Adam carolla is wrong about boyhood and Napoleon dynamite

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  1. jdwhatever

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    both good movies
     
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    splashwut
     
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    maybe they were
    maybe they weren't
     
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    I like Carolla and he has a great grasp of the language, but he has no patience for certain types of art.

    While I agree that "Boyhood" was way overrated -- I hated that gawky kid by the end and thought the sister was more compelling -- "Napoleon Dynamite" is one of my top 3 comedy classics. But a lot of people don't get that movie at all.
     
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    Good thoughts
     
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    Good feelings.
     
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    It's unfortunate that the kid didn't age any cuter. By the end, he looked like Anakin Skywalker's retarded brother. Good flick though.
     
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    :wtf::wtf:
     
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    He hates Little Miss Sunshine too, to the point where he constantly raves about it being a colossal piece of shit. I thought that movie too was actually pretty good.

    You're dead on about Carolla being unable to appreciate certain types of art/film/food.
     
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    I forgot about that. Yeah I liked that movie too.
     
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    hated napolean the first time i saw it. but i did watch in on a laptop while being on a plane. grew one me
     
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    It's genius
     
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    lets not get carried away
     
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    Napoleon Dynamite is a great movie :beer:
     
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    Carolla is the guy who calls Bob Dylan a talentless hack AND insists that John Hiatt is a better version of Bob Dylan. Not just an offhand remark, he has been saying this for years.
     
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    Dylan is an overrated "artist". So is Lou reed. That I agree with him on.
     
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    Food :wtf::wtf: