Originally posted by Mayhem At least they got "The Happening" right.
Anybody who saw "The Happening" would probably agree with me that it's a TRAVESTY that it didn't get nominated for every category. I will never again see a movie one-tenth as bad as this one. And I LOVE Mark Wahlberg.
I thought this movie was at least better than "Lady in the Water"
Delgo clearly should've taken a page from the Simpsons' marketing playbook.
Commercial: Delgo, Delgo, Delgo! Bart: What's Delgo, dad? Homer: I dunno. Some guy....some guy called Delgo.
Skinner: Well, I was wrong. The lizards are a godsend.
Lisa: But isn't that a bit short-sighted? What happens when we're overrun by lizards?
Skinner: No problem. We simply release wave after wave of Chinese needle snakes. They'll wipe out the lizards.
Lisa: But aren't the snakes even worse?
Skinner: Yes, but we're prepared for that. We've lined up a fabulous type of gorilla that thrives on snake meat.
Lisa: But then we're stuck with gorillas!
Skinner: No, that's the beautiful part. When wintertime rolls around, the gorillas simply freeze to death!
I realize the critics pretty thoroughly savaged 88 Minutes, but everyone in my family liked it and so have the vast majority of my Blockbuster customers, so how it could be nominated for worst actor for Pacino and worst actress for Sobieski is beyond me. How dare they put Leelee on there, for crying out loud.
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I wish I could say that this film won't do well financially being released so close to The Avengers... I really do. I'll say this, it's the most Gothy-ess McGoth thing since Bauhuas formed. Maybe that's an overstatement but it was just so cliche.