Would you sit through a Phase I and II Marathon before Avengers 2 midnight showings?

Discussion in 'The Avengers Sequels' started by spideymouse, Jul 18, 2012.

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How would you prefer to watch an Avengers 2 midnight showing?

  1. ALL Phase I and II movies beforehand!

  2. Only Phase II movies beforehand!

  3. Only "The Avengers" beforehand!

  4. Nothing beforehand!

  5. What's Avengers?

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  1. spideymouse

    spideymouse Well-Known Member

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    The thought occurred to me that there will be at least 10 MCU movies released before the inevitable Avengers sequel comes to theaters. I thought it was already crazy that people were buying those marathon tickets to see the first five MCU movies before Avengers, but then I thought about Avengers 2 and how crazy that could be! How would you guys prefer to watch an Avengers 2 midnight showing?
     
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  2. Mace Dolex

    Mace Dolex Powerful User

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    I'm now at an age (36) where I can't stomach sitting through marathon movie runs especially the 10 that Marvel has made, I'd be getting restless and my butt would be aching from the theater seats.
     
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  3. Duran Man

    Duran Man The Seventh Stranger

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    I'd do my own marathon at home. Two days before I see Avengers 2 I'd watch Phase I and the day before I'd watch Phase II.
     
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  4. catintheengine

    catintheengine Registered Rhymnicologist

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    I'm with Duran Man on this one - I'd do it in the comfort of my own home, but I doubt I could actually sit in a theatre for that long.
     
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  5. R_Hythlodeus

    R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    Of course I would. In fact I look forward to it already.
     
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  6. M-2

    M-2 Ultimate BAMF

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    LoL they will probably have to start the Marathon at Midnight the day before!! Il just stick with the Phase 2 films, Phase one il watch the week before
     
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  7. Angamb

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    two phases in the same day???

    that's too much!!! Lol

    Id sit to watch phase 2, without doubt
     
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  8. R_Hythlodeus

    R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    I will probably organize Marathons for every MCU movie in the forseeable future. Including the one-shots.
     
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  9. spideymouse

    spideymouse Well-Known Member

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    Do you own a movie theater? =D
     
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  10. R_Hythlodeus

    R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    No. But I live next door to the one I used to work for in my early 20ies.
     
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  11. Chewy

    Chewy REDACTED

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    I have a life.
     
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  13. natey2k4

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    Thinly veiled brag about having a life.
     
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  14. Lady Marion

    Lady Marion It's all in the swing

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    Just no. That's too much.

    Watching all movies on several days before - ok.

    Avengers 1 + 2 together - certainly.

    Phase 2 movie marathon - perhaps.

    complete marathon - no, for sure.
     
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  15. spideymouse

    spideymouse Well-Known Member

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    So what was your vote?
     
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  16. Lady Marion

    Lady Marion It's all in the swing

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    It was only Avengers beforehand
     
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  17. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

    DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs Well-Known Member

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    Man I'd love to party and do a full MCU marathon for 20 some odd hours as long as its one of those theatres that serves beer
     
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  18. Morning Root

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    I'd view a marathon of all the Phase II films but it would definitely not be in a stuffy theater where only theater food is allowed. Ugh.
     
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  19. Vartha

    Vartha Mod of Thunder

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    Ours don't in THIS county because it's a dry county, but they openned one that serves beer in the county below us. I know of a few up north of Chicago that does that too. lol
     
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  20. TheHeatKitchen

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    I'll do what we did for Avengers. With Avengers we watched Iron Manone weekend, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man 2 the following weekend, Thor the next Friday, Captain America the next Friday and Avengers that Saturday morning.

    Leading up, we would Probably go:

    Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man 2 one weekend
    Thor, Captain America and Avengers the following weekend
    Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Captain America 2 the next weekend
    Guardians of the Galaxy the Friday night Avengers 2 releases
    Avengers 2 the Saturday of the weekend it releases

    Seems like a good breakdown for a group of people that have full time jobs.
     
