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Perry
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« on: April 24, 2018, 05:57:18 PM »

Love Tom Hardy. Other than Dunkirk, I can't think of a bad (overrated) movie he has been in. Not really.
However, I also can't recall a movie, set in modern times, that had sand buggys in them that turned out to be a good movie. 

Venom? Has both.
Oh boy which way will the pendulum swing?
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 06:38:27 PM »

I do not like the Carnage powers of the symbiote blasting out to bludgeon it's strike others. Then again, I haven't enjoyed Venom the character since the DeMatteis days, so maybe that power is current!
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 07:40:34 PM »

i'm not sure how i feel about this movie.  The storyline seems better than I initially thought it would be, but I'm a little leery of that CGI.  Not having Spidey in it also gives me a big pause.
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2018, 02:28:47 AM »

i'm not sure how i feel about this movie.  The storyline seems better than I initially thought it would be, but I'm a little leery of that CGI. 

Exactly how I feel. The scenes look top notch and well acted with Hardy's impactful presence and then you get the Venom action stuff and it just looks ... cheap. Like a low budget "B" movie. Not sure they could do better with it, just that it still looks off. Maybe it will show better later?
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2018, 06:18:42 AM »

I agree the trailer looks a lot better than I had expected but I've never cared for Venom.  I doubt I'll be seeing this one.
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2018, 07:49:45 AM »

After trailer 3... I just don't know what to think of this.
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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2018, 10:56:42 AM »

I know I will not step foot in a theater for this.
(Not that I was going to beforehand)
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2018, 11:26:04 AM »

Same here.  And only a "maybe" for watching it on Netflix.
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« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2018, 12:03:20 PM »

Probably gonna pass.  Just doesn't really interest me.


However, I also can't recall a movie, set in modern times, that had sand buggys in them that turned out to be a good movie.

I can think of one. 
"Your grandma took a spill at the sand dunes today. Broke her coccyx...: Wink  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2018, 05:09:18 PM »

Okay, alright, while this isn't a total change for me, I am a little, just a tad, more hopeful about this after seeing this final trailer.
Am I still nervous, oh yeah, but with this clip I can at least see the potential in the effects that I could not see before.

Maybe this won't be as bad as I feared?

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« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2018, 09:58:50 AM »

I'll see it because I'll have to know.

Know what it's like. Know how bad it is. I'll have to know for myself. That way I can ask "why" when it's over.
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« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2018, 03:50:33 AM »

The hospital I work for gives employees free movie passes for their birthday so I decided to use mine on Venom.  I'm glad I did.  Only because it meant I didn't pay real money to see this movie.  Once again, Sony shows why they shouldn't be allowed to make Marvel movies. 
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« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2018, 09:58:56 AM »

The hospital I work for gives employees free movie passes for their birthday so I decided to use mine on Venom.  I'm glad I did.  Only because it meant I didn't pay real money to see this movie.  Once again, Sony shows why they shouldn't be allowed to make Marvel movies. 

Ouch.  That bad eh?
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