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Old 10-31-07, 01:44 AM
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WANTED Trailer Up

http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/180987...tandardformat/

Based on the comic by Mark Millar & J. G. Jones.

Starring: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp and Thomas Kretschmann.

Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov.
Old 10-31-07, 04:44 AM
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Looks ok, nothing spectacular tho....
Old 10-31-07, 06:23 AM
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Well, this does NOT look like what the comics are apparently about at all. And after Crank and Shoot 'Em Up, this movie looks to pale in comparison. Seriously, if I made a movie like this, it would look more Peckinpah-influenced than Wachowski-ripped, no bullet time, no Angelina Jolie, etc.

Seriously, it looks like Uwe Boll had his hand in remaking Remo Williams, and I can't think of a better comparison for this. I can't be the only one who thought this looked straight out of Dr. Toilet Boll's ass.
Old 10-31-07, 08:32 AM
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Yeah, that trailer and the comic couldn't be further from being connected to each other.

This basiclly looks like Matrix-lite.
Old 10-31-07, 01:00 PM
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I don't know anything about the comic but I love me some Timur Bekmambetov. Those who had seen Night Watch/Day Watch should have expected the trailer to look like this. I think it looks like a blast.
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wow looks pretty cool. Angelina Jolie looks great.
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I don't know anything about the book, and movie looks totally and completely miscast, but still pretty damn cool.
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Ewww. Looks pretty damn bad.

When is Morgan Freeman gonna get out of his rut?


Also Night Watch was about the biggest piece of crap I've ever seen so I have very little hope for this.
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I recall how incredibly awful the comic was (particularly the shit ending where Mark Millar basically slapped his readers in the face), so not much interest in seeing this.
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I also thought the comic was terrible, even not being a fan of the comic, I find it annoying changing the film to "assasins" instead of about "villains".

The only thing worse to me than Angelina Jolie in a movie, is Angelina Jolie performing any kind of action, I just cringe all over hearing her spounting lame dialogue & pouting all the time, so that plus Morgan Freeman playing the same character he always plays, & the fact that my brain can't handle watching any more movies with slow-motion bullets in them anymore. This isn't even worth a rental.
Old 10-31-07, 05:38 PM
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suprised on the negative comments, I think it looks pretty cool and I like Angelina Jolie in these type of roles.
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I agree with Sessa. I'm really really tired of Jolie. I don't get the appeal of the lips look and find her to be a strain in any film I've seen her in. I thought the comic was meh but this looks simply awful.
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It looks like Timur found a good make-up artist for Jolie. This is the first movie in which Angelina Jolie is overall made up nicely, looks hot and nothing physically awkward about her:

Gia: skanky looking
Bone Collector: bad dyke hair
Girl, Interupted: skanky looking
Gone in 60 Seconds: awful dyed hair
Tomb Raider: crazy fake pokey boobs
Tomb Raider 2: crazy pulled-back scalp hair
Life or Something Like It: crazy Maryln Monroe look
Alexander: well, she looked like a queen (i'm mainly talking temporary)
Sky Captain: well, not bad with an eye patch and military outfit
Mr. & Mrs. Smith: too conservative/plastic-looking in this one
Good Shepard: not into 1950s look
Mighty Heart: looked good, but was physically playing someone else


I haven't seen Beyond Borders, Pushing Tin, Taking Lives, or Original Sin to comment.

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Old 11-01-07, 05:05 AM
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
It looks like Timur found a good make-up artist for Jolie. This is the first movie in which Angelina Jolie is overall made up nicely, looks hot and nothing physically awkward about her:
She looks way to skinny in this to be hot
Old 11-01-07, 05:19 AM
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Loved the comic but the movie appears to have very little of the same meaning.

I can just imagine a straight translation of comic-to-film and seeing the message just ZOOM right past everyone's head.
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There are very few Russian directors you'd expect a good movie from. Timur Bekmambetov is definately not one of them. Night Watch/Day Watch were enough to realize that.
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
It looks like Timur found a good make-up artist for Jolie. This is the first movie in which Angelina Jolie is overall made up nicely, looks hot and nothing physically awkward about her:

Gia: skanky looking
Bone Collector: bad dyke hair
Girl, Interupted: skanky looking
Gone in 60 Seconds: awful dyed hair
Tomb Raider: crazy fake pokey boobs
Tomb Raider 2: crazy pulled-back scalp hair
Life or Something Like It: crazy Maryln Monroe look
Alexander: well, she looked like a queen (i'm mainly talking temporary)
Sky Captain: well, not bad with an eye patch and military outfit
Mr. & Mrs. Smith: too conservative/plastic-looking in this one
Good Shepard: not into 1950s look
Mighty Heart: looked good, but was physically playing someone else


I haven't seen Beyond Borders, Pushing Tin, Taking Lives, or Original Sin to comment.
Taking Lives is the movie she looks the best in.
Old 11-01-07, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by maingon
Taking Lives is the movie she looks the best in.
What about Hackers and Pushing Tin? She looked pretty hot in both.
Old 11-01-07, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Superboy
Loved the comic but the movie appears to have very little of the same meaning.

I can just imagine a straight translation of comic-to-film and seeing the message just ZOOM right past everyone's head.
So what was the message of the comic book?
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Originally Posted by droidguy1119
I don't know anything about the comic but I love me some Timur Bekmambetov. Those who had seen Night Watch/Day Watch should have expected the trailer to look like this. I think it looks like a blast.
Right there with you.
Old 11-01-07, 11:42 AM
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This is just the teaser, im sure Timur has got a lot of visual eye candy he ain't showing til ya see the movie.
Old 12-02-07, 01:09 AM
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This trailer didn't do anything for me.
Old 12-02-07, 09:58 AM
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That looks horrible... Too bad I like Freeman, at least he has Gone, Baby Gone and the Bucket List to redeem himself this year.
Old 01-08-08, 03:34 AM
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Hmmm...I think it looks pretty good.

This Russian director sure knows how to do visual effects work. Night Watch was stunning, I expect nothing less from this one.

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Ugh...

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