#1 Edited by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

It's been over a year and this movie is still causing debates. As much as some of us complain about the non stop bash threads and praise threads that cause debates.... WE STILL HAVE ENOUGH ENERGY TO DEBATE!!!

Take a bow Henry Cav-El

Seriously, no other comic book movie has caused this much commotion. Movies good or bad pass, but Man of Steel has stood the test of time and is still being talked about and has a strong enough fan base to fight back against the zingers and bashing. So stay strong CV, cus depending on the quality of Batman V Superman, I don't think it's gonna stop.

So sit down and have a drink, it's gonna be a while.

#2 Posted by Frozen (20182 posts) - - Show Bio

no other movie has caused this much commotion

Wrong.

#3 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@frozen said:

no other movie has caused this much commotion

Wrong.

SHHHH, and enjoy the party

#5 Posted by soldierofel (562 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol. This made me laugh. It's true. The films been out for over a year and people still start fights over it. It may not have won oscars or anything else but it certainly won "most polarising comic film of the year". That's definitely a accomplishment.

#6 Edited by Blade_R (5280 posts) - - Show Bio

I absolutely loved Man Of Steel...Does it have a respect thread yet? If not it needs one.

#7 Edited by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@soldierofel said:

Lol. This made me laugh. It's true. The films been out for over a year and people still start fights over it. It may not have won oscars or anything else but it certainly won "most polarising comic film of the year". That's definitely a accomplishment.

Surprising thing is it won the most awards on Comic Vine for 2013.

#8 Posted by MrTummyTumms (1776 posts) - - Show Bio

Loved the movie. Just wanted to get that in before all the ignorance and hate starts flooding this thread.

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#9 Posted by AllStarSuperman (28734 posts) - - Show Bio

It has problems, but it is somewhat enjoyable. I loved the fight scenes.

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#10 Posted by lifeofvibe (3774 posts) - - Show Bio
#11 Edited by sacredweapons (1795 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously, no other comic book movie has caused this much commotion.

One word.. Batnipples

#12 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously, no other comic book movie has caused this much commotion.

One word.. Batnipples

That was hated and faded. Im talking about ongoing.

#13 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

It has problems, but it is somewhat enjoyable. I loved the fight scenes.

If that fight scene had taken place in the desert Snyder still would have made it awesome and it would have been universally praised as the best fight scenes, but because it happened in the city.....

#14 Posted by Reactor (3123 posts) - - Show Bio

@soldierofel said:

Lol. This made me laugh. It's true. The films been out for over a year and people still start fights over it. It may not have won oscars or anything else but it certainly won "most polarising comic film of the year". That's definitely a accomplishment.

Surprising thing is it won the most awards on Comic Vine for 2013.

And on ComicBookMovie.com

#15 Posted by Black_Arrow (5493 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it was a very good movie 7.5/10

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#16 Posted by BullPR (2210 posts) - - Show Bio

Sure.

People loved a superman movie that included the following strong moral code:

-It’s wrong to save a bus full of innocent children

-It’s right to let your father die

-It’s right to destroy a truck, that is obviously the day job of person, because your are upset

-It’s right for Superman to kiss Lois Lane for the first time in the middle of the destruction of a big city with dead people all around you and I guess a lot of people still hurting and dying but we don’t care. Why trying or even bother to save them?

Etc etc…

Sure.

Congratulation MoS.

#17 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio
@bullpr said:

Sure.

People loved a superman movie that included the following strong moral code:

-It’s wrong to save a bus full of innocent children

-It’s right to let your father die

-It’s right to destroy a truck, that is obviously the day job of person, because your are upset

-It’s right for Superman to kiss Lois Lane for the first time in the middle of the destruction of a big city with dead people all around you and I guess a lot of people still hurting and dying but we don’t care. Why trying or even bother to save them?

Etc etc…

Sure.

Congratulation MoS.

Thanks for contributing to the madness. You sir get a golden star

#18 Posted by AllStarSuperman (28734 posts) - - Show Bio

@allstarsuperman said:

It has problems, but it is somewhat enjoyable. I loved the fight scenes.

If that fight scene had taken place in the desert Snyder still would have made it awesome and it would have been universally praised as the best fight scenes, but because it happened in the city.....

Exactly. Though making in in the city looks cooler. I hate how everyone hates Reeve and Routh for not enough punches and not enough damage/action, yet Snyder gives us what he were dying for, and everyone freaks out and says it was "too much" and "destruction porn". Like I said I have problems with the movie, but destruction was not one of them. The fights were just simply amazing.

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#19 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (16678 posts) - - Show Bio

Call me when the fun starts.

Because i need a good laugh.

Also the whole saving people, Batman 89 did the same.

Beside the fact Superman kills Zod as muchs as Batman kills Ras.

#20 Posted by Squalleon (7842 posts) - - Show Bio

It is certaintly an achievement!

But I think that controversy is a good thing because it showed us there are people out there who think so highly of Superman. It really shows that the character has done his job as an inspiring figure right.

