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Old 05-04-2013, 10:06 PM   #13
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Default Re: Your Biggest Superhero Movie Pet Peeves

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Originally Posted by Excelsior. View Post
The origin movie formula.
This.

Tunnel vision; grounding a film for the sake of grounding it and not looking at the possible character development that comes from exploring something a bit more fantastic. Anno might know what I'm talking about.

Also, not having a clue about the tone you want (grounded versus full-on fantastic; looking at you, Dragonball: Evolution).

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