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Why couldn't it have been Batman?
Blame the female human beings.
Men and women alike. I was astonished by how many men voluntarily watched this film, and came out singing its praises.
My mum and her friends went to see it five times. :(((((((((((
Like a stealth attack - I don't even know anyone who saw it. When Titanic was on, it seemed like people were going multiple times.
this is wierd news
The woman in front of her bought two and was then told that it was only one per person, so they took away the woman's spare one and the spare one clutched by the woman behind Lo. At this point the woman behind her said "I'll have one," and grabbed one of the spares the supermarket working was holding. He then turned to Lo and seemed appalled that anyone wouldn't want Mamma Mia at the glorious price of £5.
what a beautiful missed opportunity.
that I'd pay to see.
Everybody who went to see the Dark Knight more than once did it multiple times in a short period of time. Yet the Dark Knight largely disappeared from cinemas after about six weeks to make way for other blockbusters.
Bloody Mamma Mia has been a fixture in multiplexes ever since it was released, and is still doing good business. Even the film now coming out on DVD does not seem to have slowed it down much.
# car chase
# helicopter crash
# creepy puppets
# someone jumping through a window in slow motion
i think is covered by Pierce Brosnan
That reminds me, I have that on DVD and I've yet to watch it sober.
but sadly not through a window.
I've seen it on DVD and none of the cast can sing. Especially Brosnan but I think that's besides the point. It's alright in a non-offensive way.
fat huffing grey beards wanting to put a bit of spice in their tights by swizzling their danglies with the girls before popping to frankie and bennys to guzzle shiraz and pinch the bottom of karel...the 20 year old polish waiter...and talk about how martin left the jam on the counter again. philistinism dressed as liberation
It's Kazza and Jan...kazza and jan
Well, perhaps not the 'grey' pound, but you get my point
also wheres my email reply, fuzzface?
people would rather go and see a shit film with pierce brosnan singing in it than a shit film with a stupid superhero in.
musical rom-coms based around someone with dollars in their eyes going, "Hey, that band Abba are monstrously successful. If we write a play as simply a loose way to have a load of actors karaoke their way through Abba's back catalogue we'll make TONNES of cash."
It's not about Abba's music - I'd think the same of a similar project using music from one of my favourite bands, just as I object on principle to making a movie based on an old 70s TV series because they know the nostalgia factor will give them a huge audience.
The Dark Knight is a great example of someone translating some classic ideas from comics to the screen and running with them. Yes, Batman and the Joker have been done before and Tim Burton's was a good try but this was far better. As a well-plotted, well directed action film but not skimping on character, dialogue or intelligence I think it succeeded strongly. Not ever action film has to involve 'leaving your brain at the door' and I'd like to hope this will lead to more intelligence at the cinema. It probably won't, though.
but given Hollywood's only criteria is cash returns it's nice when something you like gets good cash returns because it means they'll make more of it.
There was a TV series in the 60s of Batman but it wasn't anything like this film and we're not talking about cashing in on a nostalgia by making Batman movies, there is a current large crowd of Batman enthusiasts and those who would like to see it 'done right'.
Certain things are simply exercises in easy money making.
i enjoyed it.
"I enjoyed it but it's not as good as 4 Weddings"
It just doesnt seem like a batman film. The first one got it right, non specific post depression time period, old mansion, bat cave, creepy asylum, gloomy gotham city, weird villains plan to attack city with super weapon, all proper batman. The Dark Knight if it werent for the gadgets and costumes it could be any old action thriller, hardly any batman elements are there, looks like it was shot in daytime la or something, also didnt like they changed actresses for rachel just added to the discontinuity between the films they should have re written , film didnt really go anywhere the films climax was the two boat thing lame
who is relaxed enough not to worry about appearing cool and edgy.
I just think Mamma Mia! is vile
(i havent yet)
but The Dark Knight was nowhere near as good as people make it out to be, and barely a patch on the older films. Tim Burton actually made an effort to create a genuinely dark and peculiar mood in his films, that meant that the prospect of a man raised by penguins and a woman resucitated by cats seemed, well, not plausible, but at least fitting. The Dark Knight just plonked several bizarre and unbelievable characters and plonked them in a darker-looking replica of New York.