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Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 08:39 PM
Anyone going tomorrow night?

I'll be there -- I can't wait to see this movie.

Pants
03-16-2006, 08:42 PM
Anyone going tomorrow night?

I'll be there -- I can't wait to see this movie.

Going tonight at 10.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 08:43 PM
The poet Swinburne insisted that even the weariest river winds somewhere safe to sea. The same can't be said for the Wachowski Brothers.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 08:46 PM
I'm still trying to figure out what's so threatening about a gay French mime with two pocket knives.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 08:47 PM
How about some hi-res pics of Natalie!!!


Say what you will, but she might be hotter bald. I love her either way.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo-hi.jpg

and my personal favorite
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym-hi.jpg

Cave Johnson
03-16-2006, 08:48 PM
Seeing it Sunday, possibly in IMAX.

listopencil
03-16-2006, 08:53 PM
How about some hi-res pics of Natalie!!!


Say what you will, but she might be hotter bald. I love her either way.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo-hi.jpg

and my personal favorite
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym-hi.jpg



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Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 08:53 PM
They all come right up for me. Anyone else having problems?

Taco John
03-16-2006, 08:57 PM
How about some hi-res pics of Natalie!!!


Say what you will, but she might be hotter bald. I love her either way.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm-hi.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo-hi.jpg

and my personal favorite
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym-hi.jpg


Those are fantastic... Is that a little bit of nipple I see in one of them?

Miles
03-16-2006, 08:57 PM
Its not very often that a movie I am interested in seeing is shown in Imax. I will probably wait till next weekend to check it out to let the crowds die down a bit.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 08:58 PM
They all come right up for me. Anyone else having problems?
Fix the links or I will stab you in the face and pour anti-freeze down your throat. I'll leave f**king you up the ass to Goatcheeze.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:00 PM
Oh, I've got this great link... Hold on, let me find it... It's a video of Natalie Portman -- get this -- HARDCORE RAPPING!

HA!

Oh hold on... I gotta find this one... It's just too much. Wait until you see it. You'll absolutely die!

Pants
03-16-2006, 09:01 PM
They all come right up for me. Anyone else having problems?

You done broked dem.

Miles
03-16-2006, 09:01 PM
They all come right up for me. Anyone else having problems?

Yeah that shit isn't working. I think the site prevents hotlinking of pics.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:03 PM
Taco saw them. Do you want me to post them -- they're friggin' huge.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:04 PM
Wait, apprently he didn't... I don't know what's wrong, they come up just fine for me. Hang on.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:04 PM
Taco saw them. Do you want me to post them -- they're friggin' huge.



Nah, I was playin... He's right, they don't allow hotlinking...

I saw them, but only because I copied and pasted the links into my Google Toolbar

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:06 PM
Then why the hell do they show up for me?

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:08 PM
Then why the hell do they show up for me?
...because your PC already has them cached. Either that or the Image Link Screwing Up Bunny Squad is at work again.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:08 PM
Then why the hell do they show up for me?



My guess... and mind you, it's only a guess... is that it's a sign that Natalie Portman wants to sleep with you... Think about it. YOU are the only one who can see pictures to her website hotlinked from an outside website. That says something man...

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:08 PM
OK, so here's what you do.

http://www.natalieportman.com

go to left nav bar, click image galleries --> middle section, scroll down to movies/plays/short films 1993-present --> V for Vendetta --> there you go...


Or copy and paste the links. Sorry, guys.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:09 PM
My guess... and mind you, it's only a guess... is that it's a sign that Natalie Portman wants to sleep with you... Think about it. YOU are the only one who can see pictures to her website hotlinked from an outside website. That says something man...
YEEESSSSSSSSS!!! So long, suckers.

Can someone tell my wife we're divorced?

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:09 PM
...because your PC already has them cached. Either that or the Image Link Screwing Up Bunny Squad is at work again.


I wouldn't be so hasty to just gloss over my explination...

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:11 PM
I wouldn't be so hasty to just gloss over my explination...
Out of curiosity I exited and cleared my cache, history, and everything else... still works. It's love, man... don't mess with true love.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:12 PM
YEEESSSSSSSSS!!! So long, suckers.

Can someone tell my wife we're divorced?



The great author and satirist, Voltaire once said that anything too stupid to be said is sung. I'll be sure to do it in tune for her.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:13 PM
I feel dirty... I just gave rep to a donkey.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:14 PM
I wouldn't be so hasty to just gloss over my explination...
The most plausible explanation is that Ms. Portman hired the Bunnies to get him in bed.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:16 PM
Here's the NON-hi res versions. If you want the hi-res versions, after these load, add "-hi" to the file name just before the .jpg.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym.jpg

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:17 PM
I turned the last one into my new desktop.

