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Old 07-23-2012, 01:03 AM   #31676
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There were complains/concerns about Bane's voice since people first saw trailers. Supposedly they fixed it some in post- but from reviews it also sounds like mostly they just cranked the volume. Every review I've seen has mentioned it as an issue.
dids, did you really delete my post in the 2nd batman shooting thread when all i said was, "here for dids' neutered thread"?
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:21 AM   #31677
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:22 AM   #31678
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Skimming that OOT thread on the Batman film:

- way too many fanbois. Maybe that's just because I thought the movie was mediocre, but an awful lot of talk about GOAT for a film that was drowning in cliche.

- why are people still posting in spoilers? THE MOVIE IS OUT. Anyone who opens that thread should expect to get spoiled.
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:31 AM   #31679
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Starship Troopers might be the legit first time i saw boobs. Will always hold a soft spot.
Still waiting on the future utopia of co-ed showers that Starship Troopers promised me.
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:19 AM   #31680
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Skimming that OOT thread on the Batman film:

- way too many fanbois. Maybe that's just because I thought the movie was mediocre, but an awful lot of talk about GOAT for a film that was drowning in cliche.

- why are people still posting in spoilers? THE MOVIE IS OUT. Anyone who opens that thread should expect to get spoiled.
The only thing that could possibly be disappointing about DKR is if you were expecting it to be the superhero film to finally break through and be a legitimate best picture nominee. It's reaches the pinnacle of the action/adventure genre and ends the trilogy well...can't ask for much more from a summer blockbuster.

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Old 07-23-2012, 02:30 AM   #31681
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If you view TDKR as a third act it's pretty incredible, it's probably the weakest of the "trilogy" by itself. But it's very impressive to tie it all up like that seeing how awful others have been at such lately.
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Old 07-23-2012, 03:41 AM   #31682
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OG Total Recall was a huge fav for me as a kid. Probably more for 3 boobs and Sharon Stone than anything else.
Baby.... you make me wish I had 3 hands!

Edit: And the 1st batman was great. And the last Indiana Jones was the best. And Godfather III was awful, even without comparing it to the other 2. They're cousins!
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:31 AM   #31683
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Starship Troopers might be the legit first time i saw boobs. Will always hold a soft spot.
It was either this or Titanic. I remember going to see Titanic twice for the boobs
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:56 AM   #31684
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:52 AM   #31685
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Movie theatre ruined it for me hardcore. Everytime Bane came on screen they booed. Yelling at random ****. Screaming at how hot anne hathaway was, ect. Honestly walked out of the theatre utterly hating everything about the movie. But I'll have to see it again.
That blows. I had a good crowd when I went. Clapped for the first time Batman showed up, couple of gasps, but other than that nothing.

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Skimming that OOT thread on the Batman film:

- way too many fanbois. Maybe that's just because I thought the movie was mediocre, but an awful lot of talk about GOAT for a film that was drowning in cliche.

- why are people still posting in spoilers? THE MOVIE IS OUT. Anyone who opens that thread should expect to get spoiled.
Because this isn't a Batman thread. People aren't necessarily expecting spoilers ITT.
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:55 AM   #31686
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This is not the thread I was referring to?
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:11 PM   #31687
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Although I realize it's an unpopular opinion, I liked Die Hard 2 the best of the three. Yeah it was full of contrivance but it was also full of action. It may help that I saw it in a theater when it first came out, it was around the holidays and the whole seasonal thing worked.

Nobody is going to agree in entirety with the gif that etats posted, however I think it's really close to consensus and I agree with it for the most part.

Also, saw TDKR today and I hate to be that guy again but found it extremely MEHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. One fairly substantial issue is that I couldn't figure out what the **** Bane was saying. Also, far too much reliance on the staple of bad movies where instead of just insta-killing, the bad guy lectures and stalls too long, then help arrives "just in the nick of time" to save the day.
I thought it was entertaining enough to be worth seeing, but I share your overall feeling of disappointment.

I thought Bane's voice was really cool when I understood him, but a lot of times I had NFI what he was saying and it drove me nuts. And I feel like the insta-kill thing wasn't the only crap movie tactic that they heavily employed, although I don't have any examples off the top of my head. I had just watched The Dark Knight the day before to get hyped up (it was amazing obv), and TDKR really pales in comparison imo.
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:44 PM   #31688
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And the last Indiana Jones was the best.
any opinion other than raiders being the best indy is clearly wrong, but i sincerely hope you mean last crusade and the not the ****ing horrible kingdom of the crytsal skulls.
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:05 PM   #31689
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i took 2:1 dark knight rises makes > $2 billion in box office gross and 5:1 it finishes as the highest-grossing film of all time. 2.7 billion is a lot, but i'm confident this is free money
Only about 40 million behind the Avengers after one weekend, better hope it has legs
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:28 PM   #31690
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Re: Batman Begins, that was a good and fresh take on the origin story, which tends to be problematic for superhero movies, especially reboots. Plus Ken Watanabe and Liam Neeson = win.
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:45 PM   #31691
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Yeah the backstory stuff in Begins was awesome. Agree with Clark that BB > TDK for pretty much the exact same reasons
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:07 PM   #31692
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:39 PM   #31693
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Only about 40 million behind the Avengers after one weekend, better hope it has legs
there's some crack here that's probably too soon, but suffice to say i'm screwed
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:07 PM   #31694
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Indecision ‏@indecision
'The Wire' cast to raise funds for Obama. I hope the thing they love doesn't start making questionable decisions in the fifth year.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:09 PM   #31695
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that's nice.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:20 PM   #31696
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Man, I almost walked out of TDKR twice, partially for some of the reasons mentioned here. The whole story felt like a mess and I really didn't care about any of the characters at all.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:27 PM   #31697
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OMG, watching last night's Breaking Bad:

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Old 07-23-2012, 06:47 PM   #31698
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I thought it was entertaining enough to be worth seeing, but I share your overall feeling of disappointment.

I thought Bane's voice was really cool when I understood him, but a lot of times I had NFI what he was saying and it drove me nuts. And I feel like the insta-kill thing wasn't the only crap movie tactic that they heavily employed, although I don't have any examples off the top of my head. I had just watched The Dark Knight the day before to get hyped up (it was amazing obv), and TDKR really pales in comparison imo.
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Man, I almost walked out of TDKR twice, partially for some of the reasons mentioned here. The whole story felt like a mess and I really didn't care about any of the characters at all.
While I realize that a suspension of disbelief is obviously required to fully enjoy the film (and that the outcome is more or less known beforehand), having had a day to ruminate about it I can't really bring myself to rate this higher than say 6/10.

That said, its predecessor TDK was a really, really good film and for my taste Joker >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Bane. God, Joker was just such an awesome villain.

When the dust settles I believe that consensus will more closely align with my viewpoints.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:56 PM   #31699
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When the dust settles I believe that consensus will more closely align with my viewpoints.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:56 PM   #31700
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Bane is a really really awesome villain, it's just that they didn't spend enough time to truly do him justice. Just a guy who is always in control and doesn't give a ****. His first scene shows that.

I also think that since we as an audience had Ledger's joker before Bane we judge it harder. If we see this movie before TDK, Bane is probably viewed much higher.
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