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#1 Apr 17 2010 at 3:03 PM Rating: Good
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Kicked ***! Especially the nod to James Bond near the end of the film.
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#2 Apr 18 2010 at 12:17 AM Rating: Decent
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This was a movie I enjoyed, but did not like much. Definitely an acceptable movie for an outing with friends.
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This is how Allegory does praise for media of non Japanese origin.
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#4 Apr 19 2010 at 8:28 AM Rating: Good
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I walked out of the movie grinning like mad, chatting with my friends about "I loved this part" "Oh, this part was amazing!" But when I thought about it, I can't say it was a "good movie." It was, however, the most entertaining movie I have seen in a long time. So it wasn't necessarily good, but it was incredibly entertaining.

I think the best definition would either be "Superbad Meets Kill Bill" or "Spiderman meets Kill Bill." Maybe combining all three of those.

Without a doubt the movie is hilarious to someone around my age range. Older and you'll likely be offended by the gratuitous violence and terrible language; younger than 17 and you'll likely be disturbed by the same thing.

Ok, well, realistically any teen would be fine with them, but you're SUPPOSED to be traumatized.
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I think the best definition would either be "Superbad Meets Kill Bill" or "Spiderman meets Kill Bill." Maybe combining all three of those.

I haven't seen it yet, but from the trailers it looks like you'd want to sprinkle some Mystery Men in there, too.
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I think the best definition would either be "Superbad Meets Kill Bill" or "Spiderman meets Kill Bill." Maybe combining all three of those.

I haven't seen it yet, but from the trailers it looks like you'd want to sprinkle some Mystery Men in there, too.


With a dash of Adam West.
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#7 Apr 19 2010 at 11:41 AM Rating: Excellent
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I thought it was pretty good. I'd have liked it to be a pinch more actiony, but I guess that wasn't the point of the movie. I didn't like that they killed off Big Daddy but I suppose that feed fuel to Hit-Girl's fire.

It wasn't a MASTERPIECE OF CINEMATIC BRILLIANCE, but it's definately worth seeing.

Also, you can say, "***." It's not word filtered. :D

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I thought it was pretty good. I'd have liked it to be a pinch more actiony, but I guess that wasn't the point of the movie. I didn't like that they killed off Big Daddy but I suppose that feed fuel to Hit-Girl's fire.

It wasn't a MASTERPIECE OF CINEMATIC BRILLIANCE, but it's definately worth seeing.

Also, you can say, "***." It's not word filtered. :D

Edited, Apr 19th 2010 12:43pm by Usagi


Just wanted to be sure with the titles, don't want to invoke Kao's "Kids can see it" wrath.
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#9 Apr 19 2010 at 1:09 PM Rating: Good
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I didn't like that they killed off Big Daddy but I suppose that feed fuel to Hit-Girl's fire.

It was like that in the original comic.
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Kickass had fun and creative action scenes, which is why it was enjoyable. But most of the movie was pretty bad. The main character was terribly uninteresting and annoying. Many of the jokes were fairly predictable.
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Kickass had fun and creative action scenes, which is why it was enjoyable. But most of the movie was pretty bad. The main character was terribly uninteresting and annoying. Many of the jokes were fairly predictable.


You need to watch American movies more. Superbad? Zombieland? The uninteresting protagonist character is the new purple.
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Kickass had fun and creative action scenes, which is why it was enjoyable. But most of the movie was pretty bad. The main character was terribly uninteresting and annoying. Many of the jokes were fairly predictable.


You need to watch American movies more. Superbad? Zombieland? The uninteresting protagonist character is the new purple.


They are games and not movies, but I always thought the Final Fantasy games were made in Japan... unless Japan has had their share of uninteresting lead characters too. Smiley: winkSmiley: tongue

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Kickass had fun and creative action scenes, which is why it was enjoyable. But most of the movie was pretty bad. The main character was terribly uninteresting and annoying. Many of the jokes were fairly predictable.


You need to watch American movies more. Superbad? Zombieland? The uninteresting protagonist character is the new purple.

I blame Napoleon Dynamite.
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I blame Napoleon Dynamite.


He was over-the-top uninteresting, which caused him to appear slightly psychotic, thereby making him somewhat interesting.

Also, he could dance.
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I didn't like that they killed off Big Daddy but I suppose that feed fuel to Hit-Girl's fire.

