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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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#1 TheBruteSlayer

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:13 PM

I didn't see a thread about him that wasn't old or even an official disscusion, so I made this thread.

For those who are unaware of him, Nostalgia Critic is a character
played by reviewer Doug Walker who reviews bad (and some good) nostalgic movies and TV shows.
He has tackled some of the worst movies there are such as Batman and Robin, the (poorly) animated Titanic movies,
Battlefield Earth, and the horrendously awful Garbage Pail Kids.

His latest review:

Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek 3 - The search for Spock


Full list of reviews here

I'll try to update this thread every week with his latest video.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:41 PM

His "reviews" are awful.

PM me if you're bored!


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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:45 PM

QUOTE(Hora Hora @ Jan 20 2012, 08:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His "reviews" are awful.


If you don't like him then you shouldn't have even bothered posting.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:47 PM

Mother always said, "if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it to your boss."

Then she lit up a cigarette and read a book.

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:47 PM

It's an opinion spoken on a message board. Just because you don't agree doesn't mean you can tell someone not to post.

I also love NC! The recent delays were driving me crazy.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:49 PM

I've seen pretty much all if not all of his reviews. Love them. Even when he's ripping into a show I happen to like (Captain N was a fun show durnit!), usually I still find it funny just because I can't deny it's true.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:51 PM

I prefer Brad Jones myself. Doug's alright, though frankly I think he's best when he's not 'on script'.

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:54 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Jan 20 2012, 08:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's an opinion spoken on a message board. Just because you don't agree doesn't mean you can tell someone not to post.


sorry, I just can't stand it when someone just comes to express hate in front of fans.
Usually on TFW, a post like that led to a war. I respect his opinion.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:55 PM

NC is fun, although sometimes grating.

I prefer Spoony, to be honest.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:01 AM

NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:15 AM

I like the Cinema Snob and Spoony the best, they review my kind of movies.

Z grade schlock starring people who haven't ever had a career or had their career majorly hit the skids!
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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:18 AM

QUOTE(Goblez @ Jan 21 2012, 01:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.


I couldn't agree more! I can't stand when people put storylines into their reviews, Linkara got really about that. I stopped watching his stuff completely, that and he comes off as whiny in my opinion.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:20 AM

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QUOTE(Goblez @ Jan 21 2012, 01:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.


I couldn't agree more! I can't stand when people put storylines into their reviews, Linkara got really about that. I stopped watching his stuff completely, that and he comes off as whiny in my opinion.


Linkara is the only guy I've seen who has subplots, but then again, I don't watch everyone's videos.

Can't say I care about the Blockbuster Buster or Diamanda Hagan or Oancitizen or Phelous or Nash or any of those other guys.
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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:24 AM

Looks like all this month they're going to be doing the odd-numbered Trek flicks.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:26 AM

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NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.


I couldn't agree more! I can't stand when people put storylines into their reviews, Linkara got really about that. I stopped watching his stuff completely, that and he comes off as whiny in my opinion.


Linkara is the only guy I've seen who has subplots, but then again, I don't watch everyone's videos.

Can't say I care about the Blockbuster Buster or Diamanda Hagan or Oancitizen or Phelous or Nash or any of those other guys.





there is the occasional other one on the site but I mean in general with reviewers. hell even toy reviewers do it >.>

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:28 AM

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QUOTE(Goblez @ Jan 21 2012, 01:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.


I couldn't agree more! I can't stand when people put storylines into their reviews, Linkara got really about that. I stopped watching his stuff completely, that and he comes off as whiny in my opinion.


Linkara is the only guy I've seen who has subplots, but then again, I don't watch everyone's videos.

Can't say I care about the Blockbuster Buster or Diamanda Hagan or Oancitizen or Phelous or Nash or any of those other guys.





there is the occasional other one on the site but I mean in general with reviewers. hell even toy reviewers do it >.>


Not any toy reviewers I watch.

Unless you count Vangelus' themed reviews.
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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:30 AM

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NC can be hit and miss sometimes. don't know how a guy can get so many viruses to get delays in this day and age.

I hate 90% of the other people on that site. I like Spooney, FilmBrain (sometimes) and Vangelus but everyone else bores me to tears with their little mini stories they try to insert into a damn review.



I don't want to see some god damn terrible live action fanfiction in a review.


I couldn't agree more! I can't stand when people put storylines into their reviews, Linkara got really about that. I stopped watching his stuff completely, that and he comes off as whiny in my opinion.


Linkara is the only guy I've seen who has subplots, but then again, I don't watch everyone's videos.

Can't say I care about the Blockbuster Buster or Diamanda Hagan or Oancitizen or Phelous or Nash or any of those other guys.





there is the occasional other one on the site but I mean in general with reviewers. hell even toy reviewers do it >.>


Not any toy reviewers I watch.

Unless you count Vangelus' themed reviews.





oh no no no Vangelus' reviews are awesome. Dat sexy voice...

and I don't want to start naming names in case I offend people ;P

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 12:51 AM

I enjoy a lot of people on That Guy With The Glasses. NC himself, of course, Spoony, Cinema Snob, Linkara, Film Brain...

And the anniversary films, Kickassia and Suburban Knights, are in my opinion comedy gold.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 21 January 2012 - 01:08 AM

I prefer Film Brain and Phelous, but yeah, Nostalgia Critic is pretty cool. I spend way too much time on that site...

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 01:09 AM

Nash is really underrated. He's got good charisma, a great voice (and a high quality set up) and works really well with the other reviewers. Plus he avoids the storyline pitfalls.



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