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Fun with IMDB Plot Keywords

When someone first tells me about a movie that I think sounds interesting, one of the first places I go is to the IMDB plot keywords page. It’s a quick and dirty way to get a snapshot of the kind of movie you’re thinking about watching. Obviously, there are spoiler possibilities when you do this, but the editors at IMDB are considerate enough to conceal keywords until you click on an individual film’s keyword page. In other words, it’s only spoiled if you want it to be spoiled.

Some films have quite an impressive list of keywords. And by “impressive”, I mean “jacked up”. Let’s take a stroll through various films and their keyword highlights, shall we? Continue reading

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Illustrating the Critical Failure of Season of the Witch

Nicolas Cage’s latest movie, Season of the Witch, hit theaters this week. It was greeted by a resounding critical response. That response? “This is a humongous pile of feces”.

In the interest of full disclosure here, I haven’t seen the movie. I might not ever see the movie. For all I know, it might actually be a decent movie. But, boy howdy… the critics sure don’t think so. As of right now, it’s coming in at 1% on Rotten Tomatoes. That means that 1 out of every 100 reviewers gave it a positive review, while the other 99 folks called it a stinker. Even the one positive review wasn’t particularly kind to it. Here’s what Tom Huddleston of Time Out said. Keep in mind, this is the positive review:

It’s creaky, predictable and frequently idiotic. But for a tipsy Saturday night, this should tick all the right boxes.

“Creaky, predictable, and frequently idiotic”. With friends like this, right Nic? Just how bad is a 1% on Rotten Tomatoes? What kind of company is this movie keeping in the RT slums? Here’s a list of some notoriously craptastic movies and how they’ve fared on Rotten Tomatoes: Continue reading

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