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Amph "What I do is not up to you." - Wonder Woman

Discussion in 'Community' started by The2ndQuest , Aug 5, 2016.

  1. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    First Preview Footage (from DC TV Special):


    Comic-Con Trailer:


    Previous Discussion on the development of this film can be found in these threads:
    -SFAF Archive Thread (Joss Whedon development)
    -YJCC Archive Thread (TV Series starring Adrienne Palicki)
    -The DCEU General Discussion Thread (Modern Continuity film)

    I thought we already had a thread for this one, but I must have been thinking of one of the older threads archived above. Still, with Suicide Squad and its impact on the DCEU now dominating discussion, probably time for this to get its own thread.
     
  2. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    I am so looking forward to this. That trailer is fantastic.

    And the line in the thread title is my favorite, along with the response to "I do what he tells me to do and I go where he tells me to go.

    "Where I come from, we call that slavery."

    BOOM.
     
  3. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    The trailer really is pretty great. It'll do a good job of attracting interest beyond the fanbase regardless of whatever impact Suicide Squad as on the DCEU brand.

    As for the thread title, that was the quote that stood out to me most (at least without quoting her from BVS, which wouldn't make sense for her solo film), though my first choice would have been quoting the theme music but I wasn't sure "AAAAYYYY-IE-AAAAYY-DAI-EEEEEEEAYYY-IE-AAAAYYY!!!" would have translated well. ;)
     
  4. True Sith

    True Sith Jedi Knight star 4

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    All I can say about this movie is: About time! Really hope it turns out well....I like the trailers so far.
     
  5. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    if this one sucks (and im not saying it will, but if it does), i propose that all future DC movies be confined to the DC movies thread, as punishment

    thread-spreading should be for acclaimed megafranchises only
     
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  6. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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    So Fast and Furious 12 can still get its own thread then...
     
  7. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    yeah, people actually like those, (ive only seen parts of a couple of them, personally), rather than watching them out of a sense of obligation to their own stunted manchildness
     
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  8. Jabba-wocky

    Jabba-wocky Chosen One star 9

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    I am amending this to propose that they must all be grouped under Rogue Number Ten's Marvel parody thread. Because, in the first place, it will be extra insult to have the deliberately wrong franchise name. In the second, I can just read the opening post over and over.
     
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  9. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    im almost glad that thread got locked immediately by some jealous and humorless mod. if it had stayed open it would have just wound up disappointing me

    like a stillborn child, it will always be my little angelbaby
     
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  10. Debo

    Debo Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    That thread reminded me of those Shakespeare in 5 minutes books.
     
  11. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I just read it, and it's pretty damn funny. That's bizarre that it got locked right away with no explanation whatsoever.
     
  12. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The WW trailer actually looks amazing. I knew I wanted a superhero movie with a woman as the lead (et tu, Black Widow movie), but it wasn't until I saw this trailer that I realized just how much I actually wanted one. I really, really want a movie where a woman just kicks ass all over everybody in the world and is unapologetically the strongest character in the film. And this looks like this may be it. The trailer checks off all the boxes I wanted it to. I don't know if I even care about the larger DCU, but I want this movie to be good enough to maybe resurrect it, if only for the sake of this movie.

    The way she just backhands that mortar shell away with her shield . . . ^:)^ [face_love]
     
  13. cubman987

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    Really excited for this, the trailer looks great and Godot as WW was one of the biggest bright spots in BvS.
     
  14. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Saw this trailer the 2nd time with Suicide Squad. Quite cool.

    I see one small inconsistency, looks like WW fights soldiers with guns and what not and has to put some kind of effort into it, where in SvB she was able to fight Doomsday. I mean really she should be waltzing through normal people and guns fire and such like Ursa in Superman 2.
     
  15. Jedi Merkurian

    Jedi Merkurian New Films Thread Reaper and Rumor Naysayer star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Agreed. I initially thought Gadot was a bit too dainty to be WW. But what sold it for me is that grin she got while fighting Doomsday.
     
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  16. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    That's what sold you it Merk? Damn, you're a hard sell, just fighting Doomsday and hacking his arm off did it for me.
     
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  17. SuperWatto

    SuperWatto Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    "Wonder woman".
     
  18. Jedi Merkurian

    Jedi Merkurian New Films Thread Reaper and Rumor Naysayer star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Which happened after the grin?
     
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  19. CT1138

    CT1138 Jedi Master star 4

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    Honestly, the chance of more color correct costumes what is making me look forward to the Justice League and Wonder Woman movies. They look like they're going to better balance the exciting, colorful, and exotic side of Wonder Woman, Superman, Cyborg, and Flash with the more gritty, angry, and dark side of Batman there to balance it out. The poster even has true colors instead of that Spartan-esque bronzed tint that drowned away the details and colors of Wonder Woman in BvS. The striking difference here shows a step in the right direction for DC. Do I dare hope that this is what the final product looks like?
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  20. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Interestingly enough, the brighter colors actually look more realistic than the dark ones. I think the darker palette was supposed to make things look grittier and more realistic, but in the case of those two images, it's the brighter one that looks better. I've always said, ever since it was first unveiled, that the original BvS image made her armor look plastic. I mean, look at the swords even. That one on the left looks so plastic. Also, boy, there is a weird perspective thing going on in that image. Does that trip anybody else out? Her sword kind of changes direction when I try to focus on it. Weird. Just me? Probably.

    Anyway, in the trailer for the WW solo movie, her armor looks way more realistic; there's a couple of shots of her feet sliding on the floor and her leg armor (I'm sure there's a technical name; shinsplints? no? OK) looks great and the braces on the arms do as well. I think the decision to brighten things up a bit has really helped.
     
  21. Jabba-wocky

    Jabba-wocky Chosen One star 9

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    Greaves. They are called greaves.
     
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  22. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think you're thinking of that robot general in Revenge of the Sith.
     
  23. GenAntilles

    GenAntilles Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Even in BvS the movie the costume was clearly red and blue, the colors were just faded(presumably from age and battle while the WW movie one is new) it was really only that first image that made it look so drab.

    I mean the behind the scenes stuff for BvS shows it red and blue as well. Just a bad first pic to release, but given the X-men films haven't learned that lesson after all these movies I can't fault them that much.

    I'm still shocked they got the costume adapted this perfectly.
     
  24. Master_Lok

    Master_Lok Force Ghost star 6

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    It was great fun seeing this trailer on the big screen last night. I like Gal in the role and I'm looking forward to seeing her do her thing here.
     
  25. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    I was actually disappointed/surprised that they didn't okay the WW trailer in front of my showing of SS. Are they screening the comic con trailer or a different one? Maybe it's just 3D screenings?