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The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:36 pm

I give you the new RoboCop:

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Looks like they tried to copy the new emo douche version of Batman.

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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Mkall » Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:19 pm

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I can think of far worse - many of the designs from The 5th Element come to mind and that was a pretty fun movie in the end.

All I see is a series of interlocking body/machine armour plating; which makes sense from a practicality point of view. He wouldn't be the first to be an all-black robocop
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby BeastProwl » Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:24 pm

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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:11 am

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How is this cinematic fail? His armor is black instead of silver, so what? The armor actually looks really cool.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Burn » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:07 am

Shadowman wrote:How is this cinematic fail? His armor is black instead of silver, so what? The armor actually looks really cool.


If it were Batman.

I'm guessing there's going to be a lot of CGI overlayed on it ... hopefully.

-edit-

So apparently this image has been out there for over a month.

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Looks pretty similar to what came out in the last day, and I have to admit, it's not as bad as those blurry pics make it look.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Chaoslock » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:15 pm

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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:53 pm

Wow, I didn't think the 1 I found could be surpassed. It is.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:00 pm

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That actually looks really badass. I like the more smoothed helmet from Roddy's pics, but that one looks better overall.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:23 pm

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OMG... That looks horrible..

However you want to scream cinematic failure??

Try the Gingerdead man..

No.. Just.... no......
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby njb902 » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:33 pm

Isn't the oogiloves(sp) the biggest fail of all time.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Wigglez » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:48 pm

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To be honest, I'm kind of mixed on this whole thing. I don't like that they changed his design, but that does look pretty sweet. Maybe if they used that for like a bad guy version of Robocop. But I don't think that should be Robocop himself.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:51 pm

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njb902 wrote:Isn't the oogiloves(sp) the biggest fail of all time.


Yes and no. As far as percentages go, it made back something like 1.12% of its budget, which is amazingly miniscule. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist and A Troll in Central Park both made back a smaller percentage (0.84% and 0.3% in that order) but both cost less than half of Oogieloves. Zyzzyx Road, an indie film starring Kathrine Heigl, had a budget of about $1.2million, and had a box office draw of $30. Not thirty-million-dollars, thirty dollars total. Mars Needs Moms has the highest net loss, of over $136 million dollars. basically, it all depends on how you want to measure it.

That said, the Robocop remake being a cinematic fail is just Roddy jumping the gun because he doesn't like the new armor design.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:16 am

Shadowman wrote:That said, the Robocop remake being a cinematic fail is just Roddy jumping the gun because he doesn't like the new armor design.


Yes, maybe I should have specified. I didn't mean a fail financially (which I think it will be) but a FAIL creatively, or at least costume design wise. That thing is hideous.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby njb902 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:22 am

Well we haven't seen the finished product yet. It's a wonder what they can do with cgi nowadays.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:19 pm

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Shadowman wrote:That said, the Robocop remake being a cinematic fail is just Roddy jumping the gun because he doesn't like the new armor design.


Yes, maybe I should have specified. I didn't mean a fail financially (which I think it will be) but a FAIL creatively, or at least costume design wise. That thing is hideous.


I have to disagree I really like both of the designs I've seen so far.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby OptiMagnus » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:58 pm

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I'm actually digging the new robocop. Kind of Iron Man-esque. I think Robocop has a large enough fan base to at least make a financial success.
And besides, everyone knows the Transformers trilogy is collectively the biggest cinematic flop, right? :michaelbay:
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:36 pm

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OptiMagnus wrote:And besides, everyone knows the Transformers trilogy is collectively the biggest cinematic flop, right? :michaelbay:


Commercially, all three are in the top 50 highest-grossing movies of all time. (DOTM itself earned just slightly less than the entire Indiana Jones trilogy combined, not counting Crystal Skull, but who does?) Critically, their Rotten Tomatoes scores (57%, 20%, 35%, in that order) average out to about 37%, which is bad, but far from the worst. (Alone in the Dark has a stellar 1%) So it kind of balances out for them. Critically disappointing, but far from the worst, but they made enough money off of it that they can afford to not care what the critics think.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Burn » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:38 pm

:lol:

Trolled.

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Robocop remake suit revealed.

Postby Pontimax 01 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:24 pm

And for those who thought Bay raped your childhood, I give you this...

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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:09 pm

Burn wrote::lol:

Trolled.

Well done OptiMagnus.


Beat me to it.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:24 am

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Burn wrote::lol:

Trolled.

Well done OptiMagnus.


In my defense, half the site still has its panties in a twist over the movies. It's pretty much a coin toss whether they're being serious or not at this point.
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Re: Robocop remake suit revealed.

Postby Duke of Luns » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:30 am

Nah, it's Batman with a bike helmet.

If you look closely, you can see details that would be cool, if painted metalic silver. Hopefully this is just some kind of a dress rehearsal to make sure everything is fit and functional for filming.
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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby OptiMagnus » Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:55 pm

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Shadowman wrote:
OptiMagnus wrote:And besides, everyone knows the Transformers trilogy is collectively the biggest cinematic flop, right? :michaelbay:


Commercially, all three are in the top 50 highest-grossing movies of all time. (DOTM itself earned just slightly less than the entire Indiana Jones trilogy combined, not counting Crystal Skull, but who does?) Critically, their Rotten Tomatoes scores (57%, 20%, 35%, in that order) average out to about 37%, which is bad, but far from the worst. (Alone in the Dark has a stellar 1%) So it kind of balances out for them. Critically disappointing, but far from the worst, but they made enough money off of it that they can afford to not care what the critics think.

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Re: The biggest cinematic FAIL of all time?

Postby Shadowman » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:18 pm

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OptiMagnus wrote:I...I don't want to live on this planet anymore.
After my two years on this site he still takes me 100% seriously.


Shadowman wrote:In my defense, half the site still has its panties in a twist over the movies. It's pretty much a coin toss whether they're being serious or not at this point.


OptiMagnus wrote:After my two years on this site he still takes me 100% seriously.


The Site Regulars line-up changes so frequently I can't keep track of who's who anymore.
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Re: Robocop remake suit revealed.

Postby Shadowman » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:17 am

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First off, there's already a thread for this.

Second, why is everyone getting so angry over the new suit? The new one actually looks really cool. It's not like the original was a masterpiece of costume design, it was intended, like the rest of the movie, to be one big parody of sci-fi action movies.
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