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Old 05-16-2014, 01:04 PM
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Old 05-16-2014, 01:28 PM
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This movie wasn't bad, it was just remarkably unoriginal. It felt very paint-by-number. A remake of Titanic set in Pompeii.
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Old 05-16-2014, 01:54 PM
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This movie wasn't bad, it was just remarkably unoriginal. It felt very paint-by-number. A remake of Titanic set in Pompeii.
What a shame. I grew up fascinated with the story of Pompeii and later in life I visited the area a few times.

I would love for someone to make a good movie on this scale about the city.
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Old 05-19-2014, 10:03 PM
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3.5 stars? Really? Maybe I seen a different Pompeii. The one I seen could barely be given 2!
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It's 2.5 stars for the movie, actually, mostly due to the second half. The 3.5 is for the overall package, taking into account the video, audio and supplements.
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E's review of 'Pompeii 3D' has just been posted:

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Great review E. Think this will be a blind buy for me.
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Blind buy, picking it up from Best Buy on the way home.

If it's visually as appealing as other Paul W.S. Anderson films, I'll be very happy with the purchase.
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I may have to rethink my original decision to skip this release. You know, Paul WS Anderson got some flack about his Three Musketeers 3D film, but I found it to be highly enjoyable, a diamond in the rough. Even though this one gets bad reviews often, that doesn't mean I'll not like it. Hell, I hate just about everything the mainstream audience loves and love a lot of things they hate.
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I may have to rethink my original decision to skip this release. You know, Paul WS Anderson got some flack about his Three Musketeers 3D film, but I found it to be highly enjoyable, a diamond in the rough. Even though this one gets bad reviews often, that doesn't mean I'll not like it. Hell, I hate just about everything the mainstream audience loves and love a lot of things they hate.
I feel he is underrated, he just needs better scripts. If I needed a director for a 3D film, he's the one I'd pick.
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