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Aurone
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:28 pm 
 

Riddick - 7 out 10.

This was a hard R, fun scifi/action flick. While the trailers show it as very similar to Pitch Black, and granted there's bits here and there that is very much like it, this film is also different with it's story. Granted, the aliens this time aren't as interesting as the ones in Pitch Black, but points for creativity for how they make them a threat. They also do a nice job and connecting Pitch Black with having a character connected to another one character from that film, but I'll leave that for you guys to see. It's knew this was never going to be great, but I wanted it to be fun and I wasn't disappointed, so I'm happy.

Brave - 8.5 out of 10.

OK, I heard endless whining and complaining about this film, it's a Disney film done by Pixar, it's another unoriginal Pixar film, this proves that the Golden Age of Pixar is done. Yes, it is more Disney then Pixar, yes, it's not that original, and yes it does appear the Golden Age is over, although they have a few original ideas for the next two years so maybe a Silver age will begin. But with all that said......this is a freaking awesome movie. Visually, it was a spectacle to behold, I mean the shots of Scotland where amazing and the designs of characters where nice and crisp. While this feels like a Princess movie done by Disney, I feel the more then make up for it by not having any love interest or romance story like pretty much every other princess film, but instead focuses on a parent/child relationship between her and the mother. And I will shamelessly say that I found the jokes to be mostly funny. Also, points for being brave enough to show naked butts and cleavage. My only real complaint is at it feels rushed, it honestly could have had an extra 20 minutes to a half hour added. Still, I loved this movie, to hell with the hate for it.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:14 pm 
 

The Chronicles of Riddick-Arriving on a friend's planet to seek the source of a bounty on his head, a fugitive finds them next in line to be overthrown by a vicious race of aliens and forcing him to fight alongside them to save the universe. Overall, this one wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, as I generally prefer my sci-fi to be action movies set on other worlds or slightly-altered future societies of greater technology and not much else so something like this is quite different in it's full-on sci-fi mode. There's some rather enjoyable moments here that help with that including some fine one-on-one fist-fights, a couple of explosive shoot-outs and a harrowing chase through the rocky terrain to get to safety that's quite thrilling even if nothing of a traditional action scene is present in the scene. The assault on the planet is spectacular as well with all the buzzing ships, aerial dogfights and wanton destruction of the city that's quite fun and thankfully not too CGI-heavy to make for a bland sequence, and while the plot has a lot of scatterbrained ideas and logic, it's not so bad.

Paycheck-After finishing his work for a large software corporation and learning of a change in policy afterward, a programmer goes on the run with a fellow scientist to escape from the henchmen who want him to fix his work he sabotaged before he left to help them continue their quest for world domination. Frankly, this was one of the most confusing and scatter-shot plots ever, and it's got no way to get around them since that's part of what makes the film tick as he loses his memory during the course as standard procedure for work, yet overall despite that this wasn't all that bad. The action scenes are fine if slightly too long (and coming from John Woo, who really should know how to helm an action scene like the car chase in the construction yard or the train depot shoot-out, it's a minor disappointment) yet the full-throttle nature of the plot means the continuous amount of action that's all quite fine and enjoyable enough. Once the whole ploy has been revealed and the plot makes more sense, the film moves along a lot better and doesn't really slow down, but overall this one was good if unspectacular.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:59 pm 
 

My Lords of Salem post didn't go through? Stupid unreliable $8 wireless USB thing.

So yeah, LoS wasn't that great. There were some interesting visuals and I don't dislike Rob Zombie's wife as an actress the way some people do, but for all its self-conscious weirdness the movie pretty much does what you expect it to do plot-wise. By the end I didn't really think it added up to much.

It wasn't as bad as Halloween II, at least.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:51 pm 
 

Who here has had the displeasure of seeing Highlander II:The Quickening?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 11:44 pm 
 

I saw Highlander 2: Renegade Version, whatever that means. I know many people hate part 2 because it undid or contradicted part 1, but I didn't even think Highlander 1 was anything special.

I had heard Ryan "Box Office Poison" Reynolds was going to star in a remake / reboot, but I just did some googling and apparently that's no longer the case.
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Highlander was a great flick, but not the uber-serious fantasy epic that some people seem to take it as. It was a hilarious slice of shlock. The second one was indeed pretty awful.

Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare - 4/5

There's a lot wrong with this, from the acting to the directing to the writing, but you can't deny there's a very cool pulpy sense of old school horror passion here...it's sanctimonious and cheesy to extremes I didn't think possible, but in all its stupidity and insanity, this flick was trying to DO something and succeeded, if not in the way it wanted to. The whole thing is like a dream and just kind of floats along without much coherence, and a lot of it is just taken up by sex scenes so abundant that you'd swear John Mikl Thor was just trying to thinly disguise a crappy porno film. But there's a lot of atmosphere here and it's so funny at times that this thing becomes awesome for all its badness. A joy to behold.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:39 am 
 

Haha, it's funny cause I watched that JUST yesterday along with Argento and Bava's Demoni. SUCH a retarded movie that you just can't help but love. Admit the twist totally made sense.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:03 pm 
 

Ragin' Cajun Redneck Gators-Following a series of strange alligator attacks on their property, a bayou family puts a land-standing territory feud into hear-gear when their rival family turns into mutated gators from botched moonshine and must stop them from taking over the swamp. This here turned out to be one of the more enjoyable and entertaining efforts put out by the Sci-Fi Channel recently and has a lot going for it. One of the better efforts is the fact that there's a strong sense of cheese throughout that's not played for laughs and is kept totally straight, the comedy coming from the incredulousness of it all being depicted in the real world. From the concept of how the gators are turned to a realization of the title on their physical bodies that gives them a distinct advantage in the area as well as the physical qualities of their original personas are played up to maximum effect here, which all makes for some cheesy fun when they're placed into action here. Using the swamp-land location is a great move to give the film a pretty decent location to set it all, and there's plenty of action with several nice chases through the water and surrounding wet-lands to give off a pretty tense vibe from time-to-time. The multitude of bodies piled up allows for some pretty decent gore-shots, which do get ruined by the fact that they're all CGI which happens to be the only real fault here. The gators look a lot better than expected and anatomically don't look that far off but the glint off their bodies that is the tell-tale sign of CGI ruins the illusion somewhat. Still, the story's pretty fast-paced and the homages to the other story shoehorned into this make for a pretty enjoyable time, so overall it's just the CGI that really lowers this one.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:31 pm 
 

Watched "A Field in England" last night. It was different, and not in a good way. It was kinda shit. It's disappointing cause his other movies are awesome.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:50 pm 
 

ChineseDownhill wrote:
I saw Highlander 2: Renegade Version, whatever that means. I know many people hate part 2 because it undid or contradicted part 1, but I didn't even think Highlander 1 was anything special.


I actually prefer the original theatrical version if I had to pick because banishing them into the future sounds even more idiotic than being from another world. As a sequel, part II is pretty damn awful depending on how much you enjoyed the first film which I thought was a very slick 80's B-movie escapist fare but hardly a masterpiece. If Highlander II:The Quickening was a standalone, it would be just another ok B-actioner albeit still stupid and nonsensical but passable. Worse sequel ever? A case could be made but it wouldn't be my top pick. Worse movie ever made? No way. I'd probably just throw it in with the Death Wish II class of bad sequels.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:02 pm 
 

The thing about Highlander is, you have to be able to overlook Christopher Lambert to be able to enjoy it. Nearly everything else is great about it, for an 80s action movie - cool & unique premise (though likely inspired by Roger Zelazny's Chronicles of Amber series), fantastic villain, great action, awesome music provided by Queen, good pacing, surprisingly good acting from the supporting cast. Also, the movie is amazingly well-shot for an 80s action movie, with actually pretty interesting and -dare I say- artistic cinematography. Watch the scene where the Kurgan kidnaps the chick and drives around with her, or where he goes into the hotel with that super low angle shot - works perfectly for those scenes, and just isn't something you see that often in this sort of movie.

There are two problems. First and most obviously, Christopher Lambert fucking suuuuuuuucks. He looks stupid, his accent is stupid, he has zero charisma. There are so many scenes where he's supposed to look like a badass, but he just looks like a dumbass instead. Why the FUCK they decided to cast him as a Scot next to AN ACTUAL SCOT is beyond me. Did they think that Americans just wouldn't be able to tell one foreign accent from another? About the only good thing I can say about him is that he's pretty good at the swordplay. But, just imagine the film with Mel Gibson or someone like that and you can see how it could have been so, so much better.

The other problem is that "The Prize" that they fight for is dumb and poorly explained. His reward for killing all these guys over the centuries is...he's not immortal anymore? But he can read people's thoughts and have kids I guess...sounds like a shitty trade to me. Just fucking adopt. I get that they probably wanted to keep it mysterious, and I like that the existence of the Immortals is never really explained, as they themselves don't know their origin, they just keep living and fighting. But it would've been 100x better if he'd just, I dunno, become a god-like being of pure energy and ascended to a higher plane of existence or something, leaving his girlfriend (and the audience) to wonder just who the Immortals were and where they came from.

