What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 6:09 pm

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I dunno, the murder rate in that town was WAY too high to be a coincidence. Not to mention it would happen no matter where she went. And she just HAPPENED to be nearby, and the only one to solve the case?

At least Columbo had an excuse being a detective.
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby Hernandez82 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:35 am

I usually avoid Asian movies because they are way too weird for Western psyche, and I also don't watch movies where "genre" actors (i.e. those that typically play the same type of roles like villains, comic/drama characters, etc.) are trying to experiment with their way of acting and doing something completely opposite to what they usually do. Like Jim Carry's dramatic roles.
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:58 am

Zombies.

Other than that, I'll watch pretty much anything if the characters are likable and the story (and the writing!) is good, no matter what the genre is.

Although I have to say that I can't watch the new Star Trek films anymore after the blatant disrespect for the source material. Same goes for a show like Under the Dome, which is based on a terrific Stephen King novel and just runs it into the ground and changes it into a never ending stream of mundane drivel in order to make as many episodes as they possibly can.
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby michelanCello » Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:47 pm

Barchester wrote:Zombies.

I'm not much into zombie movies, I don't like very scary things, but you should give Warm Bodies a go though :)
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby Catch-up » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:12 pm

I'm not crazy about zombie movies either, and I loved Warm Bodies. I don't like gory movies/tv shows at all. Strangely, Supernatural seems to be the exception.
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby mystmoon » Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:13 pm

I tend to avoid horror movies and romcoms as well. Ever since I started my degree I've been watching almost every animated film that comes out though, so I've not had much time for anything else!
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby MongoGutman » Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:40 am

Period dramas. Family Dramas, "Worthy" and "uplifting" films. Anything subtitled.
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:35 pm

MongoGutman wrote:Anything subtitled.


I'd rather it was subtitled than dubbed anyday
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Re: What puts you off watching a movie or tv show?

Postby michelanCello » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:08 am

The Mad Collector wrote:
MongoGutman wrote:Anything subtitled.


I'd rather it was subtitled than dubbed anyday

Seconded! I so want to go see Frozen but there's only one option to watch it with subtitles in. the. whole. city. and that's at half past 2 in the afternoon! Otherwise it's all dubbed but there's no way I'm going to PAY for that :roll:
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