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@  Patch : (18 June 2019 - 04:42 AM)

Are they going to call it "I-Did-Nawtflix?"

@  unluckiness : (18 June 2019 - 12:48 AM)

I see, so what the world needs is a Tommy Wiseau streaming service.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 11:02 PM)

Well, Conan did start the trend that resulted in a wave of Barbarian films in the mid to late 80s

@  MEDdMI : (17 June 2019 - 10:57 PM)

I keep wanting to read Corman as Conan

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 10:29 PM)

There needs to be some streaming service that caters to connoisseurs of schlock. Otherwise, a huge part of our cultural history will be wiped away. While many of these films are available on blu-ray, with more coming out each month, it's good they're also available for the streaming crowd.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 10:18 PM)

Corman did make an impressive number of barbarian films back in the day. If impressive is the word

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 June 2019 - 08:11 PM)

I mean, where else are you going to see the entire Roger Corman barbarian fantasy library (legally) for free?

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 June 2019 - 08:09 PM)

Oh Tubi TV, you are a haven for terrible films. Netflix, Hulu and Crackle all push for mainstream appeal and prestige, you got the guts to have ready access to dregs even the SyFy channel wouldn't air

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

Also you have Bayonetta and a bunch of Fire Emblem people.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

...I mean, Tales character. Probably up to/for it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 01:26 PM)

But what if I need to kill a god? Or several of them?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

Kratos is allowed, but only the one from Tales of Symphonia

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 10:56 AM)

So no Kratos?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:42 AM)

In any case I'd rather have another Fire Emblem character than another character from a PlayStation exclusive game who teeeeeechnically was in a spinoff.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:39 AM)

Kong had his name on the games first, but Mario was the protagonist first. It's debatable.

@  Rycochet : (17 June 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Wouldn't Mario be the one spun off from the Donkey Kong franchise, given that Kong was first?

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 05:19 AM)

I would count Wario and Yoshi, but not DK (might be because I wasn't even aware DK was spun off from the Mario franchise until I was in my mid-20s, but whatever)

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:13 AM)

But to be fair, Corrin is the only one I particularly dislike and it's really more boredom due to their blandness as characters

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:09 AM)

It would depend on whether or not you count DK, Wario and Yoshi as part of the Mario franchise or separate. Scratch that, there are more Mario characters even with just the mushroom symbol people but it's a close call.

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 02:55 AM)

You'd figure Fire Emblem would have enough characters in Smash. Kinda feels like there's more FE characters than Mario characters.

@  unluckiness : (16 June 2019 - 01:20 AM)

And for hug's sake, I hope that the new Fire Emblem's PC isn't one of the DLC

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 June 2019 - 04:11 PM)

Smash Bros could never touch a new franchise again, and I'd still have laundry lists of side characters and villains I'd love to see included.

@  unluckiness : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

DINNER

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

cuz i wanna fight a boat

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:35 AM)

if we must have another zelda character, id want the king of red lion

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 10:38 PM)

I would unironically love Tingle in Smash.

@  Paladin : (14 June 2019 - 02:06 PM)

they HAVE to put Travis Touchdown in at some point now, right???

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 June 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Right after Shaq.

@  Locoman : (14 June 2019 - 12:36 PM)

When will we get Bluster Kong in Smash?

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 08:20 AM)

The last three DLC characters are Tingle, Charles Barkley and L Tetris block with Reverse L Tetris block as an Echo fighter.

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Pipe dream Smash entry: The Prince from the Katamari series. :D

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 06:35 AM)

The space/time around them gets frozen too! ....or something.

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 06:01 AM)

I still want to find out how freezing people suspends them in midair

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 June 2019 - 02:45 AM)

We really need Subzero or Scorpion in Smash. Violence aside, they are pretty big gaming icons as well.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 08:18 PM)

Given Nintendo's relationship with Tecmo, I'm still waiting for Ryu Hyabusa

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 June 2019 - 07:19 PM)

I'm still waiting for Doomguy.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I just started watching High School DxD (don't judge me...) and I caught on the Nintendo Treehouse some request Rias for Smash lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

I have having to watch a video to find out why someone wanted me to watch the video

@  Nevermore : (11 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

I remember when the TPB for The Dark Age 2 was delayed for an entire year...

