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2022-08-17 2:25:49 PM  
Best Christmas Movie Holiday Heart

Never heard of it?

Let my friend Prim break it down for you
What Happened In HOLIDAY HEART??!! (2000) PRIMM'S HOOD CINEMA
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2022-08-17 2:38:20 PM  
Nobody ever disputed that part of the claim.

It's the "greatest" part that is problematic.
 
2022-08-17 2:40:43 PM  
I Scouted the article. It's just a Rumer.
 
2022-08-17 2:42:50 PM  
Die Hard is great any time of the year.

Christimas: Already the subject of great discussion.
4th of July: Classic slam-bang action movie with more than its fair share of 'splosions.
Halloween: It's a horror movie if you look at it from the terrorist's point of view. Classic horror premise. Unseen presence takes the party out one by one in brutal and bloody ways.
Valentine's Day: Estranged couple find love all over again.
 
2022-08-17 2:44:05 PM  
Scary when Scout runs her jaw.
 
2022-08-17 2:48:56 PM  
So they can answer but not Bruce (or the Director)?


TMZ is so lame.
 
2022-08-17 2:50:04 PM  

Kris_Romm: So they can answer but not Bruce (or the Director)?


TMZ is so lame.


BTW I'm aware of his current issues, but he had plenty of years to speak on this.
 
2022-08-17 2:52:03 PM  
My favorite take is that's it's not a Christmas movie but that doesn't matter
DIE HARD is NOT a Christmas movie!
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2022-08-17 3:00:04 PM  
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2022-08-17 3:03:12 PM  
Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.
 
2022-08-17 3:05:02 PM  
Well, it does enable incel edgelord uncles to get into the xmas spirit
- after they mansplain the cruelty of the Rudolph & Charlie Brown specials, of course.
 
2022-08-17 3:13:28 PM  

oldfarthenry: Well, it does enable incel edgelord uncles to get into the xmas spirit
- after they mansplain the cruelty of the Rudolph & Charlie Brown specials, of course.


I hate Santa in the Rudolph special.


But anyway who can forget the attempted Genocide in the little drummer boy?
 
2022-08-17 3:28:17 PM  
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2022-08-17 4:13:27 PM  

Kris_Romm: Kris_Romm: So they can answer but not Bruce (or the Director)?


TMZ is so lame.

BTW I'm aware of his current issues, but he had plenty of years to speak on this.


I've been watching a lot of his redbox films lately.   It's obvious he ain't all there.
 
2022-08-17 4:39:24 PM  
Well it was set during a Christmas party, they played Christmas music, they made a lot of references to....Christmas. McClane brought a teddy bear as a Christmas present. How is it not a Christmas movie?

The only thing that didn't quite make sense is that they held an office Christmas party on Christmas Eve. But that could just be the Japanese not completely understanding Christmas.
 
2022-08-17 4:45:53 PM  

Mugato: Well it was set during a Christmas party, they played Christmas music, they made a lot of references to....Christmas. McClane brought a teddy bear as a Christmas present. How is it not a Christmas movie?

The only thing that didn't quite make sense is that they held an office Christmas party on Christmas Eve. But that could just be the Japanese not completely understanding Christmas.


In "Trading Places", the Dukes have their office party on Christmas Eve.

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2022-08-17 4:54:44 PM  
Is Rumor the one with the Jaw?

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/DH is a Christmas movie
 
2022-08-17 4:57:44 PM  

Kris_Romm: Kris_Romm: So they can answer but not Bruce (or the Director)?


TMZ is so lame.

BTW I'm aware of his current issues, but he had plenty of years to speak on this.


He answered it years ago, and said it's a Bruce Willis movie.  So that settled it in my mind.
 
2022-08-17 4:58:43 PM  
Brandon's Cult Movie Reviews: TRANCERS
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2022-08-17 4:59:12 PM  
Die Hard has more references to Christmas and more Christmas music in its score than Irving Berlin's White Christmas does. It definitely qualifies as a Christmas movie because the holiday setting is a key part of the plot.

Batman Returns is also a Christmas movie, and you can have a really messed up double feature with both movies.
 
