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ITT: Wasted potential
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>Justin Timberlake
>Amanda Seyfried

Nope.
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>>81870543
Right, it had no potential to begin with
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>>81870504
Swiss Army Man.
The idea was good, but they ruined it with the gay shit
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Timberlake wasn't too bad honestly
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Wasn't this supposed to have Olivia Wilde?
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worst politics of any mainstream film ive ever seen, was surprised to see how little it's talked about online
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Timberlake should've fucked his mom, that wouldve made a better story
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>>81870504
it was OK, nothing too bad
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>>81872375
It does have her, she's just not one of the leads
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>>81870543

at least he stopped trying to be a movie star and fucked off back to music
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>>81872375
She is him mom
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>>81872375

she plays JT's mom and she dies in like the first 10 minutes
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This movie was pretty awesome. I loved the concept, but it could have been executed better.
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>>81872389
>>81872416
>>81872425
I stupidly assumed she was replaced by Seyfried.
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>>81870504

>Dude let everyone live forever what could go wrong!
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>>81872405
My cousin is Chris Kirkpatrick...I once joked around saying I wish he was Justin or JC. He did not take that well.
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>>81872387
>it was OK,

The entire movie is based upon the idea that your bank account is clearly visible on your arm and that anyone at anytime can clean you out by holding your hand.
What fucking stupid world would have that in any form?
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>>81872455
Tom Cruise was on a epic hot streak until Jack Reacher 2.
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>>81872501
I literally only know that name because of the Eminem song. I guess he was in N-Sync? Damn, that's gotta suck for him. Does he at least have money?
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>>81870504
Ok. I loved that movie. Fuck you all.
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>>81870504
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>>81872455
unironically loved this kino
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>>81872455
No it coudnt. It was very good. The very movie surpassed the weak plot thanks to the director and Tom who squeezed 150% of awesomeness out of it
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>>81872577
I like this movie a lot, but I dont see any potential in it
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>>81870504
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>>81872730
In order to waste potential you need to have any
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>>81872687
Can't bruise the Cruise
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>>81872706
huh?!
It has fantastic and original source material, and they fucked it by going the route of 'sky captain and the world of tomorrow' route.
the cgi if it can even be called that aged worse than a bloated corpse, and its lack of even a basic explanation of the world its set in left it interestingly bizarre at best, to anyone unfamiliar with the source material

Its the definition of wasted potential
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>>81870504
Post the webm.

You know the one I'm talking about.
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>>81872795
and turn it into yet another Dark City? Actually the CGI was the source of its success and the nail to its coffin so I prevent myself from bitching about it
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>>81872687
What a fucking champ.
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prometheus
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>>81872770
Tom is always a member of very effective team if you know what I mean
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>>81872850
>implying Dark City isnt kino
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>>81872880
/thread
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>>81872894
I am not. Its a kino, but no one wants to see Dark City vol.2
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artificial intelligence
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The Void
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>>81872542
Yes, he got a whole bunch after Ron Pearlman was convicted. No member of N'sync is hurting.
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>>81872956
Still a great movie. Could have been a little better, but not entirely wasted potential.
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>>81873082
Meant Lou.
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>>81873107
fair enough. i'm just wondering what kubrick would've done with it
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Pic related.

Also
>Man of Steel
>Prometheus
>Warcraft
>I Am Legend
>Hancock
>The Dark Knight Rises
>The Phantom Menace

Off the top of my head. All had great premises that fell apart, some towards the end and some almost right away.
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>>81873762
What, you think all of them are bait or just some?
None are, I'm just curious.
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Split. What's the point giving him 23 personalities if you use only 8 or something in a plot?
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>>81873695
literally agree with everything on that list, nice
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>>81873778

>he sacrifices himself to stabilize the ship
>movie ends with her facing the same ethical dilemma he did at the start

why did they not go this route
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>>81873810
>Man of Steel
kinda
>Prometheus
only valid answer
>Warcraft
>Hancock
>The Phantom Menace
you cannot waste potential when its shit
>I Am Legend
Generic zombie movie. Took the best out of it. It was just mediocre from the start.
>The Dark Knight Rises
FUCKING REALLY???? There is a whole internet imageboard dedicated to this movie.
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>>81873695
Gattaca didn't fall apart at all

