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  • With Captain America: Civil War about to kick off Phase 3 of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe,

  • many fans have been revisiting the films that have led up to this epic battle of the titans.

  • Disney and Marvel studio head Kevin Feige have done an excellent job overall, but you

  • don’t build a billion dollar franchise without making a few mistakes along the way.

  • Here are the 10 Biggest Movie Mistakes The MCU Has Made So Far

  • 1. Ed Norton as Hulk  The Incredible Hulk is probably the most disconnected

  • of all the films in the MCU, and a big part of that is because of its lead. Edward Norton

  • is the only Avenger who needed to be recast after a standalone film, although replacing

  • him had very little to do with his performance. Like his character in Birdman, Norton can

  • be as intense offscreen as he is onscreen and had very specific ideas about the Hulk

  • that didn’t always line up with Marvel’s. He refused to do publicity for the film, and

  • wasn’t the team player the studio needed for their Avengers initiative

  • 2. Steve Rogers' CGI Body 

  • To show Steve Roger’s pre-serum body in Captain America: The First Avenger the filmmakers

  • used CGI to put Chris Evansface onto another actor’s body. It’s an advanced technique

  • that sometimes comes off as crude and unfinished. In some scenes you can barely notice it, but

  • there are times when it becomes strange, distracting, and almost humorous. Even if youre not

  • supposed to take Rogers seriously for the first third of the movie, The First Avenger

  • would have benefitted from a little more time in the post production lab

  • 3. Ant-Man vs Falcon Marvel takes every opportunity to remind us

  • that all of these films take place in the same Universe, even if that means unnecessary cameos.

  • Ant-Man had potential to be the only true standalone film in MCU’s Phase 2,

  • but just in case people weren’t sure what universe they were in, they squeezed in an awkward

  • confrontation between Ant Man and secondary Avenger Falcon. The whole scene reeks of studio

  • notes and reshoots. At Marvel the studio always trumps the director, which has cost them the

  • talents of Edgar Wright, and who knows who else.

  • to miss Howard. 7. “I’m always Angry” 

  • Avengers was the first film that really made the Hulk work. Like Ruffalo’s Banner, director

  • Joss Whedon learned how to control the Hulk and use him for good as opposed to just having

  • an out of control rage monster. When Banner shows up for the final battle, he reveals

  • his secret to taming the Hulk: He’s always angry. It sounds cool and has become a highly

  • quotable line, but it actually poses more questions than it answers. How did he turn

  • the one thing that triggers the Hulk into something that subdues him? Why is he so mad

  • all the time? Fortunately he punches out a giant space whale before we can think too

  • much about it.  8. Whiplash

  • It’s been said a superhero movie is only as good as its villain, perhaps this is why

  • Iron Man 2 catches so much flack. Ivan Vanko aka Whiplash was a strange choice for Iron

  • Man’s second outing. Vanko is supposed to be as brilliant as Stark, so it seems odd

  • that after figuring out the tech that powers the Iron Man suit that he would apply it to

  • something as basic as whips. Everything about the character, from his his motivation, to

  • his look, to Mickey Rourke’s weird Russian accent just didn’t mesh for audiences. In

  • the end it was Sam Rockwell’s more comedic villain Justin Hammer who was the more amusing

  • foil.  9. Tacked on Love Stories 

  • It seems like to matter how many worlds are colliding, origin stories being told, or crossovers

  • being justified, there’s always time for a little love. These subplots usually feel

  • unnecessary and shoehorned in. The most blatant example of this would probably be the relationship

  • between Thor and Jane Foster, which isn’t developed at all but were just supposed

  • to accept. Marvel has no shortage of strong female characters, they just came seem to

  • find strong stories for them.  10. Spoiling Spidey in Civil War Trailer 

  • As exciting as the trailers for Captain American: Civil War make it look, there’s an overshadowing

  • sense that weve seen it all already. The main event is the Avengers fighting one another,

  • but even that weve seen. Perhaps this is why they felt the need to show the addition

  • of fan favourite Spider-Man in the second trailer. This is the kind of reveal that should

  • be saved for the first time you see the film. It would be a moment that would make audiences

  • cheer in the theatre, but now it’s just something theyll wait for. It’s hard

  • to imagine Civil War containing any surprises that would be as big or fun as that one. I

  • guess the execs got a little too excited about finally coming to an agreement with Sony to

  • use the wall crawler and slung their web too soon

  • While we love what Marvel has done with their cinematic universe, nobody is perfect, but

  • at least they seem to be learning from their mistakes as they perfect the formula they

  • helped invent. What MCU missteps bothered you? Let us know in the comments below and

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    劉采翎 posted on 2016/04/29
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