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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:53 am

One of the things I liked about Daredevil is the way it kind of just drops the viewer into the action. It should also be said that the pre-title sequence of the Ed Norton Hulk is a textbook case of how you get an audience caught up on everything they need to know about a particular character's origin and should be considered as a template for all superhero movies.
As far as David Slade & Fox. Slade is a guy with some talent but I don't hold out a lot of hope. The only reason Fox is moving forward with another DD movie is so that they don't lose the rights to the character.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:41 am

Aronofsky exits The Wolverine:

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/darren- ... ore-114880

It's not script issues, but the amount of time Aronofsky would've spent shooting overseas. Hopefully they'll get a solid director, since Wolverine stunk to high heaven.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:17 am

azul017 wrote:Aronofsky exits The Wolverine:

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/darren- ... ore-114880

It's not script issues, but the amount of time Aronofsky would've spent shooting overseas. Hopefully they'll get a solid director, since Wolverine stunk to high heaven.


Well that just plain sucks.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:31 am

Steve T Power wrote:Well that just plain sucks.

And yet it's not surprising in the least.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby cdouglas » Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:18 pm

I'd be okay with reworking the entire Wolverine 2 script so that it all takes place in Aronofsky's living room if it meant he could remain attached to this project. His reasons certainly seem valid, but I hate to see him leave this project.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:16 pm

cdouglas wrote:I'd be okay with reworking the entire Wolverine 2 script so that it all takes place in Aronofsky's living room if it meant he could remain attached to this project. His reasons certainly seem valid, but I hate to see him leave this project.


"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Mach6 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:22 pm

the5thghostbuster wrote:"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."


You're a sick man, the5thghostbuster. :D
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:27 pm

Mach6 wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."


You're a sick man, the5thghostbuster. :D


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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:01 pm

the5thghostbuster wrote:
Mach6 wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."


You're a sick man, the5thghostbuster. :D


Finally someone notices! Just don't try and smother me with a pillow... ;-)


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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:57 am

Steve T Power wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:
Mach6 wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."


You're a sick man, the5thghostbuster. :D


Finally someone notices! Just don't try and smother me with a pillow... ;-)


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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:59 am

DMJY wrote:I want to know more details about it,do you have any ideas to tell me about it?I think you can think out a good idea.you are always can do it.


Sorry, I am not quite sure what the question is. Can you re-phrase?
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:16 am

the5thghostbuster wrote:
Steve T Power wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:
Mach6 wrote:
the5thghostbuster wrote:"In order to maintain Aronofsky's involvement with Wolverine, Fox has announced that the film will now be a meshing together of the X-Men character with the sitcom Three's Company. James Franco will produce."


You're a sick man, the5thghostbuster. :D


Finally someone notices! Just don't try and smother me with a pillow... ;-)


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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:54 pm

Steve T Power wrote:Image

Close... but no cigar!


That would be because the cigar was cut in half by his man:

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby J.M. Vargas » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:17 pm

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:41 pm

J.M. Vargas wrote:CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER trailer: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-trailer-captain-america-the-first-avenger/. 8)

Holy shii....

This looks amazing.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:48 pm

There is nothing about that trailer that doesn't totally get my comic geek flag flying.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:05 am

Andrew Forbes wrote:
J.M. Vargas wrote:CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER trailer: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-trailer-captain-america-the-first-avenger/. 8)

Holy shii....

This looks amazing.


And also awesome.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Dan Mancini » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:37 am

Steve T Power wrote:
Andrew Forbes wrote:
J.M. Vargas wrote:CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER trailer: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-trailer-captain-america-the-first-avenger/. 8)

Holy shii....

This looks amazing.


And also awesome.

And also stupendous.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:49 am

If only we could work in a cameo from the Rocketeer...
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:24 am

the5thghostbuster wrote:
Steve T Power wrote:Image

Close... but no cigar!