It was like that in the original comic.
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Were I to be a reader of comics and had read this comic, I still probably wouldn't have liked that. :P
#16 Apr 22 2010 at 6:22 AM Rating: Good
It was good & certainly a decent adaptation of the source material. I do have a gripe though. Something only added to the movie & not part of the source material that I felt really took away from the "this could happen" narrative.

Gripe, thy name is jet pack.

There was no need. Seriously.

Hit Girl, like her comic book counterpart, was spectacular.
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#17 Apr 25 2010 at 12:43 AM Rating: Excellent
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Mazra wrote:
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Kickass had fun and creative action scenes, which is why it was enjoyable. But most of the movie was pretty bad. The main character was terribly uninteresting and annoying. Many of the jokes were fairly predictable.


You need to watch American movies more. Superbad? Zombieland? The uninteresting protagonist character is the new purple.

Hey, I really liked Zombieland. Sure, the main character was a dweeb on the outside, but his inner dialogue was funny and practical. He's one of the few humans to continue to survive the Zombie Apocalypse, and that's no mean feat. His face may be plain, but his work ethic, meticulousness and common sense make him a force to be reckoned with.
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But he's such an awkward person. I was cringing through half the movie, especially the last part of it.

Woody, though... now that's a badass person, but with a sensitive side as well.
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He didn't make me cringe.

See the discussion in the Twighlight thread. I obviously liked the nerd more than the butch good ol' boy.

But obviously I can see if you had to share a prison cell for 20 years, which you'd pick.

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I just watched Kick *** on Friday night, and I loved it.

I just watched Zombieland this week, and I loved that, too.

And I guess I'm one of the few chicks who thought that the main character in Zombieland was really cute. Smiley: glare
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And I guess I'm one of the few chicks who thought that the main character in Zombieland was really cute. Smiley: glare


I thought she was pretty cute as well. Oh wait, you mean the guy?

I'm kidding (Ari, read this), I sort of liked him as well. You can't help it because each character is the definition of certain character traits, exaggerated and isolated for effect. They're so stereotypical, you're bound to connect with something in either of them.

Woody Harrelson is the superhero butch guy who kicks *** and drinks copious amounts of JD while doing so. Jesse Eisenberg is the nerdy, awkward guy who can't get with the ladies. Emma Stone plays the babe and Abigail Breslin plays the independent kid who invokes protective feelings and stuff.

I came to like each character for different things. Woody for his ***-kicking abilities, Jesse for his practical approach to things, Emma for her beauty and Abigail for her independence and willingness to learn. I'm sure others connect differently, depending on age and gender and such.

Cue some random OOT'er with 'I didn't connect with any of them, you ***'.

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Cue some Asylumnite saying you liked Zombieland? What are you, a 2 day old gnat, you f*ckslap?
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Cue some admin saying, "Take your 'my forum is better than your forum' crap somewhere else."

Also, I liked both Zombieland and Superbad.
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Cue some admin saying, "Take your 'my forum is better than your forum' crap somewhere else."


Partial admin is partial. Smiley: frown

And I liked Superbad as well. The movies aren't unappealing, they're just taking a slightly different approach to the well-used story of the zero who became a hero. Usually the movies tend to focus on the guy after he became the hero, but these movies focus on the guy before and while he makes the change from one to the other.
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Mazra wrote:
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Cue some admin saying, "Take your 'my forum is better than your forum' crap somewhere else."


Partial admin is partial. Smiley: frown

And I liked Superbad as well. The movies aren't unappealing, they're just taking a slightly different approach to the well-used story of the zero who became a hero. Usually the movies tend to focus on the guy after he became the hero, but these movies focus on the guy before and while he makes the change from one to the other.


I also loved Superbad, but whenever I stop and think about it, it's such a terrible plot. The whole idea is to get alcohol to get these girls drunk enough to have *** with them. Kinda leaves me feeling icky if I think about it too much.

Granted, the movie is hilarious.
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#26 Apr 30 2010 at 8:47 AM Rating: Good
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Saw this movie last night and overall I loved it! The beginning was terribly lame and I was having major doubts but once the action picked up it was sweet. Hit Girl walking into the bad guys headquarters and shooting the guards was one of the greatest movie scenes of all time as far as im concerned :P Also the gun fight while Big Daddy is being burned was pretty amazing too.
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I thought he was pretty cute too^^

I didn't expect to like this movie, I thought it would be the usual "lol intended controversy, not very funny" I was surprised that I enjoyed it.
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I've yet to see Kick-@SS but I expect great things from the name alone. And the comic of course.

Zombieland ruled. Great Bill Murray cameo.
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Personally, I didn't like the movie much at all.

