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Old 04-24-2012, 08:26 AM
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It was not that bad .. there are worse ..

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It was not that bad .. there are worse ..

Compared to skyline?

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Compared to skyline?

hehe.. I saw it yesterday, and while there may be worse, that one sits comfortably at the bottom of the barrel. Acting was embarrassing (not that the actors had much to play with in the first place) and the story was ordinary to say the least, no back story, no tension, I didn't feel anything when characters were killed off, some cool effects but after after 10 minutes it kind of gets redundant. My daughter saw it and she liked it, sort of, but I suspect that was because the cast was mostly young so she felt closer to them maybe. Skyline was worse, and that's really not saying much.

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hehe.. I saw it yesterday, and while there may be worse, that one sits comfortably at the bottom of the barrel. Acting was embarrassing (not that the actors had much to play with in the first place) and the story was ordinary to say the least, no back story, no tension, I didn't feel anything when characters were killed off, some cool effects but after after 10 minutes it kind of gets redundant. My daughter saw it and she liked it, sort of, but I suspect that was because the cast was mostly young so she felt closer to them maybe. Skyline was worse, and that's really not saying much.

When i rent it Im going in with the bottom of the barrel expectations

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Compared to skyline?

I liked it better than Skyline. While Darkest was no Citizen Kane, it had a story.

Skyline was just an excuse to show off special effects.

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i liked it better than skyline. While darkest was no citizen kane, it had a story.

Skyline was just an excuse to show off special effects.

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I was thinking Sucker Punch ..

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I was thinking Sucker Punch ..

honestly, imo Sucker Punch (extended version) is a much, much better film.

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When i rent it Im going in with the bottom of the barrel expectations

And that's fine, Franin. But do turn up the volume. You'll at least enjoy the AQ.

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I liked it better than Skyline. While Darkest was no Citizen Kane, it had a story.

Skyline was just an excuse to show off special effects.

Darkest is much better than Skyline. In fact, Skyline may be tied with The Happening as the two worst motion pictures in the history of film.

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honestly, imo Sucker Punch (extended version) is a much, much better film.

Lol. I couldn't stand Sucker Punch. And I sprung for the Steelbook version too.

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I couldn't stand Sucker Punch. And I sprung for the Steelbook version too.

Though the girls were nice though and the LFE wasn't to bad.

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Though the girls were nice though and the LFE wasn't to bad.

Too much sizzle and not enough steak.

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honestly, imo Sucker Punch (extended version) is a much, much better film.

Visually nice / SQ great .. but totally meaningless story wise .. to me, anyway ..

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I am a sucker for unique visual styles (things like Sin City, 300, Sky Captain, Scott Pilgrim, etc), so of course I dug Sucker Punch as well.

Sometimes I don't watch a movie for story.
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The girls or the LFE?
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The girls or the LFE?

Girls are great especially the lead actress

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The movie was not the worst movie of all time. In fact, I find it a rather guilty pleasure. However, from a critic's point of view, it was terrible in every way!!
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I ended up watching this last night, glad i didnt buy it.

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Yeah, not a keeper. Though I didn't think it was a total waste of time.

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Yeah, not a keeper. Though I didn't think it was a total waste of time.

True! I made it too the end.
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I thought it was pretty good up until the aliens revealed themselves. Then it was another "beautiful people vs. CGI baddies" movie. Although I did like the Russian army dudes and the improvised weapons.

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They killed off the wrong girl.

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Although I did like the Russian army dudes and the improvised weapons.

Best part of the movie. True badasses and the whole movie should have revolved around them instead of the pretty college clubber peoples. tongue.gif
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