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ProphetofGanja
03-22-2017, 07:30 PM
https://68.media.tumblr.com/666f70ffe7454899e971abc2b1ed3bd9/tumblr_on8uqo5M5V1qelupoo1_1280.png

Michael Pea (https://www.comicbookmovie.com/ant-man/michael-pea-confirms-hes-reprising-his-role-as-luis-in-ant-man-and-the-wasp-after-all-a149814), one of the best parts of Ant-Man, will return for the sequel.

The first film was pretty good, I'm looking forward to the sequel. Seeing Hope gear-up in the Wasp suit will be dope.

ToTheNines
03-22-2017, 07:36 PM
I'm most excited to see how they deal with the Janet situation. This could be the Godfather II of a superhero movies lol. I'm sure Michael Douglas dosen't mind looking 40 again.

ProphetofGanja
03-22-2017, 07:46 PM
I'm most excited to see how they deal with the Janet situation. This could be the Godfather II of a superhero movies lol. I'm sure Michael Douglas dosen't mind looking 40 again.

Yeah I do hope we find out what happened to her. What you mean by the Godfather II comparison? Never seen any of those movies

ToTheNines
03-22-2017, 07:54 PM
Dude... buy them now. The first 2, eff part 3. If you're not blown away I will paypal you the reimbursement.

(The story structure of Part II is a constant flashback/present day deal. That would fit this movie well, I think).

DestronMirage22
03-22-2017, 10:47 PM
I'm really excited for this movie. The 1st one turned out to be a surprisingly great film, and I hope this surpases its predecessor. Wonder who'll be the main villain, as Ant-Man doesn't have a big rouges gallery, and the last guy was pretty much made up and given one of their aliases' name.

TheSkeletonMan939
08-28-2017, 05:07 PM
First look at the costume for the Wasp!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIWBvqyXUAAQGH3.jpg

Annnnnddd it sucks.

NinjaPug
08-28-2017, 05:48 PM
I liked the version (mainly the brighter yellow) from the Ant-Man credits scene more. All of the colors of he costume are too dark.

TheSkeletonMan939
08-28-2017, 05:54 PM
Yeah, she's a WASP. Where's the yellow???

ToTheNines
08-28-2017, 06:24 PM
Looks like an Agents of Shield costume. Need to see the full helmet/mask before making my mind up.

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
08-28-2017, 07:00 PM
Well, there are red wasps in nature...

But I am very, very disappointed to not see a yellow Wasp costume. :tsad:

EDITED: We're all jumping the gun. The official teaser poster and the logo show the yellow and black color scheme. I'm reading elsewhere that apparently her suit glows yellow when it's active? So never mind, all good in the hood...

ProphetofGanja
08-28-2017, 08:16 PM
Not bad.

I wonder who the villain in this is supposed to be, or if it will be a past/present story going on

DestronMirage22
08-29-2017, 08:40 AM
EDITED: We're all jumping the gun. The official teaser poster and the logo show the yellow and black color scheme. I'm reading elsewhere that apparently her suit glows yellow when it's active? So never mind, all good in the hood...

Good to hear.
I was worried that she'd have that drab costume for the whole film.
We need our classic yellow Wasp.

ProphetofGanja
12-02-2017, 02:54 PM
Ant-Man & the Wasp is Reportedly Marvel's First Romantic Comedy (https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-wasp-marvel-romantic-comedy/)

Cure
12-02-2017, 02:55 PM
Oh good. Good good good.

TigerClaw
12-02-2017, 03:53 PM
Ant-Man & the Wasp is Reportedly Marvel's First Romantic Comedy (https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-wasp-marvel-romantic-comedy/)
That's interesting, they can work on the romance stuff in between all the action.

TheSkeletonMan939
12-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Ant-Man & the Wasp is Reportedly Marvel's First Romantic Comedy (https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-wasp-marvel-romantic-comedy/)

https://78.media.tumblr.com/78e42e67d857885594009a81f7a493fd/tumblr_inline_oyl8htwTYq1t4zvyp_500.jpg

Candy Kappa
12-02-2017, 05:15 PM
I'm up for a Super romcom. We've gotten a Super Western, Spy Thriller and soon a Super Horror with New Mutants so this could be fun.

