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The bullies of 1980’s teen cinema were sadistic karate masters, intolerant rednecks, and drunk fraternity clods out to make life a living hell for innocent movie protagonists just looking to find acceptance in a new town or win a woman’s heart. Here then, is our look at ten of the biggest pricks in 80’s movie history. Assholes, we salute you!
On a sweltering July Friday, yours truly and two of my best GLA staffers drove about 45 minutes south of The Legendary Hall of Virginity to scope out and file a report on ConnectiCon, one of the largest fan conventions in the Northeast United States. The ConnectiCon draws an estimated 8,000 cosplayers, gamers, manga/comic readers, action figure collectors, and Sci-Fi fans every year over the course of a three-day run time to its enormous, bright, and clean facilities at the mammoth Hartford Convention center.
Sadly, there are just as many horrible mis-fires as there are iconic portrayals of evil in superhero films. Here are ten of the absolute lamest.
I managed to dig up a few things – 9 to be precise – that will make you feel like you haven’t completely wasted precious hours of your life watching The FF films. So, without further ado, The Geek League of America presents: 9 Good Things About The Fantastic Four Movies!
As a life-long Star Wars fan, I decided to try to counter all this hater-ade drinking by taking on the challenge of compiling a list of at least ten genuinely awesome things about the Star Wars Prequels. I actually came up with a whopping twelve scenes/moments, before trimming it to the aforementioned ten.
Nolan delivers an enthralling, suspenseful, mysterious glimpse into the world of stage magic; with all the deception and secrecy that goes along with it.
Well, I just saw Snakes On A Plane, and it may very well be the greatest movie ever made. Seriously. It’s that damned good.
Bryan Singer has given us all a film that can make you feel nine years old again, sitting in front of the 19″ Zenith with a red towel wrapped around your neck, waiting to see Christopher Reeve’s beaming smile as he swooped in out of nowhere to rescue Lois from the crashed helicopter.
Was Brett Ratner able to assemble a decent ending to the X-Men film trilogy despite the time constraints, script problems, and controversial casting / special effects issues? Nope. Not so much.
V For Vendetta runs about 15-20 minutes too long, but I guess 2 hours and 15 minutes is what it takes to ensure the right wing completely overreacts to what is essentially a science-fiction movie.
Utraviolet is a festering pool of greasy, watery, sickly old cat diarreah.
This movie is awesome and a complete triumph for DC, Warner Brothers, Nolan, and everyone else involved.. Run, don’t walk, to the theater. Amazing.
HHGTTG is a stunning adaptation and a beautiful tribute to one of the most clever minds of our time. It’s hilarious, exciting, and the visuals are top-notch. In terms of remaining faithful to the source material, I doubt any hardcore Douglas fans are going to disappointed.