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Postby PopInPicsPresents » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:15 pm

Haven't seen a thread for the series so I thought I'd make one :)

I absolutely love the films and the TV series. The second is my personal favorite.

The first one is an all around great Monster Movie. I just love the Graboids.

The second as I stated is my personal favorite. I love what they do with the story. Earl is just as awesome as he is in the first, Grady is great too. Burt is by far my favorite character. He has the best lines and is played beyond perfectly my Michael Gross.

Tremors 3 is a blast but my least favorite. The Assblasters are a cool idea but I wish the film would have relied on using animatronics instead of the meh looking CGI Graboids.

Tremors 4 is my second favorite. The introduction of "Dirt Dragons" or Graboid Larva is awesome. I loved the story and how they bring back the focus to the Graboids and not Shriekers or Ass Blasters.

Tremors The Series is such a blast, shame they didn't continue it. The characters are fun, El Blanco is pure awesomeness; I loved how they gave him more character throughout the series. I've heard rumors of a 5th set in Australia but I haven't heard anything lately. Hopefully they end up making it.
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Postby Breakdown » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:39 pm

Tremors 1 and 2 where awesome, but everything after was pretty meh. Tremors the Series was indeed good, but shortlived. Theres rumor of a remake which I have mixed feelings about.
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Postby Space Hunter M » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:25 pm

Love this franchise, though it unfortunately will always be blacklisted by the higher ups. One and two are solid films, three and four, while definitely not as good, don't deserve all the hate they get. I have mixed feelings about the TV series. I honestly didn't care that much about the new creatures, but it still was unfairly canceled, perhaps before it could fully mature into something great.
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Postby FlamingZilla23 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:56 pm

I adore Tremors. Its a really good series mainly the 1st and 2nd movie. The 3rd and 4th movie were okay not horrible but not good.
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Postby wrongnote85 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:23 pm

i loved the first one, the second one was pretty good, but i never saw anything past that. i had no idea there was a tv show.

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Postby edgaguirus » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:32 pm

The Tremors films were enjoyable. The first and second, especially the second, were the best. The third was good, but lacked a little something. Number four brought that something back.
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Postby HayesAJones » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:04 pm

Love these films. One and two are awesome, three is okay (Assblasters could have been handled a lot better), and four is cool. The series was fun as well.
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Postby Giga Kaiju » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:46 pm

The first two are Awesome. The third it was ok. And i havent watched the 4th (The TV series aswell) its a good
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Postby Kiryu2012 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:05 pm

I love this series. I've yet to see the films, but I like the TV series. The Graboid species is cool.
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Postby Zilla103192 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:11 pm

The series is available on HULU for anyone that hasen't seen it.

ADORE this franchise. One of my all time favorites.

The Graboid family is such an amazing idea. Shreikers have to be my favorite incarnate.
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Postby HayesAJones » Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:03 pm

After watching the second and third movies, ya' know what I realized?

One of this franchise's best features is how self-referential it is.

They also make sure to tell your where missing characters (Val, Earl, Heather, Grady) are, and deaths from previous installments are often acknowledged (the store being dedicated to Walter in Back to Perfection). And then, of course, there's the sequel. It's all very contained, if you know what I mean. It always feels familiar and connected. No loose ends. It's pretty awesome.
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Postby TyrantGojira » Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:21 am

Make an aquatic Graboid already!!!!
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Postby Kiryu2012 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:23 am

TyrantGojira wrote:Make an aquatic Graboid already!!!!

An aquatic Graboid would make sense, since they could include species that live in the water and are excellent swimmers.
My most wanted fight ever is Discord vs Bobobo-bo bo-bobo.
Godzilla has a regen like Wolverine, a skin like Luke Cage, a hero aura like Captain America, a strength like Hulk, an unstoppability like Juggernaut, an immortality like Deadpool.

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Postby Kiryu2012 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:26 am

Tyler wrote:There should be a type that flies with their farts.

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Postby Space Hunter M » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:42 am

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Postby HayesAJones » Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:28 pm

I still mourn that the Assblaster don't fly/sprint rocket-style instead of that wimpy 'fwoop' and glide.

Using the jet to burn down the cell door was a cool move though.
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Postby edgaguirus » Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:55 pm

Now they just need a grabboid form that swims.
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Postby Breakdown » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:19 am

Beleive it or not, Graboids are closely related to cephlapods according to the wiki.
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Postby Space Hunter M » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:26 am

Which was in turn sourced from a Sci-Fi Channel page using outdated taxonomy.
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Postby Chompamunchasaurus » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:49 am

I love the movies, I've got the tv series stashed somewhere but never found the time to watch it. The self references and inside jokes are awesome. Remember the Dark Horse comic books "Graboids" "Shriekers" and "Graboids vs Shriekers" in the store?
The graboids' life cycle even makes some sense. Reproduce quickly if there's plenty of food, move quickly if there's not. The true Graboid is maybe the least useful form, its power and stealth are probably a way to claim new hunting grounds.
The fourth movie has good characters and humor. The gunman looks like "hey, I was supposed to be in a western movie, not fighting monsters", Old Fred using crazy descriptions such as "one who can shoot off the nuts from a squirrel from 100 paces" or "more holes than a cabbage leaf in a hailstorm". The funeral speech is crazy.


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