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Snake5555555555
3 weeks ago#41
scarletspeed7 posted...
Snake5555555555 posted...
Lubdan the Leprechaun is arguably Warwick Davis' most well-known role

This can't possibly be true over Willow which outgrossed it both in theaters and on VHS/DVD. Or his TV series, or Wicket in Star Wars.


Well I did say it was arguable! I mean you're probably right but I've talked to many people who usually mention Leprechaun first when talking about his movies.
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Johnbobb
3 weeks ago#42
Leprechaun is definitely the first thing I associate him with
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GenesisSaga
3 weeks ago#43
How short is JONA?
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v_charon
3 weeks ago#44
Leprechaun as a series is just one of those that are kinda... right below the major franchises. I am aware of it, but I never expect much from it nor am I really drawn in to see it because the titular villain never does anything much for me. That said, I kinda am curious how the darker rebooted one was, it came out in December of last year as a TV film I think. It has a better RT score than the rest of the series does, though I mean it's still only at 38% but I think that's a good deal higher than anything else the series has managed.
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Snake5555555555
3 weeks ago#45
I don't really enjoy the Leprechaun series at all but I think it was smart that it really leaned into the more overt comedy aspects of the first film. I think the films really managed to find a true cult audience that way, even if I don't particularly care for it. I too heard some decent reception for Leprechaun Returns, I haven't seen it though.
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StifledSilence
3 weeks ago#46
I’m kind of interested in checking out a few of the weird sequels. Like Leprechaun in the Hood or Leprechaun in Space.
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Raka_Putra
3 weeks ago#47
Tag! I've only watched 4 of these though.
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Johnbobb
3 weeks ago#48
StifledSilence posted...
I’m kind of interested in checking out a few of the weird sequels. Like Leprechaun in the Hood or Leprechaun in Space.

literally the only thing you need to see

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzWlhLSitJ8
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MetalmindStats
3 weeks ago#49
15. Leprechaun

The luck of the Irish won’t be with the unfortunate souls who watch this scareless, humorless piece of celluloid. Multiple borderline scene-ruining main characters, plus inert direction and a phoned-in script, lie at the end of this rainbow. I would like to give a special shoutout to one particularly heinous bit of writing, featuring one of the (more passable) characters blaming a ransacked kitchen on a bear, from the hills – OF NORTH DAKOTA! This travesty’s sole redeeming value is the leprechaun himself, who is at least acceptable as a villain. For my tastes, in fact, he’s more engaging than Chucky, despite being practically a rip-off of the latter; however, that’s not nearly enough to save his movie.
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Snake5555555555
3 weeks ago#50
38. Anaconda

Iniviso - 18
Johnbobb - 26
Karo - 31
Genny - 34
KBM - 34
Charon - 35
Scarlet - 35
Snake - 36
JONA - 37

Inviso - This movie just BARELY manages to creep over that “so bad it’s good” line, but barely counts in this case, and I enjoyed the film overall. The setting feels so isolated and amps up the tension…which it needs to do, since the titular anaconda is not the most frightening slasher villain imaginable. But yeah, the anaconda itself is pretty…it’s hard to enjoy a killer when it shows up, wraps around a victim, kills them, next scene. This happens to four people I believe? And only Jon Voight is interesting about it…mainly because he gets vomited back up after getting swallowed in the first place.

But that brings us to the cast, and this is where the movie manages to shine despite its abysmal pedigree. Jon Voight is f***ing AMAZING in this, because he’s hamming it up and chewing the scenery almost every time he’s on-screen. And even better, it’s hilarious how HE’S acting like a one-note caricature, but in the context of the movie, his CHARACTER also has moments of completely phoning in the friendly survivalist act. Beyond Voight though, Ice Cube is your standard fish out of water thug in the jungle archetype, and Owen Wilson is a complete doofus who gets turned to the dark side faster and more unnecessarily than Anakin Skywalker. Oh yeah, and Jonathan Hyde is great as a stuffy, out-of-touch British guy who’s thrust into a strange action movie role. Really, it’s the one-note performances that sell this film and manage to make it entertaining, even though it’s objectively awful.


Johnbobb - Anaconda is a lot like Arachnophobia, in that it really expects you to already have a fear of snakes in order to really be scary. Otherwise you're just watching a green mechanical tube wave back and forth while people scream. In fact, almost all of my thoughts about Arachnophobia could pretty much be applied here, with one exception. Anaconda has a single memorable character, which already sets it ahead. I'd almost rather just watch a compilation of Jon Voight's scenes than the whole movie. It's not outright bad (mostly) but does little to make itself stand out otherwise.

Karo - A documentary film crew turns into a snake hunting expedition after some stupid circumstances and many long sinuous reptiles must feed. So some people capture other people and tie them up. The snake eats someone. But what a twist, they get free and capture their captor! Ice Cube spits out mumbley unprofessional lines about being a gangsta from LA. The snake eats some more people. Haha never mind we were just kidding they get recaptured. But wait they get free AGAIN. Guess what the snake does. We've got snakes in a rain, snakes in the water, snakes on a boat, and even snakes on fire. But if only we didn’t have snakes in hollywood taking everyone’s money with this dreck.

Genny - My brain just don't want none of these dumb snake puns. 5/10

KBM - Jon Voight hamming it up as much as he possibly can saves this from being a complete train wreck; the Amazon rainforest scenery porn also has its moments and the Randy Edelman score is good. Everything else about this is pretty much disastrous. The effects are stupid-looking and remarkably inconsistent. J-Lo is utterly horrible in the lead role (how she got nominated for a Saturn award for her performance is beyond me). Really none of the acting or characters are any good – Jon Voight is just entertaining and self-aware enough to be forgiven because it's clear he knows what kind of movie he's in. Even at 89 minutes, the screenplay manages to feel padded, with a particularly slow first act before the killing starts. It's good for a few laughs, but not enough to the point that I'd actually recommend it to anybody apart from avowed bad-movie enthusiasts.
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