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Post by Pham Nuwen » 14 Mar 2018, 19:49

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Post by Ellie » 14 Mar 2018, 22:13

For a story about a crazy murderer, the mom plotline is surprisingly boring and repetitive.

Also, the mom is really annoying. She just bitches about her husband in her gravelly voice. I wouldn't be rushing to reunite with her either.
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Post by Ellie » 14 Mar 2018, 22:23

Car accident scene: they're both strong enough to lift an entire vehicle but are making the injured people limp alongside them instead of just carrying them to safety?
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Post by Warren » 14 Mar 2018, 22:30

Ellie wrote:
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Car accident scene: they're both strong enough to lift an entire vehicle but are making the injured people limp alongside them instead of just carrying them to safety?
It let's them feel like they're participating
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Post by Warren » 14 Mar 2018, 22:44

Ellie wrote:
14 Mar 2018, 22:13
For a story about a crazy murderer, the mom plotline is surprisingly boring and repetitive.

Also, the mom is really annoying. She just bitches about her husband in her gravelly voice. I wouldn't be rushing to reunite with her either.
Pretty much everything about mom made no sense.
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Post by Ellie » 14 Mar 2018, 22:47

Warren wrote:
14 Mar 2018, 22:44
Ellie wrote:
14 Mar 2018, 22:13
For a story about a crazy murderer, the mom plotline is surprisingly boring and repetitive.

Also, the mom is really annoying. She just bitches about her husband in her gravelly voice. I wouldn't be rushing to reunite with her either.
Pretty much everything about mom made no sense.
Right? God, it was not good, and it just went on and on AND ON.
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Post by thoreau » 14 Mar 2018, 22:53


Ellie wrote:
Warren wrote:
14 Mar 2018, 22:44
Ellie wrote:
14 Mar 2018, 22:13
Also, the mom is really annoying. She just bitches about her husband in her gravelly voice. I wouldn't be rushing to reunite with her either.
Pretty much everything about mom made no sense.
Right? God, it was not good, and it just went on and on AND ON.
Yes, but I feel guilty admitting that I feel that way about her.

Wait, is this about OUR mothers or the TV character?
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 28 Apr 2018, 21:23

So Infinity War is pretty good. Thanos is actually a pretty good character even though his motivations are a little thin. There are a lot of little things that could have been fleshed out more, but it is better that they decided not to lengthen the movie.

Brie Larsen is the only one who can save us now.
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 28 Apr 2018, 21:48

Also, Thanos is Admiral Adama.

My prediction for the sequel: Thanos is defeated when the Avengers break free the reality gem from the Gauntlet and use it to turn Thanos into Manos. Manos sucks really hard, and so is very easy to defeat.
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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 28 Apr 2018, 22:24

It was considerably better than I expected. And, yes, Thanos was a far better than average Marvel villain. But galactic overpopulation? Really? Why not just name him Malthusos?

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Post by Aresen » 28 Apr 2018, 22:25

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
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Brie Larsen is the only one who can save us now.
That sounds cheesy.
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Post by thoreau » 28 Apr 2018, 23:35

D.A. Ridgely wrote:It was considerably better than I expected. And, yes, Thanos was a far better than average Marvel villain. But galactic overpopulation? Really? Why not just name him Malthusos?
I would have preferred some cosmic ying/yang thing where half the people threaten the balance while the other half uphold it, or something.
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 29 Apr 2018, 00:09

Thanos wrote:Let loose my deadliest horseman, Paul Ehrlich!
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Post by Jennifer » 29 Apr 2018, 02:30

This is on the outermost fringes of the MCUniverse, but: is anybody still watching Agents of SHIELD? I've been sticking with it, but I actually kind of hope this IS the final season because the storylines are getting far too convoluted.
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Post by thoreau » 29 Apr 2018, 02:42

In retrospect, Thanos' victory was foreshadowed when he killed Gamora. Everyome else was confronted with an ultimatum of "Sacrifice someone you love or Thanos gets the infinity stone." They all refused to sacrifice and they all lost their infinity stones. Thanos is told "Sacrifice someone you love or Thanos doesn't get the infinity stone" and he kills her. That is when I should have known that he would win.
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Post by Pham Nuwen » 03 May 2018, 19:24

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Post by thoreau » 03 May 2018, 19:32

Doh!
You were slain by Thanos, for the good of the Universe.
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Post by lunchstealer » 04 May 2018, 00:31

Sweet fucking release of death, yo.
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Post by Jasper » 04 May 2018, 11:47

lunchstealer wrote:
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Sweet fucking release of death, yo.
Can I have your stuff? I suddenly have a couple of houses to fill.
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Post by Pham Nuwen » 04 May 2018, 14:17

Jasper wrote:
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Sweet fucking release of death, yo.
Can I have your stuff? I suddenly have a couple of houses to fill.
With all the statist riff raff out we should start a website for like minded free market oriented people. Wanna join?
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 04 May 2018, 19:40

Guys, the best, dumbest thing that could happen would be if there is a time ribbon where the MCU and X-Men universe gets merged. Could be Phoenix, could be Thanos, maybe Magik. Good guys win when Cable shoots a night defeated Thanks in the face.
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Post by Jennifer » 05 May 2018, 12:27

I'd forgotten that when a new Marvel movie comes out, its storyline gets worked into Agent of SHIELD. The show's already started to get too convoluted (IMO), and last night's revelation that Thanos has "already" started the war with Earth only made it moreso, possibly because I have not yet seen Infinity War (though I've read the summaries and already know the spoilers).
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Post by Shem » 06 May 2018, 04:50

All I'm going to say is, from a character perspective, having Thanos be sexually attracted to Death makes a lot more sense. I mean, "gee Thanos, what are you going to do in 300 years when literally the *exact* same problems come up, since you haven't actually done anything to engender homeostasis in your victims, and most of the universe has no idea their friends are dead because Thanos doesn't like it when you fuck too successfully? You didn't think that far? Wait, I thought you were supposed to be the most brilliant member of a brilliant race?"
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Guys, the best, dumbest thing that could happen would be if there is a time ribbon where the MCU and X-Men universe gets merged. Could be Phoenix, could be Thanos, maybe Magik. Good guys win when Cable shoots a night defeated Thanks in the face.
I was thinking that a third of the way through the movie. You know that's exactly what they're planning to do.
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