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Celebrating the Epically Awful 
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I'm sat here (at work) watching all the clips of The Room I can find on Youtube.

Right now - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpfPmvG6CHI

Seriously, what the f*ck is going on here??!! I've never seen acting or heard dialogue like it in all my life!

It's uniquely bad! Poetically bad!

What...the...f*ck!

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Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:51 pm
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Even Hitler was disgusted -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w59fZNDTMAg

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Is The Room a legitimate attempt at a good film? Or does Tommy Wiseau know that he's a joke and just makes stuff anyway.

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Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:31 pm
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Gedmud wrote:
Is The Room a legitimate attempt at a good film? Or does Tommy Wiseau know that he's a joke and just makes stuff anyway.


Has to be the former cause Tommy was a joke AFTER The Room. Now his appearance on The House that Bled on Alex or something like that, that's him on the joke.


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It’s been confirmed from interviews with cast members that Tommy Wiseau was sincere in making The Room, although he was smart enough to market it as a comedy when people found out how incompetently made it was.


Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:24 pm
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You have to hand it to him. He was very savvy in picking up people's observations about how funny the movie was and spinning them as positives--such as how the Denny (Danny? Donny? Dinny?) character appears to be retarded.

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I'm pretty fascinated by The Room now. The word "cult" can be overused, but appears fully earned with this. The scale of ineptitude on show here is fucking incredible... and hilarious.

The coffee shop scene where 2 minutes is wasted watching extras order coffee. The blatantly super-imposed backgrounds when the characters are on the building roof. The completely inappropriate and out of place "arty" scenes. All the characters read their lines like they've never spoken or heard the English language before. Sentences are full of non-sequiturs. The mood music is sublimely awful, like a porn film crossed with daytime TV melodrama. The whole ludicrous performance of Wiseau himself makes him seem inhuman.

It actually defies belief that a professional movie could be this... well... I just can't find the adjective!

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The best part is, if you were to delete every frame that Wiseau himself is seen or heard onscreen, it would still be really bad. But when he appears, he's like a shaman. He brings the movie to a new level of awfulness that is almost supernatural.

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Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:21 am
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The worst film ever made without a doubt is
"Freddy got Fingered"
It has no redeeming features what so ever.
It is so bad that it was nominated for 8 Raspberries and won 5. This must be a record.
I have watched it once, and I have to say that weird experience where I was bored and enraged at the same time.

I also hate "Stop or my Momma will shoot"


Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:45 pm
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p604 wrote:
The worst film ever made without a doubt is
"Freddy got Fingered"
It has no redeeming features what so ever.
It is so bad that it was nominated for 8 Raspberries and won 5. This must be a record.
I have watched it once, and I have to say that weird experience where I was bored and enraged at the same time.

I also hate "Stop or my Momma will shoot"

Jack And Jill actually broke the record by winning every single razzie.

Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot is a guilty pleasure of mine, though i'll freely admit that Stallone's other two attempts at "comedy"-Rhinestone and Oscar, were both godawful.

Freddy was a surreal experience for me too, I laughed a few times and got disgusted quite a bit.


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Vexer wrote:
Jack And Jill actually broke the record by winning every single razzie.

Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot is a guilty pleasure of mine, though i'll freely admit that Stallone's other two attempts at "comedy"-Rhinestone and Oscar, were both godawful.

Freddy was a surreal experience for me too, I laughed a few times and got disgusted quite a bit.


Hello Vexer,
I have found Oscar to be at least bearable.
I feel that Adam Sandler gets a raw deal.
I found Wedding singer, Waterboy, Click, 50 first dates and the Longest Yard to be fine films.

Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds has some touching and memorable scenes.
At least he tried to go legitimate with Punch Drunk Love but although well received did not do well in the box office, so you can't blame him for following the money.


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p604 wrote:
Vexer wrote:
Jack And Jill actually broke the record by winning every single razzie.

Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot is a guilty pleasure of mine, though i'll freely admit that Stallone's other two attempts at "comedy"-Rhinestone and Oscar, were both godawful.

Freddy was a surreal experience for me too, I laughed a few times and got disgusted quite a bit.


Hello Vexer,
I have found Oscar to be at least bearable.
I feel that Adam Sandler gets a raw deal.
I found Wedding singer, Waterboy, Click, 50 first dates and the Longest Yard to be fine films.

Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds has some touching and memorable scenes.
At least he tried to go legitimate with Punch Drunk Love but although well received did not do well in the box office, so you can't blame him for following the money.

I agree that people are too harsh on Sandler these days, I enjoyed most of the films you mentioned, Waterboy is the only one I truly hated, the comedy was just awful.


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Ken wrote:
The best part is, if you were to delete every frame that Wiseau himself is seen or heard onscreen, it would still be really bad. But when he appears, he's like a shaman. He brings the movie to a new level of awfulness that is almost supernatural.



If I were a film-teacher I would insist every one of my students watch The Room as a scene-by-scene example of exactly how not to make a movie.

It bet nothing is as good as The Room is bad. In which case, it really is a work of art.

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Vexer wrote:
Jack And Jill actually broke the record by winning every single razzie.



Yeah it was funny that Adam Sandler won worst actor and actress too that year lol

I guess that there are some films such as "Jack and Jill" that better stay unseen at least by me HaHa

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