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post #61 of 81 Old 01-23-2012, 11:06 AM
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One certainty about Chronicles is that forcing Twohy to go PG-13 hurt the film. You can goggle studio notes on it and executives wanted Riddick to be more heroic. "He shouldn't kill anyone unless forced to." Blah blah blah. Morons. I still love the film, but can only imagine what it would be were it made twenty years ago when the r rated sci fi action film was king.

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I like Riddick. He is one of the few who CAN bring a knife to a gunfight and win. LOL

A Tea cup would do it.
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My favorite Vin Diesel random fact is:

In an average living room there are 1,242 objects Vin Diesel could use to kill you, including the room itself.

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Principal Photography Has Begun on RIDDICK; Updated Synopsis and Full Cast Revealed

http://collider.com/riddick-synopsis...0/#more-142750

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My favorite Vin Diesel random fact is:

In an average living room there are 1,242 objects Vin Diesel could use to kill you, including the room itself.


I think I heard that one as a "Jack Bauer random fact" a few years back.

My favorite was "You woke up this morning because Jack Bauer let you live."
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Yeah, some mixed together. Some of the early Chuck Norris facts started as Vin Diesel facts.

The Mr. T facts tend to be pretty unique, though.

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Vin Diesel's early career - as Mark Sinclair (real name)



He came from humble beginnings.
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So did Abe Lincoln.

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New trailer for Riddick. I remember back in 01 I was so pumped for Pitch Black and couldn't wait to see it in the theaters and when I did felt a little let down. It could have been a lot better IMO with a more action oriented director. This to me looks like Pitch black 2..
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I'm a fan of Pitch Black & Chronicles, but not sure about this one myself. Isn't this just Pitch black all over again? Whats the point?

What happened to Chronicles and the underverse?
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I am up for some more Riddick.
Enjoyed the first 2 cheesefests quite a bit....

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I'm a fan of Pitch Black & Chronicles, but not sure about this one myself. Isn't this just Pitch black all over again? Whats the point?

What happened to Chronicles and the underverse?

I'm pretty sure I saw a clip somewhere showing Riddick on the throne. Have to assume that it will be addressed in the new film.

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I am up for some more Riddick.
Enjoyed the first 2 cheesefests quite a bit....

+2 - Chronicles was supposed to be a 3 story series. Pitch Black was not part of the series, but a fine prequel.
Along came hollywood BS and the last film was marketed as a sequel, etc, etc. FUBAR in the highest order to
any fans of the story or concept. Twohy is a very creative writer & director, but treated as a 2nd,3rd tier in the
current Michael Bay Cluster Fk of SciFi Action abortions sold today. They carry on in spite of the mess and hope
to salvage some small portion of the project. It has no chance of reaching it's potential.
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I'm pretty sure I saw a clip somewhere showing Riddick on the throne. Have to assume that it will be addressed in the new film.
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It starts off with Riddick their leader, but fatigued from the constant barrage of would-be killers who want to take his throne. He ends up telling them to BLANK off and just leaves.

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Plus, I know that Karl Urban reprises his character as well. (Briefly, I'll assume.)

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So exile perhaps? Guess it could work, but with the lore from the previous film, seems kinda impracticable.
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The constraints of a PG-13 strangled Chronicles of Riddick. Universal was spectacularly stupid to force an R rated franchise into PG-13 territory.

this happens with so many movies these days.

wolverine should be R

Die Hard should ALWAYS be R

amongst many other movies
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I am up for some more Riddick.
Enjoyed the first 2 cheesefests quite a bit....

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this happens with so many movies these days.

wolverine should be R

Die Hard should ALWAYS be R

amongst many other movies
And Evil Dead had to gut 11 frames to avoid being NC-17... winning.

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