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Duragizer said:bionicbob said:Duragizer said:
Not sure if you are trying to be funny?
Regardless, I disagree.
Anti-Monitor from the comics in a nutshell:
"Matter is bad, antimatter is good. I will destroy all matter universes, which are bad, leaving only the Antimatter Universe, which is good."
The guy has no deeper motivation than that.
Sounds like most Embodiment of Evil Uber Villains to me. The whole Star Wars franchise is built upon it.
My point being, in the Crisis comic you meet the Anti-Monitor, you see him in action, you watch him manipulate Harbinger and Pariah, you get to listen to him spout his Big Bad monologues, you see him take pleasure in the pain of others... yes, it all very comic book villain 101, but it necessary comic book 101... it makes the villain more real, even if you view it as stereotypical.
But the CW Crisis crossover has pretty much kept the Anti-Monitor off stage except for one brief scene... instead you get other characters talking about the Anti-Monitor, telling us how bad he is, telling us what he is doing... and this can sometimes work (ie Lord of the Rings) but here I just feel the narrative would benefit from the Anti-Monitor being up front and center more.
But I get it. The budget is limited and the logistics are staggering. And I am not knocking it. I have loved every moment of this crossover so far. The original comic had a fundamental impact on me as a teenager, and my inner 15 year old is greedy and just wants more. But then again, I never imagined any sort of live action adaptation of this material would ever be possible, so this is pretty damn amazing for me. :heart:
And still, for me, a million times better than Batman V. Superman.