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View Poll Results: How do you grade The Avengers?
A+ 149 46.42%
A 102 31.78%
A- 30 9.35%
B+ 17 5.30%
B 11 3.43%
B- 5 1.56%
C+ 0 0%
C 4 1.25%
C- 1 0.31%
D+ 1 0.31%
D 0 0%
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Old May 5 2012, 09:02 PM   #391
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I just got back from seeing this. I'm generally not drawn to superhero teams, but...

A+

I laughed my fool head off, not because it was stupid but because it was just awesome. So many good moments. Nice that the trailers didn't show any of the really good stuff in the film.

My favourite moment, though, is Hulk going somewhat WWF almost a la Looney Toons on Loki.

On that note I think this is the best depiction of Hulk we've had to date. And Mark Ruffalo is also the best Bruce Banner I've ever seen.


I'm still grinning...
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Old May 5 2012, 09:04 PM   #392
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definitely agreed there...

i'm not overly a fan of The hulk... and after the last 2 movies, i was set for him to be the dissapointment of the movie and the rest of the characters to bascially carry it...

oh how wrong i was... Hulk was amazing... fantastically well done, both as Banner and Hulk

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Old May 5 2012, 09:05 PM   #393
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I think Ruffalo is kinda Bixbyesque in the role.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:06 PM   #394
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The Hulk movie is still the only one of the series I haven't seen, but Ruffalo did an amazing job in this movie. I'm not a big fan of Norton and that's largely why I avoided that film, anyone care to let me know if it's really worth watching compared to the others?
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Old May 5 2012, 09:09 PM   #395
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Chemahkuu wrote: View Post
The Hulk movie is still the only one of the series I haven't seen, but Ruffalo did an amazing job in this movie. I'm not a big fan of Norton and that's largely why I avoided that film, anyone care to let me know if it's really worth watching compared to the others?
I quite liked the Ed Norton Hulk overall. I didn't hate it, but I wasn't crazy about the previous Eric Bana version.

I still haven't seen Thor although now I'm thinking about it. It's just that I'm not into Thor. In Avengers he does okay, but he doesn't really interest me.

Tony Stark is such a dick, but thats also what makes him funny as hell.

I also have to say I much preferred Caps WW2 costume. This new one didn't work for me, particularly the cowl/helmet.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:13 PM   #396
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i thought both the previous hulk movies were wastes of celluloid / digital time...

actually, pretty sure i fell asleep in the theatre during the second movie...

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Old May 5 2012, 09:26 PM   #397
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Just got back from my second viewing - an almost unheard of act for me this early in a run. With this and "Cabin in the Woods", I seriously doubt that Joss Whedon goes back to television. There is virtually nothing I would change about this film. Everything seemed to work and work well. Of course, I know next to nothing about the Avengers universe, even before comparing what little I know to most others in here. But maybe that's part of why I was so completely over the moon about the movie.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:27 PM   #398
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If they add any Avengers in the sequel, I would guess Ms. Marvel and Vision would be the likely choices.
Depends on if they're going to keep the whole cast they have already. Two more members might crowd it out a bit. I'd go with an "Agents of SHIELD" flick with Fury, Hawkeye, Black Widow and the gang that introduces either Ms. Marvel or a female Vision as some sort of antagonist they have to tame/turn to their side to face the real villain. In the case of Vision you could even have it/her as the crux of the plot, with them and the villains both trying to get their hands on some crashed alien pod that Vision is inside of. This would serve to both keep these characters busy while Iron Man 3, Thor 2 and Captain America 2 sent those characters off away from SHIELD and also to introduce the new character so they don't have to do it in the next Avengers film.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:29 PM   #399
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even if you knew everything about the Avengers universe, you'd still love this movie Neroon lol

I've been an Avengers fan since the early 90's, through multiple incarnations of the team... and this movie, is pretty much as perfect to the Avengers as you're going to get...

I'll admit that the movie is more Ultimates based than the usual comic series, but i'm perfectly happy with that lol

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Which film company owns the rights to the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver? I was assuming Fox, because of the Magneto connection. They, with Hawkeye, were the first members inducted into the Avengers after Hulk left.
I think they're tied up with Fox, but there was an interview shortly after Avengers premiered with Kevin Feige who talked about them appearing in a sequel. Apparently either Fox or Marvel can use them.

I'd like to see Ant-Man and Wasp. I read an article which reveals that Wasp was involved in a very early draft of the script for Avengers.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:36 PM   #401
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at the very least i can see Captain Mar-Vel appearing in the next movie, either starting in Iron Man 3 or Thor 2...



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The Hulk movie is still the only one of the series I haven't seen, but Ruffalo did an amazing job in this movie. I'm not a big fan of Norton and that's largely why I avoided that film, anyone care to let me know if it's really worth watching compared to the others?
Eh, it's okay. It's not essential viewing as the story is a standalone. It's entertaining enough. I didn't think Norton was as good as Ruffalo or even Eric Bana for that matter.
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Old May 5 2012, 09:50 PM   #403
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I failed to mention that my first viewing, yesterday with some guys from the office, was a 3D showing. Had it been my choice I would not have picked a 3D showing but the price was reduced (matinee), and one of my buds coordinated the whole thing. I've been pretty much turned off by the overall lackluster (imho) implementation of 3D viewing so far. BUT...... it seemed superbly done in Avengers. The first film since Avatar to achieve a high quality execution of 3D technology in the theatre.
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I'd like to see Ant-Man and Wasp. I read an article which reveals that Wasp was involved in a very early draft of the script for Avengers.
I think Marvel held off on Wasp and Ant-Man for their own stand-alone movie. That might be another good place to introduce Vision, since I'm pretty sure Hank was involved in the introduction of the first Marvel Vision.

It just occurred to me that if they go for the classic male Vision they could bring back Clark Gregg and say that it was Coulson's brain that was scanned to create the basis for the Vision instead of Wonder-Man since he doesn't exist in the film continuity.
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I was a little overstimulated by the 3D. There was so much to be seen on the screen at any given time and the 3D only added to it. I think it's going to take two or three viewings to find everything I missed during my first viewing. I think I'll see it in 2D the next couple of times though.
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