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Matpat
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Is Film Theory Legit?

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PowerPikachu21
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/24/2016 Category: People
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Matpat

Pro

Hello Internet! Welcome to Film Theory! The show where loyal theorists come together and dissect films...or do they?
Many have questioned the legitimacy of Film Theory. Is it legit? YEAH!
Reasons:
1. Physics
2. Science
3. Math
4. Reason
5. Logic
It doesn't take a genius to understand Matpat's theories, but it takes a genius to decode movies the way he does. Bragging about spending months on theories may sound far-fetched, but if you see his videos, you will know plenty of work goes into these videos. Research. Video development. Everything!
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAnd........
If he's not legit,...why does he back up all his videos with facts?
Just saying.
Its impossible to fake facts.
He's legit
PowerPikachu21

Con

Sure, Film Theorists have theories, but are they true? None of MatPat's theories have been confirmed, and the lore he creates doesn't necesarily fit in with the true lore.

I don't deny Matthew Patrick's research and intellect, but he's not the developer of the films, so he doesn't know exactly what the characters are thinking.

Theories can be debunked via sequels. Take his Finding Dory video; he one where he exposes the fact that Dory is faking short term memory. If she was faking, then how did she forget things important to her, like finding her parents? Give me a theory, and I'll attempt to debunk it (I've always wanted to argue against MatPat since he created Deadlock).
Debate Round No. 1
Matpat

Pro

So how about the Doctor Strange theory? That can't be disproved
PowerPikachu21

Con

I was thinking you'd explain the theory thoroughly so I wouldn't have to watch speech multiple times.

Give me 2 more theories, and explain them. But these next 2 should have evidence from the show or movie the theory talks about.

Anyways, MatPat left out some details in the video. Keep in mind I haven't seen the Doctor Strange movie, and I'm mainly familiar with him via UMvC3, so I'll use that game as my basis. If he can't do the following, please say so, with a link.

MatPat doesn't explain what an Astral Form is, and how this ties in to light or quantom mechanics. Also, Doctor Strange can teleport (at least in UMVC3). How is this explained? There's a few aspects of Strange that Matthew doesn't cover.

There are 2 ways to debunk a theory: Science, and Evidence from the Show. I don't argue against the science, but I argue that the idea isn't true, and evidence from the show can disprove.

So what other theories should I debunk? If I successfully debunk, or cast doubt on, a theory, then Fim Theorists shouldn't be considered a reliable source of lore.
Debate Round No. 2
Matpat

Pro

Wow, nice one.
(Nice try, I mean)

Im too lazy to complete this ( I had to write 4 other debates)
So ill just say you won

sorry for the disappointment

EVERYONE VOTE FOR HIM HE WON
PowerPikachu21

Con

Jirachi will grant you all your wishes.
Debate Round No. 3
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