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  • DiannaoChongDiannaoChong Registered User regular
    edited June 29
    The most recent Indy 5 line is that they aren't killing him off, Mutt isn't in it, and it's not intended to end the series.

    so..... chris pratt?
    SanderJK wrote: »
    Solar wrote: »
    MCU movies almost all try to be quite funny

    Quippy, anyway

    *vomits everywhere*

    I picked up the concept of "Marvel undercut" somewhere. The disease of constantly removing tension from your movie by undercutting every serious thing with a gag.

    I dont know if I blame marvel, but this has definitely been a trend in movies for a while now, to be [genre] + a bunch of comedy or 'undercutting'.

    I think its kind of ruined me. I rewatched the matrix a month ago and I kept waiting for a punchline. Like if that movie were made today, the first time they enter the matrix in their perceived selves in all the cool fashion, Neo would have been in tshirt and pajama pants and someone would comment on it. But I remember that the operator in the second film was exactly that, and a lot of trinity's lines are riding that line of 'action movie quip' and 'comedy quip'. I think there was intent to shift that sequel on purpose though. edit: the more I think about trinity's 'quips' in that movie, it does at least kind of humanize her and flesh out her character.

    In the end I wonder if its leaning on falling back on self effacing/not taking itself too seriously as an excuse for criticism of mediocrity of works for mass appeal entertainment.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Moderator, ClubPA mod
    I like a little levity. In real life, people tell jokes. Comedy can undercut drama, but it can also serve to heighten it through contrast.

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    Also, just watched One Cut of the Dead, and yes, that movie was just fun as shit from start to finish. On recommendation, I didn't watch the trailer or read anything about it, and that was definitely good advice. I watched the trailer afterward, and it spoils a lot of the conceit.
    A big part of the fun is wondering what the hell is happening, and everything feeling kind of off, and then finding out why that is.

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  • ArchangleArchangle Registered User regular
    The original Transformers movie had Ultra Magnus say "Open damn it" to get a PG rating on purpose.
    It's got more than just a "damn".

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    The MCU movie are fine being as quippy as they are, reasonably, because I'm probably never going to watch any of them short of going with a group or whatever (and in that case it'll be about having a nice time not for the cinematic joy of it)

  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
    It's also the case that quipping after or during fights is what they do in the comics as well. It's a documented part of Spider-Man's coping strategy!

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  • Styrofoam SammichStyrofoam Sammich WANT. 5386-8443-8937Registered User regular
    I'd like the MCU quipping if any of it was above the level of "You can say that again"

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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
  • Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    edited June 29
    Bogart wrote: »
    It's also the case that quipping after or during fights is what they do in the comics as well. It's a documented part of Spider-Man's coping strategy!

    Most of Peter's usual foes know that if he isn't cracking jokes, it's because you've made him really mad and a superhumanly strong, fast and agile genius is about to hand you your entire ass.
    That, or he's just got a sore throat.

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  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    Bogart wrote: »
    It's also the case that quipping after or during fights is what they do in the comics as well. It's a documented part of Spider-Man's coping strategy!

    With great power comes great response ability

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  • honoverehonovere Registered User regular
    It's just boring that almost everyone is more or less the samish kind of quippy in the MCU.

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  • ArchangleArchangle Registered User regular
    honovere wrote: »
    It's just boring that almost everyone is more or less the samish kind of quippy in the MCU.
    I feel that's probably Whedon's legacy after the massive success of the first Avengers. I don't recall the first Cap or Thor being as quippy (contrast with Thor 2 beefing up Kat Dennings role, Mjolnir on coatrack, or jumping on the London tube to Greenwich).

    It's something that really plagued later seasons of Buffy, as at times it seemed the cast were picking their lines out of a hat - there was very little attempt to differentiate the characters by their individual voice at that point because they could rely on the inertia of episode history, so the vast majority of dialogue felt like it could be assigned at random.

