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Topic: Forum DISCUSSION of GREEN LANTERN
Posted By: HeadRAZZBerry
Subject: Forum DISCUSSION of GREEN LANTERN
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 1:55pm
GREEN with ENVY...OR GREEN AROUND the GILLS??  

HERE's WHERE to POST YOUR REACTIONs to http://www.razzies.com/forum/discussion-addl-info-on-green-lantern_forum532.html -

AND HERE's the LINK to SEE the OFFICIAL RAZZIE® TAKE on the FILM... 




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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 2:06pm
It baffles me that major studios are still willing to put 300 million dollar into movie projects like this ( http://blog.movies.yahoo.com/blog/1556-green-lantern-cost-300-million-and-you-know-what-that-means - link ), while attendence is at an all time low -- it really doesn't seem smart to take these risks! 

 


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 2:22pm
Yeah, with so-called "blockbuster" movies barely opening with between $30-$50 million these days, $300 million is a HUGE risk, and is one of the reasons why I thought a "Green Lantern" movie would never be made. This movie suffers from CGI overload, and based on the trailers, not all of that CGI looks good OR even real.

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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 2:25pm
The trailer looked OK to me. I mean,the effects didn't seem that good, and the story seems pretty standard. My main reason to see this is to see if GREEN LANTERN becomes my favorite movie superhero (the only contender so far is DR. MANHATTAN).  

Originally posted by HeadRAZZBerry

IN a YEAR THAT's ALREADY TOP-HEAVY with DISAPPOINTING SUPERHERO and "TENT-POLE" MOVIES, SADLY, LANTERN LOOKS LIKE JUST ANOTHER MISFIRE.

What do you mean? The only other superhero movies so far have been THOR and FIRST CLASS, and they were both good.  

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: The box office pattern on almost every major movie released this year has been for its opening Friday to be the biggest-grossing day of its entire release, and for almost all of the films to head decidedly downhill from there. This may speak to the ever-diminishing attention spans of the teen-aged boys at whom most movies are aimed these daze. But I think this, and the overall/on-going drop in the number of movie tickets sold year-to-year, suggests a general (maybe even overwhelming?) dis-satisfaction with 2011's major movie product.  




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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 4:16pm
Oh!You were talking about box office results!I thought it was about reviews.

R.T. has a concensus:"Noisy,overproduced,and thinly written,the movie squanders an impressive budget and decades of comics mythology".From now on,I won't write the % until Saturday,and I don't think anybody else should.The number changes radically the first days.


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Posted By: Film Reel Redemption
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 10:47pm
Not to mention this film is directed by Martin Campbell... the man behind the two James Bond films 'GoldenEye' and 'Casino Royale'. Is it just me or is there the smell in the air signifying something unforgivable?

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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: June 15 2011 at 11:18pm
Originally posted by Film Reel Redemption

Not to mention this film is directed by Martin Campbell... the man behind the two James Bond films 'GoldenEye' and 'Casino Royale'. Is it just me or is there the smell in the air signifying something unforgivable?
I actually liked Goldeneye and Casino Royale. I even pronounce 2006 as "Two Double-O-Six" because Alec Trevelyan, the villain of Goldeneye, was Agent 006.
 
And funny you should mention teenage boys' short attention spans. Where I live, the boys born in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 generally look like they were born in 2002, 2003, early 2004, late 2004, and 2005 respectively. Most of them also act like it, too. Could that be related to their short attention spans for movies that target them?  


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Posted By: oiram
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 5:07am
Heh, I guess Warner Bros should just stick to Batman.

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Posted By: Grounder the Critic
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 7:08am
Well, they are, for 2012 with Nolan's third (and sadly, final) Batman film.  

Originally posted by oiram

Heh, I guess Warner Bros should just stick to Batman.


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Posted By: Film Reel Redemption
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 7:19am
What I meant by this quote - 'Is it just me or is there the smell in the air signifying something unforgivable?' - was, how did he go from doing a good job of giving the Bond series a fresh start (twice) to doing something like 'Green Lantern'?  
 
Plus, it will soon be the turn of 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. Which do you will it do:
 
a) What 'Thor' and 'X-Men: First Class' did, getting positive critical feedback 

b) What 'Green Lantern' did, getting panned from all sides and getting a Forum here  
 
I hate to use trailer cliches but the answer will be revealed... July 2011


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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 8:58am
Film Reel, I personally think that Captain America will bomb. To me Captain America seems like a very out-dated character. It's main reason for excisting was always very political, with him symbolizing America fighting against the Nazi-terror that wanted to take over the world. Because the war has been over for more than 60 years, the political context is missing, and the movie will stand out as an odd case....  

That and the trailers made me think of Pearl Harbor...  

