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...to say that Mamma Mia is the Biggest Crock of Shite Ever?

(127 Posts)
FunLovinBunster Sat 20-Jul-13 20:48:44

Meryl Streep et al murdering Abba.
Christ on a bike.

SCARYLITTLEFAIRY Sat 20-Jul-13 21:23:26

It's the stereo types and poor accents that bother me!

TondelayoSchwarzkopf Sat 20-Jul-13 21:23:57

It is spectacularly bad and IIRC Meryl Streep was nominated for an Oscar for it.

Strange times, strange times.

That said, Stellan Skaarsgaaarrrrddd is a hot scandi pepaw and I'd take him over Aleksander ANY DAY.

kim147 Sat 20-Jul-13 21:25:13

I love Mamma Mia - ok the plot is crap but the scenery is great and it's got Abba in it.

What's not to like grin

ArtisanLentilWeaver Sat 20-Jul-13 21:25:17

"Brosnan, especially, was savaged by many critics: his singing was compared to "a water buffalo", "a donkey braying" and "a wounded raccoon", and Matt Brunson of Creative Loafing Charlotte said he "looks physically pained choking out the lyrics, as if he's being subjected to a prostate exam just outside of the camera's eye." grin

purplewithred Sat 20-Jul-13 21:27:35

Loathed every second.

TheHandbagOfGlory Sat 20-Jul-13 21:27:46

Squoosh grin yy to Mediterranean leprechaun.

It's one of those films that laydeez are meant to like but are rubbish. I remember reading many times that people's favourite film was Breakfast At Tiffanys so I excitedly bought the DVD and it was utter shite. Such a disappointment.

llynnnn Sat 20-Jul-13 21:30:38

YABU, love a good musical smile

FunLovinBunster Sat 20-Jul-13 21:33:33

Streep is getting it on with Brosnan
Properly boaking.

ChocChaffinch Sat 20-Jul-13 21:34:20

ah it's lovely :-) love Julie Walters and the Swedish (?) guy getting it on

VerlaineChasedRimbauds Sat 20-Jul-13 21:35:13

Grease is the only decent musical shock
<faints>

Mintyy Sat 20-Jul-13 21:35:56

Yanbu. It is totally unwatchable. My dd and her friends loved it when they were about 10 - nuff said.

TheHandbagOfGlory Sat 20-Jul-13 21:37:04

I shouldn't really be allowed to comment as I do have a soft spot for Grease 2 blush but its so cheesy it's good!

Feminine Sat 20-Jul-13 21:37:24

I hated it. I actually couldn't believe what I was seeing!

In 1982 I (with my sister) got hold of the 'Super trooper' album, and made an entire play round it!

I was 10/11.
This tripe was the same , only with adults shock

SnoopySnoopyDoggDogg Sat 20-Jul-13 21:37:50

Oh god I wish I'd seen this thread two hours ago sad

Just wasted my evening watching it waiting for it to get good, seeing as everyone raved about it and I get shock faces whenever I mention I haven't seen it.

What a load of wank.

but I'd still do Brosnan...provided the volume was off

gremlindolphin Sat 20-Jul-13 21:37:53

I hate it too! Thought i was the only one for ages! xx

Catmint Sat 20-Jul-13 21:38:07

Awful.

The only decent musical is The Slipper and The Rose.

It is awful and the irony that because its set in a beautiful hot country that's its ok for her to not know who the father of her daughter is isn't lost on me! If it was set in the uk it would be a docudrama and we'd all be calling her a bit of a slut! grin

FunLovinBunster Sat 20-Jul-13 21:44:58

Grease? What's not to love? I was 9 when it came out and it was just the best thing ever. At least they sang in tune and could act...unlike that wank fest MM that has just finished...

FunLovinBunster Sat 20-Jul-13 21:45:53

PS I haven't watched all of ET either. The bit I saw was one big cinematic turd.

squoosh Sat 20-Jul-13 21:46:49

Grease is so depressing, gives me the serious blues. Sophie's Choice is less grim.

kim147 Sat 20-Jul-13 21:48:45

I love musicals - I think the fact DF was into amateur dramatics when I was young influenced me.

Just the idea of randomly bursting into song and dance as you walk down the street grin

I think people should do that in real life. Would make life interesting.

I love MM! grin
I did say on my FB last time it was on...."Can you imagine this lot on Jeremy Kyle?"
"So Donna you have slept with three men and you don't know who the father is????"wink

FunLovinBunster Sat 20-Jul-13 21:54:39

Facebook=MM=load of shite

Burmobasher Sat 20-Jul-13 21:56:48

So glad there are some like minded people, it's fucking awful. I couldn't believe how bad it was when I watched it. To the point of cringeworthy.
I thought maybe I was missing something in my genetic make-up as everybody else seemed to love it.

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