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  21. pr0xyt0xin

    pr0xyt0xin Shaper Savant

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    i enjoyed the phase 1 marathon, but i dont think i could do a phase 1 and 2 marathon. Thats 20+ hours before even watching the movie you came to see.

    ill watch IM and IM2 before IM3
    ill watch Thor before Thor:TDW
    ill watch Cap:TFA before Cap:TWS
    maybe ill watch Avengers before GotG
    and ill watch Phase 2 before Avengers 2
     
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  22. Baneis8feettall

    Baneis8feettall Half face half amazing

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    [​IMG]

    Entire Phase II and Avengers
     
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  23. DrCosmic

    DrCosmic Professor of Power

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    Hmm...

    Iron Man (2008) - 126 minutes
    The Incredible Hulk (2008) - 112 minutes
    Iron Man 2 (2010) - 125 minutes
    Thor (2011) - 114 minutes
    Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) - 124 minutes
    The Avengers (2012) - 143 minutes
    Phase I Total: 12 Hours and 24 minutes
    At this point, you would need a completely free day and a comprehensive food solution, and a policy on bathroom breaks if you're not doing it by yourself.

    [Assuming similar runtimes to previous films or similar properties by the same director]
    Iron Man 3 (2013) - 123 minutes
    Thor 2: The Dark World (2013) - 118 minutes
    Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) - 120 minutes
    Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) - 100 minutes
    Ant-Man (2014) - 110 minutes
    Phase II Sub-Total: 9 Hours and 31 minutes

    All MCU Films leading up to Avengers: 21 Hours and 55 minutes of film to watch
    At this point, if you have timed this to lead up to Avengers 2, you will need a sleeping solution as well so that you will not be fatigued and can properly enjoy the big movie. You'll also need time to put on your costume and make sure your Arc Reactor/Green Facepaint is working properly. Nothing crasser than a cheap Hulk.

    Note: Assuming that Whedon's SHIELD show doesn't die, that's two seasons of SHIELD shows, at about 20 episodes a season, so, 40 episodes at 44 minutes each is 29 hours and 20 minutes of additional MCU footage. Bonus points if you also get in the 30 minutes of deleted footage from Avengers on a fan-cut, especially if you get fan cut versions of other films that include the shorts like The Consultant, a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer and Item 47. There will be other one shots in Phase 2. So perhaps we can sort of estimate this to be about an Hour, maybe an hour and a half, of non-film, non TV footage. Automatic "A" if you watch a fancut that puts all the events of the MCU in order. Protip: in the official timeline, IM, Hulk and Thor occurred all in the same week, so those movies and scenes would intermingle completely. The first scene in your film would be the beginning of Thor, WWII Captain America, but you wouldn't see the end of Cap until after the last part of Thor.

    So... no, I will not be watching a marathon leading up to Avengers 2. If I'm with a bunch of Avengers hobbyists, I'm not above making a week of it, watching a couple movies a night with friends, but seriously, and it's a testament to how incredible the franchise is, Avengers is beyond the traditional marathon.

    If I was a movie theater though, I would definitely host an all day marathon with all the MCU films, and would expect patrons to go in and out throughout the day.
     
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  24. spideymouse

    spideymouse Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget all the times you'll be watching Avengers again and again in between! =)

    Actually, that would make sense. People need to remember that Avengers is in a way a sequel in each of those solo franchises. I'm going watch IM, IM2, and Avengers before watching IM3.
    Haha I got a kick out of this post. For the record, I would pay money to watch a fancut showing all of the events of the MCU in order. That would be sick.
     
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  25. pr0xyt0xin

    pr0xyt0xin Shaper Savant

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    I don't know the exact rules about posting things like this but lets just say what youre talking about theoretically already exists and that if you Google something like "avengers fan edit" you might find a way to download it. :hyper:
     
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