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Movie Thoughts: Ready Player One

Here's a movie I didn't give much thought on seeing as I was unfamiliar with the story.  My interest was peaked however when I noticed that one of my idols, Mr. Steven Spielberg, was the director.  See, Mr. Spielberg's movies, no matter how different, always manage to have one thing in them; the one thing he puts into every film he has ever made: Heart.  He makes you feel for the protagonists, he makes you feel the way they feel and his latest film is no exception.
As for the films references, even I was losing count as I noticed SO MANY references from either past movies (Rexy, Kong, the DeLorean), games both new and old (Ryu, Chun-Li, Tracer, Galaga) or even the music.  This is a film, even though it takes place in 2045, makes you feel like you are living in the 1980's.  Heck, the promotional art looks just like something out of the 80's.
I can't say much without spoiling unlike my last Movie Thoughts.  Jus
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Movie Thoughts: Tomb Raider
Who here knows of the Video Game curse?  What about the first Tomb Raider film with Angelina Jolie?  Before I answer anything, let me clarify that I have never played any of the Tomb Raider games so I don't know much about Lara Croft.  Anyways, I'll keep this short and sweet and say that I feel like the game to movie curse is breaking.
This was a surprisingly decent movie.  It had its own self contained, simple story.  Also, the relationship between Lara and her father Richard seemed genuine; not to mention Lara's reactions were also genuine.  Something about the cast that caught me off guard was the inclusion of Walton Goggins.  Seems no matter the film role, he usually ends up playing the bad guy but in this one, he really sells it and makes his role in Predators look mediocre in comparison. 
I do however have some complaints and some of it comes from Lara herself.  I can't say much without going into spoiler territory but sometimes
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Movie Thoughts: Hurricane Heist

Second film of the year and what a movie.  While Hurricane Heist feels like a Fast and Furious film, it feels a bit more like Twister, mixed with Mission Impossible as well as Fast and Furious.  If there are two words that best describe this movie, they are ADRENALINE RUSH because after the film ended, I ended up saying out loud, "What a rush."  This movie was amazing and I didn't expect it to be good.  I'm glad I was proven wrong despite some of the problems.  There's not much to say about it without spoiling anything.  If you see this film, it'll blow you away with how crazy it is.
7/10
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Drake vs Team CRDL
Everyone was heading down to lunch.  Glynda’s fight class had just concluded and Jaune was starting to feel depressed after weeks of trying to become a better fighter but still falling short.  His depression was made worse with school bully, Cardin Winchester, leader of Team CDNL, constantly beating and humiliating him.  His friends all sat with one another while Nora began telling of an epic battle she had.
She began, “So, there we were in the middle of the night,”
Ren sat there correcting the details. “It was day.”
“We were surrounded by Ursai.”  Drake, Raamiah and Yang paid Ren no attention and sat there, eyes wide open and nodding, completely entranced by Nora’s story.
“They were Beowolves.”
“DOZENS OF THEM!”
“Two of them.”
“But they were no match and Ren and I took them down, making a boatload of lien selling Ursa Skin rugs!”
“Ugh, she’s been having this
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Movie Thoughts: Black Panther
Okay.  First off, Movie Thoughts will now be submitted into the gallery and I'll try to put them as well as my Monster Journals there without deleting the journals.  Anyway, off to what you came here for.

Not bad for my first movie of the year.  Plus I think it's official that Phase 3 of Marvel is my favorite.  Everything is so deep and the new characters introduced are amazing but my favorite by far is Wakanda's Black Panther.  After hearing about the character a few years ago, I did some digging and he turned out to be an amazing hero.  Not to mention his appearance in Civil War made me all the more curious to how his story would be tackled.  The verdict: Black Panther is one of the most creative, visually stunning and downright best films of Phase 3 and the MCU as a whole. 
The way each character was handled was indeed faithful to the source material and of course T'challa was the most well deve
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Monster Zero-1 
The Apex 
God of Destruction (the literal translation of his Japanese name) 
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Godzillasaurus Serizawa 
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108 meters (355 feet tall)
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90k tons 
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Moderate (in 2014)
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First sighting: 
Various sightings around the Pacific in 1946-1950 though it is implied he was spotted all over the world as far as the early Sixteenth Century as seen through various carvings and paintings. 
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Deadpool 2 poster 003 by JW-Gojifan

