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by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Looper (2012)
Replies: 3294
Views: 170449

Looper (2012)

This film won't be nominated by the Academy. It be nice to think so if it's as good as it looks, but I just doubt it will get that kind of recognition. Kind of hoping at the very least Johnson will nab a best original screenplay nomination.
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Looper (2012)
Replies: 3294
Views: 170449

Looper (2012)

I'm expecting this or The Master to be my favorite of the year. Of course I'm trying to keep my expectations leveled.
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: The Avengers won
Replies: 89
Views: 8322

The Avengers won

I guess I'm in the minority about this one. Even though their only comparable on the most superficial superhero level, I'd take Avengers any day. This is coming a Batman fan. A Nolan fan and a fan of what Nolan has done with Batman.......at least for the first two films. Avengers is that rare blockb...
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: NF Reviews/Reactions Only
Replies: 663
Views: 113878

NF Reviews/Reactions Only

I'm in the minority here so take whatever I say with a grain of salt. The Dark Knight 10/10 Batman Begins 9/10 The Dark Knight Rises 7/10. Maybe Too much lazy exposition, monologues, and even twists that never feel truly deserved. The tone is darker and yet at times it's too dark with.... civilians ...
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: Overbloated? [Spoilers]
Replies: 42
Views: 4897

Overbloated? [Spoilers]

It was either remove some characters to make it tighter or expand to flesh out characters and plot points. Many moments of the film are not earned. Their rushed through exposition. As for Selina Kyle/Catwoman. In some ways she is integral and in some ways she isn't. She is far and away the best thin...
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: Criticisms of The Dark Knight Rises? (spoilers)
Replies: 255
Views: 23778

Criticisms of The Dark Knight Rises? (spoilers)

-pacing. more so in the 2nd half and not the 1st or 3rd. -exposition. Eh. These talented writers didn't handle it to so well -monologues -development became non-existent after a certain point and it was just a matter of wrapping things up -too many characters -too many subplots -Zimmer's score is ra...
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: Tone
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Tone

Yup. Things were incredibly bleak even more so than the last and yet at the same time this felt like the most comic bookish of all the films. Characters go through the whole exile thing and some people are even getting hanged.
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: Worse than The Dark Knight?
Replies: 112
Views: 11834

Worse than The Dark Knight?

i don't know if this will be seen as being a classic trilogy in the sense Star Wars or LOTR was. You need to 2 immense movies on an immense scale with widespread critical acclaim. I'm talking like 93-94% or above on RT and the general audience widely in agreement. LOTR was able to do it with 3 movi...
by TheExtractorCobb
Forum: The Dark Knight Rises
Topic: TDKR Reviews Discussion
Replies: 2734
Views: 232358

TDKR Reviews Discussion

Metacritic has this at an 80 with 38 reviewers. I'm assuming there's at least 3-5 more reviews coming in. That's a very impressive score. That's the strange thing. This is still one of his better reviewed films of the year and it's one of Nolan's better reviewed flicks. I guess this flick is divisi...