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What was better The Matrix Trilogy Or The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by shaolinmasta, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. shaolinmasta

    shaolinmasta Veteran Member

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  2. Daze One Million

    Daze One Million Elite Member

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    the matrix 100% over the lotr, sorry lotr fans but that shit was so boring to me
     
  3. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

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    the only way to enjoy the lord of the rings is to find a girl and make out for a bit. then watch a bit. then make out some more. repeat this process until you have seen the entire movie.
    It took me 3 replays of that goddamn thing. Not that it was unenjoyable.
     
  4. the_gooch

    the_gooch 12oz Loyalist

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    the matrix was dope as a single film. reloaded was WAY over rated. it had a few good scenes but over all couldn't hold it next to the original.

    LOTR has more going for it in the sense of being more well rounded in the telling of the story. but the matrix is definitly an original concept and creative as hell.


    they are both solid myths, and are completely different too but i gotta give it up for the rings.
     
  5. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Matrix was great, but LOTR was the best action trilogy in the history of film. No lie.
     
  6. Daze One Million

    Daze One Million Elite Member

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    im kinda biased i guess, i was never really into that whole dungeons and dragons type shit that the lotr is about, but on the other hand im real fond of science and computers, matrix just did it for me personally i guess, i do believe thought that matrix reloaded was better than the first due to the fact it skipped over the whole explaining of what the matrix was and let you actually "explore" it through out the movie, i did feel kind of let down though at the end of the trilogy...i thought it could have ended better than it did
     
  7. the_gooch

    the_gooch 12oz Loyalist

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    agreed!


    but if you wanna get real raw

    check this one:

    http://www.reelcriticism.com/ziggyrealm/images/photos/plan9.gif'>




    plan 9 from outer space!


    best dialog in a film ever! and better efx than the matrix and lotr combined!
     
  8. shaolinmasta

    shaolinmasta Veteran Member

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  9. Fugazi

    Fugazi Senior Member

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    The Matrix was pretty shitty. I believe the numbers will agree with me; the third installation of the Matrix did less than 50% of the business in the United States when compared to the previous movie. Also, if I'm correct, the Matrix reloaded and whatever the other one was called didn't even make a blip on the radar at the Golden Globes.
     
  10. krie

    krie Guest

  11. Daze One Million

    Daze One Million Elite Member

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    if shitty means dope, then yes
     
  12. the_gooch

    the_gooch 12oz Loyalist

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    http://www.cgnetworks.com/stories/2004_1/lordofrings/images/header01.jpg'>

    this scene was cut from the movie, it will be in the Extended Edition.



    Bad Ass!
     
  13. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

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    All I know is the Matrix ones BLEEEEEEEEW.....I have yet to see a single Lord of the Rings movie......
     
  14. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

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    the second Matrix film was eh, the last one was just retarded.

    I vote....Lord of the Rings with Return of the King being the absolute illness.
     
  15. I am a much bigger fan of the Matrix trilogy, but without a doubt LOTR was better executed.
     
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