Jubilee wrote:Listen when I say "grim and gritty" I don't literally mean going full on TDK territory. That G&G thing is not what I mean. I just mean it has to be more relateable. Based somewhat on reality. Films like Hulk and Green Lantern are always going to struggle.
The HUlk is one of the most relatable characters in comics.
I just kind of get the feeling that you have your arguments twisted.
Is it grim and gritty? When it suits you.
Is it just space movies? When it suits you.
Is it bright superheroes? When it suits you.
There are franchises that are difficult to pull off. THat's pretty much it.
Prometheus was dark as hell (at least from the previews), but I guess in that case, it was space.
Transformers DotM was heavily based on space, from the moon landing, to bringing Cybertron to Earth and so on, but it made money.
The Avengers was bright as hell, had invading aliens from another dimension, a space god, a space tyrant and so on, but it's number 3 on the all time grossing films list.
And wasn't it your contention (admittedly in jest) that GL would kill superhero films? How's that going?