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Who hyped for the sequel here?
>https://twitter.com/netflix/status/948571927345418242
Check out that cheeky Shadowrun reference at the end. What do you expect we'll see in the sequel now that Netflix is not just acknowledging Shadowrun but actually teasing us with it?
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>>57236679
I'm pretty sure they've known for a while how many times Shadowrun is referenced when talking about Bright, so it was a neat easter egg to throw out. I'm more impressed by the comments trashing the movie and wailing that "Sense8 died for this" or some shit.
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>>57236767
I'm not impressed, but pissed with people speaking lies about a guy I don't even know who is. Bright is not as deep as some 4deep8you critics wanted, but is a good flick. And I loved and knew how "they" would react when seeing Trigger Warning as production
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>>57237517
It's not as deep as merely slightly nerdy people wanted either. Bright is the Shadowrun equivalent of having a LotR film about the farming life of Bree peasants.
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>>57236679
I know we'll never get it but a movie about the times right after the defeat of the Dark Lord would be great. I don't want a move about the actual war though; they'd never do it justice. Leave it to the imagination.
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>>57238041
It's a buddy cop action comedy movie with a fantasy setting, what did people expect?
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A Bright series would be really fun, but I would probably prefer it was like a precinct house rather than the concept of the movie.
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>>57238115
People didn't expect shit. But the film keeps hinting at a larger setting: the other races that we only know about through details in a couple frames, the off-hand mentions of other cities or countries with completely different power dynamics, the whole War against Evil thing or the suggested metaplot of elves controlling the world through reality warping magic. There's a whole setting outlined there and they did less than nothing with it.

It's normal to be left disappointed when people raise your hopes up where you expected nothing, only to leave you hanging.
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>>57236767
Sense8 was a product of 2015 and should never have had a second season. It was made for the period of trannies pretending that they were some sort of beaten down, closeted majority and not a handful of psychopaths that they really are, plus there was just too much gay. Not even real faggots are comfortable with that amount of peacock gayshit parading around as a storyline.
At least Bright is topical with its racism, that's always going to be a thing.
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>>57236679
So I got a chance to watch Bright and I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. There were certain things that could have been executed better but I didn't see where all the vitriol directed at it was coming from. 28% on RT is totally unwarranted, I would have placed it in the 60-65% range. I suspect it's partly because Max Landis and David Ayer were prominently credited.
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>>57238316
It scored low with critics because critics get paid to review theater movies. Their overlords frown upon them if they say nice things about movies they aren't getting a % of.
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>>57238316
The critic reviews and viewer reviews are totally different on RT.
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>>57238260
>why didn't the first film of a franchise explore every worldbuilding aspect they brought up

Are you one of those retards who watches Star Wars and complains when they mentioned how the Emperor brought down the senate but don't actually do anything with it until 4 movies later?
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>>57238538
>A film can't have substance without three sequels, two spin-offs and a seven-seasons long serie to prop it up
Let's not pretend that Bright is anything more than a 90 minute firefight starring Will Smith as Will Smith. It totally had the time for more exposition scenes like the Shield of Light interrogation. But I guess it's okay, the producers can rely on people like you to make their franchise milking extremely profitable.
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>>57238369
This is actually more factual than bullshit for once. There was a brief scandal at the Cannes film festival last year where many of the attendants didn't think that direct-to-stream movies should ever been given the same sort of recognition theater movies had. Will Smith was literally there getting interviewed right next to the guy saying this knowing that the conversation was partially around his movie Bright and got (understandably) salty over it. He defended it saying that films are films regardless of the distribution. There's a section of hollywood that isn't happy with their market being chipped away by these services, and they largely employ or grease critics.
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>>57236679
>shadowrun exists in the world of Bright
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>>57238803
>there wasn't enough exposition
Mate, there was quite a lot of lore thrown in. It just wasn't shoved in your face with people talking about it.

And some was included in the dialogues, but a lot of it was showing, not telling. I get it, you're used to having an NPC telling you shit. That's normal in tabletop and /v/shit, but it's poor form in films.
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>>57236679
>>57239008
Okay let’s get meta here... what would 4chan be like in the world of Bright? I wonder what their /tg/ is like.
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>>57239355
Exactly the same.
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>>57238973

Greedy Hollywood Jews up in arms over losing their profits to streaming services?! Color me shocked! Shocked!
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>>57239355
unchanged
except
more racism
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>>57236679
I am utterly disappointed that they are making this instead of a Shadowrun movie.
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>>57239401
>>57240186
>go to /pol/
>Orc hate threads
>Centaur girl thread talking about the degeneracy of fucking horsepeople
>”anon how can you call him /our guy/, don’t you do know his mother is (((elvish)))
>The Unibomber was a Drow or some shit
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>>57236679
Who has the shadowrun movie rights?
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>>57240253
>go to /pol/
>Orc hate thread
>Nig hate thread
>Elf hate thread
>Jew hate thread
>Bright hate thread
>Cenaur hate thread
>Lizard hate thread
>Mexican hate thread
>Praising the shield of light thread
>/pol/ reaches hate singularity
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>>57238316
I agree it's OK. It was fun to have Will Smith doing Will Smith things again like in MiB etc., and the action sequences were all right. The last 30m or whatever after the big fight were a big letdown, though, and the rip-off of Training Day was also pretty weak.

I think the critics didn't like it because unless you are already hyped about a Shadowrun-esque world (e.g., because you're an RPG fan) then it's pretty generic, obviously ripping on Training Day and 16 Blocks and the like, with some lame-duck characters (in my mind: the internal-affairs douches, the federal douches, the traitors, and the orc gangbangers), action that is OK but not spectacular, and the ending kind hits a stupid reset button that doesn't even make sense. The level of violence that the movie proposes Los Angeles experiences on a daily basis is simply unsustainable -- where are all these cops coming from, signing up for a literal *dead*-end job?

I'm a little excited to see a sequel but unless it's got more Will Smith quips and buddy-cop action then it's probably going to suck, because that was the only worthwhile feature in my mind.

I mean, I would for sure watch a buddy-cop movie involving jaded veteran cop Will Smith learning to do magic world-savin' crime-fightan shit alongside his bumbling but goodhearted orc buddy and underage-now-but-maybe-sexy-later elf girl. Like a Harry Potter type thing except Harry Potter is fiftysomething Will Smith pretending to be Thirtysomething Will Smith and Ron Weasley is an Orc and Hermione Granger is a weird waifish elf.
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>>57237517

I got about halfway through Bright before dozing off (What I get for starting it at like 3 AM), but the one thing that was standing out to me that was a little odd was how Will Smith's character would go from defending Jakoby and orcs to suddenly just hating on orcs in general and him specifically.
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>>57240311
We're gonna need a bigger board.
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>>57240311
>>57240374
>constant “the dark lord did nothing wrong” threads
>constant “redpill me on Jirak” threads
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>>57236767
People wailing about Sense8 need to get it through their heads: when a show costs $9 million an episode, it needs to get some serious goddamn eyeballs and engagement if it wants to continue.
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>>57240319
the high-crime part I thought was particularly jarring in a modern movie. It felt more like Escape from LA/Predator 2 90's hysteria, maybe that was the point? Just saw a trailer for a fucking Death Wish remake today so maybe that's just where we are headed back to culturally
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>>57239355
The same, except poltards claiming that elves are secretly controlling everything would be right, and claims that Orcs/walrusmen/dwarfs are an inferior race would actually have biology to back them up.

Lets get really meta here, what are pornsites like in the Bright Universe?
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>>57236679
I’m hoping that Bright 2 is to Bright what Purge: Anarchy was to The Purge. Tons of people fell for the premise of the Purge but were disappointed when the scenes of glorious slaughter in the streets were pretty restricted and the main story took place in one house. Purge Anarchy was what everyone was expecting the first one to be. Hopefully Bright 2 delivers more of the fantastical elements and background world that we were denied in the original
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>>57240490
ORC’D.com
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There are some really weird choices in this movie. Like when the kid Orc cop saved is the Boss's son, and doesn't kill him, but he gets shot anyway 5 sec later? Completely pointless plot point.

Its weird to me too how orcs are looked down on for serving the dark lord, but apparently the hero who united all the races against him was an Orc??
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>>57240347
Something something protect my partner, only I am allowed to get mad at him, something something clan blooded.

