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Jason Black
Phenomenal Film Handler

Posts: 1723
From: Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
Registered: Nov 2000


 - posted 11-25-2003 10:29 PM      Profile for Jason Black   Author's Homepage   Email Jason Black   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
What is it with Disney anymore? Must they put profanity in ALL their films? I must have been on a roll tonight... first this, then Bad Santa. Watch them and you'll see why it's no wonder I'm in a foul mood. 4 more hours of my life wasted on [bs] that *could* have been decent.

Eddie Murphy should throw in the towel. All the funny faces and close ups of him with his huge mouth get old, and fast.

While this wasn't quite as bad as Cat in the Hat, it was sure close. And I still can't imagine why they feel the need to throw in the occasional "hell & damn" in the film... [Confused]

This is more of a TV movie, IMO. YMMV.

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Brad Miller
Administrator

Posts: 17695
From: Plano, TX (36.2 miles NW of Rockwall)
Registered: May 99


 - posted 11-26-2003 05:49 AM      Profile for Brad Miller   Author's Homepage   Email Brad Miller       Edit/Delete Post 
Anyone find the conversation between Eddie Murphy and his son a bit perverted in reel 1? I mean really, how could you miss it??? They could have easily changed the wording up to be completely innocent...but noooooooo, Disney just HAD to turn it into something perverted. (Oddly enough, this was the funniest part of the movie.)

I don't think I hated this movie as much as Jason did, but I do agree this one isn't all that great. At least I wasn't looking around the empty auditorium for a suicide weapon unlike most other films this year.

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Scott Norwood
Film God

Posts: 8002
From: Boston, MA. USA (1774.21 miles northeast of Dallas)
Registered: Jun 99


 - posted 11-26-2003 07:20 AM      Profile for Scott Norwood   Author's Homepage   Email Scott Norwood   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
What's with all these movies based on amusement park rides? Country Bears, Pirates, Haunted Mansion.... What's next?

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Sam Hunter
Jedi Master Film Handler

Posts: 779
From: West Monroe, LA, USA
Registered: Jan 2002


 - posted 11-26-2003 08:30 AM      Profile for Sam Hunter   Email Sam Hunter   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Their first mistake was Eddie Murphy and I am sure he had a hand in the script.
Maybe they should have gotten Orlando Jones instead.

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Chris Markiewicz
Expert Film Handler

Posts: 208
From: Kilfinane, Co Limerick, Ireland
Registered: Aug 2002


 - posted 11-27-2003 02:54 PM      Profile for Chris Markiewicz   Email Chris Markiewicz   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Terence Stamp as the butler was the highlight of this, although he was reminiscent of Alec Guinness in "Murder By Death". At least the print looked good.

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Richard Greco
Phenomenal Film Handler

Posts: 1180
From: Plant City, FL
Registered: Nov 2003


 - posted 12-08-2003 11:43 PM      Profile for Richard Greco   Email Richard Greco   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I love checking on this film as I run it, I time it so I can see the BEAUTIFUL Sara, and the Singing Busts. I truly think that was the funniest part of this movie.

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Evans A Criswell
Phenomenal Film Handler

Posts: 1579
From: Huntsville, AL, USA
Registered: Mar 2000


 - posted 01-15-2004 10:46 AM      Profile for Evans A Criswell   Author's Homepage   Email Evans A Criswell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Attendance: 2004/01/13 19:05, Regal Madison Square 12, Huntsville, AL, Auditorium 9

This had funny moments, but I don't feel it's a movie that many people will think much about later, since there's really nothing really memorable about it. It was a pretty cheesy movie and I wasn't too impressed with it.

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