    As I understand it, there were a lot more moving parts under the hood of the MCU franchise than they were willing to admit publicly, to the point where they weren't sure which characters would be in which scenes due to editing and reshoots until very late in the piece (I think there were interviews where they said the final Captain Marvel edit hadn't been locked when they started shooting Endgame, so it was only partway through when they could finally figure out how to drop her into scenes). So there were probably entire chunks of preapproved quips that was literally reassigned between characters as they went.

    It's fine for setting the tone of a movie - less good for building long term character arcs. RDJ, Evans, and Hemsworth did sterling heavy character lifting, but even then how many times has Thor learned that the real power was inside him all along, or Stark to look beyond his own personal perspective.

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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
    Oh my God I just noticed that John Barry did the score. I thought it sounded a cut above the rest of the film.

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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited June 29
    It's also the 100th anniversary of Ray Harryhausen's arrival on planet Earth. He was a goddamn genius and made two of my favourite movies of all time. Also goddamn that's a terrific poster for Sinbad.

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  • honoverehonovere Registered User regular
    Archangle wrote: »
    honovere wrote: »
    It's just boring that almost everyone is more or less the samish kind of quippy in the MCU.
    I feel that's probably Whedon's legacy after the massive success of the first Avengers. I don't recall the first Cap or Thor being as quippy (contrast with Thor 2 beefing up Kat Dennings role, Mjolnir on coatrack, or jumping on the London tube to Greenwich).

    It's something that really plagued later seasons of Buffy, as at times it seemed the cast were picking their lines out of a hat - there was very little attempt to differentiate the characters by their individual voice at that point because they could rely on the inertia of episode history, so the vast majority of dialogue felt like it could be assigned at random.

    As I understand it, there were a lot more moving parts under the hood of the MCU franchise than they were willing to admit publicly, to the point where they weren't sure which characters would be in which scenes due to editing and reshoots until very late in the piece (I think there were interviews where they said the final Captain Marvel edit hadn't been locked when they started shooting Endgame, so it was only partway through when they could finally figure out how to drop her into scenes). So there were probably entire chunks of preapproved quips that was literally reassigned between characters as they went.

    It's fine for setting the tone of a movie - less good for building long term character arcs. RDJ, Evans, and Hemsworth did sterling heavy character lifting, but even then how many times has Thor learned that the real power was inside him all along, or Stark to look beyond his own personal perspective.

    The Power was in Thor all along, until it was in a bigger weapon he needed to kill Thanos.

  • ArchangleArchangle Registered User regular
    honovere wrote: »
    Archangle wrote: »
    honovere wrote: »
    It's just boring that almost everyone is more or less the samish kind of quippy in the MCU.
    I feel that's probably Whedon's legacy after the massive success of the first Avengers. I don't recall the first Cap or Thor being as quippy (contrast with Thor 2 beefing up Kat Dennings role, Mjolnir on coatrack, or jumping on the London tube to Greenwich).

    It's something that really plagued later seasons of Buffy, as at times it seemed the cast were picking their lines out of a hat - there was very little attempt to differentiate the characters by their individual voice at that point because they could rely on the inertia of episode history, so the vast majority of dialogue felt like it could be assigned at random.

    As I understand it, there were a lot more moving parts under the hood of the MCU franchise than they were willing to admit publicly, to the point where they weren't sure which characters would be in which scenes due to editing and reshoots until very late in the piece (I think there were interviews where they said the final Captain Marvel edit hadn't been locked when they started shooting Endgame, so it was only partway through when they could finally figure out how to drop her into scenes). So there were probably entire chunks of preapproved quips that was literally reassigned between characters as they went.

    It's fine for setting the tone of a movie - less good for building long term character arcs. RDJ, Evans, and Hemsworth did sterling heavy character lifting, but even then how many times has Thor learned that the real power was inside him all along, or Stark to look beyond his own personal perspective.

