History TheyChangedItNowItSucks / Film

28th May '17 1:54:30 PM nombretomado
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21st May '17 3:10:19 PM nombretomado
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* A number of fans (including author Creator/GeorgeRRMartin) complained about founding members ComicBook/AntMan and TheWasp being left out of the ''[[Film/TheAvengers2012 Avengers]]'' live-action movie in favor of ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} and Comicbook/BlackWidow, who are portrayed as founders in the film despite not joining the team until well after it was already established in the original comic books. Other complaints ranged from Hawkeye not wearing purple to Captain America not having wings on his helmet. Captain America ''did'' have wings on his helmet; the only thing is these wings are painted on, not jutting out.

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* A number of fans (including author Creator/GeorgeRRMartin) complained about founding members ComicBook/AntMan and TheWasp ComicBook/TheWasp being left out of the ''[[Film/TheAvengers2012 Avengers]]'' live-action movie in favor of ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} and Comicbook/BlackWidow, who are portrayed as founders in the film despite not joining the team until well after it was already established in the original comic books. Other complaints ranged from Hawkeye not wearing purple to Captain America not having wings on his helmet. Captain America ''did'' have wings on his helmet; the only thing is these wings are painted on, not jutting out.
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* If you want to see a fanbase metaphorically explode, just bring up any part of the live-action ''Franchise/{{Transformers|FilmSeries}}'' films that's different from the G1 show on a forum that's full of G1 fans. For starters, many fans were upset that Optimus Prime's truck mode was not a cab-over truck, he had flames painted on his cab because [[AuthorAppeal the director thought they looked cool]](Specifically, they'd screen-tested a solid red paint scheme, and the director determined that it looked boring), and his magically appearing/disappearing trailer from G1 was nowhere to be seen. Believe it or not, there were even fans who complained about Megatron's alt-mode being one that was actually usable without having to depend on one of his subordinates to pull the trigger.

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* If you want to see a fanbase metaphorically explode, just bring up any part of the live-action ''Franchise/{{Transformers|FilmSeries}}'' ''Film/{{Transformers|FilmSeries}}'' films that's different from the G1 show on a forum that's full of G1 fans. For starters, many fans were upset that Optimus Prime's truck mode was not a cab-over truck, he had flames painted on his cab because [[AuthorAppeal the director thought they looked cool]](Specifically, they'd screen-tested a solid red paint scheme, and the director determined that it looked boring), and his magically appearing/disappearing trailer from G1 was nowhere to be seen. Believe it or not, there were even fans who complained about Megatron's alt-mode being one that was actually usable without having to depend on one of his subordinates to pull the trigger.
22nd Apr '17 3:40:24 PM Golondrina
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* Creator/RogerEbert made a [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19881030/PEOPLE/10010305 case for why Black & White films should not be colorized says the same thing]]. He has a point, especially the part where he says that choosing the right colors is basically WildMassGuessing. OrsonWelles allegedly exclaimed, "Tell Ted Turner to keep his crayons away from [[Film/CitizenKane my movie]]!"

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* Creator/RogerEbert made a [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19881030/PEOPLE/10010305 case for why Black & White films should not be colorized says the same thing]]. He has a point, especially the part where he says that choosing the right colors is basically WildMassGuessing. OrsonWelles Creator/OrsonWelles allegedly exclaimed, "Tell Ted Turner to keep his crayons away from [[Film/CitizenKane my movie]]!"
5th Feb '17 8:13:45 AM dsneybuf
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** The removal of the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox VanityPlate and fanfare from [[Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo Disney]]-distributed digital copies of the sequels and prequels upset fans who thought this made the opening feel less epic, and that the music that replaced Fox's fanfare (an excerpt of ''Empire Strikes Back'' end credits music, clumsily edited to match the runtime of Lucasfilm's "Logo Shining II" Vanity Plate) doesn't transition as smoothly into the ''Star Wars'' theme. It also creates inconsistency with Fox retaining their logo and fanfare on ''A New Hope'' digital copies. Oddly, when Disney acquired distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse movies originally released through Creator/{{Paramount}}, three years before they started distributing the ''Star Wars'' sequels and prequels, they didn't remove Paramount's logo.[[note]]While most of the Marvel/Paramount movies didn't have any audio accompanying the Paramount logo, if Disney removed it from ''Film/IronMan2'', they probably would have also cut out part of the opening recap, of Tony revealing himself as Iron Man.[[/note]]

