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*** Offficial THE DA VINCI CODE Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Lou Sytsma, May 17, 2006.

  1. Lou Sytsma

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    I kind of suspected that. From the very first moment the first trailer came out, I said here, this thing doesn't seem exciting.
     
  3. Sam Davatchi

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    Ah, I love bad reviews.
     
  5. Larry Sutliff

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    I find it amazing that the guy who wrote BATMAN AND ROBIN and the LOST IN SPACE remake is not only still working on major films, but even has an Oscar to his credit!
     
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    It's reasonable to think the film will make a big initial boxoffice splash, but these reports on how dull it is make me think it will have no legs.
     
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    I hope it's not another Bonfire of the Vanities for Hanks, but it doesn't sound as though it will end up being the massive blockbuster it's been made out to be.
     
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    If it's really that bad, I'm guessing a huge opening weekend with a steep drop-off after that.
     
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    The one theater owner I know who has seen it has told me they were not very impressed. They like the book, but found the movie to be "plodding" and they thought Tom Hanks was the wrong actor for the part.

    He actually made a reference to me I thought was funny: "It was like a very slow paced "National Treasure"
     
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    Jeffery Wells didn't like it either, saying it is the worst movie Ron Howard had directed since Far And Away. (He must have wiped The Grinch out of his brain...)

    Jason
     
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    Not surprised. I knew Ron Howard was going to blow this.
     
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    These bad reviews have me leaning toward skipping this in the theater.
    I never read the book and was curious about the story, but it sounds like a movie that is not worth $9.00.
     
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    Now it's up to 8 reviews, and still 0%. I guess the girlfriend and I won't be seeing it this weekend.

    I thought the trailer looked good until I saw that Ron Howard was directing it.
     
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    It seems its the source material that is first and foremost the problem. The reviews that compare it to the book say that it follows the book very closely which IS its problem. Weird.
     
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    Personally, I just wish someone would tell Hanks that he plays a symbologist and not a symbiologist.

    He says symbiologist in nearly every interview I've heard (and yes I checked with Dictionary.com).
     
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    Especially with the opening of X-Men: The Last Stand on May 26, 2006.
     
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    Poland was all about the critics being cynical and vindictive and whatnot....

    untill he saw the film.

    Poland Review (possible spoilage)
     
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