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8481  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Spoilers Discussion Thread! on: July 21, 2008, 05:56:26 PM

Quote from: yossar on July 21, 2008, 05:52:57 PM

How did the fingerprint on the bullet lead to an apartment with a bunch of tied up police officers? I asked somewhere else and nobody had a good explanation for that.

Quote from: Eel Snave on July 20, 2008, 01:11:43 PM

AND killing the mayor, a judge, the commissioner, and almost killing Gordon.

Mayor didn't die, did he?

Every time they featured the mayor onscreen I kept hearing him as Batmanual say "Another urban myth dispelled: ninjas do not bounce.".   icon_lol

god he was great in that role...
8482  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Spoilers Discussion Thread! on: July 21, 2008, 05:50:50 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on July 21, 2008, 04:59:42 PM

I was talking to a friend of mine today and we both agreed that the primary flaw of the entire movie was the last half hour or so. In short, too much Two Face, which made the ferry sequence anti-climactic and took away from the Joker's final conflict with Batman. He suggested that when Two Face is "revealed" in the hospital, that should have been the end of his storyline, to be saved for the next movie. That would have left plenty of time to concentrate on The Joker's last stand, instead of the somewhat rushed and crowded ending that we got.



I completely and utterly disagree.  The final fate of Two Face was essential to the Joker's storyline.  The only way I can see avoiding that last half hour would be to write Dent completely out of the script and focus on the "boat scene" at the end as Joker's primary crime.  As it stands, I thought it was well done in that you had the joker successful in one arena (Two Face) and failing in the other (the boat sequence).  We were left with alternate feelings of hope and hopelessness.
8483  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: *Sigh* I lost my little girl last night... on: July 21, 2008, 02:41:36 PM
When I was a kid my parents had a Dalmatian named Lady that was my constant companion from the ages of around 3 to 13.  Best, most loving dog a kid could ask for. 
8484  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: We are in this generation... WATCHMEN on the walls of world freedom... on: July 21, 2008, 04:21:32 AM
I find Alan Moore to be an oftentimes brilliant writer (avoiding any mention of his foray into the world of music is probably for the best), but an incredibly obnoxious human being.  I love this quote regarding Zack's previous film 300 and how it ultimately becomes a slam against Frank Miller:

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Alan Moore, the writer of renowned comic book Watchmen, has attacked director Zack Snyder for bringing his creation to the big screen. When asked by Entertainment Weekly if he was curious about Snyder's version of his story, he replied: "I would rather not know." Moore, who previously disowned the Warner Bros adaptation of his comic V For Vendetta, voiced his disapproval of Snyder due to his involvement with 300. "He's the person who made 300. I've not seen any recent comic book films, but I didn't particularly like the book 300,"
8485  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: did you ever watch "120 Minutes"? on: July 20, 2008, 03:31:22 PM
I remember in college that 120 Minutes helped launch my love of New Model Army.  ah, memories...
8486  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Spoilers Discussion Thread! on: July 20, 2008, 03:28:08 PM

Quote from: Austin on July 20, 2008, 03:08:23 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on July 19, 2008, 04:44:54 PM

As it stands I really don't know who they are going to use as the villian in the next movie and didn't see any hints at it unlike the first movie. 


Saw it last night.  Not sure if it's a hint or not but when Lucious was discussing the suit mods Bruce asked him how it would fair vs dogs.  After the big dog/little dog exchange, he says it should do alright vs cats.

catwoman has been done to perfection already, though.  bringing her back to the batman fold at this juncture would be a step down for the stellar franchise, imho.  sure, the dark knight is a great film and nolan an accomplished and talented director, but halle berry made the catwoman her own and the penultimate battle between her and a nigh invulnerable sharon stone (resulting from perfume, no less!  what brilliance!) easily beats out the subdued madness of Ledger's Joker. 

remember the dialogue from Catwoman?  How it defined and shaped a new generation of thinking superheroes?  Lines like:

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Amateurs! You boys thought you could come in here and steal all these beautiful things? What a purrrfect idea!

and

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Time to accessorize!

