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The Village

Is the Village a Good Moive?

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Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:20pm

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OMGsh, this movie is perhaps the stupidest movie I have ever seen. Go see it, I don't want to spoil how stupid it is for you. Post some reviews.

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Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:21pm

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Really? I thought it looked awesome. Hmm, I'll post my opinion soon.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:22pm

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FiveIronFrenzy wrote:

OMGsh, this movie is perhaps the stupidest movie I have ever seen. Go see it
Wait, I thought you weren't supposed to see movies that were stupid. smile

But if you want to see a good movie, see the Bourne Supremacy. It's amazing.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:23pm

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Dude, I laughed. It was sooooooooooooooo stupid. I think that Teletubbies scare me more then that movie. Poor costums, and I can't even tell you why it is soooo stupid, go and see.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:25pm

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Heh you just didn't get it

Well I haven't actually seen it but my Uncle is quite the guy for understandign movies. Like that movie that came out a while ago... Identity. Tons of people thought it sucked but if you get it it rules.

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No, I mean that it is sooo stupid you need to go see it. Why did they even put it in the horror category?????? I am sooo confused.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:29pm

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Just to check, did Freddy vs Jason scare you?
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:41pm

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I never saw it
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:47pm

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Jeepers Creepers?
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Signs?
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 9:55pm

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The thing is, Shyamalan's films don't try and scare you by making you jump, they try to make you scared by making it very suspenseful.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 10:03pm

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Ok, The Village is not Shyamalan's best movie. It's probably his worst. It does need a lot of work in order to be a great movie, and the story is rather weak. The acting is a mixed bag, but pretty much everything visually is brilliant. The man knows how to make a movie.

The building of tension and suspense is just phenomenal. I had read what the ending was before I saw it, so even knowing what was going to happen, I was gripping my seat. Not because it was particularly scary, but because the suspense was all there, and it was good.

The directing could also be called a mixed bag, as normally good actors (Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt) weren't very good. That could be passed on the acting side, but the directing is going to have to come into play some places. But Shyamalan's shots are very very nice throughout, and his ability to use really long, drawn out shots effectively makes me happy. Most movies, you don't have a closeup of someone's face talking to someone for 20 seconds. Most movies, you don't have a two shot of people just standing there talking to eachother that lasts the entire conversation, but he makes the shots interesting and you're not left sitting there thinking "CHANGE THE SHOT ALREADY!".

As for the acting, like I said, it's a mixed bag. Most of the people sound like they're just reading their lines, and the language of the day is sometimes ruined by people accentuating the wrong parts of a word or sentence, making them sound like high school drama students who have never heard what proper English is supposed to sound like at the time. Joaquin Phoenix does a great job, even though he doesn't have too many lines, and Adrien Brody is quite good also, but the leading lady, Bryce Dallas Howard really gives the best performance of anyone, as Ivy. She really nailed the language and she holds herself very well amongst the rest of the cast.

The color scheme is very nice. With the opposites (red and yellow), and the way those colors contrast the mainly grey environments. The cinematography is definitely one of this movie's strong points.

M. Night Shyamalan should not write the next movie he directs. And if he does, he should co-write it with someone. And he shouldn't try doing a period film again. Sticking with modern dialogue is best for him. I think the writing and story-telling are the worst aspects of the film, and he really should have worked on the story more, and maybe tried to work away from the twists he loves so much.

Overall, this is definitely not a great film by any means, but it IS good, despite it's faults, and it IS beautiful to look at. And I'm sure that I'll get more out of it if I decide to watch it a second time, as the tones of human frailty and weakness and fear are all there, but they're underlying, and this might be more of a drama than a horror film.

I give it 3/5, and even though the story is weak, I recommend watching it.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 10:34pm

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Generally, Shamalamadingdong's movies will amaze people the first time they see it. Then if you see it again, you'll realize all of it's faults in full glory.

Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, and I imagine The Village (I have not seen it yet) are good at building suspense for you the first time, with the plot twist at the end that you're not supposed to be able to guess.

Yet, seeing Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs for second, or even third times, it really lost it's appeal to me. I like movies that I can watch over and over again and still be entertained every time despite knowing every move it makes.. and Shaymalan's movies don't do that for me.

Quick example:

Who saw Signs? Did you enjoy it? Now, having seen it, I want you to think of something... These aliens in the film are killed when water gets on them, a la Wicked Witch of the West. I give Wizard of Oz credit, because Oz is a magical dream world with witches, munchkins, wizards and an Emerald City. But keep in mind that signs is meant to be at least somewhat realistic, and takes place on earth.

