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Capone And SEX AND THE CITY!!

Published at: May 30, 2008, 10:42 a.m. CST

"Hello, my name is Capone." The Group: "Hi, Capone." "I'm here today to say that I am, in fact, one of the straight men in the world who has seen every episode of 'Sex and the City' on HBO, and for the most part always enjoyed the experience." The Group: "Amen." "We hear you." "Keep going." "Be strong." "I started watching the show for the same reason I watch any new show: curiosity. I have always had a thing for Sarah Jessica Parker, ever since her time on 'Square Pegs.' But I grew to truly appreciate the show for what I thought was solid insight into the minds and hearts of women my age. I felt like I was peeking into a world and overhearing conversations not meant for male ears. It felt slightly dirty (the language alone was worth of price of admission), but more than that, I felt like I was learning something. In addition, I loved getting a peek into the latest trends (real or imagined by the show's creators) in New York clubs and restaurants. I spent a couple years living in NYC in my youth, and I still miss it. I go back as often as I can, and watching 'Sex and the City' made it possible for me to do that a few weeks out of the year." The Group: "Watch it now, you're slipping back." "Remember the steps." "No, there's no danger of me slipping, because there's nowhere for me to slip. I watched each episode once and I haven't seen another since, not in reruns on DVD. I wanted to go into the film remembering the series fondly, but not remembering it too well." I think I can stop the confessional format. As obvious as it seems, I always liked the character of Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), the best of the four ladies because she was a struggling writer who came to New York looking for love. But it was more than identifying with her that made me like her. She was the only one of the bunch who didn't seem to have some truly deplorable character flaw(s) that made you hate her at times. Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) was too temperamental; Charlotte (Kristen Davis) was too prudish; and Samantha (Kim Cattrall) was so into herself that she never made time to let real emotions enter her life. But it was these same infuriating qualities that made them all-too believable at times. But the show was never better than when Carrie and her filthy rich soulmate, Mr. Big (Chris Noth), were together, verbally sparring and clearly feeling each other out before taking the plunge, which is exactly what they do in early scenes in SEX AND THE CITY, the movie. They buy a place together and plan to get married. The first half of the movie is good, since it focuses on Carrie and Big (called by his real name, John, about half the time), but there comes a point where Big leaves the picture for a while, and then the movie weirdly becomes about Carrie and her new personal assistant, Louise, played by DREAMGIRLS' Jennifer Hudson. I'm not convinced Hudson is as solid and actress as she is a singer, but the reason Louise isn't in the least bit interesting is that she's given terrible dialogue and almost zero story arc (courtesy of writer-director-show creator Michael Patrick King). The other stories are less interesting (especially Charlotte's, who apparently has no problem in her life to speak of, and seems to be living the perfect life with her husband and adopted baby girl), although the friction between Miranda and husband Steve (David Eigenberg) at least feels like it's trying. Samantha's troubled life in Los Angeles is almost laughable, and the film desperately drags when Cattrall is on screen. There are a couple of moments of high, relationship-based drama that seem so out of place in this movie (as they would felt on the TV show) that you almost feel embarrassed for the filmmakers for trying to force these serious scenes into what is otherwise a lighthearted effort. I applaud King for not abandoning the show's foul-mouthed way and extraordinary use of nudity (male and female), but even that is not enough to liven the film up from its often-dreary plots. But of course, SEX AND THE CITY isn't all about Oscar bait (ahem). It's about clothes, shoes, labels and the biggest and greatest closets you've ever seen (I suppose the film could be in the running for a Best Costume award of some sort). Women in the audience audibly gasped when a designer label showed up on screen. And if you're the kind of person who gets woozy at the sight of a Louis Vuitton handbag, then you've probably pre-ordered your tickets to see this movie already. But I don't fault the film for being materialistic; it's always been that way. No, I fault the film for not teaching me anything new about the minds of successful women or relationships or human behavior or sexuality. With a running time of nearly two-and-a-half hours, you figure you might stumble onto some random useful knowledge. The movie plays more like a second-rate soap opera with people breaking up and getting back together, people getting pregnant and getting dumped. And all of this is happening while each and every character looks fabulous doing it. I was kind of hoping this film would move me more than it did so I could recommend it wholeheartedly. Instead, the film parades familiar faces before our eyes to invigorate our sense of nostalgia, but fails to earn our respect by not giving us something new and great.

Capone




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  • May 30, 2008, 10:17 a.m. CST

    Seeing this is taking one for the team

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    What team?

  • May 30, 2008, 10:19 a.m. CST

    What has this site come to?

    by i_am_PETER_VENKMAN

    I guess everyone deserves a pass once in awhile, but Jesus.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Carrie Bradshaw is one of the most revolting characters

    by FluffyUnbound

    ever introduced into popular culture. And I say this as someone who watched and enjoyed the first two seasons of the show with my wife, until it became too repulsive even for me.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Sorry nothing excuses that douchey shit starring horsehead

    by quantize

    use the machine gun on yourself..

  • May 30, 2008, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Have you got your period yet?

    by ChrisTuckersOnlyFan

    is this April fool's day already?

  • May 30, 2008, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Obviously Capone had surgery too...

    by sott68

    to remove his balls - the only way any MAN could see this movie.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:31 a.m. CST

    HOW LONG IS THE MOVIE??

    by Pennsy

    Sorry, wrong talkback. ;)

  • May 30, 2008, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Have had to see this show a few times.

    by beastie

    My wife watches it while I'm trying to fall asleep. Usually, the shallowness of the Carrie character enrages me so much that I not only cannot fall asleep, but need to step outside for a cigarette, which only wakes me up even more. </p><p>Anyway, there are two redeeming characters on the show and one of them is only redeeming when around the other. Miranda (? I think. The one that looks like Tilda Swinton) and her boyfriend or husband (also don't know for sure) are not only entertaining, but touching. If the show or movie revolved around them, I would watch voluntarily. No way I'm gonna go see the movie though. I will gladly stay at home and play hide-and-seek with the kids while my wife sees it with her sisters.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:36 a.m. CST

    What-the-fuck-ever

    by TheLastCleric

    I'm just glad this thing is finally being released so that fucking 20 minute trailer can finally be put to rest. Indy, Ironman, Dark Knight and...Sex in the City? Get the fuck outta my summer movie line up, bitches.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:38 a.m. CST

    couldn't get thru more than a couple minutes on TV

    by crankyoldguy

    I heard from some (yeah, women) it's good, it's funny, blah-blah. Never watched original run and tried when it went into syndication and couldn't get beyond a couple of minutes. Capone my friend, you must be metro at least. (I won't hurl idiot homophobic stuff, but, c'mon). I can sit through ultra-kiddie movies with my boy rather than endure crap like this. I thank the gods my wife doesn't care. She likes Romantic Comedies and such, especially UK ones, such as 'Love Actually' which is, ahem, actually, quite good, yes warm and fuzzy, but lightyears beyond this intolerable-for-most-males junk. For those who've slammed Indy/Crystal, would you rather suffer through this?? Ugh. Does this review even belong here? This is the who-cares film of this year. Prediction: strip bar attendance will rise this weekend as wives/girlfriends go see this and husbands/boyfriends enjoy a view of or even a lap dance from much-very much- hotter looking women.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:39 a.m. CST

    DGDB. Hey, they're 1 & 3.

    by beastie

    And it's a hell of a lot more fun than hearing about Prada and Carrie's incessant contemplating about whether or not Big is right for her.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:40 a.m. CST

    Will this be a Guinness world record in product placement?

    by Pennsy

    If anyone's brave enough to go, that is..

  • May 30, 2008, 10:40 a.m. CST

    This film had its moments.

    by YakMalla

    I liked the part where Carrie tries on the Louis Vuitton Mark III armor.

  • but a slight defense of the show: In syndication, it is a hell of a lot more unbearable and more cynical than it was unedited. It is better written without the edits - plus there's tits.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:44 a.m. CST

    but while the thought comes up...

    by crankyoldguy

    which, if any of the four women would you do? Parker? Not a chance. She's the NYC must-avoid creature. Cattrall? Possibly a hot schtup f-buddy, but psycho potential there. The only cute one is Davis, but not enough to sit though any of the TV shows or the movie. Probably won't put out by third date anyway. And then there's the fourth one and I don't even know her character or actress name unless I google the program. But she's way un-appealing. We'd all rather do Megan Fox, end of story.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:46 a.m. CST

    ChestBumpingFatKids

    by 2tonTAINT

    Thank you for the remorse and wishful thinking. But thats like asking me to do ANYTHING during The Dark Knight. You know all focus will be on the movie so I think the possibility of a hand job is out.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:47 a.m. CST

    If I want tits and more then...

    by crankyoldguy

    I'll go to freeones, redtube, etc.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST

    Nice Review, Capone, but...

    by YakMalla

    ...I was totally offended by your headline.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST

    I'd rather be lit on fire...

    by Lucasblows

    ... than see this. And Sarah Jessica Parker is nasty.

  • May 30, 2008, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Yep. A Faggot.

    by beastie

    I don't care if you think I'm gay. Whether I'm gay or straight or bi whatever would have no bearing on my like or dislike of a movie, and I'm posting on a movie site. But really, "Not to sound like a homophobe", is contradictory. Your use of the word "faggot" is very homophobic, making you a homophobe. Just like when someone spouts "Not to sound like a racist", and follows it up with the "N" word. Grow up. I'm not gonna defend or confirm my sexuallity (if I was in any closet it wouldn't matter because it's not like you know my name), because it doesn't matter.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:03 a.m. CST

    If you read my post you would realize that I hate the show.

    by beastie

    And I'm sorry, but I'm guessing that your an adult. When an adult says words like that, "joke" is not usually the first thing I think. The first thing I think is that they are a closed-minded asshole/racist/homophobe/hillbilly/dumbass.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:12 a.m. CST

    glovers, if you think SATC is better than Indy

    by crankyoldguy

    You are a moron, son. Hope you enjoy that crap Gossip Girl, too. Yes, women can have their franchises but don't drag our asses to suffer through it. It's nver old to say you won't endure something that's going to turn you into an asshole in the movie theater if you're forced to go. I'm lucky that my wife's franchise is the Harry Potter films and since she's read all the books (I haven't read one of them), she's harder on the movies than I am, but still likes them all. Yeah, she likes Grey's Anatomy, but that's more watchable than the craptastic four of SATC.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:22 a.m. CST

    Capone watches this show to LEARN!?

    by Evil Sean

    So just what did you learn about the female condition from this worthless show? That being a self-worshiping, money-obsessed harpie who bangs married rich dudes (sorry, married soul-mates) will make you happy? That show is post-feminist propaganda bullshit - in the 21st century slutting around and vapid, image obsessed consumerism equals empowerment.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:29 a.m. CST

    Thanks Capone

    by g-ride9000

    Being from San Francisco, the gays wouldn't let me live hear until I watched every last episode....<P><P>No, seriously, you people are wonderful. I watched them at a place called midnight sun, a gay bar that showed all episodes of Simspons, South Park and SITC. It was epic. A whole crowd of gays yelling "No Carrie". People who wandered into the bar talking loud, automaticlly getting the gay bitch "hush hunny!" I saw most of them, and enjoyed it.<P><P>So what I see here is a sad end, because the excuse for the 3 whores and their mother in the city concept, is the independent, cosmopolitan, intelligent vibe Carrie (and sometimes her friends) had. To bad this film sucks the chrome off a trailer hitch. I won't see it, not even on the airplane.<P><P>I like that some can write a fair review that trashes a film. It means alot to the reputation of this site and the diversity of it's talkbackers.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:31 a.m. CST

    Infedelity is not a character flaw?

    by Bones

    About Carrie Bradshaw--"She was the only one of the bunch who didn't seem to have some truly deplorable character flaw(s) that made you hate her at times."<p> Except when she committed adultery with a Married Man while she was dating another guy. And her incredible fiscal irresponsibility and crass obsession with shallow glamour and surface beauty--and shoes. <p> Yeah, she is a real role model. <p> My wife has been going through all the old episodes, because she is awaiting the movie. I have had to listen to them. Except for Carrie, all the other characters go through real transformations--due to the fact that they meet positive males who force them to drop there selfish conceits. Carrie gets what she wants by staying basically the same.<p> She sucks.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:34 a.m. CST

    As I get away from Indiana

    by g-ride9000

    It fades, the parts I like are overshadowed by my memories of monkey helpers. It is sooooo corny. It was made by corny old rich guys. I still like the action and the alien shit, but many of the flaws are sticking with me hard. DGDB you predicted this, it kind of makes me laugh.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:35 a.m. CST

    i'm so glad...

