Pagemaster

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Comments (558)
  • Logicka  - Nice
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    woohoo its here. And by the way, the new artwork style is just cool. B) Cant wait for moonwalker :)
  • jedimetroid  - nah
    it was an ok movie...

    just, ok
  • Lodeman AKA LARUCUS  - yeah
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    but ted danson was in the movie... and..... ZUUL MOTHAFUKA ZUUL!!!!
  • wattsink2009
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    :dry: hmm, I guess I can accept that.

    :angry: But this movie is [b][size=large]far[/size] [/b] from "boring."
  • freddy-krgr14
    I think you mean far BEYOND boring. it can't be too entertaining to call far from boring, IT SUCKS! :S
  • Bryguy87
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    The sephirots are back to take over the globe and punish the people who deserve to die afther what they have done to this planet and miss used the devils power and killed beings and coverd up ufos and stole alien technology. they are going to burn 4 all eternety. the gods have sendt them to make justice to this world
    and kill the goverment who made the human race a slave
  • descecratos  - ...
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    the evil crystal shrimp too will come and strike down mega man :D
  • yoshikartegg  - cool vid freaken fuuny!!!
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    yeah another freaken funny vid gotta love that guy w/glasses :D
  • gannopiez
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    oh god this movie sucked but i remember watching it a lot...why did i do that?!?!?!
  • jacktchance  - I used to love this movie...
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    However, it was fun watching you tear this incoherent mess apart.
  • Sheranda  - Fun. Fun. I need fun.
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    This review is fun. I'm watching it again to calm me down after realizing that the thumbs up feature is gone. I'm still trembling from the shock.

    Cool picture, by the way. Green Lantern, right?
  • Testtube173
    Never could watch it all the way through... At least not without the NC!
  • Stevie
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    :lol:
    AWESOMESAUCE!!!
  • Batto
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    Wow. I remember. That was the first movie where i left the cinema after 1/2 hour and asked my money back :X
  • Diesel420
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    holy shit hilarious. i hated this movie
  • Khold
    What the hell. How did they get Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy?

    Also I remember the bit about the horror section and the adventure book.
  • MSH-Hitman
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    I actually remember liking this one, but makes not as much sense anymore XD Oh childhood...How un-critical you were...

    Also Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy? I never knew that XD
  • Sprite37
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    Oh god, the curse of Culkin strikes again XDD
  • rageofkyubii  - You know its a bad movie...
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    when you need a "Sonic Says" to go along with it.

    Especially the "Bad Touch" one.
  • Lord Seth
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    Whoa! The video is up early instead of up late?

    I liked how you worked in the infamous touching "Sonic Says" that didn't make into your original AOSTH review.

    Complaint though: The film seems to cut off near the end for me. It literally ends with the Critic mid-sentence.
  • TheDramaticMonarch
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    What an awesome early surprise! :D

    Ahhh, "The Pagemaster". Another movie I watched a ridiculous amount of times as a kid. A while ago, I tried rewatching this movie out of pure nostalgia factor and alas, it really didn't stand up too well. Hell, I didn't even bother watching the rest of the movie!

    I don't know if it's just me but when I rewatched this, the characters were a lot more...off to me now that I'm older and (hopefully) wiser. Lloyd Librarian is much creepier now, Culkin was much more awkward and "child actor-y" and Horror...well, he came off as uncomfortably dumb for a lack of better term.

    Needless to say, I really enjoyed this review and I laughed myself silly over the Evil Reading Rainbow theme!

    Oh, and Chester A. Bum, you are beauti-ma-ful, no matter what they say. ;)
  • BlueGoldBizarros  - Ahh the Pagemaster
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    After seeing this review, I was abit ashamed of watching it so many times as a child and I thought I was the only one.

    A few things I have to say though:
    1. I'll disagree on the Jekyll/Hyde scene. That scared the CRAP out of me and I was a little hesident to see it again.

