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@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:38 AM)

Yeah, polling these days is garbage.

@  Sean Whitmore : (18 May 2019 - 11:53 PM)

Well, he was an honest man. He wasn’t gonna lie to a 5-year-old.

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 08:34 PM)

Grandfather once said to me, "I'm going upstairs and hug your grandma."

@  Sabrblade : (18 May 2019 - 07:08 PM)

Mama always said that you can tell a lot 'bout a person from 'is shoes...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 May 2019 - 03:54 PM)

Life is like a box of chocolates. Stay out of the sun or melt into a pile of gross slop.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 May 2019 - 10:26 AM)

Greasy, disappointing and still managing to be over priced?

@  Lancer : (18 May 2019 - 10:22 AM)

... Yes, it is!

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2019 - 09:48 AM)

Life's a fillet of fish!

@  unluckiness : (18 May 2019 - 08:53 AM)

ow the edge

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 07:03 AM)

a reminder that life is an unrepentant hellscape where everyone & everything you know will eventually betray you.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:45 AM)

You know, this election is what has finally broken me of any confidence at any point of pre-polling data. I mean, it's always been sketchy, but this is just... aaaargh!

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:08 AM)

I was going to make an Auspol election thread in P&R, but the outcome so far has made me feel physically ill.

@  Gamma V : (18 May 2019 - 03:28 AM)

Haven't been here in a long time.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 03:16 AM)

I have heard that, it's rather disappointing. Ah, maybe they'll just leech each others stores of "awful racist vote" and not go anywhere.

@  Trpodeca : (17 May 2019 - 11:09 PM)

I voted. Boy there are a worrying amount of parties which sound like fascists.

@  Pennpenn : (17 May 2019 - 06:55 PM)

For those in Australia, it is a federal election today. Go Vote! It's Mandatory!

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2019 - 04:19 PM)

Humor? I 'ardly know 'or!

@  wonko the sane? : (17 May 2019 - 03:51 PM)

I was intemately familiar with humour... but she just wanted to be friends...

@  Maximus Ambus : (17 May 2019 - 12:10 PM)

BZT Time out! Time out! Time ooooooouuuuuut!!!

@  unluckiness : (17 May 2019 - 08:23 AM)

Yes. Are you familiar with humor?

@  Sabrblade : (17 May 2019 - 07:50 AM)

You are familiar with The Room, yes?

@  unluckiness : (17 May 2019 - 01:14 AM)

nah, tuxedos are formal wear

@  Sabrblade : (16 May 2019 - 10:38 PM)

*...while dressed in a tuxedo*

@  unluckiness : (16 May 2019 - 09:22 PM)

*casually tosses kryptonite island at Lex*

@  Sean Whitmore : (16 May 2019 - 06:21 PM)

O hai Lex.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 May 2019 - 04:31 PM)

You're just a little chicken! Cheep cheepcheep cheeEeeeEEEeeeep!

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2019 - 04:20 PM)

YOU ARE TEARING ME APART

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 May 2019 - 04:14 PM)

So I guess I shouldn't try to tie in The Room.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 May 2019 - 02:29 PM)

I was just talking cheesy in a dated filmmaking sense, not mind-bogglingly god-awful.

@  Sabrblade : (16 May 2019 - 11:49 AM)

Well, certainly The Last Airbender is worse at being a Superman movie.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 May 2019 - 11:31 AM)

Is that better or worse than The Last Airbender? I mean, they're both terrible, but....

@  RichardT1977 : (16 May 2019 - 09:28 AM)

And the worst Superman movie is "Dragonball: Evolution".

@  Paladin : (16 May 2019 - 08:01 AM)

the best Superman movie is "The Iron Giant." You cannot convince me otherwise.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 May 2019 - 10:16 PM)

At least even in the first Christopher Reeve movie, when he caught Lois that first time, the background kept scrolling down for a second to indicate it wasn't a sudden stop.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 May 2019 - 10:10 PM)

I guess you had to have been there. I did like the beginning a lot, though; the stuff on Krypton and in Smallville. The movie just got so cheesy once it got to Metropolis, though, it's kind of painful

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 May 2019 - 06:25 PM)

The performances, the cinematography, the significance of a comic book adaptation being treated like a real movie. Silly stuff like that. :)

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 May 2019 - 05:17 PM)

Yeah, I've never really understood what people loved so much about it. Other than the score, of course, which was one of Williams' finest

@  Paladin : (15 May 2019 - 04:06 PM)

and it's not even the dumbest part in that movie.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 May 2019 - 03:16 PM)

Flying Lois around was fine; it was all the Can You Read My Mind nonsense that ruined the scene

@  Sabrblade : (15 May 2019 - 12:08 PM)

The recent Shazam! movie had Billy bumbling his way through learning his powers. But all or most of it was genuinely funny.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 May 2019 - 11:27 AM)

But yeah, in retrospect it makes me cringe the way he caught and carried the helicopter in his public debut in the first film...

