Link: Copy link
What they said. Gal Gadot is the best thing that's happened to DC since the Dark Knight trilogy ended. It helped that they had an actual coherent plot for that movie.jecook wrote:THIS. Gal Gadot *owned* the character.GladMech wrote:You definitely should try WW, just to see what the character is like when played by an Israeli Weapons Specialist/Combat Instructor (oh, and Miss Israel).DocsMachine wrote: I haven't seen Wonder Woman,...
Wonder Woman is worth the watch, DEFINTELY. Good script/casting/director. The final boss fight disappointed me slightly from basically being OVER-CGIed.DocsMachine wrote: Keeping in mind that really, only DC is disappointing me.
Yeah, I can't say I'm 100% happy with every little thing in all the Marvel movies (and I have to admit I've missed several of the latest ones for various reasons) but to be honest, I haven't been all that thrilled with any post-Nolan-Batmen DC superhero flick.
I haven't seen Wonder Woman, and didn't bother with Suicide Squad, Man of Steel was objectively terrible not only for the simple cinematic mechanics of it, but also in how they treated the character, Batman vs. Superman wasn't quite as godawful, but sure didn't live up to the hype, Green Lantern was basically a waste of everyones time, and Justice League, while not terrible, couldn't hold a candle to Avengers.
Given that track record, and the quality of the Shazam trailer, I am given really very little reason to hope "this time will be different".
Honestly, it feels more like "The beatings will continue until morale improves!"SteelSterling wrote:Shazam! was a great chance to finally give the fans a BRIGHT, CHEERY movie like they missed with Superman and the JLA. This proves they haven't learned. "The lessons repeat until they are learned."
-Technically, it stretches back a lot further than that. I can't recall the specifics, but the character now known as Shazam was more accurately called Captain Marvel, and has been since the beginning- that is, in the 1940s.Welsh Rat wrote: DC are risking a lot with their treatment of SHAZAM! (using their word to differentiate from the Other Captain Marvel coming soon)[...]
-Well, to be perfectly honest, the actual fan base for Carter was pretty damn small to start with, being a century-old property that had never been particularly popular, and had rarely ever been produced in any other medium outside the original books. I'd wager that 90% of the people that DID see the movie, had never heard of the books prior to it.and they risk alienating the fans in the same way Disney did with John Carter of Mars when they made that film and tried to sell it to non-fans at the same time as they alienated potential fans by dropping the 'of Mars' from the title like they were hiding the fact it was a sci-fi film.
Batman: The Animated Series is probably my absolute favorite, primarily due to the voice acting, and the work (and care and attention) poured into each episode.Jelsemium wrote:On the other hand, the DC TV series tend to work way better than any Marvel TV series.