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** The removal of the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox VanityPlate and fanfare from [[Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo Disney]]-distributed digital copies of the sequels and prequels upset fans who thought this made the opening feel less epic, and that the music that replaced Fox's fanfare (an excerpt of ''Empire Strikes Back'' end credits music, clumsily edited to match the runtime of Lucasfilm's "Logo Shining II" Vanity Plate) doesn't transition as smoothly into the ''Star Wars'' theme. It also creates inconsistency with Fox retaining their logo and fanfare on ''A New Hope'' digital copies. Oddly, when Disney acquired distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse movies originally released through Creator/{{Paramount}}, three two years before they started distributing the ''Star Wars'' sequels and prequels, they didn't remove Paramount's logo.[[note]]While most of the Marvel/Paramount movies didn't have any audio accompanying the Paramount logo, if Disney removed it from ''Film/IronMan2'', they probably would have also cut out part of the opening recap, of Tony revealing himself as Iron Man.[[/note]]
5th Feb '17 8:12:23 AM dsneybuf
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** The removal of the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox VanityPlate and fanfare from [[Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo Disney]]-distributed digital copies of the sequels and prequels upset fans who thought this made the opening feel less epic, and that the music that replaced Fox's fanfare (an excerpt of ''Empire Strikes Back'' end credits music, clumsily edited to match the runtime of Lucasfilm's "Logo Shining II" Vanity Plate) doesn't transition as smoothly into the ''Star Wars'' theme. It also creates inconsistency with Fox retaining their logo and fanfare on ''A New Hope'' digital copies. Oddly, when Disney acquired distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse movies originally released through Creator/{{Paramount}}, three years before they started distributing the ''Star Wars'' sequels and prequels, they didn't remove Paramount's logo.[[note]]While most of the Marvel/Paramount movies didn't have any audio accompanying the Paramount logo, if Disney removed it from ''Film/IronMan2'', they probably would have also cut out part of the opening recap, of Tony revealing himself as Iron Man.[[/note]]
8th Jan '17 1:24:30 PM nombretomado
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** People complained about ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} not wearing purple tights and a mask in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', even though his movie outfit was a fairly accurate adaptation of his look from ''TheUltimates''.

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** People complained about ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} not wearing purple tights and a mask in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', even though his movie outfit was a fairly accurate adaptation of his look from ''TheUltimates''.''ComicBook/TheUltimates''.
4th Jan '17 8:46:01 PM Angeldeb82
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** ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'' provoked an incredibly extreme InternetBackdraft over one thing - Hermione's dress for the Yule Ball. It was blue in the book and pink in the film. Hundreds of fans complained about the change, with the film's IMDB page in an edit war over listing "Hermione is a person who [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses hates pink and would never wear a pink dress]]" as a PlotHole and there are still plenty of Facebook pages complaining about it.

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** ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'' provoked an incredibly extreme InternetBackdraft over one thing - Hermione's dress for the Yule Ball. It was blue in the book and pink in the film. Hundreds of fans complained about the change, with the film's IMDB page in an edit war over listing "Hermione is a person who [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses [[RealWomenDontWearDresses hates pink and would never wear a pink dress]]" as a PlotHole and there are still plenty of Facebook pages complaining about it.



** Not even the first films were immune from this. A portion of the base reacted negatively to a change in the Devil's Snare scene. In the book, Hermione panics and Ron has to tell her to get a grip. In the film, it's Hermione who remains calm. The complaints about Ron becoming an AdaptationalWimp were taken a little out of context[[note]]The film drops the logic puzzle from the book, which served as Hermione's SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfAwesome. This way the Devil's Snare scene fills that function, and likewise Hermione and Ron don't help Harry in the flying keys scene - giving him one.[[/note]] - with many forgetting that the film still keeps the chess scene intact. Ron still saves the day, Hermione panics and has to be stopped by Harry - just like in the book.

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** Not even the first films were immune from this. A portion of the base reacted negatively to a change in the Devil's Snare scene. In the book, Hermione panics and Ron has to tell her to get a grip. In the film, it's Hermione who remains calm. The complaints about Ron becoming an AdaptationalWimp were taken a little out of context[[note]]The film drops the logic puzzle from the book, which served as Hermione's SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfAwesome.SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome. This way the Devil's Snare scene fills that function, and likewise Hermione and Ron don't help Harry in the flying keys scene - giving him one.[[/note]] - with many forgetting that the film still keeps the chess scene intact. Ron still saves the day, Hermione panics and has to be stopped by Harry - just like in the book.



