Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  Paladin : (23 May 2019 - 06:29 AM)

will they next evolve into Inhumanoids?

@  Ashley : (23 May 2019 - 02:42 AM)

the original slivers were spikey monsters. then the evolved into humanoids. now they're back to spikey bug monsters.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2019 - 10:42 PM)

Wait. Slivers were bishies???

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

They haven't necessarily looped yet. 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.


Photo
- - - - -

Men In Black: International


29 replies to this topic

#21 GodSentinelOmega

GodSentinelOmega

    The New Year brings New Powers!

  • Staff
  • 12758 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:tec's Bar, Mayhem.
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 09 January 2019 - 03:48 AM

Wow, i'd forgotten just how good the opening to the series is.

fslookup.jpg

 


#22 ▲ndrusi

▲ndrusi

    Praise be to Stakeout.

  • Supporter
  • 26515 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:YES TOWN
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 09 January 2019 - 03:50 PM

I think that show was the first thing that taught me ugly things can be beautiful.

The aliens, or the art style?

(note: joke)

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Sep 9 2012, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

#23 Egon1982

Egon1982
  • Citizen
  • 272 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 10 January 2019 - 04:25 PM

Looks like a half-assed remake disguised as a spin-off/sequel.



#24 Maruten

Maruten
  • Staff
  • 6830 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 10 January 2019 - 08:59 PM

It's possible, I suppose, that it might end up being as much remake as spin-off. Either way, at this early stage I feel fairly confident in assuming it will probably have full ass.

WsuGTl1.jpg


#25 SHIELD Agent 47

SHIELD Agent 47

    Skull Leader

  • Retired Staff
  • 9335 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Akar Kesh, Tython
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 25 April 2019 - 10:36 PM

Second trailer:

 


遊び終わ。- ブレラ・スターン少佐西暦2059年

 

Visit the Transformers Wiki and the IDW Hasbro Wiki!

 

 


#26 TM2-Megatron

TM2-Megatron
  • Supporter
  • 10579 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto, Canada
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 25 April 2019 - 11:27 PM

If they have Chris Hemsworth money, I don't think they're half-assing it.

 

Given how well he and Tessa Thompson played off each other in Thor: Ragnorok, I'm really looking forward to this.



#27 Superomegaprime

Superomegaprime
  • Citizen
  • 3084 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Somewhere, not sure where
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 26 April 2019 - 07:11 AM

I'm not completely sold on this, I'll likely see it on DVD than in cinemas.


36428543702_ff3b1fc457_m.jpg

#28 wonko the sane?

wonko the sane?

    Oh dear lord I am bored...

  • Citizen
  • 41409 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Canada, thats why stuff costs so much!
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 26 April 2019 - 07:26 AM

If they have Chris Hemsworth money, I don't think they're half-assing it.

 

Given how well he and Tessa Thompson played off each other in Thor: Ragnorok, I'm really looking forward to this.

You are severely under-estimating the major production houses, and their desires to keep franchises.

 

I don't think you're wrong, per se, but they can throw a LOT of star power at very bad ideas when they have a big enough budget.


Edited by wonko the sane?, 26 April 2019 - 07:26 AM.


#29 TM2-Megatron

TM2-Megatron
  • Supporter
  • 10579 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto, Canada
  • Faction::Equestrian

Posted 26 April 2019 - 09:59 AM

 

You are severely under-estimating the major production houses, and their desires to keep franchises.

 

I don't think you're wrong, per se, but they can throw a LOT of star power at very bad ideas when they have a big enough budget.

 

 

MIB2 already established a hideously low point for this franchise. Thankfully, 3 was an improvement and I've got to believe this will be better, too; even if it's just Hemsworth's charisma and Thompson's charm that keeps it afloat. 


Edited by TM2-Megatron, 26 April 2019 - 10:01 AM.


#30 D Immortalis

D Immortalis

    I've gotta make the world know my name...

  • Citizen
  • 3680 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Warwick, NY
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 27 April 2019 - 07:47 PM

it looks fun. i like her, i like him....the humor seems on point. even though its gonna be really hard to go to movies now, i wanna see this.


_+-=-+DAEMON IMMORTALIS+-=-+_

 

Day One is over, The Future's approaching
The embers are glowing, we're spreading the ash




Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users