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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

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The Avengers looks like a fan boys dream; finally getting a team of heroes together like this - it's what we've all been asking for since the first superhero movies hit the big screen.

My only reservation is the big Transformer-like alien robot (or whatever it is) we see right at the end... I'd rather see the 'real' aliens that Loki is using to invade New York (or whatever is going on). Then again I'd also like to save some surprises for when I actually sit down to watch the film!

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  1. I love the fact I'm still not sure who or what the bad guys are in this; Whedon has done a good job of keeping a lot of mystery so far. My fave part of the trailer has to be Iron Man, Thor and Captain America fighting each other... how Marvel is that, to have the (I assume) good guys fight each other before teaming up to fight Loki!

    Do you think that monster/robot/alien at the end could actually be the Midgard Serpent? With Loki as the big bad it's not outside the realm of possibility.

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    1. I hadn't thought that it might be the Midgard Serpent... hmmmm. While trying to avoid spoilers, I'd gotten the impression that Loki had somehow orchestrated an alien invasion of Earth, but perhaps it's an invasion from Asgard?

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    2. But, in the Marvel movie universe, isn't Asgard just a sort of alien world? So it is both an invasion of aliens and of Asgardians (or similar).

      I have to say that the trailers haven't blown me away. I'm still more excited by the idea than I am by what I've seen on the screen.

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    3. Yes, I believe Asgard is regarded as an "alien planet", but my Marvel Lore skills are a bit rusty. As to anything else from me - it's pure speculation.

      Like you, it's the "idea" of this film that has me more jazzed than anything and I'm trying to avoid as many spoilers as possible so I can go into it a - reasonably - blank slate.

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  2. This movie still looks likes it's going to be all spectacle with no substance. But then again, I suppose that's what the fans really want.

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    1. Oh hellz yeah ;) We have the individual superhero movies for the touchy-feely character development stuff and The Avengers for global-scale "blowing things up".

      Seriously though, I never imagined that this would be a subtle and understated film ;) We are talking "Earth's Mightiest Heroes" here...

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