Pants
03-16-2006, 09:19 PM
Here's the NON-hi res versions. If you want the hi-res versions, after these load, add "-hi" to the file name just before the .jpg.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym.jpg

ROFL

Miles
03-16-2006, 09:19 PM
Here's the NON-hi res versions. If you want the hi-res versions, after these load, add "-hi" to the file name just before the .jpg.

http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta95an.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta42rn.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta29qm.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta50bo.jpg
http://www.natalieportman.com/images/movies/vendetta/vendetta74ym.jpg

Nice pics.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:20 PM
Here's the NON-hi res versions. If you want the hi-res versions, after these load, add "-hi" to the file name just before the .jpg.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:21 PM
Does ANYONE see them? This is comical... they STILL work just fine for me.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:22 PM
Does ANYONE see them? This is comical... they STILL work just fine for me.
You suck at teh Intarweb.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:22 PM
And they showed up in everyone that just quote me... ya bastards.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:23 PM
You suck at teh Intarweb.
No, this is the first time this has happened to me... ever.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:24 PM
No, this is the first time this has happened to me... ever.
It's probably just stress. I wouldn't worry about it. However, if it keeps happening:


http://scd.mm-b1.yimg.com/image/771711743

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:25 PM
Here's the ****ing attachments. lo-res.

Pants
03-16-2006, 09:29 PM
Here's the ****ing attachments. lo-res.

Sweet. Thanks. *clay clay clay* :clap:

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:42 PM
so after bashing movie theatres, you start another thread about going to a movie theatre...

classic.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:44 PM
so after bashing movie theatres, you start another thread about going to a movie theatre...

classic.
I've found the rep button but where is the "Give Noob a Bowl of Antifreeze" button?

keg in kc
03-16-2006, 09:45 PM
I'm vascillating. Maybe I'll see it, maybe I wont.

I'm not as excited as I was for Sin City a year ago. Not sure why.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:45 PM
I wasn't bashing theaters in the last one.



your and idiot.

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:45 PM
*http://www.coasttocoasttickets.com/images/concerts_clayaiken.jpghttp://www.coasttocoasttickets.com/images/concerts_clayaiken.jpghttp://www.coasttocoasttickets.com/images/concerts_clayaiken.jpg* :clap:

Chiefs Pantalones
03-16-2006, 09:45 PM
My friends want to go see it Saturday, but I don't even know what it's about.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:46 PM
I've found the rep button but where is the "Give Noob a Bowl of Antifreeze" button?
No kiddin'... I'm liking dr00d less and less every time the ****tard posts.

keg in kc
03-16-2006, 09:47 PM
My friends want to go see it Saturday, but I don't even know what it's about.It's about V's. And Vendettas. With some explosions and knife throwing. Or something. Oh, and the government is bad. I think.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:48 PM
I wasn't bashing theaters in the last one.



your and idiot.

good one.

Chiefs Pantalones
03-16-2006, 09:48 PM
It's about V's. And Vendettas. With some explosions and knife throwing. Or something. Oh, and the government is bad. I think.

LOL, thanks Kyle. Good lookin' out for me twice.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:49 PM
I've found the rep button but where is the "Give Noob a Bowl of Antifreeze" button?

feel free to hide behind your big bad rep button since you obviously can't come up with a decent argument. I'm glad it makes you feel better.

keg in kc
03-16-2006, 09:49 PM
As always, you can count on me.

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:51 PM
feel free to hide behind your big bad rep button since you obviously can't come up with a decent argument. I'm glad it makes you feel better.
I don't know if you've met my friend, Iggy...

Fire Me Boy!
03-16-2006, 09:53 PM
Congrats -- you and recycle are the two people on my iggy list. That's some good company.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:53 PM
feel free to hide behind your big bad rep button since you obviously can't come up with a decent argument. I'm glad it makes you feel better.
Check your rep dips**t.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:53 PM
great, are we going to get into a fight about how your dad can beat up my dad now?

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:53 PM
feel free to hide behind your big bad rep button since you obviously can't come up with a decent argument. I'm glad it makes you feel better.



Noted businessman and philanthropist, Steven Ballmer once said that it would be absolutely reckless and irresponsible for anyone to try and break up Microsoft. Shut up n00b!

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:54 PM
great, are we going to get into a fight about how your dad can beat up my dad now?
I don't know about all that but I'm pretty sure my dog f**ked your mom. :shrug:

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:54 PM
Check your rep dips**t.

haha, great job, I'm sure it takes far less effort to click a button than actually type something that resembles intelligence.

keg in kc
03-16-2006, 09:55 PM
Which regular is masquerading as dr00d? Is it Kotter going schizophrenic again? Tom Cash?

Inquiring minds want do kn--err, don't care all that much.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 09:56 PM
haha, great job, I'm sure it takes far less effort to click a button than actually type something that resembles intelligence.
You'll notice you didn't even rate high enough for neg rep.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 09:56 PM
Totally legit poster, check the IP <insert mod man name>

Taco John
03-16-2006, 09:58 PM
Totally legit poster, check the IP <insert mod man name>



What? Is that some fancy way to say Internet Protocol or something?

Shut up n00b! :cuss:

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 10:00 PM
Totally legit poster, check the IP <insert mod man name>

dr00d
03-16-2006, 10:01 PM
ROFL, yes, if you know anything about administration, you can run a check on the backside of the board vs any other post on any ip, by any login name.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 10:02 PM
apparently someone does, because otherwise I wouldn't have your panties in a wad.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 10:04 PM
ROFL, yes, if you know anything about administration, you can run a check on the backside of the board vs any other post on any ip, by any login name.
Wow, you're such a genious that you and this guy must be best friends:


.

dr00d
03-16-2006, 10:10 PM
so do you have anything better to say or do than sit around and post pictures as your insults (insults already pre-made by someone other than yourself)?

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 10:14 PM
so do you have anything better to say or do than sit around and post pictures as your insults (insults already pre-made by someone other than yourself)?

