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Everything Wrong with 2012's Comic Book Movies

Did The Dark Knight Rises,The Avengers or The Amazing Spider-Man have more "flaws?"

Regardless of which one is your favorite, there's no denying this year was an awesome cinematic experience for comic fans. Marvel's The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, Dredd... there was something for all of us to enjoy.  After the likes of Green Lantern in 2011, this year was certainly one to appreciate.
 
But as expected, this also brought a dark cloud over our community. The trio of big movies divided many comic book fans as they picked their favorite and attempted to cite why it was superior (sorry, Parker, poor choice of words) to the others. Well, a Youtube account called "CinemaSins" has popped up and made 3 hilarious videos pointing out "everything wrong" with this year's big 3 CBMs. 
 
Remember, a fair amount of these "flaws" are just thrown in for comedic value. No matter what I say, a discussion on which movie was "the best" or "the worst" is bound to break out. Please keep the conversation friendly or not even Odin will be able to save you from the ban hammer.

    
   
  
  
 
 
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Posted by kagato

@LordRequiem said:

The funny thing is that the Avengers and Spider-man clips are extremely nit-picky where as the dark knight rises problems are mostly major flaws. That would be because out of the three TDKR was terrible and the others were good.

Im glad im not the only one that thought this, on release everyone i know was raving about how great it was and i just couldnt enjoy it despite being a massive fan of Batman.

Posted by Avengers_4everXX

While I personally didn't see TDKR, because personally it didn't interest me, I don't see the need to compare it with Avengers. It isn't really fair to compare them because they're trying to do two very different things.

Also, I really enjoyed ASM. I don't know why everyone has such a problem with it. Sure, they retold the origin story, but I felt it was justified. It was a very different story than the Raimi films. Not to mention that Andrew Garfield was a much better Peter than Toby Maguire, and he and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacey had a lot more chemistry than Maguire and Kirsten Dunst as MJ. And to everyone whining about the fact that Uncle Ben didn't say the exact words "with great power comes great responsibility"... it wasn't actually Uncle Ben who said it in the first place. It was Stan Lee in a narration box. I really didn't find much to complain about with that movie!

Posted by Loki9876

Loki's plan was to scatter the avengers.

hulk got control of his powers all along the scepter just mmeddled with his head.

Posted by Loki9876

oh and the wormhole was open and the gravity of the eath pulled Iron man back

Posted by entropy_aegis

@D3athstroke said:

Those movies are made by people who never ever heard about those characters

Bane was disaster

And Loki... poor Loki

No he wasn't,it was the best representation of the character ever.

Posted by sparty-dbq

In TDKR's defense, this is the 3rd video I've seen that complains about how Blake was instantly able to find Gordon when he escapes from the sewers. Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't that the same place where that kid's body washed up earlier in the film? Doesn't it stand to reason that Blake would have figured that whatever was going on was going on at the spot where that tunnel led to?

Posted by Mr_Athrilla

DARK KNIGHT RISES

- Bane tells Batman that he "didn't see daylight till he was a man" Batman still continues to think that Bane was the child that escaped the pit

AVENGERS

-Loki kills a SHIELD agent by throwing him against a brick wall. Loki later throws Stark against a window meant to withstand the force of a sledgehammer and is perfectly fine.

Man this is fun.

Posted by evilvegeta74

Pretty funny, truth being there are no perfect movies, can you catch the flaws, is the real question?

Posted by RuinedGlory

Please check out my vid about Spidey!

Posted by Jake Fury

@D3athstroke said:

Those movies are made by people who never ever heard about those characters

Bane was disaster

And Loki... poor Loki

Is this a serious post?

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Posted by OmgOmgWtfWtf

The only major issues I had with TDKR were the minor role of Talia, why Bruce didn't see a doctor in the years prior to the movie (I understand it was because he felt worthless, but seriously why wouldn't you still see a doctor?), how quick Bruce manages to get back into the being Batman (the leg machine thing and the weird medical treatment in prison), and I thought the whole thing about falling in love with Selina Kyle and moving to Italy was too quick and undermined the death of Rachael in the second movie.