>>57239355
The /tg/ of bright would see magic and different races all day every day irl, so pure sci-fi would be more popular than fantasy as an escape from reality
>Oh boy another derivative sci-fi setting based off J. R. R . Tolkeins "Director of the Codes"
>Soft sci-fi is basically real life magic done with machines, why even bother playing? Just go outside
>Alternate History Thread: What if humans were the ONLY race on Earth?
>Do you omit any IRL races when you make your sci-fi setting, /tg/?
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>>57240490
Were orcs in Bright actually dumber than humans? It mentions they are less agile, but stronger.

The movie never even tell us what is the bright rate among orcs, might be on par with elves for all we know.
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>>57238369
>(((overlords)))

I got you anon.
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I saw some centaur cops but are there any other races in Bright-world? Dwarves for example
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>>57240480
I think it’s just a common way shitty writers try to make their setting seem gritty and realistic even if it’s retarded and doesn’t make any sense

Even in the shittiest times of the later 20th century American cops were not getting offed on a rate where the death of two or four would not bring down a hellstorm of swat teams. At least in Training Day the gangbangers were being paid & coerced into murdering a cop, almost happy to have an excuse to not do it.

A lot of crappy action movies do this shit though, tossing out fatalities like they’re going out of style. Mark Wahlberg kills like a hundred fucking US soldiers on US territory in “shooter” but the bad guy still thinks he can cover everything up? Yeah no pal even without the recording those men had families and friends and that shit doesn’t happen without inquiries and senate hearings and what have you.
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>>57240689
The orc gangbanger mentions throwing parties with dwarves, so those are in.
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>>57240689
>>57240717
According to the promotional material there are also giants, dwarves, lizardmen, and this other race of midget-like walrus people and a few others. I don’t have the screen caps.
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>>57240689

>This was released by Landis
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>>57241072
So was the girl at the stripclub a Brezzik or part of the rare and endangered? I thought she might be a changeling.
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>>57241072
>More elves than dwarves
That's odd. I hope the dwarves in Bright look more like pic related and less like the goofballs from the Hobbit trilogy.
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>>57241414
Most settings have elves as a dying race that either went through some huge war/doomsday event or through attrition unsustainable through their birth rate. In bright it’s implied that elves have always been on top, so no reason they’d be a dying race. Then again this is just America, we have no idea what the demographics are like in other countries or if the human majority is the norm or just an American thing. For all we know there could be countries with dwarf majority or lizardman majority, and most members of the species live there and have no reason to immigrate to America
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>>57240219
Just watch pic related again or hope someone makes a Deus ex movie, missing all the fantasy stuff though I guess
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>>57239355
>what would 4chan be like in the world of Bright?

>you guys are alright, don't go to elftown tomorrow
>what did he mean by this
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>>57240555
“Serving the dark lord” is an excuse the other races use to justify their racism towards Orcs. If you listen to the comments the humans make about them throughout the movie, they see them as dumb, ugly and violent, it has nothing to do with the dark lord. Irl, people Don’t even hate all Germans just because of Hitler and the nazis, and that wasn’t even 100 years ago.
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>>57240653
>The movie never even tell us what is the bright rate among orcs
I remember the movie specifically saying there's never been an orc bright before implying only elves and humans can use magic and shit.
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>>57241072
This shit makes me wonder what the population break down is state by state.
Like are most dwarves in west virginia and kentucky working in the coal mines?
Are the Giants in utah or somehwere else where there is a lot of open space or are they window washers in newyork
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>>57242658
From extended stuff, they've mentioned Jirak was a bright. But he's the only orc bright mentioned.
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>>57242087
>hi, Ellion Elrondger here
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>>57242703
I like to imagine most Giants are working on/running farms out in the country.
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>>57242703
>>57242841
>>57241915
There was a thing they released that had a description of each race in the infographic but I can’t find it. However I remember them saying that Centaurs often took up jobs in Forestry and worked as Park Rangers and Outdoor guides and could be found in more wooded parts of the country. Cool stuff.

Here’s the Giant one. I wonder what they think of Paul Bunyan?
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>>57236679
Bright was pretty meh. Which is a let down because I was pretty excited for it.

A sequel also ranks "Meh" on my scale.
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>>57242917
I don't trust it. Bright was a pretty boring movie in an interesting universe. I don't think that an already greenlit sequel will be any good.
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>>57242917
>>57242939
I think it would be cool if we got to meet an already trained Bright with their own wand. Like, let’s get a full blown fucking wizard up in this shit.
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>>57242987
Just give me something that isn't a generic buddy cop movie combined with the boredom of a generic "you are the chosen one" story.
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>>57242889
Where's my nice, smart, short 9' tall giant waifu?
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>>57243007
As someone who HATES chosen ones, I liked how they did prophecies. The way they talked about them, they made it sound like Prophecies were like these events that normal people could find themselves in. It's hard to put my finger on, I just liked the execution.
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>>57242889
Paul Bunyan was probably a real person in Bright's world.
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>>57243048
I didn't really mind the one about Jirak.
Will Smith, however, I called from 10 miles off, and it was pretty grating.
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>>57240311
I wonder what a bright hate thread would be like?
It would be interesting to see things like bogposting where half of the things about them might actually be true.
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>>57243100
Yeah, that was pretty obvious.

Because the Shield of Light guy literally told us that Ward was special, or blessed, or whatever. And then the elf cop saying that humans can be Brights too. So a good bit of the movie is just waiting for Will Smith to do magic.
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>>57243143
And also watching the s00per special elves murdering dozens of SWAT officers and gangers before immediately jobbing to the protagonists.
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>>57243154
>sheep
Wonder who made these.
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>>57243174
Goddamnit I want all of these. I can see the fucking Goblin one hiding down there.
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>>57243100
>the movie is called Bright
>sword guy says Will Smith is special in some way at the beginning of the movie
>thinks it was supposed to be some huge twist that the Main Character turns out to be a Bright
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>>57243212
I mean, did you watch the movie? It was pretty fucking clumsy dramatic tension. What was the point of the last minute reveal if not for failed tension?
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>>57236679
>blatant namedrop
>cheeky reference

It was certainly cheeky, but a bit too lazy for my taste. Just like Bright itself.
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>>57243191
I’m really curious about the Panahu
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>>57243174
>56%

It's like I'm really on /pol/.
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>>57243174
>56% of the population
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>>57243268
Growth. 56% of the population growth.
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>>57243290
>produced by a company called Trigger Warning Entertainment
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>>57243407
I thought that made fun of trigger warnings.
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>>57242889
>>57243154
>>57243174
>>57243191
Does anyone know where to find the rest of these? I’m really curious about the more obscure races

>>57243233
I don’t think there was ever supposed to be a “twist” that he was a Bright, anyone could have figured that out in the first 20 minutes. The way I saw it, that was the pivotal moment where he finally accepted that “fuck it, we’re in a prophecy” after being so adamant that those weren’t real
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Apparently the races can interbreed (specifically the guy asked about a human and a centaur, since the centaur population is so small in the US) but it results in genetic deformities and death.
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>>57243494
>Does anyone know where to find the rest of these? I’m really curious about the more obscure races
I haven't managed to turn up any others. Apparently they were tweeted out, so it's probably teased material. Maybe they'll put out official info in the future.
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>>57243496
And not just hypothetically, "halfsies" have actually been born. People be getting freaky.
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>>57236679
>(((critics))) hate Bright
>11 million views guarantee a sequel practically before the movie is even out

Always heartening to see elite "tastemakers" get comprehensively BTFO
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>>57243174

Fucking elves man, keeping us all down.
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>>57240677
Whats the elvish version of the jewish parens?
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>>57243683
>Jewish elf bright
You can just hear /pol/ ascending.
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>>57243700
>>Jewish elf bright
this is exactly why critics hate the movie, it's pointing out at (((them))) in very unsubtle metaphor
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>>57243683
Elves are ^them^ on account of the ears.
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>>57243790
well done
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>>57243496
For people and centaurs, or any race mixing?
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>>57243716
GAS THE ELVES.
SOMETHING SOMETHING NOW!

