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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby Icon » Thu Dec 07, 2017 14:03

Directed by the same guy as The Orphanage. He's empahizing suspense and thrills. Oh yeah. And their animatronics rock.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby nathanjon » Fri Dec 08, 2017 14:30

I'm not sure how it would fare against its predecessor. I mean the first movie was good on its own, and I never expected a sequel. Might be a cash grab though.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby maoman » Fri Dec 08, 2017 23:04

nathanjon wrote:Anyone here excited for this sequel?

My daughters will be.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby cranky laowai » Wed Dec 13, 2017 13:16

Bubbha wrote:The trailer for Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi is supposed to come out in mid-April. I am looking forward to it.

Anyone seen it yet? :grin:
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby cfimages » Wed Dec 13, 2017 15:48

cranky laowai wrote:
Bubbha wrote:The trailer for Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi is supposed to come out in mid-April. I am looking forward to it.

Anyone seen it yet? :grin:


I made it about a minute through the trailer before giving up. Does that count?

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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby SlowRain » Thu Dec 14, 2017 21:24

cranky laowai wrote:
Bubbha wrote:The trailer for Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi is supposed to come out in mid-April. I am looking forward to it.

Anyone seen it yet? :grin:
It's marginally better than The Force Awakens, but it borrows a little too heavily from The Empire Strikes Back. Unfortunately, it doesn't advance the overall story very much. And, at 2.5 hours, it's oddly rushed with a bunch of stuff happening, well, just because. There's little to no time allocated for exposition--character or plot. In fact, a few plot elements are downright lame.

There is one major twist, and we get to find out about Rey's parents. Both Rey and Rose are good. Luke is OK (his island is cool). The others are still annoying (Finn) or useless (Poe). Kylo Ren is still not a very persuasive villain.

I'd say it's about on par with the prequels. Given that VII & VIII have been duds, I'm probably going to bow out of seeing IX, especially with Jar Jar Abrams returning to direct.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby Bunks » Fri Dec 22, 2017 15:33

It does definitely borrow a little too much from Empire, but it was overall an interesting and exciting film. There are kids out there getting a good dose of action and adventure from watching this. There is enough to keep the children of the 1970's happy too. One thing missing was some kind of massive perilous beast to fight.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby Big Vern » Wed Jun 27, 2018 20:00



The Hatton Gardens heist has been tried a few times with little success. This time they have an absolutely knock-out cast. I'll watch it for sure.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby Toad » Wed Jun 27, 2018 20:35

SlowRain wrote:Jar Jar Abrams

:lol:

I realise the movie has been and gone, but you'll probably enjoy this:



Pretty much everything said in this commentary could apply to the previous one, which IMO was utter shite.
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Re: Upcoming Movies

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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby jimipresley » Thu Feb 14, 2019 21:34

Big Vern wrote:My daughter's excited:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suVQt0pfOLc


Honestly, I'm as excited as your daughter!
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Re: Upcoming Movies

Postby Big Vern » Fri Feb 15, 2019 08:38

I've probably had to watch Frozen a hundred times by now. By Disney standards it's quite watchable. I'm certainly not dreading the sequel.

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