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Mmph-City One - 1 by WossaRem Mmph-City One - 1 by WossaRem
"'Auntie Mel', you have been charged with the manufacture and distribution of the prohibited sugary snack known as Pixy Stix . The sentence is 6 months Iso-Cubes. How do you plead?"

Melanie belongs to :iconsuichitanaka: ... "but in case you people have forgotten, this block operates under the same rules as the rest of the city. Melanie is not the law... I am the law."

If you've not watched Dredd (2012), you really ought to. It didn't do so well in the box office for various reasons (1. admittedly terrible trailer, 2. detractors of the Stallone movie thought this one would be just as bad - a fair assumption based on the trailer, 3. fans of the Stallone movie thought this one was "an unnecessary remake of a 90s classic", and you can't really blame them for being skeptical considering the Total Recall remake had flopped just a month earlier) , but it's become something of a cult classic and for good reason. If you enjoyed Die Hard (1988), The Raid (2011) or Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) - i.e. pretty straightforward action flicks that knew exactly what they wanted to be and executed it with a mirror-sheen (or perhaps shiny and chrome) level of polish, you will love Dredd. Warning: You may also fall in love with Anderson.
Fingers crossed for Karl Urban to return to the role in the upcoming TV series! I've got my fingers crossed. 

(Ahem) Back to the matter at hand... we'll see just how much the rookie knows soon. ;)

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:icon87clawdark:
87ClawDark Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Judge Dredd was based on a comic series btw. 

Just thought i'd throw that out there. 
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WossaRem Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2017
Of course. I'm a longtime fan (a collected edition of the "Cursed Earth" storyline was my introduction to Dredd as a kid) but I'm totally in love with the 2012 movie so wanted to parody that specific depiction! :popcorn:
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87ClawDark Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Okay then. No offence, it's just that i'm sick of seeing people who say their a fan of a movie/tv show and don't realize that what their watching is an adaptation. It's pretty annoying. 
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junoxx Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017
Cant get enough Dredd + Judge Brown is it  .. ? :)
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jazo2 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Awesome work :D (Big Grin) ;) (Wink)  Clap Clap Clap 
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ryuumi20 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017
That's sum cool looking Aer here
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macmanussite Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
I'm a total Judge Dredd fanatic and I loved the hell out of Dredd which became my all time favorite movies on my favorites list and Karl Urban freaking rules! The comics and Dredd are way better than the lousy Stallone version that's for damn sure!
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ThisBetterBeFood Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017
I know where this is heading... :)
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Jomsviking Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Ah, Dredd! The movie that always lightens up my mood, and one of my all-time favorite comic characters! Thanks!
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Str8tjkt Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017
1. I haven't seen the Urban Dredd, yet, though I've heard good things. What I enjoyed most about the Stallone version was the ABC robot - WOW!

2. I may have a premonition of what Wossy's idea is - does it involve duct-taping someone's cakehole 'til they can barely squeak through it?
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HanSolo14 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
The right to remain silent!
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Akuma-Lord Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Nothing but good can come of this, I feel it in my loins!
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CyberWolf626 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
<i?Dredd</i> (2012) is one of my favorite films especially since it does justice to the original Judge Dredd comics unlike the old one from the nineties featuring Stallone. So when I saw this I got a laugh or two out of it.
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ForestWolfDragon Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
.......This is not going to end well for Aeria.....
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evad101492 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
this looks great. I've watched Dredd (2012) a few years ago and it was great and I think it was criminally underated. yeah I know it wasn't exactly like Stallone's but it was great on its own right. 
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BTW I think Aeira would make hot "Judge".
just sayin' :-P
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JaceDraccus Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Heck, it was _ BETTER_ than Stallone's. I like em both, but Dredd was so much closer to the source material.
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evad101492 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
no offense but Stallone's version will have a special place in my heart due to nostalgia but Dredd was more realistic and more gritty plus stellar acting from Karl Urban and the rest too. Headbang! 
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JaceDraccus Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
I did say I like them both. It's just that Urban's movie was very much the comics brought to life.
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evad101492 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017
really. I thought that Stallone's was more close to the comic since it was stylize and more over the top because there were flying cars (and his flying bike), clones and the giant robot he had to fight. Just like any comic which is over the top and stylized. 
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so does this mean that the comic was grittier that Stallones's? OMG
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JaceDraccus Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017
The ones I've read were, yeah. Admittedly I've only read a handful, but they were all more like Urban's movie. Gritty, brutal... Dredd never takes off his helmet, either. And he's totally devoted to the law.
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FanArtFantast Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Regulation issue ballgag?
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AcridLove Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Student Digital Artist
My issue with dredd is the plot has a weird parallel with the raid in that they both require scaling an apartment of criminals essentially alone
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Mauser712 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah. I noticed that as well.

But Dredd got it right. Stallone's movie went wrong when it tried to make the movie ABOUT Judge Dredd. But Dredd isn't so much a person, hes the living incarnation of Megacity One's law. Stories happen AROUND him. It's like he's part of the environment. So the 2012 movie following Judge Anderson working with Dredd worked in a way the Stallone movie couldn't.
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SuichiTanaka Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Mmmrrr. If only the Iso Cubes really were like that. Hopefully Auntie Mel's refusal to cooperate will result in an increased sentence. :3
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muddyscarecrow Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
That movie got me into the Judge Dredd universe. I had watched the Stallone movie but I never really knew what Judge Dredd was "about". When I saw trailers for the new movie I was immediately addicted to the idea. America is an irradiated wasteland where only the West and East coasts are inhabitable via gigantic cities that take up several states. And since these humongo cities draw in stupid levels of crime the police (known as judges) are basically walking courtrooms. They are authorized to sentence criminals on the spot. No trial. Who the hell could not love that idea?! I'm very happy to say I saw that movie when it was still in theaters and own it on DVD. =3 Can't wait for the show! Oh, and this pic is wonderful! Can't wait for more =3
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evad101492 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017
I'm glad you saw Stallone's version of Judge Dredd since it was a classic. I also like the concept of the material that it was base on.
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muddyscarecrow Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017
I need to watch it again. I haven't seen it since I was five. That's why I didn't know what the world of Judge Dredd was about until 2012 XD
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ManoftheNorth93 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Those Iso Cubes look pretty rad though
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JaceDraccus Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
I like where this is going.
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KionoWinterfox Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
I liked both movies! Stallone was a more silly one, while the Urban Dredd was gritty, dark and even more brutal. I try to see remakes as different movies, without searching differences. That's why I enjoy the new Ghostbusters as well!
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SailorDiana Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
Hehehe so wonderful :)
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drake95313 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
"I knew you'd say that."
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