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Old 09-18-2014, 12:08   #1
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Equilibrium - A Horrid movie

Apparently the movie's hero Cleric John Preston (Christian Bale) can stand in the middle of 30 guys with machine guns, and kill every one of them without getting hit once by the combined 600 round per minute that are being shot at him because he can leap out of the way of all of the bullets.

And of course, each reload of his hand guns (which are actually full auto) can fire no-stop for 45-60 seconds without a reload

Next I watched Terminator Salvation (also with Christian Bale) which was significantly better. . . Though still just a C+ film. . .
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:24   #2
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I guess ignorance can be bliss when it comes to entertainment.
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:30   #3
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He was the highest level cleric. Do you even know any and how capable they are?


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Old 09-18-2014, 12:34   #4
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He was the highest level cleric. Do you even know any and how capable they are?


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Old 09-18-2014, 12:48   #5
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Equilibrium - A Horrid movie

Spoken like a bunch of keyboard clerics.



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Old 09-18-2014, 12:50   #6
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Kung Fu + guns. And you people complain about that? Am I in GlockTalk or am I in Democratic Underground?
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:51   #7
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Kung Fu + guns. And you people complain about that? Am I in GlockTalk or am I in Democratic Underground?

I thought Equilibrium was great.
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I thought Equilibrium was great.
How many movies do you get to see a guy's face sliced off with a samurai sword?
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Kung Fu + guns. And you people complain about that? Am I in GlockTalk or am I in Democratic Underground?
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Old 09-18-2014, 13:06   #10
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How many movies do you get to see a guy's face sliced off with a samurai sword?
Beatrice Kiddo in the movie 'Kill Bill' slices what's-her-face's face off (well the top of her head to be specific)!!

And there's some other ones out there with cool samurai slicing of faces

I think the Last Samurai with Tom Cruise also has some nice swordsmanship too!!
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Beatrice Kiddo in the movie 'Kill Bill' slices what's-her-face's face off (well the top of her head to be specific)!!

And there's some other ones out there with cool samurai slicing of faces

I think the Last Samurai with Tom Cruise also has some nice swordsmanship too!!
Yeah, but do they have Gun Kata? I don't think so....
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Old 09-18-2014, 13:15   #12
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It's Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Do you still wonder how Dorothy got to Oz? It's a movie.
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Old 09-18-2014, 13:38   #13
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Its not real life...it cant be...don't like it don't watch it....why torture one self with complaints?
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Equilibrium was a fun movie
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WJV, your "gun fu" is weak!
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these are the BS scenes that made me want to barf. . .

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Old 09-18-2014, 23:01   #18
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Equilibrium was fantastic, you can go straight to hell!

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these are the BS scenes that made me want to barf. . .

Equilibrium (10/12) Movie CLIP - Not Without Incident (2002) HD - YouTube
I agree, cause up until that point the movie was so entirely believable and realistic.
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It was a cool show with 'gun Kara'.

Was it realistic? No. I mean it assumes your enemy IS an excellent shot and there are no shotguns or backshoters or anyone using a claymore mine, but hey, why would anyone expect Hollywood to make a factual SF flick.

But I did like the show. It showed how do-gooders use all kinds of excuses to force people into there idea of utopia, which usually turns into a nightmare. Stalin and Mao murdered millions to forge their view of the 'Soviet Man', a view that never became even close to becoming a reality.

And so it was in Equilibrium.

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