History GrowingTheBeard / Film

26th Aug '17 6:37:56 AM Silverblade2
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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' served as this for Film/TheDarkKnightSaga, which in turn is considered one of several instances of this trope for the Batman franchise as a whole (not all of which, similarly, [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries were limited to the comics]]). ''Film/BatmanBegins'' was well-received - and rightly so - but it was nothing in comparison to just how well HeathLedger pulled off SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and how ''The Dark Knight'' delved into even more complex themes.

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' served as this for Film/TheDarkKnightSaga, which in turn is considered one of several instances of this trope for the Batman franchise as a whole (not all of which, similarly, [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries were limited to the comics]]). ''Film/BatmanBegins'' was well-received - and rightly so - but it was nothing in comparison to just how well HeathLedger pulled off SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker and how ''The Dark Knight'' delved into even more complex themes.
10th Apr '17 12:14:09 PM nombretomado
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* While ''Film/DrNo'' was considered a good film, ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove'' is where things started to grow for Film/JamesBond. It was a stronger film and introduced many of the things we would think of with the series. It was an even greater hit and is among the fans often (and by SeanConnery himself) considered to be the greatest Bond of them all and put the series on the map. ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'' is another strong contender and was the start for the Bond-fever.

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* While ''Film/DrNo'' was considered a good film, ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove'' is where things started to grow for Film/JamesBond. It was a stronger film and introduced many of the things we would think of with the series. It was an even greater hit and is among the fans often (and by SeanConnery Creator/SeanConnery himself) considered to be the greatest Bond of them all and put the series on the map. ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'' is another strong contender and was the start for the Bond-fever.
5th Sep '16 7:05:12 AM erforce
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* ''ThePinkPanther'' is generally considered a comedy classic in its series, but the beard really started growing with ''A Shot in the Dark'' (which introduced us to Dreyfus and Cato) and had grown completely by the time ''Return'' came out. Once Creator/PeterSellers died and ''Trail'' was released, however, the beard was shaved off completely.

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* ''ThePinkPanther'' ''Film/ThePinkPanther1963'' is generally considered a comedy classic in [[Franchise/ThePinkPanther its series, series]], but the beard really started growing with ''A Shot in the Dark'' ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' (which introduced us to Dreyfus and Cato) and had grown completely by the time ''Return'' ''Film/TheReturnOfThePinkPanther'' came out. Once Creator/PeterSellers died and ''Trail'' ''Film/TrailOfThePinkPanther'' was released, however, the beard was shaved off completely.
13th Feb '16 2:10:47 PM Looneygamemaster
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* The first two ''Film/HarryPotter'' films were enjoyable enough, but suffered from [[CompressedAdaptation squeezing as much of the original books as possible]], with little in the way of cinematic imagination. ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' however, was a ''film'' first and foremost, and the rest of the series followed suit.
19th Dec '15 12:04:53 PM nombretomado
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* The original series of ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}'' movies made very little effort to be anything more than a cheap knockoff of the far superior ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' franchise (which had more than its fair share of [[SoBadItsGood bad movies]] to begin with), and today are most notable for providing ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' with some good comedic material. But thanks to such talents as director Creator/ShusukeKaneko, special effects director Creator/ShinjiHiguchi, writer Kazunori Ito, and composer Kow Otani (of later ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' fame),[[note]]all of whom, with the exception of Ito, worked on ''Film/GodzillaMothraKingGhidorahGiantMonstersAllOutAttack'', nigh-unanimously considered the best Godzilla movie of the "Millenium" era (1999-2004) by far[[/note]] the rebooted "Heisei-era" Gamera trilogy (released between 1995 and 1999) quickly became known as representative of the height of the {{kaiju}} genre alongside even [[Film/{{Gojira}} the original 1954]] ''[[Film/{{Gojira}} Godzilla]]'' [[Film/{{Gojira}} movie]]. This is all particularly true of [[Film/Gamera3AwakeningOfIrys the third film]].