>>57240653
>Stronger
I wouldn't say that, One of the teasers was a video of an orc training to be a UFC fighter (the first orc UFC fighter even.) and getting knocked the fuck out by a human.
You punch an orc in the head and they go down just like everyone else.
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>>57240555
>Like when the kid Orc cop saved is the Boss's son, and doesn't kill him, but he gets shot anyway 5 sec later? Completely pointless plot point.

nah that was great. not being cliche as fuck was nice to see there.
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>>57243790
Not <<<Them>>>?
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>>57243895
>gas the elves
Please, in this setting, if anyone is doing the gassing it’s the elves. They’re clearly in control of every aspect of society, it’s not a secret conspiracy
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>>57243895
GAS THE ELVES.
JIRAK LIVES.
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>>57243839
For any race mixing, I assume. Maybe the more similar races can get away with it.
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>>57238369
This is actually true
Rotten Tomato is owned by Fandango for fucks sake. They make their money on selling THEATER TICKETS. Of COURSE they're going to make sure streaming movies tank.
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>>57243945
== JIRAK LIVES ==
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>>57243911
I liked it as well. It showed that orcs do honor that kind of stuff, and are principled, but shit still has to be done. And totally confirmed Jakoby's story, if there was any doubt left.
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>>57243993
How do you make something tank when the people don't pay per view...? Folks with netflix probably just watch it 'cause it pops up and has will smith. Then they buy the merchandise and talk about it. Reviewers have very little power in this situation.
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>>57240347
With his girl it was setting good example, ie do what I say, don't do what i do, kinda thing.
With the other cops it was because Jakoby was still his partner and cops tend to stick to their partners no matter what, especially when the discussion veered into killing Jakoby.

Why he is being asshole to Jakoby and orcs in general is well because he got shot by an orc and he was pissed off how Jakoby handled the situation.
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>>57244092
Movie gets bad reviews, Netflix gets less investments for projects, Netflix makes less content, people cancel their subscriptions.
That's how.
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>>57244112
But the viewers actually really like Bright, even though it's a pretty basic cop movie.
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>>57244112
"Hey, invest"
"You got bad reviews"
"1 billion people watch it and we've had our subscription rates increase x% this year"
"Oh, well, rotten tomatoes is my primary metric for what I put my tens of thousands into, so."

also,
>implying netflix got to where it is with original content and that original content is not just the progression of its success
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>>57244141
>>57244144
You're not wrong. I'm just postulating how bad reviews can affect a movie that isn't pay per view. But a lot of people do pay attention to Rotten Tomatoes. It's gotten really big. I mean, look at how important it was with Justice League and the scandal regarding holding back the rating.

Also Netflix has spent a lot on original content so they have a large vested interest in seeing it succeed or the expenses could sink them.
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>>57244164
This shit's at Target. They're fine.
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>>57244112
Personally I feel like the reviewers who shit on it really overplayed their hand, making the whole thing feel suspicious.

>Worst movie of 2017
>Total waste of time
>The worst movie you'll see this year

Meanwhile, amateur reviewers on YouTube with large subscriber bases are putting out generally positive opinions that go against that, with the consensus being that the movie is flawed but has redeeming qualities. I think all the hardnosed official reviewers did was sink their credibility.
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>>57243936
Just like the US now is presumably run by Jews according to some opinions. Doesn't undo the fact that Germans gassed Jews some years ago.

Speaking of which, in the Bright's universe, did Germans gas elves? If yes, it's so fucking controversial, because gassing Jews is clearly bad according to consensus, but gassing elves is a huge humanity fuck yeah moment. Humanity fuck yeah done by certain very stylishly dressed Aryan-looking people. The implications, though.
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>>57244188
I don't think there is a way to possibly answer that question tastefully.
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56% face
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>>57244188
Elves were probably the Nazis in Bright.

And Hitler was the leader of the German rebellion, a struggling artist turned war hero.
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>>57241072
>le 70% face
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>>57236767
What the fuck is sense8?
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>>57244188
Nazis wouldn't gass elves they probaly would see them as part of the master race. Blonde hair and blue eyes.
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>>57244204
Al'delustus Hitler was a great elven chancellor who rose from poverty and fixed germany.
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>>57244204
That might not even be terribly out of character for him, considering he has a very believable boogeyman in the Bright setting's elves.
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>>57244239
Some Netflix original about 8 people who all found out they shared senses or some shit. All I remember was that it had a qt Asian boxer girl and titty scenes. I think the theme was about experiencing life as other people do.
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>>57236679
I will not watch it due to the amount of shilling that is being done by shills like OP
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>>57244257
The joke is that the not!nazi yuge conflict was darklord.
Darklord is an elf.
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>>57244273
I admire your principled stance.
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>>57244188
This was talked in earlier thread. WW2 Nazis would have been more of human supremacists. concerning themselves if you had pointy ears or tusks. Their Occult studies would be even wierder, forcing prisoners to touch magic wands to see what happens. Hitler would not have the same level of evil attached to him. He would be seen as this poser Dark Lord that offed himself when shit got tough.

Soviet Union would probably use orcs as infrantry and Stalingrad would be even more bloodier battle for Nazis due to that.
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28% is about right though.

The only thing the movie has going for it is the action (which was pretty good), the main orc character, and the setting being 'original' only in cinema because it's practically shadowrun light.

The plot itself is almost completely nonsensical and full of holes. The writing is poor. I want to say Will Smith was terrible, but it's been so long since he's been good in anything that might be unfair.

Spoilers ahead.
So elf bitch has macguffin, wants to kill sister, decides to hand over macguffin to someone else to kill sister, who fucks it up, and then sister escapes with macguffin. Macguffin can do just about anything, including resurrect the dead, and can't be taken too far from it's master. But graceful as fuck, but also butterfingers elf mage can't keep her hands on it.

Sister is also mute, but then decides to talk because she 'trusts them now'. Also, casting magic causes strange black veins to start murdering the mage, because reasons.

Also there's a magic pool with a tree, and it's in the original place where everything started because they ran out of money for more sets or something. Who knows, they never bothered explaining it or much of anything else.

Orcs are hated because they sided with dark lord millenia ago, but then somehow it's only elves who are trying to bring him back, because reasons.

Orc mafia boss decides to play both good cop and bad cop at the same time, talks a big talk how clan and blood above all, but decides to murder orc anyway.

Sister could have waved her magic wand and solved all the problems in the movie, but instead decided that it's way better if a hundred people die first and the human turns out to be the most special snowflake of all.

Literally every character in the film is onedimensional and unlikeable except for the orc and sheriff.
There's way more plot holes and unresolved threads than a hobo's sock.

The only positive thing to come out of it is we may get a proper shadowrun film.
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>>57244322
lol crazy to imagine Orcs charging with sticks and clubs to nazi/elf machine guns instead of mongols high on shrooms and beer,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KefqkMoUIMo
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>>57244339
Which era would you prefer your Shadowrun movie?
>1-3e - old-school cyberdecks, data jacks in skulls, 80s as fuck
>4-5e - the Matrix is wireless, technomancers are a thing
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>>57244339
>casting magic causes strange black veins to start murdering the mage, because reasons
The way I saw it, she didn't bring back the dead. From what Jakoby said, he was on the brink of death, and then the elf did some shit like take his injuries onto herself, from the beating, the stabbing, and the shot through the chest. Most notably the black stuff pools on her chest, right where Jakoby was shot.

> talks a big talk how clan and blood above all, but decides to murder orc anyway.
Jakoby isn't blooded. He isn't a member of a clan. This is flatly stated via internet video early on, by an orc guest star. "He's like a finger that's been cut off a hand. He's dead to us,".

>Sister could have waved her magic wand and solved all the problems in the movie
She says that she barely knows how to use the wand. Make of that what you will.

Movie does have holes, though. What happened to the wire?
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I adore these modern fantasy threads.
Brings me back to a simpler time for /tg/.

