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Twitter Users Ponder Critically Reviled Films That They Love

By Petr Knava | Social Media | October 29, 2021 |

By Petr Knava | Social Media | October 29, 2021 |


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So, we’re all in agreement that 2006’s Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell-starring Miami Vice is a damn good film, right? We’re all in agreement on that, no? No? Still no? It’s okay. I’ll wait. You’ll come around. I know I’m sort of expected to hold that opinion, huge Mann stan that I am, but though it may not be his best, I still think there’s a lot to love in that typically melancholy and lyrical movie. It might not be to everyone’s tastes—in fact a number of people I know that are usually fans of Mann’s work have told me multiple times they just can’t crack through Miami Vice’s cool, reflective shell—but I genuinely love the film. It’s Heat or Collateral, but it’s great anyway. I am aware that I’m in the minority though. And you know what, that fuc*ing rocks! I’m happy here, knowing I’m right, waiting for the newly converted acolytes to gradually walk through the door one by one. Come on in, come on in, pull up a chair, here’s your complimentary shirt ‘n’ shades combo.

Miami Vice was the first film I thought of in response to the following Twitter prompt about films that were universally panned, but which you yourself can’t help but think are great:

As always, we occasionally stray a bit from the strictest interpretation of the question in some of the answers, but here are a few interesting ones:


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Petr is a staff contributor. You can follow him on Twitter.



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