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Old 03-10-2011, 09:39 AM   #1
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Talking Roger Ebert reviews Battle: Los Angeles

I think he liked it.


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Here's a science-fiction film that's an insult to the words "science" and "fiction," and the hyphen in between them.
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The aliens are hilarious. Do they give Razzies for special effects? They seem to be animal/machine hybrids with automatic weapons growing from their arms, which must make it hard to change the baby.
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You gotta see the alien battleships in this movie. They seem to have been assembled by the proverbial tornado blowing through a junkyard.
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[The director] is given millions of dollars to produce this assault on the attention span of a generation.
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Young men: If you attend this crap with friends who admire it, tactfully inform them they are idiots. Young women: If your date likes this movie, tell him you've been thinking it over, and you think you should consider spending some time apart.
http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/...IEWS/110309992
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Old 03-10-2011, 01:05 PM   #2
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You gotta see the alien battleships in this movie. They seem to have been assembled by the proverbial tornado blowing through a junkyard.
He is old school who grew up in an era where space ships were like bullets and took off/landed on its tail.

Not very realistic.
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Sorta like this:

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Sorta like this:

Niiiiiiiiiiice.
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