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Old February 13 2013, 10:06 PM   #256
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Re: Die Hard V - Not Looking Good...

Oh you're kidding?! shite...
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Old February 13 2013, 10:12 PM   #257
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Well that's me not seeing it at the cinema then.
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Old February 13 2013, 10:16 PM   #258
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"During post-production, the distributor sought and was given advice on how to secure the desired classification. Following this advice, certain changes were made prior to submission This work was originally seen for advice in an unfinished form. The company was advised that the film was likely to receive a 15 certificate but that their preferred 12A classification could be achieved by making a number of cuts to both language and visuals. When the finished version of the film was submitted for formal classification, edits had been made:
  • to reduce the number of uses of strong language (both fuck and motherfucker) and
  • to reduce sequences of bloody violence, including blood sprays when characters are shot in the head, and punches to restrained individuals.
The formal submission was consequently rated '12A'."

So I guess we won't be hearing the signature line
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Old February 13 2013, 10:20 PM   #259
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Well you can say fuck in a 21A...but can you say motherfucker?
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Old February 13 2013, 11:00 PM   #260
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Well you can say fuck in a 21A...but can you say motherfucker?
It'll probably be like the last one, where the middle of the word was drowned out by something else (a gunshot, in that one)
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Old February 13 2013, 11:28 PM   #261
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21A? What was I thinking!
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Old February 14 2013, 03:50 AM   #262
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I think the last one is the weakest, only because the plot was too "grand" for it to really fit into McClane pretty much just been the everyman in the wrong place at the wrong time. But here he gets involved in a national incident that'd likely have pretty devastating effects on things? It just really didn't seem to fit into the "Die Hard Universe."

I still enjoyed though but it had it's problems, also being PG-13 harmed it and the R-Rated/"Unrated" cut doesn't improve things. Just over LFaDH I'd put Die Hard 2 which also has some problems. Die Hard itself is obviously an endless classic and Vengeance is just pure awesome.
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Old February 14 2013, 04:32 AM   #263
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Zero stars from Ebert!
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Old February 14 2013, 11:19 AM   #264
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Actually, one and a half stars - your link goes to a 404 page

http://www.rogerebert.com/apps/pbcs....IEWS/130219989
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Old February 14 2013, 11:48 AM   #265
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Actually, one and a half stars - your link goes to a 404 page
He had it at zero stars a few hours ago.

Guess he changed his mind.

Still, one and a half still isn't that hot...
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Old February 14 2013, 12:20 PM   #266
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It was always going to be rubbish

It's all about that 12A rating these days, watered down psih
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Old February 14 2013, 04:16 PM   #267
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Ummm... That review credits Richard Roeper, not Ebert.
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Old February 14 2013, 05:01 PM   #268
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You have to wonder how relevant rottentomatoes think they are, since the critics give it 14% and the nearly 27.5 thousand bum-on-seat reviews give it 82%.
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Old February 14 2013, 05:14 PM   #269
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I wonder how it would have fared with the critics had it not fallen under the Die Hard franchise umbrella.
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Old February 14 2013, 09:00 PM   #270
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We going to do an actual proper review thread since this was essentially the lead up thread? I'll start one.
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