So Clare, how was the West End big screen Indiana Jones experience? My friends are trying to fob me off Leicester Square now with tales of money woes. Help me convince them to go see it on the big screen!!
It was great seeing it on one of the biggest screens around- and sounded superb, too.
Despite some reservations about the film (there seemed to be a longer, more fully explained and characterised movie trying to get out from the 2 hrs 2 mins running time - maybe Spielberg/Lucas are saving that for a later special edition/director's cut), it seemed to fly by thanks to the immersive effect of the big picture.
Just make sure you get as central a seat as possible - best seats are front of the circle upstairs.
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Superb - thanks Clare!
Don't give too much away! I'm going to see it tonight.
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Not fair, I want to see it but i've injured my back. Will go asap.
Pfft, it's all right for you lot being able to go when you feel like it! I've got to wait for the subtitled screening (if that will ever happen) at my local odeon. Knowing my luck I'll have to wait for the DVD release like I am with Iron Man.
Well, saw this last night (not at Leicester Square unfortunately - the penny pinchers won out!). All I can say is, "Hmmm...."!
Is that a positive "hmmm" or a negative one?
I probably need to see it again to fully make my mind up. But at the moment, it's veering towards the negative...
Do you agree with me that it felt rushed? Eg not enough time for characterisation/plot development etc?
All seemed to jump from one action sequence to another without pause for thought. Cate Blanchett, Ray Winstone and John Hurt woefully under-characterised, IMHO - waste of great actors.
But hey, two hours of fun. And the fridge scene was superb....
Yup, I'd definitely agree with that, the little plot in between did seem to be solely there to get to the next action piece. Funnily enough, I just laughed at the fridge scene. It was the monkeys when I started losing a little patience and there was just no need for that ending!
Hey, it's a Hollywood blockbuster, what do you expect?! Still thought it was a good two hours' entertainment, but the plot did seem to lurch from one big-action scene to another. And the less said about Indiana's son, the better...
And the less said about Indiana's son, the better...
Especially if you're avoiding plot spoilers
I won't be rushing to see it again.
Got to say Shia as mut wasn't at all bad.
Tarzan scene WORST IDEA EVER!!!
I also found that long exposition scene in the cafe painful and just dull.
Gotta say that if i was giving it the star treatment it would have to be a 3 out of 5.
Ford is way too old and his one-liners at the beginning of the film just didn't work. I thought Shia stole the show to be honest. Of course, all the crazy traps and secret passages work well, but i thought the climax to the film was a bit too 'out there' even by Indy standards...
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first star wars was ''trashed'' by the prequels now indy has lost it...............is it just me getting old and not having a sense of wonder any more or are these films really that bad wrt what has gone before..........i think its a bit of both, the films are not as good and we as an audience have lost our innocent imagination or become more ''sophisticated''
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