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Post by Jadagul » 17 Jan 2019, 18:07

For what it's worth, one of my friends was really excited about the WWI movie, and then really disappointed when he saw it in theaters.

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Post by Aresen » 17 Jan 2019, 19:22

Jadagul wrote:
17 Jan 2019, 18:07
For what it's worth, one of my friends was really excited about the WWI movie, and then really disappointed when he saw it in theaters.
The trailer gives me a 'Schindler's List' vibe in the sense that I am about to see something truly horrifying.
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Post by Warren » 17 Jan 2019, 19:48

Huh. All I got out of it was, I've seen this before. I've seen it a lot.
Not that footage mind you. Just The Great War in general.
Kubrick's Paths of Glory is a great movie, but perhaps not the best 'life in the trenches' depiction. All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 probably tops my list on that score. Ken Burns was especially infuriating for fellating Wilson.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 19 Jan 2019, 07:30

So, this started floating around last year:

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The trailer is out:

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Post by Aresen » 19 Jan 2019, 10:14

So, who plays Hitler? And Bigfoot?
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Post by Kolohe » 19 Jan 2019, 17:37

Aresen wrote:
19 Jan 2019, 10:14
So, who plays Hitler? And Bigfoot?
the monster in stranger things is Bigfoot, per IMDB. Hitler appears to be uncredited.
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Post by Mo » 22 Jan 2019, 09:08

More than any other war, WWI pisses me off as such a pointless destruction of human life. More than other wars. Neither side had a good reason to be involved. It feels a bit fresher as I went to the Imperial War museum last month and there is a massive amount of the museum devoted to the Great War (it's pretty cool), but all of the stuff devoted to stuff like gas attacks and the industrialization of killing for nothing is just sickening. The only good thing about WWI is that it created so much horror that ... wait never mind, two decades later war was just as brutal and indiscriminate.
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Post by Painboy » 22 Jan 2019, 12:44

Yeah WW1 was a toxic stew of horrible leadership, bad strategy, technological change, and geographic constraints. I'm not sure if there has ever been a conflict where the leadership was so disconnected from the actual realities of the fighting. The western front usually gets the most press but the fighting in central and eastern europe was in many ways even more horrible. It just wasn't over the same two mile strip but it was equally as hopeless and unnecessary.

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Post by lunchstealer » 22 Jan 2019, 13:30

Painboy wrote:
22 Jan 2019, 12:44
Yeah WW1 was a toxic stew of horrible leadership, bad strategy, technological change, and geographic constraints. I'm not sure if there has ever been a conflict where the leadership was so disconnected from the actual realities of the fighting. The western front usually gets the most press but the fighting in central and eastern europe was in many ways even more horrible. It just wasn't over the same two mile strip but it was equally as hopeless and unnecessary.
And it stopped (or mostly stopped) significantly earlier with the collapse of the Russian Empire.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 22 Jan 2019, 14:29

Mo wrote:
22 Jan 2019, 09:08
More than any other war, WWI pisses me off as such a pointless destruction of human life. More than other wars. Neither side had a good reason to be involved. It feels a bit fresher as I went to the Imperial War museum last month and there is a massive amount of the museum devoted to the Great War (it's pretty cool), but all of the stuff devoted to stuff like gas attacks and the industrialization of killing for nothing is just sickening. The only good thing about WWI is that it created so much horror that ... wait never mind, two decades later war was just as brutal and indiscriminate.
Add to that most of a century of pious moral posturing about it, which has always repulsed me. Almost every country where people make big displays about anniversaries of the Armistice has gone to multiple wars since. It's just a morbid ritual, complete (in the UK, at least) with political posturing over what color poppy to wear.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 23 May 2019, 15:34



Sure the Terminator franchise has let me down before with Terminator 3, Salvation, and Genisys, but this time they're definitely gonna follow through on making a third good Terminator movie.
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Post by Andrew » 23 May 2019, 16:35

Hugh Akston wrote:
23 May 2019, 15:34

Sure the Terminator franchise has let me down before with Terminator 3, Salvation, and Genisys, but this time they're definitely gonna follow through on making a third good Terminator movie.
I didn't see Edward Furlong in that trailer, so no sale.
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Post by Kolohe » 23 May 2019, 18:13

I sorta liked Terminator 3 actually.
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Post by Painboy » 24 May 2019, 14:50

Kolohe wrote:
23 May 2019, 18:13
I sorta liked Terminator 3 actually.
Same. It was fun and I liked that they made Judgement Day an inevitability.

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Post by Hugh Akston » 24 May 2019, 16:46

I mean all of the post T2 movies had their charms, but none of them was an overall good movie the way the first two were.
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Post by thoreau » 24 May 2019, 17:28

Hugh Akston wrote:
24 May 2019, 16:46
I mean all of the post T2 movies had their charms, but none of them was an overall good movie the way the first two were.
This.

T3 was a perfectly fine bit of entertainment for an evening. T1 and T2 were iconic movies that I quote and rewatch.
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Post by dead_elvis » 14 Jun 2019, 12:46

Don't care about the books, I hope it stays true to Kubrick ;)



(still can't help but feel like a sucker for a nostalgia grab but hey, it's The Shining)
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Post by dead_elvis » 10 Jul 2019, 18:21

Looks like this has enough going for it that I'm not really going to care if it's actually good or not:



Thought one of the plot conceits sounded familiar; realized I was thinking of Anon.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 18 Jul 2019, 16:06

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Post by Hugh Akston » 09 Aug 2019, 03:21

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Post by Warren » 08 Sep 2019, 14:07

That's more like it
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Post by JD » 11 Sep 2019, 14:53

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Post by lunchstealer » 11 Sep 2019, 20:23

This seems like it oughta be a Chuck Tingle joint.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 06 Oct 2019, 00:12



I've yet to see anything I don't like about this project. I'm so all-in, I'm starting to rationalize one more subscription as "still way cheaper than cable would be".
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Post by Warren » 06 Oct 2019, 00:43

Eric the .5b wrote:
06 Oct 2019, 00:12


I've yet to see anything I don't like about this project. I'm so all-in, I'm starting to rationalize one more subscription as "still way cheaper than cable would be".
I saw Jeri and SOLD! Looks good.
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