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Old 06-06-2013, 02:01 PM   #148
Senator Pleasury
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Default Re: Robin or no Robin?

Originally Posted by Llama_Shepherd View Post
Robin has only been done three times in major live action
productions. Two of those were well received (Batman '66 and TDKR) whilst the other (Batman Forever/ & Robin) had a film so critically panned that Batman himself was placed on the cinematic shelf for nearly a decade.

But Robin in TDKR was a massive success and every time I left the cinema people were looking forward to future films about Robin.
There was no Robin in TDKR. That's why it worked.

And while well received, I very much doubt anyone wants to see Robin the way it was done in 1966.

Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop View Post
How is it that Robin can't work in a movie exactly? Because people think he's stupid? That's not a reason, it's an opinion and Tim Burton's Batman is a clear case of evidence that any character can do a full 180 in audience perception.
I didn't say i can't work.I just say that Robin working in animation (or comics for that matter) doesn't mean he will work in movies.

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