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Adam West > Michael Keaton > George Clooney > Benson Affleck > Bale



Ohhh - - -> Jack N. >>>>> Heath

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Post #31   8/23/13 10:43:52PM   

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Posted by iwannabesedated

Affleck was the bomb!!!!!!!!! in Phantoms yo!!!!!



Word, bitch! Phantoms like a motha fucker!

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Post #32   8/23/13 10:49:45PM   

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Affleck should be the director.

Ben as Batman makes me cringe

Post #34   8/24/13 7:16:51AM   

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At least it's not Mark Wahlberg with a Boston accent. I feel meh, about Affleck as Batman. I guess he'll be the new sensitive Batman. I can't picture this guy beating people up.

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Ill give them a pass on this casting. Because they hit a grand slam if rumours are true about brian craston playing lex luther. Cranston signed for 9 films affleck for like 16

Post #36   8/25/13 3:29:10PM   

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Post #37   8/27/13 12:11:36PM   

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Posted by jakewalters

Also... may I remind people...



...who knows. We may get lucky. Ben Affleck could die after the movie.



This. For those who haven't seen it, here's brilliant comedian and hyper-nerd Patton Oswalt's take on Ben Affleck as Batman, or more accurately, the backlash resulting from Ben Affleck as Batman:

No matter how many times you post your stupid "Fire Ben Affleck from Playing Batman" petition, I'm going to delete it and block you. Take a deep breath, and think for a second:

Yeah, the dude's made some bad films. Every actor has. Every actor does. Every actor will. It's a huge, arcing career and NO ONE has control over where it goes. Movie to movie, year to year, you're collaborating and trying and risking and, sometimes, yes -- failing.

Plus, everyone seems to forget that he had the world dropped in his lap when he was YOUNG. And, judging by how other suddenly-famous youngsters do in the same situation, he fared pretty well. Even when it went wrong, he seemed to keep a self-deprecating, long-view philosophy about the burning freak carousel he'd found himself on.

And then what happened? I mean, he'd fallen from a HEIGHT. You know what happens to 95% of people who weather a descent that steep? They come apart, fray at all of their sanity nodes, and give up.

But then there's the 5% who embrace crushing defeat and see it for the gift it is. And here's the gift: when you fail, and fail UTTERLY, you wake up the next morning and see that the world didn't end. And then the fear of failure is gone. And you're free. You're free to proceed on your own terms and pace -- if you have the ego that permits you to.

Ben brushed himself off, realized he'd kept his eyes open on the movies he'd done, and started directing. And he's become a damn good one.

A Batman portrayed by someone who's tasted humiliation and a reversal of all personal valences -- kind of like Grant Morrison's "Zen warrior" version of Batman, post-ARKHAM ASYLUM, who was, in the words of Superman, "...the most dangerous man on the planet"? Think for a second and admit that Ben Affleck is closer to THAT top-shelf iteration of The Dark Knight than pretty much anyone in Hollywood right now.

I'd write more, but I have to go work on my post about how an overweight 44 year-old comedian with bad feet and insomnia would be a bold choice for The Joker.

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Jackie Chan would have been a better pick.

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Posted by iwannabesedated

Affleck was the bomb!!!!!!!!! in Phantoms yo!!!!!



I've seen this exact same post at another site.

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Post #40   8/29/13 11:01:54AM   

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Batman barely talks. I'm pretty sure Ben can handle this.

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