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#241 Clak

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:01 AM

Then again, he was dying in IM2, so drinking your worries away there was understandable too.

Yeah, it worked then too, I just think it would have been better if they'd held back. Personally if the shit from Avengers ever happened IRL, I'd be drunk as hell...
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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:09 AM

Yeah, it worked then too, I just think it would have been better if they'd held back. Personally if the shit from Avengers ever happened IRL, I'd be drunk as hell...


Now that I think about it...IM2 overall would have worked much better AFTER Avengers. Tony's PTSD combined with him dying and drunk, the government going after his suit, and an alien invasion would have all complimented each other, making Tony and Rhodey's fight all the more poignant. And Tony's "rebirth" all the more powerful

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:16 AM

For those with issues with the Mandarin,
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Or at least this is my interpretation.
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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:21 AM

Is liking kingsley the new hip thing to do? I've never heard anybody praise this guy, is it because he's in such a bad movie?

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:36 AM

10/10

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:44 PM

For those with issues with the Mandarin,

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Or at least this is my interpretation.


That's 100% correct. I'm surprised people are taking it literally, he's obviously not "The Mandarin."

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 02:39 PM

For those with issues with the Mandarin,

Spoiler


Or at least this is my interpretation.

I haven't actually seen it yet, but from the first time I heard about the complaints about Mandarin this is what I thought.

Is liking kingsley the new hip thing to do? I've never heard anybody praise this guy, is it because he's in such a bad movie?

Not at all, guy's a great actor he's just not picky about his roles at all. He will be in some of the absolute shittiest shit ever just for a paycheck. Especially over the past 10 years or so. It's kind of ridiculous when you look at his IMDB and just see terrible things.

#248 whoknows

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 02:52 PM

That's 100% correct. I'm surprised people are taking it literally, he's obviously not "The Mandarin."


They should have called him something else then.

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:08 PM

That's 100% correct. I'm surprised people are taking it literally, he's obviously not "The Mandarin."


Exactly. It blows my mind that people can't wrap their heads around this concept.
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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:37 PM

Exactly. It blows my mind that people can't wrap their heads around this concept.

Shoulda called him obama bin laden or something else why the mandarain.

Hey guys joker will be in this movie. Nah its just a guy who paints his face like a clown the real bad guy is angry guy at batman for not talking to him a party

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:54 PM

Shoulda called him obama bin laden or something else why the mandarain.

Hey guys joker will be in this movie. Nah its just a guy who paints his face like a clown the real bad guy is angry guy at batman for not talking to him a party


HOLY SHIT! IM3 just recycled the plot from Batman Forever!:rofl:
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#252 DNukem170

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 04:18 PM

HOLY SHIT! IM3 just recycled the plot from Batman Forever!:rofl:


...That actually is a legitimate comparison...

Jim Carrey as the Mandarin...

#253 DestroVega

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:00 PM

I actually compared those two movies as well oddly enough, but in a different way.

Both movies had amazing trailers that hyped me up, but the actual movies ended up being disappointing and nothing like the trailers.


There was an amazing Green Lantern trailer that I missed?

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 12:45 AM

...That actually is a legitimate comparison...

Jim Carrey as the Mandarin...


I am surprised more people haven't made that connection.
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Posted 07 May 2013 - 12:54 AM

There was an amazing Green Lantern trailer that I missed?


Sure.

The movie looked great...and then it came out and I saw it.

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 12:59 AM

I kinda liked Green Lantern?:lol:
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#257 whoknows

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 01:01 AM

I kinda liked Green Lantern?:lol:


It wasn't the worst thing ever, but it was very disappointing.

Every time he showed up in the movie he got his ass kicked. Was pretty lame.

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 01:44 AM

So do you think this would have been a better movie without Extremis or Killian and just the Manderian?

I think Manderian breaking Hammer out of jail and having them work together to get revenge against Stark would have made a better story.

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:03 AM

So do you think this would have been a better movie without Extremis or Killian and just the Manderian?

I think Manderian breaking Hammer out of jail and having them work together to get revenge against Stark would have made a better story.


Mandarin

And any other script would have made this better.

#260 whoknows

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:04 AM

I like Manderian better. Sounds like an alien.

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#261 Clak

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 11:58 PM

I think they should have dropped Mandarin altogether. Just make Killian a MODOK like character, some super genius rival to stark. Like Hammer, but competent this time. Even do a corporate angle where he puts stark out of business and ruins him.
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#262 whoknows

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 01:35 AM

I think they should have made The Mandarin the main bad guy and made him act like he does in the trailers. They didn't need to add the rings and whatever, he could have just be a really smart guy out to get Tony.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:15 AM

I think they should have made The Mandarin the main bad guy and made him act like he does in the trailers. They didn't need to add the rings and whatever, he could have just be a really smart guy out to get Tony.

If they really wanted him to be a modern terrorist type of guy he could have beheaded pepperpots

#264 whoknows

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:16 AM

I'd be okay with that.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:18 AM

Or he highjacks an iron man suit all the little kids are like'' hay dade look its ironmanh'' and then he hurls the suit into a daycare and explodes it.
Which leads me to ask why were these kids in a daycare during a weekend? Where were the parents at?

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:34 AM

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:36 AM

"The Mandarin Was Here" should be carved in the side of the mountain.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:39 AM

Or he highjacks an iron man suit all the little kids are like'' hay dade look its ironmanh'' and then he hurls the suit into a daycare and explodes it.
Which leads me to ask why were these kids in a daycare during a weekend? Where were the parents at?

Totally works as a setup for Civil War.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:40 AM

The South shall rise again!

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:42 AM

I don't know why cancerman is posting horrific pictures of people dying in a train but I guess if thats how he views ironman as a franchise who jumped the rails into the water that's his opinion and one I respect.


Totally works as a setup for Civil War.


Is a civil war movie even possible? Are the main characters in the comic even under one umbrella?