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I am offended

Postby Omphalos » Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:35 pm

Nineteen Eighty-Four meets The Terminator? Fuck them.

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Re: I am offended

Postby Serkanner » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:08 am

Horrible. It is al the "lowest denominator" again. This world is full of "low". Yuck!
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Re: I am offended

Postby SandChigger » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:30 am

Ugh. :roll:
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Re: I am offended

Postby Hunchback Jack » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:11 am

Some of the comments capture it nicely:

Better Than You
16 hours ago
I wish we could ban 1984 just so that hack writers who barely understood Orwell's politics at all would stop making stupid hamfisted references to it in their own work.
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Peter Burman
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Hell, I don't trust them with Terminator.


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Re: I am offended

Postby Ampoliros » Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:35 pm

Terminator + 1984 is the wrong analogy.

Cameron + Berg + Bay + Shamalayan would be more apt.

Translation: It will have lots of shiny sci-fi CGI, and it will have a moment where the characters almost try and address a human issue, and it might even move people with sub-par intelligence and then BAM! Action-CGI! It will also have robots and a hot chick.
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Re: I am offended

Postby lotek » Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:33 am

did someone say hot chick ?
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