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'Thor: Ragnarok' November 3 2017

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Funny, I got more of a Flash Gordon vibe than a Guardians vibe. Maybe I'm showing my age Winking Face.
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Youff1 wrote:
Apr 10th, 2017 9:52 am
Some of the recent Marvel villains are all blurring into one another in my mind.
Malekith, Kaecilius and Hela seem similar to me
Filmmakers don't seem to like the helmet or they don't like the wings
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Well Marvel (and DC to an extent) have tried to tone down the costumes of most of their comic characters as they might appear tacky or difficult to pull off without looking like a cheap low-budget type thing. Spandex no matter how high quality, does not appear very "modern" in today's movies :lol:

I think the helmet shown in the trailer is a good rendition and a nice way to make Thor wear the helmet again.
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I also disagree with the statement of comparing Hela to Malekith or Kaecilius.

In one shot in a trailer, Marvel has already shown that this villain is something different. She clearly destroys Asgard and also destroys Mjolnir. Mjolnir throughout all the movies with Thor has been shown to be the ultimate weapon and in one second she destroys it.
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Wonder how theyll explain how Hulk got there. Setup for World War hulk storyline?
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While I also disagree that Hela is forgettable, I do agree that Marvel sometimes has issues with villains. Other than the overarching villains like Thanos and Loki (and the anti-heroes like Winter Soldier), the rest of them are for the most part fairly one dimensional with poor backgrounds and weakly constructed motivations.

Mind you, given all the stories they pump out, it was bound to happen and most are one-off villains for the movie they're in, but it doesn't change the fact that a lot of the villains are fairly weak and forgettable. One common element most of the less successful Marvel movies had was uncompelling and forgettable villains.
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Apr 11th, 2017 11:59 am
Mind you, given all the stories they pump out, it was bound to happen and most are one-off villains for the movie they're in, but it doesn't change the fact that a lot of the villains are fairly weak and forgettable. One common element most of the less successful Marvel movies had was uncompelling and forgettable villains.
It is a knock against them but Kevin Feige has stated that the focus is on developing the heroes. This is why I say this initial trailer deviates and appears to lead to a great villain.
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Apr 11th, 2017 12:59 pm
It is a knock against them but Kevin Feige has stated that the focus is on developing the heroes. This is why I say this initial trailer deviates and appears to lead to a great villain.
True but one could argue a hero is only as great as the villains he/she faces. Batman without Joker wouldn't be the same. Like I said, it's to be expected given how many movies they pump out and most villains shown in those movies are never meant to reach "arch nemesis" status, but it still contributes to an overall worse story.

And yes, I have good hopes for Hela as a villain; she might be the best one since Loki. Also given her comic book background as one of the emissaries of Death, it might open a bunch of doors for the MCU.
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thechampion116 wrote:
Apr 11th, 2017 10:55 am
In one shot in a trailer, Marvel has already shown that this villain is something different. She clearly destroys Asgard and also destroys Mjolnir. Mjolnir throughout all the movies with Thor has been shown to be the ultimate weapon and in one second she destroys it.
THR has done a deep dive on all the times Mjolnir has been destroyed in the comics.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-v ... ics-992502
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Looks awesome. Can't wait
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thechampion116 wrote:
Apr 12th, 2017 3:41 pm
It's definitely happened in the comics multiple times but in the movies it will be just one that we know of.
anddddd it might not be fixed until Avengers.

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