Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

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Warning: Spoilers for past MCU films, such as Endgame.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a huge improvement from Homecoming. A pleasant surprise, considering that I hated Spider-Man: Homecoming when I saw it in theaters in 2017. Far From Home is the 23rd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and the final film of Phase 3 and “The Infinity Saga”. It is directed by Jon Watts (Clown, Cop Car), who also directed Homecoming.

Taking place after Endgame, it explores the fallout of that film and Infinity War, as well as show Spider-Man in a post-Endgame world. Peter Parker has just returned to a normal life and wants to go on vacation with his friends. But Nick Fury shows up and recruits Peter to help him fight creatures known as The Elementals. But there is more going on here.

Concerning Mysterio’s plan, it is the most far fetched plan ever. Having him fool Nick Fury with that far fetched plan is just unbelievable, even with the twist that comes in the post-credits scene. Zemo’s plan to frame the Winter Soldier in Civil War is more believable than this.

Speaking of Nick Fury, this film goes out of its way to present him in a negative light. He gets conned by the most far fetched plan ever, Maria Hill makes him look bad, he is portrayed as an asshole authority figure as opposed to a force for good as he was portrayed in earlier MCU films. Between this and Captain Marvel, 2019 is not a good year to be Nick Fury. His only good showing this year is Endgame, where he appears in only one scene. Hopefully he dies in his next film appearance like Phil Coulson did in The Avengers so people can remember the good parts of the character and forget about his most recent appearances.

Peter is more smarter here than he was in Homecoming. He shows his scientific skills in several interesting ways here as opposed to his scientific skills being told to the audience in Homecoming.

The way the “next Iron Man” thing was handled in this film was organic to the character of Spider-Man. He is struggling with balancing a normal life with being a superhero. Many people, such as Fury, expects him to step up and become the “next Iron Man”. But Peter doesn’t want to do that. Instead he just wants to hangout with his friends and have a normal life. In the end, Peter decides to be his own man and him being the “next Iron Man” is just subtext that can be easily ignored.

Zendaya as MJ is far better here than she was in Homecoming. Her character was more likable here because she has more screen time and shares more scenes with Tom Holland’s Peter. That said, Peter and MJ’s relationship is not interesting. Whenever they speak to each other, it feels like they’re more friendly with each other than romantic. Peter’s relationship with his best friend Ned is more interesting than his romance with MJ.

Speaking of Ned, his relationship with Betty Brant just came and went, and it wasn’t interesting either. They skip the introduction, and they skip the breakup too. So it just feels like it comes out of nowhere.

Half the humor in this film can be ignored easily. There was some moments that were funny, but there were more misses than hits. There are some comedic parts, like a teacher taking a selfie with a really old camera and having it fall into the water, that should have been cut.

The special effects and the action is great, but this is an MCU film, so this should be expected. If the special effects were garbage, then it would be worth discussing in depth.

Overall, Spider-Man: Far From Home is an improvement from Homecoming and brings the character of Spider-Man back on track in the MCU. The post-credits scenes of this film are game changers, and their fallout will be felt in the future MCU films.

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Avengers: Endgame Review

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Warning: Mild spoilers for Infinity War and Endgame.

While not the final Avengers film or even the final movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Avengers: Endgame wraps up the story arc that has been building up over the first eleven years of the MCU and serves as the finale of “The Infinity Saga”, as dubbed by Kevin Feige.

Endgame is the 22nd movie in the MCU and is directed by Joe and Anthony Russo (You, Me and Dupree). It picks up weeks after the end of Avengers: Infinity War, and goes from there.

In the beginning, the film does a nice job of deconstructing the typical superhero morality. The Avengers show up and get their revenge on Thanos, while he is doing nothing wrong, and they don’t feel any better afterwards because they are unable to undo the changes that he has made to the universe.

The film has a lot of characters in it, and it does an amazing job of balancing them. Not everyone gets to speak, but all the heroes get their moments to shine. The majority of the focus, however, is placed on the original six Avengers: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, and Black Widow. As it should be, since this is the conclusion of their story arcs (Black Widow’s upcoming movie notwithstanding.).

