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Old August 18 2011, 08:27 PM   #721
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I think the suit looks better when it's darker. Maybe they should tone it down in post.
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Old August 18 2011, 08:32 PM   #722
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Less saturated colors are better, yeah. Who knows what color correction will accomplish - the close-up shot uptopic of the costume in a glass case shows the blue on the outfit as a little less bright and with more color variations in it. For anyone who wants to fuss about "the red, white and blue" - well, most American flags use a darker, more royal blue than the baby-blue that this thing looks to be (in bright sunlight, at least).
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Old August 18 2011, 11:35 PM   #723
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Ok, I must admit the suit is starting to grow on me. I love those last couple pics, textbook Captain America.
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Old August 18 2011, 11:44 PM   #724
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He probably won't look so silly when he's sharing scenes with the guy in shiny armor and the green CGI giant....
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Old August 18 2011, 11:47 PM   #725
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Yeah, he probably is the least silly of the Avengers isn't he? Not that I'm ripping on them or anything, I love all of these characters.
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Old August 18 2011, 11:55 PM   #726
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It looks like they're going for more naturalistic looks for Hawkeye and Black Widow, but overall, it's all about context. He's co-starring with a diverse mob of colorful characters...the aesthetics are a little different from his own film with its period setting.

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Old August 19 2011, 12:05 AM   #727
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It looks like they're going for more naturalistic looks for Hawkeye and Black Widow, but overall, it's all about context. He's co-starring with a diverse mob of colorful characters...the aesthetics are little different from his own film with its period setting.
Agreed. If people were expecting Cap to wear his WWII costume for the modern setting, well, that would be just nonsense.
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Old August 19 2011, 12:05 AM   #728
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It's amazing how just in a few days time we've gone from very little imagery to a virtual smorgasbord of pix and vids. And they're just in the first week of filming here in Cleveland. I'm eager to get back downtown on Saturday to see how different it all looks.
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Old August 19 2011, 12:35 AM   #729
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The new costume is starting to grow on me with these new pics. Maybe it's because these are "action shots", as opposed to Evans just standing around that makes it work.

And I knew that they weren't going to use Cap's WW2 costume in Avengers, I just like that one better than this one. I just thought that the look really worked well for the character. And the new suit kind of defines the progression from "Captain America: Super-Soldier" to "Captain America: Super-Hero". It's certainly waaaaay better than what we got in 1990.
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Old August 19 2011, 09:36 AM   #730
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I forgot to mention that yesterday's Plain Dealer indicated that they were getting ready to start night shooting on Monday. I think this is going to be on the Public Square set, which is subbing for Stuttgart.
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Old August 19 2011, 03:03 PM   #731
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Some of the onset shooting in Cleveland, is this one of Kang's Scarab Gliders?


A shot of one of Kang's gliders from the Avengers:EMH cartoon.
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Old August 19 2011, 05:38 PM   #732
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It looks like they're going for more naturalistic looks for Hawkeye and Black Widow, but overall, it's all about context. He's co-starring with a diverse mob of colorful characters...the aesthetics are a little different from his own film with its period setting.
Yes, because when you've got a lot of garish costuming and color in a shot it's always a good idea to add more. There's a lot to be said for contrast, an idea particularly well-suited to the stark (sorry) differences between, say, Steve Rogers and Tony Stark as characters.

Iron Man's costume in the movies strikes me as a lot less silly than most superhero outfits, BTW. It's armor after all, and given movie Stark's character and lifestyle the notion that he'd paint it up like a sports car is kind of delightful.
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Old August 19 2011, 06:55 PM   #733
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well, it's a good an explanation as any for why his armour's red and gold...

red/gold armour guy, red, white and blue shield guy, archer, the fit chick, big green guy, blonde lunk with the big hammer. easy.
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Old August 19 2011, 07:14 PM   #734
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well, it's a good an explanation as any for why his armour's red and gold...
Exactly so.

I'd had enough of the notion that movies should recreate the colors and style of newsprint comics halfway through Dick Tracy, for me a thoroughly boring if not downright dismal experience.
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Old August 19 2011, 10:15 PM   #735
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Some of the onset shooting in Cleveland, is this one of Kang's Scarab Gliders?


A shot of one of Kang's gliders from the Avengers:EMH cartoon.
Hmm, I actually just watched the EMH's Kang invasion 3 parter and I didn't even notice that.
The theory I read on Blastr, was that that's possibly a Skrull ship. Or a Badoon ship, setting up Guardians of the Galaxy.
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