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Old 08-02-2010, 11:26 AM   #39
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Default Re: Can Batman escape the "Third Act Curse"?

Originally Posted by Chris Wallace View Post
One-the majority of 3rd acts don't go over well. 2-LOTR was pre-written decades ago, so it wasn't put upon Jackson to wrap it up. Tolkien already took care of it. 3-not one movie that you mentioned was a COMIC BOOK movie, which is where the "curse" truly applies. I know there's nothing saying that all 3rd films are destined to fail/be hated, but I'm referring to a pattern that has existed throughout the history of the genre.
Well I suppose that is trueof comic book films.

Unless you were mystified by Richard Pryor's performance in Superman III

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