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Hitman23
12-27-05, 10:44 AM
Psyched for this movie. Looks disgustingly awesome.

Hostel Trailor (http://www.apple.com/trailers/lions_gate/hostel/)

JWHIII
12-27-05, 10:52 AM
Roth's last film "Cabin Fever" sucked pretty bad, but I have high hopes for this one.

Smithers
12-27-05, 11:09 AM
eli roth definitely knows what he's doing. i've been impressed with every interview he's ever given. very intelligent guy.

i believe he'll be directing richard kelly's newest script this coming year. richard kelly is the genius who wrote and directed donnie darko.

Hitman23
12-27-05, 11:10 AM
I jusr read some info and Tarantino has NOTHING to do with the writing or directing. Movie still looks awesome, but I'm a little dissapointed in that.

RhodyYanksFan
12-27-05, 11:26 AM
I'll be skipping this one. I saw a 2 minute clip somewhere online and nearly threw up. It involved a guy cutting off this chick's eye because he found her tied to a chair with her eyeball hanging out and dangling by the optic nerve. It was so gross I had to look away. If the whole movie is like that I'll never make it through.

My tolerance for gore has gone down in the past few years.

Evil Empire
12-27-05, 11:28 AM
That shiz looks scary.

Hitman23
12-27-05, 11:33 AM
I'll be skipping this one. I saw a 2 minute clip somewhere online and nearly threw up. It involved a guy cutting off this chick's eye because he found her tied to a chair with her eyeball hanging out and dangling by the optic nerve. It was so gross I had to look away. If the whole movie is like that I'll never make it through.

My tolerance for gore has gone down in the past few years.It does look very disturbing. But it's got Tarantino's name on it, so I have to go see it.

RhodyYanksFan
12-27-05, 11:37 AM
It does look very disturbing. But it's got Tarantino's name on it, so I have to go see it.

I know...have you seen that japanese movie that he "presented"? It was about a guy who was kidnapped one day and held hostage for 15 years, then released for 5 days and he goes on a revenge rampage.

CoyoteYankee
12-27-05, 11:38 AM
I'll be skipping this one. I saw a 2 minute clip somewhere online and nearly threw up. It involved a guy cutting off this chick's eye because he found her tied to a chair with her eyeball hanging out and dangling by the optic nerve. It was so gross I had to look away. If the whole movie is like that I'll never make it through.

My tolerance for gore has gone down in the past few years.

The more disturbing the better for me. "Scary movies" have gotten way too predictable lately. I'd love to see one that actually scares me or grosses me out or affects me in some way! I have no idea why but I love to have the crap scared out of me. Even if I can't sleep or whatever I keep coming back for more. Does that mean there is something wrong with me?

JWHIII
12-27-05, 11:42 AM
The more disturbing the better for me. "Scary movies" have gotten way too predictable lately. I'd love to see one that actually scares me or grosses me out or affects me in some way! I have no idea why but I love to have the crap scared out of me. Even if I can't sleep or whatever I keep coming back for more. Does that mean there is something wrong with me?
I know exactly what you mean. I feel the same way.

BronxByTheBay
12-27-05, 11:42 AM
It does look very disturbing. But it's got Tarantino's name on it, so I have to go see it.

Steve, he had NOTHING to do with it. Zip. Zero. Nada. The movie WILL suck. Cabin Fever was awful.

DkNNy79
12-27-05, 11:45 AM
Too gruesome for me. I could barely get through Saw 2.

chanman7483
12-27-05, 11:45 AM
Not a fan of Tarantino... will be skipping this one.

Hitman23
12-27-05, 11:50 AM
I know...have you seen that japanese movie that he "presented"? It was about a guy who was kidnapped one day and held hostage for 15 years, then released for 5 days and he goes on a revenge rampage.unfortunately, yes. Not a big fan of it though.

Hitman23
12-27-05, 11:51 AM
Steve, he had NOTHING to do with it. Zip. Zero. Nada. The movie WILL suck. Cabin Fever was awful.I know he doesn't. But curiosity will make me go.

RhodyYanksFan
12-27-05, 11:58 AM
unfortunately, yes. Not a big fan of it though.

That bad huh? I haven't seen it yet but it's on my netflix queue. Should I take it off?

Hitman23
12-27-05, 11:59 AM
That bad huh? I haven't seen it yet but it's on my netflix queue. Should I take it off?depends on how much you like Japanese movies. I'm not a big fan. If it's the movie I'm thinking of I turned it off after a little while because I couldn't stand it anymore.

