So what did you think of the 3rd Avengers film?
Well, I didn't really have much for expectations since the film has so many characters to keep track of and you know they are going to have minimal dialogue for each character. That being said they did quite a few mini plots well: Thor, Black Panther, Hulk, Vision (who I think is new in the film series) and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy. For Thor, we have the drama between him and his brother stirred up to a dark outcome. Thor is partially redeemed in the end getting his Hammer of Thunder back again. We get reintroduced to Black Panther near the end of the film and then a crushing defeat for Wakanda. Guardians has the drama of losing Gamora and her childhood introduction to Thanos. We get to see Groot aging into a toddler type tree thing with a sad end. Rocket and Starlord have a bitter loss. Dr Strange is reintroduced and then brutally attacked.
Was there any surprises here?
How did the movie handle death?
Would you make changes to the film?
I think that some notes of characters' contracts kind of give a spoiler to this and the next film, which will lessen the pain. If you do a tragedy, you have to think the characters are really gone. Of course, based on the reactions of the crowds: denial, anger, sadness, I think they really nailed it.
The outright change I would make were the jokes against Rocket, constantly called him a rabbit. One time was funny, but change it up a bit. The writers were really lazy there and you have to think how much dialogue was there to work with anyway? That would be my one change to make the movie better.
Another really annoying add, was describing the planets in FONT 220 or some shit. I realize it looks good on a phone, but the audience is smart and can rewatch it to make more sense. So the studios is simply pissing away money to add unneeded subtitles. Those things were horrible in a CGI film. We had the same flaw in Star Wars: Rogue One as well. Whichever Disney executive is making this requirement should be fired on the spot.
Did you do any art related to this movie?