The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > General Movies > Misc. Comics Films

View Poll Results: Which Movie Inspired a Worse Fan Backlash?
Dark Knight Rises 18 20.00%
Iron Man 3 63 70.00%
About Equal Between Them 6 6.67%
"How Dare You Imply That _____ Wasn't Actually Bad!" 3 3.33%
Voters: 90. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-06-2013, 01:12 PM   #1
metaphysician
Side-Kick
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 4,819
Default Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Two movies that did very well with the general audience. Two movies that you cannot go anywhere online without finding fans who will loudly declaim them.

Between Dark Knight Rises and Iron Man 3, which movie inspired the worse fan backlash? I leave it up to you to decide what you mean by "worse": number of outraged fans? Volume of outrage? Toxicity of outrage?

metaphysician is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 01:22 PM   #2
Rorschach2012
$
 
Rorschach2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 10,334
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

The only thing I disliked about TDKR is Batman retiring and John Blake not being Dick Grayson.

Iron Man 3 made a joke out of Iron Man's most iconic villain. So I picked Iron Man 3

Rorschach2012 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 01:24 PM   #3
Anno_Domini
Banned User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 17,997
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

I would have to vote for TDKR on that one.

While Iron Man 3 really gets its backlash from mostly the Mandarin twist, I personally don't read many complaints of the ending even while I have a problem with it.

With TDKR, I see many complaints on how they handled Bruce's arc with having him retire, the usage of Blake and how some didn't even care about the character, the Bane/Talia twist, the usage(or lack there of) of certain characters like Talia or Catwoman, Gotham City not having much of a "voice" or "soul" as the previous two films in Nolan's trilogy, etc.

Anno_Domini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 01:29 PM   #4
Senator Pleasury
Banned User
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 2,846
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

I couldn't tell. But I certainly had problems with both movies.

Senator Pleasury is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 01:47 PM   #5
The Joker
Clown Prince of Crime
 
The Joker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Jollity Farm
Posts: 37,719
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Iron Man 3. I saw much worse and much more complaints over The Mandarin twist.

__________________
"Sometimes I remember it one way. Sometimes another. If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!"

- The Joker
The Joker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 02:11 PM   #6
Visualiza
What is a yout?
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Knowhere
Posts: 1,343
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Iron Man in every category . Fans seem more satisfied with TDKR by comparison.

Visualiza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 03:06 PM   #7
InJustice
Side-Kick
 
InJustice's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 3,135
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

IM3 and it's not even close. The Mandarin twist caused a hell of a flame war in CBM's website, and despite it's success in the box office, you still have people who dislike the twist.

InJustice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 03:44 PM   #8
Shikamaru
Side-Kick
 
Shikamaru's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5,897
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

TDKR received more backlash overall. However, the Mandarin twist received far more backlash than anything in TDKR.

Shikamaru is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 03:45 PM   #9
ThePhantasm
The Shadow Knows
 
ThePhantasm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 11,022
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

IM3 for certain.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by CharlesConceptz View Post
Im done. Im leaving this website. I promise i will not be spiderman or attempt to be. I have a ral careerr to fulfill. Please don NOT tell anyone about this. I would appreciate if you all kept this a secret.
ThePhantasm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 05:39 PM   #10
DACrowe
Side-Kick
 
DACrowe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 26,053
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Ha. Funny question.

I think both are unwarranted (not compared to real stinkers like Iron Man 2 or Green Lantern). I haven't hung around the Marvel boards enough, but I will say TDKR had it worse. The reason? It is a great film that just happens to not be as amazing as its predecessor. For that reason, hyperbolic fans degrade it to awful. The absurdity of that makes it far more ridiculous.

__________________
"Let us disappoint the Men who are raising themselves upon the ruin of this Country."

--John Adams
DACrowe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 05:41 PM   #11
redfirebird2008
Side-Kick
 
redfirebird2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 15,943
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

IM3. That Mandarin twist poll is the most divided thing I've seen on here. Around 40% hate it and 40% love it.

redfirebird2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 06:03 PM   #12
Anno_Domini
Banned User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 17,997
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

^ So 20% didn't care?

Anno_Domini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 06:04 PM   #13
redfirebird2008
Side-Kick
 
redfirebird2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 15,943
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anno_Domini View Post
^ So 20% didn't care?
Yeah, the poor schmoes got stuck in the middle. They voted for "it was OK." lol

redfirebird2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 06:38 PM   #14
Human Torch
The Boss in Blue
 
Human Torch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 8,623
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

It seems obviously TDKR.A year later and we still have a thriving "Why is everyone slamming TDKR?" topic.I think only time will tell about the long term effects of the "mandarin twist" (sounds like a 60's dance ).

As far as in "real life",most people I know didn't have a real problem with the Mandarin,but a few still bring up the joke of "Why doe-sh Bane talk like Sh-awn Connery?"

Human Torch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 07:00 PM   #15
Anno_Domini
Banned User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 17,997
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

But to counterpoint the Bane, hrm, "joke", I've heard that as well, but the way I've heard it, it's not a joke but just something fascinating about Bane as much as with Ledger's Joker who kept biting at the inside of his cheeks, etc.

And also, if we're talking about how there's a thread still going on a year later about TDKR and why people are slamming it...how about Spider-Man 3 where four years has passed and someone decided to make a thread to see if anyone will say something positive about the film now http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=369001, lol.


