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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post
    Finally saw The Greatest Showman this past weekend. Fun story and well acted. The sets and costumes were great. But all the fanfare about this thing is just way overboard. The catchy pop tunes feel very Disney made-for-TV movie. In fact, the entire thing feels very much like they gave the Disney Channel movie department a quadrupled budget allotment and let them go to work. Not a bad thing, but it's a far cry from the spectacle some would claim it to be.
    I haven't seen it, but the rest of my family has. My kids put that soundtrack on repeat 7 days a week. I have to say I think the music is great. I know all the songs and can sing along with everyone else. Right now I've got "The Other Side" stuck in my head. Yesterday it was "Never Enough". The day before it was "Rewrite the Stars."
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    Quote Originally Posted by falafel View Post
    I haven't seen it, but the rest of my family has. My kids put that soundtrack on repeat 7 days a week. I have to say I think the music is great. I know all the songs and can sing along with everyone else. Right now I've got "The Other Side" stuck in my head. Yesterday it was "Never Enough". The day before it was "Rewrite the Stars."

    Right. Nobody is disputing that the soundtrack is catchy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post

    Right. Nobody is disputing that the soundtrack is catchy.
    But I am disputing that they are in the "Disney made-for-TV movie" vein.

    Of course, I am well aware of how you view things that are, to your mind, built up. Nothing is ever going to match that hype!
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    Quote Originally Posted by falafel View Post
    But I am disputing that they are in the "Disney made-for-TV movie" vein.
    Have both of you seen enough Disney made-for-TV movies to make an authoritative judgement? I haven't so I'll defer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Walter Sobchak View Post
    Have both of you seen enough Disney made-for-TV movies to make an authoritative judgement? I haven't so I'll defer.
    I have, and I'm willing to bet that DH has seen even more than I have.
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    Is A Quiet Place a movie that a person who generally hates the horror genre would enjoy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UVACoug View Post
    Is A Quiet Place a movie that a person who generally hates the horror genre would enjoy?
    I don't care for horror and I loved it.
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    I haven't seen it yet but it seems like it's more of a suspense movie than a horror movie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pelado View Post
    I haven't seen it yet but it seems like it's more of a suspense movie than a horror movie.
    Yeah, it should have never got the horror tag. I almost didn't see it because of that. But took the kids and enjoyed it. It's in the same genre as M. Night Shyamalan or Hitchcock. Can't believe I just used those two in same sentence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UVACoug View Post
    Is A Quiet Place a movie that a person who generally hates the horror genre would enjoy?
    Yes, go see it. Very good film and very little 'horror'.

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    A Quiet Place. Outstanding!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    A Quiet Place. Outstanding!
    Took my daughter this afternoon...

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    I enjoyed A Quiet Place as the pacing, camera angles, themes, etc. were all very good. I was bothered by some plot holes, including the film's resolution, but they didn't ruin it for me. Emily Blunt was particularly good. It's funny that I was more frightened by a single nail than by the monsters.

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    Chappaquiddick. Much better than Rampage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveCoug View Post
    Chappaquiddick. Much better than Rampage.
    The two movies couldn't be more different. One is about a big white oversized ape who wreaks havoc everywhere he goes. The other is based on a video game with the same name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by All-American View Post
    The two movies couldn't be more different. One is about a big white oversized ape who wreaks havoc everywhere he goes. The other is based on a video game with the same name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaloAltoCougar View Post
    I enjoyed A Quiet Place as the pacing, camera angles, themes, etc. were all very good. I was bothered by some plot holes, including the film's resolution, but they didn't ruin it for me. Emily Blunt was particularly good. It's funny that I was more frightened by a single nail than by the monsters.
    I enjoyed the film, but didn't love it. The nail caused me to cringe every time, mostly in part, because I remember having stepped on them in my youth, going to the hospital for tetanus shots. Too much hyping this film made me not be able to overlook the plot holes. My wife disliked being dropped into the middle of the situation rather more build-up. That's a common device in many of these films so that technique didn't bother me as much.
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