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Forum: Films 08-25-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
To paraphrase my deleted post... "I'm done...

To paraphrase my deleted post... "I'm done with the Raven for good. I won't let my life turn into the pathetic existence some of you are enjoying."
Forum: Films 08-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
Something's obviously wrong here. I never,...

Something's obviously wrong here. I never, repeat, NEVER, said that they don't make fun movies anymore. I never said that. I have REPEATEDLY acknowledged that they exists. That is not what this...
Forum: Films 08-24-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
How can you not agree? My proof is that Nolan's...

How can you not agree? My proof is that Nolan's Batman movies, Craig's Bond movies, Man of Steel, Dawn of the Apes, hell even the newer Marvel movies, have been the most popular blockbusters of...
Forum: Films 08-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I said before, quote, I'M NOT GOING TO PROVE IT...

I said before, quote, I'M NOT GOING TO PROVE IT TO YOU, there is no way to prove popularity, I'M NOT GOING TO BRING UP BOX OFFICE NUMBERS because they don't tell anything close to what is really...
Forum: Films 08-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
So why aren't we discussing this? What did...

So why aren't we discussing this? What did happen? Why is the national psyche the way it is? The reason Mr. Smith and company are driving me nuts is that they refuse to acknowledge that something did...
Forum: Films 08-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
You don't believe that gritty (let's use that...

You don't believe that gritty (let's use that word from now on rather than "dark") movies have become the more popular form of big blockbuster, because they still make innocent (let's use that word...
Forum: Films 08-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
Again, I don't want to discuss the movie in this...

Again, I don't want to discuss the movie in this thread. I said I loved it, but it's the kind of movie that extenuates it's oddness, because playing it straight-faced (no that doesn't mean serious)...
Forum: Films 08-23-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
You keep telling me that "They still make...

You keep telling me that "They still make fun movies". Yes, I understand that. But you won't accept the fact that the most popular movies of the last 5 years have been not mostly, but totally dark,...
Forum: Films 08-23-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
Dude, say what you want to say. Talk about it....

Dude, say what you want to say. Talk about it. Don't give me these underhanded jabs and expect me to accept what you're trying to get across. What do you have against my opinion?
Forum: Films 08-23-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I really don't appreciate being patronized Mr....

I really don't appreciate being patronized Mr. Smith. I'm trying to have a real conversation here. On another note, stop bringing up Guardians of the Galaxy in this thread. The movie is irreverent...
Forum: Films 08-22-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I'm pre-adding "Ant-Man" to the list of...

I'm pre-adding "Ant-Man" to the list of movies that are unnecessarily dark and... God help us... gritty.

http://hiphopwired.com/2014/08/22/paul-rudd-ant-man-first-look-photos/
Forum: Films 08-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I was fully prepared for a darker Planet of the...

I was fully prepared for a darker Planet of the Apes movie, but what Dawn did was ridiculous. There was an absolute dead serious tone throughout every second of a film that featured talking apes for...
Forum: Films 08-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
Spider-Man, Superman, James Bond (to a degree),...

Spider-Man, Superman, James Bond (to a degree), Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, Wolverine, Hunger Games, Godzilla. All too serious and self-important.
Forum: Films 08-04-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
The audience, Finn, is what I am trying to focus...

The audience, Finn, is what I am trying to focus on. I acknowledged that, yes, there are movies out there that are meant to entertain and do nothing more (Pacific Rim comes to mind). The thing that...
Forum: Films 08-04-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I don't expect everyone to agree that the new...

I don't expect everyone to agree that the new trend in Hollywood is a problem, but you can't argue that it isn't a trend. I started this thread not to gripe, as you say, but to ask, "What happened?"...
Forum: Films 08-03-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
I'm complaining less about the existence of these...

I'm complaining less about the existence of these pompous, serious flicks and more about the fact that audiences seem to want more and more. I was so monumentally dissapointed by Dawn of the Planet...
Forum: Films 08-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,936
Posted By JP Jones
The Sad State of Summer Blockbusters

What happened?

I just finished watching two cool, colorful, fantastic, and FUN summer movies: The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. I absolutely loved every second of the innocent adventures, and I...
Forum: Films 01-23-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,976
Posted By JP Jones
I've been torn on this news. When this was being...

I've been torn on this news. When this was being rumored 4 or 5 years ago, I was strongly opposed to it. I thought the trilogy had given all we needed, and I sure as hell didn't want someone to F up...
Forum: Films 01-11-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,976
Posted By JP Jones
Jurassic Park 4 Gets a Release Date.

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2013/01/11/jurassic-park-4-release-date/

I...I...I don't know how to feel.
Forum: Films 09-24-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 51,053
Posted By JP Jones
Don't forget how wonderfully realized the world...

Don't forget how wonderfully realized the world of the games is. A little stylization goes a long long way for Batman.
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 08-31-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,446
Posted By JP Jones
What forum is that? I've been wanting to talk...

What forum is that? I've been wanting to talk about that film, and only a handful of people here seem to care.
Forum: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 08-29-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,446
Posted By JP Jones
"Huh" is right, and that's all I have...

"Huh" is right, and that's all I have to say on the subject.

stupid list... :(
Forum: Films 08-01-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,471
Posted By JP Jones
AGREED! The 1st trailer was okay, but my interest...

AGREED! The 1st trailer was okay, but my interest has gone WAY up with the 2nd!:up: Gadgets, action, and James freaking Bond!! Can't wait!!
Forum: Films 07-23-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 51,053
Posted By JP Jones
I agree about Robin wholeheartedly. I never...

I agree about Robin wholeheartedly. I never thought nor expected Robin to appear in this trilogy, but after you hear his real name, it hits you that this IS Robin. He was Batman's sidekick the whole...
Forum: Films 07-22-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 51,053
Posted By JP Jones
Review

I'll try to talk about this film without revealing too much, so here it is...

I've made it clear that I love Nolan's first Batman outing, I love it a lot, and The Dark Knight is up there with it...
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