8 Moments That Made You Hate The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Who knew such a beloved franchise could cause so much anger and resentment?

On the whole, the endlessly expanding entity that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a great - and beloved - source of entertainment. There's no denying that Marvel Studios have done a rather terrific job when it comes to conjuring what is essentially cinema's first proper cinematic universe - a big screen rendering of what the company spent decades perfecting in comic book form; thousands of iconic characters existing in one, interconnected world with widespread repercussions. But there have been dark times, too - times when fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been forced to subject themselves to the tyranny of bad narrative decisions, ill-judged character moments and questionable lapses in logic that have slowly, one by one, inspired varying levels of resentment, disillusionment and - at their worst - outright hatred. Which brings us to the following article - one which attempts to highlight those key instances at which the Marvel Cinematic Universe took things too far; those plainly dire moments when even the most loyal fan had no choice but to throw their hands up in the air and say something along the lines of: "Screw this." Everybody will have their own versions of this list, of course, but these are the ones that hurt the collective fanbase on the whole...


Sam Hill is an ardent cinephile and has been writing about film professionally since 2008. He harbours a particular fondness for western and sci-fi movies.