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That Footage From LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD Shows Up On Yahoo!

Published at: June 21, 2007, 6:49 a.m. CST by Moriarty

Hey, everyone. ”Moriarty” here. The footage we posted for LIFE FREE OR DIE HARD wasn’t pirated. It was originally posted on a Japanese site, and it appeared to be officially released footage. Now there’s an American version of similar footage released, and it’s available in better quality, in a slightly different edit.

Hey Harry, I saw you had some Die Hard footage this afternoon but has been taken down at the request of the studio. Yahoo just added 8 minutes of footage on their website. I don't think it is the exact same footage. There is a scene in this one that wasn't in the other footage. At least I don't think it was. (Car Scene) I thought it looked pretty awesome... Call Me... The Night

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  • June 21, 2007, 6:53 a.m. CST

    first

    by SithAboveAll

    yay

  • June 21, 2007, 6:53 a.m. CST

    GOLD BARS?

    by Lord Thislewick

    Are gold bars involved in the plot of this here movie film or is it reduced to silver slabs?

  • June 21, 2007, 7:11 a.m. CST

    Looked pretty good

    by Belvis

    PG13 or not, it looked like Die Hard to me. I'll definitely see it. Although I wish they would have had PC in there instead of Mac. THAT would have made for a funny movie.

  • June 21, 2007, 7:46 a.m. CST

    Fourth

    by Surround Sound

    I WILL be first...someday. Anyway, good footage.

  • June 21, 2007, 7:53 a.m. CST

    die hard in an apartment

    by LarryTheCableGuy

    not bad, probably better than that die hard on a cruise ship with jessica simpson and justin timberlake.

  • June 21, 2007, 8:03 a.m. CST

    Same ol', same ol', except for the bad guy flipped

    by CreasyBear

    off a chain link fence into the building. That wasn't bad. But McClane and Mac Guy don't recognize each other. I thought Mac Guy was supposed to be McClane's son in this mov(GUNSHOT). (Oh, wait, it's only for cuss words? My apolo(GUNSHOT).

  • June 21, 2007, 8:08 a.m. CST

    Looked Shit

    by kingconan

    I have just watched this footage as well as the scene with the stupid hover plane, it strikes me that John Neo McClane must have joined the X Men somewhere between With a Vengeance and this turkey. He seems to have obtained super human powers that allow him to leap enormous distances and slide down asphalt covered surfaces without sustaining any damage. Why the fuck is the hover plane shooting at him from about 4 feet away (and why didn't he use his lazer eye powers to blast it from the sky) and why the fuck does it position itself underneath a load of falling debris from the bridge it just shot the shit out of and what in the name of all that is sane is the Spiderman 3 reject doing jumping from building to building so that he can then fall down a fire escape, run up a mesh fence that's then hit by a car doing 60+ without breaking his fucking ankles. Then there's the man who dives out of a helicopter just before a burning car hits it, he must fall 30 feet, the scene cuts and he lands on his feet like he just jumped of a coffee table. This movie looks like one set piece after another, with no tension (unless your 8 years old), laughable/impossible stunts performed by superhuman CG acrobats that reduce any believable situation into a fucking joke. It is contrived to say the least and seems to bear no resemblance to the other films in the series. Its a PG-13 action cash-in movie, typical studio fodder for people with the attention span of a gnat. All played out while Marco Beltrami ass fucks his orchestra with his conductors batton, producing the most amazingly shit, out of place noise imaginable C an U N ot T ry harder.

  • June 21, 2007, 8:09 a.m. CST

    doesnt look like die hard

    by WolfmanNards

    no hair, no wife beater, no sailor mouth. Too many cuts. not enough pans. And I think this might suffer from Die Hard 2's "what are the chances?" situtation. Die hard 1 made sense. 2 was just 1 in an airport, the odds were not there. 3 made sense, Mcclane was pulled into it intentionally. They did a lot of great stuff with character development in the 3rd one. This one seems like another "what are the odds?", situtaion. Why Mcclane?

  • June 21, 2007, 8:40 a.m. CST

    John Neo Mclane

    by Spielberg381

    It's John Mclane in the Matrix.This isn't a Die Hard movie, it's a pale imitation. In terms of action the other 3 movies had some grounding in reality this one seems to be based in fantasyland. Marco Beltrami's score sounds truly terrible compared to Michael Kamen's. How does he stay in business? Terminator 3 didn't really feel like a terminator movie because he didn't use any of the themes which seems to be the case here. This is another example of film making by numbers from a studio that doesn't give a shit about it's back catalogue,what those films stood for or how well they were made. I hope this movie bombs, fox deserve it.

