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Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 4/30/2018 19:02:37


Darth Darth Binks
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It will go down as the most iconic Marvel film, I think. There are a few character interactions I was not a particular fan of, but overall this movie is the shit. Best film in the superhero genre.

Thoughts?

Edited 4/30/2018 19:02:47
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 4/30/2018 19:14:18


THE TungstenTrex
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Thor scenes were best scenes.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 4/30/2018 19:28:28


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Having read the comics, I like how they chose to end it (and I've got a pretty good guess of how the next one will end- that scene's going to be just as iconic). The revamped Thor has worked out well. Hoping they'll give bigger roles to Black Panther and Captain America next movie, although I fully expect (not from the comics, so this isn't a spoiler- just my own guess) that they'll have Cap and Tony reconcile next movie 'cause y'know, existential threat and all.

Also looking forward to Danvers/Captain Marvel next year.

I'm still awed that nerds took over cinema so blatantly. Go back 10 years and tell someone that the biggest movie event of 2018 would be involve Thanos beating up a bunch of comic-book superheros and henchmen with names like Ebony Maw. Used to be, you cared so much about stories and characters like this, you were 100% getting shoved in the lockers between class periods. We're even getting CGI anime eyes on the big screen this year- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aj8mN_7Apcw- courtesy of James Cameron.

Edited 4/30/2018 19:28:40
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/1/2018 06:34:13


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Comic shit should be thrown in the fire but I did watch David Stewart's review of it and the video where he exposed the fallacies in the film dealing with overpopulation and the villain's morality. He argues that the villain isn't justified for killing half the population to prevent overpopulation because overpopulation doesn't lead to extinction it just leads to a reduction back to carrying capacity and such a scenario wouldn't result in the death of half the population so the villain is killing people who wouldn't have died in all likelihood and furthermore is stripping the population of its lights who would fair well in a natural famine but are killed indiscriminately when some asshole decides to play god. Also the villain would have to murder half the population every so often to prevent overpopulation.

Comic shit tends to present bullshit moral questions or downright nihilism which its stupid fans masturbate over because for them it's a surrogate for actual poetry and philosophy
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/1/2018 12:01:47


knyte 
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I don't know why you keep getting riled up by these imaginary people who consider Thanos' ideology as a serious policy proposal.

Thanos literally wants to get laid by Death. He's also unambiguously the bad guy in the movie. I don't want to spoil the ending, but if Marvel wanted you to sympathize with his ideas they wouldn't have had the movie end the way it did.

Your model of overpopulation is also oversimplified. Maybe if you tried to learn biology from somewhere other than YouTube...
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/1/2018 16:44:18


Darth Darth Binks
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He argues that the villain isn't justified for killing half the population to prevent overpopulation because overpopulation doesn't lead to extinction it just leads to a reduction back to carrying capacity and such a scenario wouldn't result in the death of half the population so the villain is killing people who wouldn't have died in all likelihood and furthermore is stripping the population of its lights who would fair well in a natural famine but are killed indiscriminately when some asshole decides to play god.

Your YouTube reviewer completely ignores any and all conflict that would arise on a planet that is stricken with famine and a lack of all resources in general. A scarcity of that caliber would undoubtedly bring the rest of the Four Horsemen into the picture. War, Death, Plague, and the original Famine would then lead to ages upon ages of suffering, and no guarantee that the population would recover. That is exactly what happened to Titan. The goal of Thanos is to rid Suffering from the equation completely. With a snap of his fingers with all Infinity Stones, he can wipe out half the population instantly so that they do not suffer in death, and let the half still alive flourish and actually live, rather than survive.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/2/2018 22:59:53


Wednesday
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All those films suck, its the same shit over and over. You have to be a fucking sperg to get anything out of that shit.

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/VapidDirectAiredale-size_restricted.gif

SOY

Also
>overpopulation
>real

Do imbeciles still take the overpopulation meme seriously?

