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Offline harvey danger

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V for Vendetta
« on: March 17, 2006, 05:28:36 pm »
... = totally frickin awesome. I saw a sneak preview of it last night in an IMAX theatre (6 story tall screen) and it was amazing. I'm sure it would have more effect for those of you who actually lived under the Thatcher administration, but I was still able to enjoy it immensely.  :D

And don't worry, it's nothing like the Matrix.  ::)
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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2006, 05:52:33 pm »
Have you read the comic?

I don't trust any review not made by someone who have read the comic.

That being said, I will watch that movie in the cinema.
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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2006, 06:01:00 pm »
Well, me, Spunky and friends are going to see it tomorrow. We'll let you know.

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2006, 09:15:27 pm »
... = totally frickin awesome. I saw a sneak preview of it last night in an IMAX theatre (6 story tall screen) and it was amazing. I'm sure it would have more effect for those of you who actually lived under the Thatcher administration, but I was still able to enjoy it immensely.  :D

And don't worry, it's nothing like the Matrix.  ::)
FUCK YEAH !!!

I love that movie, can't wait till it comes out !!!

It has this ambience around it, this feeling... like half life 2, or the matrix..

I wouldnt be supised if the whachowski brothers (or whatever they're called ) wrote hl2.

Hmm..  awesome.

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2006, 09:24:34 pm »
The Wachowskis didn't write V. V is based on Alan Moores excellent comic, and I really do they kept to it.
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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2006, 10:10:52 pm »
supposed to be good, just read an excellent review which i kinda sorta trust^^. probably a "must see" .... well, first watch, then talk...

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2006, 02:15:44 am »
The Wachowskis didn't write V. V is based on Alan Moores excellent comic, and I really do they kept to it.
I know they didn't, but they did do the movie right ?

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2006, 02:17:31 am »
i dont fancy it... ive seen the end tho 4 times... thats quite good...


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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2006, 05:40:48 am »
The totally cynical reviewist for the alternative paper gave it a really good review. I'd better see it.

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2006, 08:04:31 am »
I can't wait to see it! I just pray NP doesn't act like she did in SW3

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2006, 01:56:21 pm »
I can't wait to see it! I just pray NP doesn't act like she did in SW3

A babbling foetus who acted best when she was dead? Not much to live up to.

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2006, 12:51:36 am »
Okay okay, here's the deal.

The V for Vendetta film is fucking awesome. It's not so much a straight adaptation of Moore and Loyd's awesome work, but a modern retelling that really heightens the emotional impact of what was already quite an intense story.

The V you see on screen is not the same V from the comic, but once you accept that and sit back and enjoy the show, it grabs you by the balls and doesn't let go. I got very emotional while watching it, possibly the most emotional I've ever been while watching a film.

Although my overall impression was very positive, I was disapointed about one or two things. One: V is never specifically referred to as an Anarchist and all his awesome speeches about Anarchy have been remoived. Two: The song "The Vicious Caberet" was not in it, as far as I could tell.


Oh, and if anyone is worried; Natalie Portman really is rather good in it. (is is Hugo Weaving)

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2006, 12:54:09 am »
After reading The Man from St. Petersburg, The Man Who Was Thursday, and V for Vendetta all in a row, anarchy has been added to my list of things that are inherently funny.
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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2006, 01:09:11 am »
Ahh.

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Re: V for Vendetta
« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2006, 04:03:10 am »
After reading The Man from St. Petersburg, The Man Who Was Thursday, and V for Vendetta all in a row, anarchy has been added to my list of things that are inherently funny.

Anarchy. It's what's for Dinner.