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    i pay more attention to this type of shit than my wife does.<p>and that we don't have HBO. until, of course, Martin's stuff actually gets done. then i'll be signing right up.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:38 a.m. CST

    Strangely, the monkeys didn't bother me.

    by beastie

    It was corny, but, whatever. The ants, on the other hand, bugged the shit out of me. It was like a scene cut from the Mummy movies.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:41 a.m. CST

    this movie should be banned

    by dioxholster

    i feel sorry for the women that like this show and even more for the ones that follow their lives by it.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:42 a.m. CST

    I liked the ants

    by g-ride9000

    It seems like everyone got a different nerve pinched. I think the overall delivery is the issue...and it doesn't matter witch part stood out to me or you as "the worst part" because the movie flows like a cold bottle of molasses. There is many flaws, and even though the old guys did their best, this shit is obviously a young man's game.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:45 a.m. CST

    dioxholster ban yourself

    by g-ride9000

    the women that follow that show don't by 500 dollar replicas of Geiger's alien, they buy shoes and cloths that make rich men wanna fuck. Leave you taste outta the first amendment.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:48 a.m. CST

    You're right g-ride9000.

    by beastie

    Still, as disappointed as I was (and I really didn't see the disappointment coming 'cause I like the prequels), I will still watch it a few more times. Maybe in 10 years, it will hold a nostalgic place in me, like Last Crusade.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:48 a.m. CST

    Pondscum

    by g-ride9000

    are you friends with any gay people, because they might be able to help you. I skipped "I am Legend" because it was crap. Maybe you should make some straight guy friends, so they can tell you to see Omega Man.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:49 a.m. CST

    My enthusiasm just got curbed

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    For Sex and the City. But I am up for some good porn.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:53 a.m. CST

    beastie/ DGDB/ 165 million spent

    by g-ride9000

    That's 100 million for george, 50 for speilburg, 1 for harrison, another 1 mill for the rest of the cast/crew to split, 19.95 for the script, 10 million for all the CG and 3 million for the monkey trainer (monkeys not CG)

  • May 30, 2008, 11:55 a.m. CST

    I love lickin' dirty pussy

    by g-ride9000

    I know its potent, but it's like french cheese or something.....mmmmmm goooood.

  • May 30, 2008, 11:56 a.m. CST

    Sex and the City of Gold

    by Embeedeuce

    Legend has it there's a crystal dildo guarded by the living dead (i.e. Kim Cattral).

  • May 30, 2008, 11:57 a.m. CST

    Sith and the City

    by AgentArchangel

    ...the film in which Darth Maul slices Sarah Jessica Parker in half...for two and a half hours.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:01 p.m. CST

    My reason for monkeys over ants.

    by beastie

    The monkey scene accomplished what it wanted. It was corny. It showed that Shia was corny. It was stupid, but it wasn't supposed to be much more.</p><p>The ant scene, though, was supposed to be intense and somewhat graphic and cringeworthy. It made me cringe in another way. When the ants were able to pick up a large man and move him into their hole, not only was it just bad, but not believable enough to be gross. There has always been one or two "Eww" deaths in the Indy flicks and this was supposed to be the one for this one. And I know that it's not supposed to be realistic per-se, but it needs to be at least a little bit realistic to elicit the reaction it wanted.</p><p>I understand that most people hated the monkey scene, but it did nothing for me one way or the other. It didn't make me hate or love it. I just kinda shrugged.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Guys that say their girlfriends aren't into this

    by terry1978

    You probably are dating those fangirl geek chicks, and you two are probably peas in a pod with your debates on the CG monkeys in Indy. The rest of us however, are actually dating girly girls, that eat this shit up, so we do have to go if they go see Indy with us. If I take my chick to see a giant action blockbuster, which she hates, I can sit through SATC.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:09 p.m. CST

    Is it wrong to blame Indy IV's shortcomings on George Lucas?

    by AgentArchangel

    That's what I've been doing the whole time.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    Fuck this wack shit

    by Harry Weinstein

    BRATZ for the barely-pre-menopausal set. This is why the terrorists hate us. It wasn't our freedom after all, it was that we used that freedom to conjure <i>demons</i>.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Oh, come on, let us at least have italics.

    by Harry Weinstein

    N/T

  • May 30, 2008, 12:12 p.m. CST

    DGDB

    by AgentArchangel

    You are absolutely correct. For instance, I took my girlfriend to see Speed Racer (which she actually liked) and in turn I suffered through Made of Honor (which I hated, except for Sydney Pollack). I dragged to Cloverfield, she pushed me into 27 Dresses. It's the push and pull of any normal relationship. Though, thankfully, she doesn't want to see this movie, but part of me wants to get a group of people and go see this just to MST it in front of all the Barbies who take this show/movie as gospel.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    You'

    by Lenny Nero

  • May 30, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    and here's a woman who's delusional about men

    by crankyoldguy

    from Batman-on-Film: SEX AND THE CITY Thursday, May 29, 2008 Author: Christina Han RELEASE DATE: May 30, 2008 STUDIO: New Line DIRECTOR: Michael Patrick King SCREENWRITERS: Michael Patrick King, Candace Bushnell (characters from the book) CAST: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, et al. OFFICIAL SITE: SEXANDTHECITYMOVIE.COM "Many men do not understand the cult of SEX AND THE CITY." - Christina Han From the exterior, it looks like flashy clothes they don’t quite understand worn by older women who seem to live beyond their means. But just like Superman and Batman, these four women serve as the archetypes of what it means to be modern heroines. They overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles, possess Achilles’ heels that prevent them from attaining perfection, and wear costumes that are laughable yet intriguing. Where Batman has his utility belt, Carrie Bradshaw and her cohorts wield Louis Vuitton. SEX AND THE CITY -- THE television show -- spanned six years of broken relationships, frank sex talk, and ultimately, friendship. One of the issues critics had with the ending was the fact that after six years of preaching female empowerment, the series finale included all four ingénues in tidy relationships. The film version offers a more realistic conclusion. And without giving anything away, not all of the ladies end up in a relationship. The gratuitous sex scenes the show was known for are present yet they are there for a purpose. Every superhero has a main mission in his or her life and in this case, the mission is love. Now, before you reach for the nearest air sickness bag, SEX AND THE CITY offers enough genuine wit and spark for even the most masculine of audience members. Kim Cattrall as Samantha Jones stands out with her straightforward attitude and sharp tongue. And although the protagonist is supposed to be Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie Bradshaw, Cynthia Nixon shines as the acerbic but vulnerable Miranda Hobbes. Miranda has always been the one to roll with the punches on the show, allowing herself to be seen in the most awkward of positions (sometimes literally) and yet getting through everything with sarcasm and a sense of humor. Bradshaw is noticeably prudish for a sex columnist, as the audience has never truly viewed her in any sexual situation. Even the scenes of her affair with Mr. Big were stylistically sensual, but no skin was shown save for some navel and a collarbone. Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall have always been the ones to portray sex the way it really is…sometimes great, sometimes not, and always what it really looks like when your body isn’t Hollywood perfect but it can do some awesome things. The movie is a visual extravaganza with a wedding, couture, and the Manhattan skyline. There are bigger than life characters -- like Mr. Big -- whose name is revealed to be John James Preston. Mr. Big has grown into a caring and sympathetic man who truly cares about Carrie and no one can deny the chemistry between Parker and Chris Noth. But... The glue of the group has always been Kristin Davis’ Charlotte, and it’s truly rewarding to see her finally happy and settled. Whether she will remain to be so up to the mind of the audience member. Her role has always been the romantic optimist who perseveres despite all negativity. Davis delights with her cheerful blend of idiosyncrasies and empathy in her position as the heart amidst the sex. New York City has rarely looked as beautiful onscreen and Michael Patrick King wrote a heartfelt script with the care that comes from being well acquainted enough to showcase the cast’s talents with complexity and depth. These characters are flawed, but they live in world that is just magical enough to take you away from our reality. And even though they go out and take on their universe every day, they are relatable because you know that they come home to stacks of bills and crying babies. The world may not have many female superheroes besides Wonder Woman and Batgirl, but there are four intimate heroines named Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha who invite us to go along with them on their mission to believe in love. Christina Han is a writer from Southern California. Her work has been published in publications such as Jane Magazine and she is currently a press deputy for the Clinton campaign. She is working on her first book and wants to marry Batman.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    This talkback is embarassingly long

    by Olsen Twins_Fan

    and I just contributed to our collective shame.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    DCDB, part II

    by AgentArchangel

    You do have a point. I guess it's just my bias towards The Beard. I'm hoping he atones for this, but at least Indy IV wasn't a total waste.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:15 p.m. CST

    You're not alone, Capone.

    by Lenny Nero

    I, too, am a staunch defender of the show, and rail against people who only think it's a surface level shallowfest of shoes and clothes. It's not. I even called into a radio station this morning to back up my point to another caller (a female) who hated the show. <p>But yes, do not be ashamed of liking the show. That means I finally get a review from a man who actually liked the show and isn't just reacting from an outside perspective, but someone who has seen all six seasons and enjoyed them.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:15 p.m. CST

    I watched the whole 1st Season of the show.

    by DerLanghaarige

    I also watched the first seasons of Avatar and Battlestar Galactica. Then I gave up on all three.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:19 p.m. CST

    terry1978

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    there is a huge difference between "fangirl geek chicks" and "girly girls, that eat this shit up,"and thank god for that.<p>all kinds of girls who don't give a shit about Indy4 or a sale at Prada. just there are a bunch of dudes who don't give a shit about the super bowl or StarWars.<p>we are all geeks, just geeks about different stuff. my lady happens to be a music geek. the only thing she "drags" me to are concerts, and they are pretty bad ass, usually.<p>so put me down in the "lucky as fuck" category.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:21 p.m. CST

    " Instead, the film parades familiar faces before our eyes to in

    by Silverglade

    " Instead, the film parades familiar faces before our eyes to invigorate our sense of nostalgia, but fails to earn our respect by not giving us something new and great."<p> Like Indy4? OK, maybe that was not fair.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Glovers - Uh, Married, with kid over here

    by crankyoldguy

    Married with a kid, live in an actual home and everything. And...actually, I liked Enchanted a lot. A great family movie. I like some of the romantic comedies my wife puts on netflix. One of our all-time favorites is Love Actually, which of course, is more than a romantic comedy. Did you miss my mention of that earlier. Give and take is fine. My wife wanted to see Maid of Honor and went w/ friends. Ditto for me and Hidden Fortress. And I don't jerk off to dolls of Angel, that's my wife. She jerks me off to dolls of Cordelia and Faith, thank you. And I'm ever-grateful she doesn't care about SATC at all. Don't assume. And call me asshole again, I will shatter your spine, boy. Want my home address? Any time.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:32 p.m. CST

    meh.... can't be as bad as crystal skull

    by BendersShinyAss

    relatively speaking of course. I'll still check it out... but any expectations will be left at the door.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:35 p.m. CST

    "the film parades familiar faces before our eyes...

    by jim

    "...to invigorate our sense of nostalgia, but fails to earn our respect by not giving us something new and great."<p>Capone, you just summarized why so many remakes, sequels, and tv/novel/comic-to-silver-screen adaptations fail. Familiarity alone does not make something worthwhile.<p>I think we should applaud this movie and hope it makes at least $50 million this weekend. With a running time of 2.5 hours most screens will only be able to show it maybe 4 times a day. Studios love 90 minute films because they can play 5,6, even 7 times a day. But if this can get a big box office, despite running an hour longer than most would expect, than I'm all for its success. Maybe then we'll see less studio insistance on gutting films to keep them under 2 hours.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:39 p.m. CST

    ANY WOMAN WHO GASPS AT PRODUCT PLACEMENT

    by conspiracy

    is simply a materialistic, unthinking, credit card melting, retirement fund robbing, always complaining yenta with serious self image issues and only worth the time it takes to drop your salty wad up her well used gold diggin/career obsessed poop shoot. Seriously..if THIS is any indication of the modern American womans dreams and desires...it is no wonder smart guys either don't get hitched or marry non-Americans. And Capone...really...stop drinking the Bacardi Breezers and go have a Cutty and Water before you grow a full blow Vagina..j/k

  • May 30, 2008, 12:45 p.m. CST

    conspiracy

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    S&tC is no more an indicator for american women than Knocked UP is for dudes. or Rambo or anything else.<p>its just a movie/show that some people like.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:51 p.m. CST

    there's only one way to save indiana jones

    by BendersShinyAss

    make a kick in the balls awesome number 5. <p> It's not to late to pull the film now and quickly re-pair it with rewrites, new scenes over old and tighter editing. <p> and a parmount MOUNTAIN dissolve. don't just dissolve onto any old thing shaped sorta like it. geez

  • May 30, 2008, 12:57 p.m. CST

    crankyoldguy

    by just pillow talk

    "And call me asshole again, I will shatter your spine, boy. Want my home address? Any time."<p>Wow...you're almost like Queefer Bukkake but without the creativity. <p>It's a nice day out today where I live, maybe it's nice out where you live. I suggest you go for a walk, take a breath of fresh air. Maybe you'll see a couple birds. Be one with nature.

