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Old 10-04-2022, 10:23 AM   #5661
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I tried to watch this new infinity doc but I donít have enough drugs in my system to get the most out of it. Iím gonna have to take some shrooms or acid and try again. From what I saw, it was pretty cool.
I tried to watch it but it goes on forever.
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Old 10-08-2022, 10:28 PM   #5662
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The Watcher sucked us in after 2 episodes. We thought it was a good creepy series to get in the mood for Halloween, but show went downhill towards the end with preposterous plot twists.

Would not recommend.
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All Quiet on the Western Front looks amazing, comes out on Friday

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All Quiet on the Western Front looks amazing, comes out on Friday



It was good. My only pet peeve is the changes/additions made from the book which felt completely unnecessary and maybe even a little strange. It's always going to be a tall order turning a literary masterpiece into a feature film yes but I feel the changes made took away from the spirit of the message Remarque was trying to convey.

Now I gotta read the book again.
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Old 10-28-2022, 11:51 PM   #5666
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It was good. My only pet peeve is the changes/additions made from the book which felt completely unnecessary and maybe even a little strange. It's always going to be a tall order turning a literary masterpiece into a feature film yes but I feel the changes made took away from the spirit of the message Remarque was trying to convey.

Now I gotta read the book again.
That's a shame. I gotta read it again too, been so long
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Old 10-29-2022, 06:15 PM   #5667
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Well this is a little surprising.... Cavill out, Liam Hemsworth in for The Witcher. Easy speculation is because of a Superman feature or he has maybe gotten the Bond part, but could be anything- a role that requires a significant body change is certainly a possibility.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/the...-4-1235417724/
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Old 10-29-2022, 06:17 PM   #5668
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Well this is a little surprising.... Cavill out, Liam Hemsworth in for The Witcher. It would be fun to speculate its because of a superman feature or he has gotten the Bond part, but could be anything- but a role that requires a significant body change is certainly a possibility.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/the...-4-1235417724/
I'm quite surprised, Cavill didnt seem to have any interest in Superman any more and I'd be stunned that in the midst of cancelling everything and firing everyone that WB backed up the Brinks truck for him.
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Old 10-29-2022, 07:17 PM   #5669
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Not sure I'd watch a Hemsworth Witcher. I'll try it, but I don't know if I'll like it. Cavil was like, the perfect casting for that role.
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It was good. My only pet peeve is the changes/additions made from the book which felt completely unnecessary and maybe even a little strange. It's always going to be a tall order turning a literary masterpiece into a feature film yes but I feel the changes made took away from the spirit of the message Remarque was trying to convey.

Now I gotta read the book again.
It is still a stark ####ing reminder of what a nightmare WW1 would have been.
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Yes it is.

I think what the book was trying to convey was the hopelessness of ever feeling normal again. The overall sense of dread of returning to a normal life after seeing what they've seen and functioning at the basic human level seemed an insurmountable endeavor for the characters in the book, all while experiencing that very thing that will forever change that.

I'm being super nit picky. It's just that it feels like the movie needed a title reminiscent of ww1, so the picked All Quiet on the Western Front. The similarities basically stopped there.

To give some context to what I'm getting at, here are movies that, off the top of me head, do the book justice in its adaptation:
American Psycho
Angela's Ashes
Jurassic Park
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Old 10-30-2022, 10:44 PM   #5672
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I thought it was good. Never read the book or saw the original movie so I have nothing the base it on. I thought it did a good job showing just how hopeless it would have been to be a part of it. I don't even think you need to see these guys not adjusting to civilian life after. You can clearly see that "going back home" would be impossible, and their chat at the latrine touched on that too.
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Old 10-30-2022, 11:21 PM   #5673
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I'm quite surprised, Cavill didnt seem to have any interest in Superman any more and I'd be stunned that in the midst of cancelling everything and firing everyone that WB backed up the Brinks truck for him.
Cavills manager, and maybe even agent, are the same as Dwayne Johnson's

So I'm guessing the push came from there, Johnson really wants a black adam/superman movie
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Old 10-30-2022, 11:23 PM   #5674
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Not sure I'd watch a Hemsworth Witcher. I'll try it, but I don't know if I'll like it. Cavil was like, the perfect casting for that role.
Ya it was the absolute perfect fit, he lobbied for the role too

Still have season 3 with him which is out next year, so wont even see the Hemsworth version for 2 years most likely
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I don't think Cavill ever really wanted to part ways with Superman. I think it was just a combination of a lack of vision and direction in the post Zack Snyder Snyderverse along with chaos at the top with the WB execs and as well as being an actor in high demand.

I just hope we don't get the Dwayne Johnsonverse. If he wants the RDJ role of star with a lot of pull, then okay sure, but with James Gunn and that other guy now at the helm hopefully DC has a bit of a clearer direction with some leadership at the top.
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Old 10-31-2022, 01:52 AM   #5676
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Wonder if this is why Cavill left

https://www.ign.com/articles/netflix...ormer-producer

Hes a huge fan if source material, campaigned for the role before it even started, based on his quote in that story, seems like he would be disillusioned by the writers wanting changes to the canon
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Yes it is.

I think what the book was trying to convey was the hopelessness of ever feeling normal again. The overall sense of dread of returning to a normal life after seeing what they've seen and functioning at the basic human level seemed an insurmountable endeavor for the characters in the book, all while experiencing that very thing that will forever change that.

I'm being super nit picky. It's just that it feels like the movie needed a title reminiscent of ww1, so the picked All Quiet on the Western Front. The similarities basically stopped there.

To give some context to what I'm getting at, here are movies that, off the top of me head, do the book justice in its adaptation:
American Psycho
Angela's Ashes
Jurassic Park
It's been a long time since I've read it but I remember JAWS being a very good adaptation too. Cutting out things like
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The Hunt for Red October also did a great job taking that novel and slimming it down for the film form while keeping most of the beats intact.
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I watched Mosul this weekend (lots of time while sitting home sick).

There were obviously some "hollywoodization" but what a star look at a nightmare of a situation.

####ing Mosul was a hell
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Really digging The Watcher.
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Old 10-31-2022, 10:15 AM   #5680
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Cabinet of Curiosities. I love Guilliam Del Toro.

This series is a must watch for any del toro or horror fan. one of my favorites in a while
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