Six String Samurai

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  1. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    I heard about this film and just acquired a copy, i know nothing about it apart from the plot summary:

    In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, "Six-String Samurai" chronicles the tale of Buddy, a hero who's a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in the other, Buddy is on his way to Vegas to succeed Elvis as King. Along the way, he saves an orphan who decides to play tag-along to his rescuer. What follows is the road trip from hell.

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    sounds like one of the greatest films ever. gonna watch it tonight.
     
  2. KA

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    bootlegger dude tried to peddle me a copy. looked really dodgy.
     
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    Sounds cool at least
     
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  5. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    yeah, it sounds like a plot for win to me.

    kind of strange i've nevr heard of it, its almost 10 years old now.
     
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    I got this movie after I heard the director of Bubba Ho-tep talk about it in the Special Features of that DVD. It is a good movie overall with a lot of musical references but it isn't for everyone.

    It's a little random in some sections but that is part of its charm.
     
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    Caught part of it on IFC, Not the strangest movie i've seen, but it ranks up there.
     
  8. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    i managed to get my head around buckaroo banzai so this shouldn't be much of a problem...
     
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    It's a pretty good movie, I saw it when it first was released on VHS of all things. It is a little random and kinda jumps a little, and the kid gets a little annoying but good for a watch. I remember when it came out there was a big buzz cause Rob Liefield got the rights to make a comic book adaption, which never panned out.
     
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    shame, sounds perfect for a comic series.
     
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    Not with Liefeld doin' it.
     
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    this movie is always on Comcast On Demand. Its good
     
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    Damnit...thanks for making me add yet something else to my ever growing Netflix queue...at this rate it will become self aware by the end of 2007 and mount an attack to take down it's creator.
     
  14. KA

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    lol at skynetflix joke

    this has the smang seal of approval, thus the KA will indulge himself in a little bootleggery.
     
  15. The Spider

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    Liefeld's company only got one issue out and wasn't a direct adapatation of the movie... It had two stories--one was the origin of Buddy, and the other was Buddy having a showdown with some cowboys.
     
  16. Ktulu

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    I watched a few scenes on Youtube. Looked like the acting wasn't too great to me but it seemed interesting still. Maybe seeing it all in context would help.
     
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    yeah i liked it, but it is pretty crazy. It would have made a perfect comic book series IMO. might have to put pencil to paper...


    Ktulu the acting wouldn't look great out of context, everyone in the film is a bit wierd. Also the actor playing "buddy" seems like a pretty good martial artist.
     

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