Smithers
12-27-05, 12:03 PM
I know...have you seen that japanese movie that he "presented"? It was about a guy who was kidnapped one day and held hostage for 15 years, then released for 5 days and he goes on a revenge rampage.

you're talking about Oldboy right?

the ending to that was jawdropping.

RhodeyYankee2638
12-27-05, 12:03 PM
Tarantino also says Wolf Creek is the scariest movie he has seen in a decade also

Smithers
12-27-05, 12:05 PM
btw, "presented by" usually means "gave a lot of money toward it" in hollywood-speak. executive producer usually means that too. they didn't actually work on the movie, they just funded it.

RhodyYanksFan
12-27-05, 12:27 PM
btw, "presented by" usually means "gave a lot of money toward it" in hollywood-speak. executive producer usually means that too. they didn't actually work on the movie, they just funded it.

Thanks for the tip. I never knew that. ;)

"Presented by" means that Tarantino liked the movie and knows that his name will make it a bigger draw so he gets a cut of the profits - profits that wouldn't be there if it was just Hostel and not Tarantino presents: Hostel.

Exec producers usually do more then just give money. They are the go-between from the studio to the director.

JfromJersey
12-27-05, 12:45 PM
Tarantino also says Wolf Creek is the scariest movie he has seen in a decade also

Ebert and Roeper called it sick, disgusting, and without any redeeming value. Now I'll have to see it.

Hitman23
12-27-05, 01:22 PM
Ebert and Roeper called it sick, disgusting, and without any redeeming value. Now I'll have to see it.well, I'm sold too. I wanted to see it anyway though.

DontHateOnNumber2
12-27-05, 07:21 PM
It looks nice. Great movie for me and the girlfriend, I also found out that it'll show the trailer for WWE wrestler "Kane's" new movie before the feature. Oh well, I just want to see what kind of sick, twisted stuff the plot is filled with. :eek:

SheffRocks11
12-27-05, 10:20 PM
I'll be skipping this one. I saw a 2 minute clip somewhere online and nearly threw up. It involved a guy cutting off this chick's eye because he found her tied to a chair with her eyeball hanging out and dangling by the optic nerve. It was so gross I had to look away. If the whole movie is like that I'll never make it through.

My tolerance for gore has gone down in the past few years.

Ewww.

RhodyYanksFan
12-27-05, 11:27 PM
Found the clip. Don't say I didn't warn you!

http://admin.horrorchannel.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3889

twinks34
12-27-05, 11:32 PM
Found the clip. Don't say I didn't warn you!

http://admin.horrorchannel.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3889

OMG! sdhjkasdhksajdhas. Ew. ew ew ew ewenwjkhdjkasda.

twinks34
12-27-05, 11:36 PM
depends on how much you like Japanese movies. I'm not a big fan. If it's the movie I'm thinking of I turned it off after a little while because I couldn't stand it anymore.

Ichi the Killer! And of course, Battle Royale if you haven't seen it. I saw this other one, The Suicide Club about freakin' 10 year old pop stars using subliminal messages or something to drive students into committing suicide. Horrible, horrible movie. Very gruesome but the storyline made absolutely no sense and about an hour into it, I just turned it off. The opening scene's 54 school girls holding hands and jumping in front of a train simultaneously. sdjhsjka

MisterNovember
12-28-05, 12:55 AM
Found the clip. Don't say I didn't warn you!

http://admin.horrorchannel.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3889

Good lord. I am not the squeamish type at all, but who the hell wants to see a movie like this?

PeteRFNY
12-28-05, 01:01 AM
Not a fan of Tarantino... will be skipping this one.

Ditto. Just the mere mention of his name on anything is enough to send me running in the other direction.

I'll be passing on this one, too...

chanman7483
12-28-05, 01:04 AM
Good lord. I am not the squeamish type at all, but who the hell wants to see a movie like this?

Wireless is kind of slow today... what was in the preview?

MisterNovember
12-28-05, 01:09 AM
Wireless is kind of slow today... what was in the preview?

Oh, the usual. Girl with an eyeball dangling out of her head, some guy hacking it off...nothing out of the ordinary.

CoyoteYankee
12-28-05, 01:16 AM
Good lord. I am not the squeamish type at all, but who the hell wants to see a movie like this?

*raises hand* But that scene didn't gross me out at all. It looked so fake to me.

chanman7483
12-28-05, 01:17 AM
Oh, the usual. Girl with an eyeball dangling out of her head, some guy hacking it off...nothing out of the ordinary.