    The Power was in Thor all along, until it was in a bigger weapon he needed to kill Thanos.
    It was kinda ridiculous how fast Infinity War undid the events from Ragnarok
    "You're cut off from your own people again, here's a spare eye, and have AxeyMcAxington to replace HammyMcHammington".
    At least End Game took a new twist by going "I *AM* still worthy... but there are other worthy people too" and walking away from the throne of Asgard for good (unlike the previous movies where his ascension to the throne was merely delayed by "EVERYONE! LOOK! LOOK HOW HUMBLE I AM NOW!").

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent The World on This SideRegistered User regular
    Bogart wrote: »

    This is why I love how much Terry Gilliam (usually) avoids letting studios wreck his films, he got away with murder on Fear & Loathing.
    Archangle wrote: »
    The original Transformers movie had Ultra Magnus say "Open damn it" to get a PG rating on purpose.
    It's got more than just a "damn".

    Edited out of almost every release at the time, though. (Including my VHS)

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  • NosfNosf Registered User regular
    Bogart wrote: »
    It's also the 100th anniversary of Ray Harryhausen's arrival on planet Earth. He was a goddamn genius and made two of my favourite movies of all time. Also goddamn that's a terrific poster for Sinbad.

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    The best special effect in either of those movies is Caroline Munro. I remember running home back in grade school, one of the detroit stations had the 4 o'clock movie - they'd do an entire week of Godzilla - or an adventure themed week with Sinbad, One Million Years B.C etc.

  • MegaMan001MegaMan001 CRNA Rochester, MNRegistered User regular
    Yeah, he didn't even know he had a kid in the first place, much less that Mutt was his kid.

    The whole thing felt like a National Treasure knockoff, instead of an Indiana Jones movie.

    I just realized the name "Mutt" is a play on being named after the dog.

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    MegaMan001 wrote: »
    Yeah, he didn't even know he had a kid in the first place, much less that Mutt was his kid.

    The whole thing felt like a National Treasure knockoff, instead of an Indiana Jones movie.

    I just realized the name "Mutt" is a play on being named after the dog.

    That's how bad the film is. Indiana being named after the dog is an offhand joke at the end of the third film. It's the same nostalgia crap that plagued the rest of the film and the PT and ST. Here's a thing you remember, aren't we clever? PRAISE US!

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  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Nobeard wrote: »
    How is BttF III rated PG and full of people saying "shit" yet Captain America: Civil War is PG-13 and has only one "shit" and it's a big deal? I know the answer is that ratings are bullshit but I can't figure this out even by bullshit ratings logic.

    I mean, one of them is two hours of people trying to beat and shoot each other to death. There ARE things that determine the rating other than how many times someone says "shit."

    For example, do you glimpse a female nipple anywhere? That's a hard R.

    (Ratings are stupid, yeah, but I'm fine with Civil War getting a stricter rating than BttF3.)

    Man I remember seeing Doc holiday in the theater. Frontal nudity in a PG movie.

  • SatanIsMyMotorSatanIsMyMotor Registered User regular
    This weekend I watched a couple of movies I'd been meaning to get around to this past year:

    One Cut of the Dead was a delight. Saw the trailer for this one beforehand, and even though I still felt intrigued and confused at the end of that, by the time I was watching the movie I felt the trailer maybe gave away a tiny bit too much. Highly recommend this one if you're looking for a kind of light-hearted horror-comedy, but definitely find out as little about the movie as possible before watching. It was real fun.

    Crawl is of that special breed of movie that focuses itself, laser-like, on very few moving pieces, and spends its full runtime exercising every way imaginable to leverage those moving pieces against each other to see what comes out. Florida, hurricane, father and daughter stuck in a crawlspace, alligators. That's it! That's all the movie is. But it finds so many grounded-feeling ways to explore the tension between those elements. The alligators behave a bit more like movie monsters than they do animals, but other than that, every extraordinary event that the characters go through feels like a natural result of their circumstance. I liked this one a lot more than I thought I would.

    Crawl was one of my fav movies last year. Per your review, it knows exactly what it is and never tries to do anything other than what it should.

