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#1 snicklin OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:16 AM

Sorry if you've heard about this already but I've not noticed any posts about it, but there will be a new film out this year based around early 80's arcade characters.

 

The name of the film is "Pixels" and a wikipedia entry is here:

 

http://en.wikipedia....els_(2015_film)

 

The trailer is here:

 

 

And is loosely based on this short animated film from 2010 which was pretty great at the time (and still is)...

 


Edited by snicklin, Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:17 AM.


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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:37 AM

Looks like the making of some real cheesiness.



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:01 PM

If you need to be a nerd, to like the content of the film... well... call me nerd ;)
Really looking forward to watch that movie.

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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:16 PM

I think that it looks like it will be a film that I will struggle to watch from a plot point of view. However, I think that I'll enjoy it from a retro point of view. Anything that mentions the arcade classics is great to me!

 

Apparently though they will be inventing some 1980s characters (to get the female quota up I suspect).



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:23 PM

Looks like it could be fun.

I liked Wreck It Ralph, too.



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:57 PM

Oddly enough I just added the trailer to a lock picking forum I'm in (fun hobby) the other day, looks really fun bar it has that idiot Adam Sandler in it, can't stand the bloke, made one ok ish film and the rest have been tripe..

 

Like Ken I loved Wreckit Ralph....Spotting all the cameo's was great..



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:22 PM

I was really looking forward to this movie until I realised that Adam Sandler was the in the main role. :thumbsdown:



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:19 PM

I just added the trailer to a lock picking forum I'm in

 

... I'll respect your privacy and not ask!!!! :)



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:38 PM

Yeah, it's a Happy Madison (Sandler) film so I don't have high hopes. Basically it means it's going to be a goofy story where the only casting done is a few "you in?" texts to his friends.



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Posted Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:05 PM

Sandler's movies are really goofy and some make my *Major Dud" list.

Supporting actors make up most of the likability, like Drew Barrymore :)

I'll still watch it thou...



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:49 AM

 

... I'll respect your privacy and not ask!!!! :)

 

Remove that shady overtone :)

 

Lock picking / bypassing is a great fun hobby that requires real skill, its not about breaking to peoples houses although I have the ability to :)

 

(oddly enough the one rule we have is to never try your skills on actual door locks incase you mess up the pins, we use old locks not on doors)

 

Now where is it you live ;)


Edited by Mclaneinc, Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:51 AM.


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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:36 AM

Now where is it you live ;)

 

Somewhere on this island named "Australia"...!

 

I'm sure you'd be happy to come and find me! :)

 

I'll give you a clue, I'm near an Aldi.

 

Come and pick my lock and I'll meet you in the back room for a game of Space Harrier.



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:40 AM

 

Somewhere on this island named "Australia"...!

 

I'm sure you'd be happy to come and find me! :)

 

I'll give you a clue, I'm near an Aldi.

 

Come and pick my lock and I'll meet you in the back room for a game of Space Harrier.

 

 

Yes, I forgot you were no longer a Brit :)

 

And yes, with all the hell in my life I'd be happy to move my lot to Oz, its all pluses there bar the cost of living :)



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:56 AM

 

 

Yes, I forgot you were no longer a Brit :)

 

And yes, with all the hell in my life I'd be happy to move my lot to Oz, its all pluses there bar the cost of living :)

 

Don't believe the hype!

 

It's pricey as you say (though dropping as the exchange rate is levelling back) but the TV is awful, the weather is no better than England (instead of staying inside because of the cold, people stay inside as it is too hot) and there's a general lack of culture...

 

On the positive side, I get to see Neighbours episodes before you.

 

And perhaps I'll see Centron 3D before you.



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:16 AM

pixels.. retro.. 8bit.. why now? only popularization, style..

 

movies like this making people who never played something on c64 or atari..



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:44 AM

 

Don't believe the hype!

 

It's pricey as you say (though dropping as the exchange rate is levelling back) but the TV is awful, the weather is no better than England (instead of staying inside because of the cold, people stay inside as it is too hot) and there's a general lack of culture...

 

On the positive side, I get to see Neighbours episodes before you.

 

And perhaps I'll see Centron 3D before you.

 

In that case perhaps I'll stay where I am :)

 

I shall leave Centron 3D where its always been, in someone's imagination...

 

A game too good for the Atari...



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:31 AM

 

In that case perhaps I'll stay where I am :)

 

I shall leave Centron 3D where its always been, in someone's imagination...

 

A game too good for the Atari...

Since Centron was mentioned, I thought I would point out that you have made it to the top of the loser list. :lolblue:

 

http://www.rpcgames....Age_Losers.html



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:22 AM

I know, I'm so proud...

 

I'm stunned Pete and his imaginary mates ego's let me win something..

 

I voted for him :)



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:52 AM

Dang, you are so 'leet.   I tried my best and didn't even make the list.

 

So, anyone been served with any court papers for "deformation"?   Though not.



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:24 PM

Come and pick my lock and I'll meet you in the back room for a game of Space Harrier.

Oooo.. Cheeky!



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:18 PM

Oooo.. Cheeky!

 

I'm not exclusive, I'll play it with anyone!



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Posted Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:14 PM

Oh snap!  I just visited that page for the first time today and find that I have the bottom spot!  I can't decide which I find more flattering:  being named in such distinguished company or, by disassociation, being honored with his rejection.

 

EDIT:  This is about the Centron3D Losers Page.  Sorry for the cross-talk.


Edited by pixelmischief, Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:43 PM.


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Posted Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:02 AM

Uups, I want to mention that it is based on the clip "pixels" by Patrick Jean.
 
But the second clip in the beginning posts already said that...
 

With different music:
 
 
 
Sleeπ

Edited by Sleepy, Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:05 AM.


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Posted Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:27 AM

Any more Atari characters in there besides Pac-Man and Donkey Kong?



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Posted Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:34 AM

Any more Atari characters in there besides Pac-Man and Donkey Kong?

(neither one of which is an Atari character) ;)







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