What's so bad about that? Can't be much worse than watching 54 schoogirls hold hands and jump in front of a train, an act brought on by a 10 year old pop star's subliminal message for kids to commit suicide ... :giveup:

What a f*cked up world we live in.

MisterNovember
12-28-05, 01:27 AM
*raises hand* But that scene didn't gross me out at all. It looked so fake to me.

Would you prefer something like that look REALISTIC?

CoyoteYankee
12-28-05, 01:30 AM
Would you prefer something like that look REALISTIC?

Actually I really would. I know it's weird. Did you ever see those shows on one of those cable networks that show real operations and stuff like that. I love watching those shows!

PinstripePride
12-28-05, 01:36 AM
What a f*cked up world we live in.

:clap: :clap: :clap:

chanman7483
12-28-05, 01:41 AM
Actually I really would. I know it's weird. Did you ever see those shows on one of those cable networks that show real operations and stuff like that. I love watching those shows!

The worst is when they're performing lyphosuction (sp?), and they have the big needle and they're going in and out with it... in and out... in and out :eek:

RhodyYanksFan
12-28-05, 09:15 AM
Actually I really would. I know it's weird. Did you ever see those shows on one of those cable networks that show real operations and stuff like that. I love watching those shows!

Did you ever watch those old "Faces of Death" videos? Shows people getting hit by trains, jumping off buildings, suicide, etc. Really gross stuff and supposedly all real.

Hitman23
12-28-05, 09:48 AM
Ichi the Killer! And of course, Battle Royale if you haven't seen it. I saw this other one, The Suicide Club about freakin' 10 year old pop stars using subliminal messages or something to drive students into committing suicide. Horrible, horrible movie. Very gruesome but the storyline made absolutely no sense and about an hour into it, I just turned it off. The opening scene's 54 school girls holding hands and jumping in front of a train simultaneously. sdjhsjkaI've heard about Suicide Club. I really wanted to see it. Sounds pretty messed up. Thanks for the reminder

JWHIII
12-28-05, 09:48 AM
Did you ever watch those old "Faces of Death" videos? Shows people getting hit by trains, jumping off buildings, suicide, etc. Really gross stuff and supposedly all real.
Those videos are pretty crazy. My sister and I rented it a few years back and when we were done it must have fallen behind the tv stand. We found it a couple of months later and returned it, but are probably still known at the video store as the psychos who kept "Faces of Death" out for two months. :D

Hitman23
12-28-05, 09:50 AM
What a f*cked up world we live in.ain't it great? :cool:

RhodyYanksFan
12-28-05, 09:54 AM
For all you sickos out there, check out www.ogrish.com to see pictures of horrible stuff from around the world. Autopsy photos of a guy who shot himself w/a shotgun in the head, people hit by trains, car accidents, etc. Really graphic and not for those with a weak stomach. Also NSFW or shouldn't be seen by those under 18 (no nudity, just gross).

Hitman23
12-28-05, 10:05 AM
For all you sickos out there, check out www.ogrish.com to see pictures of horrible stuff from around the world. Autopsy photos of a guy who shot himself w/a shotgun in the head, people hit by trains, car accidents, etc. Really graphic and not for those with a weak stomach. Also NSFW or shouldn't be seen by those under 18 (no nudity, just gross).See the difference with me here is that I don't like real life gore. Goregallery.com and similar site gross me out. But movie gore doesn't bother me at all, because I know it's fiction.

chanman7483
12-28-05, 10:24 AM
For all you sickos out there, check out www.ogrish.com to see pictures of horrible stuff from around the world. Autopsy photos of a guy who shot himself w/a shotgun in the head, people hit by trains, car accidents, etc. Really graphic and not for those with a weak stomach. Also NSFW or shouldn't be seen by those under 18 (no nudity, just gross).

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:uhh:

SheffRocks11
12-28-05, 02:55 PM
Found the clip. Don't say I didn't warn you!

http://admin.horrorchannel.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3889

I think I'll be skipping this movie.. .:jaw-drop:

YankeePride1967
12-28-05, 04:48 PM
you could hand me a free ticket to this movie and I'd say no.

RhodyYanksFan
12-28-05, 11:42 PM
For all you sickos out there, check out www.ogrish.com to see pictures of horrible stuff from around the world. Autopsy photos of a guy who shot himself w/a shotgun in the head, people hit by trains, car accidents, etc. Really graphic and not for those with a weak stomach. Also NSFW or shouldn't be seen by those under 18 (no nudity, just gross).

Ironically there's an ad for 'Hostel' on this site right now.

