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The Big Question: How Many Bux’ll B LOST

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Topic: The Big Question: How Many Bux’ll B LOST
Posted By: HeadRAZZBerry
Subject: The Big Question: How Many Bux’ll B LOST
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 5:03am

SOMEWHERE ALONG the LINE, the MAKERS of the NEW $150 MILLION REMAKE of http://www.razzies.com/forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=359 - LOST SIGHT of http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071005/ -  MAIN APPEAL to TODAY's AUDIENCES: IT WAS SO INCREDIBLY CHEEZY, HOKEY and LOW BROW THAT the MEMORIAL DAY LoL MARATHON on SCI-FI CHANNEL WAS a HOOT to WATCH.

BUT the WILL FERRELL "RE-IMAGINING" of LOST, with ITS EXPENSIVE-LOOKING CGI DINOS1, ITS REALISTIC-LOOKING LOCATION SHOOT2 and ITS GOOFY-LOOKING STAR (WHO NEVER KNOWS WHEN HE's MILKED a JOKE to DEATH3) MANAGED to LOSE ITS OPENING WEEKEND SHOWDOWN (to http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/10010667-hangover/ - ) and GARNER the DINO's SHARE of OUR 2009 RAZZIE® NOMINATIONS...

LET's SEE...THERE's FERRELL for WORST ACTOR, JORMA TACCONE for WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR, the FILM ITSELF for BOTH WORST PICTURE and WORST REMAKE...


FERREL: "What do you mean this could 'win' me a second one...a second WHAT?!?!" 

1 The 'saurs on the 70s TV series were blatantly (and unconvincingly) created using "claymation"...

2 Most of the "pre-historic" backgrounds on the series appeared to be slides onto which the characters were "green-screened"...

3 When is the last time you saw Ferrell not beat a joke to death??



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 7:24am
I have to say, I'm impressed with the creativity of the marketing team for this movie at least. Will Ferrell is doing an episode of one of those survivor men shows, there's commercials for it EVERYwhere, and I even saw that they're going to be somewhat plugged on Cartoon Network/Adult Swim's Robot Chicken.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 9:50am

The CGI dinosaurs for this movie looks to be on par with those from "A Sound Of Thunder", and those CGI creatures SUCKED! My prediction: the movie will make modest bank, like $30 million or over this weekend, then go into a downward spiral the next week.

Razzie-wise, it should be up for just about everything we can give it.

 



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 11:10am

Ehhh... Doesn't look like a real Razzie-sweeper, but a possibility... Possibly available for nomination, and that'd be the end of it. Rightly so, I might add, it looks pretty lame.
Curiously enough, I haven't seen the "updated list of all '09" movies in a while... where's that at, HeadRazz?

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: We have continued to update our 2009 Eligible Releases List on a weekly basis, posting a Main Page http://www.razzies.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=3421&PN=1 - LINK to it each Wednesday. It now lists 211 titles released between January 1 and June 5 of this year.

Here's the http://www.razzies.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=3421&PN=1 - LINK for you... 



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Posted By: Razzilla
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 11:13pm

Can we give the dinosaur(s) a Razzie for NOT killing Farrell???



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Posted By: tomsmo35
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 3:32am

Sorry to disagree, but I think Land of The Lost looks funny. I even think it will do well, as it's a family film, so parents may take their kids to see it.



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 7:21am
Feel free to disagree, but "family" friendly movies tend to be lame and pandering, which is why we're looking at it as such.

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 8:15am
Quick point of interest, LotL is at 10% on RT. The 1 positive review comes from a man who agrees with the Tomato rating about 1/2 of the time, and he:

Liked:
Dance Flick
Next Day Air
Confessions of a Shopaholic

Disliked:
Star Trek
Up
I Love You, Man

Unfortunately, this guy, Armond White of the New York Press, has now encouraged me to investigate critics themselves before going along with their reviews, which will waste even more of my time.

I'm guessing LotL will probably get into the 20s over time, but this looks like a serious stinker. Audiences will be running out of the theaters, perhaps in a serpentine pattern....