still challenge script writers to this day to up the ante. 

nay my friend, i fear catwoman is not an option.  not if we want to protect the integrity of ms. berry's portrayal.
8487  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Rainbow Six Vegas 2 on: July 19, 2008, 11:38:46 PM
Well this is just dang frustrating.  I went back to finish R6:V2 after a few months away and all of the sudden I'm hit with a "switching ROE" bug.  What happens is that if I switch my ROE at any point, I lose all the D Pad functionality for opening and clearing a room.  There's a few others complaining about on the xbox forums, but not enough for anyone to have a fix, apparently.   icon_mad

anyone else get this?
8488  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: South Carolina is Out and Proud! on: July 15, 2008, 09:04:14 PM

Quote from: Captain Caveman on July 15, 2008, 08:12:45 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 15, 2008, 06:10:46 PM

I always figured people in South Caroline liked being bottoms  icon_twisted

Yeah, maybe I'll go down there.

do you really think they're ready for a "Power Bottom" though?
8489  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / South Carolina is Out and Proud! on: July 15, 2008, 05:54:15 PM
This made me laugh out loud

The ad in question that's causing such an uproar just brings the comedy.



edit:  i love the text in the above ad.  honestly, when i think about the civil war, Harvey Fierstein usually doesn't spring to mind. 
8490  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Burn After Reading on: July 15, 2008, 05:50:28 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 15, 2008, 07:13:10 AM

Brad Pitt.. George Clooney... John Malkovich... J.K. Simmons....



IN!

It's like they read your list of "Guys I wanna physically love in an alley!"
8491  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: katie Holmes (with pic) on: July 14, 2008, 06:26:43 PM
If they'd just panned the camera down about 3 feet you could have actually seen the aforementioned mr. cruise....
8492  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movies]hellboy 2 on: July 14, 2008, 05:40:35 PM
Thankfully Meet Dave made, like, 14 dollars at the theaters this past weekend.
8493  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movies] Wanted impressions on: July 14, 2008, 05:25:10 PM

Quote from: LordMortis on July 14, 2008, 05:03:45 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 14, 2008, 05:00:00 PM

hmmm...i never made that connection.  I just kept seeing Danny Kaye in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.   icon_biggrin

Never seen it (that I remember).  But I can remember loving old Danny Kaye movies growing up.  Was it any good?

it's been a long time since i saw it, but it's danny kaye in his prime.  i would definitely recommend it.  as a matter of fact, i'm going to add it to my netflix queue right now.   icon_wink
8494  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movies] Wanted impressions on: July 14, 2008, 05:00:00 PM
hmmm...i never made that connection.  I just kept seeing Danny Kaye in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.   icon_biggrin
8495  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movies] Wanted impressions on: July 14, 2008, 04:46:09 PM
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It failed to show proper homage to Scrubs.

 icon_confused
8496  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movies]hellboy 2 on: July 14, 2008, 03:39:15 PM

Quote from: Purge on July 14, 2008, 03:26:39 PM

WTF is Meet Dave?

I truly envy you...
8497  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movies]hellboy 2 on: July 14, 2008, 03:24:42 PM
Saw it saturday after 3 rum and cokes at the bar attached to the Evanston 12 cinema.  Really enjoyed what I can remember.  I agree with someone else's assessment that the continuity of HB's relationship to Jeffrey Timbor's character was off from the first one.  However, the visuals alone in this movie make it a keeper.  Plus, more Abe is never a bad thing.

Glad to hear it made number 1 at the box office this past weekend.  Good directors who take a chance and make interesting films should make money...while the people who made Meet Dave should be pushed into making DMV crash videos.
8498  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Oh how I've missed you, Mr. Cohen on: July 07, 2008, 07:33:00 PM
As in Sacha Baron Cohen, the satirist comedian behind Borat...or, as I like to call it, "The Movie That Almost Made Me Wet Myself in a Public Place".

This time he's working the world with his Austrian Male Model character, Bruno.