RhodeyYankee2638
12-28-05, 11:46 PM
I like horror movies, but this looks stupid. If you want a creepy Japenese horror movie, get Ichi the Killer or Audition. This looks like a rip of both, mixed with Saw like advertisement

RhodyYanksFan
12-29-05, 12:04 AM
I like horror movies, but this looks stupid. If you want a creepy Japenese horror movie, get Ichi the Killer or Audition. This looks like a rip of both, mixed with Saw like advertisement

Oh man Audition was f'n sick! Japanese people are weird.

Arod for President
12-29-05, 10:22 AM
I cannot wait! Its about tim this guy did a horror movie. I love when they say in the preview that EMT's had to be called in to help some of the audience. now THATS a good horror movie :)

RhodyYanksFan
12-29-05, 10:26 AM
I cannot wait! Its about tim this guy did a horror movie. I love when they say in the preview that EMT's had to be called in to help some of the audience. now THATS a good horror movie :)

If by "this guy" you mean Tarantino, he had nothing to do with the script or filming of this movie. He just attached his name for marketing purposes.

RhodyYanksFan
12-29-05, 03:52 PM
Found more clips. I didn't watch them b/c I'm at work and I just ate. Maybe later though.

http://moviesonline.ca/movienews_6823.html

Yankeeah
01-12-06, 11:33 PM
For those who saw it, whatd you think? My girlfriend and I have been looking forward to seeing it since Saw 2, and we both agreed, it was beyond atrocious. I love bad horror movies, but this is beyond that. It was a good idea, done terribly.

ritaylnil
01-13-06, 08:34 AM
My tolerance for gore has gone down in the past few years.

I think I'll stop perusing this thread at this quote, because you've summed up exactly how I feel. If there were ever a movie that appears to have no point and to personify "gratuitous violence", this is the one. It really disturbs me that people are actually psyched to see movies like this. Steve, aren't ya gettin' a bit old for this sort of thing?

PeteRFNY
01-13-06, 08:47 AM
I think I'll stop perusing this thread at this quote, because you've summed up exactly how I feel. If there were ever a movie that appears to have no point and to personify "gratuitous violence", this is the one. It really disturbs me that people are actually psyched to see movies like this.

I've NEVER been a huge fan of the "gore" horror genre. I've always felt that classic-style horror films where you never actually SEE the intestines being ripped out are FAR scarier, because your MIND inserts the "gore"...and let's face it: our imaginations are far worse than any putty and corn syrup that special effects guys can slap together.

I really can't understand the fascination with this new breed of "gore and torture" horror flicks. It's one thing to want to be scared silly...quite another thing to get off on watching people get tortured and mutilated for 90 minutes.

Creepy times we live in.

yankeebot
01-13-06, 09:06 AM
On one hand, I claim to be opposed to gratuitous violence and too much gore; on the other hand, I loved the Kill Bills. I guess I am mostly addicted to good dialogue and blood, special effects, etc. are secondary.

Kiwiwriter
01-13-06, 09:55 AM
I write press releases about quadruple murders, kids being starved and tortured, police officers getting shot in the line of duty.

So I don't watch horror movies. :eek:

My wife, however, loves them. :-shrug-:

So I told her to go and enjoy. I'll stay home and watch "Yankeeography." :)

Hitman23
01-13-06, 10:23 AM
Well I'm getting mixed reviews from people who have seen it. Some say it's scarey and disgusting, others just say it's disgusting.

I'm gonna wait for video, but this is one I'm definaetly interested in. I like movies that push the line in any direction, and cinima gore doesn't bother me. Just don't put those boob-job programs on the tv, because I'll ralph.

ritaylnil
01-13-06, 11:00 AM
Just don't put those boob-job programs on the tv, because I'll ralph.

Yeah, fake boobs make me want to yak too!

BronxByTheBay
01-13-06, 11:08 AM
I really can't understand the fascination with this new breed of "gore and torture" horror flicks. It's one thing to want to be scared silly...quite another thing to get off on watching people get tortured and mutilated for 90 minutes.

Creepy times we live in.

It's not really new. Stuff like "Hostel" and "Wolf Creek" are actually throw backs to the 70's/early 80's style of horror films. Guys like Eli Roth (Hostel) grew up watching Texas Chainsaw Massacre and all those awful 80's cannibal movies. Now those filmmakers are making horror movies so there it is.

I don't know if it has anything to do with the times we live in. Just the film industry doing what it does best: recycling stuff.

Smithers
01-13-06, 11:18 AM
Well I'm getting mixed reviews from people who have seen it. Some say it's scarey and disgusting, others just say it's disgusting.

