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(Boomstick Comics)   The Dark Knight Rises blu-ray will be an extended cut of the film including Bane's origin story and more Liam Neeson   (boomstickcomics.com) divider line 65
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2012-09-06 10:17:55 AM  

dragonchild: Orgasmatron138: I got the idea in the movie that it was more of a slipped disk.

You don't heal a "slipped disk" (a misnomer to be fair) with chiropractic. That aside, if the spine actually split like that (jutting out of Bruce's back and stuff) he'd have been permanently paralyzed from the waist down. It looked like a dislocated rib to me. In any case, as long as the writer isn't a doctor, I think it was a good move to make it deliberately vague. He got a back injury, got it treated and rehabbed. I'm OK with that. What was far lazier was that Batman before the injury was set up in the beginning as a scarred, rusting has-been whose body was falling apart. Then he goes through a stupid Rocky montage and now he's better than ever? After a crippling injury no less? OK, OK, it's a comic book story. But the movie isn't shot like a comic book. So fanbois, make up your minds already.

Fact is, The Dark Knight Rises was a silly, carelessly written movie with comic-grade cheese and laughably unrealistic premises, but is shot to be all gritty and "realistic". I rank it on the same level as "Independence Day" and "Waterworld". If people enjoyed that then I'm cool with them, but the flip-flopping between "it's a comic book" and "it's realistic" is getting annoying.

SkylineRecords: It's kind of difficult to like a movie when you can't understand what the hell the main antagonist is saying.

That isn't what made it boring, and the disc should have captioning anyway. It was just a dumb, dumb movie. I came in with high expectations and as the silliness grew I got annoyed.

I honestly came away thinking it was Nolan's "fark you" to the whole project and its fans, and he deliberately made it stupid (but shot all serious-like) to see if anyone would notice.


He had to have Lucius make him equipment to fix his crippled body. Did you not watch the movie?
 
2012-09-06 10:18:00 AM  
Maybe if we are lucky he can also find more footage of Batman instead of the 15 or so minutes that ended up in the 2:45 long movie.
 
2012-09-06 10:21:33 AM  

Fade2black: ThatBillmanGuy: Iczer: Can movie companies stop with all the farking blu-ray exclusive content already? It wasn't bad when it was HD-DVD vs blu-ray, but now that it's JUST blu-ray and DVD it's sickening.

Yes I know blu-ray can hold more data than a DVD, I also know you could charge DVD buyers a bit more and add another farking disc into the case with the same bonus content. Not everyone and their grandmothers have blu-ray players and/or 3D TVs hollywood.

Oh, they know. They just would rather you go die in a fire, because you're most likely a filthy internet pirate if you refuse to pay for the super mega awesome blu-ray edition of everything.

Or you could stop being a cheap ass and buy a blu ray for 80 measly bucks.


Or you could quit worrying about format and just pirate the highest definition out there, put it on an networked drive, and then stream it to any PC or console you want.

Bonus, you don't have to worry about it being scratched during handling, or disk rot.
 
2012-09-06 10:32:54 AM  

CK2005: He had to have Lucius make him equipment to fix his crippled body. Did you not watch the movie?


Why the Rocky montage then? You don't need to work a powered knee brace, especially when the problem it's fixing is lack of cartilage.
 
2012-09-06 10:35:16 AM  

dragonchild: CK2005: He had to have Lucius make him equipment to fix his crippled body. Did you not watch the movie?

Why the Rocky montage then? You don't need to work a powered knee brace, especially when the problem it's fixing is lack of cartilage.


i guess maybe I'M the one who didn't watch the movie, because I don't remember such a montage
 
2012-09-06 11:12:12 AM  

dragonchild: Orgasmatron138: I got the idea in the movie that it was more of a slipped disk.

You don't heal a "slipped disk" (a misnomer to be fair) with chiropractic. That aside, if the spine actually split like that (jutting out of Bruce's back and stuff) he'd have been permanently paralyzed from the waist down. It looked like a dislocated rib to me. In any case, as long as the writer isn't a doctor, I think it was a good move to make it deliberately vague. He got a back injury, got it treated and rehabbed. I'm OK with that. What was far lazier was that Batman before the injury was set up in the beginning as a scarred, rusting has-been whose body was falling apart. Then he goes through a stupid Rocky montage and now he's better than ever? After a crippling injury no less? OK, OK, it's a comic book story. But the movie isn't shot like a comic book. So fanbois, make up your minds already.

Fact is, The Dark Knight Rises was a silly, carelessly written movie with comic-grade cheese and laughably unrealistic premises, but is shot to be all gritty and "realistic". I rank it on the same level as "Independence Day" and "Waterworld". If people enjoyed that then I'm cool with them, but the flip-flopping between "it's a comic book" and "it's realistic" is getting annoying.

SkylineRecords: It's kind of difficult to like a movie when you can't understand what the hell the main antagonist is saying.

That isn't what made it boring, and the disc should have captioning anyway. It was just a dumb, dumb movie. I came in with high expectations and as the silliness grew I got annoyed.

I honestly came away thinking it was Nolan's "fark you" to the whole project and its fans, and he deliberately made it stupid (but shot all serious-like) to see if anyone would notice.


What a load of nonsense. DKR is miles above ID4, etc. I get that you didn't LOVE it, but give your head a shake. Your comment is troll-rific.
 
2012-09-06 11:19:29 AM  

Snatch Bandergrip: Reinsert the scene of how Wayne gets back into Gotham.


And the scene where he paints the giant flaming batman logo on that bridge.
 
