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#3372151 - 08/22/11 04:58 AM Apollo 18
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The next "Moon"? IMDB says 5 mil budget, and an interesting topic.
Came out of nowhere, releases in a couple of weeks, 9/2.
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#3372212 - 08/22/11 08:24 AM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]
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Unlike "Moon" though this seems to be a scifi horror film with less of an intellectual aspect. I'll wait for the reviews first before I decide to see it in the theatre.

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#3372312 - 08/22/11 12:10 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]
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I am sure the professional and amateur nit pickers will find plenty to complain about, but it looks like a fun movie.
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#3372412 - 08/22/11 02:41 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: PanzerMeyer]
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Originally Posted By: PanzerMeyer
Unlike "Moon" though this seems to be a scifi horror film with less of an intellectual aspect. I'll wait for the reviews first before I decide to see it in the theatre.


I just meant in terms of being low budget but actually hearing about it and finding it interesting. Honestly, I wouldn't have seen Moon in the theater either, but then I rarely get to see anything in the theater these days. LOL
Movies like this get more leeway than big budget Skyline movies.
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#3372415 - 08/22/11 02:44 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]
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Originally Posted By: Raw Kryptonite
Movies like this get more leeway than big budget Skyline movies.
I guess "big budget" is a relative term since according to boxofficemojo, the budget for "Skyline" was 10 million which is very modest for a theatrical release.

http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=skyline.htm

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#3372418 - 08/22/11 02:47 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]
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If this is as good as Skyline for half the money.....no, it would still suck I guess.
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#3372454 - 08/22/11 03:51 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Dogsbd]
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Originally Posted By: Dogsbd
I am sure the professional and amateur nit pickers will find plenty to complain about, but it looks like a fun movie.


Nitpicking like "there is no way a Saturn 5 could've launched an entire Apollo CM/SM/lander combo to the Moon in secret"?

Get past that and I suppose it might be an ok film.



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#3372517 - 08/22/11 04:48 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]
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#3372560 - 08/22/11 05:34 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Jedi Master]
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Nitpicking like "there is no way a Saturn 5 could've launched an entire Apollo CM/SM/lander combo to the Moon in secret"?

Get past that and I suppose it might be an ok film.



Yes, that is nit picking.

Of course a Sat V could never have been launched in secret. But just as unlikely to me is the idea of a bar filled with freakish looking aliens from all over the universe drinking, talking, playing music together. But I liked Star Wars anyway.
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#3372595 - 08/22/11 06:08 PM Re: Apollo 18 [Re: Dogsbd]
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Nitpicking like "there is no way a Saturn 5 could've launched an entire Apollo CM/SM/lander combo to the Moon in secret"?

Get past that and I suppose it might be an ok film.



Yes, that is nit picking.

Of course a Sat V could never have been launched in secret. But just as unlikely to me is the idea of a bar filled with freakish looking aliens from all over the universe drinking, talking, playing music together. But I liked Star Wars anyway.


But you didn't like the twist in "Unknown" so there must be some nitpicking that you accept.
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