The Mist

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  1. Arrowhead

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    Great film.

    I'm sure there will be people crying of plot holes and questions about what happened to so and so and blah blah blah. But these are will be the idiots who are too stupid to understand a character driven film.

    I had never read the short story before watching but knowing a little about Stephen Kings work I understood that the story would be more about the characters and their interaction rather than the mist and monsters themselves. This worked out perfect, gave the view a great understanding of the factions as they developed. The ending was amazing, not what I expected and only further emphasized the importance of the characters over the monsters.
     
  2. 04JETTA

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    looks good :bigthumb:
     
  3. iwishyouwerebeer

    iwishyouwerebeer you shut your cunt Moderator

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    I loved it. And I loved the ending.
     
  4. Draven2575

    Draven2575 Taking one responsibility at a time

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    good movie
    and :eek3: ending
    and the heading on the movie poster 'fear changes everything' is spot on
     
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    DO NOT SEE THE MIST!!!! DO NOT SEE THE MIST!!!! AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. Arrowhead

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    :ugh: You're one of those stupid people aren't you?
     
  7. Arrowhead

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    I've been thinking about it more.

    The film and I'm sure the story, are prefect examples of how fear and the ending of previous authority can effect human behavior.

    There are the Hyper-rational, rational and irrational. Atheist to ultra fundamental Christianity and everything between.

    It's a true modern day lord of the files.
     
  8. iwishyouwerebeer

    iwishyouwerebeer you shut your cunt Moderator

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    That's the point, and that's why I felt it was excellent. I even said to my bf after we saw it "those monsters were pretty lame," but the character development and the point of the movie was awesome.
     
  9. DOOMANDGLOOM

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    As a Huge fan of the original novella. I read it in 10th grade about 2 years ago now. It still remains one of my favorite storys. The movie DID NOT DISSAPOINT. The only problem i had with the end is the fact that i had some plot holes in it. Other than that. It truly is one of the darkest and bleakest endings in cinema history. A TRUE horror film. The average movie goer and or stupid rich spoiled teenager will not like this film. However im only 19 and i loved this film. As did all of my freinds who saw it with me. two of the girls i went with were crying at the end.

    P.S. the song at the end was PERFECT. Fuck anyone who says otherwise. Im sure they wanted to hear a slipknot or chingy song at the end. I downloaded it on i tunes and keep lisening to it again and again. Song is "the host of seraphim" by Dead can Dance.
     
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  10. Jsweet

    Jsweet Ouch, denied.

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    The movie failed to develop the characters to the extent King did in the Novella.

    The characters failed to build true relationships.

    A true sense of fear and paranoia was never created.

    The acting was subpar.

    The ending came out of nowhere, and destroyed a character that was never really established in the first place.

    Fail.
     
  11. Arrowhead

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    no, you're post is full of fail though.
     
  12. xduRRx

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    yea the song at the end pretty much rocked
     
  13. DOOMANDGLOOM

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    Yep, that about sums it up.
     
  14. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    The only thing that bothered me a lot - and this is going to sound completely ridiculous - is that when I read the story, I had a very vivid picture of them going to the LEFT (their left, audience's right) to go to the pharmacy. Seeing them go the other direction really jerked me out of the story. :rofl:
     
  15. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    Wow, until I saw your post, I thought this was a noobs only thread. :mamoru:
     
  16. Jsweet

    Jsweet Ouch, denied.

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    Did you actually even read the story?

    Read it, then watch the movie.

    You'll realise how full of fail it is.
     
  17. apman0000

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    it was ok, if i had to do it over again i'd save it for a rent though.

    worth watching, just don't expect it to be great. expect a decent movie you won't get bored at, but you aren't gonna miss it if you skip it and wait for the rent or download instead
     
  18. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    It's not full of fail. I've read the story probably at least 5 times, and I liked the movie. I'm even ok with the new ending. All you guys bitching about it are full of fail.
     
  19. garbagemanlb

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    So how is the ending in the movie different from the book?
     
  20. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    They drive until they run out of gas. He has 4 shots left but there are 5 of them. They zoom out and you see BANG BANG BANG BANG then the camera picks up back inside the cab of the SUV and he's sitting there screaming because he just killed everybody (including his son). So he gets out and starts yelling to attract the things so they'll eat him. About 1 minute later, you hear a huge noise coming toward him, and it's a tank. The mist starts clearing up and you see a whole armored column, complete with soldiers armed with flame throwers and every other sort of weapon you'd expect, killing everything not from earth.












































    END SPOILER
     
  21. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    It's not the same at all, but it's a very Stephen King ending.
     
  22. CARETAKER

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    Read the short story, loved the ending. Saw the movie, loved the ending as well. It's not often that they can bring a Stephen King movie a decent ending, and his books never seem to have decent endings either.
     
  23. DOOMANDGLOOM

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    As ive stated before. Ive read the novella multiple times and loved the movie. So i guess im full of fail. Whatever.
     
  24. Persephone

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    Maybe I just don't like the movie or don't like Stephen King?
     
  25. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    Maybe you're just an idiot.







    :mamoru: Just kidding. Not every movie, no matter how good, is for everybody. Every film school student is taught to masturbate to Citizen Kane, but it bores me absolutely to tears. I can recognize that it's a good story, but I just can't bear to watch it. Give me 12 Angry Men over that any day.
     

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