Nerd Reactor: The man that brought us Marvel’s Civil War, Kick-Ass, Wanted(not the movie), and The Ultimates, is feeling the general consistences for the new DC Comics film starring Ryan Reynolds.
I like how he saves himself by praising Mark Strong lol. I have to admit Mark Millar seems like a pretty big douchebag whenever I see him talk but I respect him for creating Kick-Ass.
in europe comics are serious art,not like in usa, Marvel’s Civil War, Kick-Ass, Wanted - trash
How does Europe manage to fit your ego into such a small area?
It doesn't. Which is why his ignorant self is allowed to spew nonsense on the internet. I bet they actually pay him to vent his ego a little on the web so that they have some room to breathe.
... if you see how many crap is churned out, comic-wise, right now by both marvel as well as DC, you do wonder where it all went wrong.
You just have too many different series coming out each month for certain characters/groups. That automatically means you also have a lot of poor writers and artists at work.
Also, there's still the whole 'shock-value' storylines, likes major characters 'dying' just to bring them back from the dead again, plus too many cross-overs and such.
I just want 1 or 2 Batman comics a month, with the best writer(s) and artist(s). Same goes for Superman and Spider-Man etc etc. Cause right now, these stories and characters are all over the place.
Now about Europe, and I assume he's talking mainly about France: Lanfeust of Troy, Black Sad, Largo Winch, and a bunch of other series.... they are EXTREMELY good!
It's amazing to me that Lanfeust hasn't been translated into english yet. Story-wise and design-wise I feel it's easily on par with Lord of the Rings.
I'd love to see Marvel or DC pick up the rights and release it in one of the big hardcover books, including artwork and interviews and such. I'd easily pay 60-80 bucks or something for that.
Comics are USA and Manga is Japan. Europe has little to do with it, though France has had their fair share of good comics. I'm not french or anything, neither am I american or japanese, but this is Japanese/American territory so it's not really strange that they're the ones who sometimes ruin what after all they themselves made.
You're forgetting belgium... mister Never heard of XIII and Largo Winch, Tintin...?
You forgot the Uk dude, Judge Dredd and The Watchmen come to mind. The latter being regarded by many as the best graphic novel ever.
I think the problem is that I really shouldn't have mentioned France in the first place because they're dwarfed next to USA. But you're right that if I've mentioned France I should probably have remembered Belgium as well. Watchmen is also one of the biggest standalone releases ever, so UK might've been considered too. Now, apart from that companies like Marvel and DC individually have bigger production lists than pretty much the entire Europe. Especially when talking about super heroes.
I guess we just have to agree to disagree. Green Lantern isn't the best superhero movie made by far but it sure isn't they worst one either. I guess he didn't see 'The Hulk' or 'The Punisher' or let me think what else? I'm sure if I think hard enough something else will come to mind.
Which punisher? I'm assuming warzone, because the first was a very good movie. The opposite can be said about Hulk, 1st one was kinda bad, second one was way better. I just don't like the guy portraying the Green Lantern, he's already been used for Deadpool, and has a tendency to make his characters look like a joke.
I totally agree with you about Ryan Reynolds. He always has to be this sarcastic funny guy. I even hated him as Deadpool, AND I LOOOVE DEADPOOL. He came off as the wrong kind of obnoxious.
Yes, I meant the second Punisher and I forgot to mention Daredevil...there are a lot worse out there if you think about it hard enough.
Yes, I meant the second Punisher. I liked the first one with Thomas Jane and John Travolta.
Both Punisher movies were crap. And neither Hulk movie was as good as Green Lantern.
Green Lantern wasn't the best comic book adapatation but is was far better then some garbage that is out there. The list is too long to print but here are just a few... (as some have already noted)
Batman and Robin
Just a few that made me actually angry when I watched them.
And the original Punisher though it had a good lead actor was not a representation of the character in the least. And the Dolph Lundgren version was the worst of them all.
First Punisher was aweseome! Second is one of my little secret loves. It wasn't fantastic but it was Punisher, I just didn't like the actor in that role. He is a fantastic actor, just didn't fit Punisher like Thomas Jane did. But the Thomas Jane movie...one of the most overlooked movies in recent time.
I liked the one with Thomas Jane too...but they ruined it with the guy in the second one.
Now...I don't agree with you about Iron Man 2...but I love Robert Downey Jr. so maybe that's why I'm protective of him and his movies and all. When he was having all those drug problems I used to worry about him and hope that he'd get help because I thought he was very talented then and he finally did get better.
Worse than those you mentioned: - Superman IV - Batman & Robin - Elektra - S.H.I.E.L.D - Supergirl
I agree, Daredevil was bad, I hope they make a new one and do the character some justice.