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It's unclear whether his Mossad retirement benefit card will be confiscated, but former spy and current political analyst Yossi Alpher is certainly feeling sheepish after being fooled by actor Sacha Baron Cohen, aka Borat.

Cohen was in Jerusalem two weeks ago filming scenes for his next movie, Bruno, based on a character the British comedian played in his Da Ali G Show. In that show, Cohen played Bruno as a flamboyant Austrian fashion and celebrity journalist, regularly interviewing unwitting members of the public who weren't aware he wasn't a real person.

Cohen's producers contacted Alpher, a writer on Israel-related strategic issues and co-editor of the Israeli-Palestinian political Web site Bitterlemons, and asked him to be interviewed along with a Palestinian for a documentary that would explain the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the youth of the world.

"The producers explained that our interviewer, a German rock star, was the perfect person to establish strong communication with our audience," Alpher wrote in a column that appeared in The Forward.

Alpher - who served in the Israel Defense Forces as an intelligence officer, followed by 12 years' service in the Mossad and senior positions at the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University and the American Jewish Committee's Israel/Middle East office - realized something might not be quite kosher when the "rock star" interviewee brought up Hamas:

"Vait, vait. Vat's zee connection between a political movement and food? Vy humous?" asked the interviewer in heavily accented English, echoing the obsession with the chickpea spread shared by Adam Sandler's Zohan. "Yesterday I had to throw away my pita bread because it vas dripping humous. Unt it's too high in carbohydrates."

The absurd Hamas-humous confusion went on for several minutes, and Alpher began to smell a rat, but stuck with the interview nonetheless - thus joining the long list of prominent figures down the years who have sought to maintain their gravitas while being tricked by one of Cohen's ridiculous personas.

It got worse, Alpher acknowledged: "Then the interviewer declared, 'Your conflict is not so bad. Jennifer-Angelina is worse.'"

Alpher and his Palestinian partner exchanged puzzled glances at the comparison of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie fighting over Brad Pitt, but because they had both received a fee for their appearance, and still hadn't completely internalized that their interviewer was not exactly who he seemed, they soldiered on.

"We played it straight and square... We smiled at the idiotic questions and answered them patiently... We knew something ludicrous was happening but couldn't quite figure it out," Alpher wrote. "Our rock-star host concluded with a mind-boggling song about the epic Middle East conflict between 'Jews and Hindus.' At the crescendo, he grabbed our hands and joined them with his."

Only after the completion of the interview did Alpher realize he'd been had, and that Cohen in the guise of Bruno had struck again.

Alpher had signed a release form before being filmed for the movie, due to be released in May 2009, so he won't likely be filing a lawsuit against Cohen like some of the comedian's patsies in 2006's smash hit Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

Trying to make the best of the experience, Alpher asserted, "We ourselves were not being ridiculed - only the conflict that occupies and preoccupies us." 
8499  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There Will Be Blood on: July 07, 2008, 07:29:12 PM
please don't misunderstand my post.  it wasn't directed at anyone at all.  i was simply trying to make it clear that i wasn't actually upset with anyone for not liking the movie.    icon_wink
8500  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There Will Be Blood on: July 07, 2008, 06:21:51 PM
LM is right about one thing, it is a matter of opinions at this point.  No one is wrong for disliking the film just as no one is wrong for loving it.  I absolutely loathe Clerks 2 since I thought it was an annoying bit of cliched angst using tired jokes and wrapped in the cloak of indie hipness, but i also understand that many folks around here loved it.  does that make either side any less intelligent or cool?  no. 

...it just means i won't be invited to movie night by many of you.   icon_biggrin
8501  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There Will Be Blood on: July 07, 2008, 04:56:59 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 07, 2008, 04:52:07 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 06, 2008, 02:59:12 PM

but the next time i see you, i'm gonna punch you in the forehead so hard that you're gonna forget who you are for 15 minutes.   Tongue

note to self:  avoid hepcat at Origins 2009.

why would you ruin your perfect streak of DOING EXACTLY THAT FOR THE LAST 3 DAMN YEARS!?!

