In the world of film criticism, calling something "bad" has become an increasingly nuanced term. Is it so bad you couldn't sit through it? Is it bad because you wish you would have waited for it to appear on Netflix instead of paying the $12 to see it in the theater? Or, is it so bad that it's actually good? You know, the kind of bad that will engender a cult following and become a part of the cultural zeitgeist? The layers of "bad" film are just as complex and varied as those of fine, critically acclaimed film. So, let's break it down.
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When Showgirls hit theaters in 1995, it was known for two major things: its scandalous nudity that led to an NC-17 rating, and the fact that it was, accord