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Old 06-18-2018, 10:24 PM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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Looks like John Travoltaís latest movie is a bomb. It didnít do well itís opening weekend. Has anybody here seen it?
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Old 06-19-2018, 07:20 AM
 
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No but it looks horrible
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Old 06-19-2018, 09:08 AM
 
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I just heard that on the radio. What a shame, the story of Gotti should be an interesting one, and I can see Travolta pulling it off. I haven't seen a trailer or anything on it though.


This has been nervous, Travolta is playing the main character in an upcoming movie that I am really excited to see. It is on the life of Don Aronow, a man that was really larger than life and extremely influential in the popularity of power boats and racing. I really don't want to see that one bomb.
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Old 06-19-2018, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Why bother with a remake when the 1996's Gotti was an excellent movie with Armand Assante?
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:28 PM
 
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Why bother with a remake when the 1996's Gotti was an excellent movie with Armand Assante?
Armand did a great job and William Forsythe too as Sammy Gravano.
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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Really bad movie reviews are one of life's simple pleasures.

Here are a few of the highlights from Rotten Tomatoes:

"I'd rather wake up next to a severed horse head than ever watch "Gotti" again."

"This is the first movie about a mob boss I've ever seen that takes the viewpoint of, 'He got a raw deal.'"

"You might think this sounds hilariously bad. It must be so bad it's kind of good, right? Wrong. Gotti is not remotely fun, even ironically."

The high audience rating is probably mostly scientologists.

https://mashable.com/2018/06/19/gott.../#aeDh2kR0PqqC

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Old 06-19-2018, 09:11 PM
 
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Why bother with a remake when the 1996's Gotti was an excellent movie with Armand Assante?
That was ok.

Not a remake though, same subject, different views.
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Old 06-24-2018, 06:38 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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What a shame, the story of Gotti should be an interesting one, and I can see Travolta pulling it off.
Exactly. I'm surprised.
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Old 06-24-2018, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Sweet Home...CHICAGO
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Default Spoiler Alert...For those who may want to still see it.

I saw it. I didnt know what to expect but it definitely wasn't as good as I had hoped given who the film was about.

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It definitely wasn't as gritty as I had hoped. It portrayed the mob characters as being sympathetic to make the audience feel sorry for them. I was wanting to see more of that underworld: its activities, the vioelce and how it got it's money. It didn't really show much of that.


I saw it on $5 movie night at the AMC so it wasn't a complete waste.
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Old 06-24-2018, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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I saw it. I didnt know what to expect but it definitely wasn't as good as I had hoped given who the film was about.

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It definitely wasn't as gritty as I had hoped. It portrayed the mob characters as being sympathetic to make the audience feel sorry for them. I was wanting to see more of that underworld: its activities, the vioelce and how it got it's money. It didn't really show much of that.


I saw it on $5 movie night at the AMC so it wasn't a complete waste.
Well this movie was based on the accounts of John Gottii Jr., so of course it's meant to make the family look good.

In fact, he was quoted as saying the movie was too violent.

https://nypost.com/2017/12/09/gotti-...s-too-violent/
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