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  1. radar40

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    I'm thinking of doing abit of buying, but want your opinion on these:

    King Arthur - Driectors Cut (Saw it today and thought it was a good film) Worth a buy???
    The Terminal
    Man On Fire - 1 disk version
    King Kong
    Serenity - good flim (if I go for this will get firefly as well)
    Blade Trinity - Extended Ed
    Firefly - see serenity
    Lord Of War - i was an ok film
    Domino - I liked it myself
    Wedding crashers - funny in parts

    Many thanks as I value all of your opinions, as this is the best community out there.:lease:
     
  2. Conn

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    Buy Firefly and Serenity and watch in that order.

    Not sure my comments on the others would help as I fell asleep during King Arthur, it was unbelievably poor :eek: :)
     
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    King Arthur - Driectors Cut (Saw it today and thought it was a good film)
    - You should buy then. No ones opinion should change yours. And it's cheap

    The Terminal - Liked this but don't know if it would get repeat viewing

    Man On Fire - 1 disk version - Top film, 2 disc for extras purely because you can

    King Kong - Don't want to knock this but will not be buying at full price. 4 disc special and the fact they will shift loads should bring the price down ina few months

    Serenity - will be renting this before hand - BUYBUYBUY, the German 2 disc is the best and cheapest

    Blade Trinity - Extended Ed :smashin: Cheap and done deal for Blade fans

    Firefly - will be renting this before hand - BUYBUYBUY And surely the rental cost equals the retail

    Lord Of War - will be renting this before hand - Great film, not what I was expecting. Great value when you use Partywebs cdwow links and vouchers
     
  4. radar40

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    would any of you buy King Arthur - directors cut?
     
  5. KevD

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    I would, In fact I have :) , I quite like it :eek:
     
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    King Arthur did absolutely nothing for me personally - A big disappointment. The Terminal, and Blade Trinity are worthwhile purchases at the right price, not looked into the rest.
     
  7. Soundwave

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    Man on Fire has to be a must!!!!

    Only got round to watching this the other week & it's brilliant.
    The story is great, Denzel is (As usual) on top form, The directing superb, Camerawork is brilliant & as an added bonus...it's got Christopher Walken in it ;)

    Blade Trinity is fine if you leave your brain at the door & take it for what it is...a no brainer action flick.
    Go into it with an open mind & dont expect too much & you'll be fine.

    Cant comment on the rest as I havent seen the other's.

    Neil
     
  8. drunkenmaster

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    IMO
    Definate buys:
    Serenity, King Kong and Arthur

    The others are typical hollywood blockbuster (which you may like:) )which I would just rent
     
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  10. radar40

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    Thanks for all the replys. Looks like the buy will be:

    Man On Fire
    Firefly - If the films good, then will get
    Serenity - Have just rented this so will see what it's like
    Lord Of War - Have just rented this so will see what it's like
    King Arthur - change of mind now
    King Kong
    Domino - Have just rented this so will see what it's like

    Keep the comments comming.
     
  11. Stingingwasp

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    I've just ordered Firefly and Serenity and planned on watching Serenity first and then Firefly, then Serenity again to see if it changes my perception of the film.

    PS - King Arthur - worst film I have seen for a long time
     
  12. radar40

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    No king arthur then. cheers
     
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    Personally I'd really advise against doing this, you'd get so much more from Serenity AFTER watching Firefly. Mainly because the movie is essentially the finale to the story arc started in the series.

    Just my 2p
     
  14. radar40

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    or can you all recommend any good dvd's from the list or more.
     
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    King Arthur 4/10
    The Terminal 9/10 (I was surprised at how much I loved this)
    Man On Fire 9/10
    King Kong ??
    Serenity 7/10
    Blade Trinity - Extended Ed 7/10
    Firefly 8/10
    Lord Of War ??
     
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    Serenity is a must see film. Go & buy it, no doubt about that.

    Might have to check out this Firefly thingy. Is it a film or TV series? Wasn't there a TV series called Firefly?
     
  17. radar40

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    it was the tv series.
     
  18. radar40

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    King Arthur 4/10 - on the very very cheap
    The Terminal 9/10 (I was surprised at how much I loved this) - may just get on the cheap
    Man On Fire 9/10 - have to get
    King Kong ??
    Serenity 7/10 - good film
    Blade Trinity - Extended Ed 7/10 - this was ok, will get on the cheap
    Firefly 8/10 - i liked the film so will have to get this now.
    Lord Of War ?? - this was ok, will get on the cheap

    what about these?
    Domino - i liked it
    Wedding Crashers - was good in parts
     
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    Serenity was originally a short lived TV series called Firefly (Serenity is a firefly class space ship hence the name) so if you enjoyed Serenity, Firefly is a must buy.
     
  20. Singh400

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    @radar40/Battle: Ah right thanks!
     
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    I can't begin to tell you enough how much value for money Ive had with Firefly and Serenity.

    Firefly £14.99
    Serenity £13.99

    If you had asked me before I'd seen these, what price would put on the feeling of pure joy, I would never have imagined in my wildest dreams you could spend as little as £28.98! :thumbsup:
     
  22. radar40

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    Those 2 are definatley a buy. What would you say about Domino and Man on fire? But Lord of war was ok and so was king arthur?
     
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    Definitely go for Firefly and Serenity...and PLEASE watch then in the right order!!! Firefly was cancelled by insane network execs mid season, just when it was getting going. The fan outcry, and subsequent huge DVD sales secured the movie (Serenity). This ties up most of the major story threads, but offers just enough character/plot introductions for it to make sense to the uninitiated.

    Only other one I can comment on is King Arthur - passable as it's cheap (worth a few quid to see Ray Winstone steal every scene from Clive 'the plank' Owen) .Would've been better if they'd forgotten the whole Arthurian connection, since it's claim to be the true story is total garbage.
     

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