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Old 08-24-2013, 12:12 PM   #151
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Forget Joker and Catwoman. I want to see more of Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp would be perfect for this part), Riddler or even Robin.
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If Bryan Cranston is Lex Luther than Jack Nicholson might have some competition as the greatest villain ever.

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Old 08-24-2013, 12:47 PM   #153
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3 points:

1 Bale didnt want to do the film, so should they have canceled the film?

2. You could do worse than affleck

3. The quality of Superhero films depends on the quality of the villains more than the hero
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:52 PM   #154
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1 Bale didnt want to do the film, so should they have canceled the film?

2. You could do worse than affleck

3. The quality of Superhero films depends on the quality of the villains more than the hero

No, Superman and the rest of the JL don't fit with the NolanVerse anyway. It's best to have kept the films separate.
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Old 08-24-2013, 01:04 PM   #155
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1 Bale didnt want to do the film, so should they have canceled the film?

2. You could do worse than affleck

3. The quality of Superhero films depends on the quality of the villains more than the hero

1. Fvck no.

2. It'd be hard to do better. You can't give anyone the role who hasn't already starred in a $100mil box-office.

3. Especially now, when villains and anti-hero's are all the rage.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:53 PM   #156
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I don't have a problem with Affleck. He is a decent enough actor. Christian Bale wasn't even great in his role as Batman. Playing Batman is the easy part. You're a billionaire disguised as a superhero, how difficult is that? What makes the movie good is the villain/story. Just look at the last two movies.

The director/writer of Daredevil has been involved with these movies: Jack Frost, Ghost Rider, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Big Bully, and Elecktra. That is literally his resume. No wonder that movie was awful.

George Clooney should have made a better batman than he was. He has the looked and how difficult is it to do the voice Bale used when suited up. I'm not trying to knock Christian Bale as an actor because he is a good actor but people act like he was phenomenal when really to me he was just average. The characters of Bane and the Joker are really what stood out and Nolan directing is what made the last three movies great.
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George Clooney should have made a better batman than he was. He has the looked and how difficult is it to do the voice Bale used when suited up. I'm not trying to knock Christian Bale as an actor because he is a good actor but people act like he was phenomenal when really to me he was just average. The characters of Bane and the Joker are really what stood out and Nolan directing is what made the last three movies great.
I blame the director and the writer.

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Old 08-24-2013, 06:24 PM   #158
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looks like supermans gonna be the star hero with batman as his sidekick
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:39 PM   #159
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Default Re: Ben Affleck Is The New Batman

He has no charisma.

Bake played the role wonderfully.

Came off as intelligent, strong, serious and troubled. Which is exactly what batman is.
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Bale was really nothing special at all. And his voice was downright cringe worthy at times
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Bale was really nothing special at all. And his voice was downright cringe worthy at times

This. Michael Keaton was the best live action Batman to date and Kevin Conroy was the best voice. I was hoping they would go with Josh Brolin, he would've killed it as a more older, grizzled DKR type Batman. But I think they wanted Affleck's services behind the camera for the Justice League film(s) and this was part of that deal (pure speculation by myself, but makes sense when looking at the whole situation and WB's future plans).

I think the Superman vs Batman movie will be a complete disaster. If it does well at the box office and WB goes forward with a JL movie starring and directed by Affleck, it might be worth it long term.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #162
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Guy Peirce is too much like Val Kilmer, who was a flop

Kilmer was not a flop. That movie was well received both financially and critically.
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This. Michael Keaton was the best live action Batman to date and Kevin Conroy was the best voice. I was hoping they would go with Josh Brolin, he would've killed it as a more older, grizzled DKR type Batman. But I think they wanted Affleck's services behind the camera for the Justice League film(s) and this was part of that deal (pure speculation by myself, but makes sense when looking at the whole situation and WB's future plans).

I think the Superman vs Batman movie will be a complete disaster. If it does well at the box office and WB goes forward with a JL movie starring and directed by Affleck, it might be worth it long term.

I think it will be a disaster as well. It has to be a pretty amazing storyline for it to work. I just think it will be hard to top the last two batman movies. They should just leave it alone for a while.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:44 PM   #164
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looks like supermans gonna be the star hero with batman as his sidekick

Well it is a Man of Steel sequel..
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I think it will be a disaster as well. It has to be a pretty amazing storyline for it to work. I just think it will be hard to top the last two batman movies. They should just leave it alone for a while.

From all the reports and the little skit at comic con, looks like they're going with the Superman vs Batman angle from the Dark Knight Returns. They even used a direct quote from the comic to make the official announcement:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C-bU3rhX_Q

Which means they're basically planning on doing this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GRG57PNdpg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0Fw3zuu4-A

Which means choosing Affleck to play that interpretation of the Dark Knight will prove to be a colossal error. They would be better off going with a world's finest storyline where Batman goes to Metropolis, initially he and Superman don't get along, but then team up to fight Luthor and the Joker and that ends up being the catalyst for the formation of the justice league.
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