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Old December 19 2011, 11:11 PM   #226
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Re: Prometheus: Ridley Scott returns to Sci-Fi

Dare I say it's...legendary?

(Sorry, couldn't resist the bad pun. Legend is actually one of the few Scott films I haven't seen yet.)
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Old December 19 2011, 11:25 PM   #227
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Sadly, I think Matchstick Men is the last movie of his I've actually seen and liked. I tried watching Kingdom of Heaven once, but it was so deadly dull I couldn't finish it. And I'm still curious to check out American Gangster one of these days.

But from the sound of it, everything else he's done has been kind of a dud.
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Old December 19 2011, 11:27 PM   #228
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Gladiator was great fun. Stupid but great fun.

He did do another couple of sci fi films that weren't duds.
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Old December 20 2011, 12:23 AM   #229
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Gladiator was great fun. Stupid but great fun.
Gladiator "stupid"? Taste's differ of course... But I consider it to be the best sword & sandal (i.e. non-fantasy) epic in the last couple of decades. Won a couple awards as well, y'know.

Now if you would have called "Robin Hood" stupid, I'd buy it.

Speaking of "Legend"... I saw it last week for the first time. Weird film. Beautiful, but very odd.
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Old December 20 2011, 01:43 AM   #230
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Happy sigh!!!!

http://www.prometheusnews.net/movie/...ew-to-trailer/

Trailer screencaps!

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Old December 20 2011, 02:42 AM   #231
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I never thought I'd be so excited by the trailer for a trailer. This is one hell of a week for trailers, TDKR, Wrath of the Titans, Hobbit, and now this are all releasing or have released trailers this week.
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Old December 20 2011, 07:05 AM   #232
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Old December 20 2011, 11:21 AM   #233
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I love Ridley Scott. That last photograph is so enticing.
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Old December 20 2011, 02:07 PM   #234
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You know what bugs me the most about this secrecy? Who or what and where is Guy Pearce? I can't take it!!!!

If you guys thought I was bad in anticipation of X-Men, you have no idea.
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Old December 20 2011, 05:24 PM   #235
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Guy Pearce is oddly missing from that teaser trailer thingy. hopefully he shows up in the proper trailer. i've liked him since LA Confidential.

but yeah, Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in the same movie is enough to get me excited. nevermind that its a Ridley Scott movie.
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Old December 20 2011, 05:28 PM   #236
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Hyperspace05 wrote: View Post
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Gladiator was great fun. Stupid but great fun.
Gladiator "stupid"? Taste's differ of course... But I consider it to be the best sword & sandal (i.e. non-fantasy) epic in the last couple of decades. Won a couple awards as well, y'know.
What part of "great fun" is negative? Just asking because every way I look at that expression, it's positive.
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Old December 20 2011, 07:10 PM   #237
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Has Noomi Rapace done any English language stuff before this and Game of Shadows? Just curious.
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Old December 20 2011, 08:04 PM   #238
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No, from what I've heard, she only recently learned English.
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Old December 20 2011, 08:15 PM   #239
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No, from what I've heard, she only recently learned English.
English would hardly be new to her. English is taught from 4th grade in Sweden. (I would know) But it may have been one of first English speaking parts.
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Old December 21 2011, 04:30 AM   #240
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Yeah, I don't doubt her fluency. She didn't even seem to have much an accent in the clips of her I've seen of her from A Game of Shadows. I was just asking out of pure curiosity.
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