One of the best sci fi ever
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>>81873695
>>Man of Steel
Agree
>>Prometheus
Agree
>>Warcraft
It was bad, but it was vidyakino
>>I Am Legend
disagree, the book is better, and it would work as a mini-series, but the movie was a bretty good action/horror
>>Hancock
Agree
>>The Dark Knight Rises
Agree
>>The Phantom Menace
Agree
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>>81872687
His leg look liked it got fucked up but he's standing fine.
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>>81872880
what went wrong with the movie anyway?
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>>81873977
yup. he could have lose his leg. but, you know, you cannot bruise tom cruise
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>>81873887
>>Warcraft
>>Hancock
>>The Phantom Menace
>you cannot waste potential when its shit
I don't think the Star Wars OT is shit, I actually like those three movies a lot. Same goes for the Warcraft games.
Hancock I really liked the whole first half of the film up until the angel stuff.

>>81873916
The third act let it down for me. Also somehow Hawke forgot how to act in certain scenes while delivering an excellent performance elsewhere, was very confused.
Especially when the doctor lets him pass at the very end. No emotion, no gratitude, no tears, nothing. Dumb.
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>>81874020
Warcraft seems to be badly edited.
Director's cut when?
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>>81874020
This thread is about lost potential and not about movies that were nice
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>>81874041
>This thread is about lost potential and not about movies that were nice
Huh? I'm saying that Warcraft and The Phantom Menace were big letdowns because the potential was there in the form of the OT and the Warcraft games. Does that not make to you?
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>>81874037
http://www.slashfilm.com/warcraft-directors-cut/
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>>81874071
No it dosnt. Phantom Menace was a shit. There was no potential in it. You woudl have to rewrite it from scratch to make anything out of it.
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>>81874041
Wasted potential doesn't mean they're bad. It means they could be a lot better
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>>81874106
Exactly and ppl here think that even nice movies cannot waste potential. Prometheus was ok movie from non-fan POV but if burnt potential in tons
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>>81874100
>Phantom Menace was a shit. There was no potential in it.
That doesn't make sense. You can't say there's no potential in a finished product because it's a bad movie. That's quality, not potential.

The quality of the original trilogy is the potential of the prequels. If there's an excellent film, I could say that a prequel has a lot of potential and I might make one.
Potential doesn't begin after a film has already been produced and released. That's where potential ends and quality is measured.

I can't explain it in smaller words any better than I already have so we'll have to agree to disagree if you're still not buying what I'm selling.
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>>81874176
It was an utter shit. It had no potential except for being a prequel that steals some fame from original series. To have a potential means that it could have been improved somehow. It couldnt. There isnt a single thing in Phantom Menace that you could make better without destroying the whole movie.
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>>81872956
Rewatched it yesterday for the first time since it came out. The ending certainly felt like a let-down, with way too much explanation of arbitrary rules that was only there to make the ending sad.

Really made me want to see more of Gigolo Joe and the cities, if anything. Like, just a movie about a Gigolo Joe dealing with a scorned husband and the limitations of his sentience/freedom.
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Butterfly Effect.

I doubt anybody has watched this or taken it seriously in the slightest, but I'll write my thoughts up anyway:

I used to watch this movie religiously when I was a child in a fucked up similar style home situation as the protagonist.

I think/thought it is wasted potentially mostly due to the script being far too melodramatic(IE. when Tommy "beats up" a man significantly older than him when he is 14 in a movie theatre, or the unrealistic dialogue). The bright parts shine
through the garbage though, the concept itself, relatable childhood trauma
circumstances, the decent casting, and an alright ending(where the protagonist essentially kills himself).
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>>81873858
So they have more to work with in the sequel or tie-in
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>>81874254
different anon but don't you understand that being associated with episode 4-6 gives it potential? it had the star wars universe at it's disposal and still failed.
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The Discovery

and Another Earth
and Melancholia
and Arrival
and every other film with an interesting, outlandish premise that, in order to pander to the homosexual Sundance crowd, gets written as a shitty romance film.
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>>81872687

