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post #61 of 78 Old 03-06-2014, 01:05 PM
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Au contraire, Prince Wabo.tongue.gif

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Namor is actually a hybrid advice columnist. Part Dear Abbey, part Ann Landers and shares physiology and principal characteristics of both.


I found a video of Namor giving out advice. He really does have super powers.biggrin.gif
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I found a video of Namor Aquaman giving out advice. He really does have super powers.biggrin.gif
Wrong Swimhero, my friend.
Prince Namor would kick Aquaman's a$$ from the Atlantic to the Pacific (sorry, someone had to say it).tongue.gif
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When Marvel first went into the live action movie biz I thought there was at least 2 big-time characters who would prove to be unfilmable: Thor and Prince Namor.
I now know I was wrong about Thor....

For those who do not know, here is Prince Namor (aka Sub-mariner):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Namor


Thanks Oink! Very interesting. Not sure why I had not heard of Prince Namor before.
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Wrong Swimhero, my friend.
Prince Namor would kick Aquaman's a$$ from the Atlantic to the Pacific (sorry, someone had to say it).tongue.gif

I met Namor for lunch today. He isn't in much shape to kick anyones ass.

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Wrong Swimhero, my friend.
Prince Namor would kick Aquaman's a$$ from the Atlantic to the Pacific (sorry, someone had to say it).tongue.gif

Yeah, but the wings on his ankles seriously compromise his badass factor.

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I met Namor for lunch today. He isn't in much shape to kick anyones ass.

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Waboman you now are villain in the marvel universe. Eating a super hero is a big No No

Unless it's Wonder Woman.wink.gif

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^^^ All I can say to that is tongue.gif: wink.gif
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Yeah, but the wings on his ankles seriously compromise his badass factor.
Hey!
The man's gotta fly...biggrin.gif

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Waboman you now are villain in the marvel universe. Eating a super hero is a big No No
It certainly is.
He also threatened to consume massive amounts of pork just to spite me....mad.gif

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Unless it's Wonder Woman.wink.gif
Linda Carter, eh?
Not a bad idea....tongue.gif
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He also threatened to consume massive amounts of pork just to spite me....mad.gif

Spite you? No sir, you are mistaken. Pork fat is the very glue that holds society together. Without it, we'd have a thermal implosion. You're like the swine Yoda.

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She's sushi grade.biggrin.gif

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Well then you will be waiting in line biggrin.gif

Wait in line? I thought I was the villain. And you know the chicks dig the bad guys.tongue.gif

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Carter was great, but I'm up for some Gadot.
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Spite you? No sir, you are mistaken. Pork fat is the very glue that holds society together. Without it, we'd have a thermal implosion. You're like the swine Yoda.
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Hmm! Carter vs. Gadot ! not even a contest for me , its Carter all day long tongue.gif
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Agreed. This looked very, very dark on my calibrated ST50. The sound and video were OK but after watching Gravity the movie just looked blah.

I also felt the movie itself was the worst Marvel film I've seen yet. I like them all including the first Thor. This was just a real bore and the plot/villain just weren't very compelling.
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Totally agree. It's one of the flattest, blandest conversions I've seen in a long time. And the VERY dark image does not help matters.

The movie is enjoyable enough to a point, what with all the spaceships and laser guns, but Thor himself is an utter bore and it drags down the whole show. Chris Ecclestone plays the villain far too straight as well; it's a comic book movie, fer Chrissakes!

Loved the GOTG tease though, and the new One Shot is ****ing fabulous.

I have really mixed feelings about this movie. While it was lovely and dark, there was far too much comedy in the film. I did partially enjoy the film but the first was better. Also it was fast getting to the stage that this is becoming the bloopers reel.

Plus it was depressing most of this film was in London. I'm so sick of how London is always in films. Portrayed all there is to the UK is London.
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I thought the movie was fine except for the forced comedic bits during the final confrontation between Thor and Malekith. That was shaping up to be an epic, apocalyptic confrontation and instead it was marred by all the inane gags and even the dark elves suddenly turned into a bunch of idiots. Given the serious tone for the rest of the film, I'm inclined to think the sudden shift there was due to meddling on the part of the producers and Disney.

Still, I found Thor: The Dark World a far more satisfying experience than Iron Man 3 which was for my money the worst Marvel film by far. Even the All Hail the King one shot on the Thor disk seemed like an apologist reversal for what was done with the Mandarin in that movie.

Aye!

The film felt really short as well... but I really loved all those dark space crafts with the glowing reds. Intense.

Though, the Iron Man plane rescue scene was fantastic and the house party intro. Is that... Yeah. Are those... Yep.
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With visually dark movies sometimes you will have tweak the setting on your TV. I know if flies in the face of having calibrated video equipment but it has to be done at times.
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With visually dark movies sometimes you will have tweak the setting on your TV. I know if flies in the face of having calibrated video equipment but it has to be done at times.

I agree. Thor seemed a little too dim on my Panasonic S60. I usually use the cinema mode for most content, but with this film I switched to the custom mode which I set to match the cinema mode with the exception of the AGC adjustment which is bumped up from 0 to 2. It tweaks the gamma just enough to give the picture a bit more punch.


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