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aoshi wrote a comment about the news item Adam Sandler Plans Grown Ups Sequel
My problem with the first one was precisely that it wasn't funny at all. I thought that with that "ensemble cast" I would laugh a little at least, but it was lame all the way through, almost painful to watch.

Adam Sandler might not be the best comedian of all time but he is usually funny. Even Kevin James manages a chuckle here and there sometimes. Yet even Chris Rock managed to be boring. What would possess them to think this is sequel worthy is beyond me.
aoshi wrote a comment about the news item Adam Sandler Plans Grown Ups Sequel
Why? That movie was sh*t, one of his worst, which is saying a lot.
aoshi wrote a comment about the news item Star Trek 2 Loses Benicio Del Toro
Star Trek is a franchise that does not need a Villain of the Week. Remember the original series? They didn't need one for every single episode. Even Star Trek IV shed the Villain of the Week requirement. They should write something original that has more to do with exploration and a problem that requires more brains than brawn to be solved.
aoshi wrote a comment about the news item Star Trek 2 Loses Benicio Del Toro
@moviegeek @jimthar the first one was already the Khan story rehashed, it wasn't fresh storywise, just in terms of the look and dynamism.

I think if Khan is in this story, it won't be the Wrath of Khan redone but their first encounter redone (remember Kirk is still fresh out of the Academy).
This is the Lord of the Rings for TV series
I meant for* everyone
@bawnian-dexeus yep

@dan1 he's not from everyone, but since we were in the topic for guilty pleasures... :p
@bawnian-dexeus I'm from PR
aoshi is now Friends with ejk1
My top three Miyazaki films would be:

1. Princess Mononoke
2. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
3. Spirited Away

I was actually disappointed with My Neighbor Totoro. To be honest, the movie has no point whatsoever, it's just stuff happening. Sure, Miyazaki's magic is there, but that's about it. It's the first (and so far, only) Miyazaki film that I didn't like.
@dan1 I'm a big enough fan of Evanescence that I actually bought tickets to their concert in Puerto Rico last October.

Same thing with Yanni (the concert is in two weeks).
@ejk1 I am reading a trilogy of books (of which the first one is called "Leviathan") set in a steampunk alternate 1914 world, and while reading it I thought of Howl's Moving Castle.
aoshi wrote a comment about ejk1's Review of High Noon
Just saw it, will write my own review soon. I watched it without actually knowing what it was about, just going by its reputation as a Western and an influence on Once Upon a Time in the West. Although I found many flaws, the movie did achieve an amazing sense of tension, the build up was great and Gary Cooper's performance golden. I don't think I have ever felt more sorry for a movie character. "Restrained panic" is the perfect way to describe his emotions.
What gave it away?
aoshi posted in the forum: What are you reading right now?
Reading "Behemoth", "Three Musketeers", "Seeds of Discovery", "Eaters of the Dead", and "A Game of Thrones".
Seems like I can't do a proper poll, so discuss! *meep meep* andale, andale, arriiiiiiba!!!!
@moviegeek Obviously I have no way to be sure until it is actually released, but I don't think so. First, the book is not the mammoths that the LOTR books are. Second, they are taking a relatively short book and dividing it into two movies. Part of the reason for that is that Peter Jackson is adding stuff not in the book that did happen in Middle Earth at that time according to The Silmarillion, but even with those additions I don't think each part will last longer than 2, maybe 2 and a half hours. That should mean at least one more viewing per day than any of the LOTR movies.
aoshi wrote a comment about the news item Ridley Scott Confirmed to Direct Blade Runner Sequel
@felipe-11 you are right, you might be the only person in the world who thinks The Lost World was better than JP, and that's a good thing lol
@corey umm, what were you replying to, exactly? xD
@moviegeek TDK wasn't starting from ground zero, Batman Begins didn't have as much success in the box office but it was critically acclaimed. I do agree that the hype for TDKR will be much bigger, but then again so will The Hobbit's. The main reason the LOTR movies didn't make more money was because of how long each were; the longer running time the less showings per day.