The problems I had with the Avengers were: How some of the members of the Avengers hog the spotlight more than the others. I would have liked to know more about Hawkeye and even Thor for instance. i felt like Bruce Banner's character development was shot out of the window and replaced with Hulk smash. I questioned the legitimacy of the Chitauri as a space conquering alien race since they were pretty bad at the whole conquering thing. A larger backstory into the Tesseract could have clearly explained the situation better. Like, for example, how Odin acquired it? The biggest issue I had, don't judge me for it, was how Natasha didn't have a Russian accent -.- She is supposed to be a former-Russian super agent, not American.

Now on to the ASM, the problem I had with it was the casing choice. I know this is a personal opinion and doesn't really pertain to the actual movie, but I felt like some of the people they chose were a bit off. I have mentioned before my disapproval of the people playing the new roles in the next ASM movie, and my thoughts have not changed on it. I personally don't like Andrew Garfield has Peter Parker, he just doesn't have the right character vibe in my opinion. I don't like Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben either, just didn't fit the role either. Though it would be hilarious if they had Charlie Sheen play Norman Osborn. The main reason why I think I don't like ASM is because I'm judging it with Sam Reimi's Spider-man series, which I thought was spot on with the cast. The only person I could have lived without was Toby Mcguire, since he's a douche in real life.

All in all. I thought these movies were enjoyable to watch. If I had to rate it based on how much I liked the movie. It would be Avengers first, Spider-man second and Batman last.

Posted by c2thaj

The only flaw is these billion dollar movies aren't translating into actual comic book sales.

Need to start opening comic shops inside theaters.

Posted by namtabmi

Watched all the videos...never seen TASM so meh.

Problems with avengers were mostly opinions, but there were some that I picked out when I saw it.

I'm a Batman fan-boy and am blinded to any problems with TDKR... haha

Posted by MadeinBangladesh

i already saw them all. they make a lot of sense actaully

Posted by satankid

The Dark Knight really was a terrible way to end a trilogy. it made the Ewoks in Jedi look like a good idea. I was irritated for weeks.And the Kevin Smith plo hole thing I shut off fter a second. Hes so boring and 1998

Posted by Zeeguy91

@Mr_Athrilla: I'm not saying that he knew for certainty that Gordon was going to end up there. He just guessed and turned out right.

Posted by CrashLanden

Loved the Dark Knight Rises, enough to see it multiple times in the theater. Liked the Avengers, proving that even with a terrible script, you can be entertaining with humor. Couldn't be objective with The Amazing Spider-Man.

Edited by sesquipedalophobe

The difference between these movies and the movies ten years ago is that you can bring a date to these. Other than that, don't care. Video bloggers should be sent to minimum security prisons without wifi.

Edited by Comicjew

These videos are terrible. Many of the "serious" complaints are flawed. For example, Loki used the mind gem to control the people. STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT BING!

Posted by HexThis

I loved the Dark Knight Rises and, frankly, I'm always surprised at how petty people get with the Nolan trilogy in particular when it comes to nitpicks but with other movies (like a Nazi-less Captain America set during WWII) are more forgiving. I think the strength of Nolan's body of work is that it's limitless in ambition but contained and tasteful in execution. I almost feel as though Nolan trying to treat Batman like a film rather than a comicbook movie made people feel condescended to unfortunately but they should be pleased, he's only showing the versatility of comicbook movies which is key to their preservation.

Also, nearly all the nitpicks are explainable. Like "Wah, why do they trust Talia and they don't know anything about her?" - Erm, if she were really trying to avenge her father's death in a mastermind plot, I would imagine she'd have already covered her tracks before serving in the board. Things like that drive me up a wall. Also, SORRY, Anne Hathaway was amazing. Fess up and get over it.

Avengers I liked but Spiderman was a mess with the redeeming features easily being Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield.

Posted by Tony_Shark

Hulk controlling his rage is from the 2008 movie. Loki was controlling above the Helicarrier, and it is addressed.

