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McG goes from directing TERMINATOR SALVATION & 20,000 LEAGUES - to OUIJA

Hey folks, Harry here with more movie news of the day.   It seems that McG is directing a Hasbro Boardgame.   Not just any board game, but the creepiest, most don't fuck with it, boardgame of all time...  OUIJA.   

But don't worry, for some absurd reason, OUIJA will not be a scary film about Captain Howdy and his Ouija board.   Instead - it seems that the film is set to use OUIJA like the games were used in JUMANJI and ZATHURA.   The board game will be a jumping off point for a huge family friendly flick that will absolutely not seem to be appealing to anyone that has actually used a OUIJA board and loved their heroic board's prominent status in EXORCIST - where one could say the board was a jumping off point for a family adventure.  Or PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, where the board was definitely a jumping off point for a relationship adventure.   

The screenwriting team of Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz have crafted this story, but I have to say - I'm looking forward to seeing what the hell this movie is.  The premise of a OUIJA board could very well lead anywhere.  With the guys behind LOST & TRON LEGACY writing it, there could be something cool there.  Let's just hope McG comes up with something compelling.  To give y'all all something to base hope upon, this is being produced by PLATINUM DUNES - the folks behind the recent slate of classic slashers being brought to the screen throughout the 2000s.   This is outside their normal stomping grounds, so I find it hard to be overly negative on this - simply because - we don't really know what this is.   

We know OUIJA works as a device in singular scenes in quality Horror films, but as a Family Adventure device?  I can imagine a GOONIES adventure being driven by a  OUIJA board contact with a distant dead relative.  But, it has to be a little supernatural... right?   The story was broke by a sometimes BNATTER over at /film

If you want to have some fun with this - check out YouTube and do a search for OUIJA.  There's a ton of goofy videos incorporating a Ouija Board - including a host of fake trailers that are...  Overly dramatic usually.   But I sense a lot of promotional fun to be had with this property.  So at the very least, we have that going for us.

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  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Scary OUIJA Boards!

    by HEADGEEK

    I would never play with a OUIJA Board, but McG is!!!

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:19 p.m. CST

    SECOND

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    I THINK

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:20 p.m. CST

    is this ouija ad a coincidence?

    by yourSTEPDADDY

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Platinum Dunes, Tron screenwriters, McG...

    by Gwai Lo

    If that's not a perfect storm of suck, aligning to kick off the apocalypse and usher the antichrist into the world... well I don't know what is. And it's based on a board game? Fuck me...

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:31 p.m. CST

    I could never hate McG

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    without him I wouldnt know the greatness that is the Winchesters... plus, I actually enjoyed Charlies Angels for being fun... Terminator Salvation however, sucked (mostly due to Jake Sully Perseus Wright)

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:33 p.m. CST

    Ha!

    by Nordling

    Just sent something in on this. You go, Harry!

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:35 p.m. CST

    Why would Platinum Dunes give anyone hope?

    by D.Vader

    They've got an awful track record. At first this sounded like an awful idea, but Goonies with a Oujia board isn't a bad idea. Maybe some kind of murder mystery too. A Oujia unleashing vengeful ghosts or demons has been done already or is too obvious anyway I suppose.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:38 p.m. CST

    McG= almost as bad as Michael Bay

    by IronEagle74

    If anyone liked Salvation, shame on you.

  • Even if you hate Terminator Salvation as a whole, one look at any of its major action scenes and you can tell McG is an extremely talented action director. His scenes are dynamic, intense and full of visual flourish, but they're also completely clear geographically and never confusing. That's exceedingly rare in Hollywood currently, where action scenes seem to have become a random combination of closeups, shaky cam and rapid cutting designed to create excitement by inducing epileptic seizures. I'm saddened that such a good action guy is trying so hard to do other genres. It's a waste. I mean, he's damn talented at action and he gets the opportunity to express his talent on literally the world's biggest canvas - Hollywood action blockbusters - and what does he do instead? Make a Texas sports movie that quite frankly any half way decent TV director could have made. WTF? Take advantage of your gifts!!