  • May 30, 2008, 12:59 p.m. CST

    I defended Indy 4 before it came out....

    by just pillow talk

    and while I don't hate it like Danny (thought it was merely okay), they should just walk away from the Indy franchise. Leave it alone.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    I am one LUCKY guy...

    by dingleberryjerry

  • May 30, 2008, 1:04 p.m. CST

    The monkeys sucked worse than the ants

    by MattmanReturns

    I didn't mind the ants really, for whatever reason. I liked the part where they eat the guy alive and he screams like a little girl. But Shia fucking tarzan-swinging around the jungle with an army of monkeys? And he catches up with the jeeps somehow? And the monkeys become his friend and attack the villain? Are you kidding me?

  • May 30, 2008, 1:04 p.m. CST

    I

    by dingleberryjerry

    'cause my wife has no FUCKING interest in seeing this piece of shit.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:07 p.m. CST

    Hey Seabiscuit, how 'bout a cranberry juice?

    by Stuntcock Mike

    What are ya, on your period?

  • May 30, 2008, 1:08 p.m. CST

    Movie Trailer

    by fatnomore11

    Here is the trailer for feature film adaptation of popular television show Operacion Repo youtube.com/ECHOSWORLDDOTCOM

  • May 30, 2008, 1:11 p.m. CST

    A LOT of people hated Temple of Doom

    by MattmanReturns

    I've been alive long enough to witness Temple of Doom transform from loathed to loved. It's funny how all the talkbackers claim they loved it all along. I believe Danny when he says that, cuz he's clearly the honest one, but I don't believe the rest of you hypocrites. You'll all be singing Crystal Skull's praises in ten years, I just know it.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Terry Bradshaw

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    is one of the greatest professional quarterbacks of all time. I don't care what you say.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:16 p.m. CST

    "much more gold than dreck"

    by MattmanReturns

    Agreed. Very well put. People are jumping all over the flaws, but there's plenty of good, imo.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Temple of Doom

    by MattmanReturns

    It has my favorite last 30 mins of any Indy movie. My problem is the other hour and a half. But that's cool that you liked it all along. I hate these clowns that merely praise it because it's the underdog Indy movie.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Tony Is A Little Boy

    by just pillow talk

    Can't argue against four rings.<p>Fireproof, are you talking about when they and the bike skid under all the tables and the one student asks Indy a question?

  • May 30, 2008, 1:19 p.m. CST

    I like how we turned a Sex in the City thread

    by MattmanReturns

    into an Indy thread.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:19 p.m. CST

    MattmanReturns

    by just pillow talk

    How do you know who really likes TOD and who doesn't? Do you have a crystal skull next to your computer?

  • May 30, 2008, 1:22 p.m. CST

    AIC should not have covered this movie...

    by wowsah156

    SITC is not a cool movie to see or a series that interests AIC posters. Sorry has to be said. Sex in the City is a nazi piece of fiction that suggests that women at best are just shallow cunts who go with the man who can fill their wardobes with shoes and clothes. It is a depressing nihlistic dump of shit that shows that presents the idea that women (and men) are shallow empty people who all want to live in warehouse apartments and have amazing multiple orgasms. A pointless show for pointless people. I hope who ever pushed for this movie to be made that they never have a single good sexual experience again and they never have the joy of a good pizza either. Sex in the City is more destructive than anything a pornographer could produce on crystal meth. Phuck Sex in the City. Aint It Cool has lost some of its hipness by this pointless promotion.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:23 p.m. CST

    MattmanReturns...well, you can only talk about

    by conspiracy

    vile, despicable, materialistic cum dumpsters for so long before inevitably the subject turns to George Lucas and the complete twat he has become.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Pillow Talk

    by MattmanReturns

    I don't know for sure, I just have a strong feeling. Most talkbackers seem to go against the norm, for shock value or to simply be different and achieve some degree of individuality. Sure, there are people who liked TOD all along, but it was not a well regarded film when it debuted, so I get the feeling most of these people didn't always like it. And when you hear things like, "LAST CRUSADE WAS SHIT, TEMPLE OF DOOM IS THE BEST INDY FILM EVAARR" that just confirms it for me.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:26 p.m. CST

    Danny...

    by just pillow talk

    I have no idea if people were bitching about TOD when it first came out, as a kid, I certainly would have never noticed. <p>And what does it matter if people have warmed to it over time? Fuck, that happens to me if I revisit a movie sometimes, it'll grow on me. I liked Hellboy when I first saw it, but like it even more now that I've viewed it a bunch more times.<p>I'm sure that there are those who are singing a completely different tune now, but I very much doubt everyone can be lumped into that category regarding TOD.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Danny said it better

    by MattmanReturns

    Refer to his rebuke.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Turn in your man-card Capone

    by Bass Bastardson

    Sorry, but it has to happen. Watched every episode of Sex and the City? Then you are officially a woman.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:31 p.m. CST

    Seeing movies together

    by Nico Toscani

    I don't get the whole "we have to see movies together" crap. Why does anyone have to "drag" another person to see a movie. You go see what you want and I'll do something else. I get plenty of tail without sitting through shitty movies.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:31 p.m. CST

    you didn't answer my question Mattman...

    by just pillow talk

    Do you have a crystal skull?<p>Me thinks you do...<p><p>I do hear you on the last part though. For me, I've never understood how anyone can say any of the first three suck. And guess what, when I see Indy 4 again on video, I may like it more than the first time.<p>And as Danny knows, I'm willing to give almost any movie a second chance.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Danny

    by just pillow talk

    Which to me, would make sense since he was younger (as the Prequel).

  • May 30, 2008, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Think it's facile and all that

    by Sepulchrave

    ..but have NO objection to the women having a show that they like, that's about WOMEN centre stage, living out whatever female fantasies happen to be, with men as their attendant toys. Good for them. You think RAMBO is any more mature, any less stupid, big-titted and riven with emotional and sexual neurosis? Think again, weasel-dicks.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:35 p.m. CST

    No Crystal Skull here...

    by MattmanReturns

    I got rid of it. Every time I stared at it I went retarded and started drooling.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Guys hate it because "It's all about shoes and shopping" ummm NO

    by NoCalFlicks

    Oh please SITC fans, get over yourselves. Guys don't hate the show because of "shoes, shopping, and product placement" None of those attributes are new to this tv series. Guys hate it because the four lead characters are pretty shallow and deplorable, yet they are supposed to come across as sympathetic for some reason and most guys(and a lot more women than are given credit for) scoff at the idea that a character like Samantha or Carrie Bradshaw are supposed to be sympathized with. And the show is not about New York, it is about an upperclass section of Manhatten. If I have to hear one more time this show referred to as "New York" I am going to punch a hole in the wall.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Xi

    by just pillow talk

    No, for me it was merely okay. It wasn't great by any means, nor did it suck great ox balls. It was just average.<p>And you are correct on the "seeing this movie with wife/girlfriend". I will not be seeing this with my wife, as she will see it with friends. Nor did I drag her to see Indy, as it's not her thing. <p>But I do know lots of couples who see every movie together, and take turns picking the movie to see. <p>There is no right answer to the question.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Best Romantic Comedy = Fools Rush In

    by MattmanReturns

    "The white people are melting!"

  • May 30, 2008, 1:41 p.m. CST

    Mattman

    by just pillow talk

    is that the one with Salma and the Friends dude? Didn't like it, though Salma is still very hot.<p>The wife and I like Return to Me.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:41 p.m. CST

    Does Mr. Big die in this?

    by scudd

    Someone please tell me.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:43 p.m. CST

    The Sure Thing

    by jim

    is the best Romantic Comedy. John Cusack was king of the Rom-Com, back in the day.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:44 p.m. CST

    Pillow

    by MattmanReturns

    Haven't seen that one yet. Don't tell Merrick you like a David Duchovny movie, he will have a seizure.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Mattman

    by just pillow talk

    You sure Merrick doesn't have a crystal skull then?<p>I prefer Three to Tango than Fools Rush In regarding Friends dude....

  • May 30, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD....There are Women..

    by conspiracy

    And then there are those bar crawling creatures as seen on S&TC...BIG difference. If my rant against materialistic easily laid tarts scares ya wait till I start in on George Lucas...

  • May 30, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Danny...

    by just pillow talk

    Yeah, we watch Love Actually and The Family Stone during Christmas time.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Berst romantic comedy: While You Were Sleeping

    by scudd

    I took a girl on a date to see this in high school. She ended up being my first lay later that night. So thanks, Sandra and company. I owe it all to you.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    was that with the little girl in it Danny?

    by just pillow talk

    Sandra says "You're welcome scuddy".

  • May 30, 2008, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Love Actually is great...

    by MattmanReturns

    I love Davey Jones in that. Haven't seen Three to Tango either... I need to brush up on my romantic comedies.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:50 p.m. CST

    My measly TOD vs. Last Crusade opinion.

    by beastie

    Temple of Doom was so different in structure from Raiders, that back in the 80's and early 90's people perferred the familiar. Now that time has gone by, a lot of us (not all) have become more partial to Temple of Doom's orginiality. I am no knocking Last Crusade (I loved it). I just prefer TOD because it happens to have more iconic scenes, for me. For my money, the scene on the bridge is up there with any scene in Raiders. I love the 1st three Indys and hope the part IV will eventually wiggle it's way into my nostalgic subconcsience.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Danny...

    by just pillow talk

    Yes, it's one that I can rewatch every year. (even though it has Diane Keaton)

  • May 30, 2008, 1:52 p.m. CST

    Just got a fax from George Lucas

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    He says all the bitches in SATC are CGI.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:52 p.m. CST

    I didn't know Capone was really a woman.

    by Raymar

    Everything makes sense now.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    WTF!!!

    by zoolunder

    http://hotchickswithnoeyebrows.blogspot.com

  • May 30, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Danny.....ah yes, now I remember

    by just pillow talk

    I'll have to check it out at some point.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:56 p.m. CST

    best new RomCom:

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    Closer. if you want to get laid, for sure, stick Closer on your NetFlix list.<p>chicks love Jude Law.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Zoolunder... here's another random blog...

    by beastie

    nadshot.com . Who thinks that this stuff deserves it's own website. Fuckin' wierd.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    For my money

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    Gladiator is the greatest RomCom of all time. Hands down. Ever.

  • May 30, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    CLOSER

    by MattmanReturns

    Thank you, Gatsbys. That movie is one of my top 20 movies. More of a drama in my opinion, and not actually that romantic haha, but wow that's a great movie.

  • May 30, 2008, 2 p.m. CST

    Most romantic movie ever:

    by MattmanReturns

    Conan The Barbarian. I'm serious. She comes back from the dead as a valkyrie to save his life in a sword fight. Gotta love that.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Pondscum

    by just pillow talk

    Do you need a hug?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Xiphos, I thought it was just OK.

    by beastie

    Hopefully it'll get better with age.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Sex in the Cloverfield

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    The monster turns out to be Kim Catrall.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Xi

    by just pillow talk

    Very true, but usually with me movies don't fall under the love it/hate it to the extreme. For example, Monster In-law (for you pondscum) was a horrid movie. I can safely say that I hated that turd with a passion (my wife didn't like it either).

