DCU Films: Past, Present, And The Future

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They are billing James Gunn as the "Kevin Feige" of the new DCU (no longer named DCEU). James Gun signed an exclusive deal with Warner Bro's and will no longer work on any Marvel related properties after his current contractual obligations are up.

I guess this gives me hope..sort of. I hated SS2 and thought it was downright atrocious with the cliche bad guys and Patrick Star ending. However, maybe he is what they need from an oversight perspective.
 

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They are billing James Gunn as the "Kevin Feige" of the new DCU (no longer named DCEU). James Gun signed an exclusive deal with Warner Bro's and will no longer work on any Marvel related properties after his current contractual obligations are up.

I guess this gives me hope..sort of. I hated SS2 and thought it was downright atrocious with the cliche bad guys and Patrick Star ending. However, maybe he is what they need from an oversight perspective.
Loved SS2. I guess I like irreverent more than most.

You don't think nearly every Marvel bad guy is cliche?
 

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Loved SS2. I guess I like irreverent more than most.

You don't think nearly every Marvel bad guy is cliche?
More cliche than a 3rd world dictator bad guy? No. No and no a million times. That movie blew chunks.
 

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More cliche than a 3rd world dictator bad guy? No. No and no a million times. That movie blew chunks.
Meh agree to disagree. The villains were the heroes and they were clearly the focus of the movie.

I'd put it above any of the Avengers movies. It was hilarious without killing the characters. The chemistry between Idris Elba and John Cena was great. And Margot Robbie as Harlequin is superb casting. Her and Will Smith were the only good things about the first, God awful Suicide Squad.
 

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Meh agree to disagree. The villains were the heroes and they were clearly the focus of the movie.

I'd put it above any of the Avengers movies. It was hilarious without killing the characters. The chemistry between Idris Elba and John Cena was great. And Margot Robbie as Harlequin is superb casting. Her and Will Smith were the only good things about the first, God awful Suicide Squad.
I wouldn’t put it above the first Avengers or Infiniti War or Endgame, but SS2 was pretty damn enjoyable.

And Gunn’s follow up Peacemaker was freaking awesome.
 

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I wouldn’t put it above the first Avengers or Infiniti War or Endgame, but SS2 was pretty damn enjoyable.

And Gunn’s follow up Peacemaker was freaking awesome.
This is where I’m at. Peacemaker may be the best thing in the DCU (though I enjoy Doom Patrol greatly).
 

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Meh agree to disagree. The villains were the heroes and they were clearly the focus of the movie.

I'd put it above any of the Avengers movies. It was hilarious without killing the characters. The chemistry between Idris Elba and John Cena was great. And Margot Robbie as Harlequin is superb casting. Her and Will Smith were the only good things about the first, God awful Suicide Squad.
You are sidestepping the cliche dictator and his minions. Not the Suicide Squad itself. There is nothing more cliche than that. I will take the first one twice on Sunday before the steaming pile that SS2 was and I agree the bad guys sucked in that movie. By the way many fans didn't even know who Idris Elba was playing running up the movie there was so much confusion or what universe the movie was in. Margot Robbie was the only redeeming thing about that movie other than John Cena getting his own series which is light years better than SS2. Peacemaker is awesome.

Above the Avengers movies? That is a hilarious joke. It doesn't come close to any of the Avenger movies by a long shot.
 

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I wouldn’t put it above the first Avengers or Infiniti War or Endgame, but SS2 was pretty damn enjoyable.

And Gunn’s follow up Peacemaker was freaking awesome.

The original Avengers will always be the standard for a team up movie.
 

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Peacemaker is what The Boys wishes it was, IMO. I can feel that show trying too hard to push the envelope. Peacemaker did so effortlessly.

100% the Boys is now just trying to out shock the last season instead of telling a good story.
 

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What a concept !! LOL

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Excited but cautions at the same time. They have a ton of work to do with all these silo worlds running between TV and film. Seems like they are moving ahead with silo projects so how the hell will that be cohesive? My guess is that the new Flash film introduces the multiverse in a way where they can easily explain all these silo projects. However, that is hardly cohesive. It's an easy way out. I am curious to see how Gunn pulls this off. DC has made a massive cluster@#$@#.
 

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