I'm gonna wait for video, but this is one I'm definaetly interested in. I like movies that push the line in any direction, and cinima gore doesn't bother me. Just don't put those boob-job programs on the tv, because I'll ralph.

the internet has de-sensitized me so much its unreal. i don't find anything disturbing anymore. instead i think its all just a little weird.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 11:30 AM
Well I'm getting mixed reviews from people who have seen it. Some say it's scarey and disgusting, others just say it's disgusting.

I'm gonna wait for video, but this is one I'm definaetly interested in. I like movies that push the line in any direction, and cinima gore doesn't bother me. Just don't put those boob-job programs on the tv, because I'll ralph.

High Tension (Unrated) had mroe gore.

Hitman23
01-13-06, 12:10 PM
the internet has de-sensitized me so much its unreal. i don't find anything disturbing anymore. instead i think its all just a little weird.same here. I don't know if that's good or bad though.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 12:54 PM
same here. I don't know if that's good or bad though.

I know what you mean, I'm like it too. Still though, this movie isn't too bad. The few bad scenes of gore look too fake to actually bother me. I would elaborate but I don't want to spoil it.

PinstripePride
01-13-06, 01:01 PM
I really can't understand the fascination with this new breed of "gore and torture" horror flicks. It's one thing to want to be scared silly...quite another thing to get off on watching people get tortured and mutilated for 90 minutes.

Creepy times we live in.


It really disturbs me that people are actually psyched to see movies like this.

These too posts sum up my feelings. The fact that this movie was produced and that people want to go see it really bothers me.

BronxByTheBay
01-13-06, 01:26 PM
These too posts sum up my feelings. The fact that this movie was produced and that people want to go see it really bothers me.

Except movies just like have been produced and people have paid to see them for decades.

DiMaggio5CF
01-13-06, 01:49 PM
Well I'm getting mixed reviews from people who have seen it. Some say it's scarey and disgusting, others just say it's disgusting.
It's the latter. If you're into suspense, tension, drama -- all the stuff that made the classic horror movies great -- then skip Hostel.

This movie is just a few really disgusting scenes; the movie isn't even all that gross, it's just that the few scenes that are gross are really gross.

Basically, it's my opinion that a good horror movie should have you on the edge of your seat wanting to yell at the screen. Hostel will have

If you're really sqeamish Hostel will disturb you. But that's it. Even disturbing can't pass for scary.

It's basically all the bells and whistles with no substance. Even in the parts that are supposed to be scary, all they do is turn up the volume really loud. Loud noises don't pass for scary.

So it really comes down to what you're looking for. If you like gore and you're squeamish, then you'll probably like Hostel. If you want something that's scary, skip Hostel.

The first half of Hostel will also appeal to you if you like soft-core porn, but you can get more bang for your buck (no pun intended) from Cinemax or your local seedy video store.

And don't pretend that you don't know where that video store is.

Smithers
01-13-06, 02:04 PM
props to whoever mentioned high tension. that movie was at the very least worth the 100 minutes i spent watching it.

IMO, romero used the absurdly fake blood and guts in his ___ of the dead movies to convey points about society, the mindlessness of humans, blah blah blah. unforunately now filmmakers have to be romero-esque and make it seem so unbelievable.

which is why people like myself laugh out loud at the deaths in the final destination movies.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 02:44 PM
These too posts sum up my feelings. The fact that this movie was produced and that people want to go see it really bothers me.

Psssst. Wanna hear a secret? This movie isn't real.


props to whoever mentioned high tension. that movie was at the very least worth the 100 minutes i spent watching it.

IMO, romero used the absurdly fake blood and guts in his ___ of the dead movies to convey points about society, the mindlessness of humans, blah blah blah. unforunately now filmmakers have to be romero-esque and make it seem so unbelievable.

which is why people like myself laugh out loud at the deaths in the final destination movies.

High Tension was an awesome movie, this however, was not. High Tension had more gore, even the censored one, and was a better movie.

I like the Final Destination series, it's something different. The roller coaster scene looks cool in the 3rd one.

PinstripePride
01-13-06, 02:59 PM
Psssst. Wanna hear a secret? This movie isn't real.


Thanks for the condescending reply. I appreciate it. Where's the rolleyes smiley when ya need it?


I'm not even gonna bother to get into the issue, because my feelings are based on my personal beliefs, and most people aren't going to agree. Just figured I'd comment on two posts that were right on target with how I feel.

MisterNovember
01-13-06, 03:14 PM
Psssst. Wanna hear a secret? This movie isn't real.



