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Manu
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(03-20-2017, 03:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Slayven

Like making superhero movies before Marvel

Or after.

Big Blue
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(03-20-2017, 03:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Power rangers without martial arts isn't power rangers


Like why even bother

I think people are mistaking kung fu for the term martial arts.
Lights and Waves
(03-20-2017, 03:40 PM)
Another positive review!

It may have some flaws with its acting and writing, but this modern feature film reboot of Power Rangers is sure to be one of the most pleasant box office surprises of the year with its plentiful humour, tonnes of heart and extremely polished action.

Source
Sir_Crocodile
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(03-20-2017, 03:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by - J - D -

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/rev...tt-1201794992/

Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Is A Mega-Budget Reboot That’s Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

C-

Pretty much exactly what I was expecting from the trailers sadly. :(

We'll always have Ooze.
Nudull
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(03-20-2017, 03:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Manu

Or after.

This sounds like the opposite of Fan4stic, though.
Busty
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(03-20-2017, 03:44 PM)
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Reviews (good or bad) aren't going to help or hinder a film like this. People are either going to be into it or they aren't. And, once again, I have to ask exactly who is this film for?

Is it for kids who watch the modern incarnation of the show (it's still on isn't it?) or is it for the thirty somethings who remember it? I'm not sure even Lionsgate knows given that it's marketing has been a little scattershot and even a review mentions the fact the whole endeavour is slightly embarrassed by it's own source material.

This doesn't feel like a hit in the making but it could pull in modest numbers that an outfit like Lionsgate might take given how threadbare their franchises are.

Originally Posted by munchie64

This may end up better than Ghost in the Shell.

Not impossible. But that does feel a little like saying 'the world's tallest dwarf'.
Sephzilla
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(03-20-2017, 03:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Power rangers without martial arts isn't power rangers


Like why even bother

Power Rangers without the camp is honestly not Power Rangers either. I want to see a knockoff MechaGodzilla fight a Lipstick monster.
autumnleaf
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(03-20-2017, 04:01 PM)
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I was getting hyped for this but

Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

Is exactly what I was worried about now the excitement is gone.
munchie64
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(03-20-2017, 04:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Busty

Not impossible. But that does feel a little like saying 'the world's tallest dwarf'.

That was my intention indeed.

I do wonder which will be more entertaining at least.
Incendiary
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(03-20-2017, 04:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shaanyboi

It's hard to believe a darker path than Rocky, and yet, he exists...



Fucking Rocky...

Rocky becoming addicted to pachinko is one of the few Power Ranger episodes that remained burned in my brain after I ejected all the rest of my Power Ranger trivia. That episode was so what the fuck, even as an eleven year old.

On topic: I'm probably gonna see this. It's totally running on nostalgia fuel for me but it looks campy enough that I'll enjoy it. I doubt anything in it will top "I'm a frog...." though.
Lights and Waves
(03-20-2017, 04:16 PM)

Originally Posted by Shaanyboi

It's hard to believe a darker path than Rocky, and yet, he exists...



Fucking Rocky...

I never realized how hot Rocky was....damn!
cordy
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(03-20-2017, 04:21 PM)
Yeah...not gonna see this in theaters.

And this is coming from someone who was watching from MMPR-Ninja Storm and who's already currently been watching the Twitch marathon religiously. The movie feels like it's trying to distance itself from what PR actually is and instead trying to do some team Transformers mixed with some weird "hey they're outcasts who have powers yall" property. Nah man, I don't like that.
BatDan
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(03-20-2017, 04:23 PM)
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Sounds mixed but not surprising. Though some of the reviews are particularly harsh.
jett
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(03-20-2017, 04:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by - J - D -

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/rev...tt-1201794992/

Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Is A Mega-Budget Reboot That’s Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

C-

That's really kind of what the trailers make it seem to be, a rejection rather than an embrace of its roots.
Chairhome
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(03-20-2017, 04:52 PM)
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Atom tickets has a promo for B1G1 free for power rangers.
mreddie
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(03-20-2017, 05:00 PM)
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So it's either a good time or hates itself.

Hmmm...
Malyse
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(03-20-2017, 05:03 PM)
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The trailer in front of Beauty and the Beast was surprisingly fun. Much better than the first one.
kewlmyc
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(03-20-2017, 05:04 PM)
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The first review we got from BvS was positive as well. Holding out for more.
Manu
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(03-20-2017, 05:11 PM)
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Currently at 50% RT with 3 fresh and 3 rotten reviews.

For reference, that's the same score as the original movie.
nasax
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(03-20-2017, 05:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Professor Beef

Let's not pretend that you're above bad cheese since you named yourself AlteredBeast lol

Lol damn
Weetrick
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(03-20-2017, 05:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Manu

Currently at 50% RT with 3 fresh and 3 rotten reviews.

For reference, that's the same score as the original movie.

So far, that's way higher than I expected based on the original reveal.

I predict we're going to see more terrible reviews like this one:

It's hard to take even semi-seriously a pricey romp where the villain is named Rita Repulsa.

March 20, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Matt Prigge
Metro

That guy was never going to like the movie.
Zen Aku
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(03-20-2017, 05:34 PM)

Originally Posted by Sheroking

Define "better reviewed".

A game gets a 7/10 and that's a bad thing. A film gets a 70% RT and it's well received.

I think I'll just go by the numbers to avoid any interpretation. Mass Effect is sitting at a 75 on Metacritic right now. If this movie get a 76 then...
NOLA_Gaffer
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(03-20-2017, 05:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by miller.skippins

welp....power rangers is actually good and beauty & the beast is bad...

we are definitely living in a post-trump world where black is white and the sun rise from the north.