Several characters are depicted better here than they are in their own movies. Captain Marvel is used better here than she was in her own movie. In terms of being the strongest character in the MCU, the Russo Brothers definitely show this here. Despite his brief screentime, Spider-Man is used well. It seems that the Russo Brothers are the only directors in the MCU who care about Spider-Man.

Time travel is used to great effect. They can’t use time travel to go back in time to kill Thanos when he was a baby and prevent the events of Infinity War. It shouldn’t be that easy.

The movie balances comedy and seriousness very well. There is enough comedy in there to prevent it from being completely depressing, but at the same time it doesn’t have so much of it to the point where everything is a joke and there are no stakes.

The characters who died in Infinity War from means other than “The Snap” remain dead, while the characters who died in “The Snap” come back to life. None of the deaths that occur here are undone, and should not be undone in future films. However, bringing back the characters who died in “The Snap” cheapens the effects of death in the MCU and questions the permanence of it. But at the same time, the means used to bring them back are now gone. Hopefully, they do not invent new means to bring people back in future films.

The camera is erratic is some scenes, especially in some fight scenes, and it would have been better to have the camera stand still so more of the action can be seen. The same can be said of some non-action scenes as well.

There is a battle at the end that is one of the largest battles ever depicted in film. The amount of combatants, giant things, ships, and characters on screen during this battle is impressive. Nothing of this scale has been seen in any superhero movie before, and that includes Infinity War and the previous Avengers films. The advancements in CGI and technology have all led to this.

Overall, Avengers: Endgame is a fun and satisfying conclusion to the first three phases of the MCU. The Russo Brothers started with Captain America, and fittingly this movie ends with Captain America. This is an experience that must be seen on the biggest screen imaginable.

Captain Marvel Review

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Captain Marvel is the 21st movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson). Vers (Brie Larson), whose real name is Carol Danvers, is a Kree warrior who is a member of an elite team known as Starforce. Her race is fighting an intergalactic war with shapeshifters known as the Skrulls. She gets stranded on Earth and must stop the Skrulls. Eventually, she discovers that she is actually a human and the Kree have been lying to her the entire time.

Carol Danvers is a proactive character. She shoots the lightspeed engine in order to prevent an evil alien from getting his hands on it. As a result, she is hit by the resulting energy waves and develops superpowers.

The plot twist involving the Kree is predictable and too heavily foreshadowed in the beginning. As soon as the Kree refused to tell Carol certain things and told her to serve the Kree, just know that it is all propaganda.

The visual effects for the Skrulls’ shape shifting was cool, but most of them looked exactly the same, with the exceptions of one cartoony looking alien in the beginning and the Skrull refugees.  Their portrayal, however, was unconvincing. In the comics and their other appearances in media, the Skrulls are mostly portrayed as villains. Also, portraying an entire species as victims and refugees is just unrealistic. A better way to write them would be to have some Skrulls kill some innocent Kree as a result of how they have been treated.

In this movie, the original Kree Captain Marvel, Mar-Vell, is a female. Why? Why did the directors feel that this was needed? In the comics and all his other media appearances, Mar-Vell is a male. He could have easily been a male in this movie. Him being a scientist who helped Carol and Maria become pilots had nothing to do with being female. The directors probably had a good reason for making this change, and they probably stated it in an interview somewhere, but it did not show in the movie.

Some of the Kree looked cool, especially the one with the beard, Bron-Char. That is a unique look for an alien. But at the same time, they were generic, barely given any characterization, with the exceptions of Yon-Rogg and the Supreme Intelligence. The rest could have been replaced by nameless soldiers, and nothing would’ve been lost except for their designs. Also, the main villain is made into a joke. It didn’t work.

Another thing that didn’t work was the friendship between Carol and Maria. It is explicitly tell, not show.

There is one scene in this movie, which is intended to be a joke, and reveals how something happened. It’s canon now, and it’s stupid. They could have done anything, and the filmmakers chose to do that, and it’s dumb.

Brie Larson’s ‘wooden’ acting is something that was not shown, in this reviewer’s opinion. Carol was told that she needed to control her emotions, but she was being snarky throughout the movie.

