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Old 03-26-2012, 09:02 AM   #551
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Those are great points, GL. The blood and gore were tamed down to the PG-13 level and I am sure the drama of the movie would work well were I not my age.

Nothing is new anymore. Welcome to ongoing, post-modern entertainment.
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Saw Hunger Games. Entertaining, well-paced, but forced at times and not without weaknesses. It was at it's best for me when the people felt authentic. In the big cities where the ruling class had colored swoosh hair, I just didn't like it much.

Also, the romance had no chemistry.
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Saw Hunger Games. Entertaining, well-paced, but forced at times and not without weaknesses. It was at it's best for me when the people felt authentic. In the big cities where the ruling class had colored swoosh hair, I just didn't like it much.

Also, the romance had no chemistry.
NO desire to see the movie or read the books, but the name does make me want to go eat something.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:35 PM   #555
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^ Is that real life?

If so I'm surprised Tom Cruise isn't in it.
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Hit the wrong button there, meant to hit quote


So, he's smaller than Arnie but much more dangerous, they've mixed Star Wars and the stormtroopers in there as well as no end of other stuff...keeping it real then!
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Even though it was 22 years ago, I still dislike Hollywood's obsession with remaking, re-engineering/re-booting stuff... are there no new stories to be told?!?

I will admit, though, even with out Arnold, the special effects in this version do look quite amazing. Maybe Arnie will make a cameo?
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This is a bit better.


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I watched, "The Lincoln lawyer."
I liked this movie a lot. It had an old school feel to it. It felt like the people who made it cared about what they were doing.

Good performances by all of the cast.

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) - IMDb
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