Count Alex's Wins
03-16-2006, 11:10 PM
Natalie needs breast implants. A nice pair 'o C's.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 11:47 PM
Natalie needs breast implants. A nice pair 'o C's.
Like it would have any affect on your life what size breasts any real woman has.

Count Alex's Wins
03-16-2006, 11:47 PM
Like it would have any affect on your life what size breasts any real woman has.

I'd look at more pictures of Natalie Portman...so yes, it would have an effect.

Simplex3
03-16-2006, 11:52 PM
I'd look at more pictures of Natalie Portman...so yes, it would have an effect.
Yes, because without her you run out of porn.

Count Alex's Wins
03-16-2006, 11:58 PM
Yes, because without her you run out of porn.

Hey, I'm just saying when I'm using google image search, Natalie Portman isn't entered that often.

Rausch
03-17-2006, 12:11 AM
My friends want to go see it Saturday, but I don't even know what it's about.

It's about time you got new friends...

dr00d
03-17-2006, 12:25 AM
now you have even more reason to hate

<< see avatar

Rausch
03-17-2006, 12:27 AM
now you have even more reason to hate

<< see avatar

Never needed one before...

Pants
03-17-2006, 01:07 AM
Meh, just got back from the theater and still deciding whether I like it or not. There are 1.5 action sequences and 2 explosions in the movie. A lot of emotion (some times a little lame) and some deep thoughts. I'd like it a lot better if it was better done.

Taco John
03-17-2006, 02:33 AM
Meh, just got back from the theater and still deciding whether I like it or not. There are 1.5 action sequences and 2 explosions in the movie. A lot of emotion (some times a little lame) and some deep thoughts. I'd like it a lot better if it was better done.



Hahahahahaha!

If it was better done?

What? There weren't enough 'splosions for you? Only 1.5 action scenes and a couple of deep thoughts.

That's a fantastic review.

Let us know what you really thought when you aren't afraid of what people will think about it.

Simplex3
03-17-2006, 02:51 AM
now you have even more reason to hate

<< see avatar
No, that's more like a reason to pity.

Taco John
03-17-2006, 03:42 AM
For what it's worth, here is my review of it... (http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=137463) Because I intend to talk about the ideas and political themes in the movie, I decided to write it where people are comfortable with that kind of thing, and aren't just looking for well done explosions... which this movie also has, btw...

Pants
03-17-2006, 05:54 AM
Hahahahahaha!

If it was better done?

What? There weren't enough 'splosions for you? Only 1.5 action scenes and a couple of deep thoughts.

That's a fantastic review.

Let us know what you really thought when you aren't afraid of what people will think about it.
Umm, that's not what I said. I mentioned the explosions and action scenes in order to inform people on what to expect, i.e. it's not an action flick like someone before was implying.

Don't worry, I'm not afraid of what people will think about it, I hope they see the glaring 9/11 comparisons instead of dismissing it as bullshit. Even with the great idea as it's backbone, the movie wasn't very well done. Editing, directing and pacing were average at best (Portman is amazing though). It was formulaic as shit, the whole [possible spoiler] love interest was pure Hollywood bullshit (yes, I thought about its other meaning - Natalie's character falling in love with the idea, not the man), it's still bullshit.

Conclusion: 8.2/10. Idea - very appealing to me, delivery (direction, not acting) - not up to par.

Pants
03-17-2006, 06:04 AM
For what it's worth, here is my review of it... (http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=137463) Because I intend to talk about the ideas and political themes in the movie, I decided to write it where people are comfortable with that kind of thing, and aren't just looking for well done explosions... which this movie also has, btw...

Just read your review. Gee, thanks cap'n obvious. Although I highly doubt it'll be even close to what the Matrix became. It's pretty mind blowing, but only to certain people (which kind is the question best left for DC Forum). It'll be interesting to see the reaction from the masses, I don't expect much, though. It'll be just a movie, "nothing like the real life."

Fire Me Boy!
03-17-2006, 09:38 AM
I'm still going... I actually didn't expect it to be an action film of any sorts -- it's a film about idealism, I think... I haven't read Taco's review, I didn't want spoilers. I think I have a pretty good grasp of what it is... besides, anything with Natalie Portman in I'll go see. She loves me, remember?

Taco John
03-17-2006, 10:16 AM
I'm still going... I actually didn't expect it to be an action film of any sorts -- it's a film about idealism, I think... I haven't read Taco's review, I didn't want spoilers. I think I have a pretty good grasp of what it is... besides, anything with Natalie Portman in I'll go see. She loves me, remember?



I gave no spoilers... Just my impressions of the movie and the job the actors did...

Fire Me Boy!
03-17-2006, 10:25 AM
I'll probably read it after tonight -- I don't normally read reviews before I see it. Besides, until recently i was the one reviewing stuff... bums me out. I miss that. That's the ONLY thing I miss about that job, but I do miss it. I'm trying to remedy that.

David.
03-17-2006, 11:12 AM
I can't wait to see this. Not a HUGE wacho bro fan, but...this one just looked interesting.

Deberg_1990
03-17-2006, 11:20 AM
This looks great....cant wait to see it. Im curious though, IM wondering if the Wachowski Bros. really directed it?? Ala Spielberg being the "real" director of Poltergeist?? BTW, did anyone know that Larry Wachowski is a Transexual?? Apparantly he had a sex change operation a few years ago.

dr00d
03-17-2006, 11:23 AM
No, that's more like a reason to pity.

this from the guy using grover as an avatar.

nice.

