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Is there a thread for this? I thought there was, but a search yielded nothing.
Well, if not, fucking have this one.

Trailer is available at Apple.
If you have problems with it, try (downloading and) opening Quicktime first.

Looks really cool, like Aliens with moral issues. Anyone vested any interest in this?
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it looks like sam alexander joins the cast of a serious version of finding nemo?
the faces are not well done
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Mr John wrote:Anyone vested any interest in this?
No.
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Looks like Apocalypto performed by Shrek.

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If you are going to watch it, watch in in 3D, or it won't be as good.

Or good.

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erutlucorgga wrote:Looks like Apocalypto performed by Shrek.
think more Pocahontas with giant smurfs.

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It's pretty amazing in 3D
view it more as a amusement park then a movie and you'll have a blast

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stripperm(0)(o)m wrote:It's pretty amazing in 3D
view it more as a amusement park then a movie and you'll have a blast
Oh yes, I definitely liked the movie.
I just thought the moralizing was more than a bit heavy-handed.

it's on par with Crash for oversimplifying a message that most people already know. "War bad, nature good"

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i liked it
but for the special fx and 3D

story was the same ol story

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(lingus) wrote:i liked it
but for the special fx and 3D

story was the same ol story
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I thought the moralizing killed it. Felt like being preached at by a loudmouth well-intentioned liberal for two hours. Lame.

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That shit don't bother me when it's all 3D

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erutlucorgga wrote:I thought the moralizing killed it. Felt like being preached at by a loudmouth well-intentioned liberal for two hours. Lame.
Are you American?
Why are you so scared of opinions that differ from your own? You know it's just a work of fiction, right?
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:lol:


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Amazing '3d' film.
Best of 09 with Inglourious IMHO
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Mr John wrote:
erutlucorgga wrote:I thought the moralizing killed it. Felt like being preached at by a loudmouth well-intentioned liberal for two hours. Lame.
Are you American?
Why are you so scared of opinions that differ from your own? You know it's just a work of fiction, right?
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The opinion doesn't differ from my own. I don't go to the cinema to be insulted. I didn't kill any Indians or vote for Bush so (James Cameron) stop telling me that since I go to the cinema to see your film I should feel guilty for being a white person who lives in America and uses technology and doesn't swing from trees.

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He told you that?

Wow, I just saw a sci fi film with a plot based loosely on events from history, that looked really cool. I didn't feel any afflicted emotional attachments at all.

Have you spoken to anybody about this? I'd be worried about your emotional state.
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If they put as much effort into the casting, script, plot, acting and level of subtlety of putting a MESSAGE across, this fillum would have been outstanding.

It was like how the media portray David Beckham* - fucking gorgeous to look at, but should keep that stupid trap shut.



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Cameron doesn't do subtlety.
Mr John wrote:He told you that?

Wow, I just saw a sci fi film with a plot based loosely on events from history, that looked really cool. I didn't feel any afflicted emotional attachments at all.
That's because you're shallow.
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why does a film have to have message?
that's poppy cock

there would be no fun moives if this were the case

what's the message of The Godfather?
don't fuck with the italian mob?

what about Terminator 2?
robots will revolt! careful with your technology heathens!

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I don't like T2, whose message seems to be, 'Yes, diesel trucks are much more combustible in the movies than they are in real life'.

Anyway, Avatar did seem to preach about embracing nature or some such nonsense... using the most advanced cinematic technology available.
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(lingus) wrote:why does a film have to have message?
that's poppy cock

there would be no fun moives if this were the case

what's the message of The Godfather?
don't fuck with the italian mob?

what about Terminator 2?
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