  • May 30, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    Danny...

    by just pillow talk

    Hah! <p>We both know you ain't like that. Plus the CoC helped you see the light! :-)

  • May 30, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    yeah, Closer

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    was much more of a "holy shit, that line has been said to me" slap in the face. the bit about getting laid afterwards was a joke.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Complete anti-climax - they should have left it alone.

    by AnnoyYou

    The series ended fairly well, except for Carrie ending up with the utterly despicable Big (he treated her like crap for six years and we're supposed to cheer when they got back together?!). Everyone (except Davis, who remains unchanged) is older and wrinklier now, so the sight of these old cougars prancing around in ridiculous outfits just does not fly anymore. But hey - I'm a straight woman - I'm not their target audience.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Closer

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    is the worst date movie ever.<p>its really, really good, but a terrible thing to watch with you Lady or Dude.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:17 p.m. CST

    Gay guys

    by SuckLeTrou

    I work in an office where there are 6 of them among the cubicles and they all think this show is dogshit. I hear them at lunch. They like UFC fights and Oz and they all want to pork Chris Meloni. So if watching this show doesn't make you gay, what does it make you? A transvestite? I'm going to go with that assumption. If you like this show you are a tranny. Eddie Murphy will be by to pick you up shortly.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:21 p.m. CST

    and how is it

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    that i'm a giant nerd, but not a huge Indy fan?<p>am i better off, since this last one was as bad as folks are saying?<p>or is it like the new Star Wars shit, divorced completely from your childhood heroes?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Gatsbys

    by just pillow talk

    Just like any other series, one bag egg (heh-heh) doesn't ruin what came before it. The first 3 Indy's are still great in my eyes and that would never change one way or the other with #4. <p>And yes, just like with Star Wars, nothing will change my love of the OT.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    SuckLeTrou

    by scudd

    Have you dated any of them?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:27 p.m. CST

    YOU CANNOT KILL A KID IN A SUPERMAN MOVIE!

    by UltimaRex

    YOU CANNOT KILL A KID IN A SUPERMAN MOVIE

  • May 30, 2008, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Xi

    by just pillow talk

    Since I'm pretty choosy as to what I see in the theater, I tend to avoid the horrid stuff (not including Indy in this).

  • May 30, 2008, 2:29 p.m. CST

    shit

    by just pillow talk

    I'm suffering from lack of proof reading as well.<p>"bad" egg. What the fuck is bag egg?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:30 p.m. CST

    Scudd

    by SuckLeTrou

    I'm not their type, they hiss and spit at the beer cozy I keep my pens in. But you are welcome to suck my dick if you're interested. Lift up my gut and dig in, buddy.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST

    well punned, pillow talk.

    by Gatsbys West Egg Omlet

    and thats what i figured. its pretty sad when something so close gets ruined for you.<p>like the McG Terminator or the new Dune that could very well be crap, I will always love what i have always loved.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    People who rail against the shallowness...

    by Lenny Nero

    ...of SITC have clearly not seem more than a handful of episodes, or they would know that the series is a progression of behavior, as it should be. At least hate it because you just don't understand it, but don't say it's only about shallow people. I honestly don't care, in this situation, whether or not any of you think this movie should be covered on AICN. It's part of the pop culture zeitgeist, and it's a goddamn film. Ergo, AICN coverage. Deal with it.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Nudity

    by YakMalla

    Rumor has it there's a lotta nekkidness in this film. Can't be the leads - can it? Is it just dudes? Is there any way that the nudity would help the unfortunate boyfriends/husbands get through this?<p>This is really a question for Capone. Judging from this TB, 98% of y'all doing the bitching haven't actually seen this, nor ever will.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Xi

    by just pillow talk

    Yes, we got it and I spread the word.<p>He also posted in the obit today as well, not too much later than me. As it was not the appropriate time to pester him, I did not. <p>And he tends to pop in on any HBO related show, since he despises HBO something fierce.

  • May 30, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Did you guys see the episode...

    by Calihoma

    where these dames are sitting around bitching about dudes?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:48 p.m. CST

    Or did you see the episode where...

    by Calihoma

    ...the old one was having trouble getting enough dick?

  • May 30, 2008, 2:50 p.m. CST

    I've seen better plots on Saved by the Bell

    by Calihoma

    Remember the episode where Zack pulled a scheme on Mr. Belding? Classic.

  • May 30, 2008, 3 p.m. CST

    SAM CATRALL GOTTA EAT

    by sleepyvillain

    ...

  • May 30, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    I just saw the movie!

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    No I didn't.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Erm...

    by Cosmo Nautilus

    I find Sex & The City to be shallow and pedantic. Yes.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    The reason I hate this show so much...

    by Angry Mean Panda

    I was a sophmore in college when this show peaked in popularity, and every fucking sorority girl on Earth thought it was "just like" their lives. And they would sit you there and tell you how they're "just like" Carrie and which friend is like which character. So the reason I hate this show is because it seemingly induced delusions on anything with a vagina that watched it. Imagine if you went to see Iron Man, then though, legitimately believed, that you could build a suit of powered armor and fight evil with it. Sex and the City is basically as unrealistic as Iron Man (at least for 99.999% of the populace), and yet many, many women believe that they have the chance to live that life...despite having an income of 40k a year, having maybe one piece of actual designer clothing in their closet, and living nowhere near New York City.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:14 p.m. CST

    My vagina

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    Hated that show.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:14 p.m. CST

    Felix, unless my wife has a dick...

    by Lenny Nero

    ...I'm not sure that's going to happen. <p>Cut the homophobia, please. It's just stupid.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:27 p.m. CST

    Anybody else remember Quark

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    the 1977 NBC science fiction comedy series, starring Richard Benjamin, Tim Thomerson and Patricia Barnstable? Now THAT was some great damn TV. Sadly, the show died after 9 episodes.

  • May 30, 2008, 3:29 p.m. CST

    Classic Take Angry Mean Panda, that idea

    by krullboyisback

    of women thinking they were "just like" the SATC girls is spot on. . .these same fans of the SATC series helped carry the torch for the next BS "female series", Desperate Housewives

  • May 30, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Did you see the episode where.. .

    by krullboyisback

    the girls fucked over a great guy, then felt bad about it, bought some shoes, then went slumming and fucked some random guy for solace?

  • May 30, 2008, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Krullboyisback

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    I was both the great guy and the random guy. Fucked twice!

  • May 30, 2008, 3:38 p.m. CST

    In the same vein of A vs P, we need

    by krullboyisback

    SATC Vs. Desperate housewives.. .I would love to see Eva Longoria throw down on Carrie, the red headed bitch "Bree" body slam Cynthia Nixon, Terri Hatcher uses a double-bladed/dildo tipped lightsaber on "Charlotte", and the blond skank from Desperate Housewives (Nicolette Sheridan) take on Kim Cattral in a cage match, Kimbo Slice style

  • May 30, 2008, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Tony, good way of looking at it!!!

    by krullboyisback

    Kind of goes back to the saying "It's better to screw than to be screwed"

  • May 30, 2008, 3:56 p.m. CST

    I agree gotham-night. . .

    by krullboyisback

    then they realize that they are 34 years old, have no kids or real boyfriends because they fucked over nice guys, live in 2 bedroom townhouses, have a dog and not much else in there life, but hey, they did take a lot of dick for "empowerment"!?!

  • May 30, 2008, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Sorry, meant "their" not "there"

    by krullboyisback

    hooked on phonics worked for me

  • May 30, 2008, 4:07 p.m. CST

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by TheBaxter

    funniest review ever! you guys REALLY outdid yourselves on this one! wait a sec... this review IS meant as a joke, right? if not, then i apologize to Herc for thinking he was a 14-year-old girl all these years, when obviously that title belongs to Capone.

  • May 30, 2008, 4:10 p.m. CST

    At least he isn't afraid to have an opinion...

    by Bean_

    That isn't shared by any one here. Stand up for what you believe in every once in a while, it's liberating.

  • May 30, 2008, 4:17 p.m. CST

    I'm gay and have seen only ONE episode of Sex and the City

    by cifra

    I thought it was completely overrated and not specially challenging. I keep my Futurama, thanks, there's way more intelligence in 10 seconds of Futurama than in one whole episode of Sex and the City...

  • May 30, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Whooa Danny Glover, there is a caveat

    by krullboyisback

    movies where goes do that don't sit around and loath their self-created existence. In SATC, one of the characters will be pissed that they are not respected, the next they are having anal sex with sailors during Fleet Week.

  • May 30, 2008, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Meant to say "guys that do that"

    by krullboyisback

  • May 30, 2008, 4:33 p.m. CST

    I actually really dig Desperate Housewives

    by moondoggy2u

    One of my favorite shows, in fact. Maybe it has to do with the American Beauty by way of Dallas vibe it puts out, to say nothing of the really good humor, but I've been hooked on the show since the first season. <p>As for Sex and the city, well, I'll watch most any movie with my wife, but I would rather take a shotgun blast to the nuts than watch that POS. Absolutely uh uh.

  • May 30, 2008, 4:40 p.m. CST

    A REAL reaction to SATC. NSFW.

    by 88mph

    Capone, you're entitled to your opinions about SATC. I think I agree with these guys a bit more. Funny shit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiMi24uvkAQ

  • May 30, 2008, 4:48 p.m. CST

    My favorite SATC episode

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    is the one where the horse farts on Kramer while George goes fishing for a marble rye. Funny shit. Cynthia Nixon was great in that.

  • May 30, 2008, 4:49 p.m. CST

    SJP in National Velvet 2: Zoo Boogaloo

    by Stuntcock Mike

    .

  • May 30, 2008, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Sarah Jessica Parker looks like a Foot

    by messi

    what a fugly fuck.

  • May 30, 2008, 5 p.m. CST

    Does Love Actually count as a Rom-Com?

    by moondoggy2u

    I mean, it does have a plethora of comedic moments, but it seemed like it was just an adult film about relationships in general. And as good, hell, EXCELLENT as that cast was, Bill Nighy stole it.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:02 p.m. CST

    How bout Notting Hill?

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    I'm just sayin.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Notting Hill is pretty good

    by moondoggy2u

    But, again, because of Hugh Grant. I was never much of a fan of his until he hit his more humorous stride around the late nineties. I still say he has some of the best comedic delivery of any actor out there. Of course, it helps if you enjoy droll humor.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:05 p.m. CST

    moondoggy2u

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    Yeah, Notting Hill is the only movie starring Julia Roberts that I'll sit through, but not cos of her, because of Grant. Course, he's done mostly shyte since then. (Haven't seen Love Actually.) I'm surprised JR isn't in SATC, it's shitty enough.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Damn

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    I'll sit through the first Oceans picture, too, but only cos of that hottie Elliot Gould.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:10 p.m. CST

    Monkeys vs Ants

    by Cadillac Jones

    I liked KotCS, but the whole audience I saw it with last Weds. all groaned at the monkey/Tarzan crap.<br> <p> I blame both Spielberg & Lucas.<br> <p> Now the ants were amazing. My only complaint is that there should've been some gore. I expected the soldiers to get stripped to the bone. Although technically Indy called them by the incorrect name; Siafu are the African Army Ant, Marabunta are the South American, but eh - whatever.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:11 p.m. CST

    OH...

    by Cadillac Jones

    ...and I do believe a few hundred / thousand ants would have no problem moving a person.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:12 p.m. CST

    Worst Romantic Comedy of all time?

    by moondoggy2u

    Every single one that features a bunch of chicks dancing together, laughing, and (while usually drunk) horribly lip syncing to some third-rate song. Main offenders include Practical Magic, Hope Floats, and pretty much any other damned Sandra Bullock flick.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Xiphos

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    You are so right. Damn good movie.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    I can sit through only three Roberts films myself

    by moondoggy2u

    Pretty Woman, Erin Brakovich, and Notting Hill. Well, I'm pretty cool with Steel Magnolias, too, but thats not really a julia Roberts film.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    Worst RomCom

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    will probably go to the SATC movie, though I guess you could also put it in the horror film category.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Xiphos--I havent seen that one, yet

    by moondoggy2u

    I've always wanted to, but for some reason, I've never gotten around to it, yet. <p>Best romantic comedy of all time? For me, it will always be the Quiet Man. Not that big of a Duke fan, but that one was one really damned good film.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Tony, you are absolutely right--its a horror film.

    by moondoggy2u

    I'm not even sure its a romantic comedy so much as a post-modern faux women's lib flick for shallow people.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:29 p.m. CST

    Okay, I'll deffinitely check it out, then

    by moondoggy2u

    By the way, Xiphos, how are you doing, good sir?

