The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)

The iffy CGI was most noticeable when she was in the bar holding her glass. The hand didn’t even close around it properly, as well as when she was walking into her parents house. Very stilted.

However, the content of the episode was brilliant, building on and improving so much from Episode 1. Not sure who mentioned this earlier, but this should have aired alongside Episode 1 as a forty minute episode rather a 22 minutes, as it would have added so much more depth rather than a rush job.
 
The fact that the article mentions Wolverine in conjunction with the giant Celestial at sea means the X-Men will exist in the same mainline universe. Hopefully the theory that the Emergence (from Eternals) could have activated the X -gene also comes to fruition.
 
I’ve enjoyed both episodes so far and am excited to see how it unfolds.

One thing that confused me was how Bruce received her phone call while he was on a spaceship?! I can barely get signal in my local Lidl and he’s getting 5 bars in deep space.
 
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Oooof, this show has rapidly gone downhill.

I don’t want to be one of those people that bangs on about CGI, but why god did they decide to have Walters as She Hulk in every office scene? It looks she was made with Microsoft Paint.

This is the first BIG misstep for the MCU in my eyes. Ms Marvel wasn’t great, Moon Knight was flawed but this is the first thing they’ve done that is, in my opinion, awful.
 
Oooof, this show has rapidly gone downhill.

I don’t want to be one of those people that bangs on about CGI, but why god did they decide to have Walters as She Hulk in every office scene? It looks she was made with Microsoft Paint.

This is the first BIG misstep for the MCU in my eyes. Ms Marvel wasn’t great, Moon Knight was flawed but this is the first thing they’ve done that is, in my opinion, awful.
It wasn't great it was excellent
 
CGI humans have always looked questionable. Especially if they're not in a CGI environment or with other CGI actors. The technology is honestly just not there, and usually for Marvel's dodgey CGI there's other factors to blame. But, in this case I just truly believe there's nothing they can do to make it look any better. So yeah she does stand out as clearly CGI - but I have to just let my imagination go a bit. I'm watching this show to be entertained by the characters and the story, not to be blown away by some next level visual effects. So I can overlook it, personally. I can't name any other show that does CGI human characters and has it pass that uncanny valley test of sorts.

This episode was a lot of fun. The post credits scene was hilarious. It's light hearted in all the right ways.
 
I think half the issue is just...lack of art direction and detail for the CGI. I'm not expecting Avatar by any means but I think its just a bit too rubbery and lacking physicality and texture that give that grounded sense of reality. This is TV show money though and the VFX teams evidently had neither the time or budget to make it work to a good standard (or indeed the creative direction).

On a more positive note this feels like the MCU show with a sense that it exists purely as its own show. Give me a few seasons of She Hulk without any other connections and it would still work which I think would be a good direction.
 
I think that was my favorite episode yet. Inane superhero cases of the week was always what I wanted from She-Hulk and I'm glad the show is finally starting to settle into that groove. I almost wish there was no overarching mystery and they would just let the show be completely episodic.
 
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