The movie seemed schizophrenic to me. Like it couldn't decide if it was going to be serious or comical, a character piece or a beat-em-up. For every realistic, gritty moment (like the main character's first failure as a super hero) there's a ridiculous one (where they buy a jetpack, he learns to operate it in short time, and kills a few baddies with it). They would follow up a sad moment (Nicolas Cage's death scene) with an over-the-top action scene where Hit Girl kills 20 henchmen to the tune "Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett. In that particular scene, I watched it thinking how much more effective it would have been if they didn't do an emotional 180.

The romantic side of the story was wholly unnecessary, so I think they should have chopped that part out and devoted some more time to character development. Why do I know so little about the main character? I've heard people say that it's because he's supposed to be a nerdy "Joe Everyman." But I certainly saw a lot of room for development. Why does he seem to care more about the size of his Myspace friend list than actually helping people? Or perhaps give some more exposition on why he decides to become a superhero, to supplement the single scene that was there to provide motivation.

Overall, I just felt like it tried to be too many different movies, instead of just being one and doing it well.
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Zombieland totally ruled. I have to agree with that. Bill Murray stole the whole freaking movie with his cameo.

I'm not allowed to watch Kick-*** because Charmaine couldn't be considered for a part in the movie. She was just a bit too young.
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Personally, I didn't like the movie much at all.

The movie seemed schizophrenic to me. Like it couldn't decide if it was going to be serious or comical, a character piece or a beat-em-up. For every realistic, gritty moment (like the main character's first failure as a super hero) there's a ridiculous one (where they buy a jetpack, he learns to operate it in short time, and kills a few baddies with it). They would follow up a sad moment (Nicolas Cage's death scene) with an over-the-top action scene where Hit Girl kills 20 henchmen to the tune "Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett. In that particular scene, I watched it thinking how much more effective it would have been if they didn't do an emotional 180.

The romantic side of the story was wholly unnecessary, so I think they should have chopped that part out and devoted some more time to character development. Why do I know so little about the main character? I've heard people say that it's because he's supposed to be a nerdy "Joe Everyman." But I certainly saw a lot of room for development. Why does he seem to care more about the size of his Myspace friend list than actually helping people? Or perhaps give some more exposition on why he decides to become a superhero, to supplement the single scene that was there to provide motivation.

Overall, I just felt like it tried to be too many different movies, instead of just being one and doing it well.


Hm. To me it was just fun. It wasn't the kind of movie that I wanted or needed to spend a lot of time thinking about. I thought the love story was cute, the emotional scenes and the "over-the-top" action scenes were well done, and the characters were well fleshed out (as well as they need to be). Granted, it's been a while since I've seen the movie, but it made sense to have the "emotional" scene where Nicholas Cage died right before the action scene because... well, that's when it happened. And it makes sense that it triggered Hit Girl to go on a killing rampage. That happens in action movies all the time. It made sense that the main character wanted to become a super hero because he loves comic books and he wants to be cool and have friends and impress the chick that he likes. I'm not sure what more you wanted to know about the main character. All of your questions seemed to be adequately answered in the movie, to me.

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The first scene with Hit Girl fighting, to the Banana Splits theme song, was enough for me to enjoy the movie. However, the fact it also followed the comics pretty closely (Unlike most other comic movies Smiley: mad) was also greatly appreciated. As much as I don't like sequels, I admit I'm anxious for October's "Balls to the Wall" sequel, and the movie in 2012.

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Granted, it's been a while since I've seen the movie, but it made sense to have the "emotional" scene where Nicholas Cage died right before the action scene because... well, that's when it happened. And it makes sense that it triggered Hit Girl to go on a killing rampage. That happens in action movies all the time.


As far as that particular scene goes: I think you misunderstand, it's not that I have issue with the action going on, it's the music selection. "Bad Reputation" doesn't exactly lend itself towards tragic emotion. It's more goofy, fun action scene than agonized, loss-induced rage, y'know? Hence I feel it detracted from what would otherwise have been a sad, emotional part of the movie. Tough to really appreciate the sadness of the preceding scene when you're immediately launched into a completely different effect.

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It made sense that the main character wanted to become a super hero because he loves comic books and he wants to be cool and have friends and impress the chick that he likes.


Well, lots of people feel that way. What makes this character different from all the rest? They don't really put that out there. Is it simply his drive to be popular and noticed? Or is he really altruistic? I'd lean towards the former, but I wish that the movie fleshed it out more. That'd be a movie I'd like to see...one that comments on teenage priorities, one that shows that our interest in superheros has more to do with a high school need for acceptance and love than a desire to help.