That would be because the cigar was cut in half by his man:

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby the5thghostbuster » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:35 am

Steve T Power wrote:By the way, you win this round!


Yes! First, Steve T Power! Tomorrow, the World!

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:58 pm

Steve T Power wrote:
Andrew Forbes wrote:
J.M. Vargas wrote:CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER trailer: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-trailer-captain-america-the-first-avenger/. 8)

Holy shii....

This looks amazing.


And also awesome.


Seconded. It took longer than I thought, but the trailer is great. This summer looks to have a lot of good films going for it, that's for sure.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby cdouglas » Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:05 am

Hmmmm. The trailer looks okay, but I don't really understand the hype. Maybe the red-blooded American male section of my brain is malfunctioning. Vastly better than the Green Lantern trailer, but Thor and X-Men: First Class are the two comic book flicks I'm really looking forward to. That may partially stem from the fact that I'm a fan of Branagh and Vaughn but don't really have strong feelings about anything Joe Johnston's directed.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:59 am

cdouglas wrote:Hmmmm. The trailer looks okay, but I don't really understand the hype. Maybe the red-blooded American male section of my brain is malfunctioning. Vastly better than the Green Lantern trailer, but Thor and X-Men: First Class are the two comic book flicks I'm really looking forward to. That may partially stem from the fact that I'm a fan of Branagh and Vaughn but don't really have strong feelings about anything Joe Johnston's directed.

Dude, I'm Canadian and therefore tend to roll my eyes at rah-rah Americanism, but how can you like superhero flicks and not dig that trailer? Deco! Nazis! Flame-throwers!
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:18 am

Andrew Forbes wrote:
cdouglas wrote:Hmmmm. The trailer looks okay, but I don't really understand the hype. Maybe the red-blooded American male section of my brain is malfunctioning. Vastly better than the Green Lantern trailer, but Thor and X-Men: First Class are the two comic book flicks I'm really looking forward to. That may partially stem from the fact that I'm a fan of Branagh and Vaughn but don't really have strong feelings about anything Joe Johnston's directed.

Dude, I'm Canadian and therefore tend to roll my eyes at rah-rah Americanism, but how can you like superhero flicks and not dig that trailer? Deco! Nazis! Flame-throwers!


Yeah, It's definitely that "war years" comic book pastiche that's appealing to me. I'm a little disappointed that it's Hydra and not Nazis, so Steve can't shout, "Eat knuckle Sandwich Ratzi" before punching a Kraut in the face.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby cdouglas » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:59 am

Andrew Forbes wrote:
cdouglas wrote:Hmmmm. The trailer looks okay, but I don't really understand the hype. Maybe the red-blooded American male section of my brain is malfunctioning. Vastly better than the Green Lantern trailer, but Thor and X-Men: First Class are the two comic book flicks I'm really looking forward to. That may partially stem from the fact that I'm a fan of Branagh and Vaughn but don't really have strong feelings about anything Joe Johnston's directed.

Dude, I'm Canadian and therefore tend to roll my eyes at rah-rah Americanism, but how can you like superhero flicks and not dig that trailer? Deco! Nazis! Flame-throwers!


I mean, I kind of dig it. The trailer sort of reminds me of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, which I really enjoyed. I just think it looks less interesting than this year's other Marvel flicks. Also, Skinny CGI Chris Evans is the oddest-looking creature...
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:51 am

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby J.M. Vargas » Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:27 am

NEW "THOR" TEASER: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-clip-thor-taser-scene/. It's freakin' April already (in a day anyway), what's up with 'teasers' so soon before the actual release date?
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:13 am

J.M. Vargas wrote:NEW "THOR" TEASER: http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/hot-clip-thor-taser-scene/. It's freakin' April already (in a day anyway), what's up with 'teasers' so soon before the actual release date?


I think you added an "e" there - Reading is fundamental ;)
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:02 am

Drew Pearce (Runaways) is scripting Iron Man 3 for Marvel and Disney. Shane Black is still directing, and will work closely with Pearce.

