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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-10-07 04:13 AM
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So there's apparently a new Aliens vs. Predator movie coming out...
I'm not too thrilled with what I see in the trailer. Especially since they haven't learned from the mistake of #1 and set it on modern-day Earth AGAIN. That only works for Predator movies, not crossovers.

I am not pleased by civilians being offed on-screen. It's tasteless. Yeah, the whole colony in Aliens went "pfft," but it was almost completely off-screen, and we didn't have this shit of trying to excite sympathy for people only to have them go splat. It's a cheap ploy to try and tug at your heartstrings. Aliens did it much better: they go splat, then you find out what happened and feel sympathetic.

I like some of the concepts (double shoulder cannons, whip, the double impalement, chick being stupid enough to try to fight in an undershirt and short shorts getting offed), but as a whole, it seems mediocre (still better than #1, though), and an exercise in gore porn.

However, I'll link to the trailer here:
http://media.movies.ign.com/media/746/746237/vid_209767...
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-10-07 07:26 AM
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1. the concept is good
but, something about the first one just didn't feel right to me, and I'm usually pretty flexible in my standards for Sci-Fi. Heck, I watch a decent percentage of those Saturday night at 9:00pm B movies on the Sci-Fi Channel.





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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-10-07 10:09 AM
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3. Yeah. I'm going to wait for the DVD on this one.
And the first one just plain sucked.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-10-07 08:36 AM
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2. "John Rambo" looks better than this, and that looks crap
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-10-07 10:09 AM
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4. You're going a little far, there.
But I do agree it's not going to turn out too well.
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