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Old 10-01-2012, 04:52 PM   #51
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Mate, I'm 41 now. Get over it - fans foam at the mouth when their favourites do new stuff, its the nature of the beast. Then the dust settles and the view's clearer.

I dont have to stick to how I first felt that week, and if I did it would be a bit weird, wouldn't it?

The film's crap. In my opinion, of course, but its the only one I set my compass by.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:15 PM   #52
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I dont have to stick to how I first felt that week, and if I did it would be a bit weird, wouldn't it?
How would sticking to your intial opinion be weird? You liked it!

(Oh my G_d! 4 years ago, a person liked something and 4 years later, that same person still likes that same thing! How freaking weird!)
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I really like the new Indiana Jones film.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:25 PM   #53
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Like I said, get over it. And stop bothering me and digging up past comments. Who cares? Its all a bit freakish.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:12 PM   #54
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Get over what? I'm not a big fan of "Skull" either. What's "a bit freakish" is: Continually taking any opportunity to bash the film over & over & over & over & over and making lame jokes about a potential Indy 5...with nothing else (positive or negative) to say about anything else Indy-related.

Anyway, replican't, you didn't answer the question:
How is it "weird" for someone to stick to their intial opinon?

You liked the awful, sandpit scene!
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:03 AM   #55
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Get over what? I'm not a big fan of "Skull" either. What's "a bit freakish" is: Continually taking any opportunity to bash the film over & over & over & over & over and making lame jokes about a potential Indy 5...with nothing else (positive or negative) to say about anything else Indy-related.

Anyway, replican't, you didn't answer the question:
How is it "weird" for someone to stick to their intial opinon?

You liked the awful, sandpit scene!

I've explained that I once liked the film in the glow of fanboy delirium after waiting so long for it. Then I woke up and smelled the coffee and the film's massive flaws hit me in the face like a flying fridge. I was deluding myself and drawing petty lines in the sand.

If you can't accept that, that's your issue.

As for it being 'weird' for someone to stick to their initial opinion, well if you truly do still feel exactly the same way now as you did back then - what, 5 years ago? - good for you. But the fluidity of opinion and the changing of views based on experience is far more human a response. If you're still the same person you were then, that's most definitely weird. The dialectic of existence says otherwise.

Anyway, like I said, stop digging up my past posts as a way of denying what I say now. It's sad and stalkerish and, well, a wee bit mental.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:59 PM   #56
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I've explained that I once liked the film in the glow of fanboy delirium after waiting so long for it. Then I woke up and smelled the coffee and the film's massive flaws hit me in the face like a flying fridge. I was deluding myself and drawing petty lines in the sand.

If you can't accept that, that's your issue.
Yes, you've changed your mind but it's hard to fathom how, back in 2008, you could have felt that the sandpit scene was "genius". Even in the most feverish, fleeting moment of "fanboy delirium", putting that part on a pedestal of praise is positively preposterous!
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As for it being 'weird' for someone to stick to their initial opinion, well if you truly do still feel exactly the same way now as you did back then - what, 5 years ago? - good for you. But the fluidity of opinion and the changing of views based on experience is far more human a response. If you're still the same person you were then, that's most definitely weird. The dialectic of existence says otherwise.
I was indifferent towards "Skull" in 2008 and am still indifferent to it 4 years later. Many people (myself included) loved "Raiders" back in '81 and STILL have the same opinion 31 years later. Yeah, that is MOST DEFINITELY WEIRD. By your logic, everyone who liked the first 3 movies in the '80s should hate them by now.
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Anyway, like I said, stop digging up my past posts as a way of denying what I say now. It's sad and stalkerish and, well, a wee bit mental.
Does it embarass you? By the way, it was someone else who previously did the 'stalking' and gathered up a bunch of posts with your admiration for Indy 4, not me. (I just remember who it was and where to find it.) That said, here's another beauty from the pile:
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All these hilariously angry, disappointed reviews actually make me wanna go watch the film even more.
You've become one of the "hilariously angry" crowd!
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:10 AM   #57
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Nothing embarrasses me.

I was wrong in 2008. Crystal Skull is farts on toast.

I have no issue with admitting these things and holding them up as truths in my universe. Your world is clearly different, but hey, who really cares about you apart from you?

You really can't take this any further, Stoo, so you'd be better off sniffing around other dogs' arses for your next fix.

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Old 10-04-2012, 06:27 AM   #58
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The opening warehouse scene is good after they open the box. Although I felt very disappointed when I saw it was an alien in the box. I didn't associate Indy with aliens at all.

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Yes, you've changed your mind but it's hard to fathom how, back in 2008, you could have felt that the sandpit scene was "genius".
Genius is definitely not something that can be used to describe the quick sand scene.
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:21 PM   #59
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Crystal Skull is farts on toast.
Just like your posts. The stink is overwhelming. Quick! Somebody, open the windows!
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You really can't take this any further, Stoo, so you'd be better off sniffing around other dogs' arses for your next fix.
Please re-visit your own, idiotic thread: Is the Ark real?

