Arrow The Arrow/Oliver Queen Thread

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  1. Deathstroke Registered

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    Discuss the show's lead character, Arrow/Oliver Queen, played by Stephen Amell.

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    I've gotta say I'm loving his portrayal thus far. He's an engaging lead character. I love the decision to give him the interior monologue. Amell's acting does the role justice too. He's a very likeable lead and I'm glad he's a fan of the material who gives 200% to the role.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj34Op3CtKM

    I haven't liked this character as much since The Longbow Hunters. They've really captured the essence of what Arrow is all about and finally made the character relevant again.
     
  2. Nathan Registered

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    After only 3 Episodes, I find him already more badass than Nolan's Batman. And it's not because of the fact that he kills.
     
  3. BH/HHH You Are My World

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    I think Stephen Amell is superb as Oliver Queen/Arrow and very different than Justin Hartley. I'd say its like the difference between Christian Bale and Michael Keaton, I loved both but they suited the movies they were in same as Amell and Hartley in the TV shows they are/were in.

    I also love the inner monolgue stuff and its gotten me more excited for Green Arrow than I have ever been. He's always been a character I liked but now he's a character I love thanks to Arrow and Amell.

    I especially love Amells voice as Arrow think its perfect, I'm so glad he and the producers went with what they did and not some silly growl or voice changing apparatus.
     
  4. Primal Slayer Let the Siren scream

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    I just hope that down the road or after this whole list thing that Ollie becomes less serious and have some personality that isnt driven by revenge.
     
  5. Deathstroke Registered

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    I'd equate Hartley to Schumaccer's Batman. I didn't find Justin's version true to the modern GA at all. It was closer to the cheesy Silver Age version, and so was his portrayal.

    Amell's Oliver Queen/Arrow is badass.
     
  6. Justin Registered

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    So this shouldn't be on the last page. Amell went from being pretty emotionless and bland to "i can't envision anyone else as Oliver Queen ever again" pretty quickly. He grew more comfortable with the role episode by episode in my opinion and hit his stride in the second half of the season.

    His acting in the final episodes of the season was phenomenal, especially in the Undertaking episode where he played young playboy Ollie and current day vigilante equally well.

    Lots of great action and stunts from him towards the end too, looking forward to him taking it up a notch next season. Great writing for him too.
     
  7. herolee10 No More Miracles

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    I hope the one thing that we can avoid doing in Season 2 is not having Oliver have like 3 very predictable and very repetitive scenes where he goes to visit his then current love interest and have a so called "heart felt" discussion before they get intimate with each other for the first time. It was like de ja vu for three times when we saw Oliver having scenes with Helena, Laurel, and that other woman who's cop, which led to him sleeping with all of them.

    And it kind of wastes any development that they spend time on since he just goes back to another woman. Was Oliver's character this flaky in the comics?
     
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    I'm not going to lie. Watching those scenes makes me want to find an abandoned factory and just train my ass off. Then I realize I'm not rich and sit by butt back down on the couch.
     
  10. herolee10 No More Miracles

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    If Oliver ends up getting romantically involved and intimate with both women at different points in this season, then people will have another reason for wanting Green Arrow Dead in Starling City: Because he's just so damn lucky.lol
     
  11. Loki882 Registered

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    Yes, given Oliver's penchant for ill-advised or just downright dangerous hook ups, its only a matter of time until he sleeps with Summer.
     
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    Personally, I'd prefer that Felicity date Diggle. I thought that those two had good chemistry in Season 1 and I prefer her and Oliver as "buds."
     
  13. herolee10 No More Miracles

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    I wonder how many "moments" we'll actually have in Season 2 where Oliver has his, now vintage scenes with his female stars, where he has this emotional emphiany with them (while letting down a tear drop) as it leads to them sleeping with each other.lol
     
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    Well, I'm positive that he'll sleep with Shado at some point. There's always Laurel, and Summer is a definite possibility. Oh, and Black Canary, lets not forget her.
     
  15. herolee10 No More Miracles

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    Well, it's almost a given that he'll sleep with Shado due to their somewhat controversial history together in the comics.

    And he's already slept with "Black Canary" when you consider who she really is based on what was spoiled about her identity.

    Frankly, the only women that seem to be safe from being romantically linked to Oliver are just his family members or women far older than him (at the moment regarding the latter).lol

    And they even mentioned on how we might even get hints of Oliver and Felicity later on in the season.
     
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    Jeez, Oliver gets more action on this show than Tony Stark, Bruce Wayne, and James Bond combined. Also, I'm hoping that Shado shows up in Starling City at some point, perhaps with a 5 year old son named Connor.
     
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    I don't want any of them dating.

    There's no need for romance IMO.
     
  18. Indy Flash Archeological Speedster

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    Arrow and Speedy
     
  19. herolee10 No More Miracles

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    It's kind of funny on how, despite being the main/titular character for this show, this thread has like least amount of activity going on in it.
     
  20. Avenging Angel We have unfinished business.

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    That's asking too much for the CW.
     
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    At this point I think it is safe to say Amell has done an excellent job as Oliver/Arrow but when the show is done he is going to have a tough time being known as anything other than this character.
    That's not entirely bad though, he can make money at cons around the world for the rest of his life.
     
  22. zenith16 Registered

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    Guess who else is open for a cross over with super girl.

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    Would you like to see an "Arrow"/"Supergirl" crossover?

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    "Arrow's" Stephen Amell Would 'Love' to Cross Over with "Supergirl"
    Amell discussed "Arrow's" potential for fantastical elements, his chances of appearing on "Supergirl," his foe in "Legends of Tomorrow" and more.

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  23. Jedi Arrow Vigilant Knight

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    Since it seems that Flash will be on Supergirl through virtue of interdimensional travel, I'm not sure how that'd work for Arrow...but I wouldn't be opposed to it.
     
  24. metaphysician Not a Side-Kick

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    Well, in theory, Supergirl could be the one visiting that time. Even if its not under her own power, no reason a fight with some alien demigod or weird tech doohickey couldn't send her flying through a portal to another world.

    I suppose, conversely, it could be Ollie who has the unfortunate encounter, and is similarly stuck in National City until some arrangement can be made.
     
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    If they did that, they could include a sneaky reference to Batman.
     

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