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    now they just need to fire Abrams and hire anyone else and were set!

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    John Boyega played Moses in Attack The Block and it's about time he got part in something really big.
    Andy Serkis is known for his amazing mo-cap work - he has played Golem in all the Lord of the Rings films, King Kong is Jackon's version, Caeser in the Planet of the Apes prologues.
    Domhnall Gleeson is an irish actor whom has had a lot of small parts including one the Weasley brothers in the Harry Potter series. He was recently Levin in Ana Karenina and was great in it.
    Daisy Ridley thus far has only had small roles in several BBC shows.
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    I'm not a huge fan of Abrams but his two Star Trek movies were a lot of fun. I'm cautiously optimistic. I'm hoping that Oscar Isaac is the new lead. I also hope that Max Von Sydow manages to stay alive for the duration of the project. They could have cast him as an old man during the original Star Wars in the early 70s.

    EDIT: Fuck, I forgot about Serkis. Hopefully he just plays himself rather than voicing some stupid creature but the odds probably aren't high.

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    The odds are even more that he would do physical mocap of a character that someone else might voice.
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    I really hope they don't go the route all nerd movies are going now, and just make it bleak. I would like to see some of the whimsical charm stay, but with Abams at the helm I am skeptical.
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    You thought the last 2 Star Trek movies were bleak?
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    I guess dark is a better word. I'm just sick and annoyed that every comic/sci-fi/nerd movie since The Dark Knight has to be dark.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stinkbutt View Post
    I guess dark is a better word. I'm just sick and annoyed that every comic/sci-fi/nerd movie since The Dark Knight has to be dark.
    Pretty sure Guardians of the Galaxy is going to break that streak.
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    The Empire Strikes Back is the best chapter of the Star Wars franchise mainly because it is the darkest. I think Christopher Nolan was ten years old when that movie came out so maybe you're overstating his influence on these types of movies. Lucas's three Star Wars prequels were terrible but they sure weren't lacking in whimsy.

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    I would argue that the dynamic between A New Hope and Empire is what made Empire the best. The dark twist in Empire wouldn't have been shit without all the wonderment of A New Hope.

    Of Course Nolan's influence on the Star Wars franchise is insignificant because the franchise was done by the time he made Dark Knight. My point is that they cater to the same demographics, and what is being shoved down those demographics throat these days is movies that are dark. Somewhere along the lines nerd movies, following the comics, went from being whimsical tales to get lost in, to revenge porn. I would rather see a story like the original trilogy. As far as the new trilogy. Yeah, Lucas killed it with whimsy and a shitty story about intergalactic policy. That doesn't make a case for everything having to be like something Alan Moore wrote.
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    The original Star Wars movies were great because they had great characters. That's what Abrams needs to get right. The dark themes in The Empire Strikes Back were so compelling because people cared about the characters. When Lucas tried to recreate those darker moments in Revenge of the Sith it was laughable because the characters were so poorly constructed.

    I agree with you about the nice contrast that exists between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. I'm not sure if the wonderment from a New Hope can be equalled at this stage in the franchise, or in this stage of movie history for that matter.

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    so is anyone excited for godzilla?

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    if .001% still create great music then there could be another Star Wars of imaginative feeling. Hell, we could do it. Flat colored landscapes, deep and determined looks, cool haircuts, gross looking juice.
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    I finally watched Upstream Color. Then a week later I watched it again. It's a puzzling but dazzling film that stays with you, it reminded me of some of Nicholas Roeg's films, with all of the rapid editing. I know several people on here loved it, did any of you write a review of this that I could read?

    Last night I watched Don Jon. Nothing special, but it was good for a few laughs (especially in the first half).
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    Quote Originally Posted by flaminggodlikecreature View Post
    so is anyone excited for godzilla?
    Fuck. Yes.


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    There are days when the universe seems to have no sense of humor......and then Irvine Welsh writes a sequel to a Harmony Korine movie and I get to break the news to Randy.
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    Oh fuck yes!

    edited: I guess it's direct to DVD nonsense though. Oh well.
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    Of course it's nonsense - a Harmony Korine movie without Harmony Korine has no value. That doesn't mean its existence isn't funny.
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    You're right, as usual.
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    LA Film Fest line up is out. Any recommendations? I'll be waiting a few more weeks for Snowpiercer as I'm not paying $175 to attend the Gala. Nothing else on the schedule has jumped out at me yet.

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    Movies I'd never heard of but am now interested in (bold indicates the films I'm likely to catch at LAFF)
    • Joy of Man's Desiring (new one from the maker of Vic + Flo Saw a Bear)
    • Uncertain Terms
    • Cut Bank
    • Dreams Are Colder Than Death
    • Nightingale
    • Man From Reno
    • Natural Sciences
    • Lake Los Angeles


    Movies beyond Snowpiercer that were already on my list, but will probably wait until general release for
    • Land Ho! (new one from the maker of Quiet City and Cold Weather)
    • Love Is Strange
    • Frank


    Yeah, I'm not watching that
    • Jersey Boys
    • Jimi: All Is By My Side
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    I'll check out the suggestions, but I'll probably just skip LAFF this year.

    So happy Harvey decided to back off on Snowpiercer.

    Fuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flaminggodlikecreature View Post
    so is anyone excited for godzilla?
    YUSSSSS

    And the Arclight here is also going to play the 1954 original on the three days preceding the release, so we'll get to see that on a big screen whoo-hoo! (The eight year-old girl inside me is giddy right now.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by HowToDisappear View Post
    YUSSSSS

    And ALL FIVE Arclight theaters are also going to play the 1954 original on the three days preceding the release, so we'll get to see that on a big screen whoo-hoo! (The eight year-old girl inside me is giddy right now.)
    Fixed! And I plan on catching the original as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KungFuJoe View Post
    I'll check out the suggestions, but I'll probably just skip LAFF this year.

    So happy Harvey decided to back off on Snowpiercer.

    Fuck.

    Yes.

    This looks so dope

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    The best movie I've seen all year is Blue Ruin. It's a low-budget revenge thriller from a young filmmaker named Jeremy Saulnier, who serves as the film's writer, director and cinematographer. This is the most impressive piece of DIY filmmaking I've seen since Upstream Color. In terms of style it compares very favorably to a couple of Coen Brother's classics - think No Country for Old Men with an amateur assassin. The dialogue is sparse and the film is an intensely visual experience, with one of the more memorable main characters in recent memory. It was released a couple weeks ago in theaters and VOD. I rented it on iTunes, but in hindsight I wish I'd seen it on the big screen.


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    I saw that at AFI Fest last year - I dug it maybe a little less than you did, but I thought it was pretty solid. The friend character - and the fact that he was played by the same actor who was Buzz in Home Alone - was my favorite thing about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by schoolofruckus View Post
    The friend character - and the fact that he was played by the same actor who was Buzz in Home Alone - was my favorite thing about it.
    Hahaha, that's fucking awesome. I knew I recognized that guy from somewhere.

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    Funny or Die created a rather amusing parody trailer for Sofia Coppola's forthcoming live action Little Mermaid:

    http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/05/08/fu...mermaid-spoof/
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    I just want the next Todd Solondz movie to come out already!

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