What is my point? My point is, why would aliens that are quite literally deathly allergic to water come to a planet that is 70% water-covered and has a humid atmosphere? Honestly.

Entertaining the first time, losing its magic soon after. That's Shaymalan's pattern so far. That being said, I intend to see the Village soon. Chances are, I'll be in suspense and entertained the first time. If so, I'll make a point to see it again and re-check my initial diagnosis.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 11:01pm

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Wow, you guys are extensive researchers. The Cimematography was great, but other then that, it wasn't even suspenceful, maybe I just don't care for scary movies. Signs was good, though a little silly.
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 11:18pm

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my post will contain Duhn Duhn Duhn *****SPOILERS!!!*****

In my opinion the movie was alright. The concept is great, and when you first see the "monster" it is just sweet. The long fingers and snout, the hump, the spines. Just sweet. Up until you find out the monsters are fake the movie is really good, but from then on it is only alright, but when she meets the "monster" in the forest I assumed that the "monsters" were real and the movie just got that much sweeter, but then falls down to the same level when you find out it was Noah in the suit. Then you find out it is present day........ eek

This movie could have been amazing though. If the monsters were real, and if it had really been more about them I would have loved it.

I wouldn't say the end is stupid, just lame compared to how good the movie could have been. The "twist" seemed really lazy, and I would have been satisfied with something along the lines of her stumbling across a villiage of monsters and them thinking she was a monster. cliche, but better than what we got.

*****END OF SPOILERS*****
Posted: Sun, 1st Aug 2004, 11:23pm

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nitroviper007 wrote:

Generally, Shamalamadingdong's ...
HaHa! The funny thing is, if you were the person who posted this topic, I would have known who you were talking about, because I can never seem to remember his name.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2004, 1:43am

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nitroviper007 wrote:

Quick example:

Who saw Signs? Did you enjoy it? Now, having seen it, I want you to think of something... These aliens in the film are killed when water gets on them, a la Wicked Witch of the West. I give Wizard of Oz credit, because Oz is a magical dream world with witches, munchkins, wizards and an Emerald City. But keep in mind that signs is meant to be at least somewhat realistic, and takes place on earth.

What is my point? My point is, why would aliens that are quite literally deathly allergic to water come to a planet that is 70% water-covered and has a humid atmosphere? Honestly.

Shyamalan's point is philosophical/metaphorical. Signs is actually all about religion and faith... just with a alien-invading story as a way to explain it. if you carefully think of the movie and get rid of the alien-water-die idea, you'll get it. One guy in imdb.com forums explained it and he got it quite right. but I must admit Signs could have brought that message much clearer.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2004, 1:46am

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I actually only watch Shaymalan's Movies because of the techniques he uses, especially the suspense and cinematography part. That's why I think Signs is a good movie to learn from.

Unbreakable is one of my favourite movies. I watched it like 10 times by now. Great cinematography.

Sixth Sense was okay... I loved it the first and second time even more. But now it's just a beautiful movie.

Haven't seen The Village yet, but I am sure I am going to enjoy that movie for good reasons.

It's like watching a Hitchcock or Brian De Palma movie... looking for the suspence growing and figure out how it has been achieved.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2004, 2:05am

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nitroviper007 wrote:

Who saw Signs? Did you enjoy it? Now, having seen it, I want you to think of something... These aliens in the film are killed when water gets on them, a la Wicked Witch of the West. I give Wizard of Oz credit, because Oz is a magical dream world with witches, munchkins, wizards and an Emerald City. But keep in mind that signs is meant to be at least somewhat realistic, and takes place on earth.

What is my point? My point is, why would aliens that are quite literally deathly allergic to water come to a planet that is 70% water-covered and has a humid atmosphere? Honestly
Well think about it, if water hurts them, then there probably mustn't be lots of it on their planet, or even none at all, and therefore they wouldn't know what water is.

Also, at the end they leave because of the water, they saw they couldn't beat this substance so left. And they didn't come for the planet anyway, they came for the people. It says so at one point on the radio in the movie, how the Aliens poisoned some families and took them with them for Harvesting.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Aug 2004, 3:11am

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Spanish Prisoner wrote:

Shyamalan's point is philosophical/metaphorical. Signs is actually all about religion and faith... just with a alien-invading story as a way to explain it. if you carefully think of the movie and get rid of the alien-water-die idea, you'll get it. One guy in imdb.com forums explained it and he got it quite right. but I must admit Signs could have brought that message much clearer.
I understand that. Most of his movies have a Christian undertone, I just didn't want to get into religion in this case. But since you mentioned it, I'll just say this much...

