You Can't Please Everyone

Chris of Cynical-C blog has a nifty series called You Can't Please Everyone. In it, he collects one-star Amazon reviews of classic movies, music, and literature.

Take, for instance, The Sound of Music starring Julie Andrews. The movie won 5 Academy Awards, including Best Picture in 1965. Adjusted for inflation, it made more than $1 billion in earnings since it was made ... yet, even it can't please everyone:

This movie was made in the sixties, we live in the 21st century, GET OVER IT!

I loved it when I was ten, but I think I’ve out grown it

When I see garbage like this, I finally understand what is wrong with the world. I watched this movie on a dare and was absolutely mortified!!!!! I would have given it negative stars if I could have. As an animal lover and vegetarian, I was especially offended!!! Anyone who is a fan of this series should run, not walk to the nearest Psychiatrist. You are in desperate need of having your head examined. And we as a society wonder why violence and seriel killers have become a part of daily life. Well, ladies and gentlemen I present to you Exhibit A…….

This movie should be called the Sound of Mucus. The only redeeming quality is that the family has to run from nazis.

See more of Cynical-C's You Can't Please Everyone series: Link - via kottke

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I have NEVER understood how anybody could love this movie. C-R-A-P-P-Y All those singing Catholics...rainbows, dew on roses...whiskers on kittens. The whole mess was overblown! Thank God there wasn't a sequel. or was there?
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Times were different back then. You can't judge a movie simply based by the present day audience.

Acc. to present day, if the movie was taken by hollywood and the people who were running away were some non-allies.. It would be a Big Hit
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No, I am one of the best complainers on Neatorama, as I do it so well. Read some of the other comments at the squirrel video post. There were a few people who agreed with me. You should have chosen a better example.

I often give credit where credit is due. I have even complimented ONE kitten video. Don't look so shocked.

After reading more into this site, I think these are facetious reviews. People are outdoing themselves to criticize The Sound of Music, Spinal Tap, etc... therefore, it's all fake.
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pax, not only do some of those reviews consider Nickleback musical genius, but did you see the one (I forget which album they were reviewing) where somone claimned that Britney had recorded the best pop album ever? It made my hair hurt to read that. ;)
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