    2. The Dragon seen was [b]BORING AS ALL HELL![/b] I was waiting for the dragon the whole movie (since the whole reason I wanted the VHS was to see the dragon on the cover!), and when it finally happened

    (ellipse)

    nothing, just abso-lut-ly [size=medium]NOTHING[/ size] Oh you bet I screamed after that bullshit! :angry:

    3. Even though I loved this movie as a child (to the point that my parents can remember the whole movie VER-BA-TUM) I'm starting to believe its because of watching this that I stayed completly away from books. So go figure :P
  • X9001
    Absolutely the same feelings, Mr. Zebra.
  • ElectricRage  - Bum
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    Funny ending with the bum i promise to buy booze and drugs with ur money.
  • sandell124
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    wow! this brings back memories! i remember i loved this movie but i had totally forgotted about it
  • SpadeAce
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    4:50
    Oh wait...Sonic sa-- O_O;...Oh God! Not that one...NOT THAT ONE!!!
    "Kids, there's noth--"
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAhuhu huhuh *sobbing*
  • Deimos1984rd  - And thankfully
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    I was one of those people who forgot about this movie now since I remember it I'm going to GO POSTAL AND ooh it's the bum!!!!

    I never thought Chester would bring me back my sanity, great review NC.
  • JSleeper
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    Dragon? Ah, the belly of the beast! Someone in that movie's production house read Joseph Campbell. The low point in the Hero Cycle. :pinch:

    Great review, and early! :D
  • SentinelGaia  - My opinion
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    I liked the movie back when i was 7 (didnt get the plot I just enjoyed it for some reason :dry: but yes nice vid NC ^_^

    Cant wait for moonwalker
  • saintstryfe  - Pagemaster
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    I work in a Library... why in the world am I not given the Pagemaster award? I do a good job!
  • mlsterben  - Same here!
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    I've seen lot of other employees slack off, but I'm always the one who asks my boss for more work. (Only because I learned they're less likely to give me more work if I ask for it than if I ask to study. :whistle: )
  • Deos  - I enjoyed the movie...
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    But I enjoyed your review more! It was awesome!!!
  • Xatike
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    Aw, sad day. I loved Pagemaster as a kid.

    I see a lot of your points, such as the characters not being developed (the literary classics, I mean) and I understand that. I don't speak for that crazy Ted Turner, but I would wager a guess that it was to get kids interested in the idea of these characters so that they, the kids, would want to read the story and find out.

    I was also surprised that you didn't mention James Horner. I thought the music in here was fantastic, and well, James Horner makes fantastic music. If Titanic can be memorable why can't this?

    As a small side note, the main music from this film is often used in trailers and retrospectives.

    I got a great laugh from the Sonic Says, and as always your vast range of hilarious faces.

    Thanks again for taking a look back at this film.
  • axlryder
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    Agreed, I actually liked this one a lot as a kid. The animation and music alone carried it pretty well. Plus that paint dragon seen was badass for when this was made.

    In a way I kind of wish someone could go back, fix this movie up and then re-release it, because all in all it deserves more credit than it gets.

    Still though, you must lampoon, and most 90's animated movies lend themselves quite well to that sort of thing, so kudos on the funny review. (the whole Christopher lloyd thing had me rolling)
  • Lord Seth
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    Never mind my previous post, I reloaded the page and waited for the video to load. It seems to be working now.
  • lissy
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    aw i remember this movie from when i was a kid i liked it for some reason i can't remember
  • hunter21291
    There's no way that Sonic Says thing is real. No way.
  • TexasProudCowgirl
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    hunter21291
    "There's no way that Sonic Says thing is real. No way."


    I'm afraid it is.
  • TheSilv  - Hot damn!
    I thought this was [i]easily[/i] your funniest review in a while! What a pleasant surprise it was to stumble upon it a full day earlier than expected as well! Nearly everything was spot on. I can honestly say I haven't laughed so hard for so long in ages. I was ready to get annoyed that you had yet another ad in your video, but what do you know, [i]that[/i] turned out to be hilarious too! I might just buy those cards after all.... I'll have to check out that site. I'm sure just about everyone here appreciates the hard work you and your crew put in to bring us these reviews every week. Thank you so much for the laughs, Mister Critic. I've really been in need of some good laughs lately.
  • SMcCall64
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    The intro with the dialog about Moonwalker felt kind of misleading, but it was a good twist to introduce the episode.
  • adrasl300
    WTF!?
    I was thinking about you reviewing this movie.....
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