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    McG what a fucking wanker

    by Mr Soze

    He had Bale and 100 million dollar budget, what he do??? He fucked up a Terminator movie!!! C'mon, a 9 year old in a sandbox with a shoe box full of GI Joes could have sleep walked through a better movie

  • He just got E. Producer slapped on the series. He has more to do with Chuck.. But in relation to this article, he's a hack. he really is. Terminator Salvation was fucking terrible.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 9:52 p.m. CST

    is EVERY update a COMMERCIAL now?

    by AzzyAzzy

    ps, how's that iPad, sellout?

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10 p.m. CST

    "With the guys behind LOST & TRON LEGACY writing it..."

    by Billy_D_Williams

    "...there could be something cool there. " I hate to jump on the "Harry is a raging imbecile" bandwagon, but that statement is inexcusable...Tron Legacy is now notorious for having a horrible script. Plus those writers wrote the worst episodes of Lost. In what fucking universe does this lead you to believe this will be any good? Especially with fucking McG directing??? Jesus, you really are a massive retarded infant.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10:11 p.m. CST

    Bay and McG!..Could this be....

    by BlackBriar

    the Worst film of all time!! Are you shitting me! Who will see this?!?!

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10:33 p.m. CST

    Wait....OUIJA was a board game?

    by Voice O. Reason

    When I was a kid my church told me it was a legit Satanic ritual tool and supernatural conduit. Of course, today they're probably saying the same thing about Harry Potter.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10:42 p.m. CST

    lol you believe in god?

    by IceTitan

    Your opinion on everything in life is now moot.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 10:43 p.m. CST

    Jumanji/Zathura/Ouija

    by IceTitan

    This could only be good if they use the same premise as those previous movies, except instead of being pulled into a jungle or space they're pulled directly into the second half of Event Horizon.

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 11:05 p.m. CST

    Don't worry everyone...

    by JustUsNerdsHere

    ...he'll make it boring and suck just as much as he did Terminator...even if Christian Bale is in it...

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 11:15 p.m. CST

    sounds like it could be good

    by HadWoodenTeethChasedMobyDick

    if someone other than mcg was involved. burton,jackson,zemeckis,dante,deltoro etc

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 11:20 p.m. CST

    anyone here ever have an actual successful experience using the ouija?

    by HornyForHarry

    i never have

  • Jan. 4, 2011, 11:36 p.m. CST

    Successful?

    by whiskey_dick

    You mean like "messages from beyond the grave" successful? No, I haven't. Neither has anyone else. Anywhere. Ever.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 12:09 a.m. CST

    Sounds pretty terrible.

    by NeedsMoreExplosions

    I need to find another place for movie news and reviews. AICN has had some pretty poor judgment in new movies. Any suggestions?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 12:30 a.m. CST

    McG fucking sucks

    by disfigurehead

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 1:30 a.m. CST

    There's a reason it's a board game, not a Satanic tool.

    by V'Shael

    It uses the ideomotor effect to entertain small gullible children. Or, you know, supernatural believing idiots and fucking morons with the intellectual capacity of small gullible children.

  • As well it should. Making money is fine Harry, but your integrity (assuming you retain any) will be around long after your dust. Stop trying to shine garbage and go find us some genuine jewels.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 3:24 a.m. CST

    McG running a 1-9 A-Z board game?

    by tangcameo

    A board game more simple than Candyland? Hmmmm this sounds appropriate for McG

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 3:56 a.m. CST

    The TRON:L script (D---) [or '3' minus the 'D']

