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Re: WoT 388: Yet another excuse to inflate your post count

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Post by I am nobody » Wed May 20, 2020 6:11 pm

Serious question: Is Justice League something people care about? As someone that doesn't follow movies or comics, I feel like DC has mostly just been dumped on the last decade or so.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed May 20, 2020 6:15 pm

For good reason, vast majority of DC films I've seen suck even worse than Marvel despite not being as woke. I can't think of a more forgettable comic book film than Green Lanturn.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 6:20 pm

The DCEU has a rabid legion of fans who REALLY love those movies and will take any criticism of them as proof of some Media Bias Against DC, and plenty of casual moviegoers like those movies just fine.

But they don't come close to moving the needle like Marvel movies do.

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Re: WoT 388: Yet another excuse to inflate your post count

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Post by DarkZero » Wed May 20, 2020 6:29 pm

Joker is unarguably DC's biggest hit and I'm honestly not sure if it counts as part of the established DC film universe or not.
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 6:32 pm

I think Aquaman is actually their biggest hit taking into account global markets but Joker's up there.

Also Joker is a one-off in an alternate universe. Jared Leto Joker is the canon Joker in the DCEU.

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Post by DarkZero » Wed May 20, 2020 7:08 pm

thats a fate i wouldnt wish on any universe
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Post by RinkuTheFirst » Wed May 20, 2020 7:17 pm

I thought Wonder Woman and Birds of Prey were both pretty alright.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 7:23 pm

Shazam is very solid too.

Still haven't actually seen Aquaman

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Post by RinkuTheFirst » Wed May 20, 2020 7:33 pm

I'll be honest: I completely forgot that Shazam existed. Further disclosure: I've only seen Wonder Woman and Birds of Prey. I did see the DCEU-adjacent Joker (it was fine).

I've always maintained the opinion that the Green Lantern movie wasn't bad; it was just painfully mediocre. Sometimes that's worse than being awful though, isn't it? You can at least laugh at a garbage fire.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed May 20, 2020 7:52 pm

DarkZero wrote:
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 8:27 pm

green lantern cgi was hilariously bad

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Post by DarkZero » Wed May 20, 2020 8:30 pm

fun fact: as someone whose only exposure to green lantern was the justice league cartoon of the early 2000s, my first response to seeing the green lantern trailer was "wtf they made him white??"
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 8:32 pm

they shouldve based it off guy gardner, the best green lantern

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Re: WoT 388: Yet another excuse to inflate your post count

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Post by VG_Addict » Wed May 20, 2020 8:43 pm

Calamity Panfan wrote:
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Disney Plus has all Disney/Pixar movies/shows, The Simpsons, The Muppets, Marvel stuff, Star Wars and originals.

also it's significantly cheaper
OK, but Disney Plus is strictly family-oriented. There aren't any adult shows like there are on Netflix or HBO Max.

Also, Disney is censoring stuff on the service. https://www.newsweek.com/disney-plus-ce ... ed-1498006

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Post by X-3 » Wed May 20, 2020 8:54 pm

The Muppets and Sesame Street are on different services? That seems unwholesome.

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Post by CaptHayfever » Wed May 20, 2020 9:01 pm

^^Disney also owns Hulu, plans to take it international soon, & sells bundled subscription of it with D+, so they can put all the "mature" content there.
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Serious question: Is Justice League something people care about? As someone that doesn't follow movies or comics, I feel like DC has mostly just been dumped on the last decade or so.
Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, & Justice League were all really bad. But since Snyder left Justice League before it was finished & DC hired Whedon to finish it, there's been a bunch of folks who foam at the mouth over wanting to see the "Snyder Cut" thinking that (a) everything bad with JL was Whedon's fault, (b) Snyder had completed the film over 6 months before release even though he was planning reshoots anyway, & (c) Snyder was fired by the studio rather than stepping down because his kid had just died.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed May 20, 2020 10:34 pm

i don't actually give a **** about hbo vs. disney+ vs. netflix or whatever but i was just saying that your argument that "i don't see how disney could POSSIBLY compete" can easily be turned around
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The Muppets and Sesame Street are on different services? That seems unwholesome.
Yeah The Muppets are owned by Disney, Sesame Street is owned by Sesame Workshop, Fraggle Rock/Labyrinth/Dark Crystal/etc. are owned by the Jim Henson Company.

HBO specifically has Sesame Street because it got an exclusive rights deal to air the episodes before public TV. This was pretty controversial at the time, but the argument is that it can cover production costs from HBO money without worrying about stuff like public broadcasting being cut

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Post by VG_Addict » Thu May 21, 2020 9:27 am

OK, maybe, "I don't see how Disney+ can compete" was a bit extreme.

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Post by steeze » Thu May 21, 2020 10:08 am

little off topic but I had oatmeal last night for whatever reason and the pressure inside me is building to where I'm scared to cough. Please send your prayers. I might have to put on a helmet if I sit on the toilet.

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Post by smol Kat » Thu May 21, 2020 10:10 am

Meanwhile I keep coughing because I'm further south now and they mowed the grass in my neighborhood today. I don't have the rona, I promise!!
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