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Professor Beef
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(03-20-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

This movie had nowhere to go but up. I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show. I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is.

I was 10 when the show debuted and, after being hyped on commercials, have never been so disappointed in anything in my entire life, Indy 4, Episode 1, and Street Fighter IV included.

ow the edge
jman2050
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 AM)
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Actually I take it back kids watched Power Rangers because Go Go Power Rangers is the greatest TV theme ever made.
Delio
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

This movie had nowhere to go but up. I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show. I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is.

I was 10 when the show debuted and, after being hyped on commercials, have never been so disappointed in anything in my entire life, Indy 4, Episode 1, and Street Fighter IV included.

Im glad as an adult that secondhand embarrassment doesn't bother me.
wwm0nkey
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

This movie had nowhere to go but up. I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show. I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is.

I was 10 when the show debuted and, after being hyped on commercials, have never been so disappointed in anything in my entire life, Indy 4, Episode 1, and Street Fighter IV included.

Or let them just watch it? My uncle always said how bad Godzilla was when I was growing up and watching it over my cousins house and it annoyed the hell out of me / made me a bit sad when I was a kid, can't imagine if that was coming from my dad. Luckily I stuck with it and just like the things I like, no shame in that.
miller.skippins
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 AM)
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welp....power rangers is actually good and beauty & the beast is bad...

we are definitely living in a post-trump world where black is white and the sun rise from the north.
TissueBox
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(03-20-2017, 07:46 AM)
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Pumped.
Pachimari
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(03-20-2017, 07:48 AM)
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Booked my ticket long ago. Super excited for this Thursday!
George Oscar Bluth II
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(03-20-2017, 07:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by - J - D -

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/rev...tt-1201794992/

Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Is A Mega-Budget Reboot That’s Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

C-

Jason Scott (the mannequin-like Dacre Montgomery, who aspires to Charlie Hunnam’s level of lifelessness)

...this would hardly seem like a Power Rangers movie at all; even the iconic, color-coded spandex suits have been turned into hard plastic nonsense that looks so dumb and lifeless that Zack Snyder might as well steal it for “Justice League.”

Damn.
NinjaBoiX
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(03-20-2017, 07:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by - J - D -

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/rev...tt-1201794992/

Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Is A Mega-Budget Reboot That’s Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

C-

Sounds about right, I'd be worried if it wasn't.
massoluk
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(03-20-2017, 07:52 AM)
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I seriously can't get over the fugly mech and boobs armor, call me simple but I'm still skipping
illmatic22
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(03-20-2017, 07:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by - J - D -

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/rev...tt-1201794992/

Review: ‘Power Rangers’ Is A Mega-Budget Reboot That’s Embarrassed Of The TV Show It’s Based On

C-

That dig at Snyder Lmao
HP_Wuvcraft
(03-20-2017, 07:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show.

Dude, it's whimsical fun. Come on.

I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is. .

Wow, you're an asshole.
AlteredBeast
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(03-20-2017, 07:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Professor Beef

ow the edge

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

EDIT: I will note that I am totally for them seeing this movie, since all the tackiness and poor quality seems to have been left behind. They are excited for it, and so we will probably catch it on a Saturday morning on the cheap.
DarthOrange
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(03-20-2017, 07:54 AM)
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All of the trailers have been super hype so I am going to make time to see it opening weekend regardless.

Also Elizabeth Banks totally looks 16 and should have played the yellow or pink ranger.
Chumley
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(03-20-2017, 07:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

I agree. It's bottom of the barrel junk food kids entertainment, there's a million other shows out there for children to watch.
Professor Beef
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(03-20-2017, 07:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

EDIT: I will note that I am totally for them seeing this movie, since all the tackiness and poor quality seems to have been left behind. They are excited for it, and so we will probably catch it on a Saturday morning on the cheap.

Let's not pretend that you're above bad cheese since you named yourself AlteredBeast lol
SomeRandomWeirdGuy
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(03-20-2017, 07:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by NinjaBoiX

Sounds about right, I'd be worried if it wasn't.

