Happy Green Lantern Day!

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  1. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    All right. Almost time to head off for the matinee showing of Green Lantern.

    What are people thinking about this one?

    I've been torn. I've always wanted to see a Green Lantern film, but there's still some doubt left about how well they'll pull this thing off.

    Sounds like reviews are all over the board.
     
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    Cheap seats for me. The animated movie First Flight was awesome and I know this movie wont come close to that.
     
  3. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    We're matinee people. Avoid the cost and the crowd, and then have HuHot for dinner.

    Winning!
     
  4. RyCy04

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    To put it in perspective, X-Men Origins: Wolverine is currently rated higher on Rotten Tomatoes.
     
  5. Tre4ISU

    Tre4ISU Well-Known Member

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    It's going to be awful.
     
  6. CloneFan03

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    It's good. Saw it on Tuesday. I enjoyed it.
     
  7. CYphyllis

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    Should be a lock for a Razzie.
     
  8. Cybyassociation

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    Enjoy the Dark Knight Rises teaser before hand :wink:
     
  9. RyCy04

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    DC and Warner Bros need to figure their **** out if they want to pull off this Justice League movie.
     
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    This movie looks horrible!
     
  11. CycloneErik

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    It's good. Really enjoyed it.

    They needed about 20-30 more minutes. They sometimes rush the character development parts, but still include enough to do it.

    It's solid. There was room to improve, but it was solid.
     
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    I saw it this afternoon and I thought it was decent. I'm a huge fan of comics and even I think the that Green Lantern in general is cheesy so I didnt have too much hope going into this. It's entertaining and that's all I really cared about.

    BTW, the woman that plays Carol Ferris is absolutely stunning.
     
  13. The_Architect

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    What!? We didnt get one at the show I saw :sad:
     
  14. CycloneErik

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    No Batman stuff for me, either. Not showing that teaser in Ankeny.
     
  15. Nedrick

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    Agreed!

    Don't know the GL comic, but found it entertaining nonetheless.
     
  16. Cybyassociation

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    Its not much...but it makes me giddy

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-cgm4ocQUk]YouTube - ‪Batman -- The Dark Knight Rises Teaser Trailer‬‏[/ame]
     
  17. brett108

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    Where are you getting your information from? As far as I know, they are not even thinking about a JLA movie. Marvel has been building towards an Avengers, and you can see it in each film, but DC has not announced this. They are not going to put Nolan's Batman in with the Green Lantern, they are in the process of redoing Superman, and there are no other properties for the other heroes on the horizon( Martian Manhunter, or more importantly, Wonder Woman). This will probably be the weakest comic book movie this summer. Thor and Super 8 were both better.
     
  18. CycloneErik

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    I really enjoyed this movie, but I'd agree that it'll be the weakest of the 4 major comic movie. Thor and X-Men were outstanding, and I have high hopes for Captain America. Whether those high hopes are just wishful thinking or not, I don't know, but I'll know in a month.

    There have been intermittent rumors about a Justice League movie for a couple of years. Last I "knew", the idea was off the table. That'll change back and forth 10 more times by the end of the year.

    I think the Avengers are a lot easier for a live-action movie than the Justice League. So many of the JLA heroes are almost too larger-than-life for that movie to work.
     
  19. SuperCy

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    FYI. Stay through part of the credits.
     
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    JLA was on the table around the same time Superman Returns was out. That was such a miserable POS that it was shelved.

    Nolan's Batman couldn't be in this. He's more real while A JLA movie would need to be more sci-fi. I think the studio realized that Routh just wasn't a good Superman. How does the title character have fewer lines than Lois and Lex?

    WW has to be introduced first. What about Hawkman? It's not going to happen any time soon. Superman and GL are going to have to show that they are a draw like Batman is.
     

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