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  • KrieghundKrieghund Registered User regular
    Archangle wrote: »
    The original Transformers movie had Ultra Magnus say "Open damn it" to get a PG rating on purpose.
    It's got more than just a "damn".

    Well, both of those and that they killed off like half the cast in the first twenty minutes.

  • MegaMan001MegaMan001 CRNA Rochester, MNRegistered User regular
    Crawl was fucking WILD!

    Probably the first two thirds of the movie I kept waiting for something to change or the stakes to increase, but nope! This is what's happening in all of its glory.

    Also I wondered how miserable it must have been to shoot for the leads. So much water. Just wet all the time and crawling around in bare feet. Ugh.

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  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    Archangle wrote: »
    honovere wrote: »
    It's just boring that almost everyone is more or less the samish kind of quippy in the MCU.
    I feel that's probably Whedon's legacy after the massive success of the first Avengers. I don't recall the first Cap or Thor being as quippy (contrast with Thor 2 beefing up Kat Dennings role, Mjolnir on coatrack, or jumping on the London tube to Greenwich).

    It's something that really plagued later seasons of Buffy, as at times it seemed the cast were picking their lines out of a hat - there was very little attempt to differentiate the characters by their individual voice at that point because they could rely on the inertia of episode history, so the vast majority of dialogue felt like it could be assigned at random.

    As I understand it, there were a lot more moving parts under the hood of the MCU franchise than they were willing to admit publicly, to the point where they weren't sure which characters would be in which scenes due to editing and reshoots until very late in the piece (I think there were interviews where they said the final Captain Marvel edit hadn't been locked when they started shooting Endgame, so it was only partway through when they could finally figure out how to drop her into scenes). So there were probably entire chunks of preapproved quips that was literally reassigned between characters as they went.

    It's fine for setting the tone of a movie - less good for building long term character arcs. RDJ, Evans, and Hemsworth did sterling heavy character lifting, but even then how many times has Thor learned that the real power was inside him all along, or Stark to look beyond his own personal perspective.

    The quipping starts in Iron Man, which is the first MCU film. RDJ's whole performance is basically what carries the thing to being really great and is the template the rest of the MCU uses. The MCU has always lived and died on really excellent casting and some good one liners. Getting charismatic actors who can bring the character to life and having them be amusing is how it's worked since day 1.

    The only one that really breaks the mold is the first Hulk movie because of how it was made and everyone memory holes it for basically that exact reason.

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  • TexiKenTexiKen next time, I'll make some medicine for idiots Registered User regular
    edited June 29
    Post Phase 1, 80% of the Marvel quips aren't quips, it's snark. And snark has an incredibly small shelf life. Tolerable-to-good the first time, pretty much immediately annoying after that.

    Tango & Cash has quips, and it still holds up. Hitman's Bodyguard has quips and it's still a delightful weekend romp, motherfucker. You notice how it works for buddy capers the best, not when 6+ people are trying to get the last laugh.

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  • Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    Krieghund wrote: »
    Archangle wrote: »
    The original Transformers movie had Ultra Magnus say "Open damn it" to get a PG rating on purpose.
    It's got more than just a "damn".

    Well, both of those and that they killed off like half the cast in the first twenty minutes.

    Gotta clear out the inventory so they can sell all the new toys!

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    On reflection I might have to amend my earlier statement that Babette's Feast is "the least vegetarian movie of all time" considering Tampopo features the on-screen slaughter of a cute animal

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Moderator, ClubPA mod
    Birds of Prey And the Really Long Title is a fine movie.

    It's the best DCU movie that isn't Wonder Woman, so good job at clearing that 6" hurdle, I guess. The best thing about it is that it's trying to have a good time and everyone is clearly enjoying themselves, so it's hard to be too down on it. It's visually distinct. The cast is pretty great. Margot Robbie is a charisma machine.