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I saw the trailer for CAPTAIN AMERICA on the head of SUPER 8 last weekend, and must say I concur -- it looks hokey as Hell, has the potential to be a laugh riot, and seems very dated. Plus which, being released fast on the heels of X-MEN: FIRST CLASS and GREEN LANTERN will make it look like it's merely imitating those films, which only adds to its passe qualities.  



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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 9:26am
The audience reaction from the screening was very positive. Looks like this is a movie that the critics hate but the audience will love. I am also appalled this on here. This looks great, f the critics.


Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 2:05pm
The Muppets are apparently mocking the Green Lantern-promotion . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUUcOmgYEhY - link

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Posted By: moviewizguy
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 3:58pm
Originally posted by Vheid

The Muppets are apparently mocking the Green Lantern-promotion . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUUcOmgYEhY - link
I am loving the promotion for the Muppets.


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 4:42pm
Originally posted by oiram

Heh, I guess Warner Bros should just stick to Batman.
Yeah, I guess there is a reason why WB use Batman as their go-to guy ... because they have no f***ing how to make a good movie for any of their other characters!

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 4:44pm
Originally posted by whatsthepoint

The audience reaction from the screening was very positive. Looks like this is a movie that the critics hate but the audience will love. I am also appalled this on here. This looks great, f the critics.
Looking great doesn't mean you are great when it comes to storytelling. "Transformers 2" was ripped apart by critics and won 3 major Razzies, but that didn't stop it from becoming the 11th highest grossing movie of all time. Conclusion: audiences just like looking at pretty colors, critics actually know what they are talking about.

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 4:45pm
Yikes! When the Muppets are mocking your movie, you KNOW you did something wrong!  

Originally posted by Vheid

The Muppets are apparently mocking the Green Lantern-promotion . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUUcOmgYEhY - link
 



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Posted By: 27years
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 5:12pm
I wonder how Blake Lively is in this movie?? 


Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 6:21pm
Roger Ebert(2.5/4):"It doesn't intend to be plausible.It intends to be a sound-and-light show,assaulting the audience with sensational special effects.If that's what you want,that's what you get".
Originally posted by 27years

I wonder how Blake Lively is in this movie??
Brunette.LOL


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 6:59pm
I think more people are interested in her leaked cell phone nude photos than her performance.  

Originally posted by 27years

I wonder how Blake Lively is in this movie?? 


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Posted By: 27years
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 7:19pm
Not to get too gossipy, but do you think those pictures have helped or hindered her quest to be a serious actress? Or do a lot of people just not care anymore as it has happened "accidentally" to so many others?  


Posted By: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 7:30pm
This has to be one of the biggest disappointments of the year thus far.  I think its only real shots at Razzies are in the categories of Worst Actor and Worst Remake or Ripoff.  Ryan Reynolds would be competing against Russell Brand, Nicolas Cage, and Alex Pettyfer for Worst Actor; while the film itself would be up against 'The Roommate', 'Red Riding Hood', and 'Just Go With It' in the contest for Worst Remake or Ripoff.
 
And by the way, IMDb says that the budget was $150M, not $200M.  


RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: In  the L.A. Times article about likely grosses for LANTERN's opening weekend ( http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2011/06/movie-projector-green-lantern-hopes-to-shine-in-its-box-office-debut.html - L.A. Times over that of the IMDb any day!  




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Posted By: Grounder the Critic
Date Posted: June 16 2011 at 7:51pm
It's official: The Muppets have found a way to still be funny and kick ass!  

Originally posted by Vheid

The Muppets are apparently mocking the Green Lantern-promotion .  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUUcOmgYEhY - link  


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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 3:32am

Miguel, What problem do you have with Ryan Reynolds? I personally think that he's a decent actor, So why are you so sure that he will not be any good in this movie (a movie you havn't even seen yet). Just asking out of curiosity...

I also don't think that you can predict at such an early stage which movies will get nominated and which movies will not...



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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 7:15am
Actually, it was $300 million, according to Yahoo Movies. There's no way in hell you can have that much CGI in your movie and it be under a $200 million budget (that's the one and only lesson we learned from "Skyline")!  

Originally posted by MiguelAntilsu

And by the way, IMDb says that the budget was $150M, not $200M.


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 7:18am
Depends on her acting choices. If she does more serious dramas, she can go far. If she plays the cheesecake roles, she's stay eye candy. But the moral of the story, don't send nude photos of yourself via your smartphone, because chances are someone will hack your phone or your boyfriend will release them online because you're famous. Why is that so hard for these young starlets to understand?  

Originally posted by 27years

Not to get too gossipy, but do you think those pictures have helped or hindered her quest to be a serious actress? Or do a lot of people just not care anymore as it has happened "accidentally" to so many others?  