I don't mean to suggest that it was a "bad" movie. But after all the hype that I heard going in, I was sorely disappointed. I'd give it a 6/10, personally.
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As far as that particular scene goes: I think you misunderstand, it's not that I have issue with the action going on, it's the music selection. "Bad Reputation" doesn't exactly lend itself towards tragic emotion. It's more goofy, fun action scene than agonized, loss-induced rage, y'know? Hence I feel it detracted from what would otherwise have been a sad, emotional part of the movie. Tough to really appreciate the sadness of the preceding scene when you're immediately launched into a completely different effect.


If that's how you feel, that's cool. Honestly, months later, I can't remember what song they were playing, but I remember that part perfectly and that I was sad about what happened, and loved the crazy action. I think it helps that it's not what you'd expect, that it's not what every other freaking movie does. So many times, I was surprised by how the people reacted, and that made it memorable and awesome.

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Well, lots of people feel that way. What makes this character different from all the rest? They don't really put that out there. Is it simply his drive to be popular and noticed? Or is he really altruistic? I'd lean towards the former, but I wish that the movie fleshed it out more. That'd be a movie I'd like to see...one that comments on teenage priorities, one that shows that our interest in superheros has more to do with a high school need for acceptance and love than a desire to help.


To me, it was pretty obvious that it was a way to be cool, get attention, and get back and some local bullies. Then, as the movie went on and he saw how his actions were affecting everyone else, it became more about doing good. You know, character development. Smiley: grin
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[quote=Eske]Well, lots of people feel that way. What makes this character different from all the rest? They don't really put that out there. Is it simply his drive to be popular and noticed? Or is he really altruistic? I'd lean towards the former, but I wish that the movie fleshed it out more. That'd be a movie I'd like to see...one that comments on teenage priorities, one that shows that our interest in superheros has more to do with a high school need for acceptance and love than a desire to help.


To me, it was pretty obvious that it was a way to be cool, get attention, and get back and some local bullies. Then, as the movie went on and he saw how his actions were affecting everyone else, it became more about doing good. You know, character development. Smiley: grin


That's certainly possible. Perhaps I just require more cues to help get it through my thick skull : )
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Okay, I must have fallen asleep near the end, but as I'm rewatching it, I notice there are a few differences. Namely Kick ***'s "Coming Out" scene, Big Daddy's and Hit Girl's back story, and Big Daddy's death were all somewhat different. Also, an elevator scene is unfortunately missing. Let's just say its ... less positive in the comics than was portrayed in the film.

The fight scenes, on the other hand, were pretty **** close to those in the comics.

Now that I'm more awake while viewing it, I'll say that my inner Comic Geek™ is annoyed by the omissions and changes, but the movie was enjoyable none-the-less.

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Okay, I must have fallen asleep near the end, but as I'm rewatching it, I notice there are a few differences.


Is this on DVD already or are you pirating?

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Okay, I must have fallen asleep near the end, but as I'm rewatching it, I notice there are a few differences.


Is this on DVD already or are you pirating?

Edited, Jul 30th 2010 2:20pm by Kaelesh


Argh, matey.
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Okay, I must have fallen asleep near the end, but as I'm rewatching it, I notice there are a few differences.
Is this on DVD already or are you pirating?
Argh, matey.
I currently live in the desert in a third world nation. My options are pretty limited. Though, I will note that I enjoyed the movie enough to buy it on Special Edition DVD once I get back to civilization.
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Okay, I must have fallen asleep near the end, but as I'm rewatching it, I notice there are a few differences.
Is this on DVD already or are you pirating?
Argh, matey.
I currently live in the desert in a third world nation. My options are pretty limited. Though, I will note that I enjoyed the movie enough to buy it on Special Edition DVD once I get back to civilization.


I'm not condemning you, just giving a humorous answer to the question.
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As far as that particular scene goes: I think you misunderstand, it's not that I have issue with the action going on, it's the music selection. "Bad Reputation" doesn't exactly lend itself towards tragic emotion. It's more goofy, fun action scene than agonized, loss-induced rage, y'know? Hence I feel it detracted from what would otherwise have been a sad, emotional part of the movie. Tough to really appreciate the sadness of the preceding scene when you're immediately launched into a completely different effect.

