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Just watched Silence of the Lambs for the first time. Incredibly overrated?

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  1. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo "The Gun" VIP

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    Jodie Foster's fake West Virginian accent

    How did Hannibal get the gold pen he used to free himself?

    Ridiculous last scene when Buffalo Bill decides to pull the hammer back first, instead of just shooting

    Girl in the pit needs to take acting classes

    Jodie Foster's a top scoring, hard working student who's finally put on the dream assignment - yet she can hardly stand the sight of the victim in the morgue without crying and trembling in fear. I have med student friends who aren't nearly as "dedicated" as her, and they cut up corpses all the time.

    Hannibal's incredibly fake "superpower" which allows him to give a perfect read on anyone he meets.

    I could go on and on. It was a decent watch, but a ton of lame elements really brought it down.
     
  2. mike25

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    90's , much more innocent time. easier to shock people. internet made everyone jaded and fucked shit up.
     
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    Not overrated.
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member VIP

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    you are an asshole
     
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    Scott Nightwatchman Staff Member

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    It's not very realistic but it's still a good movie. I agree about Hannibal having super powers. It was even more prevalent in the movie Hannibal. He's supposed to be highly intelligent but he goes beyond the human level to the point that it's too far fetched. Hopkins is a great actor though so both movies are enjoyable to watch.
     
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    Scott Nightwatchman Staff Member

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    Oh, and this.
     
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    Yeah, well, if nothing else, it's an indicator of what Hollywood (at the time) considered a "great film." If I'm not mistaken, Foster, Hopkins and director Demme, all received Academy Awards for their performances.
     
  8. doughhead63

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    How the fuck do you know how to spot a fake West Virginian accent?

    Fucking troll
     
  9. My Balls Itch 2

    My Balls Itch 2 New Member Shot Dead

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    Have you seen the first Exorcist movie gary? I'm guessing you're an atheist but you still might find it creepy. That movie freaked me out. The Exorcist III is also pretty good. The rest of them are terrible.
     
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    Good point.
     
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    Silence of the Lambs was pretty good. I didn't think her West Virginia accent was that bad. If she put on a legit hillbilly accent you and much of the audience would not have understood shit she was saying. So it was a nice balance.
     
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    Its an om movie at best
     
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    I hate that movie -- completely overrated -- OP is dead on :lo5:
     
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    I thought it was a well-done film, but not really my style. I don't like "horror" films, I just don't find them entertaining at all .....
     
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    Any other 20 year old movies you didn't like ? Shithead.
     
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    HaHa!
     
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    i saw it once and I think I was under the influence, okay movie but not nearly as good as Robocop, Aliens, T2, or Lawnmower Man
     
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    Gary, were your friends out partying, looking to experience one more night of debauchery, while you stayed at your parents and watched Silence of the Lambs with hour little sister- or did she hit the town with them? What did you snack on while watching it?
     
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    garypagetwo "The Gun" VIP

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    Funny how everyone seems to agree with me on this, yet I'm getting tons of negs for it.

    Actually, yes. But my sister wasn't with them, not sure where she went.
     
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    Not everyone agrees with you . You get negged because you're an asshole.
     

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