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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Is Darker and Weirder Than the First

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    Joss Whedon said that this new installment will be, "darker and weirder" than its predecessor. The film is supposed to be packed with new characters, supposedly some of which have yet to be known by the public. That may be what I am most excited about. When I first saw the trailer the day it came out, I was wondering to myself how on earth I could possibly wait that long to see it. It just looked amazing. What marvel has been able to do in the past decade or so is astonishing for a company to do. They came from the absolute brink of bankruptcy, to the height of which they are now.

    They have been able to take several seemingly different (to the unknown of comic universes) stories and connect them years later in this huge way. The movie has already cracked 200 million overseas and has yet to be released here in the states. I can't say I will be seeing it as soon as is hits theaters, because I imagine it will be quite slammed. And if there is anything in this world that I hate so dearly, it's trying to watch a good movie and be interrupted by miss important with her cell phone. Or then there's mister I'm here with my friends so I'm going to make jokes and be obnoxious as much as possible. Nope. Not for me. I will wait and catch a mid-day showing so I can enjoy the awesomeness in peace.
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    It's sitting at a solid 78% on Rotten Tomatoes right now, 61 for/ 17 against. I've heard good things. I was stoked when I saw James Spader cast as the main villain. Should make for some tense scenes; he's great with delivering dialogue. Can't wait to see this too. Was a revelation to the comic book movie world to have Marvel turn the ship around with smart, fun and visually impressive films based on comics, where as DC was to me seriously dropping the ball left and right some 5-10 years ago. Now they are struggling to even sort of keep up. It's no secret that Marvel is tops, and looks like they will be for several box office seasons to come.
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    The first Avengers is arguably the best comic book movie ever made. I say at least in the top 3, along with The Dark Knight. And then consideration for Iron Man 3, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and maybe Guardians of the Galaxy.. am I forgetting one? I'm sure..

    I have much respect for Marvel. Like Pixar, you can mostly relay on them alone to produce quality movies. It's gonna be 'wierd'... looking forward to it! The weirder the better.
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    Heisenberg Wrote: The first Avengers is arguably the best comic book movie ever made. I say at least in the top 3, along with The Dark Knight. And then consideration for Iron Man 3, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and maybe Guardians of the Galaxy.. am I forgetting one? I'm sure..

    I have much respect for Marvel. Like Pixar, you can mostly relay on them alone to produce quality movies. It's gonna be 'wierd'... looking forward to it! The weirder the better.
    Iron Man 3 was ridiculously good. It had everything. I think I saw that movie 3 times in theaters. I have been chronologically re-watching the Avengers movies a day for the last three days, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger of course., Through them the two I enjoy the most is IM3 and Thor: The Dark World. Malikith is just such an awesome villain, and that movie has extremely impressive visuals.
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    I'm really stoked. "Weird" can be good or bad. But I Joss Whedon does some really good work
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    Age of Ultron did $191.3 Million opening weekend, the 2nd most ever, behind only the original Avengers movie. I didn't see it opening weekend. But I did catch it yesterday afternoon. I don't know about calling it 'weirder', but darker makes sense, over the first. Better yet, I would say it was a bit more 'serious' than the first. Still lots of fun.

    But you could tell the writers were opening up a lot of psychological paths for all the characters to walk down in later installments. The way that Marvel has been able to link up this incredibly large Marvel Universe in all their films is super impressive.
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    NeoLogic Wrote: Age of Ultron did $191.3 Million opening weekend, the 2nd most ever, behind only the original Avengers movie. I didn't see it opening weekend. But I did catch it yesterday afternoon. I don't know about calling it 'weirder', but darker makes sense, over the first. Better yet, I would say it was a bit more 'serious' than the first. Still lots of fun.

    But you could tell the writers were opening up a lot of psychological paths for all the characters to walk down in later installments. The way that Marvel has been able to link up this incredibly large Marvel Universe in all their films is super impressive.
    Oh yeah, I just saw it. Without giving away any spoilers, it was definitely darker and weirder than the first as promised. They dove way deeper in the minds of the avengers. And Ultron is... different than you'd expect. The whole movie had a lot more of a human feel to it than the first. Which is odd to say, considering the circumstances.

    Should you see it? Absolutely 100%

    Worth they hype? Absolutely 100%

    It does get a tad hard to keep up with, but I like that. It leaves you still wondering about sub-plots and characters well after the movie. Most movies these days are done as soon as they're over. I think a movie should be more than that no matter the story. It is easy to over complicate though, but I think they did it perfect with this one.

    Now I have to wait for 'Captain America: Civil War'. Even though I was extremely excited for AOU, I think this film will be more along the cinematic approach of The Winter Soldier. Which I entirely enjoyed. So I'd have to say I'm more excited for this one.

    Quick synopsis of Civil War: Steve Rogers and Tony Stark but heads as to which way to take the Avengers, and the world. This leads to a domino effect in a bad way.