#21 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio

F*ck Product Placement of Steel. I did not enjoy my time with that 2 1/2 hour long commercial.

#22 Edited by BullPR (2210 posts) - - Show Bio

@saint_wildcard said:
@bullpr said:

Sure.

People loved a superman movie that included the following strong moral code:

-It’s wrong to save a bus full of innocent children

-It’s right to let your father die

-It’s right to destroy a truck, that is obviously the day job of person, because your are upset

-It’s right for Superman to kiss Lois Lane for the first time in the middle of the destruction of a big city with dead people all around you and I guess a lot of people still hurting and dying but we don’t care. Why trying or even bother to save them?

Etc etc…

Sure.

Congratulation MoS.

Thanks for contributing to the madness. You sir get a golden star

Thank you.

Sincerely.

Now each generation has the myths and symbols they deserve.

I'm sure you love violent video games, you know US is the center of the world (and as MoS says, I'm more than an American I'm from Arkansas, or another state, I don't remember exactly), and that you are yourself the center of the universe.

We'll speak again about this film when (and if) you watched it with your kids.

I was personally horrified and almost left the theater.

Then I explained to my two oldest (but still young) sons that the movie itself was quite good. It was just not a superman movie.

So thanks again, I'll keep your golden star.

Maybe you will deserve your own when you grow up.

#23 Posted by Reactor (3123 posts) - - Show Bio
@bullpr said:

@saint_wildcard said:
@bullpr said:

Sure.

People loved a superman movie that included the following strong moral code:

-It’s wrong to save a bus full of innocent children

-It’s right to let your father die

-It’s right to destroy a truck, that is obviously the day job of person, because your are upset

-It’s right for Superman to kiss Lois Lane for the first time in the middle of the destruction of a big city with dead people all around you and I guess a lot of people still hurting and dying but we don’t care. Why trying or even bother to save them?

Etc etc…

Sure.

Congratulation MoS.

Thanks for contributing to the madness. You sir get a golden star

Thank you.

Sincerely.

Now each generation has the myths and symbols they deserve.

I'm sure you love violent video games, you know US is the center of the world (and as MoS says, I'm more than an American I'm from Arkansas, or another state, I don't remember exactly), and that you are yourself the center of the universe.

We'll speak again about this film when (and if) you watched it with your kids.

I was personally horrified and almost left the theater.

Then I explained to my two oldest (but still young) sons that the movie itself was quite good. It was just not a superman movie.

So thanks again, I'll keep your golden star.

Maybe you will deserve your own when you grow up.

This guys deserves another golden star. Keep going, man! Keep going!

#24 Posted by TheCannon (20267 posts) - - Show Bio

I finally watched the film a few nights ago.

I thought it was alright. Fun to watch, but has some major story issues holding it back, the fight scenes go on for too long, and too much product placement. I did enjoy it though, just didn't think it was anything special.

#25 Edited by Wolverine08 (49103 posts) - - Show Bio

@jaken7 said:

F*ck Product Placement of Steel. I did not enjoy my time with that 2 1/2 hour long commercial.

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#26 Posted by RisingBean (6691 posts) - - Show Bio

MoS Superman isn't perfect!?!? Oh no, It obviously isn't Superman if he has to struggle and make hard moral decisions!

It obviously isn't a superhero movie if there are civilian casualties!

Superman doesn't kill! Not ever! Not even if Earth is gonna die! He'll let that villain live and then go make himself a summer home on Venus afterwards

#27 Edited by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@bullpr: HEY MAN!!! One gold star per person.

@jaken7 said:

F*ck Product Placement of Steel. I did not enjoy my time with that 2 1/2 hour long commercial.

Gold star

@wolverine08: None for you.

#28 Posted by BullPR (2210 posts) - - Show Bio

@reactor said:

This guys deserves another golden star. Keep going, man! Keep going!

I do like the idea of collecting your tokens, but I think that I have clearly stated above what I was thinking of this movie and how I was considering its hardcore fans.

Now have fun kids.

It was probably a mistake to participate to this thread, but the temptation was too strong.

#29 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio
#30 Edited by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@jaken7 said:

@saint_wildcard: Whyyyyy do I get a gold star?

For contributing to the madness that cause the never ending debates. BullPR also got one,

#31 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio
#32 Posted by Squalleon (7842 posts) - - Show Bio

I finally watched the film a few nights ago.

I thought it was alright. Fun to watch, but has some major story issues holding it back, the fight scenes go on for too long, and too much product placement. I did enjoy it though, just didn't think it was anything special.

What took you so long, out of curiosity?

#33 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@jaken7 said:

@saint_wildcard: K. Why is it madness?

Because it's still going. It hasn't ended, people still have the energy to debate even if for a while. A good movie gets praised and loved and fades (The Dark Knight) a bad movie gets bashed and fades (Batman and Robin). But every time someone brings up MoS it's a long as debate. It's almost on the levels of DBZ.... almost

#34 Posted by TheCannon (20267 posts) - - Show Bio

@thecannon said:

I finally watched the film a few nights ago.

