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@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 08:19 PM)

I'm also only reading the trades. So I'm still missing... two volumes that are currently only available as hardcovers? Three?

@  Trpodeca : (17 January 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Astro City is great. Since I only read the trades, there probably won't be a big change for me.

@  ZakuConvoy : (17 January 2019 - 05:34 PM)

I have. Great series. Hopefully the transition to OGNs will be a smooth one.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 07:20 AM)

Anyone here reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City?

@  Verity Carlo : (16 January 2019 - 01:12 PM)

https://sites.google...ations---part-1awwwww shit

@  Benbot : (16 January 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Remember the Noid? He steals pizzas!

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:47 AM)

That said, the old "Nester" character from Nintendo Power IS owned by Nintendo, and I could see a homage in there

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:46 AM)

Because technically DiC created the character, Nintendo does not own him.

@  Paladin : (16 January 2019 - 10:28 AM)

sidebar- why is "Captain N" not in Smash yet? that seems like such an easy option.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2019 - 09:18 AM)

The 90's mario cartoons had exactly three character aspects to work with: fat, italian and plumber. He wasn't exactly wrenching pipes in every episode, so they had to do something...

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2019 - 07:31 AM)

It's in another castle.

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:24 AM)

i HOpE sHe mADe LotSA SPAGHETTI

@  Locoman : (16 January 2019 - 06:17 AM)

Mario, wherever you are, HEEEEEEEELP!

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:07 AM)

That's Mama Luigi to you, Mario *wheeze*

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2019 - 02:24 AM)

It's too hot here.

@  Echowarrior : (15 January 2019 - 11:03 PM)

I liked the Super Mario Brothers Super Show the best myself.

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There's always the three Mario cartoons DiC made back in the 80s.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 09:48 PM)

So they could make a show that everyone would scream was an adventure time knockoff? I get what you're saying, but I can't see it being well received.

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 January 2019 - 08:47 PM)

The fact that Adventure Time was on the air for 8 years and at no point did Nintendo hand the creators a large sack of money and say, "Please make a Mario thing for us" will forever anger me.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 07:03 PM)

There was so much awesome put into design and conception of the super mario bros. movie, and it didn't even need the branding: but it wouldn't have made it to the screen without the branding.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:56 PM)

Many aspects of it have stuck in my memory, though. The boots, the devolution ray, the aesthetic of the dinosaur city

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

I had no idea there was another Mario Bros. movie coming out, though. Doubt it'll top the first one, it was just so bizarre

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

They already act a bit like minions; they just aren't stupid

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 05:35 PM)

The trouble is: I honestly can't decide if making them minions would be better or worse than the continuously shrill voices they've used for the last 20 years.

@  Paladin : (15 January 2019 - 05:27 PM)

hope everyone's ready for Toads to look, act & sound like the Minions forever...

@  Lancer : (15 January 2019 - 04:54 PM)

I mean, considering Illumination is making the new Mario movie, Super Mario Bros. 1993 won't be the worst Mario movie anymore

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 04:36 PM)

"Sir, your pizza's here." "Not now!"

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Actually, yeah. I think I need to watch it again. Great movie.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 03:44 PM)

It's a fun movie with amazing sets. As long as you don't try to connect it to anything else Mario, it's fine.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Damn, I haven't thought about the Super Mario Bros. feature film in forever. Need to watch it again, soon; I can only imagine it gets better with time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Re:Zero is a fantastic series.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 03:10 PM)

Yeah it's not a bad concept, it's just that lately the term is associated with "I, a Loser Everyman, Woke Up In a Generic Fantasy Setting Where I'm Super Special So Now Girls Orbit Me"

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 12:59 PM)

So too is the old Super Mario Bros movie

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 12:28 PM)

I went and looked up the term "isekai"... that's not actually as bad as I thought it was going to be.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 12:19 PM)

I'm not sure, but the cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show are.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Wait. A. Minute. Is Blaster Master an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (15 January 2019 - 08:49 AM)

*Dragon Slave*

@  Xellos : (15 January 2019 - 06:22 AM)

I used to use a pic like that as my avatar for years, but that... is a secret.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 02:07 AM)

Is Flatland an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (14 January 2019 - 11:16 PM)

@Xellos Every time I see you post, I picture Xellos' infuriating smug grin and finger waggling with the "sore wa hi*mi*tsu*desu <3"

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 09:50 PM)

The Last Starfighter is also one of those

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

Astronaut gets shot through a wornhole and ends up on a living starship full of escaped alien prisoners.

