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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by Toad on December 13, 2014, 01:31:55 AM »
Uh-oh. Looks like the Colonel was successful.
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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by bobbysq1337 on December 12, 2014, 10:35:54 PM »
Quote from: article
After publication, Arad denied to BuzzFeed News via email that the Super Mario deal had closed, saying his negotiations with Nintendo were “just the beginning.”

Now, he could just be under NDA or something, but it seems like it isn't confirmed for now.
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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by ShadowBrain on December 12, 2014, 09:21:47 PM »
Whoa, wait, for real? You'd figure there'd be some inherent Sony/Nintendo conflict, but I suppose that's just on the level of consoles.
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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by Glowsquid on December 12, 2014, 08:37:32 PM »
In a recent interview, the co-director of the movie said they envisioned the movie as the "real story" and the games were a bad adaption of the events. That was an idea alright.

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Avid Arad sure gets around.
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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by TheMightyThor on December 12, 2014, 06:01:38 PM »
I thought it was decent as a movie on its own and I liked the minor callbacks to things and elements they threw in (especially Big Bertha!), but it was still bad as a "Mario" movie. Throwing in all that dinosaur time travel [dukar] was such a stupid ****ing idea for a Mario movie, and Mario and Luigi barely even wear the overall+shirt+hat combo (WHICH THEY SHOULD HAVE WORN FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE FILM). Even when they do, they don't even use the proper red/green shirt, blue overalls configuration that was already the standard by 1993!
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Mario Chat / Re: New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by BP on December 12, 2014, 03:40:20 PM »
in before "EVERYONE SEEMS TO HATE IT BUT I ACTUALLY LIKED THE MARIO MOVIE"

which seems to be the one and only opinion of it you see anymore

yes yes you're so open-minded and make your own opinions it's just too bad that they're WRONG
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Mario Chat / New Mario Movie (Not Joke)
« Last post by Nintendoobsessed on December 12, 2014, 03:14:48 PM »
http://www.buzzfeed.com/adambvary/sony-nintendo-mario-bros-movie

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Sony Pictures and Nintendo appear to have closed a deal for the animated feature film rights to the Super Mario Bros. video game franchise, according to a series of emails discovered in the massive trove of hacked Sony files recently leaked to the media.

“I am the proud father of mario the animated film [sic],” producer Avi Arad told Sony studio chief Amy Pascal in an email dated Oct. 23, 2014, with the subject line “Mario.” Arad then forwarded Pascal separate images of him with Mario Bros. creator Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, the latter of which included the message, “Happy ceo, lets get together, it’s the mother load. [sic]”

Pascal forwarded that email to Tom Rothman, who heads up Sony Pictures subsidiary TriStar Pictures. “Avi closed Mario brothers,” she said. “Animated.”

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[On Oct. 24, Arad sent an email to Sony Pictures Animation president of production Michelle Raimo Kouyate thanking her for a congratulatory basket she sent him filled with Mario Bros. merchandise. “Thank you Avi!” Kouyate responded. “Let’s build a Mario empire!” Kouyate also sent a photo of the basket to Pascal, and said, “I can think of 3-4 movies right out of the gate on this. So huge!”

We all know how the previous movie turned out, but with this being animated it'll probably keep a lot more to the source material. Pretty exciting stuff.
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Mario Chat / Re: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
« Last post by Glowsquid on December 11, 2014, 03:24:48 PM »
Each compatible Amiibo unlocks a short story revealing information about the Captain Toad timeline
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There's Canada, and then there's Canada.
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moving to the middle of nowhere
Wait, I thought you already lived in Canada.
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