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chewie77

Member since: Dec 11th, 2007

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Why You Need to See 'Splice' This Weekend (Cinematical)

Jun 5th 2010 11:23AM I took my wife to see this last based on previous posts and and recommendations from sites like this. I have to say I was severely disappointed by the film.

From the ultra-cool apartment and t-shirts that Adrien Brody ALWAYS has on to the over-the-top, stubborn and predictable character in Sarah Polley, everything felt manufactured and forced. I've seen these "characters" too many times before and I kept hoping they wouldn't make these obvious choices.

The movie is nowhere near as jumpy or thrilling as it is being billed. Sadly, I was expecting more 'Species' out of the movie.

Around halfway through the film I felt the urge to laugh out loud at a scene that was supposed to be a big freak-out moment. I kept my chuckles inside until a few scenes later when the audience started to laugh at parts meant to be dramatic or scary. The last third of the movie delved into Mystery Science 3000 territory as it just kept trying to go for shock and unexpectedness.

Some of the reveals were figured out by both my wife and I far ahead of when they were supposed to arrive and there never was a real payoff scene or "wow" moment.

The first thing I said when I got out of my seat was,"Someone owes me $16.50 for that." A day later, I cannot believe it was greenlit and funded.

Robert De Niro is to Rocky & Bullwinkle as Adrien Brody is to Splice. A far better actor than the movie deserved.

If it were not for spoilers, I would point out specific scenes and plot devices here in the comments.

Watch This: Last Minutes with Oden (Cinematical)

Dec 21st 2009 8:50PM I can't believe something so short could hit me like that.

Acer's dream team confirms netbook Android experiments, thinks it has a "good chance" (Engadget)

Apr 8th 2009 2:19PM Android provides an excellent GPS/data experience. There are a lot of apps already available that would work well on a MID or netbook. If you use a lot of Google apps, it's a great way to have them in one place.

Engadget Mobile Podcast 007 - 02.05.2009 (Engadget Mobile)

Feb 5th 2009 12:17PM Hey Chris, just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the book. Great work! I put a full review up on AndroidGuys yesterday. If you wouldn't mind, take a look at it. Love your podcasts guys!

http://androidguys.com/?p=3547

Weekend Box Office: Holy Batman, Batman! (Cinematical)

Jul 21st 2008 1:38PM I have a bet going with my friend over whether WALL-E will hit $200 million. A month ago, I was expecting closer to $250, now I think I might barely make the break. He thinks Pixar is going down hill fast.

Dell's building an Android phone to be unveiled next month? We're not holding our breath. (Engadget Mobile)

Jan 31st 2008 9:15AM More likely scenario could be Dell announcing they will join the Open Handset Alliance or pledging support of Android. Still a welcome announcement in our opinion.

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Google Android hacked to run on Sharp Zaurus (Download Squad)

Jan 10th 2008 4:31PM We are nothing short of excited over this. The possibilities are endless when it comes to open source. There are going to be troves of Android phones out there, each one more unique than the next.

For more Android news and opinion, please visit our site at http://androidguys.com

Android hacked to run on real hardware (Engadget Mobile)

Jan 10th 2008 1:18AM This is exactly what is so cool about Android. It's not going to be just phones, but mobile devices, DVR's, and PC's all running a totally syncable backbone. For more Android information, check out AndroidGuys.com

Googleholic for December 11 2007 (Download Squad)

Dec 11th 2007 10:56AM For all of the latest news on Android, visit AndroidGuys.com today! We were mentioned on Googleholic in November '07 as the first recognized Android fan site.