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Old 26-07-2012, 14:33
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Just seen this has been made into a film with Ang Lee as the director.
I loved the book but not sure how well it will work on screen.
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Old 26-07-2012, 15:09
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Trailer's out already:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZEZ35Fhvuc

Looks good, I guess, but the Cloud Atlas trailer knocks it for six.

Weird. I have both books on the shelf waiting to be read, but can't quite pick either up.
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Old 26-07-2012, 15:11
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Trailer's out already:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZEZ35Fhvuc

Looks good, I guess, but the Cloud Atlas trailer knocks it for six.

Weird. I have both books on the shelf waiting to be read, but can't quite pick either up.
Jeez! How big are they?
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Old 26-07-2012, 15:13
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Have watched the trailer and I'm undecided if I like the look of or or not!
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Old 26-07-2012, 21:26
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I loved the book but I did wonder how it could be transferred to the big screen. Having seen the trailer, I'm now quite optomistic it could work.
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Old 27-07-2012, 23:27
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I saw the trailer (was really long for a trailer!) and at the end I just thought wtf? It was just a scene with him on a boat with a tiger and fish
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Old 28-07-2012, 02:33
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I saw the trailer (was really long for a trailer!) and at the end I just thought wtf? It was just a scene with him on a boat with a tiger and fish
Most of the story is of the boy on a boat with a tiger.

I thought the trailer looked great with the mix of the memories, the tragedy and the dream like quality required.
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Old 26-11-2012, 10:07
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There's a free screening this coming sunday at a number of Odeon Cinemas:

http://www.showfilmfirst.com/service/

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Old 26-11-2012, 12:57
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Getting 5 star review's trailer looks stunning will definately be checking this film out
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Old 26-11-2012, 13:23
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Trailer looked great, it sold me! Never read the book but looking forward to the film.
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Old 26-11-2012, 13:26
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Going to see this on the 11th December, will let you know if it lives up to the hype...
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Old 26-11-2012, 18:10
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I saw the trailer (was really long for a trailer!) and at the end I just thought wtf? It was just a scene with him on a boat with a tiger and fish
Same here. It looked shite!
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Old 26-11-2012, 19:14
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I saw the trailer (was really long for a trailer!) and at the end I just thought wtf? It was just a scene with him on a boat with a tiger and fish
Doesn't really explain anything.....no clue what so ever, what it's about, apart from the shipwreck.

When I first saw it, and before the end of the 'trailer', I thought, The Jungle Book too...
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Old 27-11-2012, 00:41
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It looks pretty good. I was a little disappointed to learn that most of the tiger scenes were done with special effects. I know it would be hard and dangerous to use a real tiger, but also more authentic!
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Old 27-11-2012, 18:22
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hahaha, If it was a real tiger I might have watched it. Although it could have been turned into a snuff movie
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Old 28-11-2012, 08:36
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It looks pretty good. I was a little disappointed to learn that most of the tiger scenes were done with special effects. I know it would be hard and dangerous to use a real tiger, but also more authentic!
Probably wouldnt look to authentic as the tiger would need to have a rubber ring and armbands on its's legs at all times... Health and Safety rules must be followed.
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Old 28-11-2012, 10:03
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I saw the trailer (was really long for a trailer!) and at the end I just thought wtf? It was just a scene with him on a boat with a tiger and fish
I know It had a kind of dreamy feel to it but beyond that I wasnt sure what to think. I havent read the book so dont really know it
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Old 30-11-2012, 18:16
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Saw the trailer in the cinema today and have to say it looks amazing. I didn't even know of it beforehand (or that it's based from a book).

I really want to see this
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Old 01-12-2012, 00:07
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Supposedly the tiger CGI effects are so real that when watching prelim screenings numerous members of the audience reported it to animal rights and ang lee had to verify four times that no harm was done to the tigers as it was CGI used in all but a few scenes
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Old 01-12-2012, 00:24
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i have read the book, almost on a blind buy, and from the trailer and the clips i've seen it does look extremely accurate to it!

and the movie looks gorgeous and stunning
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:27
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Supposedly the tiger CGI effects are so real that when watching prelim screenings numerous members of the audience reported it to animal rights and ang lee had to verify four times that no harm was done to the tigers as it was CGI used in all but a few scenes
I heard the real tiger scenes on the boat were shot separately to the Pi on boat scenes and they merged the two
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:11
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The CGI animals (assuming they are) look so real. I can't wait to see it
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Old 01-12-2012, 13:54
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I wonder how closely it follows the book?
I can't see the Zebra,Hyena or Orangutan on the boat.
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Old 01-12-2012, 18:04
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The book was fantastic. If the movie captures 10% of that, I will be very happy.Going to see it in 3D on release day.
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Old 01-12-2012, 18:18
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Supposedly the tiger CGI effects are so real that when watching prelim screenings numerous members of the audience reported it to animal rights and ang lee had to verify four times that no harm was done to the tigers as it was CGI used in all but a few scenes
wow
Send them to watch Apocalypse Now!
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