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Old 01-09-2022, 12:02 AM   #1
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The 355



What do you guys think of this? Does it look like it'll be the next big hit? So far it's only made 1 million against a 75 million dollar budget. A lot of reviews praising how important it is, and explaining away the box office with Omicron:

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/mo...on-1235071821/
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Old 01-09-2022, 02:54 AM   #2
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A lot of reviews praising how important it is
We all know why that is. And that's why nobody's going.
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Old 01-09-2022, 04:10 AM   #3
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As soon as I saw the thumbnail I had a bad feeling about it

Yep. A movie with female leads that doesn't even try to conceal its agenda.

See, I'd have no problem with this movie if it didn't have such a blatant agenda. No one thought Charlie's Angels was that in your face about it. And I'm a fan of anime series with strong lead female characters like You're Under Arrest, Dirty Pair or Bubblegum Crisis. Because they're fun action series that just happen to have female characters as leads instead of something made just to impose an agenda.

But the woke folks don't understand this and think everything has to be black or white. So to them, my post probably reeks off incelish misogyny.
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Old 01-09-2022, 04:36 AM   #4
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Yep. A movie with female leads that doesn't even try to conceal its agenda.
But I still prefer developing an original spy movie instead of exposing James Bond to forced gender swapping.

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Old 01-09-2022, 12:02 PM   #5
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A lot of reviews praising how important it is, and explaining away the box office with Omicron:
Why are they saying that this movie is so important? Or I should say, what is so important about this movie?
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Old 01-09-2022, 06:10 PM   #6
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A lot of reviews praising how important it is, and explaining away the box office with Omicron
??? The vast majority of critic reviews are negative, unless you mean the audience rating.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_355
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Old 01-10-2022, 03:57 AM   #7
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I didn't realize this was a Simon Kinberg joint. Maybe this breaks his streak of failing upward, inexpicably.
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I saw Licorice Pizza in the theater tonight. Probably at least 355x better than whatever this is. These studios really aren't learning... they must love to lose money with stuff like this still getting a green light.
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Old 01-10-2022, 11:03 AM   #9
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It's not about the money, it's about sending a message.
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Old 01-10-2022, 02:18 PM   #10
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It's not about the money, it's about sending a message.
A message that we haven't largely needed for decades now, was sent at least 35 years ago in film as a media, and has been done better, organically and without accusation such as "if you don't support this then you are a patriachical problem".
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Och... it's bottoming out at 8 million. Off that 75 million dollar budget. Yeouch.
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A message that we haven't largely needed for decades now, was sent at least 35 years ago in film as a media, and has been done better, organically and without accusation such as "if you don't support this then you are a patriachical problem".
New generation of sensitive snowflakes loves to pretend they are living in the horrible oppressive world, just, because, normal people don't bend to their every demand and don't praise their non-existent achievements and they very existence. Which is why they want to send a message...which only highlights their impotence and stupidity.

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Och... it's bottoming out at 8 million. Off that 75 million dollar budget. Yeouch.
I won't surprised, if someone of the cast or creators of this will say something like: "Failure of this movie shows that we live in a horribly misogynist world!"
No, mate, you've just made a ****** movie.
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