Marvel Cinematic Universe

  • Lover of the Muse

    I think we can all agree that Iron Fist was not nearly as good as it should or could have been.  Here are some ideas on how the series could have been done better.

    My idea for season1 combines the comic book origin of Danny Rand with the story of Orson Randall.

    Like Luke Cage, Iron Fist season1 is split into 2 different stories.

    Danny Rand is stranded in the himilayas after he and his parents are betrayed by their friend Harold Meechum. Danny's parents die but he is rescued by monks from Kun-lun.

    The monks teach Danny Rand discipline and martial arts and Danny spends the next several years there mastering kung fu and honing his body to physical perfection. After fighting a dragon and obtaining the power and title of the Iron Fist. Danny Rand i…

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  • Lover of the Muse

    The War of the Two Brothers is a concept for a fanfiction and work of metafictional commentary inspired by the comic series DC vs Marvel. The titular "War of the Two Brothers" refers to a conflict between two godly brothers who represent DC and Marvel, and a series of batltles are fought between the champions of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe.

    This blog is obviously incomplete, I will add more details to this blog as I come up with them.

    The brothers are humanized in this story instead of merely being forces of nature.

    Red (Marvel) is the yougner brother who spent most of his existence trying to step out of his brothers shadow and eventually he managed to surpass his brother by creating the MCU.

    For the longest time b…

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  • Lover of the Muse

    I'm sorry this blog took a lot longer than I thought it would and technically it's still not finished yet. Judging the Netflix villains is much harder than judging the movie villains because there is so much more content. I'm not done judging the Luke Cage villains but I decided to publish what I have so far and I'll add my judgements on the Luke Cage villains by the end of the week.

    The bullets closer to the top take priority over the bullets closer to the bottom. The sub bullets show I’m taking into consideration for each criteria.

    • Is the villain entertaining?

    • The villain needs to feel like a threat to the hero. I’m judging this criteria more harshly here than I did for the movie villains.

      • It helps if we see the villain defeat, hurt, or humi…

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  • Lover of the Muse
    Disclaimer: potential spoilers for every Marvel Movie

    This is a follow-up to my previous blog "why people think Marvel villains suck?". This blog is dedicated to examining the marvel movie villains who have only appeared in one movie and giving my judgements on these characters. I think a lot of these characters have been unfairly judged.

    I have a few criteria for judging villains. A good villain needs to:

    • be entertaining
    • feel like a threat: someone who could actual defeat the hero
    • have easy to understand motivations
      • motivations need to be made clear in the actual movie, if we need supplementary material like comics to understand their motivations that doesn't count.
    •  have clearly defined characteristics: they shouldn't be interchangable
    • have cons…
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  • Lover of the Muse

    A recurring criticism of the Marvel Movies is that the villains suck. I don't believe this is true but I have a theory as to why so people do.

    Most villains will be defeated permenantly in the movie that introduces them; the heroes meanwhile get to come back again and again: in sequals, crossover films, and in post credit scenes. This limits the amount of development the villains can recieve relative to the heroes. Combine this with the fact that the Marve Cinematic Universe has been going on for eight years and it's inevitable that a lot of villains will feel forgetable.

    Loki is an obvious exception to this rule and guess what he's the villain that a lot of people love the most. In fact I've heard him be singled out as an exception to the "…

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