At some point, some genius in Hollywood realized it would be neat if you could have a touchscreen on your windshield, or your glasses, or the little mirror you use to snort cocaine. That's OK, we can buy that -- you're taking something that exists and enhancing it with productive upgrades. This is the opposite of "productive" or an "upgrade," though:
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Are ... are people in Avatar looking up YouTube videos of Avatar?
Turning every fucking monitor transparent is yet another instance of Hollywood missing what made an idea cool and overdoing it to ridiculous extents (see also: the Terminator franchise).
Minority Report started this trend, and it looked rad as hell, but the reason it didn't look dumb was that Tom Cruise didn't have a whole bunch of shit going on behind his big transparent screen. Now that other movies are doing it, we're seeing this in the middle of busy command centers and such, rendering the always-super-tiny text even more impossible to read. And it's more than monitors. Tony Stark even had a transparent cellphone in Captain America: A Better Avengers Movie Than The Last Avengers Movie.
"We must find Zemo before ... I just flashed a dick pic at everyone, didn't I?"
How is anyone supposed to get anything done with this crap? The only thing Tony's working toward with that is a lifelong dependency on contacts and a massive migraine. Worse yet, in the films' context, these gadgets are supposed to be designed by super geniuses. We guess it's true what they say: Book smarts ain't the same as common sense, son.
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Extra points deducted for making it fucking blue.
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