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DISLIKE - Godard, I love you, but I guess no one's perfect.
HATE - Lars von Trier is probably one of my least favorite people on the planet, and this movie pretty much sums up why.
DISLIKE - It has interesting elements, but in the end the execution is just dull.
HATE - Ugh, this movie just sends my douche radar off the charts. So much ridiculous, pretentious, obnoxious silliness.
DISLIKE - Totally unfocused and dull. It's three hours long, yet there is still no character development or any sense of the passage of time. Instead, we get seemingly countless and endless scenes of people eating spaghetti in close-up. And I have to admit that both women having completely hairless bodies was a very dubious choice.
DISLIKE - This lame mix of diluted Woody Allen and mainstream rom-com is one of the most confounding additions to the Collection. Sure, William Hurt is a stud and Albert Brooks is funny. That ain't enough.
DISLIKE - Like many films on this list, there are interesting qualities, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired.
HATE - A dull, meandering documentary about a pathetic hypocrite.
DISLIKE - Sentimental, uninteresting Hollywood fluff. Why is this on Criterion?
HATE - An ugly, hateful film with one of the worst endings in film history.
DISLIKE - I really can't stand Noah Baumbach. This dull mess didn't help. Just watch the brilliant "Girls" instead; it does everything this tries to do, but a hell of a lot better and with a lot more honesty.
DISLIKE - Anthony Mann is actually one of my favorite directors of all time, but this is one of his few misfires for me. Probably has a lot to do with my dislike of Barbara Stanwyck.
DISLIKE - Wake me when it's over.
HATE - In many ways, the birth of modern hipster cinema. Therefore, the birth of the worst kind of cinema in history.
HATE - Steve McQueen is a hack who makes incredibly boring, empty films.
HATE - Ang Lee is very hit or miss. I love Brokeback Mountain and Hulk, but this movie is agonizingly dumb. A silly, pretentious soap opera disguised as a serious film.
HATE - Equivalent to watching obnoxious teenagers acting like idiots and thinking they're doing something important.
HATE - I am not a fan of Tarkovsky at all, and this movie finds him up to his usual, boring tricks, but being his first feature, there is also an irritating amateurism to go along with them.
HATE - Probably the single most boring film I have ever sat through.
DISLIKE - I can't stand Nicolas Roeg's sloppy, zoom-happy style.
DISLIKE - David Bowie is phenomenal. The rest, not so much.
DISLIKE - I usually really like Bunuel, but this one just didn't click for me.
HATE - I can't believe anyone can take this seriously. It's like watching a really corny, really '90s, really teen-y TV movie.
HATE - Ophuls adds some nice stylistic touches here and there, but I just cannot get past how much I loathe most of the characters in this movie. Ophuls portraying them in a fond, warm light just makes it worse.
DISLIKE - I actually love the first 30 minutes of this movie, but it eventually just kind of crumbles in on itself.
DISLIKE - Roman Polanski is actually my favorite director of all time, but this is one of maybe two or three films he's made that I dislike. Polanski himself calls it his "sloppiest," and says it's "technically well below the standard [he tries] to achieve," and I have to agree.
HATE - A bunch of privileged Brits in India. It's every bit as boring as that sounds.
DISLIKE - So...so...dull. It tries so hard to be cool, but it's just painful. The ending is a nice touch, though.
HATE - Another boring Tarkovsky movie. What a shock. I guess his style either works for you or it doesn't.
HATE - An annoying, sloppy, ultra-boring slice of hippie cinema.
HATE - Getting through all three hours of this uninteresting slog was a real chore.
HATE - I hate, HATE this movie and everyone involved with it. A bunch of moronic hippies without an ounce of talent or intelligence between them make a disgusting movie full of obnoxiousness, repulsive acts, and offensively inappropriate use of stock footage of the Katyn massacre. They even throw in a scene where they actually sexually abuse a group of young boys. Real classy. The inclusion of this in the Collection actually makes me reconsider my love of it a little bit.
HATE - A depressingly ugly and cynical film.
HATE - Can you tell I'm not a fan of hippie cinema? I suppose it could be argued that this isn't strictly a hippie work, but it's mostly the girl that drives me crazy.
HATE - Again, boring.
HATE - '60s counterculture at its most irritating and stupid.
DISLIKE - Funny at times, but ultimately bland.