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BlackBlade
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quote:
Originally posted by Dan_Frank:
Did they also run from the wolves a lot?

As far as I know, pretty much every documented case of wolf attacks were because the person acted like prey. When you walk away from them (or towards them!) they very rarely attack.

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Not exactly. Liam Neeson "hunts predators up in the Arctic" so he knows to stand their ground and not retreat until the wolves do. But there are times where they are caught out in the open the wolves start closing as a pack, and they run like hell. Or of course the idiot who goes off on his own for just a few feet and gets gutted.

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Goon looks ok, Sean William Scott playing a slow witted numbskull rather than an energetic idiot. Some of how this movie came to be makes me not like it, but it does look pretty funny and it has the red headed girl from Scott Pilgrim, plus hockey and generic Canadian accents so I'm in.
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quote:
Originally posted by BlackBlade:
They crashed within the wolves' territory, and while the wolves were trying to chase them off, instead they inadvertently made their way directly towards the wolves' den.

AS per my strategy, I think that works fine as long as you remember that this is taking place in the alternate universe where wolves aggress on humans for being in their pack territory or much of anything.

(in real life, wolves would not go anywhere near that group of people. they would do their best to stay completely hidden)

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Saw Chronicle a few days ago. Has anyone else seen it yet?


My verdict: good film, but could have been great if it had not chosen to use the found footage type of camera style. I hate that crap, and it's kind of cheesy in this one. Otherwise, though, great movie.

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quote:
Originally posted by Samprimary:
quote:
Originally posted by BlackBlade:
They crashed within the wolves' territory, and while the wolves were trying to chase them off, instead they inadvertently made their way directly towards the wolves' den.

AS per my strategy, I think that works fine as long as you remember that this is taking place in the alternate universe where wolves aggress on humans for being in their pack territory or much of anything.

(in real life, wolves would not go anywhere near that group of people. they would do their best to stay completely hidden)

Samp is a closet furry. Got it.
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I would tag up on that remark, but I love it too much when even the moderator trolls.
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quote:
Originally posted by Jeff C.:
Saw Chronicle a few days ago. Has anyone else seen it yet?


My verdict: good film, but could have been great if it had not chosen to use the found footage type of camera style. I hate that crap, and it's kind of cheesy in this one. Otherwise, though, great movie.

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I loved it, I had similar experiences to Andrew so his character really resonated with me. I felt really bad after the party scene, I know how hard it can be, feeling like you can't trust anyone to be genuine, like everyone is out to get you.

I don't normally like the 'found footage' films but I think this is by far the best example of it.

What's-her-name Matt's love interest felt really superfluous. I didn't think she brought anything to the story, except maybe a reason Matt wasn't around for the storm, and basically was just another camera.

I loved Steve, he was a great guy, and the way the movie played out for him just sucked.

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Chronicle made me wonder: what would each of us do with powers like that? They kept getting stronger and there wasn't any clear indication that they'd stop. If they'd kept getting stronger, how far do you think that power would have risen? And what would you guys do with that kind of ability?
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Haven't seen it yet. But these reviews make me want to.
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quote:
Originally posted by Dan_Frank:
Wish I'd noticed this sooner so I could recommend waiting to see TTSS on Netflix. I was extremely underwhelmed by it.

-Vague Spoiler Warning But Not Really-

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That actually doesn't turn me off. Have you seen Drive?

I haven't seen Tinker Tailor yet, but I did get to see the Fullmetal Alchemist movie. It's exactly what it sounds like: a Fullmetal Alchemist movie. If you liked Brotherhood, you'll enjoy it quite a bit.

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I can't wait for Knights of Badassdom. Nerds? Check. Larping? Check. Lens flare? You know it!

http://knightsofbadassdom.com/

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"geek-friendly cast" is a thing now I see
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patron Felicia Day presiding
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quote:
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patron Felicia Day presiding

Will Wheton for vice-president.
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quote:
Originally posted by Aros:
I can't wait for Knights of Badassdom. Nerds? Check. Larping? Check. Lens flare? You know it!

http://knightsofbadassdom.com/

Mouth literally agape.
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