Warzone was the third punisher movie, the one with john travolta was the second and the one with dolph lundgren was the first
Dunno....Ironman 2 was pretty bad. Personally I don't like this guy. One he acts like he is the king of comics, yet look at what they credited him with. Civil War was decent but it was nothing like Infinite Crysis or Blackest Night from DC Comics, they spanked him left and right. Then anyone remember when he was trying to get a hold of Superman? He wanted to make it super dark and focus on the death of him etc...You know, what Superman isn't about. Wanted was a better video game than it was a movie. Only thing from him I really appreciate a lot is Kick Ass, the movie.
kick ass sucked and this guy has no ground to stand on!!
Kick-Ass was amazing. Best film of 2010.
I totally agree with you man.. I know what you mean ;D
Green Lantern was a good film. It wasn't amazing, but it was good.
Kick-Ass is a phenomenal film and series, in general. It's hard to compare to it.
Look i dont care what you say spiderman 3 was awsome i dont know why people complain
I actually really enjoyed it the first time I saw it. It's not a BAD movie...but it has some faults.
The film didnt have any faults it deserves a oscar
You think Spiderman 3 deserved an oscar? No way in hell.
In fact i do
He is so full of crap. Lets see Superman 3-4 Batman and Robin, Elektra,Ghost Rider, Daredevil, The First Hulk Movie. There were many films alot worse than Lantern which was an enjoyable summer film. He is just trying to get some headlines at the expense of another film and that is a classless move.
It wasn't THAT bad but it was pretty awful.
Actually DC has made more bad Movies then Marvel has. The list of DC movies that were crap is much longer then Marvel's. Even Marvel's not so good attempts were still bearable e.g. Punisher, Ghost Rider but GL being crap is no big surprise. DC just isn't very good at portraying their characters in movies.
I believe that the more power a hero has, the more difficult it is to portray him. The focus shifts from the whatever else is happening to the portrayal of the heroes vast power. This may be why DC movies are "worse" than Marvel movies most of the time. Except in the case of Batman, most DC heroes have a lot more powers and overall strength than Marvel which makes them look ridiculous. Though there are exceptions, such as the second Hulk movie and the decent Thor movie (in which he was without his powers for the bulk of the story), it seems that stories that contain heroes with less overall power become better movies.
Completely logical and never really thought of this before, bubble up for you sir. Thinking about it DC is more of your "stereotypical" superhero. Capes, powers, muscles etc...which at this day in age needs to be toned down to be accepted as not childish. Also in regards to the OP you have to think about other circumstances too. When DC movies are good...they are GOOD. Look at Batman, the older Superman movies. You have to admit even Green Lantern is pretty good for what it offers. If WB/DC ever decide to go along with the Justice League movie, we might be in for the biggest ride of our comic book movie lives.
Hold on, worse than Super Mario Brothers? There's only a few movies worse than that.
That is not a comic adaptation. It is in the video game movie hall of shame.
I just saw it earlier today in 3D and it's not even close to being the worst superhero movie ever made. I didn't even think it was bad. It was a fun visual ride with some really cool action. If you go in expecting that, I think you may enjoy it.
I totally agree. While it didn't blow my socks off, It wasn't god-awful either. This isn't even the worst movie I've seen this year. That title goes to Pirates of the Crapbeing.
That'd be a toss up between Battle LA and The Hangover Remake (yeah I said that on purpose). Pirates made Ariel an evil demon that kills people! How is that not cool? :P
Obviously he haven't heard of Catwoman.......
hahaha.. totally agree, catwoman sucks arse!
So many problems with GL, but they managed to get a few characters right. Kilowog was amazing (needed more training screentime with Hal) Tomar-re even tho his character is almost non-existent in the comics, Bzzt the fly lantern! Geekout moment. Also, Sinestros costume change after credits was spot on with current suit. I have a feeling next movie will be about Sinestro Corps War, even though this movie gave him NO MOTIVATION to be evil. Problems with this movie boil down to too much love story/talking/cheesy dialogue. (you have the ring of the one that defeated me)<-- you freakin serious!?
yeah, because mark millar has good taste right? i mean this is the guy that let frankie boyle bring the world the masterpiece that was rex royd... wait, what? o_O yeah, i did steal that bit from linkara. ^_^
I haven't seen GL yet and probably won't until it's in redbox, but a few of my friends say it was pretty bad... But I have a hard time believing it the worst especially when you consider turds such as: Batman & Robin Daredevil Ghost Rider Jonah Hex Fantastic Four (both of them) Spider-Man 3 (it sucked, accept it) Hulk (Ang Lee version) X-Men Last Stand Superman 3 (or any Superman movie after the original for that matter) I know there are some I missed but I think I've made my point.
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