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Surprisingly The Last Movie You Saw Didn't Suck Pt. 2


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#4801 The Crotch

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:20 AM

Damn shame. Prometheus was a film that really felt like it had about a half hour worth of stuff pulled from it completely at random.

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#4802 DestroVega

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:42 AM

I'm guilty of not seeing any movie in the Alien franchise. I don't consider Prometheus to be part of it. Did enjoy it, though some parts felt rushed or didn't get the emotional response they were trying to get out of me. I think somebody on this board said there is no Director's Cut coming which is a shame. Maybe they were wrong.


Prometheus is definitely a part of it.

And watch Alien ASAP. You're missing out on a truly great film.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:47 AM

It's funny how bad AvP was since the book was pretty good. They made a lot of mistakes though in the rewrite. It wasn't on earth, the main character was a Japanese girl with martial arts training, and she and the predator she was stuck with bonded a lot. It focused mainly on her with little other humans and very little wayland yulani.

#4804 moon_knight

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:08 AM

Scott said he wasn't doing one.

The blu ray extras disc has deleted scenes. Most of them would improve the flow of the movie a bit, but none of them are ground breaking or change anything major/add any new info. They would just flesh out some character motivation better etc.

Of course, maybe there's more stuff on the cutting room floor they could add back if he changes his mind.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 04:13 AM

Caught Wreck-It Ralph 3D. This didn't quite hit the emotional jugular that I think they were aiming for, nor were there many funny moments, but I still got on board with Ralph's journey. It didn't suck.

There was a noticeable shift from the guy movie in the beginning, to when Ralph meets Venellope. Wished they kept the freshness of the first part throughout, but I suppose Disney girl power had to be factored in.

The 3D definitely helps pull you into the game worlds. I can't imagine watching this in plain 2D. I'll be adding this to my 3D blu-ray collection.

#4806 Jodou

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

Contraband was ok. It was borderline over the top way too much though. But the intensity was very high, so it wasn't bad as an edge of your seat action flick.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

I thought Contraband was mostly Schlock. I didnt hate it , but I didnt like it at all.
Funny thing I did enjoy : It had above average sound design. Which in itself is a strange thing to comment on. But it was so good it was noticeable.. Goes to show that good sound can take a mediocre shoot out and turn it into something interesting.

I know we're supposed to comment on movies that didnt suck , but I also saw Savages.
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#4808 moon_knight

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:12 PM

I didn't think Savages was that bad. The only movies I didn't like this year were Amazing Spiderman, Lockout and Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.



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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:59 PM

Finally got around to watching The Man From Nowhere. Pretty great Korean revenge film. However, I though the silent protagonist was dead in cinema. I guess not. Still, I loved the art direction, music and shooting of the film.
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#4810 whoknows

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:59 PM

Savages was disappointing.

The ending was hilarious though.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:11 PM

Watched Face/Off and Total Recall (1990) this saturday on TNT. Both full of cheesy goodness.
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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:32 PM

I've gotta watch Face/Off sooner or later. Those commercials for it were so damn hilarious for me as a kid. Total Recall was just fun.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:21 AM

Rise of The Guardians.

Lots of creativity in it. The movie was good, but I feel like it could have been better.

Still liked it though, even though it had the (as expected) cheesy ending.

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#4814 J7.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:31 AM

Just saw Prometheus as well. Never seen any of the Alien movies. Prometheus took a lot of it's plot from Ancient Aliens tv show but did it worse than the tv show. The movie had the trivial scenes take up too much time and not enough time on developing the good parts of the plot further. A few of the characters were not created well,
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. All in all, it had good parts, but overall nothing that great, only good if it is the first part of a trilogy with 2 much better sequels.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:28 AM

I know we're supposed to comment on movies that didnt suck , but I also saw Savages.

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Savages was disappointing.

The ending was hilarious though.


Glad I am not the only one who thought that movie was a totally piece of crap. At least in a few spots it was so bad it was funny.

#4816 Bloodbooger

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:53 AM

I didn't think Savages was that bad. The only movies I didn't like this year were Amazing Spiderman, Lockout and Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.


I thought Abe Lincoln was far better than it had any right to be, but I didn't read the book and came in with real low expectations.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

I thought Abe Lincoln was far better than it had any right to be, but I didn't read the book and came in with real low expectations.


I thought that movie was awesome. I didn't expect it to be, but I ended up really liking it.

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#4818 dmaul1114

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:29 PM

The Muppets.

Really enjoyed it.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:09 AM

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.

Surprisingly decent. Not something I'd buy or probably ever watch again, but was an enjoyable watch.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:15 AM

I've gotta watch Face/Off sooner or later. Those commercials for it were so damn hilarious for me as a kid. Total Recall was just fun.


Face/Off is worse than I ever could have remembered. Just terrible. It's like a huge budget "Darkman" (in cheesiness factor) that thinks it's an epic. With guns.

Just terrible. Total Recall (old) is better than the new one by a mile.

#4821 dmaul1114

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:01 PM

I still like Face/Off ok. Terribly cheesy and over the top like all John Woo action movies, but entertaining IMO.

#4822 moon_knight

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:37 AM

Planes, Trains and Automobiles- Old and lame
Little Miss Sunshine- Indie garbage
Sound of My Voice- Indie garbage
Moonrise Kingdom- Indie garbage



#4823 DestroVega

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:02 AM

Planes, Trains and Automobiles- Old and lame
Little Miss Sunshine- Indie garbage
Moonrise Kingdom- Indie garbage


LOL at all of these

#4824 J7.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:31 AM

Planes, Trains and Automobiles- Old and lame
Little Miss Sunshine- Indie garbage
Sound of My Voice- Indie garbage
Moonrise Kingdom- Indie garbage


Planes, Trains & Automobiles is a classic! Very funny, can't beat John Candy. Little Miss Sunshine was hilarious.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:59 PM

Moonrise Kingdom was really sweet and tender. I enjoyed it a lot.

#4826 dmaul1114

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

Casino Royale.

Still haven't got around to seeing Skyfall, decided to rewatch the Craig Bond's first. CR is still my favorite Bond movie--didn't care that much for the series before it honestly. Some good action flicks along the way, but the Craig ones are the only one's I've liked enough to buy.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:58 PM

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 12:13 AM

Argo- Was alright. Guess I had really high expectations.That sounds sort of negative. I was still happy to see it. Just didn't blow me away or anything.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

The Fearless Vampire Killers. A definite what-not-to-do when hunting vampires movie. Most important lesson, FINISH THE JOB!

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#4830 dmaul1114

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 02:56 PM

Quantum of Solace.

Still enjoy it and never got why it gets so much hate. It's not as good as Casino Royale, but is still a good continuation of the story with some awesome action scenes. Greene is a pretty lame villain, but otherwise I have no gripes.