Sometimes an artist creates a work of art so masterful, it simultaneously defines a style while shutting the door on others who would follow. Sure, people still try, but rarely can they succeed without their attempts being compared, unfavorably, to the masterpieces.
We can't stress this enough: A horrifying amount of time and work go into things that will be forever unnoticed by everyone except a few members of the crew.
Given what they just endured, the aftermath can be worse than the crap they just survived.
Some gamers complain about the movies, which is proof that some gamers can whine about anything, even a company spending hundreds of millions of dollars hiring a supermodel to act out their most ridiculous fantasies.
We've seen movies about aliens doing it with human women, 100-year-old vampires dating high school teens and Woody Allen hooking up with young starlets, among other unlikely atrocities. And yet, somehow, the writers always find new ways to top themselves.
How many times have we seen James Bond pick up some incredibly useful new technological gadget that ends up saving his life, only to completely forget it exists in his next movie? But it isn't just Bond -- action heroes do this all the time. What's worse, some of this tech could change the world.
You may be under the impression, as so many are, that Honey Boo Boo, a show about a coupon-hoarding, belching mom, a nearly silent, tobacco chewing father, a pregnant teen and a hyperactive, chubby pageant princess (plus a pig) is the trashiest thing ever. But you are wrong!
If you have any kind of active fantasy life, you've got at least a vague idea of what you're going to do when society turns into zombies. We're here to tell you those are all bad ideas. All of them.
Here are some mind-blowing moments from real life that Hollywood decided were too fantastic, even for their movies.
The Umbrella Corporation is the most stupidly evil corporation in history.
Get your tinfoil hats ready, because these can't just be a coincidence.
When I got into foreign action movies as a kid in the '90s, subtitling was a job we gave to alcoholic head trauma victims to make them feel useful to society again. Those jobs, like many, have since moved online.
I write screenplays that feature none of this crap, so it can be done! Please buy my screenplay. Or just don't make these movies. Whatevs.