If Shaymalan was taking the religion and faith issue so seriously, then he shouldn't have made some of the choices like he did. To place faith and religion as part of reality, you can't just substitute other things to suspend the other parts of reality you present.

You ask me to "get rid of the alien-water-die idea"... so in other words, in order for the movie to work I have to drop a major plot element? Look, Shaymalan presented us with the faith part of it and went with it. But he also presented us with other things that were left untied. Faith or not, it's still poor storytelling. Something like that, if it was fragile, should never have been presented at all.


Well think about it, if water hurts them, then there probably mustn't be lots of it on their planet, or even none at all, and therefore they wouldn't know what water is.
The aliens seemed to be fairly intelligent beings... after all, being able to create modes of interplanetary transport. So, that being said... would humans go to a planet that has a surface temperature of 400*F without using protective suits of some sort? I would think that basic interplanetary travel concepts would be to prepare yourselves for where you're going.
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i dont care about all those plot holes... the point is that i loved signs. I saw the Sixth sense a while ago, way before i became interested in filmmaking, so i cant judge it. Unbreakable was on tv a week ago and i didn't like it. So for now, Signs is my favorite Shaymaylan movie. i might get sixth sense again soon... and i HAVE to see the Village.
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I'm rather undecided about Village. Like Aculag mentioned, it's a mixed bag, although I disagree with his points. The following is spoiler free.

I think that by far, this is Shyamalan's worst film from a technical point of view. The cinematography, although had some nice and inventive (and one down-right genius cameo reveleance) was a letdown. The editing didn't help. I think M. Night tried too hard this time to get everything to be, well, "as it's written" i'm sure. The pacing of this film is terrible. Terrible, terrible, terrible. That is my biggest complaint. I have never complained about M. Night's pacing (his films tend to be slow at times) but this movie got it all wrong. There was no suspense, it was just dull film rolling. This movie IS NOT a horror in anyway, and there is only ONE part of the film that startles one but that doesn't make it scary. The trailer is scarier than the film. Do not go in expecting a similar experience as M. Night's other films.

The music is one thing that I think M. Night has used perfectly in his last three films...but I can't say that about village. Although the theme is great and there's some really realy good music (james newton howard ofcourse)....it's overused. I know there are many parts with absolutely no music...but there are also many parts that should have stayed with no music. I know M. Night has always imagined his films to be score-free until JNH comes up with something...I think he should have made that a reality here.

Now the redeeming factors...the idea. I love the idea and the way it comes full circle with his usual "twist ending". I, for one, understand and strongly agree with it.

******SPOILERS******



like signs and unbreakable (dont remember 6th sense well enough) this film has a hidden undertone to it...although its even more discreet. This film is a character study on human nature...how even in a seemingly perfect utopia created by the elders, human emotion will find a way to cause havoc (ie, the stabbing). M. Night was making a statement that no matter what, we as humans, are flawed. There are many more examples in the film to support this and it does require a second viewing to understand it more. There's some other conclusions I think the film was trying to bring forth...what do you guys get from it?


***END SPOILERS****


Overall, I give village 5/5 for effort to bring across an idea, but 3/5 in execution. It's a good film, not great and has many, many flaws and I can see many people hating it without even thinking what the point of the film was.

And I disagree that M. Night's films aren't rewatchable. I've seen Signs a dozen times and wouldn't mind seeing it again...right now actually. Damn, where's my copy?
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I hate the ending. unsure
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elaborate....
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i just saw it and i have to say that i liked it. although i do agree that this is not the best night film there were things in it that i loved, and i thought the twist was brillient and kind of made me sick to just take all that in.
i give 3 1/2 out of five.

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he didn't see it. My friend told us it, because I knew that Night was running out of ideas. Can anyone say Lois Lowry's "The Giver"? It seems just like that.
**********SPOILER*******************************8

I just want to know, what did the beasts look like? Did you ever see people taking off masks or anything? How did the pull it off? In the end, did they just say, "Hey, look, we're in Central Park!" ? Did they tell everybody? What sparked them all to investigate the forest? Details, anyone?



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Can't really answer that...that's the whole wonder in the film, to know those things (if you happen to already know the ending).


and M. Night is known to draw inspiration from many sources...but he always creates his own from it all.
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True. hey, what d'ya'll tink o my sig pic?
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we be layin the smack down on yo ass for talkin like that, foo.


it's alright, cut out could use work.
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It's "GA-Hay-Toe"! That's how them news folks say it, right. "GA-Hay-Toe"?
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nitroviper007 wrote:

Spanish Prisoner wrote:

Shyamalan's point is philosophical/metaphorical. Signs is actually all about religion and faith... just with a alien-invading story as a way to explain it. if you carefully think of the movie and get rid of the alien-water-die idea, you'll get it. One guy in imdb.com forums explained it and he got it quite right. but I must admit Signs could have brought that message much clearer.
I understand that. Most of his movies have a Christian undertone, I just didn't want to get into religion in this case. But since you mentioned it, I'll just say this much...

