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On a similar note, I hope my comment on the home ec thread last week came across okay. I didn't mean to stir things up in a thread you'd walked away from, but I did think you'd made good points. (And, since it can be hard to tell on the Internet, my compliments about enjoying your contributions to the site were meant at face value.)


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Joseph Charles - over 1 year ago

Hey, Teri, I just now read your reply to my comments on the short about encouraging women to study physics—you made some excellent points. I had too narrow a view on the whole thing and you put it in a better context, a more historical context. Thank you & kudos! See you on the SOL!


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WIT
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Forum - 5 days ago

dead or alive?


My MST3K Reboot review
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Forum - 15 days ago

Having now seen the new season, I give it an overall grade of B-, maybe a B. If you care what I think, here it is. :) (Actually, it's there if you don't care, too, but you can just ignore it.)

Pros:

The best part of the reboot is Jonah. He is so fun as the new host. He was a little rough in the first couple of episodes, but he quickly found his feet and, in my opinion, he did the best job of everyone. I'd never heard of him (or anyone else) before this and he was really good.

The new door sequence. Very cool. I think it's a lot of fun and I really enjoyed watching it every time, looking for different details.

Overall, I liked the movie choices. Some of the episodes didn't work for me, but I was really happy to see the wide assortment. I loved The Beast of Hollow Mountain, and some of the movies were moderately interesting on their own which I always have liked about MST3K.

The occasional "movie spills". I'm assuming that those moments indicated times when they had to cut the movies for time.

Gypsy occasionally popping into the theater. It's not huge, but she's there with a quip and then she's out. It works for me.

The idea that Jonah has to act out the open every time. For some reason, I find that a really entertaining detail. I did wish that there had been one or two little tweaks with Jonah moving a little differently or saying his lines differently, just to point it out, but it was still fun.

Cons:

Number one, for me, and I know it's weird, but it's Crow's body. I mentioned in another post that I don't know why, but I find Crow's body extremely weird. It feels like they took the puppet torso and glued it onto a transformer body. Every time he stood up in the theater, I was weirded out by it and I hated it.

Second, another thing I mentioned in another post. The lack of dynamism in the theater. None of the silhouettes move much and the oft-mentioned voice similarities makes it very difficult to know who is talking. There's just not much connection to the riffing. I like Rifftrax even without people on the screen, but they don't claim to be anything else and Mike, Kevin and Bill have a lot of experience and history to support their voices. ...and they're already different.

Third, not a con so much as a weakness. Kinga and Max. They're okay at best, in my opinion. Too much self-referential commentary, e.g. the on-demand viewing in Netflix. It feels like they're trying too hard, and not in a funny way. They're always just standing together staring at the camera. (Again, this lack of movement.)

So, in general, it was better than I thought it would be, and I wouldn't mind a second season, but if they do it, I'd hope for more kinetic activity from all the characters, mostly the bots and Kinga and Max. Some voice differentiation and something that helps me connect with them in the theater. It has to be more than Tom flying around and Crow standing up (*shudder*). I need gestures and movement!


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802 - The Leech Woman - over 1 year ago

WTF is with her furs? I am not against wearing fur in general but leaving the heads and hands attached and dangling is just plain morbid and creepy.


Too many kids' flicks
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Forum - 3 days ago

I’m about to contradict myself. While I’m generally “for” Season 11 and really enjoyed some episodes, there’s something that feels off about it to me. I think I know what it is: Almost all of the movies are children’s films. I say this because almost half of them are definitely aimed at kids, but as well, by the era that these movies were made, films with rubber monsters or dinosaurs were also aimed at a juvenile audience. During the Comedy Central/SyFy seasons, the crappy horror/scifi films were aimed at teenagers and actually intended to frighten, with the exception of the serials.

The reason it feels off to me is that the movie-making bar is so much lower from the start for kids’ movies. Children will sit quietly mesmerized by the worst piece of rubbish, and most filmmakers basically rely on those low expectations. Kids don’t care about character development, rational plot or motivation, and almost require no real tension or menace. Ragging on such weaknesses is just too easy and doesn’t offer the opportunity for true vitriol. Movies that are aimed at adults and fail dismally are a true test of incompetence and are better fodder for a high level of bitter riffing.

At least I think so.

What do you think, sirs?


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619 - Red Zone Cuba - 3 months ago

Does anyone know how they rigged up Servo to shoot ping pong balls into the air? Maybe some kind of a launcher? But they'd have to have a lot of balls loaded in at once given how quickly he fires them off once he gets going.


Fun Quote Saturday! (F.Q.S.)
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Forum - 7 days ago

This was the quote for the Celebrity Cipher in the paper today:
"I've done...mediocre movies...you do what you gotta do...I'm just trying to put my kids through school." -Ron Perlman
No sh*t, Hellboy! (said the unemployed guy living with his parents)
I liked Alien: Resurrection tho...


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Jacksonville! Where church, family (and hopefully someday industry) come together!


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506 - Eegah - 29 days ago

TOP OF THE DUNE, MA!


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422 - The Day the Earth Froze - about 1 month ago

SURRENDER ILSA!


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I'll be in my ready room.


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This movie is fraught with meaningful looks!


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My head is spinning. It's all happening too fast.


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This is too nice a place for a deadly game of cat and mouse.


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Now, back to the jaunty Roy Thinnes theme!


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607 - Bloodlust - 3 months ago

He does this twice a day and once in a while, he actually finds somebody.


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607 - Bloodlust - 3 months ago

"Out there are several men he's already driven insane."
...with his low prices.


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Oh, no! Their first fight!


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604 - Zombie Nightmare - 3 months ago

So why is HE the leader?