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What the hell happened to movies?

I've been watching some older movies (Dr. Zhivago, Network, Apocalypse Now, etc.) and I'm really wondering, what the f**k happened to the quality of movies? Did writers stop coming up with ideas, a lack in inspiration writers, directors and so forth? Producers trying to pander to the changing audiences by regurgitating bullshit in a meat grinder?

Asked By: - 12/10/2011
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I don't really think it's about creativity or new ideas anymore, it seems to be just about making money... More
Answered By: Suruma Harindean - 12/10/2011
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I feel ya! No creativity what so ever! ! No story to it just sex and violence and stupidity so now they go for the books for ideas on movies -_- tsk tsk
Answered By: ♥ Kori ♥ - 12/10/2011
 
Just like any other form of entertainment, the pool becomes so crowded it dilutes your odds of just playing a movie knowing it's gonna be at least worthwhile. There's also the never-ending battle between quality vs box office. Movies like Pulp Fiction, Shawshank Redemption and Magnolia, for example, didn't give a... More
Answered By: Nate D - 12/10/2011
 
Thats true about most movies... More
Answered By: IslandSun - 12/10/2011
 
Oh shut up all ready people ask this more then Twilight questions try watching a movie for once and stop asking stupid questions if you dont like the movies then dont go see em
Answered By: John Crisp - 12/10/2011
 
I haven't seen a movie worth paying to see in years. I have movies that I can watch over and over again like Traces Of Red or The Devil's Advocate because they are well written, the acting is great and the stories captivate you... More
Answered By: Montecore - 12/10/2011
 
I'd have to agree with you. Movies have indeed gotten worse. There are a few exceptions, but especially in 2011, the quality of movies has taken an extreme dip and there are less quality movies than last year. 2011 wasn't as good as 2010. 2010 wasn't as good as 2009 (although, 2009 is a year that is hard to beat). In... More
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Answered By: Extreme Supreme Ice Cream Dream Team - 12/10/2011
 
If it's not about lame fart jokes or sex humor, then it doesn't appeal to 13-40 year olds. Hollywood has officially jumped the shark.
Answered By: archangelblue22 - 12/11/2011
 
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