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Takers - Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Matt Dillon

Old 10-06-09, 01:26 PM
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Takers - Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Matt Dillon

A new robbery movie from John Luessonhop.

Trailer Here.

Looks pretty action packed, but will probably be dumb. Action looks good though.

Horrible poster, as well.

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Re: Takers - Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Matt Dillon

That poster looks like a first-day Photoshop project.
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LOL Anakin Skywalker!
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Matt Dillon is billed first and doesn't get his head on the poster?
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Re: Takers - Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Matt Dillon

That's one of the worst movie posters I've ever seen.
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Matt Dillon is billed first and doesn't get his head on the poster?
Yeah, and why is Jimmy Fallon on the poster instead of Paul Walker!?!
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This is a real poster?


And a real cast?
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Matt Dillon is billed first and doesn't get his head on the poster?
He got to the photo shoot late. That's who Michael Ealy is looking at in annoyance.
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Re: Takers - Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Matt Dillon

Paul Walker's head is fucked up on that body.
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It's funny that while the trailer features Hayden dressed that way, they couldn't grab a shot of that for the poster. Instead it's an obvious photo double with a head strip.

As for Dillon, he's the Pacino in this Heat redux, so it makes sense that he wouldn't be on the poster highlighting the villains of the piece. It's about the only thing the poster does right, really.

The film will probably not be good, that much is a given from the trailer. It even has a "cool guys don't look at explosions" shot.
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Old 10-06-09, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by anomynous View Post
This is a real poster?


And a real cast?
I'm not sure which is worse, the poster or the cast.
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Old 10-06-09, 05:25 PM
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T.I.'s given name is Tip? If so, I guess TI is the only nickname.
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
He got to the photo shoot late. That's who Michael Ealy is looking at in annoyance.

I saw Michael Ealy at the movies last week in Pasadena, with this fine-ass Latin chick.
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Old 10-06-09, 10:38 PM
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It's sad when Paul Walker is arguably the best actor in the movie


and I kinda like him as an actor for some reason
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Old 10-06-09, 10:42 PM
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No, it's Cliff. Tip was his childhood nickname. T.I. is his rap name. I want to have multiple names too.
Then shouldn't it be Clifford "Cliff" "Tip" "T.I." Harris?

He has more nicknames than Thunderlips.
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Old 10-07-09, 01:09 PM
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Then shouldn't it be Clifford "Cliff" "Tip" "T.I." Harris?

He has more nicknames than Thunderlips.
He's been called the Drifter, The Shape Shifter, The Chameleon, The Master Chef, The Problem Child, The Hard One, The White Indian, The Giant Midget, and Lawrence Norbade...
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Old 10-07-09, 06:17 PM
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T.I.'s in jail, that poster was thrown together in 5 minutes. What garbage.
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That poster looks like a first-day Photoshop project.
That's the first thing I noticed. Looks absolutely horrible poster. And where's matt dillon? One of the worst posters I've seen.
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Old 07-08-10, 12:08 PM
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well the poster doesn't make the movie . Ive seen great posters for sharty movies pretty much any horror film or comedy letdown . And trailers on PG13 movies usually always show the scariest part of the whole damn movie
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Old 08-27-10, 05:54 PM
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This movie was extremely heavy handed. Horrible self important music, slow motion dramatic action shots and lots of tacked on character 'depth'. It felt like every 5 minutes there was a new mention of some character backstory that really held no real baring on the story (Dillon's divorce/bad parenting, the dialysis kid, Idris Elba's sister, Zoe Saldana and Jay Hernandez entire characters felt like filler) - all of that felt tacked on to a story that could have just been a fun heist flick. I'm not saying they can't have dramatic moments or go for a big ending, but damn, if Paul Walker/Chris Brown and Hayden Christensen are in your movie, you aren't making The Godfather.

In other hands it could have been a good diversion but it really felt like a missed opportunity and that it was trying hard to become the new Scarface or something....and I like T.I.'s music, but don't get me started on how horrible his performance was in this film. He would just bark out his lines. Matt Dillon is the best part and there are a few cool moments with the action but overall it was pretty weak.
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Old 08-27-10, 06:11 PM
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I've yet to see to it and I don't think I will cuz it does't look interesting to me but...I'm getting annoyed by all the ads saying that it's "this generation's Heat!"...I highly doubt that.
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Any movie that stars a slew of rappers is instant shit no matter who else is involved. It also doesn't help when your marketing confirms there's nothing worth seeing.
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Old 08-27-10, 06:22 PM
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I can't look at the poster without laughing. Paul Walker's head looks so out of place on that body.

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T.I.'s given name is Tip?
Nope, it's Throatwobbler Mangrove
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Old 08-27-10, 06:42 PM
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awful poster, and awful movie title.
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Old 08-28-10, 12:14 AM
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Reminds me of the Kinight & Day poster. If they cannot be bothered to make a decent poster I don't see why I should make the effort to see the film.

Also, if I was an actor I would have it in my contract not to have myself photoshopped in such a way that I look like an twat!
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