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Godzilla (2014)
The arrogance of man is thinking nature is under our control.
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  • 30th May 2014 by bourbonphantom
    The arrogance of America is thinking we are qualified to make a Godzilla movie.
Godzilla (2014)
When you think you are about to see something awesome happen like a monster fight, it will cut to the next scene to piss you off.
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Godzilla (2014)
When in a quarantine zone, its fine to take off your gas mask if the Geiger counter reads zero. Ignoring the fact that zero itself is impossible to get in 2014, whats to say there are not other threats like deadly spores and toxins in the air. The masks themselves are to filter air, not keep out radiation anyway.
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  • 2nd September 2014 by Creamlord666
    That was an incredible stupid scene indeed. Instead to check if your Geiger counter works, take off the mask and inhale deeply - everyone knows that radiation smells like strawberrys with a hint of mildew :P
  • 30th May 2014 by bourbonphantom
    Sounds like they hired the writers from Prometheus.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
If you take out Rhino from the film, it would make NO difference to the story.
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  • 5th May 2014 by agentdc7
    Yeah but the Rhino scenes disappointed me the most because I was really curious how they were going to work Rhino into the film... well beside slapping him in the beginning and end.
  • 5th May 2014 by bourbonphantom
    To be fair, there's a LOT you can take out of this film and make no difference.
In space you age pretty slow since a father of a somewhat 30-year old son who died 10 years ago looks no older then 40.
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  • 30th January 2014 by bourbonphantom
    Naturally, this is what hyper-sleep does.
Purge, The
Though all crime is allowed during the purge, everyone has agreed to only murder.
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  • 20th January 2014 by bourbonphantom
    My thoughts during the entire movie.
Drag Me To Hell
All the evil, nasty, backstabbing and just plain freaky people and house servants will be minorities. The good folk and innocent victims will always be white.
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  • 13th January 2014 by bourbonphantom
    Also the douchy parents will be white.
AVP: Alien vs. Predator
Predators have all types of visions, including tuberculosis/cancer/illness vision.
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator
When you combined two R-Rated well known franchises, it's only logical to Fox to make it PG-13. On top of that, a movie about two alien species should take place on modern day earth.
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Thing, The
Animatronics and puppeteering will always look scarier than CGI.
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Thor: Dark World
Technology left adrift in the coldness of space for 5000 years will still work fully when you turn it on and will not suffer from age derogation.
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  • 15th November 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Or from collisions with asteroids, which are constantly floating around it.
Olympus Has Fallen
The White House only has four missiles to fire at enemy aircrafts.
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Saving Private Ryan
Your Medic knows he's dying when you ask him what you need to do to save him, and all he responds with is "I could use a little more morphine."
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Saving Private Ryan
Your Medic knows he's dying when you ask him what you need to do to save him, and all he responds with is "I could use a little more morphine."
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Saving Private Ryan
Your Medic knows he's dying when you ask him what you need to do to save him, and all he responds with is "I could use a little more morphine."
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There are fully working, operational empty space-stations just floating around up there, with no-body in them. They even left all the lights and computers on just in case someone drops by.
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  • 8th November 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Everyone had already evacuated the station, Clooney I think even mentioned that.
Don't get more supplies, oxygen, or another jet pack from the damaged shuttle.
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  • 10th January 2015 by john2012
    Or the oxygen pack from a dead astronaut.
  • 15th October 2013 by bourbonphantom
When you are in zero gravity and you are holding a rope connected to a space station (which means you are moving at the same velocity as the station) and you let go of the rope, you will accelerate away from the station. It's called the Clooney Effect.
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  • 2nd January 2014 by Jay
    No no, I am not talking about the centrifugal force due to the orbiting around the Earth. This is due to the space object spinning around itself. Just like the Earth going around the Sun in addition to having a spin. We are not thrown into the space due to the centrifugal force of Earth's spin because gravity keeps everything in place. Space station's gravity is negligible compared to the effects of its spin. Hence Clooney is thrown outwards.
  • 30th October 2013 by Creamlord666
    Centrifugal force don't apply here. Inertia maintained when you travel with the same speed and direction as the object you were connencted to in frictionless space. The space station and the astronauts were beyond perigee in an orbit wich means they were not affected by rotary forces of the planet. The ellepsis orbit comes from earth gravity but since there is neglectable friction in space you could only drift away by creating your own momentum.
  • 30th October 2013 by Jay
    Yes, that can happen due to centrifugal force. If the object that you are tethered to is spinning, you'll be drawn outwards.
  • 14th October 2013 by bourbonphantom
    I'm no physicist but I think that could still happen due to radial velocity. If the space station is continuing to move in an arc around the planet, and you let go, then you're left moving in a straight line.
  • 10th October 2013 by Creamlord666
    Hehe, yeah - Clooney is so suave, he can even create friction in space.
G.I. Joe Retaliation
Since all the Joes from the first movie were dull and/or annoying, replace them all with different ones. It will sell more Hasbro toys . Same marketing strategy as the 1986 Transformers movie (but at least G1 had good memorable characters).
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  • 8th October 2013 by agentdc7
    Yeah, I was one of the ones heartbroken as a kid when Prime died...
  • 8th October 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Except that we were actually disappointed when so many Autobots died in the Transformer movie.
Thing, The
When you find a giant UFO don't explore it or report it to the outside world.
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  • 12th November 2014 by agentdc7
    I would have loved to see what was inside the ship (ignoring the prequel).
  • 26th September 2013 by bourbonphantom
    I think they weren't able to communicate with the outside world because of an impending storm that was convenient to the plot.
A Good Day to Die Hard
The director of this film did not see the first 3 films.
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  • 28th August 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Haha, no I specifically excluded part 4. Even so, part 4 is still vastly better than this flop.
  • 27th August 2013 by Creamlord666
    You mean the first four films aye? Don't forget this incredibly stupid DH4 where hackers "hack" gas lines and program them to blow up.
Thing, The
Research scientists in the Antarctic WILL NOT want to EVER contact anyone about huge discoveries, until the radio equipment is destroyed by diabeetus. "Ahl keel yoouh!" The Norwegians also seemed to have similar rules. (Fuck the remake!) And, Norwegian scientists can't speak English, it's a job requirement. Also, assault rifles, high explosives etc. need to be on hand at the NORGE-base, but training on the use of these weapons is probably limited to a 14min reel by drunken Dutch instructors educated in poetry.
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  • 25th March 2015 by bhoverdos
    Its a prequel not a remake
  • 3rd December 2013 by agentdc7
    You ought to try splitting up that learning. There's about 3 in there.
  • 20th August 2013 by bourbonphantom
    "destroyed by diabeetus" -priceless
If you're going to tie a man with an exo suit down to perform data extraction, just use standard restrains. It's not like the exo suit will enhance his strength and be able to easily break free, right?
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  • 18th August 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Clearly those guys never saw Total Recall.
Incredibles, The
When you have a flight license and didn't flown a plane for 15 years then it's a piece of cake to do so again with a way more advanced learjet. It's like riding a bycycle and no one will ask about it.
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  • 16th August 2013 by bourbonphantom
    Originally the guy she calls on the phone about the plane was supposed to be the pilot, but in the end they decided to just have the mom fly the plane, to improve that scene and so they didn't have to deal with the logistics of an extra character in the film.
Jason Statham had to do a you-blink-and-you-miss kind of cameo in this movie.
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