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+

    20.0%
  2. A

    31.3%
  3. A-

    14.0%
  4. B+

    8.0%
  5. B

    13.3%
  6. B-

    2.7%
  7. C+

    2.0%
  8. C

    3.3%
  9. C-

    2.7%
  10. D+

    0 vote(s)
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  11. D

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  12. D-

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  13. F

    2.7%
  1. StCoop

    StCoop Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Every Marvel comic doesn't tie into every other Marvel comic so I'm not sure why people expect the movies to have to.

    If we didn't now know that there actually will be an Eternals 2, I'd be more worried about the technology turning up in other movies/series going nowhere but presumably it'll all lead to there.
     
  2. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I blame the MCU.
     
  3. kirk55555

    kirk55555 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Well, I've never posted about Ms. Marvel after it released, and its the only MCU thing I've skipped completely so far, so it looks like I'm perfectly capable of not posting about something and you're just full of it :techman:

    Also, I'll post about whatever I want, if you don't like it go make your own forum where you make the rules then you can make people do what you want.
     
  4. Tuskin38

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  5. Dee1891

    Dee1891 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Really? I don't. I haven't felt that way about the MCU in over half a decade. I don't know if there is any franchise I would regard as reliably entertaining. At least not anymore. All of them have been a hit-or-miss to me . . . or just a miss.
     
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  6. JD

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    I skipped over a couple pages, so I apolgize if this was already posted.
    We've gotten a picture of the Daredevil costume in She-Hulk, I think it's just a still from the trailer, but it does give us a chance to take a closer look.
    The one thing that really stands out is that the helmet looks a bit more metallic, but other than it looks pretty much the same.
    The IGN article in the link talks about there being gold in it, but I don't think it's actually gold, I think it's just the reflection of the light.
     
  7. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Admiral Admiral

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    Nope, the article is correct. They are doing an homage to Daredevil's original yellow and red costume from his first issue.
     
  8. JD

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    Oh, OK.
     
  9. M'rk son of Mogh

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    Him having a nose covering, though admittedly highly nitpicky, has always bothered me to no end. Thought they'd use this chance to ditch that finally.
     
  10. The Nth Doctor

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    Giancarlo Esposito says he's “been in a room and talked” with Marvel Studios to join the franchise. His preference: Professor X.

    I'm all for that possibility. I've loved everything he's done from Homicide: Life on the Streets to The Mandalorian to, of course, Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. He's best known for playing villains but I would love to see him play a hero.
     
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  11. kirk55555

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    From the bit we can see I think the new Daredevil costume looks cool, a nice homage to his first comic look without going too far. Hopefully we'll never have to see the stupid black pajamas ever again, now that the people in charge of the character aren't people who are embarrassed by superhero costumes like the Marvel TV people were.

    Heck, we also saw
    A version of Black Bolt with his actual costume

    So I wonder who else from the old Marvel TV stuff can show up with a more superhero look. Maybe a more comic accurate Deathlok? A version of Hellstrom that gets to be shirtless with a cape and gets to keep the second "L" in his name? An MCU version of the (current comic version of) Iron Fist? Literally any other Inhuman (imagine Medusa, Gorgon or Triton in a project with a budget higher then $5.25 an episode)? Its interesting to think about.

    That said, Marvel TV did get the Reyes Ghost Rider right, he's someone I'd really like to see pop up in the MCU (although I'm also fine with Nic Cage or a version of Dan Ketch)

    I like that actor a lot, but I feel like 64 is a bit older then they'd want to go with Professor X. Even if they introduce the "core" X-Men as adults who were tained by Professor X, they could do that with someone in their mid-40s on up. Then again Patrick Stewart was around 62 when he first played the role, so who knows. Maybe after having younger Xavier/Magneto in the last few FOX movies, they'll want to go back to older versions of the characters.
     
  12. theenglish

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    Oh yes. Xavier works best when we're not really sure what his true intentions are and we know there is something he is not telling. Esposito has the talent to be a great Professor X.
     
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  13. Christopher

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    And of course, Esposito playing Xavier would get the usual racist idiots up in arms, complaining that Marvel's racism allegory is suddenly too "woke."
     
  14. MrPicard

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    I’m totally okay with them casting someone else as Charles. I was miffed back in the day when they cast McAvoy because he looks nothing like a young Sir Patrick (they don’t even have the same eye color) and I thought they were trying to replace Sir Patrick with a younger dude for the audience to fawn over. I got away from that opinion when I saw how Sir Patrick embraced McAvoy’s presence and also when they made DOFP, which still remains my favorite X Men movie.

    But now the situation is different in the first place - this is a new universe and a new Charles. And I don’t see why they shouldn’t cast someone else if they feel they have to. I wish the new Charles the best of luck. (I won’t be mad if I don’t have to keep track of all the Marvel promotion stuff anymore, to be honest, I just have no interest whatsoever in Marvel as a franchise. lol)
     
  15. fireproof78

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    Oof, no, is my initial reaction. The man is an excellent actor and I don't enjoy him.
     
  16. TREK_GOD_1

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    Same here; it has been quite awhile since I found a MCU film satisfying to some degree. I believe Captain Marvel may have been the last.


    Most are in the hit-and-miss category. Its just that the MCU has far more misses than hits, and has now passed the James Bond film franchise in terms of having more disappointing films than winners in its catalog, and that's not good, since the Bond series has suffered from a majority of its entries being underwhelming to awful.
     
  17. Set Harth

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    If they were going to go ahead with a black Xavier, it feels like they should have avoided using Patrick Stewart when they had a clean slate. I mean, 838 Maria Rambeau looks just like 616 Maria Rambeau, 838 Peggy looks just like (younger) 616 Peggy, the actor who played Black Bolt in Inhumans also plays 838 Black Bolt, but suddenly Patrick Stewart becomes Giancarlo Esposito?
     
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  18. Turtletrekker

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    Tom Holland suddenly became Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire. :shrug:
     
  19. Set Harth

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    Oh and I left off Wanda. And Strange.
     
  20. Relayer1

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    But one alternate Loki is an alligator !