  • May 30, 2008, 5:31 p.m. CST

    One of them does get naked in the movie

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    SPOILERS----Cynthia Nixon bares all. Kristen Davis craps her pants. Sounds like fun for the whole family.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:32 p.m. CST

    I want a MASH movie

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    Oh, wait...

  • May 30, 2008, 5:35 p.m. CST

    I really don't like Sandra Bullock

    by moondoggy2u

    But I really enjoyed two weeks' notice. I don't know how he was in About a Boy, but Grant was superbly funny in that one.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:44 p.m. CST

    I was wondering when you were going to be

    by moondoggy2u

  • May 30, 2008, 5:49 p.m. CST

    I was wondering when you were going to be

    by moondoggy2u

    redeployed. From what I understand, a lot of guys are able to go online for an hour or two a day at the bases, so you might be online more than you think.

  • May 30, 2008, 5:58 p.m. CST

    Of course, you would know better than me

    by moondoggy2u

    You've been overseas in Afghanistan and Iraq for, what, since the start of this whole thing?

  • May 30, 2008, 5:59 p.m. CST

    Xiphos, goodspeed my good man.

    by krullboyisback

    I've been overseas for about 3.5 out of the last 5 years (OIF and Korea), so I know the feeling. ..keep your head down, your powder dry, and when in doubt, draw sabers! HOOAH!

  • May 30, 2008, 6 p.m. CST

    Once again...

    by Marvinatmiddleage

    I didn't read every post above but just in case no one has said it yet: So it's a movie about three hookers and their mom?

  • May 30, 2008, 6:08 p.m. CST

    Yes Marvin, except the Mom has more sex

    by krullboyisback

    than the 3 hookers combined

  • May 30, 2008, 6:13 p.m. CST

    best dude rom-com: Return to Me

    by BadMrWonka

    it's fucking hilarious...minnie driver is adorable, it's not too long, carol o'conner's final role...bonnie hunt and jim belushi together..and BOWLING!!

  • May 30, 2008, 6:16 p.m. CST

    Xiphos, I was in a Aviation BDE

    by krullboyisback

    in 2nd ID in Korea, and in an ADA BDE for Operation Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. Thanks for serving our country, take care of your Soldiers, and come back safe

  • May 30, 2008, 6:17 p.m. CST

    man, i almost threw up

    by mattforce7

    I vowed never to see one speck of footage for this movie, then the other day a tv spot came on and i was so high, it was terrible. but wtf im not gonna read it...should i read it...o crap

  • May 30, 2008, 6:24 p.m. CST

    Xiphos, don't forget "The Shining"

    by krullboyisback

    what a great Rom-com that was

  • May 30, 2008, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Felix, you misunderstand.

    by Lenny Nero

    I was telling people to get over the site's coverage of the movie. AICN is about pop culture, and SATC is a vital part of pop culture whether or not you want to admit it. It's a phenomenon, highly rated and watched, and yes, women traffic this site, too. <p>Are you not a fan of any form of entertainment about women? Does it all have to be "guy shit"? No. AICN has reports from film festival entries from people like Nicole Holofcener and Lisa Cholodenko and many female filmmakers who represent a certain side of the art and commerce, and I think denying readers of this site that facet of the industry is against its own assumed mission statement. <p>You are perfectly allowed to not like the show or the movie, but don't rail against the site for publishing the story or me for reading it.

  • May 30, 2008, 6:29 p.m. CST

    Another rom-com: "Sleeping with the Enemy"

    by krullboyisback

  • May 30, 2008, 6:34 p.m. CST

    Dude-Skewed Rom-Coms

    by moondoggy2u

    "Love, Actually," "The American President," and "The Wedding Crashers."

  • May 30, 2008, 6:40 p.m. CST

    Dud-Skewed, don't forget "Bram Stoker's Dracula"

    by krullboyisback

    "From Hell", "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon", and "requiem for a Dream"

  • May 30, 2008, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Yeah, when I say I'm not a big Wayne fan

    by moondoggy2u

    what I mean is that I like his "big" films and don't really pay much attention to his lesser "B" work. I liked his style, sure, and am a fan, but I'm just not a huge fan is all.

  • May 30, 2008, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Other classic Rom-Coms

    by moondoggy2u

    McLintock! (another good Wayne/O'hara pairing), The Philadelphia Story, and Adam's Rib

  • May 30, 2008, 6:53 p.m. CST

    I still say the toughest guy in Hollywood

    by moondoggy2u

    though you would never know it by his affable persona, was Jimmy Stewart. That guy had one steely constitution, if you ask me. The best part is that he always stayed humble and never bragged about his exploits. He truly was a hero and a great patriot.

  • May 30, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    Awww, Xiphos--you shoulda been a travel agent!

    by moondoggy2u

    Seriously, though, I wish you well and pray that you and your fellow marines stay safe. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your service.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Oops. Sorry about that, Krull--I missed you there

    by moondoggy2u

    Thank you for your service to, good sir.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:10 p.m. CST

    Good frakkin' luck, Xiphos...

    by Pennsy

    I will continue to defend my little corner of AICN from any and all Kristen Bell hatas, who would trample over one another in a fucking heartbeat if she even cast a glance their way. ;) <p> Stay safe x 100.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    I always disliked The Green Berets

    by moondoggy2u

    I mean, I know what Wayne was trying to say, and I absolutely respect that, but I hated the fact that the film's production values combined with Wayne's adamant desire to take the film so seriously really made his generation seem out of touch. Oh well.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:18 p.m. CST

    Capt

    by moondoggy2u

    My wife, who has never even seen a single episode, has expressed a desire to see the film (I guess its the only real chick film this summer), but I staunchly opposed seeing this thing. I mean, its not like I forced her to watch Star Wars, Indiana Jones, or some of my other guy flicks, so I feel no guilt or shame in telling her no way. I did, however, go see Made of Honor with her, so I'm not exactly a total douche bag. <p>I think, however, that I'm starting to rub off on her a little bit more. This summer, for the first time ever, she has expressed a desire to see a whole slew of guy-type films: The Happening, Tropic Thunder, Pineapple Express, and, believe it or not, The Dark Knight. Yeah, I know--my first reaction when she said that was to ask who the hell she was and what had she done with my wife?

  • May 30, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    WHY DO WE HAVE TO DRAG ANYONE TO A MOVIE

    by Phategod2

    Why in the world does a man or woman have to take anyone to a movie who might not enjoy the experience are the two of you so devoid of any other like minded friends that you are only two people in the world you can spend time with. I tell you right now If your Girlfriend starts text messaging in the middle of the movie Im sitting in shes getting cursed the Fuck out. Look if you dont want to see it dont go simple as that if there something you want to see that she doesn't go with other friends.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:31 p.m. CST

    Blah, gay, chicks, blah, blah

    by Madeline Ashton

    Every talk back at AICN that isn't about some fanboy J/O session pretty much goes down the same way. "This sounds gay. Chick movies blow." Yawn.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:34 p.m. CST

    Phategod--its simple:

    by moondoggy2u

    While there are a few things I absolutely refuse to see, such as sex in the city and, G-d help me, Baby's Day Out, there are quite a few types of shows I watch with my wife despite my having a more tepid response than she. I do this because I derive enjoyment from my loved one's enjoyment. <p>That's right, Phategod--I actually enjoy my wife being happy even if I'm not the center of the fucking universe for 2 hours. You know what is even crazier? She actually feels the same way! Even though we both have friends who we could hang with, and we do hang with them sepparately, we both tend to have more fun hanging together like a bunch love-sick teenagers. <p>Oh sure, its sappy, and it is most deffinitely hokey, but we really do have the best times together. Now, maybe thats because I tend to be an outgoing, life-of-the-party person and a romantic and I find her to be infinitely interesting and entertaining (even after 15 years of marriage and courtship), but for whatever reason, we both really, really enjoy each other's company, and that usually trumps whatever the hell we're watching.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:43 p.m. CST

    HAHAHAHA! I forgot all about that song.

    by moondoggy2u

    Oh my Holy G-d! I can't believe you just did that to me! Now I'm going to be having that song in my head all night, too! <p>That movie really was crap, wasn't it? How about that setting sun, huh? Personally, I don't think that movie would have been that infamous if Wayne had not tried so hard to present that movie as a serious commentary on our fighting forces. If he had just made it and walked away, the movie would have been properly booed and promptly forgotten. Instead, Wayne kept pushing it and shining his brass over the thing like it was his next Searchers or Alamo. Poor, poor Wayne.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Most romantic film of all time? Naturally, its First Blood!

    by moondoggy2u

    I mean, seriously, what man doesn't get a raging semi when one man utterly humbles a fat sheriff and his deputies, survives flinging himself from a cliff-side, sews his own wounds, and then blows through a bunch of civilian barricades with a deuce-and-a-half. My favorite part? When a bunch of fat civies actually try chase a goddamned green beret into the fucking forest because "he's just one man." I tell you, if the experience of watching your own private role-playing fantasy on screen doesnt get you excited, you need to turn in your testacles.

  • May 30, 2008, 7:53 p.m. CST

    And thats from a guy who cant seem to spell testicles

    by moondoggy2u

  • May 30, 2008, 8:03 p.m. CST

    I always think of The Cowboys as his last film

    by moondoggy2u

    I don't care what really happened--in my mind, its always The Cowboys. I don't care if your a Wayne fan or not, you can't argue at how iconic that final confrontation between Bruce Dern and Wayne played out. I honestly do think that Wayne's death scene was filmed as though we were watching a confrontation between Wayne's persona, his idealism and brand of Americana, and Post-Modernism in all its cynical nastiness. Oh sure, Dern killed Wayne, but only by shooting him in the back and only after Wayne beat him to a pulp.

  • May 30, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    The principles ALL get naked but SJP in the show

    by Novaman5000

    Say what you want about her face but she's always had a decent body... Just sayin.

  • May 30, 2008, 8:22 p.m. CST

    Favorite Wayne quotes

    by moondoggy2u

    "I know, I know. I'm gonna use good judgement. I haven't lost my temper in fourty years! But Pilgrim, you've caused a lot of trouble here today and might've got somebody killed. Someone oughta' belt you in the mouth! But I won't...I won't...THE HELL I WON'T!!"

  • May 30, 2008, 8:26 p.m. CST

    Cannibal Holocaust- Greatest movie of ALL genres

    by Prossor

    Not just romcoms! It's a science fiction, a 30's home pulp serial, a space opera, a kid movie, family fun!! it should be mandatory viewing in all schools everyhwere

  • May 30, 2008, 8:34 p.m. CST

    Maybe Cloverfield monster will make an appearance

    by Dazzler69

    and make this movie. If I had to watch this at gunpoint that's what I would be hoping for.

  • May 30, 2008, 8:47 p.m. CST

    Xiphos, KB has 2 movies coming out in '09...

    by Pennsy

    Serious Moonlight, which was filmed in, no kidding around, a month: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1133993/ and When in Rome, which Disney hopes will be next year's Enchanted in terms of boxoffice and critical acclaim for its leading lady. <p> BTW, Kristen submitted the Heroes episode 'Four Months Ago' as her tape for a Best Drama Supporting Actress nomination. She was the only good thing about season 2 of Heroes, so hopefully (but highly unlikely) she'll at least make the semifinal 10 cut. <p> Anybody remember a 2003 WB midseason series called The O'Keefes? She had a 2-episode stint in that one.

  • May 30, 2008, 8:48 p.m. CST

    SoylentMean

    by YakMalla

    I haven't seen S&TC yet. How was it?

  • May 30, 2008, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Biding my time until Sine Qua Non, so here's a Heroes

    by Pennsy

    observation; they don't have any wiggle room for suckitude when it comes back September 22. I think you could go as far as to say season 3 will be make-or-break for the show. I hope Kring and co. have been watching Lost and BSG in particular, as they've been delivering platinum standards every week in cliff-hanging WTF's.