Whoo boy.  So yeah, I just got back from seeing Deadpool 2.  Now when I saw the first Deadpool, I liked it but i didn't have enough Deadpool in it.  With this one, that completely changes.  Also, we get Cable, played brilliantly by Than- eh, Josh Brolin and he seemed perfect for the role.  Just the sheer epicness of him bursting into the Icebox to kill Firefist was enough to show that he meant business.
Now there was one thing I was skeptic about when the movie was being made and that was the look of Domino.  Granted I don't know much about her character but the set photos weren't really selling it for me.  I was hoping to be proven wrong in the movie and sure enough, I was.  Domino was one of my favorite characters in the movie and you see the full extent of her power.   I kinda want luck as a superpower now.  Sometimes, I get by enough on luck already, just wish I could make it look cinematic.

The action scenes are great, the interactions between Cable, Wade and Domino are just a blast and we see DP in a new, almost guardian/ anti-hero like sense.  Also, the kid, Firefist, he seems to be the worst kind of kid to make mad.  That being said, you see why he wants to do the things he does but he goes about it the wrong way.

If I had one complaint, it would be that there are not enough fourth wall jokes.  That, and there are things in that movie I cannot unsee.  I mean it, if you have not seen this movie, there will be a moment where it will burn itself into your eyes and you will be scarred for life.

That being said, there is not much to say about DP2 without spoiling too much.  Also, the credit scenes will make you laugh and cheer.

7/10
Deadpool 2 poster 003 by JW-Gojifan

Whoo boy.  So yeah, I just got back from seeing Deadpool 2.  Now when I saw the first Deadpool, I liked it but i didn't have enough Deadpool in it.  With this one, that completely changes.  Also, we get Cable, played brilliantly by Than- eh, Josh Brolin and he seemed perfect for the role.  Just the sheer epicness of him bursting into the Icebox to kill Firefist was enough to show that he meant business.
Now there was one thing I was skeptic about when the movie was being made and that was the look of Domino.  Granted I don't know much about her character but the set photos weren't really selling it for me.  I was hoping to be proven wrong in the movie and sure enough, I was.  Domino was one of my favorite characters in the movie and you see the full extent of her power.   I kinda want luck as a superpower now.  Sometimes, I get by enough on luck already, just wish I could make it look cinematic.

The action scenes are great, the interactions between Cable, Wade and Domino are just a blast and we see DP in a new, almost guardian/ anti-hero like sense.  Also, the kid, Firefist, he seems to be the worst kind of kid to make mad.  That being said, you see why he wants to do the things he does but he goes about it the wrong way.

If I had one complaint, it would be that there are not enough fourth wall jokes.  That, and there are things in that movie I cannot unsee.  I mean it, if you have not seen this movie, there will be a moment where it will burn itself into your eyes and you will be scarred for life.

That being said, there is not much to say about DP2 without spoiling too much.  Also, the credit scenes will make you laugh and cheer.

7/10
Found one written by ViriZona.  Also keep in mind I only have 4 OC's

1. Your first OC ever?  Drake Burgundy

2. Do you have a personal favourite among your OCs?  Drake.  He was my first after all.

3. Have you ever adopted a character or gotten a character from someone else?  I based my characters around existing ones, yes.  I based Drake around Smaug, Ignitus and the element, fire, plus his fighting style is based on Kai and Kratos.  Raamiah is more based on the electric element as well as Volteer, and her fighting style is similar to Nightwing.  Nirveli is based on the ice element as well as Cyril and her fighting style is similar to that of a Jedi.  With Graham, he is based on the character, Terrador, his character is akin to that of Optimus Prime and his fighting style is similar to the Jaegers, Gypsy Danger and Gipsy Avenger.

