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(Screen Rant)   Andy Dufresne was always guilty of murdering his wife. Here's how that's possible   (screenrant.com) divider line
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2021-05-16 9:30:46 PM  
The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.
 
2021-05-16 9:44:42 PM  
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2021-05-16 9:47:55 PM  
Nothing edgier than a long stupid slideshow. Except the author, he's super edgy.
 
2021-05-16 10:07:09 PM  
How can you be so obtuse?
 
2021-05-16 10:13:09 PM  
So you link to a farking article that doesn't even actually explain the "theory," but rather just gives a breathless idiot a few paragraphs of space over which to vomit. And then the actual "theory," available only through a link buried in said vomit, is a reddit post from a moron that consists of nothing but "what ifs" and "did you notices."

Truly, subby. One of the most worthless links of Fark history. Congratulations.
 
2021-05-16 11:06:52 PM  

Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.


Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.
 
2021-05-16 11:30:35 PM  
So he managed to manipulate Tommy into asking for a confession from his cellmate years before they had even met?
 
2021-05-17 12:12:30 AM  
Andy was really only Cameron's projection of the person Cameron wanted to be.
 
2021-05-17 12:14:11 AM  

Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.


A movie that was a total flop at the box office, and later became a cult hit can't be a overrated. It was completely non descript at release. But I agree with Forrest gimp. The more I look back on the movie, the more I realize just how awful it is.
 
2021-05-17 12:14:42 AM  

Pocket Ninja: So you link to a farking article that doesn't even actually explain the "theory," but rather just gives a breathless idiot a few paragraphs of space over which to vomit. And then the actual "theory," available only through a link buried in said vomit, is a reddit post from a moron that consists of nothing but "what ifs" and "did you notices."

Truly, subby. One of the most worthless links of Fark history. Congratulations.


Ninjas, taking one for the team....
 
2021-05-17 12:15:49 AM  
Well, that was a waste of time.

Andy has no idea if he did kill his wife. He blacked out.
 
2021-05-17 12:15:55 AM  

puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.


In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.
 
2021-05-17 12:26:07 AM  
I made it one paragraph in, I want my 2 minutes of life back.
 
2021-05-17 12:33:08 AM  

Pocket Ninja: So you link to a farking article that doesn't even actually explain the "theory," but rather just gives a breathless idiot a few paragraphs of space over which to vomit. And then the actual "theory," available only through a link buried in said vomit, is a reddit post from a moron that consists of nothing but "what ifs" and "did you notices."

Truly, subby. One of the most worthless links of Fark history. Congratulations.


But I have it on good authority that the evidence, once taken in, is difficult to shake off. What argument could possibly be more convincing than that?

I mean, are you made of stone, to not be moved by such logic?
 
2021-05-17 12:33:55 AM  
Does it even matter if he did or not?
 
2021-05-17 12:36:43 AM  

SavageWombat: Does it even matter if he did or not?


Kinda.... cuz if he did kill his wife and was very convincing when he said he didn't means he's a sociopath.
 
2021-05-17 12:40:29 AM  
Here's my theory.

It was all a dream. There was no murder and no jail time. Just a fantasy of a middle class white man that he is better than everyone else.
 
2021-05-17 12:45:26 AM  
It's was obviously him from an alternate dimension and they switched places a la castle rock
 
2021-05-17 12:54:51 AM  
#1.  It's fiction, and I'm pretty sure Stephen King would have hinted that was his clever plot device all along 30 years later.
#2.  It's ficition, just enjoy the damn story.  You're not building a case against the guy.
 
2021-05-17 12:59:06 AM  

Mister Buttons: #1.  It's fiction, and I'm pretty sure Stephen King would have hinted that was his clever plot device all along 30 years later.
#2.  It's ficition, just enjoy the damn story.  You're not building a case against the guy.


#3.  It is one of the very few movies better than the book, or short story in this case.  I can't believe King let the warden off the hook.
 
2021-05-17 1:00:24 AM  
Ah yes, the old, "Look how clever I am because I spotted some random coincidences that I constructed into an alternative explanation that is the REAL INCONTROVERTIBLE TRUTH that YOU didn't see because your not a super genuis like ME".

....all for a movie where whether he did it is a bit pointless.


These people need to be smacked upside the head.  They are probably the same people who think vaccines are a conspiracy.
 
