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4-Disc BD Combo Pack, 2-Disc BD Combo Pack
1. AUDIO COMMENTARY BY DIRECTOR JOSS WHEDON
2. MARVEL ONE-SHOT: ITEM 47
3. SECOND SCREEN
4. GAG REEL
4. DELETED SCENES
- Alternate Opening – Maria Hill Interrogation
- Extended Scene – Loki & Barton Strategize
- Steve Rogers – Man Out of Time
- Nick Fury & World Security Council
- Extended Viaduct Fight – Raw Footage
- Fury & Hill Discuss the World Security Council
- Extended Scene – Banner and Security Guard
- Alternate Ending – Maria Hill Interrogation
5. FEATURETTES
- A Visual Journey
- Assembling the Ultimate Team
6. SOUNDGARDEN MUSIC VIDEO – “Live to Rise

Crap art and Marvel twice on the cover?
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I'm so there...what; lens flaring from Iron Man's repulsor!? That cover is pretty crappy looking....

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Will pick this up first thing. Too bad it is not scope, but will be there in the AM on day and date.

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Weird, Amazon.fr is getting these on Aug 29th...

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Weird, Amazon.fr is getting these on Aug 29th...

We outside the USA got it earlier theatrically also, so not that weird
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Not liking that you only get digital copy with the 3D package. If they want to push digital copy, it should be with both 2D and 3D versions. It isn't like they are giving a 3D digital copy... the digital copies aren't even HD...

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I'm so there...what; lens flaring from Iron Man's repulsor!? That cover is pretty crappy looking....

Ditto. Both are terrible. I was holding out hope that they wouldn't use their horrible photoshop theatrical posters for the covers, but looks like they will. Did ANYONE even try to make these look good?
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Someone's gonna chime in and say, "who cares about the cover?" Well, they could've tried to make it look a little like the front of an Avengers comic (preliminary cover?) Don't really need to see Downey's (uncovered) face. But oh, well...

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was this a good movie???

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was this a good movie???

It was an entertaining movie. Better than IRON MAN 2, but not as good as IRON MAN 1 in my opinion.
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was this a good movie???

Best film of the year so far? Close but no
Best Superhero movie yet? Yep
Most fun film ever made? Yep so far
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was this a good movie???

No
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was this a good movie???

it's "good" i guess; but talk about overhyped

it has the requisite wisecracks and endless cgi battle towards the end, but i've seen it all before.
I think it's about on par with Iron Man, give or take some fancy computer graphics.
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Day one for me, 3D version

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it's "good" i guess; but talk about overhyped

it has the requisite wisecracks and endless cgi battle towards the end, but i've seen it all before.
I think it's about on par with Iron Man, give or take some fancy computer graphics.

Some of the guys I work with have some interesting views on films in general, this one ranked as "best movie ever" according to them.

Yes, it was entertaining, it was big and noisy, it was funny.. everything the modern audience wants. It was a good comic book movie.

When people ask me if it was "good", I usually respond that it was fun and I enjoyed it. That's usually enough for most people that ask, but there's a division between "fun movie" and "good movie", for me anyway. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a "good" movie. The Avengers is a "fun" movie. They each have their place, but they can't really be compared in terms of "quality".

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Some of the guys I work with have some interesting views on films in general, this one ranked as "best movie ever" according to them.

Yes, it was entertaining, it was big and noisy, it was funny.. everything the modern audience wants. It was a good comic book movie.

When people ask me if it was "good", I usually respond that it was fun and I enjoyed it. That's usually enough for most people that ask, but there's a division between "fun movie" and "good movie", for me anyway. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a "good" movie. The Avengers is a "fun" movie. They each have their place, but they can't really be compared in terms of "quality".

Very well put, and I agree.

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was this a good movie???

This is not a WAS since it IS the #1 box office move right now.
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Some of the guys I work with have some interesting views on films in general, this one ranked as "best movie ever" according to them.

Yes, it was entertaining, it was big and noisy, it was funny.. everything the modern audience wants. It was a good comic book movie.

When people ask me if it was "good", I usually respond that it was fun and I enjoyed it. That's usually enough for most people that ask, but there's a division between "fun movie" and "good movie", for me anyway. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a "good" movie. The Avengers is a "fun" movie. They each have their place, but they can't really be compared in terms of "quality".

So quality equals serious ?
Yes it's fun movie, but imo it's also an amazingly well constructed, paced, story. The way the plot evolves, the way these multiple, different characters from different movies are put together, everything is in the right place. It could have fail but in the hands of a bunch of very talented filmmakers and a terrific cast, it works. Does it have oscar-worthy performances? Probably not. On the other hand, based on some oscar-winning turns, it doesn't mean much either. It has the perfect performances required to make it work. So imo, The Avengers is at the very least a film as good as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, it's a different movie for sure, but they both use different criteria to define them as good or bad. And as far as super-hero movies go, I'd say The Avengers is probably the best Marvel movie so far, and The Dark Knight is the best DC Comics movie so far.
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3d blind buy on this one. Looking forward to seeing this movie!

