Top Gun 2

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  1. Sinistar

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    Saw it a second time. My earlier question about them having their flight helmets with them at a specific time..yep in the scene right before they are clipped on their side. So no faux paux there after all.
     
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    Saw it Saturday night, literally, at the local IMax theater. I liked it a lot. Felt a lot like Rocky Meets Top Gun.

    Also, the plot was a lot better than I expected.
     
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    Literally Saturday night or literally at the local imax theater?
     
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    Jenny from The Rocketeer, of course.
     
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    Better than the first.

    recommend watching.
     
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    I shouted out “Hey, it’s the lady from Labyrinth ! “ to make sure everyone knew ;) lol.
     
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    Career Opportunities…some of her best work. :D
     
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    Did anyone catch that in the first scene at the bar, David Bowie was playing in the background, and she was in Labyrinth with...David Bowie?

    I think the first Top Gun might be one of the biggest blockbuster turds of all time. The second one I was OK with it up until the last half hour. Then it went full reTURD.

    Edit: Fixed as per the suggestion of @wanttaja
     
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    Predicable plot, unrealistic and too much CGI sums it up. Good in cockpit footage though.
     
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    FTFY.

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    Labyrinth?

    never heard of it.
     
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    I wouldn't expect you to considering it's geared toward an age range that's not yours nor mine. I'm not running out to see a Spongebob movie anytime, ever either.

    But none of that was the point, anyway.
     
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    Just watched the new Dune movie. I’m not a big sci-fi fan but it was actually pretty good. Never seen the original.
     
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    The new one is pretty good. I've streamed it twice, and it definitely grew on me the second time around.

    The 1984 version was indeed one of the worst movies ever made.
     
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    Do NOT watch the original... your welcome.

    I wouldn't make my worst enemy watch it.

    too subtle?
     
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    I almost ordered it recently because I’m a big 80s movie fan and it’s one of the few I haven’t seen. Then I read the reviews on it. Yeah, not good.
     
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    That part that makes me want to vomit is that every ya-hoo on U B A Star Tubie uses that stupid "Danger Zone" soundtrack to his airplane video ... o_O
     
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    Dune was the worst movie I've ever seen part of. I think sitting through the whole thing might be damaging.
     
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    10:15 PM is night.
     
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    I think I know the point in the movie you are taking about…. There a point where the movie could have ended perfectly, on a serious/somber note. A perfect way to transition the movie to the rest of the team.

    BUT instead, it have to have some silly “plot magic” , and turned into a silly remake of “Behind enemy lines” (which was already a silly movie itself). Ugh.
     
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    Clearly you missed Cannonball Run 2 and Natural Born Killers.
     
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    The generally accepted Worst Movie Ever is Battlefield Earth by L Ron Hubbard and John Travolta.

    But on the bright side, it did give rise to the greatest movie review line ever, in the Washington Post: "a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters for a million years could not have written a script this bad."
     
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    I did miss CB run 2. As to Natural Born Killers, that was one screwy movie....but the soundtrack had some good moments. A movie can't be worst if it has some Cowboy Junkies in it.

    Re the "million monkey", Bob Newhart did a routine based on the million monkeys theory, along the lines of "what if there were a government program to test this theory? There would have to be a bunch of government employees reading everything they typed. Here's how that would go...".
     
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    You left out “Mars Attacks.”
     
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    I don’t know about @kyleb , but I had successfully wiped that from my memory until YOU had to bring it up!:mad:
     
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    Bingo
     
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    I thought it was funny.
     
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    Worst movie ever was I Am Legend. Moving on...
     
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    <spoilers, but if you haven't seen it yet, you shouldn't be reading this thread>

    I guess it depends on what you wanted out of it. I did a hard eye roll when the Hind blew up, but when they popped over that ridge and we see the F14...I have to admit I loved it. Laughter, tears, big smile. I loved that they didn't take it too seriously. They were aiming for a slightly campy 90's style summer movie, and I think they pulled it off admirably.