B 17 movie "Fortress" coming out in 2012

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  1. bobbysocks

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    And neither Tom Cruise nor Ben Affleck are in it. NICE!!!
     
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    I hate it already.
     
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    CG looks pretty bad, and I'm sure they’re showing us the best of it in the trailer.
     
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    Looks like utter $hit.
     
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    i dont know...i thought the CGI looked better than the upcoming Red Tails and that's a Lucasfilm..big time production.
     
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    Looks like a lotta Hollywood should be edited out
     
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    Reminds me of when I used to play a mission on B17 "The Mighty 8th" every Friday night, those were the days - - -



    - - - that's the trouble with reminiscence, it just isn't what it used to be:cry::lol:
     
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    I've got a question, how fast does the ball turret travel ? It looked mega fast , maybe it was slow ??? Anyone know ?
     
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    One to miss methinks - music similar to 'Memphis Belle', and CGI worse than a comic-book hero flick. And looping a B17 ?!!!
     
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    What a bummer...and I had my hopes up (a little)

    And Terry, there's two ways a B-17 can do a loop:

    Hollywood or German Flak...neither of which ya' want to see :/
     
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    I dunno, the CGI looks pretty amateurish and the trailer says for 2010. I hope they are behind schedule to make the flying scenes look better.
     
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    I don't know about looping a B-17, but during testing of the prototype, it flew into a storm cloud where the turbulence inverted the aircraft. The pilot was able to right it and land safely.
     
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    omg that CG is an absolute eyesore.....
     
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    I try not to be critical of other's creative work. I know that budgets are budgets and they all can't be at the 'Spielberg' level. I can't find any other information about the film out at IMDB.com or Google. I look forward to seeing more, just because I appreciate creativity and other's attempts to tell a story. Let's wait and see, shall we? - Dixon Cannon
     
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    Nearly brought this one a few days ago...but something kept telling me to put it back on the stores shelf. Having seen the trailer now, I'm glad I did. It looks like the flying sequences were made using something like Microsoft FlightSim 2002 and some Photoshop !!!

    Might get a copy later...in a few years...when its down to a few quid / bucks, but only then and after I've had a skin full of the falling down water !
     
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    Straight to video then huh? Hahahahaha
     
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