2021-05-17 1:08:44 AM  
There's only one way to know for sure- Someone find Jessica B. Fletcher.
 
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2021-05-17 1:09:00 AM  
That article was dogshiat.
 
2021-05-17 1:27:20 AM  
When the hell was Red ever an unreliable narrator?  His characters main strength was knowing all the ins and out of the prison thanks to running the mail room.
 
2021-05-17 1:33:29 AM  
Clearly Red is a Starfleet captain with suppressed memories, only his dedication to his Captains log able to surface. This explains all the anachronisms and plot holes.
 
2021-05-17 1:35:05 AM  
So they had motive, and that was it.  No murder weapon, no means, no witnesses.

Author suggests he was guilty because he was quiet. That's the same reason why the judge gave him life.
 
2021-05-17 2:03:07 AM  

realmolo: puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.

In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.


Yeah, I agree with everything here. Pulp Fiction completely changed the language of a lot of film. It's both a lynchpin movie and still very good.
 
2021-05-17 2:03:30 AM  

puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.


I still can't watch the crotch-on-fire scene, but it was my sons' favorite.
 
2021-05-17 2:07:10 AM  

realmolo: puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.

In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.


Pulp Fiction is great but overrated.

But seriously. There are SEVERAL films that year in certain circles which are treated like classics.
One or two were.
 
2021-05-17 2:12:35 AM  
The question we should be asking here is...how did he stretch that poster taut from inside the tunnel?
 
2021-05-17 2:15:59 AM  

puffy999: realmolo: puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.

In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.

Pulp Fiction is great but overrated.

But seriously. There are SEVERAL films that year in certain circles which are treated like classics.
One or two were.


I think Pulp Fiction and Shawshank are kind of overrated front the way some talk about them but they're certainly classics. What else from that year would be overrated?
 
2021-05-17 2:20:14 AM  

Pocket Ninja: Truly, subby. One of the most worthless links of Fark history. Congratulations.


As someone who has been around these parts for a while and also thinks Shawshank is a bit overrated, I couldn't agree more. What a worthless article.
 
2021-05-17 2:27:00 AM  
The Friday Gaming Thread is apparently sponsored by Epic Megagames.
There hasn't been a single article critical of Joe Biden for a whole year.
But you people wonder why this trash article got greened.

OK.
 
2021-05-17 2:27:08 AM  

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadu: I think Pulp Fiction and Shawshank are kind of overrated front the way some talk about them but they're certainly classics. What else from that year would be overrated


Gump King Killers Clerks Hudsucker and Hoop Dreams, depending on the judge.

Alllmost leaning toward Leon
 
2021-05-17 2:27:27 AM  

toddalmighty: The question we should be asking here is...how did he stretch that poster taut from inside the tunnel?


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2021-05-17 2:32:17 AM  
In my theory, Andy Dufresne is Keyser Soze.
 
2021-05-17 2:45:27 AM  
What if Andy Dufresne was actually Batman?

I'm sure I could find a way to prove that in some roundabout way.
Or at least make it seem plausable.
 
2021-05-17 2:56:35 AM  

Trik: What if Andy Dufresne was actually Batman?

I'm sure I could find a way to prove that in some roundabout way.
Or at least make it seem plausable.


Red's an unreliable narrator because I say he is, and since he tells a story where Andy isn't Batman, that means Andy must be Batman. It's so super obvious that no one can argue with the evidence.
 
2021-05-17 2:56:59 AM  

EdgeRunner: toddalmighty: The question we should be asking here is...how did he stretch that poster taut from inside the tunnel?

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See, if he *was* Batman, he dug the tunnel but never used it to escape.
After finishing the tunnel, he climbed back out. Swept up and fastened the poster back in place.
He then used the Justice League teleporter to escape.
Just as he had every night so he could go fight crime.
 
2021-05-17 3:13:40 AM  

realmolo: puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.

In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.


You are dull.
 
2021-05-17 3:16:54 AM  

SavageWombat: Does it even matter if he did or not?


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2021-05-17 3:40:03 AM  
I've gotta stop opening Screen Rants links. It's not as if I'm unaware that the site is poorly-written clickbait that never pays off.
 
2021-05-17 4:06:20 AM  
I'm more of a Quiz Show guy.
 
