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Here’s what movie posters might look like with 1-star Amazon reviews

Some of the best film criticism is happening on Amazon. 

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Apr 17, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 11:14 am CDT

Reviews on movie posters are their own strange poetry, wrought from impossibly positive reviews by possibly fake critics vomiting amber waves of praise on blockbuster films.

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The mission of @AwfulReviews is simple: “Finding the lowest scoring reviews on Amazon, and adding them to movie posters.” And taking them down about four notches.

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Christian Beecham is behind this masterful bait-and-switch, which takes five-star films down to the level of one-star Amazon reviews. He’s truly doing God’s work by scouring through the one-star graveyards of commenters with names like “A. Customer,” “TheBigmac,” and “Rick,” finding some of the best film criticism on the Web, and putting it up on his Tumblr.   

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Not even Cool Runnings is safe!

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Beecham also takes requests. Apparently Blade Runner is a really divisive film. “Deal with it, nerds.”

Another request from @reddit Ridley Scott’s #BladeRunner We’ll visit this film again, too many quotes for one poster pic.twitter.com/p6wsouh6Pr

— Awful Reviews (@awfulreviews) April 14, 2014

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*First Published: Apr 17, 2014, 4:35 pm CDT