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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:14 pm

The new one sucked. This is sad because I LOVE me some Kaiju and hate to see a bad one

The plot was nonsense (even for a movie with a giant fire breathing lizard) and the writers seemed to have gone to a clearance sale for cliches. They also seemed to think “you know what would make a Godzilla Movie better? Almost no Godzilla!”, which is wrong.

There were a couple of cool monster fights, but that didn’t make up for the suck fest of the rest of the film.
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Post by ed » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:28 pm

Thanks. Was going g to go today.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:12 pm

I was doubly disappointed because I was really excited to see modern takes on Mothra, Rodan, and Ghidorah.

But they got put into such a bad, bad film
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Post by ed » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:26 pm

Sucks.
I recall when one of my faves of all time, The Haunting, was being remaide with Liam Whoosieface and I was really looking forward to it. Sucked. Hobo balls.

All I could think of was "didnt someone monitor this crap?"
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:38 pm

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by Witness » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:07 am

From the time when I still went sometimes to the movies, I remember how bad Herzog's remake of Nosferatu was. :evil:

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:10 am

Witness wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:07 am
From the time when I still went sometimes to the movies, I remember how bad Herzog's remake of Nosferatu was. :evil:
It was bad, but I want the clock that he had.
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Post by Pyrrho » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:20 pm

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Post by Witness » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:32 pm

↑ That Bruce with his brand new suspenders? :shock:

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Post by ed » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:25 am

Ok. Pirated the damn thing. Price was right.

Largely incoherent. Monsters cool but lack of light is often an excuse for crappy effects. Watching now. Bored. Wife asleep. Hungry.

Really big monsters not necessarily better.

"So her and Godzilla have a thing going on?" Sez token black guy randomly dropped into a scene.

Not so bad you want to harm yourself but not all that good either.
eta: just checked time remaining ... 45min. Hell with that, time for a book.
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Post by gnome » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:50 am

Sometimes creators step into a franchise to really add a memorable installment, possibly influencing future versions.

Sometimes they're just squeezing a few (million) bucks from a guaranteed opening weekend.
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Post by ed » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:22 am

Yeah. I seem to recall reading somewhere that every movie now makes a profit with theaters, DVD, cable distribution etc etc.

But it still amazes me that obvious dreck gets released when a script doctor or better editing could make it better, not great but better. I assume that they have run the numbers and that what they do makes sense financially but still... I think of the Haunting and Hobo Balls and am saddened.
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