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Old 08-27-2013, 12:43 AM   #6
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Default Re: The Avengers 2! The Official News and Speculation Thread - Upgrade section 5 -

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Originally Posted by KRYPTON INC. View Post
Yeah, but what about "playing it safe"?

"Playing it safe" is having a traditional Mandarin in faux Chinese garb with magical rings he stole from a space dragon, my friend.


The only franchise that goes about mass killing superpowered characters are the X-films, and we all know how well that went over. People didn't say, "Wow, killing Prox X and Cyclops in the first act was such a great move! Once that happened we knew it was really high stakes." Turning Jean into a third act killing machine didn't make things more exciting, either. So if Ultron turns Stark Tower into a superhero Hamburger Hill, there's a high likelihood of that going over like a lead balloon even if it satisfies Whedon's murderous impulses.

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