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There are a few good movies on this list.

I personally really liked Tron Legacy and Terminator Salvation.

Man of Steel was really good and visually stunning. I wonder if it would have ended up on this list?

1 posted on 06/18/2013 1:36:21 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: Carbonsteel

I liked Prometheus. It had a few surprises I did not see coming. Ridley Scott delivered.


2 posted on 06/18/2013 1:44:09 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Carbonsteel

Computer-generated graphics has supplanted story-telling. It saves me a lot of money, since there is very little worth seeing.


3 posted on 06/18/2013 1:47:13 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Carbonsteel
I loved Sucker Punch...and Terminator Salvation.

In my opinion that scene in SP where the girls in the B-25 are being chased by a dragon is one of the coolest scenes in all of movie history.


4 posted on 06/18/2013 1:48:43 PM PDT by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: Carbonsteel
Tron Legacy is much better than I anticipated.

My brother raved about Man of Steel, but I think I've seen enough superhero comic book adaptations.

Aside from Ang Lee's Hulk and the first two Batman films-by Tim Burton-there aren't any that I can recall being must-watch viewing.

5 posted on 06/18/2013 1:51:13 PM PDT by OddLane
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I enjoyed “Tron: Legacy” though it certainly wasn’t a great film. The soundtrack really helped it.

“Prometheus” was incredibly disappointing.

“Sucker Punch” looked fantastic but was just a disjointed mess with a terrible, terrible script. I bet it was fun to write and direct, but it certainly wasn’t any fun to watch.

“Terminator: Salvation” was pretty “meh.” I’d put it a little lower than “Tron: Legacy” personally, though it did look good.


6 posted on 06/18/2013 1:53:06 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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Jerks. I worked on Sucker Punch in post production and the story deviated from what people are used to seeing on screen. We always said that SP was a chick flick, and only wives or GF’S or daughters bought their male counterparts to watch it.


7 posted on 06/18/2013 1:54:36 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Carbonsteel

I also liked Tron Legacy.

It was a good movie and an instant imprint on popular culture.

the author must be some sort of sundance effete.


8 posted on 06/18/2013 1:55:13 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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I hated Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter was the personification of everything I hate about that freak Johnny Depp.


11 posted on 06/18/2013 1:56:53 PM PDT by MNDude (Sorry for typos. Probably written on a smartphone, and I have big clumsy fingers.)
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Both the old Tron and new Tron have been running on TV lately.

I feel very old.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 1:57:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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Alice in wonderland would have been great but for all scenese with the white witch and the feminst ending BS.

it was just a “look we hired johnny depp” vehicle where he plays a stoned manic drunk.


14 posted on 06/18/2013 2:02:04 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Carbonsteel
Had a strong hunch when I went to look at the list:

Yup! Never saw any of these......looks like once again being out of the mainstream saves wasting your life watching garbage designed for the low info masses.

17 posted on 06/18/2013 2:08:19 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Carbonsteel

Not on the list but a poster here once stated that “Daredevil” ( the director’s cut only ) was a fairly good movie. Have yet to check out that one. Said that version was almost a different movie than the bad one most viewed in theaters and on general DVD release.


21 posted on 06/18/2013 2:46:52 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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Sin City, that graphic novel-looking movie -- except it didn't even look very good.
22 posted on 06/18/2013 2:49:35 PM PDT by x
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Sucker Punch looked so good, you didn’t care about the rest of it. Sometimes a movie excells so much in one catagory that nothing else matters.


23 posted on 06/18/2013 2:57:38 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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Prometheus was so abysmally bad that one wonders if anybody read the script before production started!
24 posted on 06/18/2013 3:00:54 PM PDT by Yossarian ("All the charm of Nixon. All the competency of Carter." - SF Chronicle comment post on Obama)
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To: Carbonsteel
I do agree that the ingredient missing in many of these movies was the story. I liked Bonfire of the Vanities but the book is a lot better of course. Alice in Wonderland wasn't awful, just a disappointment.
26 posted on 06/18/2013 4:14:15 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Carbonsteel

The best stuff seems to be on TV these days: Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones... little by way of special effects, GREAT storytelling.


31 posted on 06/18/2013 6:03:47 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Carbonsteel

I liked Sucker Punch, Alice, and Tron. Terminator:Salvation was better than T-3.

I’m ok with well done cgi. Yeah, sometimes it covers up bad acting or weak plots, but i’m not expecting a life shattering experience with every movie.

Just good entertainment...


32 posted on 06/18/2013 6:09:17 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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Sucker Punch was the movie Snyder always wanted to make. Like Cameron and Avatar...


36 posted on 06/18/2013 6:18:03 PM PDT by drewh
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