Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Nemo

In Reply To
mjyoung

Subj: Re: I think people are forgetting the point of this thread
Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 at 08:39:20 am EDT (Viewed 159 times)
Reply Subj: I think people are forgetting the point of this thread
Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 06:47:26 pm EDT (Viewed 156 times)


> This thread isn't about whether people think the movie is cursed, but whether the general public will think it is.
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> > > > ... really needs their head examined. This isn't even like opening King Tut's tomb, just some damn movie. Sometimes bad things just happen. Saying Heath Ledger died (or Morgan Freeman was in a terrible car accident) because of a movie they starred in, is an insult to both of them, and a highly whacked-out and inaccurate one at that. Try explaining your "curse theory" to their families.
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> That's not the point of this thread.
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> > > Yeah, Dark Knight wasn't cursed. It's a movie about a super hero. But Poltergeist, The Crow and The Omen? Oh yeah, those movies were cursed. And what about that ghost boy who appears in one scene in Three Men and a Baby? How do you explain that? Is a haunted movie the same as a cursed movie? Makes you think ...
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> All just movies. But the general public perceives certain things to be cursed, such as the Chicago Cubs, or even the Madden video game covers.
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> > There are only people with a poor understanding of statistics.
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> And there are people with reading comprehension skills.

People are not the general public? ;\-\) Interesting notion.

Regardless, whether the general public thinks the movie has a curse or the majority of readers here do, there simply aren't such things. That's why I posted to the reply I did, to try to nip this silly thread in the bud.

How about we talk about Ledger's incredible performance instead? You know, something about the actual movie? \:\-\)


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