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Old June 27 2013, 02:10 AM   #1
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Atlantic Rim - The Asylum's new Sci Fi Epic (7/9/2013)

The Asylum is at it again with their latest Hollywood mockbuster Atlantic Rim, a completely coincidental giant monsters vs. giant machines sci-fi action film coming out on home video July 9 -- just two days before Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/...h-atlantic-rim




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G8M2whpyVY

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Old June 27 2013, 02:34 AM   #2
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There have been a movie or two by them that I have actually liked. I damit they make many crappy low budget movies but they do make good trailers. I know I will see this!
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Old June 27 2013, 09:29 AM   #3
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Their Steampunk Sherlock Holmes movie where Sherlock fights dinosaurs and dragons from a hot air balloon was hilarious, and actually passably well made too.

I admire this company.
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Old June 27 2013, 01:29 PM   #4
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Holy shit, the ranking Navy officer is Rafe McCawley! That is awesome!

BTW, according to IMDB, the movie's name has been changed to From the Sea. I know this happens to a lot of The Asylum's movies here lately, especially when their titles are a bit too similar to the actual movie, like with Battleship's parody American Battleship had to be changed to American Warship.
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Old June 27 2013, 05:27 PM   #5
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It always cracks me up when I catch one of these cheapo movies on the Syfy Channel. Most of it is just people running around in the woods or an empty field or driving around in a van. You'd never know it was a scifi movie except for the occasional effects shot every 10 minutes.
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Old June 27 2013, 06:36 PM   #6
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Their Steampunk Sherlock Holmes movie where Sherlock fights dinosaurs and dragons from a hot air balloon was hilarious, and actually passably well made too.

I admire this company.
I rented one of their movies a year or more ago. I cannot remember the title but it involved going back in time trying to rescue a group that already made the trip. While they are there they encounter some dionsaurs. All in all it wasn't that bad at all.

EDIT: The Land That Time Forgot

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lan...got_(2009_film)

It was actually pretty descent.
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Old June 27 2013, 06:53 PM   #7
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BTW, according to IMDB, the movie's name has been changed to From the Sea.
That's too bad. Atlantic Rim is a much funnier rip-off title.
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Old June 27 2013, 08:04 PM   #8
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The Asylum is at it again with their latest Hollywood mockbuster Atlantic Rim, a completely coincidental giant monsters vs. giant machines sci-fi action film coming out on home video July 9 -- just two days before Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/...h-atlantic-rim




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This looks fucking wonderful.
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Old June 27 2013, 08:33 PM   #9
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Sigh...Where's Charles Band when you really need him?
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Old June 27 2013, 10:41 PM   #10
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BTW, according to IMDB, the movie's name has been changed to From the Sea.
It is still listed as Atlantic Rim at imdb.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2740710/
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Old June 27 2013, 10:53 PM   #11
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This looks about as good as Pacific Rim does, honestly. I'm not excited about that movie at all.
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Old June 27 2013, 10:57 PM   #12
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This looks about as good as Pacific Rim does, honestly. I'm not excited about that movie at all.
The Asylum will be showing Guillermo del Toro how it's done.
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Old June 28 2013, 10:38 AM   #13
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I rented one of their movies a year or more ago. I cannot remember the title but it involved going back in time trying to rescue a group that already made the trip. While they are there they encounter some dionsaurs. All in all it wasn't that bad at all.

EDIT: The Land That Time Forgot

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lan...got_(2009_film)

It was actually pretty descent.
Yeah, seen it, I quite enjoyed it too, at least as much as the movie it was intended to knock off.

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It is still listed as Atlantic Rim at imdb.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2740710/
Huh, this movie has been out since Monday over here. It's available on Amazon and also for rent on Lovefilm, and it is called Atlantic Rim.
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Old June 28 2013, 02:15 PM   #14
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BTW, according to IMDB, the movie's name has been changed to From the Sea.
It is still listed as Atlantic Rim at imdb.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2740710/

Take a look at the title. From the Sea (2013) "Atlantic Rim" (original title).
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Old June 28 2013, 02:24 PM   #15
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That's not what I see at that link, I see Atlantic Rim on the cover, and as the IMDB title.

Maybe it knows I am in the UK? As i mentioned above, it is already out here, and is definitely called Atlantic Rim.
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