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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #345 on: 01 January, 2012, 08:03:50 pm »
SFX put it in their 'Sci-Fi TV & Film Highlights For 2012'

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #346 on: 01 January, 2012, 08:14:51 pm »
Lovely :)

 
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #347 on: 01 January, 2012, 08:40:48 pm »
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #348 on: 01 January, 2012, 09:06:16 pm »
SFX put it in their 'Sci-Fi TV & Film Highlights For 2012'

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I thought this was just a one man campain not the general concensus.
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #349 on: 01 January, 2012, 09:13:31 pm »
I thought this was just a one man campain not the general concensus.
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Yeah, the 'one man campaign' thing was very much what the article made me think of. Whilst some on the board like the outfit and some don't, in no way do I get the impression that reaction has on average been overly negative. More cautiously optimistic in general.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #350 on: 01 January, 2012, 09:31:59 pm »
Why does that matter?

Because Dredd simply isn't registering enough.When films like the  Abraham Lincoln :Vampire Hunter are getting more press you know something isn't right.I've seen lots of films without watching ANY trailer but simply because of what I saw or read ,even months before.

Movies need HYPE -simples


These things -especially lists on websites are highly subjective and editorialised, focus can change within days and weeks, it's a very, very fickle industry, especially on the web -simple enough?

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #351 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:05:38 pm »
Do need to raise the profile soon though,AICN left it off their 'movies to look forward to in 2012' list,everything but the kitchen sink was on but Dredd.


Really, they left out quite a bit: Wrath of the Titans, MiB3, John Carter, Dredd, Total recall, Jack the Giant Killer, Dark Shadows, Expendables 2, Ghost Rider 2, the Hunger Games to name a few?

As I said these are very subjective lists created by individuals with their own agendas/interests. If they aren't familiar yet or aren't fans of Dredd they won't bother including it in their 'hope list'. We shouldn't compare what one fan on a film website wants to see with what ultimately is considered a success.

A comparison film, genre-wise, is Total Recall, a remake/reboot that has had very little coverage; not a trailer nor even a teaser yet but only a place-holder webpage: http://www.totalrecall-movie.com. It's release date is nearly 2 months before Dredd and has a $200 million dollar budget, so will it fail beacause they haven't fully promoted/teased it yet? No, cos in the end none of us know how these things pan out. It's a black-art and if you don't hit the right notes at the right time -a lottery not a science- no amount of marketing will save a bad film from being rejected.

Dredd has a certain appeal to a certain audience, it isn't broad like Avatar or Dark Knight, films which can bludgeon people with massively sponsored 3D/IMAX marketing and the promise of galactic/global eye-candy or even the global-oestrogen-synchronicity of Sex & the City. If Dredd's a success it'll be down to luck, tight-punches and an appreciative audience. It has 9 months to do it. If it's great, shite or mediocre we'll know when it's time to know.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #352 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:07:14 pm »
SFX put it in their 'Sci-Fi TV & Film Highlights For 2012'

HERE!

That is all  :-X

Brilliant! But it's said;

Gotta admit, I’m sticking my neck out with this choice. Certainly the internet buzz so far has been more negative than positive, with fans hating the costumes and suspicious of the idea that it’s a small-scale “day-in-the-life”-style story. The news that the director, Pete Travis, parted company with the project during post production didn’t help (though the split was amicable, apparently). But I still believe this might turn out to surprise us all. Sctrptwriter Alex Garland has a very good pedigree (28 Days Later, Sunshine) and the intention seems to be to make an intense, gritty, claustrophobic, dark sci-fi thriller rather than a bloated, gaudy blockbuster, and to me that feels a better fit for the character. Plus, the cinematographer, Anthony Dod Mantle, reckons, “If we get it right, it will be a cross between Blade Runner and Clockwork Orange.” Now, that’s a good ambition to strive for.

Wish they would check in 2000AD Forum, not other different forums where there is negatives!

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #353 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:07:32 pm »
I'm not particularly fussed over a trailer yet, although a teaser would be nice.

I do wish they'd get a few more photos out there, it's a bit weird that if you go to this link

http://www.sfx.co.uk/tag/dredd/, they're using Planet Replicas pics for a couple of stories...

http://www.sfx.co.uk/2011/10/11/dredd-producer-oficially-refutes-director-was-sacked/#comment-window

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #354 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:10:28 pm »
SFX put it in their 'Sci-Fi TV & Film Highlights For 2012'

HERE!

That is all  :-X

Brilliant! But it's said;

Gotta admit, I’m sticking my neck out with this choice. Certainly the internet buzz so far has been more negative than positive, with fans hating the costumes and suspicious of the idea that it’s a small-scale “day-in-the-life”-style story. The news that the director, Pete Travis, parted company with the project during post production didn’t help (though the split was amicable, apparently). But I still believe this might turn out to surprise us all. Sctrptwriter Alex Garland has a very good pedigree (28 Days Later, Sunshine) and the intention seems to be to make an intense, gritty, claustrophobic, dark sci-fi thriller rather than a bloated, gaudy blockbuster, and to me that feels a better fit for the character. Plus, the cinematographer, Anthony Dod Mantle, reckons, “If we get it right, it will be a cross between Blade Runner and Clockwork Orange.” Now, that’s a good ambition to strive for.

Wish they would check in 2000AD Forum, not other different forums where there is negatives!

It is mainly just one notable person under various pseudonyms banging on about the uniform, the actor, the script, the fucking catering...

Most of the other gripes have purely been about the size of the helmet, rather than the costume overall.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #355 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:15:53 pm »
It is mainly just one notable person under various pseudonyms banging on about the uniform, the actor, the script, the fucking catering...

This is the point, you can't trust film-nerds with gripes who project their bias as the opinion of all fans.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #356 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:20:07 pm »
You could probably have finished that sentence after nerds...

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #357 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:23:06 pm »
Aye.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #358 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:24:39 pm »
Because nerds don't comment on comic book websites?
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #359 on: 01 January, 2012, 10:34:15 pm »
as all ready said it's a matter of trust and you really can't.