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Old 09-11-09, 03:25 PM
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Looks interesting. Good cast.

Plot: The first part in a trilogy series, "Solomon Kane" is an epic adventure adapted from the classic pulp stories by Robert E. Howard, creator of "Conan the Barbarian." Solomon Kane (James Purefoy) is a 16th Century soldier who learns that his brutal and cruel actions have damned him. Determined to redeem himself, Kane swears to live a life of peace and goodness but is forced to fight once more when a dark power threatens the land.

Directed by Michael J. Bassett, starring James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Alice Krige, Mackenzie Crook

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Old 09-11-09, 05:35 PM
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If it is any good at all (and it looks like it may be) it will rock so hard.

Robert E. Howard was genius and anything the man ever wrote would kick all kinds of ass on screen.
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If it is any good at all (and it looks like it may be) it will rock so hard.

Robert E. Howard was genius and anything the man ever wrote would kick all kinds of ass on screen.
I agree, Conan, Kull, Bran Mak Morn and Solomon Kane were all great reads. That trailer makes me want to see Red Nails with that kind of production value.

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Old 09-11-09, 06:15 PM
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Re: Solomon Kane

I just saw the trailer pop up and came here to see if anybody had posted about it. Looks like I was just a tad behind. Interestingly Wiki says Christopher Lambert was offered the role earlier in the decade when the project was first getting off the ground.

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If it is any good at all (and it looks like it may be) it will rock so hard.

Robert E. Howard was genius and anything the man ever wrote would kick all kinds of ass on screen.
You beat me to it. Apparently the budget is realtively small as well. If this does well it could be a huge success.
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Old 09-12-09, 07:59 AM
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Trailer no work anymore.
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Old 09-12-09, 08:56 AM
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Re: Solomon Kane

I sat through the Comic-Con panel for this movie while waiting for another one. I'd never heard of it but thought it looked pretty good if you're into that kind of movie. Not sure if I'd see it but it did spark some interest.
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Re: Solomon Kane

I've heard the name but never knew what it was. Looks interesting...

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That looks badass! Sign me up.
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Old 09-12-09, 08:06 PM
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This is what Van Helsing was supposed to be about (and don't tell me that movie didn't rip off Howard's source material). It might be cheesy, but I am interested.
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Looks pretty freaking cool.
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Old 09-12-09, 10:35 PM
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Wow. This looks totally badass. Can't wait to see it. And Dr. DVD is right, this what Van Helsing should have been. And I say that as someone that didn't hate that movie.
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Old 09-13-09, 08:14 AM
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I don't think a Van Helsing film w/ Sommers could've turned out like this.
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Old 09-13-09, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Wow. This looks totally badass. Can't wait to see it. And Dr. DVD is right, this what Van Helsing should have been. And I say that as someone that didn't hate that movie.
I didn't hate it either. In fact, I found it a lot of fun until the third act where everything fell apart
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I hate any climax that relies on two CG creatures duking it out
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Is this supposed to be a U.S. release, or only overseas?
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Stupid movie copying Van Helsing (that movie rocked!), why don't they get an original idea?
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Old 09-13-09, 11:42 AM
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Stupid movie copying Van Helsing (that movie rocked!), why don't they get an original idea?
I hope you're being sarcastic, as this character was around years before Van Helsing (the Sommer's version anyway).
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Old 09-13-09, 12:13 PM
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I hope you're being sarcastic, as this character was around years before Van Helsing (the Sommer's version anyway).
And what about this new Conan movie? Do we really need anther comic book movie?
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Old 09-13-09, 01:10 PM
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And what about this new Conan movie? Do we really need anther comic book movie?
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The trailer for this looks pretty damn cool.

I'm almost finished with the R.E.H Conan stories. Kull and Solomon Kane are next.
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US release date? I know it's playing at the Toronto Film Festival.
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Hmmm...interesting. Worth a look-see methinks
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Old 09-15-09, 02:58 PM
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Looks like my next 'greatest movie ever!'

Itll be tough as that hasnt happened since Ravenous and 13th Warrior
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Old 09-19-09, 01:09 AM
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This poster is so totally badass:

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Old 09-19-09, 02:47 AM
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This looks like something that should have premiered on the USA channel years ago between reruns of Renegade, Xena, and Hercules.
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^ Totally disagree but to each his own.
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