Sunshine, Light, and Joy

 

This is a post that I've been thinking about for awhile. Recently, I opened up the discussion to other members of the staff to get their feelings on the matter, and their opinions generally matched mine, which is this:

Within the last year or so, there's been a steady increase of negative posts in movie threads. We've always had some heated discussions for some movies, but recently things have not only gotten more histrionic in those threads (generally speaking, the CBM ones), but they've started to spread to other franchises and other movies as well. I'm not talking about out-and-out trolling, I'm talking about members feeling they have to consistently shit on a movie (or studio, or star) simply because they aren't interested in the current project or projects. With every piece of news about a movie, it's now a virtual guarantee that there's a flood of people rushing to say they think it sucks, they don't like the current trailer/tv spot/actor/actress/director/concept. And I get it -- we all have movies we don't like, movies which we think are bad ideas, industry people that just don't appeal to us. But there's a fine line between expressing your opinion about this and doing it so often, with such consistency, that the collective emphasis of all of it basically brings down the entire thread and thus the entire forum.

There's no easy answer to this. We don't want to crush freedom of expression here. But at the same time, the spirit of this forum is for people to have fun talking about the movies they love and the box-office runs they love.

To have fun.

And while it may be fun -- in a sense -- to personally vent about a movie, or to vent at people who dare to enjoy something you don't, it doesn't bring fun to our community. In fact, it generally drags down the overall fun for everyone else. We've had people repeatedly mention to us over the last several months or so that in some cases they don't even bother going into some threads -- even for movies they're curious about! -- because they just don't want to deal with the overall mess those threads contain. And frankly, that matches the personal opinion of most of the staff as well.

So this post is both a request and a warning. 

The request: Next time you feel like taking a dump on a movie (or a topic) for the dozenth time, take a moment to consider whether it's really worth it. People probably already have a good idea of what your attitude about the project is. Maybe just put your posting energy into a movie that you enjoy and love or are excited about.

The warning: The staff is going to be taking a closer look at some of these threads and we'll be more active with temp thread-bans if we think it'll help the overall vibe of the forum. I'd rather we don't have to, but it's not going to constrain any of you too much if you aren't allowed to post about a movie you supposedly don't care about anyway.

Remember the words of Bill and Ted: "Be Excellent to Each Other".

They're just movies, guys. It's about having fun.

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ChipMunky

Release Schedule

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Not sure if this is anywhere else, but I just wanted to post this somewhere in case I ever lose it...

 

March 25, 2016 - Batman v Superman
May 6, 2016 - Captain America 3
May 22, 2016 - X-Men: Apocalypse
August 5, 2016 - Suicide Squad
November 4, 2016 - Dr. Strange
March 3, 2017 - The Wolverine 2
May 5, 2017 - Guardians of the Galaxy 2
June 23, 2017 - Wonder Woman
July 7, 2017 - Untitled Spider-Man
November 3, 2017 - Thor: Ragnorak
November 17, 2017 - Justice League: Part 1
February 16, 2018 - Black Panther
March 16, 2018 - The Flash
May, 4 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 1
July 6, 2018 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
July 13, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
July 27, 2018 - Aquaman
March 8, 2019 - Captain Marvel
April 5, 2019 - Shazam!
May 3, 2019 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 2
June 14, 2019 - Justice League Part 2
November 12, 2019 - Inhumans
April 3, 2020 - Cyborg
May 1, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
June 19, 2020 - Green Lantern Corps
July 10, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
November 6, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film


In DC/Marvel order (No Fox/Sony)...