    The biggest downfall is just that it seems to be trying to hard. It reads like someone passed Deadpool through Google Translate. You get the basic idea, but everything is just a little off. The jokes only kinda land, the costumes are super extra, it's teeming with #MeToo energy - it just really wants you to like it. And it's mostly likable! Just... yeah, you can come to Chevys with us, that's fine, just stop laughing so hard at everyone's jokes and offering to buy all the drinks.

    At the end of the day, there are worse things than a colorful action movie that doesn't take itself seriously and kicks the shit out of the Bechdel test. Like I said, it's a fine movie. Definitely could've been worse.

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    Bogart wrote: »
    It's also the 100th anniversary of Ray Harryhausen's arrival on planet Earth. He was a goddamn genius and made two of my favourite movies of all time. Also goddamn that's a terrific poster for Sinbad.

    The skeleton fight in Jason and the Argonauts never stops being an incredible feat of moviemaking. It's so glorious.
    MegaMan001 wrote: »
    Crawl was fucking WILD!

    Probably the first two thirds of the movie I kept waiting for something to change or the stakes to increase, but nope! This is what's happening in all of its glory.

    Also I wondered how miserable it must have been to shoot for the leads. So much water. Just wet all the time and crawling around in bare feet. Ugh.

    I looked into it a little bit, like I usually do when I watch a movie I like, and the actress, Kaya Scodelario, apparently got wrecked on the regular during filming: 18 hour days; cuts; bruises; a broken bone; the works. The character went barefoot at Scodelario's insistence, as well.

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  • AlphaRomeroAlphaRomero Registered User regular
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Birds of Prey And the Really Long Title is a fine movie.

    It's the best DCU movie that isn't Wonder Woman, so good job at clearing that 6" hurdle, I guess. The best thing about it is that it's trying to have a good time and everyone is clearly enjoying themselves, so it's hard to be too down on it. It's visually distinct. The cast is pretty great. Margot Robbie is a charisma machine.

    The biggest downfall is just that it seems to be trying to hard. It reads like someone passed Deadpool through Google Translate. You get the basic idea, but everything is just a little off. The jokes only kinda land, the costumes are super extra, it's teeming with #MeToo energy - it just really wants you to like it. And it's mostly likable! Just... yeah, you can come to Chevys with us, that's fine, just stop laughing so hard at everyone's jokes and offering to buy all the drinks.

    At the end of the day, there are worse things than a colorful action movie that doesn't take itself seriously and kicks the shit out of the Bechdel test. Like I said, it's a fine movie. Definitely could've been worse.

    I would say the throwaway characters in Deadpool 2's X-Force are more interesting than the central characters of Birds of Prey. It's probably made worse because Harley is so stand out that the already bland supporting cast are made more so. I don't know if that was a deliberate "don't overshadow Robbie" thing but they're quite possibly some of the blandest supporting cast in a bland, CGI world.

  • redxredx I(x)=2(x)+1 whole numbersRegistered User regular
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Birds of Prey And the Really Long Title is a fine movie.

    It's the best DCU movie that isn't Wonder Woman, so good job at clearing that 6" hurdle, I guess. The best thing about it is that it's trying to have a good time and everyone is clearly enjoying themselves, so it's hard to be too down on it. It's visually distinct. The cast is pretty great. Margot Robbie is a charisma machine.

    The biggest downfall is just that it seems to be trying to hard. It reads like someone passed Deadpool through Google Translate. You get the basic idea, but everything is just a little off. The jokes only kinda land, the costumes are super extra, it's teeming with #MeToo energy - it just really wants you to like it. And it's mostly likable! Just... yeah, you can come to Chevys with us, that's fine, just stop laughing so hard at everyone's jokes and offering to buy all the drinks.

    At the end of the day, there are worse things than a colorful action movie that doesn't take itself seriously and kicks the shit out of the Bechdel test. Like I said, it's a fine movie. Definitely could've been worse.

    I would say the throwaway characters in Deadpool 2's X-Force are more interesting than the central characters of Birds of Prey. It's probably made worse because Harley is so stand out that the already bland supporting cast are made more so. I don't know if that was a deliberate "don't overshadow Robbie" thing but they're quite possibly some of the blandest supporting cast in a bland, CGI world.