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/marvel- ... -3-script/

Guess Marvel thought Black was too expensive a deal to both write AND direct IM-3.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:24 am

azul017 wrote:Drew Pearce (Runaways) is scripting Iron Man 3 for Marvel and Disney. Shane Black is still directing, and will work closely with Pearce.

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/marvel- ... -3-script/

Guess Marvel thought Black was too expensive a deal to both write AND direct IM-3.

Hopefully he'll be putting the final polish on it.

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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:46 am

Andrew Forbes wrote:
azul017 wrote:Drew Pearce (Runaways) is scripting Iron Man 3 for Marvel and Disney. Shane Black is still directing, and will work closely with Pearce.

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/marvel- ... -3-script/

Guess Marvel thought Black was too expensive a deal to both write AND direct IM-3.

Hopefully he'll be putting the final polish on it.

Tony, do me a favor. Make little bubbles come out of your mouth and say "hic!"


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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:14 am

azul017 wrote:Drew Pearce (Runaways) is scripting Iron Man 3 for Marvel and Disney. Shane Black is still directing, and will work closely with Pearce.

http://www.deadline.com/2011/03/marvel- ... -3-script/

Guess Marvel thought Black was too expensive a deal to both write AND direct IM-3.

What I'll say about Drew Pearce is if you have not seen No Heroics, you really should. It is very funny and it gives me great hope for Iron Man 3.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:33 pm

Joss Whedon says that Avengers filming starts today:

http://whedonesque.com/comments/26380#more

Hopefully he and RDJ are on good terms...
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:06 pm

HGervais wrote:What I'll say about Drew Pearce is if you have not seen No Heroics, you really should. It is very funny and it gives me great hope for Iron Man 3.


I was flipping through channels and landed on Reelzchannel's "Hollywood Dailies." At the bottom of the screen, it says Black will co-write the IM3 script with Pearce. That sounds like an awesome compromise.

... but isn't anyone else excited for The Avengers getting underway now? RDJ and Whedon guarantees me there opening weekend.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Sat May 07, 2011 10:10 am

Not sure if anyone has seen the final trailer yet -but here it is.

Love how they tie it all into the Cuban Missile Crisis, and let me say - the flick looks utterly fantastic.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Sun May 08, 2011 9:29 am

Steve T Power wrote:Not sure if anyone has seen the final trailer yet -but here it is.

Love how they tie it all into the Cuban Missile Crisis, and let me say - the flick looks utterly fantastic.


It looks good, but this is Fox. I pray that the end product will be good and that Fox had a hands-off clause for this film.

I'm pretty much burned out on X-Men. If it turns out good, then great.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Sun May 08, 2011 10:09 am

azul017 wrote:I'm pretty much burned out on X-Men. If it turns out good, then great.

Word. I don't see anything in the trailer that I haven't seen in the other three X-Men flicks. Let me guess: Xavier tries to convince Eric to help solve the crisis. Moral discussion ensues. Eric saves the day, but U.S is still prejudiced against mutants. He puts on the helmet, becomes Magneto in Dramatic Silhouette. Some kind of montage involving birth of iconic aspects of X-Men. "The War has Only Just Begun." Roll credits.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Steve T Power » Sun May 08, 2011 10:26 am

Andrew Forbes wrote:
azul017 wrote:I'm pretty much burned out on X-Men. If it turns out good, then great.

Word. I don't see anything in the trailer that I haven't seen in the other three X-Men flicks. Let me guess: Xavier tries to convince Eric to help solve the crisis. Moral discussion ensues. Eric saves the day, but U.S is still prejudiced against mutants. He puts on the helmet, becomes Magneto in Dramatic Silhouette. Some kind of montage involving birth of iconic aspects of X-Men. "The War has Only Just Begun." Roll credits.


Sounds good... I'm down.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Sun May 08, 2011 10:42 am

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azul017 wrote:I'm pretty much burned out on X-Men. If it turns out good, then great.

