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Old 04-30-2014, 09:20 AM   #109
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Default Re: The Official Zack Snyder Directs Everything Thread - Part 1

Originally Posted by ЯɘvlveR View Post
i would have preferred if gl took place entirely in space/other planets. as soon as hal got the the ring he should have been off planet.
People always say this but there are two problems with that logic:

1 - An entire movie set in space takes a huge budget and special effects wizards who really know what they are doing. People complained about the effects in GL, even though a large portion of it is earth-based. I can't even imagine how poorly it might have looked had the entire movie been off-planet.

2 - Trying to figure out what appeals to the GA is a tricky thing and the majority of superhero films have been earth-based. And even with a property like GL, that can make sense since he's assigned to protect Earth and even in the comics, he spends at least a good portion of his time in Coast City with Carol and his friends there.

Now granted, GL failed to connect with the GA. But I don't think that's entirely because the film took place mostly on Earth.

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