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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 7:19am
Don't diss the facts: 82% percent from user score and lots of applauses from screenings. Plus every major Green Lantern says it disappointing or great -- screw the critics!    

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I think you've misunderstood what that "82%" figure at RT means -- It's not a rating by users who've seen the film, it's a meter of how many users wanted to see the film before it was released... 

Originally posted by BurnHollywoodBurn

Originally posted by whatsthepoint

The audience reaction from the screening was very positive. Looks like this is a movie that the critics hate but the audience will love. I am also appalled this on here. This looks great, f the critics.
Looking great doesn't mean you are great when it comes to storytelling. "Transformers 2" was ripped apart by critics and won 3 major Razzies, but that didn't stop it from becoming the 11th highest grossing movie of all time. Conclusion: audiences just like looking at pretty colors, critics actually know what they are talking about.
 



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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 7:21am
Yeah, it has 82% rating among audiences. So? That doesn't prove any of those people know what a good movie is if they were mauled by one. It just proves they like seeing metric-f*** tons of CGI. Critics know and audiences blow.  

Originally posted by whatsthepoint

 
Don't diss the facts 82% percent from user score and lots of applauses from screenings. Plus every major Green Lantern says it disapointing or great, screw the critics.



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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 7:25am
1. I doubt Reynolds' performance is on par with the likes of Nicolas Cage's many recent ... paydays. 

2. Why Worst Remake or Ripoff? It's not a sequel or remake of any past movie. It MIGHT be on the voting ballot for Worst Picture, but I doubt it will make it into the final five nods. 

Originally posted by MiguelAntilsu

Ryan Reynolds would be competing against Russell Brand, Nicolas Cage, and Alex Pettyfer for Worst Actor; while the film itself would be up against 'The Roommate', 'Red Riding Hood', and 'Just Go With It' in the contest for Worst Remake or Ripoff.


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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:00am
I never trust the critics. I've liked a lot of movies they've hated, and the audience is what matters anyway, not some snobby critics (well it's now down to 72% but I suspect those trolls on IMDB have voted).


Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:01am

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I think you've misunderstood what that "82%" figure at RT means -- It's not a rating by users who've seen the film, it's a meter of how many users wanted to see the film before it was released... 
 
Actually that was 95% percent now 72% liked it, but when I first posted it 82% liked it.


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:11am
Hey, you're free to like whatever you like ... but critics are not snobs, they just happen to know more about what makes a GOOD movie. And yes, audiences do matter ... for the business end of movie making. And critics DO matter, because right around Oscar time, audiences flock to the movies that are up for Oscar nods, and more often than not, those same movies were the highest rated by critics. Critics name the best movies, those same movies get Oscar nods, audiences see those said movies to see what the big deal is. 

See, critics DO matter! But don't be bitter because they are bad-mouthing a movie you want to see. 

Originally posted by whatsthepoint

I never trust the critics. I've liked a lot of movies they've hated, and the audience is what matters anyway, not some snobby critics (well it's now down to 72% but I suspect those trolls on IMDB have voted).


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:13am
Oh, goodie, so this guy wasn't even pointing out information that had anything to do with audiences actually liking the movie? Wonderful!  

Originally posted by HeadRAZZberry

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I think you've misunderstood what that "82%" figure at RT means -- It's not a rating by users who've seen the film, it's a meter of how many users wanted to see the film before it was released... 


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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:28am
whatsthepoint is not going to like this, but I found this list of the 9 most "scathing" Green Lantern-reviews:  http://www.movieline.com/2011/06/the-9-most-scathing-critical-responses-to-green-lantern.php -


Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 8:34am
Reviews from critics? I could care less! The only thing I care about is the fans, and so far, they've been giving this a positive response.

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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 9:36am

I am assuming that you're going to see it tonight (or this weekend). If so, could you post a little review (and tell a bit of the plot) about what you thought of it afterwards?   

Originally posted by whatsthepoint

The reviews from critics I could care less. The only thing I care about is the fans, and so far they've been giving it positive response.




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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 9:51am
I think I could, but not tonight -- I'm little busy. I might have time to post it tomorrow (if I get an extra hour).

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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 10:02am
whatsthepoint:  Please, don't feel rushed, do it when you have the time. I am just interested in a fan's perspective on the movie...    

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Posted By: MiguelAntilsu
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 10:22am
Ryan Reynolds is appearing in a second movie this year ("The Change-Up") and if that movie is as bad as it looks, then he probably will be in the running for Worst Actor.

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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 10:33am
Miguel, Indeed, but The Change-Up is going to be released in the same weekend as Reboot of the Planet of the Apes which I think will be one of the biggest bombs this summer.... So it might be overshadowed...


