Spider-Man: Goblin poster

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I imagine people will be split over this design of the Green Goblin. Personally, I don't like it. Why mess with a classic?

[Edited last by Greg_S_H on November 07, 2001 at 09:50 PM]
 

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Yeah the original has a more gothic look to it. This one is heading towards Transformer territory.
Have to wait to see it in action - may look better in motion.
So far this is the only thing I have been disappointed with in terms of the movie's production.
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I agree, this mechanical Goblin doesnt look as good as the classic. I mean, whats the Green Goblin without his purple threads?
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Yabada! That is worse than Transformers...it looks like a bad villian costume from Power Rangers! I will reserve full judgement, of course, until the movie. I really had a problem with initial pictures of the X-Men costumes, but after watching them in the context of the movie, they worked. We will have to see...but for now...where is Pink Power Ranger!?
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I dont think the costume can out as well the the original sculpture/design - but as said above we'll have to wait and see how it looks with the correct lighting and such.
I cant see why the felt the need to make the Goblin a mechanical or armored suit.While Goblin is human, he did have increased strength. I always thought that was part of his charm the fact that he was much weaker than Spidey and had to rely on his toys and wits and was insane to the point of no fear bespite being drastically "over powered".
I understand that what works in comics doesnt always work in a theatrical version and the spirit of the material is what counts - but to me it looks like they went overboard and the suit should have been a bit more subtle.
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My question: Where the hell is the Mary Jane poster?

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What was Sam Raimi thinking? This looks awful, cheap, like a toy, a action-figure.
I know Cameron would never have approved of this shit! Too bad.
 

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Right, the guy who came up with the bio-webs and was going to use lame second-tier villains like The Shocker would have done eeeeeeeeeverything right.
 

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Is Venom in this one? I don't see him or Eddie Brock on the cast list. Yeesh, why'd they have to just use the Green Goblin? I mean, he's ok and all, but wouldn't Doc Ock or Venom have been better? Or maybe Carnage! Or The Lizard.....ah, who knows. I just wish they hadn't changed the costumes (they would've looked better if they'd been like the comics or the cartoon), and no bio-webbing (or have they reversed that decision? I HOPE SO)!
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Well, I now am less excited about this movie....can we say SpawN?
I know it will not be that bad but this Green Goblin looks horrible.
 

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Funny, I didn't know Ultron from Avenager was in this
. Seriously, this looks pretty bad in the picture and corny at best too. They need to show him in action or he will be blanded a robot until then.
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The big problem for me is the helmet. There's no articulation in the face. With a some parts of the armor painted purple, and a mask done the same way as in the movie "The Mask" then I'd have no probelm with ther design. The glider looks cool at least.
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It's all part of the glider. The silver part is the wing, and it is connected to the other wing via that axle. The part with the blue lights is probably the motor.
[Edited last by Greg_S_H on November 08, 2001 at 11:56 PM]
 

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The whole thing just looks bad. Put aside the whole design, and it still looks extremely fake.
 

andreasingo

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"Right, the guy who came up with the bio-webs and was going to use lame second-tier villains like The Shocker would have done eeeeeeeeeverything right."
In one word: Yes.
In more words: I think Bio-webs were a great idea. If Peter Parker got spider-sense, ability to climb on walls, super-strengths... Is it really so hard to beleave he got bio-webs too? No, that's logical.
(By the way - Sam Raimi is using Camerons idea so what are you complaining about?)
Cameron never had a guy called "The Shocker" in the scriptment.
Of all Spider-Man scripts I have read I think Camerons scriptment by far was the best. Peter Parkers development into a super-hero was beautifully done, there were no plot-holes (unlike any other Spider-Man script I have read) and everything made sense (unlike any other Spider-Man script I have read). The only weak point of the scriptment was the action-sequences but those sequences weren't fully described.
I have always thought Cameron was the right man for the job. He always puts the characters in the foreground of the action and not the other way around.(although he is the best action director IMHO)
[Edited last by andreasingo on November 09, 2001 at 03:57 AM]
 

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I don't follow the comics at all. Can someone point me to images of the original Goblin so I know what people are comparing to?
I'm looking forward to the movie. I don't think the Goblin in the above pic looks too bad, and find the pro-bio-web argument convincing (but then I've never heard the anti argument - other than that's not how it is in the comic).
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This looks awful, cheap, like a toy, a action-figure.
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I wonder why....
Just look at the head. All I can think of is Power Rangers.
 

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