The filmmakers have stated that Carol’s origin story was changed to avoid being similar to Green Lantern’s origin story. How is getting caught in the explosion of an alien device the same as being given a ring by a dying alien who asks you to take his place in the space police? Arguably, making Carol a member of Starforce makes her more similar to Green Lantern, not less.

Another small thing that didn’t work in this movie is the origin of a certain word important to the MCU. It is just stupid.

The cat, Goose, is a lame attempt by the filmmakers to create the next Groot. As soon as he grabs several soldiers, it looked visually similar to Groot doing the same thing in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

Overall, Captain Marvel is just okay. Some of it worked, some of it didn’t, like using the No Doubt song “Just a Girl” during the final battle. Some of the jokes landed, others did not.

The Future

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The future is something that I have always been interested in. It’s always interesting to predict what’s going to happen in the future, whether it is two days in the future, or ten minutes in the future, or ten years in the future. Predicting the future is also a multi-million dollar industry, most notably in the form of sports betting.

But if left unchecked, focusing on the future will ruin you today. For example, worrying too much about the possibility of nuclear war will result in you being stressed out over something that may or may not happen in your lifetime. Worrying about things that may or may not happen is unproductive, but worrying about things that will happen is a bit more productive, in the sense that you are preparing and focusing on something that will happen. But at the same time, letting it lord over you will have a negative effect on your life.

As for why I like the future, there are many reasons for that. The first of which is that when I was younger, I always liked to imagine what I would be like and what I would be doing when I grew up. Usually, this came in the form of being a first baseman for the New York Yankees, but it took other forms too. Second, the future is something that has influenced many writers to come up with stories that depict their vision of what the future will look like. Third, I now find it interesting to predict what the future looks like, in terms of what stories and shows and video games will be created in the future.

What we are dealing with now will be different with what we will be dealing with ten years from now, and people will look back at issues today from ten years in the future and wonder why they became issues in the first place. The different things we will be dealing with ten years from now will include a new president, sports teams moving to different cities, and obviously the evolution of technology.

Technology is rapidly evolving before our very eyes. Today, it’s the iPhone X. Tomorrow, it could be something different, perhaps an upgraded version of the iPhone.

Recently, I read an email newsletter from Masculine Style, a menswear site. In it, he man who runs the site, Tanner, was writing about what the future could possibly look like if current trends keep going the way they’re going. He says that all the low-skilled jobs will be going to robots, as we see now with things like the kiosks in McDonald’s. The few remaining jobs available for humans, he says, will go not to the people who are the most qualified for them.

Instead, they will go to the people who can present themselves the best. Specifically, who can present their brand the best, in terms of their social media presence, the way they speak, their connections, their appearance, and their likability.

Examples of this can be seen now. The most significant example is Donald Trump. Despite not being qualified to be president, he presented his personal brand better than Clinton did and convinced the specific people that he was focusing on to support him, and now he is the President of the United States. His use of Twitter, his personality, and his frequent targeting of the media for being biased, are examples of how he used his brand to present himself in a way that lead to him becoming our current president.

If Tanner’s vision of the future is accurate, then not having social media is a detriment to finding a job.

Ant-Man and The Wasp Review

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Ant-Man and The Wasp is the 20th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is directed by Peyton Reed (Yes Man), who directed the first one.

Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) is back, and this time, he is not alone. The Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) has joined him in battle, and together, they have to battle a supervillain known as The Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen).

The action sequences in this movie were decent, with the cameraman allowing us to see the blows the heroes and villains land on others. But there isn’t a lot of action sequences in the movie, and it’s Wasp who does the fighting. Ant-Man does not fight, with the exception of landing a punch like once. Instead, he does a lot of running, jumping and shrinking. In fact, the movie ends on a car chase between multiple parties.

The Ghost does kick the asses of our heroes, but her presence in this movie feels like Subplot #3. Scott trying to get off of house arrest, Hope trying to find her mother (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Hank (Michael Douglas) trying to find his wife, an evil businessman trying to get his hands on the Pym portal so he can sell it to the black market, and the Ghost trying to get her hands on it so she can cure her disease. The goal of this villain is overarching, but the stakes are low. What stakes would there be if Ant-Man didn’t stop The Ghost? Outside of losing access to the suit and losing Hope, not much. In fact, The Ghost serves as Wasp’s enemy more than she serves an an Ant-Man villain. Scott’s enemy in this movie is that one FBI agent who is trying to catch him out of his house during his house arrest.

