History YMMV / MarsAttacks

14th Jul '16 7:48:56 PM LtFedora
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** Was the translation machine built by the Martians actually effective at translating their messages, making them [[BlatantLies lying liars]], or was it just consistently mistranslating their warnings of impending doominess as messages of peace?

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** Was the translation machine built by the Martians scientists actually effective at translating their messages, making them the Martians [[BlatantLies lying liars]], or was it just consistently mistranslating their warnings of impending doominess as messages of peace?
19th Jun '16 4:56:14 AM LtFedora
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** Why did this film not got an Oscar nomination? Because the martians look amazing! Look at the texture in their brains. The flying saucers also look great. The best shots are the opening title sequence where the saucers leave Mars and fly towards Earth and that bird's eye view of the saucer landing in the Navada desert.

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** Why did this film not got get an Oscar nomination? Because the martians look amazing! Look at the texture in their brains. The flying saucers also look great. The best shots are the opening title sequence where the saucers leave Mars and fly towards Earth and that bird's eye view of the saucer landing in the Navada desert.desert.
** Of course, even if the film was nominated, they were still going up against ''Film/IndependenceDay''.
12th Jun '16 6:32:43 AM erforce
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** Danny DeVito's lawyer is gunned down without so much as a chuckle.

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** Danny DeVito's Creator/DannyDeVito's lawyer is gunned down without so much as a chuckle.



** Perhaps subverted with Portman, given she'd already been recognised for her work in TheProfessional, a few years earlier.

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** Perhaps subverted with Portman, given she'd already been recognised for her work in TheProfessional, ''Film/TheProfessional'', a few years earlier.
10th Jun '16 9:28:38 AM dangerdan97
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** Most likely for similar reasons why humans cannot breathe pure oxygen, as we can only breathe it when it's diluted in nitrogen.
31st May '16 11:56:00 AM WikkiWikkiWoop
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* RootingForTheEmpire: There's a part of the fanbase that genuinely wanted the Martians to win.
26th May '16 7:01:14 AM MrReviser121
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** What? No love for Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual"?
17th Apr '16 4:11:07 PM ThallianGold
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** Danny DeVito's lawyer is gunned down without so much as a chuckle.
1st Feb '16 2:08:30 PM MrDeath
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** Most of the the crimes the Martians commit while definetly over the top are far for being PlayedForLaugh.
1st Feb '16 1:44:28 PM MovieFan2000
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** The Martian ambassador was brought into the White House claiming to apologize for his people's misdeeds. What does he do? [[spoiler: Reduce everyone to skeletons.]]
** The Martian Emperor when he turns down his chance for redemption and impales the President in the chest with a flag.

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** The Martian ambassador Ambassador was brought into the White House claiming to apologize for his people's misdeeds. What does he do? [[spoiler: Reduce everyone to skeletons.]]
** The Martian Emperor [[spoiler: when he turns down his chance for redemption and impales the President in the chest with a flag.]]


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** Most of the the crimes the Martians commit while definetly over the top are far for being PlayedForLaugh.
18th Jan '16 8:57:12 AM ZeusXenios
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** Most likely for similar reasons why humans cannot breathe pure oxygen, as we can only breathe it when it's diluted in nitrogen.
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