The Mask of Zorro!

Discussion in 'Misc. Films' started by DocHoliday, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. DocHoliday The King of Cool

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    This was a really fun film. Defintely one of the better action films of the 90's. It's too bad the sequel was lacking the fun of the first film.
     
  2. Barney Stinson Registered

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    I only tolerated these movies because of CZJ.
     
  3. The Guard Registered

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    I didn't think the sequel lacked "fun" at all. It was just predictable as hell. I was sitting in the movie theatre going "I hope he doesn't lasso that train thing with his-oh, there he goes".
     
  4. DocHoliday The King of Cool

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    lol yeah...it just doesn't have the finesse of the first film or the style. On a plus I did think Rufus Sewell did a decent job. I always wondered what the first script for the sequel (by the writers of the first film) was like. The first film worked on every level for me.
     
  5. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    "I hope there isn't a 'cute kid' in the movie who says, 'My dad is going to kick your ass,' to the bad gu....- oh, there he goes."
     
  6. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    Mask of Zorro is okay, but Banderas gives Zorro absolutely no mystery or dash, and his costume is really lame. The bad guys are completely forgetable.

    After directing the first Zorro, Martin Campbell said he much preferred doing Zorro to Bond. Hard to believe this guy directed The Legend of Zorro - and then Casino Royale.
     
  7. The Guard Registered

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    I must be the only one who didn't dislike THE LEGEND OF ZORRO. I mean, it's nothing brilliant, but certainly better than 90 percent of the action/adventure movies that come out. It had some really great moments and some fantastic action. And it was a lot of fun, which Zorro should be. I thought there was even a bit of "pathos" to the movie in places that the first film lacked, rather than being more of a revenge movie.
     
  8. DocHoliday The King of Cool

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    I don't dislike it, I just think it's a step down from the first film. They wrote themselves into a corner with the baby at the the end of part one and unfortunately had an annoying kid in part two.
     
  9. The Kid AMERICA FTW

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    The sequel's pretty lame. It's just the mummy returns with zorro in it.
     
  10. Obi-Ron Deal with it

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    The best thing about Mask of Zorro was that my next door neighbor at the time was in it: Zorro's horse.
     
  11. CrashNburn Another Me they'll Nvr Be

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    i actually thought it was a pretty good movie
     
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    I loved this movie! :woot:
     
  13. Catman Registered

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    I thought The Mask of Zorro was a really fun action-adventure movie. However...Disney's Zorro from the 1950s is STILL the best. And Guy Williams is STILL my favorite Zorro.

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  14. DocHoliday The King of Cool

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    That's awesome!
     
  15. The Sage The World's Finest

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    I loved this movie and felt it was a lot of fun.
     
  16. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    Douglas Fairbanks or Frank Langella for me.
     
  17. hammerhedd11 OHaiMark

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    The first one was fun but the second one was absolute crap.
     
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    I don't like to count Antonio Banderas since he didn't play Don Diego, but Guy Williams was the most "ethnically" convincing Zorro. Fairbanks and Langella were two white dudes pretending to be Spaniards. Williams (who's actually Italian, birth name: Armando Catalano) actually tricked you into thinking that he was from Spain or something. :huh:

    I know it isn't important and isn't the reason why Williams is my favorite, but as an Hispanic I liked that a dude named Guy Williams was kinda ethnically convincing as Don Diego de la Vega/Zorro. :huh:
     
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    Watching Catherine Zeta-Jones get her clothes cut off is reason enough to own this already fine film.
     
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    I loved this movie. I'd put it up there with some of the all time great "classic adventure" movies, like the Indy movies, the first Mummy, and the first POTC.
     
  21. Sam Fisher Heavy Meddle

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    I liked the second...
     
  22. Dave McFly "The Shadow knows"

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    classic scene :hehe:

    I picked up both the 2 disc deluxe version of Mask and the the regular Legend of Zorro movies for like 10 bucks in a 2 pack (3 discs for 10 bucks :woot: ).
     

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