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    Quote Originally Posted by PolkieMan View Post
    Those cables are great I use Coconut Audio on all my componets.
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    How about Woody Allen as Marine Col. Nathan R. Jessup, Commandant, Marine Barracks, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    This is the same as picking Boy George to play Rooster Cogburn...
    Yep, that's how I see it! LOL!
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    yea I like Tom he never gets old but he was kinda small for playing Jack Reacher like when he beat up all those guys ..come on
    Ben just doesn't seem like the right pick it's not size its just the nice guy image he conveys

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    There is a lot of push back on this in the press. I thought Tom C as Jack Reacher (6'4" 230 lbs by the books) would be a disaster but he did a pretty good job, I'm willing to give Ben a shot

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    LOL, a guy from Berkeley, AND Cambridge, playing a supah hero? That's wicked retahded!
    His Bahstan accent is WAY over the top. Renner came a lot closer, and he's friggin british?!
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    Take some time and read through this thread from 2006 on the casting of Heath Ledger as Joker in Dark Knight. It's so funny how everything I'm reading on Ben Affleck, literally is the same as when Ledger was cast. All the "You've got to be kidding" comments to "Is it April Fools already?" and the one I like...."The second Batman series has officially been killed!"

    I'm not saying Ben will pull off that kind of performance, BUT, you never know. Anyone with a crystall ball wants to prove me wrong right now at this moment, go right ahead.

    Give the guy a chance for crying out loud!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strong Bad View Post
    Take some time and read through this thread from 2006 on the casting of Heath Ledger as Joker in Dark Knight. It's so funny how everything I'm reading on Ben Affleck, literally is the same as when Ledger was cast. All the "You've got to be kidding" comments to "Is it April Fools already?" and the one I like...."The second Batman series has officially been killed!"

    I'm not saying Ben will pull off that kind of performance, BUT, you never know. Anyone with a crystall ball wants to prove me wrong right now at this moment, go right ahead.

    Give the guy a chance for crying out loud!

    http://www.rottentomatoes.com/news/1...-is-the-joker/
    If Affleck's version of Batman is a whining, snotty weak little turd of a man that needs to be rescued like some damsel in distress, then they cast him perfectly. I understand Woody Harelson and Ralph Macchio also turned down the role, along with that kid from Terminator 2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strong Bad View Post
    Take some time and read through this thread from 2006 on the casting of Heath Ledger as Joker in Dark Knight. It's so funny how everything I'm reading on Ben Affleck, literally is the same as when Ledger was cast. All the "You've got to be kidding" comments to "Is it April Fools already?" and the one I like...."The second Batman series has officially been killed!"

    I'm not saying Ben will pull off that kind of performance, BUT, you never know. Anyone with a crystall ball wants to prove me wrong right now at this moment, go right ahead.

    Give the guy a chance for crying out loud!

    http://www.rottentomatoes.com/news/1...-is-the-joker/
    Frankly, I was not that impressed with that "mess" of a Joker Heath put together. That second Batman film is an EDITOR'S nightmare. Very badly edited. WAY TOO LONG and RAMBLING, too many things going on, etc. Not to speak badly of the dead, but had Ledger not left us, I wonder what the reviews of this film would have been. If you love confusion and bad filmmaking then you loved this film.

    So as to commentary concerning Affleck, well, since Ledger was at least a decent actor, I wouldn't worry about "any" similarities between the two periods. If this second Superman "rivals" The Dark Knight, then only fans will like it? And I'm pretty sure I'll be "amused" in a bad way! I, honestly, can't sit through an ENTIRE showing of the second Batman film without getting unbelievably BORED! It so tedious.

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    I guess I love confusion and bad film making.
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    Nothing wrong with that, since that's what generates Billions of dollars for Hollywood. For full disclosure, I've never seen a GREAT superhero film. There are some that are good. But it's tough to be great because I compare them with great films outside their genre and they never cut the mustard.

    Let's face it. We're talking entertainment films, Hollywood blockbusters, etc. Nothing wrong with that. As an example. I saw Spielberg's Close Encounters when it first came out and I almost busted a gut laughing through the entire film, I thought it was so ridiculous. And yet I was one of the "only" people to remain in a NYC showing of Tarkovsky's Stalker, when over half that sophisticated NY audience walked out on it. If Hollywood took "my" opinion seriously, they'd be "bankrupt"! lol

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    Please, unless they are going to a voice over for Ben. Batman should not have that girly voice that comes out of Ben's mouth, period. Bad choice in my book, but thats standard issue for the Batman or Superman movies. They just can't seem to get it together like their comic book rival.

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    No worse than Keaton, Kilmer or Clooney IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chumlie View Post
    No worse than Keaton, Kilmer or Clooney IMO.
    True....and how well did those movies do ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyb View Post
    True....and how well did those movies do ?
    All were a financial success. And your point is ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chumlie View Post
    All were a financial success. And your point is ?
    If your point is, as a "financial success" they made at least one dollar over cost, then maybe so but all of those movies are regarded as the pits of the Batman movies......and that's my point.

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    I for one just can't see Ben attempting another super hero movie. I figured he would even stay as far away from action movies as he possibly could. He is more suited for dramas, and I just can't see him pulling off Batman.

    I think the character Sheldon from the Big Bang Theory would be a better choice.

    I could be wrong, but this will definitely be a rental, but only if others say it was at least tolerable.

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    Looking at all these comments makes me wonder if people have already forgotten how bad Bale was as Batman. He was decent enough as Wayne, but was a horrible Batman with the constant growl of unintelligible speech. Am I the only one who thinks this???
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    Quote Originally Posted by AsSiMiLaTeD View Post
    Looking at all these comments makes me wonder if people have already forgotten how bad Bale was as Batman. He was decent enough as Wayne, but was a horrible Batman with the constant growl of unintelligible speech. Am I the only one who thinks this???
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyb View Post
    True....and how well did those movies do ?
    The Keaton Batman movie was a huge success, it did very well, even the soundtrack was huge in sales..
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    Quote Originally Posted by AsSiMiLaTeD View Post
    Looking at all these comments makes me wonder if people have already forgotten how bad Bale was as Batman. He was decent enough as Wayne, but was a horrible Batman with the constant growl of unintelligible speech. Am I the only one who thinks this???
    No, you're not. Anyone can play Batman... The question is whether they can play Bruce Wayne. And if you look at the New 52 run of Batman, Affleck looks pretty astonishingly like Bruce Wayne. Given how good he has been in recent flicks, I'm willing to trust the casting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyb View Post
    If your point is, as a "financial success" they made at least one dollar over cost, then maybe so but all of those movies are regarded as the pits of the Batman movies......and that's my point.
    All of them made the studios big money and that's ALL they care about. Even Batman & Robin made them a bundle of cash in the end. Not talking a dollar over cost. I do agree they were the pits as movies but it's always about the money.

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    So to sum up a somewhat long and sometimes heated thread: "Show me the money!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cnh View Post
    So to sum up a somewhat long and sometimes heated thread: "Show me the money!"

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    Ben what's next J low as bat girl come on man box office killer (ya right).

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    Word has it that Justin Bieber has been tapped to play the Boy Wonder....

    Ben and the Biebs... sound more like a Saturday Night Live skit than an actual blockbuster casting decision...
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    Well i think you can never predict how he turns out to be as Batman..i guess well all will have to wait for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    Word has it that Justin Bieber has been tapped to play the Boy Wonder....

    Ben and the Biebs... sound more like a Saturday Night Live skit than an actual blockbuster casting decision...
    That was something Bieber did for Funny Or Die. He's not remotely attached to the project.
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