TMNT Creator compares new film to The Avengers

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  1. Hyro-Sama
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    I don't have high expectations for the new TMNT film and I know for sure it isn't even going to touch the The Avengers in sales or popularity.

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  2. Guild McCommunist

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    "We’re talking about being inspired by movies like The Avengers for scope and roots origin and The Raid: Redemption for fight scenes and Rise for the Apes as far as computer-quality style."

    A few things...
    1. Nice try with the Avengers
    2. I don't think any movies will top The Raid with choreography.
    3. RotPotA had really shit CGI honestly.
     
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    Two words makes this less appealing to me.

    Michael Bay.
     
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    While he's just producing, it's worth highlighting the director made fantastic movies like Battle: Los Angeles, Wrath of the Titans, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.
     
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    Do people really care at this point?

    Like, there's a show here and there that seem to do alright for themselves, but Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is hardly the sensation it was in the 80's.
     
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    If they cut the horrid Japanese wankery out, the new TV series would be quite average. I think Japanese culture and anime has had a really negative effect on American kids shows. I'm not ratting on Japanese stuff, just saying Americans can't replicate any part of it.

    I'd like to recommend the TV movie Turtles Forever. It featured the 2003 animated series variation and the 80's versions came into their universe, they had some fights, proved that 80's Shredder was a bit shit and went into other universes such as the original comic one and was a decent enough experience.
     
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    I think we can summarize their press statements in one video:

     
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    The film will also fail because it's going to have a serious lack of depth.

    TMNT are only own for their individual caricatures.

    Leo's the leader.
    Donny is the smart one.
    Mikey is the prankster.
    Raphael is the angry one.

    To my knowledge, there hasn't been a variation of TMNT that strayed from that and added some type of character development to the series. It's defining quality will be it's downfall.
     
  9. Engert

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    Sales? So just like most people you measure popularity in sales? That's very American. Cool.

    Fuck independent cinema.
     
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    Do you by some chance have some type of reading disorder? Sales or popularity means they're mutually exclusive.
     
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    Right but i didn't imply that there were similar.
    Popularity can or cannot be measured by sales. That's just one form of how you measure popularity.
     
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    He wasn't saying popularity was measured by sales. So you just went off on him for no reason other to show how "nonconformist" you are.

    This is delicious.
     
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    Exactly. Stop being Yes Men all the time. Question everything. Such as can popularity be measured by sales alone?
     
  14. Guild McCommunist

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    Yes because popular movies sell.

    EDIT: And the only thing I need to question is your logic.
     
  15. Engert

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    And if they don't sell well but they are extremly popular?
     
  16. Guild McCommunist

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    That's the exact opposite of what popular is.

    If you're talking about a cult classic they're not considered "widely popular", they're "popular among a large audience."

    Name one movie that was extremely popular upon release and didn't sell well.
     
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    the 2 things go hand in hand
     
  18. Engert

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    Last Action Hero.
    That's one of the movies i can think for the moment. I happened to be in Germany at the time. Very popular there even though it tanked at the box office.
     
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    Then it wasn't popular. If it was, I think people would actually see it at the box office.
     
  20. Engert

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    People saw it. Many times. Some in movie theater some in VHS tapes (yes VHS) but because it tanked in terms of money it was considered unsuccessful. But among people there it was very successful.