Cure
12-02-2017, 05:33 PM
I'm up for a Super romcom. We've gotten a Super Western, Spy Thriller and soon a Super Horror with New Mutants so this could be fun.

My Super Ex-Girlfriend!

Coola Yagami
12-02-2017, 06:21 PM
Luis is one of the best parts. Glad he's back in.

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
12-02-2017, 06:28 PM
Ant-Man & the Wasp is Reportedly Marvel's First Romantic Comedy (https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-wasp-marvel-romantic-comedy/)

Well... it could be very good or it could be very bad.

I'm going to be optimistic and not let this news diminish my expectations at all. :tsmile:

DestronMirage22
12-02-2017, 11:21 PM
Ant-Man & the Wasp is Reportedly Marvel's First Romantic Comedy (https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-wasp-marvel-romantic-comedy/)

Pretty unexpected, but if anyone can pull it off and actually make it great, itd be Marvel.
Im sure itll be good.

Andrew NDB
12-03-2017, 04:19 AM
Sounds good to me.

On another note... I wonder if anyone when AM2 was even in pre-production ever so much as sent an Email to Edgar Wright to see if he'd be interested.

ZariusTwo
12-03-2017, 06:25 AM
Pretty unexpected

Unexpected? Most of their movies are nothing but comedy.

ProphetofGanja
12-03-2017, 08:08 AM
I'm up for a Super romcom. We've gotten a Super Western, Spy Thriller and soon a Super Horror with New Mutants so this could be fun.

What super western movie has there been? I'd be interested in seeing that

My Super Ex-Girlfriend!

Was that movie any good? I remember seeing a trailer but I never got around to seeing the actual film

Luis is one of the best parts. Glad he's back in.

For real

Sounds good to me.

On another note... I wonder if anyone when AM2 was even in pre-production ever so much as sent an Email to Edgar Wright to see if he'd be interested.

I would guess no, I feel like Marvel feels some type of way about him not falling in line and playing by their rules

But they managed to make the first Ant-Man film one of my MCU favorites so I have high hopes for the second one too

TheSkeletonMan939
12-03-2017, 08:33 AM
What super western movie has there been? I'd be interested in seeing that

Logan is a bit like a western.

- Main character is an oft-quiet wanderer, doesn't have much of a set home
- Has a "code of honor", albeit one he has become confused about and ambivalent of
- Used to be a crimefighter, now is a drunk who is forced to revisit his former glory
- Stays away from cities for the most part, 95% of the film takes place in rural or generally unpopulated environments
- Incredible stunts and choreography are not featured, fighting is more frenzied and raw
- Beats you over the head that it's a western by using footage from another western :trazz:

Candy Kappa
12-03-2017, 07:43 PM
What super western movie has there been? I'd be interested in seeing that

Logan is basically a Western in it's themes and the way it's shot.

Cure
12-03-2017, 07:47 PM
Was that movie any good? I remember seeing a trailer but I never got around to seeing the actual film

Nah, not really.

Andrew NDB
01-18-2018, 03:58 PM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/

Candy Kappa
01-18-2018, 04:01 PM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/

Thanks Andrew, now I'll never unsee it:lol:

TurtleTitan97
01-18-2018, 04:03 PM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/

People are stupid.

TigerClaw
01-18-2018, 04:30 PM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/
That's too funny. :lol:

ProphetofGanja
01-19-2018, 08:40 AM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/

Anything can look like a dick; this should be a non-issue.

I hope we get a preview soon, the movie is less than five months away now

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
01-19-2018, 08:49 AM
People are upset because Wasp has a penis on her stomach:

http://comicbook.com/marvel/2018/01/18/internet-marvels-wasp-costume-sexual-imagery/

Ridiculous.

plastroncafe
01-19-2018, 08:52 AM
This is what they get for having boob armor.

ProphetofGanja
01-19-2018, 08:59 AM
This is what they get for having boob armor.

:lol: yeah it's pretty wildly impractical. I gotta admit though, I find it kinda hot \_(ツ)_/ and then again, pretty much all spandex superhero outfits are impractical and defy the laws of physics

Plastron, which do you think is more ridiculous: Wonder Woman's boobie breastplate or Red Sonja's chainmail bikini?

https://emojipedia-us.s3.amazonaws.com/socialmedia/apple/118/thinking-face_1f914.png

plastroncafe
01-19-2018, 09:17 AM
Are we grading on a curve?

