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Old 07-01-2013, 05:28 PM   #108
Kevin Smith
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Default Re: The Official Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 8

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Wolverine isn't 6' 2".
The X-Men movies are a travesty compared to what Marvel is doing now. That's my only complaint with Jackman.

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Harry Osbourne isn't a handsome, confident, James Franco type.
Miscast but it's a supporting character so I again refer to the Perry White rule of "who cares".

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Uncle Ben wasn't killed because Peter Parker refused to pay for Chocolate milk.
Hated that, completely unnecessary and stupid change, was perfect how they did it in the Rami movie.

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Phil Coulson does not exist.
There's countless "faceless" SHIELD agents, it's reasonable to believe either a Phil Coulson or Phil Coulson type most likely exists in the Marvel U. They just gave a SHIELD agent a name in the movie. Oh, and then they killed him. Fine by me and less sacrilege than killing Fury.

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It's called an adaptation for a reason.
Most of those were all wrong and held the characters back from blossoming like their comics counterparts. 90% of the time what is done on screen creatively is not superior to what's been done in the comics and therefore should be left alone, in my opinion, because I do believe they should go with the best choices "creatively"....it's just 90% of the **** done in the films is less interesting and creative and does not work as well for the characters they are trying to adapt.

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