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@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2019 - 10:42 PM)

Wait. Slivers were bishies???

@  unluckiness : (22 May 2019 - 10:40 PM)

Not necessarily. It's possible they're stuck in "yaoi anatomy"

@  Ashley : (22 May 2019 - 10:35 PM)

I think Slivers in MTG have crossed the bishonen line and looped back around to monstrous

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 09:48 PM)

Maxi, provigo, loblaws.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2019 - 09:42 PM)

Which store brand is it?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

I need to buy more "no name" foods. This pizza is freaking awesome.

@  Bass X0 : (20 May 2019 - 11:16 AM)

SEND THE BOOKS!!

@  Cybersnark : (20 May 2019 - 08:52 AM)

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, when can we get back to The Dragon Prince?

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:19 AM)

Like, half of them nowadays are montages of tweet screencaps from the writer's inbox

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:18 AM)

lol you expected integrity from internet news

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:33 PM)

I'm mostly confused how news sites went from "Analysing all the amazingness of Game of Thrones" to "Fans sure don't like this season!", like... way to prioritize clicks over a solid editorial opinion

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:30 PM)

[and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site"] is this like the Toei Quarry?

@  MEDdMI : (19 May 2019 - 11:17 PM)

@Foffy and then that giant lasagna just tipped over and killed everyone, to be later known as the infamous Bad Monday event.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

Ahahaha!!! Go read the reactions for yourself. To say anything more here risks spoiling the finale for subscribing Allsparkers, the quality of this season notwithstanding.

@  Foffy : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

pretty wild how heathcliff was in the game of thrones finale, i was not expecting that crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

were they still super pissed?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

Well, as someone who is not into Game of Thrones, it sure was entertaining to open up social media this evening to unexpectedly see headlines about fan reactions to the finale. Lmao.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:12 PM)

But it's also a SUPER-well known location in my region, so these extensive exterior shots without any post production alterations completely ruin the illusion for me.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:11 PM)

I mean, I get why they did it: It's an existing location that fits the purpose, it's open for the public, and they had to shoot some scenes in my home state anyway to due a subsidizing deal.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Needless to say, it's not in Berlin, and even what's seen onscreen is waaaaay too modern for something that's supposed to exist in 1929 (even moreso as a derelict site in 1929). The structures seen haven't even been built until the 1960s!

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:07 PM)

I'm currently in the process of watching season 2 of Babylon Berlin, and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site" or whatever it's supposed to be on the show, and I easily recognize it as a place only a few minutes from where I live (it's actually a former ironworks site that's been turned into a public park).

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

Ever since I went to Japan last year, I have friend who dread watching anime with me due to that...

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Not hugely, but I am the type to notice places once I have been there and say "Hey, I've been there!"

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

Half of new york city (on tape.) is actually montreal.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

I watched Death Wish 5 last night and clearly recognized Toronto streets; didn't pull me out of Bronson's 1-man war on drugs or fashion or whatever it was that pissed him off that time

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:49 PM)

it's nice to finally be thought of as exotic by somebody! lol

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:48 PM)

In an "I cannot possibly make my brain ignore the location I'm familiar with and pretend it's whatever the story claims it is" way?

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:42 PM)

Question for those of you living in exotic locations such as the US or the UK: If you watch a movie or a TV show that features a real-life location as a stand-in for someplace else, and you recognize the real-life location due to having been there in person, does that pull you out of the story?

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:15 PM)

Maybe you should have installed macOS in your house instead.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 May 2019 - 04:40 PM)

Nothing like coming home after a long day to find a bird in the house. And then once you sit down for a well-earned rest after leading the bird back outside, you find it had a friend. A friend who *really* doesn't understand how windows work...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:26 PM)

Bingo. The big polls don't tell people what's actually happening because that doesn't sell.

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 AM)

IIRC there are good polls but data is easily manipulated so they give people what they want to hear

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 10:58 AM)

The only way to get people interested in politics is to make into reality TV. So they lie to do it.

@  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!


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#1 SHIELD Agent 47

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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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