Re: [Epic] 5th Element and Batman rant

From: <oki_at_...>
Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 10:25:33 +0730

At 08:26 PM 5/23/97 +0100, you wrote:
>er...i think Uma Thurman, not "pretty woman", was Poison Ivy, and
>personally speaking Batgirl (Alicia S) was the most offensive character in
>the movie.
How so ? In a sexy way or the puking way ? It is not showing here yet.

>The Emperor's peace for the lot.

"Repent and Burn !" says the Redemptionist :)

p.s. Did they have to get Arnold to play Freeze (or whatever you call the
ice maker) and pay him like a few million for probably a non-speaking,
non-acting part ? They should have spend the money elsewhere. Ah, the
workings of movie producers.

>On Sat, 24 May 1997 duckrvr_at_... wrote:
>> At 09:12 AM 5/23/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> >>I heard it was pretty lame . . . mostly just a vehicle for the special
>> effects.
>> >
>> >I actually liked the movie. The plot has more holes in it than a seive, and
>> >it existed solely as a way of connecting a series of visual effects and
>> >gags into a semi-cohesive story.
>> Isnt' that what I said?
>> > It's better than any of the batman movies, IMO.
>> Rant Warning . . .
>> Well, after Michael Keaton left, it wasnt' too hard, though there were
>> definite problems with both I and II. Personally, I considered walking out
>> after the "black-light" fight in number III. Stupid, stupid, stupid,
>> stupid! It was just a 2 hour version of the old, campy sit-coms (what was
>> that assanine phrase? "Holy manhole cover" or something equally stupid).
>> That's fine, but if it was what I wanted I would just watch reruns, and not
>> pay $7 to see a movie. What happened to the macabre "Dark Knight" style of
>> the first two? Tim Burton leaves and the movies go strait to hell. Has
>> anyone seen the Mr. Freeze get-up they put Ah-nuld in for the new film. How
>> goony! And why are the bat-costumes suddenly metallic. Right! I'm so sure
>> _that_ won't show up in the dark! And while I'm at it, Julia Roberts
>> (Poison Ivy - Hah!) couldn't act her way out of a wet paper bag. Sure she
>> has legs up to her face, but her entire acting repertoire consists of
>> crying, and twisting her repulsively over-sized lips into even more hideous
>> shapes than they are to begin with (or, alternately, blowing Richard Gere).
>> I wont' go see it in the theater, and I probably won't even rent it unless
>> someone else wants to.
>> Temp
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