I still think it's a good movie, but it could have been so, so much better with a few changes.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:55 pm 
 

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The other problem is that "The Prize" that they fight for is dumb and poorly explained. His reward for killing all these guys over the centuries is...he's not immortal anymore?

I'm trying to remember as much as I can about Highlander 1, but I only saw it once a couple years ago.

But I think "The Prize" issue was one of my complaints as well. I forget - was the villain going after the same Prize? Because yeah, choosing to give up one's immortality is something a hero might be expected to do. "I never asked for this power, I just want to be a regular man and grow old and die with my wife," and stuff. It sort of makes sense. But a bad guy, who's immortal, just throwing such a major advantage away? It would be like the Emperor from Star Wars deciding to stop shooting purple lightning out of his fingers.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:00 pm 
 

Just got back from watching White House Down. The story was fucking stupid but it was an enjoyable watch with lots of explosions and machine guns and heavy weapons and relentlessly ceaseless action scenes. All in all a typical Roland Emmerich film.
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ChineseDownhill wrote:
failsafeman wrote:
The other problem is that "The Prize" that they fight for is dumb and poorly explained. His reward for killing all these guys over the centuries is...he's not immortal anymore?

I'm trying to remember as much as I can about Highlander 1, but I only saw it once a couple years ago.

But I think "The Prize" issue was one of my complaints as well. I forget - was the villain going after the same Prize? Because yeah, choosing to give up one's immortality is something a hero might be expected to do. "I never asked for this power, I just want to be a regular man and grow old and die with my wife," and stuff. It sort of makes sense. But a bad guy, who's immortal, just throwing such a major advantage away? It would be like the Emperor from Star Wars deciding to stop shooting purple lightning out of his fingers.


I don't think they knew what the prize was.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:29 pm 
 

I just watched World War Z and it's possibly the most sterile "zombie" movie ever. It felt like the target audience was PG13 or something. The pacing of the scenes seemed alright though. That must've kept me sorta glued, but the content was really not up to the mark. Few months ago, someone had said that the movie butchered the book (something along those lines) and even though I haven't read the book, I'm pretty sure it has.

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Guys, For A Few Dollars More is better than The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly. Just saying.

Of course it is. TG,TB,TU was way too long and plodding for me. Just went on and on and on, while there was actual structure to the first two movies. For a Few Dollars More nailed it.


As I recall, they're both pretty damn good. The whole Civil War/bridge portion of The Good... did always feel rather bloated and like a shoehorned setpiece to confirm "sweeping epic" status, but then again it did have its interesting points. Will have to revisit FaFDM sometime soon.

Is Once Upon a Time in the West better than both? That's the $19,000,000 question... Such an awesome, vivid Sp. Western, blessed with a Leone score that rivals or even bests that of TG, TB, & TU.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:31 pm 
 

You could certainly make a good case that Once... is the best, yeah. It feels a lot less 'fun' than the Eastwood/Leone collaborations. There are some gunfights, sure, but they're mostly quick and forgettable. Most of the actual drama is in the conflict between characters, and within characters themselves - Henry Fonda's character trying to change from an outlaw to a businessman, Claudia Cardinale trying to change from a prostitute to a housewife, and of course the West itself changing from wild to civilized.
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Once Upon a Time in the West is definitely my favourite of the Leone westerns. The first scene alone is a masterpiece of film. The score is just as good as the Eastwood westerns and, depending on when you ask me, I'd say it's even better. It takes the "music themes associated with specific characters" idea to it's apotheosis. It's Leone out-Leoning himself. Exagerrating all of his trademarks. Hell, the final showdown lasts like 20 minutes. Most importantly, it actually feels like an epic, unlike the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, which felt artifically inflated. Also, there are NO weak scenes. The only thing that bums me out is that Leone never really knew how to write women. He decides to make a woman one of the main characters, gives her a few compelling scenes, like when she sleeps with Henry Fonda to save herself, but then her character ark gets muddled and just sort of abandoned. Speaking of which, how great is Fonda in that movie? The best piece of against type casting ever.