@  RichardT1977 : (15 May 2019 - 11:25 AM)

(she wasn't in III long enough to be flown around)

@  RichardT1977 : (15 May 2019 - 11:25 AM)

You mean the Donner movie, the Donner/Lester movie, and The Quest for Peace (for which I don't know the director)?

@  unluckiness : (15 May 2019 - 11:09 AM)

At least he didn't try to fly lois around like in the Donner movies.

@  Cybersnark : (15 May 2019 - 10:45 AM)

My favourite is still from the first episode of the 90s Superman animated series, where Clark initially tries to catch the falling plane by its tail... which snaps off in his hands because physics doesn't work that way.

@  MEDdMI : (15 May 2019 - 09:46 AM)

I think it'd be boring if a hero could use their powers perfectly right off the bat and not have any unforseen consequences (though I also don't keep up with a lot of superhero stuff, so not familiar with those scenes)

@  Dekafox : (15 May 2019 - 09:23 AM)

Overseas, Kamen Rider Gaim did something similar after Kouta(the main character) got his transformation belt. He tried to do a whole bunch of mundane things with it cause he thought it'd make him better at them and they all go horribly wrong.

@  Paladin : (15 May 2019 - 08:59 AM)

superspeed causes enormous friction on fabric. the 1990 Flash had the same issue and it was mentioned in "The Incredibles" too...

@  fourteenwings : (15 May 2019 - 08:45 AM)

Arrow didn't have one (though Oliver got hurt a lot in flashbacks), Supergirl already had her powers, LoT gang also already had their powers mostly and in Black Lightning discovering your powers seems to be more associated with emotional trauma than anything comedic

@  fourteenwings : (15 May 2019 - 08:43 AM)

In the Arrowverse shows... I guess The Flash accidentally ran so fast he shredded his clothes? (totally not a chance to showcase Grant Gustin's "I'm not Glee kid anymore!" physique)


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 12:46 PM


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 01:49 PM

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This movie will be a failure if he doesn't say this at least once.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 02:07 PM

I wonder how this and Bumblebee will fair, since they are out at the same time directly competing with each other.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:16 PM

I'm of course biased, but I think Bumblebee will do better just becuase JL didn't do that good, and Aquaman still has his stigma, while the last TF movie underpreformed, from what I've seen it feels like people are interested in seeing where this new 'lighter' take will go; while I've not heard anything about Aquaman... outside of the trailers for TTGTTM.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:28 PM

Pleeeeease be a success! I want Aquaman to be a hit! He's my fave mainstream DC hero (cuz Brainiac 5 isn't as well known). C'moooon.

Who's directing?

Movie Aquaman isn't married yet, right?

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:33 PM

 

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 07:55 PM

Movie Aquaman isn't married yet, right?


Nope. His future wife is in this.

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 08:30 PM

I don't foresee this succeeding. Especially not going head-to-head with the latest Transformers film.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 08:53 PM

In the grand scheme of things, I find myself intrigued. The release date is kinda bad but a brief interview with the director from a while back gives me the feeling the movie won't be terrible**. He mentioned grounding the movie and using more practical effects, up to filming underwater instead of using CGI where possible. Already sounds like it has a better vision than the Snyder explosion fests. It also has the benefit of being able to see where Wonder Woman succeeded and other DC movies failed. Even the poster is designed more optimistic than many of the prior war-torn imagery. If anything, we may be in for a curious situation where it's DC movie try to correct course vs Transformers movie trying to correct course.

**movie may still not be great.
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Posted 16 July 2018 - 11:21 PM

Mera, yeah, I know but I don't recall if they said they were married or not.

So this movie is post Justice League? With a possible flashback to his origin? Perhaps like Wonder Woman's?

Grounded story... So he might not deal with too much mythical elements if he's dealing with more human concerns. So probably versus Black Manta and environmental stuff.

For a tragedy to make him sympathetic, I hope they don't make it the death of his son. Would explain why he left Atlantis though. Grieving too much.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:28 PM


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:39 PM

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:44 PM

I can't watch the trailer! (I don't watch trailers of films I'm sure to watch.)

Is it good?!? (Please be good)

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 04:31 PM

Looks good here.

Hopefully some of the underwater vfx still need to be touched up cuz alot of them looked like people just floating in space.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 04:34 PM

I can't watch the trailer! (I don't watch trailers of films I'm sure to watch.)

Is it good?!? (Please be good)

 

Shazam I think is better of the trailers, but this looks like it might actually be good.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 05:48 PM

This trailer makes the film look... fun? Actually fun?

 

Maybe not groundbreaking or amazing, but entertaining nonetheless.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 06:45 PM

It's in colour!

I didn't think the DCCU could do that.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:31 PM

Maybe a little TOO much color on Mera's hair, there.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:32 PM

For a tragedy to make him sympathetic, I hope they don't make it the death of his son. Would explain why he left Atlantis though. Grieving too much.

Looks like it won't be that part of the timeline (if that even happens in this continuity). I am hyped that they got Black Manta's suit looking right, though.
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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:58 PM

Maybe a little TOO much color on Mera's hair, there.

 

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