Marvel Cinematic Universe spoiler-heavy speculation thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by bbjeg, Apr 6, 2014.

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What grade would you give the Marvel Cinematic Universe? (Ever-Changing Question)

  1. A+

    18.3%
  2. A

    36.5%
  3. A-

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  4. B+

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  5. B

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  6. B-

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  7. C+

    1.9%
  8. C

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  9. C-

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  10. D+

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  11. D

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  13. F

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  1. kitik

    kitik Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Wow, that was an awesome surprise during the Super Bowl! I was so hoping they'd show something from WandaVision, but was holding out no hope at all for anything from Loki, so that was a complete surprise.

    The WandaVision footage is getting most of the attention, and rightfully so. That show is going to be so cool. But don't overlook Loki. At first I was wondering what the significance of the "TW" logo was on his attire, but then it was pointed out to me that it actually said "TVA". And while it would have been cool if Loki was taking on Time Warner, when I learned that it was actually TVA instead I literally jumped out of my chair, because I am a HUGE fan of Walt Simonson's run on Thor.

    I'm ready for Falcon & Winter Soldier. Is it August yet? Impossible to tell from a mere 10-15 seconds of footage, but it looks like it will end up being much more of a straightforward action show than WandaVision and Loki will end up being. The super quick shots we saw from that particular show certainly looked good. Big screen levels of quality good.

    I can't wait, I'm ready for some more MCU. That commercial worked!
     
  2. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    Simonson's Thor run involved the Tennessee Valley Authority? :shrug:
     
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  3. Turtletrekker

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  4. suarezguy

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    Why do you think Dr. Strange, by the end of the '16 film, became OK with killing people?
     
  5. Anwar

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    I don't think he did. Kaecilius and his followers didn't "die" after all.
     
  6. Reverend

    Reverend Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Indeed, quite the opposite; they got exactly what they wanted and lived forever...
     
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  7. JD

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    Definitely some interesting stuff in the preview for the Disney+ shows.
    It was pretty cool seeing Sam throwing the shield.
    I never thought we'd see Wanda in her comics costume, so that was a big shock.
    Looks like WandVision is going to be giving us versions of a bunch of different old sitcoms. I'm pretty sure I saw a quick shot of her in the Brady house.
    Now that I know what TVA stands for, that opens up some very interesting possibilities for Loki.
     
  8. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    From the look of it, I'm guessing it's a Halloween costume in-story, or something for a costume party.
     
  9. Nightowl1701

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    They're doing exact replicas of the sets/costumes/hairstyles of those old sitcoms in this show, to really hammer it home. (Vision, of course, only emulates the costumes.) Here's how it breaks down:

    50's B&W Wanda - The Dick Van Dyke Show, with her as Laura Petrie.
    60's Wanda (in classic 'Scarlet Witch' costume) - Bewitched, with her as Samantha Stevens (a witch, natch - this is how/where Wanda finally picks up the name)
    70's Pregnant Wanda - The Brady Bunch, though she seems to be channeling Marcia more than Carol Brady
    80's New Mother Wanda - Family Ties, as Elyse Keaton
    90's Overworked Mother Wanda - Roseanne/The Conners. Take your pick which female Conner.
     
  10. kirk55555

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    Wouldn't the twins be Billy and Tommy (aka Wiccan and Speed)? Vin and Viv are robot "children" of Vision with no connection to wanda, while Billy and Tommy in the comics are the reincarnated forms of the twins she had when she went crazy (but before the Avengers Disassembled incident), which was during the time she was with vision from what I remember. So, presumably these would be the baby versions of Wiccan and Speed, who could presumably show up in the MCU in the future with a similar backstory to the comics (aka being "born" during a time where Wand ais having issues and then being teenagers in the main universe MCU because of weird reincarnation shenanigans).
     
  11. Nightowl1701

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    Yeah, I'd forgot the whole Wiccan/Speed thing. I'm fine with either possibility, really.
     
  12. JD

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    I could see them going either way with the kids, this is exactly the kind of thing they like to play around with in the adaptation process.
     
  13. The Nth Doctor

    The Nth Doctor Infinite Possibilities... Premium Member

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    We now have a couple of rough release dates, per Bob Iger:

    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in August and WandaVision in December.
     
  14. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Tomorrow Never Knows Premium Member

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    The Dick Van Dyke Show was made in the 60's (1961-66). It's the epitome of the early 60's style.
     
  15. Nightowl1701

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    Yeah, true. I thought they were fudging it at first, but comparing a clip from that show to the trailer, it's not quite the same set. Very evocative of it, has a lot of the same touches, but... no. Certainly not I Love Lucy or The Honeymooners either. Hmm. :vulcan:
     
  16. JD

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    Yeah, I had the same realization with the Brady house in the '70s part. It's very similar but not an exact recreation like I thought it was.
     
  17. UssGlenn

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    At first I thought they might have filmed in the Brady House interior that HGTV finished recently, but that brick wall by the stairs isn't right.
     
  18. JD

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    Wish I knew how to link this, but 'Variety' is reporting that Sam Raimi is in talks to direct 'Dr. Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness'. My excitement level just went up if this turns out to be true.
     
  20. Turtletrekker

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