Five Cues You’re Watching a Bad Movie That’s Awesome

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Its actors are committed 

There’s a reason why Samuel L. Jackson’s picture from Snakes on a Plane is at the top of this article, and it’s because he totally and completely committed to his role in that movie, allowing for it to be a hilariously campy thrill ride. When actors take Jackson’s approach to Snakes on a Plane and truly invest themselves into the material on the page, no matter how insane it may seem, it ensures that we as an audience will be interested. As long as the actors in a bad movie can believe (or at least attempt to believe) in what they’re saying and doing, then we’ll believe in it, too.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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