Word. I don't see anything in the trailer that I haven't seen in the other three X-Men flicks. Let me guess: Xavier tries to convince Eric to help solve the crisis. Moral discussion ensues. Eric saves the day, but U.S is still prejudiced against mutants. He puts on the helmet, becomes Magneto in Dramatic Silhouette. Some kind of montage involving birth of iconic aspects of X-Men. "The War has Only Just Begun." Roll credits.
The broad strokes of the mythos remain the same but everything in the trailers says this is a different spin & vibe on the material. In fact each trailer has been better than the last and I love the idea of a 60s set X-Men movie that revolves around the tensions of the Cuban Missile Crisis and paints Magneto as some kick-ass mutant 007. Of course we know how things are going to eventually end up, it's kind of the built in curse of a prequel to existing material, but the fun will be how the story is told. Anyway, whatever. After Layer Cake, Stardust and Kick-Ass I trust Mathew Vaughan.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Andrew Forbes » Sun May 08, 2011 2:04 pm

HGervais wrote:The broad strokes of the mythos remain the same but everything in the trailers says this is a different spin & vibe on the material. In fact each trailer has been better than the last and I love the idea of a 60s set X-Men

Really? Because I see absolutely nothing in the trailer that indicates a different spin or vibe, beyond a couple of Bond-esque twangs at the beginning of the song that scores it. The Sixties elements are as toned down as they could possibly be. The students hairstyles are all contemporary, the wardrobe looks like 2011 fashions inspired loosely by the Sixties. The period setting seems to begin with Michael Fassbinder's turtleneck and end with a JFK broadcast. Stylistically, it looks about as generic a 21st century blockbuster as you can get. I don't see anything that advances the themes present in the earlier films. It looks like nothing but the "broad strokes." As for Magneto being portrayed a mutant 007-like figure, I don't see that anywhere, so maybe you know something I don't.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Sun May 08, 2011 3:46 pm

Al I can say is I'm picking up a different way of breaking the story and if the movie we get is the movie in these character trailers, I'm going to be pretty happy.
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As I said, I have a lot of faith in Mathew Vaughan and I fully realize that being as we are talking about Fox the end result could be something substantially different but speaking as someone who looked at this project with a lot of apathy, the more I see of it, the more I'm curious to see the end result. And the Magneto as 007 thing was something I've seen mentioned in some set reports & script reviews. If they go anywhere near that in the final product, again I'll be pretty happy.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby azul017 » Sun May 08, 2011 8:11 pm

That aside, I did enjoy Thor. Saw it last night, and it was a fun two hours. Chris Hemsworth is a good Thor, and he and Natalie Portman had some great chemistry. Branagh has a good eye for visuals and I loved how he directed the Asgard scenes like one of his Shakespeare films. It just works wonderfully with the contrast of the Earth scenes. And Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye cameo was AWESOME -- more meaty than I expected it to be.

Since the Thor writers also co-wrote X-Men: First Class -- perhaps their talent plus Vaughn's direction will make it a good film.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby Dunnyman » Mon May 09, 2011 1:22 pm

HGervais wrote:Al I can say is I'm picking up a different way of breaking the story and if the movie we get is the movie in these character trailers, I'm going to be pretty happy.
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As I said, I have a lot of faith in Mathew Vaughan and I fully realize that being as we are talking about Fox the end result could be something substantially different but speaking as someone who looked at this project with a lot of apathy, the more I see of it, the more I'm curious to see the end result. And the Magneto as 007 thing was something I've seen mentioned in some set reports & script reviews. If they go anywhere near that in the final product, again I'll be pretty happy.

