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jalford at 1:20AM, Jan. 13, 2006
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Of all the movies coming out this year, which one are you the most jazzed about:

*Underworld: Evolution
*Pirates Of The Carribean: Dead Man's Chest
*Superman Returns
*X-Men 3
*V For Vendetta
*Sin City 2
*Ghost Rider
*Ice Age 2
*Final Destination 3
*Pink Panther
*Silent Hill
*Da Vinci Code
*Mission Impossible 3
*Miami Vice
*Dead Or Alice
*Jackass 2
*The Grudge 2
*Saw 3
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Chameloncholic at 1:58AM, Jan. 13, 2006
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I am more than a little worried about the state of V for Vendetta. One of my favourite comics and it's been…well it's been… Wachowskied.

This part worries me the most.

“This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is it vestige of the vox populi, now vacant, vanished, as the once vital voice of the verisimilitude now venerates what they once vilified. However, this valorous visitation of a by-gone vexation, stands vivified, and has vowed to vangquish these venal and virulent vermin vanguarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition.

The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive, not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous. Verily, this vichyssoise of verbiage veers most verbose vis-à-vis an introduction, and so it is my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V.”

Yes, they have turned V into a moronic gimmick.



X-3 I am looking forward to… hell I'm even coming to terms with Frasier as the beast… and I can't think of anyone who would do the voice better.
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Adariel at 2:17AM, Jan. 13, 2006
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there is a ghost rider movie? gah, how could ive not heard of that. Underworld 2 excites me the most, considering its just a couple of days more before its showing
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isukun at 7:01AM, Jan. 13, 2006
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I am more than a little worried about the state of V for Vendetta.

I'm more worried about the sheer amount of numbers in that list. Are sequels all we can make these days? And most of the sequels probably won't even be that good. It looks like another poor year for the box office, to me.

.: isukun :.
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SarahN at 12:45PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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I can't believe they're making another Grudge and Saw…and Ice Age?
Man, look at all 'dem sequels.
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jalford at 2:02PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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There's also one of The Watchmen in development.
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ccs1989 at 7:07PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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As far as I've heard no Watchmen movie will be picked up by any studio.

As for me I am completely uninterested in every single movie you listed there. That pretty much sums up what I think of the movie industry these days. I am, however, looking forward to Looking For Comedy in the Muslim World THAT looks like a good movie.
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Mazoo at 7:30PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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It's not only the numbers that are bugging, it's the fact that a lot of them are 3's. Are we completely running out of ideas where we have to make sequals for sequals?

Also, a lot of those movies are horror movies, which is something I'm not really into. That knocks off a lot on the list.

Pink Panther? :lol: For some reason a very bad furry 3D version of the panther in the real world comes to mind… basically something like those horrid Scooby-Doo movies.

Ah… The DaVinci Code. Dan Brown is really milking his book's success, isn't he? (that's a very unresearched comment, don't mind it.) I might see it for the sake of having read the book… but books made into movies are usually a big disappointment.

Ice Age 2? Ew. Ice Age 1 was horrible enough, even despite the freaky animation. The writing was pretty bad too (I usually pick movies apart when I see them, even if they are kids movies) and left me feeling empty and used. There was no conclusion and it was just bad. A sequal? Wow, this just went from shitty to shittier.

Then again, I'm not really a big movie-goer. A lot of movies lately have just not interested me. What happened to the movies like Broken Flower?
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Ian Jay at 8:57PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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Yeah. Sequels and remakes suck. What happened to original ideas? I remember when we had original ideas. Then along came something called An Insatiable Lust For Money, and it kind of ruined the whole concept of innovation.

~IJ
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SarahN at 9:02PM, Jan. 13, 2006
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Yeah. Sequels and remakes suck. What happened to original ideas? I remember when we had original ideas.

….we did…? Oh yeah, I remember those days……..good times….
…good times.
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jalford at 1:23AM, Jan. 14, 2006
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Pink Panther? :lol: For some reason a very bad furry 3D version of the panther in the real world comes to mind… basically something like those horrid Scooby-Doo movies.

Actually, it's not the Pink Panther cartoons, but a remake of the original live-action Pink Panther movie with Inspector Closeau(or however his name is spelled).
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Mazoo at 8:40AM, Jan. 14, 2006
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Pink Panther? :lol: For some reason a very bad furry 3D version of the panther in the real world comes to mind… basically something like those horrid Scooby-Doo movies.

Actually, it's not the Pink Panther cartoons, but a remake of the original live-action Pink Panther movie with Inspector Closeau(or however his name is spelled).

Really? I didn't even know there was a live-action Pink Panther movie! Haha, goes to show how much I know… :roll:
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InsaneOtaku at 9:14AM, Jan. 14, 2006
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Jackass 2?! What the hell. Both the show and the first movie are the most pointless and stupid things I ever saw in my life. They really are running out of ideas in the movie idustry, but I can't really blame them. It's hard to come up with a really good idea that wasn't taken already. I don't know what year Halo and Metroid are coming out but those are going to suck too.
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ccs1989 at 9:33AM, Jan. 14, 2006
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I think they also plan to have Anchorman 2 come out as well sometime this year (you know, that stupid movie with Will Ferril?)

