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User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 961 times:

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit


Has anyone seen this yet?

I'm a big fan of W & G, and am going tonight!

[Edited 2005-10-08 20:36:25]

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User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 953 times:

I am going to see it with the wife and kids on the Friday after my Brithday. (Oct 20th)

User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7958 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 949 times:

I'm going to see it as soon as a friend comes back from the States. It's a "must see" for me.


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User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 928 times:

Not released here 'til next week. I hope that W&G survive the jump to movie length - sometimes half hour shows just don't work when extended.

User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 912 times:

W&G wasn't even half an hour - 20 minutes I think

Orange have some clips here - looks good to me!
http://www.orange.co.uk/entertainment/film/movieofthemonth/

And all the preliminary reviews imply it is actually very good. Chicken Run came from the same studios, so they have some experience in film making.



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User currently offlineWrenchBender From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1779 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 865 times:

Saw it friday afternoon, Absolutely Freakin' Fabulous. You have to really pay attention, lots and lots of hidden sight gags.

I haven't laughed that hard for a while.

WrenchBender



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User currently offlineWunala From Australia, joined Mar 2005, 950 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 852 times:

I saw it a few weeks ago. Very funny. There are a few hidden jokes in it, so you will need to pay attention, but well worth it.

User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 849 times:

It rehashes the old jokes from the TV programmes, although that isn't necessarily a bad thing. It's view of flat-caps-and-pigeons North England doesn't really exist, and never did, so the jokes have a limited shelf-life. Hence after half way it became rather ploddy.

It's also far too long. The TV programmes had perfect length, and padding the film out makes the plot seem very slow and cumbersome.

That being said, it's a film aimed at the grown ups that loved the TV programme, and they (not kids) will love it. No where near as good as Chicken Run, and not in the same class as Tim Burton's new film, Corpse Bride.


User currently offlineS12PPL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 846 times:

The creator is from Portland, OR if I remember correctly.

Simply a great claymation movie series! Funny, and clever.


User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 818 times:

I saw it tonight...thought it was really great.

Look for a lot of inside jokes and references that make it a real hoot!


User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 798 times:

Quoting S12PPL (Reply 8):
The creator is from Portland, OR if I remember correctly.

Nick Park, the creator of Wallace and Gommit, is from Preston, Lancashire.


User currently offlineMilan320 From Canada, joined Jan 2005, 869 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 789 times:

Quoting S12PPL (Reply 8):
The creator is from Portland, OR if I remember correctly.

Far from it:
Born in Preston, Lancashire, on December 6, 1958, Park was exposed to both chickens and animation at an early age. ....
BIO:
http://movies.aol.com/celebrity/main.adp?tab=bio&sid=218190

More on the film:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/film/4309544.stm

-Milan320



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User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 780 times:

Sad news - sounds like a blaze means that lots of the models and sets from the W&G productions have been lost.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/4326286.stm



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