[Movie Review] Meet the Fockers

Discussion in 'Entertainment & Sports' started by Sazar, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I watched this last weekend and really had a good time :)

    the movie is well paced, with decent acting all round (no one is likely to win an oscar, but the OTT acting is certainly well within bounds with the characters in this story)

    some things are obviously predictable for anyone who watched the first movie and does tend to place a little bit of a drag on the storyline...

    however the comedic pacing and the various situations all the characters routinely get themselves into is amusing throughout...

    not much I can say about this movie w/o giving away little secrets, but it was well fun and worth it for a night out :)

    3.5/5 osnn stars :)
     
  2. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    thank you, I was waiting for you to start seeing some decent hours so you can go see movies again. Ahh Holiday season SUX!
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    anytime...

    I just wish more people posted reviews rather than the 4-5 regulars :D
     
  4. sean.ferguson

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    i really want to see this, but will probably wait until its available on dvd.
     
  5. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    will see this, cause i see most things, but i remeber not being overly impressed with the first one, I think it was because i hated Stillers character :)

    I don't post reviews cause they tend to be "Well I liked/didn't like it. Have no idea if anyone else will" and thats it :)
     
  6. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    unlike political topics... likes/dislikes for movies don't lead to flaming :D
     
  7. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    They would do if I didn't have any self control :) another reason i tend not to get involved
     
  8. Xie

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    I saw it last sunday and thought the movie to be "ok". It's not as good as the first IMHO as they forced in alot of sexual innuendo into most every scene trying to force a laugh instead of just letting them come natural like the first one. In all it was amusing but nothing I'll probably watch again.

    3/5
     
  9. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    I saw this movie a while back and I thought it fit perfectly with the first and that's why i thought it was so good. Had this been a stand alone movie and not a sequel I wouldn't have liked it.

    *too add my taste in movies is jumpy and not very consistent so I tend to stay away from reviews because I will love movies as bad as Bio-Dome (see avatar) and then hate movies that most people like
     
  10. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    lol...i love bio-dome! I saw the movie a few weekends ago and thought it was better than the first. Even tho I like the movie i prob wont watch it 1 more time cause there are some movies that dont need to be watched again and again. I can watch napoleon dynamite, tommy boy, or black sheep alot and still love them.
     
  11. X-Istence

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    I went to see it today and it was an excellent movie. I saw it with my family, but even they liked it a lot. It did force a few laughs, but it is not that bad.

    I especially like the part where he baby starts saying *******, or when it glues it's own hands to the freaking bottle of vodka.
     
  12. Moonwraith

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    .. Well i was gonna go see it when it comes out :lick: (23rd i think it's out?)

    Heh - ah well, if a baby starts swearing and it's ruined for me - I'll blame X-istence :rolleyes:

    My fault for reading a review
     
  13. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    You should of put spoliers!!! Damn u x!!!!! The 23rd is the date for when it was released in december into movie theaters.
     
  14. Son Goku

    Son Goku No lover of dogma

    It was funny, I had a good time...

    Or the time, after the former CIA agent/Greg Focker's father in law to be, thought he had Greg in a lie concerning his illegitamate son with the nanny. He ended up himself, outside the circle of trust as he was driving off. He realized what he had done, after word came back from his contacts that Hor Hey (sp?) I think it was, was not his son. The kid again said ûûûûûûû, and he was like "yeah, you're right" as he turned around and went to drive back...

    Several of us perhaps, don't feel we'd be all that good at providing a movie review. I don't think I'd do that good a job at it, so tbh, it isn't my first preference to provide one.

    The other thing (yes, one wouldn't necessarily be flamed, like in political discussions), but unlike a political discussion one isn't trying to hold back whatever might give away the plot. There's a certain reservation "this might give away too much" and "I should leave that out too". If I were to do a review, it would probably turn into a post which is almost entirely a spoiler tag, with little mentioned otherwise :D Else it would turn into something so short, little would be said.

    tbh, when I go to the movies I don't really pay much attention to the actors, director's, etc...and don't really care all that much about the credits. Just isn't my cup of tea really, and something I largely tend to ignore...

    I go more to watch a movie/be entertained, and as such pay more attention to the plot and the story itself. That's more of what I would have to talk about, but it's the plot one shouldn't give away...