2022-08-17 5:12:50 PM  

EdgeRunner: Batman Returns is also a Christmas movie, and you can have a really messed up double feature with both movies.


Batman Returns is a Christmas movie and yet is the darkest Batman movie ever. It makes "The Batman" look like "Batman and Robin".
 
2022-08-17 5:17:54 PM  

Mugato: Well it was set during a Christmas party, they played Christmas music, they made a lot of references to....Christmas. McClane brought a teddy bear as a Christmas present. How is it not a Christmas movie?

The only thing that didn't quite make sense is that they held an office Christmas party on Christmas Eve. But that could just be the Japanese not completely understanding Christmas.


Also....all the papers falling off the building at the end...it was probably done to symbolize snow.
 
2022-08-17 5:19:13 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: Mugato: Well it was set during a Christmas party, they played Christmas music, they made a lot of references to....Christmas. McClane brought a teddy bear as a Christmas present. How is it not a Christmas movie?

The only thing that didn't quite make sense is that they held an office Christmas party on Christmas Eve. But that could just be the Japanese not completely understanding Christmas.

In "Trading Places", the Dukes have their office party on Christmas Eve.

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Trading Places is the ultimate holiday movie....there are references to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.
 
2022-08-17 5:20:31 PM  

The_Sponge: Trading Places is the ultimate holiday movie....there are references to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.


Which makes it a great second feature with Ghostbusters 2.
 
2022-08-17 5:23:38 PM  

sleze: Is Rumor the one with the Jaw?

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/DH is a Christmas movie


Lulz.

Speaking of Rumer...

I saw the last half of Striptease last week on one of movie channels...she plays the daughter.

Holy shiat I forgot how awful it was.

/At least it gave us the chance to see a topless Demi Moore.
 
2022-08-17 5:25:26 PM  

EdgeRunner: The_Sponge: Trading Places is the ultimate holiday movie....there are references to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Which makes it a great second feature with Ghostbusters 2.


Good call.

Side note:

The best double feature I've done at home was Trading Places and Coming to America...great way to recover from surgery.

/Did it because both movies take place in the same universe.
 
2022-08-17 5:28:43 PM  

The_Sponge: EdgeRunner: The_Sponge: Trading Places is the ultimate holiday movie....there are references to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Which makes it a great second feature with Ghostbusters 2.

Good call.

Side note:

The best double feature I've done at home was Trading Places and Coming to America...great way to recover from surgery.

/Did it because both movies take place in the same universe.


That's an even better pairing. Important to play them in the right order with Trading Places first!
 
2022-08-17 5:29:19 PM  
Cereal isn't soup, hotdogs aren't sandwiches, chicken nuggets aren't meatballs. Hope this helps.
 
2022-08-17 5:48:18 PM  

PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.


I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.
 
2022-08-17 5:49:49 PM  

lilistonic: It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.


It's a friendly running debate that predates the Internet. It sounds like you're the one taking it too seriously.
 
2022-08-17 5:52:38 PM  
All the kids wanted is for Daddy to come home for Christmas. All it took was a group of terrorists ruining a Christmas party to get Mommy and Daddy back together and home for Christmas.

It's totally a Christmas movie.
 
2022-08-17 5:53:15 PM  

EdgeRunner: lilistonic: It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

It's a friendly running debate that predates the Internet. It sounds like you're the one taking it too seriously.


It's fairly friendly (and amusing) here, but not in some other places I haunt. I have some online friends/acquaintances who are really, really weird about it and other topics, like words they don't like anymore or which condiments are correct. It feels like a big picture of something to me.
 
2022-08-17 5:58:04 PM  

lilistonic: EdgeRunner: lilistonic: It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

It's a friendly running debate that predates the Internet. It sounds like you're the one taking it too seriously.

It's fairly friendly (and amusing) here, but not in some other places I haunt. I have some online friends/acquaintances who are really, really weird about it and other topics, like words they don't like anymore or which condiments are correct. It feels like a big picture of something to me.


