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So, how about signing an empty online petition that nobody will ever take action on (seriously - when was the last time an online petition got someone to do something), you folks vote with your dollar instead? If you don't like his movies, then don't go and see them. That way you don't have to see the crap he puts out and he doesn't make any money.

Just a thought...
     
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So, how about signing an empty online petition that nobody will ever take action on (seriously - when was the last time an online petition got someone to do something), you folks vote with your dollar instead? If you don't like his movies, then don't go and see them. That way you don't have to see the crap he puts out and he doesn't make any money.

Just a thought...
But you see, if he makes a Far Cry (or whatever game-based movie) film and it's terrible, no decent directors/producers will want to make a DECENT one. Once someone makes one and it fails horribly, you rarely, if ever, see someone attempt to do it again (and well). The only one I can really think of currently (not a game-based movie, but it's the same principle) is The Hulk... the first one was awful, and the new one will be equally awful IMO.
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post #34 of 72
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Originally Posted by e_dogg View Post
So, how about signing an empty online petition that nobody will ever take action on (seriously - when was the last time an online petition got someone to do something), you folks vote with your dollar instead? If you don't like his movies, then don't go and see them. That way you don't have to see the crap he puts out and he doesn't make any money.

Just a thought...
It's Uwe Boll... he said that he would fight his critics... and he did box them.
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So, how about signing an empty online petition that nobody will ever take action on (seriously - when was the last time an online petition got someone to do something), you folks vote with your dollar instead? If you don't like his movies, then don't go and see them. That way you don't have to see the crap he puts out and he doesn't make any money.

Just a thought...
Yep.
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But you see, if he makes a Far Cry (or whatever game-based movie) film and it's terrible, no decent directors/producers will want to make a DECENT one. Once someone makes one and it fails horribly, you rarely, if ever, see someone attempt to do it again (and well). The only one I can really think of currently (not a game-based movie, but it's the same principle) is The Hulk... the first one was awful, and the new one will be equally awful IMO.
Video games port to movies just as well as Atari 2600 games port to PS3.

Seriously, when was the last *good* video game movie? Final Fantasy was ok (not good, though) mainly because the anamation was amazing. But of all these, which were really good and made lots of money as box office hits?

To name a few video game movie suckfests:

Wing Commander
Resident Evil (can't believe they've made 4 of these)
Hitman
Street Fighter
Mortal Kombat

Edit: Forgot about Tomb Raider. Those were also both ok and did get decent box office sucess. I have a feeling there are 2 reasons behind that though. And they're both beneath Angelina Jolie's shirt.
     
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Video games port to movies just as well as Atari 2600 games port to PS3.

Seriously, when was the last *good* video game movie? Final Fantasy was ok (not good, though) mainly because the anamation was amazing. But of all these, which were really good and made lots of money as box office hits?

To name a few video game movie suckfests:

Wing Commander
Resident Evil (can't believe they've made 4 of these)
Hitman
Street Fighter
Mortal Kombat

Edit: Forgot about Tomb Raider. Those were also both ok and did get decent box office sucess. I have a feeling there are 2 reasons behind that though. And they're both beneath Angelina Jolie's shirt.
Resident Evil 1 wasn't bad.
Mortal Kombat was cheestastic... in a good way. The amount of cheese was expected.


You forgot Super Mario Bros. and Double Dragon.
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