How does a movie about skeletons get past Chinese censorship? I remember it being a big deal in World of Warcraft and Dota 2 that they had to make Chinese models with no bones showing for lots of undead enemies.
It really is a great movie. They took that beginning scene from Up and added more feels and overall sentiment. Just beautiful. And of course the story intertwines with the concept of mortality and how we eventually have to say goodbye to our loved ones but remembering them will always keep them alive.
That was actually self-censorship by Blizzard and Valve, supposedly to ensure that the review process goes smoother and faster. Guess things have changed.
Skeletons are banned because ancestor worship is still a big thing in China. I assume since the Mexican Day of the Dead is similar in purpose there is no reason for the skeletons to be banned.
Stand up guy.
Man that fucking video was something else, makes you realize how cruel kids can be. Good for all the famous people standing up for him, I know delanie walker from the titans did something for him this past week
Chris Evans is a hero in real life too. Good work Cap!
Dr. Erskine: Do you want to kill Nazis?
Cap: Is this a test?
Dr. Erskine: Yes.
Cap: I don't want to kill anyone. I don't like bullies; I don't care where they're from.
I enjoyed the movie a lot more than they did, but I agree that the film really didn't elevate the source material. They touched on my biggest complaint, which is that we didn't really get that many behind-the-scenes information—at least not as much as I wanted.
They made a really interesting point that I hadn't thought of before: the real reason that Tommy is so attached to Greg is that Greg has the all-American look he wishes he had. The movie itself takes more of an angle that Tommy liked Greg around as a sidekick, getting angry when Greg had more success than him. I think both are probably true.
Honestly, do yourself a favour and check out the audiobook of The Disaster Artist. The movie has to take rather large liberties with the book to tell a streamlined 2 hour story, but the actual story (as far as Greg tells it) is far more intriguing and bizarre. The movie paints Tommy in a far better light than the books does, that's for sure.
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Of course respect their opinions and that they actually articulate their view in depth, despite that I disagree (generally, turned it off in the last few minutes that were left after getting the gist of it). That said, I can't wait for large portions of this subreddit to revise their opinions on this a la every other RLM review ever.
I saw this trailer for the first time with The Star (don't ask) - It definitely looks a lot more clever than I expected.
Well you won't see him in this.
I’d like to see Richard Ayoade in more films.
I seriously can't wait to see this. Nick Park and his team are utter brilliant at doing heartwarming animation as well as doing phenomenal visual comedy.
Fans can't wait to see the movie they're a fan of again? Well that's just unheard of!
DC fans shake their heads
It doesn't suck. It's safe, and there certainly are some valid criticisms, but I think that's true of a lot of movies that are still perfectly fine.
I'll never claim it's Oscar-worthy or anything, but it was a fun ride that didn't make the same mistakes the prequels did, so it was good enough.
Pretty birdie with an umbrella told me a major character gets killed eventually.
Spoiler alert; it rhymes with Humble Whore.
I'm liking the animation style. It's kinda bizarre, but I like it.
Also glad the "Animated" isn't in the title like what was previously posted here
It kinda feels like a Gorillaz music video.
Wow the animation looks great.
That is a gorgeous looking movie trailer. This is how you ease audiences into buying Miles Morales; make something that looks fresh and new (at least compared to the other three versions of New York we've seen in the last 15 years with Peter Parker). I'm interested.
I really liked the poster at first glance but now I can't unsee Tye Sheridan's freakishly long leg... it's not just me, right?
Gah! Why?! Why did you have to point it out?
Okay what's with the leg?
Looks cool. Love the font style. But as others have pointed out, once you see the freakishly long leg, it’s impossible to unsee.
Lesson 1: be Ryan Gosling
Lesson 2: Don’t not be Ryan Gosling
Haha Well they are good lessons!
I am whelmed
So based on the scores I'm guessing a majority of people liked it but it has not much to offer. Honestly I think it just exceeded everyone's low expectations
Looks like it could have a higher RT score than the original. Color me shocked. I was planning on checking this out anyway. Looked like the perfect popcorn flick.
That is one wild RT score for this. Can't wait to see how it'll dip or go up.
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Greg Sestero is a struggling actor with no prospects in San Fransisco. One day in an acting class he meets the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, a man of infinite money and passion who inspires Greg. After the two move to Los Angeles and fail to find work as actors they decide to create a movie that will showcase their talents, The Room, that would propel them to stardom...just not the way they may have expected.
Director: James Franco
Writer: screenplay by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
based on "The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made" by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
Cast:James Franco as Tommy Wiseau ("Johnny" in The Room, also writer/director) Dave Franco as Greg Sestero ("Mark" in The Room) Ari Graynor as Juliette Danielle ("Lisa" in The Room) Josh Hutcherson as Philip Haldiman ("Denny" in The Room) Jacki Weaver as Carolyn Minnott ("Claudette" in The Room) Zac Efron as Dan Janjigian ("Chris-R" in The Room) Andrew Santino as Scott Holmes ("Mike" in The Room) Nathan Fielder as Kyle Vogt ("Peter" in The Room) Brian Huskey as Teller ("James" in The Room) Alison Brie as Amber Seth Rogen as Sandy Schklair Paul Scheer as Raphael Smadja June Diane Raphael as Robyn Paris Jason Mantzoukas as Peter Anway Hannibal Buress as Bill Meurer Sharon Stone as Iris Burton Melanie Griffith as Jean Shelton Megan Mullally as Mrs. Sestero Brett Gelman as Acting Teacher Casey Wilson as Casting Director Zoey Deutch as Bobbi Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Sid Jason Mitchell as Nate Randall Park as Male Actor Jerrod Carmichael as Actor Friend Tom Franco as Karl John Early as Chris Bob Odenkirk as Stanislavsky Teacher Charlyne Yi as Safoya Tommy Wiseau as Henry
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
After Credits Scene? Yes
Zac Efron as Chris-R was absolutely hilarious in his small role. "Cocksucker Motherfucker"
I never once felt I was watching James Franco doing an impression of Tommy. He definitely disappeared in that role.
Didn't realize how good James Franco was until the comparisons between the room and their movie at the end. That really was spot on.
"How often do you think Hitchcock gets a response like this?"
Get yourself a friend that's got your back like Greg Sestero