Inspector
03-17-2006, 11:24 AM
Never heard of it.

Damn, I need to pay more attention to things. Maybe watch TV more often. Then I'd know about this movie and maybe be familiar with Natalie Portman.

Fire Me Boy!
03-17-2006, 11:24 AM
This looks great....cant wait to see it. Im curious though, IM wondering if the Wachowski Bros. really directed it?? Ala Spielberg being the "real" director of Poltergeist?? BTW, did anyone know that Larry Wachowski is a Transexual?? Apparantly he had a sex change operation a few years ago.
I've actually read he's a pre-op tranny... but, no... they didn't direct -- their protege directed. And I've heard you can tell they didn't direct it... the guy that did is a commercial director.

patteeu
03-17-2006, 11:28 AM
This looks great....cant wait to see it. Im curious though, IM wondering if the Wachowski Bros. really directed it?? Ala Spielberg being the "real" director of Poltergeist?? BTW, did anyone know that Larry Wachowski is a Transexual?? Apparantly he had a sex change operation a few years ago.

The director is James McTeigue.

Fire Me Boy!
03-17-2006, 11:29 AM
Yeah, I'd heard the name, just didn't want to look it up. Thanks! :thumb:

patteeu
03-17-2006, 11:31 AM
I've actually read he's a pre-op tranny... but, no... they didn't direct -- their protege directed. And I've heard you can tell they didn't direct it... the guy that did is a commercial director.

James McTeigue worked for the W Bros on the Matrix films (as 1st Asst. Director whatever that means). According to IMDB, this is his first time as the main director. You probably know more about this than I do though.

Fire Me Boy!
03-17-2006, 11:34 AM
James McTeigue worked for the W Bros on the Matrix films (as 1st Asst. Director whatever that means). According to IMDB, this is his first time as the main director. You probably know more about this than I do though.
He was their go-to guy... asside from assistant director stuff, he's made commericals, IIRC.

Deberg_1990
03-17-2006, 11:35 AM
James McTeigue worked for the W Bros on the Matrix films (as 1st Asst. Director whatever that means). According to IMDB, this is his first time as the main director. You probably know more about this than I do though.

You can bet the Bros. had a big hand in this film though since they produced ..It just seems to have the feel of one of their films.

Count Alex's Wins
03-17-2006, 11:51 AM
This film isn't about 9/11. It's about S&M.

Fire Me Boy!
03-18-2006, 11:36 AM
FWIW, I thoroughly enjoyed the movie...

Frazod
03-18-2006, 12:17 PM
I might go see Find Me Guilty this weekend. Ebert gave it a good write up, and from the commercials it looks funny as hell. Movie about a wise-cracking mobster (Vin Diesel) who represents himself in a multiple-mobster trial. Based on true story.

Count Alex's Wins
03-18-2006, 12:25 PM
I might go see Find Me Guilty this weekend. Ebert gave it a good write up, and from the commercials it looks funny as hell. Movie about a wise-cracking mobster (Vin Diesel) who represents himself in a multiple-mobster trial. Based on true story.

I heard Vin gained 35 pounds for the role.

Fire Me Boy!
03-18-2006, 01:12 PM
I might go see Find Me Guilty this weekend. Ebert gave it a good write up, and from the commercials it looks funny as hell. Movie about a wise-cracking mobster (Vin Diesel) who represents himself in a multiple-mobster trial. Based on true story.
It's actually been getting pretty good reviews overall... and he did gain significant weight for the role, and also is almost unrecognizable -- he's got hair.

http://image.ohmynews.com/down/images/1/yamanin_279919_1%5B433526%5D.jpg
http://ffmedia.ign.com/filmforce/image/article/695/695973/vin-diesel-20060314093704343.jpg

Fire Me Boy!
03-18-2006, 01:12 PM
He looks kinda like Travolta in the second one.

Sure-Oz
03-18-2006, 02:01 PM
diesel looks weird with hair hah

FAX
03-18-2006, 02:05 PM
Have you guys heard of a movie called "NightWatch"? It's supposed to some Ruskie film? I've been invited to go and have never heard of the damned thing.

FAX

FAX
03-18-2006, 02:07 PM
Have you guys heard of a movie called "NightWatch"? It's supposed to some Ruskie film? I've been invited to go and have never heard of the damned thing.

FAX

Never mind. Found it.

http://www2.foxsearchlight.com/nwnd/

FAX

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 11:46 AM
This movie was ok. I won't see it again. Just another Hollywood film pushing a political agenda, like Lord Of War, etc.

This movie was way overhyped, there was only like 2 action scenes and the rest was political garbage. They hyped it to be action-packed so you'd go see it, but what they do is slam your face with political crap most of the movie. I like the fact that it was about democracy and freedom, but come on...I don't want to hear about that in a supposed action movie, I'm not dumb, I know democracy is awesome, but I don't want to go watch a movie about it. Too much rah rah, this movie was. It's worth seeing once, I guess.

Bowser
03-19-2006, 11:49 AM
This movie was ok. I won't see it again. Just another Hollywood film pushing a political agenda, like Lord Of War, etc.