2012-09-06 11:39:07 AM  

Iczer: Can movie companies stop with all the farking blu-ray exclusive content already? It wasn't bad when it was HD-DVD vs blu-ray, but now that it's JUST blu-ray and DVD it's sickening.

Yes I know blu-ray can hold more data than a DVD, I also know you could charge DVD buyers a bit more and add another farking disc into the case with the same bonus content. Not everyone and their grandmothers have blu-ray players and/or 3D TVs hollywood.


Pretty sure Blu-Ray players now cost about the same as DVD players did a few years ago. And they'll still play your old DVDs. So unless you decide to go the download/streaming route for movies I'd say the problem is more you dragging your feet.
 
2012-09-06 12:16:05 PM  

Hebalo: DKR is miles above ID4


Can you make a case, please? No, really. I'm looking for a case that doesn't lack perspective. I get a lot of "it's better than this" or "it's dark" or "it's realistic" or whatever. Nothing to really chew on.

People keep insisting it's good, but there's a difference between "good" and "enjoyable". Twilight has like a billion fans and I don't fault them for enjoying it. I do fault them for insisting it's good because they enjoyed it, and that's all I see from people who enjoyed The Dark Knight Rises.

The characters have to act wildly irrationally to move the plot along, the interactions are implausible, there's little internal consistency, the tactics are a joke and the plot has more loose ends than your mom's bed after a busy night. Yeah, it's about as bad as Independence Day.

Riddle me this: A key to the climax of ID4 is uploading a virus into an alien mothership no human had up to that point ever interacted with. In TDKR, several thousand armed cops charge several hundred heavily armed terrorists and. . . gosh, I think I could count the number of shots fired. All that weaponry (including prototype military weaponry) and everyone opts to brawl in the streets -- even though the thugs had been killing people in cold blood up to that point using everything from guns to grenades. Out of the blue, there's some unspoken gentlemen's agreement to settle this winner-take-all battle for the city with fisticuffs? This is supposed to be a gritty, thinking person's movie? I can hear Nolan laughing at the idiocy of his fanbase from here.
 
2012-09-06 12:52:59 PM  

Girion47:
Or you could quit worrying about format and just pirate the highest definition out there, put it on an networked drive, and then stream it to any PC or console you want.

Bonus, you don't have to worry about it being scratched during handling, or disk rot.


Which would be a great option if pirates would learn a thing or two about file compression before they upload their torrents.

I've yet to see a single torrent that wasn't a horribly compressed, pixelated mess.
 
2012-09-06 12:54:54 PM  

Desquamation: Girion47:
Or you could quit worrying about format and just pirate the highest definition out there, put it on an networked drive, and then stream it to any PC or console you want.

Bonus, you don't have to worry about it being scratched during handling, or disk rot.

Which would be a great option if pirates would learn a thing or two about file compression before they upload their torrents.

I've yet to see a single torrent that wasn't a horribly compressed, pixelated mess.


the torrents I get are all very high quality. Being on a private tracker that requires that is pretty nice.
 
2012-09-06 01:54:20 PM  
Make it longer. Great idea. Maybe there'll be more scenes of Tom Waits arguing with Boris Badenov.
 
2012-09-06 02:18:36 PM  

dragonchild: You don't heal a "slipped disk" (a misnomer to be fair) with chiropractic. That aside, if the spine actually split like that (jutting out of Bruce's back and stuff) he'd have been permanently paralyzed from the waist down. It looked like a dislocated rib to me. In any case, as long as the writer isn't a doctor, I think it was a good move to make it deliberately vague. He got a back injury, got it treated and rehabbed. I'm OK with that. What was far lazier was that Batman before the injury was set up in the beginning as a scarred, rusting has-been whose body was falling apart. Then he goes through a stupid Rocky montage and now he's better than ever? After a crippling injury no less? OK, OK, it's a comic book story. But the movie isn't shot like a comic book. So fanbois, make up your minds already.


Yeah, the movie set him up as having a body that was falling apart due to the strain of being a vigilante. The subtle part you missed, though, is that he had no idea he was that bad off. If you watch that scene again, look at his face when the doctor starts listing off the myriad of problems he has: he looks a bit shocked, sort of like "well I knew I was hurt but not CRIPPLED." The doctor doesn't say he can't go "extreme heliskiing", he says he shouldn't... as in "you may be capable of this, but it will damage you further."

Bruce's body falling apart doesn't mean he can't do crime fightey things, it means he can't do them without farking his body up more. As someone who injured their back not too long ago (herniated disks), I fully understand that: sure, I can still deadlift 100+ pounds of weight, probably won't even feel it at the time, but I'll wind up with even worse back problems later. To me, that makes the "training montage" perfectly reasonable: he knows his body is failing, he knows it'll hurt him more, but he also knows his body is still capable of it. Sure, he'll probably spend the rest of his life walking with a funny limp and crap posture, but he can do the job now, and Gotham needs him now.
 
2012-09-06 03:03:24 PM  

dragonchild: Hebalo: DKR is miles above ID4

Can you make a case, please?


While I don't have any great love for the Dark Knight Rises, it doesn't have a climax where a dog jumps from an explosion in slow motion. ID4 is cheese-tastic, and not the good kind.
 
2012-09-06 03:07:41 PM  

browntimmy: dragonchild: Hebalo: DKR is miles above ID4

Can you make a case, please?

While I don't have any great love for the Dark Knight Rises, it doesn't have a climax where a dog jumps from an explosion in slow motion. ID4 is cheese-tastic, and not the good kind.


Anne Hathaway>Vivica Fox.
 
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