    by justmyluck

    Lifelessness came to mind at many points. The story mechanics and dialogue were probably as stiff as the original TRON. I guess I'm supposed to say that's okay. SPOILERS: I was astonished how it cribbed heavily from THE MATRIX (with CLU as the Agent Smith program running autonomous while creating derivative copies/agents/soldiers). Quorra turning physical at the end was the most ridiculous thing of all. What happened to her form-fitting circuit suit when she came back through the portal? Shouldn't she be nude? (I'm sure I'm not the only one wondering). Did Sam Flynn physically get sampled and vanish like his father did in the original TRON? If sampled,why was the need for actual food computed into the system by Flynn..especially since the 'energy water' in the original system was so vital to begin with? There's a whole frikkin' pig for dinner in Flynn's "end of 2001:a space odyssey" room. What is pig hunting like in a computer? Do you need a 'Light Spit' to cook it evenly? In the original TRON the 'energy water' was fine...it looking shimmering and simulated and all. When creating an alternate world, the 'little details' should be big script-level concerns. I posted here in the TRON:L dedicated talkback that I'd eventually go see it expecting a long-form DAFT PUNK video and, on that level, it was fine. I did go the full distance with an actual full-size IMAX 3D auditorium, though the constantly changing aspect ratios in the 3D scenes were bizarre. Maybe the smaller, more rectangular screens in the IMAX-branded digital auditoriums don't reveal the full-blown 'square' of the 70mm film format. I was definitely eyeballing screen top and bottom for the next switcheroo; to see if it was somehow conceptual or related to the 'story'. Weird. So many faceless/helmeted/sheilded characters were hard to follow and further killed drama in moment's like the TRON character's reveal/reversal. Bridge's CLU digital bobblehead just did not pass go. It was cyber-Botox - the eyes trying to reach blinking speed to no avail...the mouth looking like it was - hey! - being pushed around by computer. I mentioned here before, Koskinski's major error was presenting a tactile reality like THE MATRIX, whereas in the original TRON, great pains were made to make the computer world and its inhabitants appear simulated. That was the central hook, actually. Realistic CGI came with a curse when trying to simultaneously push the envelope, and homage something vintage, regarding computers. TRON:L will make its money back as the eye/ear candy is enough for that level of business. There were about 50 people at the screening...not horrible attendance. The Daft Punk score and sound mix sound tremendous in IMAX surround, so I'd recommend it just for that if you're a fan of theirs. The likely sequel(s) should be mercifully shorter and provided direct to disc...how fitting that would be.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 4:07 a.m. CST

    Perfect!

    by Bass Ackwards

    THIS is the kind of stuff shitty directors like McG and Bay and Ratner SHOULD be making. Instead of hiring these overblown hacks to pollute potentially cool projects, studios should just keep them occupied making shit like this. They'll likely even make a buck and can use that money to invest in actual talent for the projects with real potential.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 4:31 a.m. CST

    Don´t mess with Ouijaboards at home, kids

    by Ditko

    Once you get past the laughs and the fooling around, it does get pretty scary and real.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 4:42 a.m. CST

    Harry

    by Mark

    What does this sentence mean? : "The premise of a OUIJA board could very well lead anywhere. With the guys behind LOST & TRON LEGACY writing it, there could be something cool there. Let's just hope McG comes up with something compelling." <p> Kitsis and Horowitz are the new Kurtzman and Orci. Fans, not dramatists. Why would ANYBODY want to watch this shit based on the resumes of anybody involved?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 5:39 a.m. CST

    "it does get pretty scary and real."

    by V'Shael

    No, it doesn't. It's no more scary than a game of chutes and ladders.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 6:19 a.m. CST

    Really

    by Mr_P

    was this ever actually a hasbro board game? I thought they were home made things?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 6:39 a.m. CST

    McG

    by hspahr

    My God, how is this hack still getting work? I've never been so angry after seeing a movie as I was after seeing his Terminator-The Piece Of Shit movie. The one time in my life I was seriously considering asking for my money back and I'll sit through anything.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 6:40 a.m. CST

    Battleship, Monopoly and now Ouija

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    What a stellar future in cinema we have to look forward to.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 7 a.m. CST

    "we don't really know what this is"

    by the new transported man

    Yes we do, it's a goddamn Ouija board movie directed by McG & produced by Platinum Dunes. In other words, garbage. Pass!

  • If so, expect another crapfest from one of the biggest hacks in Hollywood.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 7:52 a.m. CST

    WOW Fareal...

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    you better trademark or copyright or whatever you can to that cuz that is actually fuckin interesting. Actually, Ill let you know, Im stealin it... see me court, sucka! Also, 10 years later, Fincher will make a movie about us but I shall be Time Person of the Year!