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* The original series of ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}'' movies made very little effort to be anything more than a cheap knockoff of the far superior ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' franchise (which had more than its fair share of [[SoBadItsGood bad movies]] to begin with), and today are most notable for providing ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' with some good comedic material. But thanks to such talents as director Creator/ShusukeKaneko, special effects director Creator/ShinjiHiguchi, writer Kazunori Ito, and composer Kow Otani (of later ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' ''VideoGame/ShadowOfTheColossus'' fame),[[note]]all of whom, with the exception of Ito, worked on ''Film/GodzillaMothraKingGhidorahGiantMonstersAllOutAttack'', nigh-unanimously considered the best Godzilla movie of the "Millenium" era (1999-2004) by far[[/note]] the rebooted "Heisei-era" Gamera trilogy (released between 1995 and 1999) quickly became known as representative of the height of the {{kaiju}} genre alongside even [[Film/{{Gojira}} the original 1954]] ''[[Film/{{Gojira}} Godzilla]]'' [[Film/{{Gojira}} movie]]. This is all particularly true of [[Film/Gamera3AwakeningOfIrys the third film]].
27th Aug '15 5:18:52 PM nombretomado
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* The original series of ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}'' movies made very little effort to be anything more than a cheap knockoff of the far superior ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' franchise (which had more than its fair share of [[SoBadItsGood bad movies]] to begin with), and today are most notable for providing ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' with some good comedic material. But thanks to such talents as director Creator/ShusukeKaneko, special effects director Creator/ShinjiHiguchi, writer Kazunori Ito, and composer Kow Otani (of later ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' fame),[[note]]all of whom, with the exception of Ito, worked on ''Film/GodzillaMothraKingGhidorahGiantMonstersAllOutAttack'', nigh-unanimously considered the best Godzilla movie of the "Millenium" era (1999-2004) by far[[/note]] the rebooted "Heisei-era" Gamera trilogy (released between 1995 and 1999) quickly became known as representative of the height of the {{kaiju}} genre alongside even [[Film/{{Gojira}} the original 1954]] ''[[Film/{{Gojira}} Godzilla]]'' [[Film/{{Gojira}} movie]]. This is all particularly true of [[Film/Gamera3AwakeningOfIrys the third film]].

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* The original series of ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}'' movies made very little effort to be anything more than a cheap knockoff of the far superior ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' franchise (which had more than its fair share of [[SoBadItsGood bad movies]] to begin with), and today are most notable for providing ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' with some good comedic material. But thanks to such talents as director Creator/ShusukeKaneko, special effects director Creator/ShinjiHiguchi, writer Kazunori Ito, and composer Kow Otani (of later ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' fame),[[note]]all of whom, with the exception of Ito, worked on ''Film/GodzillaMothraKingGhidorahGiantMonstersAllOutAttack'', nigh-unanimously considered the best Godzilla movie of the "Millenium" era (1999-2004) by far[[/note]] the rebooted "Heisei-era" Gamera trilogy (released between 1995 and 1999) quickly became known as representative of the height of the {{kaiju}} genre alongside even [[Film/{{Gojira}} the original 1954]] ''[[Film/{{Gojira}} Godzilla]]'' [[Film/{{Gojira}} movie]]. This is all particularly true of [[Film/Gamera3AwakeningOfIrys the third film]].
4th Aug '15 1:58:07 AM CamMangels
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* In ''Film/ThePixarStory'', John Lasseter said that ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' was the film that defined what Pixar is perhaps best known for: the ability to dive a story with interesting [[FunnyMoments hilarious comedy]], [[TearJerker poignant pathos]] and interesting characters.

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* In ''Film/ThePixarStory'', John Lasseter said that ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' was the film that defined what Pixar is perhaps best known for: the ability to dive drive a story with interesting [[FunnyMoments hilarious comedy]], [[TearJerker poignant pathos]] and interesting characters.
22nd Mar '15 7:14:38 PM AlanPalgut
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* ''ThePinkPanther'' is generally considered a comedy classic in its series, but the beard really started growing with ''A Shot in the Dark'' (which introduced us to Dreyfus and Cato) and had grown completely by the time ''Return'' came out. Once Creator/PeterSellers died and ''Trail'' was released, however, the beard was shaved off completely.
28th Oct '14 6:26:59 PM HellKillUsAll
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\n----* In ''Film/ThePixarStory'', John Lasseter said that ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' was the film that defined what Pixar is perhaps best known for: the ability to dive a story with interesting [[FunnyMoments hilarious comedy]], [[TearJerker poignant pathos]] and interesting characters.
13th Aug '14 2:03:04 PM tropicalbeaches
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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' served as this for Film/TheDarkKnightSaga, which in turn is considered one of several instances of this trope for the Batman franchise as a whole (not all of which, similarly, [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries were limited to the comics]]). ''Film/BatmanBegins'' was well-received - and rightly so - but it was nothing in comparison to how just well HeathLedger pulled off SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and how ''The Dark Knight'' delved into even more complex themes.

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' served as this for Film/TheDarkKnightSaga, which in turn is considered one of several instances of this trope for the Batman franchise as a whole (not all of which, similarly, [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries were limited to the comics]]). ''Film/BatmanBegins'' was well-received - and rightly so - but it was nothing in comparison to how just how well HeathLedger pulled off SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and how ''The Dark Knight'' delved into even more complex themes.
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