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Dreamcatcher

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by loadsofleads, Feb 26, 2004.

  1. loadsofleads

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    Anybody seen this Stephen King movie which recently came out on DVD ? Is it worth buying and what is the picture quality like ?
     
  2. General Skanky

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    IMHO - pants.

    Chance for a good story to unfold until you 'see' the reason for it all.

    I'm not going to spoil the film for you as you may really like it. However, it's like a made for TV type of film, which it seems what Stephen King seems to be churning out left, right and centre these days.

    I rented it. A beer helped with the pain.:D
     
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    It's not what Stephen King himself is churning out....the book Dreamcatcher is superb imho...
     
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    Turned it off after about 30 mins,thought it was rubbish.
     
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    The film was absolute cr@p :thumbsdow .

    The book was totally the oposite :smashin: .
     
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    imho the film is awesome the first 30 minutes are crap but rent by all means really enjoyed it
     
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    I really enjoyed it. My lady hated it. It was so completely different to what I was expecting
     
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    Worse film I've seen in the last 12 months.
    So bad its funny or is it.....
    I honestly thought the director was having a joke.
     
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    The story would not have been out of place on a X Files or Outer Limits program.
    I wouldn't recommend buying it, but its not that terrible if you like that sort of thing.
     
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    IMO thats reserved for LXG.
     
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    I'll add another vote to the utter bile catagory - two hours of my life I'll never get back (and the obsessive compulsive in me can't turn a film I've started watching off :mad:).
     
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    my thoughts exactly. the ending was absolute pants, and what was Morgan Freeman thinking about when he agreed to do this 'tv movie':thumbsdow:thumbsdow :thumbsdow
     
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    i thought it was very poor. One to avoid IMO.
     
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    Arghhhh, bought this film only 2 weeks ago and haven't watched it yet. I really must stop impulse buying and research first.:mad: :mad:
     
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    Oh Boy,
    Me too....it's on the shelf ready to watch, but at least I'm into ET/X-File/paranormal stuff so who knows...
     
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    The first half was pretty good but it seemed like the second half was made by a different person. The actors all do their best but the ending is without question terrible. Shame, as the cast is strong & Lawrence Kasdan is a good director.

    Rent it first before buying.
     
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    Yeh, I'd agree with that. I rented it. Thought it was worth buying though after I had watched it.
     
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    I picked the box of it up today and read the blurb on the back and was temped to buy it but from the above I will hang on till it comes down in price.
     
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    I thought it was a great movie, its not excellent but definetly worth watching. So funny and wierd.
    Its like a mixture of Alien(s),Sixth Sense and Starship Troopers.
    Id say buy it after it gets a little cheaper and then ebay it.

    http://www12.cd-wow.com/detail_results_2.php?product_code=9261

    but the r1 is a better version.

    Cya, Shaz
     
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    Watched it and I really enjoyed it...
    ...but then I am into this kinda stuff....'spot the wierdo huh'.:smoke:
     
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    Got to say that i enjoyed it , great film:smashin:

    Daran
     
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    Was almost tempted to buy it unseen, given the Director and Screenwriter. Lawrence Kasdan and William Goldman usually deliver the goods...

    :confused:
     
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    Rented this the other night because it had morgan freeman in it and was based on a stephen king story.

    What a mistake, it was absoloutely dire, so pointless, boring and disjointed, its like it was made for a joke because it was just so bad. It started off like there was going to be something interesting but ended up some dreadful low budget piece of nonsense.
     
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    Total agree with '2manyconsoles) rented last week, Stephen King story, Morgan Freeman & chubby guy out of Heat & Saving Private Ryan.
    Got to be worth a watch I thought, wrong.
    Don't waste your money renting it or buying it!
     
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    Absolutely terrible pile of sh*te.

    even worse than "league of extraordinary actors":clown:

    the only good thing about it is that this film has finally made me rent films I haven't seen first before buying them.
     
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    Can anyone tell me what ending the book had for this film.

    Im told it's totally different from the film?

    Anyone?

    Thanks!
     
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    I like it this film worth a watch not to buy it.
     
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    Also rented it and it was ok IMHO, not really bad but certainly not really good either.
     

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