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 7:59 a.m. CST

    Ouija is fine for him.

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    As long as it keeps him away from any new Terminator movie, he could direct the remake of Citzen Kane for all I care.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:03 a.m. CST

    Yeah I'm surprised no one made a found

    by phifty2

    footage ouija movie. Let me get my ouija board out of the closet(which I believe they still sell at Toys 'R Us).....................................................................................ok, "Will this movie suck?"... "6" Hmm. I'll try again. "Will McG's upcoming movie based on this great tool provided by our dark overlords be good?" "ecwaeg" Hmmm.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:06 a.m. CST

    Can't hate McG

    by David Cloverfield

    Charlie's Angels is awesome. Makes no sense, but it's a hoot. The Winchesters are awesome too. And he refuses to change his stupid ass name. Not enough to make up for the atrocity that is Salvation, but he doesn't deserve the Michael Bay - Rattner level hate.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:18 a.m. CST

    cloverfield... honestly

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    I dont get the Bay/Rattner hate (well, I understand why most of you hate them, because its cool too)... as far as Rattner goes, he made the best XMen movie TO ME... he actually had BATTLES! XMen 2 which is like the holy grail of superpower movies (to you guys) had a "fight" scene between Cyclops and Jean Grey that lasted what, .2 seconds? sure Wolvie ran around killing, but he did that too in X3 (which was also better). I may dislike Rush Hour 2/3 (mostly cuz of Tucker), but he is a competent enough director that doesnt truly deserve hate. people always want Shakespearian movies from these guys, but gives "legendary" directors the benefit of the doubt (*coughScorcesecough*) when they make a M Night Shamalan type of movie but then again, Im not like most of you guys. I can take a comic book movie with big fun battles between a dozen people for what it is supposed to be, a comic book movie... or a fuckin movie adaptation of a fuckin 80s toy commercial for what is supposed to be... a fuckin toy commercial with all that said, I gotta find a director to hate on (besides multiple ending Spielburg)

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:39 a.m. CST

    yourstepdaddy

    by David Cloverfield

    To be honest I hate Bay more than Ratner. (And even then, hate is a pretty strong word. Let's say he annoys me more.) But when I say that McG is not in the same group as Ratner, I mean that he has something little extra going on, a little unique style. Even if that style is that every scene is hyper like an an MTV commercial. Ratner seems like always on autopilot. Like a machine, put in the money, and he puts out a mediocre, but presentalbe movie. McG however can fail miserably, yet, even then, he is more interesting. I think we'll still see some really good shit from him sooner or later. Also, I get that X3 finally had battles, but they didn't make much sense, they didn't care what are the capabilites of the fighters, just have people jump around. With a little more time and care, those could've been fantastic scenes, that's the main reason people hate X3. (For me, it's the off screen, never mentioned killing of Cyclops, but yeah, that may be a nerdy complaint.)

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:40 a.m. CST

    And what's with the "You people" rethoric

    by David Cloverfield

    Are you going into politics?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:46 a.m. CST

    T4

    by Judge Briggs

    I will NEVER forgive McG for fucking up Terminator. NEVER. Fuck him.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 8:51 a.m. CST

    Funniest line of the year so far

    by James_Camera_On

    "With the guys behind LOST & TRON LEGACY writing it, there could be something cool there." I usually consider Harry K. to be the dullest person on earth, but that was a real knee-slapper. Yeah, there could be "something cool there," but there won't. On a happier note, admittedly it won't be a fanboy (any rabid OUIJA game players out there?) movie, so it might make some money.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Cloverfield

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    See, everything that is wrong with X3 wouldve been wrong if Singer or Vaughn stayed aboard... all the complaints are about the writing. Now, I admit, I think Cyclops shouldnt have died and should have been monumental to the Phoenix death ending, but we cant blame Ratner for that. We have to blame the writers and the studios for shoehorning Wolvie into it. And your complaint of the timing or whatever probably has to do with the fact that Ratner came late to the production. So, yet again, I say you cannot blame Ratner for how "bad" the movie turned out. Oh by the way, I dont remember Mystique being capable of doing wire-fu and sliding backwards as a door closes behind her in the comics. Who shot those scenes? The beloved Singer. Im just saying, your critism of the movie can be said about the 1st two movies... but no one wants to admit that because it was the Ratt who directed it. And I say "you people" because for the most part, you people are very different from me. "I hate Cloverfield because there were attractive people who are selfish". Huh? "I hate TF2 because it made jokes about robot leg humping and mechanical testicles. But I loved the 1st one". Huh? There is just a bunch of hive mentality here, and Im glad I havent succumbed to it in all my years visiting here.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:34 a.m. CST