  • May 30, 2008, 9:28 p.m. CST

    No one posted in the wrong thread

    by moondoggy2u

    Its just that this movie is so obviously anathema to 90% of men, which is about 90% of this site's demographic, that even a thread for this film holds little interest from us, let alone an ability to hold our attention.

  • May 30, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    The only way I'd go see it is:

    by Powerring

    If It was XXX rated, or they all had vagina dentata to make it interesting.

  • May 30, 2008, 9:48 p.m. CST

    We've it rock bottom!

    by ricardomontalkhan

    this is just a two and half hour episode. what makes it a movie? the series was shot on film as well. hey check out the hot new film blog on blogspot. it's called thebitterproducer

  • May 30, 2008, 9:48 p.m. CST

    sorry i meant to type "hit"

    by ricardomontalkhan

  • May 30, 2008, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Indy IV

    by sewiz

    First, on topic, I could care less about SatC one way or the other. <p> As for that other movie every one is talking about in this thread, I cannot believe how much people complain about the CGI, the water falls, or the nuked fridge but give the fantasticaly bad writing a pass (granted some of the former complaints are part of the horrible, horrible script). I can only assume that George and Steven new exactly what they were doing (cashing in on nostalgia and the beloved originals) when they agreed to use this script. There was so much, that if you stop and think about it, makes no sense, and is there as a weak plot device...especially the Skull's apparent ability to be selectivly magnetic! I mean they used it for one reason only, and that was so Indy could find the body/skull in the wharehouse/graveyard, for the rest of the movie it is completely ignored! Take for example how they are standing right next to the Skull when they make Indy look into the eyes, nobodies, medals, or guns, or bullets or anything is being attracted to the Skull. And what about the entire jungle chase, why isn't the skull simply clanging against one of the vehicles and sticking there? Now at first glance that might seem like a nit pick, but it really isn't, you can't establish that an artifact is soooo magnetic that it pulls even non conducting metals like gold, but then drop when it doesn't fit the scene...its a contrivance and it sucks.

  • May 31, 2008, 2:11 a.m. CST

    agreed, cap, on Love, Actually

    by necgray

    Love, Actually has a number of man-tastic rom-com characters. I know plenty of guys who can identify specifically with the Best Friend Videographer and the Father-Son Get the Girl segment. And who wouldn't love Bill Nighy as a cantankerous drunk pop star?

  • May 31, 2008, 2:34 a.m. CST

    Temple of Doom is my favorite

    by versatol

    and yesm people will respect KOTCC years from now as well. trust me

  • May 31, 2008, 2:35 a.m. CST

    Temple of Doom is my favorite

    by versatol

    and yes people will respect KOTCC years from now as well. trust me

  • May 31, 2008, 7:34 a.m. CST

    Dannyglover's Dickblood

    by FluffyUnbound

    "And there are no films that glamorize player type characters nailing all the women they can......riiiiiiiiight." Actually, if the character of Carrie Bradshaw - with all her vanity, superficiality, immaturity, self-absorption, utter lack of interest in the world outside her shallow relationships, obsessive consumerism, etc. - were rewritten as a man, all of these characteristics would be depicted as things the man should grow out of. A movie about that character would focus on how he solved his problems and grew out of his flaws. Think of a movie like KNOCKED UP, which I just re-watched on HBO the other day: the Seth Rogen character has many of the same character flaws as Carrie Bradshaw, but he is expected to grow out of them and get a fucking life. SATC is commonly viewed as somehow being empowering to women, but I've always thought that it infantilized them and demeaned them - precisely because Carrie Bradshaw basically lives an immature junior high school life FOR A LIVING, and that is seen as OK for her because she's "just a girl", where it would be completely unacceptable for a man.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:01 a.m. CST

    Capone is gay

    by dioxholster

    this review is terrible massa's was better

  • May 31, 2008, 9:01 a.m. CST

    WAS SHIA CGI?

    by BringingSexyBack

    I couldn't tell if he was real or not.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:03 a.m. CST

    WHAT DID KAREN ALLEN DO DURING THE WHOLE MOVIE?

    by BringingSexyBack

    She was just background the entire time. She had a bigger role in The Perfect Storm.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:08 a.m. CST

    I am Dr. Remulak

    by maxjohnson1971

    I am Dr. Remulak

  • May 31, 2008, 9:09 a.m. CST

    FLUFFYUNBOUND

    by BringingSexyBack

    Didn't you say you only watched the first 2 seasons? The show did get better. I agree that Carrie is a terrible role model, though. Her character may not have totally gone clean on her shoe addiction, but I don't think it's necessarily something she promoted, just a big flaw for women to see. When she couldn't come up with a downpayment for her apartment and had to borrow money from Charlotte realizing all her earnings were in her closet in the form of Manolo Blahniks, I think that was a wakeup call moment.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Karen Allen

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    was kept as background because I think once the Beards got her on set, they figured out she can't actually act. Yeah, she was spunky n' sexy in Raiders, but that was a long time ago, and she didn't get much work after that. At best I would call her performance in Indy 4 "rusty." I was pretty disappointed. Also, good point about the selective magnetism of the crystal skull, but then, Spielberg has always had a short, selective memory with plot points. (Just look at all the holes, plot and otherwise, in Jurassic Park.) The movie itself was fun and entertaining but I did have to turn my brain off and I overlook a lot of moments that would probably piss me off in any other film (the monkey/Tarzan scene, especially). The nuked fridge is so fucking bizarre, so totally unexpected and completely unbelievable, that I just have to give it up to the Beards and say that the movie would have been less without it. Nobody could logically survive a ride like that without turning to jelly, but I'd like to see somebody survive Indy's great truck/bullwhip escape in Raiders. It's the spirit, man. Oh, and fuck SATC.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:30 a.m. CST

    sorry, but....

    by Y282

    if you went and saw this, you deserved everything you got. at least with indy4 there was the desire to see another indy film to fall back on as an excuse for going to see it, but come on, ALL the clues were out there. this was never going to be anything more than a money maker, based on some of the most odious characters this side of a paedophile convention.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST

    A movie so controversial...

    by Powerring

    That people pollute non Indiana Jones threads and won't STFU about it. The Disney sequel: Hakuna Matata, Karen Allen has Vagina dentata... Get a life and do something besides bitch about Indiana Jones. There are far, far worse pieces of shit out there like Matrix 2/3, POTC 3, eyes wide shut and other movies that promised to change the world, but sucked balls. Compared to those pretentious clumps of horseshit , Crystal skull is a masterpiece.

  • May 31, 2008, 10:09 a.m. CST

    FluffyUnbound, the SATC DO grow out of those characteristics.

    by Lenny Nero

    That's what the series was about. Now, if they fucking backtrack for the movie, I will, in fact, not be happy, but there's only one way to find out -- the 11:55 am showing at Bay Street. See you all there. Not.

  • May 31, 2008, 11:21 a.m. CST

    26 Million on Friday..

    by fofo

    Scary.

  • May 31, 2008, 11:34 a.m. CST

    In the immortal words of Peter Griffin

    by DaBUU

    Sarah Jessica Parker looks like a foot.

  • May 31, 2008, 12:49 p.m. CST

    FILM WAS SO BAD THAT EVEN...

    by pr1c3y

    The handjob I was getting during it couldn't save it I still had to talk my girlfriend into leaving early so please note I SACRIFICED EJACULATION RATHER THAN SITTING THROUGH THIS DISGUSTING SHIT SANDWICH.

  • May 31, 2008, 1:03 p.m. CST

    This movie is a waste of space on this site

    by DallasGoodbar

    Why even bother? It's about privileged white women in New York with hungry pussies. Plus Sarah Jessica Parker Looks Like a Horse -fo' real!

  • May 31, 2008, 1:35 p.m. CST

    carrie why the long face?

    by Mr_X

    what foolishness did Matthew Broderick do to fuck off the mafia so badly that he wakes up with a horse head in his bed everyyday?

  • May 31, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST

    PR1C3Y

    by I Dunno

    Just because he wears a wig, it doesn't make him your GIRL friend.

  • May 31, 2008, 2:03 p.m. CST

    This has already hit number one for the weekend

    by terry1978

    I don't know why dudes are shocked that this is going to beat Indy...you saw the lines, the midnight showings, this shit is like the equivalent to Iron Man and Crystal Skull for fans of the show.

  • May 31, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    #1 hit?

    by Powerring

    With $20m, lets not get carried away just yet about it being big. I doubt it will clear $100M domestically this weekend.

  • May 31, 2008, 3:05 p.m. CST

    SATC: $26m - Crystal Skull: $12m

    by Pennsy

    It wasn't even close. It'll be a lot closer to $65-70 million. The per-theater average was in earshot of Iron Man, which is saying something. OMSTAIN!, first and foremost. ;)

  • May 31, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    I Dunno

    by pr1c3y

    Don't call your dad "him" it's rude.

  • May 31, 2008, 4:54 p.m. CST

    Not as bad as I thought

    by arloflores

    I'm gay. I'll let the homophobes in the talkback a minute to let that sink in. I have never seen an episode of Sex and the City in my entire gay life. The only reason I went to watch it was because two of my girl friends were so psyched to see it that I felt it was only fair that I sit through it since I'll be making them sit through the two and a half hours of "The Dark Knight." The movie was alright. Not having ever seen the show before I found myself surprisingly interested in the characters' trivial problems (except for that brief moment where I fell asleep). The only problem I had with it was it's run time. Halfway through the movie I found myself thinking that all of the problems could have been resolved within 90 minutes. I mean honestly (and I feel a little weird labeling the next section a spoiler alert, but consider yourself warned), "Mr. Big" got cold feet in the car and called off the wedding. A minute later he realized what an idiotic move that was and quickly turned around to fix his mistake. So what happens? Naturally, it takes half a year for Carrie to understand what happened and fall back in love. I don't know who said it but it rings true: this was just a few ". . . to be continued" episodes strung together. I know it sounds like I totally hated the film but as I said I enjoyed it for the most part. My only other major problem was the gasping at the site of the Louis Vuiton label and the femmy in front of me giving a bad name to the rest of us gay guys out there. So I sat through my "take one for the team" movie for the summer; now BRING ON THE DARK KNIGHT!!

  • May 31, 2008, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Here's what'll happen

    by kolchak

    This thing will open big and then promptly fade into oblivion once people realize it's just generic, romantic comedy shit. Indy has more staying power.

  • May 31, 2008, 5:53 p.m. CST

    The last time I saw horse-face....

    by Powerring

    In a movie that didn't want to make me projectile vomit, was "Striking distance" with Bruce Willis.

  • May 31, 2008, 8:11 p.m. CST

    26 mil 1st day means too many women without men...

    by lettersoftransit

    ...so get off this board and go fuck one of them.

  • May 31, 2008, 8:19 p.m. CST

    If you're worried about your wife/girlfriend becoming like SATC

    by terry1978

    You got bigger problems than that, my friend. The main complaints I hear, from guys, mind you, is that the show and the movie will make women feel they have to be like these chicks, ergo, not the sweet, innocent flowers we want on the street, while still being straight up sexual deviants in the bedroom. If your chick is modeling herself after fictional women....might be time to take a step back and see what kind of broad you're with.

  • May 31, 2008, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Not to piss anyone off...

    by andrew coleman

    But just getting out of college I knew a lot of guys who tried to be like the dudes in Entourage. Which is SATC for dudes. So acting outraged at women for acting like these chicks is out of hand because guys do the same shit. Still 26 m in one day! That is scary. I actually thought it wouldn't do that well. Oh well time to wait for Hulk and Happening... Dark Knight is still just too far out for me I might pass out thinking about it.

  • May 31, 2008, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Indy couldn't handle those fiesty broads.

    by mrfan

    He would have used his whip on them but that one character Samantha played by Catrall would have liked it too much. Poor Indy.

  • May 31, 2008, 11:06 p.m. CST

    Should be called sex and the fridge

    by KneelBeforeZod1

  • May 31, 2008, 11:12 p.m. CST

    You can kill a kid in a superman movie

    by KneelBeforeZod1

    Zod killed the kid that tried to ride away on the horse to get help. Should have just KNEELED!!!!!!!!!!!

