicated and specific.
  • Captain America's shield gets destroyed because they needed a scene with emotional resonance and it is fine a few minutes later because they needed emotional resonance. I can't believe the same people that made Infinity Wars made this. This is the 'Dark Knight Rises' of Marvel films.
{"content":{"id":926,"title":"The Dark Knight Rises (2012)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/316.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThis is a pretty good movie, as long as you don't think about the plot for even one second.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThis was supposed to be some kind of comment on the Occupy Movement, but what was the message exactly? The Occupy Movement was mostly a big deal on slow news days and there wasn't really a lot to say about it. Now that Occupy has almost completely faded out of public memory, watching this movie just makes me go, \"What the fuck is this supposed to be about?\"\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nAnne Hathaway and Tommy Solomon were the best part of this movie and Batman doesn't have a lot to do after getting his back broken. Instead of getting his back broken, Batman should have just died, and the rest of the movie should have been about Catwoman and Robin.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-10-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-09-08T14:36:31.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-12T21:47:18.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=christopher_nolan\"\u003echristopher_nolan\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

  • This is a pretty good movie, as long as you don't think about the plot for even one second.
  • This was supposed to be some kind of comment on the Occupy Movement, but what was the message exactly? The Occupy Movement was mostly a big deal on slow news days and there wasn't really a lot to say about it. Now that Occupy has almost completely faded out of public memory, watching this movie just makes me go, "What the fuck is this supposed to be about?"
  • Anne Hathaway and Tommy Solomon were the best part of this movie and Batman doesn't have a lot to do after getting his back broken. Instead of getting his back broken, Batman should have just died, and the rest of the movie should have been about Catwoman and Robin.
{"content":{"id":868,"title":"Batman Begins (2005)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nI liked it the first time. The second time, the new car smell had faded and it felt like it was hitting me over the head with the courage thing.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-08-21T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-05T16:54:58.000Z","updated_at":"2019-08-21T14:24:27.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=action\"\u003eaction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=christopher_nolan\"\u003echristopher_nolan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Batman Begins (2005)

I liked it the first time. The second time, the new car smell had faded and it felt like it was hitting me over the head with the courage thing.

{"content":{"id":863,"title":"Memento (2000)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nFun idea for a movie, and a good ending, but, man, a lot of this movie is just the guy pacing around, walking across rooms, walking down hallways, walking outside. Basically a short film needing an editor.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-08-16T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-05T16:30:19.000Z","updated_at":"2019-11-06T17:24:36.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=scary\"\u003escary\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=christopher_nolan\"\u003echristopher_nolan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Memento (2000)

Fun idea for a movie, and a good ending, but, man, a lot of this movie is just the guy pacing around, walking across rooms, walking down hallways, walking outside. Basically a short film needing an editor.

{"content":{"id":860,"title":"Lost in Translation (2003)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe visuals are great, music is great, Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson are always fun to watch, but there's not much to the story or characters and there's a lot more style than substance.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-08-14T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-04T17:57:20.000Z","updated_at":"2019-08-04T17:59:25.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Lost in Translation (2003)

The visuals are great, music is great, Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson are always fun to watch, but there's not much to the story or characters and there's a lot more style than substance.

{"content":{"id":841,"title":"O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nFun. A bit dumb. Worth a watch every ten years or so.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-28T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-07-27T23:08:04.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-28T03:32:49.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=adventure\"\u003eadventure\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=coen_brothers\"\u003ecoen_brothers\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e"}

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Fun. A bit dumb. Worth a watch every ten years or so.

