Does anyone follow the critics?

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  1. Stevennix2001 profile image90
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    I know I do, but it seems with recent movies like "Twilight" and the "Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen" becoming such HUGE hits.  I'm starting to wonder if everyone honestly does.  thats why i would like to ask all of you, do you listen to film critics?

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      LegendaryHeroposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I usually listen to Roger Ebert because he seems to do his movie reviews based upon whether movies are actually enjoyable or not.

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image90
        Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        i agree.   peter travers, from rollingstone magazine, does the same thing, so there pretty much the only two critics i follow. well gene siskel too, but he's dead now. 


        @tony

        thanks man.  you seem like a cool guy yourself.

  2. Rafini profile image84
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    No.  I make up my own mind on what movies I would like to see.  But of course, I don't go out to the movies much either!  (way too expensive!!)

  3. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    The movie critics like to think of themselves as very highbrow. And that somehow we are just a bunch of unsophisticated neandrathals who just don't get it ! They in my opinion are a pretentious lot. Just like the ones that show up at an art gallery. Movies are supposed to be a sometimes serious affair and sometimes they are just supposed to be fun !

    I wish they would hire me. I would give them an honest assessment. But the studio execs would hate me !

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol hey wait a sec, i'm a film critic mad....oh wait never mind...i forgot i consider myself as just a guy that likes to watch a lot of movies....and not a film critic because i don't have a fancy PHD in film.  j/k lol

  4. Stevennix2001 profile image90
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    just kidding tony.  your cool.  lol

    1. tony0724 profile image58
      tony0724posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Steve I love humor. You know its cool Bro ! smile

  5. Faybe Bay profile image68
    Faybe Bayposted 8 years ago

    I used to like to watch the critics and take note of their picks and pans, then after the movie came out I would see if they ate crow or not. That was fun. I forget the one guys name, but if a movie he didn't like became a hit, he would blame it on the fact that the audience wouldn't know a good film if it fell on them.

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol wow, i'm glad i'm not that guy then. i'm too humble to ever say stuff like that.  lol

 
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