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Day After Tomorrow

Discussion in 'TV Show Forum' started by spidermanalf, May 28, 2004.

  1. spidermanalf

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    Saw a preview of it last night!

    Not bad, very enjoyable, and some good use of CGI.

    Only problem for me was, it seemed quite rushed, and I think quite a lot was cut out to keep the running time low (still about 2 hours though) as some of the characters weren't used as fully as they could!

    The weather at the beginning though, and the flooding look amazing!

    Overall I reckon a solid 7/10!
     
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    Other than the Wolves the special effects were excellent.

    However, I thought if anything it was 30min too long and the storyline collapsed into complete cheese in places.

    Worth seeing for the effects 5/10
     
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    One of the worst films I have ever seen!!
    Walked out, as did many others. Complete rubbish and the CGI was laughable at times ............. as was the script, the acting etc :thumbsdow
     
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    Different strokes.........
     
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    I actually thought it was a great cheesy action flick. Lots of big effects (some dodgy) great rousing score, and some of the most wooden performances this year so far. Gets my vote for the most brain dead actioner yet.
     
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    4 "reviews" and not one mention of "popcorn movie" or "no brainer"...must be up for best picture Oscar next year then... :D
    Was going to see this tonight but have decided to rent Out Of Time instead...still, with unlimited UGC passes, I won't be able to put her off for long... :rolleyes: :thumbsdow
     
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    The story was appauling, CGI excellent.

    Apart from the Timber Wolves, that wouldn't have looked out of place on 'Shrek'.
     
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    Great action flick. Hope the DVD will have a directors cut :cool:

    God that water looked cold :eek:

    Spidermanalf I agree :smashin:

    The audience at my local cinema cheered and clapped at the end (must be a Essex Thing :clap: )
     
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    How would it rate using The Core as a basis of comparison?

    I ask as first time round The Core was enjoyable, then just utter pants from then on. On top of that, Dunkyboy had a link to a website that ridicules the science in films that basically made it unwatchable.:)

    So this film seems to be of the same ilk.
     
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    oh it is a lot better than the core IMO. However, I thought that was completely awful.

    DAT has better CGI and the storyline is better even if it is a little more cheesy. Better cast, better film no question.

    At least this film has some basis in reality and looks at some important issues.
     
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    Thanks.

    But I do worry if you don't think it's not troubling if the core stops spinning.:)
     
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    Mate, using 'The Core' as a basis for comparison, a trip to the dentist is enjoyable. The bit where the drilling machine got stuck in a "giant geode", looked like an away mission from a 60's episode of 'Star Trek'. :eek:

    'The Day After Tomorrow' isn't the sort of film you goto and say "wow, i'm really looking forward to see how the character of so-and-so develops", is it?

    It's worth seeing for the special effects, but try not to laugh out loud at the wolves, like everyone seemed to in the cinema. Truly woeful.
     
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    That was about the only part of the film that I had to turn away from, those wolfs must have been done after they had already spend most of the money on trashing New York lol

    One bit I didnt understand though was why did they walk past the Statue of Liberty? wouldnt that mean they were walking in from the Atlantic? I could understand it if they had got turned around in the storm and walked off out over the ice but they had GPS so how the hell did they end up all the way out there?
     
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    Must have missed that!! :laugh:
     
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    Well most if not all the events that take place in the film are scientifically possible but not over such a short time period. But then who wants to watch a film that take place over a hudred years :boring:

    As for issues, I dont go to a film wanting it to change the way I look at life lol I go to a film to be entertained and at least this film did that.
     
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    although it was a little half hearted it did very clearly make a case against America's head in the sand attitude to the environment.

    As IJ said this could actually happen one day but over a much longer period of time.
     
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    Saw it last night...6/10. Nothing to add that hasn't been said already.

    Really looking forward to Shrek 2, Spider man 2 and Thunderbirds. I've seen some early reviews of Thunderbirds (in newspapers, so can't post links...sorry) and it looks very promising, supprisingly...
     
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    Saw it last night.
    Love the way the president was portraid as a bit of a thicky and the vice as a power hungry vulture (very close to the bone)
    On the whole a enjoyable no brainer, just a couple of points:-
    1-Why did the kid who had had chemo therapy still have big black eyelashes?
    2-When they were hiding from the wolves why on earth were they whispering when formulating a plan, were they afraid the wolves would understand?

    And lastly ,since when have Celtic had a blue kit??
     
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    I think it was the celtic black away strip, just looked a bit blue on their rubbishy TV
     
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    saw it with the wife yesterday and really enjoyed it,thought some of the cgi was fantastic,wanted to see one more scene though which i think would of made the film an absolute classic,they should of shown the ice freeze happening at the man utd match and shown van nistelchin and co freezing solid on the pitch :D now that would of been excellent :thumbsup:
     
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    Thats exactly how i look at movies...I watch them for entertainment reasons not for how many faults i can pick with characters/dialogue etc.

    Danny-p
     
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    :thumbsup:
     
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    A Boring boring film. If I had'nt paid for it I would have left. I thought the special effects were very average, the CGI in some places was awful. I didnt empathise with any of the characters. Plot........what plot? this film seems like an old B movie, sort of thing that should be on the TV. Im struggling to give it 3/10 and thats just because it was informative in respect of the toposphere -150 degree freeze effect and its contribution to rapid global cooling.
     
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    All in, I thought it was quite an entertaining movie. True, character development was weak but this movie wasn't about them it was about the weather... I thought the CGI effects were very good and far less noticeable than Van 'gutter' Helsing....
    Wouldn't have minded if they had somewhat extended the running time by spending a bit more time on the characters...

    cool movie though ;)
     
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    i enjoyed it - went in looking for a no brainer a couple of days ago and came out reasonably satisfied, despite being crammed into screen 13 of the odeon soton (which despite my reservations before the film started actually wasn't too bad a screen..

    all the scenes with the wolves were just awful in any respect, completely unnecessary and added nothing to the film. would have been much easier to just let them drown like everything else :/

    ill prob pick it up in a bargain bin for a sound 'reference' movie - god i seem to be saying that a lot now...
     
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    I didn't spot anything wrong with the wolves

    That puzzled me too, and when the engines and fuel in the helicopters froze but the people inside didn't.
     
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    I thought the wolves were very dodgy indeed
     
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    I think people need to use the spoiler tag a little bit more often :lease:

    Adrenochrome.
     
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    No SPOILER tag now with the new software, but whiting out is ease enough.
     
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    why the spoiler warning, the statue of Liberty?? If so, come on it is on the poster.

    I also find it hard to believe anyone would have avoided seeing a trailer for the film, which pretty much has it all.
     

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