Why the hell make an adaptation of something you don't like then? Dark and edgy Power Rangers defeats the purpose
Weetrick
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(03-20-2017, 07:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

EDIT: I will note that I am totally for them seeing this movie, since all the tackiness and poor quality seems to have been left behind. They are excited for it, and so we will probably catch it on a Saturday morning on the cheap.

Originally Posted by Chumley

I agree. It's bottom of the barrel junk food kids entertainment, there's a million other shows out there for children to watch.

Yup, when I have kids they will only watch/read/play things that fit my standard of quality. Wouldn't want them to grow up and secondhand embarrass anyone after all.
Poor GRIMES
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(03-20-2017, 07:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

I agree. It's bottom of the barrel junk food kids entertainment, there's a million other shows out there for children to watch.

im sure there were a million other things that you could have watched as well when you first saw power rangers decades ago. but alas, you need to forcefeed your future children entertainment that only you deem worthy of their time
wwm0nkey
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(03-20-2017, 08:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

EDIT: I will note that I am totally for them seeing this movie, since all the tackiness and poor quality seems to have been left behind. They are excited for it, and so we will probably catch it on a Saturday morning on the cheap.

Maybe they might get into seeing super cheesy stuff though? Like I said I LOVED Godzilla growing up and I loved power rangers for the giant robot fights, I knew it was pure cheese, but God damn was it fun to watch. Your kids, so your rules, but they may not be looking for deep plots or anything like that like you are
Chumley
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(03-20-2017, 08:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by Poor GRIMES

im sure there were a million other things that you could have watched as well when you first saw power rangers decades ago. but alas, you need to forcefeed your future children entertainment that only you deem worthy of their time

The ability to choose what you watch straight up didn't exist for me in the early 90's. We had a few channels and my parents worked. They put on Saturday morning cartoons and that was it. I liked basically every show that was on, be it X-Men or Batman or Spiderman or MMPR.

If I have kids I'd absolutely show them stuff like Batman TAS though.
the_sun_king
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(03-20-2017, 08:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

This movie had nowhere to go but up. I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show. I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is.

Well, I'm glad I don't give much of a shit what anyone thinks to like what I like as a grown adult. I like cheesy tokusatsu.

*goes to watch the latest episode of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger*
vareon
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(03-20-2017, 08:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

Nothing edgy about what I said. If my kids want to watch a show with fighting or ninjas, etc, there are a million different options which don't feature plastic monsters pantomiming in odd, totally awkward ways, as well as "martial arts" straight out of an elementary playground recess. This shit is just bad on all levels and insults their intelligence with plotlines, special effects, acting, and fighting more simplistic than even bad kids deserve.

EDIT: I will note that I am totally for them seeing this movie, since all the tackiness and poor quality seems to have been left behind. They are excited for it, and so we will probably catch it on a Saturday morning on the cheap.

I feel the secondhand embarrassment of a parent trying to force the kid's taste.
Chumley
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(03-20-2017, 08:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by vareon

I feel the secondhand embarrassment of a parent trying to force the kid's taste.

Do you even know anything about parenting? What a ridiculous comment. Part of your job as a parent is making choices for your children.
Regulus Tera
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(03-20-2017, 08:10 AM)
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Honestly all this Power ranger hype is making me wanna watch Akibaranger instead.


...I might say fucki it and catch the movie nonetheless
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(03-20-2017, 08:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

This movie had nowhere to go but up. I feel secondhand embarrassment for adults who like any version of this show. I let my kids watch pretty much anything, but I make sure to tell them, if I ever catch them watching it, how terrible MMPR is.

Originally Posted by Chumley

If I have kids I'd absolutely show them stuff like Batman TAS though.

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(03-20-2017, 08:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

Do you even know anything about parenting? What a ridiculous comment. Part of your job as a parent is making choices for your children.

Hahah your boy gonna binge sofia the first aint shit you can do brah
AlteredBeast
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(03-20-2017, 08:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

If I have kids I'd absolutely show them stuff like Batman TAS though.