4. A character you rarely talk about?  none

5. If you could make only one of your OCs popular/known, who would it be?  Probably Drake

6. Two OCs of yours that look alike despite not being related?  Raamiah and Nirveli.  They look similar in the face.

7. Are your OCs part of any story or stories?  I write fan fictions with them as part of the RWBY continuity but with some changes

8. Do you RP as any of your OCs? If you do, introduce one of your RP OCs here! I do not

9. Would you ever be willing to give any of your OCs to someone else?  Probably not.  Not sure how they would be treated.

10. Introduce an OC with a complicated design.  Don't have one

11. Is there any OC of yours you could describe as a "sunshine"?  Raamiah Zilverstein

12. Name an OC that isn't yours but who you like a lot.  Don't have one

13. Do you have any troublemaker OCs?  No, my characters are more like knights.

14. Introduce an OC with a tragic backstory.  Drake Burgundy has a very tragic backstory.  As a kid growing up in Mistral, he was raised by his Granddad after his parents abandoned him.  Because of his Faunus traits, he was constantly picked on.  One day, he was taken from his home, brought to an abandoned warehouse and put into a fighting cage where he was forced to fight kids twice his size.  He was almost beaten to death when he discovered his semblance.  This caused him to burn the entire warehouse down while Drake was still inside.  After his Granddad found him, he could see the hate and rage in the young Faunus' eyes, so Drake was trained on how to not only control his anger, but use his gifts to help others.  However, the rage is still there and Drake does whatever he can to control himself.

15. Do you like to talk about your OCs with other people?  I talk to a Deviant named Blazing-Saint and we have our characters interact with one another.

16. Which one of your OCs would be the best at biology (school subject)?  Nirveli Sapphire

17. Any OC OTPs? No

18. Any OC crackships? No

19. Introduce an OC that means a lot to you (and explain why).  Drake was the first OC I ever made and since I created him 2 years ago, I have had plenty of time to develop him.  I am also currently in the process of including him as well as his team in many stories.

20. Do any of your OCs sing? If they sing, care to share more details (headcanon voice, what kind of songs they like etc)?  Drake plays a special guitar that can change tune at the flip of a switch and he prefers rock (80's themed as well as Jeff and Casey Lee Williams style music.  Raamiah prefers to sing pop and swing.  Nirveli has a soothing voice but she can hit high notes and Graham sings low, plays drums and can rap a little.)

21. Your most artistic OC.  Not sure

22. Is there any OC of yours people tend to mischaracterize? If yes, how? No

23. Introduce OC that has changed from your first idea concerning what the character would be like?

24. If you could meet one OC of yours, who would it be and why?  Probably Drake.  His design was the first I thought of.

25. The OC that resembles you the most (same hobby, height, shared like/dislike for something etc?)  Graham Zelen. 

26. Have you ever had to change your OC's design or something else about them against your will?  No

27. Any OCs that were inspired by a certain song? No but I did give my characters themes

28. Your most dangerous OC?  Drake Burgundy.  He has a fiery temper and if he loses control, he becomes very dangerous.

29. Which one of your OCs would go investigate an abandoned house at night without telling anyone they're going?  Raamiah Zilverstein

30. Which one of your OCs would most likely have a secret stuffed animal collection?  Raamiah

31. Pick one OC of yours and explain what their tumblr blog would be like (what they reblog, layout, anything really).  Tumblr?  What's that?

32. Which one of your OCs would be the most suitable horror game protagonist and why?  Probably Nirveli.  Sure she'd run but she will fight if pushed far enough.

33. Your shyest OC? none

34. Do you have any twin characters? No

35. Any sibling characters? No

36. Do you have OC pairs where the other part belongs to someone else (siblings, lovers, friends etc)?  Well Graham and Nirveli come from the same Kingdom and have known each other for a while.  They are good friends.

