By Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert's I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie and Your motion picture Sucks, which collected a few of his so much scathing studies, have been best-sellers. This new assortment maintains the culture, reviewing not just video clips that have been on the backside of the barrel, but additionally video clips that he chanced on beneath the barrel.
A terrible event of insufferable Length collects greater than two hundred of his reports because 2006 within which he gave video clips stars or fewer. identified for his fair-minded and well-written movie stories, Roger is at his razor-sharp funny top whilst skewering undesirable videos. think about this opener for the one-star Your Highness:
"Your Highness is a juvenile excrescence that appears like the paintings of 11-year-old boys in love with dungeons, dragons, warrior ladies, pot, boobs, and four-letter phrases. That this is often the paintings of David Gordon eco-friendly beggars the mind's eye. one in all its heroes wears the penis of a minotaur on a string round his neck. I hate it while that happens."
And eventually, the muse for the identify of this publication, the one-star Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen:
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a terrible event of insufferable size, in short punctuated by way of 3 or 4 fun moments. the sort of consists of a doglike robotic humping the leg of the heroine. that will shop your self the price ticket rate pass, cross into the kitchen, cue up a male choir making a song the tune of hell, and get a child to begin banging pots and pans jointly. Then shut your eyes and use your imagination."
Movie buffs and humor enthusiasts alike will delight in this treasury of films so undesirable that you could be simply are looking to see them for a great snigger!
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Amy’s O (2002) All I’m saying is, there’s lots of things a man can do, and in society’s eyes it’s all hunky-dory. A woman does the same thing—the same thing mind you — and she’s an outcast. ——Adam’s Rib (1949) Man-type things, women-type things, what does the creative force behind the universe care about such foolishness. ——Rambling Rose (1991) GOD I cannot love God, whom I do not see, if I do not love my brothers and sisters, whom I can see. —— Romero (1989) The fact is, the gloomy God of the Old Testament still has us by the scruff of the neck today.
You come from nothing, you’re going back to nothing. —— Breaker Morant (1980–Australian) DESTINY I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just ﬂoating around accidental like on a breeze. But I think, maybe, it’s both. ——Babe (1995) The truth is, you make your own destiny. Don’t wait for it to come to you. —Only You (1994) Destiny is something we’ve invented because we can’t stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental. —— Spawn (1997) DIRECTOR (FILM) Just what is a director?
Sudden Death (1995) 41 BTESID 01 06/18/04 4:00 PM HOLLYWOOD Page 42 In Hollywood, a girl’s virtue is much less important than her hairdo. ——Marilyn Monroe Woman: It must be quite a struggle to make it in Hollywood. Man: O no, you just have to know which fork to use and which knife to stick in whose back. — Caught in the Draft (1941) HOME Why do we always expect home to stay the same? Nothing else does. ——North (1994) HONOR Father: All men with honor are kings, but not all kings have honor. Son: What is honor?
A Horrible Experience of Unbearable Length: More Movies That Suck by Roger Ebert