Ambush Topics - May 1st

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Ambush Topics - May 1st

Postby Gabriel Girard » Fri May 01, 2009 5:41 pm

Great show once again guys. I just wanted to contribute my two cents on two ambush topics

Movie I'd change the ending to - Haute Tension : Most stupid, offending twist I've ever seen. Just take it away and give us a full one-on-one fight bettween the girl and the maniac and you have a classic on your hands.

Favorite restaurants : I would never want to eat in the chinese restaurant in eXistenZ - probably the most grody food ever. The Prancing Pony in LOTR : The Fellowship Of The Rings looks like a pretty cool place to hang out though.
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Re: Ambush Topics - May 1st

Postby BenShultz » Fri May 01, 2009 6:41 pm

Gabriel Girard wrote:Favorite restaurants : I would never want to eat in the chinese restaurant in eXistenZ - probably the most grody food ever.


Oh dear lord. Though I wouldn't mind having the weapon Jude makes out of his meal. Except it might get pretty dang rancid.
Oh, you're paying way too much for worms, man. Who's your worm guy?
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Re: Ambush Topics - May 1st

Postby Dave Johnson » Sat May 02, 2009 4:57 pm

Gabriel Girard wrote:Movie I'd change the ending to - Haute Tension : Most stupid, offending twist I've ever seen. Just take it away and give us a full one-on-one fight between the girl and the maniac and you have a classic on your hands.


Could not agree with you more. Also, it is chauvinistic of me to seriously doubt that a 90 pound girl can carry around an industrial saw?
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Re: Ambush Topics - May 1st

Postby Gabriel Girard » Sat May 02, 2009 5:47 pm

WARNING: This post contains MAJOR SPOILERS for Haute Tension

Dave Johnson wrote:
Gabriel Girard wrote:Movie I'd change the ending to - Haute Tension : Most stupid, offending twist I've ever seen. Just take it away and give us a full one-on-one fight between the girl and the maniac and you have a classic on your hands.


Could not agree with you more. Also, it is chauvinistic of me to seriously doubt that a 90 pound girl can carry around an industrial saw?


No, I'd call it realist. Any way you slice it it's not as offensive as saying that this same girl develops a split personality and commits murders because she can't deal with the fact that she's a lesbian - which is exactly what the movie does. It's even worse if you've seen Adaptation wherein the more commerciallly minded brother thalks about a spec script in which the killer and the cop are the same person. He even mentions a chase scene where they run after each other !
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