Scott Lang screws up several times in this movie, but despite that, he is still competent. He knows how to shrink to subatomic levels, he uses his ability to communicate with ants in unique and creative ways, and helps the Pyms to escape from FBI custody when they needed him most.

Hope Van Dyne is competent as well. She is a better fighter than Scott, knows how the suits work mechanically, and does less idiotic mistakes than Scott.

Janet Van Dyne’s healing powers at the end are an instant win for the heroes, because it magically heals The Ghost’s disease. Turning on a superpower is almost never the most interesting way to solve a problem. She should have died from her disease, or have Hank Pym create a vaccine by using Janet’s blood.

I laughed more times in this movie than I did in Infinity War. Yes, Infinity War is more serious than this movie, but it still hard humor in it. Most of the funniest moments in this movie comes from Luis (Michael Pena). There is one scene in particular where is being interrogated by businessman Sonny Burch (Walton Goggins) where he gives a long-winded backstory on the characters of this movie that was quite hilarious.

In the beginning of the movie, it was said that the first Wasp went subatomic and was stuck in the Quantum Realm. However, it was also stated that Scott Lang went subatomic as well and made it back to the human world from the Quantum Realm. I was waiting for the movie to provide an explanation on how he did this, but none ever came. Perhaps this was explained in the first Ant-Man, but I haven’t seen that one all the way through.

Overall, Ant-Man and The Wasp is another enjoyable addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Religion: My Stance (Redux)

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A lot of my opinions about religion has changed. Before, I went from being an agnostic to being an atheist to being a Buddhist. Sometimes, within the span of a few days. It might have been a “rage against the parents” type thing.

You see, my parents are religious and believe in God. However, they are not heavily religious. The never took me and my brother to Church, despite saying multiple times that they would. I don’t know specifically what religion they practice, but they believe that Jesus Christ is God. And every time someone (including me) would make a joke about Jesus or God, they would be offended. They would say things like, “don’t you dare say that about Jesus.”.

I have a confession to make: I have never read the Bible. Ever. So I don’t know what is actually in there. I should read it some day. My parents believe in a few things, such as the belief that men were put on the Earth to love women and not other men. I don’t know if that’s in the Bible or where they got that from. I also haven’t read any other holy book, but I should. Religion is something that I know less of than Politics.

Centuries ago, religion used to rule most societies. Today, religion does not rule over most countries, especially the United States. The separation of church and state is one of the most important parts of American society today. As a result, religion does not have the same pull that it did and less people practice it now.

On this forum I frequent, Girls Chase, there was this series of threads made by one of the members on there. They all had to do with Buddhism and Enlightenment. The guy who started the threads, Hector Castillo, studied Buddhism intensely. He said some things on there that opened my eyes. For example, in his second thread Hector says that “all beliefs are dumb”. I agreed with him, and reiterated in an online forum for a Philosophy of Religion class that I had later in that year. Those four words changed how I viewed religion. Later on in that thread, he said, “if all beliefs are bullshit (and they are), why not believe the one that is coolest?”.

With these realizations and more that I got from the threads, I realized that all religions are the same and that they are different ways of getting to the same goal. To my surprise, it was later confirmed when I was in the office of my school newspaper later that year. During a conversation, I brought that idea up and everybody there agreed with it.

Now, every religion looks the same to me. Same holy books, same prophets, same rituals. Only difference is that the goalposts are different. I don’t know much about religion, but I do know more about it now than I did when I first wrote Religion: My Stance. In order to know more about religion, I need to read book by philosophers, historians, scientists, and great men on the subject.

Black Panther Review

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Warning: Spoilers

Black Panther is the 18th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, based on the Marvel comic book character of the same name. Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed)

After the events of Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) succeeds his late father as the king of Wakanda. However, things are never as easy as they seem, and enemies rise to threaten the safety of Wakanda and the throne of the king, one of them being T’Challa’s cousin.

Let’s get this out of the way, this movie is absolutely gorgeous. Several locations, such as underground Vibranium, are beautiful to look at and a lot of care and effort has been placed into them. The costumes and the designs for this movie are solid. The look of them is distinctly African, with several characters having ritualistic tribal marking on various parts of their body.

