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Dark Tower Trailer released
« on: May 03, 2017, 07:36:47 PM »



I think the correlation between trailer quality and film quality is low....but that being said, I think this trailer is pretty awesome.  I loved all the gun reloading tricks.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 08:08:34 PM »
I'm hearing complaints from book-readers.  Even if it isn't what it could have been, it still looks like a promising action film.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 10:25:35 PM »
That looks awesome!

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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2017, 09:42:46 AM »
I hated the end of the book but it really lends itself to adaptation.  Change some part of the story, well its just different trip around the wheel. 

Looks great to me.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2017, 10:28:28 AM »
I'm totally fine with making this a new story.  I always loved the characters more than the story.  I just hope they don't lose some of Roland's flaws.  He's a bit of an antihero and that was what makes him interesting.  Most heroes need to overcome their emotions and focus on the greater good to save the day and Roland needs to do the opposite.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2017, 11:53:28 AM »
I've got to start coming up with reasons to expect this movie to suck, I'm way do excited about which spells disaster for my appreciation for the actual movie.

I'm ok with smoothing out some of Roland's flaws.  I think that was kind of the point of the end of the books.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2017, 02:54:37 PM »
I've got to start coming up with reasons to expect this movie to suck, I'm way do excited about which spells disaster for my appreciation for the actual movie.

I'm ok with smoothing out some of Roland's flaws.  I think that was kind of the point of the end of the books.
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that was sort of what I was getting out.
Roland's story arc is learning to be human again after losing himself in his mission.  I don't even know if King realized that would be his arc at the time of the first book.

Interestingly, this is the same theme as the new season of samurai jack.
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Re: Dark Tower Trailer released
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2017, 06:26:29 PM »



I think the correlation between trailer quality and film quality is low....but that being said, I think this trailer is pretty awesome.  I loved all the gun reloading tricks.
I'm guessing the black guy doesn't die first?
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