Also, everything Failsafeman said about Highlander is absolutely spot on.
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Windom Earle wrote:
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I thought Kill List was destroyed by it's ending. I know a lot of people on here can overlook such things but I judge a movie as a whole and if there's a big an undeniable weak link, then I have really no choice but to award it a low rating. It sucks because it had everything going for it up until that point, an interesting set up with brutal and unforgettable violence with excellent dramatic arguments, the dialogue was so punchy and realistic that I quickly became immersed from the opening scenes. Unfortunately it joins the ranks of 3:10 to Yuma, High Tension, The Taking of Pelham 123, Lolita, Gangs of New York and many others as good films marred by their endings.

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Oh shit, I meant Morricone theme, not Leone theme. Dur. Though I guess since the two work so seamlessly together, one might describe it that way.

Yeah, Once Upon a Time's got great, memorable characters and lots of cool underlying themes, not to mention fucking beautifully stylish cinematography. And it's a wonderful example of how a great score can turn a good film into an awesome film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=526Uz_qwpm8

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No mention of Charles Bronson, either, guys? Guy fucking killed it in that film. Awesome character.
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Necroticism174 wrote:
.Also, everything Failsafeman said about Highlander is absolutely spot on.

Except all the stuff about Christopher Lambert. He makes that film just as much as Clancy Brown and Sean Connery, perhaps it's nostalgia but I honestly can't imagine it without him. His acting, mannerisms, accent or what have you have never bothered me, sure they're a little strange but just like Jean Claude Van Damme it's a nice change from the usual action hero and instantly memorable, even if it sometimes comes off in a unintentionally comedic manner.

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He's absolutely ludicrous. I thought it was hilarious, but yeah it definitely would have been easier to take seriously with a more serious actor in the role. You can tell he was trying though, and for that I still kinda like it.

edit: World War Z makes me want to never go to the theater for a summer blockbuster again. Awful, awful crap.
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shouvince wrote:
I just watched World War Z and it's possibly the most sterile "zombie" movie ever. It felt like the target audience was PG13 or something. The pacing of the scenes seemed alright though. That must've kept me sorta glued, but the content was really not up to the mark. Few months ago, someone had said that the movie butchered the book (something along those lines) and even though I haven't read the book, I'm pretty sure it has.

To butcher it would imply that it's an adaptation of some kind. Which it technically is, but really isn't. It's apparently set in the same universe and meant as a sort of separate storyline (although there's some differences as to how events play out). A couple of references and nods to the book and the shared basic premise, but other than that it's a very different creature. In order to faithfully adapt the source material they'd have had to significantly change the format/genre. The book is a collection of pseudo-interviews from after the war with people from all over the world, detailing the geopolitical, ecological and social ramifications of the global zombie outbreak. Also including the origins, several survivor stories, battles, defeats and victories of the war itself, of course. The movie is basically Brad Pitt flying around the world, running from/fighting the undead and trying to find a cure.

The film had some truly dumb moments, but I did enjoy it, it's a solid action flick. There's... well, action, decent acting, good pace and some cool visuals too. Though very ungory as far as zombie movies go, I'll give you that.
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Yeah, Undie, Bronson was BADASS as Harmonica. He was a force of nature more than a character.
Empyreal, I can't help but notice you haven't been weighing in on OUaTitW. Have you not seen it?

Oh and Lambert does suck, a lot. I've never watched another movie he was in. Nor have I watched anything beyond the first Highlander. I like bad movies but I'm not a masochist.

Failsafeman and/or Starmere, how is Once Upon a Time in America? It has all the ingredients that should get me all over it, but at the same time it seems like it would be tedious as fuckk
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Eh, Once Upon a Time in America is alright but it's got nothing on ...in the West. If you're at all into gangster cinema I'd say it's definitely worth a watch, and it's probably worth seeing at least once in any case, but it just doesn't have the same magic as Leone's westerns.
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Once Upon a Time in America is an amazing movie. Huge and weighty, but a lot of substance for all that - very very good. I haven't seen ...in the West though, so maybe Starmere is right; who knows. America is definitely killer either way though.
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Yeah I definitely wouldn't say ...in America is bad, it's definitely not. It's a very well-directed story with a huge arc and intelligent writing, solid acting, etc... it just didn't capture the same vivid atmosphere and heart-touching drama of ...in the West. Somehow I didn't get very invested in the characters and their experiences. Plus the score wasn't nearly as memorable, as far as Morricone material goes.

Oh shit, I totally assumed you'd seen ...in the West, Empyreal. You should get on that ASAP. Not only will you be treated to a wonderful film, you'll be reminded for the eighteenth time how infuriatingly unoriginal Quentin Tarantino is.
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All of this talk about westerns and not even a single mention of An American Tail: Fievel Goes West? You guys are clearly missing out on the real peak of the genre.

