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Old 10-06-2013, 02:29 PM   #301
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Not liking what I'm hearing so far about Shredder and all of this adopting business.

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Old 10-07-2013, 04:20 AM   #302
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Contrary to popular belief comic book fans understand that sometimes when adapting these characters to other media requires some alterarions. It's just a case of whether these changes are seen to have valid reasons and alter what is seen to be the core of the character.

There's reasons why Nolan's version of Ras gets more of a pass. The most obvious being that an arab attempting to destroy a city is going to raise more than a few eyebrows in this day and age. Secondly the characters ethnicity isn't all that important to characters overall motif. He's a head of an international crime syndicate, an eco terrorist, wanted to recruit Bruce as his successor.

In contrast there really is no reason why Shredder can't be Japanese. While there's no reason why a ninja couldn't be a white American it would seem to need complicated additions to his backstory to make his story as it has always been "work".

Of course that's another issue. The casting of Fichtner who doesn't seem suited to a ninja master and the very strong signs the character is a military man as well as rumours he's an industrialist or politician etc which means the characters main motif has been significantly changed and for what reason? We can only speculate but I suspect it's because guns n' 'splosions are more appealing to the people making this movie than martial arts battles. In which case I'm not sure that should be making a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Heck, the fact they only included the mutant aspect grudgingly is another cause for concern.
But very little "alterations" were done with the 1990 film.

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But very little "alterations" were done with the 1990 film.
The first Ninja Turtles movie was pretty close to the comics, as close s a kid marketed movie could be. It was a lot more faithful to the source than the cartoon was. The hugest alteration it made was switching Raphael with Leonardo as the fallen brother. Why such drastic changes need to be made to the Shredder is beyond my comprehension.

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Old 01-28-2014, 08:20 PM   #304
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At first I didn't really care for the look of The Shredder, but it's quickly growing on me

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Old 01-28-2014, 08:34 PM   #306
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I'm just thankful that it is recognizable as shredder. I love the helmet.

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I'm just thankful that it is recognizable as shredder. I love the helmet.
Same here. Now I'm just curious to find out about the whole Shredder being white deal...I'm hoping for reincarnation, it makes the most sense really

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Old 01-28-2014, 08:38 PM   #308
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Yeah, that is not something you wanna run into in a dark alley.

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Yeah, that is not something you wanna run into in a dark alley.
With all of those blades he has coming off his costume, I wouldn't wanna run into him period. lol

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Agreed...I bet he never has to look for a can opener!

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I bet he doesn't ride the subway either.

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Probably not

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Agreed...I bet he never has to look for a can opener!
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I love it...had to throw it out there

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He looks really intimidating and awesome

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Blades – blades everywhere!

But it looks quite promising in a menacing way.

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Looks like The Shredder and looks like a badass, I'm more than happy with it.

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I'm just curious about his mask and why he's a white man named Eric Sachs

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Hilariously ridiculous and bad.

Looks like a cross between Bay's Megatron and Lord Zedd with a light glazing of samurai and way too many blades and armor pieces.

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Because Michael Bay.

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Old 01-28-2014, 11:48 PM   #321
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Because Michael Bay.
OR reincarnation. You do kniw that was a storyline in the comics right? And Fitchner said that Shredder will go through transformations or something like that

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the suit looks robo suit similar to Elysium and Edge of Tomorrow(tom cruise). like Eric Sachs got this suit from a lab and added the spikes and helmet.

does he need this suit to be able to fight all 4 turtles?

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I wouldn't be surprised if this Shredder needs a powered suit to take the Turtles on. Raph looks like the freaking Hulk.

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I wouldn't be surprised if this Shredder needs a powered suit to take the Turtles on. Raph looks like the freaking Hulk.
I long for the days when Ninja/Martial Arts master Oroku Saki aka Shredder could fight and even beat all four Ninja Turtles with only his savagery and natural abilities in martial arts.

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All this talk of his new suit just makes hungry for coleslaw.

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