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Because nothing says evil supervillain like...Kristen Wiig.
Halfway through that trailer I started waiting for her to say "Call me crazy, one more time."

I really loved the first Wonder Woman movie. I want this one to succeed. I'm afraid the CGI (as it stands) may put a lot of people off. There's CGI characters, and then there's Gumby CGI characters. It's like the faster the character moves on the screen, the less attention they pay to the skeleton inside the body.
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The CGI does give me pause. The Ares bit in the original was an issue, too. I'm not too worried about Wiig, though. Not everyone who does well in a role seems to fit the role. Keaton didn't seem like Batman, Ledger didn't seem like Joker, and Clooney should have been a great Batman.
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It was okay. After watching The Batman trailer, though, it's disappointing. Different type of movie but this doesn't seem to be as well done (from the trailer).
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The CGI does give me pause. The Ares bit in the original was an issue, too. I'm not too worried about Wiig, though. Not everyone who does well in a role seems to fit the role. Keaton didn't seem like Batman, Ledger didn't seem like Joker, and Clooney should have been a great Batman.
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Forgive my ignorance as I really don't know much about superhero or comics, but is there a reason for setting this in 1984? I mean, from looking at the trailer, I don't get much of a reason other than the fact that it's 'cool and flashy'. I'm hoping there's more to it than that, as the first movie used its time-period brilliantly.
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Forgive my ignorance as I really don't know much about superhero or comics, but is there a reason for setting this in 1984?
I believe the Marvel Comics Universe answer is "Holy shit, people LOVED the 80's vibe in Thor Ragnarok. More of THAT!"

Functionally, too, it keeps some plot lines open that get closed too easily by modern technology. If you watch the old X-Files episodes, almost all of the tension and drama hinges on the fact that the characters can't communicate with each other and lack evidence. How would those be re-written in a time when everyone has a pocket camera/computer/phone with near-global reach?
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1984 was an amazing year. I wonder if Steve will stop and see part of a CHiPs rerun :)
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Rumpy wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:19 pm
Forgive my ignorance as I really don't know much about superhero or comics, but is there a reason for setting this in 1984?
I'm not sure if its an intentional decision for the DC movie universe to try and keep the various film stories far enough apart that they can maintain some type of continuity in a larger plot that connects them all.

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Thanks guys, I'm just hoping they use it as an opportunity to explore things rather than just have it set there to be flashy.
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Thanks guys, I'm just hoping they use it as an opportunity to explore things rather than just have it set there to be flashy.
I think they want to do two things: (1) flip the "fish out of water" dynamic from the first movie - last time it was Trevor showing Diana about all the weird things in the world and how to live in it, now it will be the reverse; and (2) profit off of people's nostalgia (ha ha, isn't it funny that people used to wear cargo pants!).

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Funny large 80s pants.

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Wonder Woman has been a feminist icon since the late 60s. The first film had undertones of that. If Jenkins wanted to explore that, the mid 80s would be an interesting time period.
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Daehawk wrote:
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1984 was an amazing year. I wonder if Steve will stop and see part of a CHiPs rerun :)
I'm not sure why, but that made me laugh. :lol:

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Warner Bros. has postponed the release of “Wonder Woman 1984,” the latest development in Hollywood’s rocky plans to return to the movies.

The superhero sequel starring Gal Gadot, which was expected to debut on Oct. 2, will now touch down in theaters on Dec. 25, 2020.

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Well, if it was originally scheduled to come out in 1984 what's a few more months.

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Kraken wrote:
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Well, if it was originally scheduled to come out in 1984 what's a few more months.
But will it have portal technology?
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Kraken wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:28 pm
Well, if it was originally scheduled to come out in 1984 what's a few more months.
Nice, I LOLed.

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Jaymann wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:41 pm
Kraken wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:28 pm
Well, if it was originally scheduled to come out in 1984 what's a few more months.
But will it have portal technology?
I recall Cleve Blakemore being asked the same thing.
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