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post #21 of 194
It doesn't matter if the movie is good or not, people will pirate everything that isn't free. This studio is severely butt hurt that it's movie sucked at the box office so they sue everyone they can to line their pockets. A movie which has garnered so much accolades gives these producers this false sense of entitlement to more money because they believe their movie is sooo good that it should have made way more money than it did. So they blame piracy.
The producers of The Hurt Locker have been whining for a long time now about their sales numbers due to piracy.
Edited by GuilT1 - 6/10/11 at 7:57am
post #22 of 194
The Hurt Locker was a stupid movie.

Yes OD squad runs around like a 3 man commando unit disarming bombs, blowing stuff up, and just generally acting like Chuck Norris. Completely not even close to what goes on in real life.

The acting was sub par but the dialogue was decent. The cinematography sucked.

No wonder they are suing people. Their movie sucked and didn't make enough money.
post #23 of 194
I'm guessing this thread has this many viewing because they use Bittorrent, lol.
post #24 of 194
By the way, Hurt Locker wasn't well advertised - despite being a constant movie buff and cinema visitor, I didn't even hear of the movie until well after it stopped playing at theaters.

The movie went on to win many awards. Everything about it screams indie film even though the cast and crew were too well known for such a movie. It was a sleeper hit, but probably won't have a cult following like Donnie Darko or anything like that.
post #25 of 194
My Torrent Library is F'in Berzerker !!
post #26 of 194
The Hurte Locker and The Expendables weren't even seriously made movies, so why should they have gotten a serious paycheck from them?

I still can't believe that copying a file lands you more jail time and bigger fines than assault.
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The Hurt Locker was an excellent movie but it showed in relatively few theaters compared to other award-winning films. It didn't come out anywhere near me and I wanted to see it so yeah.... I own a copy now, but if you want me to see something instead of download it then release it near me!
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I still can't believe that copying a file lands you more jail time and bigger fines than assault.
This is a civil suit AFAIK. No one will spend time in jail. Assault is a pretty minor offense unless you use a weapon.
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The Hurt Locker was a stupid movie.

Yes OD squad runs around like a 3 man commando unit disarming bombs, blowing stuff up, and just generally acting like Chuck Norris. Completely not even close to what goes on in real life.

The acting was sub par but the dialogue was decent. The cinematography sucked.

No wonder they are suing people. Their movie sucked and didn't make enough money.
Yes it did suck: thats why it won best picture.
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interesting.

recoup profits by forcing people to pay out...
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