Thats not the point. I agree with PinstripePride, I think it is a little twisted that people would want to watch a movie that is nothing more than two hours of people being gruesomely tortured. Whether it's simulated or real, its disturbing that such a movie would pass as entertainment.

I'm not against violence in movies. A lot of great movies use violence as a tool to tell their story (see Saving Private Ryan). But a film that is essentially only violence (particularly sadistic, disgusting violence) just for the sake of violence is more than a little twisted.


Except movies just like have been produced and people have paid to see them for decades.

How does that make it acceptable?

BronxByTheBay
01-13-06, 03:37 PM
How does that make it acceptable?

"Acceptable" in terms of what? Would you propose banning films like this?

DiMaggio5CF
01-13-06, 03:40 PM
Psssst. Wanna hear a secret? This movie isn't real.
Santa told me it is.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 03:43 PM
Youre welcome to think it's twisted that people are paying to see the movie, but then why are you in the thread? That makes no sense to me.

KLJ
01-13-06, 03:51 PM
I agree with PinstripePride, I think it is a little twisted that people would want to watch a movie that is nothing more than two hours of people being gruesomely tortured. Whether it's simulated or real, its disturbing that such a movie would pass as entertainment.
there must be a lot of twisted people then because wasn't "the passion of the christ" the highest grossing movie of all time?

Hitman23
01-13-06, 03:58 PM
Youre welcome to think it's twisted that people are paying to see the movie, but then why are you in the thread? That makes no sense to me.:lol: nice...

People are free to think what they want about the movie, but people are always interested in things that other's don't understand. I mean, I don't understand why a Sox fan is a Sox fan, but they are free to be.

Don't fear what you don't understand. Just accept it. :)

CoyoteYankee
01-13-06, 04:07 PM
Well I like gore and stuff in movies and if people think I'm sick or disturbed, well, I just don't give a rats ass. It's entertaining to me and I like it. It's not real. What's the big deal? If you don't like it fine, but just because I do doesn't mean that there is something wrong with me. It's not like I want to watch a person tortured in real life. Jeesh!

MisterNovember
01-13-06, 04:16 PM
"Acceptable" in terms of what? Would you propose banning films like this?

Not at all, perhaps "acceptable" was the wrong word to use. PinstripePride said she found it disturbing that people would want to see this film, and you answered that they'd been making these films for years. I'm not sure how that fact makes "Hostel" any less disturbing or sick.

Dats all.

BronxByTheBay
01-13-06, 04:27 PM
Not at all, perhaps "acceptable" was the wrong word to use. PinstripePride said she found it disturbing that people would want to see this film, and you answered that they'd been making these films for years. I'm not sure how that fact makes "Hostel" any less disturbing or sick.

Dats all.

You can't judge all of these films without seeing each and every one. Some are crap, some aren't.

My point about them not being new is that a few posters had lamented changing times as having something to do with their popularity. The reality is that they aren't new and there is nothing specific to this timeframe other than the normal social anxieties that sprout up during different decades.

MisterNovember
01-13-06, 04:29 PM
Youre welcome to think it's twisted that people are paying to see the movie, but then why are you in the thread? That makes no sense to me.

Because I'm a movie fan, and while I don't really have a desire to see "Hostel", I'm intrigued by the movie, and I'm curious as to what people's reactions to it are. Is that OK with you?

MisterNovember
01-13-06, 04:30 PM
there must be a lot of twisted people then because wasn't "the passion of the christ" the highest grossing movie of all time?

Didn't see that one either.

Hitman23
01-13-06, 04:33 PM
Well I like gore and stuff in movies and if people think I'm sick or disturbed, well, I just don't give a rats ass. It's entertaining to me and I like it. It's not real. What's the big deal? If you don't like it fine, but just because I do doesn't mean that there is something wrong with me. It's not like I want to watch a person tortured in real life. Jeesh!That's exactly how I feel. Movie gore is entertaining. I like seeing limits pushed. I still feel to this day the greatest horror scene in a movie is in Nightmare On Elm Street. Freddy plays puppet master using this guy's veins. :lol:

This does not mean I like to see this for real. I'd sh*t myself if I saw that happen in front of me. It's the movies. Knowing that makes it entertainment.

LDG
01-13-06, 04:44 PM
My daughter saw it last week and said, "The first half is nothing but drinks. pot. boobs. The second half is just disgusting and you're glad you can still feel your achilles tendon when you leave."