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 8:18am
Sorry missed this one:
Armond White was 1 of only 5 critics (of the 200 collected) to give a rotten review to The Wrestler.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 12:41pm

Hmm, sounds like RT may have their own version of MWG... 

Originally posted by dEd Grimley

Quick point of interest, LotL is at 10% on RT. The 1 positive review comes from a man who agrees with the Tomato rating about 1/2 of the time, and he:

Liked:
Dance Flick
Next Day Air
Confessions of a Shopaholic

Disliked:
Star Trek
Up
I Love You, Man 

 



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 12:54pm
Originally posted by Michaels


Hmm, sounds like RT has their own version of MWG.



Lol dude, if you're really "done with him," quit bringing him back up. I had found some other, "Seriously? You didn't like that? Are you a professional critic or not?" reviews from that guy, but I forget what they are. I just know not to take anything he says seriously ever again.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 03 2009 at 3:47pm

Originally posted by dEd Grimley


Lol dude, if you're really "done with him," quit bringing him back up.

I'm done replying to any of his posts. I never said anything about not taking jabs at him every now and then.



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Posted By: Headbanger14
Date Posted: June 04 2009 at 8:22am

Well, I just checked out good ol Roger Ebert's website. He gave Land of the Lost 3 stars which is a thumbs up out of 2.

Really? Hmm. I like Roger, but sometimes I have to disagree with him. He seems he likes movies for the stories and not really for the animation. Heck, he gave the CGI Garfield movies thumbs up lol



Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 04 2009 at 3:09pm

Well, as I said before (in a rather long-winded post) just because ONE famous critic says he likes the movie, that doesn't automatically mean the movie is "good".



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Posted By: moviewizguy
Date Posted: June 04 2009 at 4:26pm

Armond White is very famous in the RT comminuty. If there's a negative review for a Pixar film, it's his. If there's a positive review for a critically panned film, it's his. If there's a negative review for "The Dark Knight, "Milk," Slumdog Millionaire," Doubt," "Wall-E," (and countless others) it's usually his. I hate him, and many other people do, too. He seems to disagree for the sake of disagreeing.

Originally posted by dEd Grimley

Quick point of interest, LotL is at 10% on RT. The 1 positive review comes from a man who agrees with the Tomato rating about 1/2 of the time, and he:

Liked:
Dance Flick
Next Day Air
Confessions of a Shopaholic

Disliked:
Star Trek
Up
I Love You, Man

Unfortunately, this guy, Armond White of the New York Press, has now encouraged me to investigate critics themselves before going along with their reviews, which will waste even more of my time.

I'm guessing LotL will probably get into the 20s over time, but this looks like a serious stinker. Audiences will be running out of the theaters, perhaps in a serpentine pattern....

 



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 05 2009 at 7:22am
Originally posted by Michaels

Originally posted by dEd Grimley

Lol dude, if you're really "done with him," quit bringing him back up.


I'm done replying to any of his posts. I never said anything about not taking jabs at him every now and then.



lol Well I can't defend him calling names if you stoop to his level, man.

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Posted By: StinkersRule
Date Posted: June 05 2009 at 7:30am
This movie surely looks like a huge pile of dino droppings, but the very WORST acting in this dud is perpetrated by Jorma Taccone , whose embarrasing performance as Cha-Ka(!) should get him thrown out of the entertainment industry (one can only hope) ...

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Posted By: cvcjr13
Date Posted: June 06 2009 at 7:51am

It really says something about how bad a movie is when the board for the movie wanders off subject all the way to discussing moviewizguy. . . .

 



Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 06 2009 at 7:54am

Well, from my experience, wondering off topic seems to be par for course...  I don't think a single movie board has stayed on topic for long... I suppose the discussing MWG might be unusual, though...

 

Crap...1100 posts since February... Note to Frank: Get a Life outside the boards...