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

I realized a few months ago that Farscape is a sci-fi-based Isekai.

@  Sabrblade : (14 January 2019 - 09:03 PM)

The Thor movies and Enchanted, as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 January 2019 - 08:45 PM)

@xellos We get to many of those in Hollywood movies.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 08:13 PM)

Re:Creators!

@  Xellos : (14 January 2019 - 07:47 PM)

There is also Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero, where people regularly get summoned to a fantasy world, then eventually sent back with their accumulated powers (and the main character smuggles the demon lord's daugher by his request, which is a no-no)

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 07:23 PM)

We need more inverse isekais, like The Devil is a Part-Timer

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 04:11 PM)

I feel like Tron is pushing it but I can't actually come up with an argument to that effect

@  Pennpenn : (14 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

To Arazyr- I don't see why it wouldn't be.


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Favorite movies of 1993 anyone?


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#1 Egon1982

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:05 PM

The year 1993 has turned 25 and i have great fond memories of that year even when i was 11 seeing Jurassic Park on the big screen 5 times and all that.

 

My top 25:

1. Jurassic Park.

2. Hot Shots Part Deux.

3. Groundhog Day.

4. Demolition Man.

5. Hard Target.

6. Cliffhanger.

7. Cronos.

8. The Nightmare Before Christmas.

9. Batman Mask of the Phantasm.

10. Mrs Doubtfire.

11. Ninja Scroll.

12. The Fugitive.

13. Tombstone.

14. Dazed and Confused.

15. Crime Story.

16. So I married an Axe Murderer.

17. True Romance.

18. The Sandlot.

19. Grumpy Old Men.

20. The Dark Half.

21. Falling Down.

22. Freaked.

23. Fire in the Sky.

24. Matinee.

25. Carlito's Way.

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Dave.

Schindler's List.

Godzilla vs Mechazilla.

Last Action Hero.

Iron Monkey.

Needful Things.

Dario Argento's Trauma.

Wayne's World 2.

Guilty pleasures:

Cannibal the musical.

Son in Law.

Return of the Living Dead 3.

Jason Goes to Hell.

Robin Hood Men in Tights.


Edited by Egon1982, 27 December 2018 - 10:06 PM.


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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:43 PM

I'm gonna say Groundhog Day. You know the movie where the same thing happens over and over and over and over and over and over again.

It's basically like what must be going on in Spiderman 's head. "Man I keep fighting Green Goblin, it's like he keeps coming back with the exact same schemes! So predictable..."

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:59 PM

I'm gonna say Groundhog Day. You know the movie where the same thing happens over and over and over and over and over and over again.

It's basically like what must be going on in Spiderman 's head. "Man I keep fighting Green Goblin, it's like he keeps coming back with the exact same schemes! So predictable..."

Brilliant movie, saw that in theaters when i was turning 11 and loved it since



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Posted 26 December 2018 - 06:42 PM

The year 1993 has turned 25 and i have great fond memories of that year even when i was 12 seeing Jurassic Park on the big screen 5 times and all that.

 

My top 25:

1. Jurassic Park.

2. Hot Shots Part Deux.

3. Groundhog Day.

4. Demolition Man.

5. Hard Target.

6. Cliffhanger.

7. Cronos.

8. The Nightmare Before Christmas.

9. Batman Mask of the Phantasm.

10. Mrs Doubtfire.

11. Ninja Scroll.

12. The Fugitive.

13. Tombstone.

14. Dazed and Confused.

15. Crime Story.

16. So I married an Axe Murderer.

17. True Romance.

18. The Sandlot.

19. Grumpy Old Men.

20. The Dark Half.

21. Falling Down.

22. Freaked.

23. Fire in the Sky.

24. Matinee.

25. Carlito's Way.

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Dave.