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 11:09am
Originally posted by Vheid

I also don't think that you can predict at such an early stage which movies will get nominated and which movies will not...
Ain't that what we all do?
Originally posted by BurnHollywoodBurn

Why Worst Remake or Ripoff? It's not a sequel or remake of any past movie.
It's adapted from a comic book.


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 11:59am
Originally posted by whatsthepoint

Reviews from critics? I could care less! The only thing I care about is the fans, and so far, they've been giving this a positive response.
^Sounds like the reply of a fanboy who's upset the critics trashed the movie he was most looking forward to seeing, if you ask me.^

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 12:01pm
Originally posted by Vits

"Why Worst Remake or Ripoff? It's not a sequel or remake of any past movie."
 
It's adapted from a comic book.
Then it's not a remake or a rip-off, it would be Worst ADAPTATION.

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 12:05pm
Originally posted by MiguelAntilsu

Ryan Reynolds is appearing in a second movie this year ("The Change-Up") and if that movie is as bad as it looks, then he probably will be in the running for Worst Actor.
Oh yeah, I forgot he's in that movie, too. But even if he does get the nod, it's going to be near impossible for him to win with the likes of Nicolas Cage in that same category!

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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 12:20pm

Just got back from this: it's on par with Sucker Punch. The only good parts were the non-Hal Jordon Green Lanterns: Mark Strong was good as Sinestro, Geoffrey Rush was a fine Tomar-Re, and Michael Clarke Duncan IS Killawog, poozer*! The main problem I had was that Hal acted more like Kyle Rayner** than Hal Jordon. Now, I don't usually mention adaptation changes unless they're absolutely horrible like here. Grade: C

*Whenever I read Green Lantern, I always imagined MCD as Killawog, even before he was cast.
*Kyle Raynor is another human Green Lantern.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 12:38pm
Originally posted by BurnHollywoodBurn

Originally posted by Vits

It's adapted from a comic book.
Then it's not a remake or a rip-off, it would be Worst ADAPTATION.
You're kidding,right?Why do you think so many adaptations get nominated in that category?


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 1:58pm
Originally posted by Vits

You're kidding,right?Why do you think so many adaptations get nominated in that category?
Not to speak for Burn, but I think he's saying that Worst Remake or Ripoff should be literally for either a remake or a movie that is a ripoff of another movie, ie "Killers" being a ripoff of "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" or "Skyline" being a ripoff of "Battle LA" (or whichever was filmed first).
 
An adaptation is not a ripoff, since chances are legal rights had to be bought in order to make the movie in the first place. Take note from The Asylum and their "mockbusters". "Transmorphers" is a ripoff of "Transformers". However, I don't recall there ever being another movie about an Earth man being given a magic ring that gives him the ability to create solid matter from light. Yes, there are the comics and cartoons that GL has appeared in, but again, that falls under adaptation rules again.
 
Personally, I think "ripoff" should be excluded and the category be only about sequels, prequels, remakes, and reboots, not wannabe movies copying from successful movies.


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 2:04pm
Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

The main problem I had was that (Ryan Reynolds) acted more like Kyle Rayner than Hal Jordon.
My thoughts exactly! The moment I heard Reynolds was given the part, I thought "Oh man, he'd be the perfect Kyle Rayner!". Then I found out it was Hal Jordan they were going with and I thought "But Jordan is a boring straight-faced guy". Yeah, it's really mind-boggling how DC and WB doesn't seem to know their own characters and how they should behave.
 
PS: For those of you who don't follow comics, Kyle Rayner is an artist who takes up the mantel of Earth's Green Lantern later on in the series. He's pretty much DC's answer to Peter Parker/Spider-Man, ie. he cracks alot of jokes and he faces real life problems when not being a superhero. He's my favorite of the human Green Lanterns. Okay, end of fanboy moment.


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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 4:17pm
Can someone explain this, because it confuses me... Why did that Green Lantern in the beginning needed a spaceship if they just seem to be able to fly a couple of light years in mere minutes?  

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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 4:24pm
Guys,come on! It's so simple: The Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay can go to adaptations, remakes and sequels. Same here.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 4:38pm
Vheid: I'm guessing a space vehicle would make them travel through space in seconds instead of minutes. That and it's just a more awe inspiring visual.
 
Vits: Yeah, but those are adaptations, remakes, and sequels ... not ripoffs. Green Lantern is not a ripoff of anything. Now, if there was another movie about the adventures of superhero with a magic ring that creates anything the wearer can think of AND it was called something like "Blue Lantern" ... if that came out first, and THEN "Green Lantern" came out, then yeah, one of those is a ripoff.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 4:53pm
Well,there's someone who liked it...sorta:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmvvKGrG35k
Originally posted by Michaels

Green Lantern is not a ripoff of anything.
Who said it was?