@  Trpodeca : (11 June 2019 - 03:55 AM)

I just wish they'd release the Astro City paperback trades.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:31 AM)

As an open-minded heterosexual, I wouldn't mind seeing more of that.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:29 AM)

Currently in the process of re-reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City. Big props for the issue featuring the "Dancing Master" and its portrayal of non-stereotypical gay characters.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 June 2019 - 05:25 AM)

Don't phone charges often contain special rapid charge circuitry, though? The voltage might be higher too, given the selfie stick probably has a very basic battery.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 11:28 PM)

Glad to be of assistance!

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 10:32 PM)

*checks selfie stick and phone charger* huh. perfect fit. thanks!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 09:58 PM)

I would use the USB-to-AC adapter that came with my iPhone, though I gather you must have a different brand of cell phone.

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:42 PM)

In that case a generic adapter is probably your best bet, then. Keep in mind a lot of hotels now have plain USB outlets in rooms too, though; but I guess that's not guaranteed

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 05:31 PM)

yeah, i just need something small to plug into the wall. im not sure im taking my laptop on my trip later this year and i want a way to charge my stuff

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:04 PM)

They also have wall outlets with built-in USB in addition to the two regular plugs; I installed those around my place so I have USB ports everywhere

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:02 PM)

You might be able to get a generic adapter to use with it at Radio Shack if you know the appropriate voltages or whatever


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#1 PiratedTVPro

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 09:46 PM

https://variety.com/...ice-1202947551/

Disney is enlisting Earths Mightiest Heroes as the company prepares to launch its upcoming streaming service. The entertainment giant is in early development on an ambitious plan for a number of limited series centered on popular characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. These series will likely include shows centered on Loki and the Scarlet Witch, along with other beloved superheroes who have yet to appear in their own standalone movies.

Marvel and Disney had no comment.

Theres an important distinction from other Marvel small screen efforts, however. The actors who portrayed these heroes and villains in the Avengers films and their spin-offs, such as Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen, are expected to play them in the streaming shows. Moreover, though sources close to the production are staying mum on the cost of the programming, the budgets are expected to be hefty rivaling those of a major studio productions. Each series is expected to include six to eight episodes. Marvel Studios will produce the shows and Kevin Feige, the guru of all things MCU, is expected to take a hands-on role in their development.

The pricey gamble with one of the crown jewels of the Disney film empire is a sign of how much the company has riding on its direct-to-consumer platform. As companies such as Netflix and Amazon continue to grow their user base, Disney is trying to find a way to establish a toehold in the streaming revolution upending Hollywood. The company has kept the details of the service close to the vest, beyond saying that it will likely cost less than Netflix and will launch at some point in late 2019.

Disney has already started to unwind its licensing deals in order to put as much premium content on the platform as possible. Thats meant that the company is forfeiting billions of dollars in profit, as well as shouldering the cost of developing the technology. The company has announced a number of high-profile projects, including a Star Wars series overseen by Jungle Book director Jon Favreau, a show based on High School Musical, and a live-action Lady and the Tramp film. The company also plans to offer several new releases when it launches, including its live-action Dumbo film and Captain Marvel.

Many of these projects are expensive bets. The Star Wars series will reportedly cost $100 million and the movies are expected to carry budgets north of $25 million. However, Disney has to spend big to make an impression. Netflix, its main rival, has 125 million subscribers globally and has lured top talent like Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story), Kenya Barris (Black-ish), and Shonda Rhimes (Greys Anatomy) to its platform with record-setting deals.

The Marvel series are in early development and writers have yet to be attached to the projects. Marvel TV Studios and Disney have been active with shows that include ABCs Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Netflixs Daredevil, but sources say those shows will stay under Marvel TV banner with these limited series set under Marvel Studios.

Storylines for each series are still being teased out, but Disney appears to be holding back some significant fire power for the big screen. Insiders stress the Avengers that have gotten their own movies like Iron Man and Captain America will not be featured in the series with the studios focusing on characters who have served as second tier characters in the MCU.

When all is said and done, the Avengers shows could be the streaming services most ambitious project both in terms of their scope and budget. Most important, it gives the service something that will attract comic book fans and represents the type of content Netflix would love to get its hands on.


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Edited by PiratedTVPro, 18 September 2018 - 09:50 PM.

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 09:49 PM

I would be for a Scarlet Witch series. She is rather unknown and still interesting.

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 10:31 PM

Bring back Agent Carter, dammit.

 

(I'd love a Ghost Rider series too. but I know better than to think they'll ever let TV stuff near the movie stuff at this point.)



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Posted 18 September 2018 - 11:52 PM

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Posted 19 September 2018 - 07:11 AM

What exactly are they gonna do to make Scarlet Witch "interesting?" Her most prominent comic storyline is House of M and I don't think ANYBODY wants to go through that again.

