Mania Review: Life of Pi Comments -


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SmokingFrog77 11/21/2012 12:42:55 AM

Wow. Will have to see this now. Thanks Rob, you always write the best reviews, and you convey something deeply evocative about this film that I have to see. An invitation to marvel....


DarthBob 11/21/2012 5:09:45 AM

"Is there anything Ang Lee can’t do?"  Yes, make a good Hulk movie.

SmokingFrog77 11/21/2012 5:34:28 AM

I liked Ang Lee's Hulk much better than the Norton version, personally. Although Lee's Hulk had a bizarre WTF? ending and Norton's one had a cool giant-smash-boom ending, so there you go.

KungPow 11/21/2012 6:14:26 AM

 Congrats SmokingFrog77, I think you are one of 3 people in the world that liked the first Hulk better.  I liked it a lot more than others seemed to, but I still liked the second one much better.

renderman72 11/21/2012 6:50:01 AM

 You got that right DarthBob :)

ObiWannaJones 11/21/2012 7:04:03 AM

Two Thumbs up DarthBob!  You beat me to it.  "Lee's Hulk Not Smash. Lee's Hulk SUCK"

Comic panels on a movie screen - LOL  

Wiseguy 11/21/2012 7:36:51 AM

Man I love Lee's Hulk. I thought it was a great story, yeah the Absorbing Man and Hulk getting bigger didn't work too well but otherwise I thought it was excellent. Marvel's version was better but not by much IMO

Life of Pi is such an excellent book that once I heard Lee was directing it got me excited, then when I heard and saw the 3D and amazing cgi I just can't wait but unfortunately I have to wait til tomorrow

isgrimner 11/21/2012 7:40:14 AM

  I too liked Ang Lee's Hulk.  I think I liked both Hulks about the same.   I think Ed Norton made a  slightly better Banner though  and I liked Tim Roth as a villian over Nolte, but other wise I think Ang Lee's cast was much better.  As a veteren, I just couldn't take William Hurt as General Ross, he's a good actor but was miscast I think.  He looked extreamly sloppy in his uniform and maybe even out of regulation.   Sam Elliot was an excellent choice and way more believable in the role to me, if I recall correctly he even trimmed his moustache to military regs.  I also prefered Jennifer Connoly to Liv Tyler as Betty.

As far as Life of Pi, that movie wasn't even on my radar until recently and now I look forward to watching it. 

violator14 11/21/2012 7:49:21 AM

 Man some of  you guys are soo deep. Bashing a great director for his Hulk movie which I also think wasn't that bad at all. I agree with Wiseguy, the Marvel version Really wasn't THAT much better than the first one. 

Anyways, this review has my interest up a lot more of Life of Pi now. Sounds very interesting.

hanso 11/21/2012 8:12:49 AM

 Ang Lee's Hulk is garbage, even Ang Lee himself is disappointed by it.  

Anyway, gonna try to check Pi out tonight. 

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