Have you ever left a movie theater scratching your head? Didn't quite get what you were expecting? Did you kind of feel you needed to watch it a couple more times before the message — if any — sank in? Well, Forums Goon batphantom came up with an idea that would do away with all the confusion and cut right to the chase.
Several other goons over at the forums followed his lead, and pretty soon we had a thread that put a sensible spin on the old saying. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a motion picture sometimes isn't worth many more than its title. Doubtless, you've seen most of the flicks featured in this Goldmine and the humor conveyed will not require further commentary. But if you see something you don't recognize at first, you can rest assured look no further than its newer, truer title.
Here's some rapid-fire looks at a few movies in need of less misleading titles. You'll be done before your microwave's can nuke a bag of popcorn — I'll let you decide whether or not that's a good thing. Cause Kettle Corn popcorn is pretty damn good, actually.
Ok, I grouped these by genre and to the best of my ability, but I am admittedly not a movie buff. While you may have a different, more informed opinion of where a movie should have been placed, there is definitely some overlap, so cut me some goddamn slack, got it?
‘Toad coin?’ wondered the traveler as he examined the pebble. It did not look all that different from any other pebble, and certainly nothing like a coin. ‘What manner of coin has no head or tail, and bears no seal or flag? Who backs this toad coin, the toad bank? The toad treasury!?’ The traveler laughed, but the toads croaked sternly back at him.
Spending $10-15 a day on perishable organic dog food is not a sign of a decadent culture in terminal decline, it's actually real good and worth it.
No lifeguard on duty. Maze run at your own risk.
The Comedy Goldmine examines the funniest and most creative threads from the Something Awful Forums. Although the Comedy Goldmine has changed authors many times over the years, its focus on the Something Awful Forums is still the same. Includes hilarious Photoshops, amusing work stories, parodies, and other types of oddball humor.