  • June 21, 2007, 9:04 a.m. CST

    Load of footage ar IGN movies

    by whataboutbob25

    Strange, includes nearly 2 minutes of the end jet sequence. Think they might want to keep that one. FUCKING CUNTS CUNTS CUNTS

  • June 21, 2007, 9:11 a.m. CST

    I thought it looked okay too.

    by Logo Lou

    The people complaining about "superhero" McClane didn't see Die Hard 3 apparently. Still, have to admit, like everyone else... FUCK FUCKING PG-13. FUCK.

  • June 21, 2007, 9:12 a.m. CST

    the edits definately better than the chinese clip

    by misnomer

    seemed to flow better, and the acrobatic bit wasnt quite so cringeworthy. I wanted to see McClane fuck the bad guys up alot more than he did though. All through that I just wanted to see some blood....

  • June 21, 2007, 9:13 a.m. CST

    ...and not just for the sake

    by misnomer

    ...and not just for the sake of it. The clip REALLY misses that. It's like theres no sense of danger....

  • June 21, 2007, 9:19 a.m. CST

    and DHWAV was a really strong sequel

    by misnomer

    this fourth one seems to be too fantastical - especially that horrible jet sequence. Its like a fucking cartoon. Whilst 3 did have some outlandish/unbelievable stuff in it too, at least it still kind of worked because the opening acts were so gritty. I'm hoping that the jet sequence is very very late in the movie.

  • June 21, 2007, 9:23 a.m. CST

    WILLIS RULES!!..but I fear this film does not...

    by FleshMachine

    i love all 3 films....this seems really weak in comparison..that Mac guy is annoying. His dialogue is too phoney-hollywood-hip. Way too scripted and not at all natural. people do not talk like this, even super-cool hip young guys. As if he'd try and get out the window. The action is cartoony as opposed to gritty and 'real' like the other 3 which always had a bit of "yeah right" but this is kinda silly. It lacked logic. The guy hits the door with his shoulder hard enough to push the door and heavy fridge and knock the gun out of McLanes hand...um..unlikely. The machine gun vs. hand gun thing was pretty unbelievable..as opposed to DH1 where it felt plausable and had you holding your breath. The guy jumps out of the helicopter as the car flys towards it??? as if. nice going PG! Whats with the one liners?? They felt natural in the other films.."that'll wake the neighbours"?? i dunno...this all feels too comic booky (cough-wiseman-cough). Bad choice of director..those underworld films were all style no substance...i was underwhelmed by them. the first 3 die hards had a certain sense of grounded reality to them that kept you in the film...(1 is classic...in my top 10 all time...2 is really cool, a solid story and good characters...3 i think is really really good despite a few weak points (jeremy irons performance at times feels too bond villan-y)..plus 3 had one of my favorite film intros...'hot time summer in the city'...BOOM! and sam jackson was great in that too) . Bruce Willis is good in this clip, and probably the whole film...he's the only reason i woudl want to see this... but i fear the "hipster, too aware of itself" writing and "kinetic comic book" direction will make for a mediocre suferficial dumbed down hollywood meh. The first 3 film were ground by the characters. this feel like "non-stop-action" is the only reason for its existance. To me that get real boring real fast. I'm sure the 'kids' will love it.

  • June 21, 2007, 9:26 a.m. CST

    I've seen diehard 3

    by Spielberg381

    There were only 2 scenes that really strained credibility in dhwav but it was R rated so it can be foregiven.

  • June 21, 2007, 9:37 a.m. CST

    I liked it!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    The movie I mean, not only the clip.

  • June 21, 2007, 11 a.m. CST

    NEW REVIEW: Is there hope?

    by JT Styler

    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/ film/film-23337780-details/Die %20Hard%204.0/filmReview.do?re viewId=23401451 Probably not but I am praying that this film marks a return to man-cinema. I miss the days of real men - John Matrix, John McClane, John Rambo, Martin Riggs - I salute you. Heroes who kicked ass and didn't apologise for doing so. Men who weren't afraid to be men. Am also hoping that as it is a 15 cert over here in the UK, we may get the full Yippi-Kay-Yay. I figure if Hot Fuzz can get away with it, why not McClane? The Styler has spoken.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:07 a.m. CST

    Was that Cyril Raffielli?

    by DirkD13"

    Looked like him, especially doing a nifty bit of parkour. I thought that was pretty good action mayhem, obviously edited down from it's full length. And it's a 15 in the UK so I expect we don't get a gunshot over the motherfucker!