There's plenty of things that some people get way too insistent and weird about, but the Internet is just the latest platform for them to spread their rants. If you went back to ancient Rome, you'd probably find those same types of people hanging around the Colosseum arguing over whether the lions should be considered gladiators since they were regular combatants, and their teeth and claws were reasonable substitutes for swords.
 
2022-08-17 6:02:59 PM  

lilistonic: PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.

I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.


You must be a blast parties.

/subby
//bite me
///oblig
 
2022-08-17 6:04:56 PM  
I saw Die Hard for the very first time 3 years ago. I resisted watching it because it was hyped as a Bruce Willis movie and I don't particular care for Bruce Willis movies.

Just turned 41 on Monday.
 
2022-08-17 6:11:00 PM  
Incidentally, if you're looking for ultimate holiday movies, you'd want to start with Holiday Inn, which runs the gamut of the entire calendar. And follow it up with Deadpool.
 
2022-08-17 6:11:06 PM  

EdgeRunner: lilistonic: EdgeRunner: lilistonic: It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

It's a friendly running debate that predates the Internet. It sounds like you're the one taking it too seriously.

It's fairly friendly (and amusing) here, but not in some other places I haunt. I have some online friends/acquaintances who are really, really weird about it and other topics, like words they don't like anymore or which condiments are correct. It feels like a big picture of something to me.

There's plenty of things that some people get way too insistent and weird about, but the Internet is just the latest platform for them to spread their rants. If you went back to ancient Rome, you'd probably find those same types of people hanging around the Colosseum arguing over whether the lions should be considered gladiators since they were regular combatants, and their teeth and claws were reasonable substitutes for swords.


I suppose you're right; people are the same more than different, through the ages. I'm just grumpy about the connectivity of things amplifying tripe for the masses, and these little details don't much matter, but they do lull people into some sort of receptive state...

I've been watching Doctor Who all day, sorry.
 
2022-08-17 6:12:45 PM  
Whether it is a Christmas movie or not is hardly something to be answered by Bruce or his family.  It either is to you or not, or you can take the opinion of a decent film critic.  Maybe listen to the writers or director about their intentions.

Anything else is just bullshiat.
 
2022-08-17 6:13:14 PM  

Kitty2.0: lilistonic: PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.

I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

You must be a blast parties.

/subby
//bite me
///oblig


I assume you didn't write the article, just introduced the topic here. And we would not be at the same parties, so it's cool either way. I hope you had a good birthday.
 
2022-08-17 6:15:28 PM  

lilistonic: Kitty2.0: lilistonic: PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.

I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

You must be a blast parties.

/subby
//bite me
///oblig

I assume you didn't write the article, just introduced the topic here. And we would not be at the same parties, so it's cool either way. I hope you had a good birthday.


Why would we not be at the same parties? Do you know something about me that I don't?

/it was an easy green after trying for a month
//thanks
///
 
2022-08-17 6:17:40 PM  

lilistonic: I suppose you're right; people are the same more than different, through the ages. I'm just grumpy about the connectivity of things amplifying tripe for the masses, and these little details don't much matter, but they do lull people into some sort of receptive state...


Humans crave conflict, and when things get too comfortable and complacent, we start squabbling over incredibly unimportant things with misplaced passion. It's sort of a gauge for your general situation. If the most critical debate in your mind is whether or not the latest Star Trek series is trampling continuity, your life is probably pretty easy right now.
 
2022-08-17 6:33:57 PM  

EdgeRunner: The_Sponge: EdgeRunner: The_Sponge: Trading Places is the ultimate holiday movie....there are references to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Which makes it a great second feature with Ghostbusters 2.

Good call.

Side note:

The best double feature I've done at home was Trading Places and Coming to America...great way to recover from surgery.

/Did it because both movies take place in the same universe.

That's an even better pairing. Important to play them in the right order with Trading Places first!


Absolutely.👍👍
 
2022-08-17 6:40:10 PM  

EdgeRunner: lilistonic: I suppose you're right; people are the same more than different, through the ages. I'm just grumpy about the connectivity of things amplifying tripe for the masses, and these little details don't much matter, but they do lull people into some sort of receptive state...

