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Stills from The Day the Earth Stood Still (Click for larger image)
While the special effects were impressive, this remake was not very good.
I've always read about people who said that they got up and walked out during a movie, but I never actually knew what that felt like until I watched this film.
There is a reason why the original DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) is a classic and the remake (2008) is not.
This is an excellent movie and Keanu Reeves does a fantastic job with the character. he is an excellent actor. This is a must see especially if you've ever seen the original. Read morePublished 4 days ago by BigDrM
This 2008 version with Keanu Reeves lacks the story and plot that made the original 1951 version a classic scifi movie. Don't waste your time with this one. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Randy
Great movie at a great price. Received quickly. A must for your SCI FI collection!Published 29 days ago by DENNIS LOPEZ
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|What is wrong with the picture on the 1951 version.||
Was there widescreen in 1951? No there wasn't. You are viewing the the film in it's orginal format.
Apr 10, 2009 by MagicMan1962 | See all 4 posts
|1951 Version of Film.||
Makes me glad I did not buy the original on its own in December when it was released. Don't know whether to be glad for the inclusion, or upset over the "double dip". I am sure people who actually bought the original in the last 4 months are not going to be happy that they can now get... Read More
Apr 7, 2009 by Amazon Customer | See all 7 posts
|Chronicles of Riddick/Pitch Black Blu-ray quality?||
Hey, I bought and watched both films on Blu-ray and had no problems. There was one scene in Riddick which did seem like there was a frame missing. The director comes on right before the film and says that this will happen because of the directors cut adding additional scenes.
But no, there were... Read More
Apr 7, 2009 by paper tiger | See all 5 posts
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