If Shaymalan was taking the religion and faith issue so seriously, then he shouldn't have made some of the choices like he did. To place faith and religion as part of reality, you can't just substitute other things to suspend the other parts of reality you present.

You ask me to "get rid of the alien-water-die idea"... so in other words, in order for the movie to work I have to drop a major plot element? Look, Shaymalan presented us with the faith part of it and went with it. But he also presented us with other things that were left untied. Faith or not, it's still poor storytelling. Something like that, if it was fragile, should never have been presented at all.


Well think about it, if water hurts them, then there probably mustn't be lots of it on their planet, or even none at all, and therefore they wouldn't know what water is.
The aliens seemed to be fairly intelligent beings... after all, being able to create modes of interplanetary transport. So, that being said... would humans go to a planet that has a surface temperature of 400*F without using protective suits of some sort? I would think that basic interplanetary travel concepts would be to prepare yourselves for where you're going.
The religious undertone is very important and the alien plot is just a plot device not a major plot element.
Do you know we hear and see the news all the time? Did it actually ever mentioned the aliens went away because of water?

The water in the house was not just normal water.... it was holy water. Because of it and his wife foreseeing his destiny, he regained faith.

hmm... I really must find that one particular post.
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even though Secret Window did a better job overall than The Village did...
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how so? I didn't really like secret window.
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yeah, I felt that the villiage was watchable, while in my opinion the same could not be said about Secret Window
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My whole post was not posted for some reason...I said that if you want to see a good suspenseful movie, go rent The Others...Secret Window to me was much more watchable (im a fan of depp and turturro though)..the acting in the village was sub par, and river pheonix is not yet capable of being any sort of leading character. I just felt like shammy used the ending to justify a good movie, and this time it wasnt the case...the first 3/4ths of the movie i wanted to fall asleep. secret window actually held my attention throughout. Reguardless, The Others kicked both their asses.
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im going to see it tonight. ill post later...
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just saw it... i just have to say:

HOLY SPIT THAT WAS THE BEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR!

It was so well told and so beatiful to look at! Wow. That ending. Dont even get me started about that ending...

******************SPOILER WARNING************************




And he shouldn't try doing a period film again.
hmm well it wasn't really, now was it? wink



I loved the ending of the film! It took me so off guard! They were looking at the photo of modern day and the voice overs were talking about modern things and then you saw the jeep and.... wow. that was good...

I also loved how he played with the monster's role in the story. The monsters are there... there are no monsters... then you think there are monsters again... then their arent.

Just curious on some things... did Lucius die? or was he okay? Was Noah after Ivy because he was mad at her just like because he stabbed Lucius?

EDIT: What was with that guy just sitting in the car at the end just staring? Made no sense to me.





**********************END OF SPOILERS***********************

All in all, a great film. I loved it a lot. Im afraid it is a movie that is a one time experience. I know all the twists now and it wont be the same next time. if you haven't i highly recommend it!

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...eesh
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i just saw it and i really liked it! good flik
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SPOILERS

did Lucius die? no. was he okay? He will be with the medicine. Was Noah after Ivy because he was mad at her just like because he stabbed Lucius?
Noah was in "love" with Ivy, so he was probably just after her to be with her, or maybe rape her, but I don't think the latter because I believe he was really in love with her. He was probably just acting normal when he saw her but with the suit on, it just seemed like he was attacking her. What was with that guy just sitting in the car at the end just staring? I thought that he added to the element of bewilderdness (its a real word, I swear it to be true). my opinions anyway

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**************Spoilers****************



Why then didn't noah just take off the costume first? Surely he would realize (even with his handicap) that she would be frightened of him if he wore the costume...