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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 5:15pm
Originally posted by Vheid

Can someone explain this, because it confuses me... Why did that Green Lantern in the beginning needed a spaceship if they just seem to be able to fly a couple of light years in mere minutes?  
 
Green Lantern rings need to be re-charged after a certain point.
 
As for the remake/rip-off debate, it's not a remake of a previous film or TV show and it's not a rip-off*, so it shouldn't be listed as such.
 
*Although, there is a scene that resembles a scene from Iron Man.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 5:56pm
I don't think you got it.I know adaptation and remake isn't the same,but each year adaptations get nominated in that category.I think it's fine,since that category doesn't need more words.LOL

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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 17 2011 at 6:43pm
Adaptations are counted if it was previously  adapted (i.e. The Scarlet Letter (Winner of Worst Remake or Sequel 1995) and Gulliver's Travels (on the nominating ballot last year for Worst Sequel, Prequel, Remake, or Rip-off.) Although, the inclusion of Marmaduke in that category last year was odd.

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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 11:01am
Just saw this movie (yesterday) and I loved it (thought it was better than Thor not on par with X-men first class however). However I loved seeing Green Lantern on the screen. The script was mediorce, but the acting and directing made up for it. I thought some of the characters could have been fleshed more, but overall I was entertained. I'm glad I didn't trust the critics, and it's a hella better than Ghost Rider, Fantastic Four, Wolverine, Superman IV Daredevil or Batman and Robin (and plenty more). And just for the record when I left the theatre there was one thing I kept saying to myself, I want more.


Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 11:48am
Being better than all those movies is like being taller than Verne Troyer; not much of an accomplishment.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 11:49am
Considering two sequels were already greenlit before the movie was even  in post-production, you will get your wish about there being more. But come on man, based on your comments, you were going to see this movie and like it no matter what the critics said!  

Originally posted by whatsthepoint

Just saw this movie (yesterday) and I loved it (thought it was better than Thor not on par with X-men first class however). However I loved seeing Green Lantern on the screen. The script was mediorce, but the acting and directing made up for it. I thought some of the characters could have been fleshed more, but overall I was entertained. I'm glad I didn't trust the critics, and it's a hella better than Ghost Rider, Fantastic Four, Wolverine, Superman IV Daredevil or Batman and Robin (and plenty more). And just for the record when I left the theatre there was one thing I kept saying to myself, I want more.
 



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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 11:55am
Good one! Clap Big smile  Yeah, it's not hard being better than "Batman & Robin" or any Marvel movie made by 20th Century Fox. 

Now, being on par with or better than "Iron Man 1", "Spider-Man 2", "X-Men 2", and/or "Dark Knight" -- that's a real challenge!

Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

Being better than all those movies is like being taller than Verne Troyer; not much of an accomplishment.



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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 2:04pm
THE FLINTSTONES,MCHALE'S NAVY,LOST IN SPACE,THE AVENGERS and I SPY were all adaptations from TV shows.

Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

Adaptations are counted if it was previously  adapted (i.e. The Scarlet Letter (Winner of Worst Remake or Sequel 1995) and Gulliver's Travels (on the nominating ballot last year for Worst Sequel, Prequel, Remake, or Rip-off.) Although, the inclusion of Marmaduke in that category last year was odd.



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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 3:00pm
TV show adaptations can be counted as remakes.
 
Michaels, you said that Marvel movies made by 20th Century Fox were bad, but you mentioned X2 as being really good, despite being a Marvel movie made by 20th Century Fox.


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 3:08pm
Yeah, one good Marvel movie out of what, a dozen? Two if you include "First Class". That's not the best track record right there. Then again, Warner Bros. has "Superman 3, 4, and Returns", "Batman & Robin", "Steel", "Catwoman", and "Jonah Hex", so they can be equally hit and miss. 

 

Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

Michaels, you said that Marvel movies made by 20th Century Fox were bad, but you mentioned X2 as being really good, despite being a Marvel movie made by 20th Century Fox.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 3:30pm
Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

TV show adaptations can be counted as remakes.
And comic book adaptations can't?


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Posted By: Vheid
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 4:02pm
Originally posted by Vits

Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

TV show adaptations can be counted as remakes.
And comic book adaptations can't?

Wouldn't you agree that (comic) books are a completely different medium than movies/tv shows? You experience books differently than moving images, that's why they don't count as remakes...



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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 4:07pm
Depends. What if it's a modern adaptation of a TV series from the 60s or 70s? That's a remake. But what if it's a movie that's to a TV series that's still on the air, like the first "The X-Files" movie? Then it's a spin-off or extension.  


Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

TV show adaptations can be counted as remakes.



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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 4:22pm
Geez.I hope HeadRAZZ can settle this.Specially since I'm basically quoting him.

