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Forum: Movie Talk
12-18-03, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,586
Posted By Ian11

The movie didn't make me cry but that is not to...

The movie didn't make me cry but that is not to say I wasn't moved or felt the rush of emotion during many parts of the movie. I thought I would well up with tears during The Grey Havens but I...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-18-03, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,291
Posted By Ian11

The same problems I had with TTT Theatrical I had...

The same problems I had with TTT Theatrical I had with ROTK Theatrical but to a lesser degree. Editing felt sloppy at times and it was very noticeable that a lot of things felt left out. Although...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-18-03, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,888
Posted By Ian11

I expect ROTK EE will be my favorite as well. ...

I expect ROTK EE will be my favorite as well. But in their Theatrical Release versions the FOTR is tighter than the others in terms of storytelling and emotional sweep.
Forum: Movie Talk
12-06-03, 11:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,731
Posted By Ian11

Kinda reminds me of that Quizno's radio...

Kinda reminds me of that Quizno's radio commercial pitting "Ninja warriors" against accountants. To spell it out more clearly Mifune would be the ninjas.

Mifune's relationship to Kurosawa is like...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-06-03, 01:56 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,478
Posted By Ian11

Last Samurai was a great movie. But no, the...

Last Samurai was a great movie. But no, the movie to beat is Cold Mountain. Not ROTK. Not Seabiscuit. Not Master and Commander. And not Mystic River. Cold Mountain is not even out yet and...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-06-03, 12:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,346
Posted By Ian11

Overall, I agree with most of the posters so far....

Overall, I agree with most of the posters so far. Troy looks promising but I do have my doubts. The opening scene from the preview of the endless sea of ships looked phony and digital not awe...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-28-03, 09:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,358
Posted By Ian11

I think Raging Bull is brilliant and probably...

I think Raging Bull is brilliant and probably Scorsese's best film. Taxi Driver, Last Temptation of Christ, and Goodfellas close seconds.

Why should I try to convince you to like something you...
Forum: Music Talk
11-25-03, 01:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,110
Posted By Ian11

Late 70's: The Beatles Fleetwood Mac KISS ...

Late 70's:
The Beatles
Fleetwood Mac
KISS

80's:
Van Halen (other heavy metal bands)
then I discovered....

The Clash
11-23-03, 02:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,489
Posted By Ian11

Thank you. Somebody needed to say it. Although...

Thank you. Somebody needed to say it. Although even in the Theatrical version the elven rope was used to drag Gollum and why he was screaming that "it burned".

The story of LOTR is about the...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-21-03, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ian11

In Europe, Asia, Middle East, and practically...

In Europe, Asia, Middle East, and practically everywhere around the world you'll see guy friends (heterosexuals) walking around with their arms around each others shoulders. I think they do it less...
11-19-03, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Ian11

I've been a long time U2 fan (well relatively...

I've been a long time U2 fan (well relatively ever since War came out) but sorta been out of it since the last 3 albums (although I did like the last album). The fact this concert took place in...
11-19-03, 02:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,489
Posted By Ian11

I've only seen disc 1 of the film (gotta wait for...

I've only seen disc 1 of the film (gotta wait for a more reasonable time to see and HEAR disc 2) and the first 2 docs on disc 3. I've enjoyed every minute of it so far. The movie does flow A LOT...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-15-03, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ian11

The movie is going to be slow going for a lot of...

The movie is going to be slow going for a lot of people. I know a lot of people who wouldn't have the patience to sit through it. But the ending is just glorious and makes all the things that...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-15-03, 03:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,974
Posted By Ian11

Lord of the Rings It was close, Star Wars...

Lord of the Rings

It was close, Star Wars Episode 4-6 had a deep impact on me and really effected me culturally as well as the way I view movies and the movie going experience. But LOTR is even...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By Ian11

Way of the Gun I really like this movie. ...

Way of the Gun

I really like this movie. But when I saw it the first time there was a person in the audience who kept yelling things out at the screen. He was mentally disturbed. Several times...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By Ian11

Amelie: There's one scene with sexual content in...

Amelie: There's one scene with sexual content in the beginning and scenes that take place in an adult sex shop. But on the whole the scenes aren't really objectionable. So a qualified...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By Ian11

I guess I worded it wrong. Within my posts I...

I guess I worded it wrong. Within my posts I mentioned several times I hold both in equal esteem (as its possible between a book and a movie). Many people got it many didn't. So if could, I'd go...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ian11

After seeing the EE of FOTR I've always...

After seeing the EE of FOTR I've always approached the theatrical versions as the "rough cuts" of the film. As long as the "Voice of Saruman" chapter finds its way back into the EE I'll just have to...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 03:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,744
Posted By Ian11

I agree that most people have unfairly went way...

I agree that most people have unfairly went way overboard in the many ways Bruckheimer would have mangled LOTR (in even more horrific ways than many Tolkien geeks could have imagined). I think...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-10-03, 01:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By Ian11

I think after the countless threads we have seen...

I think after the countless threads we have seen through the years about the movie and the book the opinions about them are as varied as can be. I'm no expert on Tolkien (just a fan) compared to...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-09-03, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By Ian11

LOTR: The Many Ways the Movies Are Better Than the Book

MAJOR SPOILERS: SO DO NOT READ IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW!!!!



I've re-read The Hobbit and LOTR "a few times" and I love the movies so far. I hold them in equal esteem (in a way) and that's...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-09-03, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,999
Posted By Ian11

Man, I can't figure it out either. LOTR is...

Man, I can't figure it out either. LOTR is supposedly bad but why do I spend so much time re-reading the books, re-watching the movies, and spending countless hours looking up and discussing LOTR on...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-09-03, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,160
Posted By Ian11

Jay, That's another thing that colors many...

Jay,

That's another thing that colors many people's experience of the films. Too many slavishly believe the book LOTR by Tolkien is this impeccable flawless piece of work thats beyond reproach. ...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-09-03, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,160
Posted By Ian11

I do feel the TTT theatrical fell short compared...

I do feel the TTT theatrical fell short compared to the FOTR theatrical and of course the EE. I'm still hoping the EE of the TTT will fix some of the uneven pacing and flesh out a few of the scenes...
11-07-03, 06:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,592
Posted By Ian11

This is the one exception where I intentionally...

This is the one exception where I intentionally chose the "full screen version" over the "widescreen version". Esp. since I don't have a widescreen TV and the picture is just bigger on my "small"...
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