I thought it was alright. Fun to watch, but has some major story issues holding it back, the fight scenes go on for too long, and too much product placement. I did enjoy it though, just didn't think it was anything special.

What took you so long, out of curiosity?

When it was in theaters I was too tied up with other stuff to go see it, and the trailers didn't impress me enough to make time to see it. When it finally came out on DVD I had gotten to the point I didn't want to buy anything else from DC, so I never got it then. I was in the library last week and saw it, so I decided I might as well get it then since I'm not paying money for and to finally see what all the arguments over the film are about.

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#36 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio

@saint_wildcard: It has the most product placement out of any film in the history of the industry. My comment was closer to fact than hate.

#37 Posted by Squalleon (7842 posts) - - Show Bio

When it was in theaters I was too tied up with other stuff to go see it, and the trailers didn't impress me enough to make time to see it. When it finally came out on DVD I had gotten to the point I didn't want to buy anything else from DC, so I never got it then. I was in the library last week and saw it, so I decided I might as well get it then since I'm not paying money for and to finally see what all the arguments over the film are about.

Thanks:)

#38 Edited by kgb725 (10991 posts) - - Show Bio

I think the fight scenes are over praised

#39 Edited by movieartman (1886 posts) - - Show Bio

@bullpr said:

1.) It’s wrong to save a bus full of innocent children

It’s right to let your father die

2.) -It’s right for Superman to kiss Lois Lane for the first time in the middle of the destruction of a big city with dead people all around you and I guess a lot of people still hurting and dying but we don’t care. Why trying or even bother to save them?

1.) the movie never tried to say THAT ACT ITSELF IS WRONG, but it trying to point out that the damage to the world and its people on EVERY level if aliens are proven to exist, if superman had to reveal himself, might be worse than thoose individual deaths.

2.) they both almost died horribly, they where caught up in the moment, both of them where still trembling, SORRY for 2 realistically emotional people taking the time to comfort each other.

#40 Edited by The Stegman (30011 posts) - - Show Bio

I loved the film, my only complaint is poor editing (like, how long did it take Krypton to explode anyway? Seemed like Zod's coup, trial and imprisonment all took place in ten minutes) and some moments with Lois suddenly loving Supes seemed forced.

Other than that, it was great 8/10

#41 Edited by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@jaken7 said:

@saint_wildcard: It has the most product placement out of any film in the history of the industry. My comment was closer to fact than hate.

A company... accepting money for product placing? Crazy

So if you funded the movie you wouldn't take the money? The only scenes that stuck out to me was that Ma Kent worked at Sears and Pete Ross at Ihop.

#42 Posted by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones (15534 posts) - - Show Bio

I loved the film, my only complaint is poor editing (like, how long did it take Krypton to explode anyway? Seemed like Zod's coup, trial and imprisonment all took place in ten minutes) and some moments with Lois suddenly loving Supes seemed forced.

Other than that, it was great 8/10

Agreed

#43 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio

@saint_wildcard: It's a little overboard when it nearly made up for an incredibly expensive production budget and breaks records with its total dollar amount.

The fighting in front of the Sears was framed around the logo, making sure to keep it in the corner of the frame the whole time. That nearly made me walk out of the theater.

It's more commercial than movie.

#44 Posted by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones (15534 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll never get the complaint about product placement, WHAT people in movies using products THE BASTARDS!! It's not like after beating Zod, the military asked Clark "what are you going to do" and Clark went, "I'm gonna go get some awesome deals at Wal Mart"

#45 Posted by SaintWildcard (15934 posts) - - Show Bio

@jaken7 said:

@saint_wildcard: It's a little overboard when it nearly made up for an incredibly expensive production budget and breaks records with its total dollar amount.

The fighting in front of the Sears was framed around the logo, making sure to keep it in the corner of the frame the whole time. That nearly made me walk out of the theater.

It's more commercial than movie.

That doesn't answer my question.

#46 Posted by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones (15534 posts) - - Show Bio

Honestly complaining about product placement seems like the most pickest nick pick.

#47 Posted by JakeN7 (15076 posts) - - Show Bio

@saint_wildcard: I wouldn't take anywhere near that much, as it shows an incredible lack of faith in the film. Continue to wallow in your denial though. I'm not going to stop you.

#48 Posted by soldierofel (562 posts) - - Show Bio

@saint_wildcard:

It's true. Superman won the best film of the year yet it is almost universally hated online. Strange when you think about it. Most of the people i've talked to loved the film. A large amount of people in the general public loved the film. However it seems like almost every week there's a new thread about why man of steel made superman into ultraman or why it was dark and that superman killed civilians or some such nonsense.

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#50 Posted by SanoHibiki (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol nice. There is no such thing as bad fame; for all its controversy among fans MOS grossed alright, had successful selling and has army of defenders. Looking forward to BM vs SM and possible MOS 2 in 2018 – I just want to read what people find to nit-pick about them (honestly, half of my fun on Superman’s board I’m getting from “Why MOS failed at blah-blah” and “Clois must return» threads, though last ones became more seldom recently).