It makes sense that this movie has a predominately black cast because in the comics, Black Panther and the majority of his supporting cast is already African. It feels more natural than Spider-Man Homecoming changing the races of multiple supporting cast members to non-white.

The action sequences for the most part are solid, though there are some moments where the camera needs to stop shaking so the audience can see who is doing what to whom.

The music, in some parts, is also great too and helps amplify the mood of some scenes.

T’Challa is more complex than you would expect a stoic king to be. He jokes around with his sister Shuri when he’s not in King mode. He also gets teased by some of his female warriors under his service, but not to the point of belittling the character. The movie does a better job at making him more effective than Star Wars: The Last Jedi did with its male characters. It is he who kills the villain, and not one of his female warriors.

The villain of this movie, Erik Killmonger, is also complex. More complex than you expect a superhero movie villain to be. He doesn’t want to take over the world because he is evil. Rather, he wants to take over the world so that he can end the racism and oppression towards black people that he lived with. He continues the goals of his father but with a more extremist approach to it. The film does a fine job of making him sympathetic, while at the same time still having him be a villain that needs to be stopped.

There is definitely a political agenda in this movie, specifically an inclusion and diversity agenda. Our society collectively (more than 50.01% of it) values equality, and wants to forget the “dark past” of oppression and mistreatment that has afflicted everyone who is not a straight, white male. To the movies’ credit, it doesn’t shy away from this. During the post-credit sequence, T’Challa says he wants the world to be united as he reveals the existence of Wakanda to the United Nations. He also says, “The wise build bridges while fools build barriers” which alludes to the presidency of Donald Trump. Specifically, pointing a middle finger towards him. It can also refer to the wall that separates Wakanda from the outside world.

For every action in life, there are both positive and negative consequences. That said, it would be interesting to see the consequences of Wakanda opening its doors to the world get explored in the sequels. Overall, Black Panther is a more enjoyable movie than Thor: Ragnarok and Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is the fourth best Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. Here is the list:

  1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  2. The Avengers
  3. Doctor Strange
  4. Black Panther

Politics: My Stance (Redux)

f87de1210cfa5bd7ca3b1fd2648f6e73Over the course of two years, my thoughts and opinions on politics have changed.

Before, I was Apolitical. Then, I discovered Mike Cernovich through the Twitter account of one Goldmund. Mike almost convinced me to become a member of the Alt-Right. His posts had convincing enough evidence (at least to me) on why I should become a Trump supporter. Between how Donald Trump was portrayed as the villain by the media, and the liars that consisted of the media and the Democrats. I even bought two of his books on Amazon: Maga Mindset and Gorilla Mindset. Maga Mindset being the first book I bought, about applying Donald Trump’s mindset during the 2016 presidential election and to apply it to your life. Gorialla Mindset is Mike’s first book where he discusses the titular Gorilla Mindset, his mindset on living life.

Eventually, sometime in 2017, my opinion of him changed. It turns out that Mike Cernovich is a conspiracy theorist, according to Wikipedia anyway. It happened right around the time where, he became a host of The Alex Jones Show on InfoWars alongside fellow conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Every conspiracy theorist begins by painting themselves as all-knowing and all-powerful, while the masses are victims of “The Conspiracy”. The term “Conspiracy Theorist” carries a negative connotation to it. Radio host Colin Cowherd once said on his radio show that conspiracy theorists are “not as smart as they think they are.”

What really sunk my opinion of Cernovich is reading this one article on Girls Chase: How to Use Donald Trump-Style Persuasion. When I first read the description to the article back in 2016, I didn’t really have an opinion of it. Eventually, I got around to reading it in 2017. Not once did Chase Amante (the writer of the piece) mention Mike Cernovich in that article. However, he did mention Scott Adams, who Mike did interview once and got his information on Trump from.

It was reading this article that I decided to cut ties with Mike Cernovich. I want to sell the two books of his that I bought, and I haven’t read them since.

Anyway, back to politics. How did all that effect my views on politics? Well one, I went back to being Apolitical. Almost became a Trump supporter, but I never got that far.

