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anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by pmanipole » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:07 am

saw it friday. not a bad movie.. you get used the the shaky camera after several minutes. the monster kicks some butt in it. not a bad movie. anyone was to post their opionion of it go for it.

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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by FZ1 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:53 am

Meh, it was entertaining but that's about it.
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by pmanipole » Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:19 am

i really wish they explained what and where the beast came from. i understand why they did not(part 2) but a little insight would of helped the story. my guess is the beast is the first in a invasion of earth by aliens. the monster is the troop carrier for the aliens which can be seen as they jump off it.

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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by KnightRid » Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:11 pm

I wish they would make a NORMAL version for dvd without the shaking camera that makes a lot of people puke ;)

I cant go see it because I get motion sickness...would not be a pretty site.

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Post by inko1nsiderate » Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:13 pm

pmanipole wrote:i really wish they explained what and where the beast came from. i understand why they did not(part 2) but a little insight would of helped the story. my guess is the beast is the first in a invasion of earth by aliens. the monster is the troop carrier for the aliens which can be seen as they jump off it.
They sort of do in the viral campaign. They had all of these websites of a "evil" jappanesse coporation doing a bunch of deep deep sea drilling and another of an "eco terrorist" organization trying to fight them. In it they mention one of the companies deep sea drilling sites suddenly lost all communcation and when they sent in a team to get proof that the company was doing something terrible it also disappeared.

Anyway, the movie was worth my money. It was a good piece of entertainment, certainly nothing new, but at least it was nothing new done well.

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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by skier » Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:05 pm

i saw it the day after it came out, loved it, and the ending leads into a sequel, FYI

i've heard a lot of opinions saying it was bad, but i've held my ground

marlena exploding will always be awesome :supz: those little things were crazy, remind me of antlions from HL2 :shock:
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by dgood » Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:28 pm

all I could think of was the little things that came off the big monster looked like head crabs from half life. It wasn't the best, but I was bored and it made for an entertaining night.
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Post by vicaphit » Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:49 pm

I heard it was good, but I have nobody to go to the movies with in this area. Maybe I will just wait for it to come out on DVD. The person who told me it was good is someone I always trust with movie reviews. He said there wasn't much story, but the concept of an invasion through the eyes of one person is apealing to me. I loved the scene in War of the Worlds where Tom Cruise is running and hiding behind cars when the Tripod first came out of the ground. This movie sounds like it is an hour and a half of just that type of scene.

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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by w00fd06 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:57 pm

skierkid450 wrote:marlena exploding will always be awesome :supz: those little things were crazy, remind me of antlions from HL2 :shock:
yeah, loved the whole thing that the army dubbed "a bite", very bloody

i wish that they would have given more information IN the movie as opposed to giving most of it in the viral marketing

at the end, i was joking with some friends about how the theatre were probably playing the other half of the movie (the end seemed too abrupt) during the credits, and i really wanted to stay after, but they all said no :roll: , and as it turns out, there was a sound bit AFTER the credits!!

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Post by FZ1 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:35 pm

dgood wrote:all I could think of was the little things that came off the big monster looked like head crabs from half life.
I thought the same thing. The people I went with didn't have a clue what I was talking about.
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Post by skier » Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:46 pm

w00fd06 wrote: and as it turns out, there was a sound bit AFTER the credits!!
i know, it said something that leads into a sequel, like, "will you help us" or something like that, i forget
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by w00fd06 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:18 pm

skierkid450 wrote:i know, it said something that leads into a sequel, like, "will you help us" or something like that, i forget
I looked it up in a few places, and rob was yelling "it's still alive!!" (SEQUEL SEQUEL SEQUEL!!!) with even more monster chasing mayem! :axe:

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Post by skier » Mon Feb 04, 2008 4:21 pm

yeah, well i didnt see it myself(the end end) but my friend saw it twice and stayed the second time, i just didnt remember EXACTLY what he had said
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by Topher » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:31 pm

I had high hopes for this flick, but was pretty disapointed.
Best part was the Military scene.
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by werty316 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:45 pm

It seems that the majority of people's opinions are that they either liked it or they didn't like it.

I had pretty high expectations considering the amount of neat viral marketing as well as the buzz going around and when I went to see it, I liked it.

I guess you have to like this type of movie to appreciate the overall theme and point of the movie. I so can't wait for a sequel with more people dying and destruction all around :mrgreen:

Anyone notice the "thing" that fell out of the sky in the last scene at Coney Island?
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by tomato » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:14 am

The hype and viral marketing had me pretty excited about seeing the film, and I was not disappointed :) So many little blink-and-you-miss-it things... Love it or hate it, the method of presentation (shaky cam) did really help to immerse you into the film and its sense of urgency. It was a great film, but I'm not sure that a sequel is neccessary, even if the $'s say otherwise.
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Post by skier » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:17 am

werty316 wrote: Anyone notice the "thing" that fell out of the sky in the last scene at Coney Island?
which scene is that(many things fall out of the sky at many times)
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by w00fd06 » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:31 am

werty316 wrote:Anyone notice the "thing" that fell out of the sky in the last scene at Coney Island?
Most people think that was monster, but the thing i don't get is: that was a month before the "incident", so what was it during that month??? developing? or maybe it was a cocoon that fell out of the sky, and it was drilled open by the underwater drilling operations.
skierkid450 wrote:which scene is that(many things fall out of the sky at many times)
right after the park scene, when the heli bombed the monster it went black, and it briefly went to the scene at the beach, from one month before the attack.

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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by tomato » Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:01 am

The "thing" is rumoured to be the falling satellite that woke up the creature upon impact. Satellite was owned by the Japanese company that the main character is heading to Japan to work for, as well as owning the "Slusho" brand (the younger brother is seen in the film sporting a Slusho t-shirt).
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Re: anyone seen cloverfield?

Post by Dreamcrusher » Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:37 am

It made by the same guy that does the show LOST. I haven't seen the movie but I guess there's a bunch of references to the show in the movie.
My guess is that the two will be linked together with the second installment.

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