>You will never be a Crow Tengu in a modern city
>You will never join the Aerial Police Unit
>You will never have the coolest housing in the city.
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>>57244275
Yeah, I got that. I was just commenting on the fact that it doesn't seem that out of character for AU!Hitler to be a relatively good guy in Bright because he has an actual overlord race to rail against.
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>>57244379
I think either could be fun, but would prefer at least one oldschool film just because the 80s cyberpunk noir vibe is far more unique and aesthetic than clean and modern 'everything is wireless'.
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>>57244413
I'm not sure the world is ready to see this image put to film.
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>>57244479
On the contrary, it's what the world needs most right now.
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>>57244479
Though let it not be said they didn't already try once before.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GPGQoR6f6w
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>>57244506
>"break it, bust it up!"
>*effortlessly removes panel*
>half the video is them walking

what the fuck, 1990. I'm guessing this was to promote the SNES game?
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>>57244339
>There's way more plot holes and unresolved threads than a hobo's sock.

kek

Whatever happened to the sword of light? Why did they get brought up, why are they so secretive you'd think people would support them. It literally went nowhere.
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>>57244587
They would've featured footage of the game if they were. Don't forget there was a Sega Genesis/MegaDrive game too.
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>>57244589
Shield of Light, anon.
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>>57243553
Yeah, I enjoyed that too. I didn't think it was great, but the backlash was massively over the top and blatantly a bandwagon event, or, tinfoil hat time, a smear job by Hollywood studios. Either way it was nice to see and I'm cautiously optimistic about a sequel. The flipside of course is that this same phenomenon meant that Michael Bay's transformers kept getting sequels when it should have been shot into the dumpster and Bay shot in the face.
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>>57236679
Oh look, Netflix is STILL shilling this shitty movie on /tg/
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>>57244589
Sequel hook/lore building/excuse for this dumb one off event to be meaningful in a larger scale. Shield of Light stuff came up in a lot of graffiti and stuff, it'll be more relevant in the second film now that they've established something.
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>>57244339
>black stuff on the elf chick's face

Contained paradox.
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>>57244587
>sammy is only useful for forcing open panel
>decker's main accomplishment is tripping security
>mage spends most of her non-running-about time posing
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>>57244638
Personally I'd be fine if they kept pumping out Bright shit. I'm really just in it for the setting, so if more of that is explored, I'm good. End goal is getting my group to try out this kind of modern fantasy.
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>>57244663
Sammy was the mage, Jenny was the Decker, the large useless man that opened pickle jars was Sledge, I believe.
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>>57244674
He meant "sammy" as a shorthand for "street samurai."
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>>57244339
>i didn't watch the movie but i watched a review
>the post
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>>57244657
>Contained paradox.

>very cheeky
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>>57244743
Ahhh, confusing. Sammie the Mage, Dekker the Sammy and Mayj the Decker could be a fun group.
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>>57243790
>article written by ^elron mirindell^
Oh fuck I love it.
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>>57244339

The sister was barely trained. She said that in the movie. So she can't just go full wizard mode on everything because she literally doesn't know how to. That's the reason for the corruption too; because she doesn't know how to use it properly, it's hurting her, and the more serious the magic she tries to do (like, i don't know, raising the dead) the more it affects her.

>Also there's a magic pool with a tree, and it's in the original place where everything started because they ran out of money for more sets or something.

Or because it was a Shield of Light base and if anywhere was going to have a place like that it would be there since the hobo says that the Shield of Light defeated the Dark Lord with magic 2,000 years ago so them having something that counteracts the bad shit in magic is completely believable. Plus it fits their whole Paladin theme.

>Orcs are hated because they sided with dark lord millenia ago

No they're hated because they're a sub-race. Sure some people have a hate boner over some conflict 2,000 years ago but most of the other cops just seem to hate them because of gang violence. The gang leader says there's a much better Orc community back in Miami.

>but then somehow it's only elves who are trying to bring him back, because reasons.

You need to be a Bright to bring him back, Elves are the most common brights, Orcish brights are so unheard of that the only one mentioned is Jirac, who's literally a legend and by the way the guy who stopped the Dark Lord.

>Orc mafia boss

He was thankful that the orc cop had saved his son but he wasn't going to forgive the cops gatecrashing his annual racial harmony party. And did you miss the whole constant refrain that the orc cop isn't clan, and isn't blooded, and so is nothing to the orcs?
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>>57244339
I agree with about 90% of your points.

>The only positive thing to come out of it is we may get a proper shadowrun film.
This one most of all.
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>>57244861
>The gang leader says there's a much better Orc community back in Miami.
Yeah, shit smells better in my hometown, too.
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>>57238279
Sense8 season two was actually worth watching, though. It still wasn't worth suffering through season 1 for, however, which is why I feel cheated that it was cancelled without a third season to wrap up.
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>>57244940
Cute. The orc leader explicitly says that the orc communities in Miami are "great" and "strong" and that the races all got along. LA isn't the model for the whole world. If you put your brain to it and, I don't know, pay attention, you might be able to puzzle out that LA is kind of a shitty city.
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>>57244777
Magic trips confirm.
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>>57244861
>The sister was barely trained. She said that in the movie. So she can't just go full wizard mode
Somehow the sister was useless, oh until they tried to kill her, then she was able to outwit them all. They tried to kill her because she betrayed them, but why did she do that? What was her master plan if she has no skill or ability? It sounded like she was living with her sister and the Inferni, so she shouldn't have betrayed them in the first place. How did the Shield of Light get to her? None of this is explained at any point.

Why did the villain not have her magic wand in the first place? There's never an explanation why she would ever let go of something so important.
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>>57245020
>why did she do that?
Because she doesn't want to bring back the Dark Lord (tells her sister "What you love is rotten and broken,"), which is what the Inferni are trying to do. Tikka said she was being "trained" with the Wand so she probably would have been one of the ones to participate in bringing the Dark Lord back, which requires Wands.

>Why did the villain not have her magic wand in the first place? There's never an explanation why she would ever let go of something so important.
She lent the Wand to the elf girl that was turned into modern art, for the purposes of assaulting the Shield of Light and getting her sister back. Or killing her. Whichever. Anyway, the wand was bound to Leilah with a spell, so it could never get too far away from her, with dramatic results.

Come on guys, Bright had holes but half the shit you're going on about is shown or explained. I can see why so many writers feel the need to wield exposition like a hammer.
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>>57245020
>so she shouldn't have betrayed them in the first place.

Have you actually watched the movie? Because after she resurrects the orc cop, she explains everything. She was training with the Inferni, but when she found out that they wanted to bring the Dark Lord back, she escaped. Psycho elf-chick gave her wand to an assassin to kill the sister (probably because she didn't want to kill her sister herself) but sister gets her hands on the wand first in the ensuing fight, and turns the assassin into the modern art sculpture you see when the cops bust into the Shield of Light house. The Shield of Light were also the ones who helped the sister escape.
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>>57245060
>She lent the Wand to the elf girl that was turned into modern art, for the purposes of assaulting the Shield of Light and getting her sister back. Or killing her. Whichever.

It's great when even you have no idea what's going on.

I'm sure she had so many other important Inferni business to take care of during this assault on the Shield of Light.
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>>57245082

What are you even talking about now? You see a flashback sequence in the movie where the assassin is assaulting the Shield of Light base and it's a major fight. Guys getting roasted by magic and shit. One is on the ground and manages to get a shotgun blast off on the assassin, making her drop the want. Sister grabs it first.
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>>57245103
Where was the main villain during all this important battle?
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>>57245114
Not getting shot at like a good main villain.
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>>57245114

Back doing Inferni shit somewhere. Does it matter? Do you watch Lord of the Rings and see the Uruk-hai at Helms Deep and ask "Well where the hell is Sauruman, why isn't he here at this important battle?"
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>>57245114
Not showing her face in public because she's got the Ministry of Magic on her ass since 20 years?
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>and the human turns out to be the most special snowflake of all.
Nobody could have seen this coming.
They really pulled an M.Night shamalalaman on us.
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>>57245082
It's not through any fault of the movie that I say that she might have been trying to kill her OR get her back. This is explained through Tikka's perspective, but when Leilah finally catches up to her, she pleads with her to come back. Maybe you're a fan of flat exposition that explains the objective truth of the situation. I'm not.

>>57245114
Using the power of deductive reasoning, or just paying attention, maybe you can conclude that she actually DID have important Inferni shit to take care of. They're being hunted by the Magic Task Force. Maybe she sent the assassin as an expendable asset. Maybe the ritual in Tikka's flashback hinted that they actually have shit to do.

This isn't even some "Bright is 2deep, you don't understand it's masterful storytelling," shit. The movie has middling writing. You're just an idiot.
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>>57245149
Not him, but are you honestly suggesting the Shield of Light base was in public?

Also, the Ministry of Magic that couldn't be assed to show up for three hours until after everything was over? Yeah they were a real scary bunch.
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>>57244404
>Movie does have holes, though. What happened to the wire?
I was thinking Will Smith was going to use the wire to record his fellow officers planning to kill his partner. Then nothing came of it
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>>57245137
>Does it matter? Do you watch Lord of the Rings

Yes it fucking matters.
The whole movie is about this bitch trying to find her magic wand. It matters how and why she lost it and wasn't keeping an eye on it.

It's almost like if Lord of the Rings didn't spend 10 minutes explaining how and why Sauron lost the One ring in the first place.
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>>57245230

But the movie does explain that. Just after the wand first shows up, head bitch comes into the Shield of Light base and throat slits the assassin after she reveals that the sister has the wand. So now we know that the wand is big bad's. Then later on we find out how the wand was taken away (it was given to the assassin). She wasn't particularly concerned about giving it away because as the movie again shows, the wand can't get too far away from her (the cop car crashes because the wand simply stops moving if it gets too far away).

This is basic shit. I'm convinced you didn't watch the movie.
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>>57245169
>sends an assassin after her
>pleads with her to come back
That's called inconsistency where I'm from.

>maybe you can conclude
Maybe I can write the movie for them while I'm at it too, because they did such a shit job.

Fuck off, I should have expected you to be a shill.
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>>57245230
It's easy.

>My sister escaped and took refuge with our enemy organization, the Shield of Light
>I will lend my Wand to an assassin, as it's a potent weapon, bound to me so it can never get too far, and Shield of Light normies will most likely just die in droves if they try to wield it. Wands are powerful, my assassin is capable, this should be fine. It's better than exposing myself personally or committing other resources to create an all out battle.
>Oops, Shield of Light guy got lucky and my sister got cheeky and turned my assassin into modern art.

The details are all in the movie, it just doesn't have a 10 minute infodump for the benefit of people like you.
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>>57245273

It's never established whether the assassin had orders to kill the sister (and given the big bad's attitude when she does catch up, probably she was told not to kill her). Even if she had however, do you really think it's inconsistent for someone to have a change of heart when it's their goddamn sister?

>shill

I don't think Bright is the greatest movie ever but it is a solid and enjoyable flick. If you want to poke issues at it then at least pick ones that are actual issues instead of shit the movie actually openly tells you.
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>>57245273
>That's called inconsistency where I'm from.
You're right, she should have sent the dedicated retriever unit, and Tikka should have known that the lone murdering elf wasn't an assassin.

>s-shill!
This was fun.
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>>57245197
>Not him, but are you honestly suggesting the Shield of Light base was in public?

>Altamira strolls up to the hideout within minutes of shit going down
Seems pretty public to me.
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>>57244239
Look up the meaning of 'Entartete Kunst'
It's basically that, except in the form of a TV series.
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Well that's a pleasant surprise. Seems netflix cares about what their viewers want instead of the (((critics))). Watched Bright with my P&P group and even though it's been years since we played SR, we had a great time.
>Who hyped for the sequel here?
Pretty fucking hyped.
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>>57243895

Orcs are shown to be stronger though. Much stronger. There is a scene where a single Orc lifts up the front end of one of them fuck huge Murrica trucks so that an Orc kid can grab a ball underneath. He does it with minimal effort and he is no larger than any of the other ordinary Orcs. Those trucks weigh like 10,000 pounds. For comparison here's a human doing something similar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afT6_tFRgOQ That dude is a world class weight lifter and he was having trouble with a much smaller vehicle

That being said. It is also stated in the movie that Orcs are very poor at jumping. They make terrific linebackers but they can't jump for shit. If a fucker can lift a few thousand pounds then he should be able to jump like a super hero. Makes me think that Orcs are strong but it's all slow twitch muscle fibers. They can push like a mother fucker, lift like a mother fucker and grip like a mother fucker, but it doesn't work quickly. I'm guessing they'd be amazing wrestlers but awful boxers or martial artists.
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>>57245786
I think it's more that they're basically built like truckshithouses, so they can't jump for shit because they weight a fucking ton.
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>>57245824
Yeah, I'm guessing a lot of weight comes with that muscle.
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>>57245918
That at the same time doesn't explain why there haven't been any orcs cops before Jakobi, again it is weird as Jakobi was mostly naive not mentally retarded as they all seem to imply.
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>>57245944
I suppose it was a combination of discriminatory employment processes (Jakoby is referred to again and again as a "diversity hire", and the Sergeant says she has no control over it. Even the captain has to collude with IA to get him fired) and orcs not wanting to be police, because they all want to become blooded orcs, loyal to the clan. Meanwhile for Jakoby, he's been shit on by orcs since he was born, because of his unblooded family line, so he had a dream of being a cop. That or a law was recently repealed. This should have been explained better, honestly.
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>>57245977
Yeah, mostly because I'm assuming the reason is that orcs are orc first and cop second (joe rogan clip with the orc yelling Jakobi is basically a race traitor akin to bobby fischer), not any other reason, since having orcs as your riot police is a huge advantage.
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>>57245995
Obviously Jakoby and this whole situation is an experiment being conducted by ^them^ to see if orcs can be harnessed to oppress other orcs.
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>>57246024
t. Shield of light /pol/tard loony.
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>>57246090
JIRAK LIVES
RECKONING SOON
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>>57246024

I wonder what percentage of the U.S. military would be made up of Orcs? I mean the military seems like a perfect fit. You get to shoot big guns, do physical stuff, do brave shit to maybe get blooded, get some gnarly scars or missing limbs to show off back in the hood. Seems like a perfect fit, especially with how averse most employers are to hiring Orcs for anything above janitorial work. Most clans would at the very least be more open to it than police work. Better Orc.Jr go off to shoot some ISIS members than go off to patrol the streets and beat up other Orcs.
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>>57245273
Nigga, the assassin is to kill the Shield of Light members that the sister is hiding with. The sister is to be returned and then killed if she won't come back.

I have to echo other Anons, did you even watch this film?
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>>57246136
Tell me again how brights and elves control the world and push degeneracy and racial issues to destroy the society cohesion and cooperation between all the races so they can summon their darklord again and have nobody oppose them.
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>>57236679
The best part is all the butthurt Sense8 fans who don't realize that episodic TV and movies have different funding streams, approval processes, and Will Smith quotients.

Or maybe they do and they're just assholes.
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>>57245786
>using his back instead of his legs to lift.

Fuck, isn't that exactly the wrong way to do it if you don't want an injury?
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>>57244379
I dread a Shadowrun movie because it will involve the Matrix in any form and that is guaranteed to either a) suck ass or b) remind us that the game has never lived up to its promise.
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>>57246208
You act like it's so impossible that the """""people""""" with all the MAGIC and the all the MONEY (and therefore all the POWER) could ever use all of that to make sure it STAYS that way.

But don't worry, we'll save you. AGAIN.
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>>57244587
>what the fuck, 1990. I'm guessing this was to promote the SNES game?
You do know Shadowrun was first released in 1989, right? Like the first edition RPG.
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>>57240555
>Completely pointless plot point.
i think it helped characterize the inner workings of the Orcs. The leader understood and respected his nonblooded son's wishes, but still had to kill him because of his own beliefs.
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>>57240653
from the way Jakoby acted with Will Smith's character, it seems like Orcs might not understand human/elf social cues but other than that no real confirmations other than lack of magical aptitude
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>>57246208
>Tell me again how brights and elves control the world
Because a Bright with a magic wand is basically a WMD. Statistically Elves are most commonly Brights. Cogito ergo sum Elves control the world.
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>>57246362
They do understand human faces.
Like "The face a human makes when he doesn't get any more pancakes"
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>>57243991
how does he know? the script was reportedly massively changed, who knows if that's in any way accurate?

He says himself he doesn't write movies, just scripts. The movie can't be attributed to him and he has no authority over it, if HE is to be believed.
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>>57246404
>tfw no series about an Orc lawyer in the Bright universe who has cases in which he mistakes the faces of all of his clients as well as the judge, jury, bailiff etc
Could play it like a tragic comedy about the futile struggle to overcome the self
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>>57243174
I'm more bummed by the 60% white. Isn't it lower these days already?
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>>57243263
>>57243268
I don't get it.
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>>57236679
I really liked Bright. Entertaining movie and I understand why they wanted to go Modern Day But, but I'm still bummed it wasn't just full fledged Shadowrun movie instead
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>>57246582
El engedrado avernario...
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>>57246612
No habla Espanol senior. Is it a reference to the proportion of the white population of the US diminishing?

I'm from the EU so I'm not on top of these things.
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I'll admit...I don't get the appeal of Bright other than 'We've not really had much urban fantasy'. Will Smith was pretty terrible in this and the movie really felt about as subtle as a train crash with it's messages.

I'd have honestly preferred a much, much smaller story. Just 'An orc cop getting some acceptance', with more room to explore the world without 'The elves are behind everything people!'

I enjoyed the novelty but I din't really like it as a whole.
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>>57246630
El luz extinguido....
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>>57246649
Elf spotted. We're onto you pointy ears.
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^>>57246649^
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>>57246664

What? Will Smith was basicly just being 'Will Smith in everything where he doesn't want an oscar'. They'd have been better off saving the money and getting a lesser known actor who was actually willing to play a role rather than just be on set.
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>>57246698
They wanted a big name star to show they're serious about making big budget movies.
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>>57246740
Which of course fails miserably every fucking time
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>>57246740

Yeah but he tanked the actual quality of the movie by being there and not really doing anything new. That's the issue with wanting a big name to make you look serious, the big name needs to actually add to the movie.
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Karl Urban for Dress is about the only one I can think of that went into a "niche" film and fucking aced it. But he was a fan already so that plays a lot.
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>>57246786
Dredd* not dress.
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>>57246786
>Dress
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>>57246141
There is graffiti of orcs with different kinds of weapons and uniforms, saying something like "Orcs fights for you, who fights for Orcs." One is dressed up like WW1 soldier
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>>57246786

>Dress

I for one look forward to seeing this movie with Karl Urban in a dress. But yeah, Karl gave a shit and did his best with it which really helped the movie a lot.
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>>57236679
Why is every person who's shitting on Bright in the comments also shilling Sens8?
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>>57236679
We better see that centaur in swat uniform stomp some elf shits, and hopefully we see a dragon too both were in transition shots, shame this wasnt a series.
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>>57240253
>>57240311
Keep up the Bright/pol/ roleplay lads
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>>57240319
>The level of violence that the movie proposes Los Angeles experiences on a daily basis

Where was the implication that this was a daily basis?, there was the extraordinary find of a magic wand and this was the catalyst for major bloodshed between gangs and corrupt police.
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>>57247038
>Cops
>Stompin' elves
Hahaha the elves OWN the cops.
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>>57240555
>Like when the kid Orc cop saved is the Boss's son, and doesn't kill him, but he gets shot anyway 5 sec later?

straight from training day except without the pay off of the protag escaping, just a moment to show off the wand with some false despair thrown in for our supposedly dead orc companion.
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>>57247068

I think he was commenting more on the total state of the city rather than the specific and unusual journey of the main characters. I mean the place is a total dystopian state. Riot gear cops are fucking everywhere in the human occupied areas of the city. Elf town has to be guarded by multiple military grade road blocks complete with armored vehicles and roof mounted machine guns. The city suffers enough violence that they basically need constant swat teams in parts of the city just to maintain order. It's a shit place.

I mean I kinda loved that aspect. It was very 80's. Or rather it's what people in the 80's and 90's saw as the natural and eventual state of all major U.S. cities. It very much reminded me of movies like Escape From New York or Robocop in that way.
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I'm hyped as fuck!
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>>57246141
>Better Orc.Jr go off to shoot some ISIS members

Don't you mean shoot some theocratic sand-Goblins.

>Also, never forget that Jerusalem is the eternal, indivisible capital of Elfsrael, the only fully wand-armed nation in the Middle East.
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>>57236679
ITT: Netflix shills hard at work trying to convince people that Bright didn't suck grotesque amounts of dick.
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>>57247492

>counter shilling in action
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>>57238260
>the suggested metaplot of elves controlling the world through reality warping magic
Orcs = Blacks
Elves = Jews
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>>57246652
AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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>>57247577
and this is why I stopped watching the movie at the opening sequence of "Trigger Warning Studios". It's such an obviously hackneyed racial tension film that it wasn't even worth watching. Everyone's already seen it a dozen times.
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>>57245786
>https://youtu.be/Btnr3rsnQUU
Yeap, they are not that good at MMA.
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My issue with Bright was that it was a bad movie in literally every way I judge movies.

The writing was shit tier, the plot was made deliberately confusing, the movie referenced stuff that never came up again (lookin' at you, sword in the trunk), the elf chick was dead weight...

If I want modern fantasy, I'll go play Shadowrun or play [insert any JRPG made in the past 10 years], because I checked out when the gangsters start chasing them after a long and arduous struggle.
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>>57247650
>"Trigger Warning Studios"

I guess you don't understand sarcasm or satire.
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>>57247725
Satire and sarcasm don't really count when you go full on stereotype and reality instead.
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>>57238316
Bright was nothing special and very "safe", but I agree, it is not 28% bad. The article headlines I saw savaging it over the last weekend made no sense considering similarly bland and committee-ish movies regularly get a pass and middling grade by reviewers (leading to a RT much higher than 50%)
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>>57247688
>it was a bad movie in literally every way I judge movies.
This. So much.

>the plot was made deliberately confusing
For me it was just extremely predictable. If you've seen any action movie featuring cops made in the past 30 years you've already seen Bright. I zoned out at several times during the movie, and I'm pretty sure I even fell asleep at one point, and still the plot never once took an unexpected turn or did something exciting.
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>>57247577
>orcs=blacks
>elves=Jews
So you didn’t actually watch the film? Because none of the races were meant to be direct stand-ins for any real world races
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>>57248004
AND YET THEY DO IT PERFECTLY!
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>>57246983
They're ideologically opposed.
Sense8 is leftist while Bright is more realist.
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>>57248509
I like the fact that the scenarist just didn't give a shit and took risks on that.
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>>57246983
Something something Netflix dropping Sense8 to make Bright something. I don't know, I thought both were shit.
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>>57238973
Is there a link to that interview? That sounds harsh especially with Smith right there
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>>57236679
Take this trash to /tv/. You'll get laughed at for talking about a shitty movie but it has nothing to do with /tg/
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>>57243993
>Rotten Tomato is owned by Fandango
Rotten Tomatoes is also partially owned by Warner Bros, yet WB's superhero movies are consistently trashed by the reviews RT bases their score on.
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>>57248675
>/tv/'s taste
>valid in any form
That board is just a bunch of 12 year olds memeing stupid shit like lolbane and muh nickelodeon pedo!

I worry for your emotional health if you take anything said in that biard seriously.
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>>57245786
>>57247684
But in the same video, isn't it showing that a previous champion was secretly an orc and that there've been other closet orcs? It seems like either it takes orcs a long time to get good comparatively or they purposefully picked a sorry orc with a good story to get more viewers for the 'historic' event.
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>>57248732
Yea, I'm sure the people who spend most of their time watching media have terrible taste. They probably know tabtletop games better than us though.
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>>57247939
28% isn't a rating of how good it is. It is a percentage of how many reviewers gave it good reviews
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>>57240555
The Orc cop HAD to die. If he hadn't of died, then been resurrected, the priest/shaman in the robes wouldn't have been able to declare him the reincarnation of Jerak.
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>>57248760
It could just be that he's got a glass jaw. It happens.
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>>57243100
>>57243143
>>57243212
>>57243233
I actually loved it, they spent so long building Will's character up, and in the end he decides to continue being a perfectly normal street cop. The whole, "FUCK magic." and then the,"Unequivocally... There was NO MAGIC."

You gotta love a man who chooses his family and his partner over being a demigod.
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>>57248776
That would be correct, tho /tv/ is a combination of mainstream opinions backed by /pol/ views with a hearty dose of pointless meme spam. /tv/ is this weird combo of normalfag tastes and /b/ tier humor.

As a note, the majority opinions about tabletop games on /tg/ are very shitty. 'Swhy people here adore 40k and Pathfinder. Which are the worst games with the crappiest settings in their game types.
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>>57240490
>>57240543
I don't think there'd be that big of market for non-human porn, or at least porn marketed to non-humans. From humans being a majority, and that scene in the beginning where Jakoby says Ward needs more 'conjugal love' was to imply that humans are much more sexually oriented than other species. Since, with few exceptions, we are the only animals that do have sex all the time instead of just inside a mating season or heat cycles.
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I dont saw that film yet but saw some trailers. Do it have something like matrix or cyberspace in the setting?
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>>57248888
You've never been to /tv/. Liking Bright would be normalfag since it's just a fantasy michael bay movie. /tv/ isn't mainstream opinions, they suck off obscure shit because it makes them feel smart. They definitely aren't crazy about mainstream sruff
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>>57242889
>I wonder what they think of Paul Bunyan?
Did you notice the list of common professions
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>>57243154
>centaur
>no homosexual rapist stereotype
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>>57248962
No, there's no Matrix. There's no cyberware, either. There isn't even much of an Astal Plane.
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>>57248796
Lukewarm, even. Many times, RT count will count a review that essentially says "ehh, it was ok I guess but you should probably spend your money elsewhere" as fresh.
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>>57242889
>lumberjacks

Paul Bunyan was a historical giant American clearly.
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>>57246786
I fucking loved Dredd. Sequel/Series when?
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>>57238260
I cant believe I'm going to defend this piece of shit of a movie, but the evidence of good worldbuilding doesnt mean every aspect needs to be explored. Those plots sound like just details to help immerse you into that world. If its just a buddy cop movie, then you gotta just let it be a buddy cop movie. Frankly I'm tired of fucking buddy cop movies that somehow branch out into giant convoluted conspiracies and thats partly why I hated this because it didnt know whether it wanted to be a pretentious douchey movie that fumbles with its story, or a pretentious douchey movie that pretends to be deeper and then tries to branch out into a convoluted conspiracy flick. The problem I had with this flick is the same I'm having with some of these DC superman flicks. If youre going to masquerade as a complex film dealing with heavy subjects, COMMIT TO THE FUCKING RESEARCH. Don't just get a fucking white dude to write about racism it just comes off and moronic, condescending, patronising and consequently: Dooooouuuchhhheeeyyyy.
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>>57238479
To be fair, audience is waging a war against critics. Which is dumb because critics are just there to state their case and the audience just sees them as an establishment to overthrow. Its an echo of this "overthrow the establishment" course correction bullshit thats going on where actualy critical analysis is overthrown by skub vs skub dynamics. The movie isnt a steaming pile of dogshit (25% from the critics), and I'm also definitely 100% positive its not worthy of the 87% score the audience is giving it...
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>>57249295
Never. Movie did poorly at the box office.

...unless Netflix picks it up.
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>>57247684
Aw fuckin hell, are Half-Orcs canon?
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>>57249849
ORCD.com is a real thing lads.
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>>57249434
>Don't just get a fucking white dude to write about racism

Tumblr pls
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>>57248888
>I'm different, and belong on no boards because I'm vastly smarter than everyone on every board and my opinions are top notch!
>if you disagree with me, you're just "one of them".
Nope, not self absorbed at all. You totes belong here.
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>>57249545
>To be fair, audience is waging a war against critics.

Nah, more like the critics are getting paid to trick audiences into paying for a movie. They hate net busters because people with a streaming service don't have to pay extra to see the original content on there, and so don't need critics to inform them.
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>>57247688
All the dropped plot points like the sword make me think this underwent major rewrites.
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>>57248807
but the kid he saved didn't have to turn out to be the bosses son, its the most obvious and cliched way to do that. I saw it coming and really hoped they wouldn't do it...
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>>57249295
>>57249814
Didn't they announce they were making a series last year? I don't think Urban is attached though
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>>57250633
Two words: red herring.
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>>57248796
That's kind of my point. Three of four reviewers say this isn't worth watching? It was sterile, bland, and predictable but it wasn't the fucking emoji movie. All sorts of garbage turn-off-your-brain schlock gets a 50/50 split from "critics", what made this markedly worse?
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>>57247684
>Losing to post-Edmond Travis Browne
How will orcs ever recover?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnOWPl-nSI8
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>>57239008
>In the world of Bright Shadowrun is just a cyberpunk future setting with nothing else distinctive about it.
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>>57239355
They just make up new fantasy races rather than the ones that already exist.
>Orcs playing as andalites
>Elves playing as tralfamadorians
>Humans playing venar
>Dwarves playing sleestak
>Centaurs playing vortigaunts
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>>57243241
chinese kobolds
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>>57244339
>Also there's a magic pool with a tree, and it's in the original place where everything started because they ran out of money for more sets or something.

I love how everyone somehow missed the magical glowing pool the first time they walked around.

>somehow it's only elves who are trying to bring him back, because reasons.

Yeah it's not exactly clear why they're trying to bring him back. The characters motivations or reasons are never explained.

>Orc mafia boss decides to play both good cop and bad cop

I liked the part where he says the only rule is no guns, and pulls out a gun. What a twist!

>Literally every character in the film is onedimensional and unlikeable except for the orc and sheriff.
>There's way more plot holes and unresolved threads than a hobo's sock.

Agreed, they should have spent some money and gotten some actual writers and editors. It's a shame, we could have had a great movie that might have pushed nerd cinema away from capeshit.

>The only positive thing to come out of it is we may get a proper shadowrun film.

I'm with you anon, but I very much doubt it. Bright doesn't exactly inspire much of a case to go big with such a thing, and all the DND films tell you everything you need to know about what happens when passion projects ignore common sense and decide to release C tier schlock.
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>>57245273
the absolute state of modern critics
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>>57246649
I wonder who could be behind this post...
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>>57253715
>I love how everyone somehow missed the magical glowing pool the first time they walked around.
It was deeper in the house, and they were distracted while they were searching, and then from there the Wand was preoccupying everyone's attention.

>Yeah it's not exactly clear why they're trying to bring him back. The characters motivations or reasons are never explained.
They're a magic cult that wants to bring the Dark Lord back so that they can prosper in a new age of magic where the other races are well and truly subjugated. That's explicitly stated.

>I liked the part where he says the only rule is no guns, and pulls out a gun. What a twist!
The "no guns" rule was for his big all-race parties that the cops ruined. Explicitly stated.

Am I being baited? Are you pretending to be retarded?
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>>57247342

I didn't read the Elf-town guards as a sign of extreme violence. More a sign of extreme privilege. The Elves are effectively functioning as a gated community dialled up to 11.

That being said, one part that did feel very much that the cops were under siege was the LA police HQ. Place looked like a fortress.
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>>57251230

>All sorts of garbage turn-off-your-brain schlock gets a 50/50 split from "critics", what made this markedly worse?

Likely the fact that it's full of (Likely unintentional) racial implications when you make one race sneakily manipulating people to control the world (But are actually the real badguys from 2000 years ago) and another race brutish and violent and second class citizens in america. Critics are kinda there to heavily analyse movies, so spotting subtext is a major part of what they do.

If missing the mark was an Olympic sport, Bright's handling of racial issues would be earning it gold.
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>>57253715
>The characters motivations or reasons are never explained.
I'll give them the benefit of the doubt and assume they did examine character motivations at some point but it got cut because they didn't want a three hour film.

>I'm with you anon, but I very much doubt it.
If anything, bright muddies the waters since if anyone ever wants to do a shadowrun movie, now all people will ask is, so it's like bright?
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>>57254453
>I'll give them the benefit of the doubt assume they did examine character motivations at some point
They did. Jakoby's characterization is around him being hopeful, wanting to do the right thing and be a good, brave cop. He wants to protect Tikka and the Wand. Ward is trying to survive because he has a family to provide for, but he's also angry and jaded after being a cop for so long. Tikka explains what the Inferni want, how they lost the wand, and why the wand is important. The magic task force guys are hunting Leilah, specifically how the elf fed has been hunting her for 20 years. There's implied beef. Tikka doesn't want to help bring back the Dark Lord, so she ran.

