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« on: October 14, 2017, 09:09:37 PM »

I saw them both at the same time, a rare enough thing for me to watch one movie, let alone a double-header. Neither movie was horrible and neither was any good, being bland, rote, predictable and at times silly, even for a genre with which I lost patience sometime in the late Clinton years. The Blair Witch I'd rate as a D+, and Rings a D-. Oddly the original films in each series, The Blair Witch Project, and The Ring, I did like, just not these tired trips to a worked-out goldmine.

And yet each was still much better than Showgirls.

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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 11:07:43 PM »

And yet each was still much better than Showgirls.

Yet nothing is as entertaining as Showgirls. Not even seeing your office rival utterly destroy her career with one poorly-timed Facebook post can generate a smile like the one you get while watching fourth-rung actors chew scenery in broad strokes of non-acting.
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2017, 11:34:09 PM »

The BLAIR WITCH PROJECT  left it's mark. How many s**tty "home made" video garbage was influenced by it? Like it or don't like it-it did make it's mark.
Personally-I liked it.

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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2017, 06:53:53 AM »

I thought the latest entry in the franchise, THE BLAIR WITCH, was infinitely better than BLAIR WITCH 2: THE BOOK OF SHADOWS - but not nearly as good as the first.

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