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 1:13am
Yea, I gave up trying to keep up. I mean, I'm pretty damn bad, and you're lapping me here.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 4:28am
Thankfully, as of this writing, the movie is getting blown away by "The Hangover" and "Up". I don't think it will have time to recover.


Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 4:47am
Wow... it'll be probably just over $20m by the end of today. That's a lot better than I was expecting out of the American public. Kudos, chaps... Kudos... Note, the top 2 movies are both original and enjoyed by critics. How often do we see that these days?
On a side note: Hulu has episodes of the original LotL online right now, if you're so inclined to take a look. I was watching some while playing FIFA 2009, so I was a bit distracted and busy yelling at imaginary referees, but what I saw was interesting. It seemed like kind of a low-budget public access show. By the standards of the time it was made.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 7:04am

Ok, while I can say that the Number one and Number two movies both can be called original, I can't help but think that the screenwriters for "The Hangover" might have been heavily influenced by "Dude, Where's My Car." Perhaps I am just seeing similarities that no one else is seeing there, but...meh.



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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 8:36am

"LotL" is being called the first bomb of the summer. Good, because considering it was made for $100 million, the CGI looked like it was made for only $5 million. Like all SNL rejects, Will Farrell is now going to have to figure out how to retool his act, because the public now sees him for the one-trick pony that he is. Do I smell "Old School 2" in the works?

Meanwhile: "Star Trek" is officially the one and only movie of the year to make over $200 million thus far. Will the s***fest that will be "Transformers 2: The Wraith Of Michael Bay" be able to top that? It depends how many times Megan Fox takes her clothes off for no reason ... or how many times Shia Lebeouf yells "NO-NO-NO-NO-NO-NO-NO!"



Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 9:34am

I sadly don't think Megan Fox will be allowed to take her clothes off for no reason, or any reason for that matter, in Transformers 2. I do however believe that they will make sure that the sets she is present on are always very warm places, I doubt you are going to see the Fox going anywhere that would require putting on extra clothing.

And as far as Will Ferrell being a one trick pony, I don't think I'd give him that much credit. He's more like the pony that got born with some form of rare mental disorder, that makes it do nothing but chase it's tail around all day, and the owners find it too loveable to shoot and put out of its misery, so instead they charge people money to watch the pony chase its tail, occassionally putting odd hats on the pony to convince the people that it is a different act...



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 12:29pm
1) I thought ShyBeef yelled the names of various Autobots for attention
2) I still think The Hangover looks more like "Very Bad Things" than My Close Friend, Are you able to Locate my Automobile?

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 12:29am

Sample of a scene from Transformers 2:

ShyBeef: OPTIMUS!

(Megan Fox poses all sexy like stuff blows up in the background.)

ShyBeef:OOOOOOOPPPPPTIMUS!!!

Repeat ad nauseum.

As far as the similarities to Dude, Where's My Car, I am speaking of the basic premise, of friends getting completely wasted, and then spending the entire movie trying to find something that they lost while wasted.



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 12:21pm
I thought I heard him yelling "Bumblebee!" in the preview... I'm aware of Optimus, too, but I'm saying, he'll probably just start yelling out others now too... "MEGATRON! STAR SHRIEK! CHENEYBOT!"

I get the Dude reference, too, but the whole Vegas trip gone awry reminds me of the far less famous VBT.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 12:35pm

So perhaps it's more like "Dude, Where's my Very Bad Things?" ...That sounds like some kind of twisted porn title...

Oh Boy! Cheneybot is going to be in the next Transformers movie? I'm going to have to spend that entire day watching the movie, then... awareness of Cheneybot must be raised!



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 12:42pm
He transforms into a man-sized safe. That scrambles Googe Earth images of his current location. And if you get too close to it, it shoots you in the face with birdshot.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 1:47pm
Originally posted by CriticalFrank

Sample of a scene from Transformers 2:

ShyBeef: OPTIMUS!

(Megan Fox poses all sexy like stuff blows up in the background.)

ShyBeef:OOOOOOOPPPPPTIMUS!!!

Repeat ad nauseum.

