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Release date is Nov 8. I saw this trailer on the big screen the other night, and it has cheap CGI. The movie might be great, but if the CGI is the same poor quality in the final version I'll be very disappointed.

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This is gonna suck.

They seem to have gone 'hollywood' on this one. Crappy love story crammed into the movie (just wait and see). "Dogfights" closer to Star Wars or Independence Day than reality. Zeros straffing a street in Hawaii, 10 feet above the street, with trees 5 feet off each wingtip.

And they start too early. Showing Pearl, the Doolittle Raid, AND Midway? Any ONE of those events would take over 2 hrs to do decently. This one will likely be rushed.

I personally don't care about the quality of the CGI (though the scene with the dive bombers looked like something out of a video game); I'm more concerned with the story. This one looks like another "Pearl Harbor" movie crapfest. . .



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Modern day Hollywood and war movies. What a farce.
 
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My wife will go see it, so I will end up going as well.

I can only hope they are showing Pearl Harbor - Doolittle - Midaway as to show the progression of instigating events (Japan was trying to trap/sink the carriers as they saw the full threat they possessed following the Doolittle raid).

I do feel this will end up being more like a 2001's Pearl Harbor instead of the 1970 Tora Tora Tora... but hopefully it won't suck quite as bad.




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For what it's worth, Netflix has the original US Navy released short movie (18 minutes) from Midway.

I can only imagine what it was like seeing these short films in the theaters...




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My wife will go see it, so I will end up going as well.
Have fun. Go drunk! Big Grin



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It has Mandy Moore and Woody Harrelson, I'm in! Big Grin

I'll probably see it at some point, maybe, eventually...

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And they start too early. Showing Pearl, the Doolittle Raid, AND Midway? Any ONE of those events would take over 2 hrs to do decently. This one will likely be rushed.


Agreed. Set the stage and tone with vintage footage of those events, even colorized footage then merge it into the movie about Midway. Get some real planes and a director who isn't known for alien invasion films perhaps?




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For what it's worth, Netflix has the original US Navy released short movie (18 minutes) from Midway.

I can only imagine what it was like seeing these short films in the theaters...


Thanks.


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