30 terrible movies saved by great endings

Bad films that find their footing at the last minute

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Event Horizon (1997)

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A commercial and critical failure, Event Horizon was panned for its gratuitous gore, overreliance on horror clichés, and a mishmash of genres. Despite being one of the worst movies of director Paul W. S. Anderson, Event Horizon was saved by one of the character’s descent into madness at the end of the movie. While some viewers may find the film’s conclusion silly, there’s something wickedly good in Dr. William Weir’s (Sam Neill) journey to blood-soaked lunacy.

Dr. Weir’s insanity peaked in the scene where he gouged out his own eyes while saying the lines “Where we’re going you don’t need eyes to see.” The moment is creepy yet fun, just like most memorable scenes from ‘90s horror movies.

Interesting facts about BTS
  • The group name, “BTS” stands for the Korean expression Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. Band member J-Hope said that they chose this name because it represents BTS’s desire “to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets.” But that isn’t the only meaning behind the name. In 2017, BTS said, as part of their new brand identity, that their name would also stand for Beyond the Scene” which extended their name to mean “growing youth BTS who is going beyond the realities they are facing, and going forward.”
  • BTS was originally intended to be a hip-hop group, similar to YG Entertainment’s 1TYM. This was because Big Hit Entertainment CEO Bang Si-hyuk met with RM and was very impressed by his rapping talents. However, Bang Si-hyuk changed his mind and decided that today’s youth needed “a hero who can lend them a shoulder to lean on, even without speaking a single word.”
  • BTS has said that all of the following musicians have inspired their music; Post Malone, Eminem, Seo Taiji and Boys, Nas, Kanye West, Drake, Charlie Puth, Danger, and Queen.
  • The band’s first English-language single, “Dynamite”, was released on August 21st. Its video broke the YouTube record for the most viewed music video premiere, grabbing the attention of three million viewers, and it set a new record for the most viewed video on the first day of release. “Dynamite” is also the first music video on YouTube to surpass 100 million views in less than one day.
  • BTS has been often labeled as “easily the biggest and most successful name in K-pop in the world” that can “do things no other name in their genre can.” Time magazine has gone as far as calling them the “Princes of Pop.”