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"Everything starts somewhere, although many physicists disagree. There is the constant desire to find out where - where is the point where it all began. But much, much later than that the Discworld was formed. Drifting onwards through space…atop four elephants on the shell of a giant turtle, the great A’Tuin. It was some time after its creation when most people forgot that the very oldest stories of the beginning are sooner or later about blood. At least that’s one theory. The philosopher Didactylos suggested an alternative hypothesis: ‘things just happen, what the hell’."
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Asked by Anonymous:
whats the low down on ant man? /confused
oh man. oh man. right, so:
ant-man had been in production FOREVER when they finally announced paul rudd and michael douglas for scott and hank, respectively (at the end of last year i think). at this point it became apparent that it wouldn’t be about hank and janet, as i think people had thought it might be. but it was meant to be scott lang’s origin story, which involves a heist.
i, being an obsessive, had already worked this out from old interviews. but there was literally no reason that jan couldn’t still be present in the film. she doesn’t have to be tied to hank. they didn’t announce any women for the film at this point, either actor-wise or character-wise, although various actresses were rumoured (mostly rashida jones for jan, and later on evangeline lilly for just the single female role that there was no name attached to, oh sorry, what’s that, “female lead”). a bit later on they announced that patrick wilson had been cast in an unnamed role, and a handful of other actors were confirmed too.
then edgar wright walked, with whisperings about how marvel had rewritten the script and made it worse.
what does this mean?
i’m a big fan of scott (i really WANT to like this film!), and his origin story in the comics is about him trying to help his ill daughter. he needs to save a specialist doctor who’s been kidnapped, and the ant-man suit (disused at this point) is the best way he can think of doing that. he’s driven to theft from desperation. he’s not a super-genius (he’s smart but he’s not reed richards), he’s not super rich, he’s a guy trying to do what he can. interviews that have been given this week have made it apparent that they’ve kept the part of the plot where he fights darren cross (and he… presumably… he now tries to steal something from him? rather than saving a doctor who’s been kidnapped?) but they have removed:
- scott stealing the ant-man suit (he now gets given it by hank, he becomes his protege)
- cassie (his daughter) being his key motivator. she doesn’t appear to be in the film at all.
- his entire… personality? this is what michael douglas said about the relationship between pym and lang: “I need help, I desperately need help. I need someone who’s a master thief, someone with a brilliant mind, and somebody who can pull off a really great heist.”
also, michael douglas has stated that jan is dead.
This is a good sum up.
I have no idea who this film is supposed to be appealing to, other than the misogynistic crowd who always hated Jan and Cassie to begin with.
So have fun with that audience, I guess.
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in honor of the revival of early-2000s internet culture, i’d like to suggest
- introducing “pwn” back into our collective vocabularies
- posting old limewired songs that have inserts of bill clinton saying “i did not have sexual relations with that woman”
- MIDI files for autoplay, featuring hit songs like Evanescence’s “Bring Me To Life” and Linkin Park’s “In The End”
- neopets forum wars
- those e-cards with weird 3D gifs like this
ive never seen the nge movies so i just assume that the new glasses...
google “homestuck wedding”
dont do it
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