(by the way, i was only teasin' scuba.  i actually like the guy)
8502  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Age of Conan Impressions on: July 07, 2008, 02:03:14 PM
Think I'm gonna take a little break from AoC.  Just cancelled but I'll probably check back in after a few months to see how things are going.  I'll be around until my subscription ends on july 20th, though.  I think there's a good game underneath it all but a combination of burnout on MMORPG's in general and my desire to step back from the game until it matures a bit more makes spending the money on it right now less attractive than it should be.
8503  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Fourth of July Reflections on: July 07, 2008, 01:56:58 PM

Quote from: Moliere on July 07, 2008, 12:54:02 PM

It wasn't until this thread derailed into football that it was moved to P&RN?   icon_confused

Football IS a religion to many Americans, you know.
8504  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (7/7) on: July 07, 2008, 01:55:36 PM
Game Informer had a glowing review of Civ so I'll most likely pick that one up on the 360.  I needs me a strategy fix on a console, dagnabit!

 icon_biggrin

note:  IGN gave it 8.8 out of 10.  Looking at gamerankings.com it seems the average is in the 80 percent range.  Sounds like it's a winner so far!
8505  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Fourth of July Reflections on: July 06, 2008, 04:24:41 PM

Quote from: msduncan on July 06, 2008, 03:40:57 PM

Quote from: Moliere on July 06, 2008, 03:12:03 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 06, 2008, 02:28:07 PM

i personally prefer to see Off Topic remain full of goofy, fun posts and personal stories of car trouble, health issues and sexual dysfunction. 

Can you recommend an HDTV for me?

52 inch Sharp Aquos.     Abes of Maine is where I found the best deal.   Amazing set!

i wish there was an upgrade option for samsung.  my 42" 720p set just seems ancient compared to some of these new systems.   icon_cry
8506  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There Will Be Blood on: July 06, 2008, 02:59:12 PM

Quote from: ScubaV on July 06, 2008, 03:48:25 AM

I just watched it tonight with my folks.  Horrible, horrible movie.  I want nothing more than to retrieve those 150 utterly wasted minutes of my life.  The main actor did an exceptional job and the cinematography was nice, I'll give the movie that, but everything else was complete crap. 

Music?  There's ominous strings scattered throughout to no purpose.  There's no suspense, no danger, no scenes of terrible acts to warrant it.  Pacing?  What pacing?  Listening to Ben Stein read the dictionary would be a 90 minute action thriller compared to this.  Plot?  The plot was about as exciting as a narration of a day at work.

If the movie had been condensed into a 60 minute format, it may have risen to mediocrity maybe even been slightly interesting.  As it is, it's a character study that only spends a small fraction of the time actually developing the characters in a meaningful way.  Eventually the main character becomes as crazy as the director and writers (perhaps this was an autobiographical piece of sorts?).  This is the type of artsy, cliquey movie that the critics will rave about because it makes them look like they know what they're talking about and like they have powers of artistic analysis ordinary people are incapable of.

scuba, i've gamed with you at octocon and i and all my friends think you're a great guy (even though lawboy swooped in and stole your thunder towards the end of the roborally game) ...but the next time i see you, i'm gonna punch you in the forehead so hard that you're gonna forget who you are for 15 minutes.   Tongue

there will be blood is an instant american classic.  i place it almost on the same level as Citizen Kane in its depth and vision (although nothing will ever overtake Kane in the pantheon of great movies.  the number of cinematic innovations contained in that film still boggle the mind). 
8507  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Fourth of July Reflections on: July 06, 2008, 02:28:07 PM
this really should go to R&P, though.  As it stands it's quickly becoming a flash fire. i personally prefer to see Off Topic remain full of goofy, fun posts and personal stories of car trouble, health issues and sexual dysfunction. 
8508  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] The Mutant Chronicles on: July 05, 2008, 08:40:31 PM

Quote from: jpinard on July 05, 2008, 08:38:05 PM

Looks awesome.  Hated Sky Captain so I hope it's not like that.  BTW, anyone konw the name of the music in the last 3rd of the preview?  IT's been used for several movie previews I think.

you know, Sky Captain looked amazing in trailers and sounded fantastic in concept.  However, I literally fell asleep while watching it.  I can't quite put my finger on what ingredient failed, but something in the mix made the whole movie fall apart for me.   icon_confused
8509  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Fourth of July Reflections on: July 05, 2008, 08:29:43 PM

Quote from: Razgon on July 05, 2008, 12:49:29 PM

As a non-american, to me the OP's statements contains astounding levels of national elitism and self-centeredness (and I'm trying so hard to refrain from using words that I'll regret) I've not seen since Armageddon...


