Man of Steel - No Spoilers

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  1. cia212

    cia212 Well-Known Member VIP

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    I managed to see a Man of Steel screening. No spoilers, but the movie was such a missed opportunity, to me anyway. Maybe Nolan, Snyder and Co. aren't to blame - maybe it's what audiences truly want but the movie felt like a bad video game...complete with boss battles.

    There were scenes taped together that didn't have much to do with each other. Like they started with the best scenes from 3 scripts and crowbarred them together. These creative teams need to settle on one story and stick to it. Otherwise, it's like your favorite singer performing a medley - it's the best parts of your favorite songs, but there's nothing tying them together and it all feels shallow and rushed. The songs are still great, but they're jammed together with no reasoning. That's how I felt about Man of Steel.

    It's the same problem I had with Dark Knight Rises.

     
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    Didnt read but sounds really good. 4 potatoes.
     
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    If you didn't like the Dark Knight Rises. Then your opinion means nothing . . . :coffee:
     
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    Well you say no spoilers but *I* know his secret identity. Tra la la...

    Seriously, he's like 80 years old and this is another origin story. What spoilers? :)
     
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    Was it as truly godawful an abortion of movie making as The Dark Knight? 'Cause that's what kept me away from subjecting myself to the 3rd one. (Ledger was good but both Bale and the bad script and direction and lightng were all entirely laughable.)
     
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    Were there Guards at the Fortress of Solitude and a Giant Spider at the end of the Movie. You know that spiders are the biggest killers in the insect kingdom?



    Hope this puts to bed these efforts to do a new spin on Superman.
     
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    I can't wait for Hollywood to go bankrupt and go away
     
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    Can't see that happen when they re-release reboots of reboots yet we all go and watch them over and over and over again.
     
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    :giggle:
     
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    do we get to see the man of steels cock?
     
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    They are trying to launch an all "new" Superman franchise...so along with all of that...their "new" story requires an all new origins story..or at least a somewhat
    different/altered origins story rather than all new.

    The bottom line of this new Superman movie is to leave you wanting to see more of this new Superman in yet another movie/sequel.
    Movies can make money...but developed franchises can make even more money.

    This new Superman movie isn't going to please everyone...it's aimed at the next generation of movie going youth.
    The next follow ups for this franchise could potentially be something very very different...Superman is a big enough of brand to be used as the
    launching pad for developing a totally new type of entertainment "vehicle".
     
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    That is so hot.

    ...and I am sure that some sort of a new Superman XXX parody movie will be coming out soon.
    So if you want to see Superman's rod....try finding it in that movie.
     
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    I demand Dawg change Winst's username to Ms. Information.
     
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    I was certainly left wanting - a different director, writer and story. To be fair, Cavill did a great job - perhaps a bit emotional. The whole cast was good, Michael Shannon was the weakest link, but still did well.
     
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    Will I be able to rub one out to Amy Adams?
     
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    she has great cans

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    Superman wins at the end.

    Hope I didn't spoil it.
     
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    cia212 Well-Known Member VIP

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    It was weird, they made an effort to tone down her looks.
     
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    I love the blacks as super heroes (Luke Cage, Falcon, Black Panther, War Machine, Black Manta etc) when they are SUPPOSED to be black. But this white guilt bullshit trend of crowbarring white characters into black just to placate to black people is THE most irritating trend in comic book movies going. AND actually insulting to black people and they see through it.

    Laurence Fishburne as Perry White is RIDICULOUS!!!! AS bad as Halle Berry as Catwoman, Michael Clarke Duncan as Kingpin, Jamie Foxx as Electro etc. Even Sam Jackson as Black Fury is forced and stupid because there was already a high ranking black SHIELD agent named Agent Gabriel that is black and they could've used him and made Stephen Lang from AVATAR the real Nick Fury.

    If MOS wanted a schwartze' from the Supermanverse they EASILY could have worked in John Henry AKA Steel as a friend of Clark's in any capacity. I fucking hate these pussy cowtowing PC filmmakers so much that I can't type anymore.
     
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    Hey Arm what do you think of the Rican Spiderman? I say this because Fury was an Alternate Version of Fury from the Ultimate Universe like the Rican Superman. From what I understand they went to him years ago to modeled the character after him he allowed them to do it as long as if and when they made movies(I guess now TV because he wants to be on Agent of Shield in some capacity) they had to use him for the part. So I guess it's not as bad a turning Perry White Black or Micheal Clark Duncan Playing Kingpin(but honesty he physically was perfect for the role other than not being Italian and being black but then Italians are short like the Eddie Murphy bit about them at rocky Movies.)


    [video=youtube;YMqMKxJJYvY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMqMKxJJYvY[/video]

    I know it's not explicitly stated he is Italian but call me prejudice in thinking that a organized criminal from New York in the late 60's and 70's is a gooomba.
     
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