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Mark Zimmer wrote:I'd add the following to "Colossal Bore": Schindler's List, All About Eve, Grand Hotel, Mutiny on the Bounty, How Green Was My Valley, Hamlet, From Here to Eternity, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, A Man For All Seasons, In the Heat of the Night, Oliver!, Patton, Ordinary People, The Last Emperor, Rain Man, Driving Miss Daisy, Million Dollar Baby, The Hurt Locker, 12 Years a Slave, La-La Land, The Life of Emile Zola, An American in Paris, The Greatest Show on Earth, The Apartment, Tom Jones, Chariots of Fire, Terms of Endearment, Shakespeare in Love, Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, The Departed, The Artist, Broadway Melody of 1929, You Can't Take It With You, Mrs. Miniver, Going My Way, Around the World in 80 Days, Dances With Wolves, All the King's Men, Ben-Hur, My Fair Lady, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Gandhi, Out of Africa, The English Patient, American Beauty, Chicago, Crash, Birdman.
90% of all Best Picture winners are irredeemable tedious crap as far as I'm concerned. Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, Out of Africa and The English Patient in particular can be lost forever in a fire and I'm totally fine with that. Add all the films of the grossly overrated Vincente Minelli, while you're at it.
A touch on the extreme side, but thanks for reminding me that FROM HERE TO ETERNITY should be on my Colossal Bores list...