I tried for years and finally succeeded in my kids choosing Batman TAS. I about wept big tears seeing that. :)

You guys may not like it, but my kids like classical music, watching Fantasia, playing the piano, building structures with LEGO, painting and coloring, playing ball in the yard and at the park. We give them a little TV time every day, but they may as well devote it to deeper endeavors.

Studies show the more active a parent is in their children's extracurricular pursuits, the more successful they will be in life. I don't give a shit if my kids are rich when they get older, but they will definitely get a childhood and adolescence full of life experiences and the opportunity for mental and physical growth. With how little TV they watch, they might as well get something out of it instead of brain junk food.
wwm0nkey
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(03-20-2017, 08:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlteredBeast

I tried for years and finally succeeded in my kids choosing Batman TAS. I about wept big tears seeing that. :)

You guys may not like it, but my kids like classical music, watching Fantasia, playing the piano, building structures with LEGO, painting and coloring, playing ball in the yard and at the park. We give them a little TV time every day, but they may as well devote it to deeper endeavors.

Studies show the more active a parent is in their children's extracurricular pursuits, the more successful they will be in life. I don't give a shit if my kids are rich when they get older, but they will definitely get a childhood and adolescence full of life experiences and the opportunity for mental and physical growth. With how little TV they watch, they might as well get something out of it instead of brain junk food.

As long as they are doing what they like, I have no issue, but that's not how your initial comments came off as.
Blablurn
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(03-20-2017, 08:18 AM)
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I need to know...

... will we hear the Theme Song? Like in a real fight?
Timu
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(03-20-2017, 08:19 AM)
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1st review on rottentomatoes is fresh!!!
Einchy
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(03-20-2017, 08:20 AM)
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Me a few days ago: Meh, I guess I'll watch it when it comes out on Bluray.

Me now: THE SIGNAL IS CALLING OUR PLANET IS FALLING THE DANGER WILL TEST YOU BETTER MAKE IT A LIGHTSPEED RESCUE
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(03-20-2017, 08:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by illmatic22

Variety
http://variety.com/2017/film/reviews...ks-1202011724/

I mean, nostalgia is probably a selling point for this movie too, not just appealing to kids. You will get a decent amount of men because "remember power rangers?".
Weetrick
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(03-20-2017, 08:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Einchy

Me a few days ago: Meh, I guess I'll watch it when it comes out on Bluray.

Me now: THE SIGNAL IS CALLING OUR PLANET IS FALLING THE DANGER WILL TEST YOU BETTER MAKE IT A LIGHTSPEED RESCUE

lol the Twitch marathon marketing campaign is working!
Regulus Tera
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(03-20-2017, 08:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by Einchy

Me a few days ago: Meh, I guess I'll watch it when it comes out on Bluray.

Me now: THE SIGNAL IS CALLING OUR PLANET IS FALLING THE DANGER WILL TEST YOU BETTER MAKE IT A LIGHTSPEED RESCUE

If there's one thing Power Ranger was always genuinely great at, it was the theme songs.
Badpsychometry
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(03-20-2017, 08:26 AM)
I have always felt like this movie should be as adult as possible, solely because people like me used to watch it as a kid... I loved Power Rangers as a kid, but looking back with grown up eyes.. It isn't the same. But the nostalgia, and idea of having a show grow as you age, has always enticed me. For a time, back in the early 2000's, PR was going that route.

It of course has went back to the light hearted execution it started with, even more so than the 90's era version. But this movie is a chance to have something with a bit more edge and familiarity in concepts than ripping straight from the source.
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(03-20-2017, 08:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Professor Beef

Let's not pretend that you're above bad cheese since you named yourself AlteredBeast lol

One is a 20+ years old, 1-dimensional franchise of dumb punching and kicking weird monsters while transforming into an animal-based superhero.

The other is a 20+ years old, 1-dimensional franchise of dumb punching and kicking weird monsters while transforming into animal-based superheroes.
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(03-20-2017, 08:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by WelfareBurger

As long as there's no Justin.

It's hard to believe a darker path than Rocky, and yet, he exists...



