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SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  03:45:11  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Evidently, it's a doozy!
MACHETE Content: (what the ratings mean)
(HHH, CoCoCo, PCPCPC, AbAbAb, APAPAP, AcapAcapAcap, FeFeFe, LLL, VVV, SSS, NNN, AA, DDD, MMM) Evil, rotten, disgusting, humanist, nihilistic, Communist, politically correct, pro-revolution, pro-illegal immigration worldview with extreme Anti-Christian blasphemy and sacrilege (including a corrupt priest), racist elements, anti-white elements, anti-American, and anti-capitalist content, radical feminist elements, overt discussion of incest, and other anti-family content; 68 obscenities and 17 profanities; ultra-graphic, gory, very bloody, snuff extreme, constant violence such as gruesome decapitations, limbs severed, eye shot out, numerous gun battles, woman dresses as nun and mows down people with machine gun, man disemboweled and intestines used to rappel off building, priest nailed to a cross, torture, electrocution, etc.; extreme sex includes group sex, exhibitionism, and overt discussion of incest; extreme nudity includes full frontal female nudity; alcohol use and drunkenness; smoking cigarettes, marijuana use and selling drugs; and, very strong miscellaneous immorality includes lying, cheating, kickbacks, blackmail, betrayal, manipulation, corruption, greed, envy, reverse racism rationalized, and revenge.

Even though this is a Christian review and probably a little more fulsome than it needs to be, I'll give this flick a miss. I suspect this review -- it's pretty detailed -- is better than the movie.

"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres

"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

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and Crypto-Communist!

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  04:45:16   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit tomk80's Homepage Send tomk80 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
From the trailer: "He knows the score. He gets the women. And he kills the bad guys."

If they couldn't come up with anything better in the trailer than this, I don't need to go see it.

edited to add: Reading the review, they really can't stand that someone reversed the roles the roles of the white "good guy" and black/ hispanic/ islamic/ whichever hated subgroup "bad guy". Sucks when it's you, doesn't it? It might be a redeeming feature. Perhaps I'll rent it.


`Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, `if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.'
-Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll-
Edited by - tomk80 on 09/07/2010 04:53:31
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SFN Regular

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  05:15:26   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Ebone4rock a Private Message  Reply with Quote
From the trailer: "He knows the score. He gets the women. And he kills the bad guys."

That's enough right there to make me want to see it. This movie looks pretty kick ass.

Haole with heart, thats all I'll ever be. I'm not a part of the North Shore society. Stuck on the shoulder, that's where you'll find me. Digging for scraps with the kooks in line. -Offspring
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Dr. Mabuse
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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  07:24:07   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Looks like a more polished version of CAP ALERT:
My favourite hunting ground for christian reviews of movies.
It was their review of Scary Movie that made me decide I just had to see it.

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SFN Regular

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  18:07:32   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send astropin a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I have a friend who's seen it already...his take....BAD, really bad.

I would rather face a cold reality than delude myself with comforting fantasies.

You are free to believe what you want to believe and I am free to ridicule you for it.

The result of an unbiased and rational search for the truth.

Infinitus est numerus stultorum
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SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  19:10:58   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Dude a Private Message  Reply with Quote
It's supposed to be cheesy!

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
-- Thomas Jefferson

"god :: the last refuge of a man with no answers and no argument." - G. Carlin

Hope, n.
The handmaiden of desperation; the opiate of despair; the illegible signpost on the road to perdition. ~~ da filth
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Evil Skeptic

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Posted - 09/07/2010 :  20:38:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Here’s the IMDB review. I guess this reviewer isn't much of a Christian.


This film is what it says it is. Nothing less. And perhaps a little more.

Most of Machete's critics that have given overall negative reviews, have fallen into a trap of their own devices. Machete is an exploitation film and was advertised as such. By definition, and exploitation film will include excessive violence, gore, nudity, and be high on intentional corny lines while low on plot devices and character development. To give low ratings to Machete because of one's distaste for the genre, would be like saying "The Shinning was awful because I don't like horror." This is one of Rodriguez best films to date, side by side with Sin City (2005). Machete delivers on all accounts of action, gore, nudity, and corny lines. The plot is simple, but honestly, that's how it should be. The thing that sets this apart from other exploitation films is that the acting is top notch. I personally found that the three main female characters to be the most intriguing and diverse….
It goes on.

Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

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