* The ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movie series. Never mind that it's [[AlternateContinuity not meant to take place in the same world as the games]], or that it might actually be GOOD in its own right, as soon as they added a character that didn't exist in the games and a backstory for Nemesis, people wanted to kill ANYONE involved in this movie for taking a new story and plastering the ''Resident Evil'' name on it. Although to be fair, they may be more pissed about the [[GodModeSue God Mode]] BlackHoleSue Alice.

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* The ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movie series. Never mind that it's [[AlternateContinuity not meant to take place in the same world as the games]], or that it might actually be GOOD in its own right, as soon as they added a character that didn't exist in the games and a backstory for Nemesis, people wanted to kill ANYONE involved in this movie for taking a new story and plastering the ''Resident Evil'' name on it. Although to be fair, they may be more pissed about the [[GodModeSue God Mode]] BlackHoleSue Alice.
1st Dec '16 12:51:02 PM ILoveCartoons9120
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* Disney revised the Walt Disney Pictures VanityPlate in 2011 so that it no longer includes Walt's first name, or the word "Pictures". Fans see this as an insult to WaltDisney. The company tried to justify the change by saying this version would look easier to read on mobile digital copies. However, the preceding version doesn't look ''that'' hard to read when shrunken to [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Disney_iPhone_logo_4447.png iPhone dimensions]].

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* Disney revised the Walt Disney Pictures VanityPlate in 2011 so that it no longer includes Walt's first name, or name nor the word "Pictures". Fans see this as an insult to WaltDisney.WaltDisney, while others are simply cool with it. The company tried to justify the change by saying this version would look easier to read on mobile digital copies. However, the preceding version doesn't look ''that'' hard to read when shrunken to [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Disney_iPhone_logo_4447.png iPhone dimensions]].
5th Nov '16 7:31:54 PM Berrenta
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* The 2010 ''Film/{{Robin Hood|2010}}'' movie has taken a lot of heat for being a history-oriented original origin story instead of a retelling of the Robin Hood story "[[InkStainAdaptation everybody knows]]". The story everyone knows includes the usual setup of Prince John acting as regent in [[UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionHeart King Richard's]] absence, Robin being a outlawed knight, and Robin StormingTheCastle to save Maid Marian. In the 2010 film, these plot elements are either absent ([[spoiler:Richard dies at the start, and John is king for the rest of the film]]) or given a new twist ([[spoiler:Robin, a commoner, poses as Marian's deceased husband, a knight]]), and the main plot is about setting up the legend to happen in the context of a (fictional) French invasion. The movie ends with [[spoiler:Robin finally being outlawed by John.]] Many people were dissatisfied, to say the least, with the film for not following "the story everybody knows". But "the story everybody knows" (most probably through the combination of [[Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood Errol Flynn]], [[Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Kevin Costner]] and [[Disney/RobinHood Disney]]) is itself an AdaptationDistillation of centuries of folklore, literature and previous adaptations. Most of the details in the version everyone knows were only established through the years - including all of the above familiar elements, and Robin ''robbing the rich and giving to the poor'' itself (which is in the film, but not as much as people expected). So the film is bashed somewhat unfairly for changing and adding to the story, when that's how the legend developed in the first place.

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* The 2010 ''Film/{{Robin Hood|2010}}'' movie has taken a lot of heat for being a history-oriented original origin story instead of a retelling of the Robin Hood story "[[InkStainAdaptation "[[AudienceColoringAdaptation everybody knows]]". The story everyone knows includes the usual setup of Prince John acting as regent in [[UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionHeart King Richard's]] absence, Robin being a outlawed knight, and Robin StormingTheCastle to save Maid Marian. In the 2010 film, these plot elements are either absent ([[spoiler:Richard dies at the start, and John is king for the rest of the film]]) or given a new twist ([[spoiler:Robin, a commoner, poses as Marian's deceased husband, a knight]]), and the main plot is about setting up the legend to happen in the context of a (fictional) French invasion. The movie ends with [[spoiler:Robin finally being outlawed by John.]] Many people were dissatisfied, to say the least, with the film for not following "the story everybody knows". But "the story everybody knows" (most probably through the combination of [[Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood Errol Flynn]], [[Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Kevin Costner]] and [[Disney/RobinHood Disney]]) is itself an AdaptationDistillation of centuries of folklore, literature and previous adaptations. Most of the details in the version everyone knows were only established through the years - including all of the above familiar elements, and Robin ''robbing the rich and giving to the poor'' itself (which is in the film, but not as much as people expected). So the film is bashed somewhat unfairly for changing and adding to the story, when that's how the legend developed in the first place.
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