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Postby Banedon » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:03 pm

Every time I saw Reg Cathey my brain always recognized him as "the guy from Square One Television".
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Postby Banedon » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:29 pm

According to Variety, Fassbender has signed on to star in the sequel to Kung Fury, the 2015 short film that has gained a massive cult following ever since it was partially funded on Kickstarter. Much like the original short, the Kung Fury sequel will take place in Miami circa 1985, where Kung Fury and his Thundercops police force work to keep the peace. After a Thundercop dies, causing the group to disband, a mysterious villain teams up with Hitler to “attain the ultimate weapon.”

Fassbender joins a returning David Hasselhoff, who had a role and music video in the original short film. Shooting is expected to start this summer.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:08 pm

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According to Variety, Fassbender has signed on to star in the sequel to Kung Fury, the 2015 short film that has gained a massive cult following ever since it was partially funded on Kickstarter. Much like the original short, the Kung Fury sequel will take place in Miami circa 1985, where Kung Fury and his Thundercops police force work to keep the peace. After a Thundercop dies, causing the group to disband, a mysterious villain teams up with Hitler to “attain the ultimate weapon.”

Fassbender joins a returning David Hasselhoff, who had a role and music video in the original short film. Shooting is expected to start this summer.

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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby Banedon » Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:36 pm

I thought it was bad when I went to see Rogue One on opening night and they accidentally started up In The Heart Of The Sea by mistake, but I think this one has me beat...



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Postby Tim » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:11 am

Black Panther was outstanding.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:46 am

Tim wrote:Black Panther was outstanding.


https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2007/12/17 ... -plotline/
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Postby CubinNY » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:52 pm

I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.
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Postby 17 Seconds » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:31 pm

annihilation is getting kickass reviews
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby Brian707 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:42 pm

CubinNY wrote:I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.



I had high expectations but was not impressed. To me it was like a cross between a Tarantino movie and a Cohen bros movie.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby Banedon » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:47 pm

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CubinNY wrote:I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.



I had high expectations but was not impressed. To me it was like a cross between a Tarantino movie and a Cohen bros movie.


I haven't seen it, but that sounds awesome.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby The Logan » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:47 pm

17 Seconds wrote:annihilation is getting kickass reviews


I'm very excited for it. As important and great as Black Panther is I hope Annihilation doesn't get lost in the progressive shuffle. It's a diverse female ensemble cast heading an original sci-fi action film. It's success will be important on so many levels.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby CubinNY » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:23 pm

Brian707 wrote:
CubinNY wrote:I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.



I had high expectations but was not impressed. To me it was like a cross between a Tarantino movie and a Cohen bros movie.

I don't get the Tarantino part. It does have somewhat of Miller's Crossing feel to it (a little) but the N-word is only used twice. It's heart-wrenchingly well acted by everyone and more than convincingly portrays life "in the heartland". Ebbing Missouri is not a town anyone wants to visit. Some critics are saying it's a story of redemption, but I don't think anyone is redeemed in this story.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:25 pm

CubinNY wrote:
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CubinNY wrote:I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.



I had high expectations but was not impressed. To me it was like a cross between a Tarantino movie and a Cohen bros movie.

I don't get the Tarantino part. It does have somewhat of Miller's Crossing feel to it (a little) but the N-word is only used twice. It's heart-wrenchingly well acted by everyone and more than convincingly portrays life "in the heartland". Ebbing Missouri is not a town anyone wants to visit. Some critics are saying it's a story of redemption, but I don't think anyone is redeemed in this story.


Yeah, it's very Coen-esque at times, but I don't get the Tarantino comparison at all. And the backlash the movie has gotten seems hinged on the idea that it is, like you said, a redemption story, which I didn't see it as at all.

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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby 17 Seconds » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:40 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
CubinNY wrote:
Brian707 wrote:

I had high expectations but was not impressed. To me it was like a cross between a Tarantino movie and a Cohen bros movie.

I don't get the Tarantino part. It does have somewhat of Miller's Crossing feel to it (a little) but the N-word is only used twice. It's heart-wrenchingly well acted by everyone and more than convincingly portrays life "in the heartland". Ebbing Missouri is not a town anyone wants to visit. Some critics are saying it's a story of redemption, but I don't think anyone is redeemed in this story.


Yeah, it's very Coen-esque at times, but I don't get the Tarantino comparison at all. And the backlash the movie has gotten seems hinged on the idea that it is, like you said, a redemption story, which I didn't see it as at all.

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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

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You go from hating him and reviling him to not necessarily sympathizing with him, but feeling pity for him. So while it's not a full redemption story (you simply can't apologize for the things he did and said), there are still some redemption qualities in his arc.

And even if what they are planning to do is awful, the theory is that they are doing it for justice, not kicks. That's why I love the ending, you can view it from both sides of the spectrum and think the person they're going after is guilty or innocent and either theory is probable. You can't have a wrong theory because any theory is set up to be entirely subjective and I think that's horsefeathering great
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby The Logan » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:48 pm

CubinNY wrote:I saw 3 Bilboards - great movie I never want to watch again.


I've seen it three times. It's got some harrowing horsefeathers in there but there's enough humor to make it enjoyable on multiple viewings. It's not like Requiem for a Dream or anything. I've yet to see several of the Oscar contenders, but of the ones I've seen, it's my favorite of the year so far by a wide margin.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby soccer10k » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:57 am

The Logan wrote:
17 Seconds wrote:annihilation is getting kickass reviews


I'm very excited for it. As important and great as Black Panther is I hope Annihilation doesn't get lost in the progressive shuffle. It's a diverse female ensemble cast heading an original sci-fi action film. It's success will be important on so many levels.


Isn’t it based on a book? Doesn’t change the all-female cast part of your point.
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Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Postby Regular Show » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:30 am

I saw Black Panther this weekend and it was amazing. I only had a few problems with the movie. The CGI was pretty bad towards the end during the climactic battle scenes. I feel like the CGI is getting worse during these big battle scenes in Marvel movies. I hope they fix this for Avengers: Infinity War.

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I really wished they featured more scenes with Sterling K. Brown's character N'Jobu. I really sympathized with his character.
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