 

 

 

Plus, I really don't think I could put up long-term with the actress who sounds like she should be out hunting moose and squirrel...


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Posted 19 September 2018 - 08:32 AM

*SLAMS TABLE*

 

GIVE ME A FRACTION HAWKEYE ADAPTATION MINISERIES WITH RENNER.

 

HAWKGUY OR BUST BRO!

 

 


Plus, I really don't think I could put up long-term with the actress who sounds like she should be out hunting moose and squirrel...

 

It seems like she had basically dropped the accent by "Infinity War".


Edited by PiratedTVPro, 19 September 2018 - 08:35 AM.

Yep.

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Posted 19 September 2018 - 09:25 AM

If Vision is there they can base it off of the "Vision and Scarlet Witch" comics.  That was a really fun comic, and it provides plenty of excellent fodder that could be used for a TV series.



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Posted 19 September 2018 - 09:51 AM

 


 


Plus, I really don't think I could put up long-term with the actress who sounds like she should be out hunting moose and squirrel...

 

It seems like she had basically dropped the accent by "Infinity War".

 

When I was on the long flight to Japan, I watched Age of Ultron and Civil War back to back, and, wow, I noticed they almost completely dropped the accent.

 

That being said, it sounds cool, especially if they get the original actors to do it. 

Though doesn't that mean

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Posted 19 September 2018 - 10:24 AM

...dang, Disney, you keep on giving me reasons to consider that new streaming service of yours.

 

Doing limited run TV series focusing on particular characters from the films that couldn't support their own standalone stuff is fine by my reckoning, so long as they don't trash continuity. Plus, done right, these could be argued as being stories set in unseen parts of the MCU.

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Posted 19 September 2018 - 10:57 AM

Dang, Disney really is chucking a TON of money at this service.  I'm game for any series from the MCU crew, and combined with a live action Star Wars series?  I'm excited to see what they produce.



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Posted 19 September 2018 - 01:41 PM

I hadn't really taken into account that Disney holds the television rights for almost all of their characters. That means, even if SONY took back the rights to Spider-Man they could continue to do use Spider-Man in any live-action MCU shows. Also, a few years ago there were also rumors of a HULK mini-series to skirt around Universal's distribution deal. That could definitely become a reality with Marvel Studios moving to television.

 

It'll also be interesting to see how Jeff Loeb and Marvel TV react to Marvel Studios making this jump, since there's bad blood there to begin with.


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Posted 19 September 2018 - 05:54 PM

They can probably just have to grin and bear it as Disney just gave it's streaming service a serious shot in the arm.

 

Ironbite-Netflix...damn.


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Posted 19 September 2018 - 07:59 PM

Mark me super interested in a Hulk series.

Budget CGI issues might be tricky though.

-ZacWilliam, I just would really love to see some of, any of, the Peter David era Hulk stuff make it to a live action something someday.

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Posted 19 September 2018 - 08:03 PM

Scarlet Witch limited series?

 

*Slaps money on the table*

 

That'll get my money.


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Posted 21 September 2018 - 08:35 AM

Budget CGI issues might be tricky though.

 

Reports are saying that the budget of these miniseries will rival major Hollywood productions. I'm hoping that it's enough to support full CGI-characters.


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Posted 21 September 2018 - 10:59 AM

It'll also be interesting to see how Jeff Loeb and Marvel TV react to Marvel Studios making this jump, since there's bad blood there to begin with.

 

Good, maybe it'll get him to make Marvel cartoons that aren't forgettable and mediocre.


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Posted 22 September 2018 - 03:01 AM

I'd love for the Scarlet series to be the time she and Vision grew close together. Between the (Civil and Infinity) wars. But with no Vision in the title, seems unlikely.

It'd be something geared for ladies, ala drama and romance. Show that the MCU isn't just about action. Loki's series can take care of their lust.

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Posted 22 September 2018 - 03:03 AM

wow, the rift between the film and tv guys must be super serious if they're doing this 



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Posted 22 September 2018 - 10:04 AM

What exactly are they gonna do to make Scarlet Witch "interesting?" Her most prominent comic storyline is House of M and I don't think ANYBODY wants to go through that again.
 
 
 
Plus, I really don't think I could put up long-term with the actress who sounds like she should be out hunting moose and squirrel...


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Posted 22 September 2018 - 10:15 AM

Ironically, a House of M type situation would be a great way for the MCU to get Mutants into the universe without much fuss or bother.


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