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Posted: 8/1/2005 12:56:17 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/1/2005 12:56:30 AM EDT by Nimrod1193]
V for Vendetta

www.apple.com/trailers/wb/v_for_vendetta

Written by Alan Moore, who also wrote The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and From Hell.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 3:58:39 AM EDT
You are absolutely right.
A little British socialism, a dab of Nazi and a kick-ass chunk of "1984".
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:02:31 AM EDT
I like the tag line.

"People should not be afraid of their governments. governments should be afraid of their people.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:14:51 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:25:47 AM EDT
Natalie Portman! Probably thinks she is making an anti-bush movie. The good guy uses only knives? Anti-gun Movie!
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:30:06 AM EDT

Originally Posted By SJSAMPLE:
You are absolutely right.
A little British socialism, a dab of Nazi and a kick-ass chunk of "1984".



+1


can't wait
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:34:35 AM EDT
It is anything like he League of Extraordinary Gentlemen then I will pass..........I wasted $3.89 and 20 minutes of my life after renting that movie.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 4:41:37 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 6:32:36 AM EDT

Originally Posted By VTHOKIESHOOTER:
It is anything like he League of Extraordinary Gentlemen then I will pass..........I wasted $3.89 and 20 minutes of my life after renting that movie.



Stupid me bought the movie before watching it. Wound up giving it away. I didn't like it polluting my dvd collection.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 6:35:29 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Tweak:
thought you meant 300



I'm not a huge Miller fan but that's kind of what I was thinking too... That is probably my second favorite GN after Batman: The Killing Joke.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 6:40:32 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 6:42:31 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hakim:
Natalie Portman! Probably thinks she is making an anti-bush movie. The good guy uses only knives? Anti-gun Movie!



I don't recall any anti-gun sentiments or themes in the GN.
Basically, the "hero" is a renaissance-type man. Very educated, very artistic, very deadly. He uses knives because he is a shadow figure and guns don't really lend to the type of mystery that this character embodies.

And, this is set in England, so you know that every good subject has been properly disarmed.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 6:44:42 AM EDT
Yeah the GN is an absolutely thrilling read.
I'm looking forward to the movie. The script was done by the Wachowski bros (Matrix). Although I'm not terribly crazy about Natalie's hair...I dislike baldness.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 7:12:03 AM EDT
tag
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 7:13:31 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hakim:
Natalie Portman! Probably thinks she is making an anti-bush movie. The good guy uses only knives? Anti-gun Movie!



What? Natalie Portman's bush is in the movie?
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 8:24:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/1/2005 8:24:56 AM EDT by SJSAMPLE]

Originally Posted By BlairHous:
Yeah the GN is an absolutely thrilling read.
I'm looking forward to the movie. The script was done by the Wachowski bros (Matrix). Although I'm not terribly crazy about Natalie's hair...I dislike baldness.



Oh, Fuck.

And the lead female's shaved head is essential to the plot.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 8:48:18 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:
I think "The Watchmen" was one of the last graphic novels I read. Interesting but I didn't care for the kind of cynical "Wonder Woman was raped in The Hall of Justice" tone to the whole thing.

I did like "The League of Extraoridnary Gentlemen" movie.



You need to read Batman: The Killing Joke.

Thank me later.

(where's the comic book nerd smiley?)
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 8:53:36 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 8:59:29 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By macman37:

Originally Posted By Aimless:
I think "The Watchmen" was one of the last graphic novels I read. Interesting but I didn't care for the kind of cynical "Wonder Woman was raped in The Hall of Justice" tone to the whole thing.

I did like "The League of Extraoridnary Gentlemen" movie.



You need to read Batman: The Killing Joke.

Thank me later.

(where's the comic book nerd smiley?)



Whoops I lied, I read that one. Was that by the same author? I did not remember that.



Actually I think it was written by Moore. Great story, brilliantly illustrated.
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 9:03:59 AM EDT
Despite modern marketing there is no such thing as a "Graphic Novel"..........they are called COMIC BOOKS!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 9:04:00 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:

Originally Posted By hakim:
Natalie Portman! Probably thinks she is making an anti-bush movie. The good guy uses only knives? Anti-gun Movie!



What? Natalie Portman's bush is in the movie?



No, They shaved it!
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 9:07:40 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 9:09:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lingum14:
Despite modern marketing there is no such thing as a "Graphic Novel"..........they are called COMIC BOOKS!!!!!!!!



GNs originally were more graphic in their depiction of sex and violence, were printed on much better stock using much better printing processes, and had better - more adult - storylines than regular comics. Hence the term, "Graphic Novel".
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 9:11:24 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hakim:
Natalie Portman! Probably thinks she is making an anti-bush movie. The good guy uses only knives? Anti-gun Movie!



That's all that's left, and they'd better hurry- Brit Med organization proposes banning knives. Also swords, pikes, etc. Crickett bats next?
Link Posted: 8/1/2005 12:00:23 PM EDT

I'm really looking forward to it.

Link Posted: 8/1/2005 12:06:46 PM EDT
They will screw it up royally
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