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Yes, I'd like to see it 9 50.00%
No 5 27.78%
Indifferent 1 5.56%
Never watched the first one 3 16.67%
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Old 04-01-2009, 09:26 AM
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I definitely think that the sequel would have to be a traditional narrative and go in a more LOST-like direction, were it to be made.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:44 AM
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i d like to see a sequel
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I'm fine with a sequel as long as they drop the camera style, or at least tone it down. The rumours were true - it did cause headaches and feeling generally unwell as I had to leave the cinema because of it and wait for the DVD.

One rumour wasa conventionally shot film from the military side, another rumour was that as we see everal other people with video cameras, we could see the same night from another group's perspective and piece together more about what the monster was and where it came from.

I think Abrams had said he was only interested if it was a good idea. But I don't think it's being looked at in detail yet.
I could see a telling from the military side more so than the same night from another group of people. If a sequel comes I hope it's not just another tape was found and this one explains more.
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I could see a telling from the military side more so than the same night from another group of people. If a sequel comes I hope it's not just another tape was found and this one explains more.
Yeah, I think a lot of people were put off by the ending and lack of explanations.
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I loved the movie. I loved the ending (the lack of explanations is a little like reality IMO). And I'd loved to see a sequel if done well. I think Abrams said he'd like to do one but would not want it to be a mere retread.
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He has said that one idea for a sequal is based on the scene on the Brooklyn bridge when the guy with the camera gets a shot of another guy with a camera looking back at him. So, that other camera could be the sequal.
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Yeah, I think a lot of people were put off by the ending and lack of explanations.
I think that was just part of the 'if you were a regular joe, this might be more like what such an event would be like to experience' - not getting reasons for anything was part of it.

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He has said that one idea for a sequal is based on the scene on the Brooklyn bridge when the guy with the camera gets a shot of another guy with a camera looking back at him. So, that other camera could be the sequal.
Yep, that was what I'd read as well.
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I think that was just part of the 'if you were a regular joe, this might be more like what such an event would be like to experience' - not getting reasons for anything was part of it.
I agree. I personally enjoyed it, but there are "regular joes" that did not.
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Well, they did say that the CLOVERFIELD monster was something akin to an infant torn away from its home. Seems there is plenty of story material or mythology to explore in an expanded story -- not unlike how Cameron took a step further in ALIENS from the original. Not necessarily more monsters, but by raising the storytelling stakes to explore where these monsters come from and why.

I doubt they'd go for the cinema verite-style film style since that fit the specific story of the original film. But there's a ton of backstory with Tagruato and such which could yield new dramatic material.
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