Upcoming Netflix Documentary on Drummers

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
Absolutely. I'm just shocked at how many didnt care for it. I'm gonna watch it regardless when my data renews.

I dont think I've met a drummer movie I havent liked yet.
Why are you shocked that people aren’t as enamored as you with something that equals a waste of time for those that really understand drumming?
 

MrInsanePolack

Platinum Member
Why are you shocked that people aren’t as enamored as you with something that equals a waste of time for those that really understand drumming?
I havent watched it yet, I thought I made that clear, ergo I in no way can be enamored with it. I was only making an observation about the number of drummers that didnt like the drummer movie. What wrong with that?

BTW you have insinuated that those who did like it dont really understand drumming.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
I havent watched it yet, I thought I made that clear, ergo I in no way can be enamored with it. I was only making an observation about the number of drummers that didnt like the drummer movie. What wrong with that?
Okay thanks. So maybe you are enamored with the idea of a Netflix movie about drumming that IMO sucks. Once you have watched it (if you make it all the way through) then perhaps you should chime in. I was really looking forward to it but as is often the case, was sadly disappointed.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
BTW you have insinuated that those who did like it dont really understand drumming.
That is a good point, I retract that statement. There are probably a lot of people who understand drumming better than me who like this movie. God bless em
 

MrInsanePolack

Platinum Member
Okay thanks. So maybe you are enamored with the idea of a Netflix movie about drumming that IMO sucks. Once you have watched it (if you make it all the way through) then perhaps you should chime in. I was really looking forward to it but as is often the case, was sadly disappointed.
I will once I watch it. I dont understand how I am enamored with it though. I neither like nor dislike the movie I haven't seen, nor have I given an opinion on it either way. At least I dont think I have.
 

MrInsanePolack

Platinum Member
I get what you're saying but then I'm reminded of Metallica's "Through The Never" movie where they actually thought it would appeal to a wider audience being released in theatres.
I've not heard of this film. My interest in Metallica kinda faded after the black album. I did watch Some Kind of Monster and wasnt impressed.
 

toddmc

Gold Member
I've not heard of this film. My interest in Metallica kinda faded after the black album. I did watch Some Kind of Monster and wasnt impressed.
Well that suprises me a lot since Never was given a commercial cinema release while you had to track down an "indie" cinema to see SKOM at the time (might have been different in the US though).

Both totally different movies and good in their own way for very different reasons (but no-one's going to see either of these if they're not a fan of the band).
 

MrInsanePolack

Platinum Member
Well that suprises me a lot since Never was given a commercial cinema release while you had to track down an "indie" cinema to see SKOM at the time (might have been different in the US though).

Both totally different movies and good in their own way for very different reasons (but no-one's going to see either of these if they're not a fan of the band).
I have no idea if either were in the theatres here. I saw SKOM at a friends house.
 

Rattlin' Bones

Gold Member
I watched it. Didn't like it. Probably because the audience demographic they are going for seems to be millennials/ the under 40 demographic and that ain't me lol.

They made all drummers look like angry psychotics taking out the abuse they suffered as children by beating their drums. "Loud and in your face" was how they portrayed drummers and playing drums. You gotta be some sorta animal to be a drummer. Play them loud and fast and hard and loud and fast.

They played to the stereotype of what a "drummer is", and they made the documentary for a demographic of punksters under the age of 40 (and maybe aged seasoned punksters over 70 lol).

Disappointed. Offended. That's how I feel about the documentary.
 
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danondrums

Well-known Member
I watched it. I was counting down the minutes until the ending because I at least wanted to see the whole thing through but I definitely wasn't entertained.
It was a mix of pseudo-cerebral nonsense combined with a healthy dose of Neanderthal without any coherent point except to repeat the pots and pans cliche over and over...
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
I love pulp fiction, can’t get enough of Honey Bunny
I watched it. Didn't like it. Probably because the audience demographic they are going for seems to be millennials/ the under 40 demographic and that ain't me lol.

They made all drummers look like angry psychotics talking out the abuse they suffered as children by beating their drums. "Loud and in your face" was how they portrayed drummers and playing drums. You gotta be some sorta animal to be a drummer. Play them loud and fast and hard and loud and fast.

They played to the stereotype of what a "drummer is", and they made the documentary for a demographic of punksters under the age of 40 (and maybe aged seasoned punsters over 70 lol).

Disappointed. Offended. That's how I feel about the documentary.
Yes, yes and yes!
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
It's OK. but nothing there most don't already know.. Watch Pulp Fiction again instead.
Pulp Fiction wasn’t available without renting it, so I ended up watching Boondock Saints again. It is a charming little film about two loving brothers doing cleanup work in Boston.
 

someguy01

Platinum Member
This thread has reassured me that everyone on the interwebs is still a critic.
IMO this critical examination of everything has ruined so many movies for me lately. The whiny nerds on Instatwitface have worked very hard to ruin Star Wars with all their incessant complaining. Same with the comic book nerds and the Marvel movies. George Lucas was a crap director but really good with special effects and it seems the older nerds failed to realize that back in 1977.
I expect entertainment, and "Count Me In" provided just that. If I take any issue with it that would be that it isn't a documentary just an entertaining movie.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
This thread has reassured me that everyone on the interwebs is still a critic.

I expect entertainment, and "Count Me In" provided just that. If I take any issue with it that would be that it isn't a documentary just an entertaining movie.
Perhaps I was too critical in my review, was simply stating my opinion on the first 20 minutes. It was neither a documentary nor entertaining to me, so I shut it off. Could have been that I was expecting something different, and it just didn’t hold my interest. Decided to watch Cranford instead.
Maybe some night if there’s nothing else to watch I might try it again with adjusted expectations.
 
This thread has reassured me that everyone on the interwebs is still a critic.
IMO this critical examination of everything has ruined so many movies for me lately. The whiny nerds on Instatwitface have worked very hard to ruin Star Wars with all their incessant complaining. Same with the comic book nerds and the Marvel movies. George Lucas was a crap director but really good with special effects and it seems the older nerds failed to realize that back in 1977.
I expect entertainment, and "Count Me In" provided just that. If I take any issue with it that would be that it isn't a documentary just an entertaining movie.

The Star Wars series can't be ruined by criticism. It's the same movie over and over again -- sometimes with Mark Hamill milking made-up space mammals. At least George Lucas knew enough to make us laugh now and again.
 

someguy01

Platinum Member
The Star Wars series can't be ruined by criticism
Oh but has been. They changed directors, changed story lines, changed up plot lines, all to appease a very loud minority on the interwebs. The crybabies killed off the individual character movies with their whining about Solo: A Star Wars story. George Lucas is a better director than Ron Howard. Said no one. Ever.

Pretty soon there will be nothing left to entertain us because 3 people got offended by a tertiary character that had 20 seconds of screen time.
 

cbphoto

Diamond Member
Anyone who reads knows that Lucas lifted his concepts from the novel Dune.

There’s a video on the internet that is an excellent edit/compilation of episodes 1–3. It eliminated all the goofy/irrelevant stuff into about 20 minutes and sets up episode 4 very well.
 
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