:D

In reality?
I find both wildly impractical. Titillation, pun intended, is the only reason for either. They exist solely to cater to the male gaze.

People can, and do, fanwank any reason for their existence in a story.
"It shows how good a warrior she is that she doesn't fear going into battle without traditional armor!
"It's her body, and she should be able to just play it however she wants!"

Except for the fact that these are fictional characters who don't actually get to make their own decisions, so both of those arguments are invalid as far as I'm concerned.

That said, what kind of a queer woman would I be if I didn't also like to look at pictures of pretty ladies?

In fiction, it really depends on the artist and the story.
I loved Wonderwoman's bustier in her movie. First of all it didn't have individual boob socks, secondly it at least gave the appearance of being inspired by gladiatorial armor.

Plus that movie didn't focus on her ass for no reason. A nice touch.

Gail Simone's Red Sonja was awesome, partly because at no point did I feel like Sonia was there for me to oggle at. She was too busy being awesome. And when she was sexy, she maintained all of her agency. She was sexy because we were supposed to find her sexy in a time when she was being portrayed as seeking sex.

Overall, I'm going to have to say that I find red sonja's outfit to be the more ridiculous of the two.
But I'm not opposed to either, provided the story they appear in is about more than trying to show her boobs an butt in the same shot.

To bring this back to wasp, that costume design is hideous.
And it just kind of makes me wonder if the art Department doesn't actually know how boobs work.

Allio
01-19-2018, 09:47 AM
Except for the fact that these are fictional characters who don't actually get to make their own decisions, so both of those arguments are invalid as far as I'm concerned.


Honestly the same reason I can't figure out why people get so upset over topics like this. Like it's a fictional character, them showing skin literally has no effect on you.

plastroncafe
01-19-2018, 09:59 AM
Honestly the same reason I can't figure out why people get so upset over topics like this. Like it's a fictional character, them showing skin literally has no effect on you.

I disagree.
They are not doing anything, because they aren't real.
What is real are the artists who draw the characters, and they're doing so for a reason. The artists don't exist in a vacuum, and neither dies their work. The devil is in them their details.

Our popular culture says something about us. The stories we tell, the media we ingest, holds a mirror up to our social mores.

YMMV.

Allio
01-19-2018, 10:26 AM
Granted I don't call a man a psychopath for creating a slasher movie where teenagers get brutally murdered like in Hatchet.

Andrew NDB
01-19-2018, 10:53 AM
This isn't "The Iliad," this is "Ant-Man & The Wasp." It's not supposed to be high art and no one of sound mind should or is expecting it to be.

That said, I dislike boob armor. It's not practical at all. It's been proven to actually hurt more than it would help, as it would redirect sword blows (or even bullets, I'd imagine) in towards the sternum.

ProphetofGanja
01-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Overall, I'm going to have to say that I find red sonja's outfit to be the more ridiculous of the two.
But I'm not opposed to either, provided the story they appear in is about more than trying to show her boobs an butt in the same shot.


Yeah, that's always ridiculous (see this cover of Empowered & Sistah Spooky's High School Hell that I saw in the April Dark Horse solicitations for an example)

https://static1.cbrimages.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/DIAP-353-EMPOWSS-5.jpg?q=35&w=864&h=1307&fit=crop

TigerClaw
01-19-2018, 11:20 AM
If you look closely, the designs on the chest are supposed to look like an Ant, and Wasp.

https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26903734_10215476790538116_6394430207324358078_n.j pg?oh=5c84f428afacc575e81182073530f197&oe=5AE69CF5

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
01-19-2018, 11:26 AM
If you look closely, the designs on the chest are supposed to look like an Ant, and Wasp.

https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26903734_10215476790538116_6394430207324358078_n.j pg?oh=5c84f428afacc575e81182073530f197&oe=5AE69CF5

I saw that earlier, and I think that is really really cool. :tcool:

plastroncafe
01-19-2018, 11:29 AM
I get what they were going for, but...nyeeeeaah.
I'm sure at some point during the movie I'll stop giggling.
Maybe.

