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Old 08-15-2010, 08:52 PM   #16
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Completely disagree with the OP. The movie was way worse than advertised and a lot worse than I expected with all those big names in it. It was a decent movie but I wouldn't go back and see it again.
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Old 08-16-2010, 01:03 AM   #17
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Can't wait to see it. Stallone is my favorite action star of all time and the movie has nothing but convincing action stars, this type of action movie has been sorely missing.

Scott Pilgrim looks like trash. Stallone>>>>>Michael cera.

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Old 08-16-2010, 01:13 AM   #18
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The film snobs on this site make me laugh.

As long as people died graphic and painful deaths, coupled with enormous explosions, I'm cool. Anyone expecting more really doesn't get the whole concept.
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:19 AM   #19
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At least we know which posters were sent here by their hairdressers.
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:58 AM   #20
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The film snobs on this site make me laugh.

As long as people died graphic and painful deaths, coupled with enormous explosions, I'm cool. Anyone expecting more really doesn't get the whole concept.
You don't seem to get that it was terrible even for what it was trying to be, an over the top action movie.
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:03 AM   #21
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i thought it was okay. i've never really been into action flicks and my brother kinda dragged me into the movie, but it was entertaining. my brother pretty much told me to expect a lot of explosions and gruesome deaths and unrealistic fighting scenes, and that's what i got. if you're into action movies then you should really enjoy this, it definitely succeeds in what it's aiming to do

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You don't seem to get that it was terrible even for what it was trying to be, an over the top action movie.

you don't seem to get that everyone is entitled to an opinion, and if you don't agree with phoenix's opinion, that doesn't mean he's wrong
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:05 AM   #22
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So it's safe the say Shoot Em Up still owns the recent crown of over the top action self parody movies?
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:08 AM   #23
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I was spared from watching this movie tonight because the sound system at the theater messed up. Last time I ever say "yes" to a movie without knowing anything about it.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:30 AM   #24
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you don't seem to get that everyone is entitled to an opinion, and if you don't agree with phoenix's opinion, that doesn't mean he's wrong
I'm pretty sure phoenix hasn't seen the movie and thus is throwing out unqualified judgments about people "not getting" the movie.
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Old 08-16-2010, 06:43 AM   #25
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To me it was a cool moment, then 10 minutes of terrible cinema, then something cool. The 10 minutes was hard to stand but the good parts were pretty good.

Talking of action flicks. What happened to fight scenes where you could see what's happening? Kill Bill is the last one I can remember that actually showed fight scenes rather than half second flashes that are zoomed way in
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:37 AM   #26
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Terrible movie. I went in with very low expectations and they weren't met. When I saw directed by Sly in the opening credits I knew I made a massive mistake buying that ticket. Terrible storyline, corny lines, all around rubbish.
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Old 08-16-2010, 09:16 AM   #27
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You don't seem to get that it was terrible even for what it was trying to be, an over the top action movie.



It simply wasn't epic, ridiculous, and over-the-top cheesy enough, to be an "over the top action movie" and was too poorly written and acted to be considered anything close to a real film.

'The Expendables' was so caught in this shitty limbo between over-the-top-awesome and serious, that it ended up suffering because it was neither.
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Old 08-16-2010, 09:38 AM   #28
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It simply wasn't epic, ridiculous, and over-the-top cheesy enough, to be an "over the top action movie" and was too poorly written and acted to be considered anything close to a real film.

'The Expendables' was so caught in this shitty limbo between over-the-top-awesome and serious, that it ended up suffering because it was neither.
Exactly. They tried to have serious moments, then they had their "funny" moments, but it wasn't really either. The action scenes were cool but the acting was in Shaq's words something between horrible and aweful, "horroaweful." And am I the only one who is now starting to understand why Jet Li doesn't usually do much talking or smiling in his movies? Why did they try to make the dude into Jackie Chan.
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:05 PM   #29
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I thought it was pretty good.
I cannot agree with opinions of best movie of 2010

but I enjoyed it for what it was.
I liked the cast. It was good.

that's all I got...
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:12 PM   #30
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They could easily make a part 2 to this movie. Its not the best, but I liked it.
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