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Movie Thoughts

So, we’ve been watching some of the Marvel movies this week. (1st Iron Man, 1st Captain America, 1st Thor, 1st Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2, Doctor Strange)
 
Some thoughts:
 
  • Agent Carter > Natasha Romanov
  • How are Hawkeye and Ms. Romanov superheroes?
  • I need to send a resume to Stark Industries
  • If Disney can make these movies so enjoyable and still have meaningful plots about honor, family, and duty, what in the heck is going on in their Star Wars division?
  • Incredibles is still the best super hero movie ever made.

 

Also, I’d like to reach out to the Hollywood marketing types and mention that having a couple of movies appropriate for school-age children in the theaters during March and April would probably do a lot for their bottom line.  Just saying.

 

Finally, the three Narnia movies were better than the three Hobbit movies, hands down.  In the former instance, the movie makers took three distinct children’s novels and did an excellent job of bringing the settings, plot, and characters to life.  In the latter instance, Peter Jackson stretched a short children’s novel into 8 or 9 hours of drivel punctuated by about an hour of fine story-telling by several of the individual actors.

 

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2 Comments

  1. John in Philly

     /  April 8, 2018

    No capes darling.
    We have our fingers crossed that the follow up will be a good movie, but the past history of Hollywood sequels doesn’t bode well.
    Here’s hoping……
    Paraphrase. If everyone is special, then no one is special.

    • Yeah, definitely going to go see the new one, and I hope them taking a few years to figure out the story helped make it good.

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