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I'm not a hater (nor a lover) but I really liked the magnetic aspect.
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:55 AM   #60
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@replican't: I realize that I'm being an arse so my apologies to you.
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:25 AM   #61
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Stoo, I have to say that is big of you.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:53 AM   #62
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@replican't: I realize that I'm being an arse so my apologies to you.
Wait, WHAT?!

At least you got something out of him besides weak tea...(farts on toast! )

Been beggin to retort for you!

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Nothing embarrasses me.
That must have been a long and rocky road to acceptance.

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I was wrong in 2008.
If nothing else, you remain consistent.

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Crystal Skull is farts on toast.
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I have no issue with admitting these things and holding them up as truths in my universe.
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...who really cares about you apart from you?

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You really can't take this any further, Stoo, so you'd be better off sniffing around other dogs' arses for your next fix.

Brilliance! Your universe is a dog ass! Thanks for dragging your ass (on toast) in this dimension! Its a GAS!
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:34 PM   #63
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DRAT!!

....derailed again....
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:54 PM   #64
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DRAT!!

....derailed again....



I liked the train in KOTCS.

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Old 10-05-2012, 03:04 PM   #65
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DRAT!!

....derailed again....
While we're waiting for someone else to say something nice about skull, did anyone else get the Blurays for free?
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:03 PM   #66
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The stunts in this film are really sh*t.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:24 PM   #67
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There's nothing wrong with the stuntwork except that it was not put in service of exciting set pieces.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:30 PM   #68
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The stunts in this film are really sh*t.

Did you read the title of this thread?

Actually, I thought a lot of the stunt work was pretty good - and I especially liked the fact that many stunts were done by real people, not cartoons! However, I did think some stunts, like Indy swinging from the chain, thru the window, etc., didn't fit well with other Indy stunts. Seemed a bit out of character.

Incidentally, my favorite Indy stunt is when he (stunt Indy) jumps off the horse and onto the steel beast in LC. Always loved that. Simple, but great.
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Old 10-09-2012, 03:15 PM   #69
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I still think the best stunt in the film is when Indy swings from atop the crates and misses Spalko's jeep. Probably because it was the only major usage of the whip...

Second place goes to Indy swinging on the chain and kicking Dovchenko into the control room.

Say, I'm sensing a theme here...
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:21 PM   #70
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Say, I'm sensing a theme here...

Me, too. I like that there were songs about KOTCS, before KOTCS.


"When you won't look in the mirror in the light of day
Swear you've dyed it when your hair turns grey
When you zip up your trousers and your belly's in the way
Your the oldest swinger in town"


Then there's Mutt's Jungle Book version:

"Now I'm the king of the swingers
Oh, the jungle VIP
I've reached the top and had to stop
And that's what botherin' me
I wanna be a man, mancub
And stroll right into town
And be just like the other men
I'm tired of monkeyin' around!

Oh, oobee doo
I wanna be like you
I wanna walk like you
Talk like you, too
You'll see it's true
An ape like me
Can learn to be Indiana too"
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:40 AM   #71
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I like that there were songs about KOTCS, before KOTCS.

Then there's Mutt's Jungle Book version:

"Now I'm the king of the swingers
Oh, the jungle VIP
I've reached the top and had to stop
And that's what botherin' me
I wanna be a man, mancub
And stroll right into town
And be just like the other men
I'm tired of monkeyin' around!

Oh, oobee doo
I wanna be like you
I wanna walk like you
Talk like you, too
You'll see it's true
An ape like me
Can learn to be Indiana too"

A Louis Prima classic! Loved it from the first time I heard it. Here's a little behind the scenes look:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=rV8HrpOu1FA

And the full clip of a great song from a great movie:
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:49 PM   #72
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Me, too. I like that there were songs about KOTCS, before KOTCS.


"When you won't look in the mirror in the light of day
Swear you've dyed it when your hair turns grey
When you zip up your trousers and your belly's in the way
Your the oldest swinger in town"


Then there's Mutt's Jungle Book version:

"Now I'm the king of the swingers
Oh, the jungle VIP
I've reached the top and had to stop
And that's what botherin' me
I wanna be a man, mancub
And stroll right into town
And be just like the other men
I'm tired of monkeyin' around!

Oh, oobee doo
I wanna be like you
I wanna walk like you
Talk like you, too
You'll see it's true
An ape like me
Can learn to be Indiana too"

I think someone gets off on torturing me with barbs at KOTCS...
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:20 AM   #73
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I think someone gets off on torturing me with barbs at KOTCS...

In Australia we have a saying for someone who is a bit over sensitive: Go to Bunnings, buy a bag of cement and harden up!
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