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March 24, 2009 10:22 AM   Subscribe

Over twelve years in the making, filmed on five continents, with a running time of over nine hours, easily the most terrifying flatware horror movie released this year. A Richard Gale film. [via]
posted by Combustible Edison Lighthouse (38 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

 
Okay. I give in. It's funny.
posted by Astro Zombie at 10:37 AM on March 24, 2009


I will not give in so easily.
posted by nosila at 10:38 AM on March 24, 2009


It's funny, yes. Thank you.
posted by middleclasstool at 10:40 AM on March 24, 2009


Ow. Ow. Ow. Ow. Ow. Ow.
posted by Artw at 10:40 AM on March 24, 2009


I couldn't make it half way through the trailer. How anyone could sit through nine hours of this is a complete mystery to me.
posted by PeterMcDermott at 10:43 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


Does Arthur know about this? Spooooon!
posted by doctorschlock at 10:44 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


Hey, that looks really great. Only two objections, though: 1) I just hate trailers like that that give everything away. I almost feel like there's nothing left to see, now!

and 2) It looks like it kinda turns into a self-parody there at the end. I mean, really--that final scene seemed just a bit repetitive.
posted by Squid Voltaire at 10:46 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


All his friends are brown and red, All his friends are skeletons!
posted by mannequito at 10:46 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


That was much much funnier than it had any right to be.
posted by ook at 10:46 AM on March 24, 2009


You'd think that guy would have lost some weight with all of that running.
posted by stavrogin at 10:47 AM on March 24, 2009 [2 favorites]


What I like about it is after the first 2 minutes, its as if it was meant to be watched in fast forward.
posted by ElmerFishpaw at 10:50 AM on March 24, 2009


OK, that was 45 seconds of funny stretched out over ten minutes.

But I still liked it better than The Dark Knight.
posted by BitterOldPunk at 10:52 AM on March 24, 2009


Reading your post, I'm thinking "flatware horror movie"? Like silverware? No, that doesn't make sense. Must be ANOTHER hot new techie "____-ware" media broadcast model thingie that I'm the last one to hear about.

Congrats, you got me. (not that that's hard to do.)
posted by marsha56 at 10:54 AM on March 24, 2009


SPOILER WARNING
















Is a spoon really flatware? It's being used as a weapon, and it's a standard part of your dining experience, but can a spoon seriously be considered flatware? Isn't it more like tableware that's not flat? A spoon doesn't qualify as flatware just because it's flattened after years of being used as a tiny improvised hammer, because that's not how it was designed. I know I'm probably That Guy in the theater, picking out these sorts of implausibilities and semantic gripes that ruin the experience for people in all the seats around me, and if we were at the Cinema 16 right now you'd be thinking of calling an usher over right now, but this is bugging me. I just don't think so. It ruins the verisimilitude.



















END OF SPOILER
posted by ardgedee at 10:57 AM on March 24, 2009


I would totally pay money to see this movie. But not until it got to the cheap theatre. Because I am a cheap, cheap man.
posted by the dief at 10:57 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


Family Guy has ruined comedy by spawning lame shit like this.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 11:02 AM on March 24, 2009 [3 favorites]


Still better than The Uninvited.
posted by boo_radley at 11:06 AM on March 24, 2009


I know I'm probably That Guy in the theater, picking out these sorts of implausibilities and semantic gripes that ruin the experience for people in all the seats around me

Actually you're That Guy at home in front of YouTube, alone, talking about a spoon. You're should be thankful for Metafilter, without us you'd be crying into an old pair of underwear.
Think about it.
posted by mannequito at 11:07 AM on March 24, 2009 [2 favorites]


There is no spoon.

*thwack!*
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 11:09 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


you know those jokes that go on too long, and you're like "okay, this isn't funny anymore," but it still keeps going until you start laughing again at how it just doesn't stop? this was one of those. when they started going "again and again and again" i wasn't laughing. then it went on so long i laughed. then i got tired of it going on. then it went on SO long that i couldn't help laughing at he fact that they put 3 solid minutes of "again and again" in this trailer. by the end i was laughing because i couldn't believe i watched a 10 minute fake trailer.
posted by shmegegge at 11:09 AM on March 24, 2009


the best part is where he hits the guy with a spoon.
posted by yhbc at 11:13 AM on March 24, 2009 [9 favorites]


My favourite thing was this clever dialogue in the YouTube comments:

derpenstein:
Christ, this goes on forever. I'm sure all the guests you have over really enjoy smiling politely through eleven minutes of this shit.

charmtrap:
Humorless lesbian.

posted by chococat at 11:14 AM on March 24, 2009 [4 favorites]


that actually is clever dialogue by YouTube standards
posted by mannequito at 11:18 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


this wasn't one of those
posted by uncleozzy at 11:18 AM on March 24, 2009


that's outrageous. i love it!

*SPOILER*
i love when he drops the knife and continues attacking with a spoon!
posted by ccpearce5 at 11:33 AM on March 24, 2009


Long!
posted by hermitosis at 11:42 AM on March 24, 2009


Okay, pretty funny also.
posted by hermitosis at 11:42 AM on March 24, 2009


That made SNL skits seem like they go on just long enough.
posted by JaredSeth at 11:44 AM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


Is a spoon really flatware?

A spoon is flatware that isn't flat and cutlery that doesn't cut.
posted by Combustible Edison Lighthouse at 11:45 AM on March 24, 2009


A spoon is flatware.
posted by cmoj at 11:49 AM on March 24, 2009


It's called flatware because it is stamped out of a flat piece of metal.
posted by figment of my conation at 11:53 AM on March 24, 2009


according to my dad:

"A spoon is flatware because I said so, now eat your god damn vegetables. I'm not asking you again."

HTH.
posted by shmegegge at 11:56 AM on March 24, 2009 [2 favorites]


Did you see the other trailer, for Criticized? You might want to think twice about making your usual snarky comments. It's clear the critics did.
posted by fungible at 12:16 PM on March 24, 2009


OK, that was 45 seconds of funny stretched out over ten minutes.

Sure, but being ten minutes was part of the 45 seconds of funny (it's funny because it's slow), so there's really no way around that.
posted by scottreynen at 12:39 PM on March 24, 2009


Somehow reminded me of a movie I saw in high school called "Microwave Massacre". It was about a man who would kill, microwave and eat his victims. The credits thanked the inventor of the microwave (or the microwave itself - I forget) claiming the moive would have taken far longer to make without it.
posted by batou_ at 1:57 PM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


Needs more spork.
posted by Duke999R at 2:01 PM on March 24, 2009 [1 favorite]


I survived 7 minutes and all I got was this lousy comment.
posted by rusty at 2:18 PM on March 24, 2009


Brilliant
posted by Lighioana at 1:19 AM on March 25, 2009


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