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Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Joe Rod, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Did anyone watch the new Spartacus series? I tried to watch the premiere last night but got a little bored around the thirty minute mark. Just wondering if it was worth sticking around for.
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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  3. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    I watched the entire premiere and even recorded in on my DVR. I'll say this. It will have to improve a lot over the next episode or two to keep me interested.

    Heck, my main motivation for watching was to see Lucy Lawless. Her character did not offer very much dialogue, so I was kinda disappointed. And what the heck was with dyeing her hair blood red??? It's not a great look for her. As a director, makeup artist, etc., why would you even try to make a beautiful woman look less like one?
  4. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    Parts of it were ok, other parts not so much.

    It was like they took frank miller and mixed it with cinemax after dark. :laugh2:

    It has to improve but I am willing to give it a chance.
  5. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    Really?

    Eyes of the beholder, i suppose.
  6. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    [IMG]

    Wow. Wow. And eh?
    Okey dokey. :)
  7. WarC

    WarC Active Member

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    It struck me as pretty cheesy. And a total rip off of 300's cinematic style. Plus theres a sex scene about every thirty seconds. Just not much substance. It relies on the gallons of blood and naked bodies a lil too much for my taste.
  8. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    You say that like its a bad thing. :)
  9. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    I saw part of the preview and thought it was some sort of comedy re-do thingy like when they were making fun of 300...:confused:
  10. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Saw the sneak peek, I thought it was pretty terrible.
  11. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    reminded me of Gladiator mixed with 300 filmed with Zena / Hercules quality actors.....very cheesy start but got better at end ...great effects ..but grossly overdone......will give it more time only cause i love these type shows
  12. T-RO

    T-RO Well-Known Member

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    I watched the long preview thing...until halfway through I fell asleep.

    Believe me I have nothing against hot bodies but that isn't enough...and lucy lawless...sorry but she was never anything but a poor "woman" caught between genders. Now you just have a recycled meltdown.

    The original Sparticus movie with Kirk Douglass had soul and class...even if it was heavily sexualized (for its day). If you want something good to watch -- check that out.
  13. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    :huh:
  14. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    she looked much better with dark hair. looked pretty nice with blond hair. red hair just doesn't suit her.
  15. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    Exactly. :D
  16. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    That was not even funny I never laughed once during the entire make fun of 300 it was stupid but most of the parodies they release are terrible and they our over done
  17. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Yeah pretty much...

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