I think TDKR had little Batman in it, and it became over dramatic in some ways (Alfred ALWAYS lecturing Bruce in almost all their scenes together, for example). Also, Nolan is the kind of director that expects the audience to connect the dots for themselves... so some "plot-holes" make sense after you give the movie more thought or watch it more than twice. Inception is crafted in a similar way. TDK is still the best of the three.

The Amazing Spider Man was alright... Honestly, the music is what made it plain to me. It's actually a big thing in movies, and the musical theme from the 2000's Spider-Man movies was catchy and well crafted. TDKR and Avengers both succeed at this, too.

Posted by krexxxx4

@TheCerealKillz said:

@modunhanul said:

Uhm, I thought Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance was 2012 movie?

They cant put on a hour and a half video on.

Couldn't have said it better myself lol

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon said:

It was only a good year for two movies. The Amazing Spider-Man f*cking sucked. They didn't cover even a fraction of things wrong with that movie.

ASM was awesome. Why the hate?

Posted by TheCannon

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

It was only a good year for two movies. The Amazing Spider-Man f*cking sucked. They didn't cover even a fraction of things wrong with that movie.

ASM was awesome. Why the hate?

Bat script, casting, etc. I don't feel like going over it. If you want my opinion on the movie, check out my review.

Posted by shackle

Ah, Nolanites still trying to elevate TDKR to Citizen Kane status I see. Look, folks, it was a very, very good film. Hell, it was maybe even a great film. But it wasn't revolutionary. It wasn't an all time classic. It wasn't even the best film in the trilogy. So save the drama.

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

It was only a good year for two movies. The Amazing Spider-Man f*cking sucked. They didn't cover even a fraction of things wrong with that movie.

ASM was awesome. Why the hate?

Bat script, casting, etc. I don't feel like going over it. If you want my opinion on the movie, check out my review.

Garfield was an awesome spidey

Posted by TheCannon

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

It was only a good year for two movies. The Amazing Spider-Man f*cking sucked. They didn't cover even a fraction of things wrong with that movie.

ASM was awesome. Why the hate?

Bat script, casting, etc. I don't feel like going over it. If you want my opinion on the movie, check out my review.

Garfield was an awesome spidey

For action scenes, he was fine. For anything involving actual acting, he was just terrible.

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon: I thought he was great. The accent was awesome as well.

Posted by TheCannon

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon: I thought he was great. The accent was awesome as well.

Everything about the movie sucked. Except Gwen Stacy.

How can you not even have Spidey encounter the guy who killed his Uncle? Half way though the movie he just forgets?

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon: I thought he was great. The accent was awesome as well.

Everything about the movie sucked. Except Gwen Stacy.

How can you not even have Spidey encounter the guy who killed his Uncle? Half way though the movie he just forgets?

Emma Stone shoulda been MJ.

I can't remember that bit. I know he goes on a manhunt but I can't remember much else

Posted by TheCannon

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon: I thought he was great. The accent was awesome as well.

Everything about the movie sucked. Except Gwen Stacy.

How can you not even have Spidey encounter the guy who killed his Uncle? Half way though the movie he just forgets?

Emma Stone shoulda been MJ.

I can't remember that bit. I know he goes on a manhunt but I can't remember much else

Probably would of been better suited, but I likes Gwen in the film and had no complaints about her.

And he goes on a hunt for the guy, tracking down every guy int he city that looks like him (how many people can look the same anyway?), but none had the tattoo (since when does the Burglar have a tattoo anyway?). Eventually, the character is just forgotten and the hole Lizard crap started.

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon:

I always thought dunst would make a good boring ol' Gwendy to be replaced by Stone's MJ

New York, quite a few mullet sporting biker criminals. I guess they just needed to get into the actual plot.

Posted by TheCannon

@CapFanboy: I don't care. There shouldn't be two dozen guys who look the exact same except for a small tattoo on the wrist. And you can't have a Spider-Man movie without him confronting the guy who killed his Uncle.

