King Conan Dead!

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  1. JohnE

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  3. Vic_T

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    This really ticks me off. I've been waiting for this movie, but if it's not made by Milius, then I'm not interested - at all! He made the first one what it was and no Conan movie (Arnold or not) would be the same without him. I also really liked the idea of exploring Conan's later years when he was a king. Conan Properties is making a mistake.
     
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    Have just read the linked article. Wow. It's amazing how a company can be so clueless. They are doing EVERYTHING wrong! A "kinder, gentler Conan"??? A "less epic (cheaper)" Conan using The Scorpion King as its template?? Could it get any suckier than that?? [​IMG]
     
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    sad man, that is just sad....but in the end its all about pleasing the masses, which this film won't.
     
  6. Rob T

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    I would have gone to see it if Milius was doing it and Arnold was back as Conan.
    I love the original.
    But a "kinder, gentler Conan"?
    Forget that. What a pile of crap this will be. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Conan! What is important in life?!

    (Arnold accent) "To use bad one-liners to taunt your enemy, See them laughed at by their friends, and yet be respectful towards their women"!
     
  9. Todd H

    Todd H Go Dawgs!

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    Yeah, let's pattern the next Conan movie after a piece of DRECK like The Scorpion King. Idiots. [​IMG]
     
  10. TheLongshot

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    First, read the response by the property holder at the end of this article:
    http://www.aint-it-cool-news.com/display.cgi?id=13916
    Also, in a lot of ways, it seems to be the fault of the creative team on this one. Personally, I was getting scared about the Wachowskis asking for changes in the script, which was reviewed as being pretty darn good. It was also a problem that they weren't striking when the fire was hot. All of this good press, and they were waiting until the Matrix 2 and 3 were done to get to work on it?
    Personally, I'll wait to see what comes next before critisizing them.
    Jason
     
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    Scorpion King clone? I wouldn't even rent something like that! CONAN deserves better treatment!
     
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    Sounds like a great idea... For me to poop on! [​IMG]
    -Dave
     
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    By Crom! This makes me angry!
     
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    This looks to be an utter disaster. Like others have said, why, oh WHY, would you WANT to copy "The Scorpion King"??? The first Conan was such an excellent film that truly captured the essence of the Howard character. More like "Spiderman"? "Kinder and Gentler"? This must, no it HAS to be a joke. I really would not mind if they replaced Arnold, but they seem to be heading down a sad formulaic path.

    "Steel isn't strong, boy. Flesh is stronger." - Thulsa Doom
     
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    < sound of Rob adding Conan to his 'must not see list >
    Gentle? Conan? THE SCORPION KING for GOD'S FREAKIN' SAKE. What are these guys THINKING? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    "A kinder, gentler Conan,"
    ...Conan The Barbarian?
    Robert E. Howard is rolling over in his grave.
     

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