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dynamo



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 17, 2004 11:54 am    Post subject: Val Kilmers 1st film Reply with quote

Val is a classic. Anyone seen Top Secret?? his first film, from the makers of airplane so be warned. I liked it.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 17, 2004 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought the bit where they were dressed up in the cow suit was funny Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 18, 2004 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The whole thing is funny. I got Airplane I and II as well as blazing saddles. all made by the same people so the same humour brilliant films.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2004 2:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My favorite comedy with Val Kilmer is Real Genius... it has some classic lines.

"In the immortal words of Socrates... 'I drank what?'"
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Willow is a 1988 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar.

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More specifically, the requirements for a fantasy film can be considered to be:

1. That magic be involved in some significant way.


..... Click the link for more information. directed by Ron Howard, based on a story by George Lucas George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter famous for his epic Star Wars saga and the Indiana Jones trilogy.

Biography
Lucas was born in Modesto, California, where his father, George Walton Lucas, Sr., ran a stationery store.
..... Click the link for more information. . There were high hopes for the film, as the Industrial Light and Magic Industrial Light + Magic (ILM) is a motion picture special visual effects company, founded in July 1975 by George Lucas and owned by Lucasfilm Ltd. Lucas wanted Star Wars to include visual effects that had never been seen on film before. He first approached Douglas Trumbull, famous for .
..... Click the link for more information. special effects Special effects (abbreviated SPFX or SFX) are used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to create effects that cannot be achieved by normal means, such as depicting travel to other star systems. They are also used when creating the effect by normal means is prohibitively expensive, such as an enormous explosion. They are also used to enhance previously filmed elements, by adding, removing or enhancing objects within the scene.
..... Click the link for more information. company built for Lucas' Star Wars Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. The six-film series began in 1977 with the release of , and has since become a pop culture phenomenon, spawning a major franchise of films, books, video games, television series, and other merchandising spin-offs. In 2005, Forbes Magazine estimated the overall revenue generated by the entire Star Wars franchise (over the course of its 28-year history) at nearly $20 billion U.S., easily making it the most successful film franchise ever.
..... Click the link for more information. films turned its hand to the fantasy genre, but critics and viewers were generally disappointed by a confused and lackluster plot, despite entertaining performances from the actors. Its DVD release led to some reappraising the film's merits, realising that there is a lot of good-natured fun to be had here.

The story is known as Lucas' attempt to imitate Tolkien: a young farmer named Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis Warwick Davis (born February 3, 1970, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK) is an actor noted for being short — he is three feet six inches (about one metre) tall.

He is probably best known as the title character in Willow, Professor Flitwick in the Harry Potter movies, and a murderous leprechaun in the long-running series of horror films of the same name — see Leprechaun (movie).
..... Click the link for more information. ), one of a halfling Halfling is another name for J. R. R. Tolkien's hobbit and is a fictional race sometimes found in fantasy novels and games. In many settings, they are similar to humans except about half the size. Dungeons & Dragons began using the name halfling as an alternative to hobbit for legal reasons, but since then the race has taken on a life of its own.
..... Click the link for more information. -like people called Nelwyns, who is drawn away from his sheltered home to save a baby girl named Elora Danan with a destiny from the evil queen who would see her destroyed. Willow is aided by the disillusioned master swordsman Madmartigan (Val Kilmer Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actor considered by fans to be one of the most talented and underappreciated actors currently working in film and television.

Overview
Kilmer is known for roles as diverse as the Elvis-like teen idol Nick Rivers in Top Secret! to real-life legends Billy the Kid, cultural hero Robert Elliot Burns, and rock idol Jim Morrison, to larger-than-life characters Bruce Wayne/Batman and Simon Templar, the Saint.
..... Click the link for more information. ), turned to a life of roguery after the fall of his kingdom to the evil queen. They are initially thwarted but later joined by the queen's daughter Sorsha (played by Joanne Whalley Joanne Whalley (born 25 August 1964) is a British actress.

Born in Salford, she made her name in soap operas, especially Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Her film roles include an early, unspeaking part in Pink Floyd's The Wall; Willow and the part of Christine Keeler in Scandal, about the Profumo Affair.
..... Click the link for more information. , later Kilmer's wife).

This film featured the very first CG morphing scene. The music in the film was composed by James Horner James Horner (born 14 August 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of film scores.

Horner was educated at London's Royal College of Music, the University of Southern California (bachelor's degree) and the University of California, Los Angeles (masters & doctorate), and began his scoring career working for prolific B-Movie director and producer Roger Corman. He then went on to compose sountracks for a variety of well-known movies, including Gorky Park, 48 Hours, , Aliens, Field of Dreams, Braveheart, and Apollo 13.
..... Click the link for more information. , in what is considered to be a very strong musical score.

The movie was eventually followed by a trilogy of thick fantasy novels written by Chris Claremont Chris Claremont (November 30, 1950- ) is a comic book writer, best known for his 16-year (1976-1991) stint on Uncanny X-Men, during which the series became one of the comic book industry's most successful properties. Claremont's soap opera approach to the ensemble cast of X-Men set the standard for team-based comic books for decades. Claremont also promotes strong female characters.
..... Click the link for more information. (again from a story by George Lucas), with the grown-up destiny girl as the central character. Shadow Moon, the first in the trilogy, was published in 1995 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995-2005): [1]

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..... Click the link for more information. . The other books in the trilogy were titled Shadow Dawn and Shadow Star
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sorry guys... Embarassed
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