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Old 12-15-12, 22:02
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Default Peter Jackson's Phantom Menace, AKA The Hobbit

Makes his King Kong look like an Apocalypse Now work of genius.

Whatever you do, don't see the 48 fps version.
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Makes his King Kong look like an Apocalypse Now work of genius.

Whatever you do, don't see the 48 fps version.
Hey! Apocalypse Now was a work of genius!




I may be forced to watch it over the holidays, I'll try for the monkey wrench.
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Old 12-15-12, 22:40
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Hey! Apocalypse Now was a work of genius!
Yes it was. If Apocalypse Now is at the highest point on the roof of the house, King Kong is way down below in the basement and The Hobbit is somewhere underground with the morlocks. It was like watching a piece of crap made by Disney.

The 3D 48 fps version looks weird. It is hard to describe.
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Since none of the dwarves are developed with the exception of Thorin, take this handy cheat sheet with you to keep track of who is who.

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Old 12-16-12, 08:34
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Don't be ridiculous - watch it in 2D. I haven't heard anyone yet who's actually liked the 3D version. Personally I ****ing hate 3D in general so easy choice for me.

I actually thought it was a great movie until Rivendell. After that it became a bit messy with some very silly fighting scenes. Like most other movies made these days the action scenes were far too long.
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Went to see it yesterday and loved it Smeagol was so cute
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Agree with those who found it disappointing
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CGI orgy with little substance. The movie works well when it focuses on telling a story with human actors, using special effects as a tool, not as an end on itself.
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I liked it. It reflected well the atmosphere of the book. But the story could have been told in half an hour less. This felt more like an extended version.
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Lincoln the best film in a long, long time, but you have to have the knack for the history. Day-Lewis nails the unknown Lincoln that washes away the idealic but not the heroic. I never really liked the fim efforts of great books like the Hobbit and the The Lord of the Rings.

Just a plug for it and off-topic aside from current cinema. Lincoln: A epic perfomance by many and well worth seeing on the big screen.
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