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    No I think it's an original screenplay - uk release Friday 25th May
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    (Original post by aja89)
    Seeing Dark Shadows tomorrow. Not expecting to like it. Yet another remake/re-imagining from Burton. STOP IT.
    It's funny, but not a great film. there's a reveal in the last ten minutes that'll make you go "WTF!"
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    (Original post by Colonel.)
    It's funny, but not a great film. there's a reveal in the last ten minutes that'll make you go "WTF!"
    Hmmm didn't seem very coherent to me. They didn't spend enough time making the romance work so the whole thing felt a bit forced IMO. Also, the best jokes were already in the trailer - never good!
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    Right, so over the last couple of days:

    - I watched The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo - the Swedish extended version. It was pretty good; it started out, like many other adaptations, feeling a bit rushed, but then suddenly got very good, before trailing off a little at the end (like the book, the ending felt a bit drawn out - though in the case of the book, it actually served to create a platform for the next in the series. Perhaps this will as well.) The acting on the whole was good as well - Rapice was pretty believable, and she's supposed to be extraordinary in the later films.

    - I watched Psycho - for the first time (another one off the list of shame :banana:). Anthony Perkins. :coma: Totally convincing.

    - I went and watched The Avengers. I suppose I'll have to be in the minority that didn't think it was all that awesome. :o: I didn't dislike it, though, and thought it was enjoyable at times. I think Ruffalo/Hulk and Hiddleston were the only ones that impressed me consistently. What it has done, though, is given me a desire to now watch Thor.

    Anyway, hopefully watching Another Earth later today.
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    (Original post by Mister Dead)
    i'm going to stick my neck out and predict that it'll be an absolute turkey of a film. it's fairly safe to completely ignore anything burton does thesedays. of course one day he'll make a decent film and nobody will realise until he's dead. and johnny depp is a pretty safe bet for turkeys thesedays also, possibly by association.
    This is Tim Burton's seventh film of the century. Out of the past five I've seen, I've enjoyed four. I'm glad I didn't ignore them. It would have been a shame for pretension to get in the way of my enjoyment.
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    "Fifty Shades Of Grey"- Is being Turned into a Movie!!!
    Maybe Staring... -Guess Who-
    ******Ian Somerhalder*******
    OR
    ********Nina Dobrev*********


    [But Not Both of them]
    They dont agree they should both Star in the same thing other than VampireDiaries!
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    (Original post by Salvatore8)
    "Fifty Shades Of Grey"- Is being Turned into a Movie!!!
    Maybe Staring... -Guess Who-
    ******Ian Somerhalder*******
    OR
    ********Nina Dobrev*********


    [But Not Both of them]
    They dont agree they should both Star in the same thing other than VampireDiaries!
    I wonder if it's at all worth reading this. :ninja: Heard the name bandied about quite a bit.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    Did you not like him in Iron Man then? Incidentally, the director of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is signed on to direct Iron Man 3.
    I'm not too big on superhero films, to be honest. I enjoy the classic Batman flicks, though the last decade has seen too many to remember, really.

    That said, I think he's a good actor.
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    Dark Shadows. Don't bother.
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    (Original post by Phalanges)
    This is Tim Burton's seventh film of the century. Out of the past five I've seen, I've enjoyed four. I'm glad I didn't ignore them. It would have been a shame for pretension to get in the way of my enjoyment.
    well yeah it would, and it would be illogical and bizarre because you like the films he's been making this decade, and that makes me wonder what on Earth lead you to make such a silly comment.

    I on the other hand have felt like i'm being punished when i've watched some of his more recent efforts. But obviously I should ignore NO FILMS AT ALL for fear of missing a good one.
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    Just had a look at the Tim Burton films from this century, my verdicts:

    Planet Of The Apes - Haven't seen.
    Big Fish - Loved.
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Hated.
    Corpse Bride - Haven't seen.
    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Loved.
    Alice In Wonderland - Hated.

    Definitely been hit and miss for me for the past few years!
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    you've missed a couple
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    Johnny Depp and Tim Burton's best films of the century have been without each other There, I said it.
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    (Original post by Mister Dead)
    you've missed a couple
    sorry, you missed one, as producer/director of features

    9.
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    (Original post by aja89)
    Just had a look at the Tim Burton films from this century, my verdicts:

    Planet Of The Apes - Haven't seen.
    Big Fish - Loved.
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Hated.
    Corpse Bride - Haven't seen.
    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Loved.
    Alice In Wonderland - Hated.

    Definitely been hit and miss for me for the past few years!
    Hated Alice in Wonderland. I thought Disney's version worked so much better with all its singing, and I just prefer it as an animated film, to be honest.

    I'd definitely recommend watching Corpse Bride, though. I really enjoyed it actually, it's probably my favourite out of all of Burton's films. Have you seen The Nightmare Before Christmas? It's similar to that. I loved it.
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    (Original post by PoGo HoPz)
    Hated Alice in Wonderland. I thought Disney's version worked so much better with all its singing, and I just prefer it as an animated film, to be honest.

    I'd definitely recommend watching Corpse Bride, though. I really enjoyed it actually, it's probably my favourite out of all of Burton's films. Have you seen The Nightmare Before Christmas? It's similar to that. I loved it.
    I've got Corpse Bride on DVD, just never got round to watching it! The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my all time faves.
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    (Original post by PoGo HoPz)
    Hated Alice in Wonderland. I thought Disney's version worked so much better with all its singing, and I just prefer it as an animated film, to be honest.
    this was probably the last film I walked out of the picture house on. I've since watched the second half to make sure and yeah, it's devoid on any charm or substance whatsoever
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    (Original post by Kaytti)
    Dark Shadows. Don't bother.
    what's wrong with it?

    I'm drawn to it, albeit mainly for Depp... it looks alright
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    I've seen most of his films. The only ones I really enjoyed were Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Big Fish.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    I've seen most of his films. The only ones I really enjoyed were Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Big Fish.
    Whaaaaaaaaaaaat?

    What about Ed-Wood, Mars Attacks, PeeWee Herman, Nightmare Before Christmas, BeetleJuice BeetleJuice Beetlejuice.

    Dude made some amazing films. Not sure what went wrong.
 
 
 
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