It really gets harder and harder to find good movies these days. Anyway everyone should check out Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, because I think that's going to be a real success.
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Hawk at 11:24AM, Jan. 14, 2006
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Hollywood has problems. Either they're out of ideas or they'll only put time or money into guaranteed success. That's why we get sequels and remakes. And movies based off comics and videogames and old TV shows give Hollywood the quick cash they need from unsuspecting hopeful fans.
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ozoneocean at 12:03PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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Heheheh, remakes and sequels are as much a part of Hollywood as the actual movies and Titanic egos. The time before remakes and sequels in Hollywood probably only lasted till about a year after the area became popular for making movies… When was that, the early 20’s? The late 1910’s?
In fact the first movie they ever made there was probably a remake of something German or French. :lol:
 
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jalford at 2:33PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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How far back was the first King King movie? That had 3 sequals, a remake, and then a sequal to that remake. And yet, the second remake made truckloads of cash.
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invisiblegirl at 8:52PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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I refuse to see any remakes or sequels…so I guess that rules out all of them. :(

Edit: I guess I'd just like to see something different for once.
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Nosefoot at 10:31PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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I'm pretty excited about A Scanner Darkly. It's still not a completely original idea, being that it's based on a Philip K. Dick book, and it has Keanu Reeves in it, but it's directed by Richard Linklater and done in essentially same animation style as Waking Life. There's a decent chance it won't suck.
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Hawk at 11:29PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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I'm pretty excited about A Scanner Darkly. It's still not a completely original idea, being that it's based on a Philip K. Dick book, and it has Keanu Reeves in it, but it's directed by Richard Linklater and done in essentially same animation style as Waking Life. There's a decent chance it won't suck.

Hey yeah, I saw a trailer to that a long while back and I was intrigued. Does that hit theaters soon?
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Nosefoot at 11:42PM, Jan. 14, 2006
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In March, I believe.
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isukun at 7:14AM, Jan. 16, 2006
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A Scanner Darkly disappoints me as an animator. Either animate the film or use live action. Don't apply some stupid filter to it to attempt to make it look animated when it's not. It's just distracting and doesn't cover up any of the glaring acting mistakes well see out of Mr. Reeves.

Heheheh, remakes and sequels are as much a part of Hollywood as the actual movies and Titanic egos.

They have always been a part of Hollywood, but not so much as they are today. People don't want original movies anymore. If it doesn't have a previous franchise to fall back on, people aren't interested. Even the popular horror movies like the Ring or the Grudge tend to be remakes of Japanese films.

Really? I didn't even know there was a live-action Pink Panther movie! Haha, goes to show how much I know…

The character for the cartoons was created for the animated intros that appeared in the film series. The Pink Panther in the film was actually a large gemstone. The new movie isn't actually a remake of the old 1964 movie, but a prequel. It still baffles me how Steve Martin is going to pull off a young Jacques Clouseau, though. I guess it's a better fit than Roger Moore or Alan Arkin, but no one will top Peter Sellers.

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ccs1989 at 7:25AM, Jan. 16, 2006
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Steve Martin? I don't think I'll see it then.
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Ian Jay at 8:09AM, Jan. 16, 2006
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Steve Martin? I don't think I'll see it then.

I like Steve Martin. He's such a wild and crazy guy. Hasn't been in some very good films as of late, but his writing career has really taken off. (Read The Pleasure Of My Company sometime and see what I'm talking about.) Plus he wrote and directed that one film that was out recently, Shopgirl. Steve Martin could shed his filthy slapstick-comedy-blockbuster repertoire like a snake sheds its skin, if only he would.

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ccs1989 at 9:53AM, Jan. 16, 2006
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I think it was Cheaper by the Dozen that made me never want to see him in a movie again. But he has starred in some stuff that I've liked. I just…can't remeber what they were.
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jalford at 12:27PM, Jan. 16, 2006
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The character for the cartoons was created for the animated intros that appeared in the film series. The Pink Panther in the film was actually a large gemstone. The new movie isn't actually a remake of the old 1964 movie, but a prequel. It still baffles me how Steve Martin is going to pull off a young Jacques Clouseau, though. I guess it's a better fit than Roger Moore or Alan Arkin, but no one will top Peter Sellers.

Roger Moore WAS in the original Pink Panther movies. He played Clouseau himself after his plastic surgeory in Curse Of The Pink Panther.
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SarahN at 1:16PM, Jan. 16, 2006
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I'm looking forward to Pirates of the Carribean 2…then again I'm dreading it. I'm worried it's going to be like the Mummy 2, where the comedy and one-liners get taken too far.

There was already a few moments in the first one I didn't like…and now a sequel? Oh dear.
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ccs1989 at 3:07PM, Jan. 16, 2006
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I know for a fact that my cousin will probably see nearly all of these movies. She has this strange obsessions for movies and movie costumes. And it seems like the worse the movie is the more they go all out on the costumes.

For example Pirates of the Carribean and SW:Episode 1 are both some of her favorite movies just because of the costumes.
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SpANG at 4:16PM, Jan. 16, 2006
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I think it was Cheaper by the Dozen that made me never want to see him in a movie again. But he has starred in some stuff that I've liked. I just…can't remeber what they were.

The Jerk - AWESOME!
Bowfinger - VERY GOOD!
Leap of Faith - GREAT!
Roxanne - LOVED IT!
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - FUNNY!
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid -VERY FUNNY!
Planes, Trains & Automobiles - THE BEST!


Not to say he hasn't done some stinkers along the way though :oops:


Seriously, though. If you went to see Cheaper By The Dozen, you deserve what you got. :P

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ccs1989 at 4:18PM, Jan. 16, 2006
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Actually I'm basing that on the trailer and my sister's account of the movie. Of course SHE loved it, which means I almost automatically think that it's crap.
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