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On 12/10/2019 at 6:10 PM, The Master said:

Sadly, it looks like Earth-66 was obliterated. But maybe he'll come back should they merge the Earth's at the conclusion.

I have a “grasping at straws” theory about Earth-167’s fate though.  

-Notice how all the Earths seen with red skies were Batman properties (though that could be a nod to the Batman books that tied into CoIE ending with the ominous red skies as the only thing tying them to the crossover), we didn’t see it for Smallville.

-Clark did show genuine concern, just because Lois thinking he was making a funny diffused it for that brief moment doesn’t mean they didn’t discuss it seriously inside the house.

-While it was said Welling was up in Vancouver for just the day, there is that Berlanti comment about three Supermen on screen together.

-Probably holding on to too much hope, but considering how Silver Age-y Smallville could get, whose to say Clark took off the Blue Kryptonite watch, put Earth-167 into a pocket dimension and will appear at The Vanishing Point?

 

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The narrative that's is anything resembling a flop or box office bomb is exaggerating things, but what has not yet been disputed is its need to make $250-300 million to break even, which it still hasn't reached. It cost close to what Shazam cost to make, which was $80-$100 million including marketing and promotion.

I think the most gracious statement to make is that it's slow at the box office, even with over two weeks out from its NA release. I think by the end of next month, with the best will in the world it'll land somewhere between Shazam and Justice League, which is $300 million and $600 million. But if it doesn't do beyond the $250-$300 million needed to return its basic budget, there's not gonna be justification enough for a sequel.

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I was completely unsure of it going in but it has been utterly hilarious and so much fun while saying something all the same. I'm really looking forward to Season 2.

Also, I fucking love Killer Shark.

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On 2/23/2020 at 4:23 PM, Donomark said:

The narrative that's is anything resembling a flop or box office bomb is exaggerating things, but what has not yet been disputed is its need to make $250-300 million to break even, which it still hasn't reached. It cost close to what Shazam cost to make, which was $80-$100 million including marketing and promotion.

I hope it does, but it had a couple big structural disadvantages: It was in February, which is normally not a good time for big blockbusters. (Obviously there are exceptions.) The R rating hurt it by taking away a large portion of the natural audience.

And it should have been a Harley Quinn solo movie. There was no need to make it a BOP movie.

The one thing I didn't even think about when I saw it, but was mentioned in @Donomark's podcast, was Dinah Lance's superhero name. A black woman called Black Canary. SMH. Didn't we leave that naming convention behind in the 1970's? Even Jefferson Pierce could use a new superhero name.

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On 2/24/2020 at 3:24 PM, Koete said:

Every clip I've seen of Harley Quinn has been amazing. 

 

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This entire scene is perfection. There's been a lot of try-hard Joker portrayals in recent years, but this is the best one since Jeff Bennett's portrayal in Brave and the Bold. 

And I LOOOVE the anecdote of Joker and Harley doing a Nyotaimori on Gordon. I genuinely want that to be canon.

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On 2/27/2020 at 11:34 PM, Donomark said:

This entire scene is perfection. There's been a lot of try-hard Joker portrayals in recent years, but this is the best one since Jeff Bennett's portrayal in Brave and the Bold. 

And I LOOOVE the anecdote of Joker and Harley doing a Nyotaimori on Gordon. I genuinely want that to be canon.

I have not stopped thinking about the delivery of "where's mah goddamn electric car" since I heard it. 

Whoever came up with this show's take on Gordon is a genius. 

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