Edited 5/2/2018 23:01:47
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/3/2018 06:39:45


Wulfhere
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>model of overpopulation is oversimplified

Oooohhh you want a full page report on what that is because it's convenient to set that standard instead of just responding to the argument.

What was said of overpopulation was all that needed to be said that was relevant to the argument about the film. That it does not cause mass extinction simply regression to carrying capacity.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/3/2018 16:04:31


Darth Darth Binks
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What was said of overpopulation was all that needed to be said that was relevant to the argument about the film.

Not true. Overpopulation as an isolated event causes regression back to carrying capacity. The choices made by intelligent species when such a cataclysmic event occurs is a different story, and one that you simply discard for sake of your vendetta against anything hero-related in film. I responded to the argument. It's narrow-minded and stupid. Doesn't want to look at everything a planet-wide famine would cause, and ignores Thanos' main goal to end suffering, ei. avoiding a planetary famine and all conflict that comes with it.

That it does not cause mass extinction simply regression to carrying capacity.

When we observe some coyotes, maybe. Then again, coyotes don't have technology that can bring ruin to entire planets to use when shit hits the fan. Again, you aren't looking at the big picture.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/3/2018 17:22:57


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Apparently Spiderman dies

LOL!
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/3/2018 17:33:28


Empire of Kilos
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Darth Binks dies in Infinity War.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/5/2018 04:57:19


Strategery
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I just got back from watching it. I went in knowing that Thanos wins and that his plan was to wipe out half of earth.

1. 2/3rds of the movie is comedy which is very weird for the ending.

2. I didn't like the comedy all that much but I liked the ending.

3. The reason I think this movie was so successful is because the normies don't understand that nobody stays dead in a comic book.

There used to be a saying "No one in comics stays dead except for Bucky Barnes, Jason Todd, and Uncle Ben." and recently new authors have brought back all 3.

4. Thanos' fights were too close for his power level. In reality they would be heavily lopsided.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/5/2018 05:42:48


Darth Darth Binks
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4. Thanos' fights were too close for his power level. In reality they would be heavily lopsided.

Gonna have to disagree with you there. Thanos is a close-quarters destroyer, but that's all. Sure, he has the infinity stones, but he can only use one of them at a time. Even so, the fights are lopsided enough as it is.

Even when he does get hit, it does next to no damage to him. I don't know which fights you are referring to. He killed Loki and destroyed the Hulk in the first 10 minutes of the movie and manhandled the Avengers on Titan until they jarred his gauntlet, then resumed stomping them into the ground after he won the tug of war. His biggest wound came from Thor's ax. His second biggest wound was a small scratch on his face.

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Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/9/2018 03:58:07


Wulfhere
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High tech societies have lower birth rates. Human populations decline without violence before they even reach carrying capacity. If you're talking about a planet of like Black Muslims then I think you can use the coyote comparison.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/9/2018 17:28:25


OnlyThePie
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5/5, would watch several more times in a row.

I'm very glad they fixed Thor, he used to be shitty but now he's actually fun to watch.
Thanos is a good villain, menacing Dialogue + Actual emotional connection = badass
Why is Bruce Banner a thing?
The Musical Score was Incredible, gave me goosebumps
Let all the people who didn't die from the Snap stay dead, I dont need any more Loki, Heimdall, or Vision.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 04:15:36


knyte 
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Don't confuse Movie Thanos with Comics Thanos. If they hadn't nerfed Thanos, the movie would just be 20 minutes of the Avengers getting their asses kicked.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 05:13:47


AWESOMEGUY 
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Why do people keep paying to watch the same movie over and over again? Are the premises alone justification for watching the same formula Marvel regurgitates every couple months?
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 09:22:05


Wednesday
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>reading comic books

pathetic

''Why do people keep paying to watch the same movie over and over again? Are the premises alone justification for watching the same formula Marvel regurgitates every couple months?'' /thread
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 19:35:25


OnlyThePie
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Many haters.

