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I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

Old 03-22-18, 07:39 AM
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I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle



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An oddball girl named Barbara Thorson regularly brings a Norse warhammer to her middle school, and has a detailed imaginary life in which she is a skilled giant killer. However, her flights of fantasy might be an attempt to cope with troubles at home.
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/i_kill_giants
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4547194/

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I didn't even know they were adapting the graphic novel...
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Re: I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

Sound like a girl's version of A Monster Calls but different story.
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I honestly hadn't even heard of it until just a couple days ago when I happened across the trailer online, but I picked it up today based on the trailer alone. Not 100% what I was expecting, but it was a pretty good movie! Kept me guessing all through the movie as to whether everything she was experiencing was real or not, and even by the time it ended I still wasn't completely sure.

Apparently it didn't do squat the box office, and the BR just came out today for only $14.95 at Walmart.
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I honestly hadn't even heard of it until just a couple days ago when I happened across the trailer online, but I picked it up today based on the trailer alone. Not 100% what I was expecting, but it was a pretty good movie! Kept me guessing all through the movie as to whether everything she was experiencing was real or not, and even by the time it ended I still wasn't completely sure.

Apparently it didn't do squat the box office, and the BR just came out today for only $14.95 at Walmart.
It didn't really get a full theater release, it was one of those "Same Day as Theaters" VOD releases back in March.
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Re: I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

Well, a box office take was listed on Wikipedia, so I just assumed....
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I have no frickin' clue what the filmmaker was trying to do here.
However, I do know one thing; whatever it is you think you might get from this movie it is not going to be the case.
This film is apparently aimed at youngsters, but there is nothing inspirational or uplifting in it.
Strangely, the message is not a good one.
Again, what was the point of making this movie in the first place...what purpose does it serve?
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Re: I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

"Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Anders Walter"

He won Best Live-Action Short Film for 2013.
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Re: I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
"Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Anders Walter"

He won Best Live-Action Short Film for 2013.
How many people really care about those blurbs? But it got you to use Google.
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This can currently be streamed for 99 cents on Amazon.
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Re: I Kill Giants (2018, D: Walter) S: Wolfe, Saldana, Poots, Ehle

Well it wasn't what I expected. Like I went into this just based on title mostly, so I expected some actual giant killing. Instead I got a slightly different version of "A Monster Calls" only not as well done.

I too was a bit confused for a while whether the girl was just making things up, if she really believed what she was seeing, or if it was suppose to be real.

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