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by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Asuka isn't Justified
Replies: 25
Views: 4766

Re: Asuka isn't Justified

UrsusArctos#890237 wrote:now I think that neither girl works romantically.

That's kinda one of the pillars to the whole point of the show.
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Evangelion 3.0+1.0 [SPOILERS]
Topic: Shin Eva - Official Social Media
Replies: 1257
Views: 157595

Re: Shin Eva - Official Social Media

I would like to say Yes but having seen how toxic being "the Number One Fan" of anything makes people I'd have to say no. Love the series and the films and they changed my life for the better. But Number One Fan in the world? That's a level I could not achieve. I'd probably be closer to a...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Asuka isn't Justified
Replies: 25
Views: 4766

Re: Asuka isn't Justified

@Tines and Urses Arctos I didn’t understand 14-year-olds’ hormones and sex drive when I was 14, and I understand it even less now. Who in God’s Name knows why Asuka and Shinji feel the feelings they do about each other.
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Asuka isn't Justified
Replies: 25
Views: 4766

Re: Asuka isn't Justified

When you say "justify," are you seeking a narrative justification, or a moral justification? The TV series goes a long way into explaining why everything Asuka does is predictable for someone with her hangups, but I agree that there's no moral justification for her actions. The TV series d...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Your anime harem!
Replies: 445
Views: 122620

Re: Your anime harem!

You wish. :lol:

....as do I.
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Tim Miller's Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Replies: 31
Views: 5101

Re: Tim Miller's Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Exactly, most movies have flashforwards about the future, mostly showing HK's and T1's, some are about the future, and also prominently feature these "dumb" bots. But they do manage to send highly advanced alien-tech-esque scifi back to the past? When and where did those get developed? Wh...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?
Replies: 14
Views: 6172

Re: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?

I motion that we call such behavior in the Netflix subs “Danfoolery.”
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?
Replies: 14
Views: 6172

Re: New info re: Episode 20 continuity error?

While I concur that Ep 20 has a more-than-usually obvious continuity error, I am suspicious of the idea that Khara trying to mitigate that with by simply fudging the English translation ever so slightly. It's not that I think that Khara/Anno is a paragon of truth or honesty, but rather I can't imagi...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Star Wars Episode II - A New Thread
Replies: 350
Views: 38914

Re: Star Wars Episode II - A New Thread

Dude, WTFs up with Darth Threicious?
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: My Anxiety for Evangelion
Replies: 7
Views: 1937

Re: My Anxiety for Evangelion

Find a specific artistic element to admire about the show and focus on that for a while. (Cinematography, score, animation, etc.) It’ll help you to take your focus away from the visceral experience of watching the show, placing it more towards enjoying how all of these different elements come togeth...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Your anime harem!
Replies: 445
Views: 122620

Re: Your anime harem!

I don’t know why I clicked on this thread, but I did and a scrolled up and now I’m sorry that I did.
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: [Film] The Trailers & Upcoming Films Thread
Replies: 894
Views: 77696

Re: [Film] The Trailers & Upcoming Films Thread

So, one of the Wachowskis directing is a very good sign for me. Say what you will about some of their movies being bad, but they are never boring. When one of their movies doesn’t work, it fails in entirely new and exciting ways. The Wachowskis already got one miss outta their system with Jupiter As...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Evangelion 3.0+1.0 [SPOILERS]
Topic: "EVANGELION:3.0+1.0 AVANT 1 (from beginning to 10:40) Version 0706" discussion and prediction thread
Replies: 361
Views: 52602

Re: "EVANGELION:3.0+1.0 AVANT 1 (from beginning to 10:40) Version 0706" discussion and prediction thread

So, planetary corification seems unlikely if the Impact’s epicenter was only in Japan. I know there aren’t any concrete rules that we know of for this sort of thing yet, but it just seems more likely that if Seele or Nerv or whoever was planning a planetary transformation that they would have set up...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Evangelion 3.0+1.0 [SPOILERS]
Topic: The Vatican Treaty is still in effect.
Replies: 12
Views: 3323

Re: The Vatican Treaty is still in effect.

I personally love how 2.22 haters were bitching about how the Vatican Treaty was “an obvious plot contrivance in order to force Mari into the story,” and now still have to deal with this piece of actual world building having real narrative integrity to the story for both Shin Eva and the series as a...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Evangelion 3.0+1.0 [SPOILERS]
Topic: "EVANGELION:3.0+1.0 AVANT 1 (from beginning to 10:40) Version 0706" discussion and prediction thread
Replies: 361
Views: 52602

Re: "EVANGELION:3.0+1.0 AVANT 1 (from beginning to 10:40) Version 0706" discussion and prediction thread

I think the real puzzling part isn’t that Paris has Eva stuffs, but rather that most of it is underground. We don’t know if they have a GeoFront yet (or even what that is in the Rebuilds), so the desicion to make it all underground is a bit weird, practically speaking. There could be a lot of narrat...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara
Replies: 22
Views: 6810

Re: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara

^ Oh, I know. I'm less calling out Miyazaki for making careful and precise decisions in his stories, and more calling out people for intentionally lacking any nuance or context whenever they try to "call out" someone in a sensationalistic way. Like, Miyazaki isn't even old enough to have b...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara
Replies: 22
Views: 6810

Re: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara

Miyazaki’s movie The Wind Rises ignores the atrocities of warfare during WWII in favor for a focused look at plane R&D." Fixed that for you. Look, we can criticize a lot of these people all day. There just needs to be actual substance to the criticism is all. Miyazaki didn’t high five Nazi...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara
Replies: 22
Views: 6810

Re: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara

I’m not saying that Anno never had nationalistic Japanese views, because those are blatant in his early works. I’m just saying that he seems to have mellowed our since then. Everything since NGE seems to be more focused on the well-being of the individual, and not so much the nation. And, if Anno wa...
by FreakyFilmFan4ever
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara
Replies: 22
Views: 6810

Re: Sadamoto fighting on Twitter, denying war crimes and discriminating Koreans, possibly falling out with Khara

I don't recall an Anno work where America refuses to help Japan. Sure, the US Nerv organization isn't aware that it has an Eva that in infected with an Angel, and that does make things worse for Japan, and Japan initially requests the assistance of the US in Shin Godzilla. As for Anno being a Japane...

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