Don't See The Da Vinci Code

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by KamikaZ, May 20, 2006.

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  1. For what it's worth, a number of people seemed to be OK with X3. There are some good scenes, both action and SFX. But that's not to say they were all great and the only problem was the plot.

    Oh, and the other thing which I suggest (sort of) is to stay until after the credits. There's apparently a 30 second scene afterwards.
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    You know, I really couldn't agree with this statement more. I would like to add that it is my opinion that I myself have been rather even handed on this topic and it is evident by my numerous posts in this thread that I have researched the basis of the film a great deal more than the average person. I don't doubt that the film is boring however. If my wife and I were able to get away and see a serious adult movie at 1st run cinema prices... I'm certain we could find something we'd enjoy more than The DaVinci Code.

    Not to shift the subjects, but to make a comparison, and to hopefully help put out any fire that might be raging over my opinions... I'd like to make the comparison of the DaVinci Code to a favorite, action-packed "historical" film that is a favorite of mine...Gangs of New York This is a great film but it is far from historically accurate however there is much that is depicted that is true. If you want to stay inside the Leonardo DiCaprio bubble... there was no Jack Dawson on the White Star Line steamship Titanic and he certainly wasn't sketching Rose DeWitt Bukater nudes.
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  3. KamikaZ

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    Yeah, I stayed because one of my geek friends heard about it. It was pretty cool.
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  4. I had heard about it but forgot because I was so pissed off...
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  5. Bobo

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    X3 sucked? :hmm: :sad2:
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  6. KamikaZ

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    Nah. There are problems with the plot, the writing, and the amount of characters (character development is the worst of all the movies). But it's a good summer movie IMO.
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  7. If you are a longtime X-Men fan, you'll likely hate it. Otherwise you might like it. Your mileage may vary...
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  8. Bobo

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    I was really into the X-men as a kid when I bought comics every Saturday, but that was a long time ago. I even like the kid group of X-men that were around for a little while (forget their name.....X-Factor maybe?).

    I'll still have to see it, even if it gets worse reviews than Water World. Halley Berry is still a fox, worth a rental at least :brow:
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  9. Apparantely one pf the reasons why it got bad reviews, Halle Berry wanted more screen time!
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    I knew from the amount of characters that development would never happen, not in a 2 hour movie.
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