    McG can go screw himself

    by AsimovLives

    Fucking hack!

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:38 a.m. CST

    McG did the second worst franchise rape of 2009

    by AsimovLives

    The first being, of course, ABRAMS TREK. But man, did McG fucked up royaly. That shitty movie he did pretending to be a Terminator movie was just worst beyond my imagination. How this fucking hacks do it? How can this assholes manage to make such bad movies? Doesn't this clowns have some pride on what they do? Of course they haven't. How the fuck can this clowns walk around and leave their homes without a tremendous feeling of shame and personal failure?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Will it have a soundtrack by Smash Mouth ?

    by PTSDPete

    Nya-ha. Them's the hits !

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:44 a.m. CST

    TRON LEGACY was writen by LOST writers??

    by AsimovLives

    I didn't knew that! Fuck, the movie is doomed! At least i hope the visuals are OK enough to distract me from the terrible dumbed down script. I know it's a dumbed down script because two assclowns who wrote for LOST, a dumbass stupud dumbed down crap show, had a hand in it. What a disapointment. Hundreds and hundreds of screenwriters in Holywood and they chosed two assclowsn whpo wrote that piece of shit LOST for TON LEGACY? Are studios deliberatly trying to make bad movies?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:47 a.m. CST

    McG now working for PLATINIUM DUNES???

    by AsimovLives

    Well, it actually makes some sense. The hacks stay together. So now Mcg is working for Mickey Bay? So now Bay is McG's boss? So now McG is Bay's ass-slave? How fucking fitting. Didn't McG and Bay once had a contest to see which of the two made the worst bloated giant robots movie? This was when TRASHFUCKEMERS 2 and TERMINATOR CASTRATION were about to get released. It was the war of the hacks. And now those two are ass buddies? Bunch of pussy asses, the two of them. They can go fuck themselves up in their fucking asses, those two fucking asscllowns!! Fuck Bay and fuck McG. Fucking pussies!

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:51 a.m. CST

    Adam Horowitz

    by jarjarmessiah

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Adama Horowitz

    by jarjarmessiah

    King Ad Rock is a screenwriter? I though they made a scary movie about Ouji called Witchboard.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Two of the worst hacks are working together

    by AsimovLives

    This means that the majority of the geeks at AICN must be furiously masturbating in pure gay-ass delight. Because nothing pleases more a AICN then the news of hacks fucking up movies. I learned this form the overall positive and exited reaction the geeks in here had on Jar Jar Abrams's SHIT TREK. And McG and Bay are hacks of the same caliber as Abrams. so, the vast majority of the geeks here must be terribly happy and exited with this news. Two fucking hacks for the price of one. What fucking happy news, hem, geeks?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 11:09 a.m. CST

    yourstepdaddy

    by David Cloverfield

    It's a rare talent to write talkback posts in the form of a love letters to yourself, but you're getting the hang of it.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 12:17 p.m. CST

    I can't wait for the JENGA movie!

    by sweeneydave

    Is it gonna fall? Is it NOT gonna fall? We'll have to wait and see! Also, the UNO movie should be a real hit with the Oscar crowd. Spanish films often are. I just hope it has subtitles.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 12:23 p.m. CST

    cloverfield

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    Im sure theres an insult somewhere in your post, but Im a modest megalomaniac so Ill take it as a compliment. Thanks bud! Besides, if Im not gonna write love letters to myself, who will?

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 1:23 p.m. CST

    I'm playing OUIJA with McG right now...

    by WriteForTheEdit

    ...wait, our hands are moving... ...words are forming... "Q... U... I... T... ...D... I... R... E... C... T... I... N... G..."

