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It seems that we really are the point of failure in our language. A film is good or it is bad. It works or it doesn't work. 

Here's where the problem is. To say a film is so bad that it's good presupposes that there IS a measuring stick which we can determine the quality of the film - below a certain threshold, the film is bad - above it the film is good. So how can a film fail to meet the quality threshold and still be "good" - doesn't that just mean our measuring stick is broken?

The root of the problem really lies in our definition of what a "bad film" is. What is the criteria to be deemed bad? Is it shoddy technical work? Uninspired story? Bad Acting? But the Nanar examples cited all seem to have those.

The working definition I have found is a bad movie commits the sin of being "boring". 

Since most Nanar seem to work on a comedic level - it may be useful to compare them to "bad jokes" - They're groan inducing but when delivered in earnest they are anything but "boring"

Regarding the question of whether it is possible to make a Nanar... not on the level of the ones cited here. It's not for lack of trying. The recent Grindhouse style craze and movies like "Black Dynamite" skewer B-movie tropes of the past. John Waters is a self proclaimed "bad movie director" but his work is mainly just trashy fun. 

A lot of what makes true nanar works it has to do with the sheer enthusiasm and revel in the material. It's reckless abandon, and hopefully never boring.
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+pandrewfloyd I've been really deep in research of "auteur theory" for a video for our channel - especially the debate between Andrew Sarris and Pauline Kael. A lot of this comes from Kael's attack on auteur theory - about hidden meanings being pointless - judge the art on it's own merits.

Like I said, it's a pedantic argument - but such is the problem with the concept of "so bad it's good"  and if you want to answer the question of whether you can make a nanar intentionally, you need more precision in the wording than just "so bad it's good"

But yes, I acknowledge there's very much an "overthinking" flavor to my argument but that's how you get to the really interesting answers. ;)
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Can You Make a Movie So Bad It’s Good On Purpose? - It's easy to make a bad movie. Budget, talent, time, know-how there are so many factors that can potentially sink a film. But every once in a while, a movie is so terrible, such an utter failure, that it earns the designation "SO BAD IT'S GOOD". These bizarre entities touch upon our schadenfreude, and allow Read MoreRead More http://ow.ly/2FZfJA
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