Posted by CapFanboy

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy: I don't care. There shouldn't be two dozen guys who look the exact same except for a small tattoo on the wrist. And you can't have a Spider-Man movie without him confronting the guy who killed his Uncle.

Ehh, you like it or you don't I guess

Posted by blueninjapanther

This is so hilarious. I love Batman films but The Dark Knight Rises is one of the worst of all Batman movies, in my opinion. It's like Christopher Nolan what to ends his Batman films, so he just put a bunch of crap together. Usually with superhero movies it's best to stay until the credits are done because they usually show a sequel or something in the end. Just watching the flaws in so funny where some you can noticed but other not so much. Batman has so many flaws. Batman is my favorite hero but I prefer watching Avengers over TDKR anytime.

Posted by moywar700

I didn't noticed those small mistakes but a person might noticed them after watching the films on DVD many times.Some of those mistakes make those who are filming unprofessional.The Avengers had 200 million dollars for the budget and some scenes were actually filmed with an iphone.Or the scene when Batman came in the tunnel during day time and came out at night time.How about the thugs who were beating up Batman but fell backwards for no reason.When the filmed it, they probably didn't care that much and rushed the film as fast as possible.

Posted by monitor_earthprime

I love this three clips. There was so much wrong in the Nolanverise that you could spend an hour or more showcasing them

Posted by Vincent_Valjean

This year we had 3 of the best comic book movies ever and a really decent one(Dredd) and you people already started b**ing out about them....You don't like them?No prob. Go watch Ghost Rider:Spirits of Vengeance,Green Lantern and Batman & Robin.

P.S. Don't forget Spawn,Spider-Man 3 and Hale Berry's Catwoman....

Posted by Dernman
@CapFanboy said: 

Emma Stone shoulda been MJ.

This. I've been saying this for awhile now. 
Posted by JimTheSurfer

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

@CapFanboy said:

@TheCannon said:

It was only a good year for two movies. The Amazing Spider-Man f*cking sucked. They didn't cover even a fraction of things wrong with that movie.

ASM was awesome. Why the hate?

Bat script, casting, etc. I don't feel like going over it. If you want my opinion on the movie, check out my review.

Garfield was an awesome spidey

Agreed. After first viewing I didn't like ASM, but after second one I loved it, lol.

Posted by GR2Blackout

@modunhanul said:

Uhm, I thought Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance was 2012 movie?

Let's face it, that flaw video would take forever.

Posted by Dernman

So many people acting like the videos pissed in their cornflakes. relax

Posted by IronAngelX

I don't think these guys are that funny to be honest and although they all had minor problems (no movie's perfect) they were all great movies. I also think that a lot of what these guys said was "wrong" with these movies is more or less just an opinion or pov.

Posted by Aronmorales

That Adam Sandler impression bit will forever change the way I see that seen.

Hell, maybe even movie Bane...

Posted by nymx911

just watch this and everything this guy says he gets explained for u Everything wrong with "Everything Wrong With The Dark Knight

Posted by JoeEddie

Dredd was the only one that I went to the theaters 3 times to see.

Posted by tobiasPUNK

The Avengers was the worst movie I've ever seen. They need to stop putting this s%#t on our plates. I honestly don't even bother watching anything from Marvel anymore, I know it's going to be filled with stupid jokes, one liners, incomplete plot points and absolutely no character development.

Posted by Manwhohaseverything

@mrdecepticonleader said:

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

Hulk could control his powers since the end of his solo film so..... FAIL

Yeah I know but I dont think these are really meant to be taken seriously at least not all of them.

Regardless of that, he couldn't control his powers earlier in "The Avengers." (When he went after Black Widow), so it's still a legitimate point.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous
@Manwhohaseverything said:

@mrdecepticonleader said:

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

Hulk could control his powers since the end of his solo film so..... FAIL

Yeah I know but I dont think these are really meant to be taken seriously at least not all of them.

Regardless of that, he couldn't control his powers earlier in "The Avengers." (When he went after Black Widow), so it's still a legitimate point.

that was because of Lokis sceptre 
Posted by treefreak32

@tobiasPUNK:I hate you now.

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