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Amph The The Batman Thread (Arriving 3/4/2022)

Discussion in 'Community' started by DebonaireNerd, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. Darth Guy

    Darth Guy Chosen One star 10

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    That you shouldn't watch trailers on mute because sound is like half the experience? :p
     
  2. AutumnLight91

    AutumnLight91 Jedi Master star 4

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    Seriously though, the fan base for Twilight and Hunger Games has not really been around though to even comment about. It was a phase that fizzled that everyone (more about Twilight) makes fun of. Its only brought up because there is the stigma that he was in it and because people hate those movies they hate him because they know nothing else he's been in.

    Heck I've seen more posts relating him to Harry Potter than anything
     
  3. PCCViking

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    Poison Ivy could work, if done right. She could be the leader of an eco-terrorist organization, or maybe a higher ranking figure in/ally of the League of Shadows (as how Batman: TAS portrayed Ra's versus the Nolan Ra's, who was more against decadence in general).
     
  4. MotivateR5D4

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    There's a whole generation who was raised on that when they were tweens. While they may look back at it now and realize what it was, there's still a dedication there that anybody would have in regards to the media they consumed at that age. And especially when you see an actor from that media move on to something else, it would only make sense to want to take a look at it. There's only a stigma to people who were already past the age where Twilight would have appealed to them.
     
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  5. Diggy

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    Like you don’t enjoy our time together.
     
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  6. Jedi Merkurian

    Jedi Merkurian New Films Thread Reaper and Rumor Nay-Sayer star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Some of you are old enough to remember the “Brokeback Joker” snark. I’m old enough to remember the “Batman is Mr. Mom” snark,
     
  7. SithLordDarthRichie

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    Judging RPatz just on Twilight is like judging Natalie Portman just on the Prequels.

    Both are better actors than that, both have shown it in other movies
     
  8. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Anthology/Fan Films Manager and Ewok Enthusiast star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    What age would that be? Twilight was over a decade ago - many of those fans are in their thirties.
     
  9. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk JCC Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    RPatz cleansed himself by doing a bunch of Indy movies and playing scuzzy characters.

    That said, I’ve never seen any twilight movies, so I’m not in any position to judge.

    Are they any good?
     
  10. Juliet316

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    I've judged her for the fact that she and other actors signed that petition defending Roman Polanski a decade ago (has it really been a decade since then now?). But that's a topic for another thread.
     
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  11. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk JCC Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Yeeeeesssss - let’s cancel her
     
  12. Juliet316

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    I remember some of the "The ER doctor is playing Batman?" cracks.
     
  13. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 9

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    That's Hollywood all over though.

    As Gervais pointed out in his rant at the Golden Globes, who did anything about Weinstein? No-one, they were too busy playing chummy with him because it suited their careers to do so.

    Fake progressiveness is a requirement these days.

    But none of that changes the quality of a director or actor.
    Who they are as people is a separate issue.
     
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  14. MotivateR5D4

    MotivateR5D4 Force Ghost star 5

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    No. Twilight was a tween thing, so they'd all be in their 20s now.
     
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  15. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Anthology/Fan Films Manager and Ewok Enthusiast star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    It was very popular among people older than that (not that I have any idea what a "tween" is, but I'm guessing from your post that it's someone in their early teens maybe?). I had plenty of friends who were in their late teens, early twenties who loved Twilight around the time the first one came out. Their in their early-to-mid thirties now.
     
  16. Princess_Tina

    Princess_Tina Chosen One star 7

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    Tween is short for tweenager. a child of approximately eight to fourteen years of age
     
  17. MotivateR5D4

    MotivateR5D4 Force Ghost star 5

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    Tweens are too old to be considered a kid, but not old enough to be a teenager. That's pretty much what its core fanbase was. Maybe up through high school aged teenagers as well.
     
  18. Diggy

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    Of course you haven't seen them.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk JCC Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I honestly haven’t. All I know is that they’re about a girl who can’t decide whether she prefers necrophilia or bestiality.
     
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  20. PymParticles

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    All the people I know who were into Twilight back during its heyday are now 24-27 now. Two things I've noticed: first, there's been a resurgence in them openly liking Twilight - this seems to be a thing going around social media, in that they're less embarrassed about enjoying it while also acknowledging the things about it that are kinda problematic or dumb. Second, a ton of support and excitement from them for Pattinson as Batman. This is all anecdotal, but still.

    I don't think that contributed to his casting, it seemed Reeves was more taken with his manic energy and emotional range, but it's definitely a beneficial marketing side effect. Anyone that liked him from Twilight will be predisposed to like his casting, anyone skeptical because of it I think was mostly won over from that trailer, and then there's everyone in between who've seen his growth as an actor over the past few years in his indie roles.
     
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  21. Diggy

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    I believe. I've just been waiting for an excuse to post that Partridge gif.
     
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  22. epic

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    means you dig nirvana, high five!
     
  23. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 9

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    I can accept Pattinson's performance in Twilight, he's an undead Vampire.
    Limited emotional capacity etc.

    I don't excuse Kristen Stewart looking like she was half asleep or hung over the entire time.
    That has affected her casting far more than it did for him
     
  24. SuperWatto

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  25. TiniTinyTony

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    IIRC, this movie is rumored to take place in the same universe as "The Joker" right? What are the odds we'll see a Joaquin Phoenix cameo? Maybe in a post credit scene?