It's an 11 year old girl in a purple wig going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons. Personally I think trying to add pathos to the scene would have just made it ridiculous. Instead, it managed to be fun. No one needs emotional realism while watching a fifth grader running up a bookcase, firing twin pistols and dodging bullets.
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As far as that particular scene goes: I think you misunderstand, it's not that I have issue with the action going on, it's the music selection. "Bad Reputation" doesn't exactly lend itself towards tragic emotion. It's more goofy, fun action scene than agonized, loss-induced rage, y'know? Hence I feel it detracted from what would otherwise have been a sad, emotional part of the movie. Tough to really appreciate the sadness of the preceding scene when you're immediately launched into a completely different effect.

It's an 11 year old girl in a purple wig going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons. Personally I think trying to add pathos to the scene would have just made it ridiculous. Instead, it managed to be fun. No one needs emotional realism while watching a fifth grader running up a bookcase, firing twin pistols and dodging bullets.
Should have used that one song from Chariots of Fire.

Also, finally watched this the other day, and it was awesome.
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As far as that particular scene goes: I think you misunderstand, it's not that I have issue with the action going on, it's the music selection. "Bad Reputation" doesn't exactly lend itself towards tragic emotion. It's more goofy, fun action scene than agonized, loss-induced rage, y'know? Hence I feel it detracted from what would otherwise have been a sad, emotional part of the movie. Tough to really appreciate the sadness of the preceding scene when you're immediately launched into a completely different effect.

It's an 11 year old girl in a purple wig going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons. Personally I think trying to add pathos to the scene would have just made it ridiculous. Instead, it managed to be fun. No one needs emotional realism while watching a fifth grader running up a bookcase, firing twin pistols and dodging bullets.


Eh, to that I'd say "Then why have the sad, emotional scene prefacing it"? Plenty of pathos there, and if you'll recall, the 11 year old girl in a purple wig was going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons in that one, too. You can certainly disagree, but I just felt the whole thing was too up-and-down. It didn't know if it wanted to be a serious movie or a goofy movie, so it just ended up doing both half-assed.


EDIT: Since I'm apparently attempting to completely alienate myself with my dislike of this movie, I think I'll just dig my grave a little deeper. I found all of the characters, without exception, to be thoroughly unlikable and obnoxious.

Edited, Aug 15th 2010 11:20pm by Eske
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Eh, to that I'd say "Then why have the sad, emotional scene prefacing it"? Plenty of pathos there, and if you'll recall, the 11 year old girl in a purple wig was going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons in that one, too.

Eh, I'd say any real emotion came after the gunfire was over. And the emotional stuff ended when the next action sequences were starting.

Can't please everyone I guess.
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Eh, to that I'd say "Then why have the sad, emotional scene prefacing it"? Plenty of pathos there, and if you'll recall, the 11 year old girl in a purple wig was going all "Gun-Fu" on a horde of mobster goons in that one, too.

Eh, I'd say any real emotion came after the gunfire was over. And the emotional stuff ended when the next action sequences were starting.

Can't please everyone I guess.


Agree to disagree. I know that the particulars of why the movie didn't work for me aren't going to be shared by most folks.
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Eske, Star Breaker wrote:
It didn't know if it wanted to be a serious movie or a goofy movie, so it just ended up doing both half-assed.


Are you serious?

It's seriously goofy. Read the book.
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I'm not sure I understand what scene you guys are arguing over (Joph/Eske).

*Warning: Following contains major spoilers to the movie's plot.*

The music selection for Big Daddy's death was excellent (and not goofy). The music selection for Hit Girl's vendetta was more goofy, but the scene wasn't exactly sad, so I don't see why it doesn't fit.

Is it because it's not like this scene every time?

Edit: Ah, upon re-reading the thread a couple of times, I see that those are the two scenes you're discussing. I agree that the music style is somewhat fluctuating in the movie, but I believe the second scene I linked was given that song to lighten up the movie after Big Daddy's death. When I first saw the movie, I didn't think that Bad Reputation (or at least that version) went very well with the scene, but I've grown to like it over time.


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Might want to spoiler alert that Smiley: wink

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Are you serious?

It's seriously goofy. Read the book.


No.
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Eske, Star Breaker wrote:
Mazra wrote:
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Might want to spoiler alert that Smiley: wink


Meh, I figured if people are following a thread about the movie, they're prepared to get spoilers anyway. Besides, I've never been a fan of the spoiler thingy since people have a tendency to just read them anyway, especially when you just blank out a couple of words in the middle of a sentence. It makes people curious.

But spoiler warnings added.
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