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Battlecruiser #561 Posted Nov 21 2014 - 07:33

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View PostWalter_Sobchak, on Nov 20 2014 - 20:53, said:

I looked up the Asylum filmography.  I have no idea how I managed to miss the film "Nazis at the Center of the Earth" starring Jake Busey.  With that combination of premise and acting talent, how can it go wrong?

 

 

some of the asylum movies are surprisingly good. but they love to use their submarine set. it's practically the hallmark of an asylum film.

Battlecruiser #562 Posted Nov 21 2014 - 17:07

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View PostMeplat, on Nov 20 2014 - 16:26, said:

The DVD case is hilarious.

 

Is that a Spitfire strafing an allied vehicle? And a B-17 with a spotlight?

Then a dramatically exploding kubel apparently scouting for a T34/85?

 

Seems the M1919 was a pew-pew LAZOR as well.

oh that's nothing.

written and directed by mark atkins, the man behind such movies as "Battle of Los Angeles" and "Princess of Mars"





 



Meplat #563 Posted Nov 21 2014 - 19:30

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View PostBattlecruiser, on Nov 21 2014 - 09:07, said:

oh that's nothing.

written and directed by mark atkins, the man behind such movies as "Battle of Los Angeles" and "Princess of Mars"





 

All of my WAT.

 



Donward #564 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 00:11

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Are... Are they using Avalon Hill game chits as unit markers?

 

Someone just failed their saving throw.



Blackhorse_Six_ #565 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 00:24

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View PostDonward, on Nov 21 2014 - 18:11, said:

Are... Are they using Avalon Hill game chits as unit markers?

Someone just failed their saving throw.

 

Sorry Don, there are no Saving Throws in AH games prior to 1985 - and I didn't buy any of those anyway ... I'm a hardcore ASL player  : )



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View PostDonward, on Nov 21 2014 - 15:11, said:

Are... Are they using Avalon Hill game chits as unit markers?

 

Someone just failed their saving throw.

 

http://www.columbiagames.com/cgi-bin/query/cfg/zoom.cfg?product_id=3501

Donward #567 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 01:58

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See. Just when I thought the WoT forums were nothing but an irredeemable collection of miscreants, I find myself surprised. Well done sirs!

The_Chieftain #568 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 04:18

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How is that any worse than using a Chieftain tank against dragons in Reign of Fire?

KrasnayaZvezda #569 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 04:19

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Those package designs remind me of the short stories collection published by no one else but WG itself, 'Gods of War'.

 



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View PostThe_Chieftain, on Nov 21 2014 - 20:18, said:

How is that any worse than using a Chieftain tank against dragons in Reign of Fire?

 

Having not seen nor heard of that flick either, I'll have to guess it's equally absurd.

Legiondude #571 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 08:18

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View PostMeplat, on Nov 22 2014 - 00:40, said:

 

Having not seen nor heard of that flick either, I'll have to guess it's equally absurd.

It's a sci fi film where Dragons have been secretly hibernating underneath the earth after they killed off all the dinosaurs and started a new ice age. A boy whose mother works for the London underground discovers one when the crew is working to expand the subway system which sets them all off to rise again. Humanity is pushed to extinction once the nuclear option fails to stop the dragons. The main story takes place as the boy now grown up, played by Christian Bale, manages a colony hidden underneath a castle in the middle of nowhere. Then things go south when Matthew McConaughey(looking just like the Techno Viking, also comes with a large battle axe) drives up to their castle as commander of an American dragon hunting unit in a Chieftain looking for new recruits to try and kill the only male dragon left, based in London.


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Donward #572 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 09:15

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For some reason the best tactic to kill the dragons involved a ridiculously choreographed HALO jump.

Plus it did not include Sean Connery voicing the dragon. 2 of 10 stars.

Walter_Sobchak #573 Posted Nov 22 2014 - 18:22

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When I was a lad, all it took to kill a dragon was a shield, a pointy stick and that guy from Ally McBeal

 

 



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View PostThe_Chieftain, on Nov 21 2014 - 22:18, said:

How is that any worse than using a Chieftain tank against dragons in Reign of Fire?

 

i actually quite enjoyed p-51 dragon fighter, but it suffers from a large number of bad tropes. Personally I think it's full of narm but most will say its so bad it's horrible

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View PostWalter_Sobchak, on Nov 22 2014 - 09:22, said:

When I was a lad, all it took to kill a dragon was a shield, a pointy stick and that guy from Ally McBeal

 

 

When building the character of the wizard's apprentice, I think they assigned most of his ability points into having a good perm.

 

Also. You'd think that there'd be easier ways to get disqualified from the "Sacrifice a Virgin to the Dragon Lottery". And how can a dragon even tell? All they have is a cloaca!

 

Also this is relevant and safe for work.

 

http://oglaf.com/princess/



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View PostLegiondude, on Nov 22 2014 - 00:18, said:

It's a sci fi film where Dragons have been secretly hibernating underneath the earth after they killed off all the dinosaurs and started a new ice age. A boy whose mother works for the London underground discovers one when the crew is working to expand the subway system which sets them all off to rise again. Humanity is pushed to extinction once the nuclear option fails to stop the dragons. The main story takes place as the boy now grown up, played by Christian Bale, manages a colony hidden underneath a castle in the middle of nowhere. Then things go south when Matthew McConaughey(looking just like the Techno Viking, also comes with a large battle axe) drives up to their castle as commander of an American dragon hunting unit in a Chieftain looking for new recruits to try and kill the only male dragon left, based in London.

 

Sounds like an old "Hammer" flick I saw when I was younger.  "Five million years to earth". I suspect they did a better job of it as well.

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View PostMeplat, on Nov 22 2014 - 19:00, said:

 

Sounds like an old "Hammer" flick I saw when I was younger.  "Five million years to earth". I suspect they did a better job of it as well.

 

Just finished watching it on TV coincidentally. One of the better Scifi films I've seen, it's pretty hard to do a better job than that film.

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on Nov 22 2014 - 03:18, said:

How is that any worse than using a Chieftain tank against dragons in Reign of Fire?

 

Or in the last godzilla

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View PostMeplat, on Nov 22 2014 - 22:00, said:

 

Sounds like an old "Hammer" flick I saw when I was younger.  "Five million years to earth". I suspect they did a better job of it as well.

 

Oh no he didnt, he didnt just dis on Dr. Bernard Quartermass...

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View PostAnlushac11, on Nov 23 2014 - 17:24, said:

 

Oh no he didnt, he didnt just dis on Dr. Bernard Quartermass...

 

What?

No, read it again. I liked the older movie. The effects were obviously dated, and Hammer films were never done on a large budget, but that flick was still good.

Good enough that I still remember when I saw it in a theater.






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