Bird Box on Netflix

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Bird Box on Netflix

Post by Alien Redrum » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:33 pm

Anyone watch it? I know Dan did.

Great film. Really follows the book almost to the damn letter.

This very well might be an add to my best of 2018. I really dug it.

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Re: Bird Box on Netflix

Post by Neon Maniac » Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:28 pm

What's it about?

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Post by Alien Redrum » Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:21 am

Something is making people go crazy when they look at it.
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Post by Neon Maniac » Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:09 pm

Oh, like The Ring. How original.

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Post by DJBenz » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:49 am

Nothing like The Ring.
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Post by Neon Maniac » Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:33 pm

Do you mean the Japanese Ring, or the American Ring?

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Post by Neon Maniac » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:36 am

Ah, it was a copy of The Happening all along! I liked it, just watched it. Didn't read the book, but the movie seemed pretty good. I don't think I liked it as much as AR though.

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Post by Alien Redrum » Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:21 pm

I would have liked it regardless, but it gets mad bonus points for how closely it follows the book. That definitely amped my enjoyment because it's so rare when that happens.
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Post by Neon Maniac » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:15 pm

Don't get me wrong, I thought it was a decent movie and I really don't think it was a rip off of The Happening. Unfortunately, I think there's been so much hype for this movie in the mainstream press now that I fully expect a lot of 'meh, it was okay' type reviews and comments to come out now. I don't read any 'news' about movies but just seeing a lot of posts here, fb, etc. about it over the last couple weeks, a lot of them in the ZOMG category, which I don't think was really called for.

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Re: Bird Box on Netflix

Post by Neon Maniac » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:02 am

Does the book every theorize or explain what the monsters are? Or is it like The Road where we never learn what's going on because the characters never learn what's going on?

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Re: Bird Box on Netflix

Post by Alien Redrum » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Spoiler:
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Nah, you never know. I'm fine with it because the story is so good and I don't really need to know. It just happens.
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