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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dresden, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. WhiningKhan

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    Hrrrmm, I did notice in the Foundation trailer that the Finnish actress Laura Birn plays a part. I just learned
    she is supposed to be Eto Demerzel which would have to mean she is Daneel Olivaw.
    I have a feeling this is going to be pretty heavily reimagined Foundation, which is not too surprising. Still happy to see it finally filmed, but it might be a bittersweet experience.
     
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  2. Mariner

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    First Dune book: Really good.
    Second Dune book: Still very good
    Third Dune book: Wha?
    Fourth Dune book: Ah, a bit more interesting, though surely he's accidentally missed out a chunk of the story for some unknown reason?
    Fifth Dune book: Still interesting until a bizarrely rushed ending.

    Prequels/Sequels: Range from, 'Meh', to utter rubbish which directly contradicts the 'Canon'. I noticed many inconsistencies, despite only having read the other books once or twice.
     
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    You mean R.Daneel Olivaw?!?! Ugh. :(
     
  4. WhiningKhan

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    Yes, but this casting choice makes me seriously doubt whether there is anything else in common with the books than the name of the character.
     
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    So I have watched Warcraft (2016) and I was expecting some rubbish movie that I wouldn't want to see to the end. Well I did watch it until the end! It was actually a rather good and entertaining movie with good acting? Shocking. A very good adaptation of the game.
     
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    Yeah it was a surprisingly good movie overall.
     
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    Was it? I thought it was a load of rubbish! As expected, so I wasn't disappointed as I didn't think it would be any good when I started watching!
     
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    Warcraft was the first movie I watched with my now other half and little did I know that it would set the tone for how totally rubbish his taste in movie is. Should have seen the red flag!
     
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    IMDB + Dating App = PROFIT!!!
     
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    I agree, I watched the trailer and I felt happy they created something under the Foundation name but it felt wrong, filled with unnecessary drama. I'm actually considering not watching it, I think it might annoy me.
     
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    Free Guy. Well if I wasn't completely surprised at just how good this movie was. One of the best feel good movies I've seen in quite awhile. It's a popcorn movie but instead with a solid script, excellent pacing, just the right amount of gamer culture references, and a great final act that has you cheering for the good guy. Highly recommended!
     
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    Yeah, really enjoyed it. Was a lot of fun to watch.
     
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    Oh boy!


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    There was one more Dune book by Herbert, unless you're lumping Dune Messiah in with Dune. Though I guess Heretics of Dune and Chapterhouse: Dune could also be considered a duology, or just one long novel.

    Off topic, but I hope Piter De Vries and Count Fenrig get portrayed as the stone cold killers, and masters of the blade, that they were in Dune. Especially Fenrig, as he was was basically Val Kilmer's Doc Holliday, but with a greatly extended life due to the spice. Lol, the dude even had a drawl! Piter was able to travel to Arrakis, and blend in with the natives due to his totally blue in blue eyes that resulted from his massive melange consumption, and presumably could be seen as a person who could take care of himself.
     
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