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2012

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Tom, Jul 6, 2009.

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    http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1810045661/video/14045555/standardformat/

    An academic researcher leads a group of people in a fight to counteract the apocalyptic events that were predicted by the ancient Mayan calendar. Cast includes: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
    2012 is directed and co-written by epic German filmmaker Roland Emmerich, of films like Stargate, Independence Day, Godzilla, The Patriot, The Day After Tomorrow, and 10,000 B.C. previosuly. It was also co-written by Harald Kloser, of The Thirteenth Floor, The Day After Tomorrow, Alien vs Predator, and 10,000 B.C. as well. Sony Pictures is bringing 2012 to theaters everywhere on November 13th this year!
     
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    Bmfs Bryan Sarrasin

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    Re: 2012 Holy mackerel trailer

    From watching the real trailer, my theory is that those are some type of vessel designed to take people into space to keep them safe. That's just a stab in the dark, though.
     
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    Re: 2012 Holy mackerel trailer

    I see what you mean; between the shots of the animals being air lifted (giraffe explicitly) and the mob of people rushing to get into the vehicle, it does appear to be some type of arc to save the remanants of mankind (and is confirmed by the scene at around 1:30). Now whether it is a space bound ship or some type of vehicle that will remain Earth bound is up in the air.

     
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    Bmfs Bryan Sarrasin

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    Re: 2012 Holy mackerel trailer

    That's fair. I think the word "spaceship" in the humor trailer combined with seeing your Wall E Sig (subconsciously?) affected my decision that they were going into space. :) It didn't seem as though there were a lot of shots of other planes, so an airship is easily another possibility, though I suppose it could also be some kind of hybrid transport that could be submerged or airborne, too!

    Honestly at this point I'm more interested in knowing what the "ark" is than I am in seeing the flick, haha.
     
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    The international trailer for 2012 has dropped...



    ... and the updated US trailer:

     
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    I like destruction and mayhem in my EOTW movies!
     
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    Heck, yeah. If Mother Earth is going out in 2012, then she might as well go out with a bang instead of a wimper. :D
     
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    I was trying to explain to my son that the 2012 predictions of apocalypse where just stories made up to scare people. Not that many of us here really believe them. Or do we?

    Anyhow, I went on wiki and found this entry:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_doomsday_prediction

    We're all hoping the film turns out to be a satisfying experience though.
     
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    The marketing has begun.

    http://www.theihc.com

    Search YouTube for "IHC 2012" and you'll get a bunch of hits that look like real commercials but are really part of the movie marketing machine.

    Example clip....

     
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    Very intriguing comments! Thanks for such competent advice! It will be very interesting production:p
     
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    Seems like one of those movies that's meant to be seen in the theater. Wonder how much money it'll make.
     

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