What have you seen recently? 3

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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby raptornx01 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:59 am

spideyGirl wrote:the matrix is a classic, the others are just too confusing for me.


I think the issue was that they had put alot of information, alot of answers to certain questions and things in the game that came out between the 2nd and 3rd films. Studios seem to like to do that once in awhile, release info in their ancillary materials but don't talk about in the film. problem is since none of that stuff makes it in it leaves people wondering whats going on.

The worst offender of that was Cloverfield. They had made this whole big back story to the events in the movie about why the creature was attacking but never talked about it at all in the movie. The only way to get it was to follow the stuff they were doing online at the time. What was especially odd was that the main character of the film was indirectly tied to why the creature attacked. I liked the film, but I would have liked to have seen some of that in the movie proper.
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:32 pm

I usually don't mind movies that throw you into the story without much explanation of why things are happening. I like mystery or being left to decide myself what's happened. The Road, book & movie are a firm favourite of mine as an example.

Oz the Great & Powerful was pretty bad.

Watched Pyramids of Mars, a Dr Who classic :D great stuff. Also watched some X-Files S2, also very good.
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Catch-up » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:18 am

Sorry to hear Oz was bad. We were thinking of seeing it in the theaters, but maybe we'll just wait for the DVD.
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Square12 » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:32 am

Just watched airplane and airplane II forgot how funny they are in parts, just for pure silliness
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Kari » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:55 pm

Saw Oblivion last night, it was very good! First half hour is a bit Wall-e ish, though it picks up after that.
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Phoenix » Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:28 pm

I watched Frankenweenie last night and enjoyed it. Perhaps wasn't wowed by it, but it had that simple, quiet character-focused thing that I quite like- it makes a difference from the way a lot of films are filled with a tonne of extras and music and so forth. I don't have anything against those things, but the change is nice :)
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:49 pm

Well I ordered the DVD of The Hobbit and have now watched it. I loved it and look forward to the next episode. :D
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:40 pm

I thought it was rather good, I'm glad he made it into three films. :D
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:44 pm

I've recently reread the book and there are huge bits in there where Gandalf disappears for some unexplained reason, only to turn up again in the nick of time to save the dwarfs. There is plenty of scope for adding extra.

I wasn't bored for a single moment with this film. :D
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Catch-up » Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:12 pm

Kari wrote:Saw Oblivion last night, it was very good! First half hour is a bit Wall-e ish, though it picks up after that.


It looks like it could be good! I'm just wondering if I can sit through it without thinking, "crazy Tom Cruise" the whole time.
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Ghost » Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:59 pm

as I've watched Bakuman season 1 and 2 back to back I'm in need of a change
pace before I start the third season and I came across
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Dramatic story of the Yamazaki family during the year Showa 39 (1964),
the year that Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics.
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and it feels a lot like a Studio Ghibli creation
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby raptornx01 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:34 pm

The art style looks familiar, but it's definetly not Ghibli. I get a tenchi Muyo vibe off that. AIC?
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:44 pm

Jamie Foxx is Electro in the new Spiderman movie.

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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Square12 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:33 pm

Watching game of thrones as I type
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Re: What have you seen recently? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:36 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Jamie Foxx is Electro in the new Spiderman movie.

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In the 1st pic he looks like a younger version of wossis name from Star Wars.
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