Armegeddon was a magnificent movie that taught me a very valuable lesson about this great country of ours:  if we EVER see a huge friggin' meteor approaching the earth I can negotiate a tax free future by volunteering to sit behind Bruce Willis.

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Seriously, just because his job lets him read more books than most people doesn't mean much.
  reading and comprehending are not always mutually inclusive (as Moliere has so eloquently proven  icon_wink ).
8510  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] The Mutant Chronicles on: July 05, 2008, 06:11:00 PM

Quote from: IceBear on July 05, 2008, 04:39:54 PM

I know it was an RPG (with a new edition coming out with the movie).  Not sure about the board game but wouldn't doubt it.

it was a board game a while back and they're releasing a new version soon.
8511  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: First review of 'The Dark Knight' on: July 04, 2008, 01:53:16 AM

Quote from: rickfc on July 03, 2008, 05:03:08 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 03, 2008, 04:50:23 PM

The ONLY complaint I have about Nolan's take on the Batman franchise is his use of vehicles.  The complex psychological struggles Bruce Wayne deals with both in and out of costume tends to lose some of its gravity when he gets on that goofy bike in the commercials.  Personally, I would have preferred he placed the batmobile, batbike, batboat, batjet and the batsedgeway more in the background than he already has.

However, if that's my ONLY complaint about Nolan's direction...well, that should tell you how much of a genius I think he is.   icon_wink

I'm really looking forward to this one.  Ledger sounds like he's captured the Joker I've always wanted to see onscreen.

I don't see what the problem is with the vehicles.  He's super-fucking-rich, he has all of the other toys and suit, so shouldn't he have a badass vehicle to get across town in?

i just find the vehicles to be a bit..well..overly unrealistic in a film that tries to ground itself in at least a modicum of reality.  it's a very, very minor complaint and i could be proven horribly wrong after i see the film.  however, that dang "batbike" in the commercials just makes me chuckle every time i see it. 

during the period i read batman comics, the vehicles were (in my memory) much less prominent.  i honestly think that it wasn't until burton's first batman that the cars/bikes/boats/etc. became almost supporting characters.  (edit:  i should revise that and bring up the 60's batman with adam west as the batmobile was huge during that show's run)

again, this is JUST an opinion.  and one that could easily be washed away in the sheer awesomeness of dark knight.   icon_biggrin
8512  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Band Recommendation: Witchcraft on: July 04, 2008, 01:30:52 AM
me like.  i'll have to pick up some of their stuff.  sweden has been churning out some great bands over the last decade or so.  must be all that "being neutral" stuff...
8513  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So any interest in doing a Forum weight loss challenge? on: July 04, 2008, 01:22:58 AM
stumbled across this site earlier today while looking for an online calorie counter.  the food diary alone is worth registering with the site...plus it's free.  according to their estimate for a healthy weight loss plan, i need to take in around 1700 calories a day.

right now i'm trying something a friend of mine swears by.  he lost a lot of weight doing the "QOD Diet" .  the gist of it is that you eat healthy every other day and then very little on the "off days".  I'm limiting myself to 500 to 600 calories on the off day though as he stressed that it made following the plan much easier.  however, the moment i feel that it's not working i'll just switch back to low calorie every day.

by the way, can anyone suggest a good, safe, natural appetite suppressant?
8514  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fireworks..what to look for? on: July 04, 2008, 01:14:48 AM
head to south carolina.  if my recent visit is any indication, they are the roadside firework store capital of the United States...
8515  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Axis&Allies and Conquest of the Empire on: July 04, 2008, 01:13:35 AM

