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Gotti

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:55 pm

Hits theaters this week

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1801552/

232 people have already rated it 6.5
I'm not sure if they've seen it. But of those 232, 60% gave it a 10 and 15% gave it a 1. It is almost certainly neither. Maybe the 15% are just Travolta Haters.

I will watch it once it becomes available on one of my existing feeds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdmYXoXL3Wc

I have to give the trailer a 6.4
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Re: Gotti

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:58 pm

Does it romanticize that degenerate?
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Re: Gotti

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:01 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Does it romanticize that degenerate?


How the fuck would I know? You need to get woke more than shemp.

But I can tell you this, John Gotti was no Tony Soprano

Here's Tony talking about Gotti
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0D3xkOeMdA

I'll go further and say that will I do enjoy a good Travolta film, John Travolta is no James Gandolfini, MHRIP.
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Re: Gotti

Postby ed » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:18 pm

Travolta is a horrid actor. He is Keanu Reeves horrible. He is Shia LeBeuf awful.

Watching him act is like watching a white guy dance ... "one two three step"

Don't get me started.
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Re: Gotti

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:18 pm

Rob Lister wrote: ... woke ...


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Re: Gotti

Postby ed » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:22 pm

Pull my finger
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Re: Gotti

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:25 pm

ed wrote:Travolta is a horrid actor. He is Keanu Reeves horrible. He is Shia LeBeuf awful.

Watching him act is like watching a white guy dance ... "one two three step"

Don't get me started.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W29xpRD0BwE

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Re: Gotti

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:34 pm

Hey Lister!

Pull ed's finger. :p
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Re: Gotti

Postby Billy Batts » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Great guy!
Now Go Get Your Fucking Shine Box!

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Re: Gotti

Postby Paulie Cicero » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:37 am

Oh yeah we go way back, way back. Took care of a couple of things for us.

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Re: Gotti

Postby ed » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:52 am

Yeah, but Travolta can't act.
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Re: Gotti

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:30 am

De Niro wasn't available?
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Re: Gotti

Postby Doctor X » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:42 am

He was too busy making a fool of himself in front of like-butt-hurt people.

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Re: Gotti

Postby Rob Lister » Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:09 pm

Rotten Tomatoes gives it 0%

Not showing a lot of love there.

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Re: Gotti

Postby ed » Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:52 pm

TOMATOMETER
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Average Rating: 2.6/10
Reviews Counted: 20
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 20


I'd rather wake up next to a severed horse head than ever watch "Gotti" again.
June 16, 2018 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…
Johnny Oleksinski
New York Post
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Starring in this mobster biopic that deserves to get whacked is an offer Travolta should have refused. Insane testimonials from Gotti supporters at the end are as close as this shitshow will ever get to good reviews.
June 16, 2018 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Gotti is a connect-the-dots disaster -- the don's greatest hits, so to speak -- without discernible theme or cohesive narrative.
June 15, 2018 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…
Frank Lovece
Newsday
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When Gotti tells viewers, speaking directly to the camera at film's end, that they'll never see another man like him, an attorney should really spring up and object that the statement assumes facts not in evidence.
June 15, 2018 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…
Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
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Closing reportage of everyday New Yorkers brashly extolling Gotti's virtues upon his death, painting him, without any irony, as some kind of local hero, pretty much tells you where this picture's coming from.
June 15, 2018 | Full Review…
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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There's not really a story here. It's more a series of recognizable scenes from any number of gangster movies...
June 15, 2018 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
Mark Dujsik
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There are 44 credited producers on the picture (good. lord.), and not one person had the nerve to question just what kind of derivative, borderline nonsensical film was being made.
June 15, 2018 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com


Gotti ends up feeling like a kitschy assemblage of other directors' ideas.
June 15, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News
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