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I don't think so. He may have been just too excited, forgot he even had the suit on, or thought she would think it was funny.
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Not going to see it, so can someone please pm me the details of the film? (I already know the ending)
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see it.
Posted: Tue, 3rd Aug 2004, 8:17pm

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evman101 wrote:

see it.
are u being sarcastic
anywayz, i wouldnt see it
emnite got full of himself ever since six sense was a hit
unbreakable was terrible
signs, dont even let me go there

a lot of ppl who like this movie say that others who didnt like the movie are not looking deeply enough
there is a limitation to that
audiences want to think deeply so that they think that they themselves are smart
however, if the complexity and ambiguity of the movie goes too far, they don't even try
this movie is that case

moral of the story
"im going to make u squeal like a piggy"
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i don't know why you would ruin a movie for yourself by looking online or having someone tell you... so just see it. its really good. Don't try to guess the ending or anything... that'll just ruin for you. I don't know why people think the story is weak, because i thought it was very intriguing. I don't know why people seem to hate Signs so much. I love that movie. And it didn't have a twist ending! Just see it and judge it for yourself. Don't let anyone tell it to you! Night made the movie so you could watch it! Not just be told it by a friend online!
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I just don't have the money to spend right now, and it didn't really intruige me. That doesn't mean that I can't be told the story.

EDIT: I already know the ending. My friend was so annoyed by it, that he blurted it out. Once I heard that, I had no interest in seeing it.
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Hmm...very Deviating plot twists, good acting....kinda boring and has parts that drag
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just saw it again. still thought it was brilliant.
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Yeah, guys, go see it. There were parts that were boring, and then the last hour of the film was like all hell broke loose. But it was a good kinda hell. I will say that M. Night is brilliant with his suspence. You knew it was coming, but you still craped your pants.
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Mister Pencil wrote:

You knew it was coming, but you still craped your pants.
Wow, I didn't know you could crape in your pants! This makes me wanna stop eating crapes.... confused confused confused
Posted: Wed, 4th Aug 2004, 3:02am

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NO CRAPES! PLEASE!
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Oh, sorry, my "b". CRAPPED. There you go. It's summertime and I don't give a damn about spelling so I see movies- where crapes shoot out my ass if I get scared. But you eat crapes too? Awesome, they're so yummy.
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Actually, it's Crépes. The accent might not be on the 'e', but hey, it looks cool, so shut up.
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I know that, I was just making a joke. biggrin
EDIT: And yeah, I'm pretty sure the accent is on the 'e'.
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Sorry if I bring shame to the spelling and crepes communities, but I don't mean to insult anyone or anything. Yes, I may not be able to do the accent mark over the "e", but i can ­¡Do this! It is sexy and it is upside-down! ¿How about this? Is it not latino? Is it not sexy?

The Village was a good movie.
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Silliness! Dont be too silly! It can kill you....
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...says the person whose avatar is that of their head exploding while smiling and garnishing a cigar.....
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its a pen.
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Oh, and that makes it so much less SILLY! jk biggrin
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Rating: +1

But you're still cool dude. Every day since I've watched Poker Confessions I've said Meow-Pcch at least five times a day.
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On behalf of De-Evolution Studios, thanks dude. We're estatic that possibly one of the worst film ideas we've ever thought of has inspired you to incorporate a stupid, stupid catch-phrase into your lexicon for your everyday life. But seriously, that just made my day.

Yesterday, The Village made my day becuase I liked it a lot.
*hint hint* Trying to keep the thread going... *hint hint*
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ben3308 wrote:

But you're still cool dude. Every day since I've watched Poker Confessions I've said Meow-Pcch at least five times a day.
excelent. Thanks for the encouragment dude. more force for you
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ROCK ON BOBBIT!
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I'm resurrecting this topic rather than start a new one... I just wanted to give my thumbs up for this movie. Having just seen it on DVD, I must admit that I did not see the twists coming and thoroughly enjoyed both the characters and the story. As to whether or not this will be as good a second or third time.... eh not so much. Like most of Night's work, it was best on the first viewing.

Just my two cents.
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I really liked The Village. They marketed it completely wrong though. The trailers sold it as a horror/slasher film when the final film was something much better than that!

The film is beautiful to look at (the tranquil village is wonderful) and the acting is great. I don't really think the twist is really that twisty, just a good turn for the story.
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FiveIronFrenzy wrote:

OMGsh, this movie is perhaps the stupidest movie I have ever seen. Go see it, I don't want to spoil how stupid it is for you. Post some reviews.
i agree with this statment in the full. Pokemon is scarier then this movie.
Posted: Thu, 20th Jan 2005, 12:53pm

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Its a love story nt a scary movie. Most poeple can't accept the fact that it isn't at all what the trailers made it out to be. The love story is truly fantastic and it seems only Shamalynwhatever is the only one that can made a 1:30 minute scene of dialogue ineresting without changing the camera angle. Even though he rips of Alfred Hitchcock with "his" whole color scheme thing.
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I just saw this movie yesterday. I think its visually realy good, but i found it predictable, and i didnt think the acting was that good. But visually i think it was awesome. biggrin