Schindler's List.

Godzilla vs Mechazilla.

Last Action Hero.

Iron Monkey.

Needful Things.

Dario Argento's Trauma.

Wayne's World 2.

Guilty pleasures:

Cannibal the musical.

Son in Law.

Return of the Living Dead 3.

Jason Goes to Hell.

Robin Hood Men in Tights.

 

soooo...pretty much every movie that came out in 93 then


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#5 Teufel

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 07:54 PM

Looking forward to the 1997 thread. Only a few more years until its 25th anniversary.


Edited by Teufel, 26 December 2018 - 08:02 PM.


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Posted 27 December 2018 - 11:36 AM

Demolition Man easily


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Posted 27 December 2018 - 01:54 PM

Man, 1993 was a solid year.



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Posted 27 December 2018 - 04:41 PM

Demolition Man easily

Yeah, I did not see that coming at all, what with the constant quoting of the movie all the time at work.

 

You know I'm picking, tec.



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Posted 27 December 2018 - 04:47 PM

Looking through https://en.wikipedia...ki/1993_in_film, I'd say these are movies I loved, and have seen multiple times:

 

Groundhog Day

Army of Darkness

Falling Down

Jurassic Park

In The Line Of Fire

The Fugitive

The Nightmare Before Christmas

 

And these were fantastic, but lord I don't ever want to watch them again:

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Posted 27 December 2018 - 10:07 PM

Demolition Man easily

Saw that in theaters at 11 and one of my fave sci-fi movies



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Posted 29 December 2018 - 01:26 PM

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 02:49 PM

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 04:32 PM

Looking through https://en.wikipedia...ki/1993_in_film, I'd say these are movies I loved, and have seen multiple times:

 

Groundhog Day

Army of Darkness

Falling Down

Jurassic Park

In The Line Of Fire

The Fugitive

The Nightmare Before Christmas

 

And these were fantastic, but lord I don't ever want to watch them again:

Schindler's List

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Army of Darkness is actually 1992



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Posted 07 January 2019 - 05:26 AM

Mine are Falling Down and Jurassic Park.


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:11 PM

Tombstone. One of my favorite western films ever. Such a great cast and entertaining film. Val Kilmer is at his best for this role, and I can quote you a dozen lines from this movie and I haven't seen it in years.

 

Jurassic Park. Classic film that I saw multiple times with my family. This film is ground breaking on so many levels and all I can say is Clever girl. 

 

Groundhog day.  A great Bill Murray film. I love the premise of the story and the fact that they don't explain how it is all happening. IN the end I love how he is a completely different person. 

 

Mrs Doubtfire. To me, this is the Robin Williams film. It is a great story with a non-happy ending that teaches kids of my day that Life doesn't always have to be the mega happy ending. 

 

Loaded Weapon 1. Long before the days when Parody films were worn out, this film was hilarious! I wish that they would make a sequel to it. 

 

The Beverly Hilliblies. Only being mildly aware of the show, this movie and its great cast, are what I think of instead of the show. The fact that it is one actress shy of a 9 to 5 reuniuon is cool too. 

 

Batman Mask of the Phantasm. I didn't see this much as a kid, but as an adult, I love this film. it probably is the best Batman film ever made, including the live action films. 

 

The Fugitive. Tommy Lee Jones and Harrison Ford rock this film. 

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Rising Sun

Amos and Andrew
Fatal Instinct

Another Stakeout

Rookie of the year

Hotshots Part duex

Cool runnings

Homeward bound

Robin Hood Men in tights

Homeward Bound

Demolition Man


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:30 PM

Dude, major bonus points for mentioning Loaded Weapon 1. That is so underrated. So many funny gags and what a cast, including the cameos.



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Posted 13 January 2019 - 02:40 AM

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Posted 13 January 2019 - 10:04 AM

Why isn't Ninja Scroll in guilty pleasure... *Remembers who Egon probably is* Oh. Right.



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:26 PM

Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a masterpiece.

I used to love What About Bob? but that might have been earlier than '93.
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