Richard Roeper gave this movie a C-:

http://www.richardroeper.com/reviews/greenlantern.aspx


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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 6:49pm
Spin-offs or extentions fall under sequels. I think.

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Posted By: HeadRAZZBerry
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 7:40pm
RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I am unsure what all the back-and-forth regarding whether or not GREEN LANTERN is a "remake" is all about -- As I explained in a post way early in this string, the Green Lantern was previously depicted as a recurring/major character in various cartoon TV series dating from 1967 thru 2010 ( http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0030789/ - .

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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: June 18 2011 at 8:37pm
Jonah Hex appeared in several cartoons, like Batman: TAS, Justice League Unlimited, and Batman: The Brave And The Bold. Why wasn't that listed last year then?

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 19 2011 at 8:37am
Wow, that's going into the way back machine, HeadRAZZ! Green Lantern was also going to be part of the Justice League in a live action TV series that was going to air during the 80s or 90s, but it never got past the pilot stage (much like the recent Wonder Woman updated series). But no, not buying that it's a remake considering NO ONE remembers him as a TV series character. 
 
I mean, is every Superman movie a remake because there have been a half dozen Superman TV series? I would only count "Superman Returns" as a remake, as it follows the story arc of "Superman 1 & 2" and omits "Superman 3 & 4". Since there's no Green Lantern movie before this one, it's the first, and thus not a remake.  

Originally posted by HeadRAZZBerry

 RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: I am unsure what all the back-and-forth regarding whether or not GREEN LANTERN is a "remake" is all about -- As I explained in a post way early in this string, the Green Lantern character was previously depicted in various cartoon TV series dating clear back to 1967 ( http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0030789/ - .


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Posted By: Areyouserious?
Date Posted: June 19 2011 at 10:49am
It shocks me how little they even tried to create any chemistry between characters, and how much of Ryan Reynolds' douche-y-ness they added to the character.

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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 19 2011 at 11:40am
And just for the record I didn't think it was good as First Class, but I liked it more than Thor.


Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 19 2011 at 12:17pm
Here's a little piece of the Box Office MoJo report:

"Green Lantern's start landed behind http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=xmenfirstclass.htm - X-Men: First Class 's $55.1 million and http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=thor.htm - Thor 's $65.7 million. It was also less than http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=incrediblehulk.htm - The Incredible Hulk and the two http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=fantasticfour.htm - Fantastic Four movies, and the attendance disparity was only greater. Green Lantern's estimated attendance was even lower than http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=daredevil.htm - Daredevil and http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=ghostrider.htm - Ghost Rider ."

Okay, when your superhero movie is out-performed by both "Fantastic Four" movies, "Daredevil", and "Ghost Rider", something went horribly wrong! Let the rebooting begin!


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 20 2011 at 9:24am
It will remain at 25% in R.T..Contender?


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 20 2011 at 10:46am
If the 25% R.T. rating isn't enough for it to be a contender, the fact that it's not even close to making it's $300 million budget back within two months is!

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 20 2011 at 5:14pm
Gee, what do you know, it seems critics do matter after all, because audiences listen to them when a said movie gets only 25% at RT! Considering this the weakest turnout for a comic book movie yet, I guess audiences didn't love "GL" as much as someone here thought.

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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 22 2011 at 11:36am
Here's a http://mightygodking.com/index.php/2011/06/21/now-this-is-interesting/ - LINK to an interesting article about why WB needs to stop interfering with their comic-book movies. 

BTW: This film still made about 5 million on Monday (and again Tuesday) so who knows what the outcome will be?  


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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 22 2011 at 4:12pm
Originally posted by whatsthepoint


BTW: This film still made about 5 million on Monday (and again Tuesday) so who knows what the outcome will be?  
I know exactly what the outcome will be. Unless it makes $400 million worldwide, it's going to be considered a box office bomb and they will reboot it!

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Posted By: whatsthepoint
Date Posted: June 23 2011 at 8:30am
They won't reboot it WB has no hope for any superhero films until there Batman and Superman. I'm afraid it may soon only be Batman (givin that they could lose the film rights to Superman).


Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 23 2011 at 9:35am
Originally posted by whatsthepoint

They won't reboot it WB has no hope for any superhero films until there Batman and Superman. I'm afraid it may soon only be Batman (givin that they could lose the film rights to Superman).
Can you be sure? "Superman Returns" didn't break even until it was on DVD, and what are they doing right now? Rebooting it! The same will no doubt happen to Green Lantern, IF Warner Bros is serious about having a Justice League movie in the near future. As for DC losing the rights to Superman in 2013, well, all good things must come to an end.

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Posted By: saturnwatcher
Date Posted: June 23 2011 at 3:34pm
Maybe the studios ought to give a little thought to the idea that they've milked the comic book geek crowd out of just about every penny that they aren't saving for more comic books. I wouldn't mind seeing The Dark Knight series continue. Apart from that, I'm not interested in any of this other crap.

