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    Just got done seeing this one with the wife (one of the perks of doing security at the ol' movie theater is free tickets that we hardly ever use because of Bob Jr.) in 3D. Totally mindblowing from a visual standpoint. The story was good, but this one's all about the effects. See it, in 3D if that's available in your area.
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    I'm hoping to catch it in IMAX sometime over the next week. It's pretty long, isn't it? Did you find yourself looking at your watch at all during the movie?




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    Yeah, it one of those movies that could never be fully appreciated without seeing it in 3d. Unlike most 3d films, there are not many scenes that were set up to just have things fly in your face. In stead, they filmed a beautiful movie that happened to really shine with 3d technology...without the cheesy scenes of crap flying in your face.

    I thought the story was pretty good. Essentially, it is Dances with Wolves with some phenomenal graphics and breathtaking scenery. I really liked the film. It had enough action and visual appeal that my 8 & 11 year old boys liked it and it had enough story that my wife seemed to really enjoy it, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    It's pretty long, isn't it?
    Allow me to start off by saying "that's what she said." The film is close to 3 hours, but it really doesn't seem that lengthy. By comparison, I watched "Armored" when I was working yesterday morning and I wanted to call the producers and demand that they contribute money to scientists that are researching time machines so I can try to get the 90 minutes back I spent watching that suckfest.

    Dances With Wolves is a pretty good comparison, from a storyline perspective. There is no comparison with regards to the visual effects, though. IMAX would be seriously bad ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I'm hoping to catch it in IMAX sometime over the next week. It's pretty long, isn't it? Did you find yourself looking at your watch at all during the movie?
    IMAX 3D is awesome - We went to see the documentary about the International Space Station in IMAX 3D. The screen is so huge, and the images are so sharp that it engulfs you in the 3D experience, like Virtual Reality. It seemed like we were actually going on a space walk. Totally different experience from even the 3D movies at a regular theater.

    My wife actually screamed a little when they showed a rock being kicked up and hurled toward the camera during a Soyuz rocket takeoff

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    Quote Originally Posted by Switchback View Post
    Yeah, it one of those movies that could never be fully appreciated without seeing it in 3d. Unlike most 3d films, there are not many scenes that were set up to just have things fly in your face. In stead, they filmed a beautiful movie that happened to really shine with 3d technology...without the cheesy scenes of crap flying in your face.

    I thought the story was pretty good. Essentially, it is Dances with Wolves with some phenomenal graphics and breathtaking scenery. I really liked the film. It had enough action and visual appeal that my 8 & 11 year old boys liked it and it had enough story that my wife seemed to really enjoy it, too.
    Completely +1. Stunning visuals, great story and great movie. I saw it in regular theater 3d and plan to see it again in Imax 3d. Make sure you pee before hand though, it's LONG. Doesn't feel long in the seat, but if you get a big drink to go in with you're gonna be hurting.

    Been holding off on a blu-ray player, but this one might make me take the plunge when it comes on out on DVD.
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    From a technical standpoint the movie was completely amazing. It's the beginning of a new generation of special effects that are mind boggling.

    That said, the politics just sucked. Why do these hollywood idiots insist on offending half their audience? I'll never watch this movie again, and I won't buy it on disc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    From a technical standpoint the movie was completely amazing. It's the beginning of a new generation of special effects that are mind boggling.

    That said, the politics just sucked. Why do these hollywood idiots insist on offending half their audience? I'll never watch this movie again, and I won't buy it on disc.
    Maybe Hollywood has been infiltrated by the blue aliens, who are just using Hollywood producers as avatars!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    From a technical standpoint the movie was completely amazing. It's the beginning of a new generation of special effects that are mind boggling.

    That said, the politics just sucked. Why do these hollywood idiots insist on offending half their audience? I'll never watch this movie again, and I won't buy it on disc.
    Agreed. I thought I was the only one who was annoyed that the movie was nothing more than a propaganda tool with great special effects to get the viewers (primiarily youngsters ) to hate the "evil" military , the "evil" United States and "evil" capitalism in general. You should be socialist , Comrade. One good thing about the movie was that it pissed off my 14 year old niece who I took to see it . She did not like the fact that the majority of the "Marines" in the movie were potrayed as mindless villians. Maybe there is hope for the younger generation. Maybe it's just her , having been exposed to too much tragedy in her young life. It's made her grow up entirely too fast.
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    I finally saw this, and in IMAX. I thought it was great fiction and the effects were spectacular. It is really long, I wasn't sure it would keep me engaged but it did.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I finally saw this, and in IMAX. I thought it was great fiction and the effects were spectacular. It is really long, I wasn't sure it would keep me engaged but it did.

    Umm where was our (O/R members) invite...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    It is really long, I wasn't sure it would keep me engaged but it did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resident Smart Ass View Post
    Umm where was our (O/R members) invite...
    It was a spur of the moment thing! I saw it at the Tropicana's IMAX theater in AC.




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