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Fucking brilliant. Go see it. So delightfully stupid, it should be illegal. Shaun Of The Dead is but a fading memory.
wasn't expecting much but it was funny and easy to watch and it has my favourite actor in it, albeit briefly, so pretty much win all round.
The rules alone are worth the price of admission. Every time a character is about to do something, a rule pops up explaining why they're doing it. So you see the lead running from a zombie and
pops up. Another where he's about to walk into a gas station restroom and
BEWARE OF BATHROOMS
pops up on the door.
It's basically an hour and a half of total stupidity.
And Bill Murray pops up in a cameo playing...BILL MURRAY! FUCK YEAH!
while the character stretches the words LIMBER and UP stretch back and forth in imitation.
Hmm, is this another opportunity to show you all my favourite accessory? Yes.
Saw it last night..Loved it! Consistently funny,has Bill Murray in it and just an all round blast.
The opening titles are incredible....
its no Shaun Of The Dead, damn good though...
Mr Murray, I'm such a big fan of your work. It really helped me through some tough patches, even you're dramatic roles."
BILL MURRAY: [Japanese bow] That's why we do it.
"This is so exciting. You're about to discover who they're going to call. [Pause] They're going to call Ghostbusters."
The opening titles
-"But there are no penguins in the North Pole."
-"Do you want to know how hard I can punch?"
"That'll do pig."
What does that even mean??
Going on an Orange Wednesday in a student town probably did't help. Won't do that again... fucking cunts.
The animated text stuff was quite good, isn't it just very similar to what (what I seem to remember) Fight Club did in parts, with the Ikea labels, etc? Didn't Brick (or p'raps another similar film?) have something very similar, too?
The films the first two episodes combined. So there's loads more stories planned. The fact that it's made loads of $$$$ on a small budget pretty much guarantee sequels
my only complaint was the lack of zombies.
I just think "Wasteland with The Odd Group of Zombies" wasn't a catchy enough title so they just lied.
I assumed that that was Michael Cera in it.
– in this and in Adventureland – given that Eisenberg plays the same kind of character in Roger Dodger, which came out a full year before Arrested Development started.
I literally thought that he was Michael Cera
The scenes seem to lend themselves to some obvious gaming levels: Bill Murray's House / Open Highway / Fairground Rides / In A Shop / etc
I thought the same thing about Coraline. Am I being overly cynical to suggest that some of these scenes are written in, simply to justify a decent tie-in with a lucrative videogame money-spinner?
considering they spend about 5 mins on any game related to a movie franchise and dont really give a shit.
The balance of power, in terms of revenue, is shifting from cinema to videogames. It was almost as if they knew a videogame adaptation of Coraline would be on the cards, and the film was (in part) a vehicle for shifting copies of the game.
So, do you have any regrets?
but that Bill Murray bit was incredible.
I really enjoyed it all the characters managed to be endearing and the use of the 'rules' juxtaposed with the characters actions made me smile.