  • May 31, 2008, 11:12 p.m. CST

    You can kill a kid in a superman movie

    by KneelBeforeZod1

    Zod killed the kid that tried to ride away on the horse to get help. Should have just KNEELED!!!!!!!!!!!

  • June 1, 2008, 1:16 a.m. CST

    Speaking of taking one for the team

    by TerryMalloy

    My girlfriend was all "I'm waiting for you to come back into town before I go see the movie!" And I'm all "No, really, please, you don't have to wait for me." And she's all "No, it's ok. I just really want to see it with you!" And I'm all "That's flattering. I mean, I'm flattered. But I must decline. It's against my religion. " And she's all "First of all, you're not religious. And secondly, I'll repay you in kind if you know what I mean..." And I kind of think about it for a second, and then I'm all "I don't think I want to see the Dark Knight with you." And she's all "That's not what I meant." And then I'm like "Oh, you mean sex. Well no. I'm gonna get that anyway" And she gets real pissed and goes "Well then if you DON'T GO you DON'T GET ANY". <p> So now I'm going to the movie.

  • June 1, 2008, 1:22 a.m. CST

    HOW DO I GET OUT OF IT WITHOUT RESORTING

    by TerryMalloy

    TO PHYSICAL VIOLENCE?

  • June 1, 2008, 3:55 a.m. CST

    temple of doom waas my first indy

    by BurgerKing

    and the only one I saw for like 5 years after the initial viewing, so it naturally is special and my personal favorite of the series. <p> Not that it has anything to do with Sex and the City...

  • June 1, 2008, 3:59 a.m. CST

    and why is this movie even on this site?

    by BurgerKing

    This is a film geek site for movies like Indiana Jones and Star Wars and shit like that, we hype up movies that the average movie goer would just see a trailer on TV and go "yeah, I'll probably see that". <p> NO one here was anticipating this with the other summer movies, so why is the space of this site wasted on it?? Random horseface jokes I guess.

  • June 1, 2008, 4:35 a.m. CST

    crankyoldguy

    by one9deuce

    You're an ASSHOLE! Now feel free to post your home address......<p> You're not going to of course so here is some advice: If you don't want to be called an asshole, then......don't act like one by posting a threat on an anonymous forum. It's an especially ridiculous threat considering we're at movie geek mecca. <p> As far as SEX AND THE CITY goes I am surprised that AICN is giving this film so much coverage. I did go see it with my girlfriend and three of her friends, being around some tits and ass is always good. But the film is good. It's really good. I am speaking purely as a filmgeek, or more accurately a screenplaygeek. The film is structured beautifully. It balances the four characters well. Various parts are set-up perfectly and pay-off perfectly. Is it about women, fashion, relationships, fashion, and fashion? Yes, but subject matter aside, at least it was written well. Which as we all know now, KOTCS isn't. The problem with the new Indiana Jones is that three guys in their sixties got together and had a great time making a fourth outing in their adventure series. They put Shia LeBeouf in it to guarantee the youth audience, promote the HELL out of it, put it on 4000+ screens, and watch the money roll in. Making a great movie was not really their intent.

  • June 1, 2008, 6:18 a.m. CST

    I'll watch it if you pay me...

    by goonies

  • June 1, 2008, 6:46 a.m. CST

    American romantic movies...

    by Bobo_Vision

    ...are really morally bankrupt. You have a rich corporate douchebag who builds a romance with a hooker. You have a young socialite female who hooks up with a vagabond on a cruiseship behind her fiance's back. And then you have four superficial middle-aged women with tons of emotional baggage shagging anything with testosterone in between their shopping sprees for shoes.

  • June 1, 2008, 7:39 a.m. CST

    Does Kim get her ancient tits out? Any minge?

    by V'Shael

    Inquiring minds want to know.

  • June 1, 2008, 8:51 a.m. CST

    The only way the old lady could get me to watch this

    by Bubba Gillman

    is to strap me down and slap that Clockwork Orange device on my head.

  • June 1, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST

    chickflicks

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

    bore me and piss me off because the ultimate goal of any chick flick is always so trivial: "Are they going to get together?" The question is always YES, otherwise there wouldn't be any fucking movie. They all follow predictable patterns and they all end pretty much the same, with characters who were pretty much unlikeable to begin with ending up "happily in love." (Except for Titanic, where one of them ended up happily dead.) It's a boring, stale formula, without the slightest whiff of surprise or suspense, and yet people watch these things as if they've never seen another movie like it. And that's fine, it's just that, with only a very few exceptions, these things bore me. I'd rather watch almost anthing else. Or read.

  • June 1, 2008, 9:43 a.m. CST

    "The answer is always YES"

    by Tony Is A Little Boy

  • June 1, 2008, 12:19 p.m. CST

    It beat them all, 50 million at least!

    by g-ride9000

    There is a talkback somewhere gloating about this. Ha, you guys are like a bunch of ninnys complaining about a film for its moral turpitude! Uber-violent plot solutions, corporeal punishment committed by vigilantes and titties are the most honored thing on this website. But these three whores and their mother have you all upset. The world cares more about this film than IRON MAN.

  • June 1, 2008, 12:23 p.m. CST

    one9deuce is a real film nerd

    by g-ride9000

    Wow one fucking guy on this thread analyzing the film for what it is, not what anti lame-woman shit he can come up with to prove he is too macho for this film. ENJOY MOVIES, even the ones you cannot relate too. I love the movie "Accidental Tourist", and without a lady I would have not seen it.

  • June 1, 2008, 12:28 p.m. CST

    SATC: $55.7 million vs. Indy 4's $46m...

    by Pennsy

    Thought it would smash $60 million for sure. And God love it, Forgetting Sarah Marshall still in the top 10 (for the last time), and has indeed topped $60 million. With a better per-screen average $ than Speed Racer, even in its 7th week of release. <p> 60 million reasons why Kristen Bell and Co. PWN yer asses. ;)

  • June 1, 2008, 12:35 p.m. CST

    OMG

    by rogueleader66

    The ignorance on here is amazing. "This film should be banned" and other moronic comments like that. Movies are not just made to appeal to us film geeks, but to all audiences. So they made a movie for women, WHO FUCKING CARES!!!! Don't go see it then. God so many of you a-holes act like films like this shouldn't be made because YOU don't care about them. But you know what? I'm willing to bet alot of the assholes saying this stupid shit will be the ones who go see it with their wives or girlfriends and probably love it, and never tell anyone to avoid looking like a complete asshole. I really don't care to see this, I watched the show once in a while and found it to be amusing but I wouldn't say I was a fan. But whatever, my g/f wants to see it, and I will go with her, otherwise I won't be going. But at the same time, I won't sit here and say sexist, idiotic comments about the movie just cause it isn't my thing. Why don't these idiotic fanboys just shut the fuck up. I don't know about anyone else, but I am so tired of listening to the rantings of mindless assholes who just want attention. Sadly they will always be here though.

  • June 1, 2008, 2:10 p.m. CST

    Style Geeks

    by g-ride9000

    OK let me explain the cultural connection between Ain't it cool and SATfingC. It's Nikes.<P><P>SATC is about shoes and fashion (among other things most geeks don't give a flying fuck about). We can all agree that these elements are some of the main ones present. So, fashion, as presented in SATC is what they "Geek out" on. The "Real Geeks" argument goes that this is incomparable to collecting comics, Blu-Rays or collectors models of princess Amedala masturbating. It's not really the same. I'll tell you what is the same.<P><P>There are manga nerds all over this site, and I will bet you dimes for dollars there are some serious Nike whores in that crowd. I bet some of you have spent a pretty dime on a hoody that zips up to look like spidey. So fashion does play a role in some geeks life. So if nerds like shoes and fashion, does that mean that some "Real Geeks" could relate to Carrie?

  • June 1, 2008, 3:32 p.m. CST

    thanx alot fuckers sex won

    by dioxholster

    indy lost thanx to the folks who went neutral now expect a sequel hope all those cunts die from breast cancer

  • June 1, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    g-ride9000 fuck you!

    by dioxholster

    if i had a girlfriend who liked this shit i wouldve never fucked her. i will never put my penis to such shame. and who is that feminist idiot who compared SJP to batman and superman, what they use their powers to save the U.S economy by buying junk and fucking using their worn out pussies. gross. go ahead have ur fantasy but remember u will always be a cunt and a whore to us. no one beats Indy! no one!

  • June 1, 2008, 4:43 p.m. CST

    you know what i changed my mind

    by dioxholster

    i will go out and find me a sex and the city fangirl and have 'hard revenge fuck' with her. yep i'll dominate her ass for this treachery. shes gonna remember that time with me as the time she did that nasty thing that she swore she would never do. and of course i'll celebrate by posting the sex video on the net for everyone else to see till th end of time so her future kids can one day see it too by mistake... but with me pixelated because i aint a pornstar. dumb fucks. ok i got it out of my system now i go play GTA where i run over SATC whores,

  • June 1, 2008, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Gotham, boxofficemojo says differently.

    by Lenny Nero

    Sex on top. Am I missing another source?

  • June 1, 2008, 5:19 p.m. CST

    All movies are gonna be smashed by the Dark Knight

    by KneelBeforeZod1

    150 million first weekend!

  • June 1, 2008, 5:39 p.m. CST

    SATC doesn't have legs. At all.

    by Pennsy

    $26.9m Friday, then $17.7m Saturday, a 35% drop over *one day*. 10.9 projected on Sunday. That's a 60% decline. It'll go past 100 million, but is going to fizzle almost as much as Speed Racer did.

  • June 1, 2008, 5:40 p.m. CST

    A 60% decline from Friday, mind you...

    by Pennsy

  • June 1, 2008, 6:09 p.m. CST

    Indy (and the DK) still will fall short of Titanic.

    by Pennsy

    That was a once-a-generation movie where it didn't the frak matter what age group it was targeted to, Titanic was seen by just about everybody, from teens to their 70's. No other film will be #1 at the boxoffice for 14 straight weeks. No other film again, IMO, will actually increase its second weekend take over its opening.

  • June 1, 2008, 6:17 p.m. CST

    I'm just talking about how much it made this weekend.

    by Lenny Nero

    I mean, Sundays are always estimates at this time, but right now, it's SATC at $55.7m and Indy at $46m for the weekend. <p>I'm not trying to cause trouble. I'm just pointing it out that SATC made more money over the weekend than Indy. It could all change when the real numbers are counted tomorrow, but that's still a $10m gap that probably won't change too much.

  • June 1, 2008, 6:55 p.m. CST

    Gotham, we're talking about different things.

    by Lenny Nero

    I have said again and again I am simply talking this weekend. I don't think anybody thought that SATC would ever come close to Indy overall. Nobody here, at least. Who are you fighting? <p>We'll see how SATC does next weekend as well, considering it can't make more than $55.7m because it came out TWO DAYS AGO. So it's not its complete total. That's when a film goes out of theatres. Understand?

  • June 1, 2008, 7:46 p.m. CST

    SATC cost $65m before advertising.

    by Lenny Nero

    If it stays on a regular box office drop schedule (with some repeat viewings, a la Devil Wears Prada), it's making its money back.

  • June 1, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    SJP and Kim Catrall both get big paychecks.

    by Lenny Nero

    Catrall should have gotten less, but she was the holdout that made it so the movie was postponed four years. There is also a large ensemble cast, a fuckload of location shooting (with more than they did on the show, including the boring trip to Mexico), etc. etc. etc. <p>Also, 2.5 hours would mean five episodes of the show, not three.

  • June 1, 2008, 8:24 p.m. CST

    ...huh?

    by Lenny Nero

    Gotham, you are on some kind of medication, and I want it.

  • June 1, 2008, 8:27 p.m. CST

    ?

    by Lenny Nero

    What?

  • June 1, 2008, 9:07 p.m. CST

    Thanks Uncle Xi!

    by TerryMalloy

    PS. I for one did not enjoy the new Indy flick at all. My advice for you would be go until after the... <p> [KIND OF A SPOILER BUT NOT REALLY AT ALL] <p> motorcycle chase and then walk out. You will be saying "That was really great...I kind of want to see the rest of this movie". But don't. Don't see the rest of the movie. I'm a big Indy fan, and I was let down tremendously. <p> Choose...wisely.

