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OUT to COP a Fast, Easy Buck??

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Forum Name: COP OUT
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Topic: OUT to COP a Fast, Easy Buck??
Posted By: HeadRAZZBerry
Subject: OUT to COP a Fast, Easy Buck??
Date Posted: February 21 2010 at 9:08am
FROM the WAY THEY HANDLED IT, WARNER BROS APPARENTLY EXPECTED THIS to BE a BIG BOX OFFICE HIT. THEY WERE ABOUT HALF RIGHT, BUT as http://www.razzies.com/history/30thNoms.asp - http://www.razzies.com/history/30thNoms.asp - http://www.razzies.com/history/30thNoms.asp -
AND http://www.razzies.com/forum/cop-out_forum417.html -
WHICH LEAVES US WONDERING: IF the PUBLIC DID EMBRACE COP OUT and MADE IT a BOX OFFICE HIT, DIDTHEY REALIZE THEY WERE JUST ENCOURAGING HOLLYWOOD to MAKE IMITATIONS of THIS OBVIOUS IMITATION of http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086960/ -
...and MORE to the POINT, DOES the PUBLIC EVEN CARE ANYMORE??  



MORGAN: "Now, why did somebody graffitti a RAZZIE® 
reference on the wall of our set?" 

WILLIS: "Maybe my having 4 nominations, and being 
their Worst Actor 'winner' 10 years ago has something 
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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 21 2010 at 9:18am
Is it just me, or does it seem that buddy cop movies these days are all about throwing two of the most random actors together and seeing what they can do on screen together? Another good example: Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy in "The Man". The genre has been reduced to pair bad@$$ cop with a comedic relief sidekick everyman and ... well, non-funny ensues.


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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: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 7:30am

I get the feeling that more people wanna see The Crazies or Shutter Island again this weekend.  Others are probably holding out until Alice in Wonderland and Brooklyn's Finest come out.  I also have a feeling that they might make a direct reference to Die Hard in this film just as From Paris with Love made a direct reference to Pulp Fiction.



Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 4:41pm
Gee, your choices are either a quality horror movie made by an Oscar winning director and featuring an all-star cast, or a generic zombie movie without zombies, starring nobodies and directed by a nobody. Yeah, what a hard choice! "Shutter Island", please!


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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: moviewizguy
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 5:01pm
Shutter Island isn't as good a movie as you make it out to be. If anything, I can argue the events and the themes presented in Shutter Island have been done many, many, many, many, many, many, many times before. There's a reason it has split critics and audiences alike.


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 5:14pm
What's this? Negative commentary from moviewizguy? I guess there's a first time for everything! All joking aside, I simply said what I did based on having to choose between "Shutter Island" and "Crazies". Neither is that good or appealing, but "SI" seems the lesser of two "evils." 

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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 5:47pm

Directed by Kevin Smith...the same Kevin Smith whom the airlines revoked his ticket for weighing more than 300 lbs?

And I wouldn't worry so much about The Crazies [remake] because it doesn't star anyone we recognize and it's just another horror remake that I daresay we're used to now.
 
Only a week and a month remain in winter. Should we expect anything good in spring (April 1 - June 30)?
 


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 7:03pm
Yes, THAT Kevin Smith -- The same Kevin Smith who always seems to manage to get this name out into the news just when his latest movie is being released the next week. 

Gee, what are the odds of that happening every time?  

Originally posted by GTAHater767

Directed by Kevin Smith...the same Kevin Smith whom the airlines revoked his ticket for weighing more than 300 lbs?


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Posted By: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 9:46pm

Kevin Smith's best-known for making Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Zack and Miri Make a Porno.  His worst film is Jersey Girl.  What are the chances that Cop Out will take that honor this weekend?



Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 22 2010 at 9:54pm
I wouldn't say "Jersey Girl" is Kevin Smith's worst -- that's a toss up between it and "Mallrats," although "Mallrats" is more of a guilty pleasure to many. "Chasing Amy" is his best film. But "Cop Out" will no doubt take the honor as his worst movie yet (even though he didn't write it). 


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Posted By: thomsonmg2000
Date Posted: February 25 2010 at 7:52pm
Kevin Smith directed this? No, I refuse to believe Kevin Smith can make something so cliche and lame!

Refuse, refuse, refuse, refuse! 

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Posted By: moviewizguy
Date Posted: February 26 2010 at 4:45am
Nah. I'd have to go with Chasing Amy. That is his masterpiece. It's a fantastic film!  