Last edited by Anno_Domini; 06-06-2013 at 07:06 PM.
Anno_Domini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 07:08 PM   #16
jonathancrane
I love Marvel, DC & EC!
 
jonathancrane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Caverns in Arkham Island
Posts: 6,869
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Iron Man 3.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jason Aaron
"I've known since I first took over the series that I wanted to eventually have someone else pick up the hammer," says the writer. "It's kind of a time-honored Thor tradition at this point, isn't it? Going back to the days of Beta Ray Bill."
Quote:
Originally Posted by Geoff Johns
ďAt DC, we really see film and TV as separate worlds."
jonathancrane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 08:29 PM   #17
RichardMoore
Side-Kick
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 168
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

There's a rather vocal minority hellbent on nitpicking perceived flaws in TDKR ("Bane's just a lackey! Movie's too long! Why are the officers clean-shaven?!?" etc.)

That being said, IM3 has, and will continue to have, the worse fan backlash.

I went to go see TDKR with a group of people. They all said "Not as good as TDK, but still a great movie." That opinion still holds true for them today.

Went to see IM3 with the same group. Much more divisive of a film. "Better than Avengers!" "The action was cool, but the story was ehh!" "The Mandarin twist sucked!"

Right now they're all saying Iron Man 3 was a disappointment with the exception of the lone person who thought it was better than the Avengers (his opinion now, "Okay, so it wasn't as good as The Avengers").

There was a huge noticeable shift on these boards from early reviews building up the hype to the point where IM3 was "BEST MOVIE EVAR" deflated in the barely-even-a-month since it's been out where a lot of people claim it was a missed opportunity.

So IM3 definitely.

RichardMoore is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 09:09 PM   #18
Kahran Ramsus
Side-Kick
 
Kahran Ramsus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: The Sunshine State
Posts: 5,072
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

I definitely don't remember TDKR getting as many complaints as IM3 did from the fanboys, but I could be wrong.

Kahran Ramsus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #19
Spider-Fan
Puppet tangled in strings
SHH! Global Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: In the neighborhood!
Posts: 39,170
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Iron Man 3 I think has more overall backlash with comic fans (though personally, I didn't mind IM3's change at all but I hated TDKR). But, the general public cares about neither and both films are well regarded.

Spider-Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 10:23 PM   #20
DrCosmic
Professor of Power
 
DrCosmic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: In the Moment
Posts: 6,344
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Pffssh. Who cares about the public? What have they done for anybody...

IM3 was the worst... even people who don't even *like* Mandarin were like "How could you do this to us!? We trusted you! You were the chosen one!"

__________________
WW TV Show Ideas - X-Men TV Show Ideas -
With a Ph.D in Metascience
"Sufficiently understood magic is indistinguishable from science."
DrCosmic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2013, 11:14 AM   #21
Brother Jack
Confirmed Casual
 
Brother Jack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The Future
Posts: 6,268
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Iron Man 3, easily. There was a fair share of controversy about The Dark Knight Rises but that movie was in truth much better received overall. The detractors (the vocal minority) were much smaller in number.

__________________
Fiery the angels fell
Deep thunder rolled about their shores
Burning with the fires of orc
Brother Jack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2013, 11:54 AM   #22
spider-neil
spins a web any size!
 
spider-neil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 13,931
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

I'm voting IM3. I had a problem with the whole 3rd act of IM3 whereas most of my problems with TDKR are in the final few minutes.

spider-neil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2013, 12:24 PM   #23
Spider-Aziz
Shinya Kogami
 
Spider-Aziz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Somewhere I Belong
Posts: 38,426
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

I saw backlash I disagree with on TDKR, all I heard about IM3 is some members here saying they like the unpopular twist
That's the view of someone not following the complaints

__________________
State Your Opinion on a Marvel Character
6th annual animated shows tournament voting has begun.
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:

SPIDER-MAN: Taking selfies since the 60s, making money out of it.
SHH6 member 14: Supa-Pizza
Buh-Bye TMNT sub-forums, you will be missed.
Last date: 29th of October 2014.

Spider-Aziz is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2013, 12:48 PM   #24
Upset Spideyfan
Look on the bright side
 
Upset Spideyfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 11,829
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Definitely Iron Man 3.

The backlash of TDKR is honestly pretty normal when its a sequel to a seminal movie like TDK. It mainly consisted of: this was good but it wasn't amazing.

The IM3 backlash I think actually hurt the relationship between the fanboys and Marvel who they had done a good job cultivating until now. That IM3 has other problems has almost been overwhelmed in the discussion about the Mandarin as its become such a focal point for the complaints against that movie.

__________________
Cass: Where are we going?
The Doctor: Back of the ship.
Cass
: Why?
The Doctor
: Because the front crashes first. Think it through.
Upset Spideyfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2013, 12:54 PM   #25
Anno_Domini
Banned User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 17,997
Default Re: Dark Knight Rises vs Iron Man 3: Which Movie Inspired the Worse Fan Backlash?

Maybe it's just me and only a few, but while I did not like Iron Man 3, I was always aware of the fan backlash TDKR had...I'm guessing there was a lot more in the IM3 boards then I thought?

Anno_Domini is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:53 PM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"
Contact Us - Mobile - SuperHeroHype - ComingSoon.net - Shock Till You Drop - Lost Password - Clear Cookies - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2014 All Rights Reserved.