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Old 05-05-2013, 11:51 AM   #1
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Wall-E + Moon + The Matrix + Independence Day. = Oblivion.

Pretty decent flick. Definitely a recommended rental. Not a must-see at the theater, but worthwhile.
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:02 PM   #2
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We sawr it last night. Not bad. Wasn't boring. Not something I would want to see twice.

Olga Kurylenko has done a good job of overcoming her Ukrainian accent and she isn't hopless as an actress unlike most big time models.
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:21 PM   #3
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They completely stole the ending! I won't say from what movie (if you've seen it you know), but damn! Even some specfic details...

Buzz must not see this movie. The motorcycle will ruin it for him...
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They completely stole the ending! I won't say from what movie (if you've seen it you know), but damn! Even some specfic details...

Buzz must not see this movie. The motorcycle will ruin it for him...
Hell, it stole from LOTS of movies. Derivative as all get-out. Morgan Freeman was basically playing Morpheus. But still interesting (until the last act, which as you say was a big helping of "seen it.")
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Hell, it stole from LOTS of movies. Derivative as all get-out. Morgan Freeman was basically playing Morpheus. But still interesting (until the last act, which as you say was a big helping of "seen it.")
Morpheus as in Forbidden Planet? Or the Greek dude? Hell now I have to go look it up.
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I wish Olga Kurylenko all the best. She was devestated after I called it off. Sweet girl. Hopefully her movie career will offer some needed consolation.
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Forbidden Planet was Shakespeare's "Tempest" re-imagined. Most movies are derivative of something to a greater or lesser degree. This one was mostly derivative, but was overall pretty good.

I could have done without the kid tripping when running from the drones. And why didn't they just let the drone go rather than try to haul it out in that 50cal sled? Because "It's In The Script". And the ending had me looking for an insulin injection.

Still, it was an enjoyable 2 hours.
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Morpheus as in Forbidden Planet? Or the Greek dude? Hell now I have to go look it up.
As in, Lawrence Fishburne in The Matrix.

Same character.
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:39 PM   #9
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They completely stole the ending! I won't say from what movie (if you've seen it you know), but damn! Even some specfic details...

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Is it a total fantasy? Like a guy escaping on an electric motorcycle?
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Is it a total fantasy? Like a guy escaping on an electric motorcycle?
This is why you MUST NOT see the movie. Ever.
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