2021-05-17 4:13:32 AM  

Mister Buttons: #1.  It's fiction, and I'm pretty sure Stephen King would have hinted that was his clever plot device all along 30 years later.
#2.  It's ficition, just enjoy the damn story.  You're not building a case against the guy.


I really hate what seems to be an internet-driven trend of overanalyzing pop culture minutiae the same way you are taught to interpret short-form every-word-is-carefully-chosen shiat like short stories and poetry in high school. I know Shawshank Redemption is a short story but... Stephen King. Not exactly Ernest Hemingway.

The worst is liking video games. I'm often loath to tell some geeky Zelda fan I also like Zelda games because I don't want to get wrapped up in someone lecturing me for twenty minutes why he believes Link broke off his engagement with Ruto to marry Malon because blah blah blah blah and to me it's like bro... if you're going to overanalyze Zelda, at least focus on something halfway interesting like the religion of Hyrule or the Big Important Theme of each game (i.e. predetermination in Ocarina, self-presentation in Majora, isolation in Wind, duality in Twilight, whatever) but I really don't give a fark about speculating about the past and future of more or less stock, tropey characters in stories that don't even line up in any kind of "canonical" way, like we're talking about the bible.

/rant over
 
2021-05-17 4:18:03 AM  

toddalmighty: The question we should be asking here is...how did he stretch that poster taut from inside the tunnel?


He only has to fasten the top of the poster. Gravity does the rest.
 
2021-05-17 4:34:44 AM  

mr0x: Here's my theory.

It was all a dream. There was no murder and no jail time. Just a fantasy of a middle class white man that he is better than everyone else.


Nonesense.   Andy was from the future using inverted entropy in an elaborate scam to get all the warden's ill gotten gains.  He had 

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadu: puffy999: realmolo: puffy999: Mugato: The most overrated movie of 1994 that didn't involve Tom Hanks.

Honestly?

1994 may have as many overrated movies as any year ever.

And everyone knows the greatest movie of the year was Baby's Day Out.

In 1994, "Pulp Fiction" absolutely *towered* over every other movie released. "Forrest Gump" was big, yeah, but "Pulp Fiction" actually changed the "cultural landscape", as they say. It's one of those movies. It's hard to overestimate the influence that movie had on American culture. Up there with "The Godfather" as far as cultural influence goes.

It's too bad that Tarantino never came close to matching it, in my opinion. And yes, I'm including "Jackie Brown". I think that movie is dull.
Pulp Fiction is great but overrated.

But seriously. There are SEVERAL films that year in certain circles which are treated like classics.
One or two were.

I think Pulp Fiction and Shawshank are kind of overrated front the way some talk about them but they're certainly classics. What else from that year would be overrated?


Ace Ventura:  Pet Detective?  Four Weddings and a Funeral? The Crow?

True Lies or Speed might be the best films out that year.
 
2021-05-17 5:52:42 AM  

IHadMeAVision: Mister Buttons: #1.  It's fiction, and I'm pretty sure Stephen King would have hinted that was his clever plot device all along 30 years later.
#2.  It's ficition, just enjoy the damn story.  You're not building a case against the guy.

I really hate what seems to be an internet-driven trend of overanalyzing pop culture minutiae the same way you are taught to interpret short-form every-word-is-carefully-chosen shiat like short stories and poetry in high school. I know Shawshank Redemption is a short story but... Stephen King. Not exactly Ernest Hemingway.

The worst is liking video games. I'm often loath to tell some geeky Zelda fan I also like Zelda games because I don't want to get wrapped up in someone lecturing me for twenty minutes why he believes Link broke off his engagement with Ruto to marry Malon because blah blah blah blah and to me it's like bro... if you're going to overanalyze Zelda, at least focus on something halfway interesting like the religion of Hyrule or the Big Important Theme of each game (i.e. predetermination in Ocarina, self-presentation in Majora, isolation in Wind, duality in Twilight, whatever) but I really don't give a fark about speculating about the past and future of more or less stock, tropey characters in stories that don't even line up in any kind of "canonical" way, like we're talking about the bible.

/rant over


I'm guessing you never took a creative writing class in university.
 
2021-05-17 5:53:20 AM  
Here's how you're a coont with a dumb take on a dumb movie.
 
2021-05-17 6:12:52 AM  
I want to punch subby in the face so badly.
 
2021-05-17 6:23:27 AM  
It truly was - a shawshank redemption. boom.
It truly was a shawshank redemption
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