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 1:29 p.m. CST

    I'm playing OUIJA with McG right now...

    by WriteForTheEdit

    ...our hands are moving... ...words are forming... "Q-U-I-T... D-I-R-E-C-T-I-N-G..."

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 1:42 p.m. CST

    I'm playing OUIJA with McG right now...

    by WriteForTheEdit

    ...our hands are moving... ...words are forming... There's a Q, then a U, then I, then T... then, D and I and R, and then E and C and T, and then I and N and G...

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    So is that the reason....

    by Sprinky

    that those cheesy "witchboard" movies are called witchboard and not ouija board because that sounds too devillish or something?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfvgWqJ2vfc Yeah whatever...as if i was even willing to pay for this crap.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 5:28 p.m. CST

    ouija boards are not scary.

    by chronicallydepressedlemming

    They began life as a party game revolving around reading other people's intentions/thoughts (ie. the other players). It has nothing to do with ghosts, and anyone claiming as such is full of shit.

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 5:59 p.m. CST

    Harry forgot to say First!

    by DrafthouseSF

  • Jan. 5, 2011, 10:10 p.m. CST

    writefortheedit

    by hspahr

    Dang, that's funny. I laughed my ass off when I read that.

  • Jan. 6, 2011, 1:36 a.m. CST

    board game-based is not the problem

    by Larry Sellers

    There have been some shitty premises over the years that have wound up as decent (or better) flicks. I don't care what it's based on...I mean by now we should all be accustomed to the fact that Hollywood is going to continue to scrape the bottom of the barrel for ANYthing that is mass-marketable. No surprises there. The issue is with McGinty, who managed to make a mediocre Terminator movie (yes, I know he wasn't the first to do so) despite a hefty bag of material to pull ideas from. Screenwriters are hit and miss...pretty much all of them. But the director has final say, and this guy has questionable taste. I don't know how this movie will do or what it's about, but I think we'll all do ourselves better if we can look beyond the starting material and employ critical thinking about more than one aspect of a film that isn't yet in production.

  • Jan. 6, 2011, 1:41 a.m. CST

    Play Ouija blindfolded

    by Larry Sellers

    We'll see how "scary and real" it gets then.

  • Jan. 6, 2011, 7:12 a.m. CST

    yourstepdaddy..

    by Pawprint

    You can have a love letter from me - and a standing ovation for your comments regarding X3 and Rattner. So impressed was I that it brought me out of retirement from this site (haven't posted since weeks before the revamp) just to congratulate you. X3 was more like a comic-book film than the other two; while X1 explored some interesting themes it was also deathly boring in retrospect and very light on action. X2 - the untouchable 'Holy Grail', was better yes, but for all those pissing and moaning about holes and implausibility in X3 can anyone answer the following: Why did Jean Grey have to get out of the ship and deliberately sacrifice herself at the end? If she was so powerful, couldn't she have just held back the water and do what she did from inside the ship?

  • Jan. 6, 2011, 9:46 a.m. CST

    thanks pawprint

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    and sorry for bringing you outta retirement... i myself just got outta retirement last week because I seen DVADE was back so i know how it feels bein roped out and youre officially in my "nonhive mind mentality cool book". congrats!

  • Jan. 7, 2011, 5:27 a.m. CST

    X-Men 3 was shit

    by AsimovLives

    Retarded pudrid shit made by an incompetent fucking hack. Anybody with two working brain cells knows that.

  • Jan. 7, 2011, 8:36 a.m. CST

    Bill Erwin obit?

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    I thought I'd give it a few days. It's the new year. We got Ann Francis. Where the hell is the Bill Erwin obit? If you don't know the name, you know the face. This great character actor has been in everything. He lived every geeks dream by being in a movie with JCVD. Everyone oohs and aaahs over his appearance on Seinfeld. I never cared for that show or saw the episode. His career peak was starring with Christopher Reeve, Christopher Plummer, and Jane Seymour in Somehwere in Time. That's a movie. Although I guess technically he wasn't in the movie with Plummer and Seymour.