close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Atlas Shrugged 2

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by nmstew, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. nmstew

    nmstew

    Messages:
    1,456
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2007
    Just saw it. Wanted to like it, but

    Spoiler alert:

    It ends as a cliffhanger


    End Spoiler

    The first one was a financial fop, they did not even raise enough money to make a second until private donations got them close enough that the studio decided to greenlight it the rest of the way, and now they leave the whole thing like this.

    I wanted to see the whole saga and how things would get restored (never read the book so i assume that is in there). I predict this one, which is well made btw, will not garner enough money for a studio to do a third and finish it. Sad too, it could have been very good.
     
  2. Cali-Glock

    Cali-Glock Mountain Man

    Messages:
    6,019
    Likes Received:
    743
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2002
    Location:
    California Sierra Mnts
    No worries the story ends with the looters eating the "Galts". It was one of the origional zombie novels.
     

  3. nmstew

    nmstew

    Messages:
    1,456
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2007
    Well, I'll be.
     
  4. automatic slim

    automatic slim Walmart Shopper

    Messages:
    4,085
    Likes Received:
    1,157
    Joined:
    May 28, 2007
    Location:
    Disputed Territory
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    :shocked:
     
  5. Ftttu

    Ftttu

    Messages:
    3,692
    Likes Received:
    1,590
    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2011
    Location:
    Texas
    I saw it bright and early yesterday with my wife. We didn't see part 1 and hadn't read the book so it was a little confusing. I knew the quality going in wasn't going to be Hollywood A but we will eventually see parts 1 hopefully 2. I talked to one guy walking out with his wife. He told us the movie is very close to the book so I'm at least happy with that. How also confirmed this is the book, released in 3 parts.
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2012
  6. crnama

    crnama CLM

    Messages:
    431
    Likes Received:
    28
    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2002
    Location:
    Madison, Al
    My wife and I went to see if on Friday. I have read the book and my wife has not. I enjoyed the first movie but thought it would have been very difficult to follow for someone not familiar with the book.

    I was only disappointed with 2nd movie when they changed the cast. I can't get over Dagny in this movie, she is just a terrible fit. Overall I enjoyed the second movie better thought it was much easier to follow and overall more enjoyable. There was a plot that could be followed without having read the book.

    I really wish this movie and book were more mainstream because with just a little more money this could be really well done. I fear like others do that this will not make enough money to finish the 3rd movie which I think would be terrible.

    If you have any interest in watching this one I recommend you watch the first one though.
     
  7. Halojumper

    Halojumper

    Messages:
    6,573
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2005
    Location:
    Aurora, CO
    Was that Stabler I saw in the trailer?

    ETA: I looked on IMDB. Apparently it wasn't
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2012
  8. czsmithGT

    czsmithGT

    Messages:
    13,662
    Likes Received:
    4,821
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2004
    I think it was intended to be a trilogy. Don't know if they will ever get around to making part 3. I will watch part 2 as soon as it is available on Netflix or Amazon Prime.