Marvel movies pay respects to Star Wars by slicing off arms
The Star Wars and Marvel movies have a lot in common. Both brands are owned by Disney, both are among the biggest box office successes of their time, and both inspire and build upon rich and detailed back stories. But there’s another thing that connects them, as Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige recently explained to Cinema Blend — maimings. Every movie in the comic company’s “phase two” — from Iron Man 3 to the still-unreleased Ant-Man — will see a character lose an arm, in a deliberate homage to Star Wars.
Feige, who is “obsessed with Star Wars,” said that the “tribute” wasn’t deliberate at first, but became intentional when the studio realized the connection. George Lucas’ movie series is rife with enforced amputations. Luke Skywalker…
Source:: The Verge