Originally posted by MiguelAntilsu

Kevin Smith's best-known for making Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Zack and Miri Make a Porno.  His worst film is Jersey Girl.  What are the chances that Cop Out will take that honor this weekend?



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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: February 26 2010 at 10:44am
Originally posted by moviewizguy

Nah. I'd have to go with Chasing Amy. That is his masterpiece. It's a fantastic film!  

That's one thing we agree on.Clap


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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: JoeBoyden
Date Posted: March 01 2010 at 7:47am
Cop Out and the upcoming Death at a Funeral could give Tracy Morgan a double Worst Supporting Actor nomination next year.


Posted By: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: March 01 2010 at 8:05am
Originally posted by JoeBoyden

Cop Out and the upcoming Death at a Funeral could give Tracy Morgan a double Worst Supporting Actor nomination next year.
 
...or one for Worst Actor, one for Worst Supporting Actor and one for Worst Screen Couple.


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 01 2010 at 3:18pm
Originally posted by JoeBoyden

Cop Out and the upcoming Death at a Funeral could give Tracy Morgan a double Worst Supporting Actor nomination next year.
This movie looks like a sure thing for Worst On-Screen Couple. But with movies with casts like "Grown-Ups" and "The Expandables", I think Worst Couple will be changed to Worst Ensemble Cast, because with casts of who's who of Razzie offenders in those movies, giving it to "insert name here and anyone he shared the screen with" is not insulting enough for the epic fail that will be caused by putting those combinations of actors together.

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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: March 01 2010 at 4:53pm

*Reads topic title* I don't think the public cares that they're funding Hollywood's endless cycle of sh(beep). Maybe after all the bad movies from the past decade, their IQ plunged to caveman standards. Perhaps they're used to it now. Or...maybe they've been smoking marijuana *Pronounces the J*. And why has one single movie smashed records for the past few years? Is it because all the competition sucks?



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Posted By: Clayface9
Date Posted: March 01 2010 at 8:59pm
Makes Jersey Girl look like Citizen Kane.


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 02 2010 at 7:17pm
Originally posted by Clayface9

Makes Jersey Girl look like Citizen Kane.
Now that is an accomplishment!

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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: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: March 02 2010 at 8:49pm

This film landed in Roger Ebert's 'Your Movie Sucks' files, but it didn't make it to Peter Travers's Scumbucket.  In case you want a list of other notable cop duos in the movies, click http://www.buzzsugar.com/10-Best-Cop-Buddy-Duos-Movies-Honor-Kevin-Smiths-Cop-Out-7515625 - here .



Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 02 2010 at 9:22pm
Considering his failing health, you might not be able to quote Ebert much longer. He looked like hell when he appeared on Oprah.


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Posted By: Effie
Date Posted: March 08 2010 at 12:54am
I think Willis is yesterday's news. I am bored to death with his
acting style. Open a window and let someone fresh in, please.


Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: March 12 2010 at 12:06pm
I was glad to hear they were tryin'to revive the "Buddy cop" genre,but I had a feelin'it would work.
 
Things that are "In" and then "Out" can go back into being "In"...20 years later.That was a message in 13 GOING ON 30:It was 2004,but the'80's were "In".Also,in the early'90's,disco music came back.
 
Nevertheless,the genre was already brought back with RUSH HOUR,it became stonger with RUSH HOUR 2,but then it died.And for a reason.


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 12 2010 at 2:15pm
I think the buddy cop genre can be revived, but it needs to take a more serious tone. Like "Lethal Weapon 1", it needs to be 70 action, 20 drama, and 10 percent comedy. These days, there's no drama at all, just comedy mixed with action.

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Posted By: sg1fan
Date Posted: March 16 2010 at 7:19am
i saw Cop Out, being a big fan of Kevin Smith and i have to say that i enjoyed it quite a bit. :) i could never put it in the same category as Legion, which seems awful. 


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 16 2010 at 10:49am
Originally posted by sg1fan

i saw Cop Out, being a big fan of Kevin Smith and i have to say that i enjoyed it quite a bit. :) i could never put it in the same category as Legion, which seems awful. 
I'm a Kevin Smith fan, too, but if he makes a bad movie, I'm not going to praise him about it.

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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: March 24 2010 at 4:16pm
That may have to do with the fact this is the first movie directed by Kevin Smith,but not written by him.

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: March 24 2010 at 4:50pm
Based on an unrated trailer I saw, it does have his style of dirty jokes and sex humor, but at least Kevin can take those trademarks and put them in a story with heart, ie. "Chasing Amy". The writers of this don't seem able to do that.

