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Seriously anorexic?

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Considering how fat America has become, I guess the new ideal for female body shape is something along the lines of Roseanne.

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Well, I re-watched 1 and 2 last night and tonight. These 2 are much better in terms of storyline than 3 and 4. Love my JVC's inky black for movies like these.
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LOL.
Considering how fat America has become, I guess the new ideal for female body shape is something along the lines of Roseanne.

Well done now I'm picturing Roseanne in Kate's suit! Happy?
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Well done now I'm picturing Roseanne in Kate's suit! Happy?

Mmmmmm.....Rosaaaaaanne....


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Thine eyes, they burn! Oink needs to take us all out for a steak dinner to cleanse this horrid image scalded into our retinas.

OK, I apologize for offering a mental image that will haunt us all the next time our girls want to get frisky....

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Mmmmmm.....Rosaaaaaanne....


OK, I apologize for offering a mental image that will haunt us all the next time our girls want to get frisky....

Don't worry, no amount of words will ever get her(it) into the mind when something's 'Afoot' with the curvy types around here
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The Underworld series leaves me cold.So much CGI it might as well be a cartoon.

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guess you haven't seen avatar

I'll cue up 1 and 2 and see it's better than the 4th one. I did read that some folks thought the 4th was the best in the series so it's possible.
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I'll cue up 1 and 2 and see it's better than the 4th one. I did read that some folks thought the 4th was the best in the series so it's possible.

Been a few years since I cued up 1 or 2 but just finished UA and for a fourth movie was pretty decent. Between Kate, killer AV (with emphasis on the A) and the fun of a really big Lycan, this could be the best of the bunch.

Speaking of Kate, check out the featurettes and she does some commentary in costume, but under normal lighting, and without her vamp teeth. Wow, she looks better than in the movie and what a classy looking, and sounding, gal. I kind of feel bad this is what she is known for.

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Just got done with this and found it just as entertaining as the others (with Kate). I really don't know what all the complaints are about, this was a fun popcorn flick just like the rest. I'll be picking up a copy to add to the other 3.

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Speaking of Kate, check out the featurettes and she does some commentary in costume, but under normal lighting, and without her vamp teeth.

Didn't get that far...


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Wow, she looks better than in the movie and what a classy looking, and sounding, gal.

She has (reportedly) a high IQ...nevertheless, just another dumb a$$.


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I kind of feel bad this is what she is known for.

No need to feel bad...she is well-paid.

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Yeah saw this yesterday, well..... it's not the worst , but it is now just behind that[part 3].The CGI Lycans are really bad, there are real life props and suits here as well and you can naturally tell the difference. The story did advance, and once again left the door open for another installment, but frankly this story was out of steam after "Evolution", and it seemed this was just a quick paycheck for everyone. What was really missing that "Gothic" look and feel of the previous ones. The production design looked more like a "Marvel comic" film's then what was displayed in this series before.

On s side note, the audio design took a hit as well IMO. The bass was so prominent and over used, that it pretty much droned out any other FX sounds, especially in the surrounds. It was just loud and dumb, but then again this series never been an audio champion in my book, so I guess this may not be a concern to some.

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I know I'm late to the game seeing Awakening for the 1st time but what exactly happened to this series with Rhona doing part 3? Did kate want more $$$ or something? to me that ain't right, if you bow out then you're out. Coming back in and out throws the series out of whack. I don't even care to watch part 3 and I don't have anything against Rhona but seeing 2 diff person as the lead is not right IMO.
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I know I'm late to the game seeing Awakening for the 1st time but what exactly happened to this series with Rhona doing part 3? Did kate want more $$$ or something? to me that ain't right, if you bow out then you're out. Coming back in and out throws the series out of whack. I don't even care to watch part 3 and I don't have anything against Rhona but seeing 2 diff person as the lead is not right IMO.

They didnt play the same character, 3rd movie was a prequel. Kate had a smal cameo in it.

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I know I'm late to the game seeing Awakening for the 1st time but what exactly happened to this series with Rhona doing part 3? Did kate want more $$$ or something? to me that ain't right, if you bow out then you're out. Coming back in and out throws the series out of whack. I don't even care to watch part 3 and I don't have anything against Rhona but seeing 2 diff person as the lead is not right IMO.

"Part 3" is really a prequel to Part 1.
Rhona and Kate play completely different characters in the Underworld story.

Try watching "Part 3" (the prequel) first and then watch Part 1, Part 2, Part 4 in that order.
This will give you a linear storyline.

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Oh wow, cool that's a relief thanks guys! I would hate to think Kate skipped one for the $$$. Now I have something to cue up.
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Oh wow, cool that's a relief thanks guys! I would hate to think Kate skipped one for the $$$. Now I have something to cue up.

Both her and Scott Speedman wanted to be in the 3rd film, but things turned out different mostly because of how the story was going to be told, not because they were left out (can't believe Danny McBride wrote this by the way lol)

I like Awakening but like I said in the Blu-ray software thread, it's too short and I too missed the gothic look and feel of the first one. I do like how the story is evolving and things could get really interesting if there's a 5th chapter. I've read she's open to it and based on its $160 million (worldwide) gross, it's a possibility (they're making sequels with much worse and unsuccessful material after all). With all the sparkling, fangless Twilight guys and TV/romcom vampire crap, it's nice to have some badass vampires in sexy suits! But bring back Michael Sheen, I don't know how, just hire a good writer but bring him back. We see him dead in Evolution but I'm sure someone with some kind of serum somewhere could be able to revive him. There. Done. Call his agent!
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But bring back Michael Sheen, I don't know how, just hire a good writer but bring him back. We see him dead in Evolution but I'm sure someone with some kind of serum somewhere could be able to revive him. There. Done. Call his agent!

You, sir, have all the makings of a "successful" Hollywood screenwriter.

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Ok I know I'm probably in the minority few here but just got done with the 1st underworld and I know why now it didn't interest me 8 yrs ago. It was just bleh and uneventful. 1st of all it looked exactly something you can watch on the SyFy channel and to really chap my hide the unrated BD copy from BB I got was full screen when the OAR was 2.35:1...my god who is responsible for this crap "this format was made to fit the screen" should be round up and shot.

I'm glad I saw the 4th one 1st. KB IMO was much more polished, confident, and filled out her shoe and was believable as a "slayer". In the 1st she looked like a 15 yr old girl with a bad case of dandruff dressed up for Halloween running around with toy gun. I might proceed with the 2nd one but for sure I'll get a widescreen even if that means watching in SD dvd btw the underworld BD copy looked like arse.
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Ok I know I'm probably in the minority few here but just got done with the 1st underworld and I know why now it didn't interest me 8 yrs ago. It was just bleh and uneventful. 1st of all it looked exactly something you can watch on the SyFy channel and to really chap my hide the unrated BD copy from BB I got was full screen when the OAR was 2.35:1...my god who is responsible for this crap "this format was made to fit the screen" should be round up and shot.

I'm glad I saw the 4th one 1st. KB IMO was much more polished, confident, and filled out her shoe and was believable as a "slayer". In the 1st she looked like a 15 yr old girl with a bad case of dandruff dressed up for Halloween running around with toy gun. I might proceed with the 2nd one but for sure I'll get a widescreen even if that means watching in SD dvd btw the underworld BD copy looked like arse.

Underworld is WIDESCREEN...period.

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I think we NOW need Kate....
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http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/...ace/55246618/1

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Uh, I have always had a use for her.

Ummm, yeah, I can think of a few tasks to charge her with...

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