June 6 2007 3:33 PM EDT
I've just watched this for the first time. Omigod. Wow.
I may be able to talk about it in a little while...
June 6 2007 3:43 PM EDT
It sure is a great movie. Probably the best I have seen.
June 6 2007 3:46 PM EDT
It isn't by far the best movie I have seen, though it is a nice movie indeed. :)
June 6 2007 3:46 PM EDT
I wouldn't say it is the best ever, but it is certainly an awesome movie.
I can't believe it took you this long to see. :P
June 6 2007 3:53 PM EDT
Yeah, I'm slow to see movies sometimes; I'm a big Frank Miller fan, so I guess I was wary of seeing it. But it feels like a Frank Miller comic come to life, much like Sin City did. And a lot of that is the way modern digital methods have been used.
Digital technology is too often, IMO, used to make the unreal real. I think I prefer it the other way around like this. Such a dream like quality.
June 6 2007 4:51 PM EDT
The fight scenes sure put Gladiator to shame.
June 6 2007 4:58 PM EDT
I think they were beautifully shot; some of the best battle scenes I've ever seen. The Japanese influence is strong, but that's very true to the original Frank Miller graphic novel; it was always one of the most interesting aspects of what he did with every comic he produced.
June 6 2007 6:35 PM EDT
A true man's movie.
(Gosh, I sure do love slow-motion violence!)
June 6 2007 6:52 PM EDT
But really well done slo-mo violence - it was like watching the frames of a comic - when they move the action across a page; those little still shots that would punctuate each move were superb.
June 6 2007 7:53 PM EDT
Yes, but is it as good as this
Oh, that was brilliant!
I have a new battle cry:
"Brush your teeth!!!"
June 6 2007 8:19 PM EDT
I liked the action and fighting.
I didn't like the rest of it.
(in-depth movie analysis right there)
June 6 2007 8:21 PM EDT
i liked it a lot
I sooo gotta see this darn movie, but I always forget X_X.
As for the link...''Brush your teeeth!'' LOL.
June 7 2007 12:07 AM EDT
my favourite moments: "this is SPARTA!"
the the 'pimp slap'(c),
Where Gerard Butler leaves the front ranks and goes on a rampage with his spear then his sword. He thwacks the last guy with his shield and proceeds to finish him off... anyone else think his body is god-like?
Makes me wish we could do pimp slaps in CB2.. i'd definitely buy/forge a shield that does damage ;)
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