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Htdude14's Avatar Htdude14
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I had forgotten about this one, look forward to catching it on BD.
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I had forgotten about this one, look forward to catching it on BD.
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Didn't look to good pq wise in theaters. A post pro guy told me they filmed in 16/9 but cropped it to look like 2.35. Hopefully will look better on bd.
Scott Simonian's Avatar Scott Simonian
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Link?
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Link?

Was an inperson conversation



Also felt their tactics were flawed lol
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Saw it once in theaters, not really big on seeing it again. Worth catching on blu though if you missed it. The truck/boat chase scene is pretty slick.
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http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/6753/act_valor.html

Critics hated it, audiences were far kinder. I think it sounds like a worthwhile rental.
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Scott Simonian's Avatar Scott Simonian
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Was an inperson conversation



Also felt their tactics were flawed lol

Ah, sorry, I meant for the BD.

Good to know though. I wasn't as impressed with this movie than I thought I would have been.
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As I understand it, this movie involves two critical elements: 1) high powered firearms, and 2) explosions. Therefore, it is a required rental for me
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Yeah. The boat/truck chase scene was pretty sick.
Rach's Avatar Rach
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I had no interest until I saw the trailer. Must see.
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Filmed entirely on Canon 5DmkII. Required reading:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...logy,3201.html
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Saw this in the theater and loved every minute of it!

This is a very realistic and touching film.

BEWARE: Act of Valor has a very emotional ending.
I tried very hard to hold back the tears.
So make sure you have some Kleenex tissues handy.

The blu-ray disc contains a number of bonus supplements, including:

Director commentary
Deleted scenes: - "Christmas in the Barracks"
- "MREs"
- "Shabal in Winter Palace"
- "Christo's House"
- "Shabal on Boat"
- "Shabal in Kiro"
Blu-ray exclusives: - Directors' introduction
- Interviews with the seven SEALs who starred in the film
- Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
- Keith Urban's "For You" music video
- Making-of featurette for the music video

Act of Valor streets on June 5th.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKVwoqyxLH0
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Ralph's review is up, solid if unspectaculair scores. Future Shop is releasing it in steelbook, so guess I am in for a purchase
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So make sure you have some Kleenex tissues handy.

Or a barf-bag.
pokekevin's Avatar pokekevin
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Quote:
Originally Posted by coolcat4843 View Post

Saw this in the theater and loved every minute of it!

This is a very realistic and touching film.

BEWARE: Act of Valor has a very emotional ending.
I tried very hard to hold back the tears.
So make sure you have some Kleenex tissues handy.

The blu-ray disc contains a number of bonus supplements, including:

Director commentary
Deleted scenes: - "Christmas in the Barracks"
- "MREs"
- "Shabal in Winter Palace"
- "Christo's House"
- "Shabal on Boat"
- "Shabal in Kiro"
Blu-ray exclusives: - Directors' introduction
- Interviews with the seven SEALs who starred in the film
- Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
- Keith Urban's "For You" music video
- Making-of featurette for the music video

Act of Valor streets on June 5th.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKVwoqyxLH0

Realistic in what area lol
fuzzybk's Avatar fuzzybk
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Enjoyed this movie. The boat / truck scene is very entertaining. Turn it up loud.
raoul_duke's Avatar raoul_duke
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But then you can hear the dialogue. wink.gif
Vipfreak's Avatar Vipfreak
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Very good movie. Will buy on blue ray.
digitaljack's Avatar digitaljack
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Watching on the SONY BDP-S590 / BDP-BX59, I was hoping there was a 16:9 option on the Blueray set I have. No luck. Here's the link page 44.

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1396469/official-sony-bdp-s590-and-bdp-390-thread/1290#post_22117027

Still a great movie! It ended too soon. There's a scene with RPG used in AAA role... for a moment you think this is it...

With such an effort, they should have made this at least a 3+ hour movie.
Vipfreak's Avatar Vipfreak
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Yeah, did feel very short.
Rach's Avatar Rach
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Excellent movie that exceeded my expectations. Dialog was a bit stiff but the action was fantastic! Well directed and a great story. PQ was a little rough but the audio was reference. If you liked the movie, don't hesitate to get the BD!
Vipfreak's Avatar Vipfreak
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Makes playing Ghost Recon that much more fun since I feel like I'm extending the movie, but it's playable!
Geronimo.USMC's Avatar Geronimo.USMC
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Felt too short, dialog/acting was "meh" on the verge of "barf".....I felt like "just STFU" alot, lol. Action sequences were good though, & were never over the top in the sound or visual dept, which is good for a movie of this genre. I also felt it catered to gamers just a tad too much, & I'm a big gamer. Over all, nice rental. I blind bought it frown.gif after I saw the trailer. Should've waited for bargain bin prices. I hope a part two is in the works, while fixing the pitfalls.
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