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Postby silvermoonlight » Fri May 14, 2021 4:17 pm

View Original Postmovieartman wrote:
Agreed I hope they let her be mysterious and don't address her origin much at all.


It would perfect if all they said was she saw a white goddess who gave her the sword and flash back to this but say nothing else. As they could base her of Gail Simone 2013 version which reboots her origin without the rape plot line and implies she escaped slavery and makes her bisexual so long as they handle this issue with nuance as this issue was swept under the carpet with WW 1984 like WW didn't need to have a girlfriend, but an open confirmation would have been great.
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Postby movieartman » Wed May 19, 2021 10:22 pm

Bad Boys For Life directors to helm the Dceu Batgirl movie, she presumably will be mentored by Keaton after the events of The Flash (assuming they get rid of Batfleck in-story which I personally pray that they do not)
https://www.comicbookmovie.com/batman/b ... ah-a184946

View Original Postmovieartman wrote:Batman - The Long Halloween - Part 1
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ7wbwkzNS0
Artstyle is less exaggerated than the comic.
Wish they kept the 90s purple outfit for Selina along with the killer abs the artist gave her in that series. That said I'm glad the whiskers are gone.
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Part 2 trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0jEvGBwK44

Injustice is confirmed to be the next planned animated movie - https://www.comicbookmovie.com/justice_ ... ed-a184941
Fairly disappointed, much better stuff out there that deserves to be adapted more.

New animated series Batman - Caped Crusader is coming from Matt Reeves, JJ Abrams & Bruce Timm.
https://www.comicbookmovie.com/batman/b ... #gs.184p4a

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Postby ChaddyManPrime » Thu May 20, 2021 11:14 am

They're really never going to do Kingdom Come, are they?
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Postby baldur » Tue May 25, 2021 2:46 am

Just finished the first season of Invincible. Not something that I was terribly interested in watching; maybe it's the inner contrarian in me, but when pieces of media like this become incredibly popular or hyped up to the point where they're virtually impossible to ignore, my annoyed impulse tends to be ignore them anyway out of spite. It also didn't help that it's a superhero comic book property. Nevertheless, I can't really say I was expecting it to be bad, and I decided to give it a shot.

While, admittedly, I kind of watched it with one eyebrow raised, it was thoroughly entertaining and engaging throughout. It built very well towards its climax, and from what I've researched it actually looks like a case where the adaptation surpasses the original material in quality. And even though I was initially annoyed with the buzz around the show, I have to say that it does make me pretty happy to see an animated series become so popular and acclaimed, especially one that's pretty damn solid. The voice acting was also superb and refreshingly well directed; a problem that I tend to notice in a lot of animated material is when voice actors sound like they're reading their lines out of context - I was very impressed with how consistently this series avoided that problem.

My hope is that the success of this series leads to a bigger animation budget, and easier funding for other animated projects here in the West.

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Postby movieartman » Tue May 25, 2021 3:05 am

Finally the first trailer for Eternals - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WVDKZJkGlY
Cinematography looks great.
Glad it doesn't seem to be comedy focused.
Outfits overall seem weak, Salma Hayek's looks best.
Ikaris's would be good if it had red in the waist area like the comic.
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Postby movieartman » Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:53 am

Shazam - Fury of the Gods: New Shazam family outfits revealed for the sequel.
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Better more obvious texture, better colors, the gold looks properly metallic & the awful yellow plastic lightning bolt is gone completely. Less exaggerated muscle padding.

New Flash outfit & Supergirl suit teased/leaked from The Flash movie. The red over the shoulders + short black hair has led people to believe this will be Superman's daughter from the future & not Kara Zor-El. Cavill's Superman most likely considering she is using his exact S design.
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I wish for the cuffs & waist/leg lines they had made them darker to contrast the main blue like on the original MOS outfit.

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Postby movieartman » Fri Jun 25, 2021 3:23 am

2nd Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YjFbMbfXaQ

2 major cameos, 1 somewhat expected (fin fang foom) & the other a massive surprise (the abomination)

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Postby Natalie the Cat » Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:24 pm

I read the first volume of Invincible after watching the show and I think it's definitely an improvement on the source. The event that forms the central climax of the show is fairly rushed in the comic and comes in fairly early, and the comic has all of the same elements as the show but they're not tied together as neatly, and the romance subplots are handled way better and more believably than the comic book version.

The show is really very good. I felt like it was kind of a subversive commentary on both criticism of Superman and the fascistic tendencies inherent in superhero power fantasy stories.

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WW84 is an annoying movie on multiple levels but the worst part is that Gal Gadot and Kristen Wiig had good on screen chemistry and one scene practically has them going on a date and them boom, heterosexuality rears its ugly head.

I mean, the second worst part. The worstest worst part is the totally incomprehensible ending, and the third worstest part is how ridiculously loose and incoherent the script is, and the fourth worstest part is the entire movie.

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Postby Gus Hanson » Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:14 pm

I watched Batman: Gotham By Gaslight the previous evening. I got to tell y'all that the twist ending concerning the Ripper's identity was shocking because he was usually a beloved character on the good side if you know your Gotham City mythology. The romantic chemistry between Bruce and Selina was pleasing because at least they end up together, no arguments nor deaths to keep them apart. The R rating lives up to it's reputation since the violence is bloody on both the females being stalked by the RIpper and the fights between Batman and Catwoman (in an interesting combo of purple Victorian costume and whip on her leg) vs. the Ripper. Also, I could detect that even though it was Jennifer Carpenter voicing Selina, the sequence where she sings in the theater was obviously Grey Griffin. Must've been another Lion King/Goofy Movie situation where Jeremy Irons could speak and sing Scar to an extent but not hit the high notes so they got Jim Cummings for that and Jason Marsden as far as they knew didn't sing so they gave the job to Aaron Lohr. Of all the Batman stand alone animated films of the 2010s, I consider this one my favorite and would gladly recommend it to rooks and vets alike.
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Postby Natalie the Cat » Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:13 am

Is anyone else watching Loki?

If you're not, you should be. It's truly amazing.

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Postby El Squibbonator » Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:28 pm

I did, on my sister's Disney+ account. I thought it was interesting, though as usual for Marvel shows these days it doesn't go quite as far as it could with its most intriguing ideas. One thing I did like about it was the way the TVA seemed to be sort of a metaphor for Disney itself, complete with a cutesy mascot and a dislike of anything "original" and "unconventional".
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Postby movieartman » Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:40 pm

Michael B Jordan is developing a Val-Zod black Superman project for HBO Max, separate from the JJAbrams/Coates movie.
https://www.comicbookmovie.com/superman ... #gs.6nwb3m

I think they should focus on this, cancel the Abrams/Coates movie & instead make MOS2 with Cavill (please)
Maybe do a Brandon Routh show on HBOmax to compliment this.

Has anyone watched the Superman & Lois show? I have heard largely good things.


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