The Worst Films of 2015 (So Far)

The Worst Films of 2015 (So Far)

It's halfway-through-the-year list time! This time around, the 10 worst films of 2015 of the year so far.

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I kind of suprise that Terminator Genisys wasn't on the list so horay, it wasn't so bad?

It's odd that you say 2015 is a bad year for movies, when I have been to the cinema more times this year than any other.

I saw Kingsman and loved it, Mad Max: Fury Road and loved it, Age of Ultron and loved it, Jurassic World and liked it pretty well, Teminator: Genisys and kinda liked it, and Ant-Man and quite liked it. I haven't seen that many worth-while action films in one year since ever.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2... Produced by Adam Sandler...

Do you really need to continue?

Also... if you are going to put a colon in your title, doesn't that mean that it is easier to name a sequel?

Just look at others. Zelda for instance. Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of time and Legend of Zelda: Syward Sword

Surely you would just make it Paul Blart: [insert title which isn't Mall Cop here]?

I had also missed your Human Centipede 3 review and didn't know it existed... and also hadn't realised it had another porn star trying to break into acting in it... Wow.

Scarim Coral:
I kind of suprise that Terminator Genisys wasn't on the list so horay, it wasn't so bad?

Critics have been pretty hard on it but a lot of people I know have seen it with opinions varying anywhere between average to good, also they all agreed its a pretty fun movie.

Scarim Coral:
I kind of suprise that Terminator Genisys wasn't on the list so horay, it wasn't so bad?

From what I've heard, Terminator wasn't actually that bad. It wasn't good by any stretch of the imagination, but it wasn't "bad" either. Basically the best way I could describe the reviews that I've seen for it is "Better than I expected it would be", the "I" being the reviewer, as I haven't seen the movie myself. :P

OT: If MovieBob's review of Pixels is anything to go by, that movie should probably have ousted Blart as #1 Worst Movie Thus far. I mean hell, he ends his rant/review by saying "Fuck this movie, fuck everyone that made this movie, and if you paid money to see this movie: FUCK YOU!"

Granted, Bob does have a tendency to get worked up pretty easily over bad movies and I'm sure his spite was fueled at least in some part by his retro Nintendo obsession, but still...his review was "very scathing", to say the least.

Based on what I read in this article I'm lucky that I haven't seen any of these movies.

I appreciate the alternatives given for movies that do what these movies failed to, especially when you see a respectable actor that often may be the only tempting reason to watch...knowing they show their talent in better films within the genre is great news. Yes, i am going to watch that other Adrian Brody heist flick.

Oh one little bit of info; the only good thing you mentioned about Pixels...It has not only been done before and better, it is also where they got their "inspiration" from. And by that, i mean flat out copied from a 3 min short film by Patrick Jean called...Yup you guessed it...Pixels...

I know we all kinda hate Vince Vaughn right now, and I'm okay with that. But I still say that if the folks in charge of my favorite video game (Dead Rising) ever decide to turn the first game into a feature film, Vince Vaughn would be a perfect Frank West. He's schlubby, a bit out of shape, and has that disaffected sense of humor that would be perfect with a leather jacket and a baseball bat for zombie smashing!

All that said, good list. Thanks! :)

Marter:
The Worst Films of 2015 (So Far)

It's halfway-through-the-year list time! This time around, the 10 worst films of 2015 of the year so far.

Read Full Article

I'd replace "Boy Next Door" with "The Loft". Did you see that one? The former was terrible and stupid, but fairly benign. The latter was mean spirited and insulting to everyone, in every way. Terrible writing, terrible script, terrible acting and delivery. From start to finish every second was chore. Absolute shit.

RJ 17:

OT: If MovieBob's review of Pixels is anything to go by, that movie should probably have ousted Blart as #1 Worst Movie Thus far. I mean hell, he ends his rant/review by saying "Fuck this movie, fuck everyone that made this movie, and if you paid money to see this movie: FUCK YOU!"

Granted, Bob does have a tendency to get worked up pretty easily over bad movies and I'm sure his spite was fueled at least in some part by his retro Nintendo obsession, but still...his review was "very scathing", to say the least.

In that same review, he mentioned not haven watched Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. So you never know ;-)

Scarim Coral:
I kind of suprise that Terminator Genisys wasn't on the list so horay, it wasn't so bad?

His review of it stated that it is basically OK, 6/10 (3 stars) IIRC. God knows why Genisys was generally shit on, though, it's a fun film even if the story is an incoherent mess.

Elementary - Dear Watson:
Also... if you are going to put a colon in your title, doesn't that mean that it is easier to name a sequel?

Just look at others. Zelda for instance. Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of time and Legend of Zelda: Syward Sword

Surely you would just make it Paul Blart: [insert title which isn't Mall Cop here]?

The thing about Zelda games is that they actually change, and warrant a name that is different than their predecessors because of it. The colon only makes it easier to name your sequel if your sequel is different in some way.

If every Zelda game took place in, say, the Fire Temple, it would be harder to name them; Legend of Zelda: Fire Temple. Now what do you call the sequel? Legend of Zelda: Fire Temple 2, that's what.

vagabondwillsmile:
I'd replace "Boy Next Door" with "The Loft". Did you see that one? The former was terrible and stupid, but fairly benign. The latter was mean spirited and insulting to everyone, in every way. Terrible writing, terrible script, terrible acting and delivery. From start to finish every second was chore. Absolute shit.

