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LB presents: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Thread

Drew

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That's a perfect comparison tbh they're not near as bad as star wars fans yet at least
Star Wars fans piss me off so much. Especially since I am one.

The minority that went absolutely bonkers after TLJ was released was disgusting. The way that small but very loud and belligerent group made everyone think that the Star Wars fandom had completely lost it made me want to scream.
 

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IMO this counts as MCU but we can have the debate about whether the TV shows count or not some other time. Anyways, no spoilers, but I really enjoyed Jessica Jones season 3. It started slow like the other two season, but really picked up towards the end and I really fucked with the last 5 or 6 episodes. Won't get into too many specifics here (although there really wasn't anything huge to spoil anyway), but here's to the Marvel Netflix series, they had their ups and downs, but it's been a fun run. I'm gonna miss my boys Frank and Matt so much :pour
 

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IMO this counts as MCU but we can have the debate about whether the TV shows count or not some other time. Anyways, no spoilers, but I really enjoyed Jessica Jones season 3. It started slow like the other two season, but really picked up towards the end and I really fucked with the last 5 or 6 episodes. Won't get into too many specifics here (although there really wasn't anything huge to spoil anyway), but here's to the Marvel Netflix series, they had their ups and downs, but it's been a fun run. I'm gonna miss my boys Frank and Matt so much :pour
I'm so scared to watch it cause I know when I finish the season that's it. :(
 
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I'm so scared to watch it cause I know when I finish the season that's it. :(
It really didn't hit me until the very last episode ended and it started doing the usually last 10 minutes of epilogue and I was just like "Oh shit that's it bro." I loved JJ season 1 and didn't mind season 2 even though it was considerably weaker, but I didn't really have high expectations or anything for this last season, I was just gonna watch it bc I watched everything else so far. And it was a fun time, didn't feel like "the end" or anything bc it's just one of the 5 shows they did, but man I just started missing Daredevil and Punisher way more at the end and I don't even think they were referenced smh
 

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Damn i actually forgot about JJ. Guess this is the end of the road for the televised MCU. I wonder if the cast remains the same if and when they travel over to Disney
 

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Damn i actually forgot about JJ. Guess this is the end of the road for the televised MCU. I wonder if the cast remains the same if and when they travel over to Disney
It's not the end tbh even though the Netflix shows were their most popular. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. still rules and is way more connected to the movies (one-sided but still) than the Netflix shows were. Runaways and Cloak and Dagger are decent, but you can tell they're tailored for teens and have some cringy shit sometimes. Also they've confirmed a Ghost Rider show (with the same actor from Season 4 of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and one other show (I forget what it's called) on Hulu next year. Also Disney+ is supposed to have a few that are directly tied to the movies with the same actors next year too, I think the confirmed ones are Falcon and the Winter Solider, Wanda and Vision, Loki, Hawkeye, and a animated "What If" show that they were trying to get the actors to voice their characters for that would be stuff like one episode is "What if Cap was never frozen in ice" and a different scenario for the next kinda thing.

But as far as the Netflix shows go, it's gonna be awhile when and IF they can move over the Disney+ or Hulu, but most have all said they really want to keep playing the characters, especially the Daredevil cast members and I just don't think I could accept anyone else playing Matt Murdock, Wilson Fisk, or the Punisher at this point, they were absolutely perfect.
 

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It's not the end tbh even though the Netflix shows were their most popular. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. still rules and is way more connected to the movies (one-sided but still) than the Netflix shows were. Runaways and Cloak and Dagger are decent, but you can tell they're tailored for teens and have some cringy shit sometimes. Also they've confirmed a Ghost Rider show (with the same actor from Season 4 of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and one other show (I forget what it's called) on Hulu next year. Also Disney+ is supposed to have a few that are directly tied to the movies with the same actors next year too, I think the confirmed ones are Falcon and the Winter Solider, Wanda and Vision, Loki, Hawkeye, and a animated "What If" show that they were trying to get the actors to voice their characters for that would be stuff like one episode is "What if Cap was never frozen in ice" and a different scenario for the next kinda thing.

But as far as the Netflix shows go, it's gonna be awhile when and IF they can move over the Disney+ or Hulu, but most have all said they really want to keep playing the characters, especially the Daredevil cast members and I just don't think I could accept anyone else playing Matt Murdock, Wilson Fisk, or the Punisher at this point, they were absolutely perfect.
Yeah i guess i should’ve specified that I meant the end of the road of this specific incarnation. The core four so to speak(even though I’ve been highly critical of Iron First)

Im intrigued by a lot of the new Disney+ shows. Especially Loki cause I want to see which Loki we’ll be getting. An earlier version of the Loki that died? Or the Loki that escaped with the Tesseract in Endgame?

Also is Sam gonna have the Shield for his show with Winter Solider? They have amazing chemistry so I’ll definitely be watching them.
 
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Yeah i guess i should’ve specified that I meant the end of the road of this specific incarnation. The core four so to speak(even though I’ve been highly critical of Iron First)

Im intrigued by a lot of the new Disney+ shows. Especially Loki cause I want to see which Loki we’ll be getting. An earlier version of the Loki that died? Or the Loki that escaped with the Tesseract in Endgame?

Also is Sam gonna have the Shield for his show with Winter Solider? They have amazing chemistry so I’ll definitely be watching them.
They've been really sparse on the details so far other than they're gonna be like 6-8 episode miniseries so basically extended movies, which I really fucks with. I hope Sam has the Shield in their show, bc I don't think him and Bucky would have had time to go on any adventures before with how the movie timeline worked out just going by my memory. Loki could def go either way and I'd be fine with it no matter what bc I love the character. Also I really hope that Hawkeye show covers him just fucking up drug dealers Punisher style during that 5 year gap. I'm probably most interested in the What If show just bc I love that kinda shit and it being animated gives them a ton of freedom to just go nuts.
 

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Well that wraps up the marvel Netflix universe. Fucking amazing season to end on but boy am I sad it's over.
 
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Saw Spider-Man: Far From Home a couple days ago, good shit like you'd expect probably rank it around the same as Homecoming, as it wasn't really better or worse but that could change a lot once I rewatch it. Rest of this is gonna have some spoilers so read at your own risk.

Mysterio fucking ruled, I'm sure the twist of him being a villain was probably pretty cool for people that didn't already know it, but pretty much any Spidey fan was already waiting for it. The updated backstory of him being a former Stark employee and coming up the idea for the BARF technology worked great and made it so his powers made way more sense than just a movie special effects guy, so I loved that part. Also they even brought back the fucker from the "WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS" scene from Iron Man 1 :lmao Those two post credits scene tho were just HOLY SHIT and almost overshadow the movie tbh. I don't think Spidey's secret identity being exposed is going to be as big of a deal as we expect unless they have proof bc I could see him getting out of that if not especially if Mysterio is really dead and can't really defend the claim (hopefully he isn't tho bc he was a great villain), but THEY BROUGHT BACK JK SIMMONS AS J. JONAH JAMESON HOLY SHIT :mark: That was the biggest thing I got out of the scene bc he was by far the best casting from the original Spider-Man movies and I can't imagine anyone else playing the character as well as he did. The next scene was crazy too but fuck yeah my boy Talos is still going strong after Captain Marvel :mark: The reveal of it being them instead of Fury and Hill makes a lot of sense with how Fury was acting most of the movie, he was hilarious but just seemed kinda off so I can't wait to rewatch it to see how many hints were thrown out there. Fury in space opens up a lot of new avenues for them to experiment with so I can't wait for all that.