It's a movie, bro. We aren't really there to learn advanced literary techniques, we're there to see shit blow up and some funny lines delivered. If I wanted to consider the problems of the universe, I'd read Shakespeare or Hemmingway or some shit.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 19:45:11


Wulfhere
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>we just want shit to blow up and some funny lines bro

there was a time when people were ashamed to be this retarded and vapid
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 20:35:16


OnlyThePie
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You act like it's all people do. We have lives outside of movies as well. But they're a good way to take your mind of the stresses of real life. I'm not saying you have to like them, just understand why lots of people do.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 20:48:11


Wulfhere
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People have lives outside of media. I argue the only kind of media people consume is vapid media. If you're going to spend time "de-stressing" in escapist media consume something intelligent. Hollywood action movies are designed to be simple for international audiences and children. They're also propaganda.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 20:51:13


THE TungstenTrex
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Predictable response by the wehraboo yet again.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 21:08:51


Wulfhere
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low IQ
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 22:46:26


AWESOMEGUY 
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    It's a movie, bro. We aren't really there to learn advanced literary techniques, we're there to see shit blow up and some funny lines delivered. If I wanted to consider the problems of the universe, I'd read Shakespeare or Hemmingway or some shit.
You've pretty much summed up the problem with the movie (and entertainment) industry: people are either too ignorant or indifferent about the media they consume being dumbed down to a ridiculous degree. I can't even blame the industry; after all, if you can make billions feeding people the same template, why bother changing? It's not that these movies need to be cinematic masterpieces in the slightest; I can buy into the idea of mindless entertainment to a slight extent. But having at least some thought-provoking moments or some unpredictability every now and then would do wonders to those movies. But I guess the payoff is too worthless to even implement those.

The Avengers franchise in particular has also had the added negative effect of moving the industry toward franchises (the most aggravating being the upcoming Avatar franchise when the first movie was one of the worst things I've ever seen). And with the way people are eating up Marvel movies, it won't be long before other franchises are cloning their efforts. DC is already trying to copy Marvel, they just need to add some more red herrings to their movies and they can probably achieve some success (provided they stop shooting themselves in the foot).

    I'm not saying you have to like them, just understand why lots of people do.
I legitimately can't understand why people like these movies apart from their kitsch value. I think those movies disrespect their audience by refusing to change up their narrative in the slightest, which is why I can't understand the target audience. Do they want to have some comfort in knowing with complete certainty how the next two-and-a-half hours are going to play out? Or are the various "new" settings and concepts enough to make them believe they're watching an entirely new movie? I honestly want to know what makes these movies so engaging to some (most) people.
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/10/2018 23:24:30


THE TungstenTrex
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I may have enjoyed Infinity War, but I absolutely loathed The Last Jedi.
Marvel: lol, I'm not reading comic books, no spoilers for me.
Star Wars: Movies I can watch, alrightey then, no spoilers for me.
Infinity War:
>Actually made me question how good the good guys were
>mashed together the MCU with interesting relationships
>gets called mediocre.
The Last Jedi:
>Literally everything made predictable for a mindless audience. And it worked.
>Gets its dick sucked by every fan and critic.
It boggles my mind how mediocre it was.
Not everything needs to be a though-provoking masterpiece, but at least make it interesting with good action scenes or a good plot.
What attracts me to marvel movies is that they make different characters, and make them dynamic. First avengers was good because it showed the relationships very well. For me, the plot is not the same if the characters have different traits. For the force awakens, Rey was basically Luke without a penis. Thor and Iron Man face different problems in their movies, and solve them differently, showing their characteristics.

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Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/11/2018 00:29:54


Wulfhere
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>Rey is basically Luke without a penis

fucking brainlet
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/11/2018 00:38:58


THE TungstenTrex
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*and breasts
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/11/2018 00:40:20


Wulfhere
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Luke: every man character who goes through the hero's journey
Rey: Mary Sue
Watch Avengers: Infinity War.: 5/11/2018 00:41:27


THE TungstenTrex
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Luke was a pseudo mary sue
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