  • June 21, 2007, 11:11 a.m. CST

    where was the blood...

    by arzonamovie

    This film will do ok, but it just dosn't look and sound like a Die Hard movie. Maybe we will be graced by Walter B. on this here talkback.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:21 a.m. CST

    Nice little Arnold reference there.

    by Christopher3

    Looks pretty good.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:43 a.m. CST

    The action seemed cool...

    by Phillyflopper

    But something feels off. Maybe it's the lack of bloody squibs. I mean, the violence is there, it just feels a bit too clean.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:56 a.m. CST

    I feel conflicted.

    by mr. brownstone

    It was real good to see McClane back in action, and the kick-ass quotient seemed high, but will it hold up overall? I mean that clip was cool, but I think I'll really miss the reality of the cussing and savage gun shot wounds by the time it reaches the end... and the censored catch frase is sure to leave a bad taste in everyones mouth. I'm trying to be positive... I want to love this movie. The last thing I want is a DieHard movie that feels like a let down. This PG-13 thing is like the HD format war, so much grief that should have beeen avoided.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:57 a.m. CST

    WATCH THIS TO SEE WHAT DIE HARD USED TO BE LIKE

    by NepomukProebstl

    See the blood, hear the swearing, and feel the fucking intensity that is created by the combination of both. <a>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15jeJBNeJy8</a> <a>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9B23pcnA2s</a> And now say this stupid PG-13 rip off will be as intense and as entertaining as the original fucking Die Hard movies. IT JUST CAN'T BE! We all wouldn't remember the first Die Hard if it had been PG-13. And this one is a *beep* raping of the entire franchise. 20th Century Fox pisses on the previous movies and pisses on the fans by doing this.

  • June 21, 2007, 12:02 p.m. CST

    ARRRRRGH!!!!

    by NepomukProebstl

    http://tinyurl.com/26pu92 <br><br> http://tinyurl.com/27zeq7

  • June 21, 2007, 12:15 p.m. CST

    The music sounds like a temp track...

    by ScarranHalfBreed

    ...hopefully the music will change.

  • June 21, 2007, 12:38 p.m. CST

    What a surprise! A McFarlane toy breaks when handled!

    by Boneyard

    I wonder if that was an intentional in-joke for toy collectors or just a happy co-incidence!

  • June 21, 2007, 1:54 p.m. CST

    PG-13 sucks.

    by foggy27

    The one thing I was waiting for was the 'Yippee-Kay-Yay Mother Fucker' to be robbed. Fuck that. I'll wait for the DVD. PLEASE FOX give us a R-Rated version Special Edition or something with some balls for the DVD release.

  • June 21, 2007, 2:15 p.m. CST

    marco beltrami's music sucks

    by Spacesheik

    why couldnt they get alan silvestri or someone of that calibre Michael Kamen - you are sorely missed, rest in peace.

  • June 21, 2007, 8:35 p.m. CST

    ok here's the deal..

    by jrclanto

    first of all the score is wrong. Kamens' score for the seris is just amazing. secondly the first film just holds up to well. Thats the problem right there. I love DH 2. It's only a few years out from DH 1 so it looks the same and Renny really captured the same look. also the problem here like part 3 is it takes place all over the place....it's just another action movie. BUT i will see it. hopefully it works for me as a whole.

  • June 21, 2007, 8:49 p.m. CST

    too well....sorry

    by jrclanto

    holds up too well.

  • June 21, 2007, 11:30 p.m. CST

    That'll wake the neighbors...lame...

    by cdubbs727

    The clip itself wasn't as bad as I feared. I think I'm just going to resign myself to thinking "oh, this is what a 24 movie would be like." The gunfights weren't bad although I miss the bloody squibs (although really there wasn't a ton of blood squirting around in Die Hard 3 apart from the elevator scene). Thought the stuff in the car was pretty good...although I don't like that EVERY TIME a bad guy hit something or was shot they showed him rolling over as if to reassure us he wasn't dead. Still, the guy hitting the dumpster and the other guy with the fence was pretty cool. Justin Long seems waaayy out of his league. But what really bothers me is the "that'll wake the neighbors" line...it seems like a forced catch phrase, like self parody...not the quick, smartass wit John McClane is known for. Although the "yeah I saw it, I did it" was pretty good. Conflicted. I'll see it in the theaters (it IS Die Hard) but I have a bad feeling.

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