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Old March 15 2012, 08:46 PM   #2011
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And. Captain Scarlet had Cloudbase.
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Old March 15 2012, 08:58 PM   #2012
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I'm not familiar with the source material... But a Heli-carrier???

Yeah I get that apparently that is true to the comics. BUT. It looks ridiculous.

I really like the grounded approach of the first Iron Man film, but this... It seems like a completely different universe.
I'd be in agreement with you if this appeared in, say, The Dark Knight Rises. But has there really been a grounded approach in the Marvel movies to date? I wouldn't describe Iron Man as grounded - the tech Tony had in his house was way and above anything inb existence in reality.

In particular, when you consider how advanced the tech was in the Marvelverse's version of World War II in Captain America, the helicarrier is quite in keeping with what we've seen to date.
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Old March 15 2012, 09:12 PM   #2013
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Wow. What was that people were saying about the movie not looking epic or action-packed enough? Lol
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Old March 15 2012, 09:53 PM   #2014
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I'm not familiar with the source material... But a Heli-carrier???

Yeah I get that apparently that is true to the comics. BUT. It looks ridiculous.

I really like the grounded approach of the first Iron Man film, but this... It seems like a completely different universe.
I'd be in agreement with you if this appeared in, say, The Dark Knight Rises. But has there really been a grounded approach in the Marvel movies to date? I wouldn't describe Iron Man as grounded - the tech Tony had in his house was way and above anything inb existence in reality.

In particular, when you consider how advanced the tech was in the Marvelverse's version of World War II in Captain America, the helicarrier is quite in keeping with what we've seen to date.
I think once your leads include a giant green monster and an Asgardian thunder god, you're in full-blown Marvel Comics mode--and a Helicarrier fits right in.
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Old March 15 2012, 11:37 PM   #2015
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I'm not familiar with the source material... But a Heli-carrier???
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And. Captain Scarlet had Cloudbase.
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Helicarrier are cool, and its about time you yanks have one of your own, considering us Brits have had two now.
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Old March 15 2012, 11:52 PM   #2016
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I'm not familiar with the source material... But a Heli-carrier???

Yeah I get that apparently that is true to the comics. BUT. It looks ridiculous.

I really like the grounded approach of the first Iron Man film, but this... It seems like a completely different universe.
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Old March 15 2012, 11:55 PM   #2017
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Flying carriers... Yeah, I think that crosses that line for me.
Yeah, green radiation men, norse Gods from other dimensions and WWII super soldiers are one thing but man made flying machines? Ridiculous.
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Old March 15 2012, 11:58 PM   #2018
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"Iron Man" was grounded? It still feels like the same universe to me...only much bigger now, which is kind of the point of the film.
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Old March 16 2012, 12:01 AM   #2019
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The first Iron Man might have been "electrically grounded", but it was anything but grounded in reality: a magic reactor made in a cave with spare parts, and a suit in need of inertial dampeners, that should have given Tony Stark one helluva concussion right out of the gate. Loved every minute of it, too.
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Old March 16 2012, 12:04 AM   #2020
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I'd be in agreement with you if this appeared in, say, The Dark Knight Rises
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Old March 16 2012, 12:15 AM   #2021
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Flying carriers... Yeah, I think that crosses that line for me.
Yeah, green radiation men, norse Gods from other dimensions and WWII super soldiers are one thing but man made flying machines? Ridiculous.
OMG, someone has a different opinion than you!
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Old March 16 2012, 12:24 AM   #2022
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I'm not familiar with the source material... But a Heli-carrier???
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And. Captain Scarlet had Cloudbase.
this

Helicarrier are cool, and its about time you yanks have one of your own, considering us Brits have had two now.

Well, technically, we've had ours since 1965, if you're counting the comic books . . . .

(Strange Tales #135, to be exact!)
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Old March 16 2012, 12:39 AM   #2023
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And we had a second one in the 70's. We used it to chase Godzilla.
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Old March 16 2012, 12:57 AM   #2024
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And we had a second one in the 70's. We used it to chase Godzilla.
im thinking that wasnt very successful.

Since this is a thread about a movie based on a comic books, yes im counting comic books.

TBH im more worried about the Quinjet.
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Old March 16 2012, 04:08 AM   #2025
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Yeah I get that apparently that is true to the comics. BUT. It looks ridiculous.
Nah, you just forgot what "fun" was for a moment.
It'll pass when you're engulfed in the movie and loving every second of it.
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