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Which 2012 Awards-Contending Movie Do You Feel Is Overpraised?

By Dustin Rowles | Comment Diversions | January 15, 2013 |

By Dustin Rowles | Comment Diversions | January 15, 2013 |


You’ve hopefully seen our Best of 2012 movies. You’ve seen our Most Rewatchable Films of 2012. You know who won the Golden Globes, and you’ve seen the Oscar nominations. Presumably, you’ve seen three, four or all of the movie that have been mentioned. So I ask you this, folks: Of all the movies that have been praised to death this awards season, which do you believe is the most over-praised, the one that doesn’t belong, the one that you don’t get all the love for (and I’m sorry, you’re not actually allowed to say Pitch Perfect because I will murder you).

Me: The Master. Remarkable performances, pointless, tedious, head-scratching movie. I was expecting the best movie of the year, and what I got was I got was two hours of what-the-f*ck (clearly, Daniel disagrees).

This was me during The Master:

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Also, on that subject, some of you (*cough* Cindy *cough*) didn’t love Looper, and I’m gonna let it slide THIS TIME. But (via Filmdrunk), someone edited together everything that was wrong with Looper in under three minutes.




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