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was this a good movie???

Good? No. It was great!

My opinion is that this is a great movie and deserves all its hype and massive wealth. Also, it's one of the best comic book movie I've ever seen to date. Honestly, it makes the trailer for Dark Knight Rises look like completely pretentious yawn-fest drivel ("this is no car" Puh-leaze). I was excited for DKR before seeing The Avengers, but now I probably won't even bother seeing it in the theater (and I love Batman!)

Whedon took a cast of characters that we know already (IM, IM2, CA, Hulk, Thor) and made each of them grow beyond their previous incarnations, but instead of stopping there he successfully blended them all together (along with a couple new faces) without diminishing them. Whedon & Co. were able to cater to fans of each character, fans of the Avengers, and still make the film accessible enough for my parents and in-laws to see a second time (they don't know anything about Avengers). All the while, the experience has not been watered down as there are plenty of nerd-core easter eggs for people like my wife.

Going in, I didn't expect it to be as good as it was. I didn't think Whedon could pull it off, I didn't think the new Banner/Hulk (Ruffalo) could pull it off, I didn't think Hawkeye (Renner) would be interesting, and I certainly didn't expect anything from Black Widow (Johannsen). What I expected and what I got were two very different things.

If I had to nitpick, I could find some things to complain about. All in all, this film deserves its billion(s).
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I was excited for DKR before seeing The Avengers, but now I probably won't even bother seeing it in the theater (and I love Batman!)

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interesting logic

Logic? We're talking about comic books, superheroes and women with 38FFs that never sag. Logic has little to do with it. It's all completely subjective reasoning and opinion.

I loved nearly everything about Batman Begins. I thought Dark Knight was pretty good, but it ran way too long and then got laughably silly with Batsie's cell-phone spy technology. To this day, I'm pretty sure it's overhyped only because Health offed himself - I still think Nicholson was the better Joker. I was excited for DKR, to finally wrap up the saga, but the more I see and hear of it, the less interesting it is becoming. Avengers was so fun, entertaining, and colorful (in palette and tone) that DKR looks like it will be depressing and slow in comparison and in reality - like TDK.

Maybe it will be awesome, but the trailer is having the complete opposite effect on me. Maybe it's the constant growling voices of Batman and Bane. Maybe it's that I don't care for Anne Hathaway. Maybe it's the never-ending bass drops that serve no purpose. Maybe it's just the dumb joke at the end of it and terrible CG of the Batwing flying over the skyscraper, but it's not selling itself very well to me. It's making me anxious rather than excited. It seems like something I have to go see out of duty instead of enjoyment.
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it's "good" i guess; but talk about overhyped

it has the requisite wisecracks and endless cgi battle towards the end, but i've seen it all before.
I think it's about on par with Iron Man, give or take some fancy computer graphics.

In some ways I think that's what everyone wants - an uncomplicated [un invloving], easy to watch [boring], computer animated [artificial], familiar [good for a sequel], full of eye candy [did I say computer animated?], with a predictable outcome [formula], 3D movie. So, sign me up.
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Weird, Amazon.fr is getting these on Aug 29th...

I seem to recall hearing something about an unusual requirement in France for movies to be released on home video within a maximum period after theatrical release (4 months?).

More to the point, does anyone know if this will be region free? What's Disney's track record on region coding European releases? With a 27 day delta in release dates (3 weeks after allowing for shipping), it may be worth importing this.
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Logic? We're talking about comic books, superheroes and women with 38FFs that never sag. Logic has little to do with it. It's all completely subjective reasoning and opinion.

I loved nearly everything about Batman Begins. I thought Dark Knight was pretty good, but it ran way too long and then got laughably silly with Batsie's cell-phone spy technology. To this day, I'm pretty sure it's overhyped only because Health offed himself - I still think Nicholson was the better Joker. I was excited for DKR, to finally wrap up the saga, but the more I see and hear of it, the less interesting it is becoming. Avengers was so fun, entertaining, and colorful (in palette and tone) that DKR looks like it will be depressing and slow in comparison and in reality - like TDK.

Maybe it will be awesome, but the trailer is having the complete opposite effect on me. Maybe it's the constant growling voices of Batman and Bane. Maybe it's that I don't care for Anne Hathaway. Maybe it's the never-ending bass drops that serve no purpose. Maybe it's just the dumb joke at the end of it and terrible CG of the Batwing flying over the skyscraper, but it's not selling itself very well to me. It's making me anxious rather than excited. It seems like something I have to go see out of duty instead of enjoyment.

I feel the same way. at this point I am more interested in the man of steele teaser then dark knight rises. I prefer tim burton's batman over nolan.

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