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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    I must be the only person in the world who thought Ragnarok was okay at best. It was funny, sure, but I also found it structurally a mess, with sloppy character arcs and theming. And this is just...
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    Sticky: Re: Disney animation thread

    Apparently "Can you see the love tonight" is sung in the daytime.
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    Sticky: Re: Disney animation thread

    watching this with no sound is...an experience. I'm just wondering what Simbas mood is. Is he happy? Hungry? Annoyed? Randomly vocalizing as he sort of ambles along? Also, way to suck the life out of...
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    Okay, I'm gonna be that guy: Is it really though? As far as I can recall, there has never been an official declaration of Jinbes dream in the manga. And if there has, its EXTREMELY understated...
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    Re: Oh no, there goes Tokyo. It's a Godzilla thread!

    (Not a response to the moviebob video, haven't seen it)

    As someone whos only ever watched Godzilla '98 and Kong movies, one thing that sort of baffles me with the attitude towards the Godzilla...
  6. Poll: Re: Harry Potter and the Fantastic Beasts 2: Grindelwald Boogaloo

    Snape is a ridiculously petty shit of a man. Alan Rickman has likely softened people greatly on the character, but I remember him as the guy who would burst into a hospital room literally frothing at...
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    Re: General Square Enix Thread II

    Probably no missile-launching demon houses and weird half-man, half-Chopper monsters either. It just looks so very, very serious; and the original game covered plenty of serious ground, don't get me...
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    Re: General Square Enix Thread II

    I find Heideggers new look to be extremely worrying.

    Backing up a bit: One of the unsung key strengths of FFVII is its tone. Despite its bleak themes and often grimscenarios, it is also an...
  9. Thread: Pixar movies

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    Re: Pixar movies

    Even factoring in the "Pixar trailers suck" effect, this just leaves me so very cold. I've seen asshole unicorns, gnomes as rodents, fantasy kingdoms with Starbucks in countless series, but more than...
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    Potentially dumb question incoming.

    I'm about to buy a used Nintendo Switch from the UK, which obviously uses a UK-based power supply for the dock and/or tablet (I'm not sure how that works)....
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    Game of Thrones is a series about catching you off guard with its brutality, and subverting old fantasy tropes, but also the "Woman goes craaaaaaazy with power cliche" is the endgame and is super...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    Apart from Daenerys only ever targeting enemies, betrayers and slavers before, part of the problem is that for the past two seasons a lot of the developments used to get Daenerys here have themselves...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    Don't forget that Daenerys also has Woman With Power and Exotic Foreigner adding to her crazyness equation, which is inverted in Jon by his Milquetoast White Local Guy With Dong factors
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    Sticky: Re: Disney animation thread

    To me its an absolute nightmare scenario

    If there was a steady stream of original content, on par with the 90s, then I'd be fine with the occasional remake indulgence. Like that prior Jungle Book...
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    Sticky: Re: Greg: Teacher of SUPER " OP " course !

    Orochis design is fine, but he's lacking a standout trait or quirk to him, like Spandam being clumsy and disrespected at every turn, or Foxys terrible self-esteem. The best Orochi has going for him...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    What also kills me is that no one in Kings Landing know why they are being murdered. Usually cllective punishement means that people are aware of what cimre they're being punished for, but nope, the...
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    Sticky: Re: Disney animation thread

    Thats...completely inferior to the original in every way. Less energized. Less dynamic filming. Less exciting visuals. Kinda like the whole enterprise, by the looks of it!
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    Thats circular logic though. Everyones beef is not that Daenerys went overboard, its that Daenerys targeting civilians rather than Cersei was forced and unnatural; you can't use the show itself as a...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    But theres a crucial thing missing for that angle to work: Theres zero interaction between Daenerys and the civilians, prior to her murdering them all. She whines beforehand about how no one (in the...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    Theres a pretty huge leap from "some of the slave-owning Masters she collectively executed were revealed to be innocent at a much later date" and "killing thousands of explicitly innocent peasants...
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    Re: Game of Thrones (tv show thread)

    People are acting as if foreshadowing of Dany the Tyrant == she will torch thousands of innocents with no provocation after the compelte surrender of her enemies and her getting everything she ever...
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    I'm gonna stay out of the larger Tama debate, but I just want to point out these examples aren't actually foreshadowing, because nothing about construed an advance hint of anything at the time....
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    Re: Chapter 941: The Star of Ebisu

    The most obvious answer to All the above questions is if the Kaido and Wano storylines were stuck together with duct tape
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    Jinbe declines the offer to join at Fishman Island explicitly because he has unfinished business with Big Mom. Luffy ignites a conflict with her because of Fishman Islands sweets, and he declares...
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    As far back as Fishman Island it was explicitly promised that Jinbe would have a prominent role in Whole Cake. The arc starts off by giving him a big scene, to remind readers of this, and be acutely...
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    Re: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

    2 questions from someone who thought the prior season was ok, but haven't seen this one:

    Do we ever get to know what the horde wants, or why?

    And have they gotten a budget that allows them to...
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    I'll just again ask how the job of "lookout" fits into a thematic whole of Carrots character, and point out that even if Franky didn't bond with Luffy until very late in the arc, he was on CONSTANT...
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    Re: My Hero Academia II - Bhyyyyyyyyy

    The answer to 'why just now' in stories is usually 'its more dramatic that way'.
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    Zoro is all the nameless rank-and-file cutlass wielders of other pirate crews rolled into one. He's the muscle, basically. But no, he does not fit a 100% essential role for the management of a...
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    Poll: Re: Next Straw Hat Crewmates (Vol. 7 - Wano)

    Zoros main function has always been Sword Fighter Guy, and thats pretty central to his character
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