It's April and that means the A to Z Blogging Challenge!
This year my theme is film terms.
A yawner is a slang term, meaning a boring film. I like to give every film a chance, but sometimes a film just doesn't grab me and I have to chalk it up to being a yawner. However, one man's yawner is another man's masterpiece. I asked some friends on Facebook what some of their yawners were and then posted my opinions:
Jekyll and Hyde (2015)
I haven't seen it, but the odds are that a stage musical film adapatation is subpar.
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Agreed. But beautiful cinematography.
August: Osage County (2013)
Agreed. I tried to like it because the play is brilliant. Such a disappointment.
The Artist (2011)
Not a yawner for me, but definitely over-rated. Didn't deserve Best Picture.
The Tamarind Seed (1974)
Not a yawner for me. I am never bored with Omar Sharif. Just sayin.
The Black Hole (1979)
Agreed. Actually, one of the worst films ever on all levels.
Agreed. Such a horrible following to Costner's magnificent Dances with Wolves.
The English Patient (1996)
Agreed. Strangely, I now consider it a comedy because of the Seinfeld episode.
My Yawner: Far and Away (1992)
Ironically, for a romance there was no chemistry between the leads. The script is terrible. Acting terrible. I could not watch the whole film.
What are your yawners?