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Old November 23 2010, 11:39 PM   #166
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Re: The Law Returns. This Time With His Helmet On! Judge Dredd!

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Stallone gave an interview recently...or maybe it was a few months ago where he talked about "Judge Dredd" and stated some of the things he regretted from the movie. It was pretty interesting and he seemed like he understood the criticisms the fans had from it.
Indeed, Stallone on Dredd, from Digitalspy;

"I thought that could have been a fantastic, nihilistic, interesting vision of the future - judge, jury and executioner. That [film] really bothered me a great deal"
And Stallone from the Wiki article on the film;

"I do look back on Judge Dredd as a real missed opportunity. It seemed that lots of fans had a problem with Dredd removing his helmet, because he never does in the comic books. But for me it is more about wasting such great potential there was in that idea; just think of all the opportunities there were to do interesting stuff with the Cursed Earth scenes. It didn't live up to what it could have been. It probably should have been much more comic, really humorous, and fun"
Another point of view on filming Dredd;

In a way, the best big screen incarnation of Dredd so far has been 1987’s RoboCop. Paul Verhoeven took a lot of elements of the Dredd character, as well as his Mega City environment, and brought it to the screen in hard R-rated fashion. The satire, the violence, and ruthlessness of the lead character delivered a film that was more like Dredd than Danny Cannon’s lacklustre effort.
An article in either the Megazine or 2000AD said similar. That Robocop was so similar to the Megacity universe put some people off the idea of a Dredd film, IIRC in case it was seen as a rip off, or just paled in comparison.

As for the new picture, Urban looks pretty good as Dredd, I assume they'll shrink the helmet given that his chin isn't as awesome as either Dredd's or Stallone's
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Old November 24 2010, 12:58 AM   #167
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Re: The Law Returns. This Time With His Helmet On! Judge Dredd!

They will probably do a custom made helmet for Karl's head when they start filming. As was mentioned that was a test helmet.
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Old November 24 2010, 01:02 AM   #168
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Probably, but the helment in the comics is a bit exaggerated on his head also.
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Old November 24 2010, 01:09 AM   #169
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I'm really excited for this!! The next two years are going to be jam packed with potentially awesome and epic films.
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Old November 24 2010, 10:47 AM   #170
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Re: The Law Returns. This Time With His Helmet On! Judge Dredd!

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Probably, but the helment in the comics is a bit exaggerated on his head also.
Depends on the artist, some are sillier looking than others!
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Old November 24 2010, 08:22 PM   #171
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Depends on the artist, some are sillier looking than others!
Writers can be silly-looking too.
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Old November 26 2010, 12:44 AM   #172
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Some (tentative) first glimpses of Megacity One itself.
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Old November 26 2010, 12:53 AM   #173
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Very cool.
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Old November 26 2010, 03:26 AM   #174
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Well to be more accurate that's just bits of Peach Trees Bloc, not the city itself. It's about what I expected though (a block of council flats on steroids) so everything is looking good so far.

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Old November 26 2010, 10:58 AM   #175
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Re: The Law Returns. This Time With His Helmet On! Judge Dredd!

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Depends on the artist, some are sillier looking than others!
Writers can be silly-looking too.
Ha! that'll teach me to post in haste.

As for the pics, as SFX pointed out, the sets will no doubt be jazzed up a bit before shotting starts proper (or enhanced after the fact)

One of the bits of the Stallone film that I really liked was the opening vista of MC1, and I really hope this film gives us a good idea of the scope of the city, even if its mostly inside one citi block (and I hope the block is more than just a tower block, it should be a literal city in itself)
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Old November 27 2010, 12:35 AM   #176
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Peach Trees is pretty much how Reverend described except in a futuristic decayed sense.
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Old November 27 2010, 04:21 AM   #177
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If I recall there is a market at street level (if there is such a thing as street level) and a few other communal or commercial areas but yeah, for the most part it's going to be dilapidated squalor decorated with Bloc War proof re-enforced concrete. If anyone thinks that sounds too drab, go and watch District 9 or Children of Men.
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Old December 7 2010, 03:17 PM   #178
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More set pics, including a look at some vehicles.

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2010/12/...dge-dredd-set/
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Old December 7 2010, 04:14 PM   #179
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Not very 22nd century are they? I hope the Lawmaster looks better. At the moment justice dept looks more like the police from Escape from New York than MC1.
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Old December 7 2010, 08:59 PM   #180
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SUVs? WTF? Where are the H Wagons and other Justice Dept flying vehicles?
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