Unfortunately box office results aren't always indicative of quality.
ReAxion
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(03-20-2017, 05:41 PM)
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nope, the first review was positive. that cements it. greatest movie ever.
MHWilliams
(03-20-2017, 05:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Power rangers without martial arts isn't power rangers


Like why even bother

They've literally shown them doing martial arts in costume in the trailers?
Arkeband
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(03-20-2017, 05:46 PM)
Seventh review now in, rotten, down to 43%.
Nudull
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(03-20-2017, 05:48 PM)
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Hovering at 43% now with 7 reviews. I'm expecting it to settle somewhere in the 40-50s.
DontBeThatGuy
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(03-20-2017, 05:52 PM)
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All of these characters will annoy me.
Arkeband
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(03-20-2017, 05:52 PM)
Recently there was a commercial for this showing a scene where they yell at Billy for making the Megazord dance, hopefully the movie doesn't spend an inordinate amount of time making the black guy the stereotypical comic relief.
Evil Monkey DTT
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(03-20-2017, 05:56 PM)
I'll be honest even if the movie fails I'm just happy it sparked me to watch super sentai. Akiba rangers is the best thing oh my god!
evanmisha
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(03-20-2017, 05:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Evil Monkey DTT

super dental

Dead
NOLA_Gaffer
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(03-20-2017, 05:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nerdkiller

Okay while generally I agree with this sentiment, I feel like this:

Originally Posted by Chumley

If I have kids I'd absolutely show them stuff like Batman TAS though.


is a pretty valid statement.

Batman: The Animated Series is a great show that isn't really shown on television anymore and isn't even on any streaming service as far as I can tell. Unless your child goes out of his way looking for it he wouldn't know it exists since it's no longer broadcast on television. When we were kids we were exposed to the show almost naturally because it aired on channels we already watched alongside other shows we already watched. That isn't really the case anymore.

While I don't intend on forcing my children on liking the things I like I'm at least going to try to introduce them to movies, television, videogames, books, and other media that they otherwise wouldn't know existed. It's up to them whether or not they like it.
Weetrick
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(03-20-2017, 05:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Arkeband

Recently there was a commercial for this showing a scene where they yell at Billy for making the Megazord dance, hopefully the movie doesn't spend an inordinate amount of time making the black guy the stereotypical comic relief.

Are you sure it wasn't hip hop kido? Maybe they were staying true to canon.

jk I share your concern too
molnizzle
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(03-20-2017, 05:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Weetrick

lol the Twitch marathon marketing campaign is working!

def worked for me. Wasn't planning on catching this, but the Twitch marathon hit me right in the nostalgia.
until MMPR ended. The rest of it is still crap.

I'll probably go solo to a matinee next week on my off day. Wife has no interest. lol
Weetrick
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(03-20-2017, 06:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by molnizzle

def worked for me. Wasn't planning on catching this, but the Twitch marathon hit me right in the nostalgia.
until MMPR ended. The rest of it is still crap.

I'll probably go solo to a matinee next week on my off day. Wife has no interest. lol

I stopped watching once they switched to Zeo, but I'm actually enjoying the newer episodes on Twitch. Chat makes a big difference, haha.
ramparter
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(03-20-2017, 06:33 PM)

Originally Posted by Nudull

Hovering at 43% now with 7 reviews. I'm expecting it to settle somewhere in the 40-50s.

That's better than I expected.
One (1) Giant Size Novelty Sexual Device
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(03-20-2017, 06:58 PM)
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Saw it over the weekend with very, very low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised. It's basically a 90 minute pilot episode that is much more focused on the kids than them as Rangers until the end, which then becomes a full blown Pacific Rim.

It certainly wasn't the power rangers we've all been watching on Twitch, but it was actually a decent film. Make sure you stay after the credits for a tease of the bad guy for the sequel.
UnknownSpirit
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(03-20-2017, 07:09 PM)
Meh, I'll still go see it.

I still think it will bomb, but reviews at this point don't really scare me off.
Kyzer
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(03-20-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Htown

It doesn't have to do much to be better than the source material.

How dare you
autumnleaf
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(03-20-2017, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by One (1) Giant Size Novelty Sexual Device

Make sure you stay after the credits for a tease of the bad guy for the sequel.



Confirmed.
ultracal31
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(03-20-2017, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by autumnleaf



Confirmed.

Nah it ain't that one

In any case my main feeling on the movie having seen it is it's exactly what you think it's going to be.

Which is both the pro and con
Arkeband
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(03-20-2017, 07:34 PM)

Originally Posted by ultracal31

Nah it ain't that one

In any case my main feeling on the movie having seen it is it's exactly what you think it's going to be.

Which is both the pro and con

Is it Jason David Frank
Schlorgan
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(03-20-2017, 07:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by autumnleaf



Confirmed.

Is this a prequel to X-Men Apocalypse?
Archpath1
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(03-20-2017, 07:40 PM)
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green ranger? rita wearing green so she must be using green powers????
Ashodin
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 PM)
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I mean c'mon who else but Lord Zedd
Geist-
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(03-20-2017, 07:49 PM)

Originally Posted by Manu

Currently at 50% RT with 3 fresh and 3 rotten reviews.

For reference, that's the same score as the original movie.

I don't think I can use RT as an indicator of quality for this movie because people aren't going to like Power Rangers regardless of if it's good or not.
Timu
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(03-20-2017, 07:59 PM)
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44% now.
ultracal31
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(03-20-2017, 08:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Arkeband

Is it Jason David Frank

Nope

he does have a cameo though, just not as Tommy
stenbumling
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(03-20-2017, 08:04 PM)
I will watch this no matter what. Bring it.
Gurrry
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(03-20-2017, 08:05 PM)
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Just bought my tickets for Thursday. Its gonna be a good time.

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