Karl`s PC Help Forums Last active: Never
Not logged in [Login ]
Go To Bottom

In memory of Karl Davis, founder of this board, who made his final journey 12th June 2007

Printable Version | Subscribe | Add to Favourites   Post new thread Poll:
Author: Subject: Captain America: The First Avenger
Mighty Faerie Hunter


Posts: 9211
Registered: 11-3-2006
Location: Northwoods of Wisconsin, USA
Theme: KF Arctic Blue
Member Is Offline

Mood: Call Me GRANDPA!

[*] Post 441499 posted on 7-8-2011 at 02:53 Reply With Quote
Captain America: The First Avenger

I FINALLY got a chance to see this movie. I was dreading doing so after the way Hollywood BUTCHERED The Green Lantern.

It is SOOOOOOOOOOO much a better movie than GL!

They stuck fairly close to the source material, with a couple notable exceptions.

In fact, if you are like me and grew up reading the comic book, you'll notice the whole part where they "create" him is lifted straight from the comic, right down to dialogue.

Chris Evans did a superb job in the title role, too.

And, since it's a Marvel movie, stay through the closing credits to be rewarded with a small taste of The Avengers.
View User's Profile Visit User's Homepage View All Posts By User
Undercover MOD


Posts: 32767
Registered: 19-11-2004
Location: Riverton, South Australia
Theme: Windows XP Silver
Member Is Offline

Mood: Gone crazy, Back soo

[*] Post 441522 posted on 7-8-2011 at 11:21 Reply With Quote

Good to hear, RW, I hope that it has more success than other attempts at staying close to the original. I absolutely loved DUNE which, to me, was very close to the book and it was a flop!
View User's Profile View All Posts By User


Posts: 11157
Registered: 20-12-2007
Location: Sarf East Lundun
Theme: KF Blue (Default)
Member Is Offline

Mood: Confused

[*] Post 441537 posted on 7-8-2011 at 12:37 Reply With Quote

The original Bat Man series with Adam West and Burt Ward kept very close to the comics, too. I could watch it then go and get the comic it was based on.
View User's Profile View All Posts By User
Post new thread Poll:

Guest Notice
You are a guest, as a guest you can only see a maximum of 3 posts per thread.

If you want to see the rest, please click here to register.