Poll

Which of these movies did you like best?  Pick up to two.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
4 (26.7%)
Thor
5 (33.3%)
Cowboys & Aliens
1 (6.7%)
Green Lantern
1 (6.7%)
Real Steel
3 (20%)
The Thing (2011)
1 (6.7%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Voting closed: January 20, 2012, 07:38:30 PM

Author Topic: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B  (Read 4424 times)

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Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« on: January 13, 2012, 07:38:30 PM »
Okay, here's the second group!  Once again, pick up to two, two move on.

And, of course, start some discussions!

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Re: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012, 08:59:21 AM »
I admit I haven't seen Rise of the Planet of the Apes yet myself, but I have heard great things about it.  I'm surprised it's not getting any love!

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Re: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2012, 01:08:05 PM »
Wow, I haven't seen anything on this list :(

I need to watch more movies (in all my spare time).

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Re: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2012, 08:10:03 PM »
You're really not missing much on this list, except maybe "The Things," which I haven't seen.
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Re: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2012, 08:36:26 PM »
I saw the first 15 minutes of Thor and found them so tedious I left the theater and went home. My fiancee (who stayed behind, as she found Chris Hemworth's chest muscles to be somewhat more interesting than I did) said the movie improved once they got to Earth. To be honest, however, I think I'm just over superhero movies completely at this point.

I did not see any of the other movies in this poll.

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Re: Best SF/Fantasy film of 2011 - group B
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2012, 01:41:07 AM »
Interesting. I loved Thor, it had an almost operatic quality. I thought it trod the line between high falutin' fun and just plain ridiculous very well indeed.

OTOH Cowboys and Aliens -- turned it off after 20 minutes. Incredible that something so great sounding could be so boring.

RotPotA I saw just last night. Great stuff! A good, coherent story with nods to the older films, while being an original in its own right.
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