The Happening

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  1. SFOSOK

    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Sucks...


    I know I tend to be pretty negative on a lot of things but really watch it. I dare you to pay for it.
     
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    Worse than Lady in the Water?
     
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    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Now that's a tough one. The Happening follows the guidelines of a movie but fails at being a movie let alone a movie worth watching.

    Lady in the Water fails at not even trying and then somehow failing even more at that.


    This is how I would rate it

    Steaming pile or donkey sh*t > The Happening > Lady in the Water



    Plus in The Happening they say "Happening" Every 10 minutes. I'm not making it up, I timed it in the theater. Also the gory parts are just there, they aren't really incorporated into the movie or even made scary or shocking.
     
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    I can't believe you actually payed to see this movie SFOSOK. If so, my opinion of your film tastes is drastically lowered :D

    Me, I'm going to see Incredible Hulk tonight.

    I did enjoy this review of the Happening when actually makes it sound so bad that it's worth seeing
    The Happening
     
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    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Well I gave it a chance.

    Should have watched Don't Mess with the Zohan, or hulk.
     
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    Zohan would have been my choice too, had I seen the Hulk. It looks better than Sandlers recent crap.
     
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    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Agreed, Ridiculous humor is always good in my book. Plus he is actually acting a role other than "Adam Sandler"

    Thats why I liked Stranger the Fiction cause Will Ferril didn't act like "Will Ferril"
     
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    Calliers Administrator/Editor Staff Member

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    It's like a combo of a bunch thrillers that have just come out, could just tell from the preview it would be cliche. My guess is over expectation due to hype kills movies these days.
     
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    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    This movie killed itself. Even with no expectation I still would have been disappointed.
     
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    Robert McClelland I'm An Uncle for 2nd time Staff Member

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    Blah I hate horor movies anyway lol Go SEE HULK it's very good :D Just saw it today.
     
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    Calliers Administrator/Editor Staff Member

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    Lol,might be worth a few jumps if u watch it with ur girlfriend.

    Me and a couple friends want2go see hulk on soon,apparently as Rob said its very good.
     
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    Was there even a twist in this movie? The plot was so obtuse and blatantly obvious it was asinine. I can't believe how stupid the script for this movie was. The characters were by turns idiotic, and unconventionally creepy in a Mr. Rogers meets body snatchers kinda way.

    His movies are usually more WTF for stupidity than for plot value, but this was just terrible. So many non sequitors, disjointed character interaction, and an ending that wasn't even sensical based on the line of thinking of the movie itself (im not talking about the last scene, per se..).

    Sigh.
     
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    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Thats a good description of it. If you had not mentioned which movie I still would have known which you were talking about. Its really rated R for gore in bad or no taste.
     
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    Guyver2K5 Don't make me hungry.

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    the hulk was great eh?
    havnt seen the happening but thanks for the heeads up
     

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