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not seen it, but really that bad???
Kevinicus Wrote:Why limit Sharktale to one of the worst by Dreamworks? Hell, why limit it to animation?
Point taken... it really is one gigantic piece of horsesh*t, that's for damn sure. :-P

nOmArch Wrote:not seen it, but really that bad???
Yes. It's that god-damn bad, dude. :|


As a sidenote, I had no expectations about Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs when I saw the trailers for it last year. But after some people I knew recommmended it, I rented it this week, and holy crap, this is a pretty damn good movie. In fact, I'd rank it as one of the best animated films to come out last year (after Coraline, Fantasic Mr. Fox, and Secret of Kells) and definitely the funniest and "purest" comedy of them all (which shocked the hell out of me, considering this is Sony and the last animated film they came out with was Planet 51, another piece of uninspired bullcrap Tongue ).
Ive been meaning to watch that one for a while as well, in fact its the only animated movie out recently that i havent seen. will add it to the queue.

still to make it all the way through coraline though, i really want to like it (i absolutely adore Gaimen) but everytime ive tried so far ive got about 20 mins in and just not been in the right mood for it.
nOmArch Wrote:Ive been meaning to watch that one for a while as well, in fact its the only animated movie out recently that i havent seen. will add it to the queue.

still to make it all the way through coraline though, i really want to like it (i absolutely adore Gaimen) but everytime ive tried so far ive got about 20 mins in and just not been in the right mood for it.

I absolutely hated Coraline. So did the other 7 people I watched it with.
WALL·E is the best Pixar film ever made, and one of my all-time favourite films.
Ghostcut Wrote:WALL·E is the best Pixar film ever made, and one of my all-time favourite films.

I concur, Ratatouille is a close second with UP just behind that. I like PIXARS other efforts but they have really hit their stride over the last few years.

Wall-E is straight up fantastic - even if the second half is "less good" than the first.

Incidentally, my cats name is Wall-E. Its so great to see the text "Wall-E" written on his medicine :lol:
JasonN Wrote:As a sidenote, I had no expectations about Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs when I saw the trailers for it last year. But after some people I knew recommmended it, I rented it this week, and holy crap, this is a pretty damn good movie. In fact, I'd rank it as one of the best animated films to come out last year (after Coraline, Fantasic Mr. Fox, and Secret of Kells) and definitely the funniest and "purest" comedy of them all (which shocked the hell out of me, considering this is Sony and the last animated film they came out with was Planet 51, another piece of uninspired bullcrap Tongue ).

I was actually looking forward to Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs but was rather disappointed with it. I mean it's an okay movie but nowhere near great. I'd say it's okay as a rental but that's about it. I didn't really care for Coraline either. I haven't seen Fantastic Mr. Fox but I hate the animation so that's why I didn't see it. Never heard of Secrets Of Kells though. I did however enjoy Planet 51.
Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny: the subject of an AV Club My Year of Flops review:

Quote:During my second, tragically sober viewing, it struck me as a semi-desperate attempt to pad 30 minutes' worth of film and a smattering of truly funny lines and gags into 94 exceedingly loose minutes. Inspired and puerile, intermittently funny and a little desperate, Pick Of Destiny is probably the best possible film that could have been made about Tenacious D, but it still doesn't feel like a real movie
I've not seen it, but what say my fellow fan editors? Are there 30 minutes of funny, clear narrative progression to justify a repair job?
(Copy past from the Movie threadSmile

Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adele Blanc-Sec
The new Luc Besson movie (as a director)

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Spoiler free little review:

Saw this one yesterday and I found it very good.
It's a very positive movie. Meaning family friendly, but in a good sens, aka not only kids friendly.
Luc Besson took a little bit of Jean-Pierre Jeunet style from time to time (Amelie style), a little bit of Spielberg (the introduction of the lead female character is very Indiana Jones style, in a Temple Of Doom kind of way).
So it's more Luc Besson playing with the source material (a comic boolk) to have fun with it than a very ambitious movie.
It is not a masterpiece but VERY entertaining.

The CGI looks good overall. Sometime they are not amazing but still have charms (the story is not grounded in reality so it don't matter much IMO.)

Louise bourgoin is very good in the lead role. She really can go from comic to emotional scenes very easily.
Mathieu Amalric, although he is credited as a major character, don't have much screening time overall.

If they do more adventures od Adele Blanc-Sec I will see them with pleasure.
elbarto1 Wrote:
Ghostcut Wrote:WALL·E is the best Pixar film ever made, and one of my all-time favourite films.

I concur, Ratatouille is a close second with UP just behind that. I like PIXARS other efforts but they have really hit their stride over the last few years.

Wall-E is straight up fantastic - even if the second half is "less good" than the first.

Incidentally, my cats name is Wall-E. Its so great to see the text "Wall-E" written on his medicine :lol:


I think Pixar has fallen off quite a bit since The Incredibles. I haven't loved any of their movies since then.

I hated Finding Nemo (Albert Brooks should never be involved with movies again), Cars was meh, as was Ratatouille (though better than Cars). Wall-E and Up had moments of excellence, but way too much stupid crap the rest of the time that just brings them down to mediocre levels.

Hopefully Toy Story 3 will be a return to quality.