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#spoilers for #wandavision and #ww84 follow...
Watched the WV season finale and WW84 yesterday. There were more similarities between the two than not, especially with both protagonists reanimating their lovers after their respective tragic deaths. #spoilers 1/
WV is the far better of the two, imo. The writing and acting were superb, and while WV started slow as a series, it eventually pulled me in. The chemistry between Olsen and Bettany is fantastic, and I hope to see it again. #spoilers 2/
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Here we go... 😊
#WonderWoman1984
1hr in.
I'm bored.
I'm so very bored.
OK, @cinemasins, I'm going to need you to destroy this one.
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I'm gonna do this now because tomorrow i'll be busy: this thread will explore the interview made by the great guys of @ComicBookDebate to Zack Snyder. here we go!
Zack showing on purpose the Crimeran picture right off th bat HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA #WonderWoman
"I'm a big fan of Myth, and the power of the Myth, and i think in a lot of ways that's let me go to this genre in particular, because i think in a lot of ways comic books is a modern myth, is our way to figuring out the world we living in" [+]
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Sat down tonight to see if the harsh criticism of #WW84 is deserved. If anything, its detractors are too kind. I loved the original #WonderWoman, love #GalGadot, felt the love story angle, appreciated the direction of #PattyJenkins. But my Lord, this sequel is garbage. Thread:
First and foremost, the concept and writing are a disaster. A talented cast is brought to its knees by the plodding, contrived dialogue and juvenile plot. The blame here lies with director Jenkins, who wrote this monstrosity, and may have killed the film franchise. #WW84
#GalGadot remains a compelling star, but she and poor #ChrisPine have to wade through a hideous script that allows them none of the chemistry that drove the original. The wonderful #PedroPascal of #Mandalorian fame is reduced to comic villainous excess. #WW84
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So there is an element of #WW84 I wanna talk about but I don't wanna spoil so here's your warning, below is minor spoiler:
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Steve Trevor's essence is placed in another man & Diana sleeps w/ man as his body is possessed w/ Trevor's consciousness. Da hell?
Diana/Wonder Woman has been obsessing over a man for decades she only knew for a week (woman empowerment) & when Steve visits her in another man's body, she sleeps with him within hours. We see man back to normal consciousness @ end of film o& he's not interested in Diana.
Wonder Woman used this man's body, who at end of film was very kind and respectful to her while also clueless of the fact that the stranger (Diana) he has just met has actually been using his body for the past 24 hours. Did no one think of how horrible this is??????? Da hell?
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OK! I'm going to re-watch Superman 1978 for the first time in IDK, 20 years? #SUPES78
Observation: These opening credits are sooo influenced by Star Wars. Also Trevor Howard is in this--and he is directly referenced in the 70s WW comics when resurrected Steve Trevor re-names himself Trevor Howard. Hmmm! #SUPES78 #WW84
Opening close-up on icy-looking city giving way to Jor-El announcing "undeniable fact" against criminals. Which are also kinda sexist. Why is only the lady accused of "perversions"? Anyway, bad people trying to overthrow Krypton. #SUPES78
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1. Okay, my take on #WW84 @ThabitiAnyabwil. I think movie had a deep & even profound message (unlike any Marvel movie) and the message and theme of the film was excellent. In execution, could've been done better, especially edited better. The beginning & ending good, middle meh.
2. The prob is, it's a long mediocre middle. The script needed to be tightened up in many diff ways, & I'd even say they would've done much better if they stuck to comic book source material for Cheetah. The DCEU would abound if it stuck to source material; which is excellent.
3. Okay, now for some mild spoilers.... Not major, just thematic.

