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Posted: 05 April 2019 10:27 PM  
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Seems only fitting that DC/Warner Bros. would release Shazam! on the heels of Marvel’s Captain Marvel movie. As Shazam was originally known as Captain Marvel.

So is anybody seen this yet, or planning to?

I’m kind of on the fence about seeing it, given DC’s somewhat lackluster record of their recent movies.

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Posted: 06 April 2019 12:52 AM   [ # 1 ]  
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Megalord1 - 05 April 2019 10:27 PM

Seems only fitting that DC/Warner Bros. would release Shazam! on the heels of Marvel’s Captain Marvel movie. As Shazam was originally known as Captain Marvel.

So is anybody seen this yet, or planning to?

I’m kind of on the fence about seeing it, given DC’s somewhat lackluster record of their recent movies.

Watched it.  Loved it.  Grew up with the 70s Saturday morning show and the DC Comics, and this movie was a slam dunk.

 

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Posted: 06 April 2019 08:04 PM   [ # 2 ]  
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Interesting. So you would recommend this movie?

Beyond being a die-hard DC fan?

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Posted: 06 April 2019 09:48 PM   [ # 3 ]  
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Megalord1 - 06 April 2019 08:04 PM

Interesting. So you would recommend this movie?

Beyond being a die-hard DC fan?

Yes. I think that many viewers who have never heard of SHAZAM! can easily enjoy this movie.

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Posted: 06 April 2019 09:56 PM   [ # 4 ]  
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Alright, and thanks.

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Posted: 09 April 2019 04:33 PM   [ # 5 ]  
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I’ll just wait till it comes out on blu ray.

Sadly, the movie hasn’t really done great business and at this point it looks like it will be a box office failure. Instead of the big screen, the Shazam character would work better as a streaming series.

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Posted: 09 April 2019 06:47 PM   [ # 6 ]  
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Sinn - 09 April 2019 04:33 PM

I’ll just wait till it comes out on blu ray.

Sadly, the movie hasn’t really done great business and at this point it looks like it will be a box office failure. Instead of the big screen, the Shazam character would work better as a streaming series.

The sequel has already been green-lit.  WB is happy with its intake.  The production budget was only $90 million.

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Posted: 11 April 2019 01:54 PM   [ # 7 ]  
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Don’t wait for it to go to Blu-ray!  It’s a fun movie all-around.

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Posted: 14 April 2019 09:25 AM   [ # 8 ]  
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I’ll just wait till it comes out on blu ray.

Sadly, the movie hasn’t really done great business and at this point it looks like it will be a box office failure. Instead of the big screen, the Shazam character would work better as a streaming series.

The sequel has already been green-lit.  WB is happy with its intake.  The production budget was only $90 million.

According to Box Office Mojo, the production budget was $100 million (no concrete numbers on the promotional budget) and the movie has only grossed $221 million world wide.

Even though the WB has claimed there will be a sequel, the movie is still a finical disappointment to the studio. However, Shazam is a b-list character, so the movie was never going to gross a billion $$$.

If the WB can put together a good script and find a really good director, I think Black Atom could be a huge money maker for them.

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Posted: 14 April 2019 10:30 AM   [ # 9 ]  
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It was surprisingly charming, mostly due to the chemistry of the cast. I would recommend seeing it in theatres. It was the first DC movie that I thought really clicked, and the characters in the film really reminded me of the characters from the comics.

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