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Old 04-21-2006, 01:52 PM   #151
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Hmmm actually it kind of smacks of Harry finding the Goblin lair, I don't know, maybe a fight and an escape.

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Old 10-01-2013, 12:50 PM   #152
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I like Topher Grace as an actor, but feel he did not command the presence that Brock has in the comics. He was not intimidating, nor frightening in the film; the revenge plot was written well, but executed poorly, due to the casting. He tried, but could not make the part work.

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Old 10-01-2013, 01:49 PM   #153
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I like Topher Grace as an actor, but feel he did not command the presence that Brock has in the comics. He was not intimidating, nor frightening in the film; the revenge plot was written well, but executed poorly, due to the casting. He tried, but could not make the part work.
As you say, he didn't convey any of the things that make Brock, Brock. The last straw was IMO when he was praying for the death of Peter. It was almost laughable, the total opposite of what the scene should have been.

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Old 10-01-2013, 11:19 PM   #154
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If I could somehow floss my brain, removing all of the toxic remnants of Blowpher as Venom, I would do so.

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Old 10-02-2013, 03:14 PM   #155
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I like Topher Grace as an actor, but feel he did not command the presence that Brock has in the comics. He was not intimidating, nor frightening in the film; the revenge plot was written well, but executed poorly, due to the casting. He tried, but could not make the part work.
I thought he was a great take on the character. Certainly would have wished to see more of him (ie. fleshed the character out more).

I disagree about the the execution. The writing was poor/rushed/cluttered. The character had no time to breath (as with Dafoe and Molina) but had it been better, I feel that he could really have pulled it off and given us a great Eddie Brock/Venom.

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Old 11-05-2013, 12:04 PM   #156
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If I could somehow floss my brain, removing all of the toxic remnants of Blowpher as Venom, I would do so.
Here, watch Venom as Venom instead
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It should help

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Old 11-05-2013, 03:05 PM   #157
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Another ancient thread bumped.

Wow this brings back memories. A lot of great posters in here who are no longer around. I miss Symbiotica and Arcturus.

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Old 11-05-2013, 03:34 PM   #158
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Wow this brings back memories. A lot of great posters in here who are no longer around. I miss Symbiotica and Arcturus.
People move on I guess. Looking at your join date you will have been on the Hype for 10 years next month!

Who knows, perhaps you might hang up the keyboard in 3-5 years or so...

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Old 11-05-2013, 11:49 PM   #159
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Here, watch Venom as Venom instead
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It should help
That show always puts me in a good mood. I still can't quite fathom how a kids cartoon could capture Venom correctly, but a $258 million dollar movie failed so miserably.

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That teaches us something about how money is not the key.

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Old 11-09-2013, 08:30 PM   #161
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I think Topher had the potential to be a great Venom,but as many if you have said,the writing didn't do much with that character. When Brock finally became Venom(for a whole 8 minutes!)all he did was crack jokes and never looked or felt scary or intimidating at all. There was no anger or fury in his performance. Some of this may have been Grace,but like I said. I'll blame Raimi and the writers for that.

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