I saw The Loft, although it took me a while after its release because it never got a theatrical release here. It's bad, but at least its mystery kind of works, at least in the sense that I wanted to see it through, which is why it wouldn't make the list.

For the movies I've seen, the only bad ones to me were Jurassic World and Unfriended (that one was especially awful).

I haven't seen any of the movies on the list. Nor do I plan to.

BarbaricGoose:

Elementary - Dear Watson:
Also... if you are going to put a colon in your title, doesn't that mean that it is easier to name a sequel?

Just look at others. Zelda for instance. Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of time and Legend of Zelda: Syward Sword

Surely you would just make it Paul Blart: [insert title which isn't Mall Cop here]?

The thing about Zelda games is that they actually change, and warrant a name that is different than their predecessors because of it. The colon only makes it easier to name your sequel if your sequel is different in some way.

If every Zelda game took place in, say, the Fire Temple, it would be harder to name them; Legend of Zelda: Fire Temple. Now what do you call the sequel? Legend of Zelda: Fire Temple 2, that's what.

Surely that is just proof of lack of creativity?

Then again... I suppose that is what Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is by the sounds of it... a lack of creativity.

Xsjadoblayde:
Oh one little bit of info; the only good thing you mentioned about Pixels...It has not only been done before and better, it is also where they got their "inspiration" from. And by that, i mean flat out copied from a 3 min short film by Patrick Jean called...Yup you guessed it...Pixels...

You are aware that Sandler actually bought the rights to the idea from Patrick Jean, that Jean also got writing credits for the Sandler abomination, and even acted as executive producer for it?

Janichsan:

Xsjadoblayde:
Oh one little bit of info; the only good thing you mentioned about Pixels...It has not only been done before and better, it is also where they got their "inspiration" from. And by that, i mean flat out copied from a 3 min short film by Patrick Jean called...Yup you guessed it...Pixels...

You are aware that Sandler actually bought the rights to the idea from Patrick Jean, that Jean also got writing credits for the Sandler abomination, and even acted as executive producer for it?

Yes, but that makes it no less a copy. They are merely paying for the privilege to not be sued. Executive producer is a bit of a loose term for involvement, it could solely mean securing the rights to a project to overseeing the entire creative process. It is the sort of hussie credit, if you will. ;)

How did execrable Entourage not enter the list? It definitely, definitely deserves to be there more than the rather daft but otherwise inoffensive Minions. Also this review is worth listening to just because of how angry he gets:

Haven't seen any of those and i don't plan to. Out of the 8 movies that i watched this year the worst would be Jupiter ascending.

Xsjadoblayde:
I appreciate the alternatives given for movies that do what these movies failed to, especially when you see a respectable actor that often may be the only tempting reason to watch...knowing they show their talent in better films within the genre is great news. Yes, i am going to watch that other Adrian Brody heist flick.

Oh one little bit of info; the only good thing you mentioned about Pixels...It has not only been done before and better, it is also where they got their "inspiration" from. And by that, i mean flat out copied from a 3 min short film by Patrick Jean called...Yup you guessed it...Pixels...

It wan't exactly "copied"; the creator of the 2010 Pixels, Patrick Jean, sold the rights to it for six figures.

Marter:

vagabondwillsmile:
I'd replace "Boy Next Door" with "The Loft". Did you see that one? The former was terrible and stupid, but fairly benign. The latter was mean spirited and insulting to everyone, in every way. Terrible writing, terrible script, terrible acting and delivery. From start to finish every second was chore. Absolute shit.

I saw The Loft, although it took me a while after its release because it never got a theatrical release here. It's bad, but at least its mystery kind of works, at least in the sense that I wanted to see it through, which is why it wouldn't make the list.

Ah - well it's good you were able to find something of value in it! Haha When I was watching, I just shut down so early that I didn't give the mystery a chance to hook me. Your list was a good read. Looking forward to your end of the year list if you do one.

Xsjadoblayde:

Janichsan:

Xsjadoblayde:
Oh one little bit of info; the only good thing you mentioned about Pixels...It has not only been done before and better, it is also where they got their "inspiration" from. And by that, i mean flat out copied from a 3 min short film by Patrick Jean called...Yup you guessed it...Pixels...

You are aware that Sandler actually bought the rights to the idea from Patrick Jean, that Jean also got writing credits for the Sandler abomination, and even acted as executive producer for it?

Yes, but that makes it no less a copy. They are merely paying for the privilege to not be sued. Executive producer is a bit of a loose term for involvement, it could solely mean securing the rights to a project to overseeing the entire creative process. It is the sort of hussie credit, if you will. ;)

That's not at all how that works. Like, at all. Someone selling the rights to something doesn't make the production of that thing a copy of the original. At very worst it'll make the next thing an iteration of the original, not a copy.

shintakie10:

That's not at all how that works. Like, at all. Someone selling the rights to something doesn't make the production of that thing a copy of the original. At very worst it'll make the next thing an iteration of the original, not a copy.

Damnit I hate being wrong all the time! Why can a person not loosen the terms to suit their needs anymore? Has one not heard of shake-a-spear?
If this is a world where all words are set in cement and people jumped upon for trying to colour them, well it's a world i'd rather not live in!

Okay, jokes aside, I forgot that words can be taken literally in translation online. Apologies to you, sir!

How could you not have loved Blart Blart Mall Blart too? I laughed until I killed myself.

 

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