37. Introduce an OC who is not quite human.  Drake.  He is a Dragon Faunus

38. Which one of your OCs would be the best dancer?  Nirveli Sapphire

39. Introduce any character you want

40. Any fond memories linked to your characters? Feel free to share!  Not really

41. Has anyone drawn fanart of your OCs? If yes, maybe show a picture or two here (remember sources & permissions!) I am the the only one who has made art of my OC's.  I'd like others to give their take on my OC's

42. Which one of your OCs would be the most interested in Greek gods?  Not sure

43. Do you have any certain type when you create your OCs? Do you tend to favour some certain traits or looks? It's time to confess.  I find it easier to make my characters clear skinned and base some of their attributes around people I know. 

44. Something you like about your OCs in general.  They are the first people I have made that actually look human.

45. A character you no longer use? Still using them

46. Has anyone ever told you that you treat your OCs badly? No

47. Has anyone ever (friendly) claimed any of your OCs as their child?  That would be funny

48. OC who is a perfect cinnamon roll, too good for this world, too pure.  Probably Graham.  He is very forgiving, even when hanging around a friend that almost takes him for granted.

49. Which one of your OCs would most likely enjoy memes?  Raamiah Zilverstein

50. Give me the good ol' OC talk here. Talk about anything you want.
Well I would like someone to try their unique stye on my characters.  They will do a much better job than me since I never use digital art, only pencil and paper.

Bullies can be a real problem if you don't learn to stand up for yourself.  If they see you as an easy target, they will not leave you alone although bullies do tend to pick on someone smaller than themselves.  Seems that even Kaiju can sometimes deal with bullying and the one monster that is universally known as The Bully is none other than: GABARA.
Gabara by JW-Gojifan

Oh where do I begin with this one?  Gabara was a monster that only appeared once and left such a big impression, he would only make minor appearances.  Gabara is not even a real monster; he exists in the mind of a child who had to deal with a bully nicknamed Gabara.
 
A young boy named Ichiro had to deal with a lot; his parents were never home and he was constantly picked on.  The only time he felt safe was by being with an old toymaker who looked after him.  In his spare time, Ichiro would dream that he was on Monster Island and had befriended Minya, Godzilla's son.  While there, they would watch Godzilla battle other monsters but the scariest monster to Minya by far, was Gabara.
Gabara would spend his free time picking on Minya.  Godzilla however, would not intervene to help his son as it was his way of teaching the young monster to fight his own battles and be brave.  Each time Minya tried to fight Gabara on his own, the young monster would be pushed around time and time again.  Gabara found it especially fun when he would electrocute the young monster.
Gabara electrocuting the young Godzilla not good

With Ichiro's help, Minya had found a way to beat Gabara.  Rather than fight him head on, Minya flung Gabara while he stepped on a massive rock and the bully landed on his back.  Godzilla, proud that his son had faced his fear, patted him on the shoulder.  Gabara, feeling humiliated, bit Godzilla on the leg and fought the Monster King instead.  However, as a bully, Gabara was quickly beaten and walked off into the jungle, humiliated once again.
Flinging Gabara into the abyss

Gabara would make a surprising return in the fan film, Godzilla x The Kaiju Killer.  In the film, a man named XY-3 tries to evade Mugal, a Simian trying to kill him.  Along the way, he lands on Planet Daikaiju, formerly Planet Earth, where he is pursued by the creature, Stalkus.  XY-3, however, does manage to free Godzilla and he engages Stalkus, now transformed into the Kaiju Killer.  After a brief skirmish with Mugal, XY-3 is attacked by Gabara, who had been unleashed earlier by Stalkus.  After several failed attempts to kill it, XY-3 realizes that Gabara is nothing more than a specter that feeds on fear.  After ridding himself of his fears, Gabara is rendered weak and XY-3 kills him with a well placed shot.

