Entertainment 'Warcraft' is another failed video game movie. WoW players on suicide watch

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  1. Tim

    Tim Well-Known Member VIP

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    Hollywood's habit of turning hit videogames into unwatchable movies continues unabated.

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    "Boasting more than 2,000 visual effects shots, it’s dispiriting to think about the time, energy, planning and precision that went into “Warcraft” when the final product brings to mind those animated advertisements for iPhone app games. So good at making the most outlandish elements of his first two films seem completely credible, Jones can’t find a way to get this cartoony spectacle to soar. His heartfelt approach to the material only underlines the silliness."

    "Imagine 'Battlefield Earth' without the verve and you get this sludgy, tedious fantasy adventure, a fun-starved dud that’s not even unintentionally hilarious."



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  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    Why would a WoW player expect this to be good :scratch:
     
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    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    I thought last summer was a bad movie season, but 2016 appears well on it's way of out-sucking 2015
     
  4. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen New phone who dis? VIP

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    "Backgammon, the movie" comes out this fall. Can't fucking wait!
     
  5. Coke Can Baby

    Coke Can Baby Don't be a skunk

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    Movie would have been good 7 years ago when wow was relevant
     
  6. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP Gold

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    typical WoW player..

     
  7. joemama

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    Love video games never played Wow seemed to nerdy for me :cool:
     
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  8. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    ...he typed, on the internet message board
     
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    Walygatr VIP Extreme Gold

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    They've milked enough $$ out of that game to make 100 big budget flops.
     
  10. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Mlaw stole my AV Gold

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    Zug Zug.
     
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    playitagainfred Well-Known Member VIP

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    quick...somebody tell me the last REALLY GOOD movie you saw because I cant remember the last one that I couldn't wait to see again
     
  12. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    Wait until December, Assassin's Creed will be just as turdy

     
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    i soloed a mage to level 80! i had fun with WoW. i miss my hunter and his dinosaur !
     
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  14. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    The Force Awakens?

    I saw it five times in the first week
     
  15. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Mlaw stole my AV Gold

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    :wtf:
     
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    This. I've played WoW on and off since Vanilla and I can assure you I was fully expecting this movie to be absolutely awful.
     
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  17. playitagainfred

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    I liked it, I own it, but I've only seen it twice. its not anything that made me want to turn around and see it again asap.
     
  18. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Same here, and I wouldn't see this movie for free :jj:
     
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    kingofallmessicans Sandy Cunt

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    I played WOW when it was released. Spent probably 1000+ hours playing Blizzard games, WOW, Diablo 2, Warcraft, Starcraft, Hearthstone and now Overwatch. I know they're in no way perfect, but I am pretty close to a Blizzard fanboy. I love their games, and spend a lot of time playing them.

    I have no idea who the fuck this movie was made for, because it wasn't for me or for people like me. Blizzard has my support in damn near everything they do, but this movie is not at all interesting to me.
     
  20. Lance Murdock

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    I played for three hours, then I was slain by an elf.
     
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