Fucking Rocky...
Ithil
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(03-20-2017, 08:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Badpsychometry

I have always felt like this movie should be as adult as possible, solely because people like me used to watch it as a kid... I loved Power Rangers as a kid, but looking back with grown up eyes.. It isn't the same. But the nostalgia, and idea of having a show grow as you age, has always enticed me. For a time, back in the early 2000's, PR was going that route.

It of course has went back to the light hearted execution it started with, even more so than the 90's era version. But this movie is a chance to have something with a bit more edge and familiarity in concepts than ripping straight from the source.

I feel the exact opposite. You can be light hearted and wacky as PR is for a film while updating it to not be as cheaply made/acted/written, and have a stronger plot.
If anything I think trying to be "adult" just makes it pointless as an adaptation, you might as well have made something else with another name.
ZeoVGM
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(03-20-2017, 08:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lights and Waves

This guy always gives action movies bad reviews (Civil War, Star Wars) so he can go sniff a fart.

I'm sure this isn't an amazing movie. But this review is absolutely embarrassing.

In some respects, this is an admirably diverse group of characters, a fact that “Power Rangers” emphasizes from time to time, either by digging a bit deeper into their respective cultures or by having an alien machine size them up by exclaiming “Different color, different kids, different color kids!” In other respects, there are some glaring gaps in representation, and these omissions are made all the more pronounced by the film’s overt focus on inclusiveness. Maybe Muslim kids, Jewish kids, queer kids, or anyone else who doesn’t see themselves on screen can hold out hope for the sequel — more likely, they’ll come to think of their absence as a blessing in disguise.

Seriously? THIS is the movie you go after for diversity? Jesus Christ.
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Einchy
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(03-20-2017, 08:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by ZeoVGM

I'm sure this isn't an amazing movie. But this review is absolutely embarrassing.



Seriously? THIS is the movie you go after for diversity? Jesus Christ.

The cast is a white guy, half white and black girl, an asian guy, a black guy and a Mexican girl.

Like, how do you get more diverse? lol

[edit]

I mean, there's only 5 Rangers to work with and they're all of different genders and ethnicities.
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(03-20-2017, 09:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by Einchy

The cast is a white guy, half white and black girl, an asian guy, a black guy and a Mexican girl.

Like, how do you get more diverse? lol

[edit]

I mean, there's only 5 Rangers to work with and they're all of different genders and ethnicities.

There could be like 15 Rangers. Hollywood is not making a muslim superhero.
Sgt. Kabukiman
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(03-20-2017, 09:03 AM)
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I've been strangely excited for this ever since the first trailer. Looks fun, I hope it does well if it is indeed a decent film.
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(03-20-2017, 09:13 AM)
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Had a feeling it might get decent reviews. There was something under all the Bayformer-esque designs.
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(03-20-2017, 09:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shaanyboi

There could be like 15 Rangers. Hollywood is not making a muslim superhero.

We say that now but you know Marvel's probably thinkin' about a Kamala Khan movie sometime in the next decade.
Gravy Boat
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(03-20-2017, 09:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

Do you even know anything about parenting? What a ridiculous comment. Part of your job as a parent is making choices for your children.

Not on what kids television they should be watching though.

Edit: Not to say you can't, I just don't see the point.
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Toa TAK
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(03-20-2017, 09:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Einchy

Me a few days ago: Meh, I guess I'll watch it when it comes out on Bluray.

Me now: THE SIGNAL IS CALLING OUR PLANET IS FALLING THE DANGER WILL TEST YOU BETTER MAKE IT A LIGHTSPEED RESCUE

This should be in the movie.

For real.
Illucio
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(03-20-2017, 09:35 AM)
Mhmm. I was really looking forward to this movie whether it was good or bad just because it was Power Rangers. I'm actually shocked it's not terrible, but I'll wait for more reviews before determining that. I want to see this Thursday for sure.
hirokazu
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(03-20-2017, 09:42 AM)
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No self-respecting Power Rangers fan is still deciding whether they'll watch this or not. Who gives a shit if it's bad, the point is we'll find out!
Discotheque
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(03-20-2017, 09:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pop-O-Matic

Callin' my shot now: This will gross more domestically than either of WB's DCEU films this year.


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