Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Hated But Admired Edition


This week, thanks to ‘Zach On Film’, I was provided with my fourth opportunity to take in Francis Ford Coppola’s magnum opus, ‘Apocalypse Now’, a movie that I’ve never watched of my own accord, for one good reason (for which you can hear the justification during ‘ZoF’.)  As well-crafted a film as it is, it stands among the things I cannot fault for their quality, but still have no interest in experiencing again, alongside Frank Miller’s ’300′ comic (but decidedly NOT the film adaptation thereof), the Lord of The Rings saga and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.  I’ve spoken of this before, especially as regards Tolkien, and find it a little bit fascinating to examine those moments when I can’t say that a work is *BAD*, but still don’t enjoy it, which leads to today’s query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) would have numbered Avatar Comics ‘Crossed on that list, but I’m not sure it counts as something I admire as art, asking: What pop culture experiences do you appreciate for their strengths, but nonetheless find yourself disliking?