Hitman23
01-13-06, 04:53 PM
My daughter saw it last week and said, "The first half is nothing but drinks. pot. boobs. The second half is just disgusting and you're glad you can still feel your achilles tendon when you leave."Nudity, drugs, and extreme bloody gore. The makings of a classic.

Can't wait for video.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 04:56 PM
Because I'm a movie fan, and while I don't really have a desire to see "Hostel", I'm intrigued by the movie, and I'm curious as to what people's reactions to it are. Is that OK with you?

You're intrigued by a movie, yet you think it's sick that people pass this off as entertainment? Ummmm, ok.

Coming into a thread about a movie, and saying the people who paid to see it are sick is asking for trouble.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 04:57 PM
Nudity, drugs, and extreme bloody gore. The makings of a classic.

Can't wait for video.

Download it with bit torrent.

I must say though, I was like you before I went to see it. I left rather dissapointed.

Hitman23
01-13-06, 04:58 PM
I'm intrigued by the movieThat's why we want to see it. It interests you on some level, even if it is too over the top for you.

Hitman23
01-13-06, 04:59 PM
Download it with bit torrent.

I must say though, I was like you before I went to see it. I left rather dissapointed.That's why I wait for video. I'm tired of spending $11.00 (I can't believe it's gotten that expensive) on movies and being let down. So this way I sit on my couch, in my boxers, I can pause for bathroom breaks and smoke breaks, drink a few beers and be comfy, and I can rent 3 movies for the price of one admission to the theatre.

Yankeeah
01-13-06, 05:03 PM
That's why I wait for video. I'm tired of spending $11.00 (I can't believe it's gotten that expensive) on movies and being let down. So this way I sit on my couch, in my boxers, I can pause for bathroom breaks and smoke breaks, drink a few beers and be comfy, and I can rent 3 movies for the price of one admission to the theatre.

Every now and then I go to a movie, generally movies that I look forward to a lot, but I'd rather just relax at home with it

PinstripePride
01-13-06, 05:13 PM
there must be a lot of twisted people then because wasn't "the passion of the christ" the highest grossing movie of all time?

And were the crowds going in to see that movie for the gore? Nope.

RhodyYanksFan
01-13-06, 05:42 PM
On one hand, I claim to be opposed to gratuitous violence and too much gore; on the other hand, I loved the Kill Bills. I guess I am mostly addicted to good dialogue and blood, special effects, etc. are secondary.

Then why did you like Kill Bill?? They were horribly written.

yankeebot
01-13-06, 05:44 PM
Then why did you like Kill Bill?? They were horribly written.I don't know!! I am so confused.

RhodyYanksFan
01-13-06, 05:45 PM
Don't fear what you don't understand. Just accept it. :)

It's clear you're not Pat Robertson.

YankeePride1967
01-13-06, 06:04 PM
I know I said I wasn't going to go, but I did last Friday. The most disgusting and revolting movie I have ever seen. But to some people's surprise in here evidently, I am not a ruthless murderer or a torturer as a result of it. It is a fictional movie.

CoyoteYankee
01-13-06, 06:33 PM
That's exactly how I feel. Movie gore is entertaining. I like seeing limits pushed. I still feel to this day the greatest horror scene in a movie is in Nightmare On Elm Street. Freddy plays puppet master using this guy's veins. :lol:

This does not mean I like to see this for real. I'd sh*t myself if I saw that happen in front of me. It's the movies. Knowing that makes it entertainment.

Seriously! If I saw freakin' Spiderman in real life I'd sh*t myself but it doesn't mean I don't want to see the movie! :P

MisterNovember
01-13-06, 10:35 PM
I know I said I wasn't going to go, but I did last Friday. The most disgusting and revolting movie I have ever seen. But to some people's surprise in here evidently, I am not a ruthless murderer or a torturer as a result of it. It is a fictional movie.

Wow, way to twist around my words.

I never said that anyone who sees this movie is a ruthless serial killer (or will become one as a result). I just find it sort of sick and bizarre that a lot of people say they absoloutly WON'T go see the movie, wind up going for some reason, and come out of it repulsed and disgusted. Why do that to yourself?

YankeePride1967
01-14-06, 12:47 AM
Wow, way to twist around my words.

I never said that anyone who sees this movie is a ruthless serial killer (or will become one as a result). I just find it sort of sick and bizarre that a lot of people say they absoloutly WON'T go see the movie, wind up going for some reason, and come out of it repulsed and disgusted. Why do that to yourself?

Wasn't referring specifically to you.

But it was my friend's turn to choose movies and he wanted to see that, so I went. I went to see a movie, I hardly call that "doing that to myself". I paid my $6.50, got some popcorn, a soda, sat and watched a gruesome movie, went home, life goes on.

