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Old 03-07-2013, 11:23 AM   #87
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Default Re: Lack of Action? Iron Man 2 over again?

Originally Posted by Repulsor Blast View Post
i really like the first transformers. the other 2 are complete garbage, even from an action standpoint; too busy, can't tell what is going on, just a bunch of metal contorting against another bunch of metal.
Considering those films consistently make a great deal more than most(including the masterpieces that make up this franchise). I'd have to wonder what's they are doing right.
It couldn't possibly be the strong plot's or characters. ILM does 3 movies a year and they don't all make TF money, 80's properties aren't really a sure thing...

Perhaps it's the impossible to make out "action" and impossible to "enjoy" direction. Who knows. I always find it grating when people bash TF for the one thing it's made all it's success on.

Anyways, I'm not sold on IM3 just yet. Seems like yet another Robot army movie with yet another semi self aware villain out to get Stark for his success. Only post Whedon, everything at marvel looks exciting again.

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