From Film.com and editor Avaryl Halley, this fun and surprisingly thorough supercut of 2012 movies, including “Man on a Ledge,” “That’s My Boy,” “Battleship,” “A Thousand Words,” “The Lucky One,” and many more, all reviewing themselves harshly.
Hey, these terrible movies were actually pretty good film critics! Though I can’t say I noticed any of these specific examples at the time, I’ve picked up on this phenomenon before. Often in really terrible movies, I’ll spot lines of dialogue that seem more about covertly acknowledging their lack of quality (or even apologizing for it) than furthering the terrible, pointless plot. It doesn’t necessarily make the pain go away, but at least it’s nice to know that someone is sorry for the hurt they’ve inflicted.
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