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by The Pessimist
Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:08 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Weekend Box Office 8/23: BAST"E"RDS #1
Replies: 2
Views: 309

I hear it's a more mature Tarantino.
by The Pessimist
Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Halloween 3
Replies: 21
Views: 1452

The other part to this is Carpenter's Halloween theme (although acknowledging he had help). For years Psycho was considered THE all-time horror theme until 1978. I just think those three accomplishments of Carpenter's alone are going to make it very difficult to exclude him from an induction. Can't...
by The Pessimist
Fri Aug 07, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Halloween 3
Replies: 21
Views: 1452

The other part to this is Carpenter's Halloween theme (although acknowledging he had help). For years Psycho was considered THE all-time horror theme until 1978. I just think those three accomplishments of Carpenter's alone are going to make it very difficult to exclude him from an induction.
by The Pessimist
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Halloween 3
Replies: 21
Views: 1452

Dark Star seemed as much Dan O'Bannon's as Carpenter's. which could be why I like it and have no use for most of Carpenter's output. His stuff seems very boxed-in and airless to me, with cardboard characters and nothing interesting going on under the bland surfaces. He's one of those directors who,...
by The Pessimist
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Public Enemies
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Looks like it's close to making $100 million stateside. Any idea on how much it cost to make? I'm kinda cheering for it to do all right at the BO cause Hollywood without Johnny Depp is not worth paying attention to even more than I'm already not paying attention to it. Just my two cents.
by The Pessimist
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:24 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: 2012 Trailer.
Replies: 9
Views: 591

I remember watching TDAT and seeing Quaid's character trekking however many hundred of miles through the snow and thinking they had reinvented the phrase 'trying to get away with it'. Visually it was impressive, but a poor popcorn movie at that.
by The Pessimist
Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: RIP John Hughes
Replies: 3
Views: 308

In a way Hughes opened the doors to the teen genre (or brought it to the fore) and closed it upon leaving the industry. 20 years since his heyday and the genre is still all his very own.
by The Pessimist
Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Spielberg's Next: NOT "Harvey" (Updated)
Replies: 9
Views: 840

after the CGI fest TINTIN

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by The Pessimist
Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra --International Trailer.
Replies: 13
Views: 1226

I remember thinking the visuals were impressive on the ad from the Super Bowl.
by The Pessimist
Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: NIGHT OF THE CREEPS At Last Coming to DVD [and Blu]
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

There was a TV version too?
by The Pessimist
Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: NIGHT OF THE CREEPS At Last Coming to DVD [and Blu]
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Bizarrely, I don't think I've seen that.
by The Pessimist
Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: Weekend Box Office 7/26: Gerbils! And Harry Fades...
Replies: 4
Views: 391

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id ... rmers2.htm

Worldwide: $785,161,945


^That's nuts. Looks like it could out-do Indy.
by The Pessimist
Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: TRON: LEGACY Update From Comic Con
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Minus the visuals, what's your impressions of the original? (It's nice to see Hollywood is attempting a re-do that might actually turn out better than the original.)
by The Pessimist
Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: HARRY POTTER Shatters All-Time Midnight Opening Record
Replies: 26
Views: 1655

Monterey Jack wrote:
The Pessimist wrote:Isn't the lead actor like a 100 now? :lol:
Why do people keep making this joke? Radcliffe is 20 now playing 16-17. We're not exactly talking Kevin Spacey in Beyond The Sea here.
But it seems like he's been around forever.
by The Pessimist
Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Theatrical, Blu-Ray & DVD Discussion
Topic: HARRY POTTER Shatters All-Time Midnight Opening Record
Replies: 26
Views: 1655

Isn't the lead actor like a 100 now? :lol: