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Ben Affleck As Batman? Thousands Sign Removal Petition
cbs detroit ^ | August 23, 2013 10:29 AM

Posted on 08/23/2013 8:15:58 AM PDT by Perdogg

He’s tall, dark and — well, he’s definitely tall and has dark hair and once played the real-life role of Jennifer Lopez’s man candy.

But is Ben Affleck man enough to play “Batman?”

Controversy erupted across social media networks when Warner Bros. announced Thursday the 41-year-old Affleck will star in the newest version of the Dark Knight, a movie that promises to bring Batman and Superman together.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: batman; benaffleck; superman; zacksnyder

1 posted on 08/23/2013 8:15:58 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: DollyCali; Perdogg; EveningStar; Borges; Mr. K; Blondie; altura; mylife; Mama_Bear; Jack Deth; ...

ping


2 posted on 08/23/2013 8:16:54 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

I’ll not see that Batman movie - not with an Obamahole as the star.


3 posted on 08/23/2013 8:17:17 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Perdogg

Uh...gee....doncha think he’d need an addadictomy first?


4 posted on 08/23/2013 8:17:32 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Da Coyote

Oh, and I certainly WILL see Ender’s Game.

Many times.


5 posted on 08/23/2013 8:17:44 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote

Yeah...they’d have to come up with some new props....like Batwing Panty Liners....ha ha! He’s such a pu$$y...


6 posted on 08/23/2013 8:18:35 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Perdogg

Well, this just might keep Clooney from going down in history as the worst Batman ever.


7 posted on 08/23/2013 8:21:12 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Perdogg

Val Kilmer was the perfect choice of the time given a horrendous script. See Doc Holliday for details. Even Keaton had his moments.

This much stupid is...I don’t know what to say..


8 posted on 08/23/2013 8:21:59 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Da Coyote
Oh, and I certainly WILL see Ender’s Game.

My 12 year old daughter just read that book. She really enjoyed it. I guess I'll have to read it next and then see this movie. Looks interesting.

9 posted on 08/23/2013 8:22:44 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Perdogg

I wonder if Matt Damon will be cast as Robin.


10 posted on 08/23/2013 8:22:53 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
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To: Alex Murphy

How about Tom, he is a little runt.


11 posted on 08/23/2013 8:25:01 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Perdogg

casting Affleck as Batman is like replacing Daniel Craig with Paul Ruddman to play Bond.


12 posted on 08/23/2013 8:25:09 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: Perdogg

The Aflecks and the Baldwins can go impress someone else. I don’t like either, and will not pay a dime to watch them. In fact, I make a concerted effort to NOT watch anything anyone in either family does.


13 posted on 08/23/2013 8:25:26 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Washington didn't use his right to free speech to defeat the British. He shot them.)
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To: Perdogg

He peaked in Dazed and Confused where he played a stupid moron flunkie bully. Maybe he was so good in that flick because it didn’t stretch his acting abilities too much.


14 posted on 08/23/2013 8:25:27 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Norm Lenhart

Keaton was a good Batman/Bruce Wayne. Kilmer was a good Batman but not a good Bruce Wayne. With the exception of his over the top raspy voice, Christian Bale was great at both.


15 posted on 08/23/2013 8:25:55 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Perdogg

In my opinion, no one has filled the shoes of Adam West as Batman and George Reeves as Superman.


16 posted on 08/23/2013 8:26:34 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Perdogg

Did the idiots who casted this clown not see “Daredevil”????


17 posted on 08/23/2013 8:26:52 AM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: al_c

I’ll give you the not a good Wayne just because he looked like he was 20. But even then, I thought he had the right blend of camp, angst and attitude.

I know its not a popular take on The B’ster, but it worked for me.


18 posted on 08/23/2013 8:29:06 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Why would they? no one else did! ;)


19 posted on 08/23/2013 8:30:11 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Fiji Hill

And don’t forget Affleck played George Reeves/Superman in Hollywoodland, the biopic about Reeves.


20 posted on 08/23/2013 8:31:00 AM PDT by Cold Case Posse Supporter
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To: FlJoePa

Nah, he peaked in Mallrats when he played the scumbag salesman at “Casual Male” who liked to have sex with teenage girls “in a very uncomfortable place”.


21 posted on 08/23/2013 8:37:05 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Perdogg

How much of his own money is going in to this.....?


22 posted on 08/23/2013 8:41:20 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: Perdogg

Whoa, a movie based on a comic book? What’s next, films derived from amusement park rides or video games? How original.


23 posted on 08/23/2013 8:41:25 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
Did the idiots who casted this clown not see “Daredevil”????

I am not an Ben Affleck fan, but Daredevil was not all his fault. It was a crappy script with lousy direction as well.

24 posted on 08/23/2013 8:54:39 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Perdogg

He’s desperate for a payday


25 posted on 08/23/2013 8:55:35 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Monkey Face

Even Adam Balwdin?


26 posted on 08/23/2013 8:56:27 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Perdogg

I need you like Ben Affleck needs acting school,
He was terrible in that film.
I need you like Cuba Gooding needed a bigger part,
He’s way better than Ben Affleck.
And now, all I can think about is your smile,
and that shi—y movie, too!
Pearl Harbor sucked and I miss you.


27 posted on 08/23/2013 8:56:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Perdogg

Wonder how many of the petition signers are low information voters? Who cares the country is being flushed down the sewer. I’m made at who gets the part of Batman. /sar


28 posted on 08/23/2013 8:57:05 AM PDT by animal172 (My new hero....Trey Gowdy)
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To: Borges

All of them.


29 posted on 08/23/2013 8:57:18 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Washington didn't use his right to free speech to defeat the British. He shot them.)
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To: Monkey Face

Adam is one of the few open conservatives in Hollywood. He writes for Big Hollywood.


30 posted on 08/23/2013 9:03:14 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Perdogg

Can’t see Affleck as Batman. MetroBoy, yes, Batman, no.


31 posted on 08/23/2013 9:07:36 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Monkey Face

Adam Baldwin’s not related to Alec in any way, save sharing a last name.


32 posted on 08/23/2013 9:24:03 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Perdogg

Yes, go ahead. Let’s have a PC Batman complete with kneepads and a pink outfit, not to offend anyone.

Please, no violence above bitc*-slapping. Then have long discussions on how society caused the criminal to turn to crime so we can feel sorry for him.

Better yet, forget the Batman I read in the 60’s he was from a different generation. We believed in Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and John Wayne.

The liberals need to make a movie based on their own ideals.

I would suggest “PansyMan” with pink shorts and big kneepads who kneels down, pisses his pants and begs for the criminal to change and not to end his miserable life.

PansyMan would not use a gun, that is not allowed. Screaming like a little girl would be more appropriate.

When he gets his panties in a wad, then the criminal would miraculously see the error of his ways, and apply for foodstamps and free housing and a welfare check, and then society will be safe.


33 posted on 08/23/2013 9:31:14 AM PDT by bobo1
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To: LibWhacker

Affleck as MetroBoy, LOL. I might actually go see that, maybe


34 posted on 08/23/2013 9:36:24 AM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: dainbramaged
What’s next, films derived from amusement park rides?

Yeah, like that's ever gonna happen.

OTOH, that did give me a great mental image of Johnny Depp as Batman. It would be...memorable...

35 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:38 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Perdogg

BATMAN FACEPALM

36 posted on 08/23/2013 9:54:16 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Alex Murphy

if they did cast Damon they would have to change the title of the movie to The Ambiguously Gay Super Hero’s. and still won’t go see it. epic fail


37 posted on 08/23/2013 10:03:03 AM PDT by cmdr straker (Buy American save Jobs)
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To: bobo1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_7UnNDJ4bA

Here ya go

Ave and Gary


38 posted on 08/23/2013 10:23:44 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

ACE and Gary


39 posted on 08/23/2013 10:24:22 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Perdogg
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40 posted on 08/23/2013 11:12:17 AM PDT by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: Perdogg

I guess there aren’t enough REAL problems to get up-in-arms over. I can’t believe they are still making stupid stuff like this nor that anyone gives a crap.


41 posted on 08/23/2013 11:32:17 AM PDT by JoeTheGeorgian
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To: Perdogg

42 posted on 08/23/2013 12:22:26 PM PDT by Petrosius
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To: Perdogg

Have any of these petitions actually made a difference?


43 posted on 08/23/2013 1:41:37 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Perdogg

Wouldn’t it be better if they signed Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) to play Batman?


44 posted on 08/24/2013 5:23:52 AM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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