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NotHughGrant wrote:
The rot had set in by the time Reloaded came along. But there was perhaps just enough of the positive legacy of the orginal in it to keep its head above water... just.... maybe!

Revolutions had none of the good things of 1, and all of the bad things of 2, multiplied!

I prefer "Revolutions" to "Reloaded" mainly because there's considerably less 'kung fu fighting' in it. :P Sorry, but martial arts bore me after a while.


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Even if Revolutions had tonnes of martial arts in - that would be the least of its problems.

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I'd be fine with a LW reboot, i've also heard that there's going to be a reboot of Ghostbusters.


I don't know what to say about a LW reboot. Gibson and Glover own those roles.


As for the Ghostbusters reboot, it has been through the ringer for years, mostly because of Murray's indecision. The rest of the cast are on board. Still, as much as I would like to see them together, I guess I can't fault Murray.

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Re: Rocky, I'm one of those that thought Rocky Balboa was a surprisingly good entry (BTW, same goes for John Rambo). As for the rest, I thought Part II was decent, Part III was meh, and Part V was pretty bad.

Rocky IV, on the other hand, deserves to be taken aside. The film has all the reasons to suck, it is full of cliches, and it's a shameless US Cold War propaganda... but I still can't help but love it. I don't know. Maybe it's because I grew up with it, or it's its own awesomeness, but I can't help but sing at Survivor's "Burning Heart" or Robert Tepper's "No Way Out", while cheering for Rocky. I'm unable to rate it fairly.

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Rocky V is a guilty pleasure, but I don't defend or justify anything in it. It is bad. I like it more than II-IV though.

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