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Old 05-02-2012, 01:43 PM
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'The Walking Tall Trilogy' - High-Def Digest Review

Aaron has just reviewed 'The Walking Tall Trilogy.' He says this is more fun than you can shake a ginormous beatin' log at! Recommended.

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Old 05-02-2012, 02:00 PM
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"The new place is home to gambling, prostitution, and rivers of illegal alcohol. "

I need to see this movie based solely on that line alone LOL
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The first movie was the best.

You have to love Joe Don Baker's as Buford Pusser. He really played the part really well. The movie had great action, social commentary and even some great moments of humor! Got to love the Judge's new office!

I've really like the actor who's been in Hollywood for years but is never remembered except for "that guy in that movie that was great, what was his name?". Baker deserves more credit for his talent, which was showcased so well early in his career.

I vaguely recall the sequels, as there were diminishing returns with each.

It was unfortunate that the remake with The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) wasn't as good. Given that Johnson has shown he can act later, it's unfortunate he wasn't given much of an opportunity to show that in his film debut.
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The first movie was the best.

You have to love Joe Don Baker's as Buford Pusser. He really played the part really well. The movie had great action, social commentary and even some great moments of humor! Got to love the Judge's new office!

I've really like the actor who's been in Hollywood for years but is never remembered except for "that guy in that movie that was great, what was his name?". Baker deserves more credit for his talent, which was showcased so well early in his career.

I vaguely recall the sequels, as there were diminishing returns with each.

It was unfortunate that the remake with The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) wasn't as good. Given that Johnson has shown he can act later, it's unfortunate he wasn't given much of an opportunity to show that in his film debut.
Wasn't Rock's film debut. Mummy Returns was. Scorpion King AND Rundown came before the remake of WT, as well.
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It was unfortunate that the remake with The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) wasn't as good.
More unfortunate that the review doesn't mention the remake at all. Some kind of comparison would have been warranted.
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More unfortunate that the review doesn't mention the remake at all. Some kind of comparison would have been warranted.
No comparision is necessary as the original is the ONLY one you need to see. The message was implied from the review LOL
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More unfortunate that the review doesn't mention the remake at all. Some kind of comparison would have been warranted.
It's warranted to mention the original if you're reviewing the remake, but not the other way around.
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It's warranted to mention the original if you're reviewing the remake, but not the other way around.
Obviously it's more important then, but it's still odd IMO not to make some kind of comparison. It's not like you have a review of the newer Walking Tall here, either.
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Obviously it's more important then, but it's still odd IMO not to make some kind of comparison. It's not like you have a review of the newer Walking Tall here, either.
Eh. I didn't see the point and still don't. When these were made there was no The Rock in 'Walking Tall.' There's no reason to even give it a mention here. JMO, though.
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No comparision is necessary as the original is the ONLY one you need to see. The message was implied from the review LOL
Yes, exactly. Let's forget the other one. Rock didn't quite fit with the movie, though neither did most the other characters in that movie.
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