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Old January 1 2012, 05:16 AM   #466
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Re: Prometheus: Ridley Scott returns to Sci-Fi

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As for Prometheus, I don't understand how you can reach the conclusion that it's mediocre based on a minute long teaser that stylistically resembles one of the trailers for Alien. You don't like Lindelof, I get it, but judging the film as bad when you don't have a shred of evidence to back that up is ignorance.
Yeah, and sometimes even bad writers can manage to write a good stories.
I think Lindelof has his ups and downs like any writer. Cowboys & Aliens was awful, but I really enjoyed Lost for the most part, and Star Trek was great for what it set out to be.
Well, Lindelof didn't write Trek. I think he might have done some work on the story, but he didn't get a writing or story credit.
I didn't know he wrote Cowboys & Aliens.
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Old January 1 2012, 10:50 AM   #467
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Unless Ridley Scott goes on some drunken tirade in the next 6 months and insults a cop with racial slurs, I'm checking this one out.
I'm checking this movie out even if he does that.
I'll let the fanboys flock to the theatres in the first few weeks and IF the buzz on the internet ultimately turnsout to be "That was it?" then I'll just wait until it comes out on cable TV.
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Old January 1 2012, 02:23 PM   #468
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Unless Ridley Scott goes on some drunken tirade in the next 6 months and insults a cop with racial slurs, I'm checking this one out.
I'm checking this movie out even if he does that.
I'll let the fanboys flock to the theatres in the first few weeks and IF the buzz on the internet ultimately turnsout to be "That was it?" then I'll just wait until it comes out on cable TV.

Or... you could actually go see it and form an opinion of your own on wether or not it was worth it..... maybe?
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Old January 1 2012, 03:52 PM   #469
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Am I the only one who noticed that the guy standing next to the chair must be like 10 ft tall?
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Old January 1 2012, 04:20 PM   #470
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I didn't know he wrote Cowboys & Aliens.
He was one of 9(!) credited writers, so I don't know if we should judge his screenwriting abilities on that...
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Old January 1 2012, 04:34 PM   #471
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People can be conditioned to love pig slop if that's all they know.
That's a bunch of elitist BS. Have you even considered the possibility that you're the one in the wrong here and not the poor unenlightened masses who have been conditioned" to like "pig slop"
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Old January 1 2012, 04:39 PM   #472
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No. Pig slop is pig slop. Not just because I say it is.
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Old January 1 2012, 04:50 PM   #473
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No. Pig slop is pig slop. Not just because I say it is.
You are mistaking subjective opinions for fact. I mean I assume your just a troll because almost every post you make is nothing but hate and bile and you always conveniently ignore any post that shows how flawed you position is. However if you are not a troll then why do you bother posting? If I don't like something I simply ignore it. I certainly don't go out of my way to dis it. Are you really that hateful and bitter that you have nothing better to do?
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Old January 1 2012, 05:14 PM   #474
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Obviously alot of people don't ignore it. They go to see it. And that just makes things worse. Doesn't it?
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Old January 1 2012, 05:18 PM   #475
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Obviously alot of people don't ignore it. They go to see it. And that just makes things worse. Doesn't it?
And once again you flat out ignore what people are actually posting.
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Old January 1 2012, 07:28 PM   #476
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Why are you guys humoring him like this?
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Old January 1 2012, 08:02 PM   #477
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I do feel like Roddy Piper at times - all out of bubble gum.
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Old January 1 2012, 08:27 PM   #478
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I've come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass.

And I'm all out of ass.

*chews*
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Old January 1 2012, 09:00 PM   #479
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No. Pig slop is pig slop. Not just because I say it is.
You are mistaking subjective opinions for fact. I mean I assume your just a troll because almost every post you make is nothing but hate and bile and you always conveniently ignore any post that shows how flawed you position is. However if you are not a troll then why do you bother posting? If I don't like something I simply ignore it. I certainly don't go out of my way to dis it. Are you really that hateful and bitter that you have nothing better to do?
He does the same thing in the Trek Lit boards.
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Obviously alot of people don't ignore it. They go to see it. And that just makes things worse. Doesn't it?
You know what, I've seen alot of the movies you'd probably consider pig slop, hell C&A is one of the next movies on my Netflix, and I'm looking forward to seeing it.
Sometimes it's fun to be able to watch a movie where you can just sit back, turn off you're brain and have fun.
And I'm sorry, but there is no way that you're going to be able to convince me Prometheus will be that kind of mindless stuff. It's Ridley frickin' Scott for God's sake, the guy who gave us Blade Runner, and Alien, and no matter what you think of them I don't think you'd describe them as mindless. And as someone pointed out to me recently, the director of a movie tends to play a much bigger role in the quality of a movie than the writer.
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Old January 1 2012, 09:28 PM   #480
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Yeah, and sometimes even bad writers can manage to write a good stories.
I think Lindelof has his ups and downs like any writer. Cowboys & Aliens was awful, but I really enjoyed Lost for the most part, and Star Trek was great for what it set out to be.
Well, Lindelof didn't write Trek. I think he might have done some work on the story, but he didn't get a writing or story credit.
I didn't know he wrote Cowboys & Aliens.
I was under the impression he did uncredited work on the script too. And yeah, he was one of around seven writers on C&A.
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