Despite not appearing in the Godzilla Anime Universe, Gabara did appear in the prequel novel, Godzilla: Monster Apocalypse.  He appeared in the Amazon rainforest on February of 2012 but was only 10 meters tall as opposed to being 50 meters tall in the Showa series.  Gabara would go on to torture and kill the native wildlife, mainly crocodiles.  It was reportedly injured during an explosion, where it fell into a river and was devoured by crocs and piranhas.

As a bit of humor, YouTuber Gojifan1993 featured Gabara in a mini series titled, Gabara's Bad Day.  This series would portray a paranoid Gabara figure constantly running from a giant KiryuGoji head that would always get him at the end of the episode.

Despite his goofy design, Gabara is based on the Oni, a mythical creature native to Japan.  His most noteworthy ability is electricity that he can generate from the horns on his head.  Gabara mainly uses this to pick on others weaker than him, giving him a sense of superiority.  It is also said that Gabara's warts secrete a deadly toxin.

This is a monster with a lot of potential.  Despite being portrayed as a bully, Gabara could be something more.  In fact, many G-fans have made this bully actually look so much better than his official design and, in my opinion, Gabara has gotten a much needed makeover with incredible designs by different artists.  Let's hope that when he eventually turns up, he will look a little more threatening.
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I said they would be back.  It was only a matter of time.  Now they are stronger, know more of our defenses but most of all, we now know why they invaded all those years ago.  The Kaiju have returned and this time, they've evolved!
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In 2025, Raleigh Beckett, pilot of Gipsy Danger had successfully destroyed The Breach, ending the Kaiju Wars.  Ten Years later, the Pan Pacific Defense Corp was back and stronger than ever.  However, a company known as Shao Industries was on the verge of a breakthrough: mass producing drone Jaegers so that pilots would not die in battle.  It was because of Liwen Shao's advisor, Dr. Newton Geiszler, that this became possible but after the death of Mako Mori, many drones were shipped to Shatterdomes all across the Pacific.  However, because of Dr. Geiszler drifting with a Kaiju brain for ten years, his mind had become corrupted and controlled by the Precursors, the Kaiju's creators.

Little did Shao know, Geiszler had installed cloned Kaiju brains into each drone.  Once the drones were activated, they took on a life of their own, attacking the Shatterdomes and incapacitating the Jaegers.  Once the Shatterdomes were taken care of, the Drone Kaiju began opening Breaches all across the Pacific.  However it was thanks to Dr. Herman Gottlieb and Shao that the drones were destroyed and the breaches sealed, instantly killing any Kaiju that wasn't completely through.  The victory was short lived as it was discovered that three Kaiju had managed to enter our world.  They are Haukuja, Shrikethorn, and RaijinDrone Kaiju by JW-Gojifan

Hakuja

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Hakuja is a Category IV Kaiju and is the smallest of the trio.  Because of its small size, it is more agile than Shrikethorn and Raijin, being able to leap great distances.   It is hexapedal with its front-most legs being the longest.  This allows Hakuja to use its most preferred tactic: Ambush.  Hakuja is the only known Kaiju that is capable of burrowing underground and when it is directly beneath its opponent, it strikes.  Hakuja is heavily armored, showing little damage when taking Saber Athena's kicks to the face although its armor was not strong enough against the Jaegers swords.  The Kaiju does have an extra weapon: its tail.  The tail is the equivalent to that of a bayonet and when timed perfectly, can pierce the armor of any Jaeger.

Interestingly, Hakuja was the first Kaiju seen in any form of Pacific Rim Uprising, being revealed in the first trailer.  It was also the first Kaiju in the film to be given a name.

Shrikethorn

Shrikethorn by JW-Gojifan

Shrikethorn is a Category IV Kaiju and is the longest of the trio with its twin tails attributing to its enormous length.  Appropriately named, Shrikethorn is covered in razor sharp barbs all along its body.  Even the tips of its tails are covered in these spikes which make Shrikethorn perfect for ranged offense as it can fire them in rapid succession.  However, the Kaiju prefers to fight from a distance.  If one can close in, Shrikethorn will be vulnerable.