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Posted By: BurnHollywoodBurn
Date Posted: June 23 2011 at 7:20pm
Yeah, you can take into account that for the past decade, we've had comic book movies being unleased onto the public every year, sometimes 4 or 5 movies at a time. I think movie goers are just burnt out on the fad. After 2012, it's time for Hollywood to take a break with the superhero movies and move on to something else.  

Originally posted by saturnwatcher

Maybe the studios ought to give a little thought to the idea that they've milked the comic book geek crowd out of just about every penny that they aren't saving for more comic books. I wouldn't mind seeing The Dark Knight series continue. Apart from that, I'm not interested in any of this other crap.


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Posted By: GTAHater767
Date Posted: June 23 2011 at 9:56pm
Well I hope they can come up with SOME way to bust blocks that people appreciate like they loved the best comic book superhero themed movies of 2000-2010. 

I don't want to know what Burn thinks is next, but if we get overloaded with nominees for a potential "Worst Film Everyone Saw" category, I may put a lot more documentaries on my Top 40 for the years to come.


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Posted By: saturnwatcher
Date Posted: June 24 2011 at 1:53pm
I would have to point out that an awful lot of the superhero movies haven't been hits. No matter how good you make these movies look, a lot of them have an audience that consists of young males who can't get dates, and that cuts the potential audience in half out of the gates. Wink

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 24 2011 at 8:19pm
Not really, if you take into account that comic book nerds will probably go in groups so that they could then spend the next six hours debating over if they liked it or not, or how well it compares to other comic book movies (I have seen such an event happen with my own eyes).

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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 6:48pm
The good news is that the reboot every dissapointed fan has been waiting for has been confirmed. The bad news is that it won't be a reboot, it'll be a sequel.

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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 7:47pm
Wait, that sentence makes no sense. You mean like how they did the Edward Norton version of "The Hulk"?

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Posted By: saturnwatcher
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 8:26pm
True as that may be, there is no expansion of the base audience...it's not like these comic book nerds are going to go out and get dates who otherwise wouldn't have seen the movie and convince them to go along. That reminds me of funny story though...We were at a movie a few years ago and there was one of those pre-movie entertainment slides on the screen that noted that the trailer for the second installment of Lord of the Rings got something like a million internet views within the first 2 hours of its release. Some wiseguy a few seats over from us piped in, "Yeah, but they were all by the same guy." I thought it was hilarious...and probably not all that far from the truth.  

Originally posted by Michaels

[Not really, if you take into account that comic book nerds will probably go in groups so that they could then spend the next six hours debating over if they liked it or not, or how well it compares to other comic book movies (I have seen such an event happen with my own eyes).


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 8:34pm
I was actually pulling a red herring on you. Like Edward Norton in FIGHT CLUB (man,I gotta watch that movie!).LOL There's gonna be a sequel. 

Originally posted by Michaels

Wait, that sentence makes no sense. You mean like how they did the Edward Norton version of "The Hulk"?


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 8:46pm
Okay, but this time in plain American English, please! Is it a sequel that will follow the storyline of the first movie (like "Dark Knight" was to "Batman Begins:), OR, will it be a sequel which follows its own storyline that is different in various plotpoints (like the Edward Norton "Hulk" was to the Ang Lee "Hulk")?

This is what happens when you post vague ramblings.  

RESPONSE from Head RAZZberry: Though I can't claim to fully understand all of his posts, I think we ought to cut Vits some slack, as English is not his native language (as he repeatedly pointed out in his early posts) and he's one of the livelier members of this Forum...  



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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 28 2011 at 9:04pm
You would have to be one sad shut-in to be that pitiful! It was probably more like 100 nerds watching it 10,000 times each!  

Originally posted by saturnwatcher

That reminds me of funny story though...We were at a movie a few years ago and there was one of those pre-movie entertainment slides on the screen that noted that the trailer for the second installment of Lord of the Rings got something like a million internet views within the first 2 hours of its release. Some wiseguy a few seats over from us piped in, "Yeah, but they were all by the same guy." I thought it was hilarious...and probably not all that far from the truth.


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: June 29 2011 at 9:33am
It'll be a regular sequel. And I confused you purpose. I have a sick, twisted sense of humor. Moo-a-ha-ha!  

Originally posted by Michaels

Is it a sequel that will follow the storyline of the first movie (like "Dark Knight" was to "Batman Begins:), OR, will it be a sequel in which follows its own storyline that is different in various plotpoints (like the Edward Norton "Hulk" was to the Ang Lee "Hulk")? This is what happens when you post vague ramblings.


