The W
Views: 97755167
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.7.07 1551
The 7 - Movies & TV - Ultraviolet Register and log in to post!
(764 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
JST
Liverwurst
Level: 69

Posts: 834/1211
EXP: 2849394
For next: 20364

Since: 20.1.02
From: Quebec City, CAN

Since last post: 14 days
Last activity: 3 days
#1 Posted on 5.3.06 2357.24
Reposted on: 5.3.13 2359.01
The perks of having a friend who works at the movies is the occasional free movie pass. After tonight I have a newfound love and appreciation for those.

What we ended up seeing were 88 minutes of the weirdest damn crap I've ever laid eyes on. 3/4 of this movie is Milla Jovovich killing people with weapons that magically appear in her hands, while either trying to save herself or some ugly kid. She then battles with the least credible villain I've ever seen, basically a well-dressed man with a dumbass nosepiece. I stopped paying attention to the plot when people started admitting to being vampires for no discernible reason. Despite Milla's contractually obligated nudie shot, all the pretty colors and fight scenes in the world aren't gonna save this surefire Razzie candidate for next year.

Avoid. Get a rectal exam instead.

(edited by JST on 6.3.06 0058)
Promote this thread!
Pizza Delivery Jones
Chourico
Level: 36

Posts: 199/282
EXP: 287395
For next: 20718

Since: 27.6.04

Since last post: 778 days
Last activity: 706 days
#2 Posted on 6.3.06 0002.40
Reposted on: 6.3.13 0009.14
Saw it last night and I'm quite certain this will be the worst movie I watch this year (Of course, I'll be avoiding the movies which I saw trailers for prior to Ultraviolet -- Stay Alive, Little man, and something else equally horrible looking). As we were leaving the friend I was with said something along the lines of, "I think that was even worse than Wing Commander..." Went in thinking that we might get something decent like Equilibrium, only with a bigger budget. If only I had known...
The Vile1
Lap cheong
Level: 80

Posts: 1360/1694
EXP: 4595713
For next: 187276

Since: 4.9.02
From: California

Since last post: 1926 days
Last activity: 1657 days
#3 Posted on 6.3.06 1210.33
Reposted on: 6.3.13 1211.34
Wow, and I bet you guys all loved Equilibrium.

I still think Equilibrium is an overrated movie. It doesn't deserve this reverence it has amongst the geek, fanboy community. Equilibrium when you get right down to it, is a B movie with some quality actors. A few nice action pieces, but not much else. Guys like Bale, Bean, and Watson made it a little higher than what it actually was. But its really not this brilliant masterpiece some make it out to be.

samoflange
Lap cheong
Level: 80

Posts: 466/1786
EXP: 4658475
For next: 124514

Since: 22.2.04
From: Cambridge, MA

Since last post: 285 days
Last activity: 277 days
#4 Posted on 6.3.06 1224.00
Reposted on: 6.3.13 1224.12
I think Equilibrium is fairly overrated too. The story is nothing original, the action is cool but not THAT cool, and the final scenes were very anticlimactic to me. The concept of the Grammaton cleric (or, as my friends and I call them, Probability Ninjas) is a good one, but not executed as well as it could have been.

In any case, I'll probably rent Ultraviolet just because I like spacey ninja movies alot. There aren't many movies I'd pay to see in the theatre, and this surely isn't going to be one of them.
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 212

Posts: 7381/16104
EXP: 138814349
For next: 2221437

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 15 hours
Last activity: 8 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 6.3.06 1558.05
Reposted on: 6.3.13 1559.01
Jeremy Billones' take: http://otherarena.com/cgi/post.cgi?32407&1&4&film
J. Kyle
Boudin blanc
Level: 93

Posts: 1541/2388
EXP: 7862847
For next: 189993

Since: 21.2.02
From: The Land of Aloha

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 18 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 6.3.06 1839.20
Reposted on: 6.3.13 1839.35
There is no way you can POSSIBLY overrate Fahrenheit 451 with guns.

None.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Dwight's Speech [The Office 3/2]
Next thread: Christopher Reeve's widow dies at 44
Previous thread: Doctor Who coming to SciFi Channel
(764 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Movies & TV - UltravioletRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.151 seconds.