This movie was way overhyped, there was only like 2 action scenes and the rest was political garbage. They hyped it to be action-packed so you'd go see it, but what they do is slam your face with political crap most of the movie. I like the fact that it was about democracy and freedom, but come on...I don't want to hear about that in a supposed action movie, I'm not dumb, I know democracy is awesome, but I don't want to go watch a movie about it. Too much rah rah, this movie was. It's worth seeing once, I guess.

I guess for me the most amazing part of this movie was the fact that the graphic novel was written 25 years ago.

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 11:54 AM
This movie definitely was not on the Matrix level, not even close.

I will say that the guy in the mask (agent smith from the matrix) did give a great performance, he's a great actor, but just too much political junk. I watch that every day on the news, I don't wanna go see 2hrs and 15mins of it in a theatre and pay $5 for it, when I can get it for free on CNN or FOX for about 20 minutes. All I'm saying is if you're gonna hype a movie to be an action movie, it better be that way, leave me the political crap.

Sure-Oz
03-19-2006, 11:56 AM
I am probably going to see it today...

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 12:01 PM
I bet Scary Movie 5 will have a load of fun with this movie next year, lol.

The character V looked like Michael Jackson in about 20 years. The part where he was dancing with Portman with her head shaved reminded me of that. Looked like Jacko dancing with a little boy, ROFL.

Bowser
03-19-2006, 12:03 PM
I bet Scary Movie 5 will have a load of fun with this movie next year, lol.

The character V looked like Michael Jackson in about 20 years. The part where he was dancing with Portman with her head shaved reminded me of that. Looked like Jacko dancing with a little boy, ROFL.

Any shrinks in the house?


:D

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 12:07 PM
Any shrinks in the house?


:D

LOL, I kid you not. Doesn't the character look like a futuristic MJ? His face finally falls off in the year 2017 so he has to put that mask on, but he keeps the girlish long hair, lol. :)

Fire Me Boy!
03-19-2006, 01:27 PM
This movie was ok. I won't see it again. Just another Hollywood film pushing a political agenda, like Lord Of War, etc.

This movie was way overhyped, there was only like 2 action scenes and the rest was political garbage. They hyped it to be action-packed so you'd go see it, but what they do is slam your face with political crap most of the movie. I like the fact that it was about democracy and freedom, but come on...I don't want to hear about that in a supposed action movie, I'm not dumb, I know democracy is awesome, but I don't want to go watch a movie about it. Too much rah rah, this movie was. It's worth seeing once, I guess.
I guess I enjoyed it because I wasn't expecting and action movie -- I knew it was a political drama.

I didn't feel like they were trying to trick me at all. :shrug:

Ecto-I
03-19-2006, 03:06 PM
I'm actually suprised that this movie is getting only a so-so response on the board. I saw it yesterday and thought it was EXCELLENT! The fact that the story was more plot-driven than action-driven is what made the movie so good. The acting was also excellent (although I'm not really sold on Natalie Portman's english accent). Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I would love to see this one again (especially if I can see it on an IMAX!)

Fire Me Boy!
03-19-2006, 03:10 PM
I'm actually suprised that this movie is getting only a so-so response on the board. I saw it yesterday and thought it was EXCELLENT! The fact that the story was more plot-driven than action-driven is what made the movie so good. The acting was also excellent (although I'm not really sold on Natalie Portman's english accent). Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I would love to see this one again (especially if I can see it on an IMAX!)
I agree 100%... I'll own this one on DVD as soon as it comes out.

Cave Johnson
03-19-2006, 04:03 PM
I'm actually suprised that this movie is getting only a so-so response on the board. I saw it yesterday and thought it was EXCELLENT! The fact that the story was more plot-driven than action-driven is what made the movie so good. The acting was also excellent (although I'm not really sold on Natalie Portman's english accent). Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I would love to see this one again (especially if I can see it on an IMAX!)

I'm in total agreement, having just got back from seeing on an 80' screen. I'll probably go see it in Imax next.

If your idea of entertainment is digital explosions and impossible action sequences, you'll be sorely disappointed. It's not another Matrix. If, however, you like ideas, plot, and character development in your movies, it's an excellent film to go see in the theater.

Demonpenz
03-19-2006, 04:06 PM
I heard it was basicly iron eagle but with english accents

KcMizzou
03-19-2006, 04:10 PM
I heard it was basicly iron eagle but with english accents...

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 04:50 PM
I'm in total agreement, having just got back from seeing on an 80' screen. I'll probably go see it in Imax next.

If your idea of entertainment is digital explosions and impossible action sequences, you'll be sorely disappointed. It's not another Matrix. If, however, you like ideas, plot, and character development in your movies, it's an excellent film to go see in the theater.

The Matrix had the plot, ideas, character development in those movies, and it had action mixed in. V is less action, more political agenda pushing. But yes, V does have a plot, and all that other stuff, but rather boring because we hear about this stuff on the news everyday. Boring, boring, IMO.

QuikSsurfer
03-19-2006, 05:30 PM
Saw the flick last night and liked it. it was better than i thought it'd be though i have no real desire to buy the dvd when it becomes available. i'll probably see it again though. :) i am anxiously awaiting the opening of Silent Hill :) played the original games and the trailer looks niceee..

Demonpenz
03-19-2006, 05:42 PM
...


what???

