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Old 10-13-2012, 12:48 AM   #181
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I do quite enjoy this film. Just a good nostalgic time all around. Not scary or anything, but a good film nonetheless.
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:30 AM   #182
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Christine was the first dvd I ever got, fun fact.
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:20 PM   #183
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Yes it is a solid King adaptation.
I totally disagree, the main theme with the car that it was like an avatar for the deceased Lebay is completely wiped away and instead the car is inherently evil sort of takes away alot of the originality, though neither idea is particularly revolutionary. Also Arnies decent into madness is a way more underplayed. Obviously you cant recreate a book on screen, but i thought this was a rather poor adaptation.In the book Lebay was a complete douche and after his death his personality is extended to the car as a crazy asshole, in the movie Arnie just buys a car and becomes possessed by it...i guess. Special effects are top notch though and the final battle is awesome as far as those are concerned.
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i love this movie but wouldnt mind a remake closer to the novel.
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:45 AM   #185
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i love this movie but wouldnt mind a remake closer to the novel.
What? Another remake attempt? Fuck that.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:08 AM   #186
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i love this movie but wouldnt mind a remake closer to the novel.
If they would to remake any SK novel, I vote The Running Man...thats nothing like the novel

As for Christine, nothing will ever come close to Carpenter's film ever.
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:49 PM   #187
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If they would to remake any SK novel, I vote The Running Man...thats nothing like the novel

As for Christine, nothing will ever come close to Carpenter's film ever.
yeah, carpenter's version is a classic but they should do another adaptation because the 1983 version lives out some stuff.
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