You almost described the footage that was leaked online, except it was Bubmlebee who ShyBeef was yelling at and Megan Fox was randomly changing her clothes for whatever reason. Not a good sign.



Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 08 2009 at 2:08pm
The first movie seemed like a bad enough sign to me.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 09 2009 at 12:49am

I just chose Optimus, because I've hated Bumblebee since an early age... and I think I will always hate Bumblebee... damned Bumblebee....



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 09 2009 at 12:10pm
"GO-BOOOOOOOTSSSSS!!!!...errr..."

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 09 2009 at 12:32pm
Shhhh. Don't mention the Gobots. Michael Bay may set his eyes on them next...

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 09 2009 at 12:43pm
Or worse yet, that... Mummy-guy. I don't even wanna learn his name. Does anyone else remember how horrible Van Helsing was? And how bad GI Joe is going to be? That guy needs to be the butt of more of our jokes. As Mummyguy.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 10 2009 at 12:29am
Mummyguy deserves to be the butt of many jokes.. But I think the first step is learning his name...Stephen Sommers shall be his name... And it shall be a name of the damned.

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 10 2009 at 12:04pm
... Is that the real name? It would be more fun if it wasn't, because that's fairly easy to remember, and I could work with that. I like Stephen "Mummyguy" Sommers.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 10 2009 at 12:21pm
Stephen Sommers was the name listed on IMDB... So unless he uses a pseudonym to hide his true identity, that would be his real name.

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 10 2009 at 1:22pm
Maybe Stephen Sommers is the new Alan Smithee. Since they don't use that anymore.

I've only seen the Alan Smithee credit used once, to my knowledge, and whatever movie it was, it was actually fairly decent. My mind was blown.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 10 2009 at 11:56pm
you've actually seen an Alan Smithee? I can't think of a time when I've seen one, but then again, I don't think I've ever really looked hard...

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 13 2009 at 8:50am
It's a fruitless effort to research on IMDB, really. It lists all of the real directors with the AKA, and you get a ton of results.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 13 2009 at 10:25am

Research on the IMDB can often feel fruitless... I think it just might be the nature of the beast.



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 13 2009 at 12:38pm
I usually do fairly well with what I want to find. I'd hardly say that it would be like looking through the Land of the Lost.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 14 2009 at 12:08am
You did it again, mentioning the subject of this discussion. Truly you are a master of your art...

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 14 2009 at 8:46am
I should ride around on a Segway and call myself the Segue King. Then I'd have an excuse to beat the living sh....crap out of Paul Blart.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 14 2009 at 1:52pm

Originally posted by CriticalFrank

Shhhh. Don't mention the Gobots. Michael Bay may set his eyes on them next...

I heard he's also eyeing "The Smurfs". Can you imagine Papa Smurf driving a mini Hummer through Smurf Village as all the little houses blow up?



Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 14 2009 at 4:20pm
Now that you mention it, I can actually picture Papa Smurf cruising in a mini hummer as the village blows up, possibly due to a rocket lancher fired by Gargamel....

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 7:46am
I'm waiting for Bay to recreate the Bad Boys II chase scene in the hearse, where they throw dead bodies at their pursuers.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:10am

A hearse chase scene? Seriously?

Perhaps I need to watch Bad Boys 2.....



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:32am
It was... a movie. Directed by Michael Bay.

But I could really see Papa Smurf throw brainy at a group of Irish Mafiosos hired by Gargamel. I don't remember what they were in BBII, I just think the Irish Mafia is fun.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:38am
The Irish Mafia. Interesting concept. Why they would be after the Smurfs I don't know. I'd be a little worried about the treatment they'd give Smurfette, though. Would they try and turn her into a sexed up version of Smurfette to appeal to the masses, or what?

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:46am
Clearly the Smurfs stole their pot of gold. And Smurfette would be played by Scarlette Johansen, without fail.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:52am

Mmmmm Scarlet. **drools**

Damned Smurfs are always after me pot o' Gold.



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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 8:56am
What kind of name is Gargamel, by the way? Polish?