As it fought the Jaegers, Shrikethorn took the opportunity to assist Hajuka by firing energized spiked from its tails at Saber Athena.  This allowed Hakuja to corner the Mark VI Jaeger, forcing its pilots to call for help.  Once Bracer Phoenix entered the scene and began firing, there was little that Shrikethorn could do as both Jaegers were too close.

Shrikethorn is also the only member of the trio that can either run on all four legs or just two.

Raijin

Raijin by JW-Gojifan

Raijin is a Category V Kaiju and is easily the largest and most dangerous of the three.  As the trio made their way through Tokyo, Raijin fought Gipsy Avenger and Bracer Phoenix.  When Gipsy attacked the Kaiju head on, Raijin's face plates absorbed the attack, drawing the energy into its claws, allowing it to follow up with a punch that sent the Jaeger flying back.  When Bracer Phoenix began firing a barrage of missiles, they did little damage and Raijin back handed the Mark V Jaeger through multiple buildings.  Now at a distance, Gipsy used its Gravity Sling to bring buildings down on Raijin but they did little to slow it down or hurt it.

As mentioned in my Movie Thoughts, Raijin is my personal favorite Kaiju from Pacific Rim Uprising.  What I did not say was how this Kaiju has now managed to dethrone Otachi as my all time favorite.  When looking at past designs and abilities, Raijin stands out more than the other Kaiju.  Its body is based around an old, dinosaurian design, being described as a Tyrannosaurus in either appearance or temperance.  Being a Category V, Raijin is extremely toxic to all organic life and, like Slattern, could potentially be the most intelligent member of the trio as well as having some control over its subordinates. What also makes Raijin extremely dangerous is its armor, more specifically its face plates, which it can close with lightning fast reflexes.  These plates are able to absorb kinetic energy and either empower it channel the energy into its claws, redirecting it for devastating physical attacks.  The plates also act as electrified jaws, electrocuting anything that this Kaiju bites.  Despite weighing 3405 tons, Raijin is fast on its feet.

Interestingly, it is said that Raijin's battle with the Jaeger's in Tokyo was its second encounter with humanity.  This could mean that it is possibly related to Raiju but seeing as all Kaiju possess the same genetic makeup, it is unknown if this statement is true or not.

Mega Kaiju

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The Mega Kaiju is the combination of Hakuja, Shrikethorn and Raijin after the Precursor Emissary (Dr. Newton Geiszler) sent out the Rippers; mechanical Kaiju hybrids, forcing the trio to merge into one.  Once it had been fully formed, the Mega Kaiju easily bested the Jaegers; catching Guardian Bravo by its Arc Whip, slamming it into several buildings and throwing it through a skyscraper, killing one of the pilots.  It then proceeded to destroy Saber Athena's legs and impale it through the chest as well as rip apart Bracer Phoenix.  As for Gipsy Avenger, it used one of its tails to attack the Conn Pod, severely injuring Jaeger pilot, Nate Lambert, rendering him unable to continue fighting.  With all of the Jaegers taken care of, the Mega Kaiju made its way to Mt. Fuji, intending on killing itself in Mt. Fuji in order to terraform Earth for the Precursors.
With Nate out of the fight, Amara Namani helped Jake Pentecost pilot Gipsy.  With Shao controlling the Jaeger, Scrapper, she helped attach a thruster pack to Gipsy's hand so that the Jaeger would fly into the upper atmosphere and upon reentry, the Mega Kaiju would be killed.  Jake and Amara had managed to safely jettison before Gipsy collided with the Mega Kaiju, ripping it in half from the force of the impact.

Because it is Hakuja, Raijin and Shrikethorn combined, the Mega Kaiju displays the trio's physicalities and abilities.  It used Raijin's armor to absorb the energy from all of the Jaeger's weapons and use that energy to slam the ground, generating a massive shockwave.  It also has many barbs running along its back and has two tails, much like Shrikethorn.  However, the Mega Kaiju seems to take many traits from Hakuja such as the crustacean-like armor on its legs, being hexipedal and also possessing tusks on its lower jaw.

