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'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« on: November 14, 2011, 10:23:28 PM »
The long-running television series 'Doctor Who' is headed for the silver screen. At the helm will be David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter films.

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"We're going to spend two to three years to get it right. It needs quite a radical transformation to take it into the bigger arena," he said.

"Russell T. Davies and then Steven Moffat have done their own transformations, which were fantastic, but we have to put that aside and start from scratch," he said.
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011, 10:25:18 PM »
I am not going to tell Mr. Ismi about it until they actually start filming!  :D
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2011, 07:55:23 AM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.

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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2011, 08:52:28 AM »
Dr Who, made by Hollywood, just what the world needs!!
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2011, 09:35:43 AM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.
Is there anything that doesn't suck?
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2011, 09:38:20 AM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.
Is there anything that doesn't suck?

Once upon a time there was a good show called Doctor Who. Then the 80's happened.

And I actually really liked the first 3 Harry Potter movies.

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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2011, 10:21:24 AM »
This sounds like a bad idea. 

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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2011, 11:25:23 AM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.

You sounds like my twin brother  :D
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2011, 12:15:33 PM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.
Is there anything that doesn't suck?

Once upon a time there was a good show called Doctor Who. Then the 80's happened.

And I actually really liked the first 3 Harry Potter movies.

Eww! The first three were awful and I assumed for years that latter parts were as bad as them. Suprisingly and fortunately the latter ones seemed to get better at every step. Looking forward to see the last one.
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2011, 12:48:20 PM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.
Is there anything that doesn't suck?

Once upon a time there was a good show called Doctor Who. Then the 80's happened.

I should be more specific. John Nathan Turner happened.

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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2011, 12:50:31 PM »
The last four Harry Potter films sucked, and the new Doctor Who sucks, so this will be a fantastic monument of suckage.
Is there anything that doesn't suck?

Once upon a time there was a good show called Doctor Who. Then the 80's happened.

And I actually really liked the first 3 Harry Potter movies.

Eww! The first three were awful

They were fun, humorous, cute, pretty colors, etc. The third one was especially well done. The latter movies are just dreary, they feel rushed and prepackaged like a lot of franchises that have gone too long. And the half-assed attempt of introducing sexuality just adds to the lameness (funnily this latter remark can also be applied to the new Doctor Who- how did we get from some old curmudgeon traveling time and space with his granddaughter to some cute boy-toy impregnating space babes?)
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2011, 01:23:02 PM »
I think the changes in Dr. Who happened on the TV show, and can be blamed on the writers or producers of the show. I, too, prefer the earlier to middle seasons.
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Re: 'Doctor Who' heads for the big screen
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2011, 03:08:45 PM »
And the half-assed attempt of introducing sexuality just adds to the lameness

Well for that I can agree. Sexuality in most of the mainstream movies is extremely lame and that applies also to the Potter movies. They would do better without it.
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