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Amph X-Men Movies (Now: Days of Future Past, Next: Apocalypse)

Discussion in 'Community' started by JoinTheSchwarz, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    But he's sort of overseer of all things Marvel at Fox now- he actually does know what he's talking about,

    As far Sentinels go- the fear and hatred of mutants is a key difference between our world now and the world of the X-Men. Even in our more tolerant society, we saw what people were willing to do and/or accept in the wake of 9/11. Now, shortly after a lot of those things were regretted or became less popular, but that initial outburst was still there.

    The X-Men are almost like that in a constant state (especially with Stryker and Magneto fanning the flames). And even when the state of relations isn't so heightened, there's still a deeper bigotry present.
  2. Darth_Invidious Chosen One

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    I guess I'll have to agree that while iconic as far as the comics go, Sentinels - as GenAntilles pointed out - are a preposterously ridiculous anti-mutant deterrent. Not to mention completely out of place in the more or less "realistic" X-Men universe laid out by Signer & Co. At least not unless you re-imagine them somehow. Maybe as a human, black-ops style mutant task force codenamed "Sentinel" or somesuch. I don't know. But then since this movie will involve time-travel in one way or another I guess realism has been tossed out of the window and anything goes, including giant ****** robots. Me, I always preferred the sleeker Nimrod model, despite its unfortunate shocking pink hue.
  3. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    It's okay, it's an alternate timeline. Dystopia ahoy.
  4. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    I could see them taking the piloted-mech approach to Sentinels that the comics used post-M-Day. That could fit into the movie verse decently.
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    But then they aren't self aware and don't take over, enslaving all humans etc.
  6. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    Well, I mean as a starting point- its not "Hey folks! US government here with sentient giant robots to hunt down people with!" but rather "Our mutant hunting hardware went rogue".
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    Indeed, I can't see it any other way. As much as it worked in the comics, or, say, the cartoons the idea of unleashing a giant mecha warrior robot to rip apart civilian neighborhoods and shopping centers with wanton heavy weapons fire in pursuit of a single mutant is just ridiculous. I mean, if that's going to be the approach, one may as well just use drones and targeted missile strikes.
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  9. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    Wouldn't that be crazy?
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    Part of the Canadian Resistance that future Wolverine is a member of?
  12. Spider-Fan Force Ghost

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    I was going to say that seems like a tremendous waste of talent but given Daveeed's suggestion, I am a little more optimistic. Might we see more Alpha Flight too?
  13. Darth_Invidious Chosen One

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    I think Puck will do just fine, especially if he's given more than a couple of lines of dialogue. I'd hate to see other Alphans being referenced or actually being onscreen but then just give them a "blink-and-you-missed-them" scene or have them stand around as mostly silent extras. It has always annoyed me that minor characters - or even major characters (looking at you, Cyclops) - have received that treatment in this franchise.[face_frustrated]
  14. Darth-Lando Chosen One

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    Colossus has more lines in his one scene in X2 than he does in X3.
  15. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Everyone's going to be in this! Even Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher will be in this instead of that other one.
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  17. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    I'm holding out for a cameo by Deadpool's hand at this point.
  18. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    If we have Sentinels, will we have Master Mold?
    He was quite a good villain in the 90s cartoon, especially when he came back as just a giant head.
  19. Spider-Fan Force Ghost

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    Not likely. Sentinels while integral to the story are more backstory/context.
  20. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    Singer mentioned that some classic sequences from DoFP would be there, and I can't think of any other than the Sentinel blasting Wolverine and leaving just his charred skeleton.

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    Well, perhaps the cover with the spotlight and the wanted poster...
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  21. Darth_Invidious Chosen One

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    Eh, Master Mold. Boring. I'm still rootin' for this guy:

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  22. Spider-Fan Force Ghost

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    Given that this could be Jackman's last appearance as Wolvie that would be a hell of a way to go out.
  23. VadersLaMent Chosen One

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    ^He's so cool he can be pink.
  24. Arawn_Fenn Chosen One

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    If it's anything like the comics Wolverine only dies in the alternate timeline.
  25. Spider-Fan Force Ghost

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    Could be. Could be a way to take the character out of continuity if Jackman does indeed decide he wants to leave the franchise behind.