As for the other extreme, I never really felt anything towards Hillary Clinton. Well, anything good. At one point, I hated Clinton, because she stuck with Bill Clinton despite all the terrible things he’s accused of doing to women that would make the recent sexual harassment accusations in Hollywood look really minor in comparison. Also, Clinton financed and provided weapons to trained killers in South America, according to Noam Chomsky in his book “Who Rules The World?”. But, only Bill is accused of these things, not Hillary.

I was never a Democrat, not even close to it. Would I be one in the future? I don’t know. I can’t predict the future. Based on the way my life is going right now, probably not.

I still don’t know much about politics, but I do know a little more now than I did when I first wrote Politics: My Stance. I need to read way more books on politics by philosophers, historians, scientists, and great men.

I have never registered to vote. The 2016 elections was the first presidential election that I was eligible to vote in. However, I didn’t register because I didn’t know enough about the candidates to vote for any of them. Hopefully, by the 2020 elections, I know more about the candidates.

Thor: Ragnarok Review

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Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 superhero movie directed by Taika Waititi. It is based on the Thor comic book series which is based on Norse Mythology, and is the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns home to Asgard and forces Loki (Tom Hiddleston) to reveal that he has been disguising himself as Odin (Anthony Hopkins) for some time. After finding his father, a new threat reveals herself to Thor and Loki. Her name is Hela (Cate Blanchett), and she is Thor’s long lost sister. She smashes his hammer Mjolnir to pieces during the ensuing fight, and knocks Thor and Loki to another world. There, Thor is forced to fight in the arena against his former ally: The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo). Now he must make his way back to Asgard before Hela can permanently take it over, but first he needs help from an Asgardian warrior named Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) in order to do so.

The action sequences are well shot and easy to follow. There are some cool moments in the beginning of the movie, such as Mjolnir flying through the enemies that Thor fights. As this happens, the camera focuses on the hammer like it’s a first-person perspective.

Thor has a more creative display of his powers this time around, as he can generate lighting by himself without the use of his hammer. Lightning appears in his fingertips early on as his eyes glow blue. It covers him when he uses his lightning in combat. He also has to fight without his hammer after it is destroyed, and he learns to rely on a pair of short swords. The Hulk’s fight scenes are not just running towards an opponent and beating them senseless. Instead, he uses weapons such as a hammer and an axe. His most used power in his movie is his leaping ability.

Thor makes an unusual choice where he chooses to let the prophecy of Ragnarok be fulfilled in order to defeat Hela. In most other superhero stories, the hero would choose to prevent the prophecy from happening and save his hometown. He does this by allowing Surtur, the monster that he destroyed in the beginning of the movie, to be resurrected. This is another unusual choice he makes because in other stories, world-level threats such as Surtur would be the main villain. Here, he is essentially a weapon used by the hero to beat another villain.

There are some flaws however. A problem with Spider-Man Homecoming was that there was one instance where a joke is said in a moment where that was trying to be serious. That problem continues here. Towards to the end of the movie, the character Korg said that Asgard could be rebuilt. Then, what remained of Asgard exploded like it was Krypton, and he laments that it can’t. The joke kills whatever tension the scene could have had. If you cut out all the superhero stuff, this movie would be a comedy. The movie tries too hard to be funny. Most of the jokes do not land, though some do.

Another flaw in the movie is the Hulk’s “Hulk Speak”. It comes back with a vengeance. If they wanted to have Hulk become a character, they should have kept him as a silent and strong type similar to Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe. Movie audiences haven’t seen the Hulk speak in his iconic “Hulk Speak” since 2008’s The Incredible Hulk, back when Edward Norton was still playing the character. Since Mark Ruffalo started playing the character, The Hulk has only one line since The Avengers” “Puny god.”

Overall, Thor: Ragnarok is an improvement over Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Toothbrush

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Toothbrush. Toothbrush is the item that I use to brush my teeth. Most people forget to use their toothbrush or view it as inconsequential. A tool for a specific purpose, an easily forgettable part of people’s day. I brush my teeth every day, but some people do not. I cannot imagine anyone eating food before brushing their teeth. It must taste horrible. Some people do not brush their teeth first thing in the morning. They do other things, such as meditation or writing or practice knees and punches for Krav Maga.