This is all in the movie.
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>>57245003
Maybe it is, maybe it isn't, but I'm not going to trust an unreliable account. Maybe since he grew up there and avoided shit and drove a bus, he was on the better side of things. And I live in LA, trust me, I hate it, but I make enough money I don't have to deal with or see violence or racial tension. I'm not going to delude myself into saying it isn't there, though.
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>>57254259
>They're a magic cult that wants to bring the Dark Lord back so that they can prosper in a new age of magic

They're magical elves with a magical wand that can heal and bring back the dead and other miracles. How exactly are they not prospering already?

>a new age of magic where the other races are well and truly subjugated. That's explicitly stated.

Lol, no.

>>57254453
>bright muddies the waters

It's like World of Warcraft syndrome where fags think all other fantasy is unoriginal for copying it.
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>>57254650
>Tikka doesn't want to help bring back the Dark Lord, so she ran.
Why? What does she have against the Dark Lord?
They've been trying to bring back this guy for two thousand years, and suddenly now she grows a conscience and thinks its a bad idea?
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>>57245786
Those trucks weigh 4,000 to 5,000 pounds empty. Not that it invalidates what you're saying, just thought you'd be curious to know.

>>57245824
Powerlifters with a good squat have insane verticals, actually. If you're good at squatting, you have to be explosive coming up or you'll never get out of the bottom of the lift. Probably doesn't translate to leaping, but straight up and down they fly.
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>>57254790
>How exactly are they not prospering already?
They're fugitives. And also zealots. Magic is also outlawed, full stop, but that's better explained in the History of Magic video.

>Lol, no.
Lol, yes. That's what it says in the movie. They're aiding the return of the Dark Lord so that he can create a new age of magic.

>>57254866
You talk like she's been alive and actively participating in his return since the day after he was gone. Maybe she just has a regular conscience? Got the guts to run from her psycho sister?

This has to be bait. No one is this retarded.
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>>57246536
Nope. Average in the US is 70% white alone. It gets muddied by the fact that you can be white and Hispanic, which is why you see big numbers when talking about Latinos and Hispanics. They aren't a race, somehow. I consider the brown short ones to be more native American, but whatever.

It also muddies things that other races crowd cities. If you go out in the mid west or rural areas, it's like 80-90% white, whereas cities have a ton of black, Asian and otherwise.
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>>57247492
How much is rotten tomatoes paying you, plant?
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>>57244268
>titty scenes
You talking about the lesbian fucking her transgender (M2F) girlfriend with the strapon scene?
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>>57255188
No. I didn't get that far.
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>>57245323
You're saying it scares Nazis?

That's a good thing though.
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Just watched the movie. It was aight. The fact that a sequel was announced isn't surprising, it shows in the scenario. But, as others said, I'd like to see more of "the rest", the other races. Have them build up the world, expand on the conflicts, on the history.
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>>57255413
Yeah, the writers need to listen to the public and write in giants and more centaurs. Specifically girl giants and centaurs.

You don't get to judge me.
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>>57255236
So you didn't get to the first episode?
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>>57255441
As long as the Giants are fucking the centaurs.
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>>57255478
Actually yes. I didn't finish the first episode.
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>>57254427
So what, the critics don't like the movie because Orcs (blacks) are pictured as British and Elves (Jews) are manipulative cunts?

Is the movie disliked because it goes against the political current?

I mean, there are objective problems with the writing, but I'd say its score shouldn't be that bad. As others said, there is a definite bias against the movie because it's from Netflix. And a bias from left meaning critics wouldn't surprise me.

And I say that as a rather centric person.
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>>57255441
I just want Paul Bunyan in a movie. I'm all aboot a big Canadian lumberjack.
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>>57255553
>British
Woops, autocorrect. Meant brutish.
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>>57255601
And you're alright.
You work all day
And you sleep all night.
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>>57255553
People just don't know how to check their politics at the door when it comes to entertainment. Whoa, elves are manipulative, rich, and snobby? Like they stereotypically are in fantasy? JEWS! THEY'RE JEWS! Orcs are a tribal people with very serious beliefs about clans and tribal shit, and they're mistrusted and discriminated against? Like they stereotypically are in fantasy? BLACKS. BLACKS, they are BLACK PEOPLE, GUYS.

THIS WHOLE MOVIE IS SOCIAL COMMENTARY, THEY'RE TRYING TO TALK ABOUT THE CURRENT POLITICAL CLIMATE.

Or maybe it's just a fucking movie about what would happen if fantasy races were in our modern society.
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>>57255777
Maybe, but then how am I supposed to get mad?
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>>57240436
9 million an episode? What the fuck are they spending it on? Even hookers and blow for all the cast and crew wouldn't cost that much.
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>>57253715
>Bright doesn't exactly inspire much of a case to go big with such a thing, and all the DND films tell you everything you need to know about what happens when passion projects ignore common sense and decide to release C tier schlock.

Oh god, those fucking d&d movies, don't remind me.
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>>57255889
Now I'm curious. What were those movies?
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>>57255930
Picrelated summarizes everything you need to know about them.
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>>57255930
Just, really cheap and uninteresting. Nothing even remotely cool happens, the world is boring, the acting is bad, the locations are dull.
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I wonder how far segregation goes in this setting. Are all of the races educated together? Or is it okay to segregate based on racial factors that would have direct impacts, like space accommodations, or if any of the other races are just plain slower, like big giants. Are there racially separated bathrooms? Elves probably go to elf only schools, since ELF ONLY signs were everywhere. Sometimes with guns.
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>>57238041
>Bright is the Shadowrun equivalent of having a LotR film about the farming life of Bree peasants.

Speaking for the LotR fans in this thread, I'm pretty sure we all want to see that film now.
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>>57246786
Dredd was a bit of an oddball because the director and producers wanted a B-list actor who would be okay with doing a part that didn't show their face. Most a-list stars have face time clauses requiring a certain amount of time showing their face.
They lucked out with Urban, because he was such a fan of Dredd that he'd only take the job if they agreed not to show his face.
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>>57256136
>the acting is bad,
Except for Jeremy Irons, he's having a blast.
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>>57246536
it depends on how you feel about white hispanics and where you consider the cut off is for whites.
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>>57256264
>Most a-list stars have face time clauses requiring a certain amount of time showing their face.
Is this why Thor was helmetless, Captain America keeps losing his helmet, and they have that weird thing where they show RDJ's face in a black void?
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>>57256332
>they have that weird thing where they show RDJ's face in a black void?
To be fair, they do that in the comics, too.
But yes.
Yes, that's why.
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>>57256143
Chances are, it's like us. Orcs are the lowest races, while others are deemed more honourable. I'm sure the giants and centaurs are fairly liked. Both are nature oriented and tend to have physical jobs. Manual labour is considered honest work and not all immigrants are now liked the same in our world.

Look at how Koreans and Sikhs are generally liked compared to Arabs and Blacks for example.
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>>57256332
The Iron Man part is almost a given since RDJ liked himself so much. However for Cap and Thor, I think the issue is more practical than anything else. The first cowls from the Avengers was apparently very uncomfortable, and I'm fairly sure acting with a damn winged helmet would have been a pain for Hemsworth, even if he's such a physically titan.
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>>57254866
>They've been trying to bring back this guy for two thousand years, and suddenly now she grows a conscience and thinks its a bad idea?
She was born into and raised in the Inferni cult. She didn't really have a choice at first.

Did you even watch the movie?
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>>57257177
I see why he could be lead to think that, it's very fast, just a flashback.
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>>57257177
Your headcanon doesn't count dumbass.
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>>57257241
Ok you didn't watch the movie.
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>>57254453
>I'll give them the benefit of the doubt and assume they did examine character motivations at some point but it got cut because they didn't want a three hour film.
I'd rather they made a decent three hour film than a shitty two hour one.
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>>57256485
You think the average redneck can tell the difference between an arab and a sikh, let alone have any higher opinion of a sikh?
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>>57257847
Then I'm glad you don't make films.
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>>57258125
>enjoys shitty movies
Got any more hot opinions?
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>>57257772
Surprise surprise, Fandango is paying out the shekels.
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>>57256485
I know a fair number of average rednecks, and a lot of them know and appreciate the difference. I'm sort of a redneck, but I'm also in grad school, so I'm not sure if I count for this. Regardless, Sikhs tend to be viewed more or less the same way as Hindus or Buddhists - people with an odd and wrong religion, but not dangerous. Muslims are generally viewed as time bombs.




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