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Scott Magie
Film Handler

Posts: 73
From: St. Albans, VT USA
Registered: Mar 2000


 - posted 03-23-2000 02:49 AM      Profile for Scott Magie   Email Scott Magie   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
After Mission to Mars, I thoroughly enjoyed myself watching Pitch Black. I'm not sure if that's a compliment or not. I think my only complaint would be that I was never really scared, but I was there for the sci-fi, not for wettin' me-self. As for the sci-fi, I was THERE... deserted on an unknown planet. Nothing is more important to a sci-fi film than convincing me that it's not fiction at all. Does anyone remember "The Black Hole"? I haven't seen it since grade-school, and I'm sure it's a horrible film, but I remember being absolutely amazed by it because it seemed so real to me then. I remember wondering if the actors had to go thru NASA training because I thought they actually filmed in space. But I digress. My point is this: Pitch Black may not be a good film or maybe it is... but since I enjoyed the ride, I'll remember it well.

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Scott A. Magie

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John Wilson
Film God

Posts: 5435
From: Sydney, Australia.
Registered: Dec 1999


 - posted 05-21-2000 05:00 AM      Profile for John Wilson   Email John Wilson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Sorry, CGI just isn't scary. They might as well have been running from Roger Rabbit.

Excellent use of the Australian outback as the deserted and unknown planet though.

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