Movie Malignant [HBO Max]


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I didn't even know about this movie, but it's apparently going to drop on HBO Max on Friday. James Wan? Yeah I'll be watching this.

 
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Just gave this a run. I really wanted to like this movie. The concept is interesting, the reveals were pretty good, but this movie was just....not very good. The dialogue and line delivery in this were just god awful. Shame.

On the plus side tho, the hbo max app for xbox has FINALLY been updated to 4k/HDR. So, bout fucking time for that.
 

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what are some other james wan good movies? guess i wont waste my time with this
 
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I'd say the conjuring 1 and 2, and Insidious would be my top 3, if you happen to have somehow not seen any of those by now.

And I mean he also did Furious 7 :s00ls:
 

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I’ll give it a watch as I’m a giant fan of Insidious.
 
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I’ll give it a watch as I’m a giant fan of Insidious.
I think part of the problem is this move was not marketed well (or at all). I didnt even know about it until like 3 days before it came out, and I watched 1 trailer, and that was it. If you're expecting conjuring or insidious, this is nothing like those. It wasn't until i watched a couple reviews that I found out apparently it was wan's intent to throw out a kind of genre bending/campy/cheesy experience. I was not expecting that, thus I was quite confused w/ the direction of a lot of things in this movie. This review does a pretty good job of explaining things, and its spoiler free


I still dont think it was a particularly good movie, but I can understand why other people might think it's great. Its just one of those movies. I definitely loved the original concept, a lot of the scenes were shot very well, it for sure keeps you guessing up until the BIG reveal, and then shit just goes off the chain after that. But the cheesy/camp moments, and certain aspects of the big bads character just took me right out of the moment
 

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Just watched this. My review: WTF, LOL.
 

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Just barely made it into the intro..
 

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Seems super fuckin cheesy
 

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God this is terrible..
 

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That sucks. I actually had a 1min 30 sec trailer pop up as an ad during one of my youtube videos. It's very rare that I watch an entire youtube ad, but the movie looked interesting. I guess I won't be going out of my way to see it.
 

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That sucks. I actually had a 1min 30 sec trailer pop up as an ad during one of my youtube videos. It's very rare that I watch an entire youtube ad, but the movie looked interesting. I guess I won't be going out of my way to see it.
I’m not saying it was bad, it just wasn’t the same type of movie as conjuring or insidious.
 
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I’m not saying it was bad, it just wasn’t the same type of movie as conjuring or insidious.
Exactly. I went into it not knowing anything, thinking thats what I would get, and it is so not that. I may have to give this movie another shake, now that I can watch it thru another lens. But I'm not ready yet.
 

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Exactly. I went into it not knowing anything, thinking thats what I would get, and it is so not that. I may have to give this movie another shake, now that I can watch it thru another lens. But I'm not ready yet.
Your warning saved me lol. Now I don’t need to watch it again.
 
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Yeah even knowing now I still don't know if I really wanna watch it again :LOL:
 

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