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Flesh Thorn wrote:World War Z........nothing in common with the book. Just another senseless action movie with a weak plot. The special effects were not even anything new. I am glad I did not see it in the theater.
This...the movie is a prequel to the book. The zombie effects are similar to the effects in "I Am Legend". The story was bland and predictable...so I agree I'm glad I didn't waste 10 bucks at a theater.
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IEDmagnet wrote:
Flesh Thorn wrote:World War Z........nothing in common with the book. Just another senseless action movie with a weak plot. The special effects were not even anything new. I am glad I did not see it in the theater.
This...the movie is a prequel to the book. The zombie effects are similar to the effects in "I Am Legend". The story was bland and predictable...so I agree I'm glad I didn't waste 10 bucks at a theater.
(Gasp) But Brad Pitt is in that movie. That's half a try.
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Hammer Film's "The Burning Man" was on the other night. Anyone else seen this chiller? Hammer's best film from the 1970's, hands down.
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I gotta say, I am extremely excited to see 'Rush' this weekend.
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IEDmagnet wrote:
Flesh Thorn wrote:World War Z........nothing in common with the book. Just another senseless action movie with a weak plot. The special effects were not even anything new. I am glad I did not see it in the theater.
This...the movie is a prequel to the book. The zombie effects are similar to the effects in "I Am Legend". The story was bland and predictable...so I agree I'm glad I didn't waste 10 bucks at a theater.
10bucks?? Holy...

Cost us about 23.00 a head here to see a movie.
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For tickets alone? Holy hell. I usually spend about $70 when I take my kids (3) to see one; and that includes drinks, popcorn, and the water I pour out to spit my dip in.
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Saw 'Don Jon' tonight. Was not very entertained. This is a rainy day rental at best.
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Watched "The Purge" tonight with the 6. I'm not impressed with it either. I could have had a more enjoyable time spending those 90 minutes hitting myself in the grundle with a claw hammer.
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cams wrote:
IEDmagnet wrote:
Flesh Thorn wrote:World War Z........nothing in common with the book. Just another senseless action movie with a weak plot. The special effects were not even anything new. I am glad I did not see it in the theater.
This...the movie is a prequel to the book. The zombie effects are similar to the effects in "I Am Legend". The story was bland and predictable...so I agree I'm glad I didn't waste 10 bucks at a theater.
10bucks?? Holy...

Cost us about 23.00 a head here to see a movie.

Not counting snacks it's $7.50 for matinee or mil discount where I live.

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Saw 'Rush' last night, definitely worth the trip to the theatre. Totally lived up to the hype.
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"Goon" is the funniest hockey (and I would say sports) movie since Slap Shot. I'd never heard of it but downloaded it on my Ipad for the trip back from Europe.
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Watched "This is the End" with Seth Rogan, Danny McBride, and the like last night. Two hours I'll never get back.


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Every day tape 2 30 minute episodes of

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These shows were originally on btw 1955 & 1965. What a hoot1
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Saw a foreign film, Indonesian, called "The Raid: Redemption"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f6f_kfp1Z8

It had some of the most intense fight scenes I have seen in a long time. This is one of those action movies I will see several times.
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rgrokelley wrote:Saw a foreign film, Indonesian, called "The Raid: Redemption"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f6f_kfp1Z8

It had some of the most intense fight scenes I have seen in a long time. This is one of those action movies I will see several times.
Have not seen this yet, but looking forward to it.

The first one simply titled "The Raid" was a great film I'm sure you'd also enjoy if you liked part 2.
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