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wow, Boll did a... good film?


EDIT: My original post is below, but I'm gonna stick this up here now. I'd never thought I'd defend Uwe Boll, but looking at the fact that 36% of people rated this 1 out of 10, the ammount of hating towards this film going on on this board simply because of Boll made it, and the fact that if this film was exactly the same, but by a different director and wasn't called "farcry" none of you would be bitching this much.

You people are generally sad examples of human life trying to put someone down for no other reason then feeling better about yourselves. Honestly this is just pathetic, flame Uwe Boll as much as you like, but at least have the good decency to watch a film before pretending to be a critic of it. You actually hate a guy you've never met enough to come here and start posting negetivly about a film you've never seen? I'm just imagining groups of fat nerds right now all upset that they're game didn't get steven spielberg or something. Get some lives people.

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The last boll film I've seen was alone in the dark... hence why it was the last I saw, couldn't even finish it... dunno how someone makes a dull horror film but there you go.

So anyway I watched this crossing my fingers he'd somehow manage to pull it off and... he kinda did. I mean there were moments in this film that had me kinda face-palming, but hey it's Boll, gotta cut him some slack.

However the action scenes and the casting was pretty much dead on, if we ignore the german accent (one of those "give him some slack" things). I would have liked to see the trigen rather then these genetically engeneered humans, but the creatures jumping around near the end definetly resembled the ones from the game. The parkour style chase was done brilliantly, I was actually shocked that was Boll.

Also, it had a kinda levity to it that just made it fun to watch. The films definetly not anything to write home about, but hell, it's fun, if it ended up on TV I sure wouldn't mind sitting around with a few friends watching it, and thats something I wouldn't have said about any Uwe Boll film in the past. I'd say people rating this film badly simply due to Boll (and there's lots of you), really need to get over themselves and thier need to put other people down.

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lmao ha ha ha ha Uwe Boll doing a good movie that doesnt sound right lol.

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would people have been as upset about the movie super mario bros if the film was not called super mario bros and if it had no reference to the mario series at all? there are plenty of sci fi channel-quality c movies out there but most of those movies don't pretend to be anything but terrible c movies. uwe boll's essentially the bane of humanity, at least till seagal finally agrees to do mortal kombat 3.

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So sad that Uwe has to come here and defend his movies, using a different name.

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I have watched this film and it sucks. Anyone who defends Uwe Boll has had a complete lobotomy and is a generally sad example of human life.

It was not fun to watch. It sucked.

If you liked this film, then YOU need to get a life.

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you keep watching his movies, even when you know they are going to suck? And then you whine about it? Sounds like you need a life.

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lol, I don't like his films, but anyone who tells anyone else to get a life just because they differ on an opinion should be stuffed inside a cannon and shot into a *beep* volcano

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Beautifully put!

"IMDB... where 14 year old's can pretend to be jaded 40 year old movie critics"

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The irony has obviously escaped you

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your on acid right ? - this is the 2nd worst film of the year.

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i love watching Uwe Boll movies, i mean i think they are all terrible, but they entertain the hell out of me, so in that respect Boll succeeds... even if its not on purpose.

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I agree

this was a decent action film good, but not brilliant action set pieces, a 5/10 or even a 6/10

people screaming this is bad need to see the earlier uve boll films'

those were BAD, this is decent



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For Boll this film is surprisingly good. Dialogue was still pretty bad. Comparable to Transformers 2, but overall I think Boll might have pulled off his first decent movie. *beep* I really thought it might never happen. Seriously this guy has delivered some of the worst movies I have EVER seen. Uwe Boll +10. Farcry 6.5/10

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Before I watched it, I was ready to dislike it. Because Alone in the Dark en BloodRayne were terrible movies, even with Kristanna Loken in it. But I actually had a good time watching Far Cry. It's a decent story and the casting was good. I liked all characters in it. The acting could have been better, but it's good enough in my opinion. The action sequences were quite nice. I always try to stay objective. If it's bad, it's bad. But Far Cry was an entertaining movie. It's a nice movie to fill 90 minutes. For a low budget movie I think Boll did good. I have seen much worse movies this year.

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I'm sorry, but the consensus here has been something like "sure it's a steaming pile of tripe, but it doesn't smell that bad." In the end he didn't make a good movie. He just made a movie that wasn't as truly awful as his previous films. That doesn't make it good. It makes it less bad.

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