I Am Tired Of Getting Overwhelmed By Special Effects

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    2009 And 2010 -- Why Do I Bother

    I don't remember what year it was, but the third Pirates of the Carribean did it for me.  I have Special Effects Burnout Syndrom.  Enough is enough, Jerry.  I do not need to see any more.  Quit showing off.  You remind me of Mariah Carey -- just because...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2010

    I Apologise

    I will lay off the psychedelics in my stories and blog lol! Seriously, I actually need to do it more!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2010

    Too Much Ruins The Story

    “Star Wars” (Episodes 4,5, and 6) had the best special effects. The current technology of special effects has gotten to the point that it overshadows and diminishes the plot and the overall effect of the movies.I liked the HBO series “Pacific” but some of the special...
    deanekone deanekone
    66-70, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2012

    Apparently, Caligula Feels The Same Way

    One of my favorites, John Hurt, has been hard at work defending independent films for years.  Here is a recent, solid interview with the man whom I first saw playing Caligula some years back.  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8577715.stm
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Mar 23, 2010

    I Don't Find The Harry Potter Movies To Be Overwhelming At All

    I don't find the Harry Potter movies to be overwhelming at all, yet they spend giant sums of money to fancy them up. I think it is all in the intent. If it is to further the story -- the Potter movies -- it works. Looking forward with mixed feelings toward July. These films...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 18, 2011

    Please, Lord, Let The Next Evil Dead Movie Have

    Please, Lord, let the next Evil Dead movie have less than ten million dollars of special effects in it.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2010

    Had To Let The Kids And Their Mom Go To Pirates Of The C #4 Without Me

    I just could not bear the thought of agonizing through another SE beating.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Jun 18, 2011

    Pirates Of The Caribbean

    Within twenty minutes of watching the third one, I was sorry that I had bought $60 worth of tickets and food for the family. 
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2010
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