    Eh, I don't know if I have seen another performance quite as awkward as the Huntress. It's painful. It's amazing.

    It's a good performance from someone who in the real world leaves their house and talks to people.

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  • AlphaRomeroAlphaRomero Registered User regular
    redx wrote: »
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Birds of Prey And the Really Long Title is a fine movie.

    It's the best DCU movie that isn't Wonder Woman, so good job at clearing that 6" hurdle, I guess. The best thing about it is that it's trying to have a good time and everyone is clearly enjoying themselves, so it's hard to be too down on it. It's visually distinct. The cast is pretty great. Margot Robbie is a charisma machine.

    The biggest downfall is just that it seems to be trying to hard. It reads like someone passed Deadpool through Google Translate. You get the basic idea, but everything is just a little off. The jokes only kinda land, the costumes are super extra, it's teeming with #MeToo energy - it just really wants you to like it. And it's mostly likable! Just... yeah, you can come to Chevys with us, that's fine, just stop laughing so hard at everyone's jokes and offering to buy all the drinks.

    At the end of the day, there are worse things than a colorful action movie that doesn't take itself seriously and kicks the shit out of the Bechdel test. Like I said, it's a fine movie. Definitely could've been worse.

    I would say the throwaway characters in Deadpool 2's X-Force are more interesting than the central characters of Birds of Prey. It's probably made worse because Harley is so stand out that the already bland supporting cast are made more so. I don't know if that was a deliberate "don't overshadow Robbie" thing but they're quite possibly some of the blandest supporting cast in a bland, CGI world.

    Eh, I don't know if I have seen another performance quite as awkward as the Huntress. It's painful. It's amazing.

    It's a good performance from someone who in the real world leaves their house and talks to people.

    There's humor in her pre-planned bad-assness, but they dress/style her so blandly that she doesn't stand out. She is the most interesting of the introduced BOP though.

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    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Birds of Prey And the Really Long Title is a fine movie.

    It's the best DCU movie that isn't Wonder Woman, so good job at clearing that 6" hurdle, I guess. The best thing about it is that it's trying to have a good time and everyone is clearly enjoying themselves, so it's hard to be too down on it. It's visually distinct. The cast is pretty great. Margot Robbie is a charisma machine.

    The biggest downfall is just that it seems to be trying to hard. It reads like someone passed Deadpool through Google Translate. You get the basic idea, but everything is just a little off. The jokes only kinda land, the costumes are super extra, it's teeming with #MeToo energy - it just really wants you to like it. And it's mostly likable! Just... yeah, you can come to Chevys with us, that's fine, just stop laughing so hard at everyone's jokes and offering to buy all the drinks.

    At the end of the day, there are worse things than a colorful action movie that doesn't take itself seriously and kicks the shit out of the Bechdel test. Like I said, it's a fine movie. Definitely could've been worse.

    My favorite characters are really relegated to the background, like Huntress, but Harley dominates the film, and McGregor does so much scene chewing that I'm surprised there weren't teeth marks everywhere, so that's okay.


    I had expected a post-credit stinger of
    Waller pulling her back into the SS
    , but what we got was great too.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Moderator, ClubPA mod
    Yeah, Huntress was great, which is helped by the fact that Winstead is perfect in the role. But the costume design for everyone not Harley looked like something from a mediocre episode of Arrow.

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  • ThirithThirith Registered User regular
    I kinda liked that the costumes were more along the lines of half-assed cosplay. It fit the characters.

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  • GoumindongGoumindong Registered User regular
    It was probably the best movie DC has put out since forever too

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  • ThirithThirith Registered User regular
    I wonder whether the Wonder Woman sequel will be able to recapture the first film's personality and energy - though I'm not sure Gal Gadot will be enough to drag me back to the cinema. The cavalier way they seem to bring back a character who sacrificed himself in the first film doesn't help.

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