Actually, those previews are pretty damn cool, I had no idea those characters were going to be in it, but shouldn't Banshee be full-on Irish?
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Postby the5thghostbuster » Mon May 09, 2011 6:42 pm

HGervais wrote:Al I can say is I'm picking up a different way of breaking the story and if the movie we get is the movie in these character trailers, I'm going to be pretty happy.
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As I said, I have a lot of faith in Mathew Vaughan and I fully realize that being as we are talking about Fox the end result could be something substantially different but speaking as someone who looked at this project with a lot of apathy, the more I see of it, the more I'm curious to see the end result. And the Magneto as 007 thing was something I've seen mentioned in some set reports & script reviews. If they go anywhere near that in the final product, again I'll be pretty happy.


At this point, this film were either be the best X-Men film thus far made, or a massive disapointment. I am hoping for the former.
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Thu May 26, 2011 5:26 pm

Excellent interview with Matthew Vaughan about X-Men: First Class, X3 and Thor I really like Vaughan and the more I read about First Class the more I want to see it.
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Postby Dan Mancini » Fri May 27, 2011 8:30 am

HGervais wrote:Excellent interview with Matthew Vaughan about X-Men: First Class, X3 and Thor I really like Vaughan and the more I read about First Class the more I want to see it.

Wow. It had the opposite effect on me. To the extent that I felt any anticipation for First Class, that interview pretty much threw cold water on it. Vaughan's subtext seems to be, "Let me explain why I'm not responsible for this movie being an utter piece of shit."
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Re: Marvel Films Discussion Thread

Postby HGervais » Fri May 27, 2011 10:05 am

Dan Mancini wrote:
HGervais wrote:Excellent interview with Matthew Vaughan about X-Men: First Class, X3 and Thor I really like Vaughan and the more I read about First Class the more I want to see it.

Wow. It had the opposite effect on me. To the extent that I felt any anticipation for First Class, that interview pretty much threw cold water on it. Vaughan's subtext seems to be, "Let me explain why I'm not responsible for this movie being an utter piece of shit."

I just went back and reread the piece with your comments in mind and didn't get that at all. Especially with him making a point of addressing Fox's reputation and saying that was not the case at all on this film. Oh well. We will know in a couple of weeks.
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Postby Dan Mancini » Fri May 27, 2011 11:25 am

HGervais wrote:
Dan Mancini wrote:
HGervais wrote:Excellent interview with Matthew Vaughan about X-Men: First Class, X3 and Thor I really like Vaughan and the more I read about First Class the more I want to see it.

Wow. It had the opposite effect on me. To the extent that I felt any anticipation for First Class, that interview pretty much threw cold water on it. Vaughan's subtext seems to be, "Let me explain why I'm not responsible for this movie being an utter piece of shit."

I just went back and reread the piece with your comments in mind and didn't get that at all. Especially with him making a point of addressing Fox's reputation and saying that was not the case at all on this film. Oh well. We will know in a couple of weeks.

I guess when a director talks about how he had no time to make the movie, wasn't really sure what it was about as he was shooting it, used 5 DPs at the same time, had to deliver a final cut in the amount of time he usually takes to do an initial director's cut, changed the basic thrust of the film because he finds one of the two main characters boring, and has no idea at this point whether or not he's even satisfied with the end result, it doesn't inspire my confidence. But, then again, Vaughan's only helmed one movie I enjoyed -- and I enjoyed it despite the fact that it's essentially a tepid appropriation of Guy Ritchie's directorial style. So, I may not be the best guy to assess his statements.
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Postby Andrew Forbes » Fri May 27, 2011 1:08 pm

Dan Mancini wrote:I guess when a director talks about how he had no time to make the movie, wasn't really sure what it was about as he was shooting it, used 5 DPs at the same time, had to deliver a final cut in the amount of time he usually takes to do an initial director's cut, changed the basic thrust of the film because he finds one of the two main characters boring, and has no idea at this point whether or not he's even satisfied with the end result, it doesn't inspire my confidence.

Word. He sounds like a guy who knows what he doesn't like about the previous movies but didn't have enough time or control to figure out what he wanted to say or do with this one.
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