Yeah, that's always ridiculous (see this cover of Empowered & Sistah Spooky's High School Hell that I saw in the April Dark Horse solicitations for an example)

https://static1.cbrimages.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/DIAP-353-EMPOWSS-5.jpg?q=35&w=864&h=1307&fit=crop

HA! Nice!
When I see this sort of thing I can't help but automatically go and reread Hark! A Vagrant! on
Strong Female Characters (http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php/index.php?id=311)

Sumac
01-19-2018, 12:26 PM
But I'm not opposed to either, provided the story they appear in is about more than trying to show her boobs an butt in the same shot.
What kind of feminist you are?
Horrible just horrible!! :tlol:
/joke

Our popular culture says something about us. The stories we tell, the media we ingest, holds a mirror up to our social mores.
So, what's the end game here?
All artists ideally should stop drawing sexy women and men?
Because, it won't happen. Sex is hardwired into humans - they find sexy anything, which Internet is living prove of and will continue to sexualize everything. No amount of cries will stop it.

ProphetofGanja
01-19-2018, 12:46 PM
HA! Nice!
When I see this sort of thing I can't help but automatically go and reread Hark! A Vagrant! on
Strong Female Characters (http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php/index.php?id=311)

Oh man those are pretty hilarious. There's far too many ridiculously bad and overused tropes pertaining to "strong female characters"

The Deadman
01-30-2018, 07:43 AM
8_rTIAOohas

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
01-30-2018, 08:42 AM
8_rTIAOohas

Aw hell yeah. HELL YEAH!

ProphetofGanja
01-30-2018, 09:03 AM
Looks pretty dope

plastroncafe
01-30-2018, 09:29 AM
Oh yeah, I'll be there.

Andrew NDB
01-30-2018, 09:44 AM
I was already on board but that trailer is a little... meh. I'm guessing they want to save Michelle Pfeiffer for the next trailer?

ProphetofGanja
01-30-2018, 10:00 AM
I was already on board but that trailer is a little... meh. I'm guessing they want to save Michelle Pfeiffer for the next trailer?

Probably. I could even see them holding off on revealing her return until right before the film is released or the week of.

People who have been following news about the film are aware that Pfeiffer was cast as Janet so obviously she's in the movie in some capacity but the average movie-goer who just sees movies when they come out likely has no idea what the broad strokes of the plot are.

Candy Kappa
01-30-2018, 10:11 AM
That trailer was fun, I'm looking forward to this

Autbot_Benz
01-30-2018, 10:44 AM
I love Hank can just shrink the house and the car. That is awesome.

ranger_scout
01-30-2018, 09:41 PM
I have to say that this really looks like it will be another exciting chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A lot of people had their doubts about the first one before it was released with the change of directors, but everything turned out just fine and the movie was one of my favorite films released during the summer of 2015. I really like how the Wasp will get to shine in this one.

sdp
01-30-2018, 10:12 PM
I can't believe there's a sequel movie to Ant-Man and it's going to do gangbusters, the Marvel movie brand has really become that powerful?

I mean I think it's awesome, I love (some incarnations) of Ant-Man and Wasp, so to see these underused heroes get a hyped movie is just crazy to me when the character was never big enough to hold a comic book title for long or ever having a solo cartoon, hell he's not even featured in most Avengers cartoons and wasn't in the first movie.

Andrew NDB
01-30-2018, 10:16 PM
I can't believe there's a sequel movie to Ant-Man and it's going to do gangbusters, the Marvel movie brand has really become that powerful?

I wouldn't count the chickens before they're hatched. While MCU sequels do tend to do more money than the previous movie, Ant-Man 1 was one of the lowest grossing MCU movies of all.

TigerClaw
01-31-2018, 05:14 AM
Loved the trailer. its cool to see stuff we never seen before with the shrinking technology. Shrinking a building to the size of a luggage, a car chase which the car shrinks and grows back flipping another car on top of it. this movie is going to be a whole lot of fun.

Splinter the boss
01-31-2018, 04:31 PM
I'm indeed watching this😀😀
In fact, I'm gonna watch the first Ant Man movie (Haven't watched it yet).

Sumac
01-31-2018, 06:02 PM
I need to watch almost all Marvel movies after Avengers 2.
Gladly most of them on YouTube available for pay-per-view.