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TOPIC: Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader

Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 21 Nov 2013 20:29 #4031

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In my opinion i think that Ben will make an extremely good Batman. I say this because Ben is an underrated actor he has won Oscar for the movies his stared in. Movies like Good will hunting, The Town, and his most recent Argo. Now i know that people question his role as a super hero because he played Daredevil which was not a good movie at all. But to his credit im sure it was the writers that made that movie stink not him im sure he did the best he could with what he had. I have two reasons why he fits this Batman role. My first reason is his acting. Ben is an exquisite actor which we saw in Argo and in the town. He knows exactly what the movie needs and he delivers. My second reason is his physical appearance. He is tall and in shape and to me he already looks like Batman. No disrespect to Christian Bale he was second to none on his Batman role but i think his appearance was lacking. In my opinion Ben might give Christian Bale his run for his money.
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Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 24 Nov 2013 16:39 #4043

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I think he has the potential to be a good Batman, but until seen in action I really can't make a real judgement. People are completely overreacting to his casting though, he's done some good things recently so he should be given a fair chance. They look to Daredevil, like you said, and criticize him for that. That's a different situation though, the creative talent wasn't as good and superhero movies in general weren't as refined back then. I think he will do good if people let him and give him a chance.
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Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 25 Nov 2013 01:39 #4051

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I hate to say it, but I disagree. I am not saying that Ben Afleck is a bad actor. However, I am just so used to having Christian Bale as the caped crusader, so I do not know how this is going to unfold. I love batman and am not going to change my mindset over one character. I guess I am just kind of hoping for the best but expecting the worst with this.
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Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 09 Mar 2014 15:50 #4278

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I'm not sure how i feel in regards to Ben Affleck playing Batman. I do think he was pretty terrible in Daredevil, however I have enjoyed him in some of his other films. The recent string of batman films have been entertaining, but I do not think Christian Bale is the man to aspire for. The Batman of my choice will always be Michael Keaton. The films lacked the production value of today's films, however his character throughout the films to me always embraced a great version of Batman. Not the dark and intense Batman that viewers are more connected with now, but the superhero/millionaire suave guy. His interaction opposite his female counterparts I found so believable. It will be interesting to see how Ben stacks up against my favorite Batman.
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Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 13 Apr 2014 21:25 #4694

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Personally I have a huge thing with series constantly changing the face of the main character. A character is someone who grows on you; you get use to that person and set yourself into that systematic correlation of the character and the actor. When a person who plays so well is then swapped for another actor it actually frustrates me. I like consistency in movies. That being said Batman is one of the most known up for grabs character in movie history. There has been so many Batmen’s in the past years of the movies productions. Form Val Kilmer to George Clooney, Christian Bale so on and so forth. The only movie I willingly accept a change in main character is James Bond and that is because it is incorporated in the movie its self. In other words it’s a known fact that the bonds need to change faces in the plot of the movies. In conclusion I am very against changing the character from Christian Bale to Ben Affleck. Still I want it to be known and go on the record, that I think that Ben Affleck is an incredible actor and directer. He is extremely talented and at times unfortunately not as credited as he should be. I love almost all his movies and I hope to see him make many many more!
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Ben Affleck the Caped Crusader 07 Mar 2016 15:58 #9088

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I think Ben Affleck is going to make a fantastic Batman. It was about time we got an actor who can pull it off. In my opinion the last actor to get Batman right was Michael Keaton. Christian Bale just came off as a dying man trying to portray the cape crusader. I remember Heath Ledger was ripped to shreds when he was cast as the Joker. He delivered an Oscar worthy performance and everyone swallowed their words, so before you go judging Affleck as Batman watch the film first.
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