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 9:04am
I was thinking Dutch... The Smurfs always struck me as very...Dutch, wouldn't you say?

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 9:11am
Cheap? Quite possible. Certainly not Danish... Those are the respectable Van Houtens.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 9:24am
What about Belgian? He looks vaguely Belgian, wouldn't you say... Kinda like the waffles, only less awesome.

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 12:46pm
He DOES kind of look like waffles.

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Posted By: CriticalFrank
Date Posted: June 15 2009 at 2:15pm
But I don't think anyone would ever want to eat Gargamel... Unlike Belgian Waffles, which could conceivably be the most perfect food next to Bacon.

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: June 16 2009 at 8:26am
Alright... It's about time we stop talking about things that don't matter on these threads...

What's the next foodstuff to combine it's flavor with bacon, now that we have Baconnaise and Bacon flavored Vodka? Ice cream, perhaps?

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Posted By: JoeBacon
Date Posted: July 04 2009 at 5:44pm
Originally posted by dEd Grimley

Alright... It's about time we stop talking about things
that don't matter on these threads...

What's the next foodstuff to combine it's flavor with bacon, now that we
have Baconnaise and Bacon flavored Vodka? Ice cream, perhaps?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther_Burger - Don't forget the Luther
Burger


Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: July 05 2009 at 7:38am
Originally posted by JoeBacon


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther_Burger - Don't forget the Luther
Burger


Luther Burger? That's bad, but worse yet...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCfMjG-WTSo - BEHOLD! The Fifth Third Burger, from my hometown here. The local minor league baseball team has created this burger. It contains about 2000 calories.
There's a picture, to wet your whistle.

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Posted By: JoeBacon
Date Posted: July 05 2009 at 5:02pm

I can top that with Allee Willis' Dixie Dog Recipe:

Split frankfurters lengthwise, then fill the split with peanut butter and wrap in a strip of bacon, grill until bacon is crispy then slide into toasted frankfurter roll

I can hear Elvis licking his lips right now!!!! 

Here's the LINK:

http://www.alleewillis.com/blog/2009/07/04/allee-willis-kitsch-o-the-day-happy-4th-o-july-hot-dog-platter-ultimate-hot-dog-recipe/ - www.alleewillis.com/blog/2009/07/04/allee-willis-kitsch-o-th e-day-happy-4th-o-july-hot-dog-platter-ultimate-hot-dog-reci pe/   



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Posted By: JoeBacon
Date Posted: July 05 2009 at 5:08pm
Then there is this recipe for Bacon-Apple pie:

Lattice-Top Bacon Apple Pie
The bacon lattice really doesn’t want to stay tucked in around the edges
of the pie. Be sure to include extra bacon sticking off the edge of the pie
and tuck it down the inside of the crust to help mitigate this. Also, having
a larger rim of pie dough to extend a bit further toward the center of the
pie would probably help.
The quality of the bacon here matters. You want a bacon with a good
amount of fat for the lattice top, since that’s replacing the butter usually
included in apple pie filling. You also want a bacon with a good flavor
when fried and eaten alone, because that’s almost what you have on top
the pie.
I should also admit that I used store-bought pie crust. Honestly, I think
the stuff you buy in rolls in the fridge case is almost as good as home
made and a hell of a lot easier.

1 9″ pie crust
3 strips bacon, chopped and fried crispy
6-7 medium to large tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced (I used a
combination of Cortlands and Ida Reds)
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
2 Tbsp plus 1 tsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp Scotch (I used Johnny Black. You want something noticeably
smoky.)
1/2 cup real maple syrup
6-7 slices bacon, halved lengthwise

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spread the pie crust in a 9″ pie pan and leave
the overhanging edges. Sprinkle the bacon crumbles over the crust.

Mix together the apple slices, brown sugar, nutmeg, cloves, cornstarch
and scotch. Spread over the bacon in the pie crust. Pour the maple syrup
evenly over the apples.