Quote from: gameoverman on July 03, 2008, 09:37:11 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 03, 2008, 07:31:19 PM

...
Roborally

Hehe, Robo orally.

worse yet:  rob orally
8516  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Hellboy 2 trailer pt2 new as of 4/4/08 on: July 03, 2008, 07:32:11 PM

Quote from: disarm on April 04, 2008, 10:36:55 PM

definitely has some potential.  the first movie was fun, but not great...this one looks a little more imaginative, and after seeing what del Toro did with Pan's Labyrinth, i'm very interested to see how the new Hellboy turns out.  i really think he's improved as a director and storyteller since the original.

Quote from: jpinard on April 04, 2008, 08:07:07 PM

Is David Hyde Pierce doing the voicework for Abe Sapien?  I loved his voice in that role.

i'm pretty sure that he's back...and i think it sounded like him in the trailers.

nope, it's doug jones finally getting to voice the character he physically plays.

del toro is one of only a few directors that get my opening day ticket money on anything they do.   icon_biggrin
8517  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Axis&Allies and Conquest of the Empire on: July 03, 2008, 07:31:19 PM
Years ago a friend of mine who worked for Chessex (a game distributor) gave me 1st edition copies of Roborally and all the expansions over the course of 3 birthdays. 

About 4 years ago some jackass stole my car.  I eventually got the car back (and then traded it in) but they'd cleared out the trunk...the trunk in which I'd placed my beloved Roborally games after a night of gaming with friends. 

Flash forward to this year's Origins.  I'm perusing a dealer's booth and I see these 1st edition copies going for 150 to 200 dollars a pop.   eek

...i think i openly wept right on the spot.
8518  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movies] Wanted impressions on: July 03, 2008, 06:33:57 PM

Quote from: kratz on July 03, 2008, 06:29:10 PM

Quote from: hepcat on July 03, 2008, 05:50:23 PM

Wanted, as I've stated from post 1, is an action film on par with Shoot 'Em Up.  Both are good at what they do:  giving the audience over the top action.  Neither aspire to anything higher.  if you believe Wanted was trying to do so, then I feel you misunderstood the intention of the film. 

Yeah, you are misunderstanding me if you think that I expected Wanted to be anything other than an over the top action film... I just don't think it was good at it.  Shoot 'Em Up succeeds where Wanted fails because Shoot 'Em Up is comfortable being an over the top action flick and in fact revels in it, while Wanted wants to have story and depth that it just can't maintain... or even establish.

and those opinions are fine.  i just disagree with them.  i thought Shoot 'Em Up and Wanted succeeded and I felt that both were "comfortable" with what they were.  As I noted earlier, at no time did i feel that i was being preached to or that the film aspired to be anything more than an action film.  you felt that it did, although i don't see how you can justify that feeling without getting hold of the writer or director and having him post in this thread that that was his intent.  However, the opposite holds true for my side of the discussion as well.  therefore all we can do is discuss this issue using opinions as our only source of proof.  unless "having a feeling" has become admissible in most courts of law?  in that case, i feel OJ was guilty and demand a retrial!
8519  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Funniest/Craziest MMO Moment on: July 03, 2008, 06:18:22 PM
Not an experience i had personally, but one that Mr. Fed posted about years ago on OO.  It was a link to a discussion thread on an EQ2 forum concerning someone who'd had "cyber sex" with another character in his virtual dwelling in the game...without noticing that he'd left the room open to everyone and that a stealthed rogue character snuck in and had taken many, many screenshots of the whole incident.  The chat dialog was also on display in the thread.  

I remember laughing my ass off for about 2 days over that one.  Reading through the guy's protestations about what REALLY happened was comedy gold.   icon_lol

edit:  wow, somethingawful.com still has the story .
8520  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movies] Wanted impressions on: July 03, 2008, 06:13:17 PM

Quote from: kratz on July 03, 2008, 06:12:11 PM

You get so cranky.

me?  i suggested we shake and laugh. 
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