Talk:Michael Medved

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Oh god this guy's writing is cringe-worthy; might I recommend linking directly to the article where he makes the claims that African-Americans lack the risk taking gene, rather than to PZ Myers deconstruction of this absurdity? Link Tielec01 (talk) 05:59, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Could someone add an image please? I'll write entire articles on these guys but I hate dealing with posting images. Thanks! ClothCoat (talk) 02:30, 14 May 2013 (UTC)Clothcoat

His comment that Ernst Rohm was murdered during a gay orgy isn't so much "batshit" as conflated with The Damned, a 1969 Italian film which ludicrously sensationalizes the Night of the Long Knives. Wouldn't surprise me that Medved confused a movie with reality.-- (talk) 23:04, 11 January 2015 (UTC)

His movie criticism deserves some praise....[edit]

.... even if it is mostly off-topic, although Joe Bob BriggsWikipedia might not be. He is also one of the spiritual godfathers of Mystery Science Theater 3000. He's one of those cases where you shake your head and wonder what happened. Golden Turkey Awards and the rest of his bad movie books from the late 70s and early 80s remain worth seeking out and reading, even if there have been plenty of bad movies come out since then. I was surprised to learn that this was the same guy.

I did remove a line about his labelling Last Year at NarienbadWikipedia a bad movie; it is in fact unwatchable, another of those standard-issue "emperor has no clothes" pieces from the 20th century. - Smerdis of Tlön, for the defense. 04:21, 2 August 2014 (UTC)

You can see his wingnuttiness emerge even in Golden Turkey Awards, where Godzilla Vs The Smog Monster seems to get slagged not so much for general kaiju-movie badness but for its typically early 70s environmental message. --Pere Ubu (talk) 15:41, 22 October 2014 (UTC)
I thumbed through them again recently. They are also hard core racist (read the Inchon section's tasteful critiques of Korean culture) and homophobic straight through ("Can't stop the faggots" in the "Can't stop the music" section for instance). - Immigrant laborer (talk) 15:45, 11 October 2019 (UTC)
Search for "Can't Stop the Fag" (it gets cut off) and "kimchi - Immigrant laborer (talk) 14:34, 13 October 2019 (UTC)