KcMizzou
03-19-2006, 06:30 PM
what???Ian Eagle, CBS NFL play-by-play guy.

Pants
03-19-2006, 06:33 PM
This movie definitely was not on the Matrix level, not even close.

I will say that the guy in the mask (agent smith from the matrix) did give a great performance, he's a great actor, but just too much political junk. I watch that every day on the news, I don't wanna go see 2hrs and 15mins of it in a theatre and pay $5 for it, when I can get it for free on CNN or FOX for about 20 minutes. All I'm saying is if you're gonna hype a movie to be an action movie, it better be that way, leave me the political crap.

Actually, one of the points of the movie was to show everything that is wrong with those channels, lol.

Fire Me Boy!
03-19-2006, 06:36 PM
What I want to know is where Vanilla Thunder is going to see new releases for $5...

Pants
03-19-2006, 06:45 PM
What I want to know is where Vanilla Thunder is going to see new releases for $5...

Rent.

FAX
03-19-2006, 07:09 PM
Never mind. Found it.

http://www2.foxsearchlight.com/nwnd/

FAX

Well, it appears that I'm going to see this one tonight.

Looks a little wierd, but whateveh ... I do what I want.

FAX

Fire Me Boy!
03-19-2006, 07:23 PM
Rent.
Vanilla Thunder said, "I don't wanna go see 2hrs and 15mins of it in a theatre and pay $5 for it, when I can get it for free on CNN or FOX for about 20 minutes." He said "theater and pay $5"... I just want to know what theaters he's going to for $5.

Cave Johnson
03-19-2006, 07:49 PM
Actually, one of the points of the movie was to show everything that is wrong with those channels, lol.

This tells you everything you need to know about Vanilla's movie reviewing skillz.

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 08:29 PM
This tells you everything you need to know about Vanilla's movie reviewing skillz.

Oh please. Why see a movie about something you already know? If I would've known it was going to be about "those channels" I wouldn't have seen it.

It's kind of like watching a movie about drinking and driving...you know it's wrong, so why go see a movie about it? We know democracy is the way, so why make a movie about it? Why doesn't Hollywood make anything fresh anymore, like a new idea or something. Something original. All the movies coming out are sequels or remakes.

KcMizzou
03-19-2006, 08:31 PM
All the movies coming out are sequels or remakes.Except, you know.... this one.

Bowser
03-19-2006, 08:31 PM
Except, you know.... this one.

ROFL

Chiefs Pantalones
03-19-2006, 08:33 PM
Except, you know.... this one.

This movie wasn't a new idea, though. It was a rah rah movie, it's been done...alot. People know the world is messed up, why make a movie about it? Duh. Lord of War, this one, etc.

KcMizzou
03-19-2006, 08:36 PM
People know the world is messed up, why make a movie about it? Heh.



I give up.

Pants
03-19-2006, 10:31 PM
Vanilla Thunder said, "I don't wanna go see 2hrs and 15mins of it in a theatre and pay $5 for it, when I can get it for free on CNN or FOX for about 20 minutes." He said "theater and pay $5"... I just want to know what theaters he's going to for $5.

Oh my bad, my reading comprehension sucks. All admissions are $5 till the end of March here in Lawrence.

Cave Johnson
03-19-2006, 11:52 PM
Oh please. Why see a movie about something you already know? If I would've known it was going to be about "those channels" I wouldn't have seen it.

It's kind of like watching a movie about drinking and driving...you know it's wrong, so why go see a movie about it? We know democracy is the way, so why make a movie about it? Why doesn't Hollywood make anything fresh anymore, like a new idea or something. Something original. All the movies coming out are sequels or remakes.

There's this little site, rottentomatoes.com. You might have heard of it. People sometimes check out movies on it to see if it fits the profile of movies they like. There's a good chance it might provide a more accurate assessment of a movie than television trailers and hype.

Fat Elvis
03-19-2006, 11:59 PM
Oh my bad, my reading comprehension sucks. All admissions are $5 till the end of March here in Lawrence.

Seriously?

picasso
03-20-2006, 12:14 AM
Saw the movie, Loved it!!
Encompasses everything evil about the Bush administration that it could!

Rausch
03-20-2006, 12:41 AM
This movie wasn't a new idea, though. It was a rah rah movie, it's been done...alot. People know the world is messed up, why make a movie about it? Duh. Lord of War, this one, etc.

Films that make you see how f'd the world is and make you think twice are more than worth it.

Films that employ a ****ing frog mime and some seriously weak Fanboy ties in an attempt to cash in on the Comix crowd suck...

Chiefs Pantalones
03-20-2006, 01:04 AM
Films that make you see how f'd the world is and make you think twice are more than worth it.

Films that employ a ****ing frog mime and some seriously weak Fanboy ties in an attempt to cash in on the Comix crowd suck...

I thought movies were supposed to get you away from reality for about an hour and a half, not remind you of how messed up it is. You have to admit, Hollywood is running out of ideas, so they remake and sequel the crap out of movies. And now, they keep pushing political crap on people. It's been done, do something else to ENTERTAIN us. JMV.

Chiefs Pantalones
03-20-2006, 01:05 AM
Seriously?

Yes, it's true. $5 for all March.

Rausch
03-20-2006, 01:08 AM
And now, they keep pushing political crap on people. It's been done, do something else to ENTERTAIN us. JMV.

Why?

