It’s “Time to Vote Tuesday!” 114

Today is Tuesday! and if you’ve been coming here for any length of time, you know that, for most people Tuesday is just the day after Monday, but for you it means that “Time to Vote Tuesday” is here!! YES!!!

What is “Time to Vote Tuesday”?:

“Time to Vote Tuesday” is the session of fun weekly polls which spark thought, debate, and intrigue! Each poll closes in a week with results posted on the following ‘TVT’!

Last week’s poll, “Clash of the Comedians has now closed with an average of 30 votes per poll. The results are in and the bouts between Sandler and Murphy, Carell and Ferrell, and Williams and Carey have ended. I’ll admit, the results weren’t exactly what I was expecting! A lot of fun reading all of the comments. 🙂 Thanks to all that voted. Be sure to check out the results from last week’s polls HERE.

Someone wasn’t too thrilled with the results…

I wish to thank everyone that voted in last week’s poll, shared it with others, and added to the conversation with your comments!

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In this edition of ‘TVT’ this week’s poll, entitled “Gotta-Go Genre”, all I want to know from you is the answer to a simple question:

If there was a genre of film that could somehow be erased from filmography’s history…which genre would you eliminate? (ha, sounds kinda morbid when you put it that way.) In a completely non-genocidal way, which genre of film is your least favorite; gets under your skin; disappoints you regularly; or just needs to go?

“I sentence all romantic comedies to the land of the forgotten!” 🙂

Let’s put it another way: You are in the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and the memories you get to erase are the ones from your least favorite/impressive movie genre! 🙂 (There, that’s more fun, huh?) Which one(s) are you getting rid of?

Today I ask you:

Vote and leave a comment defending/declaring your choices!

The poll closes on 9-4-12 and the results will post on next week’s “Time to Vote Tuesday!” 

Thanks for reading! Happy Watching!

T, The Focused Filmographer

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36 comments

  1. The other I would banish? All of those ridiculous “parody” movies. You know the “Not Another Flavor of the Month Movie” type of crap. Scary Movie was the only one that was decent and when they kept making sequels they just got worse and worse.

    Give it up already.

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      • Believe it or not, I almost want to pick “superhero.” As much as I loved the Batman trilogy and The Avengers (of which I was a part of), I’m kinda superhero-ed out. Although I wouldn’t banish them forever.

        so, my choices lie with Rom-coms and Horror this time around…I know you are a horror fan, but my prob with them is the fact that none of them are indiscernable from each other…or very good for that matter. Yet, they keep doing them. example: Apparation came out last week and Possession comes out THIS week. No one knows the differences between the two. and…they keep adding on the sequels…Stop already! (Final Destination, Saw, Paranormal Activity, Halloween, Friday the 13th, etc). It’s worn out. IMO.

        BUT, I don’t vote on my polls. I leave it all up to you…the people (picture me saying that like Bane did in TDKR)!! 🙂

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      • Haha i already pictured bane before you said to, but i know what you mean about horror films, but there are good ones coming but not big film release ones. The best now are straight to DVD and low budget which is nearly the opposite to most other genres 😀

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  2. Hi, Terrence and company:

    I voted to banish Romantic Comedies. Which are neither, and much more like FYI/DIY uber liberal, hyper feminist, ‘How to be Miserable’ handbooks brought to the screen.

    Also, the ridiculous sub~genre of ‘Found Footage’. Which got lucky once with ‘The Blair Witch Project’ and hasn’t come close since!

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  3. I like a good romantic comedy so I would hate to see them banished. BUT, we all know it is the one genre that is hurting for good movies more than any other. That’s the bigger problem – we just don’t hardly get any good smart rom-cms.

    So my choices – Found Footage movies and OTHER. Any my other is the raunchy comedy. I love a good comedy but I almost to the point of thinking Hollywood can’t make good comedies without the raunchy crutch. Tons of these come out every year and if you raunch isn’t funny to you, you’re outta luck.

    Anyway, good question!

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    • Yep, Keith, agreed. “we just don’t hardly get any good smart rom-cms.”

      and I also agree with you on the raunchy comedy. I like to laugh, but it doesn’t have to be in-your-face raunchy. I mean, Bill Cosby made a living off of “mostly” clean comedy!

      Thanks for voting and adding your insight

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  4. I only chose 1…Musicals. If I want to see a musical, I will head to the theatre. I don’t really think musicals belong on film…in my opinion. I would have also chosen Horror, but I didn’t. Horrors use to be great, it is recently that they have turned out to be just plain stupid. Im waiting for this genre to make a comeback before I give up on it totally…lol

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  5. Definitely horror, I forgot slasher flicks, I should’ve picked ‘other’ instead of found footage. Chronicle was actually quite good even though I’m not generally fond of that genre.

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  6. I went with found footage, I just don’t care for it. To me it’s just lack of creativity for filmmakers to do keep making that kind of genre. If you believe you have a good story to tell, just make the damn movie, not make a “found footage”. Guess I’m in the minority since most of these kind of movies are making the studios big money. And of course it’s cheap to make.

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  7. I clicked other, but really it’s just found footage that should be banished. About 1 out of 20 FF movies have artistic merit, the rest just use the format to save on costs and cover up bad camera work. Yes, there are a few good ones, but there are exponentially more bad ones.

    I couldn’t choose horror. Good horror movies may not come around often, but the ones that do define generations.

    I think if I had to choose another, it’d be political documentaries. There are no political documentaries that aren’t seriously biased one way or the other.

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    • haha. Dusty, you seem to be right in tune with the populous. Most cannot stand FF films.

      Political documentaries is another good option. Wish I would’ve thought of that.

      and you make a very very good point on defining horror movies. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

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  8. hahaha not surprised to see found footage getting kicked to the curb. I’d lose romcoms and musicals but I’d be sad to see a few of them go. No more Grease or Mallrats.

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