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The film depicts an anti-Vietnam War protest in 1973 and treats President Nixon's troop withdrawal announcement as a surprise. In fact, the Paris Accords had been signed in December 1972 and anti-war demonstrations petered out after Nixon accepted cease-fire terms the previous May. It was no secret to anyone in January 1973 that U.S. military involvement in Vietnam was over. See more »
[to the soldiers]
This is a good group of boys. We're all gonna die together out here. You're a good group of boys to die with, I'll tell you that much.
You shouldn't have come here.
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The Warner Bros, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures logos are set in the air and made of metal, representing the aerial dogfight in the prologue. See more »
Message to all the studios: stop with the reboots and all the hacks you hire to write good reviews
So it is like Ghostbusters 2016 all over again. On the day of release of another unrequested, unwanted, unappealing reboot a whole bunch of accounts appear and write super duper positive reviews. Well, they are all fake. Although these fake reviewers are getting more 'sophisticated.' Look at tvsweeney-39052 for example, the account was created several months ago and give Village Road Show and Columbia releases all 10/10, but has thrown in a couple of bad reviews of other studios' releases in the interim.
This movie sucks. The unoriginality stinks to high heaven The token Chinese cow to satisfy Chinese investors and Chinese ticket sales is beyond useless and cannot act and Kong is not even Kong (they don't even want to call him King because he is so off). This is one of those standard cliché films where the grown up audience knows after 5 minutes, that the target group is hacks. Even in the middle of the film's major actions scene, the whole logic pauses, as two supposedly cool characters have to talk, run and get into danger and make the audience yawn, because it is just so bad.
Unlike many fantasy films, this film is not interesting at all. If some young script writer thought that it would be "cool" for a remote island to be "interesting", then the accountants at the studio would write this script for him.
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