  • June 1, 2008, 9:23 p.m. CST

    I respectfully disagree Gotham

    by TerryMalloy

    As for my reasoning, I direct you to the Indy TB

  • June 1, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    Lol

    by TerryMalloy

  • June 1, 2008, 9:56 p.m. CST

    I hearby petition AICN...

    by gopher

    ...to get Neill Cumpston to review this flick. Please. Oh, please, please, please, please...

  • June 1, 2008, 10:03 p.m. CST

    SO....

    by rogueleader66

    Why was I the one who got flamed for what I said? I agree this is a site for movie geeks, and not a place where SATC fan hangs out. That being said, I do not decide the content of the site, so yell at those who do. So if there is a topic, and a talkback, I will comment if I so choose, if you don't like my opinion, so be it. I may not like what is being covered on here, but that won't stop me from saying what I think, nor would it stop any of you. So keep your condesending BS to yourself, I don't need to be told what this website is about.

  • June 1, 2008, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Oh and one more thing

    by rogueleader66

    For a movie that so called geeks don't give a shit about, the talkback is awfully long.

  • June 1, 2008, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Get down to the Cineplex, SATC is getting out, and

    by kabong

    cougars are in heat.

  • June 2, 2008, 3:35 a.m. CST

    Danny's post at 12:09:17 PM May 30th, 2008

    by Lost Jarv

    Is the best post I've seen in ages. Absolutely bang on. I thank the lord that the good Mrs Jarv despises SATC. Or at least pretends to. Unlike the Devil wears Prada which I very nearly had to see, but got a lucky late reprieve from.

  • June 2, 2008, 8 a.m. CST

    The real gay guys

    by YouIgnorantGeeks

    Are the guys who say "dude your straight, but are a SATC fan?!!?!?!.. more like your closeted!" I mean really, people who say that are people who never watched the show (or say they were "forced to" by their girlfriends but didnt like it, which is a lie because those guys have no girlfriends period) I know many straight guys into the show, hell Howard Stern is really into it, and he may be the most manly man, but he is far from gay and his whole living is based on the male fanbase (of course he has alot of female fans, but you know what I'm saying). A great show is a great show period. And SATC was better then 90% of the TV shows the past decade. To be fair most of the shows on premium cable have been among the best this past decade (Deadwood, Weeds, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Dexter, Sopranos, Entourage, Dead Like Me, many many more, I mean damn thats pretty awesome for 2 networks) SATC has won awards, has been critically praised and is a success because of how great a show it is. Not just for females or gay men, but for open minded straight guys who don't try to act all macho by saying DUDE THAT SUCKS while they have their pants around their legs playing WoW like the geeks they are. And as has been pointed out many times before, for a show that only "gay men and woman" watch... why do posts regarding it continue to get the largest amount of talkbacks. Mostly by guys who say they hate it. I mean its so pathetic, its like you are all sad little geeks that are threatened by the fact that you know what, sometimes woman act just like men do... actually MOST woman act just like men do (woman aren't all Charlotte). So you are the guys who need to come out of the closet. Go outside and enjoy the world, see that yes many woman are like these four, many are nothing like them as well, woman are people do. As any straight man will tell you.

  • June 2, 2008, 8:02 a.m. CST

    SATC will make its money back before the week is out

    by YouIgnorantGeeks

    I mean really.

  • June 2, 2008, 8:59 a.m. CST

    DBDB is spot on...

    by bobjustbob

    ... about SATC and Indy, among other things. (That is, IMHO.)<p>And Indy should of said "Screw Ox" and moved to Europe as he intended. At least we would of been saved from crotch-pelting car-crossing blade-weilding ham-antics, snakes-on-a-rope, monkey Fonz, picnicing ants, taking the family out for a dip, ect.<p><p>And why hasn't anybody mentioned Michael Bay?

  • June 2, 2008, 10 a.m. CST

    You guys crack me up

    by Thebitchwhohadtogetinonthis

    This film is not just for girly girls....I am far from. I hate chic flicks. I watch my horror, my sci-fi and action. But I LOVE this show and series. WHY??? Because this is how women talk about guys. We discuss how bad you are in bed, how your dick is too small, too big and how it curves weird. How you couldn't find the clit even with a map, how much you are "babies" that only momma can make you happy. Yes...we go on a LOT of bad dates until we can find the guy who is just right. From most of the talk back here I am guessing a lot of this stuff is said about most of you guys. The guys saying the give and take, they are correct. I have to sit through my man's UFC crap, he watches the show with me. And actually, he loves it and thinks it's hilarious! Of course he is secure with himself and this is the only "girly" thing he has to watch. From some of the talkback I have read I would say the average age here is about 15. You guys just crack me up with how much you know nothing of women and I must agree with the guys saying how you probably never get any.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:08 a.m. CST

    Thebitchwhohadtogetinonthis

    by Series7

    Yeah sure women talk about men, but do 40 year olds + talk about men and life like that show? Thats like saying the way people talk in Juno is realistic. At least Entourage has actors sill in their 30's. These ladies are as old as my mom, at this point in their lives its just pathetic the way they act.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:11 a.m. CST

    Sex and the City breaks the 200 million mark

    by g-ride9000

    I just read it, there was a mis-calculation.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:13 a.m. CST

    Fans of this show

    by g-ride9000

    don't have allot of talkbacks, they go out for cosmos and discuss! duh

  • June 2, 2008, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Series 7

    by Thebitchwhohadtogetinonthis

    Actually...yes they do. After they have divorced the asshole they married in their 20's and are dating again. I have friends that age who are back in the game. Women will always talk about the guys they date. We are just a little more explicit then your average guy sex talk of "So did ya nail her?" "Yep. Nice tits." By the way.....someday you will be your mom's age and hopefully still be having sex. Do you think once you turn 30 it doesn't work anymore?

  • June 2, 2008, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Wow.

    by Lost Jarv

    Woman spotted in AICN! Stop the fucking press. <p>It isn't that these characters are women, it is that they are deplorable. Not the same thing.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:47 a.m. CST

    Thebitchwhohadtogetinonthis

    by Series7

    Hopefully when I am my moms age I will have more of an emotional capacity to care about other people besides myself and think beyond the here and now. And that material goods will not be my only love in life. And hopefully I am not stupid enough to marry in my 20's to someone I won't care about in my 40's, say one of the characters from the show, or your friends.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Sarah Jessica Parker = an elderly gay jewish man bred with a hor

    by lord_zedd

    She was disgusting on the big screen, as was everyone besides the brunette.

  • June 2, 2008, 10:53 a.m. CST

    "We are just a little more explicit..."

    by jim

    Reminds me of the line from "100 Girls" - a guy is listening to a group of women discussing their sexual exploits and turns to his friend saying "wow, girls are way grosser than guys".<p>Trying to reason with most on here is futile. You are arguing with Fanboys (I use that term in the most derogatory of ways). This is a group who hates anything they don't love, and they can not love anthing that is similar to something else they love. Fans of Family Guy must hate South Park, fans of Star Wars must hate Lord of the Rings, fans of BSG must hate Firefly, etc. It makes me wonder: If irrational hatred stems from fear, for those above with such vitriol for SATC, what is it you are afraid of?

  • June 2, 2008, 11 a.m. CST

    I can be reasoned with

    by Series7

    I am not HAL. I like South Park and Family guy, Star Wars and LOTR, Firefly and... well I am waiting to for BSG on DVD I'll get around to it soon. My problem with SATC is that its just a terrible show and promotes being a terrible person. But at the same time its almost like any fanboy movie for girls. They like to project themselves and live vicariously through these women. And I guess if thats the way women REALLY are then is it any wonder why men still rule the world. Case and point Sex and the City the movie was written and directed by a man.

  • June 2, 2008, 11:11 a.m. CST

    Scarlett O'hara was a terrible person

    by jim

    yet Gone With the Wind is considered one of the greatest movies ever made. Same for Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane. I'm in no way saying SATC compares to either film, I'm just saying there has to be more to it than the characters being terrible people.<p>Really, the thing I don't get is the powerful hatred some have for this project. It's just a movie. It's not your thing, don't go see it. But reading some of the comments above you would think the characters and the show have personally injured people here; that the show was a personal attack against them. It was just a tv show that's now a movie. You don't have to watch.

  • June 2, 2008, 11:16 a.m. CST

    Big Jim

    by Lost Jarv

    The difference between SATC and Gone with the wind (and you know this) is that Scarlett O'Hara is not portrayed as some sort of fucking Role model. Whereas the SATC women, obvious and loathsome character flaws and all, are. <P>It makes a huge difference

  • June 2, 2008, 11:19 a.m. CST

    Big Jim

    by Series7

    They have personally injured me. They ended the show too soon and stoped people from renewing their HBO subscriptions causing Deadwood to not get enough ratings and get cancelled. AWWWW Deadwood, a show that shows you how women should be treated.

  • June 2, 2008, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Scarlett Johansson is a terrible singer

    by lord_zedd

    Purest statement I've ever made.

  • June 2, 2008, 12:47 p.m. CST

    Series7, I feel your pain.

    by jim

    And I seem to recall something about SATC reruns taking Mr Show's spot on the schedule, forcing it into an undesirable time which contributed to its cancellation. That action is worthy of a grudge!<p>Jarv, I guess the difference for me is I don't know anyone who sees these women as role models. However, I can understand the disgust one might have with those that do. I'm sure it's like fans of Entourage who copy the behaviour of those characters. When I see some pudgy dude walking down the street with a 3-day beard, oversize jersey, and askew baseball cap all I feel is sympathy for this pathetic loser. I mean, really, the highest you can aspire to is being like Turtle? So sad.<p>I guess the difference for me with regards to SATC is the women I know who enjoy it don't emulate the characters. They may see a familiar situation in some episode but don't sit around figuring who is which character. Perhaps the difference is they have IQs in the triple digits and can enjoy something without having to be defined by it.

  • June 2, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Pondscum

    by rogueleader66

    It has nothing to do with people agreeing or disagreeing with my opinion, I could care less if you agree with me or not. But look at some of the comments on here, about how this movie should have never been made, it should be banned, it doesn't belong in the summer movie season. Those aren't opinions. Obviously, a SATC movie is not going to appeal to most of the members of this site, I even agree that it shouldn't be covered on this site. Shouldn't movies be made for everyone, not just a particular audience? That is what upsets me, to say SATC has no place in the summer season or to say it never should have been made? Grow up, opinions are one thing but thinking movies should be made just to appeal to a select group? Please.

  • June 2, 2008, 3:47 p.m. CST

    All the fanboys would like this movie if

    by kinksy

    It was about four sluts going to ComicCon and fucking a bunch of ugly loser nerd virgins. Don't get me wrong--if I was single I would love to go to a comic book convention and fuck a bunch of desperate guys. I would feel like a fucking princess. I love fanboys, really!

  • June 2, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Be A Hybreeder

    by Brock

    Come breed with hot women from around the world and your favorite hot celebrities and LURAO @ www.TheHumanHybrid.com

  • June 2, 2008, 4:47 p.m. CST

    It's not that women like these four shouldn't want sex.

    by kabong

    It's that SATC depicts women like these four as desirable by men for sex. <p> Suspension of disbelief has limits.

  • June 2, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Admit it, Kabong...

    by Lenny Nero

    ...you would fucking wreck Kristen Davis.

  • June 3, 2008, 4:35 a.m. CST

    Gonna SATC with my RealDoll

    by CuntBubble

    A movie starring women with no souls warrents a viewing, along with my RealDoll. She looks just like Kim Catrall, only more real.

  • June 3, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    disgusting movie

    by dioxholster

    women should be ashamed. and women from other countries looked down on american women when they saw this. they spat on SJP and called her an old slutty cunt. Indiana jones is cool because it makes u feel proud to be a Man while SATC just makes u self-deprecate and loath every fiber of ur being and makes women look bad.

  • Dec. 31, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST

    YOU CANNOT KILL A KID IN A SUPERMAN MOVIE!

    by UltimaRex

    YOU CANNOT KILL A KID IN A SUPERMAN MOVIE

  • Jan. 5, 2009, 8:22 a.m. CST

    Oh not this again

    by orcus

    Orcus shakes his head

  • Jan. 5, 2009, 8:38 a.m. CST

    UltimaRex

    by just pillow talk

    huh?

  • Jan. 5, 2009, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Old history

    by orcus

    There was a discussion where "Superman Return" poped up and that old argument popped up