Arrange the strips of bacon over the top of the pie crust in a lattice, then
fold the edges of the pie crust over the bacon and crimp.

Bake for about an hour, until the bacon on top is nicely crisp, the crust is
browned and a knife pushes easily into an apple slice. (Happily, these
should all happen at roughly the same time.)


Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: July 06 2009 at 9:22am
Don't mean to turn this into a one-up race, but that burger weighs 4 pounds...

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Posted By: dEd Grimley
Date Posted: July 06 2009 at 11:26am
Oh yea, and several PETA protests. That's how you know your meal is good.

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Posted By: movieman
Date Posted: November 13 2009 at 4:57am

As I was browsing Target this morning, I saw that this movie was marked down to $10 -- and it's been out for what, 3 weeks? Usually when a movie gets poor box office results, the production budget gets recouped from DVD and Blu-Ray sales. Clearly that ain't gonna happen with this one!

 



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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: November 19 2009 at 2:07am

Razzie Movie Joke: You know it's a Razzie-worthy movie when the DVD is marked down to $10...after being released only 3 weeks ago!

 



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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: January 24 2010 at 6:46pm
I remember when one publication deemed Will Ferrell the most overpaid actor in Hollywood. Unlike Will Ferrell's past work, my classmates didn't like his role in Land of the Lost. I say it's high time he "wins" Worst Actor.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: January 24 2010 at 7:59pm
I'm pretty sure it will be a two man race between Ferrell and Stever Martin. But I'm more interested in who will win Worst Actor of the Decade, Eddie Murphy or Mike Myers.


Posted By: dkla
Date Posted: February 09 2010 at 11:33am
Don't be too sure -- Eddie Murphy and John Travolta were pretty bad last year too...  :)


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 10 2010 at 11:28am
Eddie Murphy has been on the worst streak of his career lately. Ever since he picked up that transgender street walker, his career went to hell in a hand basket. I wouldn't be at all surprised if he walks away this year with Worst Actor of the Year AND Decade.

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Posted By: saturnwatcher
Date Posted: February 10 2010 at 10:02pm
I've already noted in another thread that Land of the Lost got my vote as worst movie, but Steve Martin edged out Will Ferrell for worst actor...that was a tough choice.
 
Allow me to make a case for another strong candidate for Worst Actor of the Decade: Rob Schneider.  For a man making a living as a comic actor, I'd challenge anyone out there to describe one truly funny scene this man has ever appeared in, let alone movie. I can't even watch him on the screen without leaving the theater feeling as if I need a shower.


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 11 2010 at 8:59pm
True, Rob Schneider hasn't been funny in anything he has been in. The fact that he's friends with Adam Sandler is the only reason why he's still hired. As for Steve Martin, he co-wrote the script for "Pink Panter 2", so you would think he would have worked his comedic strengths into the movie ... which he didn't.

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The Four Horsemen of the Moviepocalypse: uncalled for sequels/remakes/reboots, 3-D surcharges, untalented "celebrities", and anything with Michael Bay's name attached to it.


Posted By: orly1971
Date Posted: March 08 2010 at 10:43am
I was disappointed when Ferrell did not "won" a Razzie for this bomb -- he's long overdue, like Jeff Bridges was for an Oscar.

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 08 2010 at 6:36pm
Originally posted by orly1971

Was disapointed that Ferrell has not "won" a Razzie for this bomb, he's long overdue, like Jeff Bridges was for an Oscar.
Oh, his time will come, you can count on that.

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The Four Horsemen of the Moviepocalypse: uncalled for sequels/remakes/reboots, 3-D surcharges, untalented "celebrities", and anything with Michael Bay's name attached to it.


Posted By: PopcornAvenger
Date Posted: March 13 2010 at 5:11am
It is inevitable . . . .Dead  

Originally posted by BurnHollywoodBurn

Originally posted by orly1971

Was disapointed that Ferrell has not "won" a Razzie for this bomb, he's long overdue, like Jeff Bridges was for an Oscar.
Oh, his time will come, you can count on that.


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