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LN78

@KALofKRYPTON As you know I fervently disagree with your opinion of TKJ (the book,at least) but I've just ordered the graphic novel and film of Hush off Amazon. I haven't bought anything Batman related since the excellent 4K remasters of the two Burton movies came out (I refuse to own the Schumacher films) and I haven't bought a Batman comic since the appalling "Master Race" (AKA Dark Knight 3) finished a few years back so two itches scratched at once,I guess. I can't watch these DC comics movie adaptations before having read the source material but will post back with my thoughts when I've had the time to get through them both. Thanks for not posting any spoilers btw.
PS Is there a comic thread on Push Square? If not perhaps we should start one. I have just finished Issue 2 of Miller and Romita's "Superman Year One" and I was wondering if you had read it too (your username leads me to believe you probably have) and what your thoughts were.

LN78

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KALofKRYPTON

@LN78 Not even Batman Forever?!

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LN78

@KALofKRYPTON Not even Batman Forever. The acting in that film (Chris O'Donnel, Nicole Kidman and particularly Tommy Lee Jones) really sets my teeth on edge. I think I hate it more than B&R now that I come to think on it.

LN78

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KALofKRYPTON

@LN78 Ha. Understandable. I do really like Batman Forever, for all of the faults.

B&R, properly terrible, but it's hilarity after a couple of beers with mates is genuinely hard to beat!

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LN78

@KALofKRYPTON Yeah. With B&R you at least get the impression that Arnie and Uma knew they were in a gigantic piece of crap and hammed it up to eleven on purpose. Every single performance in Forever drives me up the wall (pun intended.)

LN78

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KALofKRYPTON

@LN78 That's showmanship(!) for you

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WanderingBullet

Tom Cruise's currently prepping to shoot two Mission Impossible movies in a row (back to back). The first one's slated for a 2021 release followed by 2022 for the second movie. Looking forward to see what sort of crazy stunts they come up with next.

Tom will be 60 years old by then!

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Kidfried

Killing Joke is my fav Batman comic.

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RR529

National Lampoon's Vacation (Blu-Ray) - Required summertime viewing as far as I'm concerned. As someone whose family used to take annual roadtrips up to Minnesota, so much of this film feels so relatable.

Granted, I'm not a fan of how they handled Edna's death, or rather Clark's reaction to it (he just seems like too much of a butt during this scene, and is hard to empathize with him here), but the rest of the film is just so much fun. Anything that can go wrong does go wrong, and unlike many modern raunch comedies that either overly rely on the F-Bomb way too much and/or get cartoonishly goofy, it usually stays just grounded enough to be believable, which makes it all the better, IMO.

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kyleforrester87

@RR529 I am not really a fan of that one, but I do love Christmas Vacation. It always comes out for a viewing during the holiday season!

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RogerRoger

That final shot in particular reinforces a popular theory which could turn out to be correct, so read the following at your own risk: folks are suggesting that Rey is from a series of Force-sensitive clones used by Palpatine's spirit to prolong his life beyond death. Our individual Rey was taken as a child and dumped on Jakku for reasons various, and she must fight an evil version of herself (the next clone in line) inhabited by Palpatine. This is heavily influenced by an old Expanded Universe storyline, but Disney are keen to win back older fans after they've struggled to make anything feel original; there's weight to the idea of them adapting one of the books. It also makes sense when you consider that, in The Last Jedi, Rey's quest to "find herself" resulted in her staring at endless reflections of herself in that cave, and Kylo would've been keen to protect the truth of her identity. She would also have the connection to Luke's lightsaber in The Force Awakens because Palpatine is the father of all Skywalkers, having manipulated the midichlorians to conceive Anakin and likely pulled the same trick to create his super-powerful line of clones.

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Th3solution

@RogerRoger Oh my... now we’re talking! That sounds awesome!

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

KALofKRYPTON

@RogerRoger
That's pretty much what I've been thinking, it also helps explain her having no training.

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KALofKRYPTON

Rumor is that JJ Abrams' $500 million dollar deal with WB includes him helming Superman and Green Lantern projects.

If true, I think it's fair to say that we'll never see Cavill as Superman again

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FullbringIchigo

@RogerRoger you know that's just what i was thinking it was and what if it was Luke that put her on Jakku, perhaps he saved her from a clone facility during a mission

"I like Star Wars. It was young King Arthur growing up, slaying the evil emperor finally. There's nothing wrong with that kind of entertainment - everything doesn't have to create a philosophy for you - for your whole life. You can also have fun." - Gene Roddenberry

FullbringIchigo

@KALofKRYPTON it's still possible he could be used but i think WB wanna reboot both Batman and Superman so he probably wont

"I like Star Wars. It was young King Arthur growing up, slaying the evil emperor finally. There's nothing wrong with that kind of entertainment - everything doesn't have to create a philosophy for you - for your whole life. You can also have fun." - Gene Roddenberry

KALofKRYPTON

@FullbringIchigo I think the next Superman film will be a reboot of some sort - no doubt about it really; and needing to recast Batman serves as a soft reboot opportunity at the very least.

I think they'll use JJ to do it and he'll dredge up his crappy ideas for Flyby while potentially opening the way for a shared universe again.

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KALofKRYPTON

@WanderingBullet Probably.

Cavill screen-tested (and was reportedly cast) for Superman: Flyby, but he was 20 at the time and the script was built around a college-age Clark Kent. The development hell continued until Singer showed up with a Superman The Movie sequel idea and binned everything else.

You can find the Flyby script online. It's terrible.

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RogerRoger

@FullbringIchigo Might've been Luke but it genuinely could've been "a nobody" as Kylo says, somebody working in the cloning lab who took a child on impulse, but then realised that she'd grow up to become somebody who Palpatine / the First Order could track, so they dumped her to protect themselves. There's also still the question of who Matt Smith is gonna play, of course. Could be a connection there.

@Th3solution @KALofKRYPTON Yeah, I'm allowing myself to get a little bit excited about The Rise of Skywalker now... not much, just a little. Just gotta start building up the confidence to go to the cinema within the first couple days of release!

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