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I Watch Movies Therefore I Get Mad - OR - I Hated The Mist

Seriously.

I'd like a refund on the last 2 hours of my life.
Yeah.
They were pretty much wasted.

Okay.
They were totally wasted.

On what, you ask?

The Mist.

Look - I've known this whole time, since the movie came out, that it would be... um... crap. And now that I've subjected myself to it, I can definitively say, 'that movie was crap'.

Know what annoys me?

On the cover, there's this blurb that reads, 'A masterpiece. One of the most shocking movie endings ever.' (or something to that effect).

What?

The person who wrote that is either
A: retarded
B: sheltered
C: retarded
D: fucking retarded

Unless by 'shocking' he means 'completely predictable', 'totally cliched', and 'mind-numbingly obvious'.

Then yes.
It was 'shocking'.

And please, don't any of you try to sway me by arguing that, 'the book was really good' because:
A: I highly doubt it.
B: I don't give a crap because I'm talking about the fucking movie.

Here's the deal:
The cinematography sucked.
The directing sucked.
The acting was... mostly pathetic.
The writing was heinous.

Please... do yourself a favor and don't watch this movie... unless you want to be forced to gouge out your eyes with rusty spoons as I was.

And while I'm on the subject.
Don't bother with 1408 either. (Another movie, might I add, that I knew would be fucking horrendous when it came out.)

In fact, if the story was written by Stephen King within the past... oh.... 10 years - skip it. It's not worth the air you breathe.

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