DiMaggio5CF
01-14-06, 01:46 PM
Every now and then I go to a movie, generally movies that I look forward to a lot, but I'd rather just relax at home with it
When it's you, a date, and a movie, the idea is to get the date back to your place, not the movie.

You + Movie + Chick-a-Wick-a-Wow-Wow = Weird

Hitman23
01-16-06, 01:03 PM
I know I said I wasn't going to go, but I did last Friday. The most disgusting and revolting movie I have ever seen. But to some people's surprise in here evidently, I am not a ruthless murderer or a torturer as a result of it. It is a fictional movie.You must fall into the small, elite category of people who not only have their own mind, but actually use it.

YankeePride1967
01-16-06, 05:08 PM
You must fall into the small, elite category of people who not only have their own mind, but actually use it.

Yup and realize that I, and not Hollywood, are responsible for my actions.

yankeebot
01-16-06, 05:13 PM
I know I said I wasn't going to go, but I did last Friday. The most disgusting and revolting movie I have ever seen. But to some people's surprise in here evidently, I am not a ruthless murderer or a torturer as a result of it. It is a fictional movie.Sure. That's what all the ruthless, murderer, torturers say on internet forums.

YankeePride1967
01-16-06, 05:21 PM
Sure. That's what all the ruthless, murderer, torturers say on internet forums.

did I mention that my cat talks to me?

Hitman23
01-16-06, 05:25 PM
did I mention that my cat talks to me?mine used to but he doesn't like when I take meds so he refuses too now.

DontHateOnNumber2
04-19-06, 11:30 PM
I just finished watching this movie a few hours ago with my girlfriend. There are pretty gruesome scenes, and the thought of people paying to kill/torture people is probably the only thing that is scary at all. All in all though it was a decent movie.

Hitman23
05-18-06, 03:45 PM
okay, so after all this time I FINALLY got to see this movie. All that anticipation. Even rented the "director's cut" to get even more grossed out.

Well I'm either numb to it or weird but I found exactly one part in the movie slightly disturbing. The Asian chick's eyball being cut out.

That's it. The rest of the movie had a pretty decent story though. I have never seen a movie before where people were sold like prostitutes for torture. Lot's of titties made it even better.

Good movie, quite overrated.

jlw1980
05-18-06, 03:47 PM
We rented this movie a few weeks ago. I thought it was really lame - bad acting, lame dialogue, etc. Sucked, pretty much. Guys would like it just for the gratuitous nudity, I suppose.

Barb51850
05-18-06, 03:47 PM
My brother watched it recently. He said it was one of the worst movies he ever saw in his life.

Hitman23
05-18-06, 03:51 PM
My brother watched it recently. He said it was one of the worst movies he ever saw in his life.it got way too hyped up for anyone to give it a fair chance, IMO.

Yankeeah
05-18-06, 07:10 PM
it got way too hyped up for anyone to give it a fair chance, IMO.

I'll agree to that. I walked in expectign to see one of the most entertaining movies I'll ever see (litterally, me and my girlfriend were so pumped). While I've seen it since, and it does get better each time (I guess because I expect so little), it's still not that good.

YankeePride1967
05-18-06, 07:21 PM
okay, so after all this time I FINALLY got to see this movie. All that anticipation. Even rented the "director's cut" to get even more grossed out.

Well I'm either numb to it or weird but I found exactly one part in the movie slightly disturbing. The Asian chick's eyball being cut out.

That's it. The rest of the movie had a pretty decent story though. I have never seen a movie before where people were sold like prostitutes for torture. Lot's of titties made it even better.

Good movie, quite overrated.

That was one, a second that had me squirming was when the guy got up and his feet snapped off.

buckyjacobson
05-30-06, 02:59 AM
It's the latter. If you're into suspense, tension, drama -- all the stuff that made the classic horror movies great -- then skip Hostel.

This movie is just a few really disgusting scenes; the movie isn't even all that gross, it's just that the few scenes that are gross are really gross.

Basically, it's my opinion that a good horror movie should have you on the edge of your seat wanting to yell at the screen. Hostel will have

If you're really sqeamish Hostel will disturb you. But that's it. Even disturbing can't pass for scary.

It's basically all the bells and whistles with no substance. Even in the parts that are supposed to be scary, all they do is turn up the volume really loud. Loud noises don't pass for scary.
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just got around to seeing this, and I think this post summed it up pretty well

no suspense, a fair amount of gore, really a waste of time imo