Hell, you can milk comic books for all the social commentary you need. As long as 90% of the public doesn't know that when you wrote it the world was 180 degrees different....and they don't.

Well, then yer' scott free...

Demonpenz
03-20-2006, 01:14 AM
more like b is for boring

Chiefs Pantalones
03-20-2006, 01:23 AM
I will say though, once again, that I enjoyed V's performance (that agent smith guy in the Matrix). I thought he was great.

Taco John
03-20-2006, 03:29 AM
ENTERTAIN us.





Like all Wachowski movies at this point, It isn't a movie intended for a viewer to check his brain in at the door. They want you to think as they present concepts and connundrums that parallel real life crossing philisophical and politcal boundaries. Coming out of a Wachowski Brothers movie and complaining that you had to think reflects about as intelligently as complaining that you went to Krispy Kremes and now you're getting fat.

FAX
03-20-2006, 07:54 AM
Well, it appears that I'm going to see this one tonight.

[URL]http://www2.foxsearchlight.com/nwnd/[URL]

Looks a little wierd, but whateveh ... I do what I want.

FAX

Now, this was an interesting and unusual movie. Russian version of an Underworldesque, sci-fi thriller. Probably one of the strangest cinematic productions I have ever seen.

FAX

Sure-Oz
03-23-2006, 10:57 PM
Saw it tonight, great movie...

Count Alex's Wins
03-23-2006, 10:59 PM
Like all Wachowski movies at this point, It isn't a movie intended for a viewer to check his brain in at the door. They want you to think as they present concepts and connundrums that parallel real life crossing philisophical and politcal boundaries. Coming out of a Wachowski Brothers movie and complaining that you had to think reflects about as intelligently as complaining that you went to Krispy Kremes and now you're getting fat.

Did you even see the 2nd and 3rd Matrix movies?

Tribal Warfare
03-23-2006, 11:10 PM
Saw it tonight, great movie...


Saw it last week, and Hugo Weaving kicked serious ASS!!!!!!!

Sure-Oz
03-23-2006, 11:49 PM
Saw it last week, and Hugo Weaving kicked serious ASS!!!!!!!
Yes, excellent job indeed, alot better than I thought it would be and I think it had just enough action as well.

mcan
03-24-2006, 04:33 AM
My problem wasn't that I had to THINK... It was that the movie did all my thinking for me...


This movie was pretty bad. The first three minutes are exposition given through a damned television. Then there is an ultra cheezy 'save the girl' scene, at the end of which they try and make the hero sound intellectual, but he comes off as a nutjob, and quite goofy... Then, there is the ultra political stuff, but really it's just a thinly vailed attack at America's current administration, and Brittian's alliance with America's foreign policy. There is no middle ground. There is no wondering about who is right or wrong. The movie spells it all out for you. Natalie Portman is OK, but really this movie is far below her...


Thanks for your time, now flame away... I'm sure a lot of you guys liked this movie, and good for you. It's just not my cup of tea.

Taco John
03-24-2006, 04:35 AM
Did you even see the 2nd and 3rd Matrix movies?




Several times in the theatre. I still havent purchased the third one yet, but it'll complete my collection where I'll watch it several times at home.

CHENZ A!
03-27-2006, 03:26 AM
I watched V For, tonight , thought it was a good movie(I'd watch it again).. They reference "The Count of Monte Christo" alot... That movie is one of my favorites(the newest one).

Adept Havelock
03-27-2006, 06:53 AM
I enjoyed it. The Wachowski's have a wicked sense of humor. I was really amused by the fact they cast the guy that played "Winston Smith" in 1984 as their "Big Brother".

That, and this little gem from Hugo Weaving:

"This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a 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--vis an introduction, and so it is my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V."

All in all, a decent flick for something based on an overwrought comic book.

keg in kc
03-27-2006, 03:29 PM
Just caught a matinee, not a bad flick.

Aries Walker
03-27-2006, 05:52 PM
I enjoyed it. The Wachowski's have a wicked sense of humor. I was really amused by the fact they cast the guy that played "Winston Smith" in 1984 as their "Big Brother".

That, and this little gem from Hugo Weaving:

"This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a 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--vis an introduction, and so it is my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V."

All in all, a decent flick for something based on an overwrought comic book.

I love that monologue.

I bet Hugo's glad he didn't have to do it "live".

ChiefsFanatic
04-02-2006, 11:12 PM
I enjoyed it. The Wachowski's have a wicked sense of humor. I was really amused by the fact they cast the guy that played "Winston Smith" in 1984 as their "Big Brother".

That, and this little gem from Hugo Weaving:

"This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a 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--vis an introduction, and so it is my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V."

All in all, a decent flick for something based on an overwrought comic book.

I just saw V tonight, and it is one of the most kick-ass movies I have seen in a long time. This speech was one of the best ever delivered in a movie. I wonder if it is straight out of the graphic novel.

I also like it when Creedy asked V why he wouldn't die. Ideas are bulletproof. Great stuff.

keg in kc
04-02-2006, 11:53 PM
Think there's going to be a sequel?

Taco John
04-03-2006, 12:12 AM
Think there's going to be a sequel?



Um... no... But I wouldn't be suprised if The Watchmen was turned into a movie on the heels of this...

