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Old 06-16-2013, 01:48 PM    (permalink
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LOL, wasn't going for blood. Or wine.

The film has done $125M it's opening "weekend", TOPS all-time for a June opening movie.

Perfect or not, complaints from you or not, that's damn straight no? Best ever for June?

No need to go after Tebow again.

GO MICKELSON (or Stricker) !!!
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It's odd. Everyone I know that's seen Man of Steel has had almost nothing but positive things to say about it, yet it sits at 56% on rottentomatoes.

Going to see This Is the End tonight, and then going with a honey to see Man of Steel and the Great Gatsby in back-to-back viewings tomorrow after work.
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It's odd. Everyone I know that's seen Man of Steel has had almost nothing but positive things to say about it, yet it sits at 56% on rottentomatoes.

Going to see This Is the End tonight, and then going with a honey to see Man of Steel and the Great Gatsby in back-to-back viewings tomorrow after work.
Nice, lotta action there for you and the lady.

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LMAO..... nice Brody, thanks.

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As the new Superman movie takes flight this weekend, filmmakers are hoping the Man of Steel lands not only in theaters, but also in pulpits.

Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father’s Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.

The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled “Jesus: The Original Superhero,” the notes run nine pages.

“How might the story of Superman awaken our passion for the greatest hero who ever lived and died and rose again?” the sermon notes ask.

Similar campaigns to corral the country's large number of Christians into the movie theater have been used for "Les Miserables," "Soul Surfer" and "The Blind Side," all of which had at least some religious angle.

Baltimore pastor Quentin Scott is among dozens of ministers who received an e-mail invitation from Grace Hill Media, a Hollywood-based Christian marketing firm, to an early screening of “Man of Steel.”

“There was an actual push to say `We’re putting out something that speaks to your group,' ” said Scott, one of the pastors of Shiloh Christian Community Church in Baltimore.

At first, Scott said, he didn’t buy the religious pitch. Then he decided to attend a free midweek screening in Baltimore.

“When I sat and listened to the movie I actually saw it was the story of Christ, and the love of God was weaved into the story," said the pastor.
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This is the End...

-not enough Michael Cera
-WAY too religion heavy


Still was funny though.
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I don't really see how there was too much religion since it was basically the driving point of the plot.
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I don't really see how there was too much religion since it was basically the driving point of the plot.
THAT WAS MY POINT, GOD. I didn't like the portrayal of religion, to an extent. Then again, the only thing in the media that I love the portrayal of religion in is Supernatural.
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Moonrise Kingdom was ok but watching 12 year olds get to second base was as uncomfortable as I've ever been watching a movie.
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-not enough Michael Cera
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Still was funny though.
There is no such thing as not enough Michael Cera.
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Trust me, if you saw the movie and how he played his role, you'd think otherwise.
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You guys act like Superbad, Scott Pilgrim, and Arrested Development aren't three of the greatest instances of popular media.

No comment on Nick and Norah, Youth in Revolt, Juno, or Paper Heart
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Saw This Is The End last night.

Funny, but not hilarious.

Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill, and Cera definitely gave me the biggest laughs.
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You guys act like Superbad, Scott Pilgrim, and Arrested Development aren't three of the greatest instances of popular media.

No comment on Nick and Norah, Youth in Revolt, Juno, or Paper Heart
I like all those movies you listed :/. Year One on the otherhand...
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I like all those movies you listed :/. Year One on the otherhand...
Jack Black wasn't too bad.
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I like all those movies you listed :/. Year One on the otherhand...
I literally have no comment on them. I've only seen Juno in which he is probably more minor than he should be, and parts of Nick and Norah. I get how that reads, though. Those are just the other movies of his that came to mind that I assume furthered his awkward image.

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I thought Man of Steel was fantastic.
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Scott Pilgrim is the best.
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Truth. I never get sick of that movie.

Actually, I thought Superman started off too slow. I got bored for the first hour of the movie. Besides that it was sweet.
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I'm watching Dark Knight Rises for the first time.

Pretty sure Bane's voice is about to annoy me into turning it off.
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LOL, wasn't going for blood. Or wine.

The film has done $125M it's opening "weekend", TOPS all-time for a June opening movie.

Perfect or not, complaints from you or not, that's damn straight no? Best ever for June?

No need to go after Tebow again.

GO MICKELSON (or Stricker) !!!
Right, because money making should be the standard for judging if a film is really good by the majority of it's viewers. I guess Transformers 2 should have won an Oscar by that logic. I mean, look how much money it made!!!!
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It's odd. Everyone I know that's seen Man of Steel has had almost nothing but positive things to say about it, yet it sits at 56% on rottentomatoes.

Going to see This Is the End tonight, and then going with a honey to see Man of Steel and the Great Gatsby in back-to-back viewings tomorrow after work.
Rotten Tomatoes has Superman Returns at 76%. Enough said.
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Nice, lotta action there for you and the lady.


LMAO..... nice Brody, thanks.

I suspect the Rotten Tomatoes bad marks, as well as Ness, are something to do with this angle (lotta infidels are so sensitive these days:

As the new Superman movie takes flight this weekend, filmmakers are hoping the Man of Steel lands not only in theaters, but also in pulpits.

Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father’s Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.

The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled “Jesus: The Original Superhero,” the notes run nine pages.

“How might the story of Superman awaken our passion for the greatest hero who ever lived and died and rose again?” the sermon notes ask.

Similar campaigns to corral the country's large number of Christians into the movie theater have been used for "Les Miserables," "Soul Surfer" and "The Blind Side," all of which had at least some religious angle.

Baltimore pastor Quentin Scott is among dozens of ministers who received an e-mail invitation from Grace Hill Media, a Hollywood-based Christian marketing firm, to an early screening of “Man of Steel.”

“There was an actual push to say `We’re putting out something that speaks to your group,' ” said Scott, one of the pastors of Shiloh Christian Community Church in Baltimore.

At first, Scott said, he didn’t buy the religious pitch. Then he decided to attend a free midweek screening in Baltimore.

“When I sat and listened to the movie I actually saw it was the story of Christ, and the love of God was weaved into the story," said the pastor.
God your reading comprehension is terrible. Me saying I have a couple of issues with Man of Steel doesn't in any way imply that I didn't enjoy the film. I even stated I was satisfied. I love how you're trying to twist one little part of minutiae regarding my sentence and turn it into something completely different. You're worse than ESPN.

Ness said he had a couple of issues with the film so that must mean he hated Man of Steel!!!! What a hater!!!!

Dafuq? Logic and reason are on your side J-Mike88. Please, utilize them.
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Pain and Gain is kind of an odd movie considering what it's based on but The Rock is fantastic in it.
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This Is the End was ah-mah-zing. I thought the trailer was going to give away all of the celebrity cameos, but there was a couple in the film that I was not expecting and they were hilarious.
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