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1 ArcanGenth27th Jul 2010 10:30:59 AM from 127.0.0.1 , Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Geekling
I'm not really sure what to think of this trailer, except that I'm definitely interested.

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Yes, I will end up watching this even though it will probably suck.

What can I say, I'm a sucker for action girls, fan-service, special effects, and rule of cool.
3 Seamus27th Jul 2010 10:37:21 AM from the Quantum Savanna
Another Perfect Day
I don't want to trust Zack Snyder after Dawn of the Dead, Watchmen and 300...but this looks crazy. I guess I'm begrudgingly optimistic.
Zack Snyder's stuff has actually been really good so far, stylistically. Yes, he operates almost solely on Rule of Cool, but he does it much better than hacks like Michael Bay or Paul Anderson. I mean, his stuff looks great, and is usually fun.

This looks like a combination of Bitch Slap, Reign of Fire, Showgirls, and, I don't know, Drag Me to Hell? I'll be there.

edited 27th Jul '10 12:01:04 PM by Dracomicron

"The secret we should never let the gamemasters know is that they don't need any rules." - E. Gary Gygax
They might not be Jesus but they are so in purgatory.
Don't just tell us the facts; tell us the memes, tell us the archetypes, tell us the catchy ideas and symbolic roles that get planted in pe
Laika Come Home
Yes! I love Zack Snyder's stuff for the most part, so this is definitely going to launch to the top of my see list next year.
7 TotemicHero28th Jul 2010 10:22:20 AM from the next level , Relationship Status: Abstaining
Up and at 'em
Am I the only one who thought of Illidan Stormrage when I saw the "You will be...unprepared" line?

Honestly, it looks like it has too many oddball elements (western-style dragons, samurai, zepplins, Giant Mecha, pole dancing? What.) to really appeal to me. Over-the-top action is nice, but I dislike Excuse Plots...So Yeah.
"I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may." -Leonard Nimoy
8 Deboss28th Jul 2010 10:53:35 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Looks good to me.
My inner 13 year old thinks that it sounds awesome, but I don't know. It looks a bit all over the place.
Do you want to have sex? I think we should have sex. CASUAL SEX.
El Cid
Putting it on my "to notice" list, waiting to read reviews when it comes out.
11 troperwithoutaname5th Aug 2010 04:42:11 PM from An Unrevealable Location
Obscure and Dirty
Putting this on my "HOLY SHIT, I HAVE TO WATCH THIS" list.
"This grass feels funny," Kirby thought. "It feels like...pants."
Embrace the mindscrew
Same as Cidolfas. I mean, R-rated action movie Alice?
13 Deboss5th Nov 2010 10:03:29 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Full trailer.

The Grim Reaper
I'm a Lumberjack and I'm Okay.
I Am The Walrus
Looks like Zach Snyder watched The Spirit and Ninja Assassin a lot. Not interested.
Not Quite Batman
Snyder officially won me over with Watchmen. I'm so there.
"Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse." —Mycroft Next
17 drunkscriblerian5th Nov 2010 07:29:22 PM from Castle Geekhaven , Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
I will see this in my living room. With a few good friends and some cheap liquor. So we can laugh at the Narm, comment on the hot booty, cheer at the explosions and generally behave like mutants.
If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed.

~Cora M. Strayer~
18 Seamus5th Nov 2010 07:49:09 PM from the Quantum Savanna
Another Perfect Day
Snyder officially won me over with Watchmen. I'm so there.
See, I might be the opposite of this. I think Watchmen is fantastic, but that Dawn of the Dead and 300 are terrible.  * I'll have to wait and see how this one is received.
Her with the hat
It looks cool, but the way that pretty much all the women in it seem to have been played for Fetish Fuel has me sort of iffy. Women can kick butt without dressing like someone from the cover of a trashy novel, you know?

But I'll keep an eye on what people think when it comes out.
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Apparently, Vannessa Hudgens is one of the female leads. In regards to the female cast, Snyder said that he did the all-male cast with 300, so he's doing the opposite in this movie.
21 troperwithoutaname6th Nov 2010 04:08:30 PM from An Unrevealable Location
Obscure and Dirty
Looks like Zach Snyder watched The Spirit and Ninja Assassin a lot. Not interested.

I loved both of those films. And I think Zack Snyder is an awesome director. But what really seals the deal for me is the mix of tropes and settings that are part of pretty much every action film.

Oh, and Abbie Cornish with an SMG. XD
"This grass feels funny," Kirby thought. "It feels like...pants."
22 Latia6th Nov 2010 06:03:38 PM from The Bottom of Texas
life is hard U_U
My god, it's like a Live Action Anime.
Not Quite Batman
I'd call that a good thing!
"Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse." —Mycroft Next
I Am The Walrus
It will be lucky to outgross Legend of the Guardians. Hollywood usually doesn't like female-oriented action films without Angelina Jolie or Milla Jovovich (it's slightly below non-comedic animation, ala Legend of the Guardians).
25 MetaFour8th Nov 2010 07:59:58 PM from a house for thieves
AXTE INCAL AXTUCE MUN
My god, it's like a Live Action Anime.
It's been done before.

But 300 and Watchmen were live-action comicbooks, so live-action anime makes sense for Mr Snyder.

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