Much like the original Pacific Rim Kaiju, this trio has definitely left their mark as they are very original, deadly and intelligent.  I just hope that a Pacific Rim 3 can be made, although I do hope that it does not cross over with the MonsterVerse.  Hopefully if Pacific Rim 3 is made, we can see more creative Kaiju with even crazier abilities.  I'm just not sure how one can top merging three into an almost unstoppable force.  In conclusion, these new Kaiju have proven themselves to be just as deadly as their predecessors.  Maybe even deadlier.

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Poster by CAMW1N

WARNING!!!!  I HAVE JUST GOTTEN BACK FROM SEEING AVENGERS INFINITY WAR.  I WILL BE GOING INTO DETAIL ON WHAT HAPPENS, WHO LIVES AND WHO DIES.  THIS JOURNAL WILL BE SHORTER THAN THE LAST FEW BUT IT WILL BE HITTING VERY CLOSE TO HOME.  I REPEAT, I WILL BE SPOILING THE LATEST MCU FILM SO IF YOU DO NOT WANT THIS MOVIE SPOILED FOR YOU, THEN TURN AWAY NOW.   YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!!


Okay.  I think it is safe to say that Thanos has just made every other MCU villain look like a high school bully in comparison.  At the very start of the movie, he beats the Hulk down so much that the mean green fighting machine is terrified of the Mad Titan.  He kills Loki and Heimdall, while his servants claim that death is Thanos' way of showing mercy.  Those two weren't the only ones killed by Thanos' hands, not by a long shot. However, there was one moment that I did not expect and that was when Thanos and Gomora went to find the Soul Stone on Vormir.  They met someone who I thought died back in Phase One and that was the Red Skull, no longer the leader of a Nazi splinter goup but a man cursed to know everyone in the universe. In order for Thanos to claim the Soul stone, he had to sacrifice a soul that he loved so he ended up sacrificing Gomora, making her race extinct.  That act seemed to kill Thanos but he achieved his prize. 

Now we all knew that something had to happen to Vision as he possessed the Mind Stone.  In fact, most of the movie was centered around removing the Mind Stone from Vision, which is why he was taken to Wakanda.  I'm sure to all of you who have either read the comics or seen the movies and shows, you would know that Vision is one of the most powerful Avengers but to see him in such a weakened state made you really feel how helpless everyone felt in this movie.  Vision knew he was going to die but to see Wanda die while killing the man she loved was heart wrenching.  However, Visions sacrifice didn't matter as Thanos just turned back time after taking the Time Stone from Strange and ripped the stone from Visions head. 

However, nothing could have prepared me for that ending.  Know what it felt like?  It felt like an infiniton punch in the balls to see Bucky, Black Panther, Scarlett Witch, Starlord, Drax, Mantis, Groot, Falcon, Dr. Strange and Spider-Man all turn to dust.  The nail that sealed the coffin was how Pete died.  The poor kid was hugging Tony, crying his eyes out, saying he didn't want to go, and then nothing.  As for the post credits scene, not even Agent Hill and Nick Fury were spared.

Don't get me wrong, I liked the movie but I was devastated at what happened. If you don't care for these spoilers, by all means, see the film.

8.5/10

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Afternoon ladies and gents. I plan to make another Monser Journal tonight. This time, it will be more organized. Who/What should I talk about? 

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Thanks, that's very appreciated! Yeah, I've always been fascinated by others' unpopular opinions, so thought I'd share some of the many I have!
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Trust me, I am VERY forgiving towards movies.  Want an example?  I enjoy Transformers 1, 3, 4 and 5.  If you asked anyone else, you'd get a different answer.  I just take things for what they are and acknowledge that nothing is perfect.  That's just how I see things.
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