Baran bo Odar's SLEEPLESS

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Baran bo Odar's SLEEPLESS

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THERE WAS ONE MORE FILM THIS WINTRY FRIDAY THE 13TH THAT ACTUALLY DISPLACES THE BYE BYE MAN AS THE WEEKEND’S WORST. BEYOND EVEN LOWER REVIEW STATISTICS, IT ALSO HAD A BIGGER-NAME LEAD WITH MUCH MORE TO LOSE: JAMIE FOXX. AS AN UNDERCOVER POLICEMAN IN LAS VEGAS, HE CLASHES WITH MUCH DIRTIER COPS AND A CASINO NETWORK SECRETLY CONTROLLED BY ORGANIZED CRIME FAMILIES. SHORTLY LATER, THEY SWAY HIM TO PARTICIPATE IN A ROBBERY PLOT, BUT AFTER IT GETS BOTCHED, THE DEADLIEST CRIMINALS IN THE RACKET KIDNAP HIS SON. HE HAS 3 OBJECTIVES: SAVE THE TEENAGE CHILD, CAPTURE THE KIDNAPPERS, AND GET HIMSELF RELATIVELY CLOSE TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF AN INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATION.

THIS REMAKE OF A LUXEMBOURGESE-MADE, FRENCH-LANGUAGE CRIME THRILLER IS DESCRIBED AS ONE OF FOXX’S MOST BLATANT PAYCHECK MOVIES, WITH A BINGO CARD WORTHY LIST OF TROPES COMBINED WITH SOME OVER-THE-TOP FARFETCHED ELEMENTS. THERE’S ALSO A REALLY CONTRIVED YET PREDICTABLE AND STRAIGHTFORWARD PLOT, TOO-LITTLE-TOO-LATE SET DESIGN, AND A BUMBLING DEPICTION OF THE LAS VEGAS P.D. IN FACT, EVERYONE HERE IS JUST PUTTING OUT AN EASY PERFORMANCE THAT THEY THEMSELVES ARE BORED OF.

BUT ENOUGH SLEEP-DEPRIVED GRIEVANCES FROM ME. SEND SLEEPLESS INTO ETERNAL SLEEP BELOW!
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oiram
GTAHater, if you see this, I'm curious about something.

When do you deem it appropriate to put a director's name in front of a movie? You only do it a few times, like with The Darkness, you've called it "Greg McLean's The Darkness." Just curious about why you do it with some films.
Akiva Goldsman: The writer partially responsible for this year's triple threat of The Dark Tower, Rings, and, worst of all, Transformers: The Last Knight. I'll be shocked if all three screenplays do not make the ballots.

Worst Picture - Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (nom), The Emoji Movie (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), 9/11 (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Worst Actor - Tom Cruise (nom), Matt Damon (nom), Johnny Depp, Jamie Dornan (nom), Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (nom), and Charlie Sheen (nom)
Worst Actress - Whoopi Goldberg (nom), Katherine Heigl, Dakota Johnson (nom), Tyler Perry (nom), Amy Schumer (nom), and Reese Witherspoon (nom)
Worst Supporting Actor - Jon Bass (nom), Anthony Hopkins, Eric Johnson (nom), Ben Kingsley (nom), Rob Lowe (nom), and John Turturro (nom)
Worst Supporting Actress - Kim Basinger, Faye Dunaway (nom), Laura Haddock (nom), Marcia Gay Harden (nom), Goldie Hawn (nom), and Isabela Moner (nom)
Worst Screen Combo - Any two robots, actors, or robotic actors (nom), Tom Cruise and either Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, or Annabelle Wallis (nom), The Entire Cast of Fifty Shades Darker, The Entire Cast of 9/11 (nom), The Entire Voice Cast of The Emoji Movie (nom), and Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn/Snatched (nom)
Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel - Baywatch (nom), CHiPs (nom), The Emoji Movie (Rip-Off of Inside Out, The Lego Movie, and Wreck-It Ralph) (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Worst Director - Michael Bay (nom), James Foley, Martin Guigui (nom), Alex Kurtzman (nom), Tyler Perry (nom), and Guy Ritchie (nom)
Worst Screenplay - The Emoji Movie (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), 9/11 (nom), Suburbicon (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Redeemer: M. Night Shyamalan
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It's usually the ones with the generic, repeated titles, in order to distinguish them from films with the same name. Otherwise, it would get especially confusing 5 to 10 years down the road, if certain films came out within a couple years of each other. If I have one of these films by the same name in mind, and someone else has the other, they'll get mixed up without the director's name.
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oiram
Stuckmann review.
Akiva Goldsman: The writer partially responsible for this year's triple threat of The Dark Tower, Rings, and, worst of all, Transformers: The Last Knight. I'll be shocked if all three screenplays do not make the ballots.

Worst Picture - Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (nom), The Emoji Movie (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), 9/11 (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Worst Actor - Tom Cruise (nom), Matt Damon (nom), Johnny Depp, Jamie Dornan (nom), Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (nom), and Charlie Sheen (nom)
Worst Actress - Whoopi Goldberg (nom), Katherine Heigl, Dakota Johnson (nom), Tyler Perry (nom), Amy Schumer (nom), and Reese Witherspoon (nom)
Worst Supporting Actor - Jon Bass (nom), Anthony Hopkins, Eric Johnson (nom), Ben Kingsley (nom), Rob Lowe (nom), and John Turturro (nom)
Worst Supporting Actress - Kim Basinger, Faye Dunaway (nom), Laura Haddock (nom), Marcia Gay Harden (nom), Goldie Hawn (nom), and Isabela Moner (nom)
Worst Screen Combo - Any two robots, actors, or robotic actors (nom), Tom Cruise and either Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, or Annabelle Wallis (nom), The Entire Cast of Fifty Shades Darker, The Entire Cast of 9/11 (nom), The Entire Voice Cast of The Emoji Movie (nom), and Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn/Snatched (nom)
Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel - Baywatch (nom), CHiPs (nom), The Emoji Movie (Rip-Off of Inside Out, The Lego Movie, and Wreck-It Ralph) (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Worst Director - Michael Bay (nom), James Foley, Martin Guigui (nom), Alex Kurtzman (nom), Tyler Perry (nom), and Guy Ritchie (nom)
Worst Screenplay - The Emoji Movie (nom), Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy (nom), 9/11 (nom), Suburbicon (nom), and Transformers: The Last Knight (nom)
Redeemer: M. Night Shyamalan
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Vits
It'll stay around 10% on R.T. without a consensus.

Alonso Duralde's review.

Jeremy Jahns' video review.
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