Does anyone else...?

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  1. Mr Jide Registered

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    Think that John Woo was born to direct a Punisher movie? When looking at most of his films, especialy vthe likes of hard boiled, the killer, a better tomorrow and bullet to the head, one cant help but think a punisher movie would own if directed by Woo. What do you think?
     
  2. Arsh Awesome

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    Um... not really. Woo's good and all, but his style of film (and violence) is radically different from The Punisher's. He's way too poetic, whereas a character like Frank Castle lives in a very harsh and brutal world.
     
  3. DrunkSquirrel Registered

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    ^^^
    Couldn't have said it better myself.
     
  4. Brendan Dead By Dawn

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    John Woo is an amazing director, but if he did a Punisher movie we would have a flock of doves flying away right before a gun battle and that's not in the essence of the Punisher.

    But a younger director who is heavily influenced by John Woo, now that is a director that we need.
     
  5. Bubonic Registered

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    Lets just give Lexi a chance and see how that pans out...
     
  6. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I want to see what Lexi can do.
     
  7. Bubonic Registered

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    Gonna have to wait near a year... Ugh!!!
    But I'm sure a lot of effort and love will go into it in the meanwhile.
     
  8. Brendan Dead By Dawn

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    In my last setence I wasn't trying to say that we needed someone other than Lexi, I was just making a broad statement.

    Just in case anyway took that the wrong way.
     
  9. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I just think John Woo is to over the top for the Punisher. I've liked a few of Woo's movies, but he isn't right for the Punisher.
     
  10. Neo_aa GPA Soldier

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    It would all depend on how he did it. Castle couldn't be flipping motorcycles, sliding down banisters, and twirling in circles with guns blazing and his coat flying. I can imagine Woo coming up with ways to make a more calculating and militaristic character wipe out huge numbers of people in an entertaining way... then again I can also imagine it being an uncomfortable cheesefest if he didn't respect the character.
     
  11. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I can't picture him respecting the character. He would treat him as a mindless killing machine. He'd be a human terminator.
     
  12. baTT Shark Repellent Supplier

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    very well said. John is very smooth and not has hard edged that The Punisher would need to be.
     
  13. Brendan Dead By Dawn

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    Nope, he'd be the exact opposite of that. John Woo is considered a master at his craft because he knows all the important things you need to make a good and lasting movie and one of those things is proper character development.

    He'd be a mindless killing machine maybe if he was the villian, but not as the lead in his own movie.


    Edit: I just noticed this original poster is banned so maybe this discussion is a little pointless?
     
  14. Bubonic Registered

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    Well its sort of pointless cause John Woo won't be making this film... But a thread with a banned user, doesn't really bother me much.
     
  15. ObakeTora vThe "real" Ghost-Tiger!v

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    I love Woo too, but everybody and their mama will be complaining about him not doing Punisher justice. Not me though, but I think I will give Lexi a shot. Still I think Paul Verhoevan could direct the ultimate Punisher.



    whyd he get banned? We need more Punisher fans on the hype...
     
  16. nocomics Registered

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    Ppl will complain about Lexi too if Punishers sux balls as well so /shrug.
    Think John Woo would do okay,but his more recent movies aren't exactly great movies..He did better in his young days,and non-US films,except maybe Face/Off..
    I could see the patented doves coming in a slow-mo sequence just right before Punisher off's a group of thugs :)
     
  17. ObakeTora vThe "real" Ghost-Tiger!v

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    Damn, I saw the doves fly off after his family got murdered in central Park. Woo was great in his younger days because from what I heard he had alot of time and wasn't as pressured by American studios. What did you think of MI 3? My ultimate choice for a director would always be Verhoevan, just watch the D-cut of Robocop.
     
  18. cthulhu Gimme some sugar baby!!!

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    Verhoevan is good and still has the skills - black book is excellent! Watched robocop recently, such a lean dark film, violent and good script. Verhoevan has style and substance unlike Woo
     
  19. Aethyrr Guest

    I don't know--perhaps if he could get 100% control over it.. but still it wouldn't be a Punisher movie (someone mentioned the doves and that's just out one thing)
     
  20. Brendan Dead By Dawn

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    No, he already is banned. Look at the status beneath his name.
     
  21. Brendan Dead By Dawn

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    When Red Cliff comes out, everyone is going to be blown away by that movie and Woo will probably win an Oscar.
     
  22. Red Mask Human Killing Machine

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    What worries me most of War Zone is how it might get compared to this year's "Dark Knight" film. Both heroes will face a disfigured criminal foe. There will be battles on the streets of big cities.
     
  23. photo86 Guest

    A John Woo slow motion shoot out including a white pigeon? .. no thanks ..
     
  24. Zombiekiller Registered

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    Yup your right Dude, he was made for this kind of stuff !:bow:
     
  25. RogueDK Agent Of The Bat

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    John Woo? Meh...no thanks really. It'd be like Face-Off with a cape...well a skull. :woot:
     

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