I wonder how many heart attacks his insurance agent has had.
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>>81874357
so you agree with me that the only 'potential' thing was that it was a prequel. Other than that the very movie was beyond repair having no potensial as a standalone movie
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>>81874278
> I doubt any of you have seen this movie that made around $100 million dollars box office and has a 7.7 IMDb rating.
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>>81870504
Eh.
I only watched it because the main chick had bangs and leather gloves. And the movie ceertainly delivered on that part.
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>>81874428
I didn't mean that as a hipster condescension thing, I just haven't met others IRL that watched it.
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>>81874020
He had to maintain his Jerome persona.
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>>81874358
>Another Earth
fuck you. it was great. the movie costed 100k and earned 4 millions.
>Arrival
absolutely agreed
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>>81874458
You're on /tv most people have seen everything there is to see.
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>>81874550
Christ, you have a high opinion of this board.
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>>81874788
There are dozens of us! Dozens!
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>>81870504
Sinister
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Vanilla Sky
Spider Man 3
Soldier (1997)
Enemy Mine
Buried
Source Code
The Time Machine
Taxi Driver (yes really)
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Meme
Interstellar
Every single star wars

Off the top of my head
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Goes to shit the second Lex gets access to the Kryptonian ship.

My rewatches always end there.
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>>81872455
But it's like Moon (2009)
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>>81874020
what did you expect him to do? cry? scream? shout? you're a retard
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>>81875587
>cry? scream? shout?
One of these is not like the others.
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>>81873521
no way this is real
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>>81874788
Well , if you frequent here ,it means you really don't have a lot to see so you either talk bout movies you saw or you hope some anon will deliver some hidden gem.
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>>81875680
or you just like to talk about movies? I haven't seen a whole lot of movies but I consider myself to be interested in movies so I hang out here

It's the same with /fit/ and /fa/
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>>81870504
>Kill your own father just to get chads D
And im supposed to cheer for those people?
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>>81870504
OP (2017)
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>>81874439
Those heels are pretty high. Did she wear those the whole movie?
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>>81875265
It went to shit the first second Lex showed up. Jesse Eisenberg was never made for that role.
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>>81874408
You realize what you just saw was Tom Cruise taking over the spot after a stuntman did the motorcycle crash for him, right? Tom Cruise was in no danger here.
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>>81876354
Jesse Eisenberg plays a neurotic, scheming Jew to perfection. Maybe that's not what you want Lex to be but that's clearly the role here and Eisenberg delivered it perfectly.
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>>81876719

That crash wasn't supposed to happen you idiot, that IS Tom that hit the ground, the outfit of the guy who crashed and Tom match far more than the guy who runs up to check on him.
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>>81876823
>the guy who runs up to check on him

That's Tom Cruise you fucking idiot.
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>>81876879
>>81876719

How's going through life with acute facial blindness? Does it get you into a lot of problems daily?
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>>81876900
Here's why you're retarded:

The crash clearly is intentional, just pause a few times as it unfolds. The stuntman lets go of the bike on purpose, only the part where his leg gets caught by the wheel looks awkward and was probably not planned that way. Even after that he still does a near perfect diagonal roll to soften his fall.

While the stuntman (yellow tinted outfit) resembles Cruise enough, Tom Cruise himself can be identified by his face from the front and from the side (pic related). He also wears a better outfit (more detail) and a better prop gun where the stuntman only carried a generic placeholder, presumably made of foam to not cause problems taking the fall. Grey outfitted Tom Cruise also behaves exactly like Tom Cruise would whereas yellow tinted stuntman behaves subservient to him, like a stuntman would to Tom Cruise.

The stuntman did his part, now Tom Cruise is taking over for the next scene.
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>>81877130

It was Tom riding the bike, you are an idiot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWmJUAVuhPY
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>>81872381
He only realised he wanted to fuck seyfried when she put on his dead mums dress, he was clearly fucking her.
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>>81872455
I love this mobie solid 8/10. If they dropped the resistance subplot and kept the movie sleek bright scifi it coulda been 10/10.
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>>81870504
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>>81870504
>replaced credits song ended up as the intro song for a gore/porn game
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>>81870504
Should have been more about his presidency than his personal life.
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>>81875638

it's real




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