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Veronica Mars Movie - SPOILERS INSIDE

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by dswallow, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman

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  2. dswallow

    dswallow Save the Moderatоr TCF Club

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  3. cmontyburns

    cmontyburns Excellent.

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    I didn't need to see Corny and his Etsy wallets, and as I've said, I didn't need the LoVe 'shipper stuff, because I've never cared for or about their relationship. But the movie was fine. If Rob had made the VM movie he might have preferred, and left most of the characters by the wayside, the fans who put up their money probably would have been complaining from the other angle.
     
  4. Drewster

    Drewster Shooting blanks

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    I agree with the essential thesis: as a standalone movie it isn't great. It has several flaws, and is written as a continuation of the series. Several elements didn't have room to develop, and instead felt forced. Compared to Serenity, VM relies more directly on the audience having seen the series.

    Nonetheless, I found it immensely enjoyable. I bought and watched via iTunes/Apple TV, and tonight I'm going to a theater showing. I want to contribute $12 to the theater totals to further help more VM get made.


    -Andrew
     
  5. cmontyburns

    cmontyburns Excellent.

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    :up:
     
  6. Jonathan_S

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    I can somewhat agree with that. There certainly were thread left lose (and Weevil’s instant reversion to riding with the motorcycle gang seemed weird).

    If you wanted to completely self-contained story those threads should have been wrapped up or removed. But they clearly seem to be leaving them around to tie into future movies, or mini-series, or books. And that works for me, even if those potential future stories never come to fruition.
     
  7. johnperkins21

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    I am. I can't stand Logan, and I can't understand why anyone would be on "Team Logan". He's a terrible, awful person, without a single redeeming quality. Although after this movie I can no longer stand Veronica either, so I guess it doesn't matter. Kind of a bummer. This was one of my favorite shows, but having Veronica dump Piz for Logan just made me no longer care about the main character. I knew it was coming, but I held out hope that she'd end up with Piz.
     
  8. DreadPirateRob

    DreadPirateRob Seriously?

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    Actually, Piz dumped Veronica. Not that she didn't deserve it, but she definitely didn't want to break up with Piz. And it was only after they broke up that she allowed herself to get jiggy with Logan.
     
  9. Robin

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    Yep, I noted that it was nice of Piz to break up with her so she could be with Logan guilt free.
     
  10. Wil

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    Have you thought about becoming a successful writer of bad TV scripts?
     
  11. Maui

    Maui Major Lee Oblivious

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    We have had this discussion many times. Many guys (myself included) would be on Team Piz (If we care enough to pick a team). Most guys don't like seeing the normally smart herione end up with the bad boy because we all relate more to the good guy.

    I have always disliked Veronica and Logan, as well as Buffy and Spike and any number of other such examples.
     
  12. Drewster

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    Veronica has a habit of making foolish and self-destructive decisions. Heck, she discusses to it in her job interview, and it's the underscoring them of the movie.

    I've always viewed Logan as just one example.


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  13. Lori

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    It would be interesting to see how this splits along gender lines.

    Team Logan, all the way. Well, since Weapons of Class Destruction, anyway. :)
     
  14. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

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    I am a man and would say neither would be the best choice, followed by Logan, followed by Piz. Piz is the worst choice. He seems judgy and naggy and was quick to dump VM for not being there for a parental visit because she was trying to save someone from unnecessary jail time.
     
  15. Drewster

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    I think Piz understands Veronica more than she realizes. Once Neptune, a case and Logan sunk in, he knew she was lost.
     
  16. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman

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    I can completely understand team neither. I just can't understand him Piz.
     
  17. Jonathan_S

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    I'm more of a team neither.
    I see Piz as less self-desctructive for her to be with, but that's not at all the same as being good for (or with) her.

    Maybe Logan has matured enough by now, but we didn't really see enough of him in the movie to know. But back in school? Yikes!
     
  18. Drewster

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    I find Veronica most compelling when she doesn't have a beau, so I ride with Team None.

    That said, I found the adult, more-centered Logan to be fascinating. He demonstrates having come to an understanding of himself, and of course being a military pilot has mastered some level of self-discipline. And he's a perfect gentleman with Veronica until she comes on to him.

    But then he brawls at the reunion, so... Logan. :p
     
  19. cmontyburns

    cmontyburns Excellent.

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    I think we need to give team cmontyburns some consideration here.
     
  20. DreadPirateRob

    DreadPirateRob Seriously?

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    The movie actually turned me around on Logan. Beforehand I was Team Neither, but he's mostly grown up and matured. Still has nagging rage issues, but he tries to do the right thing now.

    And anyone who doesn't like that Veronica has self-destructive tendencies must not have watched the show. Because on my recent re-watch of all 64 eps, they were abundantly clear.
     

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