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What movie have you seen #2

Discussion in 'The Music & Movies Forum' started by LESStar58, Jul 15, 2010.

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  1. Frederick

    Frederick Moderator Staff Member

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    :lol: Avatar was basically different parts of other movies all thrown together. Barely anything original in it at all.
     
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    Yeah, of the 34 year old comic it was based on.
     
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    I want to thank you for this post.

    Up until I read this post, I was trying to decide whether you were a troll or just an insipid, uninspired, human-like creation from the ninth dimension.

    With this post, you have clarified this issue for me and put my mind at ease.
     
  5. Bulldog Force

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    Which movie does the main Avatar storyline come from?
     
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    It's a shame terminator two ripped it off twenty years ago then

    Do u see the similarities lads ?
     
  7. Frederick

    Frederick Moderator Staff Member

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    As posted above, Pocahontas.
     
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    47 Ronin,loved it,highly entertaining,critics shat all over this one for some reason
     
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    I think it ripped off Ferngully more IMO, especially the scene where the giant logging machine thingo starts cutting down trees
     
  10. Bulldog Force

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    While I can see a similarity in the storyline, I wouldn't go so far as to say that it's entirely based on that. Both of them involve outsiders coming into an already inhabited environment, but what goes on next isn't related in any way.
     
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    I think it can be safely assumed that everyone (BulldogForce excluded) knows there is barely an orignal thought in that movie. It isn't even that great IMO, looks spectacular but that's about it.
     
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    The style of Avatar borrowed heavily from Hayao Miyazaki's films too, particularly Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and Princess Mononoke.
     
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    The comic was written in 1981. Not exactly hard to find out.

    The Lone Ranger - 6/10
    [REC]2 - 6.5/10
    Elysium - 7/10
    A Ma Soeur! - 7/10
    Session 9 - 6.5/10
     
  14. Bulldog Force

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    Also yesterday, watched Spy Hard. I can watch that movie over and over lol.
     
  15. Danish

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    Story-wise its about as interesting as your average video game plot, but as you say visually its freaking insane.

    It looks so good it actually made me think that 3D would become ubiquitous within a few years :lol:
     
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    Within a few years? It's practically present in every childrens animated film that comes out. Toy Story started it, A Bugs Life got it trending, and Shrek really got the ball rolling. It's been one-way traffic ever since!
     
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    white house down

    better then I was expecting it to be
     
  18. Frederick

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    Ok, you do know the difference between 3D, and 3D animation...right?
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Beneath Hill 60 8/10

    Really enjoyed this film. So much better then movie after movie of yank save the day horseshit.

    Could have done without the flashbacks to before the war though. Really took you out of the intensity/claustrophobia of the tunnels.
     
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