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Cerebus Scrapple Level: 112 Posts: 1117/3554 EXP: 14937837 For next: 400416 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 138 days Last activity: 80 days # 1 Posted on 22.11.04 1026.35 Reposted on: 22.11.11 1026.37 I was 'dragged' to see this last night, and I was shocked and appalled at how much I enjoyed it. For what looks like a bad summer movie cast-aside, there was far more plot then I could give a Bruckheimer film credit for. Nic Cage even looked like he was enjoying himself instead of just collecting a paycheck like with his past few films. Someone really put a good effort in this film. I'd almost compare it to THE GOONIES, but for a slightly more mature audience. Promote this thread!
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 567/1628 EXP: 4777670 For next: 5319 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 40 days Last activity: 55 min. # 2 Posted on 22.11.04 1031.07 Reposted on: 22.11.11 1031.19 Originally posted by Cerebus I'd almost compare it to THE GOONIES, but for a slightly more mature audience. How mature? My 9 year old wants to see it, and if it gets me out of seeing Polar Express, I'm all for it.
pieman As young as he feels Level: 115 Posts: 1616/3701 EXP: 16409931 For next: 401484 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 2 hours # 3 Posted on 22.11.04 1254.00 Reposted on: 22.11.11 1259.01 Oh man, Polar Express was pretty nice. Don't be such a Scrooge. The bell probably doesn't ring for you anymore, either.
fuelinjected Banger Level: 99 Posts: 2531/2679 EXP: 9812411 For next: 187624 Since: 12.10.02 From: Canada Since last post: 3875 days Last activity: 3875 days # 4 Posted on 22.11.04 1304.08 Reposted on: 22.11.11 1305.00 I always found the Polar Express story to be a little disturbing as a child. I can't remember why, though. I think the new Tim Allen Christmas flick might be the one to check out. I was thinking about going to see National Treasure until I saw Cage on Letterman. He was dressed in all leather with a white tank top. I didn't need to see that before I went to bed.
geemoney Scrapple Level: 115 Posts: 1316/3837 EXP: 16639035 For next: 172380 Since: 26.1.03 From: Naples, FL Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 47 min.
AIM: # 5 Posted on 22.11.04 1304.11 Reposted on: 22.11.11 1305.30 National Treasure was pretty good for an action flick, but the critics were right- some parts are just way too implausible, in terms of how he escapes situations.
Cerebus Scrapple Level: 112 Posts: 1118/3554 EXP: 14937837 For next: 400416 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 138 days Last activity: 80 days # 6 Posted on 22.11.04 2351.00 Reposted on: 22.11.11 2351.07 Originally posted by Sec19Row53 How mature? My 9 year old wants to see it, and if it gets me out of seeing Polar Express, I'm all for it. I only meant more mature, in that there was more plot to keep up with. There wasn't any over blown violence or language or anything like that. In fact, I don't even recall any harsh language or blood in the whole film. This was probably the best action film I've seen for a younger audience in a long time.
The Vile1 Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 814/1694 EXP: 4952101 For next: 40769 Since: 4.9.02 From: California Since last post: 2626 days Last activity: 2357 days # 7 Posted on 25.11.04 1559.02 Reposted on: 25.11.11 1559.54 I saw National Treasure and it was surprisingly decent and entertaining. It didn't offend me and I had a good time. Here's my official review, courtesy of Hybrid Magazine: http://www.hybridmagazine.com/films/1104/national-treasure.shtml
oldschoolhero Knackwurst Level: 106 Posts: 1955/3059 EXP: 12305773 For next: 366211 Since: 2.1.02 From: nWo Country Since last post: 2600 days Last activity: 2534 days # 8 Posted on 26.11.04 1212.24 Reposted on: 26.11.11 1216.14 "I always found the Polar Express story to be a little disturbing as a child." I find the trailers for it pretty disturbing. If I was a kid and I woke up with that freakish mannequin-lookin' thing telling me to get on a big weird train, I'd run for the hills.
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