Barrymore50
04-03-2006, 02:11 AM
GREAT movie! My friends talked me into going to see it, and I'm glad I did! I can't believe it isn't a huge hit!

keg in kc
04-03-2006, 04:01 AM
Um... no... But I wouldn't be suprised if The Watchmen was turned into a movie on the heels of this...The watchmen has been in development for a long, long time.

Pitt Gorilla
05-28-2007, 12:41 AM
Here's how behind I am: I just watched this movie tonight. Very good flick.

luv
05-28-2007, 12:44 AM
Here's how behind I am: I just watched this movie tonight. Very good flick.
Same here. Was just on HBO. I agree. Very good.

Count Alex's Wins
05-28-2007, 12:44 AM
You guys should see it in HD. Damn.

Ebolapox
05-28-2007, 12:45 AM
V was by far one of my alltime favorite movies... brilliant on all sides (but I've been blamed of being a wachowski 'brothers' fanboy)

Count Alex's Wins
05-28-2007, 12:49 AM
The only thing I didn't like was the heavy-handedness of the political commentary. The "letter" scene really made me cringe. I didn't go into V expecting brokeback mountain.

ChiefFripp
05-28-2007, 01:06 AM
Saw it opening day and bought the DVD the first day of release. I think I'll watch V again after reading this thread. Well either V or Children of Men.

KurtCobain
05-28-2007, 01:08 AM
Think there's going to be a sequel?

It didn't seem like there would be. Some movies you just know. But V seemed conclusive. Kinda.

Frazod
05-28-2007, 01:10 AM
Watching it on HBO as well (obviously a bit delayed). I have it on DVD, but it's one of those great movies that I'll watch if its on.

wutamess
05-28-2007, 01:12 AM
I'm waiting for the sequel to Riddick.

KurtCobain
05-28-2007, 01:13 AM
I'm waiting for the sequel to Riddick.

ha! you ended your post with dick!

wutamess
05-28-2007, 01:15 AM
ha! you ended your post with dick!
:spock:

KurtCobain
05-28-2007, 01:17 AM
:spock:

You know it made you laugh.

big nasty kcnut
05-28-2007, 01:21 AM
I watched it it was pretty good. Love the benny hill like moment.

Frazod
05-28-2007, 01:23 AM
You know it made you laugh.

It made me laugh. :D

Count Alex's Wins
05-28-2007, 01:35 AM
Honestly, it's one of those few movies that make me tear up at the end. The ending moves me, and I'm not even a liberal.

luv
05-28-2007, 01:36 AM
It made me laugh. :D
That's because you're easy.

Frazod
05-28-2007, 01:36 AM
That's because you're easy.

Yeah, but I'm not cheap. :p

KurtCobain
05-28-2007, 01:39 AM
Yeah, but I'm not cheap. :p

BUT BEER IS! so go everyone!

chagrin
05-28-2007, 09:39 AM
:spock:


Heh, that was kinda funny.

Seriously though, why is Riddick your favorite?

I loved his character in Pitch Black, and I knew very well that Chronicles wasn't supposed to have anything to do with Pitch Black but still I was disappointed. I was going to buy the special collector's edition (which does include a 3rd movie) but didn't because I felt let down.

I'm just curious to read your take on it.

wutamess
05-28-2007, 10:23 AM
Heh, that was kinda funny.

Seriously though, why is Riddick your favorite?

I loved his character in Pitch Black, and I knew very well that Chronicles wasn't supposed to have anything to do with Pitch Black but still I was disappointed. I was going to buy the special collector's edition (which does include a 3rd movie) but didn't because I felt let down.

I'm just curious to read your take on it.

I honestly don't know why I love that movie.
That's the only Vin Diesel movie I really care for so it's not him.

I guess I just love the movies action, plot, and flow.
It's very quotable. A lot of other people don't know why I love the movie so much either.

I watched PB after watching Riddick and wasn't really impressed.

wutamess
05-28-2007, 10:23 AM
BTW... I did get Kyra in the baby's name.

Kayleb Lucy Kyra...

Mr. Laz
05-28-2007, 10:51 AM
i enjoyed V too


of course i'm a bit of a Natalie Portman freak so i imagine that influenced my opinion quite a bit.

Deberg_1990
05-28-2007, 11:22 AM
Heh, that was kinda funny.

Seriously though, why is Riddick your favorite?

I loved his character in Pitch Black, and I knew very well that Chronicles wasn't supposed to have anything to do with Pitch Black but still I was disappointed. I was going to buy the special collector's edition (which does include a 3rd movie) but didn't because I felt let down.

I'm just curious to read your take on it.


I think Riddick is pretty underrated. Sures, its not a classic or anything, but its not awful either. Its actually pretty well made, has a decent story, and the baddies are pretty nasty.


The more i watch it, the better i like it.

chagrin
05-28-2007, 12:57 PM
I think Riddick is pretty underrated. Sures, its not a classic or anything, but its not awful either. Its actually pretty well made, has a decent story, and the baddies are pretty nasty.


The more i watch it, the better i like it.


I enjoyed the storyline, my problem were the actors chosen, Colm Fiore (sp?) was a bad choice IMO, and the Karl Urban guy was pretty bad too. I think that's what did it for me. I liked the first half the best.

Baby Lee
06-08-2007, 03:33 PM
What was surprising for me, after it being touted as a big-budget epic, how claustrophobic it was. Everything is interiors, cellars, hallways and alleys.