The theme WW84 deals with, the cost of greed & the longing for another life due to pain or loss in present one hit me extremely hard. For those who have endured trauma or profound pain; I think it resonates.
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Is this #HBOMax #WW84 film grain a compression artifact or was this intentional? The film is glorious but the grain is overwhelmingly distracting.
I’ve been looking closely at this and here’s what I thing. #ww84 added a film grain to get that 80s look, but expected the film to be on a big screen at a FAR FAR higher bitate. Whatever codec that #HBOMax is using is emphasizing the grain to the point of distraction.
Moving off the Xbox #hbomax app to a chromecast ultra to see if 4k helps #ww84’s film grain
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One of the best things about @WonderWomanFilm: #Ramy’s Dad Farouk! 😄 #WhatTheFamsWatching
Quote from my husband midway: “I wish this movie was good.” 🤣 (you only get it if you’ve seen it). I happen not to mind the film, but then I’m not normally a superhero movie kind of girl.
Now he says “ I wish this movie would end.”

The wish making powers are not transmitting through the TV, however. 🤣🙁
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I wrote a whole-ass thread over on my personal account about why it was such a missed opportunity, but man it just sucked from top to bottom
I can suspend disbelief for an invisible jet and a cheetah lady and a magic crystal that grants everyone's wishes, but expecting me to believe Gal Gadot would save a Muslim child? 🤨
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HBOMax needs to upgrade their CDN
We're an hour into #WW84 and we've buffered three times, all three times the picture has degraded from 4k to SD.

We have a gigabit connection from Xfinity, and have never once buffered during playback from Netflix
This is on a Vizio TV with a hardwired network connection to the router.
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I get what some critics (& friends) are saying about #WW84 - but I loved it. The first one had more iconic moments/rewatchable action but this was a solid follow-up that captures the same humanity and hope with a better set of villains. It’s clear @PattyJenks gets this character.
Compared to the first action-focused film, it’s further down the line toward drama as well as Snyder-verse unpacking of superheroism. General audiences might not embrace it the way they did the first one but I think it’s a better movie for sticking to Jenkins’ vision.
If you don’t think Jenkins gets the character, just remember that Diana “won” in WW with her fists and powers (because WB wanted a big actiony ending) and she “wins” in #WW84 with love, compassion, and reason.
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As a #MerryChristmas gift from me to you, here are...

ESHAP’S TOP TEN 2021 MEDIA PREDICTIONS

(plus my shiny new updated Media Map!)

#10. APPLE BUYS BIG

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#9. NEWS GOES PAID

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ESHAP’S TOP TEN 2021 MEDIA PREDICTIONS

#8. MICROSOFT GOES WINDOWS SHOPPING

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Passado o surto, vamos analisar a atual situação de #WonderWoman1984

O filme era pra ter sido lançado inicialmente em Junho de 2020 e sua campanha de marketing começou em dezembro de 2019 na CCXP, desde então começou os gastos com campanha de marketing do filme

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E com cada adiamento que ocorreu posteriormente a Warner teve aumento nos gastos com o filme porque existem contratos de publicidades com outras marcas que usam o filme para vender seus produtos, e com esses adiamentos ambos os lados perdem mais dinheiro

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Para cobrir esse dinheiro perdido, somente com o filme lucrando mais ainda, seja com uma bilheteria maior, lucros em VOD ou streams.
O fato e que os especialistas não projetam uma volta normal aos cinemas até o final de 2021, os cinemas na Europa estão fechados

3/17
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JUST IN: WB shifts release dates:
#Dune is now 10/1/21
#TheMatrix4 is now 12/21/21
#TheBatman is now 3/4/22
#TheFlash is now 11/4/22
#Shazam2 is now 6/2/23
#BlackAdam goes undated
WB event pics dated for 6/3/22 & 8/5/22
As of now, #WW84 is still arriving this Christmas.
With all the shifts from WB, here is an updated snapshot of the major theatrical releases arriving in 2020, 2021 and 2022, as of 10/6/20.
*Note Feb/March 2022 w/ Thor: Love and Thunder, The Batman and Doctor Strange 2 all within weeks of each other
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