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The Great Film Scale


Jan 12 2013, 9:27am

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The Great Film Scale [In reply to] Can't Post

1. You got chills from an opening sequence, and these persist throughout the film. A little bit.

2. It didn't insult your intelligence, in fact, you appreciated the fact that it took a few brain cells to keep up. Was a bit disapointed on this one. PJ seems to think you need a whole load of action scenes to keep the publics attention. No you dont!

3. You forgot who the actor/actresses were and saw their characters. Yes

4. You're still talking about the film after a reasonable amount of time. Well, yes. But this doesnt mean it was a good film. Just that it had a profound effect on you. But you could be talking about a very bad film for a long time too. :p

5. The audience around you was totally engaged and respectfully silent except where appropriate. First time yes. Second time no. Depends on when you go I think.

6. You learned something from the film, or developed a new interest. No, i learned to know Tolkien thanks to Fotr. Didnt realy learn other new things from AUJ. Maybe that HFR can be pretty but doesnt work always. And I saw the Office Uk for the first time thanks too Martin Freeman.

7. Months or years later, you can recall key scenes in detail, not just famous lines. Not much time has passed. Yes, but I have a very good visual memory.

8. If it's not a big box office smash, you lobby others to go see it. Just the ones I know like Tolkien. Dont care about Box Office.

9. It inspires you in some part of your life. AUJ, the movie, didnt inspire me.

10. It's one of those films where you see it on TV, and regardless of where they are in the story, you start to watch it. Yes, i probably will. But again, doenst prove its a good movie. Sometimes I watch 10 minutes of Jersey Shore before I realise what i'm doing. They call it the tv-brain-off-mode. But maybe thats a different thing. :p

Conclusion:For me AUJ isnt a great film, it doenst have that bit more. But its very enjoyable.

(This post was edited by herzogian on Jan 12 2013, 9:33am)

Subject User Time
The Hobbit - AUJ on the 'great film scale' Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 12 2013, 12:40am
    Most excellent post! Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Jan 12 2013, 3:00am
    Great list. And I agree entirely. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 12 2013, 3:35am
    Maybe not QUITE as "great" as LOTR, but still pretty great! morgul lord Send a private message to morgul lord Jan 12 2013, 4:27am
    Great poster...... MasterOrc Send a private message to MasterOrc Jan 12 2013, 5:29am
    Interesting Retro315 Send a private message to Retro315 Jan 12 2013, 7:11am
    The Great Film Scale herzogian Send a private message to herzogian Jan 12 2013, 9:27am
    Yes to all .... and another one ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jan 12 2013, 10:22am
        Agree with all Pimmiko Send a private message to Pimmiko Jan 12 2013, 7:24pm
    for me Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Jan 12 2013, 4:25pm
    Interestingly after my first viewing Azog Send a private message to Azog Jan 12 2013, 5:29pm
    Well. . . Eleven or twelve AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 12 2013, 9:16pm
    What is a great film - for me. Michelle Johnston Jan 13 2013, 9:25am
        RYAN'S DAUGHTER is still castigated. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jan 13 2013, 6:12pm
            An update Michelle Johnston Jan 13 2013, 8:58pm
                Interesting. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jan 13 2013, 9:46pm


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