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hey wrote:
All of this talk about westerns and not even a single mention of An American Tail: Fievel Goes West? You guys are clearly missing out on the real peak of the genre.


My favorite movie of all time as a 6 year old. My cousin and I watched it every single day for like three months straight.
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No way, I give Once Upon a Time in America five stars. Its only problem, if you want to call it that, is the director's cut (and I hope that's the one you've seen, Under_Starmere) is massively, massively long, clocking it at just under four hours. It's not something you can watch just any old evening. Still, the way the characters are fleshed out is just fantastic; you get to see them across broad swathes of their lives, and see how each deals with the central theme of the movie, i.e. trying to escape the class and status you were born into. I'd honestly say it's better than Once Upon a Time in the West, because it really dives deep into the themes it brings up, while ...West just kind of sketches them out and relies on the visuals and music to fill in the rest (not that that's a bad thing). Like Necroticism said, the only character arc that's really carried through to the end is Henry Fonda's, of all the characters. Claudia Cardinale's sort of is, in that she ends up becoming the matriarch of the new village, but it's not really stressed. Harmonica and the bandit guy don't really have arcs at all.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:25 am 
 

Does any one actually like the extended or special edition of T2? Most of the additional scenes seem repetitive and unnecessary, it really kills the seriousness and thinking element of the film, dumbing it far too heavily down for something that's straight forward (I knew the ins and outs of this movie as an 8 year old). T-800 smiling, Sarah's dream sequence and T-1000 being unstable at the steel mill are three obvious examples that really bring down the quality of an otherwise brilliant film. For me it's the theatrical cut or nothing, although the addition of Miles Dyson's earlier scene where he's working at home made me care more for his character, so that's a minor plus.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:27 am 
 

Yeah, I agree with that perspective, failsafe, I suppose it's more of an issue of feeling like I gave a damn about what was happening to those characters in their lives during said arcs, which I kind of only halfway did. For whatever reason. The film never hooked me on an emotional level, so I was left sort of passively observing (for many hours) what played out rather than feeling deeply involved. Technically it's quite a good film, a real old-school, relevant epic, but personally it's not anything I'd make a point of revisiting because the time spent wouldn't exactly seem worth it to me. Yeah, ...in the West is clearly more "pulp" but I just enjoy it more, it's way lusher.
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movi ... 5/2796201/


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:40 am 
 

volutetheswarth wrote:
Does any one actually like the extended or special edition of T2? Most of the additional scenes seem repetitive and unnecessary, it really kills the seriousness and thinking element of the film, dumbing it far too heavily down for something that's straight forward (I knew the ins and outs of this movie as an 8 year old). T-800 smiling, Sarah's dream sequence and T-1000 being unstable at the steel mill are three obvious examples that really bring down the quality of an otherwise brilliant film. For me it's the theatrical cut or nothing, although the addition of Miles Dyson's earlier scene where he's working at home made me care more for his character, so that's a minor plus.


I never knew there was an extended cut, but I guess it's not surprising for a movie like that in which it always seems like there's additional scenes. How much extra time would you say the extra scenes add?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:58 am 
 

From what I can tell it's 17 minutes in total for the extended cut and the special edition which I watched is 15 minutes. It's feels like the runtime is much longer when you watch it though.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:06 am 
 

Oh wow, perhaps that's why I always thought T2 was sorely lacking? I've only ever seen the Extended Cut. I've also only seen the extended cut of Chronicles of Riddick (which I remember being just slightly better than dog excrement) but several of my friends claim that, like what you've said about T2, the theatrical cut was way better.

Damn you, greedy Hollywood execs. Can't leave well enough alone.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:26 am 
 

I think I saw that extended cut once and I agree that it was mostly worthless stuff that only served to ruin the otherwise flawless pacing of the movie.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:48 am 
 

darkeningday wrote:
Oh wow, perhaps that's why I always thought T2 was sorely lacking?.

I'd say so, the added scenes are like typical deleted scenes (deleted for a reason) only more polished and practically seamless in transition. There's also extended cuts where the T-800 seems to show more emotion in general while the T-1000 seems less intelligent, and repetitive whiny dialogue from John Connor.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:02 am 
 

This was taken from a Licensing Expo and very strongly could be the first official promotional image of Godzilla for the new film next year.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:18 am 
 

I Spit On Your Grave 2 - 2.5/5
Not quite as good as the first one [I mean the part 1-remake]

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