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  • spamdangled 3 Jul 2012 11:57:17 27,197 posts
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    This will apparently be the next Marvel IP to come to the big screen with a release date of 2014.

    The villain is set to be Thanos, following his appearance at the end of the Avengers, and will lead in to Avengers 2.

    Looks like Marvel are looking to delve into the cosmic side of their universe on film, which isn't particularly surprising after Thor and the appearance of the Ultimate-version Skrulls in the Avengers.

    Bit surprised by this to be honest, as the group isn't exactly a household name and most of the members are pretty obscure even to most comic fans.

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  • Ginger 3 Jul 2012 12:04:27 6,808 posts
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    Was I the only one who thought Thor was a massive pile of shite?

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  • spamdangled 3 Jul 2012 12:06:34 27,197 posts
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    I quite liked Thor. It had a few laughs in it, strong performances and felt fairly epic compared to your standard superhero flick.

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  • L_Franko Moderator 3 Jul 2012 12:10:36 9,692 posts
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    Ginger wrote:
    Was I the only one who thought Thor was a massive pile of shite?
    Not at all, I thought it was terrible.
  • Deleted user 3 July 2012 12:14:39
    Ginger wrote:
    Was I the only one who thought Thor was a massive pile of shite?
    Most of the recent marvel films have been painfully average.
  • LockeTribal 3 Jul 2012 12:43:07 4,444 posts
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    Guardians of the Galaxy does mean we get...


    Rocket Raccoon!!!

    Then who knows, maybe a Rocket Raccoon/Howard the Duck film?
  • Buztafen 3 Jul 2012 12:44:44 15,957 posts
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    Awesome, a thread about a new Marvel movie filled almost entirely by people who don't like/get them. This should be fun...
  • Ginger 3 Jul 2012 12:46:39 6,808 posts
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    CrispyXUK wrote:
    Ginger wrote:
    Was I the only one who thought Thor was a massive pile of shite?
    Most of the recent marvel films have been painfully average.
    This went well below the threshold of average. It was utter utter tosh of the lowest order. It made He-Man look like high art

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  • Ginger 3 Jul 2012 12:47:59 6,808 posts
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    Buztafen wrote:
    Awesome, a thread about a new Marvel movie filled almost entirely by people who don't like/get them. This should be fun...
    Just the one that I didn't like

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  • dominalien 3 Jul 2012 12:49:10 6,745 posts
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    It's already fun.

    I liked Thor, but the one I liked the most from all the ones leading up to the Avengers was Hulk with Edward Norton. I was really unhappy he wasn't in the (so far) final film.

    Also, it would never even occur to me to read the comics.

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  • spamdangled 3 Jul 2012 14:01:29 27,197 posts
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    LockeTribal wrote:
    Guardians of the Galaxy does mean we get...


    Rocket Raccoon!!!
    Rocket Raccoon is awesome.

    There's rumours Nova will be in it, buoyed by the increasing presence he's being given in cartoons and the comics in the last year.

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  • BinaryBob101 3 Jul 2012 14:06:46 21,983 posts
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    Rocket fucking Raccoon? Who can take that shit seriously.

    So, in essence these guys are a bit like Marvel's Green Lanterns then? But, with a fucking stupid raccoon?

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  • spamdangled 3 Jul 2012 14:37:03 27,197 posts
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    Not really. More like the Avengers in space. They only have loose (if any) affiliation or loyalty to each other, completely different power sets and band together to fight threats that couldn't be handled individually.

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  • Deleted user 3 July 2012 14:42:56
    Ginger wrote:
    CrispyXUK wrote:
    Ginger wrote:
    Was I the only one who thought Thor was a massive pile of shite?
    Most of the recent marvel films have been painfully average.
    This went well below the threshold of average. It was utter utter tosh of the lowest order. It made He-Man look like high art
    Are you on crack? Thor was actually very good. O_o
  • LeoliansBro 3 Jul 2012 14:44:16 41,910 posts
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    This is the equivalent of making a historical epic about the presidency of Calvin Coolidge. That is, of extreme fascination to a few, but of forgettable passing interest to many.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Deleted user 3 July 2012 14:49:00
    Even I've never heard of this before the film rumours. I'm surprised they would go for this before some of the more obvious choices.

    Wonder why.
  • Gambit1977 3 Jul 2012 15:05:10 9,572 posts
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    @Aargh.
    Most likely a Pixar Film, what with Disney owning Marvel...just my guess though.
  • fletch7100 15 Jul 2012 07:52:22 6,202 posts
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    Marvel release concept art

    Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige confirmed that the current lineup of the Guardians will be in the movie: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Groot and, Rocket Raccoon

    Edited by fletch7100 at 07:53:04 15-07-2012
  • figgis 15 Jul 2012 07:56:33 7,382 posts
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    This is going to bomb.
  • spamdangled 15 Jul 2012 12:33:27 27,197 posts
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    I'm looking forward to it. GotG are fecking awesome. Seriously, ignore the stupid concept and the fact that one of the characters is a talking tree and another is an anthropomorphic raccoon, and go and read Annihilation. It's one of the best cosmic comics in years.

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    If you're 8
  • LeoliansBro 15 Jul 2012 12:39:44 41,910 posts
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    This looks fucking garbage.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Mr-Brett 15 Jul 2012 13:36:10 12,681 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    I'm looking forward to it. GotG are fecking awesome. Seriously, ignore the stupid concept and the fact that one of the characters is a talking tree and another is an anthropomorphic raccoon, and go and read Annihilation. It's one of the best cosmic comics in years.
    I'm not sure I can...

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  • Deleted user 15 July 2012 13:43:25
    Thats the highlight
  • LeoliansBro 15 Jul 2012 14:06:10 41,910 posts
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    Right, thread this stupid needs a Godwin for its own good.
    darkmorgado wrote:
    I'm looking forward to it. Nazis are fecking awesome. Seriously, ignore the stupid parades and posturing and the repressive street violence, the fact they bullied their way into power, that their economic miracle was a sham (Germany defaulted on national debt in 1933), that they declared war on all Europe simultaneously and also went with a particularly nasty line in racism which led to millions of defenceless innocents being systematically murdered in cold blood and the fact that one of the characters is a veggie painter and another is a fat incompetent who played with trainsets in his confiscated palaces, and go and read Final Solution. It's one of the best cosmic comics in years.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • LockeTribal 15 Jul 2012 14:49:00 4,444 posts
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    I AM GROOT!
  • oceanmotion 15 Jul 2012 15:04:41 15,275 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    I quite liked Thor. It had a few laughs in it, strong performances and felt fairly epic compared to your standard superhero flick.
    Yeah, I thought it was quite well done. Compared to other Marvel films I think it's actually one of the best.

    Marvel films are pretty forgettable though. It was a nice spectacle as effects allowed them to bring them to screen but they are really dull on repeat viewings. fairly recent ones like Captain America, Iron Man 2, Incredible Hulk are awful , Avengers has a few moments but pretty average. Marvel need to step it up.

    Edited by oceanmotion at 15:08:11 15-07-2012
  • The-Bodybuilder 15 Jul 2012 16:52:30 13,635 posts
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    I predict this will begin the demise in marvel comic movies.
    a mean...a raccoon? Which executive producer greenlighted this?
  • spamdangled 15 Jul 2012 17:05:31 27,197 posts
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    :-)

    He's not just any raccoon. He smokes cigars and wields a machine gun.

    And he has a friend called Wal Russ. I'll let you guess what he is.

    Edited by darkmorgado at 17:07:19 15-07-2012

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