Batman vs. Superman - March 25, 2016
May 6, 2016 - Captain America 3
Suicide Squad - Aug. 5, 2016
November 4, 2016 - Dr. Strange
May 5, 2017 - Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Wonder Woman - June 23, 2017
November 3, 2017 - Thor: Ragnorak
Justice League Part 1 - Nov. 17, 2017
February 16, 2018 - Black Panther
The Flash - Mar. 16, 2018
May 4, 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 1
July 6, 2018 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
Aquaman - Jul. 27, 2018
March 8, 2019 - Captain Marvel
Shazam - April 5, 2019
May 3, 2019 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 2
Justice League Part 2 - June 14, 2019
November 12, 2019 - Inhumans
Cyborg - April 3, 2020
Green Lantern Corps - June 19, 2020

 

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On 8/2/2016 at 11:52 PM, ChipMunky said:

In DC/Marvel order (No Fox/Sony)...

May 6, 2016 - Captain America 3
Suicide Squad - Aug. 5, 2016
November 4, 2016 - Dr. Strange
May 5, 2017 - Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Wonder Woman - June 2, 2017 -- DATE CHANGE (prev. June 23, 2017)

July 7, 2017 - Spider-man: Homecoming -- NEW
November 3, 2017 - Thor: Ragnorak
Justice League Part 1 - Nov. 17, 2017
February 16, 2018 - Black Panther
The Flash - Mar. 16, 2018
May 4, 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 1
July 6, 2018 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
Aquaman - Jul. 27, 2018

Untitled 1 - October 5, 2018 -- NEW
March 8, 2019 - Captain Marvel
Shazam - April 5, 2019
May 3, 2019 - Avengers: Infinity War Part 2
Justice League Part 2 - June 14, 2019

Untitled 2 - November 1, 2019 -- NEW
July 12, 2019 - Inhumans -- DATE CHANGE (prev. November 12, 2019)
Cyborg - April 3, 2020

May 1, 2020 - Untitled 1 -- NEW
Green Lantern Corps - June 19, 2020

July 10, 2020 - Untitled 2 -- NEW

November 6, 2020 - Untitled 3 -- NEW

 

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I have no idea where I should post this, but I saw it while I was buying our tickets for Sully:

 

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On 9/13/2016 at 5:27 PM, mredman said:

where will they put the Man of Steel sequel do you guys think ?

 

My guess is batman is October 2018. and Sups for November 2019.

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March 3, 2017 - Logan
May 5, 2017 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
June 2, 2017 - Wonder Woman
July 7, 2017 - Spider-Man: Homecoming
November 3, 2017 - Thor: Ragnorak
November 17, 2017 - Justice League
February 16, 2018 - Black Panther
March 2, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
May, 4 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War
June 29, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
July 6, 2018 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
July 27, 2018 - Untitled DC Film
October 5, 2018 - Aquaman
November 2, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
February 13, 2019 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
March 8, 2019 - Captain Marvel
April 5, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
May 3, 2019 - Untitled Avengers
June 14, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
July 5, 2019 - Spider-Man: Homecoming 2
November 1, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
April 3, 2020 - Untitled DC Film
May 1, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
July 10, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
July 24, 2020 - Untitled DC Film
November 6, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film

 

I'm 99% sure this is as updated as possible.

 

Seems like there are MORE untitled films this time around. No Flash/Cyborg/GL/Batman on the schedule, but there are plenty of placeholders.

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May 5, 2017 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
June 2, 2017 - Wonder Woman
July 7, 2017 - Spider-Man: Homecoming
November 3, 2017 - Thor: Ragnorak
November 17, 2017 - Justice League
February 16, 2018 - Black Panther
March 2, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
May, 4 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War
June 29, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
July 6, 2018 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
July 27, 2018 - Untitled DC Film

October 5, 2018 - Venom Spin-Off
November 2, 2018 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
December 21, 2018 - Aquaman
December 21, 2018 - Animated Spider-Man
February 13, 2019 - Untitled FOX Marvel Film
March 8, 2019 - Captain Marvel
April 5, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
May 3, 2019 - Untitled Avengers
June 14, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
July 5, 2019 - Spider-Man: Homecoming 2
November 1, 2019 - Untitled DC Film
April 3, 2020 - Untitled DC Film
May 1, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
July 10, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film
July 24, 2020 - Untitled DC Film
November 6, 2020 - Untitled Marvel Film

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