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The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Old 09-21-11, 08:33 PM
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Looks interesting...kind of worried of a few elements like Neeson using broken bottles as bladed knuckles...BUT the premise is very interesting to me. We don't see too many movies like this..so it's nice to see one...with Neeson especially.

In The Grey, Liam Neeson leads an unruly group of oil-rig roughnecks when their plane crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Battling mortal injuries and merciless weather, the survivors have only a few days to escape the icy elements and a vicious pack of rogue wolves on the hunt before their time runs out.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

neeson fist fighting wolves? ofcourse i'm gonna watch this!
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

As long as someone gets punched in the throat.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

So did someone decide to rewrite The Edge?
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Yeah no shit. Looks like The Edge with wolves.

Pass.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

I love The Edge and survivalist type movies. I'll catch this during a matinee.
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Originally Posted by TheNightFlier View Post
I love The Edge and survivalist type movies. I'll catch this Anytime anywhere.
Fixed

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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Def sounds like a total rip of The Edge, but I liked that movie, and I like Neeson, so I'll prob watch this on HBO.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

If it involves men surviving in the wilderness it must be a ripoff of The Edge.
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Any movie with outdoor survival must be copying The Edge!!!
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Originally Posted by redrum View Post
neeson fist fighting wolves? Ofcourse i'm gonna watch this!
Enough said.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

I get to see an advanced screening of this on Friday, looking forward to it!
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

do be quick on giving us your thoughts on it.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

I heard he takes the remaining survivors for singing lessons at the end.
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This might be one of those rare January releases I will actually see in theaters. I read on IMDB that Michael Biehn was considered for a role. Too bad he wasn't cast.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

I like man vs. wilderness movies, but this one looks a little silly with over-the-top evil wolves.

That being said, I'll give it a try when it reaches Redbox.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

As we all know, wolves are evil, bloodthirsty killers. According to Wikipedia (which isn't always correct but is at least a guideline) 10 people have been killed by wolves in North America since 1900, 3 of which were killed by their pet wolves.

So that makes 7 dead people from wild wolves in the last 110 years. And there was even some question about some of those 7...there was evidence that suggested bears rather than wolves.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Did you add the 3 from Frozen?
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Did you add the 3 from Frozen?
Ha ha. No. So 7 dead people and 3 dead morons. Actually 6 dead morons if you count the ones that were killed by their pet wolves.
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According to Michael Scott, more people have died by rabies than wolves then... the movie should be based on rabies.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

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According to Michael Scott, more people have died by rabies than wolves then... the movie should be based on rabies.
nice.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Still thinking about seeing this and Narc tomorrow night with Carnahan doing a Q&A in between.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Originally Posted by devilshalo View Post
Still thinking about seeing this and Narc tomorrow night with Carnahan doing a Q&A in between.
NARC is the only thing he's done that i've enjoyed. i'm still curious about this one though.
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Re: The Grey (Dir: Carnahan) Liam Neeson and a group of men vs. Alaskan wilderness

Originally Posted by riotinmyskull View Post
NARC is the only thing he's done that i've enjoyed. i'm still curious about this one though.
I really liked Narc... but the only other thing I enjoyed was his BMW mini-film Ticker.

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