Looper - Bruce Willis kicks his younger selfs ass. Page 2

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  • Rhythm 17 Jul 2012 22:07:32 2,463 posts
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    BinaryBob101 wrote:
    The timey-wimey stuff has been helped along by the writer from Primer, so it should be a total headfuck.

    Looking forward to it.
    Sadly this is no longer true, apparently. The schedules never lined up and so the time-travel stuff was covered by others :-(
  • neilka 26 Sep 2012 19:11:04 15,641 posts
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    93% on Rotten Tomatoes, hurry up weekend...
  • beastmaster 26 Sep 2012 19:15:30 11,163 posts
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    Going to see this on Friday.

    The Resident Evil films. I'm one of the reasons they keep making them.

  • Deleted user 26 September 2012 19:17:06
    ...at 1pm, 5pm, 9 pm...
  • nickthegun 26 Sep 2012 19:18:14 58,782 posts
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    I thought this looked like fairly generic action movie fare, real middle of the road stuff when I saw the first trailer. They really didn't do a good job with it.

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  • beastmaster 26 Sep 2012 19:21:11 11,163 posts
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    Aargh. wrote:
    ...at 1pm, 5pm, 9 pm...
    Just the once. Honest. Going to squeeze in in towards the end of the Expo and the curry meet.

    Unless it really is THAT good :-)

    The Resident Evil films. I'm one of the reasons they keep making them.

  • spamdangled 26 Sep 2012 19:39:39 27,269 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    I thought this looked like fairly generic action movie fare, real middle of the road stuff when I saw the first trailer. They really didn't do a good job with it.
    That's what I thought. Interesting premise ending up being used purely to string a load of setpieces together. Considering trailers are there to sell the film to an audience, it left me decidedly cold. I was hoping for a headfuck of Phillip K Dick proportions, but it looks like Die Hard and Terminator had a baby instead.

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  • disusedgenius 26 Sep 2012 19:45:01 5,205 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    but it looks like Die Hard and Terminator had a baby instead.
    ...

    What an odd criticism.
  • Deleted user 26 September 2012 20:47:13
    The early trailers were designed to tell you very little about the plot, they had issues showing much more that is interesting without giving away a lot of what it's about.
  • GuiltySpark 26 Sep 2012 22:48:37 6,320 posts
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    Just watched Brick again in anticipation for this. Fuck, I love that film. There's not one aspect in it that I dislike. It is pretty much the perfect film for me.

    Get bent.

  • faux_carnation 26 Sep 2012 23:36:10 9,046 posts
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    Yeah, Brick is definitely in my top 5. I watched The Brothers Bloom the other day, which I don't think even made it into cinemas. It's actually pretty good, but not up the the standard of Brick, so let's hope Looper is a proper return to form.
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 17:18:21 22,283 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    I thought this looked like fairly generic action movie fare, real middle of the road stuff when I saw the first trailer. They really didn't do a good job with it.
    That's what I thought. Interesting premise ending up being used purely to string a load of setpieces together. Considering trailers are there to sell the film to an audience, it left me decidedly cold. I was hoping for a headfuck of Phillip K Dick proportions, but it looks like Die Hard and Terminator had a baby instead.
    God you're a dickhead. Film is getting rave reviews everywhere, the character work is one of the most highly praised things about it.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • mcmonkeyplc 27 Sep 2012 17:30:36 39,384 posts
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    Going to see this on Sunday.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 17:33:36 22,283 posts
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    My local cinema is not getting this till October 26th.

    FML.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • mikew1985 27 Sep 2012 17:41:43 12,588 posts
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    Jesus, didn't realise this was getting such positive reviews.

    Have to try to convince the other half to go to this tomorrow instead of some other nonsense.
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 17:43:54 22,283 posts
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    Yeah, seems like it's headed towards instant classic status.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • freedumb 27 Sep 2012 17:45:46 1,110 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    Yeah, Brick is definitely in my top 5. I watched The Brothers Bloom the other day, which I don't think even made it into cinemas. It's actually pretty good, but not up the the standard of Brick, so let's hope Looper is a proper return to form.
    I went to see Brick when it came out in my local arts centre, there were only two of us there. Walking out at the end we both nodded and smiled at each other.

    'It was good wasn't it?'
    'Yeah'

    Saw it again a few years later on SKY+, the Channel 4 airing and although I could pick out some flaws I'd glossed over, it was still very good, unusual and with some cool ideas.

    I'd been looking forward to Looper when I checked out what Rian Johnson was working on next (after Brothers Bloom), premise sounded cool and also Gordon-Levitt's involvement again was good, but later one the 1st trailer, and to some extent the second looked like a disappointing generic action film as mentioned above, but I can understand now if they didn't want to reveal too much. The critics are raving over it though, and it obviously seems to have more substance.

    Edited by freedumb at 17:58:32 27-09-2012
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 17:50:15 22,283 posts
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    Are you guys on meth, or something?!? It's being sold that way, so it sells.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • freedumb 27 Sep 2012 17:56:23 1,110 posts
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    Thank you for that lesson in Marketing 101. At those earlier points, for the albeit minority who may want something more than that, it may have been a turn off.
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 17:59:08 22,283 posts
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    No probs. Thank you for retroactively editing your post, so you don't sound like a knob!

    Edited by BinaryBob101 at 17:59:27 27-09-2012

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • freedumb 27 Sep 2012 18:32:11 1,110 posts
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    EDIT: retroactive argument defusal mode on:

    What on earth is going on?:confused:

    Edited by freedumb at 18:45:15 27-09-2012
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 18:33:30 22,283 posts
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    I prefer meth-head.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • freedumb 27 Sep 2012 18:34:44 1,110 posts
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    Did you wake up on the wrong side of bed or something? Are you having a bad day? :-P
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 18:36:02 22,283 posts
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    Yes! :D

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • urban 27 Sep 2012 18:38:29 10,923 posts
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    Rian Johnson has to be one of my favourite Directors. I've been following this film for a fair while. I fucking want it.
  • freedumb 27 Sep 2012 18:46:28 1,110 posts
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    He's got a Nolan-esque vibe about him. Also a Wachowski-like vibe, before they went downhill (if Cloud Atlas ends up being a masterpiece I'll take it back).

    Edited by freedumb at 18:48:02 27-09-2012
  • Deleted user 27 September 2012 18:47:38
    freedumb wrote:
    faux_carnation wrote:
    Yeah, Brick is definitely in my top 5. I watched The Brothers Bloom the other day, which I don't think even made it into cinemas. It's actually pretty good, but not up the the standard of Brick, so let's hope Looper is a proper return to form.
    I went to see Brick when it came out in my local arts centre, there were only two of us there. Walking out at the end we both nodded and smiled at each other.

    'It was good wasn't it?'
    'Yeah'

    "The two new friends embraced each other, possibly a little longer than two grown men should. It wasn't until one of them slowly moved his hands down the other's back and onto his buttocks that they both realised they should find somewhere much more private and give into their feelings.

    Neither freedumb or the other man, 54 years old with hair down his back that you could plat, could have seen this coming when they woke up this morning."
  • BinaryBob101 27 Sep 2012 18:54:28 22,283 posts
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    Fucking gay meth-heads.

    Beautiful tender beings.

  • Buztafen 28 Sep 2012 09:50:10 16,063 posts
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    BinaryBob101 wrote:
    Yes! :D
    Bob's always having a bad day. Hows the Cat AIDS...i mean tonsillitis Bob?
  • Buztafen 28 Sep 2012 09:51:11 16,063 posts
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    This is getting some insane writeup's. I'm gonna put a little bit of that success down to this thread. :)
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