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Old 12-15-2013, 08:33 PM   #85
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Default Re: The box office "bar of success" for Batman/ Superman.

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Originally Posted by Wise View Post
It is somewhat an issue, given that a spoken percentage of critics often have a prejudiced view against big budget Superhero films.
Hasn't affected the good ones, apparently. Unless I'm missing an unfairly judged movie that suffered dramatically due to critics.

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Exactly...I really believe IM got the reviews it did because RDJ. Not that he wasn't awesome, but I don't think any critic would have given kudos to another actor turning in that same performance if it wasn't a critical darling like RDJ.
But you're stating the obvious. Everyone knows RDJ carried the film, so it's only proper critics focused in on that aspect and applauded it. There's nothing wrong with that.

Yes, Iron Man would've had a different outcome sans RDJ. Though you can take any film, remove a major component, and come to the same conclusion.

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