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Posted By: beckypryan
Date Posted: June 30 2011 at 9:13am
I liked both Thor and Green Lantern although I preferred Thor.
I even think Thor was better than X-men first class.

Which marvel comic is next?


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: June 30 2011 at 9:38am
Originally posted by beckypryan


Which marvel comic is next?
"Captain America" on July 22.

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Posted By: sandraa
Date Posted: June 30 2011 at 5:20pm
Following the sequel to the DC comic character preceding a movie one of the worst they can see.

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Posted By: JoeBacon
Date Posted: July 03 2011 at 11:14pm
Originally posted by beckypryan

I liked both Thor and Green Lantern although I preferred Thor.
I even think Thor was better than X-men first class.

Which marvel comic is next?

I'm wondering if MILLIE THE MODEL is waiting in the wings...Wink


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: July 04 2011 at 5:47am
Originally posted by JoeBacon


I'm wondering if MILLIE THE MODEL is waiting in the wings.
Once they run out of A, B, and C List characters ... probably!


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Posted By: SchumacherH8ter
Date Posted: August 11 2011 at 6:13pm

I'd do a cute intro, but I can't think of anything clever that I haven't already done, so let's get to ripping this a new asshole!

The good:
 
The other Lanterns: All the Lanterns that aren't Fail Jordan are well handled. As I said in my short review from before I started my review style, Michael Clarke Duncan as Kilawog and Mark Strong as Sinestro are the highlights.
 
Some of the action: Some of it is handled well, like the end fight with Parallax. The rest, not so much.
 
And uhhhh Blake Lively sure is hot: I'm grasping for straws on this one. For movies that I consider very bad, I try to have at least three in each category.
 
The bad:
 
Ryan Reynolds: He is exceptionally mis-cast. I don't think thatnhis mis-cast-ness is because of his comedic nature: Chris Evans is mostly in rom-coms and he was great as Captain America. Of course, Evans was working with a script from the writers of the Narnia movies while Reynolds was working with a script from the director of Life As We Know It... and three other guys.
 
Blake Lively's acting: Yes, Ms. Lively is very pretty. But acting, no. It's especially odd because she was decent in The Town. Of course, I've only seen her in those two movies so maybe one of the performances is a fluke.
 
Martin Campbell: Here's something I've determined about Martin Campbell: if it's not James Bond or Zorro, stay the f*ck away.
 
The ugly: (note: there's a lot of swearing in this section)
 
The script, dear God, the script: Everything horrible about this movie can be traced to this God-forsaken script. From four writers comes a script that doesn't know what it wants to be. With four points to law the blame, I'm gonna aim it all at...
 
Greg Berlanti: He's the aforemented Life As We Know It f*cker. There's a lot of scenes that seem like they belong more in a sh*tty TV show than in f*cking superhero movie. Berlanti wrote for a lot sh*tty TV shows like Everwood and Brothers & Sisters so he's to blame for these scenes. And, to show how evil H-Wood is, this f*cker's gonna direct a Flash movie. There's probably gonna be a scene where Barry Allen goes on a double date using his powers. The worst part is I know this is gonna f*cking happen.
 
Pam Dixon; casting non-superstar!: When a tight cast is needed, going with the casting director of Ace Ventura, Jr. and Georgia Rule is not a good idea. While Dixon's sins aren't as epic as Berlanti's, they're still there.
 
WOW! I needed to do that. There's currently a sequel in production, but there's a silver-lining: that f*cker Berlanti isn't attached to it. Whoo! Grade: C.
 
Next-up: The Dilemma!


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Posted By: Vits
Date Posted: August 12 2011 at 9:57am
Originally posted by SchumacherH8ter

Yes, Ms. Lively is very pretty. But acting, no. It's especially odd because she was decent in The Town. Of course, I've only seen her in those two movies so maybe one of the performances is a fluke.
I haven't seen either movie.She was decent in the TRAVELING PANTS movies,but she's awful in GOSSIP GIRL.I'd say it's not entirely her fault because most of the characters are so one-dimensional trying to be two-dimensional the actors don't even try to emote.


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Posted By: Michaels
Date Posted: August 12 2011 at 12:44pm
I have seen most of Blake Lively's work. "Gossip Girl" is crap no matter who stars in it. She was okay in "Traveling Pants 1 & 2", but that's because it's not all that hard to play a hot girl when you're a hot girl. "The Town" was her best performance (all 4 scenes of her), but that is a case of right screenplay and right director to get that performance out of her. Overall, she's just the hot girl who Hollywood wants to make the new "It" girl just in time before Olivia Wilde or Emma Stone lose that title. Oh, and as for Blake's nude cell phone photos ... yummy! God bless young starlets for being stupid enough to pose naked and the hackers to put those photos online; it's better than Playboy!

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