{"content":{"id":795,"title":"Austin Powers (1997)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/2a4.jpeg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nWhen it came out, I was in my early teens and the perfect age to appreciate this kind of humour. Watching it again, more than twenty years later, the Dr. Evil scenes still hold up well, the rest is so-so. A lot of the jokes are about how the nineties are darker and edgier than the innocent 60s but, in retrospect, the 90s seem like one of the nicer decades, while the 60s had Vietnam, political assassinations, cold war, the rapid escalation of conflict in Northern Ireland...\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-15T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-20T01:43:28.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-05T19:13:03.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e"}

Austin Powers (1997)

When it came out, I was in my early teens and the perfect age to appreciate this kind of humour. Watching it again, more than twenty years later, the Dr. Evil scenes still hold up well, the rest is so-so. A lot of the jokes are about how the nineties are darker and edgier than the innocent 60s but, in retrospect, the 90s seem like one of the nicer decades, while the 60s had Vietnam, political assassinations, cold war, the rapid escalation of conflict in Northern Ireland...

{"content":{"id":782,"title":"Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows The Movie Part One (2010)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/299.png\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nIt's pretty hard to write about this movie in 2019 without feeling the crushing weight of Harry Potter as cultural phenomena, or the franchise's increasingly-desperate and bizarre 'wizards poop their pants' social media presence. But here goes:\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nThis was the best of the Potter movies. Not as stylish as Azkaban, but also no time travel. It took a lot of risks that payed off, and has some really great, memorable moments you'd never except from the seventh movie in a franchise. On the other hand, they might have been best to spread out the risk-taking a bit, because the the next one is so disappointingly bland and by-the-numbers that it ruins this one by association.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-04T18:12:13.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-04T00:37:44.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fantasy\"\u003efantasy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows The Movie Part One (2010)


It's pretty hard to write about this movie in 2019 without feeling the crushing weight of Harry Potter as cultural phenomena, or the franchise's increasingly-desperate and bizarre 'wizards poop their pants' social media presence. But here goes:

This was the best of the Potter movies. Not as stylish as Azkaban, but also no time travel. It took a lot of risks that payed off, and has some really great, memorable moments you'd never except from the seventh movie in a franchise. On the other hand, they might have been best to spread out the risk-taking a bit, because the the next one is so disappointingly bland and by-the-numbers that it ruins this one by association.

{"content":{"id":720,"title":"Patriot Games (1992)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/25b.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe characters suspensefully twiddle their thumbs for about an hour and a half, then there's a nice action scene. \r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-18T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-05-19T15:17:36.000Z","updated_at":"2019-06-04T20:36:12.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=suspense\"\u003esuspense\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=action\"\u003eaction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=espionage\"\u003eespionage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Patriot Games (1992)


The characters suspensefully twiddle their thumbs for about an hour and a half, then there's a nice action scene.

{"content":{"id":704,"title":"Spiderman: Shattered Demensions (2010)","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nA game I got on sale years ago. Not bad for what I payed, and not bad for a game based on a property. A few parts were extremely fun, but the more tedious parts dragged it down enough that I never made to to the end, putting it off again and again until I stopped thinking about it entirely.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-24T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-05-08T21:39:36.000Z","updated_at":"2019-05-08T21:42:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=spider_man\"\u003espider_man\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=action\"\u003eaction\u003c/a\u003e"}

Spiderman: Shattered Demensions (2010)

A game I got on sale years ago. Not bad for what I payed, and not bad for a game based on a property. A few parts were extremely fun, but the more tedious parts dragged it down enough that I never made to to the end, putting it off again and again until I stopped thinking about it entirely.

{"content":{"id":603,"title":"Looper (2012)","body":"\u003cp\u003eMostly good. Dumb ending.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-12T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-03-13T12:16:52.000Z","updated_at":"2019-03-13T12:16:52.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e"}

Looper (2012)

Mostly good. Dumb ending.

{"content":{"id":531,"title":"Airplane! (1980)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/1c2.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nI was obsessed with Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker films as a kid. Watching them again, years later, there are a few very, very good jokes, hidden among thousands of rapid-fire dumb gags. It's the \"throw mud at a wall\" approach to comedy.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-02-08T17:51:20.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-08T01:04:50.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Airplane! (1980)


I was obsessed with Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker films as a kid. Watching them again, years later, there are a few very, very good jokes, hidden among thousands of rapid-fire dumb gags. It's the "throw mud at a wall" approach to comedy.