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    Say it ain't so.....

    Affleck as Batman just made the kid in me cry.

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    Me too. Get used to seeing this:

    Ben-AFfleck-Batman-300-226.jpg
    You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.

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    Meh. Don't really care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    Meh. Don't really care.
    That's it, turn in your nerd card, you're out of here.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ballÖ and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    That's it, turn in your nerd card, you're out of here.
    Batman and Superman? Just so over and done with. The Avengers, now ... awesome!
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

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    This Batman/Superman movie shouldn't exist anyway so whatever.

    I think Affleck is okay but I'm having a hard time hearing him (visually, he has the look) as Bruce Wayne.

    DC/Time Warner continues to show that they have no idea what they're doing while Marvel is rolling in piles of money because they spent more than 15 minutes formulating a plan that consisted of more than "hey, let's smash Batman and Superman into the same movie, logic (and film continuity) be damned!"

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    Marvel gets it - superhero movies have to be fun. They can only be serious and dramatic if you have brilliant storytelling. Action and laughs are the real money makers. It's what I'm hoping Fox realizes soon with X-men.

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    Another advantage that Marvel has is that it's universe consists of real places instead of the fictional world of DC Comics (Smallville, Gotham City, Metropolis, Star City, etc.).

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    Quote Originally Posted by SweetOne69 View Post
    Another advantage that Marvel has is that it's universe consists of real places instead of the fictional world of DC Comics (Smallville, Gotham City, Metropolis, Star City, etc.).
    They also have a deeper supply of interesting characters and villains. DC I very top heavy.

    Not that I am against top heaviness or anything......

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    Not that I am against top heaviness or anything......
    Wait... was that about boobs?

    *hehe, boobs
    Do or do not. There is no try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Wait... was that about boobs?

    *hehe, boobs
    Your Kate Upton post was the beginning of the end of all decency here.

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    Well, no one thought much of Bale before the first movie.....I will give him a chance (if I even see it, I agree, Marvel gets it more than DC).
    Lighten up Francis....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Wait... was that about moobs?

    *hehe, moobs
    fify
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

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    Unless it's the first Iron Man, Sin City, or directed by Christopher Nolan, every comic book movie is/has been terrible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe View Post
    Unless it's the first Iron Man, Sin City, or directed by Christopher Nolan, every comic book movie is/has been terrible.
    Superman 1/2, V for Vendetta, A History of Violence, Batman, Avengers, Captain America, Men in Black, Hellboy, Road to Perdition, X-Men, X-Men First Class... All quality films (and I'm skipping several more that could be counted in the "above average" category).

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    Your Kate Upton post was the beginning of the end of all decency here.
    Annnnd it was deleted. The world we live in now.... Can't even post pictures of super sexy women. Ahhh, I remember the sluts rule days....
    Do or do not. There is no try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Superman 1/2, V for Vendetta, A History of Violence, Batman, Avengers, Captain America, Men in Black, Hellboy, Road to Perdition, X-Men, X-Men First Class... All quality films (and I'm skipping several more that could be counted in the "above average" category).
    V for Vendetta was pretty awesome. Men in Black had it's time. The rest are all pretty forgettable. It's just my opinion. I'm obviously in the minority.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Superman 1/2, V for Vendetta, A History of Violence, Batman, Avengers, Captain America, Men in Black, Hellboy, Road to Perdition, X-Men, X-Men First Class... All quality films (and I'm skipping several more that could be counted in the "above average" category).
    Didnt care for First Class....the sequel probably has me more excited than I should be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    Didnt care for First Class....the sequel probably has me more excited than I should be.
    Oh man, I disagree. I think First Class was the best of the X-Men films.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Oh man, I disagree. I think First Class was the best of the X-Men films.
    Parts of it were promising. Some of the characters were ok. But it didn't feel like the X-men, it felt like some lame, bastardized version of it to me.

    I'm encouraged by parts of it, it's a good place to build from, but it lacks some of the heart and soul of the characters IMO.

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