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Old 12-22-17, 12:36 PM
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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I'm not sure if it is because it was free, but I enjoyed it. It's a real good B-movie with good talent and a big budget.

I thought Will Smith & Edgerton were both really good. The first hour plus is better, and it gets a little ridiculous toward the end. But all the hate for this is misplaced.

It's a fun time.
I'll agree with Throwing Copper... it was a good B-movie that was trying a little too hard. Most of the "racism" was forced and over-blown but the action was good. The last 40 minutes takes a weird turn (that reminded me a lot of the production quality of the Shanara Chronicles tv show on MTV).

I liked the character design in the movie.
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Old 12-22-17, 12:49 PM
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

Yeah, the third act was pretty cliched. I thought Noomi Rapace played a badass elf. I'd see a movie of that.
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Old 12-22-17, 06:38 PM
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Yeah, the bad reviews are totally overblown. I thought it was entertaining. They filmed it all over DTLA and the not-so glamorous parts of L.A. It is a shame that Edgar Ramirez didn't get to do anything. I was expecting badassery, but instead got it from Noomi -- wow, she was awesome. Since there's a sequel coming - I'm sure they'll expand on who the "dark lord" is. It's such an expansive universe that they'd better make a couple more.
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Old 12-23-17, 08:32 AM
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Yep it's a reverse Last Jedi. 31% crittic score, 91% audience score.
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Old 12-23-17, 09:26 AM
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“Watched” it while wrapping presents and enjoyed it enough. My wife loves her some Will Smith so there’s that.

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I thought it was just okay.
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Old 12-23-17, 11:50 AM
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Watched it. Didn't think it was terrible or unwatchable, but it's kind of a mess. Some parts were really good (as someone mentioned earlier, Rapace). Others? Not so much. It'd give it a 5/10 rating.
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Old 12-23-17, 12:30 PM
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Enjoyed the hell out of it. Definitely want to see more of the world and the Dark Lord.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

First act was great, but went downhill after the shooting started, which was pretty much what I expected. I'd love to see more of the world/concept but without Will Smith, whose salary I imagine ate up a big part of the film's budget.
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Old 12-23-17, 05:21 PM
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

It was alright. Hit some really good notes. It's a David Ayer police movie with supernatural elements. I'd put it right on par with Suicide Squad.

Was amused to see this is a Max Landis script. For both Ayer and Landis ... seems like there's a perfect movie out there that they haven't made yet. So I'll always look forward to what's next.
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Old 12-23-17, 10:12 PM
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Watched it tonight. I agree, don’t listen to the reviewers. This not great but totally entertaining. 3 1/2 stars out of 5.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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It was alright. Hit some really good notes. It's a David Ayer police movie with supernatural elements. I'd put it right on par with Suicide Squad.

Was amused to see this is a Max Landis script. For both Ayer and Landis ... seems like there's a perfect movie out there that they haven't made yet. So I'll always look forward to what's next.

I liked it more than SS. Granted, that's not saying much, but it's far more entertaining than SS. IMO.
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Old 12-24-17, 12:18 AM
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Just watched it. It was entertaining enough. The character design and world-building was good, though I think the whole orc "blooded" stuff was a little overdone.

The elves were cool. Rapace and her crew were badass. I wish we'd learned a little more about Tikka. I'd watch a sequel.
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Hopefully we'll see
Spoiler:
The Dragon
in action in the sequel.
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Old 12-24-17, 12:09 PM
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This was much better than Suicide Squad, does not deserve the Rotten Tomatoes score its got
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Thought it was fun.
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the one scene that bugged me was just like the same scene in Training Day where the random kid saved ended up being related to someone
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I liked it. I want to see more of this world.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

Forgive me if this answered already but:
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did Tikka take the wand? It seemed like they just left if there post Will Smith Power Blast. but then we see she lived .....
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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Forgive me if this answered already but:
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did Tikka take the wand? It seemed like they just left if there post Will Smith Power Blast. but then we see she lived .....
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No, the Magic police took the wand. They put it in special container and carried it away.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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Hopefully we'll see
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I noticed that way off in the background in the sky.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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I noticed that way off in the background in the sky.
yup.....pretty fucking cool.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

Where was that at? I was thinking about a re-watch ...

Far better than Suicide Squad. It may not be an instant classic, but it is a pretty solid film. My biggest criticism is that it was too straight forward and slightly predictable. Beyond that though, it was well acted, good special effects, and did a fantastic job building a strange new world.

I would rather see a series than a sequel!
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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No, the Magic police took the wand. They put it in special container and carried it away.
Ah Thanks.
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Re: Bright (D: Ayer S: Will Smith, Edgerton, Rapace) Netflix 2017

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I noticed that way off in the background in the sky.
Yeah it was a long shot of the city and there was a big ass Dragon flying across the sky.
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