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This topic contains 24 replies, has 13 voices, and was last updated by  Cosmonaut 11 years, 10 months ago.

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  • #4818

    peter_b
    Participant

    i just saw street fighter the movie (again, its been a while) on channel 5. God that movie has no redeeming qualities what so ever. its so frickin bad, your watching it in sheer dis-belief that such a crap movie could be made..

    what the feck were they thinking? i bet the actors had to take a shower every few hours coz they felt dirty for being involved in such an appalling load of cax…

  • #27618

    r_mc_gowan
    Participant

    completly agree. kylie’s performance was useless :P the only game based movie that i have seen that i liked, is doom. not because it is doom, but purly for the fact that if i dont think it as based on the computer game, i actually think its a great film!

  • #27619

    Nifty
    Participant

    There’s the street fighter 2 anime, that was great. THe series was rubbish though

  • #27620

    gizmo
    Participant

    Game based movies that I enjoyed?

    Resident Evil
    Resident Evil 2: Apocalypse
    Mortal Kombat

    That I didnt enjoy
    Super Mario Bros. …when I was older than 5.
    Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
    Street Fighter

    On my to-see list but minus any kind of expectations:
    Alone In The Dark
    House Of The Dead

    Films I’m looking forward to seeing.
    Doom

    Films I know will be rubbish.
    Anything with Uwe Boll in the credits. (It covers so much)

    That is all.

  • #27623

    peter_b
    Participant

    House Of The Dead

    [/quote:a06dfeb194]

    steer clear “el crapo”!

  • #27624

    rosdahale2
    Participant

    Remember where it all began….with a short arsed cockney playing an itialian plumber…we’ve come a long way since then….and still nothing has got any better.

  • #27625

    omen
    Participant

    I saw Street Fight on the listings last night and thought, “oh look, haven’t seen that before”. Then I thought, “hang on, there’s a good reason for that” and I never went near Five for the whole night.

  • #27626

    Nooptical
    Participant

    All of them

  • #27627

    Max Marshall
    Participant

    The two final fantasy movies were movies of great quality whether you liked them or not.

    Spirits within was created to an excellent standard although the script didn’t reflect any of the games, despite that it was a reasonably well written and entertaining story.

    Advent Children, which I haven’t seen to be honest, has been well recieved by anime fans, fans of the final fantasy genre and also movie critics. everyone I know who has seen it loved it.

  • #27628

    lk_
    Participant

    Advent Children was extremely good…. I’d highly recommend Appleseed if you like Advent Children, visually stunning.

    Like giz I quite liked both Resident Evil films, ok so the second one went a bit nutso towards the end but then nothings perfect.

    As regards street fighter a film that should only be viewed for its comedic value… the first Street Fighter Anime was very good the Street Fighter Alpha one wasn’t…

  • #27629

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    Have to agree, I really enjoyed both FF films both visually and for the scifi and can’t think of any other I have really enjoyed but the best ‘game’ film of all time has to be Tron.


  • #27630

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Spirits within was created to an excellent standard although the script didn’t reflect any of the games[/quote:4c3461f7d7]

    So a high standard apart from the script? One of the most vital elements to any film.
    The Final Fantasy films were created to an excellent technical standard. They were lacking in almost everything else. Advent Children is far better then Spirits Within, but so are a lot of films, and it doesn’t necessarily make them any good.

    Appleseed is a good example of using technology, a proven director in the particular genre, and an interesting plot to create a good movie.

  • #27631

    Max Marshall
    Participant

    I didn’t say that the script for spirits within was bad, I just said it didn’t reflect any of the scripts of the games. I actually like the story of Spirits within, although I will agree that there are better scripts out there.

  • #27632

    Nooptical
    Participant

    although I will agree that there are better scripts out there.[/quote:88a686b082]

    Understatement of the year……..

    :D

  • #27640

    darf_danno
    Participant

    The first mortal kombat film wasnt alltogether Awful
    The second was really truly appalling though

  • #29085

    Cosmonaut
    Participant

    New silent hill movie looks incredibly faithfull to the games.
    http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/silenthill/

    Im gonna choose the yet to be released ‘Spy Hunter’ movie. I like Dwayne Johnson as much as the next guy, but cmon, The Rock, as a spy. He’s hardly inconspicuos.

    If your sick of Uwe Boll making crap games, just join the rest of the world here:
    http://www.petitiononline.com/UweBoll/petition.html

    Hes currently producion the movies for Fear Effect, Far Cry and Postal?!
    Oh and the manky Bloodrayne one that just came out.

    Talk about killing video game movies.
    But peter jackson behind Halo…..could be fantastic.

  • #29087

    gizmo
    Participant

    Aye, one of my mates saw BloodRayne the other day and he said it was terrible! Then again when the trailer of an action film doesnt inspire me to go see I usually know something is wrong…

    Oh and if you think The Rock will be inconspicuous in Spy Hunter, think of Vin Diesel in the Hitman movie! :wink:

  • #29097

    Cosmonaut
    Participant

    Oh and if you think The Rock will be inconspicuous in Spy Hunter, think of Vin Diesel in the Hitman movie! Wink[/quote:abd84e0fab]

    Oh dear god i hope your joking :D

  • #29101

    omen
    Participant

    Nope, thats happening. Think there was even talk of using Vin’s likeness in future games.

  • #29107

    Cosmonaut
    Participant

    Oh my. Another great sersies gone down the drain.

    Will Ferell as Gordan Freeman. Tom Cruise could be a lvl 60 dwarfe paladin!
    Id be surprised if they didnt make a warcraft movie to be honest.

  • #29114

    gizmo
    Participant

    Very doubtful…well unless they got Peter Jackson for it… :D

    As for Gordon Freeman, well funnily enough I was thinking about what actors and actresses would play the HL2 roles and I came up with pretty much the same list as this article at G4TV…not too shabby tbh.

  • #29117

    Cosmonaut
    Participant

    lol thats a brilliant article.

    Id hate if they made a HL2 game. I think giving Freeman a voice would shatter the idea that you ARE him in the game.

  • #29127

    Nifty
    Participant

    Id hate if they made a HL2 game[/quote:0351644be1] I was pretty upset when I saw HL2 myself :p

  • #29130

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    http://www.g4tv.com/cinematech/features/50283/What_If_They_Made_A_HalfLife_2_Movie.html

    Some ok choices there, but…

    Character: Barney Calhoun
    Actor: Colin Farrell[/quote:8e6b67dd58]

    -> Nope

    Character: Dr. Breen
    Actor: Sean Connery
    [/quote:8e6b67dd58]

    -> Nope

  • #29133

    Cosmonaut
    Participant

    Id hate if they made a HL2 game[/quote:2554dafddc]
    ……damn :(

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