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Old 06-07-22, 01:14 PM
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Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22



Marvel Studios' "Ms. Marvel" is a new, original series that introduces Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. An avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, Kamala is a Super Hero megafan with an oversized imagination - particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel. Yet Kamala feels like she doesn't fit in at school and sometimes even at home - that is, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she's always looked up to. Life gets better with superpowers, right?
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Old 06-07-22, 01:31 PM
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

that looked pretty good. i think i can give 6eps a try.
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Nice, I'll check it out.

Though I thought they would hold off on premiering this series until Obi-Wan was over. Need to keep people subscribed month-after-month.
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Sounds like itís really good. My girlfriend and I still have a couple MCU shows to catch up on, but maybe weíll give this a try after Obi-Wan Kenobi tomorrow.
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Trailers have done absolutely nothing for me. I hope it's good but maybe it's just not a show I would enjoy.
I'll wait for some reviews and impressions here first.
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Review on The Verge seemed fairly positive: https://www.theverge.com/23141670/ms-marvel-review
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Haven't seen Dr Strange yet (waiting till it hits Disney+ on the 22nd at this point) and from everything I've read this series doesn't seem to touch on it, so hopefully I won't get spoiled watching it.
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

I read that some of this was filmed on location in Bangkok, Thailand about a year ago. I'm curious if it actually is being set there or if it's just studio and production space they are using.

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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Getting great reviews, so I might give it a try. I still think the trailer makes it look absolutely terrible though ...
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re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Is this a "kids show" or aimed at all audiences? with the age of the lead this reminds me of the disney shows my kids watched.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

^ i actually thought this was a new CW show.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

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Is this a "kids show" or aimed at all audiences? with the age of the lead this reminds me of the disney shows my kids watched.

All audiences. There's a tie-in with Spider-Man No Way Home that seems to be integral to the story moving forward.

I loved the first episode. With the exception of the origin of her powers, everything else is straight up from the comic book in a great way. The girl playing Kamala is fantastic.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Cringe stereotypes as I knew they would have them and tons of shitty background extra work, which was distracting. It does have some nice visual flair -- reminds me of WandaVision and Loki, so hopefully it will improve beyond the lame characterizations of some.

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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

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Is this a "kids show" or aimed at all audiences? with the age of the lead this reminds me of the disney shows my kids watched.
It definitely felt like a kids show to me. I'm going to pass on the remaining episodes.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Was going to watch this when it dropped, but I watched last week's Star Trek SNW episode 1st and it was already 1am and I was way too tired. So I'll watch it today.

BTW, I heard this is a post credit scene and it ties into the MCU movies.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Dug it. Fun start.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

I liked this a lot more than I expected to, given that I am not the target audience. The story is fun, and it's visually rich (love how her imagination is brought to life in animations in the background and in her sketchbook). The lead actress does a great job and she's cute as a button. I like the family portrayal as well--somewhat strict and traditional, but obviously loving. It's sort of like a live-action Pixar movie.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

This was fine. I don’t think it’s targeted to me, thus probably not pursue further, but I’m sure teens and young kids would enjoy it. It’s just a kids superhero show. Nothing wrong with that or showing a culture not highly represented on tv or in movies. But, any kid would enjoy it. Standard coming of age shaping up. But not really for adults.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

The Dad dressed as Hulk.

This show looks phenomenal. The color palette, with the neons and pastels, really pop.

Her powers looked kind of cheesy, but I get why they made the changes from the comic book.

I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. Sort of has a Spiderman vibe to it.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

Yeah, this is no more a kid show than the Spider-Man movies. It’s the same thing with a teenage girl instead of a boy.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

It’s ok, but I was a bit bored with it. I think it’s a bad sign when I consider the mom the most interesting thing about the show.
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I think the parents are the worst part of this one.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

I thought it was great. Iman Vellani was solid and she has a sweet innocence to her. I did enjoy the banter with her over protective parents. Abbu as the Hulk.

And I'm glad that Kamala isn't some loner and she actually has friends.

That mid-credits scene was interesting. It has a loose tie-in to the MCU. That was P. Cleary from Damage Control, who had a very small part in Spider-Man No Way Home if you didn't recognize him.

Since there are only 5 more episodes left, I'm curious where they go now. And since Kamala Khan is supposed to be in The Marvels, it will be interesting to see how it segues to that.

I totally get it, this is a younger audience themed show and some of you prefer more mature story telling. Opinions about shows with teen leads are going to be different.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

I was waiting for her to turn into a red panda.
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Re: Ms. Marvel (S1E01) - "Generation Why" - 6/8/22

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I thought it was great. Iman Vellani was solid and she has a sweet innocence to her. I did enjoy the banter with her over protective parents. Abbu as the Hulk.

And I'm glad that Kamala isn't some loner and she actually has friends.

That mid-credits scene was interesting. It has a loose tie-in to the MCU. That was P. Cleary from Damage Control, who had a very small part in Spider-Man No Way Home if you didn't recognize him.

Since there are only 5 more episodes left, I'm curious where they go now. And since Kamala Khan is supposed to be in The Marvels, it will be interesting to see how it segues to that.

I totally get it, this is a younger audience themed show and some of you prefer more mature story telling. Opinions about shows with teen leads are going to be different.
I agree with you DJariya, Iím digging this too.

The background visuals and animations are greatÖ and arenít frivolous in the least. This for me is part way between MCUís Spider-Man and Sonyís Spiderverse.

Except for Avengercon looking like a carnival, I loved everything about it.

Iím in for the series and what comes next.

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