Humans crave conflict, and when things get too comfortable and complacent, we start squabbling over incredibly unimportant things with misplaced passion. It's sort of a gauge for your general situation. If the most critical debate in your mind is whether or not the latest Star Trek series is trampling continuity, your life is probably pretty easy right now.


Oh, I appreciate your thoughts on this. I have never craved conflict, and I feel like I've had enough for a couple of lifetimes! I do enjoy watching some of the funny squabbling here, but in general, I'd rather discuss details in other ways, I guess, though I am spending the day nitpicking the life and path of Rose Tyler. Maybe also am just growing old, but I'll probably never relate to the "misplaced passion." My kids would blame the auts for that.
 
2022-08-17 6:43:34 PM  

Kitty2.0: lilistonic: Kitty2.0: lilistonic: PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.

I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

You must be a blast parties.

/subby
//bite me
///oblig

I assume you didn't write the article, just introduced the topic here. And we would not be at the same parties, so it's cool either way. I hope you had a good birthday.

Why would we not be at the same parties? Do you know something about me that I don't?

/it was an easy green after trying for a month
//thanks
///


I've submitted three things over the years, all failed. As to parties, I'm old enough to be your junior prom mom, mainly. But I got a cool new Nat King Cole record the other day, I have a full bar, and about 12 different editions of Trivial Pursuit.
 
2022-08-17 6:45:28 PM  

lilistonic: Kitty2.0: lilistonic: Kitty2.0: lilistonic: PvtStash: Any movie YOU watch as a christmas ritual, is YOUR christmas movie, but that don't mean it is A christmas movie.

A movie that happens to take place during christmas, is not fir sure a movie ABOUT christmas


Also they are disrespecting on their own dad here.
Willis himself said, it ain't, becasue he knows what ti is, it IS a Bruce Willis movie.
Which trumps any other potential genre you might imagine it could also fit in, it can only be Star Vehicle Movie, if that is in fact what it is, regardless of whatever other paper thin veil of genre it draped over itself.

I agree 100%, but also just in general, "some offspring of the guy in the movie say it's a Christmas movie so it is" is the dumbest thing I've read today and I've been online for hours. I hope that person doesn't vote.

If people would just say it's now a common Christmas ritual instead of YOU MUST AGREE IT'S A CHRISTMAS MOVIE they'd be around 73% less tiresome. I saw Die Hard when it was released, in the summer, so when I look back on my first viewing, well, I don't personally connect it with The Man Who Came to Dinner or The Bishop's Wife, etc.

It's just part of a bigger internet thing I hate, a sort of desperation zeitgeist.

You must be a blast parties.

/subby
//bite me
///oblig

I assume you didn't write the article, just introduced the topic here. And we would not be at the same parties, so it's cool either way. I hope you had a good birthday.

Why would we not be at the same parties? Do you know something about me that I don't?

/it was an easy green after trying for a month
//thanks
///

I've submitted three things over the years, all failed. As to parties, I'm old enough to be your junior prom mom, mainly. But I got a cool new Nat King Cole record the other day, I have a full bar, and about 12 different editions of Trivial Pursuit.


My siblings are 10 and 14 years older than me. I grew up with them, not my own peers. I def think we'd be at the same parties. :)
 
2022-08-17 6:54:12 PM  

lilistonic: EdgeRunner: lilistonic: I suppose you're right; people are the same more than different, through the ages. I'm just grumpy about the connectivity of things amplifying tripe for the masses, and these little details don't much matter, but they do lull people into some sort of receptive state...

Humans crave conflict, and when things get too comfortable and complacent, we start squabbling over incredibly unimportant things with misplaced passion. It's sort of a gauge for your general situation. If the most critical debate in your mind is whether or not the latest Star Trek series is trampling continuity, your life is probably pretty easy right now.

Oh, I appreciate your thoughts on this. I have never craved conflict, and I feel like I've had enough for a couple of lifetimes! I do enjoy watching some of the funny squabbling here, but in general, I'd rather discuss details in other ways, I guess, though I am spending the day nitpicking the life and path of Rose Tyler. Maybe also am just growing old, but I'll probably never relate to the "misplaced passion." My kids would blame the auts for that.


