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Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« on: June 09, 2019, 03:31:35 AM »
Looking forward to this movie, the original midway movie is also ok. But my mind is spinning with what they may be able to pull off in terms of historical numbers and accurate ship models in this remake. TORA TORA TORA is one of my all time favourites. But Pearly Harbour was definitely not on my list although I did enjoy it at the movies at the time because it was a good cross of chick flick with some big boys toys in it.

Will I be disappointed? Most likely. PLEASE no love stories to break up and take away from any budget for the carrier scenes. November 8 th is not long to wait. (hey that rhymes).

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2019, 05:21:22 AM »


Hmm... Roland Emmerich...  ???
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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2019, 07:35:00 AM »
I know they have been asking for actual, good advice from the right people (aka the Midway roundtable). Fingers crossed.
Maybe R. Emmerich is like me, he just wanted eventually to do what he likes best and kept it for the end.

In the meantime I'll make my own sort of movie ^^

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2019, 10:38:07 AM »
Does it involve monkeys a long piece of string and rubber masks with zippers for mouths?

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2019, 11:07:36 AM »
Maybe this will be equivalent to Michael Bay's 13 Hours.

That doesn't seem inherently probable. But neither did Michael Bay making 13 Hours.
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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2019, 12:35:41 PM »
Please don’t be like Pearl Harbor (the movie)
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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2019, 04:02:27 PM »
Is it going to use Sensurround sound technology?
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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2019, 09:37:33 PM »
Better NOT have Will Smith chewing a cigar and shouting, "Dats what I'm TALKIN' Bout" to the Japanese Navy.   :pullhair:
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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2019, 10:41:49 PM »
Better NOT have Will Smith chewing a cigar and shouting, "Dats what I'm TALKIN' Bout" to the Japanese Navy.   :pullhair:

Indeed.  It'd better have Woody Harrelson do it instead.

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2019, 12:21:24 AM »
I haven't found CGI to be better than real warplanes on film ever.  Even if they're only converted T6 Texans.

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2019, 03:08:40 PM »
I'm looking forward to the CGI power sliding Wildcats, and Zeroes being tricked into slamming into each other in massive fireballs of Red White and Blue glory. 

Hopefully they'll have George Gay take out a few Japanese planes while floating in his life vest and dual wielding .45's.

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2019, 03:19:00 PM »
Could be worse.  This just popped up on my YouTube recommendations list.

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2019, 04:40:09 PM »
Holy Green Screens Batman!

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2019, 04:47:56 PM »
I haven't found CGI to be better than real warplanes on film ever.  Even if they're only converted T6 Texans.

They always make the mistake of throwing in wild camera angles that are impossible in real life. If they did the CGI to look like a camera ship was flying with them, it would be soooo much better. But it's a crutch now, like super slo-mo shots of people jumping up and dodging bullets in mid-air.

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Re: Midway remake out in cinemas NOV 8
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2019, 04:48:31 PM »
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