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I loved the movie as well although I will admit it wasn't what I expected. I honestly thought it was going to be more like Independence Day, you know, corny and goofy with every intention of being so.
I saw it earlier today, and for the first half i'd agree with you. However the 2nd half was laced with corny moments which really ruined the flow of the film for me.

I love independence day, and i've nothing against corny/cheesy scenes done well, but after the bleak & grim opening 45 minutes of battle LA it totally threw me off.

It was by no means a bad experience, and something i'd recommend, but I think it could have been something really special.


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Sounds like I will have to see this now then...

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Weird Weird Weird. I looked at reviews that both critics and fans both gave.

Apparently Critics gave it a 33 out of 100 and fans gave it a 92 out of a 100. Kill the critics! KILL THOSE MOTHER FUCKING PANSIES! DIE! DIE DIE!
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Weird Weird Weird. I looked at reviews that both critics and fans both gave.

Apparently Critics gave it a 33 out of 100 and fans gave it a 92 out of a 100. Kill the critics! KILL THOSE MOTHER FUCKING PANSIES! DIE! DIE DIE!
RT has the audience on about 66%, and IMDB at 67%, but the critic reviews are similar to your figures at 32%.

Reading some of the reviews they do seem overly harsh.


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RT has the audience on about 66%, and IMDB at 67%, but the critic reviews are similar to your figures at 32%.

Reading some of the reviews they do seem overly harsh.
Ah critics... Whenever i think they might actually have formed a decent scentance, I simply rember back to when the Fellowship of the Ring came to theaters and a local critic wrote that the movie was pure awful because the ending solved nothing!?
Critics are just small-minded people who hate on everything because it's their job.

I saw the movie sunday and I was honestly expecting it to be a cheese-fest of goofy one-liners, raging yha-whoo's firing blind & absolutely no story...
Instead the movie was epic! Decent story, with a decent reason for some aliens to invade us poor earthers, actual tactics and us not kicking ass at every turn!

I'm thinking of going to see it again in few more weeks since aren't any other movies I can see coming out for a bit! (the only ones I want to see are coming in 3D, which I can't watch for health issues)

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Critics are soooo fucking stupid. They favor movies to make political statements. So we can't fricken enjoy any fucking entertainment without it getting approved and politically correct.

They probably really hate the film because it might motivate their rich sons and daughters to join the military.
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Kill the critics! KILL THOSE MOTHER FUCKING PANSIES! DIE! DIE DIE!
Could not fucking agree anymore with you. Leave the donkeys, we are talking serious shit right here and now.

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Critics are soooo fucking stupid. They favor movies to make political statements. So we can't fricken enjoy any fucking entertainment without it getting approved and politically correct.

They probably really hate the film because it might motivate their rich sons and daughters to join the military.
I'll never trust anyone who gets paid to sit on their fat ass and bitch all day. Nowadays it's rare for a critic to praise a film that isn't pretentious Oscar-bait.


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Critics are just trollin


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After the unrelenting horror that was Skyline- so much potential, lost- I had basically dismissed this movie as a Skyline Coattail.

But, perhaps it warrants a second overview.
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