What I do find appalling is how corporations will try to weaponize real issues in order to market or defend their products. Some of that misplaced passion comes from people falling for the cynical deception that they're fighting the good fight by angrily shouting down any criticism/praise for media product _____, because they're convinced that only wrong-headed awful people could possibly hold a dissenting opinion. And of course there are wrong-headed awful people who write terrible reviews for terrible reasons, but the urge to make everything all about them ends up amplifying ugly messages that don't deserve inclusion in any conversation.

I've always gravitated towards entertainment discussions instead of political ones, because at least in theory, we should be able to have polite, open-minded discussions about light amusement and express differing opinions without sparking any fights. But the rampant politicization of everything has been a real poison pill.
 
2022-08-17 7:03:43 PM  

EdgeRunner: lilistonic: EdgeRunner: lilistonic: I suppose you're right; people are the same more than different, through the ages. I'm just grumpy about the connectivity of things amplifying tripe for the masses, and these little details don't much matter, but they do lull people into some sort of receptive state...

Humans crave conflict, and when things get too comfortable and complacent, we start squabbling over incredibly unimportant things with misplaced passion. It's sort of a gauge for your general situation. If the most critical debate in your mind is whether or not the latest Star Trek series is trampling continuity, your life is probably pretty easy right now.

Oh, I appreciate your thoughts on this. I have never craved conflict, and I feel like I've had enough for a couple of lifetimes! I do enjoy watching some of the funny squabbling here, but in general, I'd rather discuss details in other ways, I guess, though I am spending the day nitpicking the life and path of Rose Tyler. Maybe also am just growing old, but I'll probably never relate to the "misplaced passion." My kids would blame the auts for that.

What I do find appalling is how corporations will try to weaponize real issues in order to market or defend their products. Some of that misplaced passion comes from people falling for the cynical deception that they're fighting the good fight by angrily shouting down any criticism/praise for media product _____, because they're convinced that only wrong-headed awful people could possibly hold a dissenting opinion. And of course there are wrong-headed awful people who write terrible reviews for terrible reasons, but the urge to make everything all about them ends up amplifying ugly messages that don't deserve inclusion in any conversation.

I've always gravitated towards entertainment discussions instead of political ones, because at least in theory, we should be able to have polite, open-minded discussions about light amusement and express differing opinions without sparking any fights. But the rampant politicization of everything has been a real poison pill.


Or maybe and hear me out

PEOPLE ON FARK COULD STOP BEING INCREDULOUSLY PEDANTIC FOR NO REASON

*ahem*

We don't need 9 paragraph arguments about anything on here.
 
2022-08-17 7:11:15 PM  

Kitty2.0: We don't need 9 paragraph arguments about anything on here.


Need? Not really. But when certain people immediately dismiss any opinion different from their own as "AHA YOU ARE BAD PERSON HERE IS YOUR LABEL", it often leads to extremely detailed explanations of said opinions in order to show why the kneejerk labeling is incorrect. Lazy responses deserve to be smacked with walls of text, if only to contrast the level of critical thought being employed by the different sides of the conversation.
 
2022-08-17 7:13:20 PM  

EdgeRunner: Kitty2.0: We don't need 9 paragraph arguments about anything on here.

Need? Not really. But when certain people immediately dismiss any opinion different from their own as "AHA YOU ARE BAD PERSON HERE IS YOUR LABEL", it often leads to extremely detailed explanations of said opinions in order to show why the kneejerk labeling is incorrect. Lazy responses deserve to be smacked with walls of text, if only to contrast the level of critical thought being employed by the different sides of the conversation.


Do you really think it changes anyone opinion?

I've explained myself until I'm blue in the face on here and all it got me was, "uh yeah you should go ahead and kill yourself."

Super productive.
 
2022-08-17 7:40:10 PM  
To me it's not a Christmas movie, but I have no problem with anyone else considering it a Christmas movie.

I also don't consider It's a Wonderful Life or White Christmas to be Christmas movies, so  take anything I say on the subject with a grain of salt.
 
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