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Old 02-24-2010, 02:45 PM   #25
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Default Re: Has Batman hurt the genre where costumes are concerned?

Originally Posted by Chris Wallace View Post
I guess my biggest concern is how this ''realism'' mentality could infect other projects.
Realism is the wrong word, justification is probably a better alternative, 'why would this character wear this costume?' is the question, and really there's nothing wrong with asking it. I think in film, especially if the character is to be treated seriously a la Batman or Iron Man, you have to at least try to give some rational reason as to why this person would start to wear some ridiculous outfit. I think they days of simply accepting 'that just how it is' for these big name characters are over.

Celebrating 75 years of Batman saving Gotham City.

Fanboys make excuses, real fans acknowledge screw-ups.

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