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Posted By: robson12
Date Posted: July 21 2010 at 1:36am

I get the feeling that more people wanna see The Crazies or Shutter Island again this weekend.




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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: July 21 2010 at 11:35am
Originally posted by robson12

I get the feeling that more people wanna see The Crazies or Shutter Island again this weekend
If those movies would've been released on DVD now, they probably would've already.


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Posted By: robson12
Date Posted: August 30 2010 at 3:05am
Wasn't this directed by Kevin Smith... 



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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: August 30 2010 at 1:39pm
Originally posted by robson12

Wasn't this directed by Kevin Smith...
Sadly, yes he did. I think he could have done better.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: January 25 2012 at 10:32am
I just saw it, and I'll review it soon. Meanwhile, this might interest you:

1)This was Kevin Smith's highest grossing movie so far. However, as his first big studio movie, it's one of his few to cost more than $20 million. It cost 30 and grossed 44 in the U.S. and 55 worldwide. So it's still kind of a flop.
2)Smith backlashed to critics about how they didn't like a movie that was meant to be nothing more than fun. This reminded of someone who wrote a comment on one of my reviews about how it would be my fault if cinemas and video-stores close for saying bad things about a movie. This people understand the concept of a review, right?

Any thoughts?


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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: January 25 2012 at 4:51pm
When Smith made that comment, my respect for him died instantly.

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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: January 26 2012 at 10:12am
Whoa! Any reason in particular?

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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: January 26 2012 at 6:32pm
The reason is that it revealed Smith to be a big baby. Everyone* craps out a bad movie sometime and every sane person in Hollywood knows this. I assumed Smith was sane, but I was wrong. This describes it better: http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-great-artists-who-make-it-really-hard-not-to-hate-them/ - http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-great-artists-who-make-it-really-hard-not-to-hate-them/
 
Also, and this is kind of petty on my part, he always rags on Mallrats, which is miles better than Cop Out. I know it's dumb, but it's funny.
 
*With a few possible exceptions like PT Anderson and Christopher Nolan.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: January 27 2012 at 10:20am
Since he didn't have this attitude until this movie, and he has made bad movies in the past, I think it's because most critics said "It puts him in perspective now that he has directed a movie he didn't write. He's not a director". Based on the bad camera work, the nonsensical editing and the unthrilling action sequences, I'd agree but first I'd prefer to see a movie he directs without writing and without getting high.
Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

Everyone* craps out a bad movie sometime and every sane person in Hollywood knows this. I assumed Smith was sane, but I was wrong. This describes it better: http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-great-artists-who-make-it-really-hard-not-to-hate-them/ - http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-great-artists-who-make-it-really-hard-not-to-hate-them/
 
*With a few possible exceptions like PT Anderson and Christopher Nolan.
I agree with what it says about Smith and Daniel Day Lewis. Also with Tarantino, except for the part about the INGLORIOUS BASTERDS ending. I think they're looking too much into it. As for Affleck... that can be said of everyone who has made good and bad movies... which is everyone (like you said).


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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: January 27 2012 at 1:29pm
Yeah, Ben Affleck was a bit of a cop outLOL. Mel Gibson would have been a better choice.

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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: January 30 2012 at 3:18pm
Apparantly, Kevin SMith's mad at the Oscars. He gives several legitimate reasons to be angry, but it's obvious that the real reason he's mad was that they didn't nominate Red State. Yeah -- the Academy was definitely going to nominate a movie with middling reviews in a genre they rarely honor! 

Link: http://news.moviefone.ca/2012/01/30/kevin-smith-live-from-behind-toronto-interview_n_1234693.html - http://news.moviefone.ca/2012/01/30/kevin-smith-live-from-behind-toronto-interview_n_1234693.html


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: March 11 2012 at 10:27am
Originally posted by Vits

I just saw it, and I'll review it soon.
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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: September 13 2012 at 12:09pm
Originally posted by Vits

Since he didn't have this attitude until this movie, and he has made bad movies in the past
I made a mistake. You see, I just saw ZACK & MIRI MAKE A PORNO (5/10) and read that Smith complained about the box office results. The movie costed $24 million and grossed $42 million. That's almost twice, but because Smith and the producers were expecting it to make 3 times it's budget, it was a flop in their eyes. And I thought that one of the points of the movie (looseley based on how Smith made CLERKS) was to show the troubles aspiring filmmakers have when they're starting. They usually don't make money. So why was he wining about his movie basically a hit?


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