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Old 12-05-2011, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Yes I Did and it was an utter absolute disaster, an absolute disgrace to the comic strip & cartoon series.

Peyo and Hanna-Barbera are rolling in their graves.
I saw Alvin and the Chipmunks and figured it would be similar to that. I see no purpose in making these types of shows live action.
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Old 12-06-2011, 07:32 PM
 
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I saw Alvin and the Chipmunks and figured it would be similar to that. I see no purpose in making these types of shows live action.
Well at least alvin and the chipmunks stayed true to the 80's tv show, this smurfs movie is an absolute disaster.
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Old 06-30-2013, 05:30 PM
 
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and to make matters even worse.


SMURFS 2 (3D) - Official Trailer - In Theaters JULY 31st - YouTube

a sequel's coming up.

when is hollywood gonna leave classics alone?
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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and to make matters even worse.



a sequel's coming up.

when is hollywood gonna leave classics alone?
When the remakes stop making oodles of money?

"Worldwide Gross: $563,066,551 Total Budget: $160,000,000"

BoxOffice® — The Smurfs
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:25 PM
 
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When the remakes stop making oodles of money?

"Worldwide Gross: $563,066,551 Total Budget: $160,000,000"

BoxOffice® — The Smurfs
If pixar might have done this, that would be a classic, instead it's junk now.
and a complete disgrace to not only the late Peyo clifford, but to hanna barbera as well.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Maine
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If pixar might have done this, that would be a classic, instead it's junk now.
and a complete disgrace to not only the late Peyo clifford, but to hanna barbera as well.
Movies aren't about quality. They're about profits. Franchises make profits. Even PIXAR is not immune to this. Hence MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, TOY STORY 2, TOY STORY 3, FINDING DORY, PLANES, etc. Sad, because the one sequel I really want to see (INCREDIBLES 2) seems to be the one sequel they aren't making.

I have zero desire to see either the first SMURF movie or the second. But then, I never really liked the cartoon. If you don't like it, don't watch it.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:35 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Movies aren't about quality. They're about profits. Franchises make profits. Even PIXAR is not immune to this. Hence MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, TOY STORY 2, TOY STORY 3, FINDING DORY, PLANES, etc. Sad, because the one sequel I really want to see (INCREDIBLES 2) seems to be the one sequel they aren't making.

I have zero desire to see either the first SMURF movie or the second. But then, I never really liked the cartoon. If you don't like it, don't watch it.
^^This, exactly.

It is a business first and foremost. Yes, sometimes we get some art thrown in, but, business first.
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:30 PM
 
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Movies aren't about quality. They're about profits. Franchises make profits. Even PIXAR is not immune to this. Hence MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, TOY STORY 2, TOY STORY 3, FINDING DORY, PLANES, etc. Sad, because the one sequel I really want to see (INCREDIBLES 2) seems to be the one sequel they aren't making.

I have zero desire to see either the first SMURF movie or the second. But then, I never really liked the cartoon. If you don't like it, don't watch it.
I Love the cartoon series, but the movie is a disgrace and it will be on my list of the year's worst film.

at least pixar was not only about profits, it was about quality, unlike this trash.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:55 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Movies aren't about quality. They're about profits. Franchises make profits. Even PIXAR is not immune to this. Hence MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, TOY STORY 2, TOY STORY 3, FINDING DORY, PLANES, etc. Sad, because the one sequel I really want to see (INCREDIBLES 2) seems to be the one sequel they aren't making.

I have zero desire to see either the first SMURF movie or the second. But then, I never really liked the cartoon. If you don't like it, don't watch it.
Toy Story 2 and 3 were great movies though.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Maine
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Toy Story 2 and 3 were great movies though.
Very much agreed. MONSTERS UNIVERSITY was cute.

I'm not inherently against sequels, remakes, reboots, etc. It's all about the quality. If it's a good movie, I want to see it.
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