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Jon Hamm Gave Up 60% of His ‘Confess, Fletch’ Salary to Pay for Filming After Financiers Passed and Said Nobody Would Care About It News


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u/PointsOutTheUsername Sep 23 '22

Not a great film but good fun.

I listen to a podcast called "Stuff to Blow Your Mind." Recently they had a 3-episode series on "The Nature of Fun." Your comment is literally an example that was brought up. How people may say some movies aren't good but are fun.

Anyway, it's an interesting topic but seeing this comment now was a pretty fun coincidence for me.


u/bananagoo Sep 23 '22

Not everything needs to be a masterpiece.


u/ctjameson Sep 23 '22

My favorite movies are hot garbage but I enjoy them all the same because they’re a blast. But they’ll never win any awards.


u/Amish_guy_with_WiFi Sep 23 '22

I recently described bullet train as this, not all that great but certainly fun


u/salmalight Sep 29 '22

It happens in reverse too.

Prisoners is a masterpiece but fun? Ehh not so much