The New Batman

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by TitanJeff, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. VolnTitan

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    Affleck went thru a bad series of movie choices for sure. And he would be the first to say that and say he wasn't good in them. After seeing what he has done lately, I think he is a fine actor, director etc and certainly would give him a chance in the role. We are talking like they gave it to Jean Claude or Seigal (sp) or anything. After the mediocre reviews from the last Superman movie, I think Zach Snyder (who directed one of the worst movies I've ever seen) has bigger issues.
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  2. RavensShallBurn

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    Are you saying Man of Steel was one of the worst movies you've ever seen?

    I thought it was decent.
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  3. JCBRAVE

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    You take part in Bad Movie Tuesdays too?
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  4. RTH

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    The current evolution of Ben isn't too bad - he fits a niche. Dramatic roles he can do quite well. Just the way some people are. Someone mention Jean Claude earlier - have you seen JVC? He's quite good in that. Of course, he's older, plays himself - essentially - and it just works for him.

    Ben sucked ass early on. Didn't help Smith was his primary director - who is average at best and recycles jokes, lines and formulas a lot - and he focused on the "teen heartthrob" aspect of his career and was able to get jobs without trying.

    Now that he's older and he's trying... he's turning into a damn fine actor/director. That said... he still fits a niche and, until after this, I don't feel Super Hero is that.

    Time for him to show range. And, yes, Daredevil sucked for many reasons - and Affleck WAS one of them.
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  5. Aqutis30

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    I'm just saying that for Batman you need a menacing figure to fill that suit, somebody with intensity, and that's something Affleck is NOT.
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  6. Scarecrow

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    Affleck would have been better as Gordon. Fact is, Bale pretty much has his name on it right now. It will be another 10+ years before we even get a decent attempt at a Batman movie.
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  7. RavensShallBurn

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    Why the **** did Bale want out anyways?
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  8. Fry

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    I read someone making the case for Jon Hamm being Batman instead of Affleck. That's like the one guy who would be worse...
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  9. Scarecrow

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    probably didn't want The Dark Knight to become the Avengers.
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  10. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    And that's the way it should be! Enough of this "if a movie is great we kill it with sequels" and "if a movie fails we reboot it."

    I'm looking at you The Amazing Spider-Man.
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