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Yes, that trailer was awesome, and the score was very compelling as well.
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Haven't been this excited for a Superman movie since Superman......Returns....... hopefully I wont be disappointed this time.
Pacific Rim trailer is out:
It looks retardedly awesome
Enjoyed it too, even more looking forward to seeing Idris Elba in it and how exactly the giant robots are animated and work.
Oh forgot put this above, History of Marvel films- concept art; some really beautiful images and concept art in there; particularly for Avengers, Iron Man and Thor.
Who is going to see The Hobbit tonight? I am going to see The Hobbit tonight! Unfortunately, I didn't buy my IMAX tickets far enough in advance and will have to see it in regular theaters this time. But I'll see it in IMAX tomorrow or later on.
The pinnacle of movie-novel adaptation. Left me wishing Peter Jackson had directed the Harry Potter films. He should take on a re-make project to revamp the movie series for it actually. Nothing was rushed, the effects were wonderful, and the acting was exceptional. Don't get me started on the cinematography. I will definitely pay $16 to go see it again in IMAX. I feel like I couldn't be more pleased with this movie as it lived up to everything I wanted in it.
Simply cannot wait for Part II!
70th Golden Globe Award Nominees:
About the Hobbit : is the 48 fps version worth ?
Huge YES. I don't get why on earth some of the critics are negative towards the 48 fps capture. What the hell. The entire movie seemed incredibly smooth and was beautiful to look at. The idiots must not know what fps even means. Not to mention in 3D fps is cut in half, thus 48 fps becomes 24, which is the normal capture rate movies are captured in (and become 12 fps when in 3D). Normally during 3D movies the action becomes a huge mess as the lowered fps damages the smoothness of the action too much, but Peter Jackson obviously knows the industry better than most. He figured that to have both great 3D and smooth action (and a beautiful motion picture), you need to up your game in regards of the fps to weigh up for the loss in fps when capturing in normal 24 fps.
To me the heightened fps was a stroke of genius, and the beginning of a new trend (and salvation) for 3D movies.
As for the movie content. I can only consider myself amazed. I read The Hobbit when I was a kid, so my memory is limited to broad story events, but the "extended" and extra material was thoroughly enjoyable. A lot of it I assume is taken directly from the appendixes (I haven't read them to my great shame), as Jackson himself said they would. The scene with Gollum was spectacular. My only regret is that it's truly sad that we've seen the last of Gollum, forever. Andy Serkis deserves props in the way he came back years later and once again proved how spectacular his performance was and still is. What an iconic character. The gathering at the beginning (Bag End scene) was amazing, and exactly as I remembered it. Also, Galadriel was damn hawt. Saruman was hilarious (you'll understand why when you see it). Sir Ian McKellen was amazing as Gandalf, possibly even better than in LOTR, and Martin Freeman's portrayal of Bilbo was spectacular.
One thing's for sure, I'm looking forward to a massive marathon of The Hobbit + LOTR.
I don't think I could ever handle a TH + LOTR marathon (even though I read all the books). Its just too long, I don't see how it could be done. If I recall each of the LOTRs movie is well over 3 hours long and that does not even consider extended edittions. The hobbit movies will likely be in the same league so a marathon would be anywhere between 19 and 25 hours long. I always wanted to try a star wars marathon, that is more reasonable (and perhaps I am more of a star wars fan anyways).
^All six star wars film? Including the ridiculously long Return of the Jedi film? oh god I couldn't do it mate.
I don't know if I could pull it off however it would still be objectively easier than a LOTRs with the hobbit marathon. Each star wars movie is at least 40 minutes shorter than any LOTRS or the hobbit movie after all. Its at most 15 hours worth of movies against 20 or so....
I have mixed feelings about the hobitt.. but I'll not get in details since I find it difficult to express in portuguese, I'll not dare to try in english.
I did a Star Wars marathon twice, one by the released date and another in the chronological order. It was good, the problem is the headache in that starts on the 5th movie or so.
I did a LotR extended edittion marathon too... actually I'm really fond of marathons, so I enjoy them without much trouble. Rocky, Lethal Wepon, Die Hard, Bourne, Godfather, Tarantino movies. Having the free time and the snacks is all you need hahaha